Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 323 391 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.09% 13.92% 7.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 27.00% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 256 272 127
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1,338 1,448 1,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.07% 51.57% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,208 1,078
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -2 113 £52,500 +10.53% 32
Warrington +16 37 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Chester -14 31 £52,500 +22.09% 34
Crewe -9 10 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Runcorn +15 5 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Nantwich -11 4 £27,000 +50.00%
Macclesfield +16 3 £60,000 +84.62% 2
Ellesmere Port +4 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Wilmslow -14 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.10%) JavaScript
2 94 (29.10%) Software Engineering
3 85 (26.32%) DevOps
4 81 (25.08%) SQL
5 78 (24.15%) .NET
6 72 (22.29%) TDD
7 70 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (21.36%) Finance
9 68 (21.05%) Banking
9 68 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 64 (19.81%) Degree
11 58 (17.96%) Git (software)
12 56 (17.34%) Spring
13 54 (16.72%) HTML
14 52 (16.10%) C#
14 52 (16.10%) SDLC
15 51 (15.79%) Scrum
16 50 (15.48%) OO
17 49 (15.17%) Web Services
17 49 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (14.24%) PHP
19 43 (13.31%) Computer Science
19 43 (13.31%) Microservices
20 42 (13.00%) Jenkins
20 42 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (12.38%) REST
22 38 (11.76%) Oracle
23 36 (11.15%) C++
23 36 (11.15%) Python

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 14 (4.33%) Confluence
2 12 (3.72%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.79%) Apache
5 8 (2.48%) JBoss
6 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.86%) IIS
8 5 (1.55%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.55%) Sitefinity
8 5 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.62%) Jetty
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) Resin
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.33%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.55%) GitHub
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.62%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.62%) npm
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) NuGet
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) Internet
2 7 (2.17%) HTTP
3 6 (1.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.93%) PPP
4 3 (0.93%) SMS
4 3 (0.93%) SSL
5 2 (0.62%) FTP
5 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.62%) MQTT
5 2 (0.62%) SSH
6 1 (0.31%) ATM
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.60%) MySQL
2 30 (9.29%) Big Data
3 22 (6.81%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.24%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.24%) SQLite
11 3 (0.93%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.62%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.62%) Flink
12 2 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 58 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (9.29%) Selenium
4 25 (7.74%) JIRA
5 23 (7.12%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.50%) Gradle
7 14 (4.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.79%) JUnit
9 8 (2.48%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.48%) Maven
9 8 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.17%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.17%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.86%) Rational Rose
11 6 (1.86%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.55%) Ant
12 5 (1.55%) Xcode
General
1 69 (21.36%) Finance
2 68 (21.05%) Banking
3 30 (9.29%) Advertising
4 26 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.50%) Law
6 9 (2.79%) Retail
7 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.55%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (46.75%) Developer
2 64 (19.81%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.60%) Architect
4 28 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 25 (7.74%) Analyst
6 23 (7.12%) Agile Developer
6 23 (7.12%) Agile Java Developer
6 23 (7.12%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 19 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.57%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) Tester
11 12 (3.72%) Applications Support
11 12 (3.72%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (3.72%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 11 (3.41%) Designer
12 11 (3.41%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (24.15%) .NET
2 56 (17.34%) Spring
3 54 (16.72%) HTML
4 49 (15.17%) Web Services
5 40 (12.38%) REST
6 34 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 34 (10.53%) CSS
7 31 (9.60%) Node.js
8 28 (8.67%) XML
9 26 (8.05%) SOAP
10 25 (7.74%) JSON
11 23 (7.12%) Hibernate
12 21 (6.50%) Ajax
12 21 (6.50%) HTML5
13 19 (5.88%) J2EE
13 19 (5.88%) jQuery
14 18 (5.57%) RESTful
15 15 (4.64%) Middleware
16 14 (4.33%) React
17 12 (3.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.31%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.98%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.50%) User Experience
5 16 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.79%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.79%) Online Banking
8 7 (2.17%) Fintech
9 5 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.24%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.93%) Handset
11 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.93%) PKI
11 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.62%) CCTV
12 2 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.84%) Linux
2 26 (8.05%) Android
3 20 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.88%) Windows
5 17 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.10%) Software Engineering
3 85 (26.32%) DevOps
4 72 (22.29%) TDD
5 70 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 52 (16.10%) SDLC
8 51 (15.79%) Scrum
9 50 (15.48%) OO
10 49 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (13.31%) Microservices
12 35 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (8.98%) BDD
14 28 (8.67%) Risk Management
14 28 (8.67%) Wealth Management
15 24 (7.43%) OOP
15 24 (7.43%) Web Development
16 23 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.12%) Project Management
17 22 (6.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (29.10%) JavaScript
2 81 (25.08%) SQL
3 52 (16.10%) C#
4 46 (14.24%) PHP
5 36 (11.15%) C++
5 36 (11.15%) Python
6 30 (9.29%) Java 8
7 12 (3.72%) Ruby
7 12 (3.72%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.41%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.41%) Scala
9 9 (2.79%) Perl
9 9 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.48%) Groovy
10 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.17%) C
11 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.86%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (19.81%) Degree
2 15 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.17%) CISSP
5 6 (1.86%) ISEB
5 6 (1.86%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.93%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.62%) CEH
8 2 (0.62%) CISA
8 2 (0.62%) CISM
8 2 (0.62%) CSQA
8 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PMP
9 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) GDPR
2 9 (2.79%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.19%) Docker
2 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) RACF
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.72%) Kubernetes
1 12 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.93%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.93%) Terraform
2 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.62%) Ansible
3 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.62%) Nagios
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.31%) Consul
4 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.31%) Packer
4 1 (0.31%) Rancher
4 1 (0.31%) Salt
4 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.31%) Webmin
Vendors
1 38 (11.76%) Oracle
2 14 (4.33%) Cloudera
2 14 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.10%) Talend
4 9 (2.79%) Splunk
5 6 (1.86%) Casewise
5 6 (1.86%) IBM
5 6 (1.86%) Sybase
6 5 (1.55%) Google
6 5 (1.55%) HP
6 5 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.24%) CyberArk
7 4 (1.24%) SAP
8 3 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.93%) Sun
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.62%) Informatica