The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 43 114 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.16% 44.36% 41.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.60% 45.42% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 106 105
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
168 251 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.38% 97.67% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 120 188 212
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 48 (51.06%) SQL
2 45 (47.87%) HTML
3 42 (44.68%) jQuery
4 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 38 (40.43%) CSS
6 31 (32.98%) .NET
7 30 (31.91%) HTML5
8 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
8 29 (30.85%) Java
9 26 (27.66%) C#
9 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
9 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 26 (27.66%) MVC
10 20 (21.28%) Ajax
10 20 (21.28%) Oracle
11 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 18 (19.15%) CSS3
11 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
12 17 (18.09%) XML
12 17 (18.09%) PHP
13 16 (17.02%) J2EE
13 16 (17.02%) Web Services
13 16 (17.02%) Scrum
14 15 (15.96%) JSP
15 14 (14.89%) Tomcat
15 14 (14.89%) Finance
16 13 (13.83%) Spring
16 13 (13.83%) TDD
16 13 (13.83%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.45%) Apache
3 6 (6.38%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.26%) WordPress
5 3 (3.19%) Node.js
6 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.19%) Fireworks
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) MySQL
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (6.38%) DataStage
7 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.19%) DTS
11 2 (2.13%) SQLite
11 2 (2.13%) Redis
11 2 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) JIRA
3 12 (12.77%) JUnit
4 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.51%) Ant
7 7 (7.45%) NUnit
7 7 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (7.45%) Moq
7 7 (7.45%) Selenium
7 7 (7.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.38%) JMeter
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.13%) Maven
10 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Games
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) HTML
2 42 (44.68%) jQuery
3 38 (40.43%) CSS
4 31 (32.98%) .NET
5 30 (31.91%) HTML5
6 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
7 20 (21.28%) Ajax
8 18 (19.15%) CSS3
9 17 (18.09%) XML
10 16 (17.02%) Web Services
10 16 (17.02%) J2EE
11 15 (15.96%) JSP
12 13 (13.83%) Spring
13 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
13 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
13 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
14 9 (9.57%) WCF
14 9 (9.57%) JPA
14 9 (9.57%) Hibernate
14 9 (9.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) N-Tier
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.38%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.19%) Replication
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) MVC
3 16 (17.02%) Scrum
4 13 (13.83%) TDD
5 12 (12.77%) ETL
6 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.64%) OO
7 10 (10.64%) Migration
8 9 (9.57%) BDD
9 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.51%) Mobile Development
9 8 (8.51%) OOP
9 8 (8.51%) SEO
9 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.51%) Web Development
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.51%) Market Research
10 7 (7.45%) Kanban
10 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.85%) Java
4 26 (27.66%) C#
5 17 (18.09%) PHP
6 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
7 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) C
10 1 (1.06%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) XAML
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) Talend
4 6 (6.38%) Informatica
4 6 (6.38%) Ab Initio
4 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 4 (4.26%) Zend
5 4 (4.26%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) Vertica
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) Facebook
7 1 (1.06%) Google
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