Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 98 119 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 32.24% 39.93% 43.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 41.18% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 111 142
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 294 289 332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.98% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 267 265 302
Chester median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £53,625
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Chester

Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Developer in Chester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Chester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 62 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 51 (52.04%) C#
3 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.88%) HTML
5 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
5 41 (41.84%) MVC
6 40 (40.82%) .NET
7 37 (37.76%) AngularJS
8 36 (36.73%) SQL
8 36 (36.73%) CSS
9 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET
10 24 (24.49%) jQuery
11 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
12 22 (22.45%) Web Development
12 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
13 19 (19.39%) MySQL
14 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (17.35%) PHP
15 17 (17.35%) TDD
16 16 (16.33%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.33%) Java
16 16 (16.33%) Linux
17 14 (14.29%) Python
17 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (14.29%) Django
18 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (13.27%) OOP
18 13 (13.27%) OO
18 13 (13.27%) Web Services

Developer Skill Set
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 10 (10.20%) Umbraco
2 9 (9.18%) CMS
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) GitHub
4 2 (2.04%) CheetahMail
4 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.04%) npm
4 2 (2.04%) Office 365
4 2 (2.04%) Pure360
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.39%) MySQL
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.06%) Big Data
10 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.02%) DataStage
12 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.14%) JUnit
4 4 (4.08%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.06%) Subversion
6 2 (2.04%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.04%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.04%) Gradle
6 2 (2.04%) gulp
6 2 (2.04%) Liquibase
6 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.04%) webpack
6 2 (2.04%) Xcode
7 1 (1.02%) Maven
7 1 (1.02%) Mockito
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.20%) Games
1 10 (10.20%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 5 (5.10%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) HTML
2 40 (40.82%) .NET
3 37 (37.76%) AngularJS
4 36 (36.73%) CSS
5 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET
6 24 (24.49%) jQuery
7 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (16.33%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.29%) Django
11 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (13.27%) Web Services
12 12 (12.24%) React
12 12 (12.24%) XML
13 11 (11.22%) Node.js
14 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 10 (10.20%) Entity Framework
14 10 (10.20%) HTML5
14 10 (10.20%) REST
15 8 (8.16%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.04%) Fintech
6 2 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (2.04%) W3C
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Android
3 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.10%) Unix
3 5 (5.10%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) SUSE
4 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.84%) MVC
3 22 (22.45%) Web Development
4 17 (17.35%) TDD
5 13 (13.27%) OO
5 13 (13.27%) OOP
6 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 9 (9.18%) ETL
9 8 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.16%) DevOps
9 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.12%) Kanban
11 6 (6.12%) Open Source
12 5 (5.10%) BDD
12 5 (5.10%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 51 (52.04%) C#
3 36 (36.73%) SQL
4 17 (17.35%) PHP
5 16 (16.33%) Java
6 14 (14.29%) Python
7 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.10%) Ruby
9 4 (4.08%) Apex Code
10 3 (3.06%) C++
10 3 (3.06%) ES6
11 2 (2.04%) C
11 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.02%) Delphi
12 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.06%) MCSE
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.14%) Google
4 6 (6.12%) Yahoo!
5 5 (5.10%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.10%) Twitter
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
6 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.02%) Talend