The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 365 447 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 11.33% 11.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.16% 19.89% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 315 372 418
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1905 2247 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.69% 56.93% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1945 2327
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Java Salary Trend in Manchester

Java
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Manchester

Java
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport 0 34 £34,500 -1.42% 7
Altrincham -5 17 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Bolton +14 15 £46,000 -5.64% 3
Wigan -5 10 £37,500 +38.88%
Cheadle +14 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Salford -7 4 £40,250 -15.26% 2
Oldham - 4 - -
Sale 0 2 £58,750 +56.66%
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 352 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (42.43%) SQL
3 218 (30.83%) Degree
4 206 (29.14%) C#
5 199 (28.15%) JavaScript
6 181 (25.60%) C++
7 179 (25.32%) HTML
8 176 (24.89%) .NET
9 171 (24.19%) Oracle
10 161 (22.77%) J2EE
10 161 (22.77%) XML
11 160 (22.63%) Linux
12 152 (21.50%) Software Engineering
13 144 (20.37%) CSS
14 141 (19.94%) OO
15 133 (18.81%) Spring
16 126 (17.82%) Web Services
17 121 (17.11%) TDD
18 120 (16.97%) Scrum
19 110 (15.56%) Hibernate
19 110 (15.56%) Finance
20 95 (13.44%) SOAP
21 90 (12.73%) UNIX
22 88 (12.45%) Windows
23 85 (12.02%) Unit Testing
23 85 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
24 84 (11.88%) E-Commerce
25 83 (11.74%) REST
26 82 (11.60%) SQL Server
27 81 (11.46%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 47 (6.65%) WebSphere
3 31 (4.38%) WebLogic
4 30 (4.24%) JBoss
5 28 (3.96%) Apache
6 21 (2.97%) GlassFish
7 16 (2.26%) IIS
7 16 (2.26%) Node.js
8 15 (2.12%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.84%) nginx
10 9 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.27%) CMS
10 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.13%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.85%) WordPress
13 4 (0.57%) Drupal
13 4 (0.57%) SAS
14 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.27%) MS Project
3 5 (0.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Maximo
3 2 (0.28%) Tridion
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.14%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.85%) GitHub
3 5 (0.71%) SaaS
3 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.42%) Force.com
5 2 (0.28%) Trello
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.12%) Internet
2 14 (1.98%) HTTP
3 12 (1.70%) ATM
4 6 (0.85%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) SNMP
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.76%) MySQL
3 57 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 53 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 48 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (4.81%) RDBMS
7 32 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 27 (3.82%) Big Data
9 25 (3.54%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.83%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (2.26%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.41%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.13%) HBase
17 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
19 5 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (9.34%) Maven
2 64 (9.05%) JUnit
3 62 (8.77%) Eclipse
4 41 (5.80%) Ant
5 36 (5.09%) NUnit
6 32 (4.53%) Git (software)
7 31 (4.38%) Selenium
7 31 (4.38%) MSTest
8 26 (3.68%) Jenkins
9 22 (3.11%) Subversion
10 16 (2.26%) JIRA
11 15 (2.12%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.84%) ClearCase
13 12 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.56%) Redmine
15 10 (1.41%) WatiN
16 9 (1.27%) SpecFlow
17 8 (1.13%) Gradle
17 8 (1.13%) Mockito
18 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (15.56%) Finance
2 55 (7.78%) Retail
3 31 (4.38%) Banking
4 16 (2.26%) Marketing
5 11 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.41%) Automotive
6 10 (1.41%) Games
7 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.85%) Electronics
9 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.71%) Military
10 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) iGaming
11 3 (0.42%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 395 (55.87%) Developer
2 188 (26.59%) Java Developer
3 79 (11.17%) Senior Developer
4 78 (11.03%) Software Engineer
5 58 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (5.94%) Software Developer
7 41 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 38 (5.37%) Development Manager
9 37 (5.23%) C# Developer
10 35 (4.95%) Architect
10 35 (4.95%) Graduate
11 32 (4.53%) Web Developer
12 29 (4.10%) Junior
13 28 (3.96%) Analyst
14 27 (3.82%) Junior Developer
15 26 (3.68%) .NET Developer
15 26 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
16 25 (3.54%) Consultant
17 22 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
17 22 (3.11%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (25.32%) HTML
2 176 (24.89%) .NET
3 161 (22.77%) J2EE
3 161 (22.77%) XML
4 144 (20.37%) CSS
5 133 (18.81%) Spring
6 126 (17.82%) Web Services
7 110 (15.56%) Hibernate
8 95 (13.44%) SOAP
9 83 (11.74%) REST
10 81 (11.46%) JMS
10 81 (11.46%) jQuery
11 64 (9.05%) JSON
12 57 (8.06%) Java EE
13 52 (7.36%) JSP
13 52 (7.36%) ASP.NET
14 49 (6.93%) Servlets
15 44 (6.22%) Ajax
16 41 (5.80%) WSDL
17 40 (5.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 60 (8.49%) Mobile App
4 50 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.39%) User Experience
6 23 (3.25%) Open Source
7 12 (1.70%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.70%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.13%) Statistics
8 8 (1.13%) Physics
9 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.85%) iPhone
11 4 (0.57%) Replication
11 4 (0.57%) Telematics
12 3 (0.42%) Social Media
12 3 (0.42%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.42%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.42%) Online Games
13 2 (0.28%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.63%) Linux
2 90 (12.73%) UNIX
3 88 (12.45%) Windows
4 57 (8.06%) Android
5 42 (5.94%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.71%) CentOS
8 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.71%) Solaris
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (21.50%) Software Engineering
3 141 (19.94%) OO
4 121 (17.11%) TDD
5 120 (16.97%) Scrum
6 85 (12.02%) Unit Testing
7 84 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 79 (11.17%) OOP
9 59 (8.35%) Mentoring
10 55 (7.78%) MVC
11 37 (5.23%) UML
12 36 (5.09%) Automated Testing
12 36 (5.09%) Project Management
13 35 (4.95%) Web Development
14 34 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (4.38%) BDD
15 31 (4.38%) Android Development
16 30 (4.24%) SOA
17 27 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
18 25 (3.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 300 (42.43%) SQL
2 206 (29.14%) C#
3 199 (28.15%) JavaScript
4 181 (25.60%) C++
5 80 (11.32%) PHP
6 76 (10.75%) Python
7 66 (9.34%) Ruby
8 56 (7.92%) C
9 44 (6.22%) PL/SQL
10 33 (4.67%) Perl
11 21 (2.97%) Objective-C
12 19 (2.69%) Scala
13 18 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.40%) Bash Shell
15 16 (2.26%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.98%) VB
17 12 (1.70%) XPath
17 12 (1.70%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
19 6 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 218 (30.83%) Degree
2 12 (1.70%) HND
3 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.99%) ISEB
6 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.71%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) OCAJ
10 2 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.28%) OCA
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.66%) QA
2 14 (1.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (1.13%) HDFS
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.14%) Cacti
2 1 (0.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.14%) Nagios
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 171 (24.19%) Oracle
2 40 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.39%) IBM
4 23 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.40%) SAP
6 12 (1.70%) Actimize
7 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.41%) Telerik
9 7 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 7 (0.99%) VMware
10 5 (0.71%) hybris
10 5 (0.71%) Twitter
10 5 (0.71%) Facebook
10 5 (0.71%) Sybase
10 5 (0.71%) Adobe
11 4 (0.57%) Zend
11 4 (0.57%) Google
11 4 (0.57%) Capita
11 4 (0.57%) HP
11 4 (0.57%) Business Objects
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