Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 144 73 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.74% 3.21% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 3.30% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 125 58 106
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £36,375 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,450 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cheshire

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Cheshire

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Cheshire

Java Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -4 44 £47,500 -38.71% 5
Chester +8 37 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Warrington +5 18 £42,500 -2.86% 3
Sandbach - 11 £50,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £50,000 - 1
Daresbury - 4 £42,500 -
Crewe -7 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (70.83%) Spring
3 99 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 53 (36.81%) Finance
6 51 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 43 (29.86%) SDLC
8 42 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 42 (29.17%) SQL
9 37 (25.69%) Jenkins
10 36 (25.00%) TDD
11 35 (24.31%) jQuery
12 34 (23.61%) JSON
12 34 (23.61%) J2EE
13 33 (22.92%) HTML
14 32 (22.22%) Oracle
15 28 (19.44%) BDD
16 26 (18.06%) MVC
17 25 (17.36%) Degree
17 25 (17.36%) Web Services
17 25 (17.36%) Tomcat
17 25 (17.36%) RESTful
17 25 (17.36%) Gradle
18 23 (15.97%) Test Automation
18 23 (15.97%) AngularJS
18 23 (15.97%) Linux
18 23 (15.97%) OO
18 23 (15.97%) JUnit
19 22 (15.28%) XML
19 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.36%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.25%) JBoss
3 8 (5.56%) Apache
4 6 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.78%) Jetty
6 4 (2.78%) Mule
6 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.39%) Confluence
7 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.08%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.08%) GitHub
2 3 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) Internet
2 11 (7.64%) HTTP
3 4 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.56%) DB2
7 7 (4.86%) Big Data
7 7 (4.86%) MySQL
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 37 (25.69%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.36%) Gradle
4 23 (15.97%) JUnit
5 21 (14.58%) Maven
6 13 (9.03%) JIRA
6 13 (9.03%) Subversion
7 12 (8.33%) Jasmine
8 11 (7.64%) Bitbucket
8 11 (7.64%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.17%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.78%) Hudson
10 4 (2.78%) Selenium
11 3 (2.08%) Ant
12 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.69%) JProfiler
13 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.69%) Sikuli
13 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (36.81%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (70.83%) Spring
2 72 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 35 (24.31%) jQuery
4 34 (23.61%) J2EE
4 34 (23.61%) JSON
5 33 (22.92%) HTML
6 25 (17.36%) RESTful
6 25 (17.36%) Web Services
7 23 (15.97%) AngularJS
8 22 (15.28%) XML
9 20 (13.89%) JSP
9 20 (13.89%) SOAP
10 18 (12.50%) Spring MVC
11 16 (11.11%) CSS
12 14 (9.72%) HTML5
12 14 (9.72%) Servlets
13 13 (9.03%) REST
14 12 (8.33%) CSS3
14 12 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.64%) User Experience
3 8 (5.56%) RIA
4 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Xbox
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Linux
2 16 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.08%) CentOS
5 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) SDLC
3 36 (25.00%) TDD
4 28 (19.44%) BDD
5 26 (18.06%) MVC
6 23 (15.97%) OO
6 23 (15.97%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.19%) Scrum
9 16 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.72%) DevOps
11 13 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.03%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (8.33%) UML
13 11 (7.64%) Microservices
14 10 (6.94%) OOD
14 10 (6.94%) Software Architecture
15 8 (5.56%) Investment Management
15 8 (5.56%) MVVM
15 8 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 42 (29.17%) SQL
4 9 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.17%) C#
6 4 (2.78%) PHP
6 4 (2.78%) Scala
7 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.08%) XPath
8 2 (1.39%) Perl
8 2 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Groovy
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.39%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.39%) Ansible
2 2 (1.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) Salt
3 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Oracle
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.17%) Google
4 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.08%) Twitter
6 2 (1.39%) Adobe
6 2 (1.39%) Apigee
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
6 2 (1.39%) Sun
7 1 (0.69%) Perforce