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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 595 648 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.56% 9.38% 12.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.98% 18.57% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 500 577 704
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
2836 3489 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.31% 50.52% 59.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 3083 3377
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +8 399 £47,500 +18.75% 116
Cheshire -5 109 £42,469 -5.62% 37
Lancashire +5 51 £37,500 -3.84% 14
Merseyside 0 49 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Cumbria - 1 £30,500 - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 709 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (34.84%) SQL
3 416 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 368 (27.75%) Spring
5 353 (26.62%) HTML
6 311 (23.45%) Web Services
7 293 (22.10%) .NET
8 292 (22.02%) CSS
9 291 (21.95%) Degree
10 284 (21.42%) Software Engineering
11 279 (21.04%) C#
12 264 (19.91%) Oracle
13 246 (18.55%) Hibernate
14 237 (17.87%) J2EE
15 225 (16.97%) Scrum
16 214 (16.14%) SQL Server
17 210 (15.84%) Finance
18 202 (15.23%) Linux
19 200 (15.08%) XML
20 197 (14.86%) Java EE
21 188 (14.18%) C++
22 180 (13.57%) OO
22 180 (13.57%) QA
23 176 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
24 170 (12.82%) TDD
25 155 (11.69%) Selenium
26 149 (11.24%) jQuery
27 141 (10.63%) SOAP
28 139 (10.48%) E-Commerce
28 139 (10.48%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 120 (9.05%) Tomcat
2 88 (6.64%) WebSphere
3 65 (4.90%) JBoss
4 47 (3.54%) Apache
5 43 (3.24%) Node.js
6 41 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 33 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (2.41%) CMS
9 22 (1.66%) SharePoint
10 20 (1.51%) IIS
11 17 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.21%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 13 (0.98%) Alfresco
14 12 (0.90%) Mule
15 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.83%) nginx
16 10 (0.75%) Liferay
16 10 (0.75%) Umbraco
17 9 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
18 8 (0.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.15%) Mingle
6 2 (0.15%) MS Office
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.23%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.15%) Exstream
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.15%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.47%) SaaS
3 29 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.81%) PaaS
5 21 (1.58%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.90%) GitHub
6 12 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.38%) Force.com
8 4 (0.30%) IaaS
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.23%) Office 365
9 3 (0.23%) Route 53
9 3 (0.23%) Trello
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.32%) Internet
2 28 (2.11%) HTTP
3 10 (0.75%) Network Security
4 8 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.60%) SPDY
5 5 (0.38%) Intranet
5 5 (0.38%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.38%) SSL
5 5 (0.38%) WinSCP
6 4 (0.30%) DMZ
6 4 (0.30%) Firewall
7 3 (0.23%) Broadband
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) VPN
8 2 (0.15%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.075%) DNS
9 1 (0.075%) LAN
9 1 (0.075%) SAN
9 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 129 (9.73%) MySQL
3 100 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 65 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 57 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 47 (3.54%) Big Data
7 40 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.21%) DB2
16 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.90%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.90%) Hazelcast
17 12 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 155 (11.69%) Selenium
2 119 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 117 (8.82%) JUnit
4 104 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 103 (7.77%) Maven
6 81 (6.11%) Eclipse
7 72 (5.43%) JIRA
8 62 (4.68%) Subversion
9 53 (4.00%) WebDriver
10 49 (3.70%) Ant
11 47 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 44 (3.32%) Visual Studio
14 41 (3.09%) MSTest
15 39 (2.94%) NUnit
16 33 (2.49%) HP UFT
16 33 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
17 25 (1.89%) Gradle
18 24 (1.81%) SoapUI
19 22 (1.66%) NetBeans
General
1 210 (15.84%) Finance
2 38 (2.87%) Retail
3 36 (2.71%) Games
4 28 (2.11%) Banking
4 28 (2.11%) Marketing
5 20 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.75%) Electronics
7 10 (0.75%) Legal
8 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.45%) Automotive
9 6 (0.45%) Back Office
10 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Billing
12 3 (0.23%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 739 (55.73%) Developer
2 462 (34.84%) Java Developer
3 144 (10.86%) Software Developer
4 122 (9.20%) Software Engineer
