The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 31 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.20% 12.17% 18.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.20% 22.22% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 40
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.37%
Java
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 126 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.43% 54.78% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 83 107 131
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Java
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Java Salary Trend in Chester

Java
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Chester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
4 22 (46.81%) Oracle
5 20 (42.55%) Spring
6 17 (36.17%) JIRA
7 16 (34.04%) SQL
8 15 (31.91%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) J2EE
9 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
9 13 (27.66%) jQuery
10 12 (25.53%) Spring MVC
10 12 (25.53%) IBM
10 12 (25.53%) JUnit
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) XML
10 12 (25.53%) MVC
11 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
11 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
11 11 (23.40%) Web Development
11 11 (23.40%) TDD
11 11 (23.40%) JDBC
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
12 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
12 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
12 10 (21.28%) Selenium
12 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
13 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) CMS
2 6 (12.77%) Commerce Server
2 6 (12.77%) Confluence
2 6 (12.77%) concrete5
2 6 (12.77%) Drupal
2 6 (12.77%) WordPress
2 6 (12.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (10.64%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.26%) SAS
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.26%) nginx
6 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (6.38%) Route 53
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) MySQL
4 6 (12.77%) Informix
5 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.51%) Redis
7 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) JIRA
2 12 (25.53%) JUnit
3 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
3 10 (21.28%) Selenium
4 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
6 7 (14.89%) Maven
7 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
7 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.64%) Mockito
8 5 (10.64%) Introscope
9 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
9 4 (8.51%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (6.38%) Ant
11 2 (4.26%) Hudson
General
1 8 (17.02%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) UI Programmer
4 6 (12.77%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Graduate
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) Spring
3 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) J2EE
4 13 (27.66%) jQuery
5 12 (25.53%) Spring MVC
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
6 11 (23.40%) JDBC
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
7 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.89%) CSS3
8 7 (14.89%) HTML5
8 7 (14.89%) Struts
8 7 (14.89%) JSP
8 7 (14.89%) Java EE
9 6 (12.77%) XSL
9 6 (12.77%) Backbone.js
9 6 (12.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Open Source
1 6 (12.77%) FMCG
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Physics
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) W3C
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
1 6 (12.77%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Debian
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.77%) Kanban
8 6 (12.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (12.77%) Android Development
8 6 (12.77%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 3 (6.38%) DevOps
10 3 (6.38%) SOA
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.64%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) IBM
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) ATG
4 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
4 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
5 5 (10.64%) Compuware
5 5 (10.64%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Perforce
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.26%) JBoss
7 2 (4.26%) RightScale
8 1 (2.13%) Teradata
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