The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.59% 1.96% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 3.00% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 100 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 69.83% 65.36% 76.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 90 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Java
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bolton region.

Java Salary Trend in Bolton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) SEO
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) GitHub
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) Swing
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Web Design
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) SEO
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com