The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.61% 9.80% 14.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 18.12% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 29
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 138 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.31% 54.12% 69.39%
Number of salaries quoted 88 109 123
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
Cheshire

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 1 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) HTML
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Spring
5 16 (37.21%) JIRA
5 16 (37.21%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce
7 14 (32.56%) IBM
7 14 (32.56%) CSS
7 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
8 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.23%) .NET
9 12 (27.91%) J2EE
9 12 (27.91%) XML
10 11 (25.58%) Web Development
10 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.58%) Web Services
11 10 (23.26%) C++
11 10 (23.26%) Selenium
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) jQuery
11 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
12 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.93%) MVC
12 9 (20.93%) Spring MVC
12 9 (20.93%) C#
12 9 (20.93%) JUnit
12 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
13 8 (18.60%) JDBC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (32.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) SAS
3 6 (13.95%) Commerce Server
3 6 (13.95%) CMS
3 6 (13.95%) Confluence
3 6 (13.95%) concrete5
3 6 (13.95%) Drupal
3 6 (13.95%) WordPress
3 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (11.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Mule
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Route 53
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Informix
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.93%) JUnit
3 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
4 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (11.63%) Mockito
6 5 (11.63%) Maven
6 5 (11.63%) Introscope
7 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.65%) Hudson
10 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Graduate
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) UI Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) UI Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) Spring
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 13 (30.23%) .NET
5 12 (27.91%) J2EE
5 12 (27.91%) XML
6 11 (25.58%) Web Services
7 10 (23.26%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
8 9 (20.93%) Spring MVC
9 8 (18.60%) JDBC
10 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
10 7 (16.28%) WSDL
10 7 (16.28%) JAX-RPC
10 7 (16.28%) SOAP
11 6 (13.95%) XSL
11 6 (13.95%) Java EE
11 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (13.95%) HTML5
11 6 (13.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Open Source
1 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
1 7 (16.28%) Physics
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Statistics
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) FMCG
3 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.65%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
1 6 (13.95%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.58%) Web Development
5 9 (20.93%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) TDD
8 6 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (13.95%) Android Development
8 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
8 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) DevOps
10 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C++
4 9 (20.93%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) Python
6 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.95%) C
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) XPath
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) IBM
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Perforce
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 7 (16.28%) Business Objects
5 6 (13.95%) ATG
5 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
5 6 (13.95%) Sitecore
6 5 (11.63%) Compuware
6 5 (11.63%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.65%) RightScale
8 1 (2.33%) Teradata
8 1 (2.33%) JBoss
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