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 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
Senior Java Developer
Rank 214 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 45 44 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.64% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.68% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 75
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
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
6966 6447 7071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.17% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 5536 6121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 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 +4 34 £45,000 +16.88% 9
Lancashire -1 7 £40,000 +3.89%
Cheshire -13 2 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (62.77%) SQL
3 54 (57.45%) J2EE
4 52 (55.32%) Spring
5 49 (52.13%) Hibernate
6 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (36.17%) MVC
8 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
9 31 (32.98%) Oracle
9 31 (32.98%) HTML
9 31 (32.98%) XML
9 31 (32.98%) TDD
10 29 (30.85%) Maven
10 29 (30.85%) OO
11 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
12 26 (27.66%) Tomcat
13 24 (25.53%) Scrum
14 23 (24.47%) CSS
14 23 (24.47%) jQuery
15 21 (22.34%) Linux
16 20 (21.28%) Ajax
17 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
17 19 (20.21%) Servlets
18 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
18 17 (18.09%) MySQL
18 17 (18.09%) JUnit
18 17 (18.09%) Pair Programming
19 16 (17.02%) DB2
20 15 (15.96%) JSP
20 15 (15.96%) Web Services

Senior Java Developer
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 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 26 (27.66%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.19%) Jetty
4 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
2 16 (17.02%) DB2
3 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.32%) Big Data
6 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.13%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.13%) Redis
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Maven
2 17 (18.09%) JUnit
3 15 (15.96%) Eclipse
4 12 (12.77%) Ant
4 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.64%) Selenium
6 6 (6.38%) NetBeans
6 6 (6.38%) Subversion
7 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.19%) JMeter
8 3 (3.19%) Hudson
8 3 (3.19%) Gradle
9 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Games
4 3 (3.19%) Automotive
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) J2EE
2 52 (55.32%) Spring
3 49 (52.13%) Hibernate
4 31 (32.98%) HTML
4 31 (32.98%) XML
5 23 (24.47%) CSS
5 23 (24.47%) jQuery
6 20 (21.28%) Ajax
7 19 (20.21%) Servlets
8 15 (15.96%) JSP
8 15 (15.96%) Web Services
8 15 (15.96%) Spring MVC
9 13 (13.83%) JMS
9 13 (13.83%) SOAP
10 11 (11.70%) Stripes Framework
10 11 (11.70%) J2SE
11 10 (10.64%) Struts
12 9 (9.57%) Java EE
12 9 (9.57%) EJB
13 8 (8.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) Xbox
3 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) UNIX
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.38%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) CentOS
5 2 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) MVC
3 31 (32.98%) TDD
4 29 (30.85%) OO
5 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
6 24 (25.53%) Scrum
7 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
8 17 (18.09%) Pair Programming
9 15 (15.96%) OOD
10 14 (14.89%) BDD
11 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
12 10 (10.64%) UML
13 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (5.32%) OOP
16 4 (4.26%) SOA
16 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
17 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
17 3 (3.19%) Web Development
17 3 (3.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (62.77%) SQL
3 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) XPath
5 4 (4.26%) C
6 2 (2.13%) COBOL
7 1 (1.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Sybase
3 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.38%) JBoss
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Endeca
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