The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Internet 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.68% 0.54% 5.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 3.70% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -5.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 27 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.46% 14.52% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 24
Median salary £31,250 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Internet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Chester

Internet
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Internet in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 7 (77.78%) Internet of Things
2 6 (66.67%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Telematics
4 2 (22.22%) Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) QMS
4 2 (22.22%) CAN bus
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Internet
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) GPRS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
2 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Internet of Things
2 2 (22.22%) CAN bus
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Telematics
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Informatics
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) QMS
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware