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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 726 800 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.80% 11.67% 14.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.97% 19.71% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 596 724 966
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 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4040 4058 4344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.53% 59.19% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3611 3892
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 £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 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 19 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 0 419 £42,500 +17.24% 91
Cheshire -3 177 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Lancashire -4 64 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Merseyside -11 51 £39,000 -13.33% 6
Cumbria +5 1 £31,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 570 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (33.45%) SQL
3 377 (27.24%) J2EE
4 339 (24.49%) Linux
5 327 (23.63%) .NET
6 322 (23.27%) JavaScript
7 320 (23.12%) HTML
8 317 (22.90%) Spring
9 281 (20.30%) Oracle
10 259 (18.71%) C#
11 238 (17.20%) Hibernate
12 227 (16.40%) Finance
13 211 (15.25%) SQL Server
13 211 (15.25%) XML
14 207 (14.96%) CSS
15 206 (14.88%) OO
16 190 (13.73%) UNIX
17 187 (13.51%) Tomcat
17 187 (13.51%) TDD
18 186 (13.44%) Windows
19 185 (13.37%) Web Services
20 181 (13.08%) Scrum
21 178 (12.86%) Degree
22 160 (11.56%) E-Commerce
23 156 (11.27%) Software Engineering
24 142 (10.26%) Java EE
25 139 (10.04%) PHP
26 137 (9.90%) MVC
27 128 (9.25%) MySQL
27 128 (9.25%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 117 (8.45%) WebSphere
3 98 (7.08%) Apache
4 51 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.03%) CICS
6 32 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
7 29 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 27 (1.95%) SAS
9 23 (1.66%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 21 (1.52%) Confluence
10 21 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (1.45%) IIS
12 17 (1.23%) NetWeaver
13 16 (1.16%) CMS
14 15 (1.08%) Jetty
15 14 (1.01%) SAP EP
15 14 (1.01%) SAP Portal
16 13 (0.94%) Liferay
16 13 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 12 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 57 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.08%) MS Office
3 10 (0.72%) FastStats
4 8 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.51%) SPSS
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.072%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 33 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
2 23 (1.66%) TIBCO iProcess
3 21 (1.52%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 11 (0.79%) 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%) 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 29 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.94%) Google App Engine
4 11 (0.79%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.65%) SaaS
7 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.43%) Route 53
8 5 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.29%) GitHub
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.22%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.072%) PaaS
11 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.58%) HTTP
2 41 (2.96%) Internet
3 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.72%) FTP
5 9 (0.65%) AMQP
6 8 (0.58%) DNS
6 8 (0.58%) Wireless
7 6 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (0.36%) IPsec
8 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.36%) DHCP
9 4 (0.29%) LDAP
9 4 (0.29%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.22%) Firewall
10 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 3 (0.22%) WAN
11 2 (0.14%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.072%) NAS
12 1 (0.072%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 128 (9.25%) MySQL
3 104 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 100 (7.23%) DB2
5 62 (4.48%) Oracle Database
6 44 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 37 (2.67%) Big Data
10 33 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 32 (2.31%) Hazelcast
11 32 (2.31%) Hadoop
12 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 28 (2.02%) NoSQL
13 22 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
14 20 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 115 (8.31%) Eclipse
2 107 (7.73%) Maven
3 92 (6.65%) JUnit
4 78 (5.64%) Selenium
5 67 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 62 (4.48%) Subversion
7 59 (4.26%) JIRA
8 57 (4.12%) Jenkins
9 47 (3.40%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.03%) Ant
11 33 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (1.59%) Gradle
12 22 (1.59%) Visual Studio
13 20 (1.45%) SoapUI
14 15 (1.08%) Mockito
14 15 (1.08%) Hudson
15 14 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (0.79%) eggPlant
General
1 227 (16.40%) Finance
2 82 (5.92%) Retail
3 76 (5.49%) Banking
4 29 (2.10%) Games
5 28 (2.02%) Automotive
6 25 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.81%) Legal
