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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 757 744 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 9.97% 11.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.13% 18.23% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 616 619 710
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3421 4082 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.03% 54.69% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3408 3593
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +3 418 £42,500 - 83
Cheshire +7 220 £42,500 - 52
Lancashire -2 60 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Merseyside +11 56 £43,500 +2.35% 9
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 696 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (35.72%) SQL
3 453 (32.17%) JavaScript
4 396 (28.13%) HTML
5 350 (24.86%) Spring
6 338 (24.01%) Oracle
7 332 (23.58%) Degree
8 322 (22.87%) .NET
9 320 (22.73%) J2EE
10 317 (22.51%) CSS
11 308 (21.88%) Web Services
12 293 (20.81%) C#
13 276 (19.60%) Finance
14 268 (19.03%) Software Engineering
15 259 (18.39%) TDD
16 257 (18.25%) Hibernate
17 254 (18.04%) XML
18 232 (16.48%) SDLC
19 230 (16.34%) Scrum
20 228 (16.19%) Linux
21 210 (14.91%) C++
22 201 (14.28%) SQL Server
23 189 (13.42%) jQuery
24 177 (12.57%) OO
25 168 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
26 160 (11.36%) Java EE
26 160 (11.36%) MVC
27 159 (11.29%) PHP
28 158 (11.22%) MySQL
29 152 (10.80%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 122 (8.66%) Tomcat
2 95 (6.75%) WebSphere
3 66 (4.69%) Apache
4 61 (4.33%) JBoss
5 37 (2.63%) IIS
6 35 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 35 (2.49%) Node.js
7 28 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 21 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
10 19 (1.35%) CMS
11 16 (1.14%) WordPress
11 16 (1.14%) Apache Pig
12 15 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.92%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.85%) Drupal
15 11 (0.78%) nginx
16 9 (0.64%) Liferay
16 9 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.78%) MS Office
3 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) Mingle
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.071%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Magento
2 9 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.36%) Maximo
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Tridion
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.071%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.28%) SaaS
3 13 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.57%) Route 53
5 7 (0.50%) GitHub
6 5 (0.36%) Trello
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.21%) PaaS
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.91%) Internet
2 30 (2.13%) Wireless
3 29 (2.06%) HTTP
4 10 (0.71%) FTP
4 10 (0.71%) ATM
4 10 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.57%) Firewall
5 8 (0.57%) DVB
5 8 (0.57%) NFC
5 8 (0.57%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.57%) GPRS
5 8 (0.57%) GSM
5 8 (0.57%) UMTS
5 8 (0.57%) VoIP
5 8 (0.57%) WLAN
6 6 (0.43%) Network Security
6 6 (0.43%) DNS
7 4 (0.28%) Intranet
7 4 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 158 (11.22%) MySQL
3 102 (7.24%) Oracle Database
4 101 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 49 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 49 (3.48%) Big Data
8 46 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 41 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
10 38 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 36 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 29 (2.06%) DB2
13 24 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
17 18 (1.28%) Apache Hive
18 15 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 129 (9.16%) Selenium
2 115 (8.17%) JUnit
3 106 (7.53%) Maven
4 93 (6.61%) Git (software)
5 91 (6.46%) Jenkins
6 84 (5.97%) Eclipse
7 60 (4.26%) Subversion
8 58 (4.12%) Ant
9 54 (3.84%) JIRA
10 39 (2.77%) WebDriver
11 38 (2.70%) Cucumber
12 35 (2.49%) NUnit
13 34 (2.41%) Visual Studio
13 34 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (1.78%) MSTest
15 24 (1.70%) HP UFT
15 24 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (1.49%) NetBeans
17 17 (1.21%) ClearCase
18 16 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 276 (19.60%) Finance
2 119 (8.45%) Retail
3 75 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 72 (5.11%) Banking
5 38 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 29 (2.06%) Games
6 29 (2.06%) Marketing
7 26 (1.85%) Billing
8 22 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.21%) Automotive
10 9 (0.64%) Back Office
11 8 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.50%) Legal
13 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.43%) Electronics
13 6 (0.43%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.28%) Advertising
16 1 (0.071%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 795 (56.46%) Developer
2 430 (30.54%) Java Developer
3 134 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 126 (8.95%) Software Engineer
5 117 (8.31%) Analyst
6 99 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 71 (5.04%) Software Developer
8 63 (4.47%) Graduate
8 63 (4.47%) Oracle Developer
9 56 (3.98%) Architect
10 52 (3.69%) Consultant
11 48 (3.41%) Graduate Developer
12 47 (3.34%) Test Analyst
13 46 (3.27%) Web Developer
14 43 (3.05%) Junior
15 41 (2.91%) Tester
15 41 (2.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 39 (2.77%) .NET Developer
17 37 (2.63%) Business Analyst
18 33 (2.34%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (28.13%) HTML
2 350 (24.86%) Spring
3 322 (22.87%) .NET
4 320 (22.73%) J2EE
5 317 (22.51%) CSS
6 308 (21.88%) Web Services
7 257 (18.25%) Hibernate
8 254 (18.04%) XML
9 189 (13.42%) jQuery
10 160 (11.36%) Java EE
11 152 (10.80%) SOAP
12 146 (10.37%) REST
13 141 (10.01%) RESTful
14 122 (8.66%) JSON
15 115 (8.17%) AngularJS
16 97 (6.89%) HTML5
17 92 (6.53%) JSP
18 89 (6.32%) ASP.NET
19 69 (4.90%) Spring MVC
20 63 (4.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.65%) Computer Science
2 140 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (6.89%) Mobile App
4 70 (4.97%) User Experience
5 52 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.63%) iPhone
7 31 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 27 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.78%) iPad
10 24 (1.70%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.28%) Telematics
12 16 (1.14%) Device Driver
12 16 (1.14%) Replication
13 15 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.92%) Smartphone
15 12 (0.85%) Statistics
16 10 (0.71%) Blackberry
16 10 (0.71%) TRADACOMS
17 9 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 228 (16.19%) Linux
2 136 (9.66%) Windows
3 126 (8.95%) UNIX
4 106 (7.53%) Android
5 80 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (1.07%) CentOS
8 13 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
11 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.50%) AIX
13 6 (0.43%) SUSE
13 6 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.36%) HPUX
15 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (19.03%) Software Engineering
3 259 (18.39%) TDD
4 232 (16.48%) SDLC
5 230 (16.34%) Scrum
6 177 (12.57%) OO
7 168 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
8 160 (11.36%) MVC
9 146 (10.37%) E-Commerce
10 120 (8.52%) Unit Testing
11 119 (8.45%) Mentoring
12 92 (6.53%) BDD
13 84 (5.97%) OOP
14 82 (5.82%) SOA
15 79 (5.61%) UML
16 70 (4.97%) Automated Testing
17 66 (4.69%) Project Management
18 63 (4.47%) Web Development
19 62 (4.40%) Open Source
20 54 (3.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 503 (35.72%) SQL
2 453 (32.17%) JavaScript
3 293 (20.81%) C#
4 210 (14.91%) C++
5 159 (11.29%) PHP
6 107 (7.60%) C
7 101 (7.17%) Python
8 97 (6.89%) PL/SQL
9 57 (4.05%) Ruby
10 47 (3.34%) Perl
11 46 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 41 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 37 (2.63%) VB
14 33 (2.34%) Scala
15 31 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.85%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.78%) Groovy
18 23 (1.63%) VB.NET
19 15 (1.07%) R
20 12 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 332 (23.58%) Degree
2 36 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 27 (1.92%) ISEB
4 16 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.07%) HND
5 15 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.21%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.21%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.21%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.071%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.071%) PMP
11 1 (0.071%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (8.24%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) SLA
2 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.071%) WCAG
3 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.071%) HL7
3 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (0.78%) Docker
2 9 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.57%) vSphere
4 7 (0.50%) HDFS
5 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.071%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (1.70%) Puppet
2 21 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.28%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.21%) Ansible
7 2 (0.14%) StatsD
7 2 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.071%) Netcool
8 1 (0.071%) Nagios
8 1 (0.071%) SCOM
8 1 (0.071%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 338 (24.01%) Oracle
2 86 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 70 (4.97%) IBM
4 36 (2.56%) SAP
5 32 (2.27%) HP
6 19 (1.35%) webMethods
7 18 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.28%) Adobe
7 18 (1.28%) Symbian
8 16 (1.14%) Telerik
9 15 (1.07%) Capita
9 15 (1.07%) VMware
10 12 (0.85%) Google
11 11 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.71%) Actimize
13 9 (0.64%) hybris
14 8 (0.57%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.50%) Software AG
15 7 (0.50%) Zend
15 7 (0.50%) Talend
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + personalised hardware + more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £115,000 per annum Up to £115,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £420000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + career progress and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent career progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
InterAct Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday