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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 98 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.68% 27.51% 22.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.77% 30.45% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 52
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
274 243 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.16% 90.33% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 182 170 185
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 70 (55.12%) JavaScript
2 68 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.82%) SQL
4 58 (45.67%) HTML
5 57 (44.88%) CSS
6 49 (38.58%) Java
7 47 (37.01%) MVC
7 47 (37.01%) jQuery
8 45 (35.43%) .NET
9 42 (33.07%) C#
9 42 (33.07%) TDD
10 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET
11 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
12 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
13 28 (22.05%) SDLC
14 26 (20.47%) Web Services
15 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (18.11%) Scrum
16 23 (18.11%) Pair Programming
17 22 (17.32%) HTML5
18 21 (16.54%) Spring
18 21 (16.54%) PHP
19 20 (15.75%) OO
20 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.96%) J2EE
20 19 (14.96%) MySQL
20 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (14.17%) JSON
21 18 (14.17%) T-SQL
21 18 (14.17%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (8.66%) Node.js
2 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.72%) WordPress
4 4 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 7 (5.51%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.72%) MS Project
4 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) MySQL
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.72%) Big Data
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.57%) SQLite
11 1 (0.79%) QlikView
11 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.45%) JUnit
2 12 (9.45%) Subversion
3 8 (6.30%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.94%) Maven
5 5 (3.94%) JIRA
5 5 (3.94%) NUnit
6 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.15%) Selenium
6 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.15%) Ant
6 4 (3.15%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.57%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.57%) Mockito
8 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
1 9 (7.09%) Retail
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (45.67%) HTML
2 57 (44.88%) CSS
3 47 (37.01%) jQuery
4 45 (35.43%) .NET
5 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET
6 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
7 26 (20.47%) Web Services
8 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (17.32%) HTML5
10 21 (16.54%) Spring
11 19 (14.96%) J2EE
12 18 (14.17%) Ajax
12 18 (14.17%) JSON
13 16 (12.60%) RESTful
14 15 (11.81%) CSS3
14 15 (11.81%) WCF
15 14 (11.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (11.02%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (9.45%) XHTML
17 10 (7.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Mobile App
1 11 (8.66%) User Experience
2 8 (6.30%) Telematics
2 8 (6.30%) Tandem
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) Wiki
5 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) UNIX
2 5 (3.94%) Android
3 4 (3.15%) Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.01%) MVC
3 42 (33.07%) TDD
4 28 (22.05%) SDLC
5 23 (18.11%) Pair Programming
5 23 (18.11%) Scrum
6 20 (15.75%) OO
7 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.17%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.60%) BDD
10 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.45%) Web Application Development
12 11 (8.66%) OOP
12 11 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.09%) Refactoring
14 9 (7.09%) Content Management
14 9 (7.09%) SEO
14 9 (7.09%) Coaching
15 8 (6.30%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.12%) JavaScript
2 62 (48.82%) SQL
3 49 (38.58%) Java
4 42 (33.07%) C#
5 21 (16.54%) PHP
6 18 (14.17%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.36%) Groovy
9 3 (2.36%) R
10 2 (1.57%) PHP5
10 2 (1.57%) C++
10 2 (1.57%) C
11 1 (0.79%) Delphi
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
1 2 (1.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Adobe
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle
4 5 (3.94%) Zend
5 4 (3.15%) Tableau
6 3 (2.36%) Vertica
6 3 (2.36%) Talend
7 2 (1.57%) hybris
7 2 (1.57%) Informatica
7 2 (1.57%) ATG
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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