Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £45,000 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 Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 165
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 39 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.28% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.41% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 22
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +42.31%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £36,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,300 £55,500
North West median annual salary £49,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50% -5.88%

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Cheshire

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Cheshire

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Cheshire

Java Engineer
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 Engineer 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 - 14 £50,000 - 1
Warrington +5 10 £43,000 -13.57% 1
Chester -4 2 - -
Java Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Spring
3 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (61.54%) Finance
6 20 (51.28%) Tomcat
7 19 (48.72%) Oracle
8 15 (38.46%) TDD
9 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
10 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 13 (33.33%) SQL
11 12 (30.77%) MVC
12 11 (28.21%) HTML
12 11 (28.21%) MySQL
12 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
13 10 (25.64%) Spring MVC
13 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
14 9 (23.08%) Scrum
14 9 (23.08%) Banking
15 8 (20.51%) jQuery
15 8 (20.51%) J2EE
15 8 (20.51%) DevOps
16 7 (17.95%) Open Source
16 7 (17.95%) HTML5
16 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (17.95%) Sybase
16 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
16 7 (17.95%) B2B
16 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL

Java Engineer 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 20 (51.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) CICS
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.56%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
3 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.21%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) Spring MVC
5 8 (20.51%) J2EE
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 7 (17.95%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) JSP
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
9 4 (10.26%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) EJB
10 3 (7.69%) Java EE
10 3 (7.69%) RESTful
10 3 (7.69%) Servlets
10 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.13%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (10.26%) Fintech
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Contactless
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) DevOps
7 7 (17.95%) B2B
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) COBOL
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) OCA
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Sybase
3 4 (10.26%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat