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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 30 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.31% 9.69% 15.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.13% 20.00% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 31
Average salary £34,250 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.61% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
142 125 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.80% 48.45% 69.35%
Number of salaries quoted 92 106 122
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
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 22 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.82%) Spring
4 20 (40.82%) HTML
5 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) JIRA
6 15 (30.61%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
7 14 (28.57%) IBM
7 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
8 13 (26.53%) J2EE
9 12 (24.49%) XML
9 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
10 11 (22.45%) Web Development
10 11 (22.45%) Web Services
10 11 (22.45%) Selenium
10 11 (22.45%) jQuery
10 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
10 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
11 10 (20.41%) Spring MVC
11 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.41%) JUnit
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) MVC
11 10 (20.41%) Finance
12 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
12 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
12 9 (18.37%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.24%) SAS
2 6 (12.24%) Commerce Server
2 6 (12.24%) CMS
2 6 (12.24%) concrete5
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
2 6 (12.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (12.24%) Drupal
2 6 (12.24%) WordPress
3 5 (10.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) Mule
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Route 53
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (14.29%) Informix
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) JIRA
2 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.41%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
5 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.29%) Maven
7 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.20%) Mockito
8 5 (10.20%) Introscope
8 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
9 4 (8.16%) Jasmine
9 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.08%) Hudson
11 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Graduate
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) UI Programmer
3 6 (12.24%) UI Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Spring
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) J2EE
5 12 (24.49%) XML
6 11 (22.45%) Web Services
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 10 (20.41%) Spring MVC
7 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
8 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
8 9 (18.37%) JDBC
9 7 (14.29%) Java EE
9 7 (14.29%) SOAP
9 7 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (14.29%) WSDL
10 6 (12.24%) XSL
10 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.24%) CSS3
10 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.24%) FMCG
2 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.24%) Physics
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Statistics
3 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
1 6 (12.24%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Debian
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
4 11 (22.45%) Web Development
5 10 (20.41%) MVC
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
8 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (12.24%) Android Development
8 6 (12.24%) iOS Development
8 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 4 (8.16%) BDD
10 3 (6.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) C++
4 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) C
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) XPath
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) IBM
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Perforce
5 6 (12.24%) SAP
5 6 (12.24%) Business Objects
5 6 (12.24%) ATG
5 6 (12.24%) Sitecore
5 6 (12.24%) Atlassian
6 5 (10.20%) Compuware
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) JBoss
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) RightScale
8 1 (2.04%) Teradata
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago