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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 738 776 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.93% 11.26% 14.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.16% 19.22% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 612 709 968
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
4063 4037 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.65% 58.59% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 3605 3938
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 429 £42,500 +21.42% 105
Cheshire -5 176 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Lancashire -2 69 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Merseyside 0 54 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Cumbria - 1 £31,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 470 (33.89%) SQL
2 374 (26.96%) J2EE
3 347 (25.02%) Linux
4 337 (24.30%) JavaScript
5 332 (23.94%) HTML
6 330 (23.79%) .NET
7 325 (23.43%) Spring
8 286 (20.62%) Oracle
9 262 (18.89%) C#
10 248 (17.88%) Hibernate
11 246 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
12 232 (16.73%) Finance
13 216 (15.57%) OO
14 214 (15.43%) CSS
15 213 (15.36%) XML
16 204 (14.71%) UNIX
17 199 (14.35%) SQL Server
18 198 (14.28%) TDD
19 197 (14.20%) Degree
20 194 (13.99%) Windows
21 190 (13.70%) Web Services
22 187 (13.48%) Tomcat
23 173 (12.47%) Scrum
24 163 (11.75%) Software Engineering
25 161 (11.61%) E-Commerce
26 150 (10.81%) PHP
27 145 (10.45%) C++
28 141 (10.17%) Java EE
29 140 (10.09%) Computer Science
30 138 (9.95%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 187 (13.48%) Tomcat
2 119 (8.58%) WebSphere
3 90 (6.49%) Apache
4 52 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.60%) CICS
6 34 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
7 31 (2.24%) SAS
8 30 (2.16%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.66%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 20 (1.44%) Confluence
10 20 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.30%) CMS
12 14 (1.01%) Jetty
12 14 (1.01%) Liferay
13 13 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (0.87%) IIS
14 12 (0.87%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.65%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 60 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.23%) MS Office
3 11 (0.79%) FastStats
4 8 (0.58%) SPSS
5 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 35 (2.52%) BusinessWorks
2 23 (1.66%) TIBCO iProcess
3 21 (1.51%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 13 (0.94%) Magento
5 9 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.58%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.14%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.072%) Exstream
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.79%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.72%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.43%) Route 53
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.43%) SaaS
6 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 3 (0.22%) IaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.22%) ElastiCache
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.072%) PaaS
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.42%) HTTP
2 44 (3.17%) Internet
3 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.65%) AMQP
4 9 (0.65%) FTP
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
6 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.43%) Wireless
6 6 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (0.36%) LDAP
8 4 (0.29%) LAN
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
8 4 (0.29%) DHCP
8 4 (0.29%) IPsec
8 4 (0.29%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) DMZ
10 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.072%) NAS
11 1 (0.072%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 138 (9.95%) MySQL
3 106 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 102 (7.35%) DB2
5 65 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 42 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.45%) Big Data
10 32 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 31 (2.24%) Hazelcast
12 30 (2.16%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
19 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 124 (8.94%) Eclipse
2 107 (7.71%) Maven
3 94 (6.78%) JUnit
4 77 (5.55%) Subversion
5 76 (5.48%) Selenium
6 69 (4.97%) Git (software)
7 62 (4.47%) Jenkins
8 56 (4.04%) JIRA
9 48 (3.46%) Cucumber
10 46 (3.32%) Ant
11 33 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 23 (1.66%) Visual Studio
13 22 (1.59%) Gradle
14 21 (1.51%) Hudson
15 17 (1.23%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.23%) Mockito
15 17 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.87%) eggPlant
General
1 232 (16.73%) Finance
2 81 (5.84%) Retail
3 70 (5.05%) Banking
4 27 (1.95%) Games
5 26 (1.87%) Legal
6 25 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.73%) Automotive
8 14 (1.01%) Marketing
9 10 (0.72%) Law
9 10 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.65%) German Language
11 8 (0.58%) Advertising
12 7 (0.50%) Back Office
12 7 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.50%) Turkish Language
13 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.36%) Electronics
14 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.36%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 862 (62.15%) Developer
2 480 (34.61%) Java Developer
3 152 (10.96%) Senior Developer
4 120 (8.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 103 (7.43%) Architect
6 100 (7.21%) Analyst
7 93 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 82 (5.91%) Software Developer
9 74 (5.34%) Graduate
9 74 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 66 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 56 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
11 56 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
12 53 (3.82%) Designer
12 53 (3.82%) Web Developer
13 47 (3.39%) Junior
14 46 (3.32%) Consultant
14 46 (3.32%) Mobile Developer
15 45 (3.24%) Junior Developer
16 39 (2.81%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (26.96%) J2EE
2 332 (23.94%) HTML
3 330 (23.79%) .NET
4 325 (23.43%) Spring
5 248 (17.88%) Hibernate
6 214 (15.43%) CSS
7 213 (15.36%) XML
8 190 (13.70%) Web Services
9 141 (10.17%) Java EE
10 128 (9.23%) jQuery
11 101 (7.28%) Servlets
12 100 (7.21%) HTML5
13 99 (7.14%) JSP
13 99 (7.14%) JMS
14 91 (6.56%) SOAP
15 78 (5.62%) XSLT
16 63 (4.54%) Middleware
17 61 (4.40%) Ajax
18 60 (4.33%) Grails
19 58 (4.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 83 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 57 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 50 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.46%) Open Source
6 44 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 27 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
8 25 (1.80%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.66%) iPhone
10 20 (1.44%) Tandem
11 17 (1.23%) iPad
12 15 (1.08%) Physics
13 14 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
14 13 (0.94%) Online Games
14 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.65%) Informatics
17 8 (0.58%) FMCG
17 8 (0.58%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 347 (25.02%) Linux
2 204 (14.71%) UNIX
3 194 (13.99%) Windows
4 136 (9.81%) Android
5 75 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 54 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.23%) AIX
8 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.43%) CentOS
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.29%) Solaris
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (15.57%) OO
3 198 (14.28%) TDD
4 173 (12.47%) Scrum
5 163 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 161 (11.61%) E-Commerce
7 135 (9.73%) MVC
8 100 (7.21%) Web Development
9 87 (6.27%) Project Management
10 85 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (5.34%) OOP
13 72 (5.19%) UML
14 71 (5.12%) ITIL
15 69 (4.97%) Android Development
16 65 (4.69%) SOA
17 63 (4.54%) Unit Testing
18 58 (4.18%) BDD
19 57 (4.11%) iOS Development
20 55 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 470 (33.89%) SQL
2 337 (24.30%) JavaScript
3 262 (18.89%) C#
4 150 (10.81%) PHP
5 145 (10.45%) C++
6 107 (7.71%) Ruby
7 80 (5.77%) Python
8 68 (4.90%) Objective-C
9 65 (4.69%) C
10 63 (4.54%) Shell Script
11 60 (4.33%) Perl
12 51 (3.68%) XPath
13 45 (3.24%) COBOL
14 27 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.80%) Groovy
16 22 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.59%) Scala
17 21 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.23%) VB
19 16 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 197 (14.20%) Degree
2 29 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.01%) ISEB
5 10 (0.72%) HND
6 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.29%) MCSE
7 4 (0.29%) HNC
8 3 (0.22%) MCP
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.072%) MCITP
10 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.072%) MCSA
10 1 (0.072%) PMP
10 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.64%) QA
2 32 (2.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.29%) Xen
2 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.072%) Nmap
4 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (2.16%) Puppet
2 27 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.01%) TIBCO Hawk
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.43%) CFEngine
5 6 (0.43%) Ansible
6 4 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.14%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.072%) SCCM
8 1 (0.072%) SCOM
8 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.072%) Nessus
Vendors
1 286 (20.62%) Oracle
2 99 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 89 (6.42%) JBoss
4 71 (5.12%) IBM
5 61 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 44 (3.17%) Google
7 39 (2.81%) TIBCO
8 35 (2.52%) SAP
9 24 (1.73%) Business Objects
10 23 (1.66%) Sybase
11 20 (1.44%) HP
12 16 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.15%) Sencha
13 13 (0.94%) Symbian
13 13 (0.94%) Perforce
14 11 (0.79%) Adobe
15 9 (0.65%) ATG
16 8 (0.58%) Siemens
16 8 (0.58%) Compuware
16 8 (0.58%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago