Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 474 186 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.40% 8.27% 12.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.83% 14.67% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 329 144 322
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 1589 1268 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.62% 56.36% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1138 1508
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +14 176 £50,000 -23.08% 17
Chester +6 79 £43,500 -3.33% 15
Warrington -2 36 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Sandbach - 18 £47,500 - 1
Crewe 0 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Wilmslow +7 9 £50,000 +8.11%
Daresbury - 4 £42,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 4 £50,000 -
Nantwich -3 2 £18,000 -53.85%
Macclesfield -5 1 £30,000 - 1
Runcorn -9 1 £20,500 -8.89%
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 279 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (38.82%) Finance
3 177 (37.34%) SQL
4 165 (34.81%) Spring
5 161 (33.97%) JavaScript
6 117 (24.68%) Hibernate
7 110 (23.21%) Oracle
8 109 (23.00%) TDD
9 107 (22.57%) Banking
10 106 (22.36%) HTML
10 106 (22.36%) SDLC
11 101 (21.31%) Software Engineering
12 96 (20.25%) Test Automation
13 91 (19.20%) Web Services
14 90 (18.99%) Linux
15 78 (16.46%) Git (software)
16 73 (15.40%) jQuery
17 72 (15.19%) BDD
18 71 (14.98%) Scrum
19 70 (14.77%) XML
19 70 (14.77%) JSON
20 69 (14.56%) Jenkins
21 67 (14.14%) Risk Management
22 66 (13.92%) MVC
22 66 (13.92%) Tomcat
23 65 (13.71%) Windows
24 64 (13.50%) J2EE
25 63 (13.29%) SOAP
26 60 (12.66%) C#
27 59 (12.45%) CSS

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 66 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 42 (8.86%) JBoss
3 35 (7.38%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.49%) Apache
5 24 (5.06%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.53%) Confluence
7 10 (2.11%) CICS
8 8 (1.69%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.05%) Jetty
9 5 (1.05%) Mule
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.84%) CMS
10 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.63%) Drupal
11 3 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.42%) nginx
12 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.84%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) BASE24
4 1 (0.21%) Exstream
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.59%) OpenShift
3 10 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.69%) GitHub
5 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.27%) PaaS
7 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.63%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.21%) Google Play
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Office 365
9 1 (0.21%) SaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.75%) Internet
2 26 (5.49%) HTTP
3 6 (1.27%) SMS
4 5 (1.05%) LDAP
4 5 (1.05%) SSL
5 4 (0.84%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) ATM
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.34%) MySQL
2 37 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.33%) DB2
5 24 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.43%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.01%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.53%) Big Data
9 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.48%) Redis
11 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.84%) GIS
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 69 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 44 (9.28%) Gradle
4 40 (8.44%) Selenium
5 38 (8.02%) JUnit
6 34 (7.17%) Subversion
7 31 (6.54%) JIRA
8 30 (6.33%) Maven
9 26 (5.49%) Cucumber
10 22 (4.64%) WebDriver
11 21 (4.43%) Bitbucket
12 20 (4.22%) Eclipse
12 20 (4.22%) SoapUI
13 16 (3.38%) Jasmine
14 14 (2.95%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.90%) ClearCase
15 9 (1.90%) SpecFlow
16 8 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.69%) TestNG
17 7 (1.48%) Ant
General
1 184 (38.82%) Finance
2 107 (22.57%) Banking
3 59 (12.45%) Advertising
4 42 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 41 (8.65%) Law
6 16 (3.38%) Retail
6 16 (3.38%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.63%) Marketing
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (48.73%) Developer
2 150 (31.65%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.76%) Software Engineer
4 45 (9.49%) Software Developer
5 40 (8.44%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.23%) Java Engineer
7 32 (6.75%) Java Software Developer
8 27 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (4.22%) Applications Support
11 18 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (3.38%) Tester
13 15 (3.16%) Analyst
13 15 (3.16%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (2.32%) Automation Tester
15 11 (2.32%) Graduate
15 11 (2.32%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (2.32%) PHP Developer
16 10 (2.11%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (34.81%) Spring
2 117 (24.68%) Hibernate
3 106 (22.36%) HTML
4 91 (19.20%) Web Services
5 73 (15.40%) jQuery
6 70 (14.77%) JSON
6 70 (14.77%) XML
7 64 (13.50%) J2EE
8 63 (13.29%) SOAP
9 59 (12.45%) CSS
10 55 (11.60%) AngularJS
11 46 (9.70%) REST
11 46 (9.70%) RESTful
12 43 (9.07%) .NET
13 40 (8.44%) HTML5
13 40 (8.44%) JSP
14 35 (7.38%) Java EE
15 34 (7.17%) Spring MVC
16 32 (6.75%) Node.js
16 32 (6.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.28%) User Experience
2 30 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.27%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.80%) Mainframe
7 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.32%) RIA
9 8 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.69%) Fintech
9 8 (1.69%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.69%) PMI
10 7 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.27%) Life Science
12 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.84%) Contactless
13 4 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.84%) Xbox
14 3 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.99%) Linux
2 65 (13.71%) Windows
3 56 (11.81%) Unix
4 37 (7.81%) Android
5 30 (6.33%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.95%) Mac OS
7 12 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.69%) AIX
9 7 (1.48%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.63%) CentOS
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) Debian
12 2 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (23.00%) TDD
3 106 (22.36%) SDLC
4 101 (21.31%) Software Engineering
5 96 (20.25%) Test Automation
6 72 (15.19%) BDD
7 71 (14.98%) Scrum
8 67 (14.14%) Risk Management
9 66 (13.92%) MVC
10 58 (12.24%) DevOps
11 54 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (10.13%) Waterfall
13 46 (9.70%) OO
14 45 (9.49%) Open Source
15 42 (8.86%) Wealth Management
16 38 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (6.54%) Microservices
18 23 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (4.64%) Information Security
19 22 (4.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.34%) SQL
2 161 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 60 (12.66%) C#
4 58 (12.24%) PHP
5 49 (10.34%) Python
6 31 (6.54%) C++
7 24 (5.06%) Perl
8 23 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.22%) C
10 20 (4.22%) Ruby
11 14 (2.95%) COBOL
12 12 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.69%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.69%) Assembly Language
14 8 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.48%) Go
15 7 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (10.97%) Degree
2 30 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.90%) ISEB
3 9 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.27%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) OCA
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.49%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (7.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.16%) Puppet
3 11 (2.32%) Ansible
4 10 (2.11%) CA Wily
5 8 (1.69%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.84%) Ganglia
6 4 (0.84%) SCOM
7 3 (0.63%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.63%) Netcool
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.63%) SCCM
8 2 (0.42%) Salt
9 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.21%) Kibana
9 1 (0.21%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) Terraform
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (23.21%) Oracle
2 43 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.80%) AppDynamics
4 17 (3.59%) IBM
5 16 (3.38%) Google
6 14 (2.95%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.74%) Splunk
8 10 (2.11%) Sybase
9 9 (1.90%) Chordiant
10 7 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.48%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.27%) Apigee
11 6 (1.27%) Sun
12 5 (1.05%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.84%) Adobe
13 4 (0.84%) Apple
13 4 (0.84%) CA
13 4 (0.84%) Talend
13 4 (0.84%) Teradata