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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 645 698 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 9.74% 11.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.80% 17.27% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 526 594 705
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,710 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,100
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
3431 4042 4373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.06% 56.40% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3468 3816
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 373 £40,000 - 80
Cheshire +8 157 £45,000 +13.92% 34
Lancashire -2 50 £39,000 -8.23% 10
Merseyside -2 48 £49,500 +16.47% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 585 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (37.26%) SQL
3 368 (28.68%) Oracle
4 341 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 317 (24.71%) HTML
6 311 (24.24%) .NET
7 299 (23.30%) C#
8 278 (21.67%) Degree
9 266 (20.73%) J2EE
10 239 (18.63%) XML
11 233 (18.16%) C++
11 233 (18.16%) Finance
12 226 (17.61%) Web Services
13 224 (17.46%) CSS
14 214 (16.68%) Linux
15 208 (16.21%) Spring
16 200 (15.59%) OO
17 197 (15.35%) Software Engineering
18 186 (14.50%) UNIX
19 183 (14.26%) Scrum
20 174 (13.56%) Hibernate
21 169 (13.17%) SQL Server
22 165 (12.86%) TDD
23 149 (11.61%) E-Commerce
24 145 (11.30%) Retail
25 138 (10.76%) jQuery
26 132 (10.29%) Windows
26 132 (10.29%) SOAP
27 120 (9.35%) REST
28 117 (9.12%) Analytical Skills

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 90 (7.01%) Tomcat
2 82 (6.39%) WebSphere
3 54 (4.21%) JBoss
4 45 (3.51%) Apache
5 35 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 32 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 27 (2.10%) IIS
8 23 (1.79%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.56%) GlassFish
10 18 (1.40%) Node.js
11 16 (1.25%) Apache Pig
12 14 (1.09%) nginx
13 13 (1.01%) SAS
14 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.86%) CMS
16 9 (0.70%) FileNet
16 9 (0.70%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 7 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.40%) MS Project
3 10 (0.78%) MS Office
4 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Mingle
8 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.078%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.26%) Oracle Retail
2 12 (0.94%) Magento
3 7 (0.55%) Exstream
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
5 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.078%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.55%) SaaS
4 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.31%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) Trello
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.23%) Force.com
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.82%) HTTP
2 28 (2.18%) Internet
3 23 (1.79%) Wireless
4 14 (1.09%) ATM
5 9 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.39%) Intranet
8 4 (0.31%) SSL
9 3 (0.23%) LDAP
9 3 (0.23%) Network Security
10 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.16%) SSH
11 1 (0.078%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.078%) Extranet
11 1 (0.078%) Telnet
11 1 (0.078%) Firewall
11 1 (0.078%) DNS
11 1 (0.078%) SNMP
11 1 (0.078%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.50%) MySQL
3 102 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 78 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 65 (5.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 63 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.43%) RDBMS
7 44 (3.43%) Big Data
8 37 (2.88%) DB2
8 37 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.57%) NoSQL
10 29 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
11 28 (2.18%) MongoDB
12 26 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (1.40%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (8.65%) JUnit
2 88 (6.86%) Eclipse
3 78 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 77 (6.00%) Maven
5 71 (5.53%) Selenium
6 61 (4.75%) Subversion
7 51 (3.98%) Ant
8 49 (3.82%) Jenkins
9 47 (3.66%) JIRA
10 41 (3.20%) NUnit
11 37 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
12 32 (2.49%) MSTest
13 24 (1.87%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.64%) WebDriver
15 19 (1.48%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.17%) ClearCase
17 13 (1.01%) SpecFlow
18 12 (0.94%) SoapUI
19 11 (0.86%) Redmine
19 11 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 233 (18.16%) Finance
2 145 (11.30%) Retail
3 67 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 65 (5.07%) Banking
5 49 (3.82%) Billing
6 34 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.26%) Marketing
8 14 (1.09%) Games
9 12 (0.94%) Automotive
10 11 (0.86%) Electronics
10 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.78%) Back Office
12 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.55%) Legal
12 7 (0.55%) Military
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.23%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) iGaming
15 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 696 (54.25%) Developer
2 328 (25.57%) Java Developer
3 123 (9.59%) Senior Developer
4 101 (7.87%) Software Engineer
5 74 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 73 (5.69%) Analyst
7 68 (5.30%) Consultant
8 63 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
9 60 (4.68%) Software Developer
9 60 (4.68%) Architect
9 60 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 58 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 54 (4.21%) C# Developer
11 54 (4.21%) Development Manager
12 49 (3.82%) Graduate
13 44 (3.43%) Web Developer
14 42 (3.27%) Tester
15 39 (3.04%) Junior
15 39 (3.04%) Software Manager
16 34 (2.65%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (24.71%) HTML
2 311 (24.24%) .NET
3 266 (20.73%) J2EE
4 239 (18.63%) XML
5 226 (17.61%) Web Services
6 224 (17.46%) CSS
7 208 (16.21%) Spring
8 174 (13.56%) Hibernate
9 138 (10.76%) jQuery
10 132 (10.29%) SOAP
11 120 (9.35%) REST
12 100 (7.79%) JSP
13 95 (7.40%) JSON
14 91 (7.09%) Java EE
15 86 (6.70%) JMS
16 81 (6.31%) ASP.NET
17 73 (5.69%) HTML5
18 66 (5.14%) Servlets
19 58 (4.52%) Ajax
20 57 (4.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (8.34%) Computer Science
3 101 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (3.43%) User Experience
6 35 (2.73%) Open Source
7 28 (2.18%) Mainframe
8 23 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.94%) Telematics
10 12 (0.94%) iPhone
11 11 (0.86%) IVR
12 10 (0.78%) iSeries
12 10 (0.78%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.70%) Physics
13 9 (0.70%) Statistics
14 8 (0.62%) iPad
15 7 (0.55%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.47%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 214 (16.68%) Linux
2 186 (14.50%) UNIX
3 132 (10.29%) Windows
4 98 (7.64%) Android
5 82 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.39%) Solaris
11 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.078%) zOS
14 1 (0.078%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.078%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (15.59%) OO
3 197 (15.35%) Software Engineering
4 183 (14.26%) Scrum
5 165 (12.86%) TDD
6 149 (11.61%) E-Commerce
7 109 (8.50%) OOP
7 109 (8.50%) Unit Testing
8 104 (8.11%) MVC
9 95 (7.40%) Mentoring
10 78 (6.08%) SOA
11 77 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (4.99%) UML
13 62 (4.83%) Waterfall
14 61 (4.75%) Automated Testing
15 59 (4.60%) Project Management
16 58 (4.52%) Web Development
17 53 (4.13%) BDD
18 49 (3.82%) OOD
19 48 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 478 (37.26%) SQL
2 341 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 299 (23.30%) C#
4 233 (18.16%) C++
5 103 (8.03%) C
6 98 (7.64%) PHP
7 97 (7.56%) PL/SQL
8 88 (6.86%) Python
9 87 (6.78%) Ruby
10 48 (3.74%) VB
11 40 (3.12%) Objective-C
12 39 (3.04%) T-SQL
13 38 (2.96%) VB.NET
14 35 (2.73%) Perl
15 29 (2.26%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.79%) RPG
17 21 (1.64%) Scala
18 20 (1.56%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.17%) Apple Swift
19 15 (1.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 278 (21.67%) Degree
2 25 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.25%) ISEB
4 14 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (0.94%) HND
6 11 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.39%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PMP
11 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.16%) OCA
11 2 (0.16%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.078%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.46%) QA
2 20 (1.56%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) GAMP
6 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.55%) Docker
3 7 (0.55%) HDFS
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.078%) XenApp
5 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.94%) Puppet
2 9 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.078%) Nagios
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.078%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.078%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.078%) Cacti
6 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.078%) MOM
Vendors
1 368 (28.68%) Oracle
2 67 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 53 (4.13%) IBM
4 33 (2.57%) Informatica
5 27 (2.10%) SAP
6 23 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.40%) HP
7 18 (1.40%) VMware
8 17 (1.33%) Ab Initio
9 16 (1.25%) Teradata
10 14 (1.09%) Actimize
11 13 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.01%) Apple
12 11 (0.86%) Sybase
12 11 (0.86%) Telerik
13 10 (0.78%) BT
14 7 (0.55%) Business Objects
14 7 (0.55%) Adobe
15 6 (0.47%) Cognos
15 6 (0.47%) webMethods
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago