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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 57 80 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 170 113 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.14% 2.82% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 2.98% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 152 107 174
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
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
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +8 22 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Stockport -4 12 £40,750 +10.13% 8
Altrincham +10 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bolton +6 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 22 August 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.

1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 207 (61.42%) Spring
3 176 (52.23%) J2EE
4 154 (45.70%) Hibernate
5 130 (38.58%) SQL
6 111 (32.94%) Linux
7 110 (32.64%) Tomcat
8 100 (29.67%) XML
9 94 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (27.30%) Scrum
11 87 (25.82%) JavaScript
12 86 (25.52%) HTML
13 80 (23.74%) Oracle
14 77 (22.85%) Servlets
15 76 (22.55%) Maven
16 75 (22.26%) TDD
17 74 (21.96%) E-Commerce
18 73 (21.66%) OO
19 66 (19.58%) JMS
20 63 (18.69%) JSP
21 61 (18.10%) Web Services
21 61 (18.10%) MVC
22 57 (16.91%) WebSphere
22 57 (16.91%) jQuery
23 54 (16.02%) CSS
24 51 (15.13%) Eclipse
25 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering
26 49 (14.54%) Java EE
27 48 (14.24%) MySQL
28 47 (13.95%) Windows

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 110 (32.64%) Tomcat
2 57 (16.91%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.53%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.75%) Apache
5 9 (2.67%) GlassFish
5 9 (2.67%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.08%) Confluence
8 6 (1.78%) Jetty
9 5 (1.48%) CMS
10 4 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.59%) Mule
12 1 (0.30%) FileNet
12 1 (0.30%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.76%) HTTP
2 10 (2.97%) Internet
3 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.24%) MySQL
2 42 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.90%) Hazelcast
5 25 (7.42%) DB2
6 14 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.78%) Big Data
8 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.59%) Mahout
12 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.30%) Infinispan
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 76 (22.55%) Maven
2 51 (15.13%) Eclipse
3 40 (11.87%) JUnit
4 30 (8.90%) Ant
4 30 (8.90%) Subversion
5 27 (8.01%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.75%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.15%) JIRA
8 13 (3.86%) Selenium
9 11 (3.26%) NetBeans
10 10 (2.97%) Hudson
11 8 (2.37%) Mockito
12 6 (1.78%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.48%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.48%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.48%) Gradle
14 4 (1.19%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.19%) Log4j
14 4 (1.19%) ERwin
14 4 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 33 (9.79%) Finance
2 24 (7.12%) Retail
3 23 (6.82%) Automotive
4 8 (2.37%) Games
5 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.19%) Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (61.42%) Spring
2 176 (52.23%) J2EE
3 154 (45.70%) Hibernate
4 100 (29.67%) XML
5 86 (25.52%) HTML
6 77 (22.85%) Servlets
7 66 (19.58%) JMS
8 63 (18.69%) JSP
9 61 (18.10%) Web Services
10 57 (16.91%) jQuery
11 54 (16.02%) CSS
12 49 (14.54%) Java EE
13 44 (13.06%) XSLT
14 43 (12.76%) J2SE
15 40 (11.87%) SOAP
15 40 (11.87%) Grails
16 39 (11.57%) Ajax
17 37 (10.98%) DOM
17 37 (10.98%) XML Schema
17 37 (10.98%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.45%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.67%) Open Source
4 9 (2.67%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.78%) iPhone
6 4 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.89%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) Xbox
8 2 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) DTV
9 1 (0.30%) Handset
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.94%) Linux
2 47 (13.95%) Windows
3 38 (11.28%) Android
4 33 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.12%) UNIX
6 4 (1.19%) AIX
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.30%) Scrum
3 75 (22.26%) TDD
4 74 (21.96%) E-Commerce
5 73 (21.66%) OO
6 61 (18.10%) MVC
7 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering
8 29 (8.61%) Pair Programming
9 22 (6.53%) Web Development
10 20 (5.93%) Web Application Development
10 20 (5.93%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.64%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (5.04%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.75%) BDD
13 16 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.45%) OOD
14 15 (4.45%) UML
14 15 (4.45%) OOP
15 12 (3.56%) Project Management
16 10 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (38.58%) SQL
3 87 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.76%) XPath
5 19 (5.64%) C
6 16 (4.75%) PHP
7 15 (4.45%) C#
8 13 (3.86%) Scala
9 6 (1.78%) Groovy
9 6 (1.78%) C++
9 6 (1.78%) Perl
9 6 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.48%) Ruby
11 4 (1.19%) Python
12 2 (0.59%) Ada
13 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 43 (12.76%) Degree
2 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.78%) HND
3 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) Puppet
2 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (23.74%) Oracle
2 42 (12.46%) JBoss
3 33 (9.79%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.34%) Sybase
5 10 (2.97%) IBM
5 10 (2.97%) Google
6 5 (1.48%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.19%) Actimize
8 3 (0.89%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.59%) Endeca
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.30%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter
10 1 (0.30%) Talend
10 1 (0.30%) WSO2
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