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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.99% 7.31% 12.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.44% 11.59% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 28
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
87 164 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.15% 63.08% 60.65%
Number of salaries quoted 64 131 119
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) J2EE
3 19 (43.18%) XML
4 18 (40.91%) JUnit
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
5 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) JIRA
6 16 (36.36%) JSP
7 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
8 14 (31.82%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) HTML
9 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.27%) Selenium
11 11 (25.00%) Spring
11 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (25.00%) REST
12 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 10 (22.73%) jQuery
13 9 (20.45%) VMware
13 9 (20.45%) SOAP
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
13 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
14 8 (18.18%) Python
14 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 8 (18.18%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (34.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) Redis
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) DataStage
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) JUnit
2 17 (38.64%) JIRA
3 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (27.27%) Selenium
5 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
6 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 8 (18.18%) JMeter
7 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (13.64%) Ant
8 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
9 5 (11.36%) Maven
10 3 (6.82%) Toad
11 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
12 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
12 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
12 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Graduate
7 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) J2EE
2 19 (43.18%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) JSP
4 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 14 (31.82%) Web Services
5 11 (25.00%) Spring
5 11 (25.00%) REST
6 10 (22.73%) jQuery
7 9 (20.45%) SOAP
8 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 7 (15.91%) Struts
9 7 (15.91%) JDBC
9 7 (15.91%) JPA
10 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
10 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 5 (11.36%) .NET
11 5 (11.36%) Ajax
12 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 4 (9.09%) HTML5
13 3 (6.82%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Economics
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.27%) Physics
2 1 (2.27%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Line Management
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 2 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) Ruby
6 4 (9.09%) Groovy
6 4 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (6.82%) C
8 2 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Talend
3 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Informatica
4 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
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