Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 21 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.61% 6.76% 10.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 46.34% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 36
Chester median annual salary £35,250 £43,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.43% +10.76% +33.90%
10th Percentile £20,575 £19,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £57,500 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

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 49 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.75% 14.59% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 55
Chester median annual salary £36,742 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.06% +10.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £23,783 £20,250 £23,760
90th Percentile £57,000 £54,375 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (23.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) RDBMS

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 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (9.52%) Flink
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) DTS
5 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Kafka
5 2 (9.52%) PhoneGap
5 2 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (9.52%) Visualforce
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) Django
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) LDAP
6 1 (4.76%) OAuth
6 1 (4.76%) OAuth2
6 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
6 1 (4.76%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Infotainment
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) BeanShell
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Webmin
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Novell
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Ping Identity
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase