The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 23 26 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 10 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.48% 9.52% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 9.87% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 8
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
209 223 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.72% 96.54% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 175 168 227
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Chester region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 15 (93.75%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) Spring
4 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 13 (81.25%) JUnit
4 13 (81.25%) JDBC
4 13 (81.25%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) JSP
5 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
6 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
7 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (50.00%) SOAP
7 8 (50.00%) Struts
7 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (50.00%) Ant
7 8 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (50.00%) Selenium
7 8 (50.00%) jQuery
7 8 (50.00%) JPA
7 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (43.75%) Spring MVC
8 7 (43.75%) Ajax

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) Informix
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 13 (81.25%) JUnit
3 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (50.00%) Ant
5 6 (37.50%) Mockito
5 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Introscope
7 2 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
8 1 (6.25%) Maven
8 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (93.75%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) Spring
4 13 (81.25%) JDBC
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 13 (81.25%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) JSP
6 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
7 8 (50.00%) SOAP
7 8 (50.00%) Struts
7 8 (50.00%) jQuery
7 8 (50.00%) JPA
8 7 (43.75%) Spring MVC
8 7 (43.75%) Ajax
9 6 (37.50%) JSON
10 5 (31.25%) XSL
10 5 (31.25%) WSDL
10 5 (31.25%) JAX-RPC
10 5 (31.25%) Servlets
10 5 (31.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Compuware
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Perforce
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft