Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 13 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.73% 10.28% 12.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 52.56% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 38 23
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% -0.60% +29.69%
10th Percentile £30,100 £19,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £55,500 £56,500 £56,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%

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 39 78 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.18% 19.55% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 37
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,175 £19,100 £23,560
90th Percentile £62,625 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (15.38%) Kafka
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
5 2 (15.38%) Spark Streaming

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (15.38%) Flink
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) DTS
3 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Financial Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
1 2 (15.38%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
1 1 (7.69%) Infotainment
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.69%) B2B Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Generation
5 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter