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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +33
Permanent jobs citing Java 28 57 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.36% 24.68% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.45% 35.40% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
102 161 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.31% 69.70% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 90 128 244
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) JIRA
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle
3 22 (39.29%) XML
4 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (37.50%) J2EE
4 21 (37.50%) HTML
4 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 20 (35.71%) JSP
6 19 (33.93%) Spring
7 18 (32.14%) JUnit
8 17 (30.36%) Web Services
9 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
9 16 (28.57%) jQuery
9 16 (28.57%) MVC
10 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
10 15 (26.79%) JDBC
11 14 (25.00%) Struts
11 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 14 (25.00%) Eclipse
11 14 (25.00%) Selenium
11 14 (25.00%) JPA
12 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (21.43%) TDD
13 12 (21.43%) Spring MVC
13 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
14 11 (19.64%) Ant
15 10 (17.86%) OO
15 10 (17.86%) Ajax

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.93%) Redis
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.36%) SQLite
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) Informix
7 1 (1.79%) MS Access
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) DataStage
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) JIRA
2 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 18 (32.14%) JUnit
4 14 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 14 (25.00%) Selenium
5 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (19.64%) Ant
7 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
8 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 8 (14.29%) Maven
9 6 (10.71%) JMeter
10 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
10 4 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
11 3 (5.36%) Toad
12 2 (3.57%) Mockito
13 1 (1.79%) Introscope
13 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) Software Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Development Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Trainee
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) XML
2 21 (37.50%) J2EE
2 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) JSP
4 19 (33.93%) Spring
5 17 (30.36%) Web Services
6 16 (28.57%) jQuery
7 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
7 15 (26.79%) JDBC
8 14 (25.00%) Struts
8 14 (25.00%) JPA
9 12 (21.43%) Spring MVC
10 10 (17.86%) Ajax
11 9 (16.07%) REST
12 8 (14.29%) .NET
12 8 (14.29%) SOAP
13 7 (12.50%) CSS
14 6 (10.71%) JSON
15 5 (8.93%) Play Framework
15 5 (8.93%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) MVC
3 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) OO
6 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.50%) DevOps
6 7 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Coaching
8 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) C
5 2 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.79%) Perforce
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Compuware
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £400000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago