The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 6 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 19.35% 29.73% 16.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 48.89% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 10
Average salary £33,750 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 58.06% 60.81% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 43
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Java
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Java Salary Trend in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Java 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 Java.

1 14 (73.68%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
4 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) HND
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Telerik
7 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Java 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 Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) Gradle
5 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.53%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) Appium
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
6 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 2 (10.53%) JMeter
6 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) QA Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Support
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) Struts
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) BBC
3 2 (10.53%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
1 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
2 7 (36.84%) Workflow
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Google