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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Java 38 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 19.29% 13.98% 24.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 21.15% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 45
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 £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,650 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +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
100 156 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 50.76% 66.10% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94 113 146
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Stockport

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 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 39 (67.24%) XML
2 37 (63.79%) Linux
3 36 (62.07%) C++
4 33 (56.90%) SOAP
4 33 (56.90%) UNIX
4 33 (56.90%) JMS
5 23 (39.66%) OO
6 22 (37.93%) JUnit
6 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.93%) TDD
7 21 (36.21%) SQL
7 21 (36.21%) Eclipse
7 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
8 20 (34.48%) Web Services
8 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
8 20 (34.48%) Spring
8 20 (34.48%) Degree
9 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
9 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
9 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
10 18 (31.03%) J2EE
11 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
11 17 (29.31%) Oracle
11 17 (29.31%) Ant
11 17 (29.31%) Servlets
11 17 (29.31%) Maven
12 16 (27.59%) C
12 16 (27.59%) WebLogic
12 16 (27.59%) JDBC
12 16 (27.59%) OOP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 16 (27.59%) WebLogic
1 16 (27.59%) WebSphere
1 16 (27.59%) GlassFish
2 9 (15.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Apache
5 3 (5.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
1 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
2 14 (24.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) JUnit
2 21 (36.21%) Eclipse
3 17 (29.31%) Maven
3 17 (29.31%) Ant
4 3 (5.17%) Gradle
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 16 (27.59%) Retail
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 22 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (8.62%) UML Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Business Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) XML
2 33 (56.90%) JMS
2 33 (56.90%) SOAP
3 20 (34.48%) Web Services
3 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
3 20 (34.48%) Spring
4 18 (31.03%) J2EE
5 17 (29.31%) Servlets
6 16 (27.59%) ActiveMQ
6 16 (27.59%) JNDI
6 16 (27.59%) JSON
6 16 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (27.59%) REST
6 16 (27.59%) JDBC
6 16 (27.59%) WSDL
7 15 (25.86%) EJB
7 15 (25.86%) jQuery
8 13 (22.41%) Java EE
9 9 (15.52%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Linux
2 33 (56.90%) UNIX
3 15 (25.86%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) OO
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) TDD
3 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
4 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
5 16 (27.59%) OOP
5 16 (27.59%) OOD
6 15 (25.86%) Logistics
7 13 (22.41%) Software Architecture
8 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.07%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.62%) CRM
9 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.62%) Process Management
9 5 (8.62%) ERP
9 5 (8.62%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) User Stories
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) C++
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.59%) C
5 9 (15.52%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) Ada
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
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