Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.11% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.31% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £37,500 £39,350
90th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £47,450
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%

SOLID 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 254 321 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.73% 89.66% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 223 280 214
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% -12.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,225 £25,225
90th Percentile £68,500 £59,325 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,232 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.09% +15.28% -6.25%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Chester

SOLID
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SOLID in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) A/B Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

SOLID
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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) A/B Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#