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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 17 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 11.40% 19.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.10% 22.45% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 37
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.01%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
89 98 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.25% 50.78% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 81 86 112
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) JSON
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (37.50%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) HTML
5 18 (28.13%) Finance
5 18 (28.13%) Android
6 17 (26.56%) jQuery
6 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
6 17 (26.56%) Spring
6 17 (26.56%) JUnit
6 17 (26.56%) Web Services
7 16 (25.00%) J2EE
7 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 15 (23.44%) Hibernate
9 14 (21.88%) Oracle
10 12 (18.75%) CSS
10 12 (18.75%) XML
10 12 (18.75%) Mobile App
11 11 (17.19%) SOAP
11 11 (17.19%) JDBC
12 10 (15.63%) JSP
12 10 (15.63%) TDD
12 10 (15.63%) Maven
12 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
12 10 (15.63%) BDD
12 10 (15.63%) REST
12 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.63%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (4.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (4.69%) Route 53
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) VPN
1 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) Big Data
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQLite
5 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.69%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) JUnit
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) Maven
3 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) Selenium
5 6 (9.38%) Ant
5 6 (9.38%) Mockito
6 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.69%) Android Studio
9 2 (3.13%) GitLab
9 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.13%) Toad
10 1 (1.56%) Gradle
10 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (10.94%) Java Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Java Programmer
3 7 (10.94%) Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Android Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Programmer
5 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) JSON
2 19 (29.69%) HTML
3 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
3 17 (26.56%) jQuery
3 17 (26.56%) Spring
3 17 (26.56%) Web Services
4 16 (25.00%) J2EE
5 15 (23.44%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.75%) CSS
6 12 (18.75%) XML
7 11 (17.19%) JDBC
7 11 (17.19%) SOAP
8 10 (15.63%) JSP
8 10 (15.63%) REST
8 10 (15.63%) RESTful
9 9 (14.06%) Struts
10 6 (9.38%) Java EE
11 5 (7.81%) JPA
11 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
12 4 (6.25%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.06%) Telematics
3 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.25%) User Experience
6 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 3 (4.69%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.13%) Wiki
8 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Android
2 16 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.38%) Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Windows
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.63%) BDD
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (15.63%) TDD
4 9 (14.06%) Android Development
4 9 (14.06%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
6 7 (10.94%) OO
7 6 (9.38%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
9 4 (6.25%) DevOps
9 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.25%) Microservices
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.25%) SDLC
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) PHP
4 3 (4.69%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) Groovy
6 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) HND
3 2 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) vCloud
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) IBM
2 3 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.13%) Facebook
3 2 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
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