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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 64 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 263 247 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.91% 3.37% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 3.55% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 220 225 221
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 147 £42,500 - 29
Cheshire +35 76 £42,000 +5.00% 19
Lancashire -3 22 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Merseyside +21 17 £35,000 +10.23% 3
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 418 (99.76%) Java
2 251 (59.90%) Spring
3 218 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (44.87%) Hibernate
5 187 (44.63%) J2EE
6 175 (41.77%) JavaScript
7 157 (37.47%) HTML
8 152 (36.28%) SQL
9 146 (34.84%) Web Services
10 135 (32.22%) CSS
11 120 (28.64%) Degree
12 119 (28.40%) Oracle
13 107 (25.54%) TDD
14 104 (24.82%) Java EE
15 89 (21.24%) JUnit
16 82 (19.57%) Software Engineering
17 81 (19.33%) MySQL
18 80 (19.09%) Scrum
19 79 (18.85%) MVC
20 75 (17.90%) Eclipse
21 74 (17.66%) Tomcat
21 74 (17.66%) OO
22 70 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
23 69 (16.47%) XML
24 68 (16.23%) jQuery
25 66 (15.75%) RESTful
26 65 (15.51%) SOAP
27 63 (15.04%) Unit Testing
28 62 (14.80%) Finance
29 61 (14.56%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (17.66%) Tomcat
2 42 (10.02%) WebSphere
3 31 (7.40%) JBoss
4 22 (5.25%) Apache
5 16 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (3.34%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.34%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.67%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.67%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.19%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.24%) Node.js
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.15%) Wireless
2 2 (0.48%) Telnet
2 2 (0.48%) HTTP
2 2 (0.48%) SNMP
2 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.33%) MySQL
2 44 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.50%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.25%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.06%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.82%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.86%) DB2
8 10 (2.39%) Big Data
9 9 (2.15%) JasperReports
10 7 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.67%) HBase
11 6 (1.43%) Redis
12 5 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.48%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 89 (21.24%) JUnit
2 75 (17.90%) Eclipse
3 49 (11.69%) Maven
4 40 (9.55%) Ant
5 32 (7.64%) Git (software)
6 28 (6.68%) Selenium
7 27 (6.44%) Jenkins
8 22 (5.25%) Subversion
9 16 (3.82%) NetBeans
10 14 (3.34%) Mockito
11 13 (3.10%) IntelliJ
12 10 (2.39%) TestNG
12 10 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.15%) MyEclipse
14 8 (1.91%) JIRA
15 6 (1.43%) Redmine
16 4 (0.95%) Gerrit
16 4 (0.95%) Gradle
17 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
18 2 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 62 (14.80%) Finance
2 18 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.34%) Retail
4 13 (3.10%) Billing
5 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.91%) Banking
7 6 (1.43%) Games
8 4 (0.95%) Automotive
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) iGaming
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (59.90%) Spring
2 188 (44.87%) Hibernate
3 187 (44.63%) J2EE
4 157 (37.47%) HTML
5 146 (34.84%) Web Services
6 135 (32.22%) CSS
7 104 (24.82%) Java EE
8 69 (16.47%) XML
9 68 (16.23%) jQuery
10 66 (15.75%) RESTful
11 65 (15.51%) SOAP
12 61 (14.56%) JSON
13 58 (13.84%) Spring MVC
14 54 (12.89%) JSP
15 46 (10.98%) REST
16 41 (9.79%) AngularJS
17 40 (9.55%) JPA
18 39 (9.31%) Struts
19 33 (7.88%) JMS
19 33 (7.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.58%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.63%) User Experience
7 9 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.67%) Statistics
8 7 (1.67%) Telematics
9 4 (0.95%) Mobile Games
9 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.72%) Wiki
11 2 (0.48%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.24%) W3C
12 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.24%) Online Games
12 1 (0.24%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.89%) Linux
2 19 (4.53%) UNIX
2 19 (4.53%) Windows
3 10 (2.39%) Android
4 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.19%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (25.54%) TDD
3 82 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 80 (19.09%) Scrum
5 79 (18.85%) MVC
6 74 (17.66%) OO
7 70 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (15.04%) Unit Testing
9 59 (14.08%) SDLC
10 55 (13.13%) E-Commerce
11 41 (9.79%) OOP
11 41 (9.79%) Mentoring
12 26 (6.21%) BDD
12 26 (6.21%) Pair Programming
13 25 (5.97%) Multithreading
14 22 (5.25%) Web Development
15 21 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (4.53%) Web Application Development
17 16 (3.82%) Kanban
18 15 (3.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 418 (99.76%) Java
2 175 (41.77%) JavaScript
3 152 (36.28%) SQL
4 28 (6.68%) C++
5 15 (3.58%) Groovy
6 12 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
8 10 (2.39%) C#
8 10 (2.39%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.15%) Python
10 8 (1.91%) COBOL
11 7 (1.67%) C
12 6 (1.43%) Scala
13 5 (1.19%) XPath
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) Ruby
14 2 (0.48%) XQuery
15 1 (0.24%) REXX
15 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (28.64%) Degree
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
2 3 (0.72%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (0.72%) OCPJP
2 3 (0.72%) OCMJD
3 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.15%) Docker
2 7 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Salt
3 1 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 119 (28.40%) Oracle
2 17 (4.06%) IBM
3 8 (1.91%) SAP
4 7 (1.67%) Hortonworks
5 4 (0.95%) Hitachi
6 3 (0.72%) Sun
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.72%) Google
7 2 (0.48%) hybris
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe
7 2 (0.48%) ATG
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Splunk
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