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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.63% 11.41% 10.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 53.85% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 11
Median salary £42,000 £37,000 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% +42.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 39 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 15.79% 21.20% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 18
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,300 £23,916
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Informatics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Military
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) MVC

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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) ADO
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Informatics
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCAD
3 1 (8.33%) MCPD
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 4 days ago