The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 103 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 158 257 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 3.62% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.79% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 137 234 253
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Java Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester -34 97 £41,500 +3.75% 26
Cheshire +15 38 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Lancashire +1 19 £40,000 +3.89% 8
Merseyside -9 1 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 331 (99.70%) Java
2 176 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (52.41%) J2EE
4 151 (45.48%) Spring
5 123 (37.05%) Hibernate
6 121 (36.45%) Oracle
7 117 (35.24%) HTML
8 112 (33.73%) SQL
9 111 (33.43%) JavaScript
10 97 (29.22%) JUnit
11 93 (28.01%) Web Services
12 87 (26.20%) XML
13 82 (24.70%) CSS
14 73 (21.99%) JSP
15 71 (21.39%) Eclipse
15 71 (21.39%) Degree
16 70 (21.08%) SOAP
16 70 (21.08%) Linux
17 67 (20.18%) Tomcat
18 65 (19.58%) OO
19 59 (17.77%) Scrum
20 58 (17.47%) MySQL
21 57 (17.17%) WebSphere
22 54 (16.27%) TDD
22 54 (16.27%) E-Commerce
23 50 (15.06%) JMS
23 50 (15.06%) jQuery
24 49 (14.76%) Java EE
24 49 (14.76%) Software Engineering
25 47 (14.16%) Maven

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (20.18%) Tomcat
2 57 (17.17%) WebSphere
3 40 (12.05%) JBoss
4 29 (8.73%) Apache
5 28 (8.43%) WebLogic
6 21 (6.33%) Apache Solr
7 20 (6.02%) GlassFish
8 12 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.71%) IIS
10 8 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.90%) Liferay
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.13%) HTTP
2 7 (2.11%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.20%) Wireless
5 2 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.60%) LDAP
5 2 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.47%) MySQL
2 39 (11.75%) SQL Server
3 31 (9.34%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.01%) DB2
7 9 (2.71%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.11%) Big Data
10 6 (1.81%) HBase
10 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.51%) JasperReports
12 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.90%) OLTP
14 2 (0.60%) Redis
15 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (29.22%) JUnit
2 71 (21.39%) Eclipse
3 47 (14.16%) Maven
4 44 (13.25%) Ant
5 39 (11.75%) Git (software)
6 21 (6.33%) Subversion
6 21 (6.33%) Jenkins
7 20 (6.02%) Selenium
8 15 (4.52%) JIRA
9 11 (3.31%) Redmine
10 9 (2.71%) Gradle
11 8 (2.41%) Mockito
12 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.81%) JMeter
12 6 (1.81%) TestNG
12 6 (1.81%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.51%) MyEclipse
14 4 (1.20%) Gerrit
15 3 (0.90%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (10.24%) Finance
2 18 (5.42%) Retail
3 11 (3.31%) Marketing
4 10 (3.01%) Automotive
5 7 (2.11%) Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Military
6 6 (1.81%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.20%) Games
8 3 (0.90%) Law
8 3 (0.90%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) iGaming
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (52.41%) J2EE
2 151 (45.48%) Spring
3 123 (37.05%) Hibernate
4 117 (35.24%) HTML
5 93 (28.01%) Web Services
6 87 (26.20%) XML
7 82 (24.70%) CSS
8 73 (21.99%) JSP
9 70 (21.08%) SOAP
10 50 (15.06%) JMS
10 50 (15.06%) jQuery
11 49 (14.76%) Java EE
12 43 (12.95%) JDBC
13 35 (10.54%) REST
14 32 (9.64%) Ajax
15 27 (8.13%) J2SE
15 27 (8.13%) JSON
16 26 (7.83%) Spring MVC
16 26 (7.83%) AngularJS
17 23 (6.93%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.31%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.31%) User Experience
4 8 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.81%) Statistics
6 6 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.51%) Telematics
8 4 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.90%) Physics
9 3 (0.90%) Online Games
9 3 (0.90%) Xbox
10 2 (0.60%) STB
10 2 (0.60%) Open Source
11 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.30%) DTV
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.08%) Linux
2 42 (12.65%) UNIX
3 34 (10.24%) Windows
4 9 (2.71%) Android
4 9 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (19.58%) OO
3 59 (17.77%) Scrum
4 54 (16.27%) TDD
4 54 (16.27%) E-Commerce
5 49 (14.76%) Software Engineering
6 46 (13.86%) OOP
7 42 (12.65%) MVC
8 41 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.93%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.02%) UML
11 20 (6.02%) Web Development
12 17 (5.12%) OOD
13 15 (4.52%) Pair Programming
14 14 (4.22%) BDD
15 12 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (3.01%) Waterfall
16 10 (3.01%) Extreme Programming
16 10 (3.01%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 331 (99.70%) Java
2 112 (33.73%) SQL
3 111 (33.43%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.73%) C++
5 21 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.61%) C
6 12 (3.61%) XPath
7 10 (3.01%) Python
8 8 (2.41%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (2.41%) C#
9 7 (2.11%) COBOL
10 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.51%) Groovy
12 3 (0.90%) Scala
13 1 (0.30%) RPG
13 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (21.39%) Degree
2 12 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.20%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.60%) OCA
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.30%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.81%) Docker
1 6 (1.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 121 (36.45%) Oracle
2 13 (3.92%) IBM
3 12 (3.61%) VMware
4 11 (3.31%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.01%) SAP
6 8 (2.41%) Sybase
7 7 (2.11%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.81%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.20%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.90%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.30%) Google
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe
11 1 (0.30%) Sun
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