Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 6 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 297 626 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.00% 18.61% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 33.30% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 219 408 187
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 1,018 1,880 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 47.97% 55.90% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1,464 1,081
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,525 £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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 98 £51,750 +3.50% 16
Warrington +2 47 £55,000 +12.24% 5
Crewe +1 17 £40,000 -34.96% 2
Chester -9 15 £25,000 -44.44% 6
Macclesfield - 6 £52,500 -
Sandbach -1 5 £52,500 +10.53%
Nantwich 0 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Winsford - 3 £27,500 -
Wilmslow -1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 134 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.96%) Software Engineering
3 83 (27.95%) Test Automation
4 80 (26.94%) DevOps
5 78 (26.26%) Spring
6 76 (25.59%) JavaScript
7 75 (25.25%) Git (software)
8 74 (24.92%) SQL
8 74 (24.92%) Finance
9 72 (24.24%) TDD
10 64 (21.55%) Banking
11 62 (20.88%) OO
12 60 (20.20%) Jenkins
13 57 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (16.16%) C#
16 47 (15.82%) Microservices
17 46 (15.49%) REST
17 46 (15.49%) Python
18 44 (14.81%) SOA
18 44 (14.81%) Degree
19 43 (14.48%) JIRA
19 43 (14.48%) Gradle
20 39 (13.13%) Docker
20 39 (13.13%) Linux
21 38 (12.79%) Web Services
22 36 (12.12%) HTML
23 33 (11.11%) AngularJS
24 32 (10.77%) Windows

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 23 (7.74%) JBoss
2 22 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.72%) Confluence
4 12 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.03%) Apache
5 9 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.68%) Jetty
8 4 (1.35%) Mule
9 3 (1.01%) nginx
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.67%) IIS
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.10%) OpenShift
3 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.03%) PaaS
5 7 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.68%) SaaS
8 4 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.35%) IaaS
8 4 (1.35%) Serverless
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.67%) GitHub
10 2 (0.67%) npm
11 1 (0.34%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) Internet
2 9 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (1.01%) SSL
4 2 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) ATM
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.07%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.39%) MySQL
4 14 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.04%) Big Data
6 11 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.02%) DB2
9 4 (1.35%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.35%) Power BI
10 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.01%) Redis
11 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.34%) Azkaban
12 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 75 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 60 (20.20%) Jenkins
3 43 (14.48%) Gradle
3 43 (14.48%) JIRA
4 31 (10.44%) Maven
5 29 (9.76%) Selenium
6 19 (6.40%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.05%) Bitbucket
7 15 (5.05%) Subversion
8 12 (4.04%) CA Release Automation
8 12 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (3.70%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.37%) JUnit
10 10 (3.37%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.36%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.02%) Bitbucket Server
13 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.35%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.35%) Protractor
General
1 74 (24.92%) Finance
2 64 (21.55%) Banking
3 16 (5.39%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.37%) Law
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) Back Office
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (48.15%) Developer
2 84 (28.28%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.79%) Senior Developer
4 28 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 26 (8.75%) Agile Developer
5 26 (8.75%) Agile Java Developer
5 26 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (8.08%) Java Engineer
6 24 (8.08%) Junior
7 21 (7.07%) Analyst
8 19 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) Architect
10 15 (5.05%) Junior Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Senior Agile Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.04%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.26%) Spring
2 46 (15.49%) REST
3 38 (12.79%) Web Services
4 36 (12.12%) HTML
5 33 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 30 (10.10%) Spring Boot
7 26 (8.75%) CSS
8 25 (8.42%) RESTful
9 22 (7.41%) Node.js
10 21 (7.07%) .NET
10 21 (7.07%) J2EE
11 17 (5.72%) React
12 16 (5.39%) Hibernate
12 16 (5.39%) jQuery
13 13 (4.38%) Kafka
14 12 (4.04%) HTML5
15 11 (3.70%) Gherkin
16 10 (3.37%) Middleware
16 10 (3.37%) RAML
17 9 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.05%) User Experience
4 14 (4.71%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.03%) Fintech
6 8 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.69%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.02%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.68%) Digital TV
8 5 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.68%) STB
9 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.01%) IVR
10 3 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.01%) NHS
10 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.13%) Linux
2 32 (10.77%) Windows
3 27 (9.09%) Unix
4 21 (7.07%) Android
5 20 (6.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.68%) pSOS
7 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.67%) AIX
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.96%) Software Engineering
3 83 (27.95%) Test Automation
4 80 (26.94%) DevOps
5 72 (24.24%) TDD
6 62 (20.88%) OO
7 57 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (15.82%) Microservices
10 44 (14.81%) SOA
11 32 (10.77%) Decision-Making
12 23 (7.74%) Analytics
13 22 (7.41%) Scrum
14 21 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (7.07%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.73%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.73%) Project Management
16 19 (6.40%) Open Source
17 17 (5.72%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.59%) JavaScript
2 74 (24.92%) SQL
3 48 (16.16%) C#
4 46 (15.49%) Python
5 30 (10.10%) C++
6 25 (8.42%) C
7 14 (4.71%) Scala
8 12 (4.04%) PHP
9 9 (3.03%) Perl
9 9 (3.03%) R
10 7 (2.36%) Groovy
10 7 (2.36%) Java 8
10 7 (2.36%) MATLAB
11 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.02%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.02%) Ruby
12 5 (1.68%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.35%) Go
13 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (14.81%) Degree
2 11 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
4 7 (2.36%) PhD
5 3 (1.01%) ISEB
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.67%) SANS
7 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.72%) QA
2 12 (4.04%) GDPR
3 8 (2.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 39 (13.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.04%) BladeLogic
3 11 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.36%) Terraform
5 5 (1.68%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (1.01%) Ansible
6 3 (1.01%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) Consul
7 1 (0.34%) Control-M
7 1 (0.34%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.34%) Juju
7 1 (0.34%) Netcool
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (4.38%) IBM
2 11 (3.70%) Oracle
3 10 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.02%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.68%) CA
7 4 (1.35%) Google
7 4 (1.35%) Software AG
7 4 (1.35%) webMethods
8 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.01%) JNBridge
8 3 (1.01%) Trillium
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.67%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.67%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.67%) Sybase
9 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.67%) VMware