Period
to 15 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 865 1,106 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.22% 15.34% 13.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.52% 26.05% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 650 862 924
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,775 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,925
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

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 3,389 4,245 4,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 51.79% 58.88% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 3,632 4,096
Manchester median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +18 60 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Stockport -7 32 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Altrincham +21 15 £51,000 +2.00% 9
Cheadle -1 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bolton -16 2 £51,250 +70.83% 1
Bury +5 1 £36,000 -12.73%
Oldham -1 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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.

1 479 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (32.37%) Software Engineering
3 216 (24.97%) TDD
4 213 (24.62%) Spring
5 212 (24.51%) Test Automation
6 210 (24.28%) Python
7 208 (24.05%) JavaScript
8 177 (20.46%) SQL
9 169 (19.54%) Microservices
10 167 (19.31%) AWS
11 161 (18.61%) DevOps
11 161 (18.61%) Java 8
12 149 (17.23%) C++
13 147 (16.99%) C#
14 143 (16.53%) Finance
15 138 (15.95%) Scrum
16 137 (15.84%) Degree
17 133 (15.38%) Maven
18 124 (14.34%) Computer Science
19 122 (14.10%) BDD
20 119 (13.76%) Git (software)
20 119 (13.76%) Hibernate
21 115 (13.29%) E-Commerce
22 106 (12.25%) HTML
23 105 (12.14%) OO
24 104 (12.02%) .NET
24 104 (12.02%) AngularJS
25 103 (11.91%) Selenium
26 101 (11.68%) NoSQL
27 100 (11.56%) SDLC

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 45 (5.20%) Confluence
2 21 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.73%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.58%) Apache
7 5 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.35%) CMS
8 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.23%) IIS
9 2 (0.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.23%) FileZilla
2 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.35%) Exstream
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 167 (19.31%) AWS
2 66 (7.63%) Serverless
3 46 (5.32%) SaaS
4 40 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
4 40 (4.62%) Azure
5 39 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (4.16%) GitHub
7 34 (3.93%) Amazon S3
8 23 (2.66%) GCP
9 17 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (0.92%) Sage Pay
12 7 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.69%) AWS CodePipeline
13 6 (0.69%) IaaS
14 5 (0.58%) PaaS
15 4 (0.46%) Apigee
15 4 (0.46%) Google Play
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
16 3 (0.35%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.85%) Broadband
2 13 (1.50%) HTTP
3 9 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.69%) LLU
5 5 (0.58%) Calico
5 5 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.68%) NoSQL
2 60 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 49 (5.66%) MySQL
4 47 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 43 (4.97%) Big Data
6 41 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.43%) SQL Server
8 15 (1.73%) Redis
9 14 (1.62%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.16%) CouchDB
12 9 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.23%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.23%) Impala
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 133 (15.38%) Maven
2 119 (13.76%) Git (software)
3 103 (11.91%) Selenium
4 94 (10.87%) JIRA
5 82 (9.48%) Jenkins
6 74 (8.55%) JUnit
7 67 (7.75%) Gradle
8 42 (4.86%) Cucumber
9 34 (3.93%) Spock
10 32 (3.70%) Subversion
11 23 (2.66%) Gerrit
12 22 (2.54%) Eclipse
13 21 (2.43%) NetBeans
14 20 (2.31%) GitLab
15 17 (1.97%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.85%) Gatling
17 15 (1.73%) Mockito
17 15 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (1.62%) webpack
19 13 (1.50%) gulp
General
1 143 (16.53%) Finance
2 52 (6.01%) Retail
3 34 (3.93%) Banking
4 24 (2.77%) Public Sector
5 18 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.97%) Back Office
7 15 (1.73%) Games
8 13 (1.50%) Automotive
9 12 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.92%) Law
10 8 (0.92%) Marketing
11 7 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.69%) Billing
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.23%) Local Government
16 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 496 (57.34%) Developer
2 327 (37.80%) Java Developer
3 155 (17.92%) Software Engineer
4 153 (17.69%) Senior Developer
5 106 (12.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 66 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 55 (6.36%) Java Engineer
8 50 (5.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 48 (5.55%) Junior
10 47 (5.43%) Graduate
11 46 (5.32%) C++ Developer
11 46 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
12 45 (5.20%) Graduate Developer
13 42 (4.86%) Junior Developer
14 39 (4.51%) Architect
14 39 (4.51%) C++/Java Developer
15 36 (4.16%) Junior Java Developer
16 35 (4.05%) C# Developer
16 35 (4.05%) Graduate Java Developer
17 34 (3.93%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (24.62%) Spring
2 119 (13.76%) Hibernate
3 106 (12.25%) HTML
4 104 (12.02%) .NET
4 104 (12.02%) AngularJS
5 86 (9.94%) CSS
6 83 (9.60%) Node.js
6 83 (9.60%) Spring Boot
7 78 (9.02%) REST
8 75 (8.67%) XML
9 73 (8.44%) RESTful
10 65 (7.51%) Web Services
11 53 (6.13%) React
12 44 (5.09%) JSON
12 44 (5.09%) SOAP
13 37 (4.28%) Swagger
14 36 (4.16%) jQuery
15 33 (3.82%) HTML5
16 26 (3.01%) Java EE
17 23 (2.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.21%) User Experience
2 69 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.36%) Mobile App
5 48 (5.55%) Algorithms
6 42 (4.86%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (3.47%) Derivative
9 29 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 26 (3.01%) Virtual Team
11 25 (2.89%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.85%) BBC
13 15 (1.73%) Wiki
14 12 (1.39%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.92%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.92%) Kindle
16 8 (0.92%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
18 6 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.75%) Linux
2 62 (7.17%) Android
3 56 (6.47%) Windows
4 33 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (3.47%) CentOS
7 20 (2.31%) SUSE
7 20 (2.31%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.39%) Unix
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (32.37%) Software Engineering
3 216 (24.97%) TDD
4 212 (24.51%) Test Automation
5 169 (19.54%) Microservices
6 161 (18.61%) DevOps
7 138 (15.95%) Scrum
8 124 (14.34%) Computer Science
9 122 (14.10%) BDD
10 115 (13.29%) E-Commerce
11 105 (12.14%) OO
12 100 (11.56%) SDLC
13 98 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
14 94 (10.87%) Mentoring
15 75 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 59 (6.82%) Open Source
18 58 (6.71%) Coaching
18 58 (6.71%) Mobile Development
19 57 (6.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 210 (24.28%) Python
2 208 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 177 (20.46%) SQL
4 161 (18.61%) Java 8
5 149 (17.23%) C++
6 147 (16.99%) C#
7 79 (9.13%) C
8 76 (8.79%) Ruby
9 69 (7.98%) PHP
10 33 (3.82%) Go
10 33 (3.82%) Kotlin
11 31 (3.58%) R
12 24 (2.77%) Scala
13 22 (2.54%) Apple Swift
14 21 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.31%) Apex Code
15 20 (2.31%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.62%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.39%) Groovy
18 9 (1.04%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 137 (15.84%) Degree
2 43 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.62%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 14 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.69%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.58%) ISEB
9 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CCNA
11 1 (0.12%) CCNP
11 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.12%) OSCP
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.55%) QA
2 14 (1.62%) SLA
3 9 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 81 (9.36%) Docker
2 24 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.58%) etcd
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 34 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.82%) Ansible
3 23 (2.66%) Terraform
4 8 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.92%) Puppet
5 5 (0.58%) Consul
5 5 (0.58%) Grafana
5 5 (0.58%) Istio
5 5 (0.58%) Kibana
6 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.12%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (6.36%) Oracle
2 35 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.47%) Sage
4 22 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.20%) Google
6 12 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.92%) Adobe
8 7 (0.81%) BMC
8 7 (0.81%) Remedy
8 7 (0.81%) SAP
8 7 (0.81%) Splunk
8 7 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 6 (0.69%) Pega
10 5 (0.58%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.58%) New Relic
11 4 (0.46%) Apple
11 4 (0.46%) Demandware
11 4 (0.46%) HP
11 4 (0.46%) Tableau