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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 680 667 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.58% 9.47% 10.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.22% 17.33% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 563 581 675
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
3363 3848 4458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.30% 54.62% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2846 3249 3955
Average salary £40,000 £36,498 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.59% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 386 £42,500 +6.25% 66
Cheshire +12 177 £42,500 - 45
Lancashire -2 67 £40,000 +8.10% 23
Merseyside -1 48 £48,500 +14.11% 10
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 614 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (34.86%) SQL
3 392 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 342 (26.09%) HTML
5 340 (25.93%) Oracle
6 323 (24.64%) .NET
7 318 (24.26%) Degree
8 305 (23.26%) C#
9 265 (20.21%) J2EE
10 258 (19.68%) XML
11 252 (19.22%) CSS
12 248 (18.92%) Web Services
13 246 (18.76%) Finance
14 241 (18.38%) Spring
15 238 (18.15%) Software Engineering
16 232 (17.70%) C++
17 230 (17.54%) Linux
18 221 (16.86%) TDD
19 212 (16.17%) SDLC
20 203 (15.48%) SQL Server
21 201 (15.33%) Scrum
22 193 (14.72%) OO
23 192 (14.65%) Hibernate
24 167 (12.74%) jQuery
25 156 (11.90%) UNIX
26 146 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
27 144 (10.98%) REST
28 141 (10.76%) Windows
28 141 (10.76%) SOAP
29 137 (10.45%) Unit Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 94 (7.17%) Tomcat
2 81 (6.18%) WebSphere
3 52 (3.97%) JBoss
4 49 (3.74%) Apache
5 30 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 30 (2.29%) Node.js
6 29 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.21%) IIS
7 22 (1.68%) Apache Solr
8 20 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.53%) Apache Pig
9 17 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.07%) CMS
11 13 (0.99%) SAS
11 13 (0.99%) GlassFish
12 12 (0.92%) Drupal
12 12 (0.92%) nginx
12 12 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.76%) FileNet
14 8 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.22%) MS Project
3 13 (0.99%) MS Office
4 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.23%) Mingle
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.076%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.92%) Magento
2 10 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 8 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.53%) Exstream
5 5 (0.38%) Maximo
5 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) Tridion
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.076%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.84%) SaaS
4 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.53%) Route 53
6 7 (0.53%) GitHub
7 5 (0.38%) Trello
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
7 5 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.23%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.36%) Internet
2 29 (2.21%) HTTP
3 24 (1.83%) Wireless
4 10 (0.76%) ATM
5 8 (0.61%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.61%) GPRS
5 8 (0.61%) GSM
5 8 (0.61%) UMTS
5 8 (0.61%) VoIP
5 8 (0.61%) WLAN
5 8 (0.61%) Firewall
5 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.61%) NFC
5 8 (0.61%) DVB
6 6 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.46%) FTP
6 6 (0.46%) Intranet
7 5 (0.38%) Network Security
8 4 (0.31%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.31%) MySQL
3 106 (8.09%) Oracle Database
4 87 (6.64%) Relational Database
5 71 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 50 (3.81%) RDBMS
8 47 (3.59%) Big Data
9 46 (3.51%) MongoDB
10 41 (3.13%) DB2
10 41 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 34 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (2.29%) Oracle ODI
14 25 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.68%) Apache Hive
16 22 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (8.01%) JUnit
2 97 (7.40%) Selenium
3 84 (6.41%) Maven
4 73 (5.57%) Git (software)
5 66 (5.03%) Eclipse
6 61 (4.65%) Jenkins
7 53 (4.04%) Subversion
8 47 (3.59%) Ant
9 44 (3.36%) JIRA
10 42 (3.20%) NUnit
11 28 (2.14%) WebDriver
11 28 (2.14%) MSTest
12 26 (1.98%) Cucumber
12 26 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.83%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.30%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.22%) ClearCase
17 13 (0.99%) LoadRunner
18 12 (0.92%) Mercurial
General
1 246 (18.76%) Finance
2 129 (9.84%) Retail
3 87 (6.64%) Telecoms
4 76 (5.80%) Banking
5 44 (3.36%) Billing
6 35 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.98%) Marketing
8 22 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.30%) Games
10 16 (1.22%) Automotive
11 9 (0.69%) Electronics
12 8 (0.61%) Back Office
12 8 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.46%) Legal
14 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) Advertising
16 3 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 725 (55.30%) Developer
2 332 (25.32%) Java Developer
3 146 (11.14%) Senior Developer
4 122 (9.31%) Software Engineer
5 99 (7.55%) Analyst
6 94 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 69 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 65 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
9 59 (4.50%) Graduate
10 56 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 54 (4.12%) Architect
12 50 (3.81%) Consultant
13 47 (3.59%) C# Developer
14 46 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 45 (3.43%) Development Manager
15 45 (3.43%) Web Developer
16 42 (3.20%) Graduate Developer
17 39 (2.97%) Junior
18 38 (2.90%) Business Analyst
19 36 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (26.09%) HTML
2 323 (24.64%) .NET
3 265 (20.21%) J2EE
4 258 (19.68%) XML
5 252 (19.22%) CSS
6 248 (18.92%) Web Services
7 241 (18.38%) Spring
8 192 (14.65%) Hibernate
9 167 (12.74%) jQuery
10 144 (10.98%) REST
11 141 (10.76%) SOAP
12 114 (8.70%) JSON
13 102 (7.78%) Java EE
14 90 (6.86%) ASP.NET
15 89 (6.79%) AngularJS
16 84 (6.41%) RESTful
17 83 (6.33%) JSP
18 81 (6.18%) HTML5
19 76 (5.80%) JMS
20 70 (5.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 146 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (9.53%) Computer Science
3 95 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 56 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (3.51%) User Experience
6 31 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 30 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 28 (2.14%) iPhone
9 24 (1.83%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.45%) iPad
11 16 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.07%) Replication
12 14 (1.07%) Telematics
12 14 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.92%) Statistics
13 12 (0.92%) Physics
14 11 (0.84%) Social Media
15 10 (0.76%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.76%) Device Driver
16 9 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 230 (17.54%) Linux
2 156 (11.90%) UNIX
3 141 (10.76%) Windows
4 100 (7.63%) Android
5 73 (5.57%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.69%) CentOS
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.38%) Solaris
15 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (18.15%) Software Engineering
3 221 (16.86%) TDD
4 212 (16.17%) SDLC
5 201 (15.33%) Scrum
6 193 (14.72%) OO
7 137 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 129 (9.84%) E-Commerce
9 122 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (8.77%) MVC
11 108 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 92 (7.02%) OOP
13 80 (6.10%) UML
14 77 (5.87%) SOA
15 66 (5.03%) Automated Testing
16 65 (4.96%) BDD
17 61 (4.65%) Project Management
18 57 (4.35%) Android Development
19 54 (4.12%) Web Development
20 51 (3.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 457 (34.86%) SQL
2 392 (29.90%) JavaScript
3 305 (23.26%) C#
4 232 (17.70%) C++
5 119 (9.08%) C
6 116 (8.85%) PHP
7 108 (8.24%) Python
8 83 (6.33%) PL/SQL
9 66 (5.03%) Ruby
10 55 (4.20%) Perl
11 47 (3.59%) Objective-C
12 42 (3.20%) VB
13 40 (3.05%) T-SQL
14 34 (2.59%) VB.NET
15 30 (2.29%) Bash Shell
16 29 (2.21%) Scala
17 24 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.60%) RPG
19 16 (1.22%) Groovy
20 13 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 318 (24.26%) Degree
2 22 (1.68%) ISTQB
2 22 (1.68%) ISEB
3 12 (0.92%) HND
4 9 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.61%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (0.23%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.23%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.15%) OCA
7 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.15%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.076%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.02%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) SLA
3 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) GAMP
6 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.61%) Docker
2 8 (0.61%) HDFS
3 7 (0.53%) vSphere
3 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.076%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.30%) Puppet
2 14 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.31%) Ansible
3 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.15%) Oozie
5 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.076%) Nagios
6 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.076%) Cacti
6 1 (0.076%) Salt
6 1 (0.076%) Graphite
Vendors
1 340 (25.93%) Oracle
2 94 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.42%) IBM
4 33 (2.52%) SAP
5 23 (1.75%) HP
6 22 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.30%) Informatica
7 17 (1.30%) VMware
8 16 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.14%) webMethods
10 14 (1.07%) Symbian
11 11 (0.84%) Adobe
12 10 (0.76%) Telerik
12 10 (0.76%) Actimize
13 9 (0.69%) Google
13 9 (0.69%) Teradata
14 8 (0.61%) hybris
14 8 (0.61%) Capita
14 8 (0.61%) Ab Initio
15 7 (0.53%) Talend
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hols + bank holidays plus ability t
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Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
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Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Lancaster, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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