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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 28 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 40.58% 36.36% 24.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.12% 62.75% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £37,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £46,500
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
43 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 62.32% 57.95% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) XML
2 22 (53.66%) Computer Science
3 21 (51.22%) .NET
4 19 (46.34%) QA
5 17 (41.46%) Degree
5 17 (41.46%) PL/SQL
6 15 (36.59%) JIRA
7 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 14 (34.15%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) PHP
8 13 (31.71%) HND
8 13 (31.71%) Telerik
8 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Workflow
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) Selenium
8 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.95%) HTML
10 9 (21.95%) Grails
10 9 (21.95%) React
11 8 (19.51%) WatiN
11 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.51%) C++
11 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
11 8 (19.51%) Web Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) JIRA
2 13 (31.71%) Selenium
3 8 (19.51%) WatiN
4 5 (12.20%) Maven
5 4 (9.76%) Gradle
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Tester
2 8 (19.51%) QA Tester
2 8 (19.51%) Automated Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 5 (12.20%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Trainer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Quality Manager
7 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) XML
2 21 (51.22%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) Grails
3 9 (21.95%) React
4 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) Spring
7 2 (4.88%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) SOAP
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) Struts
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) XSLT
8 1 (2.44%) J2SE
8 1 (2.44%) JMS
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.32%) iDTV
4 3 (7.32%) BBC
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) HPUX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
1 13 (31.71%) Workflow
1 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
1 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
1 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.51%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
5 5 (12.20%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.76%) Line Management
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) PL/SQL
3 14 (34.15%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) PHP
5 8 (19.51%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) C
7 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 13 (31.71%) HND
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Telerik
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat