Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

Java Software Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - +46 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.37% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Chester median annual salary £55,000 - -
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 261 332 284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 97.08% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 233 294 241
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,725 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +14.86% -7.50%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Chester

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js

Java Software Engineer 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Liquibase
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) GraphQL
1 1 (100.00%) Guava
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Java 8
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes