The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 703 810 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 11.04% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.35% 18.52% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 598 705 796
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4374 4334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.40% 59.59% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3817 3909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
England

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 18 April 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 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
Manchester -3 430 £40,000 +14.28% 71
Cheshire -3 133 £39,500 +5.33% 28
Merseyside +9 85 £42,500 +1.19% 7
Lancashire +3 56 £47,250 +26.00% 7
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 630 (40.78%) SQL
2 501 (32.43%) J2EE
3 433 (28.03%) Oracle
4 432 (27.96%) HTML
5 421 (27.25%) Spring
6 406 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
7 401 (25.95%) JavaScript
8 372 (24.08%) Hibernate
9 327 (21.17%) OO
10 313 (20.26%) .NET
11 280 (18.12%) Linux
12 278 (17.99%) TDD
13 275 (17.80%) Finance
14 269 (17.41%) CSS
15 265 (17.15%) C#
16 262 (16.96%) UNIX
17 241 (15.60%) Degree
18 236 (15.28%) Web Services
19 221 (14.30%) MySQL
20 219 (14.17%) MVC
21 217 (14.05%) Software Engineering
22 216 (13.98%) Scrum
23 215 (13.92%) E-Commerce
24 207 (13.40%) SQL Server
25 204 (13.20%) XML
26 198 (12.82%) PHP
27 195 (12.62%) C++
28 187 (12.10%) jQuery
29 184 (11.91%) Windows
30 180 (11.65%) Java EE

Java
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 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
1 160 (10.36%) Tomcat
2 91 (5.89%) WebSphere
3 86 (5.57%) WebLogic
4 78 (5.05%) Apache
5 38 (2.46%) SAS
6 32 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
7 29 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 19 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
10 17 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
10 17 (1.10%) Liferay
11 16 (1.04%) GlassFish
11 16 (1.04%) CMS
11 16 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
12 8 (0.52%) AquaLogic
12 8 (0.52%) Jetty
12 8 (0.52%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 7 (0.45%) Alfresco
Applications
1 31 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.65%) FastStats
4 10 (0.65%) MS Office
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.19%) Maple
6 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.065%) SPSS
8 1 (0.065%) MS Project
8 1 (0.065%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.065%) DOC1
8 1 (0.065%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 31 (2.01%) BusinessWorks
2 21 (1.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 21 (1.36%) TIBCO iProcess
2 21 (1.36%) Magento
2 21 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.52%) AquaLogic BPM
3 8 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) AWD
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.065%) Exstream
7 1 (0.065%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.84%) SaaS
2 7 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.26%) GitHub
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.13%) IaaS
4 2 (0.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.065%) Route 53
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.52%) Internet
2 35 (2.27%) HTTP
3 23 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.97%) Firewall
5 12 (0.78%) Intranet
6 9 (0.58%) LAN
7 8 (0.52%) AMQP
8 7 (0.45%) DMZ
8 7 (0.45%) LDAP
9 6 (0.39%) Network Security
9 6 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.39%) DNS
10 4 (0.26%) WAN
11 3 (0.19%) FTP
12 2 (0.13%) Wireless
12 2 (0.13%) SSH
12 2 (0.13%) VPN
12 2 (0.13%) WLAN
12 2 (0.13%) CTI
12 2 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (14.30%) MySQL
2 207 (13.40%) SQL Server
3 139 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 102 (6.60%) DB2
5 76 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 56 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (1.62%) Big Data
8 25 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.78%) Apache Hive
12 12 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 159 (10.29%) Eclipse
2 145 (9.39%) JUnit
3 107 (6.93%) Subversion
4 94 (6.08%) Selenium
5 89 (5.76%) Ant
6 86 (5.57%) Maven
7 80 (5.18%) Git (software)
8 57 (3.69%) Jenkins
9 53 (3.43%) Hudson
10 46 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 35 (2.27%) JIRA
12 32 (2.07%) NetBeans
13 25 (1.62%) Visual Studio
14 23 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
15 22 (1.42%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.04%) PHPUnit
17 15 (0.97%) JMeter
17 15 (0.97%) Mockito
18 14 (0.91%) Gerrit
18 14 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 275 (17.80%) Finance
2 76 (4.92%) Retail
3 43 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 33 (2.14%) Banking
5 27 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.55%) Marketing
7 21 (1.36%) Advertising
8 20 (1.29%) Automotive
9 16 (1.04%) Multimedia
10 14 (0.91%) Games
11 13 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.71%) Legal
13 10 (0.65%) Back Office
14 6 (0.39%) French Language
14 6 (0.39%) German Language
15 4 (0.26%) Local Government
15 4 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 963 (62.33%) Developer
2 616 (39.87%) Java Developer
3 208 (13.46%) Senior Developer
4 168 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 142 (9.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 137 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 85 (5.50%) Software Engineer
8 82 (5.31%) Architect
9 75 (4.85%) Analyst
9 75 (4.85%) Consultant
10 65 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 58 (3.75%) Graduate
12 56 (3.62%) .NET Developer
13 52 (3.37%) Web Developer
13 52 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
14 49 (3.17%) Java Software Developer
14 49 (3.17%) Junior
15 48 (3.11%) J2EE Developer
16 45 (2.91%) Graduate Developer
17 44 (2.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (32.43%) J2EE
2 432 (27.96%) HTML
3 421 (27.25%) Spring
4 372 (24.08%) Hibernate
5 313 (20.26%) .NET
6 269 (17.41%) CSS
7 236 (15.28%) Web Services
8 204 (13.20%) XML
9 187 (12.10%) jQuery
10 180 (11.65%) Java EE
11 175 (11.33%) JSP
12 160 (10.36%) Ajax
13 143 (9.26%) Struts
14 118 (7.64%) Middleware
15 117 (7.57%) Servlets
16 114 (7.38%) JDBC
17 97 (6.28%) ASP.NET
18 80 (5.18%) HTML5
18 80 (5.18%) SOAP
19 79 (5.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 87 (5.63%) Open Source
3 86 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 26 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
7 24 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.04%) Digital Media
10 15 (0.97%) Cryptography
11 12 (0.78%) PKI
11 12 (0.78%) iPad
12 11 (0.71%) Tandem
12 11 (0.71%) iPhone
13 10 (0.65%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.65%) Clustering
13 10 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.65%) PMI
14 9 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.58%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 280 (18.12%) Linux
2 262 (16.96%) UNIX
3 184 (11.91%) Windows
4 93 (6.02%) Android
5 81 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.45%) Debian
7 7 (0.45%) CentOS
8 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.19%) AIX
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.065%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (21.17%) OO
3 278 (17.99%) TDD
4 219 (14.17%) MVC
5 217 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 216 (13.98%) Scrum
7 215 (13.92%) E-Commerce
8 144 (9.32%) Web Development
9 113 (7.31%) SOA
10 108 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (6.67%) UML
12 102 (6.60%) Pair Programming
13 95 (6.15%) Project Management
14 87 (5.63%) Unit Testing
15 85 (5.50%) OOD
16 77 (4.98%) OOA/OOD
17 76 (4.92%) Software Testing
18 69 (4.47%) OOP
19 61 (3.95%) Automated Testing
19 61 (3.95%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 630 (40.78%) SQL
2 401 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 265 (17.15%) C#
4 198 (12.82%) PHP
5 195 (12.62%) C++
6 118 (7.64%) Ruby
7 95 (6.15%) C
8 80 (5.18%) Python
9 76 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 65 (4.21%) PL/SQL
11 51 (3.30%) Perl
12 38 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 37 (2.39%) Objective-C
14 27 (1.75%) VB
14 27 (1.75%) PHP5
15 20 (1.29%) Prolog
16 19 (1.23%) Scala
17 18 (1.17%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.04%) XPath
19 14 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 241 (15.60%) Degree
2 19 (1.23%) ISEB
3 16 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 14 (0.91%) HND
5 13 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.71%) PMP
7 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.19%) MCP
9 3 (0.19%) MCSE
9 3 (0.19%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.19%) APMG
10 1 (0.065%) MCSD
10 1 (0.065%) PhD
10 1 (0.065%) ACTC
10 1 (0.065%) ACSA
10 1 (0.065%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (0.58%) SLA
3 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.065%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.13%) XenServer
3 2 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.065%) vSphere
4 1 (0.065%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
3 9 (0.58%) Puppet
4 8 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.26%) Nagios
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.065%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 433 (28.03%) Oracle
2 97 (6.28%) JBoss
3 89 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 58 (3.75%) IBM
5 48 (3.11%) Sybase
6 44 (2.85%) Google
7 43 (2.78%) WSO2
8 38 (2.46%) TIBCO
9 26 (1.68%) SAP
10 25 (1.62%) Zend
11 23 (1.49%) Business Objects
12 22 (1.42%) Sencha
13 17 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.84%) Adobe
15 11 (0.71%) Symbian
16 8 (0.52%) Kony
16 8 (0.52%) JD Edwards
17 7 (0.45%) ATG
17 7 (0.45%) Endeca
18 6 (0.39%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 6 £25,783 - £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 7 £30,764 - £40,558 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago