Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 81 46 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.57% 16.73% 19.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.52% 25.41% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 63
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £33,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £68,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 284 181 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.60% 65.82% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 259 158 226
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,900 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Chester

Java
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Java in Chester

Java
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Chester over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for Java.

1 59 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.62%) Spring
4 37 (45.68%) SQL
5 36 (44.44%) JUnit
6 35 (43.21%) AngularJS
7 26 (32.10%) MySQL
8 25 (30.86%) Linux
9 23 (28.40%) HTML
10 21 (25.93%) C#
10 21 (25.93%) MVC
10 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (23.46%) MongoDB
11 19 (23.46%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (22.22%) React
13 17 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (19.75%) SOAP
14 16 (19.75%) jQuery
15 15 (18.52%) Cucumber
15 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
15 15 (18.52%) Big Data
16 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
16 13 (16.05%) Selenium
16 13 (16.05%) Degree
16 13 (16.05%) JSON
17 12 (14.81%) Google
17 12 (14.81%) CSS
17 12 (14.81%) Python
18 11 (13.58%) JBoss
18 11 (13.58%) Hibernate

Java
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 11 (13.58%) JBoss
2 9 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.41%) Apache
3 6 (7.41%) nginx
3 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) iTunes
3 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) MySQL
2 19 (23.46%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.52%) Big Data
4 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (44.44%) JUnit
2 15 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.05%) Selenium
4 9 (11.11%) Maven
5 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (9.88%) Gradle
5 8 (9.88%) SoapUI
6 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.64%) Mockito
7 6 (7.41%) Liquibase
7 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 5 (6.17%) Ant
8 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.47%) jMock
10 1 (1.23%) JMeter
10 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.23%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.23%) Protractor
General
1 9 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 25 (30.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Tester
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Tester
7 4 (4.94%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Junior
7 4 (4.94%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.62%) Spring
2 35 (43.21%) AngularJS
3 23 (28.40%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) React
5 16 (19.75%) jQuery
5 16 (19.75%) SOAP
6 13 (16.05%) JSON
7 12 (14.81%) CSS
8 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.58%) REST
9 10 (12.35%) XML
10 9 (11.11%) Dropwizard
11 6 (7.41%) Guava
11 6 (7.41%) J2EE
11 6 (7.41%) Node.js
12 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
12 5 (6.17%) LAMP
12 5 (6.17%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (6.17%) RESTful
12 5 (6.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.41%) Android
5 5 (6.17%) Debian
6 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.70%) Unix
8 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.23%) AIX
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) MVC
3 9 (11.11%) Telematics
4 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (7.41%) DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) Android Development
6 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.94%) BDD
7 4 (4.94%) OOP
7 4 (4.94%) Open Source
7 4 (4.94%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Data Engineering
8 3 (3.70%) Open Source Development
8 3 (3.70%) TDD
9 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.47%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
2 37 (45.68%) SQL
3 21 (25.93%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (8.64%) PHP
6 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.17%) C++
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) BeanShell
9 1 (1.23%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (14.81%) Google
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle
5 6 (7.41%) Twitter
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe
6 2 (2.47%) Apigee
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.23%) Novell
7 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase
7 1 (1.23%) Zend