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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 34 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.00% 5.71% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 7.63% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
100 131 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 66.67% 74.86% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 88 125 70
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) SEO
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Ruby
9 1 (6.25%) Ajax
9 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) JSON
9 1 (6.25%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (12.50%) 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
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior 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
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
8 1 (6.25%) RPG 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%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
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%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) GWT
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) SEO
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Logistics
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) RPG/400
4 1 (6.25%) RPG IV
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) RPG
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle