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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 206 181 181
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 50 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.86% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 72
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +1 40 £45,000 +16.88% 10
Lancashire 0 6 £40,000 +3.89%
Cheshire -18 2 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (60.92%) J2EE
4 52 (59.77%) SQL
5 50 (57.47%) Spring
5 50 (57.47%) Hibernate
6 34 (39.08%) HTML
6 34 (39.08%) MVC
7 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
8 29 (33.33%) XML
9 28 (32.18%) Tomcat
9 28 (32.18%) TDD
10 27 (31.03%) Maven
11 26 (29.89%) Scrum
11 26 (29.89%) CSS
11 26 (29.89%) Oracle
12 25 (28.74%) E-Commerce
13 23 (26.44%) OO
14 21 (24.14%) Linux
14 21 (24.14%) jQuery
15 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
15 19 (21.84%) JUnit
16 18 (20.69%) MySQL
16 18 (20.69%) Servlets
17 17 (19.54%) Ajax
18 15 (17.24%) Spring MVC
18 15 (17.24%) Pair Programming
18 15 (17.24%) Web Services
18 15 (17.24%) DB2
18 15 (17.24%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (32.18%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.94%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.34%) Apache
4 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.45%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 15 (17.24%) DB2
2 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.75%) Big Data
5 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.30%) Redis
8 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Maven
2 19 (21.84%) JUnit
3 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.64%) Eclipse
5 8 (9.20%) Selenium
5 8 (9.20%) Ant
6 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.60%) Gradle
8 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.30%) Subversion
10 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.15%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 9 (10.34%) Retail
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Automotive
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) J2EE
2 50 (57.47%) Spring
2 50 (57.47%) Hibernate
3 34 (39.08%) HTML
4 29 (33.33%) XML
5 26 (29.89%) CSS
6 21 (24.14%) jQuery
7 18 (20.69%) Servlets
8 17 (19.54%) Ajax
9 15 (17.24%) Spring MVC
9 15 (17.24%) Web Services
10 14 (16.09%) SOAP
10 14 (16.09%) JSP
11 13 (14.94%) JMS
12 11 (12.64%) J2SE
13 9 (10.34%) Stripes Framework
13 9 (10.34%) Struts
14 7 (8.05%) JDBC
14 7 (8.05%) Grails
14 7 (8.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Xbox
3 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) MVC
3 28 (32.18%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
5 25 (28.74%) E-Commerce
6 23 (26.44%) OO
7 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.24%) Pair Programming
9 13 (14.94%) BDD
10 11 (12.64%) OOD
11 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.34%) UML
13 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
15 5 (5.75%) SOA
15 5 (5.75%) OOP
16 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
17 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
17 3 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.75%) XPath
5 3 (3.45%) C
6 2 (2.30%) COBOL
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Perl
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Sybase
3 7 (8.05%) JBoss
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Endeca
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