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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.56% 17.11% 26.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 25.49% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Average salary £40,250 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.26% +69.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
37 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 60.66% 67.11% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 26
Average salary £41,500 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.75% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) XML
2 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) QA
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 12 (44.44%) Degree
5 11 (40.74%) JIRA
5 11 (40.74%) Grails
5 11 (40.74%) WatiN
5 11 (40.74%) Maven
5 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Telerik
5 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Workflow
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
5 11 (40.74%) C#
5 11 (40.74%) HND
5 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (37.04%) J2SE
6 10 (37.04%) JMS
6 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) WatiN
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 11 (40.74%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Tester
3 7 (25.93%) QA Tester
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) XML
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) Grails
4 10 (37.04%) J2SE
4 10 (37.04%) JMS
4 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (25.93%) REST
5 7 (25.93%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) Servlets
6 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
6 6 (22.22%) SAX
6 6 (22.22%) DOM
6 6 (22.22%) XSLT
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) React
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
1 11 (40.74%) Workflow
1 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
1 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) XPath
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Telerik
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) VMware