The table below looks at the statistics for Maven 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 Maven over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 185 209 177
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Permanent jobs citing Maven 74 24 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.35% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.79% 2.46% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 62 22 63
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Maven
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1277 975 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.37% 14.24% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 860 1018
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Maven across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Maven
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Maven across the North West region.

Maven Salary Trend in the North West

Maven
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Maven across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Maven Salary Histogram in the North West

Maven
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 Maven within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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 +41 55 £45,000 - 5
Cheshire -10 9 £42,500 -
Lancashire -6 7 £40,000 +3.89%
Merseyside - 1 £26,000 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Maven 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 Maven.

1 107 (99.07%) Java
2 89 (82.41%) Spring
3 62 (57.41%) Tomcat
4 56 (51.85%) XML
5 51 (47.22%) Linux
6 46 (42.59%) Servlets
7 43 (39.81%) Hibernate
7 43 (39.81%) WebSphere
8 42 (38.89%) HTML
8 42 (38.89%) JMS
8 42 (38.89%) HTTP
9 41 (37.96%) SQL
10 40 (37.04%) XSLT
11 39 (36.11%) XPath
12 38 (35.19%) Grails
12 38 (35.19%) Android
12 38 (35.19%) J2SE
13 34 (31.48%) Windows
14 33 (30.56%) XML Schema
14 33 (30.56%) SAX
14 33 (30.56%) WebSphere MQ
14 33 (30.56%) DOM
15 31 (28.70%) CSS
15 31 (28.70%) Eclipse
15 31 (28.70%) Hazelcast
16 30 (27.78%) jQuery
17 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
18 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
19 27 (25.00%) J2EE
19 27 (25.00%) Red Hat

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Maven 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 Maven. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (57.41%) Tomcat
2 43 (39.81%) WebSphere
3 15 (13.89%) Apache
4 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.56%) Jetty
6 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.85%) Mule
7 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) Liferay
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) HTTP
2 7 (6.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Hazelcast
2 16 (14.81%) MySQL
3 13 (12.04%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.48%) Big Data
6 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.85%) Infinispan
8 2 (1.85%) Mahout
8 2 (1.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) Eclipse
2 25 (23.15%) JUnit
3 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 24 (22.22%) Ant
4 17 (15.74%) Selenium
5 16 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.04%) Subversion
7 8 (7.41%) Mockito
7 8 (7.41%) Gerrit
8 7 (6.48%) Hudson
9 6 (5.56%) JIRA
9 6 (5.56%) NetBeans
9 6 (5.56%) Log4j
10 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.63%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.63%) Gradle
11 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.96%) Retail
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (92.59%) Developer
2 98 (90.74%) Java Developer
3 30 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 29 (26.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Junior
9 6 (5.56%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Junior Web Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Java Web Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (82.41%) Spring
2 56 (51.85%) XML
3 46 (42.59%) Servlets
4 43 (39.81%) Hibernate
5 42 (38.89%) HTML
5 42 (38.89%) JMS
6 40 (37.04%) XSLT
7 38 (35.19%) Grails
7 38 (35.19%) J2SE
8 33 (30.56%) XML Schema
8 33 (30.56%) SAX
8 33 (30.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 33 (30.56%) DOM
9 31 (28.70%) CSS
10 30 (27.78%) jQuery
11 27 (25.00%) J2EE
12 20 (18.52%) Spring MVC
13 19 (17.59%) Java EE
13 19 (17.59%) Web Services
14 17 (15.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.78%) Clustering
2 3 (2.78%) Xbox
2 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) DTV
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.22%) Linux
2 38 (35.19%) Android
3 34 (31.48%) Windows
4 25 (23.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (12.96%) UNIX
6 4 (3.70%) AIX
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.15%) MVC
4 18 (16.67%) TDD
5 14 (12.96%) OO
5 14 (12.96%) BDD
6 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.11%) Scrum
8 11 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.41%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.48%) Web Development
11 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.63%) DevOps
13 4 (3.70%) RAD
13 4 (3.70%) UML
13 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
14 3 (2.78%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
14 3 (2.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (99.07%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 39 (36.11%) XPath
4 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.63%) Python
6 5 (4.63%) C
6 5 (4.63%) Groovy
7 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (1.85%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.85%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 26 (24.07%) Oracle
3 14 (12.96%) JBoss
4 6 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (3.70%) Actimize
6 2 (1.85%) RightScale
6 2 (1.85%) Talend
6 2 (1.85%) WSO2
7 1 (0.93%) ATG
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
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