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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 88 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 195 234 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.01% 3.38% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.56% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 161 213 214
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
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 £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -34 99 £44,250 +4.11% 30
Cheshire +29 62 £42,500 - 24
Lancashire -16 26 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Merseyside +12 7 £43,500 +14.47% 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 346 (99.71%) Java
2 176 (50.72%) Spring
3 174 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (47.55%) J2EE
5 145 (41.79%) JavaScript
6 134 (38.62%) Hibernate
7 133 (38.33%) HTML
8 125 (36.02%) SQL
9 113 (32.56%) Oracle
10 111 (31.99%) CSS
11 102 (29.39%) Web Services
12 95 (27.38%) Degree
13 86 (24.78%) JUnit
14 77 (22.19%) TDD
15 67 (19.31%) Linux
15 67 (19.31%) Scrum
16 65 (18.73%) OO
16 65 (18.73%) XML
17 62 (17.87%) Eclipse
18 61 (17.58%) Tomcat
18 61 (17.58%) SOAP
19 60 (17.29%) Unit Testing
20 59 (17.00%) Java EE
21 57 (16.43%) jQuery
22 56 (16.14%) JSP
23 55 (15.85%) MySQL
23 55 (15.85%) Software Engineering
24 51 (14.70%) E-Commerce
25 50 (14.41%) WebSphere
26 49 (14.12%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 61 (17.58%) Tomcat
2 50 (14.41%) WebSphere
3 31 (8.93%) JBoss
4 21 (6.05%) Apache Solr
5 19 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 16 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (3.75%) GlassFish
7 13 (3.75%) Apache
8 7 (2.02%) Apache Pig
8 7 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.15%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.86%) IIS
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.58%) Liferay
12 1 (0.29%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) HTTP
1 7 (2.02%) Wireless
2 2 (0.58%) Telnet
2 2 (0.58%) SNMP
2 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.85%) MySQL
2 42 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.36%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.17%) DB2
8 9 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.31%) Big Data
10 7 (2.02%) HBase
10 7 (2.02%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.02%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.44%) Redis
12 3 (0.86%) OLTP
12 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.58%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (24.78%) JUnit
2 62 (17.87%) Eclipse
3 40 (11.53%) Maven
4 37 (10.66%) Ant
5 29 (8.36%) Git (software)
6 28 (8.07%) Selenium
7 18 (5.19%) Subversion
8 16 (4.61%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.17%) NetBeans
10 9 (2.59%) JIRA
10 9 (2.59%) TestNG
11 8 (2.31%) Mockito
12 7 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.02%) MyEclipse
13 6 (1.73%) Redmine
14 5 (1.44%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.15%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.15%) Gradle
16 3 (0.86%) Mercurial
17 2 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 42 (12.10%) Finance
2 16 (4.61%) Retail
3 13 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.88%) Banking
5 9 (2.59%) Billing
6 7 (2.02%) Marketing
6 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.44%) Automotive
8 4 (1.15%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) iGaming
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (50.72%) Spring
2 165 (47.55%) J2EE
3 134 (38.62%) Hibernate
4 133 (38.33%) HTML
5 111 (31.99%) CSS
6 102 (29.39%) Web Services
7 65 (18.73%) XML
8 61 (17.58%) SOAP
9 59 (17.00%) Java EE
10 57 (16.43%) jQuery
11 56 (16.14%) JSP
12 46 (13.26%) JSON
13 43 (12.39%) JMS
14 40 (11.53%) REST
15 37 (10.66%) Spring MVC
16 35 (10.09%) AngularJS
17 33 (9.51%) RESTful
18 27 (7.78%) JDBC
19 26 (7.49%) HTML5
20 23 (6.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.17%) User Experience
5 11 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.02%) Statistics
8 6 (1.73%) Telematics
9 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.86%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Physics
10 3 (0.86%) Online Games
11 1 (0.29%) iSeries
11 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.31%) Linux
2 30 (8.65%) UNIX
3 25 (7.20%) Windows
4 8 (2.31%) Android
5 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.86%) Solaris
6 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.19%) TDD
3 67 (19.31%) Scrum
4 65 (18.73%) OO
5 60 (17.29%) Unit Testing
6 55 (15.85%) Software Engineering
7 51 (14.70%) E-Commerce
8 49 (14.12%) MVC
9 44 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (11.82%) SDLC
11 39 (11.24%) OOP
12 30 (8.65%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.63%) Pair Programming
14 20 (5.76%) Web Development
15 17 (4.90%) UML
16 15 (4.32%) BDD
17 14 (4.03%) Multithreading
18 12 (3.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 12 (3.46%) PRINCE2
19 11 (3.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 346 (99.71%) Java
2 145 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 125 (36.02%) SQL
4 28 (8.07%) C++
5 12 (3.46%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.46%) Python
6 10 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
7 9 (2.59%) COBOL
7 9 (2.59%) C#
8 8 (2.31%) C
9 7 (2.02%) XPath
10 6 (1.73%) Groovy
11 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.86%) Scala
13 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 95 (27.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (2.02%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) OCPJWCD
5 3 (0.86%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.86%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) OCA
6 2 (0.58%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) Docker
1 7 (2.02%) HDFS
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Salt
2 1 (0.29%) Graphite
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (32.56%) Oracle
2 17 (4.90%) IBM
3 10 (2.88%) SAP
4 7 (2.02%) Hortonworks
5 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.15%) Sun
6 4 (1.15%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.15%) VMware
7 3 (0.86%) Google
7 3 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (0.86%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe
7 3 (0.86%) Sybase
8 2 (0.58%) ATG
8 2 (0.58%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) Splunk
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