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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 113 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-59 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 153 306 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 4.69% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 4.95% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 143 279 329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 February 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 February 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
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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 -57 86 £42,500 +6.25% 43
Cheshire -20 38 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Lancashire -2 24 £39,000 +20.00% 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 371 (100.00%) Java
2 184 (49.60%) J2EE
3 178 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (47.71%) Spring
5 130 (35.04%) Hibernate
6 121 (32.61%) SQL
7 120 (32.35%) Oracle
8 114 (30.73%) HTML
9 96 (25.88%) JUnit
9 96 (25.88%) Web Services
10 93 (25.07%) JavaScript
11 91 (24.53%) XML
12 88 (23.72%) JSP
13 81 (21.83%) Scrum
14 80 (21.56%) SOAP
15 76 (20.49%) Linux
16 75 (20.22%) Eclipse
17 72 (19.41%) Tomcat
18 65 (17.52%) E-Commerce
18 65 (17.52%) OO
19 64 (17.25%) CSS
19 64 (17.25%) Java EE
20 62 (16.71%) Degree
21 60 (16.17%) Software Engineering
22 59 (15.90%) OOP
23 57 (15.36%) Unit Testing
24 52 (14.02%) JMS
25 51 (13.75%) TDD
26 49 (13.21%) WebSphere
27 47 (12.67%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (19.41%) Tomcat
2 49 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 43 (11.59%) JBoss
4 34 (9.16%) Apache
5 21 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.85%) Apache Solr
7 17 (4.58%) GlassFish
8 13 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.16%) IIS
9 8 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.08%) Liferay
11 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.54%) Confluence
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.16%) HTTP
2 9 (2.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.43%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.54%) SSL
3 2 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.78%) MySQL
3 28 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 24 (6.47%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.89%) DB2
6 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.08%) Redis
9 4 (1.08%) Big Data
10 3 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) OLTP
11 2 (0.54%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 96 (25.88%) JUnit
2 75 (20.22%) Eclipse
3 47 (12.67%) Git (software)
4 44 (11.86%) Maven
5 29 (7.82%) Ant
6 28 (7.55%) Selenium
7 25 (6.74%) Subversion
8 22 (5.93%) Jenkins
9 21 (5.66%) JIRA
10 15 (4.04%) Gradle
11 11 (2.96%) Redmine
12 10 (2.70%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.89%) JMeter
14 6 (1.62%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.62%) Mockito
15 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.81%) IntelliJ
16 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
17 2 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 33 (8.89%) Finance
2 23 (6.20%) Retail
3 16 (4.31%) Automotive
4 14 (3.77%) Advertising
5 13 (3.50%) Marketing
6 10 (2.70%) Banking
7 8 (2.16%) Military
7 8 (2.16%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.81%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) iGaming
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (49.60%) J2EE
2 177 (47.71%) Spring
3 130 (35.04%) Hibernate
4 114 (30.73%) HTML
5 96 (25.88%) Web Services
6 91 (24.53%) XML
7 88 (23.72%) JSP
8 80 (21.56%) SOAP
9 64 (17.25%) CSS
9 64 (17.25%) Java EE
10 52 (14.02%) JMS
11 46 (12.40%) JDBC
11 46 (12.40%) jQuery
12 44 (11.86%) Ajax
13 38 (10.24%) J2SE
14 28 (7.55%) REST
15 26 (7.01%) Struts
16 25 (6.74%) Servlets
17 20 (5.39%) JSON
18 19 (5.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.43%) Xbox
5 8 (2.16%) User Experience
6 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.08%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Open Source
8 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.81%) STB
9 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.54%) Physics
9 2 (0.54%) Online Games
9 2 (0.54%) Telematics
9 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) iSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Statistics
10 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.49%) Linux
2 35 (9.43%) UNIX
3 28 (7.55%) Windows
4 16 (4.31%) Android
5 14 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.83%) Scrum
3 65 (17.52%) E-Commerce
3 65 (17.52%) OO
4 60 (16.17%) Software Engineering
5 59 (15.90%) OOP
6 57 (15.36%) Unit Testing
7 51 (13.75%) TDD
8 44 (11.86%) MVC
9 34 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 27 (7.28%) OOD
11 22 (5.93%) UML
12 19 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (4.31%) Pair Programming
14 14 (3.77%) Automated Testing
14 14 (3.77%) Coaching
15 13 (3.50%) BDD
15 13 (3.50%) Asset Management
15 13 (3.50%) Web Development
16 12 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (100.00%) Java
2 121 (32.61%) SQL
3 93 (25.07%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.55%) C++
5 26 (7.01%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.85%) C
7 13 (3.50%) C#
8 10 (2.70%) XPath
9 8 (2.16%) PHP
10 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.08%) Python
12 3 (0.81%) COBOL
13 2 (0.54%) Groovy
13 2 (0.54%) Scala
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 62 (16.71%) Degree
2 13 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.35%) VCP4
5 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.54%) OCA
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 120 (32.35%) Oracle
2 12 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 12 (3.23%) VMware
3 10 (2.70%) Sybase
4 9 (2.43%) IBM
5 7 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.08%) SAP
7 3 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.54%) Perforce
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Sun
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