The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 69 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 59 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.07% 1.69% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.75% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 38
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £78,750 £55,375
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -17 22 £45,000 -41.93% 6
Chester +18 18 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Warrington -12 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Crewe -16 4 £45,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 3 £50,000 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £25,000 -
Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (78.63%) Spring
3 82 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (47.01%) Hibernate
5 41 (35.04%) TDD
6 39 (33.33%) HTML
7 38 (32.48%) Finance
8 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 35 (29.91%) SDLC
10 33 (28.21%) J2EE
11 31 (26.50%) SQL
11 31 (26.50%) JSON
12 30 (25.64%) Oracle
12 30 (25.64%) SOAP
13 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
14 23 (19.66%) JUnit
15 22 (18.80%) Web Services
16 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.09%) Test Automation
16 20 (17.09%) jQuery
17 19 (16.24%) MVC
18 17 (14.53%) Linux
19 16 (13.68%) XML
20 15 (12.82%) JSP
20 15 (12.82%) Java EE
20 15 (12.82%) Banking
20 15 (12.82%) BDD
21 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
21 14 (11.97%) OO
22 13 (11.11%) Tomcat

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 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.71%) JBoss
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.71%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.71%) GitHub
3 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.69%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.66%) JUnit
3 12 (10.26%) Eclipse
3 12 (10.26%) Maven
4 11 (9.40%) SonarQube
5 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.55%) Subversion
6 8 (6.84%) Gradle
6 8 (6.84%) JIRA
7 7 (5.98%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.13%) Selenium
9 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.85%) Ant
12 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (78.63%) Spring
2 55 (47.01%) Hibernate
3 39 (33.33%) HTML
4 33 (28.21%) J2EE
5 31 (26.50%) JSON
6 30 (25.64%) SOAP
7 22 (18.80%) Web Services
8 20 (17.09%) jQuery
9 16 (13.68%) XML
10 15 (12.82%) Java EE
10 15 (12.82%) JSP
11 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.11%) JDBC
13 12 (10.26%) Spring MVC
14 11 (9.40%) CSS
15 9 (7.69%) EJB
15 9 (7.69%) Spring Integration
16 8 (6.84%) REST
17 6 (5.13%) iBATIS
17 6 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Social Media
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.56%) PMI
3 3 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.85%) RIA
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 10 (8.55%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) TDD
3 35 (29.91%) SDLC
4 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.09%) Test Automation
5 19 (16.24%) MVC
6 15 (12.82%) BDD
7 14 (11.97%) OO
8 13 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 11 (9.40%) DevOps
9 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.40%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.55%) OOP
11 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.69%) Scrum
12 8 (6.84%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (6.84%) IT Strategy
13 7 (5.98%) Content Management
14 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.50%) SQL
4 9 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.56%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Groovy
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.56%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.56%) Sun
3 3 (2.56%) Sybase
4 2 (1.71%) IBM
4 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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