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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 658 620 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.66% 9.68% 9.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.56% 18.52% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 556 507 588
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £57,500 £57,500
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
2917 3348 3952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.67% 52.28% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2831 3372
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 4 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 4 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 +7 485 £45,000 +12.50% 103
Cheshire -5 100 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Lancashire -2 47 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Merseyside -6 26 £37,500 -24.24% 12
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 646 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (33.89%) JavaScript
3 370 (29.65%) SQL
4 343 (27.48%) HTML
5 309 (24.76%) Degree
6 307 (24.60%) .NET
7 288 (23.08%) Web Services
8 285 (22.84%) Spring
9 281 (22.52%) C#
10 279 (22.36%) CSS
11 275 (22.04%) Software Engineering
12 263 (21.07%) Oracle
13 238 (19.07%) XML
14 206 (16.51%) Hibernate
15 205 (16.43%) Scrum
16 198 (15.87%) Linux
17 195 (15.63%) OO
18 179 (14.34%) J2EE
19 175 (14.02%) C++
20 174 (13.94%) PHP
21 168 (13.46%) SOAP
22 166 (13.30%) SQL Server
23 159 (12.74%) QA
24 158 (12.66%) jQuery
24 158 (12.66%) TDD
25 152 (12.18%) Selenium
26 151 (12.10%) Finance
27 150 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
28 147 (11.78%) MySQL
29 146 (11.70%) Java EE

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 97 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 76 (6.09%) WebSphere
3 64 (5.13%) Node.js
4 46 (3.69%) JBoss
5 45 (3.61%) Apache
6 33 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.32%) CMS
8 26 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 25 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (1.84%) Mule
11 20 (1.60%) nginx
12 18 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.28%) IIS
14 15 (1.20%) Drupal
15 12 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.88%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.88%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.80%) GeoServer
18 9 (0.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 29 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.32%) MS Office
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.080%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.32%) Magento
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.16%) Sonata
7 1 (0.080%) Exstream
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 128 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.25%) SaaS
3 39 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.24%) PaaS
5 24 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.76%) GitHub
7 19 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 12 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.40%) Office 365
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.16%) Trello
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.080%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.96%) Internet
2 29 (2.32%) 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%) VPN
8 3 (0.24%) DHCP
8 3 (0.24%) DNS
8 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) LDAP
8 3 (0.24%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.24%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.16%) DMZ
9 2 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.16%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.080%) SAN
10 1 (0.080%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 147 (11.78%) MySQL
3 83 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 79 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 69 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (5.21%) Big Data
7 60 (4.81%) Oracle Database
8 47 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.76%) Redis
13 18 (1.44%) DB2
14 16 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (1.12%) GIS
17 13 (1.04%) Couchbase
17 13 (1.04%) Hazelcast
17 13 (1.04%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 152 (12.18%) Selenium
2 135 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 122 (9.78%) JUnit
4 109 (8.73%) Maven
5 105 (8.41%) Jenkins
6 80 (6.41%) JIRA
7 63 (5.05%) Eclipse
8 57 (4.57%) Cucumber
9 50 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 43 (3.45%) Subversion
11 40 (3.21%) Ant
11 40 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
12 38 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (2.64%) NUnit
14 31 (2.48%) Visual Studio
15 30 (2.40%) MSTest
16 28 (2.24%) SoapUI
17 26 (2.08%) Gradle
18 21 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (1.44%) Mercurial
General
1 151 (12.10%) Finance
2 42 (3.37%) Retail
3 39 (3.13%) Games
4 25 (2.00%) Marketing
5 23 (1.84%) Banking
6 20 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.72%) Electronics
9 8 (0.64%) Advertising
10 7 (0.56%) Back Office
10 7 (0.56%) Law
11 6 (0.48%) Legal
12 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.40%) Automotive
12 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.32%) iGaming
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 717 (57.45%) Developer
2 462 (37.02%) Java Developer
3 163 (13.06%) Software Developer
4 119 (9.54%) Senior Developer
5 112 (8.97%) Software Engineer
6 106 (8.49%) Java Software Developer
7 92 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 83 (6.65%) Analyst
9 68 (5.45%) Java Engineer
10 59 (4.73%) Architect
10 59 (4.73%) Lead Developer
11 52 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 49 (3.93%) Test Analyst
13 47 (3.77%) Consultant
14 45 (3.61%) Graduate
15 41 (3.29%) .NET Software Engineer
15 41 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
15 41 (3.29%) Tester
16 38 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
17 36 (2.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (27.48%) HTML
2 307 (24.60%) .NET
3 288 (23.08%) Web Services
4 285 (22.84%) Spring
5 279 (22.36%) CSS
6 238 (19.07%) XML
7 206 (16.51%) Hibernate
8 179 (14.34%) J2EE
9 168 (13.46%) SOAP
10 158 (12.66%) jQuery
11 146 (11.70%) Java EE
12 129 (10.34%) RESTful
13 107 (8.57%) JSON
14 104 (8.33%) HTML5
15 98 (7.85%) AngularJS
16 91 (7.29%) REST
17 72 (5.77%) JMS
17 72 (5.77%) JSP
18 68 (5.45%) ASP.NET
19 57 (4.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 84 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 63 (5.05%) User Experience
5 56 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 32 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.56%) iPad
8 26 (2.08%) Statistics
9 18 (1.44%) Blog
10 17 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.20%) Replication
12 10 (0.80%) Physics
13 9 (0.72%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.64%) NHS
15 7 (0.56%) Kinect
15 7 (0.56%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.48%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 198 (15.87%) Linux
2 90 (7.21%) Android
3 88 (7.05%) Windows
4 72 (5.77%) Unix
5 50 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.21%) CentOS
7 38 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.40%) AIX
9 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.24%) Debian
11 3 (0.24%) SUSE
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (22.04%) Software Engineering
3 205 (16.43%) Scrum
4 195 (15.63%) OO
5 158 (12.66%) TDD
6 150 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (10.02%) Web Development
8 108 (8.65%) Unit Testing
9 105 (8.41%) MVC
10 102 (8.17%) BDD
11 99 (7.93%) E-Commerce
12 97 (7.77%) DevOps
12 97 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 97 (7.77%) OOD
12 97 (7.77%) SDLC
13 96 (7.69%) SOA
14 88 (7.05%) Open Source
15 72 (5.77%) Test Scripting
16 62 (4.97%) OOP
17 54 (4.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 423 (33.89%) JavaScript
2 370 (29.65%) SQL
3 281 (22.52%) C#
4 175 (14.02%) C++
5 174 (13.94%) PHP
6 96 (7.69%) Python
7 74 (5.93%) Ruby
8 66 (5.29%) C
9 61 (4.89%) Objective-C
10 59 (4.73%) PL/SQL
11 57 (4.57%) Scala
12 55 (4.41%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.96%) Perl
14 29 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.92%) ABAP
15 24 (1.92%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.84%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 19 (1.52%) Go
19 16 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 309 (24.76%) Degree
2 26 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.68%) ISEB
4 18 (1.44%) CHECK Team Leader
4 18 (1.44%) CREST Certified
5 17 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.28%) PhD
7 13 (1.04%) HND
8 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.48%) Cyber Scheme
9 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.48%) Tigerscheme
10 5 (0.40%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.24%) MBA
12 3 (0.24%) RHCT
13 2 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (12.74%) QA
2 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.16%) SDET
4 1 (0.080%) COSHH
4 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.080%) SLA
4 1 (0.080%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 53 (4.25%) Docker
2 8 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (5.85%) Puppet
2 24 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.72%) Ansible
4 8 (0.64%) Packer
5 7 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.32%) Grafana
6 4 (0.32%) Graphite
6 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.32%) Terraform
6 4 (0.32%) Uchiwa
7 2 (0.16%) SELinux
7 2 (0.16%) Xymon
8 1 (0.080%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.080%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.080%) Mesos
8 1 (0.080%) Nagios
8 1 (0.080%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 263 (21.07%) Oracle
2 68 (5.45%) IBM
3 54 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 45 (3.61%) Google
5 39 (3.13%) SAP
6 33 (2.64%) webMethods
7 22 (1.76%) WSO2
8 20 (1.60%) MuleSoft
9 17 (1.36%) Adobe
9 17 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.36%) SaltStack
10 16 (1.28%) Apple
11 14 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.04%) EPiServer
12 13 (1.04%) HP
12 13 (1.04%) Software AG
13 12 (0.96%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.96%) VMware
14 11 (0.88%) Perforce
14 11 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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