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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 25 50 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.03% 11.68% 19.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 17.79% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 30
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,200
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
185 281 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 66.79% 65.65% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 143 183 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 16 April 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 48 (52.75%) Spring
2 45 (49.45%) SQL
3 42 (46.15%) J2EE
3 42 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 38 (41.76%) HTML
4 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (37.36%) E-Commerce
6 33 (36.26%) Struts
6 33 (36.26%) JDBC
7 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.87%) Oracle
9 27 (29.67%) Web Services
10 24 (26.37%) XML
11 22 (24.18%) CSS
11 22 (24.18%) .NET
12 21 (23.08%) Tomcat
12 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 19 (20.88%) jQuery
14 18 (19.78%) TDD
14 18 (19.78%) Web Development
15 16 (17.58%) JUnit
15 16 (17.58%) MVC
16 15 (16.48%) Finance
16 15 (16.48%) C++
16 15 (16.48%) JSP
16 15 (16.48%) JIRA
16 15 (16.48%) Web Application Development
16 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
17 14 (15.38%) Degree
17 14 (15.38%) Pair Programming

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.99%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.69%) SAS
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.20%) Mule
6 2 (2.20%) nginx
6 2 (2.20%) Node.js
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
2 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.10%) Route 53
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.99%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) Informix
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) JUnit
2 15 (16.48%) JIRA
3 14 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.09%) Ant
6 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.40%) Selenium
6 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.30%) ClearQuest
7 3 (3.30%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.20%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
9 1 (1.10%) Mockito
9 1 (1.10%) Hudson
9 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.10%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) French Language
6 1 (1.10%) German Language
6 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (67.03%) Developer
2 49 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 15 (16.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.99%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Graduate
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Programmer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Junior
10 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.40%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.75%) Spring
2 42 (46.15%) J2EE
2 42 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 38 (41.76%) HTML
4 33 (36.26%) Struts
4 33 (36.26%) JDBC
5 27 (29.67%) Web Services
6 24 (26.37%) XML
7 22 (24.18%) CSS
7 22 (24.18%) .NET
8 19 (20.88%) jQuery
9 15 (16.48%) JSP
10 13 (14.29%) JPA
11 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
12 11 (12.09%) Ajax
13 10 (10.99%) XSL
14 7 (7.69%) SOAP
15 6 (6.59%) WSDL
15 6 (6.59%) JAX-RPC
15 6 (6.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.79%) Open Source
2 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.59%) Physics
2 6 (6.59%) Statistics
3 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.40%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) AIX
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Debian
4 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) E-Commerce
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.78%) TDD
4 18 (19.78%) Web Development
5 16 (17.58%) MVC
6 15 (16.48%) Web Application Development
7 14 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 14 (15.38%) Scrum
8 12 (13.19%) Integration Testing
8 12 (13.19%) Website Architecture
9 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.69%) Project Management
9 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) Online Security
11 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.40%) Requirements Management
12 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (49.45%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.48%) C++
4 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 10 (10.99%) C#
6 9 (9.89%) Python
7 8 (8.79%) C
8 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) XPath
10 1 (1.10%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) SAP
3 8 (8.79%) IBM
4 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 7 (7.69%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Perforce
6 1 (1.10%) Teradata
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago