Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 15 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 391 364 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.40% 13.35% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.73% 24.64% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 281 257 140
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,300 £22,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £60,050
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,463 1,477 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.14% 54.16% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 1,231 1,022
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cheshire

Java
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Java in Cheshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Cheshire

Java
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Knutsford -3 157 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Warrington +24 41 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Chester -9 38 £52,500 +13.51% 10
Crewe -3 27 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Runcorn +13 5 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Nantwich - 5 £27,500 -
Ellesmere Port +4 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Macclesfield 0 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 216 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (33.25%) JavaScript
3 116 (29.67%) Software Engineering
4 104 (26.60%) SQL
4 104 (26.60%) Finance
5 103 (26.34%) DevOps
6 90 (23.02%) Banking
7 88 (22.51%) .NET
8 87 (22.25%) Spring
8 87 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (21.74%) Degree
10 83 (21.23%) Test Automation
11 81 (20.72%) TDD
12 80 (20.46%) Scrum
13 77 (19.69%) Jenkins
14 73 (18.67%) Web Services
15 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
16 70 (17.90%) C#
17 68 (17.39%) HTML
18 66 (16.88%) SDLC
19 64 (16.37%) PHP
19 64 (16.37%) Oracle
20 60 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
21 59 (15.09%) REST
21 59 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 58 (14.83%) AngularJS
23 55 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
24 54 (13.81%) Microservices
24 54 (13.81%) Python
25 51 (13.04%) MySQL

Java
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 31 (7.93%) Tomcat
2 18 (4.60%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.35%) JBoss
4 16 (4.09%) Apache
5 15 (3.84%) Confluence
6 11 (2.81%) Sitefinity
6 11 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.79%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.79%) IIS
9 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.28%) Jetty
11 3 (0.77%) Drupal
11 3 (0.77%) nginx
11 3 (0.77%) WordPress
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.51%) Resin
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Magento
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.12%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.79%) npm
6 6 (1.53%) PaaS
7 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.28%) Serverless
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.02%) GitHub
8 4 (1.02%) NuGet
9 3 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.51%) IaaS
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.81%) Internet
2 7 (1.79%) HTTP
2 7 (1.79%) SSL
3 6 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.02%) DNS
4 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) PPP
5 3 (0.77%) SMS
6 2 (0.51%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) MQTT
6 2 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) ATM
7 1 (0.26%) CTI
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.04%) MySQL
2 41 (10.49%) Big Data
3 32 (8.18%) SQL Server
4 31 (7.93%) Hadoop
5 20 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.84%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.53%) HBase
9 6 (1.53%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.02%) SQLite
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (19.69%) Jenkins
2 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.72%) JIRA
4 30 (7.67%) Gradle
5 28 (7.16%) Maven
5 28 (7.16%) Selenium
6 21 (5.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.60%) JUnit
8 18 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (3.84%) Bitbucket
10 15 (3.84%) CA Release Automation
11 11 (2.81%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.05%) Ant
12 8 (2.05%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.79%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.79%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 104 (26.60%) Finance
2 90 (23.02%) Banking
3 43 (11.00%) Advertising
4 41 (10.49%) Investment Banking
5 31 (7.93%) Law
6 16 (4.09%) Retail
7 10 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.77%) Electronics
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (38.36%) Developer
2 73 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 41 (10.49%) Software Engineer
4 31 (7.93%) Architect
5 29 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (6.91%) Java Engineer
7 26 (6.65%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.39%) Analyst
9 22 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (4.09%) Tester
14 14 (3.58%) Agile Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Applications Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Applications Support
16 12 (3.07%) Designer
17 11 (2.81%) Agile Java Developer
17 11 (2.81%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.51%) .NET
2 87 (22.25%) Spring
3 73 (18.67%) Web Services
4 68 (17.39%) HTML
5 59 (15.09%) REST
6 58 (14.83%) AngularJS
7 49 (12.53%) SOAP
8 46 (11.76%) CSS
9 38 (9.72%) J2EE
9 38 (9.72%) XML
10 36 (9.21%) JSON
11 34 (8.70%) Node.js
12 32 (8.18%) Hibernate
12 32 (8.18%) Java EE
13 31 (7.93%) RESTful
14 29 (7.42%) Middleware
15 26 (6.65%) React
16 24 (6.14%) jQuery
17 23 (5.88%) HTML5
18 22 (5.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 16 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.84%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.58%) Fintech
9 11 (2.81%) User Experience
10 8 (2.05%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.02%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.02%) IVR
12 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.77%) Handset
13 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.51%) CCTV
14 2 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.97%) Linux
2 33 (8.44%) Android
3 26 (6.65%) Apple iOS
3 26 (6.65%) Windows
4 20 (5.12%) Unix
5 5 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.67%) Software Engineering
3 103 (26.34%) DevOps
4 87 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (21.23%) Test Automation
6 81 (20.72%) TDD
7 80 (20.46%) Scrum
8 66 (16.88%) SDLC
9 59 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (13.81%) Microservices
12 50 (12.79%) OO
13 44 (11.25%) Mentoring
13 44 (11.25%) MVC
14 43 (11.00%) Waterfall
14 43 (11.00%) Wealth Management
15 39 (9.97%) Risk Management
16 33 (8.44%) Web Development
17 32 (8.18%) BDD
18 30 (7.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 130 (33.25%) JavaScript
2 104 (26.60%) SQL
3 70 (17.90%) C#
4 64 (16.37%) PHP
5 54 (13.81%) Python
6 38 (9.72%) C++
7 29 (7.42%) Java 8
8 24 (6.14%) Scala
9 18 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.84%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.58%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.07%) Perl
13 11 (2.81%) C
13 11 (2.81%) Groovy
13 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.81%) R
14 10 (2.56%) Ruby
15 7 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (21.74%) Degree
2 26 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.30%) ISEB
5 8 (2.05%) CISSP
6 6 (1.53%) HND
6 6 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.28%) CSSLP
8 4 (1.02%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.51%) CSQA
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.26%) MCSA
11 1 (0.26%) MCSE
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (9.72%) Docker
2 11 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) RACF
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (7.16%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.79%) Puppet
3 7 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.53%) Ansible
4 6 (1.53%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.53%) Terraform
5 5 (1.28%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.77%) Nagios
7 3 (0.77%) Salt
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) Marathon
8 2 (0.51%) Netcool
8 2 (0.51%) SCCM
8 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.26%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (16.37%) Oracle
2 21 (5.37%) Google
3 18 (4.60%) Cloudera
4 17 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.35%) Splunk
5 13 (3.32%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.30%) Sybase
6 9 (2.30%) Talend
7 7 (1.79%) IBM
7 7 (1.79%) Sun
8 6 (1.53%) Casewise
8 6 (1.53%) HP
9 5 (1.28%) CA
10 4 (1.02%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.02%) CyberArk
11 3 (0.77%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.77%) Twitter
12 2 (0.51%) New Relic
12 2 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc