The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 232 227 224
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 20 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 25
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
Java Software 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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 +6 16 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Cheshire -8 4 £32,500 -32.98%
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Spring
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 10 (41.67%) Java EE
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 8 (33.33%) Maven
7 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (33.33%) J2EE
7 8 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) JUnit
8 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
8 7 (29.17%) Servlets
8 7 (29.17%) SOAP
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) Grails
9 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (25.00%) Retail
9 6 (25.00%) Logistics
9 6 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) JMS
9 6 (25.00%) J2SE
9 6 (25.00%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Maven
2 7 (29.17%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (16.67%) Gradle
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) Gerrit
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Games
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Spring
2 10 (41.67%) Java EE
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 8 (33.33%) J2EE
5 7 (29.17%) Servlets
5 7 (29.17%) SOAP
5 7 (29.17%) Grails
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) JSP
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) J2SE
6 6 (25.00%) JMS
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) DOM
7 5 (20.83%) XSLT
7 5 (20.83%) SAX
7 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (20.83%) XML Schema
7 5 (20.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Logistics
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Change Control
7 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
10 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
10 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.83%) XPath
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Groovy
8 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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