5 112 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 109 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
7 99 (7.47%) Analyst
8 87 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 81 (6.11%) Architect
10 72 (5.43%) Java Engineer
11 68 (5.13%) Tester
12 63 (4.75%) Lead Developer
13 53 (4.00%) Test Analyst
14 50 (3.77%) Graduate
15 48 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
16 47 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
17 44 (3.32%) C# Software Engineer
18 42 (3.17%) SQL Developer
19 41 (3.09%) .NET Software Engineer
19 41 (3.09%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (27.75%) Spring
2 353 (26.62%) HTML
3 311 (23.45%) Web Services
4 293 (22.10%) .NET
5 292 (22.02%) CSS
6 246 (18.55%) Hibernate
7 237 (17.87%) J2EE
8 200 (15.08%) XML
9 197 (14.86%) Java EE
10 149 (11.24%) jQuery
11 141 (10.63%) SOAP
12 139 (10.48%) RESTful
13 110 (8.30%) AngularJS
14 93 (7.01%) JSON
15 87 (6.56%) REST
16 84 (6.33%) JSP
17 80 (6.03%) HTML5
18 70 (5.28%) ASP.NET
19 63 (4.75%) JMS
20 60 (4.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 84 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.33%) User Experience
3 61 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 25 (1.89%) Statistics
8 18 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.28%) Fintech
10 16 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 15 (1.13%) Telematics
12 14 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.06%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.98%) iPhone
14 10 (0.75%) Blog
14 10 (0.75%) Online Games
14 10 (0.75%) Replication
15 9 (0.68%) Mobile Games
16 8 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 202 (15.23%) Linux
2 119 (8.97%) Windows
3 98 (7.39%) Unix
4 75 (5.66%) Android
5 55 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.26%) CentOS
7 29 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.53%) AIX
8 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.15%) Debian
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.15%) zOS
13 1 (0.075%) HPUX
13 1 (0.075%) SUSE
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (21.42%) Software Engineering
3 225 (16.97%) Scrum
4 180 (13.57%) OO
5 176 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (12.82%) TDD
7 139 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 139 (10.48%) MVC
8 124 (9.35%) SDLC
9 106 (7.99%) BDD
10 105 (7.92%) DevOps
11 97 (7.32%) SOA
12 86 (6.49%) Test Scripting
13 83 (6.26%) Mentoring
13 83 (6.26%) OOD
14 76 (5.73%) Unit Testing
15 73 (5.51%) OOP
15 73 (5.51%) Web Development
16 70 (5.28%) Test Automation
17 63 (4.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 462 (34.84%) SQL
2 416 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 279 (21.04%) C#
4 188 (14.18%) C++
5 133 (10.03%) PHP
6 89 (6.71%) Python
7 73 (5.51%) Shell Script
8 72 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 71 (5.35%) C
10 58 (4.37%) Ruby
11 50 (3.77%) Objective-C
12 42 (3.17%) Scala
13 33 (2.49%) Perl
14 31 (2.34%) ABAP
15 30 (2.26%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 18 (1.36%) VB
19 17 (1.28%) Groovy
19 17 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 291 (21.95%) Degree
2 40 (3.02%) ISEB
3 28 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 25 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.36%) HND
6 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.75%) CHECK Team Leader
7 10 (0.75%) CREST Certified
8 9 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.53%) PhD
10 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) MCP
13 3 (0.23%) MCSE
14 2 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (13.57%) QA
2 2 (0.15%) SLA
2 2 (0.15%) WCAG
3 1 (0.075%) COSHH
3 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.075%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 37 (2.79%) Docker
2 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.45%) HDFS
3 6 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) Firmware
5 2 (0.15%) vCloud
6 1 (0.075%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (4.15%) Puppet
2 24 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.53%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.45%) Ansible
6 4 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.30%) Oozie
7 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.15%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.15%) StatsD
7 2 (0.15%) vRealize
7 2 (0.15%) Xymon
8 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.075%) Packer
8 1 (0.075%) SCCM
8 1 (0.075%) SCOM
Vendors
1 264 (19.91%) Oracle
2 110 (8.30%) IBM
3 64 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 49 (3.70%) SAP
5 32 (2.41%) Google
5 32 (2.41%) webMethods
6 28 (2.11%) Adobe
7 24 (1.81%) HP
8 22 (1.66%) MuleSoft
9 19 (1.43%) Software AG
10 17 (1.28%) Telerik
11 16 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.13%) SaltStack
13 14 (1.06%) WSO2
14 11 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.83%) BEA
15 9 (0.68%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.60%) Twitter
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