The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 171 231 217
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 58 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 31
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Java Software 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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Java Software Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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 +34 33 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Merseyside - 10 £41,250 - 1
Lancashire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +27 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Cumbria - 1 £30,500 -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (67.86%) Spring
3 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (56.25%) SQL
5 62 (55.36%) Degree
6 57 (50.89%) Oracle
7 53 (47.32%) JavaScript
7 53 (47.32%) Software Engineering
8 47 (41.96%) Linux
9 43 (38.39%) Java EE
10 42 (37.50%) HTML
11 37 (33.04%) Hibernate
12 35 (31.25%) CSS
13 34 (30.36%) Web Services
13 34 (30.36%) QA
14 28 (25.00%) Selenium
15 27 (24.11%) Computer Science
16 24 (21.43%) Analytics
17 23 (20.54%) Mathematics
17 23 (20.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (20.54%) Oracle ADF
17 23 (20.54%) Unix
18 22 (19.64%) JBoss
19 21 (18.75%) XML
20 20 (17.86%) Shell Script
20 20 (17.86%) Tomcat
20 20 (17.86%) Scrum
20 20 (17.86%) JSON
20 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
21 19 (16.96%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (19.64%) JBoss
2 20 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.61%) Apache
4 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (9.82%) Mule
6 2 (1.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.68%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) SaaS
2 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.82%) Amazon S3
2 11 (9.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (9.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (9.82%) Couchbase
2 11 (9.82%) Hazelcast
3 8 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.57%) Big Data
6 3 (2.68%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.89%) Informix
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Selenium
2 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (16.07%) Maven
4 11 (9.82%) git-flow
4 11 (9.82%) Hudson
5 10 (8.93%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.36%) JIRA
6 6 (5.36%) Subversion
7 5 (4.46%) Ant
7 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.46%) JUnit
7 5 (4.46%) Mockito
8 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (67.86%) Spring
2 43 (38.39%) Java EE
3 42 (37.50%) HTML
4 37 (33.04%) Hibernate
5 35 (31.25%) CSS
6 34 (30.36%) Web Services
7 23 (20.54%) Oracle ADF
8 21 (18.75%) XML
9 20 (17.86%) JSON
10 19 (16.96%) SOAP
11 18 (16.07%) J2EE
12 15 (13.39%) jQuery
13 11 (9.82%) Apache Avro
13 11 (9.82%) Apache Camel
13 11 (9.82%) Apache Thrift
13 11 (9.82%) EDI
13 11 (9.82%) JMS
13 11 (9.82%) Middleware
13 11 (9.82%) Protocol Buffers
13 11 (9.82%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 23 (20.54%) Mathematics
3 15 (13.39%) Algorithms
4 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) APACS
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) EMV
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.96%) Linux
2 23 (20.54%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.32%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.43%) Analytics
4 23 (20.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (17.86%) Scrum
6 18 (16.07%) Web Development
7 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.29%) MVC
7 16 (14.29%) Open Source
7 16 (14.29%) TDD
8 12 (10.71%) BDD
8 12 (10.71%) DevOps
8 12 (10.71%) Microservices
9 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.82%) Data Transformation
9 11 (9.82%) Physical Data Model
9 11 (9.82%) SOA
9 11 (9.82%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (56.25%) SQL
3 53 (47.32%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.36%) C
6 5 (4.46%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) ANSI C
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) Scala
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) MCP
2 1 (0.89%) MCSE
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.36%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (50.89%) Oracle
2 13 (11.61%) Google
3 11 (9.82%) webMethods
3 11 (9.82%) WSO2
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
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