Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 551 262 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.82% 11.17% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.68% 19.63% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 351 197 167
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,450 £21,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 1,739 1,335 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 56.24% 56.93% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 1,130 1,016
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -3 215 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Chester -1 66 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Warrington +26 47 £49,000 +15.29% 7
Crewe +1 36 £60,500 +34.44% 9
Daresbury +2 4 £50,000 +100.00%
Wilmslow -10 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sandbach +2 3 £47,500 -
Nantwich - 3 £50,000 -
Runcorn -7 2 £29,500 +18.00% 8
Northwich - 2 £70,000 - 2
Ellesmere Port +7 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 293 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (42.11%) Finance
3 176 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 154 (27.95%) Banking
4 154 (27.95%) Spring
5 151 (27.40%) SQL
6 134 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 123 (22.32%) DevOps
8 120 (21.78%) Jenkins
9 116 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 109 (19.78%) Oracle
11 105 (19.06%) Advertising
12 102 (18.51%) Degree
13 101 (18.33%) Linux
14 97 (17.60%) Scrum
15 92 (16.70%) HTML
16 91 (16.52%) C#
16 91 (16.52%) .NET
16 91 (16.52%) Web Services
17 89 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (15.97%) SDLC
19 84 (15.25%) Risk Management
20 83 (15.06%) PHP
21 82 (14.88%) AngularJS
22 80 (14.52%) Git (software)
23 77 (13.97%) REST
24 75 (13.61%) Wealth Management
24 75 (13.61%) Investment Banking
25 72 (13.07%) MVC
26 71 (12.89%) TDD

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 59 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 45 (8.17%) WebSphere
3 40 (7.26%) JBoss
4 35 (6.35%) Apache
5 20 (3.63%) Confluence
6 19 (3.45%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.27%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.54%) nginx
8 14 (2.54%) Sitefinity
9 11 (2.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.45%) Jetty
11 8 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.09%) IIS
13 5 (0.91%) Mule
14 4 (0.73%) CMS
14 4 (0.73%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) Blender
5 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) BASE24
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.91%) Magento
3 4 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.44%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.27%) npm
3 7 (1.27%) PaaS
4 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.91%) NuGet
6 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.73%) Serverless
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) IaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) iTunes
9 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.99%) HTTP
1 22 (3.99%) Internet
2 18 (3.27%) SSL
3 14 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) ATM
5 2 (0.36%) FTP
5 2 (0.36%) SAN
5 2 (0.36%) SSH
6 1 (0.18%) CTI
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.52%) MySQL
2 38 (6.90%) Big Data
2 38 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (6.72%) SQL Server
4 33 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 25 (4.54%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.18%) DB2
10 11 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.45%) HBase
12 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.91%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 120 (21.78%) Jenkins
2 80 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 53 (9.62%) Maven
4 51 (9.26%) JUnit
5 48 (8.71%) JIRA
6 42 (7.62%) Selenium
7 40 (7.26%) Gradle
8 30 (5.44%) Cucumber
8 30 (5.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (3.81%) Subversion
9 21 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (3.63%) CA Release Automation
11 16 (2.90%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.54%) MSBuild
13 13 (2.36%) Mercurial
14 12 (2.18%) Ant
15 10 (1.81%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.81%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.81%) TestNG
General
1 232 (42.11%) Finance
2 154 (27.95%) Banking
3 105 (19.06%) Advertising
4 75 (13.61%) Investment Banking
5 61 (11.07%) Law
6 24 (4.36%) Retail
7 16 (2.90%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.81%) Marketing
9 5 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Electronics
10 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.73%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 221 (40.11%) Developer
2 128 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 60 (10.89%) Software Engineer
4 41 (7.44%) Java Engineer
5 38 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.72%) Software Developer
7 36 (6.53%) Analyst
8 33 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (5.08%) Applications Support
11 26 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (4.54%) Java Software Engineer
13 23 (4.17%) Junior
14 21 (3.81%) Tester
15 18 (3.27%) Architect
16 17 (3.09%) Test Leader
17 15 (2.72%) Applications Developer
17 15 (2.72%) Junior Developer
17 15 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
17 15 (2.72%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (27.95%) Spring
2 92 (16.70%) HTML
3 91 (16.52%) .NET
3 91 (16.52%) Web Services
4 82 (14.88%) AngularJS
5 77 (13.97%) REST
6 67 (12.16%) Hibernate
7 66 (11.98%) SOAP
8 61 (11.07%) J2EE
9 52 (9.44%) CSS
10 47 (8.53%) XML
11 42 (7.62%) Java EE
12 39 (7.08%) jQuery
12 39 (7.08%) JSON
12 39 (7.08%) Node.js
12 39 (7.08%) RESTful
13 37 (6.72%) Middleware
14 36 (6.53%) React
15 34 (6.17%) .NET Framework
16 26 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.63%) Fintech
6 20 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.18%) User Experience
8 10 (1.81%) IVR
9 8 (1.45%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.09%) CMDB
10 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.91%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.91%) PMI
12 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.73%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.33%) Linux
2 62 (11.25%) Windows
3 61 (11.07%) Unix
4 46 (8.35%) Android
5 39 (7.08%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.99%) AIX
7 13 (2.36%) Solaris
8 10 (1.81%) HPUX
9 8 (1.45%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.91%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.73%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.54%) Debian
14 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) CentOS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 123 (22.32%) DevOps
4 116 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 97 (17.60%) Scrum
6 89 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (15.97%) SDLC
8 84 (15.25%) Risk Management
9 75 (13.61%) Wealth Management
10 72 (13.07%) MVC
11 71 (12.89%) TDD
12 69 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
13 63 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (10.89%) Waterfall
15 53 (9.62%) Open Source
16 51 (9.26%) Mentoring
17 49 (8.89%) Information Security
18 43 (7.80%) Microservices
19 40 (7.26%) OO
20 39 (7.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 151 (27.40%) SQL
3 91 (16.52%) C#
4 83 (15.06%) PHP
5 68 (12.34%) Python
6 35 (6.35%) Java 8
7 31 (5.63%) C++
8 25 (4.54%) Scala
9 19 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.90%) R
10 16 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.72%) Perl
11 15 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.00%) C
13 11 (2.00%) Ruby
14 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.45%) Groovy
15 8 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 102 (18.51%) Degree
2 31 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.36%) CISSP
4 13 (2.36%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.63%) CSSLP
6 8 (1.45%) HND
6 8 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.91%) CSQA
9 4 (0.73%) ISEB
9 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.73%) PMP
9 4 (0.73%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.44%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (8.17%) Docker
2 16 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.36%) Firmware
4 2 (0.36%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 41 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (5.63%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.09%) Puppet
4 13 (2.36%) CA Wily
5 11 (2.00%) Ansible
6 9 (1.63%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.27%) Nagios
7 7 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.09%) Salt
9 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.73%) Netcool
10 4 (0.73%) Terraform
10 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.54%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.54%) Oozie
11 3 (0.54%) SCOM
11 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.36%) SCCM
12 2 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (19.78%) Oracle
2 43 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.72%) Google
4 24 (4.36%) IBM
4 24 (4.36%) ServiceNow
5 17 (3.09%) HP
5 17 (3.09%) Splunk
5 17 (3.09%) Sun
6 16 (2.90%) Xamarin
7 15 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.18%) CA
10 11 (2.00%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.81%) Sybase
12 9 (1.63%) Adobe
13 8 (1.45%) AppDynamics
14 7 (1.27%) MuleSoft
15 6 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
16 5 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
16 5 (0.91%) Twitter