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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 19 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.03% 16.00% 32.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.18% 26.09% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 2
Average salary £38,000 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
44 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 60.27% 61.33% 66.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 23
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (69.05%) XML
2 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 21 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 18 (42.86%) Degree
6 16 (38.10%) Selenium
7 15 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 15 (35.71%) QA
7 15 (35.71%) JIRA
7 15 (35.71%) Telerik
7 15 (35.71%) Workflow
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
7 15 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 15 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 15 (35.71%) C#
7 15 (35.71%) HND
7 15 (35.71%) WatiN
8 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 14 (33.33%) J2SE
8 14 (33.33%) JMS
8 14 (33.33%) Maven
8 14 (33.33%) Grails
9 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
9 13 (30.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle
11 9 (21.43%) Spring
12 8 (19.05%) XPath
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
2 15 (35.71%) WatiN
2 15 (35.71%) JIRA
3 14 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Tester
3 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Automated Tester
5 7 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) XML
2 26 (61.90%) .NET
3 14 (33.33%) J2SE
3 14 (33.33%) JMS
3 14 (33.33%) Grails
4 13 (30.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 8 (19.05%) XML Schema
6 8 (19.05%) Servlets
6 8 (19.05%) XSLT
6 8 (19.05%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) DOM
7 7 (16.67%) SAX
8 6 (14.29%) J2EE
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (11.90%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (9.52%) CSS
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.14%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.38%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Regression Testing
1 15 (35.71%) Workflow
1 15 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 15 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) UML
3 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (4.76%) TDD
5 2 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) OOP
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) MVC
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 15 (35.71%) C#
4 8 (19.05%) XPath
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 15 (35.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Telerik
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) VMware