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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.35% 12.58% 6.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% 57.14% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 6
Median salary £24,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,500 £45,000
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 25 35 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 18.12% 22.01% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 23
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.84% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £65,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10 (35.71%) Marketing
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (21.43%) BCP
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
3 6 (21.43%) Data Security
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (21.43%) CISSP
3 6 (21.43%) Firmware
3 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (21.43%) Informatics
3 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (21.43%) PCI QSA
3 6 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) ISMS
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) ISSAP
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (21.43%) Internet of Things
3 6 (21.43%) ISO22301
3 6 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (21.43%) Personalization
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Finance

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 (7.14%) GlassFish
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Moq
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Military
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Chief Information Officer
2 6 (21.43%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 6 (21.43%) Chief Security Officer
2 6 (21.43%) CIO
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security Officer
2 6 (21.43%) Security Officer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Trainee
6 1 (3.57%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing Communications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Campaign Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) JSTL
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) Struts
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.57%) WinForms
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Internet of Things
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) BCP
1 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (21.43%) Data Security
1 6 (21.43%) Informatics
1 6 (21.43%) Information Security
1 6 (21.43%) ISMS
1 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (21.43%) Personalization
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Business Development
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) R
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) CISA
1 6 (21.43%) CISM
1 6 (21.43%) CISSP
1 6 (21.43%) ISSAP
1 6 (21.43%) PCI QSA
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (21.43%) ISO22301
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Hootsuite
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago