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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 18 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.89% 18.28% 23.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.93% 32.38% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 52
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £29,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
113 105 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 49.56% 56.45% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 99 98 156
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Stockport

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) J2EE
4 15 (42.86%) JUnit
5 14 (40.00%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 13 (37.14%) JMS
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
7 12 (34.29%) OO
7 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 12 (34.29%) Spring
8 11 (31.43%) JDBC
8 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
9 9 (25.71%) GlassFish
9 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) JNDI
10 8 (22.86%) HTML
10 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.86%) Ant
10 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (22.86%) SOAP
10 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
11 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.00%) JSP
11 7 (20.00%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
1 9 (25.71%) GlassFish
2 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (17.14%) Apache
4 5 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) JUnit
2 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (22.86%) Ant
4 7 (20.00%) Selenium
5 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) Gradle
6 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Graduate
7 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Release Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) UX Designer
7 2 (5.71%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) J2EE
2 14 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) JMS
4 12 (34.29%) Spring
4 12 (34.29%) Web Services
5 11 (31.43%) JDBC
6 8 (22.86%) HTML
6 8 (22.86%) SOAP
6 8 (22.86%) JNDI
7 7 (20.00%) JSP
8 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
9 5 (14.29%) SAX
9 5 (14.29%) Grails
9 5 (14.29%) CSS
9 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
9 5 (14.29%) DOM
9 5 (14.29%) XSLT
10 4 (11.43%) Servlets
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) OO
3 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
6 6 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
8 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) UX Design
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Logistics
10 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.86%) UML
11 1 (2.86%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) XPath
4 3 (8.57%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Ada
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) HP
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