Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 27 10
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 57 9 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.43% 5.17% 19.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.77% 9.47% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 8 69
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,800 £32,025 £28,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £85,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 155 95 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 58.27% 54.60% 68.60%
Number of salaries quoted 147 88 259
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,275 £24,900
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,875 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 53 (92.98%) SOAP
1 53 (92.98%) Test Automation
2 52 (91.23%) C#
2 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (91.23%) REST
3 51 (89.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (89.47%) Scrum
3 51 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (85.96%) Hudson
5 43 (75.44%) WebDriver
5 43 (75.44%) BDD
5 43 (75.44%) Selenium
6 41 (71.93%) Maven
7 39 (68.42%) JUnit
8 36 (63.16%) Microservices
9 34 (59.65%) GitHub
9 34 (59.65%) Bitbucket
9 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
9 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (57.89%) Cucumber
11 32 (56.14%) Docker
11 32 (56.14%) TestNG
11 32 (56.14%) .NET
11 32 (56.14%) NUnit
12 29 (50.88%) SQL
12 29 (50.88%) Shell Script
13 22 (38.60%) QA
14 17 (29.82%) XML
14 17 (29.82%) VBScript
14 17 (29.82%) HTML

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:

Cloud Services
1 34 (59.65%) GitHub
2 3 (5.26%) AWS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 49 (85.96%) Hudson
3 43 (75.44%) Selenium
3 43 (75.44%) WebDriver
4 41 (71.93%) Maven
5 39 (68.42%) JUnit
6 34 (59.65%) Bitbucket
6 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (57.89%) Cucumber
8 32 (56.14%) NUnit
8 32 (56.14%) TestNG
9 17 (29.82%) SpecFlow
10 15 (26.32%) Appium
11 12 (21.05%) JIRA
12 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (14.04%) SoapUI
14 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
15 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
15 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
16 1 (1.75%) Postman
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Automation Engineer
2 21 (36.84%) QA Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Software QA Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 6 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Automation Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Access Developer
10 1 (1.75%) AWS Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) AWS Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) NoSQL Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (92.98%) SOAP
2 52 (91.23%) REST
3 32 (56.14%) .NET
4 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 17 (29.82%) XML
5 13 (22.81%) Web Services
6 10 (17.54%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.26%) Dropwizard
7 3 (5.26%) Spring
7 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.51%) Node.js
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
9 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) PMI
2 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Test Automation
2 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (89.47%) Scrum
4 43 (75.44%) BDD
5 36 (63.16%) Microservices
6 11 (19.30%) Defect Management
7 10 (17.54%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Line Management
10 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Stress Testing
10 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.02%) Commercial Awareness
12 4 (7.02%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (7.02%) QA Automation
12 4 (7.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) C#
2 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.88%) Shell Script
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) VBScript
5 7 (12.28%) Groovy
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
1 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock