Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 35 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.59% 12.95% 9.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.30% 63.16% 63.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 19
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -36.84%
10th Percentile £19,000 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 71 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.45% 20.50% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 38
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.10% -19.97%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £89,375
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Google
4 8 (22.86%) Maven
4 8 (22.86%) Software Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (20.00%) Finance
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (20.00%) RESTful
5 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) CISM
6 6 (17.14%) Internet
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 5 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (14.29%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.29%) Android
7 5 (14.29%) Git (software)

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Power BI
2 2 (5.71%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (5.71%) QlikView
2 2 (5.71%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Maven
2 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Information Officer
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (11.43%) Security Officer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Junior
7 3 (8.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (11.43%) jQuery
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) Akka
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) Kafka
5 1 (2.86%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Software Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) Security Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (17.14%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) GDPR
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Twitter
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Apigee
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP