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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 60 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.69% 11.54% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.52% 22.90% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 25
Average salary £47,500 £34,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.68% -19.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
179 131 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 61.72% 50.38% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 111 86 106
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 29 (36.71%) Web Services
4 28 (35.44%) SQL
4 28 (35.44%) J2EE
5 25 (31.65%) HTML
6 24 (30.38%) Spring
6 24 (30.38%) SDLC
7 23 (29.11%) TDD
7 23 (29.11%) Oracle
8 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (25.32%) CSS
9 20 (25.32%) Pair Programming
10 19 (24.05%) JSON
10 19 (24.05%) jQuery
11 18 (22.78%) Scrum
11 18 (22.78%) JUnit
11 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
12 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (16.46%) XML
14 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
14 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.19%) HTML5
15 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
15 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.92%) CSS3
16 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
16 11 (13.92%) JSP
16 11 (13.92%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) Jetty
4 3 (3.80%) nginx
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (6.33%) Route 53
3 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DHCP
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
1 3 (3.80%) DNS
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) SQLite
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) JUnit
2 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.66%) JIRA
3 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.39%) Maven
5 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
5 8 (10.13%) Selenium
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
7 4 (5.06%) Ant
7 4 (5.06%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.80%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.80%) Hudson
9 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.53%) Mockito
9 2 (2.53%) JMeter
9 2 (2.53%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.27%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Automotive
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.27%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 36 (45.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Programmer
5 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Java Programmer
5 5 (6.33%) Software Programmer
6 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Graduate
7 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Web Services
2 28 (35.44%) J2EE
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 24 (30.38%) Spring
5 20 (25.32%) CSS
6 19 (24.05%) JSON
6 19 (24.05%) jQuery
7 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
7 13 (16.46%) XML
8 12 (15.19%) HTML5
9 11 (13.92%) JSP
9 11 (13.92%) CSS3
9 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.66%) RESTful
11 9 (11.39%) JDBC
11 9 (11.39%) SOAP
12 8 (10.13%) Spring MVC
13 7 (8.86%) REST
14 6 (7.59%) JPA
14 6 (7.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Telematics
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Economics
6 1 (1.27%) Statistics
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Physics
6 1 (1.27%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Android
3 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.06%) UNIX
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) SDLC
3 23 (29.11%) TDD
4 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.32%) Pair Programming
6 18 (22.78%) Scrum
7 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
8 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
9 11 (13.92%) OO
10 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.66%) Coaching
11 9 (11.39%) MVC
12 8 (10.13%) Refactoring
13 6 (7.59%) Kanban
13 6 (7.59%) DevOps
14 5 (6.33%) Load Balancing
14 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
14 5 (6.33%) Extreme Programming
14 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
15 4 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.59%) Ruby
5 5 (6.33%) Groovy
5 5 (6.33%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) C#
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
1 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
2 4 (5.06%) Adobe
2 4 (5.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) RightScale
3 3 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) SAP
4 2 (2.53%) Zend
4 2 (2.53%) hybris
4 2 (2.53%) ATG
5 1 (1.27%) Talend
5 1 (1.27%) Apple
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