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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 75 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 222 250 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.40% 3.50% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 3.68% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -23 108 £42,500 - 35
Cheshire +33 72 £42,500 - 26
Lancashire -17 26 £40,000 +8.10% 9
Merseyside +25 15 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 384 (99.74%) Java
2 207 (53.77%) Spring
3 194 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (44.42%) J2EE
5 158 (41.04%) JavaScript
5 158 (41.04%) Hibernate
6 148 (38.44%) HTML
7 136 (35.32%) SQL
8 124 (32.21%) Web Services
9 122 (31.69%) CSS
10 118 (30.65%) Oracle
11 105 (27.27%) Degree
12 93 (24.16%) TDD
13 81 (21.04%) JUnit
14 75 (19.48%) Scrum
15 71 (18.44%) Java EE
16 70 (18.18%) OO
17 68 (17.66%) MySQL
18 67 (17.40%) XML
18 67 (17.40%) Tomcat
19 66 (17.14%) Eclipse
20 65 (16.88%) Software Engineering
21 64 (16.62%) SOAP
22 61 (15.84%) jQuery
23 60 (15.58%) Unit Testing
23 60 (15.58%) Linux
24 58 (15.06%) MVC
25 55 (14.29%) SDLC
26 54 (14.03%) E-Commerce
26 54 (14.03%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.40%) Tomcat
2 46 (11.95%) WebSphere
3 32 (8.31%) JBoss
4 18 (4.68%) Apache
5 17 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.42%) Apache Solr
6 14 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.60%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.82%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.82%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.30%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.52%) IIS
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Wireless
2 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) SNMP
3 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) Telnet
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.66%) MySQL
2 45 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.23%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.16%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.86%) DB2
9 8 (2.08%) JasperReports
10 7 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.82%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.82%) HBase
10 7 (1.82%) Redis
10 7 (1.82%) Big Data
11 3 (0.78%) OLTP
11 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 81 (21.04%) JUnit
2 66 (17.14%) Eclipse
3 41 (10.65%) Maven
4 40 (10.39%) Ant
5 30 (7.79%) Selenium
6 29 (7.53%) Git (software)
7 19 (4.94%) Subversion
7 19 (4.94%) Jenkins
8 14 (3.64%) NetBeans
9 10 (2.60%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.60%) Mockito
9 10 (2.60%) TestNG
10 8 (2.08%) MyEclipse
10 8 (2.08%) JIRA
11 6 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.04%) Gradle
12 4 (1.04%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.04%) Redmine
13 3 (0.78%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 52 (13.51%) Finance
2 16 (4.16%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.16%) Retail
3 11 (2.86%) Billing
3 11 (2.86%) Banking
4 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.04%) Automotive
5 4 (1.04%) Games
6 3 (0.78%) iGaming
6 3 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (53.77%) Spring
2 171 (44.42%) J2EE
3 158 (41.04%) Hibernate
4 148 (38.44%) HTML
5 124 (32.21%) Web Services
6 122 (31.69%) CSS
7 71 (18.44%) Java EE
8 67 (17.40%) XML
9 64 (16.62%) SOAP
10 61 (15.84%) jQuery
11 54 (14.03%) JSP
11 54 (14.03%) JSON
12 46 (11.95%) REST
13 45 (11.69%) Spring MVC
14 41 (10.65%) RESTful
15 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
15 38 (9.87%) JMS
16 28 (7.27%) HTML5
17 25 (6.49%) Struts
18 24 (6.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.87%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.94%) Client/Server
2 19 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.86%) User Experience
5 10 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.82%) Statistics
8 5 (1.30%) Telematics
9 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.78%) Online Games
10 3 (0.78%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.78%) Physics
11 2 (0.52%) Wiki
12 1 (0.26%) W3C
12 1 (0.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.58%) Linux
2 24 (6.23%) UNIX
3 20 (5.19%) Windows
4 8 (2.08%) Android
5 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (24.16%) TDD
3 75 (19.48%) Scrum
4 70 (18.18%) OO
5 65 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 60 (15.58%) Unit Testing
7 58 (15.06%) MVC
8 55 (14.29%) SDLC
9 54 (14.03%) E-Commerce
9 54 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (10.91%) OOP
11 36 (9.35%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.01%) Pair Programming
13 21 (5.45%) Web Development
14 18 (4.68%) Multithreading
15 17 (4.42%) BDD
15 17 (4.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (4.16%) Kanban
17 14 (3.64%) Web Application Development
17 14 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 384 (99.74%) Java
2 158 (41.04%) JavaScript
3 136 (35.32%) SQL
4 29 (7.53%) C++
5 12 (3.12%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.12%) Python
6 11 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (2.60%) C#
8 9 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.08%) C
10 7 (1.82%) COBOL
11 5 (1.30%) XPath
11 5 (1.30%) Groovy
12 3 (0.78%) Scala
13 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.26%) RPG
14 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.78%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (0.78%) OCPJP
4 3 (0.78%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) OCA
6 1 (0.26%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) HDFS
2 5 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Salt
2 1 (0.26%) Graphite
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (30.65%) Oracle
2 18 (4.68%) IBM
3 10 (2.60%) SAP
4 7 (1.82%) Hortonworks
5 4 (1.04%) Hitachi
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.78%) Adobe
6 3 (0.78%) Sun
6 3 (0.78%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (0.78%) Google
7 2 (0.52%) hybris
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.52%) ATG
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Splunk
8 1 (0.26%) Sybase
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