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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 35.94% 16.25% 32.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.97% 28.26% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £25,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
39 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 60.94% 57.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 8
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (66.04%) XML
2 29 (54.72%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) Computer Science
4 21 (39.62%) SQL
5 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
5 20 (37.74%) JMS
5 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
5 20 (37.74%) Grails
6 19 (35.85%) Maven
6 19 (35.85%) J2SE
7 18 (33.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 18 (33.96%) WebSphere
8 17 (32.08%) Degree
9 15 (28.30%) Selenium
9 15 (28.30%) Spring
10 14 (26.42%) Automated Testing
10 14 (26.42%) Telerik
10 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
10 14 (26.42%) Workflow
10 14 (26.42%) Finance
10 14 (26.42%) XML Schema
10 14 (26.42%) XSLT
10 14 (26.42%) HND
10 14 (26.42%) C#
10 14 (26.42%) XPath
10 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (26.42%) Test Scripting
10 14 (26.42%) QA
10 14 (26.42%) JIRA
10 14 (26.42%) WatiN

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
2 18 (33.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Hazelcast
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Maven
2 15 (28.30%) Selenium
3 14 (26.42%) WatiN
3 14 (26.42%) JIRA
4 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Java Developer
3 14 (26.42%) Tester
4 8 (15.09%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Automated Tester
5 6 (11.32%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.89%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) XML
2 29 (54.72%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) JMS
3 20 (37.74%) Grails
4 19 (35.85%) J2SE
5 18 (33.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (28.30%) Spring
7 14 (26.42%) XML Schema
7 14 (26.42%) XSLT
8 13 (24.53%) SAX
8 13 (24.53%) DOM
8 13 (24.53%) Servlets
9 12 (22.64%) HTML
10 10 (18.87%) HTML5
11 9 (16.98%) HTML5 Canvas
12 8 (15.09%) REST
12 8 (15.09%) CSS
13 7 (13.21%) J2EE
13 7 (13.21%) WebGL
14 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) BBC
5 1 (1.89%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.89%) MHEG
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Android
4 6 (11.32%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
1 14 (26.42%) Workflow
1 14 (26.42%) Automated Testing
1 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (26.42%) Test Scripting
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) UML
4 6 (11.32%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.66%) BDD
5 3 (5.66%) TDD
6 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.77%) OOP
7 1 (1.89%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.89%) OO
7 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) MVC
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
3 14 (26.42%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) XPath
4 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Telerik
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) VMware