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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 26 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.84% 17.72% 11.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.08% 21.88% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 12
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 96 128 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 69.57% 81.01% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 114 66
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,050 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (69.81%) Spring
3 27 (50.94%) TDD
4 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.42%) HTML
8 12 (22.64%) J2EE
8 12 (22.64%) MVC
8 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
9 9 (16.98%) SOAP
9 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle
10 8 (15.09%) JUnit
10 8 (15.09%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) Spring Integration
11 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
11 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (11.32%) iBATIS
12 6 (11.32%) REST
12 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
13 5 (9.43%) IT Strategy
13 5 (9.43%) JDBC
13 5 (9.43%) Web Services
13 5 (9.43%) Linux
13 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.43%) NoSQL

Java
Top Related 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 2 (3.77%) Apache
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
1 2 (3.77%) JBoss
1 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) HBase
6 2 (3.77%) Impala
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 38 (71.70%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Junior
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.77%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Junior Data Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) Spring
2 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
3 14 (26.42%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) J2EE
5 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.98%) SOAP
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) Spring Integration
7 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
8 6 (11.32%) iBATIS
8 6 (11.32%) REST
9 5 (9.43%) JDBC
9 5 (9.43%) JSON
9 5 (9.43%) Web Services
10 4 (7.55%) JSP
11 3 (5.66%) .NET
11 3 (5.66%) Struts
12 2 (3.77%) JPA
12 2 (3.77%) JSTL
12 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) TDD
3 12 (22.64%) MVC
3 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) IT Strategy
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Open Source
7 3 (5.66%) UML
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.77%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) HDFS
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) hybris
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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