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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 114 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 146 280 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 4.05% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 4.25% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134 252 286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -39 90 £42,000 +5.00% 30
Cheshire -12 32 £44,000 +10.00% 13
Lancashire +6 21 £39,000 +0.64% 4
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (51.97%) J2EE
3 179 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (48.88%) Spring
5 140 (39.33%) Hibernate
6 127 (35.67%) Oracle
7 124 (34.83%) SQL
8 119 (33.43%) HTML
9 109 (30.62%) JavaScript
10 102 (28.65%) JUnit
11 99 (27.81%) Web Services
12 93 (26.12%) XML
13 89 (25.00%) JSP
14 78 (21.91%) Linux
14 78 (21.91%) Eclipse
15 77 (21.63%) SOAP
16 73 (20.51%) Tomcat
17 72 (20.22%) CSS
17 72 (20.22%) Scrum
18 67 (18.82%) OO
19 64 (17.98%) Degree
20 63 (17.70%) E-Commerce
21 61 (17.13%) TDD
22 58 (16.29%) OOP
23 57 (16.01%) Java EE
24 55 (15.45%) Software Engineering
25 53 (14.89%) Unit Testing
26 51 (14.33%) JMS
27 50 (14.04%) WebSphere
28 49 (13.76%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 50 (14.04%) WebSphere
3 42 (11.80%) JBoss
4 28 (7.87%) Apache
5 26 (7.30%) WebLogic
6 21 (5.90%) Apache Solr
7 18 (5.06%) GlassFish
8 11 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.25%) IIS
9 8 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.84%) Liferay
12 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.71%) HTTP
2 9 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 2 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.20%) MySQL
2 41 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.27%) Oracle Database
4 23 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.81%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.40%) Big Data
9 5 (1.40%) DB2
9 5 (1.40%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.84%) OLTP
10 3 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (28.65%) JUnit
2 78 (21.91%) Eclipse
3 48 (13.48%) Maven
3 48 (13.48%) Git (software)
4 38 (10.67%) Ant
5 30 (8.43%) Selenium
6 26 (7.30%) Subversion
7 25 (7.02%) Jenkins
8 18 (5.06%) JIRA
9 13 (3.65%) Gradle
10 11 (3.09%) Redmine
11 9 (2.53%) Mockito
12 7 (1.97%) JMeter
13 6 (1.69%) TestNG
13 6 (1.69%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.40%) MyEclipse
14 5 (1.40%) NetBeans
14 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.12%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (8.71%) Finance
2 20 (5.62%) Retail
3 13 (3.65%) Automotive
4 11 (3.09%) Marketing
5 10 (2.81%) Banking
6 8 (2.25%) Advertising
7 7 (1.97%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.97%) Military
8 4 (1.12%) Games
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.84%) Law
9 3 (0.84%) iGaming
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (51.97%) J2EE
2 174 (48.88%) Spring
3 140 (39.33%) Hibernate
4 119 (33.43%) HTML
5 99 (27.81%) Web Services
6 93 (26.12%) XML
7 89 (25.00%) JSP
8 77 (21.63%) SOAP
9 72 (20.22%) CSS
10 57 (16.01%) Java EE
11 51 (14.33%) JMS
12 49 (13.76%) jQuery
13 48 (13.48%) JDBC
14 41 (11.52%) Ajax
15 34 (9.55%) REST
16 32 (8.99%) J2SE
17 28 (7.87%) JSON
18 26 (7.30%) Struts
19 23 (6.46%) Spring MVC
20 22 (6.18%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.25%) User Experience
5 7 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.40%) Xbox
7 4 (1.12%) Open Source
7 4 (1.12%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.84%) Physics
8 3 (0.84%) Online Games
8 3 (0.84%) Telematics
8 3 (0.84%) STB
8 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.28%) iSeries
10 1 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.91%) Linux
2 39 (10.96%) UNIX
3 31 (8.71%) Windows
4 14 (3.93%) Android
4 14 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.22%) Scrum
3 67 (18.82%) OO
4 63 (17.70%) E-Commerce
5 61 (17.13%) TDD
6 58 (16.29%) OOP
7 55 (15.45%) Software Engineering
8 53 (14.89%) Unit Testing
9 44 (12.36%) MVC
10 34 (9.55%) Mentoring
11 26 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.02%) OOD
13 24 (6.74%) UML
14 19 (5.34%) Web Development
15 17 (4.78%) BDD
16 15 (4.21%) Pair Programming
17 12 (3.37%) Automated Testing
17 12 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (2.81%) Waterfall
18 10 (2.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 356 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (34.83%) SQL
3 109 (30.62%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.71%) C++
5 25 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.49%) C
7 12 (3.37%) XPath
8 9 (2.53%) C#
9 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.12%) Python
10 4 (1.12%) PHP
11 3 (0.84%) COBOL
11 3 (0.84%) Groovy
11 3 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 64 (17.98%) Degree
2 13 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.12%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.56%) OCA
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 127 (35.67%) Oracle
2 12 (3.37%) IBM
2 12 (3.37%) VMware
3 11 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.25%) Sybase
5 7 (1.97%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.12%) SAP
7 3 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.56%) Perforce
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) Google
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