7 16 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.01%) Advertising
8 14 (1.01%) Marketing
9 10 (0.72%) German Language
9 10 (0.72%) Law
10 8 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.58%) French Language
10 8 (0.58%) Turkish Language
11 7 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.43%) Billing
13 5 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 861 (62.21%) Developer
2 472 (34.10%) Java Developer
3 151 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 115 (8.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 107 (7.73%) Architect
6 103 (7.44%) Analyst
7 88 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 80 (5.78%) Software Engineer
9 74 (5.35%) Software Developer
10 68 (4.91%) Graduate
11 67 (4.84%) Applications Support
12 63 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
13 60 (4.34%) Designer
14 55 (3.97%) Web Developer
15 53 (3.83%) Graduate Developer
16 48 (3.47%) Consultant
17 45 (3.25%) Junior
18 43 (3.11%) Junior Developer
19 39 (2.82%) Support Analyst
20 36 (2.60%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (27.24%) J2EE
2 327 (23.63%) .NET
3 320 (23.12%) HTML
4 317 (22.90%) Spring
5 238 (17.20%) Hibernate
6 211 (15.25%) XML
7 207 (14.96%) CSS
8 185 (13.37%) Web Services
9 142 (10.26%) Java EE
10 121 (8.74%) jQuery
11 102 (7.37%) Servlets
12 97 (7.01%) JMS
13 96 (6.94%) SOAP
14 92 (6.65%) HTML5
15 90 (6.50%) JSP
16 78 (5.64%) XSLT
17 63 (4.55%) Middleware
18 62 (4.48%) Grails
19 59 (4.26%) JSON
20 58 (4.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 72 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 66 (4.77%) User Experience
4 61 (4.41%) Mainframe
5 50 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (3.54%) Open Source
7 42 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
9 22 (1.59%) iPhone
10 21 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.37%) Tandem
12 16 (1.16%) Online Games
12 16 (1.16%) iPad
13 14 (1.01%) Physics
14 13 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
14 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.72%) Informatics
15 10 (0.72%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 339 (24.49%) Linux
2 190 (13.73%) UNIX
3 186 (13.44%) Windows
4 125 (9.03%) Android
5 67 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 52 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.23%) AIX
8 9 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.43%) CentOS
9 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.29%) Solaris
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.072%) Debian
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (14.88%) OO
3 187 (13.51%) TDD
4 181 (13.08%) Scrum
5 160 (11.56%) E-Commerce
6 156 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 137 (9.90%) MVC
8 98 (7.08%) Web Development
9 85 (6.14%) Project Management
10 83 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (5.42%) UML
13 74 (5.35%) OOP
14 67 (4.84%) ITIL
15 65 (4.70%) SOA
16 63 (4.55%) Android Development
17 62 (4.48%) BDD
18 61 (4.41%) Mentoring
19 58 (4.19%) Unit Testing
20 55 (3.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 463 (33.45%) SQL
2 322 (23.27%) JavaScript
3 259 (18.71%) C#
4 139 (10.04%) PHP
5 126 (9.10%) C++
6 90 (6.50%) Ruby
7 65 (4.70%) Python
8 61 (4.41%) Objective-C
9 58 (4.19%) Shell Script
10 54 (3.90%) C
11 53 (3.83%) Perl
12 52 (3.76%) COBOL
13 51 (3.68%) XPath
14 36 (2.60%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.81%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.81%) Groovy
17 21 (1.52%) ABAP
17 21 (1.52%) VB
18 20 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 178 (12.86%) Degree
2 33 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.16%) ISEB
5 8 (0.58%) HND
6 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.29%) HNC
7 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.14%) RHCA
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.14%) LPIC
9 2 (0.14%) CCNA
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.072%) PMP
10 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.072%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.95%) QA
2 36 (2.60%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.36%) Xen
3 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.072%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 31 (2.24%) Puppet
2 27 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.87%) TIBCO Hawk
4 10 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.51%) Ansible
6 6 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.43%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.14%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.072%) SCCM
9 1 (0.072%) SCOM
9 1 (0.072%) Nessus
Vendors
1 281 (20.30%) Oracle
2 94 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 92 (6.65%) JBoss
4 69 (4.99%) IBM
5 62 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 39 (2.82%) Google
7 37 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 36 (2.60%) SAP
9 23 (1.66%) Sybase
10 22 (1.59%) Business Objects
11 20 (1.45%) HP
12 16 (1.16%) Adobe
12 16 (1.16%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.01%) Sencha
14 10 (0.72%) Symbian
14 10 (0.72%) Perforce
15 9 (0.65%) VMware
16 8 (0.58%) ATG
16 8 (0.58%) Wonderware
16 8 (0.58%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago