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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 42 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.80% 8.17% 10.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 17.07% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 24
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
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
138 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.47% 47.86% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 106
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £28,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) Web Services
4 20 (32.26%) Pair Programming
4 20 (32.26%) SDLC
5 19 (30.65%) TDD
5 19 (30.65%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) J2EE
6 18 (29.03%) Oracle
6 18 (29.03%) Spring
6 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (27.42%) JUnit
8 16 (25.81%) jQuery
8 16 (25.81%) Scrum
9 15 (24.19%) Tomcat
10 14 (22.58%) CSS
10 14 (22.58%) XML
11 13 (20.97%) JSP
11 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
12 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
12 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 11 (17.74%) JIRA
14 10 (16.13%) OO
15 9 (14.52%) SOAP
15 9 (14.52%) JSON
15 9 (14.52%) Selenium
15 9 (14.52%) REST
15 9 (14.52%) Cucumber

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (24.19%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) Jetty
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Route 53
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Redis
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) JUnit
2 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.74%) JIRA
4 9 (14.52%) Selenium
4 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (9.68%) Maven
8 5 (8.06%) JMeter
8 5 (8.06%) Subversion
9 4 (6.45%) Ant
10 3 (4.84%) NetBeans
10 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.84%) Hudson
11 2 (3.23%) Facilita Forecast
12 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.61%) Mockito
12 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 30 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Software Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Junior
6 3 (4.84%) Graduate
7 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) Web Services
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) J2EE
3 18 (29.03%) Spring
4 16 (25.81%) jQuery
5 14 (22.58%) CSS
5 14 (22.58%) XML
6 13 (20.97%) JSP
7 9 (14.52%) SOAP
7 9 (14.52%) JSON
7 9 (14.52%) REST
8 8 (12.90%) CSS3
8 8 (12.90%) HTML5
8 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.29%) JDBC
10 6 (9.68%) RESTful
10 6 (9.68%) Ajax
10 6 (9.68%) Spring MVC
10 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Telematics
5 1 (1.61%) Economics
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Physics
5 1 (1.61%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Pair Programming
2 20 (32.26%) SDLC
3 19 (30.65%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.81%) Scrum
6 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
7 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.13%) OO
9 8 (12.90%) Coaching
10 7 (11.29%) MVC
10 7 (11.29%) Refactoring
10 7 (11.29%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.68%) Line Management
11 6 (9.68%) Kanban
11 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.06%) DevOps
12 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.06%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 8 (12.90%) Ruby
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Groovy
5 5 (8.06%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.84%) RightScale
5 2 (3.23%) ATG
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Talend
6 1 (1.61%) Zend
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