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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.18% 4.48% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.85% 4.96% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
258 242 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.82% 90.30% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 168 181
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Spring
4 19 (54.29%) Pair Programming
5 18 (51.43%) SDLC
6 17 (48.57%) TDD
6 17 (48.57%) Web Services
7 16 (45.71%) J2EE
8 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (40.00%) jQuery
9 13 (37.14%) HTML
9 13 (37.14%) Scrum
10 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (31.43%) JUnit
11 11 (31.43%) SQL
12 10 (28.57%) JSON
12 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
13 9 (25.71%) Coaching
13 9 (25.71%) CSS
13 9 (25.71%) OO
14 8 (22.86%) Oracle
14 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
14 8 (22.86%) MVC
14 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
14 8 (22.86%) Spring MVC
15 7 (20.00%) RESTful
15 7 (20.00%) HTML5
15 7 (20.00%) CSS3
15 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) JUnit
2 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium
5 4 (11.43%) Ant
5 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.71%) NetBeans
7 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.71%) Mockito
8 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Automotive
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Spring
2 17 (48.57%) Web Services
3 16 (45.71%) J2EE
4 14 (40.00%) jQuery
5 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) JSON
7 9 (25.71%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) Spring MVC
8 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (20.00%) RESTful
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
10 6 (17.14%) JPA
10 6 (17.14%) Struts
10 6 (17.14%) JDBC
10 6 (17.14%) XML
11 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 4 (11.43%) JSP
13 3 (8.57%) SOAP
13 3 (8.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Telematics
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Pair Programming
3 18 (51.43%) SDLC
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
7 9 (25.71%) Coaching
7 9 (25.71%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
10 4 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.57%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (8.57%) Kanban
12 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.71%) Content Management
12 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) ATG
2 2 (5.71%) hybris
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