Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Java 165 285 630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.74% 13.46% 18.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.23% 28.05% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 136 226 451
Median annual salary £45,000 £51,425 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.49% +8.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 858 1,016 1,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 55.86% 47.97% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 707 784 1,482
Median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cheshire

Java
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Java in Cheshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Cheshire over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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
Chester +4 40 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Warrington -16 23 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Knutsford +6 22 £57,500 +12.75% 7
Wilmslow +17 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Sandbach +2 4 £60,000 +14.29%
Crewe -13 4 £41,250 +17.86% 2
Runcorn - 3 £67,500 - 1
Northwich - 2 £39,250 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £55,000 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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.

1 113 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.39%) C#
3 63 (38.18%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (36.36%) .NET
5 58 (35.15%) Test Automation
6 54 (32.73%) Selenium
7 51 (30.91%) JavaScript
7 51 (30.91%) DevOps
8 46 (27.88%) Scrum
8 46 (27.88%) WebDriver
9 45 (27.27%) Docker
9 45 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 43 (26.06%) REST
11 42 (25.45%) Microservices
12 40 (24.24%) Maven
13 39 (23.64%) SOAP
14 36 (21.82%) Cucumber
15 35 (21.21%) Bitbucket
16 34 (20.61%) OO
16 34 (20.61%) JUnit
17 33 (20.00%) TDD
17 33 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
18 32 (19.39%) SQL
18 32 (19.39%) BDD
18 32 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (19.39%) Node.js
19 31 (18.79%) Software Engineering
19 31 (18.79%) GitHub
20 30 (18.18%) Hudson
21 28 (16.97%) Git (software)

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 7 (4.24%) Confluence
2 5 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.21%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.79%) GitHub
2 17 (10.30%) AWS
3 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.03%) SaaS
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.42%) Serverless
4 4 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.82%) Azure
5 3 (1.82%) GCP
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Coveralls
6 1 (0.61%) Google Play
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 11 (6.67%) SNA
3 8 (4.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) DSL
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.88%) Big Data
3 11 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Redis
7 3 (1.82%) MySQL
7 3 (1.82%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Looker
9 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (32.73%) Selenium
2 46 (27.88%) WebDriver
3 45 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 40 (24.24%) Maven
5 36 (21.82%) Cucumber
6 35 (21.21%) Bitbucket
7 34 (20.61%) JUnit
8 32 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (18.18%) Hudson
10 28 (16.97%) Git (software)
10 28 (16.97%) NUnit
10 28 (16.97%) TestNG
11 13 (7.88%) JIRA
12 12 (7.27%) Appium
13 10 (6.06%) Postman
14 9 (5.45%) Gradle
15 8 (4.85%) SoapUI
15 8 (4.85%) SpecFlow
16 4 (2.42%) JMeter
17 3 (1.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (7.27%) Law
2 11 (6.67%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.21%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (42.42%) Developer
2 42 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.94%) Automation Engineer
4 22 (13.33%) Tester
5 19 (11.52%) Software Engineer
6 18 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (9.70%) Agile Developer
7 16 (9.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Graduate
8 14 (8.48%) Java Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Senior Agile Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 13 (7.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (7.27%) Automation Tester
10 12 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
12 10 (6.06%) Analyst
12 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (36.36%) .NET
2 43 (26.06%) REST
3 39 (23.64%) SOAP
4 32 (19.39%) Node.js
5 28 (16.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (13.94%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.48%) Middleware
8 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.67%) HTML
8 11 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 11 (6.67%) Spring
8 11 (6.67%) Web Services
9 10 (6.06%) CSS
10 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
10 9 (5.45%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.45%) Java EE
11 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.24%) Polymer
12 6 (3.64%) RESTful
12 6 (3.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.27%) Internet of Things
3 11 (6.67%) e-Health
3 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.67%) Social Media
3 11 (6.67%) Social Network
4 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.03%) Robotics
6 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.82%) Clustering
7 3 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.21%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) FMCG
9 1 (0.61%) PMI
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Linux
1 13 (7.88%) Unix
2 8 (4.85%) Windows
3 6 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.18%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (35.15%) Test Automation
4 51 (30.91%) DevOps
5 46 (27.88%) Scrum
6 42 (25.45%) Microservices
7 34 (20.61%) OO
8 33 (20.00%) TDD
9 32 (19.39%) BDD
10 31 (18.79%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.91%) Computer Science
12 17 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 16 (9.70%) Decision-Making
13 16 (9.70%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 14 (8.48%) SOA
16 13 (7.88%) ETL
17 12 (7.27%) Analytics
17 12 (7.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.39%) C#
2 51 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.39%) SQL
4 28 (16.97%) Python
5 22 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 16 (9.70%) Go
7 13 (7.88%) VBScript
8 8 (4.85%) Scala
9 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.64%) C++
11 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.03%) Groovy
11 5 (3.03%) Ruby
12 3 (1.82%) ABAP
13 2 (1.21%) C
13 2 (1.21%) Dart
13 2 (1.21%) Java 8
14 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.61%) Perl
14 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.30%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.42%) Ansible
2 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.42%) Prometheus
3 3 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.82%) Pacemaker
3 3 (1.82%) Terraform
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.61%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (4.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.42%) Cisco
2 4 (2.42%) F5
2 4 (2.42%) Fortinet
2 4 (2.42%) SAP
3 3 (1.82%) Google
3 3 (1.82%) hybris
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle
3 3 (1.82%) Sybase
4 2 (1.21%) Software AG
4 2 (1.21%) webMethods
5 1 (0.61%) CA
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) Informatica
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee
5 1 (0.61%) Sage
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec
5 1 (0.61%) Tableau
5 1 (0.61%) Talend
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin