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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 704 710 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.79% 9.87% 10.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.92% 18.06% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 569 606 704
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,700 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +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
3365 3932 4233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.59% 54.64% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2854 3307 3755
Average salary £38,412 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 371 £40,000 -5.88% 84
Cheshire +10 209 £42,500 - 50
Lancashire -6 67 £40,000 +8.10% 12
Merseyside +5 55 £43,500 +2.35% 14
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 627 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (34.16%) SQL
3 404 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 362 (27.24%) HTML
5 336 (25.28%) Oracle
6 324 (24.38%) Degree
7 319 (24.00%) .NET
8 289 (21.75%) C#
9 284 (21.37%) Spring
10 278 (20.92%) CSS
11 277 (20.84%) J2EE
12 274 (20.62%) Web Services
13 258 (19.41%) Finance
14 251 (18.89%) XML
15 246 (18.51%) Software Engineering
16 244 (18.36%) TDD
17 235 (17.68%) SDLC
18 226 (17.01%) Linux
19 214 (16.10%) C++
20 213 (16.03%) Hibernate
21 210 (15.80%) Scrum
22 193 (14.52%) SQL Server
23 182 (13.69%) OO
24 177 (13.32%) jQuery
25 152 (11.44%) REST
26 149 (11.21%) SOAP
27 146 (10.99%) PHP
28 142 (10.68%) MySQL
29 141 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
30 138 (10.38%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 109 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 85 (6.40%) WebSphere
3 65 (4.89%) Apache
4 57 (4.29%) JBoss
5 34 (2.56%) Node.js
6 32 (2.41%) IIS
7 27 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 27 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
8 26 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (1.28%) Apache Pig
11 16 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.05%) WordPress
12 14 (1.05%) CMS
13 12 (0.90%) Drupal
13 12 (0.90%) nginx
14 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.83%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.68%) Liferay
15 9 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 39 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.13%) MS Office
3 9 (0.68%) MS Project
4 7 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) Mingle
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.075%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Magento
2 9 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.38%) Maximo
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.30%) Exstream
4 4 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.15%) Tridion
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.28%) SaaS
3 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.53%) Route 53
6 7 (0.53%) GitHub
7 5 (0.38%) Trello
8 4 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.23%) Force.com
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.86%) Internet
2 33 (2.48%) Wireless
2 33 (2.48%) HTTP
3 10 (0.75%) FTP
3 10 (0.75%) ATM
3 10 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.68%) Firewall
5 8 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.60%) DVB
5 8 (0.60%) NFC
5 8 (0.60%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.60%) GPRS
5 8 (0.60%) GSM
5 8 (0.60%) UMTS
5 8 (0.60%) VoIP
5 8 (0.60%) WLAN
6 6 (0.45%) Network Security
6 6 (0.45%) DNS
6 6 (0.45%) Intranet
7 4 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 142 (10.68%) MySQL
3 104 (7.83%) Oracle Database
4 90 (6.77%) Relational Database
5 67 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (4.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 51 (3.84%) RDBMS
8 45 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 41 (3.09%) Big Data
10 36 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (2.48%) NoSQL
13 31 (2.33%) DB2
14 27 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
15 26 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (1.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 112 (8.43%) Selenium
2 104 (7.83%) JUnit
3 91 (6.85%) Maven
4 82 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 75 (5.64%) Eclipse
6 70 (5.27%) Jenkins
7 56 (4.21%) Subversion
8 55 (4.14%) Ant
9 48 (3.61%) JIRA
10 35 (2.63%) NUnit
11 31 (2.33%) WebDriver
12 28 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 28 (2.11%) Visual Studio
13 26 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
14 24 (1.81%) MSTest
15 18 (1.35%) NetBeans
15 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (1.28%) ClearCase
17 15 (1.13%) SoapUI
18 14 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 258 (19.41%) Finance
2 126 (9.48%) Retail
3 81 (6.09%) Banking
4 80 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 29 (2.18%) Billing
7 25 (1.88%) Marketing
8 21 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.58%) Games
9 16 (1.20%) Automotive
10 10 (0.75%) Electronics
11 9 (0.68%) Law
12 8 (0.60%) Back Office
12 8 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Legal
15 4 (0.30%) Advertising
16 3 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 765 (57.56%) Developer
2 384 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 143 (10.76%) Senior Developer
4 122 (9.18%) Software Engineer
5 111 (8.35%) Analyst
6 102 (7.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 74 (5.57%) Software Developer
8 63 (4.74%) Oracle Developer
9 58 (4.36%) Graduate
10 48 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 47 (3.54%) Architect
11 47 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 46 (3.46%) Consultant
13 45 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 43 (3.24%) Graduate Developer
15 42 (3.16%) Junior
16 41 (3.09%) Test Analyst
16 41 (3.09%) Business Analyst
17 38 (2.86%) C# Developer
18 33 (2.48%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (27.24%) HTML
2 319 (24.00%) .NET
3 284 (21.37%) Spring
4 278 (20.92%) CSS
5 277 (20.84%) J2EE
6 274 (20.62%) Web Services
7 251 (18.89%) XML
8 213 (16.03%) Hibernate
9 177 (13.32%) jQuery
10 152 (11.44%) REST
11 149 (11.21%) SOAP
12 125 (9.41%) Java EE
13 120 (9.03%) JSON
14 104 (7.83%) AngularJS
15 103 (7.75%) RESTful
16 90 (6.77%) HTML5
17 88 (6.62%) ASP.NET
18 81 (6.09%) JSP
19 67 (5.04%) JMS
20 62 (4.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 109 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 56 (4.21%) User Experience
5 54 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 33 (2.48%) iPhone
8 31 (2.33%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.81%) iPad
10 22 (1.66%) Mainframe
11 21 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 15 (1.13%) Replication
14 14 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.98%) Telematics
16 12 (0.90%) Physics
16 12 (0.90%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.90%) Statistics
17 10 (0.75%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.75%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 226 (17.01%) Linux
2 135 (10.16%) UNIX
3 134 (10.08%) Windows
4 102 (7.67%) Android
5 75 (5.64%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.05%) CentOS
7 14 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.60%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
12 7 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.38%) SUSE
15 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.30%) HPUX
16 3 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (18.51%) Software Engineering
3 244 (18.36%) TDD
4 235 (17.68%) SDLC
5 210 (15.80%) Scrum
6 182 (13.69%) OO
7 135 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 129 (9.71%) E-Commerce
10 128 (9.63%) MVC
11 118 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 90 (6.77%) OOP
13 81 (6.09%) SOA
14 77 (5.79%) UML
15 70 (5.27%) BDD
16 62 (4.67%) Automated Testing
17 58 (4.36%) Web Development
18 56 (4.21%) Open Source
19 54 (4.06%) Android Development
20 53 (3.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (34.16%) SQL
2 404 (30.40%) JavaScript
3 289 (21.75%) C#
4 214 (16.10%) C++
5 146 (10.99%) PHP
6 108 (8.13%) C
7 106 (7.98%) Python
8 84 (6.32%) PL/SQL
9 58 (4.36%) Ruby
10 52 (3.91%) Perl
11 46 (3.46%) Objective-C
12 44 (3.31%) T-SQL
13 39 (2.93%) VB
14 30 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.96%) Scala
16 24 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.20%) Groovy
19 13 (0.98%) R
20 12 (0.90%) RPG
Qualifications
1 324 (24.38%) Degree
2 27 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 24 (1.81%) ISEB
4 13 (0.98%) HND
5 12 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.45%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.23%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.23%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.075%) PMP
10 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.075%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.075%) MCSE
10 1 (0.075%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.52%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.38%) SLA
4 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.075%) GAMP
5 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.075%) WCAG
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.60%) vSphere
2 8 (0.60%) Docker
3 7 (0.53%) HDFS
4 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.075%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (1.43%) Puppet
2 14 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.23%) Ansible
6 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.15%) Oozie
6 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.075%) Nagios
7 1 (0.075%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.075%) Cacti
7 1 (0.075%) Salt
7 1 (0.075%) Graphite
Vendors
1 336 (25.28%) Oracle
2 87 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.21%) IBM
4 36 (2.71%) SAP
5 24 (1.81%) HP
6 19 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.35%) Symbian
8 17 (1.28%) VMware
9 16 (1.20%) webMethods
10 15 (1.13%) Capita
11 12 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.90%) Adobe
12 11 (0.83%) Telerik
13 10 (0.75%) Google
13 10 (0.75%) Actimize
14 9 (0.68%) hybris
14 9 (0.68%) Informatica
15 8 (0.60%) JD Edwards
16 7 (0.53%) Zend
16 7 (0.53%) Hortonworks
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (possibly including equity)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Circa £35,000 Possibly More for the right Applicant
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday