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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 630 653 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.22% 9.53% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.30% 16.99% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 512 567 636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
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
3265 3843 4318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.94% 56.09% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2742 3276 3791
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -2 368 £42,500 +6.25% 72
Cheshire +22 156 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Lancashire 0 59 £38,000 +1.33% 26
Merseyside +1 42 £49,500 +20.73% 8
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 591 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (36.18%) SQL
3 347 (27.41%) Oracle
4 342 (27.01%) JavaScript
5 318 (25.12%) .NET
6 307 (24.25%) HTML
7 295 (23.30%) C#
8 291 (22.99%) Degree
9 257 (20.30%) J2EE
10 254 (20.06%) XML
11 241 (19.04%) Finance
12 229 (18.09%) Web Services
13 223 (17.61%) C++
14 221 (17.46%) CSS
15 215 (16.98%) Software Engineering
16 206 (16.27%) SDLC
17 203 (16.03%) Linux
18 200 (15.80%) Spring
19 192 (15.17%) OO
20 189 (14.93%) SQL Server
21 188 (14.85%) TDD
22 181 (14.30%) Scrum
23 175 (13.82%) UNIX
24 165 (13.03%) Hibernate
25 141 (11.14%) jQuery
26 134 (10.58%) Retail
27 132 (10.43%) Windows
27 132 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
28 130 (10.27%) REST
29 128 (10.11%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 91 (7.19%) Tomcat
2 79 (6.24%) WebSphere
3 44 (3.48%) JBoss
3 44 (3.48%) Apache
4 33 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 33 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 26 (2.05%) IIS
6 22 (1.74%) Node.js
6 22 (1.74%) Apache Pig
7 21 (1.66%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.34%) GlassFish
9 15 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.11%) SAS
10 14 (1.11%) CMS
11 13 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.87%) nginx
13 10 (0.79%) FileNet
14 6 (0.47%) Drupal
14 6 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 42 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.34%) MS Project
3 12 (0.95%) MS Office
4 7 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Mingle
8 1 (0.079%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (0.63%) Magento
3 7 (0.55%) Exstream
4 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.32%) Maximo
5 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.16%) Tridion
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.079%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.55%) SaaS
4 6 (0.47%) GitHub
4 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.39%) Route 53
5 5 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
5 5 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.32%) Trello
7 3 (0.24%) Force.com
8 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.69%) HTTP
2 31 (2.45%) Internet
3 25 (1.97%) Wireless
4 10 (0.79%) ATM
5 6 (0.47%) Intranet
6 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.32%) LDAP
7 4 (0.32%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.24%) Firewall
8 3 (0.24%) Network Security
8 3 (0.24%) FTP
8 3 (0.24%) LAN
8 3 (0.24%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) SMS
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
9 2 (0.16%) SSH
10 1 (0.079%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.079%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.079%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.53%) MySQL
3 99 (7.82%) Oracle Database
4 81 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 66 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 51 (4.03%) RDBMS
8 47 (3.71%) Big Data
9 41 (3.24%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.24%) DB2
10 37 (2.92%) MongoDB
10 37 (2.92%) NoSQL
11 31 (2.45%) Oracle ODI
12 26 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.82%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 103 (8.14%) JUnit
2 79 (6.24%) Maven
3 75 (5.92%) Eclipse
4 72 (5.69%) Selenium
5 71 (5.61%) Git (software)
6 54 (4.27%) Subversion
7 50 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 46 (3.63%) JIRA
9 44 (3.48%) Ant
10 41 (3.24%) NUnit
11 31 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
11 31 (2.45%) MSTest
12 24 (1.90%) Visual Studio
13 23 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.66%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.26%) SoapUI
17 12 (0.95%) ClearCase
18 11 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
18 11 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 241 (19.04%) Finance
2 134 (10.58%) Retail
3 78 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 68 (5.37%) Banking
5 48 (3.79%) Billing
6 35 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.05%) Marketing
8 16 (1.26%) Games
9 15 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.79%) Back Office
11 9 (0.71%) Electronics
11 9 (0.71%) Automotive
