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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.67% 7.72% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 11.49% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 32
Average salary £42,500 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
91 174 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.56% 67.18% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71 141 151
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) J2EE
2 19 (41.30%) XML
3 18 (39.13%) JUnit
3 18 (39.13%) Oracle
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) JIRA
4 17 (36.96%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) JSP
6 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
7 13 (28.26%) Web Services
7 13 (28.26%) Selenium
8 12 (26.09%) Spring
8 12 (26.09%) jQuery
8 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.74%) REST
10 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (19.57%) MVC
11 9 (19.57%) JMeter
11 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
11 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
12 8 (17.39%) Python
12 8 (17.39%) SOAP
12 8 (17.39%) Struts
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
12 8 (17.39%) JDBC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.35%) SAS
5 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Redis
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) DataStage
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) JUnit
2 17 (36.96%) JIRA
3 13 (28.26%) Selenium
4 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 9 (19.57%) JMeter
6 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
7 7 (15.22%) Ant
7 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
8 5 (10.87%) Maven
9 3 (6.52%) Toad
10 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (2.17%) Subversion
11 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) J2EE Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Trainee
8 2 (4.35%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) J2EE
1 19 (41.30%) XML
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 16 (34.78%) JSP
4 13 (28.26%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) Spring
5 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) REST
7 8 (17.39%) JPA
7 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 8 (17.39%) SOAP
7 8 (17.39%) Struts
7 8 (17.39%) CSS
7 8 (17.39%) JDBC
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) Spring MVC
9 6 (13.04%) Ajax
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5
11 4 (8.70%) CSS3
11 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Economics
2 1 (2.17%) Statistics
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Physics
2 1 (2.17%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) MVC
2 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps
4 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
6 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) Groovy
6 3 (6.52%) C
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
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