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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 4 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +45
Permanent jobs citing Java 33 62 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.35% 26.96% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 38.27% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,250
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
105 162 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.84% 70.43% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 89 130 217
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
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 29 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 29 (46.03%) HTML
3 29 (46.03%) JIRA
4 27 (42.86%) Spring
4 27 (42.86%) Oracle
5 26 (41.27%) SQL
6 25 (39.68%) J2EE
7 24 (38.10%) XML
8 22 (34.92%) JUnit
9 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 20 (31.75%) JDBC
10 20 (31.75%) JSP
10 20 (31.75%) jQuery
10 20 (31.75%) MVC
11 18 (28.57%) Selenium
11 18 (28.57%) Web Services
12 17 (26.98%) Hibernate
13 16 (25.40%) TDD
13 16 (25.40%) Spring MVC
14 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (23.81%) JPA
14 15 (23.81%) Eclipse
14 15 (23.81%) Struts
14 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
15 14 (22.22%) CSS
15 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
15 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
17 12 (19.05%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 5 (7.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.76%) Commerce Server
5 3 (4.76%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 3 (4.76%) concrete5
5 3 (4.76%) Drupal
5 3 (4.76%) WordPress
5 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
2 5 (7.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.52%) MySQL
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.94%) Redis
6 5 (7.94%) Informix
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.76%) SQLite
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) JIRA
2 22 (34.92%) JUnit
3 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 18 (28.57%) Selenium
5 15 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
8 10 (15.87%) Ant
9 9 (14.29%) Maven
10 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 6 (9.52%) Jasmine
11 6 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (9.52%) Mockito
12 5 (7.94%) Introscope
12 5 (7.94%) JMeter
13 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (3.17%) Toad
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Games
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 36 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 20 (31.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Trainee
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) HTML
2 27 (42.86%) Spring
3 25 (39.68%) J2EE
4 24 (38.10%) XML
5 20 (31.75%) JDBC
5 20 (31.75%) JSP
5 20 (31.75%) jQuery
6 18 (28.57%) Web Services
7 17 (26.98%) Hibernate
8 16 (25.40%) Spring MVC
9 15 (23.81%) JPA
9 15 (23.81%) Struts
10 14 (22.22%) CSS
11 11 (17.46%) SOAP
11 11 (17.46%) .NET
12 10 (15.87%) JSON
13 9 (14.29%) Ajax
13 9 (14.29%) REST
13 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 8 (12.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Android
1 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.87%) OO
6 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.70%) BDD
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.52%) Web Development
10 5 (7.94%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.94%) DevOps
11 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) Coaching
11 4 (6.35%) SOA
12 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.76%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) C
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) IBM
4 5 (7.94%) Perforce
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Compuware
4 5 (7.94%) HP
4 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.76%) ATG
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
Chester, Cheshire
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