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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 22 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.70% 11.88% 22.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.92% 18.63% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 34
Average salary £34,500 £40,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +40.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
96 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 51.06% 63.75% 71.17%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 113
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Stockport

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (76.60%) XML
2 34 (72.34%) Linux
3 33 (70.21%) UNIX
4 32 (68.09%) SOAP
4 32 (68.09%) JMS
5 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
5 30 (63.83%) TDD
6 29 (61.70%) C++
7 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
8 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
8 25 (53.19%) Spring
9 24 (51.06%) E-Commerce
9 24 (51.06%) RDBMS
10 23 (48.94%) Maven
10 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
10 23 (48.94%) Degree
11 22 (46.81%) JSON
11 22 (46.81%) Logistics
11 22 (46.81%) Retail
11 22 (46.81%) ActiveMQ
11 22 (46.81%) WSDL
11 22 (46.81%) Java EE
11 22 (46.81%) Software Architecture
11 22 (46.81%) REST
11 22 (46.81%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (46.81%) C
11 22 (46.81%) Servlets
11 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.89%) GlassFish
3 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) ColdFusion
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
3 24 (51.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Maven
2 10 (21.28%) Ant
2 10 (21.28%) JUnit
2 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 22 (46.81%) Retail
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) XML
2 32 (68.09%) JMS
2 32 (68.09%) SOAP
3 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
3 25 (53.19%) Spring
4 22 (46.81%) Java EE
4 22 (46.81%) JSON
4 22 (46.81%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (46.81%) REST
4 22 (46.81%) ActiveMQ
4 22 (46.81%) WSDL
4 22 (46.81%) Servlets
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
6 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) J2EE
7 8 (17.02%) JDBC
7 8 (17.02%) JNDI
8 7 (14.89%) EJB
9 6 (12.77%) HTML
10 5 (10.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Software
1 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) TDD
2 24 (51.06%) E-Commerce
3 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
4 22 (46.81%) Software Architecture
4 22 (46.81%) Logistics
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) OOP
8 5 (10.64%) Project Management
8 5 (10.64%) People Management
9 4 (8.51%) Process Management
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) ERP
10 3 (6.38%) Change Management
10 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Business Development
11 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C++
2 22 (46.81%) C
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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