Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 39 6 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.50% 3.35% 12.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.43% 18.18% 60.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 51
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £20,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +97.56% -51.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £35,000 £16,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 84 33 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 31.23% 18.44% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 28 74
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,525 £19,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,750 £54,625
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +10.39%

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 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 19 (48.72%) Renewable Energy
2 11 (28.21%) Business Development
3 10 (25.64%) Marketing
3 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (23.08%) C#
5 8 (20.51%) B2B
5 8 (20.51%) Project Delivery
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
6 7 (17.95%) Azure
7 6 (15.38%) B2B Sales
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.26%) Analytics
10 3 (7.69%) Customer Insight
10 3 (7.69%) SaaS
10 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.69%) Global Marketing
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
10 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (7.69%) Web Services
10 3 (7.69%) Windows
10 3 (7.69%) SQL

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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.56%) InDesign
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) AWS
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) 5G
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Postman
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.64%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Avionics
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Sales Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Software Product Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (2.56%) HR Manager
6 1 (2.56%) IAM Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Identity Management Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Sales Account Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Laravel
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) gRPC
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) LAMP
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Renewable Energy
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Business Development
2 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (20.51%) B2B
3 8 (20.51%) Project Delivery
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.38%) B2B Sales
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Customer Insight
8 3 (7.69%) Global Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Product Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Decision-Making
9 2 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CIPD
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISMP
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) NIST
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) Facebook
3 2 (5.13%) Instagram
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.56%) Huawei
4 1 (2.56%) Marketo
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Pardot
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) Veeam
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Zend