The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.40% 11.11% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.95% 20.42% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 28
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 142 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.80% 54.41% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 109 123
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
Cheshire

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 23 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Spring
5 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 15 (34.09%) CSS
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 14 (31.82%) JIRA
7 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
7 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
7 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) IBM
8 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
9 11 (25.00%) Web Development
9 11 (25.00%) J2EE
9 11 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (25.00%) jQuery
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) C++
11 9 (20.45%) C#
11 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
11 9 (20.45%) HTML5
11 9 (20.45%) CSS3
12 8 (18.18%) Retail
12 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.91%) SAS
3 6 (13.64%) Drupal
3 6 (13.64%) Commerce Server
3 6 (13.64%) CMS
3 6 (13.64%) WordPress
3 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (13.64%) Confluence
3 6 (13.64%) concrete5
4 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) Mule
5 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Route 53
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) Informix
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) JIRA
2 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.91%) JUnit
3 7 (15.91%) Selenium
3 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.09%) Maven
6 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.82%) Introscope
7 3 (6.82%) Mockito
7 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.55%) Ant
8 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.55%) Hudson
8 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Graduate
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) UI Developer
5 6 (13.64%) UI Programmer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
7 4 (9.09%) Junior
8 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Web Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 17 (38.64%) Spring
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) .NET
5 11 (25.00%) J2EE
5 11 (25.00%) XML
5 11 (25.00%) jQuery
6 10 (22.73%) Web Services
7 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
7 9 (20.45%) HTML5
7 9 (20.45%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
10 6 (13.64%) JDBC
10 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
11 5 (11.36%) SOAP
11 5 (11.36%) WSDL
11 5 (11.36%) JAX-RPC
11 5 (11.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
1 7 (15.91%) Physics
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) FMCG
2 6 (13.64%) Statistics
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.55%) W3C
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Debian
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
2 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
3 11 (25.00%) Web Development
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) Kanban
7 6 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (13.64%) Android Development
7 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
7 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 3 (6.82%) DevOps
10 2 (4.55%) UML
10 2 (4.55%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) C++
4 9 (20.45%) C#
5 8 (18.18%) Python
6 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.64%) C
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) XPath
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) IBM
4 7 (15.91%) Business Objects
4 7 (15.91%) SAP
5 6 (13.64%) ATG
5 6 (13.64%) Atlassian
5 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
6 5 (11.36%) Perforce
7 3 (6.82%) Compuware
7 3 (6.82%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) RightScale
9 1 (2.27%) Teradata
9 1 (2.27%) JBoss
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