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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 192 227 190
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Permanent jobs citing Maven 62 20 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.93% 1.99% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 45
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1257 1004 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.78% 14.87% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 883 1067
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +22 45 £45,000 +24.13% 7
Cheshire -13 9 £42,500 - 7
Lancashire -2 5 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Merseyside - 1 £26,000 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 111 (98.23%) Java
2 90 (79.65%) Spring
3 65 (57.52%) Tomcat
4 53 (46.90%) XML
5 47 (41.59%) Servlets
5 47 (41.59%) JMS
6 46 (40.71%) Linux
7 45 (39.82%) WebSphere
8 44 (38.94%) HTTP
8 44 (38.94%) HTML
9 43 (38.05%) J2SE
9 43 (38.05%) Grails
10 42 (37.17%) Hibernate
11 40 (35.40%) Android
12 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (32.74%) XSLT
13 36 (31.86%) WebSphere MQ
13 36 (31.86%) CSS
14 35 (30.97%) XML Schema
14 35 (30.97%) Windows
14 35 (30.97%) XPath
15 34 (30.09%) DOM
15 34 (30.09%) SAX
15 34 (30.09%) SQL
16 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
16 33 (29.20%) Hazelcast
17 31 (27.43%) J2EE
17 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
18 30 (26.55%) Red Hat
18 30 (26.55%) MVC

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 65 (57.52%) Tomcat
2 45 (39.82%) WebSphere
3 20 (17.70%) Apache
4 18 (15.93%) JBoss
5 5 (4.42%) Jetty
6 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) Liferay
7 2 (1.77%) Mule
7 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.77%) Route 53
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.94%) HTTP
2 7 (6.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) Hazelcast
2 17 (15.04%) MySQL
3 16 (14.16%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.19%) Big Data
5 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.42%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.77%) Mahout
9 2 (1.77%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.35%) Eclipse
3 20 (17.70%) Selenium
4 19 (16.81%) JUnit
5 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.62%) Ant
7 9 (7.96%) Gradle
8 6 (5.31%) Subversion
8 6 (5.31%) JIRA
8 6 (5.31%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.54%) ERwin
10 4 (3.54%) Toad
10 4 (3.54%) Log4j
10 4 (3.54%) Mockito
10 4 (3.54%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (9.73%) Retail
2 7 (6.19%) Games
3 5 (4.42%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (91.15%) Developer
2 99 (87.61%) Java Developer
3 33 (29.20%) Senior Developer
4 32 (28.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Junior
9 6 (5.31%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Java Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (79.65%) Spring
2 53 (46.90%) XML
3 47 (41.59%) Servlets
3 47 (41.59%) JMS
4 44 (38.94%) HTML
5 43 (38.05%) J2SE
5 43 (38.05%) Grails
6 42 (37.17%) Hibernate
7 37 (32.74%) XSLT
8 36 (31.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 36 (31.86%) CSS
9 35 (30.97%) XML Schema
10 34 (30.09%) DOM
10 34 (30.09%) SAX
11 31 (27.43%) J2EE
12 22 (19.47%) jQuery
13 20 (17.70%) Spring MVC
14 18 (15.93%) Java EE
15 15 (13.27%) Spring Integration
16 14 (12.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.96%) Xbox
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.71%) Linux
2 40 (35.40%) Android
3 35 (30.97%) Windows
4 26 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.19%) UNIX
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.54%) AIX
7 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.77%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
3 30 (26.55%) MVC
4 16 (14.16%) TDD
5 15 (13.27%) BDD
6 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.85%) Scrum
9 9 (7.96%) Pair Programming
10 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.42%) DevOps
12 4 (3.54%) RAD
12 4 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.54%) Change Control
12 4 (3.54%) Test Strategy
13 3 (2.65%) Web Application Development
13 3 (2.65%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.65%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (98.23%) Java
2 35 (30.97%) XPath
3 34 (30.09%) SQL
4 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.31%) C
5 6 (5.31%) Groovy
6 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 3 (2.65%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) C++
8 3 (2.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.77%) PHP
9 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Red Hat
2 19 (16.81%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) IBM
4 4 (3.54%) Actimize
5 2 (1.77%) Perforce
5 2 (1.77%) RightScale
5 2 (1.77%) WSO2
5 2 (1.77%) Talend
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
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