Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 53 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.86% 10.00% 6.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.92% 59.57% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 20
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,500 £42,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -10.00%

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 87 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.12% 16.79% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 74 31 37
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.25% -32.63%
10th Percentile £19,325 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £52,500 £52,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Google
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.75%) Twitter
6 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 10 (18.87%) Windows
6 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
7 9 (16.98%) Android
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (15.09%) SQL
8 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
9 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.21%) DevOps
9 7 (13.21%) Google Analytics
9 7 (13.21%) Analytics
10 6 (11.32%) Big Data
10 6 (11.32%) jQuery
10 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
10 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
10 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.32%) Project Management
10 6 (11.32%) Migration
10 6 (11.32%) CISM
11 5 (9.43%) Games
11 5 (9.43%) Scrum

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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) Google Analytics
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.55%) IaaS
4 4 (7.55%) Office 365
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
4 4 (7.55%) SaaS
5 3 (5.66%) iTunes
6 2 (3.77%) CheetahMail
6 2 (3.77%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Pure360
7 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VoIP
2 4 (7.55%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Big Data
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.43%) Power BI
2 5 (9.43%) Qlik Sense
2 5 (9.43%) QlikView
2 5 (9.43%) Snowflake Schema
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) JUnit
4 3 (5.66%) Gradle
5 2 (3.77%) CasperJS
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Applications Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Junior
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Android Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Information Officer
5 4 (7.55%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (7.55%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) jQuery
3 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.43%) JSON
3 5 (9.43%) REST
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
4 4 (7.55%) Android SDK
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
6 2 (3.77%) Akka
6 2 (3.77%) CSS3
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.77%) Kafka
6 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) Analytics
2 7 (13.21%) DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (9.43%) ETL
4 5 (9.43%) Scrum
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.55%) Android Development
5 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) iOS Development
5 4 (7.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) Apple Swift
4 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (11.32%) CISM
3 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CIPFA
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) GDPR
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Google
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) Twitter
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.43%) Tableau
5 4 (7.55%) Adobe
5 4 (7.55%) Apple
5 4 (7.55%) Veeam
6 2 (3.77%) Apigee
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.89%) SAP