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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 27 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.63% 13.91% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.93% 25.81% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 34
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%
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
129 124 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.79% 53.91% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 93 98 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
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 21 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 23 (47.92%) Spring
5 21 (43.75%) JIRA
6 19 (39.58%) SQL
6 19 (39.58%) Oracle
7 16 (33.33%) MVC
7 16 (33.33%) jQuery
8 15 (31.25%) CSS
8 15 (31.25%) J2EE
9 14 (29.17%) JDBC
9 14 (29.17%) JUnit
9 14 (29.17%) Spring MVC
9 14 (29.17%) TDD
10 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
10 13 (27.08%) XML
11 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (25.00%) IBM
12 11 (22.92%) Selenium
12 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
12 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
12 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
13 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
13 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.83%) Web Development
13 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (22.92%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 6 (12.50%) concrete5
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (12.50%) Commerce Server
2 6 (12.50%) CMS
2 6 (12.50%) WordPress
2 6 (12.50%) Drupal
3 5 (10.42%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Route 53
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.42%) Informix
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.42%) Redis
6 4 (8.33%) MySQL
7 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.17%) Big Data
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) JIRA
2 14 (29.17%) JUnit
3 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
5 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 8 (16.67%) Maven
7 6 (12.50%) Mockito
7 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.42%) Introscope
8 5 (10.42%) Ant
8 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
8 5 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.17%) Hudson
10 1 (2.08%) JMeter
10 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 6 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.42%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 23 (47.92%) Spring
3 16 (33.33%) jQuery
4 15 (31.25%) CSS
4 15 (31.25%) J2EE
5 14 (29.17%) JDBC
5 14 (29.17%) Spring MVC
6 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
6 13 (27.08%) XML
7 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
8 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) JSP
8 10 (20.83%) .NET
9 9 (18.75%) Struts
9 9 (18.75%) JPA
10 8 (16.67%) CSS3
10 8 (16.67%) HTML5
10 8 (16.67%) JSON
11 7 (14.58%) Java EE
11 7 (14.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 6 (12.50%) FMCG
2 5 (10.42%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
4 1 (2.08%) Economics
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 6 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) CentOS
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) MVC
3 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.83%) Web Development
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.75%) OO
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (12.50%) Android Development
7 6 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 6 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) BDD
9 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.25%) SOA
10 3 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) Sitecore
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) ATG
4 6 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 5 (10.42%) Perforce
5 5 (10.42%) Compuware
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) RightScale
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
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