The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 47 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.34% - 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
Sun
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 46 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.42% 24.73% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 41 130
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Sun
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Sun Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Sun
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Sun 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 Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Sun 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 Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification