The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 197 214 232
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 33 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £34,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java Engineer
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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the North West region.

Java Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Java Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +16 26 £41,250 +14.58% 7
Cheshire +20 7 £26,500 -47.00%
Merseyside +5 2 £37,500 -37.50%
Lancashire +2 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (59.70%) Software Engineering
4 34 (50.75%) QA
5 30 (44.78%) TDD
6 29 (43.28%) Scrum
7 26 (38.81%) JSON
8 25 (37.31%) Selenium
8 25 (37.31%) Maven
8 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
8 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
9 24 (35.82%) XML
10 22 (32.84%) BDD
11 21 (31.34%) DevOps
12 20 (29.85%) Open Source
12 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
12 20 (29.85%) SQL
13 19 (28.36%) SOAP
13 19 (28.36%) JIRA
13 19 (28.36%) Docker
14 17 (25.37%) Linux
14 17 (25.37%) Apache
15 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (23.88%) Spring
15 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
16 15 (22.39%) SaaS
16 15 (22.39%) WSO2
16 15 (22.39%) ZeroMQ
16 15 (22.39%) Apache Camel
16 15 (22.39%) Protocol Buffers

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.37%) Apache
2 15 (22.39%) Mule
2 15 (22.39%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) SaaS
2 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon S3
3 12 (17.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (17.91%) PaaS
4 4 (5.97%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (17.91%) Couchbase
1 12 (17.91%) Hazelcast
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.49%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
1 25 (37.31%) Maven
1 25 (37.31%) Selenium
2 19 (28.36%) JIRA
3 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
4 12 (17.91%) git-flow
4 12 (17.91%) Hudson
5 11 (16.42%) Cucumber
6 9 (13.43%) JUnit
7 7 (10.45%) Mockito
8 5 (7.46%) Gerrit
9 4 (5.97%) Ant
9 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.97%) Grunt
9 4 (5.97%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (5.97%) RSpec
10 3 (4.48%) Gradle
10 3 (4.48%) JMeter
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) JSON
2 24 (35.82%) XML
3 19 (28.36%) SOAP
4 16 (23.88%) Spring
5 15 (22.39%) Apache Avro
5 15 (22.39%) Apache Camel
5 15 (22.39%) Apache Thrift
5 15 (22.39%) EDI
5 15 (22.39%) JMS
5 15 (22.39%) Protocol Buffers
5 15 (22.39%) ZeroMQ
6 12 (17.91%) Middleware
7 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.93%) HTML
8 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.94%) jQuery
8 8 (11.94%) Web Services
9 6 (8.96%) Java EE
9 6 (8.96%) JPA
9 6 (8.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Algorithms
2 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) BBC
4 4 (5.97%) iDTV
5 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) Software Engineering
3 30 (44.78%) TDD
4 29 (43.28%) Scrum
5 22 (32.84%) BDD
6 21 (31.34%) DevOps
7 20 (29.85%) Open Source
7 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
8 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (22.39%) Microservices
9 15 (22.39%) QA Automation
9 15 (22.39%) SOA
9 15 (22.39%) Web Development
10 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
11 12 (17.91%) Data Modelling
11 12 (17.91%) Data Transformation
11 12 (17.91%) Kanban
11 12 (17.91%) Physical Data Model
12 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.99%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) HND
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (50.75%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) webMethods
1 15 (22.39%) WSO2
2 12 (17.91%) Google
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) Telerik
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