The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / North West
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 697 595 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.71% 10.67% 9.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.16% 21.28% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 590 507 574
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3457 2796 3464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.07% 50.15% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2990 2393 3050
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Java Salary Trend in the North West

Java
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Java Salary Histogram in the North West

Java
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 548 £50,000 +11.11% 104
Cheshire +2 96 £45,000 +9.13% 33
Lancashire -17 29 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Merseyside -27 15 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Cumbria +7 1 £42,500 +39.34%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 867 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (33.66%) SQL
3 433 (30.43%) Spring
4 432 (30.36%) JavaScript
5 375 (26.35%) Scrum
6 373 (26.21%) TDD
7 343 (24.10%) Software Engineering
7 343 (24.10%) HTML
8 324 (22.77%) C#
9 312 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
10 301 (21.15%) Oracle
11 287 (20.17%) OO
12 273 (19.18%) Hibernate
13 266 (18.69%) Linux
14 265 (18.62%) CSS
15 248 (17.43%) Degree
16 235 (16.51%) J2EE
16 235 (16.51%) Python
17 230 (16.16%) Web Services
18 219 (15.39%) .NET
19 215 (15.11%) C++
20 213 (14.97%) Git (software)
20 213 (14.97%) SDLC
21 205 (14.41%) DevOps
22 196 (13.77%) BDD
23 192 (13.49%) Finance
24 186 (13.07%) MySQL
24 186 (13.07%) jQuery
25 169 (11.88%) Selenium
26 165 (11.60%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 160 (11.24%) Tomcat
2 81 (5.69%) JBoss
3 76 (5.34%) Apache Spark
4 75 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 60 (4.22%) WebSphere
7 54 (3.79%) Apache Pig
8 28 (1.97%) Apache
8 28 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 27 (1.90%) Confluence
10 18 (1.26%) CMS
11 16 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (1.05%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.98%) Mule
13 14 (0.98%) Mule ESB
14 13 (0.91%) Jetty
14 13 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.84%) IIS
16 9 (0.63%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 22 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.28%) SPSS
3 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.070%) MS Project
5 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.35%) Magento
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.21%) BASE24
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.070%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 101 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.81%) GitHub
4 30 (2.11%) SaaS
5 13 (0.91%) Google Play
6 12 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.56%) PaaS
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.42%) IaaS
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.35%) Office 365
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.21%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.14%) Heroku
13 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.11%) HTTP
2 17 (1.19%) LDAP
3 13 (0.91%) Internet
4 11 (0.77%) DNS
5 8 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.56%) Intranet
6 7 (0.49%) GPRS
6 7 (0.49%) GSM
6 7 (0.49%) Skype
6 7 (0.49%) SSL
7 6 (0.42%) DVB
7 6 (0.42%) NFC
7 6 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.42%) UMTS
7 6 (0.42%) VoIP
7 6 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.42%) WLAN
8 5 (0.35%) Broadband
8 5 (0.35%) Firewall
9 4 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.07%) MySQL
2 144 (10.12%) Big Data
3 140 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 136 (9.56%) MongoDB
5 135 (9.49%) NoSQL
6 134 (9.42%) Hadoop
7 125 (8.78%) Relational Database
8 78 (5.48%) RDBMS
9 55 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
10 54 (3.79%) Apache Hive
11 38 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.34%) Hazelcast
14 18 (1.26%) DB2
15 16 (1.12%) Redis
15 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (0.91%) Couchbase
17 13 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.91%) Riak
Development Applications
1 213 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 169 (11.88%) Selenium
3 165 (11.60%) Jenkins
4 137 (9.63%) JUnit
5 111 (7.80%) Maven
6 102 (7.17%) Cucumber
7 83 (5.83%) JIRA
7 83 (5.83%) Subversion
8 69 (4.85%) Eclipse
9 61 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 51 (3.58%) Gradle
11 43 (3.02%) Ant
12 41 (2.88%) NUnit
13 39 (2.74%) Bitbucket
13 39 (2.74%) Mercurial
14 35 (2.46%) WebDriver
15 33 (2.32%) Mockito
15 33 (2.32%) MSTest
16 28 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (1.48%) JMeter
General
1 192 (13.49%) Finance
2 80 (5.62%) Retail
3 73 (5.13%) Banking
4 44 (3.09%) Military
5 43 (3.02%) Advertising
6 36 (2.53%) Games
7 30 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.97%) Marketing
9 19 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
11 14 (0.98%) Electronics
12 8 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.49%) Automotive
13 7 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.42%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) Publishing
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.21%) Legal
15 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 764 (53.69%) Developer
2 534 (37.53%) Java Developer
3 224 (15.74%) Senior Developer
4 194 (13.63%) Software Engineer
5 188 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 157 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 113 (7.94%) Java Engineer
8 104 (7.31%) Java Software Developer
9 88 (6.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 83 (5.83%) Architect
11 52 (3.65%) Tester
12 51 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 50 (3.51%) Test Engineer
14 45 (3.16%) Analyst
14 45 (3.16%) Automation Tester
14 45 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
15 42 (2.95%) Agile Developer
15 42 (2.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 42 (2.95%) SQL Developer
16 40 (2.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (30.43%) Spring
2 343 (24.10%) HTML
3 273 (19.18%) Hibernate
4 265 (18.62%) CSS
5 235 (16.51%) J2EE
6 230 (16.16%) Web Services
7 219 (15.39%) .NET
8 186 (13.07%) jQuery
9 164 (11.52%) AngularJS
10 155 (10.89%) XML
11 144 (10.12%) Node.js
12 120 (8.43%) Java EE
13 117 (8.22%) HTML5
14 114 (8.01%) RESTful
15 112 (7.87%) REST
16 103 (7.24%) SOAP
17 78 (5.48%) Apache Camel
18 76 (5.34%) React
19 75 (5.27%) CSS3
20 66 (4.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.01%) Computer Science
2 110 (7.73%) iPad
3 105 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (6.61%) Algorithms
5 72 (5.06%) Data Structures
5 72 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.46%) User Experience
7 30 (2.11%) PKI
8 26 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.70%) Clustering
11 10 (0.70%) Device Driver
12 9 (0.63%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.56%) NHS
13 8 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
14 7 (0.49%) iPhone
14 7 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 266 (18.69%) Linux
2 107 (7.52%) Windows
3 78 (5.48%) Android
4 66 (4.64%) Unix
5 57 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.84%) AIX
9 10 (0.70%) CentOS
10 6 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.35%) HPUX
12 4 (0.28%) Fedora
12 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (26.35%) Scrum
3 373 (26.21%) TDD
4 343 (24.10%) Software Engineering
5 312 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
6 287 (20.17%) OO
7 213 (14.97%) SDLC
8 205 (14.41%) DevOps
9 196 (13.77%) BDD
10 158 (11.10%) Unit Testing
11 157 (11.03%) MVC
12 141 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 128 (9.00%) Automated Testing
14 114 (8.01%) E-Commerce
14 114 (8.01%) Kanban
15 113 (7.94%) Web Development
16 108 (7.59%) Open Source
17 94 (6.61%) Mentoring
18 85 (5.97%) SOA
19 84 (5.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 479 (33.66%) SQL
2 432 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 324 (22.77%) C#
4 235 (16.51%) Python
5 215 (15.11%) C++
6 155 (10.89%) PHP
7 144 (10.12%) Ruby
8 118 (8.29%) C
9 106 (7.45%) Perl
10 80 (5.62%) Scala
11 67 (4.71%) PL/SQL
12 57 (4.01%) Groovy
13 38 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 34 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.97%) Go
16 26 (1.83%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.62%) Clojure
18 21 (1.48%) Apple Swift
19 19 (1.34%) Objective-C
20 15 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 248 (17.43%) Degree
2 117 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.57%) DV Cleared
4 51 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.48%) ISEB
7 7 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.42%) PhD
9 4 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.070%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.13%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) SDET
3 5 (0.35%) WCAG
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) GDPR
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.070%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) MiFID
System Software
1 73 (5.13%) Docker
2 69 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.35%) HDFS
6 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.28%) vCloud
6 4 (0.28%) vSphere
7 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.070%) Varnish
8 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (3.58%) Puppet
2 41 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.83%) Ansible
4 19 (1.34%) Kibana
4 19 (1.34%) Packer
4 19 (1.34%) Terraform
5 13 (0.91%) logstash
6 12 (0.84%) Netcool
6 12 (0.84%) Salt
7 11 (0.77%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.21%) Mesos
12 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.14%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 301 (21.15%) Oracle
2 81 (5.69%) VMware
3 75 (5.27%) Microsoft
4 53 (3.72%) IBM
5 37 (2.60%) Google
6 33 (2.32%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.83%) SAP
8 22 (1.55%) HP
9 14 (0.98%) AppDynamics
10 10 (0.70%) hybris
10 10 (0.70%) IBM Sterling
10 10 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.56%) BEA
11 8 (0.56%) Cadence
11 8 (0.56%) Sybase
11 8 (0.56%) Zend
12 6 (0.42%) Adobe
12 6 (0.42%) Intel
12 6 (0.42%) Sun
12 6 (0.42%) Symbian
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onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Webrecruit
Salary: £32,500 per annum Plus Benefits
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Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
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