Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 24 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.90% 13.59% 6.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.54% 75.00% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 7
Chester median annual salary £20,500 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.76% +54.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £17,050 £33,625 £17,350
90th Percentile £25,000 £57,750 £59,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 41 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 22.04% 18.12% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 41
Chester median annual salary £25,851 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.58% +39.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £35,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £38,250 £62,500 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 14 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (50.00%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) VoIP
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) SailPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (29.17%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) DTS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) LAN
1 12 (50.00%) VoIP
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) DTS
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Junior
3 6 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Professional Services Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) SailPoint
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft