Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Java
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Java 79 41 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.58% 14.75% 20.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.98% 21.35% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 71 34 71
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £77,000 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 247 192 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 67.49% 69.06% 64.45%
Number of salaries quoted 224 173 231
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for Java.

1 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
4 31 (39.24%) Spring
5 28 (35.44%) HTML
6 26 (32.91%) SOAP
7 24 (30.38%) jQuery
8 21 (26.58%) MVC
9 20 (25.32%) JUnit
9 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
10 17 (21.52%) Selenium
10 17 (21.52%) Oracle
10 17 (21.52%) C#
11 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
11 16 (20.25%) TDD
12 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
12 15 (18.99%) Maven
13 14 (17.72%) Degree
13 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
13 14 (17.72%) CSS
13 14 (17.72%) BDD
13 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
14 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
14 13 (16.46%) Linux
14 13 (16.46%) Eclipse
15 12 (15.19%) MySQL
15 12 (15.19%) Cucumber
16 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
16 11 (13.92%) RESTful
16 11 (13.92%) WebDriver

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 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) nginx
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.80%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) SMS
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.59%) Big Data
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) JUnit
2 17 (21.52%) Selenium
3 15 (18.99%) Maven
4 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.46%) Eclipse
5 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
6 12 (15.19%) Cucumber
7 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
8 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
8 9 (11.39%) SpecFlow
9 6 (7.59%) Gradle
10 3 (3.80%) Ant
10 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.80%) JIRA
10 3 (3.80%) Mockito
11 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
12 1 (1.27%) Protractor
General
1 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 36 (45.57%) Java Developer
3 24 (30.38%) Software Developer
4 18 (22.78%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.66%) Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Lead Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Tester
7 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.06%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Graduate
9 3 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) Spring
2 28 (35.44%) HTML
3 26 (32.91%) SOAP
4 24 (30.38%) jQuery
5 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
7 14 (17.72%) CSS
8 11 (13.92%) JSON
8 11 (13.92%) RESTful
9 9 (11.39%) Gherkin
10 8 (10.13%) Web Services
11 7 (8.86%) .NET
11 7 (8.86%) Ajax
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.86%) WCF
12 6 (7.59%) Dropwizard
12 6 (7.59%) Spring Integration
12 6 (7.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) CentOS
3 3 (3.80%) Debian
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) MVC
3 16 (20.25%) TDD
3 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
4 14 (17.72%) BDD
5 10 (12.66%) DevOps
5 10 (12.66%) Scrum
6 9 (11.39%) Process Improvement
7 8 (10.13%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.06%) OO
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.06%) Telematics
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
9 3 (3.80%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.80%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (3.80%) Open Source
10 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.53%) IT Strategy
10 2 (2.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) SQL
2 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.52%) C#
4 10 (12.66%) C++
5 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.86%) C
6 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.59%) PHP
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ansible
1 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
1 2 (2.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) Apigee
6 2 (2.53%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Zend