The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 55 76 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 173 117 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.20% 3.02% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 3.19% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 110 177
Average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3916 3665 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3210 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Manchester region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Java Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +12 16 £40,000 - 2
Stockport -5 14 £43,250 +16.89% 9
Altrincham +7 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Bolton +3 3 £28,000 -37.77%
Sale +8 2 £38,750 -17.55% 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 341 (100.00%) Java
2 208 (61.00%) Spring
3 177 (51.91%) J2EE
4 157 (46.04%) Hibernate
5 128 (37.54%) SQL
6 116 (34.02%) Linux
7 114 (33.43%) Tomcat
8 99 (29.03%) XML
9 97 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (27.57%) Scrum
11 88 (25.81%) HTML
12 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
13 79 (23.17%) Oracle
14 76 (22.29%) Servlets
14 76 (22.29%) TDD
14 76 (22.29%) Maven
15 74 (21.70%) E-Commerce
16 69 (20.23%) JMS
17 68 (19.94%) OO
18 64 (18.77%) Web Services
19 63 (18.48%) JSP
19 63 (18.48%) MVC
20 58 (17.01%) CSS
20 58 (17.01%) WebSphere
20 58 (17.01%) jQuery
21 53 (15.54%) Software Engineering
22 52 (15.25%) Java EE
23 50 (14.66%) MySQL
24 49 (14.37%) Eclipse
25 48 (14.08%) Windows

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 114 (33.43%) Tomcat
2 58 (17.01%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 20 (5.87%) Apache
5 9 (2.64%) GlassFish
5 9 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.64%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.05%) Confluence
7 6 (1.76%) Jetty
8 5 (1.47%) CMS
9 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) Liferay
11 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.20%) HTTP
2 10 (2.93%) Internet
3 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.17%) AMQP
5 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.66%) MySQL
2 42 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.56%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.09%) Hazelcast
5 25 (7.33%) DB2
6 14 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.76%) Big Data
7 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.59%) Mahout
11 1 (0.29%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (22.29%) Maven
2 49 (14.37%) Eclipse
3 44 (12.90%) JUnit
4 29 (8.50%) Git (software)
5 28 (8.21%) Ant
5 28 (8.21%) Subversion
6 17 (4.99%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.11%) JIRA
7 14 (4.11%) Selenium
8 9 (2.64%) Mockito
8 9 (2.64%) Hudson
9 7 (2.05%) Gradle
9 7 (2.05%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.76%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.47%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.47%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.17%) Toad
12 4 (1.17%) ERwin
12 4 (1.17%) Log4j
12 4 (1.17%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (9.97%) Finance
2 25 (7.33%) Retail
3 24 (7.04%) Automotive
4 8 (2.35%) Games
5 5 (1.47%) Banking
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (61.00%) Spring
2 177 (51.91%) J2EE
3 157 (46.04%) Hibernate
4 99 (29.03%) XML
5 88 (25.81%) HTML
6 76 (22.29%) Servlets
7 69 (20.23%) JMS
8 64 (18.77%) Web Services
9 63 (18.48%) JSP
10 58 (17.01%) CSS
10 58 (17.01%) jQuery
11 52 (15.25%) Java EE
12 47 (13.78%) J2SE
13 45 (13.20%) XSLT
14 42 (12.32%) SOAP
15 41 (12.02%) Grails
16 39 (11.44%) Ajax
17 38 (11.14%) SAX
17 38 (11.14%) XML Schema
17 38 (11.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.64%) Open Source
5 7 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.76%) iPhone
6 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.88%) Social Media
8 3 (0.88%) Xbox
9 2 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.59%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) Handset
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 116 (34.02%) Linux
2 48 (14.08%) Windows
3 39 (11.44%) Android
4 34 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.33%) UNIX
6 4 (1.17%) AIX
6 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.57%) Scrum
3 76 (22.29%) TDD
4 74 (21.70%) E-Commerce
5 68 (19.94%) OO
6 63 (18.48%) MVC
7 53 (15.54%) Software Engineering
8 28 (8.21%) Pair Programming
9 22 (6.45%) Web Development
10 20 (5.87%) Web Application Development
11 19 (5.57%) Mentoring
11 19 (5.57%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (4.99%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.69%) BDD
13 16 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.40%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.40%) UML
14 15 (4.40%) OOP
15 14 (4.11%) OOD
16 12 (3.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 341 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (37.54%) SQL
3 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 44 (12.90%) XPath
5 18 (5.28%) C
6 17 (4.99%) PHP
7 16 (4.69%) C#
8 13 (3.81%) Scala
9 6 (1.76%) Groovy
9 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.76%) C++
9 6 (1.76%) Perl
10 5 (1.47%) Ruby
11 4 (1.17%) Python
12 2 (0.59%) Ada
13 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (12.32%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.76%) HND
2 6 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) Puppet
2 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (23.17%) Oracle
2 43 (12.61%) JBoss
3 34 (9.97%) Red Hat
4 17 (4.99%) Sybase
5 10 (2.93%) IBM
5 10 (2.93%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.17%) Actimize
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.59%) Endeca
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
10 1 (0.29%) Talend
10 1 (0.29%) WSO2
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