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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 655 809 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.42% 12.47% 12.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.67% 20.72% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 585 717 903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 340 £40,000 - 89
Cheshire -4 172 £45,000 +9.09% 31
Lancashire -2 63 £39,000 +20.00% 10
Merseyside -5 45 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 551 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (36.19%) SQL
3 359 (26.09%) Oracle
4 321 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 318 (23.11%) .NET
6 311 (22.60%) J2EE
7 310 (22.53%) C#
8 308 (22.38%) HTML
9 251 (18.24%) Degree
10 244 (17.73%) Spring
11 241 (17.51%) Linux
12 230 (16.72%) XML
13 227 (16.50%) Finance
14 205 (14.90%) OO
15 200 (14.53%) Web Services
16 194 (14.10%) CSS
17 183 (13.30%) C++
18 181 (13.15%) Software Engineering
19 179 (13.01%) UNIX
20 174 (12.65%) Hibernate
21 170 (12.35%) Scrum
22 166 (12.06%) SQL Server
23 155 (11.26%) E-Commerce
24 149 (10.83%) TDD
25 141 (10.25%) Windows
26 139 (10.10%) Computer Science
27 129 (9.38%) SOAP
28 124 (9.01%) jQuery
29 121 (8.79%) Retail
30 118 (8.58%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 112 (8.14%) Tomcat
2 88 (6.40%) Apache
3 76 (5.52%) WebSphere
4 74 (5.38%) JBoss
5 42 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.05%) IIS
6 27 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 26 (1.89%) CICS
8 23 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.31%) SAS
10 17 (1.24%) nginx
11 16 (1.16%) GlassFish
11 16 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.02%) NetWeaver
13 12 (0.87%) Node.js
13 12 (0.87%) SAP Portal
13 12 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (0.73%) SAP EP
15 9 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.24%) MS Project
3 11 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.58%) MS Office
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Mingle
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.073%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 31 (2.25%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.58%) Magento
4 3 (0.22%) Exstream
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.073%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.073%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (0.87%) Google App Engine
3 11 (0.80%) Google Apps
4 10 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.58%) SaaS
6 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.29%) Trello
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.15%) GitHub
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.073%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.80%) HTTP
2 33 (2.40%) Internet
3 18 (1.31%) Wireless
4 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.36%) DNS
6 5 (0.36%) FTP
7 4 (0.29%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.29%) DHCP
7 4 (0.29%) ATM
7 4 (0.29%) IPsec
8 3 (0.22%) SSL
9 2 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.15%) Broadband
9 2 (0.15%) LDAP
9 2 (0.15%) Extranet
10 1 (0.073%) SSH
10 1 (0.073%) Intranet
10 1 (0.073%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.76%) MySQL
3 92 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 77 (5.60%) Oracle Database
5 65 (4.72%) DB2
6 53 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 49 (3.56%) Big Data
8 40 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.62%) NoSQL
11 35 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
13 25 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.74%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 110 (7.99%) Eclipse
2 108 (7.85%) JUnit
3 99 (7.19%) Selenium
4 90 (6.54%) Maven
5 86 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 58 (4.22%) JIRA
7 54 (3.92%) Subversion
8 51 (3.71%) Jenkins
9 44 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
10 38 (2.76%) Ant
11 28 (2.03%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.74%) WebDriver
13 23 (1.67%) NUnit
14 20 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.45%) MSTest
15 18 (1.31%) Gradle
15 18 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.02%) WatiN
17 12 (0.87%) NetBeans
18 11 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (16.50%) Finance
2 121 (8.79%) Retail
3 69 (5.01%) Banking
4 61 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.83%) Billing
6 35 (2.54%) Marketing
7 31 (2.25%) Games
8 23 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.45%) Automotive
9 20 (1.45%) Advertising
10 10 (0.73%) Legal
10 10 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.65%) French Language
12 8 (0.58%) German Language
12 8 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.58%) Military
13 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.44%) Turkish Language
14 6 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 801 (58.21%) Developer
2 391 (28.42%) Java Developer
3 141 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 90 (6.54%) Software Engineer
5 81 (5.89%) Consultant
5 81 (5.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 77 (5.60%) Analyst
7 72 (5.23%) Architect
8 67 (4.87%) Software Developer
9 62 (4.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 59 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
10 59 (4.29%) Tester
11 58 (4.22%) Applications Developer
12 52 (3.78%) Graduate
13 46 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (3.27%) Web Developer
14 45 (3.27%) Designer
15 40 (2.91%) Development Manager
16 39 (2.83%) Graduate Developer
16 39 (2.83%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (23.11%) .NET
2 311 (22.60%) J2EE
3 308 (22.38%) HTML
4 244 (17.73%) Spring
5 230 (16.72%) XML
6 200 (14.53%) Web Services
7 194 (14.10%) CSS
8 174 (12.65%) Hibernate
9 129 (9.38%) SOAP
10 124 (9.01%) jQuery
11 111 (8.07%) Java EE
12 110 (7.99%) JSP
13 90 (6.54%) HTML5
14 85 (6.18%) REST
15 83 (6.03%) JMS
16 81 (5.89%) ASP.NET
17 73 (5.31%) Servlets
18 72 (5.23%) JSON
18 72 (5.23%) Ajax
19 63 (4.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 139 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 80 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.71%) User Experience
5 49 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (2.62%) Mainframe
7 33 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 33 (2.40%) Open Source
8 17 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 12 (0.87%) Xbox
11 11 (0.80%) Online Games
12 9 (0.65%) Telematics
12 9 (0.65%) Physics
13 8 (0.58%) Statistics
13 8 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
13 8 (0.58%) Mobile Games
13 8 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 241 (17.51%) Linux
2 179 (13.01%) UNIX
3 141 (10.25%) Windows
4 100 (7.27%) Android
5 83 (6.03%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.44%) Solaris
9 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.29%) AIX
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.073%) zOS
13 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (14.90%) OO
3 181 (13.15%) Software Engineering
4 170 (12.35%) Scrum
5 155 (11.26%) E-Commerce
6 149 (10.83%) TDD
7 118 (8.58%) MVC
8 114 (8.28%) OOP
9 86 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 77 (5.60%) Automated Testing
10 77 (5.60%) Mentoring
11 75 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 75 (5.45%) UML
12 73 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (4.43%) Project Management
15 59 (4.29%) SOA
16 58 (4.22%) BDD
17 49 (3.56%) OOD
17 49 (3.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 498 (36.19%) SQL
2 321 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 310 (22.53%) C#
4 183 (13.30%) C++
5 111 (8.07%) PHP
6 101 (7.34%) PL/SQL
7 80 (5.81%) Ruby
8 79 (5.74%) C
9 66 (4.80%) Python
10 54 (3.92%) Objective-C
11 53 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 45 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 39 (2.83%) VB
14 32 (2.33%) XPath
15 29 (2.11%) COBOL
16 26 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 25 (1.82%) Perl
18 23 (1.67%) ABAP
19 16 (1.16%) PowerShell
19 16 (1.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 251 (18.24%) Degree
2 35 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.16%) HND
5 14 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (0.87%) ISEB
7 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CIPD
11 2 (0.15%) PhD
11 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.15%) PMP
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CCNA
11 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.69%) QA
2 45 (3.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.073%) GAMP
3 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.51%) Docker
4 4 (0.29%) Xen
5 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.073%) XenApp
7 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.38%) Puppet
2 13 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.44%) Ansible
4 5 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.22%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.073%) MOM
7 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.073%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 359 (26.09%) Oracle
2 75 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.76%) IBM
4 37 (2.69%) SAP
5 29 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 27 (1.96%) Informatica
7 25 (1.82%) Google
7 25 (1.82%) VMware
8 23 (1.67%) Sybase
9 16 (1.16%) Ab Initio
9 16 (1.16%) Teradata
10 14 (1.02%) Cognos
10 14 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.02%) Telerik
11 13 (0.94%) Apple
12 11 (0.80%) Adobe
13 9 (0.65%) BT
13 9 (0.65%) HP
14 8 (0.58%) Perforce
15 7 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
CCity IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago