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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 704 857 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.63% 12.78% 12.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.74% 20.80% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 615 755 917
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
England

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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -7 378 £40,000 +3.89% 56
Cheshire -1 185 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Lancashire -7 53 £35,500 +9.23% 5
Merseyside -6 50 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 578 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (33.94%) SQL
3 354 (24.88%) J2EE
4 345 (24.24%) Oracle
5 332 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 314 (22.07%) .NET
7 309 (21.71%) HTML
8 299 (21.01%) C#
9 282 (19.82%) Spring
10 270 (18.97%) Linux
11 240 (16.87%) Finance
12 231 (16.23%) XML
13 222 (15.60%) Degree
14 205 (14.41%) Web Services
15 204 (14.34%) OO
16 202 (14.20%) CSS
17 198 (13.91%) Hibernate
18 178 (12.51%) Software Engineering
19 175 (12.30%) Scrum
20 168 (11.81%) UNIX
21 165 (11.60%) SQL Server
22 158 (11.10%) C++
23 157 (11.03%) Windows
24 155 (10.89%) E-Commerce
25 150 (10.54%) TDD
26 142 (9.98%) Tomcat
27 136 (9.56%) Computer Science
28 134 (9.42%) jQuery
29 130 (9.14%) SOAP
30 128 (9.00%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 142 (9.98%) Tomcat
2 109 (7.66%) Apache
3 101 (7.10%) WebSphere
4 81 (5.69%) JBoss
5 48 (3.37%) CICS
6 42 (2.95%) IIS
7 40 (2.81%) WebLogic
8 30 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 22 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 17 (1.19%) NetWeaver
10 17 (1.19%) nginx
11 16 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 16 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.05%) SAS
13 14 (0.98%) Confluence
14 13 (0.91%) Node.js
14 13 (0.91%) SAP Portal
14 13 (0.91%) SAP EP
14 13 (0.91%) GlassFish
14 13 (0.91%) Jetty
Applications
1 39 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.77%) MS Project
3 10 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.56%) MS Office
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Mingle
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.070%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.070%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Oracle Retail
2 13 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.56%) Magento
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.070%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.91%) Google App Engine
2 13 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.77%) SaaS
4 11 (0.77%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.28%) Trello
7 3 (0.21%) ElastiCache
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.21%) Route 53
7 3 (0.21%) GitHub
7 3 (0.21%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 88 (6.18%) HTTP
2 40 (2.81%) Internet
3 16 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.91%) Wireless
5 10 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.70%) FTP
6 5 (0.35%) AMQP
6 5 (0.35%) IPsec
6 5 (0.35%) DNS
6 5 (0.35%) DHCP
7 4 (0.28%) ATM
7 4 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.14%) Broadband
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.070%) Extranet
10 1 (0.070%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 111 (7.80%) MySQL
3 96 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 86 (6.04%) DB2
5 73 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 51 (3.58%) Big Data
6 51 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 50 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 28 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 22 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (1.26%) Hazelcast
15 16 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.77%) QlikView
18 10 (0.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 128 (9.00%) Selenium
2 116 (8.15%) Eclipse
3 115 (8.08%) JUnit
4 101 (7.10%) Maven
5 100 (7.03%) Git (software)
6 71 (4.99%) JIRA
7 64 (4.50%) Jenkins
8 53 (3.72%) Subversion
9 40 (2.81%) Cucumber
10 39 (2.74%) Ant
10 39 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
11 31 (2.18%) WebDriver
12 28 (1.97%) Gradle
13 21 (1.48%) SoapUI
14 20 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio
16 14 (0.98%) NUnit
16 14 (0.98%) MSTest
17 13 (0.91%) Mockito
18 12 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 240 (16.87%) Finance
2 102 (7.17%) Retail
3 91 (6.39%) Banking
4 45 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.74%) Games
6 28 (1.97%) Marketing
7 23 (1.62%) Automotive
8 22 (1.55%) Billing
9 21 (1.48%) Advertising
10 20 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.84%) Legal
12 11 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.70%) German Language
14 9 (0.63%) French Language
15 8 (0.56%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.56%) Turkish Language
15 8 (0.56%) Military
16 7 (0.49%) Electronics
17 5 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 851 (59.80%) Developer
2 447 (31.41%) Java Developer
3 143 (10.05%) Senior Developer
4 103 (7.24%) Architect
5 88 (6.18%) Analyst
5 88 (6.18%) Software Engineer
5 88 (6.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 81 (5.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 73 (5.13%) Consultant
8 69 (4.85%) Designer
9 67 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 62 (4.36%) Tester
10 62 (4.36%) Applications Developer
11 58 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
12 57 (4.01%) Web Developer
13 52 (3.65%) Oracle Developer
14 44 (3.09%) Graduate
15 42 (2.95%) Junior
15 42 (2.95%) Applications Support
16 37 (2.60%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (24.88%) J2EE
2 314 (22.07%) .NET
3 309 (21.71%) HTML
4 282 (19.82%) Spring
5 231 (16.23%) XML
6 205 (14.41%) Web Services
7 202 (14.20%) CSS
8 198 (13.91%) Hibernate
9 134 (9.42%) jQuery
10 130 (9.14%) SOAP
11 125 (8.78%) Java EE
12 105 (7.38%) JSP
13 98 (6.89%) HTML5
14 91 (6.39%) JMS
15 77 (5.41%) Servlets
16 74 (5.20%) Ajax
17 73 (5.13%) ASP.NET
18 71 (4.99%) XSLT
18 71 (4.99%) JSON
19 70 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.56%) Computer Science
2 65 (4.57%) Mobile App
3 63 (4.43%) User Experience
4 59 (4.15%) Mainframe
5 57 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (3.30%) Open Source
7 44 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
11 14 (0.98%) Online Games
12 12 (0.84%) Xbox
12 12 (0.84%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.63%) Tandem
14 9 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
14 9 (0.63%) Physics
15 8 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.56%) Statistics
15 8 (0.56%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 270 (18.97%) Linux
2 168 (11.81%) UNIX
3 157 (11.03%) Windows
4 115 (8.08%) Android
5 81 (5.69%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.77%) AIX
8 9 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.070%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (14.34%) OO
3 178 (12.51%) Software Engineering
4 175 (12.30%) Scrum
5 155 (10.89%) E-Commerce
6 150 (10.54%) TDD
7 125 (8.78%) MVC
8 109 (7.66%) OOP
9 101 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (6.54%) UML
11 81 (5.69%) Waterfall
11 81 (5.69%) Mentoring
12 78 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 70 (4.92%) Automated Testing
15 68 (4.78%) Project Management
16 62 (4.36%) BDD
17 60 (4.22%) SOA
18 56 (3.94%) Web Development
19 49 (3.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 483 (33.94%) SQL
2 332 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 299 (21.01%) C#
4 158 (11.10%) C++
5 122 (8.57%) PHP
6 86 (6.04%) PL/SQL
7 84 (5.90%) Ruby
8 71 (4.99%) Python
9 67 (4.71%) C
10 58 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 52 (3.65%) COBOL
12 47 (3.30%) T-SQL
13 45 (3.16%) XPath
14 35 (2.46%) VB.NET
15 34 (2.39%) Perl
16 29 (2.04%) VB
16 29 (2.04%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.69%) ABAP
18 20 (1.41%) Groovy
19 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 222 (15.60%) Degree
2 41 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.98%) HND
5 13 (0.91%) ISEB
6 10 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.21%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.14%) RHCA
10 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.14%) LPIC
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PhD
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CIPD
11 1 (0.070%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.52%) QA
2 43 (3.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.35%) Xen
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.35%) Docker
4 2 (0.14%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
4 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.070%) XenApp
5 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.11%) Puppet
2 20 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.49%) Ansible
3 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.42%) CFEngine
5 4 (0.28%) Hyperic
5 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 345 (24.24%) Oracle
2 76 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.01%) IBM
4 41 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 40 (2.81%) SAP
6 27 (1.90%) Google
7 25 (1.76%) Sybase
8 22 (1.55%) VMware
9 19 (1.34%) Informatica
10 15 (1.05%) HP
10 15 (1.05%) Adobe
11 13 (0.91%) Cognos
12 12 (0.84%) Teradata
12 12 (0.84%) Telerik
12 12 (0.84%) Perforce
12 12 (0.84%) Ab Initio
13 11 (0.77%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.70%) Apple
15 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.56%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70k, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago