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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 18 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.80% 5.18% 14.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.90% 5.68% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 28
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £47,500 £45,000
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
101 176 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.02% 91.19% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 150 135
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 14 (63.64%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) JUnit
5 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 9 (40.91%) JDBC
6 9 (40.91%) SOAP
6 9 (40.91%) Struts
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 8 (36.36%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) JSON
8 7 (31.82%) Maven
9 6 (27.27%) Java EE
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (22.73%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (22.73%) NoSQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
3 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) Ant
4 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
4 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Mockito
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
4 9 (40.91%) JDBC
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 9 (40.91%) Struts
5 8 (36.36%) REST
6 7 (31.82%) JSON
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) Java EE
8 5 (22.73%) J2EE
8 5 (22.73%) JPA
8 5 (22.73%) JSP
8 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) Spring Integration
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Android Development
7 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) HND
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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