The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 695 767 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.77% 10.50% 13.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 17.90% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 603 691 886
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3897 4286 4499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.76% 58.65% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3810 4095
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 £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +2 423 £40,750 +16.42% 74
Cheshire -12 132 £42,500 - 17
Merseyside -1 68 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Lancashire +10 63 £37,000 +5.71% 9
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 478 (34.66%) SQL
2 386 (27.99%) J2EE
3 359 (26.03%) HTML
4 352 (25.53%) Spring
5 339 (24.58%) JavaScript
6 332 (24.08%) Linux
7 319 (23.13%) .NET
8 309 (22.41%) Oracle
9 258 (18.71%) Hibernate
10 253 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
10 253 (18.35%) OO
11 248 (17.98%) C#
12 233 (16.90%) Finance
13 223 (16.17%) CSS
14 216 (15.66%) UNIX
15 212 (15.37%) Degree
16 211 (15.30%) TDD
17 204 (14.79%) Windows
18 198 (14.36%) Web Services
19 197 (14.29%) XML
20 182 (13.20%) SQL Server
21 180 (13.05%) Scrum
22 174 (12.62%) PHP
23 173 (12.55%) Software Engineering
24 170 (12.33%) MySQL
25 168 (12.18%) Java EE
26 167 (12.11%) Tomcat
27 157 (11.39%) E-Commerce
28 155 (11.24%) C++
29 146 (10.59%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 167 (12.11%) Tomcat
2 112 (8.12%) WebSphere
3 64 (4.64%) Apache
4 61 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 41 (2.97%) TIBCO EMS
6 35 (2.54%) SAS
7 30 (2.18%) SharePoint
7 30 (2.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 20 (1.45%) CICS
8 20 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (1.45%) Confluence
9 18 (1.31%) Liferay
10 16 (1.16%) CMS
11 11 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 11 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.58%) Jetty
14 8 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.16%) MS Office
3 15 (1.09%) FastStats
4 11 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.58%) SPSS
6 6 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) DOC1
8 2 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
8 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (3.05%) BusinessWorks
2 30 (2.18%) TIBCO iProcess
3 28 (2.03%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 19 (1.38%) Magento
5 8 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.58%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.15%) Exstream
9 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
10 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.80%) SaaS
2 11 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.36%) GitHub
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.29%) Route 53
6 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.073%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.073%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.15%) HTTP
2 42 (3.05%) Internet
3 20 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.02%) AMQP
5 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.58%) Firewall
6 5 (0.36%) DMZ
6 5 (0.36%) LAN
6 5 (0.36%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) LDAP
7 4 (0.29%) FTP
7 4 (0.29%) DNS
7 4 (0.29%) Network Security
8 3 (0.22%) SSL
8 3 (0.22%) Intranet
9 2 (0.15%) CTI
9 2 (0.15%) SAN
10 1 (0.073%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.073%) NAS
10 1 (0.073%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 170 (12.33%) MySQL
3 102 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 86 (6.24%) DB2
5 77 (5.58%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 38 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
10 33 (2.39%) Big Data
11 30 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (1.81%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.60%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.52%) Hazelcast
16 20 (1.45%) NoSQL
17 16 (1.16%) Apache Hive
18 15 (1.09%) Pentaho
18 15 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 146 (10.59%) Eclipse
2 106 (7.69%) JUnit
2 106 (7.69%) Maven
3 101 (7.32%) Subversion
4 76 (5.51%) Git (software)
5 75 (5.44%) Selenium
6 70 (5.08%) Ant
7 66 (4.79%) Jenkins
8 55 (3.99%) JIRA
9 46 (3.34%) Cucumber
10 36 (2.61%) Hudson
11 27 (1.96%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.74%) NetBeans
13 23 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
15 18 (1.31%) Gradle
16 17 (1.23%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
17 16 (1.16%) Mockito
18 11 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 233 (16.90%) Finance
2 79 (5.73%) Retail
3 52 (3.77%) Banking
4 25 (1.81%) Legal
5 22 (1.60%) Automotive
6 21 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.31%) Marketing
8 17 (1.23%) Games
9 14 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.73%) Law
11 7 (0.51%) Back Office
11 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.51%) Advertising
12 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) Electronics
14 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 835 (60.55%) Developer
2 493 (35.75%) Java Developer
3 152 (11.02%) Senior Developer
4 130 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 105 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 92 (6.67%) Architect
7 88 (6.38%) Analyst
8 86 (6.24%) Software Developer
9 77 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 76 (5.51%) Graduate
11 63 (4.57%) Web Developer
12 61 (4.42%) Applications Support
13 55 (3.99%) Consultant
13 55 (3.99%) Junior
13 55 (3.99%) Graduate Developer
14 51 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
15 48 (3.48%) Junior Developer
16 45 (3.26%) Team Leader
17 43 (3.12%) Mobile Developer
17 43 (3.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (27.99%) J2EE
2 359 (26.03%) HTML
3 352 (25.53%) Spring
4 319 (23.13%) .NET
5 258 (18.71%) Hibernate
6 223 (16.17%) CSS
7 198 (14.36%) Web Services
8 197 (14.29%) XML
9 168 (12.18%) Java EE
10 133 (9.64%) jQuery
11 115 (8.34%) JSP
12 104 (7.54%) HTML5
13 92 (6.67%) Middleware
14 89 (6.45%) Servlets
15 87 (6.31%) JMS
16 81 (5.87%) SOAP
17 67 (4.86%) ASP.NET
18 61 (4.42%) Ajax
19 59 (4.28%) Struts
20 58 (4.21%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 144 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 95 (6.89%) Mobile App
3 57 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (3.77%) Open Source
5 39 (2.83%) Mainframe
6 36 (2.61%) Mathematics
7 26 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 26 (1.89%) iPhone
8 23 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
9 22 (1.60%) Tandem
10 19 (1.38%) iPad
11 17 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.80%) Physics
13 11 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
13 11 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.58%) Streaming Media
15 7 (0.51%) Statistics
15 7 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.51%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 332 (24.08%) Linux
2 216 (15.66%) UNIX
3 204 (14.79%) Windows
4 130 (9.43%) Android
5 81 (5.87%) Apple iOS
6 49 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.80%) AIX
8 10 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.51%) CentOS
10 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.22%) Debian
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.15%) Fedora
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
1 253 (18.35%) OO
2 211 (15.30%) TDD
3 180 (13.05%) Scrum
4 173 (12.55%) Software Engineering
5 157 (11.39%) E-Commerce
6 142 (10.30%) MVC
7 124 (8.99%) Web Development
8 99 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (6.53%) Project Management
10 79 (5.73%) Unit Testing
11 75 (5.44%) UML
12 71 (5.15%) SOA
13 70 (5.08%) Android Development
14 69 (5.00%) OOP
15 64 (4.64%) OOD
16 61 (4.42%) ITIL
17 59 (4.28%) iOS Development
18 58 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 56 (4.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 478 (34.66%) SQL
2 339 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 248 (17.98%) C#
4 174 (12.62%) PHP
5 155 (11.24%) C++
6 116 (8.41%) Ruby
7 85 (6.16%) Python
8 71 (5.15%) Shell Script
9 70 (5.08%) C
10 63 (4.57%) Perl
11 61 (4.42%) Objective-C
12 37 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 37 (2.68%) XPath
13 29 (2.10%) COBOL
14 23 (1.67%) Scala
15 19 (1.38%) PHP5
16 18 (1.31%) Groovy
17 14 (1.02%) VBA
17 14 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 212 (15.37%) Degree
2 33 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.87%) HND
5 11 (0.80%) ISEB
6 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.36%) PMP
6 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.29%) MCSE
7 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.22%) MCP
8 3 (0.22%) HNC
9 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.073%) MCITP
10 1 (0.073%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.073%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.67%) QA
2 18 (1.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Apache Flume
1 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.073%) vSphere
3 1 (0.073%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (1.67%) Puppet
2 17 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (1.02%) TIBCO Hawk
5 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.36%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.15%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.073%) SCCM
9 1 (0.073%) SCOM
9 1 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.073%) Nessus
Vendors
1 309 (22.41%) Oracle
2 94 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 86 (6.24%) JBoss
4 57 (4.13%) Red Hat
5 55 (3.99%) IBM
6 48 (3.48%) TIBCO
7 42 (3.05%) Google
8 30 (2.18%) SAP
9 27 (1.96%) Business Objects
10 20 (1.45%) Sencha
11 17 (1.23%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.23%) Sybase
12 16 (1.16%) WSO2
13 14 (1.02%) Symbian
14 12 (0.87%) HP
15 11 (0.80%) ATG
15 11 (0.80%) Perforce
16 9 (0.65%) Zend
16 9 (0.65%) Adobe
17 8 (0.58%) LexisNexis
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Market-Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago