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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 694 812 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.90% 12.16% 9.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.52% 23.65% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 546 662 582
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
3556 3434 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.85% 51.43% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2963 3370
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 472 £45,000 +5.88% 125
Cheshire -9 103 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Merseyside -3 82 £37,500 -7.40% 11
Lancashire -13 26 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Cumbria +13 1 £45,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 626 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 440 (32.62%) SQL
4 385 (28.54%) HTML
5 328 (24.31%) Spring
6 327 (24.24%) CSS
7 321 (23.80%) C#
8 294 (21.79%) Oracle
9 290 (21.50%) .NET
10 285 (21.13%) Software Engineering
11 278 (20.61%) Web Services
12 268 (19.87%) J2EE
13 267 (19.79%) Scrum
14 259 (19.20%) OO
15 258 (19.13%) Degree
16 251 (18.61%) TDD
17 219 (16.23%) Hibernate
18 201 (14.90%) XML
19 200 (14.83%) Linux
20 189 (14.01%) C++
21 188 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
22 186 (13.79%) Finance
23 185 (13.71%) Git (software)
24 184 (13.64%) Jenkins
25 172 (12.75%) jQuery
26 169 (12.53%) MVC
27 164 (12.16%) SOAP
28 162 (12.01%) MySQL
29 157 (11.64%) Unit Testing
30 154 (11.42%) PHP

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
1 118 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 79 (5.86%) JBoss
3 76 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 74 (5.49%) WebSphere
5 45 (3.34%) CMS
6 36 (2.67%) Apache
7 25 (1.85%) IIS
8 20 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.41%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.26%) Confluence
10 17 (1.26%) Mule
10 17 (1.26%) nginx
10 17 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (1.19%) Apache Spark
12 15 (1.11%) WordPress
13 14 (1.04%) Drupal
13 14 (1.04%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.96%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.37%) MS Office
4 3 (0.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.04%) SAP MII
2 11 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.67%) Magento
4 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.30%) Sonata
5 4 (0.30%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.22%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.22%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.45%) SaaS
4 24 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.56%) GitHub
6 13 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.59%) Google Play
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.37%) PaaS
11 4 (0.30%) TestFlight
12 3 (0.22%) Office 365
13 2 (0.15%) iTunes
14 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.074%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.08%) HTTP
2 19 (1.41%) LDAP
3 16 (1.19%) Network Security
3 16 (1.19%) SSL
3 16 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.74%) DNS
4 10 (0.74%) Internet
5 5 (0.37%) VPN
6 4 (0.30%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.30%) Firewall
6 4 (0.30%) MPLS
7 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.22%) RFID
8 2 (0.15%) FTP
8 2 (0.15%) Skype
9 1 (0.074%) DHCP
9 1 (0.074%) IPv4
9 1 (0.074%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.074%) LAN
9 1 (0.074%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (12.01%) MySQL
2 121 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 114 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 108 (8.01%) MongoDB
5 105 (7.78%) NoSQL
6 82 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (4.30%) Big Data
8 54 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 36 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.22%) Oracle Database
11 29 (2.15%) DB2
12 20 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (0.96%) SQLite
16 12 (0.89%) GIS
16 12 (0.89%) Redis
17 11 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 185 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 184 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 117 (8.67%) Maven
4 113 (8.38%) Selenium
5 107 (7.93%) JUnit
6 96 (7.12%) JIRA
7 88 (6.52%) Subversion
8 79 (5.86%) Eclipse
9 75 (5.56%) Ant
10 59 (4.37%) Gradle
11 57 (4.23%) NUnit
12 39 (2.89%) Cucumber
13 38 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 36 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (2.59%) JMeter
16 28 (2.08%) MSTest
17 25 (1.85%) Grunt
18 24 (1.78%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.78%) Visual Studio
19 22 (1.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 186 (13.79%) Finance
2 54 (4.00%) Retail
3 48 (3.56%) Games
4 46 (3.41%) Banking
5 28 (2.08%) Advertising
6 26 (1.93%) Marketing
7 22 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.74%) Electronics
8 10 (0.74%) Publishing
9 5 (0.37%) Back Office
9 5 (0.37%) iGaming
9 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.37%) Law
10 4 (0.30%) Military
11 3 (0.22%) Automotive
11 3 (0.22%) Legal
12 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 788 (58.41%) Developer
2 497 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 195 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 152 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 129 (9.56%) Software Developer
6 120 (8.90%) Software Engineer
7 76 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
8 75 (5.56%) Architect
9 72 (5.34%) Java Engineer
10 63 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 59 (4.37%) Graduate
11 59 (4.37%) Lead Developer
12 58 (4.30%) Analyst
13 52 (3.85%) Consultant
14 47 (3.48%) SQL Developer
15 41 (3.04%) Tester
16 40 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 40 (2.97%) Junior
17 37 (2.74%) .NET Developer
17 37 (2.74%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (28.54%) HTML
2 328 (24.31%) Spring
3 327 (24.24%) CSS
4 290 (21.50%) .NET
5 278 (20.61%) Web Services
6 268 (19.87%) J2EE
7 219 (16.23%) Hibernate
8 201 (14.90%) XML
9 172 (12.75%) jQuery
10 164 (12.16%) SOAP
11 130 (9.64%) AngularJS
12 128 (9.49%) HTML5
13 125 (9.27%) RESTful
14 114 (8.45%) Java EE
15 104 (7.71%) Node.js
16 95 (7.04%) REST
17 86 (6.38%) JSON
18 71 (5.26%) JSP
19 70 (5.19%) ASP.NET
20 68 (5.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 119 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.63%) iPad
4 69 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 47 (3.48%) Algorithms
6 42 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 38 (2.82%) User Experience
8 37 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.26%) Kinect
11 14 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
12 12 (0.89%) Blog
13 11 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.82%) NHS
14 10 (0.74%) Fintech
15 8 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.59%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.59%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.83%) Linux
2 121 (8.97%) Windows
3 89 (6.60%) Android
3 89 (6.60%) Unix
4 51 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (0.59%) CentOS
7 7 (0.52%) Solaris
8 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
9 5 (0.37%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.074%) AIX
11 1 (0.074%) Fedora
11 1 (0.074%) HPUX
11 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (21.13%) Software Engineering
3 267 (19.79%) Scrum
4 259 (19.20%) OO
5 251 (18.61%) TDD
6 188 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (12.53%) MVC
8 157 (11.64%) Unit Testing
9 135 (10.01%) Web Development
10 112 (8.30%) BDD
11 107 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 99 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 97 (7.19%) SDLC
14 94 (6.97%) Open Source
15 81 (6.00%) DevOps
16 69 (5.11%) OOP
16 69 (5.11%) SOA
17 66 (4.89%) E-Commerce
18 65 (4.82%) Automated Testing
18 65 (4.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 452 (33.51%) JavaScript
2 440 (32.62%) SQL
3 321 (23.80%) C#
4 189 (14.01%) C++
5 154 (11.42%) PHP
6 104 (7.71%) Python
7 69 (5.11%) Ruby
8 66 (4.89%) Scala
9 63 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.63%) Perl
11 46 (3.41%) Objective-C
12 42 (3.11%) ABAP
13 37 (2.74%) Groovy
14 35 (2.59%) T-SQL
15 34 (2.52%) C
16 26 (1.93%) Apple Swift
17 22 (1.63%) VB.NET
18 20 (1.48%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.33%) TypeScript
20 14 (1.04%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 258 (19.13%) Degree
2 70 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 32 (2.37%) PhD
6 12 (0.89%) CHECK Team Leader
6 12 (0.89%) CREST Certified
6 12 (0.89%) Cyber Scheme
6 12 (0.89%) Tigerscheme
7 9 (0.67%) ISEB
8 8 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.59%) SANS
9 7 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.37%) HND
11 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.074%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.49%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.37%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (3.11%) Docker
2 18 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.074%) vCloud
7 1 (0.074%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.074%) vSphere
7 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (3.34%) Puppet
2 23 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.74%) Packer
4 9 (0.67%) Grafana
4 9 (0.67%) Graphite
4 9 (0.67%) Nagios
4 9 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.67%) Terraform
4 9 (0.67%) Uchiwa
5 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.52%) Ansible
6 7 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.074%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.074%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.074%) Control-M
8 1 (0.074%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.074%) logstash
8 1 (0.074%) Salt
Vendors
1 294 (21.79%) Oracle
2 109 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.97%) IBM
4 55 (4.08%) SAP
5 33 (2.45%) Google
6 28 (2.08%) BEA
6 28 (2.08%) VMware
7 18 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.11%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.96%) Adobe
10 11 (0.82%) Apple
10 11 (0.82%) Perforce
10 11 (0.82%) WSO2
11 9 (0.67%) hybris
11 9 (0.67%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.59%) Zend
13 6 (0.44%) Endeca
13 6 (0.44%) FatWire
13 6 (0.44%) Informatica
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Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
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