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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 81 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 219 355 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.97% 5.23% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 5.48% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 199 324 364
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -35 134 £40,000 - 21
Cheshire -20 57 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Lancashire -12 17 £27,500 -15.38% 8
Merseyside -26 4 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 457 (100.00%) Java
2 257 (56.24%) Spring
3 225 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (47.05%) J2EE
5 180 (39.39%) Hibernate
6 145 (31.73%) SQL
7 134 (29.32%) HTML
8 120 (26.26%) Tomcat
9 118 (25.82%) Oracle
10 117 (25.60%) XML
11 110 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 104 (22.76%) Scrum
13 102 (22.32%) Linux
14 96 (21.01%) Web Services
14 96 (21.01%) JUnit
15 90 (19.69%) Maven
16 87 (19.04%) JSP
16 87 (19.04%) E-Commerce
17 86 (18.82%) Java EE
18 80 (17.51%) SOAP
18 80 (17.51%) Software Engineering
19 76 (16.63%) JMS
19 76 (16.63%) CSS
20 75 (16.41%) Eclipse
20 75 (16.41%) TDD
21 71 (15.54%) MVC
22 69 (15.10%) jQuery
23 68 (14.88%) WebSphere
24 67 (14.66%) J2SE
24 67 (14.66%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 120 (26.26%) Tomcat
2 68 (14.88%) WebSphere
3 54 (11.82%) JBoss
4 50 (10.94%) Apache
5 19 (4.16%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (2.84%) GlassFish
7 13 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.75%) Jetty
9 8 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.53%) Confluence
11 6 (1.31%) IIS
11 6 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.66%) Liferay
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.22%) FileNet
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.79%) HTTP
2 13 (2.84%) Internet
3 10 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.19%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.66%) SSL
4 3 (0.66%) AMQP
5 2 (0.44%) LDAP
5 2 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.22%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.28%) MySQL
3 34 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.60%) Hazelcast
5 16 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.06%) DB2
8 13 (2.84%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.75%) Informix
10 8 (1.75%) Big Data
10 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.09%) Redis
13 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.44%) Mahout
16 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 96 (21.01%) JUnit
2 90 (19.69%) Maven
3 75 (16.41%) Eclipse
4 60 (13.13%) Git (software)
5 46 (10.07%) Selenium
6 34 (7.44%) Subversion
7 33 (7.22%) JIRA
8 29 (6.35%) Jenkins
9 28 (6.13%) Ant
10 19 (4.16%) Gradle
11 12 (2.63%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.41%) Mockito
12 11 (2.41%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.53%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (1.31%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.31%) Redmine
14 6 (1.31%) Introscope
15 5 (1.09%) JMeter
15 5 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 42 (9.19%) Finance
2 32 (7.00%) Retail
3 23 (5.03%) Automotive
4 15 (3.28%) Advertising
5 9 (1.97%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.97%) Marketing
5 9 (1.97%) Games
5 9 (1.97%) Banking
6 8 (1.75%) Military
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (56.24%) Spring
2 215 (47.05%) J2EE
3 180 (39.39%) Hibernate
4 134 (29.32%) HTML
5 117 (25.60%) XML
6 96 (21.01%) Web Services
7 87 (19.04%) JSP
8 86 (18.82%) Java EE
9 80 (17.51%) SOAP
10 76 (16.63%) CSS
10 76 (16.63%) JMS
11 69 (15.10%) jQuery
12 67 (14.66%) J2SE
13 59 (12.91%) Servlets
14 56 (12.25%) Ajax
15 55 (12.04%) JDBC
16 42 (9.19%) XSLT
17 41 (8.97%) Struts
18 40 (8.75%) Spring MVC
19 39 (8.53%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.38%) Open Source
3 18 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.06%) User Experience
5 12 (2.63%) Xbox
6 10 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.88%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.88%) Clustering
11 3 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.66%) Social Media
12 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.44%) STB
12 2 (0.44%) DTV
13 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.32%) Linux
2 49 (10.72%) Windows
3 45 (9.85%) Android
4 32 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (6.56%) UNIX
6 14 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (22.76%) Scrum
3 87 (19.04%) E-Commerce
4 80 (17.51%) Software Engineering
5 75 (16.41%) TDD
6 71 (15.54%) MVC
7 67 (14.66%) OO
8 53 (11.60%) OOP
9 48 (10.50%) Unit Testing
10 36 (7.88%) Mentoring
11 32 (7.00%) OOD
12 28 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.91%) Pair Programming
14 22 (4.81%) BDD
15 20 (4.38%) UML
16 16 (3.50%) Coaching
17 13 (2.84%) Asset Management
17 13 (2.84%) Web Development
17 13 (2.84%) Release Management
18 12 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 457 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (31.73%) SQL
3 110 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.10%) XPath
5 34 (7.44%) C++
6 26 (5.69%) C
7 25 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.38%) C#
9 15 (3.28%) PHP
10 6 (1.31%) Perl
10 6 (1.31%) Groovy
11 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.44%) Scala
12 2 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.22%) Ada
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.22%) Clojure
13 1 (0.22%) COBOL
13 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (12.47%) Degree
2 13 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) HND
4 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.19%) Puppet
2 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 118 (25.82%) Oracle
2 34 (7.44%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.06%) IBM
4 13 (2.84%) Sybase
5 8 (1.75%) Perforce
5 8 (1.75%) VMware
6 6 (1.31%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.31%) Compuware
6 6 (1.31%) HP
7 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.44%) Actimize
8 2 (0.44%) Endeca
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
8 2 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.22%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.22%) Twitter
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