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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 93 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 168 341 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 5.15% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 5.41% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 160 318 369
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 £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -57 89 £41,000 +2.50% 37
Cheshire -17 51 £40,000 - 8
Lancashire -16 21 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (52.55%) Spring
3 197 (50.26%) J2EE
4 190 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (36.73%) Hibernate
6 124 (31.63%) HTML
7 122 (31.12%) SQL
8 114 (29.08%) Oracle
9 96 (24.49%) JUnit
10 95 (24.23%) JavaScript
11 92 (23.47%) XML
12 88 (22.45%) JSP
13 86 (21.94%) Scrum
14 85 (21.68%) Tomcat
15 84 (21.43%) Web Services
16 79 (20.15%) Linux
17 75 (19.13%) Java EE
18 74 (18.88%) E-Commerce
19 72 (18.37%) SOAP
20 70 (17.86%) Eclipse
21 69 (17.60%) CSS
22 68 (17.35%) Maven
23 67 (17.09%) Software Engineering
24 63 (16.07%) OO
25 59 (15.05%) JMS
25 59 (15.05%) MVC
26 58 (14.80%) Degree
26 58 (14.80%) jQuery
27 56 (14.29%) TDD
28 55 (14.03%) J2SE

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 85 (21.68%) Tomcat
2 54 (13.78%) WebSphere
3 48 (12.24%) JBoss
4 42 (10.71%) Apache
5 20 (5.10%) WebLogic
6 15 (3.83%) GlassFish
7 14 (3.57%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.79%) IIS
11 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.77%) Liferay
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.51%) Confluence
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.26%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.26%) MS Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.22%) HTTP
2 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.30%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) LDAP
4 2 (0.51%) SSL
4 2 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.46%) MySQL
2 40 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.61%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.81%) DB2
6 10 (2.55%) Hazelcast
7 9 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.28%) Redis
10 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.77%) Big Data
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.77%) Informix
12 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 96 (24.49%) JUnit
2 70 (17.86%) Eclipse
3 68 (17.35%) Maven
4 51 (13.01%) Git (software)
5 33 (8.42%) Selenium
6 28 (7.14%) Subversion
7 26 (6.63%) Ant
8 25 (6.38%) Jenkins
9 24 (6.12%) JIRA
10 16 (4.08%) Gradle
11 11 (2.81%) NetBeans
12 8 (2.04%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.04%) Redmine
13 7 (1.79%) Mockito
14 6 (1.53%) JMeter
15 5 (1.28%) Jasmine
15 5 (1.28%) SoapUI
16 4 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
17 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
General
1 38 (9.69%) Finance
2 26 (6.63%) Retail
3 20 (5.10%) Automotive
4 15 (3.83%) Advertising
5 13 (3.32%) Marketing
6 9 (2.30%) Banking
7 8 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.04%) Military
8 3 (0.77%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (52.55%) Spring
2 197 (50.26%) J2EE
3 144 (36.73%) Hibernate
4 124 (31.63%) HTML
5 92 (23.47%) XML
6 88 (22.45%) JSP
7 84 (21.43%) Web Services
8 75 (19.13%) Java EE
9 72 (18.37%) SOAP
10 69 (17.60%) CSS
11 59 (15.05%) JMS
12 58 (14.80%) jQuery
13 55 (14.03%) J2SE
14 54 (13.78%) Ajax
15 46 (11.73%) JDBC
16 38 (9.69%) Servlets
17 30 (7.65%) Struts
18 27 (6.89%) Spring MVC
19 25 (6.38%) REST
19 25 (6.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.06%) Xbox
5 11 (2.81%) User Experience
6 8 (2.04%) Open Source
7 4 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.02%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.77%) STB
8 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Clustering
9 2 (0.51%) Telematics
9 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.26%) Statistics
10 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
10 1 (0.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.15%) Linux
2 33 (8.42%) Windows
3 29 (7.40%) UNIX
4 26 (6.63%) Android
5 14 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (21.94%) Scrum
3 74 (18.88%) E-Commerce
4 67 (17.09%) Software Engineering
5 63 (16.07%) OO
6 59 (15.05%) MVC
7 56 (14.29%) TDD
8 55 (14.03%) OOP
9 51 (13.01%) Unit Testing
10 31 (7.91%) Mentoring
11 27 (6.89%) OOD
12 23 (5.87%) UML
13 20 (5.10%) Pair Programming
13 20 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.08%) Coaching
15 15 (3.83%) BDD
16 13 (3.32%) Asset Management
17 12 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (3.06%) Release Management
17 12 (3.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 122 (31.12%) SQL
3 95 (24.23%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.14%) C++
5 27 (6.89%) PL/SQL
6 22 (5.61%) C
7 20 (5.10%) XPath
8 16 (4.08%) C#
9 9 (2.30%) PHP
10 5 (1.28%) Groovy
11 4 (1.02%) Perl
11 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.77%) COBOL
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (14.80%) Degree
2 13 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.77%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.26%) OCA
6 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.26%) QA
1 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 114 (29.08%) Oracle
2 18 (4.59%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.06%) Sybase
4 11 (2.81%) VMware
5 7 (1.79%) IBM
6 6 (1.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.02%) Perforce
8 2 (0.51%) Compuware
8 2 (0.51%) HP
8 2 (0.51%) Endeca
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Sun
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
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