Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Java Software Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 135 144
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 30 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.23% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 16
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +80.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,900 £55,250
North West median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +16.67% +12.50%

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 3,109 2,155 2,767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,340 1,803 2,434
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,993 £21,875 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Warrington +15 12 £44,000 -22.81% 1
Knutsford -39 9 £50,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £47,500 -
Java Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (90.00%) Spring
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
4 20 (66.67%) Finance
4 20 (66.67%) Oracle
5 12 (40.00%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (36.67%) TDD
6 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Sybase
7 10 (33.33%) MVC
7 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 10 (33.33%) B2B
7 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (16.67%) Open Source
11 5 (16.67%) Fintech
11 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.33%) Banking
12 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (10.00%) Java EE
13 3 (10.00%) JSON

Java Software 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 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) Spring
2 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) iBATIS
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) JPA
5 2 (6.67%) React
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) JSF
6 1 (3.33%) JSP
6 1 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.67%) Fintech
3 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) B2B
4 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (6.67%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (6.67%) Kanban
10 2 (6.67%) Open Source Development
10 2 (6.67%) SOLID
11 1 (3.33%) Predictive Analytics
11 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft