Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,120 1,170 1,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.38% 14.27% 14.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.65% 23.80% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 863 974 882
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £73,750
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,367 4,916 3,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.96% 59.97% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,711 4,228 3,402
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Manchester

Java
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 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
Stockport -14 40 £62,500 +38.89% 13
Altrincham +4 19 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Salford -1 18 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Bolton +1 12 £30,000 - 2
Bury 0 4 £41,250 -
Cheadle -5 4 £40,000 +3.90% 1
Oldham +12 3 £41,250 - 3
Wigan +9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Sale -3 1 £36,500 -23.16% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,463 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 654 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 353 (31.52%) Software Engineering
4 346 (30.89%) TDD
5 339 (30.27%) Scrum
6 288 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 280 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 272 (24.29%) DevOps
9 266 (23.75%) Python
10 252 (22.50%) Spring
11 243 (21.70%) HTML
12 232 (20.71%) Finance
13 230 (20.54%) PHP
14 215 (19.20%) C#
15 211 (18.84%) CSS
16 198 (17.68%) AngularJS
17 196 (17.50%) Web Services
18 194 (17.32%) OO
19 187 (16.70%) Git (software)
19 187 (16.70%) RESTful
19 187 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
20 180 (16.07%) Microservices
21 172 (15.36%) MySQL
22 169 (15.09%) Docker
23 167 (14.91%) React
23 167 (14.91%) BDD
24 166 (14.82%) SQL
25 161 (14.38%) Node.js
26 147 (13.13%) Selenium
27 146 (13.04%) .NET

Java
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 47 (4.20%) Confluence
2 40 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.68%) Apache
4 30 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 25 (2.23%) Apache Pig
7 18 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (1.43%) CMS
9 15 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.16%) JBoss
11 12 (1.07%) nginx
12 9 (0.80%) Drupal
13 8 (0.71%) IIS
13 8 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.45%) WordPress
16 4 (0.36%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.27%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.089%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.089%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.089%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 187 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.02%) SaaS
4 38 (3.39%) GitHub
5 35 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 13 (1.16%) PaaS
10 9 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.63%) Firebase
12 6 (0.54%) BrowserStack
13 5 (0.45%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.36%) Serverless
14 4 (0.36%) Twilio
15 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.27%) BlazeMeter
15 3 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.11%) HTTP
2 27 (2.41%) Firewall
3 26 (2.32%) SSL
3 26 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.52%) Internet
5 16 (1.43%) DNS
6 10 (0.89%) VPN
7 5 (0.45%) AMQP
7 5 (0.45%) RTP
8 2 (0.18%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) IPv6
8 2 (0.18%) SMS
9 1 (0.089%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.089%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.089%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.089%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.089%) LLU
9 1 (0.089%) Network Security
9 1 (0.089%) PPP
9 1 (0.089%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.36%) MySQL
2 117 (10.45%) NoSQL
3 95 (8.48%) MongoDB
4 91 (8.13%) Big Data
5 85 (7.59%) Hadoop
6 48 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 44 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 31 (2.77%) Apache Hive
10 26 (2.32%) Redis
11 19 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.34%) Neo4j
13 11 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.54%) CockroachDB
15 5 (0.45%) Datomic
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 187 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 147 (13.13%) Selenium
3 127 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 124 (11.07%) JIRA
5 77 (6.88%) Cucumber
6 68 (6.07%) JUnit
7 66 (5.89%) Maven
8 50 (4.46%) Gradle
9 47 (4.20%) Subversion
10 30 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 30 (2.68%) SoapUI
11 29 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 28 (2.50%) Bitbucket
13 27 (2.41%) Ant
14 26 (2.32%) NUnit
15 21 (1.88%) Visual Studio
15 21 (1.88%) Xcode
16 20 (1.79%) GitLab
17 19 (1.70%) Eclipse
17 19 (1.70%) Mockito
General
1 232 (20.71%) Finance
2 113 (10.09%) Advertising
3 81 (7.23%) Retail
4 73 (6.52%) Banking
5 35 (3.13%) Games
5 35 (3.13%) Law
6 30 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.68%) Marketing
7 20 (1.79%) Back Office
8 19 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.52%) Electronics
