Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 48 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 18 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.03% 0.72% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 0.73% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 6
Chester median annual salary £47,500 - £46,250
10th Percentile £43,125 - £40,000
90th Percentile £57,500 - £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 - £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 348 275 461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 98.57% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 306 233 341
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.56%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Chester

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in Chester

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in Chester

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) BDD
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) JUnit
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (38.89%) RESTful
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) iBATIS
7 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Spring Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (33.33%) Maven
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Gradle
9 4 (22.22%) Internet

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Gradle
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) Spring
2 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) iBATIS
4 6 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Dropwizard
7 2 (11.11%) EJB
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) Node.js
7 2 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) Servlets
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle