Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 27 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 32 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.46% 8.92% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.02% 9.86% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 11
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £41,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +24.24% -12.00%
10th Percentile £20,325 £20,200 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £56,500 £45,625
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +9.46% +13.85%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 188 294 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.82% 90.46% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 269 222
Chester median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +13.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,950 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Chester

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Chester

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Chester over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
4 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) LAN
4 13 (40.63%) VoIP
4 13 (40.63%) WAN
4 13 (40.63%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) C#
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Microservices
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) jQuery
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) PHP
10 4 (12.50%) MySQL
10 4 (12.50%) Subversion
10 4 (12.50%) Apple
10 4 (12.50%) Shell Script

Problem-Solving
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 4 (12.50%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.25%) Jetty
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) GitHub
2 3 (9.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) LAN
1 13 (40.63%) VoIP
1 13 (40.63%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) Gradle
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Service Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 4 (12.50%) Doctrine
3 4 (12.50%) Laravel
3 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (12.50%) Zend Framework
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Node.js
4 3 (9.38%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) React
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) HPUX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Proactive Monitoring
1 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Microservices
5 4 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 4 (12.50%) Deadline-Driven
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Decision-Making
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Operations Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
1 3 (9.38%) GDPR
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Apple
2 4 (12.50%) Zend
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Huawei
4 1 (3.13%) Instagram
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter