Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Graduate Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.09% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Chester median annual salary £21,500 £30,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% +12.15% +33.75%
10th Percentile £19,750 £27,500 £23,925
90th Percentile £24,650 £32,500 £30,775
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 356 274 458
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 98.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 311 229 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,900 £23,450
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in Chester

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in Chester

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Graduate Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery

Graduate 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft