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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 689 706 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.74% 10.83% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.85% 20.92% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 579 571 603
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +2.35%
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
3153 3374 3904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.72% 51.74% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2739 2863 3282
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 515 £47,500 +18.75% 132
Cheshire -10 73 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Merseyside -10 48 £32,500 -25.28% 15
Lancashire -3 34 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 659 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 401 (29.57%) SQL
4 383 (28.24%) HTML
5 321 (23.67%) .NET
6 318 (23.45%) CSS
7 315 (23.23%) Degree
8 307 (22.64%) Spring
9 305 (22.49%) Web Services
9 305 (22.49%) C#
10 296 (21.83%) Oracle
11 266 (19.62%) Software Engineering
12 246 (18.14%) J2EE
13 243 (17.92%) XML
14 227 (16.74%) Scrum
15 220 (16.22%) OO
16 216 (15.93%) TDD
17 213 (15.71%) Hibernate
18 200 (14.75%) Linux
18 200 (14.75%) SOAP
19 183 (13.50%) Finance
20 179 (13.20%) C++
21 174 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
22 172 (12.68%) Git (software)
23 161 (11.87%) PHP
24 157 (11.58%) jQuery
25 152 (11.21%) MySQL
26 149 (10.99%) SQL Server
27 146 (10.77%) MVC
28 145 (10.69%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 81 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 60 (4.42%) JBoss
4 44 (3.24%) WebLogic
5 41 (3.02%) CMS
6 39 (2.88%) Apache
7 26 (1.92%) IIS
8 25 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 22 (1.62%) Mule
10 19 (1.40%) nginx
10 19 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.18%) Confluence
12 16 (1.18%) Drupal
13 14 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.88%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.88%) WordPress
15 11 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.59%) MS Office
2 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (0.81%) SAP MII
2 11 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.37%) Sonata
4 4 (0.29%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.074%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.074%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 103 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.58%) SaaS
4 22 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (1.33%) GitHub
6 15 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 13 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.52%) PaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Google Play
10 4 (0.29%) Office 365
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.22%) iTunes
11 3 (0.22%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.15%) IaaS
13 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.99%) HTTP
2 23 (1.70%) SSL
3 20 (1.47%) Network Security
4 16 (1.18%) Internet
5 10 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.66%) DNS
7 6 (0.44%) LDAP
8 5 (0.37%) VPN
9 4 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.29%) Firewall
9 4 (0.29%) Intranet
9 4 (0.29%) MPLS
10 3 (0.22%) DHCP
10 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.22%) RFID
11 2 (0.15%) FTP
11 2 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.074%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.21%) MySQL
2 149 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 90 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 89 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 85 (6.27%) NoSQL
6 74 (5.46%) MongoDB
7 66 (4.87%) Big Data
8 40 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.51%) DB2
10 33 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.18%) GIS
14 16 (1.18%) Redis
15 15 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 172 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 144 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 139 (10.25%) Selenium
4 120 (8.85%) Maven
5 119 (8.78%) JUnit
6 99 (7.30%) JIRA
7 72 (5.31%) Eclipse
8 68 (5.01%) Subversion
9 67 (4.94%) Ant
10 57 (4.20%) Cucumber
11 50 (3.69%) Gradle
12 48 (3.54%) NUnit
13 38 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (2.80%) WebDriver
14 37 (2.73%) JMeter
15 36 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
16 27 (1.99%) MSTest
17 24 (1.77%) Visual Studio
18 22 (1.62%) TestNG
19 21 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 183 (13.50%) Finance
2 51 (3.76%) Retail
3 45 (3.32%) Games
4 44 (3.24%) Banking
5 17 (1.25%) Marketing
6 16 (1.18%) Advertising
7 14 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.66%) Publishing
9 7 (0.52%) Back Office
10 5 (0.37%) Automotive
10 5 (0.37%) iGaming
10 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.22%) Electronics
11 3 (0.22%) Legal
12 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.15%) French Language
12 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.15%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 779 (57.45%) Developer
