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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 5 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.50% 7.39% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 10.08% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
93 129 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.03% 73.30% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 86 124 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bolton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) SEO
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior
7 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 1 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) SEO
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle