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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 746 774 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.03% 11.30% 14.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.39% 19.26% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 621 710 972
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -3 427 £42,500 +21.42% 92
Cheshire -5 179 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Lancashire -1 74 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Merseyside -2 56 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Cumbria - 1 £31,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 475 (34.22%) SQL
2 376 (27.09%) J2EE
3 343 (24.71%) Linux
4 335 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 332 (23.92%) .NET
6 330 (23.78%) HTML
7 326 (23.49%) Spring
8 287 (20.68%) Oracle
9 267 (19.24%) C#
10 247 (17.80%) Hibernate
11 244 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
12 236 (17.00%) Finance
13 216 (15.56%) OO
14 213 (15.35%) CSS
14 213 (15.35%) XML
15 207 (14.91%) UNIX
16 199 (14.34%) SQL Server
17 197 (14.19%) Windows
17 197 (14.19%) TDD
18 195 (14.05%) Degree
19 190 (13.69%) Web Services
20 183 (13.18%) Tomcat
21 172 (12.39%) Scrum
22 160 (11.53%) Software Engineering
22 160 (11.53%) E-Commerce
23 149 (10.73%) PHP
24 146 (10.52%) C++
25 139 (10.01%) Computer Science
26 138 (9.94%) Java EE
27 137 (9.87%) Android

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 183 (13.18%) Tomcat
2 123 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 86 (6.20%) Apache
4 53 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.59%) CICS
6 34 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
7 33 (2.38%) SAS
8 30 (2.16%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.66%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 20 (1.44%) Confluence
10 20 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.30%) CMS
12 14 (1.01%) Jetty
13 13 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (0.94%) Liferay
14 12 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (0.86%) IIS
14 12 (0.86%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 61 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.22%) MS Office
3 11 (0.79%) FastStats
4 8 (0.58%) SPSS
5 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 35 (2.52%) BusinessWorks
2 23 (1.66%) TIBCO iProcess
3 21 (1.51%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 13 (0.94%) Magento
5 9 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.58%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.14%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.072%) Exstream
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.79%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.72%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.43%) Route 53
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.43%) SaaS
6 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 3 (0.22%) IaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.22%) ElastiCache
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.072%) PaaS
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.27%) HTTP
2 44 (3.17%) Internet
3 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.65%) AMQP
4 9 (0.65%) FTP
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
6 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.43%) Wireless
6 6 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (0.36%) LDAP
8 4 (0.29%) LAN
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
8 4 (0.29%) DHCP
8 4 (0.29%) IPsec
8 4 (0.29%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) DMZ
10 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.072%) NAS
11 1 (0.072%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 136 (9.80%) MySQL
3 105 (7.56%) Relational Database
4 101 (7.28%) DB2
5 67 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 38 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.45%) Big Data
10 32 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 31 (2.23%) Hazelcast
12 30 (2.16%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
19 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 124 (8.93%) Eclipse
2 106 (7.64%) Maven
3 93 (6.70%) JUnit
4 78 (5.62%) Subversion
5 75 (5.40%) Selenium
6 68 (4.90%) Git (software)
7 61 (4.39%) Jenkins
8 57 (4.11%) JIRA
9 48 (3.46%) Cucumber
10 46 (3.31%) Ant
11 33 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 23 (1.66%) Visual Studio
13 21 (1.51%) Hudson
13 21 (1.51%) Gradle
14 17 (1.22%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (1.15%) Mockito
16 14 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.86%) eggPlant
General
1 236 (17.00%) Finance
2 81 (5.84%) Retail
3 70 (5.04%) Banking
4 26 (1.87%) Games
4 26 (1.87%) Legal
4 26 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.73%) Automotive
6 15 (1.08%) Marketing
7 10 (0.72%) Law
7 10 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.65%) German Language
9 8 (0.58%) Advertising
10 7 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.50%) Turkish Language
11 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.43%) Back Office
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
12 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.36%) French Language
13 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 862 (62.10%) Developer
2 479 (34.51%) Java Developer
3 151 (10.88%) Senior Developer
4 120 (8.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 103 (7.42%) Architect
6 100 (7.20%) Analyst
7 92 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 83 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 74 (5.33%) Graduate
10 72 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 66 (4.76%) Applications Support
12 56 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (4.03%) Graduate Developer
13 54 (3.89%) Web Developer
14 53 (3.82%) Designer
15 48 (3.46%) Junior
16 46 (3.31%) Consultant
16 46 (3.31%) Junior Developer
16 46 (3.31%) Mobile Developer
17 42 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (27.09%) J2EE
2 332 (23.92%) .NET
3 330 (23.78%) HTML
4 326 (23.49%) Spring
5 247 (17.80%) Hibernate
6 213 (15.35%) CSS
6 213 (15.35%) XML
7 190 (13.69%) Web Services
8 138 (9.94%) Java EE
9 126 (9.08%) jQuery
10 100 (7.20%) HTML5
11 98 (7.06%) JSP
11 98 (7.06%) Servlets
11 98 (7.06%) JMS
12 90 (6.48%) SOAP
13 79 (5.69%) XSLT
14 63 (4.54%) Middleware
15 60 (4.32%) Grails
16 59 (4.25%) Ajax
17 58 (4.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (10.01%) Computer Science
2 83 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 57 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 50 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.46%) Open Source
6 43 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 27 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
8 25 (1.80%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.66%) iPhone
10 20 (1.44%) Tandem
11 17 (1.22%) iPad
12 14 (1.01%) Physics
12 14 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
13 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.86%) Online Games
15 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.65%) Informatics
17 8 (0.58%) FMCG
17 8 (0.58%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 343 (24.71%) Linux
2 207 (14.91%) UNIX
3 197 (14.19%) Windows
4 137 (9.87%) Android
5 76 (5.48%) Apple iOS
6 54 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.22%) AIX
8 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.43%) CentOS
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.29%) Solaris
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (15.56%) OO
3 197 (14.19%) TDD
4 172 (12.39%) Scrum
5 160 (11.53%) Software Engineering
5 160 (11.53%) E-Commerce
6 134 (9.65%) MVC
7 100 (7.20%) Web Development
8 87 (6.27%) Project Management
9 86 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (5.33%) OOP
12 72 (5.19%) UML
13 71 (5.12%) ITIL
14 70 (5.04%) Android Development
15 65 (4.68%) SOA
16 64 (4.61%) Unit Testing
17 59 (4.25%) BDD
18 58 (4.18%) iOS Development
19 50 (3.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 475 (34.22%) SQL
2 335 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 267 (19.24%) C#
4 149 (10.73%) PHP
5 146 (10.52%) C++
6 110 (7.93%) Ruby
7 80 (5.76%) Python
8 68 (4.90%) Objective-C
9 66 (4.76%) C
10 64 (4.61%) Shell Script
11 60 (4.32%) Perl
12 52 (3.75%) XPath
13 45 (3.24%) COBOL
14 30 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.80%) Groovy
16 22 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.59%) Scala
17 21 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.22%) VB
19 16 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 195 (14.05%) Degree
2 29 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.94%) ISEB
5 10 (0.72%) HND
6 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.29%) MCSE
7 4 (0.29%) HNC
8 3 (0.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.072%) MCITP
10 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.072%) MCSA
10 1 (0.072%) PMP
10 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.49%) QA
2 31 (2.23%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.29%) Xen
2 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.072%) Nmap
4 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (2.16%) Puppet
2 27 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.01%) TIBCO Hawk
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.43%) CFEngine
6 6 (0.43%) Ansible
7 4 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.14%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.072%) SCCM
9 1 (0.072%) SCOM
9 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.072%) Nessus
Vendors
1 287 (20.68%) Oracle
2 100 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 87 (6.27%) JBoss
4 72 (5.19%) IBM
5 61 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 45 (3.24%) Google
7 39 (2.81%) TIBCO
8 35 (2.52%) SAP
9 24 (1.73%) Business Objects
10 22 (1.59%) Sybase
11 20 (1.44%) HP
12 17 (1.22%) Sencha
13 16 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 14 (1.01%) Perforce
15 13 (0.94%) Symbian
16 11 (0.79%) Adobe
17 10 (0.72%) ATG
18 8 (0.58%) Siemens
18 8 (0.58%) Compuware
18 8 (0.58%) Wonderware
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
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Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
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Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum - excellent company benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + including bonus
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000+ per annum depending on experien
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