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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 7 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Java 25 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.26% 24.44% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.36% 36.67% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 23
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £35,200 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
107 150 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.20% 66.67% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 122 157
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) HTML
4 26 (47.27%) Spring
4 26 (47.27%) JIRA
5 24 (43.64%) Oracle
6 23 (41.82%) SQL
7 20 (36.36%) J2EE
7 20 (36.36%) MVC
7 20 (36.36%) jQuery
8 17 (30.91%) Spring MVC
8 17 (30.91%) JUnit
8 17 (30.91%) JDBC
8 17 (30.91%) XML
8 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
9 16 (29.09%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
10 15 (27.27%) TDD
10 15 (27.27%) JSP
11 13 (23.64%) Web Services
11 13 (23.64%) Selenium
12 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.82%) JPA
12 12 (21.82%) Struts
12 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
12 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
13 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 11 (20.00%) IBM
13 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.00%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (10.91%) Commerce Server
4 6 (10.91%) CMS
4 6 (10.91%) Drupal
4 6 (10.91%) WordPress
4 6 (10.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (10.91%) Confluence
4 6 (10.91%) concrete5
5 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) Apache
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.82%) JBoss
8 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Route 53
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.91%) MySQL
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.09%) Informix
5 5 (9.09%) Redis
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.64%) SQLite
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) JIRA
2 17 (30.91%) JUnit
2 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.64%) Selenium
4 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
5 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 8 (14.55%) Ant
8 7 (12.73%) Maven
9 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (10.91%) Mockito
10 5 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
10 5 (9.09%) Introscope
11 3 (5.45%) JMeter
11 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 16 (29.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) UI Developer
5 6 (10.91%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate
8 2 (3.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) HTML
2 26 (47.27%) Spring
3 20 (36.36%) J2EE
3 20 (36.36%) jQuery
4 17 (30.91%) Spring MVC
4 17 (30.91%) JDBC
4 17 (30.91%) XML
5 16 (29.09%) CSS
5 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
6 15 (27.27%) JSP
7 13 (23.64%) Web Services
8 12 (21.82%) Struts
8 12 (21.82%) JPA
9 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 9 (16.36%) SOAP
11 9 (16.36%) HTML5
11 9 (16.36%) REST
11 9 (16.36%) CSS3
12 8 (14.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) FMCG
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Android
1 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) MVC
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.00%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (18.18%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.91%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (10.91%) Android Development
7 6 (10.91%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.73%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Oracle
2 11 (20.00%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.55%) Sitecore
4 6 (10.91%) ATG
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
5 5 (9.09%) Perforce
5 5 (9.09%) Compuware
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) RightScale
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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