The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 26 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.91% 5.96% 16.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 6.14% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 36
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Java Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 228 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.80% 97.02% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 153 189 163
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Spring
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) JUnit
6 11 (57.89%) JDBC
6 11 (57.89%) TDD
6 11 (57.89%) JIRA
7 9 (47.37%) J2EE
7 9 (47.37%) Selenium
7 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) XML
8 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
9 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (36.84%) JSP
9 7 (36.84%) Struts
9 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
9 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (31.58%) CSS
10 6 (31.58%) MVC
10 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
10 6 (31.58%) JPA
10 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 6 (31.58%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) Informix
3 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (21.05%) Redis
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JUnit
2 11 (57.89%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Mockito
6 5 (26.32%) Introscope
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
7 4 (21.05%) Maven
8 3 (15.79%) Ant
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) JDBC
4 9 (47.37%) J2EE
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
6 7 (36.84%) Struts
6 7 (36.84%) JSP
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) JPA
7 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) Servlets
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) WSDL
8 5 (26.32%) JAX-RPC
8 5 (26.32%) XSL
8 5 (26.32%) PowerMock
8 5 (26.32%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Compuware
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Perforce
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
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