Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 33 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 34 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.81% 5.00% 10.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.83% 28.30% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 48
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +79.25% -8.62%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +15.71% -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 48 53 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.67% 17.67% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 59
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £24,016 £30,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (29.41%) DevOps
5 10 (29.41%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) Big Data
9 6 (17.65%) Scala
9 6 (17.65%) Apache Spark
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) SAP
10 5 (14.71%) MySQL
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
10 5 (14.71%) Google
10 5 (14.71%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving

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 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) Flink
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) DTS
6 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Data Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) AWS Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Azure Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cloud Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) Kafka
5 2 (5.88%) CSS3
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
5 2 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (5.88%) Visualforce
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Django
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) JSP
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) OAuth
6 1 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) OO
3 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.71%) Software Audit
4 4 (11.76%) Data Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) High Availability
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) Scala
5 4 (11.76%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 3 (8.82%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.94%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.94%) Webmin
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Novell
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Ping Identity
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase