The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
North West / Cheshire
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 85 129 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.05% 9.92% 7.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.53% 38.97% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 101 89
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 215 331 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.36% 25.44% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 141 272 295
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cheshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Cheshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cheshire

Degree
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 18 £41,250 +17.85% 7
Wilmslow -4 15 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Knutsford -5 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Chester -6 8 £24,750 -34.00% 6
Macclesfield +1 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Crewe -17 4 - - 2
Runcorn - 4 £32,500 - 3
Sandbach - 3 - - 2
Ellesmere Port -4 2 £43,750 +57.65%
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
Daresbury - 2 £29,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 67 (33.17%) Finance
1 67 (33.17%) SQL
2 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.24%) Computer Science
4 52 (25.74%) C#
4 52 (25.74%) .NET
5 44 (21.78%) HTML
6 39 (19.31%) Software Engineering
7 38 (18.81%) MVC
8 37 (18.32%) JavaScript
8 37 (18.32%) CSS
9 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET
10 34 (16.83%) Java
11 32 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (15.35%) Management Information System
13 30 (14.85%) .NET Framework
14 28 (13.86%) Risk Management
15 26 (12.87%) Banking
16 22 (10.89%) SDLC
17 20 (9.90%) Information Security
17 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
17 20 (9.90%) TDD
18 19 (9.41%) Mathematics
18 19 (9.41%) Web Services
18 19 (9.41%) Linux
18 19 (9.41%) OO
19 18 (8.91%) Visual Studio
19 18 (8.91%) PHP
20 17 (8.42%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (2.97%) SAS
2 5 (2.48%) IIS
2 5 (2.48%) JBoss
2 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
3 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.99%) CICS
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.48%) SPSS
4 4 (1.98%) Stata
5 3 (1.49%) MS Office
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) BASE24
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) FastStats
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.49%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) Internet
2 9 (4.46%) VoIP
3 7 (3.47%) Firewall
3 7 (3.47%) LAN
3 7 (3.47%) WAN
3 7 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.97%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.97%) DVB
4 6 (2.97%) GPRS
4 6 (2.97%) GSM
4 6 (2.97%) Network Security
4 6 (2.97%) NFC
4 6 (2.97%) UMTS
4 6 (2.97%) WLAN
5 4 (1.98%) HTTP
6 3 (1.49%) BGP
6 3 (1.49%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.49%) MPLS
6 3 (1.49%) OSPF
6 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.96%) DB2
3 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.98%) Big Data
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.49%) MySQL
5 3 (1.49%) QlikView
5 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Impala
7 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.92%) Subversion
3 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.97%) JIRA
5 5 (2.48%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.98%) Gradle
6 4 (1.98%) Moq
6 4 (1.98%) NUnit
7 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.99%) Grunt
8 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Mockito
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 67 (33.17%) Finance
2 26 (12.87%) Banking
3 13 (6.44%) Marketing
4 11 (5.45%) Billing
5 8 (3.96%) Advertising
5 8 (3.96%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.47%) Automotive
6 7 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.47%) Retail
7 6 (2.97%) Law
7 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.97%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.98%) Legal
8 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.49%) Electronics
9 3 (1.49%) French Language
9 3 (1.49%) Games
10 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (34.65%) Developer
2 28 (13.86%) .NET Developer
2 28 (13.86%) C# Developer
3 24 (11.88%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.39%) Analyst
4 23 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (10.89%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Junior
7 14 (6.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (6.44%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (5.45%) Commercial Manager
10 10 (4.95%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.46%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.74%) .NET
2 44 (21.78%) HTML
3 37 (18.32%) CSS
4 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET
5 30 (14.85%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.41%) Web Services
7 17 (8.42%) jQuery
8 13 (6.44%) Entity Framework
8 13 (6.44%) XML
9 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.46%) Flash
11 8 (3.96%) CSS3
11 8 (3.96%) HTML5
11 8 (3.96%) J2EE
11 8 (3.96%) Middleware
12 7 (3.47%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.47%) JSP
12 7 (3.47%) REST
12 7 (3.47%) RESTful
12 7 (3.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.24%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (15.35%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.95%) iPad
5 7 (3.47%) iPhone
6 6 (2.97%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.97%) Internet of Things
6 6 (2.97%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.97%) MPEG
6 6 (2.97%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.48%) Social Media
8 4 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.49%) User Experience
9 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.99%) RIA
11 1 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.41%) Linux
2 13 (6.44%) Windows
3 12 (5.94%) Unix
4 9 (4.46%) Android
5 6 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.97%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.97%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.31%) Software Engineering
3 38 (18.81%) MVC
4 28 (13.86%) Risk Management
5 22 (10.89%) SDLC
6 20 (9.90%) Information Security
6 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (9.90%) TDD
7 19 (9.41%) Mathematics
7 19 (9.41%) OO
8 14 (6.93%) ITIL
9 13 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.44%) Change Management
9 13 (6.44%) Project Management
9 13 (6.44%) Waterfall
10 12 (5.94%) Analytics
10 12 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.94%) Web Development
11 11 (5.45%) Benchmarking
11 11 (5.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.17%) SQL
2 52 (25.74%) C#
3 37 (18.32%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.83%) Java
5 18 (8.91%) PHP
6 14 (6.93%) C
7 12 (5.94%) Python
8 11 (5.45%) R
9 9 (4.46%) C++
10 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.96%) VBA
11 7 (3.47%) Perl
12 5 (2.48%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.98%) XAML
14 3 (1.49%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.49%) Pascal
14 3 (1.49%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) CISSP
2 15 (7.43%) CISM
3 10 (4.95%) CISA
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.47%) PhD
6 6 (2.97%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.97%) ISSAP
6 6 (2.97%) PCI QSA
6 6 (2.97%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.98%) MCITP
8 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.49%) CCNA
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.49%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.49%) MCTS
8 3 (1.49%) NCDA
8 3 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.99%) HND
9 2 (0.99%) MCP
9 2 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.95%) QA
3 7 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.97%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.96%) Firmware
2 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) vSphere
3 2 (0.99%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.50%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.44%) Oracle
3 7 (3.47%) IBM
4 6 (2.97%) Cisco
4 6 (2.97%) Intel
4 6 (2.97%) Sun
4 6 (2.97%) Symbian
5 4 (1.98%) Tableau
5 4 (1.98%) Teradata
6 3 (1.49%) Avaya
6 3 (1.49%) Chordiant
6 3 (1.49%) EMC
6 3 (1.49%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (1.49%) NetApp
6 3 (1.49%) VMware
6 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.49%) Zend
7 2 (0.99%) Adobe
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) hybris
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus, holidays, pension and flexi benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: 5% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 40% comission
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
ECOM
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 20 days ago