2 506 (37.32%) Java Developer
3 171 (12.61%) Senior Developer
4 145 (10.69%) Software Developer
5 124 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 97 (7.15%) Software Engineer
7 88 (6.49%) Java Software Developer
8 80 (5.90%) Architect
9 74 (5.46%) Analyst
10 63 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 62 (4.57%) Java Engineer
12 60 (4.42%) Consultant
13 58 (4.28%) Graduate
14 52 (3.83%) Lead Developer
15 48 (3.54%) Junior
16 47 (3.47%) Tester
17 39 (2.88%) .NET Developer
18 37 (2.73%) SQL Developer
18 37 (2.73%) Test Analyst
19 36 (2.65%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (28.24%) HTML
2 321 (23.67%) .NET
3 318 (23.45%) CSS
4 307 (22.64%) Spring
5 305 (22.49%) Web Services
6 246 (18.14%) J2EE
7 243 (17.92%) XML
8 213 (15.71%) Hibernate
9 200 (14.75%) SOAP
10 157 (11.58%) jQuery
11 145 (10.69%) RESTful
12 130 (9.59%) Java EE
13 125 (9.22%) HTML5
14 105 (7.74%) JSON
15 103 (7.60%) AngularJS
15 103 (7.60%) REST
16 85 (6.27%) JSP
17 78 (5.75%) Node.js
18 69 (5.09%) ASP.NET
19 61 (4.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 104 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 62 (4.57%) iPad
5 55 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (3.61%) User Experience
7 42 (3.10%) Mathematics
8 30 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.55%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.25%) Blog
10 17 (1.25%) Kinect
11 11 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.66%) Replication
12 9 (0.66%) Social Media
13 8 (0.59%) Physics
14 7 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.52%) Statistics
15 6 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.75%) Linux
2 116 (8.55%) Android
3 111 (8.19%) Windows
4 87 (6.42%) Unix
5 60 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.55%) CentOS
7 19 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.37%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.37%) Solaris
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.22%) AIX
10 3 (0.22%) Debian
10 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (19.62%) Software Engineering
3 227 (16.74%) Scrum
4 220 (16.22%) OO
5 216 (15.93%) TDD
6 174 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
7 146 (10.77%) MVC
8 132 (9.73%) Unit Testing
9 130 (9.59%) Web Development
10 108 (7.96%) BDD
11 100 (7.37%) Mentoring
12 98 (7.23%) Open Source
13 91 (6.71%) SDLC
14 80 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (5.90%) OOD
15 75 (5.53%) DevOps
16 68 (5.01%) Project Management
17 65 (4.79%) OOP
18 64 (4.72%) SOA
19 63 (4.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 463 (34.14%) JavaScript
2 401 (29.57%) SQL
3 305 (22.49%) C#
4 179 (13.20%) C++
5 161 (11.87%) PHP
6 87 (6.42%) Python
7 76 (5.60%) Scala
8 72 (5.31%) Ruby
9 63 (4.65%) Objective-C
10 60 (4.42%) PL/SQL
11 52 (3.83%) C
12 36 (2.65%) Perl
13 35 (2.58%) ABAP
14 30 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.14%) Groovy
16 24 (1.77%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.70%) VB.NET
18 21 (1.55%) Apple Swift
19 15 (1.11%) TypeScript
20 13 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 315 (23.23%) Degree
2 34 (2.51%) ISTQB
2 34 (2.51%) PhD
3 31 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.25%) CHECK Team Leader
4 17 (1.25%) CREST Certified
5 13 (0.96%) ISEB
6 12 (0.88%) Cyber Scheme
6 12 (0.88%) Tigerscheme
7 10 (0.74%) SANS
8 9 (0.66%) HND
9 8 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.22%) RHCT
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) MBA
13 2 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.11%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) SDET
5 1 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (3.24%) Docker
2 14 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.29%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.074%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (4.20%) Puppet
2 23 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.88%) Packer
4 9 (0.66%) Grafana
4 9 (0.66%) Graphite
4 9 (0.66%) Nagios
4 9 (0.66%) Terraform
4 9 (0.66%) Uchiwa
5 8 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.37%) Ansible
7 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.15%) SELinux
9 1 (0.074%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.074%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.074%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.074%) Mesos
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.074%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 296 (21.83%) Oracle
2 103 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.06%) IBM
4 48 (3.54%) SAP
5 40 (2.95%) Google
6 22 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 21 (1.55%) VMware
8 19 (1.40%) Adobe
9 18 (1.33%) BEA
10 17 (1.25%) Apple
11 16 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.18%) EPiServer
11 16 (1.18%) Perforce
12 15 (1.11%) MuleSoft
13 13 (0.96%) WSO2
14 12 (0.88%) webMethods
15 8 (0.59%) ESRI
15 8 (0.59%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.52%) HP
17 6 (0.44%) Cognizant
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
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