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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.03% 7.84% 8.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.59% 10.62% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
85 113 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 66.41% 73.86% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79 103 109
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Bolton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (78.57%) C#
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) C++
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
12 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 4 (14.29%) WCF
12 4 (14.29%) jQuery
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (14.29%) HTML5
12 4 (14.29%) Moq
12 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
1 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 4 (14.29%) Moq
1 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Development Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Software Manager
5 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Trainee
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) WCF
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Swing
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) MVC
5 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) SEO
7 4 (14.29%) Web Design
7 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 3 (10.71%) Logistics
9 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) webMethods
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Software AG
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica