The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 68 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 256 286 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.56% 3.90% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 4.09% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 234 261 324
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Java Developer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 173 £40,000 +11.11% 26
Cheshire -25 39 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Merseyside -1 26 £40,000 -3.61%
Lancashire +14 24 £38,500 +6.94% 4
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 616 (100.00%) Java
2 350 (56.82%) J2EE
3 343 (55.68%) Spring
4 339 (55.03%) Hibernate
5 334 (54.22%) SQL
6 267 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
7 227 (36.85%) Oracle
8 222 (36.04%) JavaScript
9 218 (35.39%) HTML
10 163 (26.46%) OO
11 161 (26.14%) JSP
12 159 (25.81%) TDD
13 158 (25.65%) E-Commerce
14 138 (22.40%) MVC
15 137 (22.24%) Tomcat
16 131 (21.27%) Struts
17 130 (21.10%) Scrum
18 125 (20.29%) Eclipse
19 123 (19.97%) Ajax
19 123 (19.97%) jQuery
20 122 (19.81%) CSS
21 112 (18.18%) Java EE
22 111 (18.02%) Web Services
22 111 (18.02%) Finance
23 110 (17.86%) Servlets
24 109 (17.69%) JUnit
25 108 (17.53%) XML
26 100 (16.23%) JDBC
27 93 (15.10%) Web Development
28 89 (14.45%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 137 (22.24%) Tomcat
2 50 (8.12%) Apache
3 41 (6.66%) WebSphere
4 36 (5.84%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.41%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.60%) GlassFish
7 14 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.30%) WebSphere Process Server
8 8 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (1.30%) WebLogic Integration
8 8 (1.30%) CMS
9 7 (1.14%) Jetty
10 5 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.49%) Liferay
11 3 (0.49%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.32%) Documentum
12 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.32%) Mule
13 1 (0.16%) IBM Connections
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS Office
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.32%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.95%) HTTP
2 11 (1.79%) Internet
3 10 (1.62%) Intranet
4 7 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.15%) Relational Database
2 75 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.18%) MySQL
3 53 (8.60%) DB2
4 37 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.49%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.32%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 125 (20.29%) Eclipse
2 109 (17.69%) JUnit
3 74 (12.01%) Ant
4 69 (11.20%) Subversion
4 69 (11.20%) Maven
5 40 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 40 (6.49%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.03%) NetBeans
6 31 (5.03%) Hudson
7 17 (2.76%) Selenium
8 15 (2.44%) Mockito
9 14 (2.27%) Gerrit
10 13 (2.11%) JIRA
11 12 (1.95%) JMeter
12 3 (0.49%) Gradle
12 3 (0.49%) MyEclipse
12 3 (0.49%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.32%) jMock
13 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (18.02%) Finance
2 38 (6.17%) Retail
3 17 (2.76%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.95%) Automotive
6 8 (1.30%) Banking
6 8 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 6 (0.97%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Electronics
8 3 (0.49%) Marketing
8 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Games
8 3 (0.49%) Publishing
9 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (56.82%) J2EE
2 343 (55.68%) Spring
3 339 (55.03%) Hibernate
4 218 (35.39%) HTML
5 161 (26.14%) JSP
6 131 (21.27%) Struts
7 123 (19.97%) Ajax
7 123 (19.97%) jQuery
8 122 (19.81%) CSS
9 112 (18.18%) Java EE
10 111 (18.02%) Web Services
11 110 (17.86%) Servlets
12 108 (17.53%) XML
13 100 (16.23%) JDBC
14 67 (10.88%) JPA
15 64 (10.39%) EJB
16 54 (8.77%) Spring MVC
16 54 (8.77%) SOAP
17 44 (7.14%) JMS
18 43 (6.98%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.82%) Open Source
2 21 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (1.30%) DataPower
7 7 (1.14%) Clustering
8 4 (0.65%) W3C
9 3 (0.49%) BBC
9 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.32%) Life Science
11 1 (0.16%) Social Media
11 1 (0.16%) iPad
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.80%) UNIX
2 79 (12.82%) Linux
3 33 (5.36%) Windows
4 7 (1.14%) Android
5 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.46%) OO
3 159 (25.81%) TDD
4 158 (25.65%) E-Commerce
5 138 (22.40%) MVC
6 130 (21.10%) Scrum
7 93 (15.10%) Web Development
8 83 (13.47%) Software Engineering
9 78 (12.66%) Pair Programming
10 69 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (10.55%) OOA/OOD
12 57 (9.25%) Unit Testing
13 45 (7.31%) Website Architecture
14 37 (6.01%) Web Application Development
15 35 (5.68%) UML
16 30 (4.87%) Software Testing
17 29 (4.71%) Project Management
18 24 (3.90%) OOD
19 23 (3.73%) OOP
20 20 (3.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 616 (100.00%) Java
2 334 (54.22%) SQL
3 222 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.22%) PL/SQL
5 20 (3.25%) C++
6 19 (3.08%) C#
7 18 (2.92%) C
7 18 (2.92%) PHP
8 16 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 16 (2.60%) XPath
9 11 (1.79%) Scala
10 9 (1.46%) PowerHouse
11 7 (1.14%) Ruby
12 5 (0.81%) Python
13 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.32%) Golang
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 89 (14.45%) Degree
2 14 (2.27%) HND
3 3 (0.49%) MCSE
3 3 (0.49%) MCP
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 227 (36.85%) Oracle
2 78 (12.66%) JBoss
3 45 (7.31%) Sybase
4 28 (4.55%) IBM
5 14 (2.27%) Google
5 14 (2.27%) WSO2
6 12 (1.95%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.30%) Kony
8 6 (0.97%) ATG
9 5 (0.81%) Adobe
10 3 (0.49%) Zend
11 2 (0.32%) Perforce
11 2 (0.32%) Endeca
11 2 (0.32%) Progress
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco
11 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.32%) Trapeze
12 1 (0.16%) Talend
12 1 (0.16%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.16%) Lotus
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