10 15 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.07%) Military
12 6 (0.54%) Automotive
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (51.25%) Developer
2 278 (24.82%) Java Developer
3 181 (16.16%) Software Engineer
4 124 (11.07%) Java Engineer
5 108 (9.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 101 (9.02%) Senior Developer
7 75 (6.70%) Software Developer
8 72 (6.43%) Architect
9 54 (4.82%) Android Developer
10 52 (4.64%) Tester
11 49 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 44 (3.93%) Automation Tester
12 44 (3.93%) Test Engineer
13 43 (3.84%) Lead Developer
14 41 (3.66%) Java Architect
15 40 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) Lead Software Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
17 37 (3.30%) Java Software Developer
17 37 (3.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (22.50%) Spring
2 243 (21.70%) HTML
3 211 (18.84%) CSS
4 198 (17.68%) AngularJS
5 196 (17.50%) Web Services
6 187 (16.70%) RESTful
7 167 (14.91%) React
8 161 (14.38%) Node.js
9 146 (13.04%) .NET
10 129 (11.52%) JSON
11 117 (10.45%) REST
12 116 (10.36%) Hibernate
13 113 (10.09%) XML
14 96 (8.57%) SOAP
15 82 (7.32%) HTML5
16 78 (6.96%) Spring Boot
17 73 (6.52%) CSS3
17 73 (6.52%) Java EE
18 66 (5.89%) jQuery
19 62 (5.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.61%) User Experience
4 66 (5.89%) Computer Science
5 63 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.14%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.05%) Fintech
9 23 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.96%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.79%) Cloud Native
12 15 (1.34%) Wiki
13 10 (0.89%) Arduino
13 10 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.80%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.80%) Xbox
15 7 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
16 5 (0.45%) Industrial Internet of Things
16 5 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 144 (12.86%) Linux
2 113 (10.09%) Android
3 80 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 50 (4.46%) Windows
5 12 (1.07%) Unix
6 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.71%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.089%) VME
11 1 (0.089%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (31.52%) Software Engineering
3 346 (30.89%) TDD
4 339 (30.27%) Scrum
5 288 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 280 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 272 (24.29%) DevOps
8 194 (17.32%) OO
9 180 (16.07%) Microservices
10 167 (14.91%) BDD
11 144 (12.86%) Mentoring
12 131 (11.70%) Open Source
13 130 (11.61%) OOP
14 125 (11.16%) E-Commerce
15 117 (10.45%) Kanban
15 117 (10.45%) Web Development
16 111 (9.91%) SDLC
17 93 (8.30%) MVC
18 79 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
19 76 (6.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 432 (38.57%) JavaScript
2 266 (23.75%) Python
3 230 (20.54%) PHP
4 215 (19.20%) C#
5 166 (14.82%) SQL
6 136 (12.14%) C++
7 114 (10.18%) Java 8
7 114 (10.18%) Ruby
8 84 (7.50%) C
9 76 (6.79%) Scala
10 50 (4.46%) Bash Shell
11 46 (4.11%) Objective-C
11 46 (4.11%) Perl
12 42 (3.75%) Go
13 31 (2.77%) Groovy
13 31 (2.77%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.70%) Apple Swift
15 19 (1.70%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (12.23%) Degree
2 60 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.14%) ISEB
6 20 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 13 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (1.07%) SANS
10 11 (0.98%) CCNA
10 11 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.89%) CISSP
11 10 (0.89%) GIAC
11 10 (0.89%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.89%) MCSE
11 10 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.89%) OCPJP
11 10 (0.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.68%) QA
2 15 (1.34%) GCP
3 6 (0.54%) GDPR
3 6 (0.54%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 169 (15.09%) Docker
2 27 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.16%) vSphere
6 7 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.27%) HDFS
8 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.089%) Firmware
8 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 81 (7.23%) Puppet
2 58 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (4.38%) Kubernetes
4 46 (4.11%) Ansible
5 25 (2.23%) Salt
6 16 (1.43%) Terraform
7 15 (1.34%) Packer
8 10 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (0.80%) Cobbler
9 9 (0.80%) Consul
9 9 (0.80%) Grafana
9 9 (0.80%) Graphite
9 9 (0.80%) Kibana
9 9 (0.80%) Nagios
9 9 (0.80%) Opsview
9 9 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.36%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.18%) Marathon
11 2 (0.18%) Mesos
11 2 (0.18%) rkt
Vendors
1 78 (6.96%) Oracle
2 49 (4.38%) Google
3 34 (3.04%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.41%) VMware
5 19 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.25%) Capita
6 14 (1.25%) SAP
7 12 (1.07%) IBM
7 12 (1.07%) Twitter
8 11 (0.98%) WorldPay
9 9 (0.80%) Zend
10 8 (0.71%) Cognizant
11 7 (0.63%) Adobe
12 6 (0.54%) Aquila
12 6 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.45%) Apple
13 5 (0.45%) Facebook
13 5 (0.45%) Siemens
13 5 (0.45%) Tableau
14 4 (0.36%) Splunk