The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 216 162 185
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 44 86 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.30% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 80 78
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.60%
Senior Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7099 6628 7427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 95.07% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6090 5648 6527
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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 -26 35 £46,500 +9.41% 6
Cheshire -18 8 £39,250 -1.87% 3
Lancashire 0 1 £37,500 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (55.06%) Spring
3 47 (52.81%) J2EE
4 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (47.19%) Hibernate
6 41 (46.07%) SQL
7 34 (38.20%) Scrum
8 30 (33.71%) Maven
9 27 (30.34%) MVC
9 27 (30.34%) HTML
10 26 (29.21%) JUnit
11 24 (26.97%) CSS
12 22 (24.72%) Tomcat
13 21 (23.60%) TDD
14 20 (22.47%) Ajax
14 20 (22.47%) OO
14 20 (22.47%) JMS
14 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
15 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
16 18 (20.22%) Software Engineering
16 18 (20.22%) JSP
16 18 (20.22%) XML
16 18 (20.22%) Linux
16 18 (20.22%) OOP
16 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
17 17 (19.10%) MySQL
18 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
18 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
19 15 (16.85%) Web Services
19 15 (16.85%) Degree

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (24.72%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.73%) Apache
3 13 (14.61%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.11%) JBoss
5 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.62%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.37%) Jetty
8 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) HTTP
2 5 (5.62%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MySQL
2 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.24%) DB2
4 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data
8 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Redis
9 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Maven
2 26 (29.21%) JUnit
3 13 (14.61%) Selenium
3 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.99%) Ant
6 6 (6.74%) Gradle
7 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.12%) Mockito
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
1 8 (8.99%) Advertising
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Games
4 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
4 3 (3.37%) Automotive
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.06%) Spring
2 47 (52.81%) J2EE
3 42 (47.19%) Hibernate
4 27 (30.34%) HTML
5 24 (26.97%) CSS
6 20 (22.47%) JMS
6 20 (22.47%) Ajax
7 18 (20.22%) JSP
7 18 (20.22%) XML
8 15 (16.85%) Web Services
9 14 (15.73%) SOAP
9 14 (15.73%) Spring MVC
10 12 (13.48%) Servlets
10 12 (13.48%) jQuery
11 9 (10.11%) Spring Integration
12 8 (8.99%) HTML5
12 8 (8.99%) Struts
12 8 (8.99%) J2SE
13 7 (7.87%) RESTful
14 6 (6.74%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Xbox
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Clustering
2 3 (3.37%) Open Source
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Scrum
3 27 (30.34%) MVC
4 21 (23.60%) TDD
5 20 (22.47%) OO
6 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
7 18 (20.22%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
7 18 (20.22%) OOP
8 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.48%) UML
9 12 (13.48%) Coaching
10 11 (12.36%) BDD
11 10 (11.24%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.62%) SOA
14 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.49%) Change Control
15 3 (3.37%) DevOps
15 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (46.07%) SQL
3 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) XPath
5 3 (3.37%) C
6 1 (1.12%) COBOL
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.49%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Perforce
4 1 (1.12%) Endeca
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