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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 613 747 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.21% 11.48% 12.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.26% 19.58% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 532 642 776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
3357 3815 4330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.43% 58.61% 59.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3304 3778
Average salary £37,608 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 326 £42,500 +6.25% 93
Cheshire -2 160 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Lancashire 0 57 £39,000 -17.02% 18
Merseyside -6 44 £49,500 +10.00% 7
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 553 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 477 (36.08%) SQL
3 345 (26.10%) Oracle
4 326 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 323 (24.43%) .NET
6 313 (23.68%) HTML
7 310 (23.45%) C#
8 272 (20.57%) J2EE
9 267 (20.20%) Degree
10 234 (17.70%) XML
11 226 (17.10%) Spring
12 221 (16.72%) Linux
13 211 (15.96%) C++
14 206 (15.58%) Web Services
14 206 (15.58%) Finance
15 204 (15.43%) OO
16 200 (15.13%) CSS
17 183 (13.84%) Scrum
18 182 (13.77%) Software Engineering
19 179 (13.54%) UNIX
20 172 (13.01%) Hibernate
21 159 (12.03%) SQL Server
22 145 (10.97%) TDD
23 142 (10.74%) E-Commerce
24 140 (10.59%) Windows
24 140 (10.59%) SOAP
25 132 (9.98%) Computer Science
26 124 (9.38%) Retail
27 123 (9.30%) OOP
28 117 (8.85%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 94 (7.11%) Tomcat
2 64 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 61 (4.61%) Apache
4 60 (4.54%) JBoss
5 42 (3.18%) IIS
6 34 (2.57%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 20 (1.51%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.29%) GlassFish
10 17 (1.29%) Node.js
11 13 (0.98%) nginx
11 13 (0.98%) SAS
12 12 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.83%) CICS
14 10 (0.76%) SAP Portal
15 9 (0.68%) Confluence
15 9 (0.68%) NetWeaver
15 9 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.61%) SAP EP
Applications
1 37 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.82%) MS Project
3 10 (0.76%) MS Office
4 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) Mingle
8 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.61%) Magento
4 6 (0.45%) Exstream
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.076%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.076%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.45%) SaaS
4 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.23%) Trello
5 3 (0.23%) Force.com
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) Route 53
6 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.86%) HTTP
2 30 (2.27%) Internet
3 15 (1.13%) Wireless
4 11 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.30%) SSL
6 4 (0.30%) ATM
7 3 (0.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.15%) SSH
8 2 (0.15%) Extranet
8 2 (0.15%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
9 1 (0.076%) Telnet
9 1 (0.076%) Firewall
9 1 (0.076%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.076%) Broadband
9 1 (0.076%) LAN
9 1 (0.076%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 85 (6.43%) Oracle Database
4 84 (6.35%) MySQL
5 54 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 40 (3.03%) Big Data
9 38 (2.87%) DB2
10 33 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 31 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
13 25 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.74%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 9 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 108 (8.17%) JUnit
2 102 (7.72%) Eclipse
3 91 (6.88%) Selenium
4 85 (6.43%) Git (software)
5 74 (5.60%) Maven
6 55 (4.16%) JIRA
6 55 (4.16%) Subversion
7 43 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
8 42 (3.18%) Jenkins
9 39 (2.95%) Ant
10 32 (2.42%) NUnit
11 28 (2.12%) MSTest
12 24 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.66%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.29%) SoapUI
15 16 (1.21%) Gradle
16 15 (1.13%) WatiN
17 14 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (0.83%) NetBeans
18 11 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 206 (15.58%) Finance
2 124 (9.38%) Retail
3 70 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 64 (4.84%) Banking
5 47 (3.56%) Billing
6 35 (2.65%) Marketing
7 23 (1.74%) Games
8 19 (1.44%) Advertising
8 19 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.13%) Automotive
10 10 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.68%) Military
12 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.45%) Legal
13 6 (0.45%) Back Office
13 6 (0.45%) Electronics
14 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.38%) French Language
14 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 752 (56.88%) Developer
2 365 (27.61%) Java Developer
3 138 (10.44%) Senior Developer
4 93 (7.03%) Software Engineer
5 82 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 77 (5.82%) Consultant
7 65 (4.92%) Analyst
7 65 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 63 (4.77%) Oracle Developer
9 55 (4.16%) Tester
10 54 (4.08%) Architect
11 52 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 51 (3.86%) .NET Developer
13 50 (3.78%) Development Manager
14 47 (3.56%) Applications Developer
15 46 (3.48%) C# Developer
16 43 (3.25%) Graduate
17 42 (3.18%) Web Developer
18 39 (2.95%) Software Manager
19 38 (2.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (24.43%) .NET
2 313 (23.68%) HTML
3 272 (20.57%) J2EE
4 234 (17.70%) XML
5 226 (17.10%) Spring
6 206 (15.58%) Web Services
7 200 (15.13%) CSS
8 172 (13.01%) Hibernate
9 140 (10.59%) SOAP
10 117 (8.85%) jQuery
11 109 (8.25%) REST
11 109 (8.25%) JSP
12 92 (6.96%) Java EE
13 89 (6.73%) ASP.NET
14 88 (6.66%) JSON
15 84 (6.35%) JMS
15 84 (6.35%) HTML5
16 67 (5.07%) Ajax
17 62 (4.69%) Servlets
18 55 (4.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.98%) Computer Science
2 93 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 59 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (3.03%) User Experience
6 32 (2.42%) Open Source
7 30 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 14 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.76%) iPhone
11 10 (0.76%) Telematics
11 10 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.61%) iSeries
12 8 (0.61%) Xbox
12 8 (0.61%) Mobile Games
12 8 (0.61%) Physics
13 7 (0.53%) iPad
14 6 (0.45%) Statistics
14 6 (0.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 221 (16.72%) Linux
2 179 (13.54%) UNIX
3 140 (10.59%) Windows
4 99 (7.49%) Android
5 88 (6.66%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.38%) Solaris
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.076%) zOS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (15.43%) OO
3 183 (13.84%) Scrum
4 182 (13.77%) Software Engineering
5 145 (10.97%) TDD
6 142 (10.74%) E-Commerce
7 123 (9.30%) OOP
8 100 (7.56%) MVC
8 100 (7.56%) Unit Testing
9 89 (6.73%) Mentoring
10 75 (5.67%) Automated Testing
11 72 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (5.22%) Waterfall
13 67 (5.07%) UML
14 62 (4.69%) Project Management
15 60 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (4.39%) SOA
17 57 (4.31%) Web Development
18 50 (3.78%) OOD
19 49 (3.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 477 (36.08%) SQL
2 326 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 310 (23.45%) C#
4 211 (15.96%) C++
5 100 (7.56%) PL/SQL
6 99 (7.49%) PHP
7 93 (7.03%) C
8 75 (5.67%) Python
8 75 (5.67%) Ruby
9 53 (4.01%) Objective-C
10 48 (3.63%) VB.NET
11 37 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.80%) VB
12 25 (1.89%) Perl
13 20 (1.51%) RPG
13 20 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.44%) ABAP
15 17 (1.29%) Scala
16 16 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 267 (20.20%) Degree
2 33 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.42%) VCP4
4 21 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (1.21%) HND
7 12 (0.91%) ISEB
8 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.23%) CCNA
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) OCA
12 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.15%) PhD
12 2 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.13%) QA
2 33 (2.50%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) GAMP
5 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.53%) Docker
4 3 (0.23%) HDFS
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.076%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.076%) XenApp
6 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.76%) Puppet
2 5 (0.38%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.076%) Ansible
4 1 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.076%) MOM
4 1 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 345 (26.10%) Oracle
2 69 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.50%) Informatica
3 33 (2.50%) SAP
4 30 (2.27%) IBM
5 24 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 23 (1.74%) VMware
7 17 (1.29%) Ab Initio
8 16 (1.21%) Teradata
8 16 (1.21%) Apple
9 15 (1.13%) Telerik
10 14 (1.06%) Sybase
11 12 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.83%) Adobe
13 10 (0.76%) BT
14 9 (0.68%) Google
14 9 (0.68%) Business Objects
15 8 (0.61%) Cognos
15 8 (0.61%) Perforce
16 6 (0.45%) Software AG
Accrington, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 subject to experience
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
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Health Intelligence Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £32,000 per annum circa depending on experience and skills
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday