Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 389 499 819
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 10.20% 11.25% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.32% 19.88% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 325 393 618
10th Percentile £38,600 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.95%

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 2,123 2,510 3,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.65% 56.61% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,870 2,050 2,726
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Stockport +18 19 £61,250 -2.00% 2
Altrincham +2 15 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Salford +3 2 £46,076 -23.21% 7
Wigan - 2 £53,750 -
Bolton -16 1 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 211 (54.24%) JavaScript
2 206 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (41.90%) Python
4 145 (37.28%) Software Engineering
5 140 (35.99%) C#
6 130 (33.42%) AWS
7 115 (29.56%) DevOps
8 108 (27.76%) SQL
9 105 (26.99%) TDD
10 96 (24.68%) Docker
11 84 (21.59%) C++
12 82 (21.08%) Terraform
13 80 (20.57%) HTML
14 79 (20.31%) CSS
14 79 (20.31%) Kubernetes
15 77 (19.79%) Spring
16 75 (19.28%) AngularJS
17 72 (18.51%) Jenkins
17 72 (18.51%) Go
18 70 (17.99%) Test Automation
19 66 (16.97%) Azure
19 66 (16.97%) OO
20 65 (16.71%) Scrum
21 63 (16.20%) Microservices
22 62 (15.94%) OOP
23 59 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
24 58 (14.91%) Microsoft
25 51 (13.11%) Linux
26 50 (12.85%) GCP
27 49 (12.60%) Git (software)

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 28 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (5.14%) Confluence
3 19 (4.88%) nginx
4 9 (2.31%) CMS
5 8 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.29%) Apache
7 4 (1.03%) IIS
7 4 (1.03%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.26%) Shopify
1 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 130 (33.42%) AWS
2 66 (16.97%) Azure
3 50 (12.85%) GCP
4 38 (9.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (4.11%) SaaS
5 16 (4.11%) Serverless
6 10 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.54%) Algolia
9 6 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.54%) GitHub
9 6 (1.54%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.29%) Datadog
10 5 (1.29%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.29%) Pulumi
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.03%) PaaS
11 4 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.54%) Internet
1 6 (1.54%) SNMP
2 5 (1.29%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) AMQP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) VLAN
4 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 30 (7.71%) MySQL
4 22 (5.66%) Redis
5 15 (3.86%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.57%) Big Data
7 10 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.54%) Endeca
10 5 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.29%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.29%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.29%) Power BI
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.03%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 72 (18.51%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.60%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.00%) Cucumber
3 35 (9.00%) Selenium
4 30 (7.71%) JIRA
5 19 (4.88%) Gradle
6 16 (4.11%) IntelliJ
6 16 (4.11%) JUnit
6 16 (4.11%) Mercurial
6 16 (4.11%) Subversion
7 13 (3.34%) JMeter
7 13 (3.34%) Maven
7 13 (3.34%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.06%) GitLab
9 7 (1.80%) Protractor
9 7 (1.80%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.29%) Mockito
11 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (9.51%) Social Skills
2 34 (8.74%) Games
3 33 (8.48%) Finance
4 19 (4.88%) Retail
5 15 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.34%) Public Sector
7 11 (2.83%) Law
7 11 (2.83%) Marketing
8 10 (2.57%) Multimedia
9 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.80%) Electronics
11 5 (1.29%) Legal
11 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.03%) Banking
12 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.26%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.26%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 158 (40.62%) Developer
2 88 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 87 (22.37%) Software Engineer
4 33 (8.48%) Senior Developer
5 30 (7.71%) Software Developer
6 27 (6.94%) Java Engineer
7 25 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (6.43%) Tester
8 24 (6.17%) Technical Leader
9 23 (5.91%) Python Engineer
9 23 (5.91%) Python Software Engineer
10 19 (4.88%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.63%) Games Tester
11 18 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (4.63%) Software Tester
11 18 (4.63%) Trainee
11 18 (4.63%) Trainee Software Tester
11 18 (4.63%) Trainee Tester
12 17 (4.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (20.57%) HTML
2 79 (20.31%) CSS
3 77 (19.79%) Spring
4 75 (19.28%) AngularJS
5 39 (10.03%) HTML5
5 39 (10.03%) Vue.js
6 37 (9.51%) Node.js
6 37 (9.51%) Spring Boot
7 35 (9.00%) CSS3
8 34 (8.74%) React
9 31 (7.97%) REST
10 23 (5.91%) .NET
11 20 (5.14%) Kafka
11 20 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (4.63%) Java SE
12 18 (4.63%) JSON
12 18 (4.63%) RESTful
13 17 (4.37%) Java EE
13 17 (4.37%) SOAP
13 17 (4.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.51%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.86%) Cloud Native
4 15 (3.86%) User Experience
5 12 (3.08%) e-Learning
6 10 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.29%) iPad
9 4 (1.03%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) FMCG
11 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.11%) Linux
2 31 (7.97%) Android
3 22 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.08%) Windows
5 10 (2.57%) Unix
6 8 (2.06%) CentOS
6 8 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (37.28%) Software Engineering
3 115 (29.56%) DevOps
4 105 (26.99%) TDD
5 70 (17.99%) Test Automation
6 66 (16.97%) OO
7 65 (16.71%) Scrum
8 63 (16.20%) Microservices
9 62 (15.94%) OOP
10 59 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (8.74%) Analytics
13 32 (8.23%) SOLID
13 32 (8.23%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.97%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 29 (7.46%) Software Testing
16 27 (6.94%) Pair Programming
17 26 (6.68%) MVC
18 23 (5.91%) E-Commerce
18 23 (5.91%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 211 (54.24%) JavaScript
2 163 (41.90%) Python
3 140 (35.99%) C#
4 108 (27.76%) SQL
5 84 (21.59%) C++
6 72 (18.51%) Go
7 48 (12.34%) Kotlin
8 44 (11.31%) Scala
9 41 (10.54%) Ruby
10 34 (8.74%) Java 8
11 30 (7.71%) PHP
12 22 (5.66%) C
12 22 (5.66%) TypeScript
13 19 (4.88%) Groovy
14 14 (3.60%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.83%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.29%) Haskell
17 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.51%) Clojure
18 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (7.97%) Degree
2 28 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.63%) CIW
4 18 (4.63%) OCA
4 18 (4.63%) OCP
4 18 (4.63%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.14%) QA
2 9 (2.31%) GDPR
2 9 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) GRC
System Software
1 96 (24.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 82 (21.08%) Terraform
2 79 (20.31%) Kubernetes
3 39 (10.03%) Ansible
4 28 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.34%) Packer
5 13 (3.34%) Puppet
6 11 (2.83%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.80%) Grafana
8 4 (1.03%) Graphite
8 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.26%) cPanel
9 1 (0.26%) Kibana
9 1 (0.26%) Plesk
9 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.03%) Oracle
3 18 (4.63%) Atlassian
4 17 (4.37%) Google
5 12 (3.08%) Aquila
6 11 (2.83%) Apple
7 9 (2.31%) Adobe
7 9 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.54%) SAP
9 5 (1.29%) New Relic
9 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.29%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.77%) Pega
11 2 (0.51%) Sage
11 2 (0.51%) Splunk
11 2 (0.51%) VMware
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix
12 1 (0.26%) IBM
12 1 (0.26%) Informatica