Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 301 516 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.75% 16.60% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 31.35% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 249 351 140
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £60,000 £61,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

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 1,166 1,646 1,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.41% 52.94% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1,351 1,135
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -1 78 £53,000 +6.00% 9
Warrington +7 37 £47,500 +10.47% 10
Chester -14 20 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Crewe +12 16 £30,500 -28.24% 2
Macclesfield +23 4 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Runcorn +4 4 £35,000 +66.67% 6
Nantwich -5 4 £32,500 +80.56% 2
Winsford - 3 £27,500 - 2
Wilmslow -19 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 157 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (30.90%) JavaScript
3 90 (29.90%) Software Engineering
4 80 (26.58%) DevOps
5 72 (23.92%) TDD
6 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
7 70 (23.26%) Spring
8 69 (22.92%) Git (software)
9 68 (22.59%) SQL
10 66 (21.93%) OO
11 59 (19.60%) Finance
12 57 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (18.60%) Banking
14 55 (18.27%) Degree
14 55 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (16.28%) .NET
16 44 (14.62%) HTML
17 42 (13.95%) Linux
17 42 (13.95%) Microservices
18 40 (13.29%) REST
19 39 (12.96%) Web Services
19 39 (12.96%) C#
20 38 (12.62%) Computer Science
21 37 (12.29%) Selenium
21 37 (12.29%) PHP
22 35 (11.63%) C++
23 34 (11.30%) Node.js
24 33 (10.96%) SDLC
25 32 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
25 32 (10.63%) Scrum

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 17 (5.65%) JBoss
2 14 (4.65%) Confluence
3 11 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.65%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.33%) IIS
5 6 (1.99%) Apache
6 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.66%) Jetty
7 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.33%) CICS
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.65%) OpenShift
3 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.00%) GitHub
5 3 (1.00%) npm
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) Apigee
6 2 (0.66%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.65%) Internet
2 7 (2.33%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.00%) PPP
5 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) ATM
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.97%) Big Data
2 21 (6.98%) MySQL
3 12 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.32%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.66%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
10 2 (0.66%) Flink
10 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 69 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.29%) Selenium
3 28 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 28 (9.30%) JIRA
4 26 (8.64%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.97%) Gradle
6 15 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (4.65%) Maven
8 12 (3.99%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.33%) JUnit
11 6 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.66%) CA Release Automation
12 5 (1.66%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.66%) Subversion
12 5 (1.66%) Xcode
13 4 (1.33%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 59 (19.60%) Finance
2 56 (18.60%) Banking
3 27 (8.97%) Advertising
4 22 (7.31%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.32%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Electronics
6 3 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (50.17%) Developer
2 83 (27.57%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.62%) Senior Developer
4 30 (9.97%) Agile Developer
4 30 (9.97%) Agile Java Developer
5 28 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (6.64%) Software Engineer
7 19 (6.31%) Analyst
8 18 (5.98%) Applications Developer
9 17 (5.65%) Java Engineer
9 17 (5.65%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.32%) Architect
10 16 (5.32%) Junior
10 16 (5.32%) Senior Agile Developer
10 16 (5.32%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 14 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (4.65%) Tester
12 13 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.26%) Spring
2 49 (16.28%) .NET
3 44 (14.62%) HTML
4 40 (13.29%) REST
5 39 (12.96%) Web Services
6 34 (11.30%) Node.js
7 27 (8.97%) AngularJS
8 24 (7.97%) CSS
8 24 (7.97%) Hibernate
9 22 (7.31%) J2EE
10 20 (6.64%) SOAP
10 20 (6.64%) XML
11 19 (6.31%) JSON
12 18 (5.98%) HTML5
13 17 (5.65%) Ajax
14 16 (5.32%) React
15 14 (4.65%) jQuery
15 14 (4.65%) RESTful
16 13 (4.32%) Gherkin
17 12 (3.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (4.65%) Internet of Things
4 14 (4.65%) User Experience
5 9 (2.99%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.99%) Fintech
7 5 (1.66%) Digital TV
7 5 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.66%) STB
8 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.00%) CCTV
9 3 (1.00%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.00%) NHS
9 3 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.95%) Linux
2 22 (7.31%) Windows
3 20 (6.64%) Unix
4 19 (6.31%) Android
5 14 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.66%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.66%) pSOS
8 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.90%) Software Engineering
3 80 (26.58%) DevOps
4 72 (23.92%) TDD
5 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
6 66 (21.93%) OO
7 57 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (13.95%) Microservices
10 38 (12.62%) Computer Science
11 33 (10.96%) SDLC
12 32 (10.63%) Scrum
13 29 (9.63%) SOA
14 26 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (7.97%) Decision-Making
15 24 (7.97%) Project Management
16 23 (7.64%) OOP
16 23 (7.64%) Wealth Management
17 21 (6.98%) Web Development
18 20 (6.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.90%) JavaScript
2 68 (22.59%) SQL
3 39 (12.96%) C#
4 37 (12.29%) PHP
5 35 (11.63%) C++
6 30 (9.97%) Python
7 26 (8.64%) Java 8
8 12 (3.99%) Perl
9 11 (3.65%) C
10 10 (3.32%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.66%) Ruby
11 8 (2.66%) Scala
11 8 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.99%) Groovy
14 4 (1.33%) VBScript
15 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.00%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.00%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (18.27%) Degree
2 10 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.66%) ISEB
3 8 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.99%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.66%) CEH
7 2 (0.66%) CISA
7 2 (0.66%) CISM
7 2 (0.66%) CISSP
7 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.65%) GDPR
2 6 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) RACF
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.66%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.33%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.33%) Netcool
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Salt
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 30 (9.97%) Oracle
2 8 (2.66%) IBM
3 6 (1.99%) Google
3 6 (1.99%) Sybase
4 5 (1.66%) Cloudera
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.66%) Splunk
5 4 (1.33%) Casewise
5 4 (1.33%) HP
5 4 (1.33%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.33%) SAP
5 4 (1.33%) Talend
6 3 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.00%) Green Hat
6 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.66%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (0.66%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.66%) Ping Identity