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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 106 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 155 225 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 3.33% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.50% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 137 201 230
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -28 93 £40,000 - 27
Cheshire +13 39 £43,250 -3.88% 12
Lancashire -16 19 £40,000 +8.10% 8
Merseyside +3 3 £43,500 +14.47% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 312 (99.68%) Java
2 168 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (50.80%) J2EE
4 137 (43.77%) Spring
5 116 (37.06%) Oracle
6 112 (35.78%) HTML
7 111 (35.46%) Hibernate
8 110 (35.14%) SQL
8 110 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 90 (28.75%) CSS
10 86 (27.48%) Web Services
11 85 (27.16%) JUnit
12 79 (25.24%) XML
13 75 (23.96%) Degree
14 64 (20.45%) OO
15 63 (20.13%) Linux
16 62 (19.81%) Tomcat
16 62 (19.81%) Eclipse
17 60 (19.17%) SOAP
17 60 (19.17%) TDD
18 59 (18.85%) JSP
19 56 (17.89%) WebSphere
20 55 (17.57%) Scrum
21 52 (16.61%) Java EE
21 52 (16.61%) Software Engineering
22 51 (16.29%) MySQL
22 51 (16.29%) JMS
23 49 (15.65%) jQuery
24 47 (15.02%) E-Commerce
25 46 (14.70%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (19.81%) Tomcat
2 56 (17.89%) WebSphere
3 31 (9.90%) JBoss
4 26 (8.31%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.39%) Apache
5 20 (6.39%) Apache Solr
6 17 (5.43%) GlassFish
7 13 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.24%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.24%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.92%) IIS
10 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.64%) Liferay
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.75%) HTTP
2 4 (1.28%) Wireless
2 4 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) SSL
4 2 (0.64%) LDAP
4 2 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.29%) MySQL
2 39 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.95%) Oracle Database
4 22 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.83%) DB2
7 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.24%) HBase
10 7 (2.24%) Big Data
10 7 (2.24%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.24%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.60%) JasperReports
12 4 (1.28%) Redis
13 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.96%) OLTP
13 3 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (27.16%) JUnit
2 62 (19.81%) Eclipse
3 43 (13.74%) Maven
4 39 (12.46%) Ant
5 30 (9.58%) Git (software)
6 20 (6.39%) Subversion
7 15 (4.79%) Selenium
8 14 (4.47%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.51%) Redmine
10 8 (2.56%) JIRA
11 7 (2.24%) Mockito
12 6 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.92%) TestNG
13 5 (1.60%) MyEclipse
13 5 (1.60%) Gradle
14 4 (1.28%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.28%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.28%) JMeter
14 4 (1.28%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (11.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.47%) Retail
3 9 (2.88%) Marketing
4 8 (2.56%) Banking
5 7 (2.24%) Automotive
6 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.60%) Billing
8 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Law
9 3 (0.96%) Games
9 3 (0.96%) iGaming
10 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (50.80%) J2EE
2 137 (43.77%) Spring
3 112 (35.78%) HTML
4 111 (35.46%) Hibernate
5 90 (28.75%) CSS
6 86 (27.48%) Web Services
7 79 (25.24%) XML
8 60 (19.17%) SOAP
9 59 (18.85%) JSP
10 52 (16.61%) Java EE
11 51 (16.29%) JMS
12 49 (15.65%) jQuery
13 33 (10.54%) JSON
13 33 (10.54%) REST
14 32 (10.22%) JDBC
15 31 (9.90%) AngularJS
16 26 (8.31%) Ajax
17 25 (7.99%) EJB
17 25 (7.99%) Spring MVC
18 22 (7.03%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.54%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.19%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.19%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.88%) User Experience
5 7 (2.24%) Statistics
5 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.60%) Telematics
7 4 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.28%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.28%) Open Source
8 3 (0.96%) Online Games
8 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.96%) Physics
9 2 (0.64%) STB
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.13%) Linux
2 40 (12.78%) UNIX
3 35 (11.18%) Windows
4 7 (2.24%) Android
5 6 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.45%) OO
3 60 (19.17%) TDD
4 55 (17.57%) Scrum
5 52 (16.61%) Software Engineering
6 47 (15.02%) E-Commerce
7 46 (14.70%) Unit Testing
8 42 (13.42%) OOP
9 39 (12.46%) MVC
10 26 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.71%) UML
13 18 (5.75%) Web Development
14 15 (4.79%) BDD
15 14 (4.47%) Pair Programming
16 13 (4.15%) PRINCE2
17 12 (3.83%) OOD
17 12 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (3.19%) Extreme Programming
18 10 (3.19%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 312 (99.68%) Java
2 110 (35.14%) SQL
2 110 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.99%) C++
4 15 (4.79%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.83%) Python
5 12 (3.83%) C
6 10 (3.19%) COBOL
6 10 (3.19%) XPath
7 9 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (2.56%) C#
9 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.60%) Groovy
10 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) RPG
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (23.96%) Degree
2 11 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.24%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.28%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.96%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.64%) OCA
8 2 (0.64%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) HDFS
2 6 (1.92%) Docker
3 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (37.06%) Oracle
2 11 (3.51%) IBM
2 11 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.19%) SAP
4 9 (2.88%) VMware
5 7 (2.24%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.60%) Sybase
6 5 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.28%) Sun
7 4 (1.28%) Hitachi
8 3 (0.96%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.32%) Google
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
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