Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 59 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 283 413 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.89% 5.08% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 5.21% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 218 350 368
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.83% +7.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,038 7,932 6,906
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.58% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,877 6,669 5,890
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,128
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.82%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £64,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +10 10 £30,000 -
Altrincham -5 8 £47,500 - 1
Stockport -36 5 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Salford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Sale -3 2 £36,000 -24.21%
Bury -3 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Oldham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 283 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (42.40%) JavaScript
4 118 (41.70%) TDD
5 104 (36.75%) Spring
6 90 (31.80%) RESTful
7 82 (28.98%) Web Services
8 72 (25.44%) Finance
9 71 (25.09%) HTML
10 69 (24.38%) Software Engineering
11 67 (23.67%) Hibernate
11 67 (23.67%) DevOps
12 59 (20.85%) Scrum
13 58 (20.49%) Java 8
14 57 (20.14%) Git (software)
15 55 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (19.43%) OO
16 54 (19.08%) CSS
17 51 (18.02%) REST
18 49 (17.31%) Microservices
19 47 (16.61%) AngularJS
19 47 (16.61%) Node.js
19 47 (16.61%) SOAP
20 46 (16.25%) JSON
21 45 (15.90%) XML
21 45 (15.90%) OOP
22 44 (15.55%) React
23 42 (14.84%) SQL
24 41 (14.49%) Unit Testing
25 40 (14.13%) J2EE

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.13%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.30%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.53%) Apache
3 10 (3.53%) Apache Pig
3 10 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.12%) nginx
5 5 (1.77%) JBoss
5 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.06%) CMS
6 3 (1.06%) Confluence
7 2 (0.71%) Jetty
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.89%) GitHub
3 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) Firebase
8 2 (0.71%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) HTTP
2 6 (2.12%) SSL
2 6 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.77%) RTP
4 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) Intranet
4 2 (0.71%) IPv6
5 1 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.13%) MySQL
2 39 (13.78%) MongoDB
2 39 (13.78%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.83%) Big Data
4 21 (7.42%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.71%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.95%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.89%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.18%) Redis
10 7 (2.47%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.12%) CockroachDB
11 6 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.06%) Riak
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 57 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.19%) JUnit
3 25 (8.83%) JIRA
4 24 (8.48%) Maven
5 21 (7.42%) Gradle
5 21 (7.42%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.71%) Eclipse
7 17 (6.01%) NetBeans
8 14 (4.95%) Subversion
9 12 (4.24%) Ant
10 11 (3.89%) GitLab
11 10 (3.53%) Mockito
12 9 (3.18%) Selenium
13 6 (2.12%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.41%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.41%) Gatling
14 4 (1.41%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.41%) Spock
14 4 (1.41%) TestNG
15 3 (1.06%) SonarQube
General
1 72 (25.44%) Finance
2 20 (7.07%) Banking
3 18 (6.36%) Retail
4 12 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.24%) Law
5 11 (3.89%) Back Office
6 10 (3.53%) Games
7 6 (2.12%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (36.75%) Spring
2 90 (31.80%) RESTful
3 82 (28.98%) Web Services
4 71 (25.09%) HTML
5 67 (23.67%) Hibernate
6 54 (19.08%) CSS
7 51 (18.02%) REST
8 47 (16.61%) AngularJS
8 47 (16.61%) Node.js
8 47 (16.61%) SOAP
9 46 (16.25%) JSON
10 45 (15.90%) XML
11 44 (15.55%) React
12 40 (14.13%) J2EE
13 34 (12.01%) JSP
14 33 (11.66%) Java EE
15 31 (10.95%) HTML5
16 27 (9.54%) CSS3
17 24 (8.48%) jQuery
18 22 (7.77%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.19%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.89%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.53%) Arduino
5 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.12%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) Fintech
9 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.35%) iSeries
9 1 (0.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.65%) Linux
2 8 (2.83%) Android
3 7 (2.47%) Windows
4 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (41.70%) TDD
3 69 (24.38%) Software Engineering
4 67 (23.67%) DevOps
5 59 (20.85%) Scrum
6 55 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (19.43%) OO
7 49 (17.31%) Microservices
8 45 (15.90%) OOP
9 41 (14.49%) Unit Testing
10 32 (11.31%) SOA
11 29 (10.25%) BDD
12 25 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (8.48%) Pair Programming
13 24 (8.48%) Test Automation
13 24 (8.48%) Web Development
14 23 (8.13%) E-Commerce
14 23 (8.13%) Kanban
15 22 (7.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 283 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (42.40%) JavaScript
3 58 (20.49%) Java 8
4 42 (14.84%) SQL
5 36 (12.72%) Python
6 29 (10.25%) Ruby
7 26 (9.19%) C#
8 24 (8.48%) C++
8 24 (8.48%) Groovy
9 19 (6.71%) PHP
9 19 (6.71%) Scala
10 17 (6.01%) C
11 16 (5.65%) TypeScript
12 11 (3.89%) Perl
13 9 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.47%) Go
15 3 (1.06%) R
16 2 (0.71%) Clojure
16 2 (0.71%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) Degree
2 13 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.53%) OCPJP
4 8 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) HND
6 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (12.37%) Docker
2 13 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.41%) Ansible
2 4 (1.41%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.06%) Terraform
4 2 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (9.54%) Oracle
2 17 (6.01%) Google
3 11 (3.89%) Twitter
4 5 (1.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.06%) IBM
5 3 (1.06%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.71%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Facebook
7 1 (0.35%) Kony
7 1 (0.35%) TIBCO