12 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Military
13 3 (0.24%) Law
13 3 (0.24%) Legal
13 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.24%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 680 (53.71%) Developer
2 306 (24.17%) Java Developer
3 130 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 110 (8.69%) Software Engineer
5 83 (6.56%) Analyst
6 79 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 62 (4.90%) Architect
7 62 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
8 59 (4.66%) Consultant
9 58 (4.58%) Software Developer
9 58 (4.58%) .NET Developer
10 57 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 54 (4.27%) Graduate
12 52 (4.11%) Development Manager
13 47 (3.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 39 (3.08%) Web Developer
15 38 (3.00%) Graduate Developer
16 37 (2.92%) Tester
17 36 (2.84%) Junior
18 33 (2.61%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (25.12%) .NET
2 307 (24.25%) HTML
3 257 (20.30%) J2EE
4 254 (20.06%) XML
5 229 (18.09%) Web Services
6 221 (17.46%) CSS
7 200 (15.80%) Spring
8 165 (13.03%) Hibernate
9 141 (11.14%) jQuery
10 130 (10.27%) REST
11 125 (9.87%) SOAP
12 105 (8.29%) JSON
13 95 (7.50%) Java EE
14 89 (7.03%) JSP
15 86 (6.79%) JMS
16 81 (6.40%) ASP.NET
17 74 (5.85%) HTML5
18 70 (5.53%) Servlets
19 64 (5.06%) AngularJS
20 60 (4.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (9.08%) Computer Science
3 100 (7.90%) Mobile App
4 57 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.55%) User Experience
6 26 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 25 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.11%) iPhone
9 14 (1.11%) Telematics
10 13 (1.03%) Statistics
11 12 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.87%) iPad
12 11 (0.87%) iSeries
12 11 (0.87%) IVR
12 11 (0.87%) Physics
13 10 (0.79%) Replication
14 9 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 6 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 203 (16.03%) Linux
2 175 (13.82%) UNIX
3 132 (10.43%) Windows
4 97 (7.66%) Android
5 76 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.47%) CentOS
9 6 (0.47%) Solaris
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.079%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (16.98%) Software Engineering
3 206 (16.27%) SDLC
4 192 (15.17%) OO
5 188 (14.85%) TDD
6 181 (14.30%) Scrum
7 128 (10.11%) E-Commerce
8 121 (9.56%) Unit Testing
9 109 (8.61%) MVC
10 100 (7.90%) OOP
11 93 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 83 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (6.16%) UML
14 74 (5.85%) SOA
15 61 (4.82%) Waterfall
16 60 (4.74%) Project Management
17 56 (4.42%) Automated Testing
18 54 (4.27%) BDD
19 53 (4.19%) Web Development
20 52 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 458 (36.18%) SQL
2 342 (27.01%) JavaScript
3 295 (23.30%) C#
4 223 (17.61%) C++
5 108 (8.53%) C
6 104 (8.21%) Python
7 99 (7.82%) PHP
8 86 (6.79%) PL/SQL
9 69 (5.45%) Ruby
10 47 (3.71%) VB
11 46 (3.63%) Objective-C
12 43 (3.40%) Perl
13 38 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 34 (2.69%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.21%) Scala
15 28 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.82%) RPG
18 15 (1.18%) Groovy
18 15 (1.18%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 291 (22.99%) Degree
2 20 (1.58%) ISEB
3 17 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.03%) HND
5 13 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (0.63%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.32%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.24%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.24%) OCPJWCD
11 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) PMP
12 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.85%) QA
2 15 (1.18%) SLA
3 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) GAMP
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.71%) HDFS
3 8 (0.63%) Docker
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.079%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) NFS
6 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) Puppet
2 14 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.32%) Ansible
3 4 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.16%) Oozie
6 1 (0.079%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.079%) MOM
6 1 (0.079%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.079%) Nagios
6 1 (0.079%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.079%) Cacti
6 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 347 (27.41%) Oracle
2 80 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.11%) IBM
4 30 (2.37%) SAP
5 24 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 20 (1.58%) Informatica
7 19 (1.50%) VMware
7 19 (1.50%) HP
8 17 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.95%) Teradata
9 12 (0.95%) Ab Initio
10 11 (0.87%) Telerik
11 10 (0.79%) webMethods
11 10 (0.79%) Actimize
12 9 (0.71%) Adobe
13 8 (0.63%) Apple
14 7 (0.55%) BT
14 7 (0.55%) Cognos
14 7 (0.55%) Business Objects
14 7 (0.55%) hybris
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