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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 652 612 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.93% 10.02% 9.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.54% 18.92% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 550 497 571
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2892 3235 3836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 52.97% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2713 3267
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 500 £46,658 +9.78% 112
Cheshire -11 75 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Lancashire 0 43 £38,250 +2.00% 22
Merseyside -2 25 £32,500 -34.34% 10
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 649 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (33.68%) JavaScript
3 375 (30.00%) SQL
4 345 (27.60%) HTML
5 323 (25.84%) Degree
6 320 (25.60%) .NET
7 300 (24.00%) C#
8 282 (22.56%) CSS
9 280 (22.40%) Software Engineering
10 267 (21.36%) Web Services
11 266 (21.28%) Oracle
12 265 (21.20%) Spring
13 248 (19.84%) XML
14 210 (16.80%) Scrum
15 200 (16.00%) OO
16 197 (15.76%) Linux
17 194 (15.52%) Hibernate
18 184 (14.72%) C++
19 182 (14.56%) J2EE
20 179 (14.32%) SOAP
21 173 (13.84%) PHP
22 166 (13.28%) TDD
23 163 (13.04%) SQL Server
24 159 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
25 155 (12.40%) jQuery
26 153 (12.24%) Git (software)
27 152 (12.16%) QA
28 150 (12.00%) Selenium
29 145 (11.60%) Computer Science
30 140 (11.20%) MySQL

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 99 (7.92%) Tomcat
2 77 (6.16%) WebSphere
3 69 (5.52%) Node.js
4 44 (3.52%) JBoss
5 43 (3.44%) Apache
6 38 (3.04%) CMS
7 32 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 26 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 25 (2.00%) Mule
10 23 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (1.76%) IIS
12 20 (1.60%) nginx
13 17 (1.36%) Umbraco
14 16 (1.28%) Drupal
15 15 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.04%) Confluence
17 12 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
18 11 (0.88%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.56%) MS Office
6 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.24%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Sonata
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 124 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.32%) SaaS
3 44 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.32%) PaaS
5 26 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (2.00%) GitHub
7 19 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 12 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.40%) Office 365
13 4 (0.32%) Google Play
14 3 (0.24%) iTunes
15 2 (0.16%) IaaS
15 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.16%) Trello
16 1 (0.080%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.80%) Internet
2 30 (2.40%) HTTP
3 19 (1.52%) Network Security
4 18 (1.44%) SSL
5 8 (0.64%) SPDY
6 6 (0.48%) Intranet
7 4 (0.32%) Firewall
7 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.32%) VPN
8 3 (0.24%) DHCP
8 3 (0.24%) DNS
8 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.24%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.16%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.080%) LAN
10 1 (0.080%) NAS
10 1 (0.080%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 140 (11.20%) MySQL
3 88 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 79 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 74 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 64 (5.12%) Big Data
7 52 (4.16%) Oracle Database
8 49 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 31 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 31 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.76%) DB2
10 22 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.44%) Redis
12 17 (1.36%) GIS
13 16 (1.28%) Hazelcast
13 16 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.04%) Couchbase
15 13 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 150 (12.00%) Selenium
3 122 (9.76%) JUnit
3 122 (9.76%) Maven
4 113 (9.04%) Jenkins
5 86 (6.88%) JIRA
6 62 (4.96%) Eclipse
7 60 (4.80%) Cucumber
8 46 (3.68%) Subversion
9 45 (3.60%) WebDriver
10 44 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
12 40 (3.20%) Ant
13 36 (2.88%) NUnit
14 33 (2.64%) Gradle
15 31 (2.48%) Visual Studio
16 30 (2.40%) MSTest
16 30 (2.40%) SoapUI
17 23 (1.84%) JMeter
18 20 (1.60%) Appium
General
1 140 (11.20%) Finance
2 47 (3.76%) Retail
3 43 (3.44%) Games
4 27 (2.16%) Banking
5 21 (1.68%) Marketing
6 16 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.72%) Advertising
9 7 (0.56%) Back Office
10 5 (0.40%) Automotive
10 5 (0.40%) Electronics
10 5 (0.40%) iGaming
10 5 (0.40%) Law
11 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.080%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.080%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 723 (57.84%) Developer
2 467 (37.36%) Java Developer
3 165 (13.20%) Software Developer
4 131 (10.48%) Senior Developer
5 110 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 104 (8.32%) Java Software Developer
