The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 176 176 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.18% 11.08% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.29% 19.30% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 139 169 309
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
Java
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1018 912 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.10% 57.39% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 825 798 1118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Java
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Salary Trend in Cheshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Java
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 30 £34,250 -16.96% 5
Knutsford +11 26 £55,000 +6.28% 2
Warrington -41 20 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Crewe +8 19 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Northwich +4 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Wilmslow -3 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Runcorn -5 2 £30,000 -48.93% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £38,750 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 95 (36.12%) SQL
2 84 (31.94%) Finance
3 83 (31.56%) Oracle
4 74 (28.14%) .NET
5 65 (24.71%) J2EE
6 60 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (22.05%) C#
8 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
9 55 (20.91%) UNIX
10 53 (20.15%) TDD
11 50 (19.01%) HTML
12 49 (18.63%) IBM
13 48 (18.25%) Spring
14 47 (17.87%) Web Services
15 44 (16.73%) Linux
15 44 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (15.97%) XML
17 41 (15.59%) SQL Server
18 40 (15.21%) WebSphere
18 40 (15.21%) Degree
19 39 (14.83%) DB2
20 37 (14.07%) MySQL
21 36 (13.69%) Banking
22 35 (13.31%) MVC
23 34 (12.93%) CSS
24 33 (12.55%) Software Engineering
24 33 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
25 30 (11.41%) C++
25 30 (11.41%) UML
26 29 (11.03%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 40 (15.21%) WebSphere
2 24 (9.13%) CICS
3 20 (7.60%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.80%) SAS
5 8 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (3.04%) CMS
6 7 (2.66%) WordPress
6 7 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.66%) Drupal
6 7 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.28%) Commerce Server
7 6 (2.28%) Confluence
7 6 (2.28%) concrete5
8 5 (1.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 5 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (1.52%) Apache
10 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.90%) MS Office
1 5 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.76%) SPSS
2 2 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 5 (1.90%) TIBCO iProcess
1 5 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Route 53
1 5 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.90%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.76%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.22%) HTTP
2 7 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.28%) Internet
3 6 (2.28%) Wireless
4 5 (1.90%) FTP
4 5 (1.90%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.14%) LDAP
5 3 (1.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.76%) DMZ
6 2 (0.76%) Firewall
6 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.83%) DB2
3 37 (14.07%) MySQL
4 15 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.56%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.18%) Informix
8 10 (3.80%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.42%) Big Data
9 9 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.14%) QlikView
13 3 (1.14%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.76%) PowerCenter
14 2 (0.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (9.51%) Eclipse
2 23 (8.75%) Selenium
3 20 (7.60%) JUnit
3 20 (7.60%) JIRA
4 18 (6.84%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.56%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.56%) Maven
6 12 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.42%) Git (software)
8 8 (3.04%) Introscope
8 8 (3.04%) Mockito
9 5 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.90%) Subversion
10 4 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.76%) Ant
11 2 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 84 (31.94%) Finance
2 36 (13.69%) Banking
3 19 (7.22%) Retail
4 12 (4.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.90%) Marketing
5 5 (1.90%) French Language
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.52%) Electronics
6 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Legal
7 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.76%) Games
8 2 (0.76%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (47.91%) Developer
2 62 (23.57%) Java Developer
3 38 (14.45%) Architect
4 32 (12.17%) Designer
5 24 (9.13%) Analyst
6 21 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.46%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.46%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.70%) Applications Architect
9 14 (5.32%) Applications Developer
10 12 (4.56%) Graduate
10 12 (4.56%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.56%) Consultant
10 12 (4.56%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.18%) Solutions Designer
12 10 (3.80%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
14 8 (3.04%) Graduate Developer
15 7 (2.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.14%) .NET
2 65 (24.71%) J2EE
3 50 (19.01%) HTML
4 48 (18.25%) Spring
5 47 (17.87%) Web Services
6 42 (15.97%) XML
7 34 (12.93%) CSS
8 28 (10.65%) Hibernate
8 28 (10.65%) Java EE
9 26 (9.89%) RESTful
10 23 (8.75%) JSON
11 21 (7.98%) JDBC
11 21 (7.98%) Middleware
12 20 (7.60%) SOAP
12 20 (7.60%) XSLT
13 19 (7.22%) JPA
14 18 (6.84%) XSD
14 18 (6.84%) HTML5
15 17 (6.46%) GWT
16 16 (6.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.27%) Mainframe
2 25 (9.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.84%) Open Source
4 9 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.04%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.04%) Physics
5 8 (3.04%) FMCG
6 7 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.90%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.52%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.52%) Economics
8 4 (1.52%) Statistics
9 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.76%) W3C
10 2 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.76%) Tandem
10 2 (0.76%) Life Science
10 2 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.91%) UNIX
2 44 (16.73%) Linux
3 27 (10.27%) Windows
4 16 (6.08%) Android
5 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.80%) AIX
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
7 2 (0.76%) Debian
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.15%) TDD
3 44 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.31%) MVC
5 33 (12.55%) Software Engineering
5 33 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (11.41%) UML
7 25 (9.51%) Waterfall
7 25 (9.51%) OO
7 25 (9.51%) E-Commerce
8 23 (8.75%) ITIL
8 23 (8.75%) Risk Analysis
9 22 (8.37%) Automated Testing
9 22 (8.37%) BDD
10 20 (7.60%) Web Development
11 18 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.56%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.18%) Change Management
13 11 (4.18%) OOD
14 10 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.12%) SQL
2 58 (22.05%) C#
3 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.41%) C++
5 26 (9.89%) Python
6 23 (8.75%) COBOL
7 20 (7.60%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.94%) C
8 13 (4.94%) PHP
9 11 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.04%) Perl
11 8 (3.04%) XPath
12 7 (2.66%) Korn
12 7 (2.66%) Ruby
13 6 (2.28%) VB
14 5 (1.90%) Golang
15 3 (1.14%) sed
15 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (15.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.14%) ISEB
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) MCITP
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.38%) MCSE
4 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 14 (5.32%) SLA
3 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.52%) Puppet
2 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 83 (31.56%) Oracle
2 49 (18.63%) IBM
3 29 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.22%) Google
5 18 (6.84%) JBoss
6 14 (5.32%) SAP
7 12 (4.56%) HP
8 10 (3.80%) Business Objects
8 10 (3.80%) Perforce
9 8 (3.04%) Compuware
10 7 (2.66%) Sitecore
11 6 (2.28%) ATG
11 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.90%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.52%) Misys
13 4 (1.52%) Progress
13 4 (1.52%) JD Edwards
14 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.14%) Cognos
15 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + including bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + including bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum 25000 - 40000
Posted: 13 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 20 days ago