Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 32 14
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 43 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.52% 4.23% 12.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.88% 24.49% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 51
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -5.17% -4.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £17,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,750 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 49 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.55% 17.25% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 68
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.40% -21.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,625 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -6.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Chester

Degree
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Degree in Chester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Chester over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (30.23%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (27.91%) DevOps
5 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (27.91%) HTML
5 12 (27.91%) Google
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
9 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
10 7 (16.28%) jQuery
11 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (13.95%) Windows
11 6 (13.95%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.95%) C#
11 6 (13.95%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) Python
11 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (13.95%) Android
11 6 (13.95%) Scala
11 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
11 6 (13.95%) High Availability

Degree
Co-occurring 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 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 3 (6.98%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.65%) CheetahMail
4 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (4.65%) iTunes
4 2 (4.65%) Pure360
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) CasperJS
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) AWS Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Azure Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Data Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
4 6 (13.95%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) .NET
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) REST
5 4 (9.30%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) Android SDK
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) Kafka
7 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.65%) PhoneGap
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.98%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.65%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.95%) High Availability
3 6 (13.95%) OO
3 6 (13.95%) Software Audit
4 5 (11.63%) MVC
4 5 (11.63%) Web Development
5 4 (9.30%) Data Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Android Development
6 3 (6.98%) Break/Fix
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.98%) OOP
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) Scala
5 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.33%) Delphi
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.33%) CIPFA
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Google
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Twitter
4 5 (11.63%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.98%) Apple
5 3 (6.98%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) Adobe
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Novell
7 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Ping Identity
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) Sybase