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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.14% 13.94% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 21.32% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 27
Average salary £37,500 £39,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.01% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £43,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
87 136 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.29% 65.38% 73.07%
Number of salaries quoted 75 106 235
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 February 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (45.83%) XML
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) JIRA
3 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 20 (41.67%) J2EE
4 19 (39.58%) Oracle
4 19 (39.58%) JSP
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) HTML
5 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (35.42%) Tomcat
7 16 (33.33%) JUnit
7 16 (33.33%) Web Services
8 15 (31.25%) Spring
9 14 (29.17%) MVC
9 14 (29.17%) jQuery
10 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.00%) JPA
11 12 (25.00%) Selenium
11 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (25.00%) Struts
11 12 (25.00%) JDBC
11 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 12 (25.00%) Eclipse
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.92%) Ant
12 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.83%) REST
13 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
13 10 (20.83%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (35.42%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (14.58%) IIS
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) Redis
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.25%) SQLite
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) DataStage
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) MS Access
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) JIRA
2 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) JUnit
4 12 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 12 (25.00%) Selenium
5 11 (22.92%) Ant
5 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
6 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
7 8 (16.67%) JMeter
8 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (10.42%) Maven
10 3 (6.25%) Toad
10 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
11 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (2.08%) Mockito
12 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (35.42%) J2EE Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Trainee Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Trainee
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) XML
2 20 (41.67%) J2EE
3 19 (39.58%) JSP
4 18 (37.50%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) Web Services
6 15 (31.25%) Spring
7 14 (29.17%) jQuery
8 12 (25.00%) JPA
8 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (25.00%) Struts
8 12 (25.00%) JDBC
9 10 (20.83%) Ajax
9 10 (20.83%) REST
9 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
10 8 (16.67%) SOAP
11 6 (12.50%) CSS
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) JSON
13 4 (8.33%) Akka
13 4 (8.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) MVC
3 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) Coaching
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (8.33%) C
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Talend
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexi Time
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