The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 81 35 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.30% 19.77% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.54% 20.35% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 79 26 97
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 172 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.01% 97.18% 99.23%
Number of salaries quoted 178 117 195
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Chester region.

Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 69 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 60 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.77%) CSS
4 48 (35.04%) C#
5 47 (34.31%) HTML
6 46 (33.58%) MVC
7 41 (29.93%) .NET
8 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
9 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET
9 33 (24.09%) SQL
10 32 (23.36%) jQuery
10 32 (23.36%) AngularJS
11 29 (21.17%) Python
12 28 (20.44%) MySQL
12 28 (20.44%) Django
13 26 (18.98%) Web Development
14 25 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (17.52%) Java
15 24 (17.52%) PHP
16 22 (16.06%) Linux
16 22 (16.06%) TDD
16 22 (16.06%) Finance
17 21 (15.33%) Web Services
17 21 (15.33%) BDD
18 20 (14.60%) Degree
19 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
20 16 (11.68%) RESTful
20 16 (11.68%) Web Application Development
20 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2014

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.57%) Drupal
2 7 (5.11%) WordPress
3 6 (4.38%) CMS
4 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) VPN
2 2 (1.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.44%) MySQL
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.38%) Big Data
6 5 (3.65%) MS Access
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.92%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.73%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.38%) JUnit
4 6 (4.38%) Selenium
5 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.92%) GitLab
6 4 (2.92%) Maven
7 3 (2.19%) Ant
7 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.19%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.19%) JIRA
7 3 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.19%) Mockito
7 3 (2.19%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.46%) Grunt
8 2 (1.46%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Advertising
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.77%) CSS
2 47 (34.31%) HTML
3 41 (29.93%) .NET
4 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET
5 32 (23.36%) AngularJS
5 32 (23.36%) jQuery
6 28 (20.44%) Django
7 25 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (15.33%) Web Services
10 16 (11.68%) RESTful
11 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (10.95%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 14 (10.22%) CSS3
12 14 (10.22%) HTML5
13 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
13 10 (7.30%) XML
14 9 (6.57%) ADO
14 9 (6.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.92%) AS400
3 4 (2.92%) iSeries
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
5 2 (1.46%) Social Media
5 2 (1.46%) Telematics
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Android
2 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.11%) Unix
4 5 (3.65%) Windows
5 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.19%) Debian
6 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.58%) MVC
3 26 (18.98%) Web Development
4 22 (16.06%) TDD
5 21 (15.33%) BDD
6 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.68%) Web Application Development
8 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.76%) Front End Development
9 12 (8.76%) OO
9 12 (8.76%) Open Source
10 10 (7.30%) DevOps
11 8 (5.84%) OOP
12 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.38%) Mobile Development
12 6 (4.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.38%) Web Design
13 5 (3.65%) Scrum
13 5 (3.65%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 48 (35.04%) C#
3 33 (24.09%) SQL
4 29 (21.17%) Python
5 24 (17.52%) Java
5 24 (17.52%) PHP
6 7 (5.11%) VBA
7 6 (4.38%) VB
8 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.92%) RPG
8 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.19%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.46%) Delphi
10 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) HND
3 5 (3.65%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) WAI
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.38%) Adobe
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle
3 5 (3.65%) Twitter
3 5 (3.65%) Yahoo!
4 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator
4 3 (2.19%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.46%) Zend
6 1 (0.73%) Progress
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