The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 24 6
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Java 34 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 15.96% 10.64% 25.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.78% 16.67% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 48
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,600 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Java
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 120 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 50.23% 63.83% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 100 83 140
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £40,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Java
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Java Salary Trend in Stockport

Java
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Stockport

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 32 (64.00%) Linux
2 30 (60.00%) C++
2 30 (60.00%) XML
3 27 (54.00%) SOAP
3 27 (54.00%) JMS
4 26 (52.00%) UNIX
5 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.00%) OO
6 20 (40.00%) JUnit
7 19 (38.00%) SQL
7 19 (38.00%) Eclipse
8 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 18 (36.00%) Spring
8 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (34.00%) Degree
9 17 (34.00%) Web Services
10 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
10 16 (32.00%) TDD
10 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
11 15 (30.00%) J2EE
11 15 (30.00%) Oracle
12 14 (28.00%) Ant
12 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
12 14 (28.00%) Servlets
12 14 (28.00%) WebLogic
12 14 (28.00%) JDBC
12 14 (28.00%) OOD
12 14 (28.00%) JNDI
12 14 (28.00%) Maven
12 14 (28.00%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (28.00%) WebLogic
1 14 (28.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (28.00%) GlassFish
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) JUnit
2 19 (38.00%) Eclipse
3 14 (28.00%) Maven
3 14 (28.00%) Ant
4 4 (8.00%) Gradle
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (26.00%) Retail
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (26.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Release Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) XML
2 27 (54.00%) JMS
2 27 (54.00%) SOAP
3 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (36.00%) Spring
4 17 (34.00%) Web Services
5 15 (30.00%) J2EE
6 14 (28.00%) JDBC
6 14 (28.00%) Servlets
6 14 (28.00%) JNDI
7 13 (26.00%) JSON
7 13 (26.00%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (26.00%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (26.00%) REST
7 13 (26.00%) WSDL
8 12 (24.00%) EJB
8 12 (24.00%) jQuery
9 10 (20.00%) Java EE
10 6 (12.00%) HTML
11 5 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) UNIX
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) OO
3 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 14 (28.00%) OOD
6 13 (26.00%) OOP
7 12 (24.00%) Logistics
8 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.00%) UML
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum
11 5 (10.00%) User Stories
12 4 (8.00%) Change Control
12 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.00%) MVC
13 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C++
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Ada
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) VCP4
2 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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