7 100 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 70 (5.60%) Analyst
9 63 (5.04%) Java Engineer
10 59 (4.72%) Architect
11 57 (4.56%) Consultant
12 55 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (4.24%) Graduate
13 53 (4.24%) Lead Developer
14 47 (3.76%) Test Analyst
15 44 (3.52%) Tester
16 40 (3.20%) .NET Software Engineer
16 40 (3.20%) C# Software Engineer
17 39 (3.12%) Junior
18 36 (2.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (27.60%) HTML
2 320 (25.60%) .NET
3 282 (22.56%) CSS
4 267 (21.36%) Web Services
5 265 (21.20%) Spring
6 248 (19.84%) XML
7 194 (15.52%) Hibernate
8 182 (14.56%) J2EE
9 179 (14.32%) SOAP
10 155 (12.40%) jQuery
11 137 (10.96%) Java EE
12 123 (9.84%) RESTful
13 118 (9.44%) HTML5
14 107 (8.56%) JSON
15 95 (7.60%) REST
16 93 (7.44%) AngularJS
17 75 (6.00%) JSP
18 71 (5.68%) ASP.NET
19 65 (5.20%) JMS
20 55 (4.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.60%) Computer Science
2 91 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 62 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (4.88%) User Experience
6 41 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.20%) iPad
8 34 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.44%) Blog
9 18 (1.44%) Statistics
10 16 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 12 (0.96%) Replication
13 11 (0.88%) Kinect
14 10 (0.80%) Physics
15 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.56%) Visualisation
17 6 (0.48%) Online Games
17 6 (0.48%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 197 (15.76%) Linux
2 97 (7.76%) Android
3 92 (7.36%) Windows
4 64 (5.12%) Unix
5 51 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.72%) CentOS
7 31 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.40%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.24%) AIX
11 3 (0.24%) Debian
11 3 (0.24%) SUSE
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (22.40%) Software Engineering
3 210 (16.80%) Scrum
4 200 (16.00%) OO
5 166 (13.28%) TDD
6 159 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (10.00%) Web Development
8 110 (8.80%) BDD
8 110 (8.80%) Unit Testing
9 109 (8.72%) MVC
10 102 (8.16%) OOD
11 101 (8.08%) Mentoring
12 96 (7.68%) DevOps
12 96 (7.68%) Open Source
13 93 (7.44%) SDLC
14 86 (6.88%) SOA
15 83 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 70 (5.60%) Test Scripting
17 62 (4.96%) OOP
18 59 (4.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 421 (33.68%) JavaScript
2 375 (30.00%) SQL
3 300 (24.00%) C#
4 184 (14.72%) C++
5 173 (13.84%) PHP
6 101 (8.08%) Python
7 80 (6.40%) Ruby
8 71 (5.68%) Scala
9 69 (5.52%) C
10 59 (4.72%) Objective-C
11 58 (4.64%) PL/SQL
12 40 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 39 (3.12%) Perl
14 30 (2.40%) T-SQL
15 27 (2.16%) ABAP
16 22 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.76%) Groovy
17 21 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.60%) VB.NET
19 15 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 323 (25.84%) Degree
2 26 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.76%) PhD
5 20 (1.60%) ISEB
6 18 (1.44%) CHECK Team Leader
6 18 (1.44%) CREST Certified
7 11 (0.88%) HND
8 9 (0.72%) Cyber Scheme
8 9 (0.72%) Tigerscheme
9 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.32%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) MBA
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) RHCT
13 2 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (12.16%) QA
2 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.16%) SDET
3 2 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.080%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 59 (4.72%) Docker
2 10 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.32%) HDFS
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 72 (5.76%) Puppet
2 27 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.80%) Packer
4 9 (0.72%) Ansible
5 8 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.48%) Grafana
6 6 (0.48%) Graphite
6 6 (0.48%) Terraform
6 6 (0.48%) Uchiwa
7 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.16%) SELinux
9 1 (0.080%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.080%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.080%) Mesos
9 1 (0.080%) Nagios
9 1 (0.080%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 266 (21.28%) Oracle
2 69 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.20%) IBM
4 50 (4.00%) Google
5 37 (2.96%) SAP
6 33 (2.64%) webMethods
7 24 (1.92%) WSO2
8 23 (1.84%) Atlassian
9 22 (1.76%) MuleSoft
10 20 (1.60%) EPiServer
11 18 (1.44%) Apple
12 15 (1.20%) Adobe
12 15 (1.20%) SaltStack
12 15 (1.20%) VMware
13 14 (1.12%) Perforce
13 14 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.04%) Software AG
15 12 (0.96%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.80%) BEA
16 10 (0.80%) HP
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus (10%), Pension (10%), 25 days
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tecknuovo Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Package!
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago