The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 246 227 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 10 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 19
Average salary £80,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+146.15% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Java Software Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 5 £80,000 -
Lancashire +8 2 £29,500 +7.27%
Manchester -20 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cheshire -1 1 £31,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
3 22 (57.89%) Finance
3 22 (57.89%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) J2EE
4 18 (47.37%) Oracle
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 15 (39.47%) Spring
6 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) OO
7 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (26.32%) Project Management
9 10 (26.32%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) UNIX
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) XML
11 8 (21.05%) JSF
12 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
13 6 (15.79%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) Servlets
13 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 6 (15.79%) JUnit
13 6 (15.79%) jQuery
14 5 (13.16%) Selenium
14 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Jetty
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) J2EE
3 15 (39.47%) Spring
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) XML
6 8 (21.05%) JSF
7 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.79%) Servlets
8 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
9 5 (13.16%) Apache Avro
9 5 (13.16%) Struts
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
10 4 (10.53%) XSL
10 4 (10.53%) WSDL
10 4 (10.53%) CSS
10 4 (10.53%) JDBC
10 4 (10.53%) JSP
10 4 (10.53%) JAX-RPC
11 3 (7.89%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 4 (10.53%) Online Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) UNIX
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (39.47%) OO
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) SEO
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) MVVM
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Endeca