Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 29 11
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 699 209 853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 12.36% 7.89% 13.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.32% 13.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 489 182 648
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,460 £29,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,063 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,875
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 2,761 1,608 3,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.82% 60.73% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,210 1,485 2,723
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Manchester.

Salary trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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
Salford 0 14 - - 9
Altrincham +1 9 £33,000 -42.61% 1
Stockport 0 2 £57,500 +12.20% 2
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Bolton - 1 £42,500 - 1
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 453 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (38.34%) Software Engineering
3 263 (37.63%) Spring
4 256 (36.62%) DevOps
5 249 (35.62%) AWS
6 243 (34.76%) SQL
7 233 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 215 (30.76%) Docker
9 213 (30.47%) Microservices
10 193 (27.61%) Python
11 171 (24.46%) TDD
12 170 (24.32%) Terraform
13 162 (23.18%) Azure
14 157 (22.46%) Scrum
14 157 (22.46%) Kubernetes
15 150 (21.46%) OO
16 149 (21.32%) C#
17 146 (20.89%) Jenkins
18 140 (20.03%) Spring Boot
19 139 (19.89%) React
20 138 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
21 135 (19.31%) Open Source
22 133 (19.03%) AngularJS
23 132 (18.88%) C++
24 130 (18.60%) Test Automation
25 116 (16.60%) Git (software)
26 107 (15.31%) OOP
27 106 (15.16%) Kafka
28 105 (15.02%) Java 8
29 104 (14.88%) Oracle

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 33 (4.72%) nginx
2 32 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (3.43%) Confluence
4 23 (3.29%) Apache
5 15 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.29%) JBoss
8 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.57%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.43%) IIS
9 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.29%) Camunda
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) Documentum
10 2 (0.29%) Liferay
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.14%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 249 (35.62%) AWS
2 162 (23.18%) Azure
3 89 (12.73%) GCP
4 59 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 58 (8.30%) Serverless
6 54 (7.73%) GitHub
7 21 (3.00%) OpenShift
8 19 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (2.58%) Apigee
10 15 (2.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 15 (2.15%) Datadog
10 15 (2.15%) Pulumi
11 14 (2.00%) SaaS
12 12 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.58%) AMQP
1 25 (3.58%) Internet
2 14 (2.00%) HTTP
3 8 (1.14%) VPN
4 3 (0.43%) SSH
4 3 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) SNMP
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.45%) MySQL
2 86 (12.30%) Redis
3 81 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 71 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (9.16%) MongoDB
6 47 (6.72%) Big Data
7 31 (4.43%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.86%) SQL Server
9 23 (3.29%) Apache Accumulo
10 21 (3.00%) MariaDB
11 16 (2.29%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.57%) Amazon Aurora
13 11 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.00%) Neo4j
17 5 (0.72%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 146 (20.89%) Jenkins
2 116 (16.60%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.87%) Maven
4 52 (7.44%) JUnit
5 43 (6.15%) JIRA
6 42 (6.01%) Subversion
7 33 (4.72%) Gradle
7 33 (4.72%) Selenium
8 32 (4.58%) Mercurial
9 25 (3.58%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.29%) SonarQube
11 15 (2.15%) GitLab
11 15 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (1.86%) CircleCI
12 13 (1.86%) TestNG
12 13 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 12 (1.72%) Mockito
13 12 (1.72%) Storybook
14 11 (1.57%) Android Studio
15 10 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (14.02%) Social Skills
2 37 (5.29%) Finance
3 28 (4.01%) Public Sector
4 26 (3.72%) Legal
5 20 (2.86%) Law
6 16 (2.29%) Games
7 15 (2.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 12 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.43%) Banking
10 8 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.86%) Retail
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Marketing
12 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (44.21%) Developer
2 211 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 161 (23.03%) Software Engineer
4 78 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 53 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (6.15%) Java Engineer
7 42 (6.01%) Senior Software Engineer
8 32 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
9 30 (4.29%) Architect
9 30 (4.29%) Technical Leader
10 27 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (3.15%) Technical Architect
12 21 (3.00%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.72%) Lead Developer
14 18 (2.58%) Android Developer
15 17 (2.43%) Azure DevOps
15 17 (2.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 17 (2.43%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (2.43%) Test Engineer
16 15 (2.15%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (37.63%) Spring
2 140 (20.03%) Spring Boot
3 139 (19.89%) React
4 133 (19.03%) AngularJS
5 106 (15.16%) Kafka
6 89 (12.73%) Node.js
7 82 (11.73%) Vue.js
8 79 (11.30%) REST
9 77 (11.02%) Web Services
10 71 (10.16%) RESTful
11 69 (9.87%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (7.30%) XML
13 43 (6.15%) Hibernate
14 40 (5.72%) HTML
15 38 (5.44%) .NET
15 38 (5.44%) CSS
16 34 (4.86%) SOAP
17 33 (4.72%) Middleware
18 30 (4.29%) GraphQL
19 27 (3.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.30%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (4.01%) User Experience
3 26 (3.72%) Cloud Native
4 19 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.58%) BBC
6 15 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (1.86%) Legacy Code
8 12 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (1.72%) Reinsurance
9 11 (1.57%) Cyberattack
9 11 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.29%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.00%) NHS
12 7 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.45%) Linux
2 39 (5.58%) Android
3 35 (5.01%) Unix
4 20 (2.86%) Windows
5 18 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.58%) CentOS
6 15 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (38.34%) Software Engineering
3 256 (36.62%) DevOps
4 213 (30.47%) Microservices
5 171 (24.46%) TDD
6 157 (22.46%) Scrum
7 150 (21.46%) OO
8 138 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
9 135 (19.31%) Open Source
10 130 (18.60%) Test Automation
11 107 (15.31%) OOP
12 98 (14.02%) BDD
13 94 (13.45%) Mentoring
14 72 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
15 66 (9.44%) Analytics
16 59 (8.44%) SOLID
17 58 (8.30%) Kanban
18 52 (7.44%) Open Source Development
19 49 (7.01%) Configuration Management
19 49 (7.01%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 243 (34.76%) SQL
2 233 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 193 (27.61%) Python
4 149 (21.32%) C#
5 132 (18.88%) C++
6 105 (15.02%) Java 8
7 97 (13.88%) Scala
8 94 (13.45%) Go
9 84 (12.02%) Kotlin
10 59 (8.44%) Ruby
11 55 (7.87%) TypeScript
12 33 (4.72%) C
13 29 (4.15%) PHP
14 28 (4.01%) PowerShell
15 25 (3.58%) Bash Shell
16 23 (3.29%) Java 11
17 19 (2.72%) Groovy
18 11 (1.57%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.29%) T-SQL
20 5 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 63 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.58%) Degree
4 14 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.14%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.43%) PhD
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.72%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.29%) CDISC
4 2 (0.29%) GxP
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (30.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 170 (24.32%) Terraform
2 157 (22.46%) Kubernetes
3 97 (13.88%) Ansible
4 45 (6.44%) Puppet
5 31 (4.43%) Grafana
6 28 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (3.86%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.29%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.14%) Graphite
9 8 (1.14%) Kibana
9 8 (1.14%) logstash
10 7 (1.00%) Rancher
11 4 (0.57%) Rsyslog
11 4 (0.57%) Salt
12 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.43%) Packer
13 1 (0.14%) Control-M
13 1 (0.14%) Nessus
13 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 104 (14.88%) Oracle
2 46 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.72%) Google
4 18 (2.58%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.29%) New Relic
6 15 (2.15%) SaltStack
7 10 (1.43%) VMware
8 8 (1.14%) Cisco
8 8 (1.14%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.57%) Adobe
9 4 (0.57%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.57%) Sun
9 4 (0.57%) webMethods
10 3 (0.43%) Informatica
10 3 (0.43%) Talend
10 3 (0.43%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.29%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.29%) OpenText
11 2 (0.29%) SAP