Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1168 1007 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.34% 14.15% 10.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.91% 25.73% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 971 874 668
Manchester median annual salary £49,000 £46,329 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +15.82% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £60,375
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4884 3914 3650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 59.96% 54.99% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4207 3420 3173
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +5 93 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Bolton +15 22 £30,000 -25.00%
Salford -5 15 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cheadle -8 15 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Altrincham -5 14 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wigan -18 9 £30,000 -14.29%
Bury -15 6 £41,250 -25.00%
Oldham -18 3 - - 1
Sale +7 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Java.

1 656 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (36.73%) SQL
3 329 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 306 (26.20%) Spring
5 301 (25.77%) Software Engineering
6 297 (25.43%) Test Automation
7 270 (23.12%) HTML
8 264 (22.60%) OO
9 263 (22.52%) C#
9 263 (22.52%) Scrum
10 262 (22.43%) Python
11 260 (22.26%) TDD
12 240 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
13 227 (19.43%) C++
14 224 (19.18%) Finance
15 221 (18.92%) Web Services
16 219 (18.75%) Git (software)
17 211 (18.07%) Degree
18 207 (17.72%) CSS
19 203 (17.38%) Linux
20 193 (16.52%) .NET
21 185 (15.84%) DevOps
22 182 (15.58%) Selenium
23 181 (15.50%) XML
24 176 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
25 169 (14.47%) Hibernate
26 165 (14.13%) BDD
26 165 (14.13%) Jenkins
27 159 (13.61%) Oracle
28 157 (13.44%) Open Source

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 81 (6.93%) Apache Spark
2 74 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 58 (4.97%) Apache
4 43 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 39 (3.34%) Confluence
6 25 (2.14%) JBoss
7 23 (1.97%) CMS
8 22 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.20%) nginx
10 14 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.86%) OpenEdge
13 9 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.60%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.51%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.05%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.86%) Magento
2 10 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.43%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Workfront
7 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.94%) GitHub
4 44 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (1.28%) SaaS
7 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.43%) Google Play
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.26%) Office 365
11 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.086%) IaaS
12 1 (0.086%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.086%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.99%) HTTP
2 17 (1.46%) Intranet
3 11 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.77%) Internet
4 9 (0.77%) SSL
5 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.51%) IMAP
5 6 (0.51%) LLU
5 6 (0.51%) SMTP
5 6 (0.51%) SS7
6 4 (0.34%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.34%) RS-232
7 3 (0.26%) WAN
8 2 (0.17%) AMQP
8 2 (0.17%) Firewall
8 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.086%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.086%) MPLS
9 1 (0.086%) Network Security
9 1 (0.086%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (12.59%) Big Data
2 130 (11.13%) Hadoop
3 128 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 126 (10.79%) Relational Database
5 111 (9.50%) SQL Server
6 104 (8.90%) MySQL
7 43 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 36 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.05%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (1.54%) CouchDB
14 17 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.03%) Redis
17 9 (0.77%) Endeca
17 9 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
18 6 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 219 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 182 (15.58%) Selenium
3 165 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 127 (10.87%) Cucumber
5 119 (10.19%) JIRA
6 118 (10.10%) JUnit
7 78 (6.68%) Subversion
8 69 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 67 (5.74%) Eclipse
10 52 (4.45%) WebDriver
11 40 (3.42%) Mercurial
12 37 (3.17%) Bitbucket
13 35 (3.00%) NUnit
14 34 (2.91%) Maven
15 30 (2.57%) Ant
16 27 (2.31%) EasyMock
17 26 (2.23%) Gradle
18 25 (2.14%) MSTest
19 22 (1.88%) IntelliJ
19 22 (1.88%) JMeter
General
1 224 (19.18%) Finance
2 97 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 93 (7.96%) Electronics
3 93 (7.96%) Marketing
4 92 (7.88%) Manufacturing
5 48 (4.11%) Retail
6 35 (3.00%) Advertising
7 30 (2.57%) Banking
8 29 (2.48%) Games
9 21 (1.80%) Automotive
10 20 (1.71%) Law
11 11 (0.94%) Publishing
12 9 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.51%) French Language
13 6 (0.51%) German Language
13 6 (0.51%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.43%) Legal
15 4 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 575 (49.23%) Developer
2 416 (35.62%) Java Developer
3 193 (16.52%) Software Engineer
4 164 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 141 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 135 (11.56%) Java Engineer
7 118 (10.10%) Software Developer
8 101 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 83 (7.11%) Tester
10 77 (6.59%) Java Software Developer
11 73 (6.25%) Automation Tester
12 65 (5.57%) Architect
13 50 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
14 49 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
15 47 (4.02%) Senior Automation Tester
15 47 (4.02%) Senior Tester
16 44 (3.77%) Junior
17 42 (3.60%) Analyst
18 39 (3.34%) SQL Developer
19 38 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (26.20%) Spring
2 270 (23.12%) HTML
3 221 (18.92%) Web Services
4 207 (17.72%) CSS
5 193 (16.52%) .NET
6 181 (15.50%) XML
7 169 (14.47%) Hibernate
8 115 (9.85%) J2EE
9 113 (9.67%) Node.js
10 111 (9.50%) jQuery
11 107 (9.16%) SOAP
12 106 (9.08%) RESTful
13 105 (8.99%) AngularJS
13 105 (8.99%) Java EE
14 92 (7.88%) HTML5
15 89 (7.62%) REST
16 79 (6.76%) JSON
17 60 (5.14%) React
18 53 (4.54%) ASP.NET
19 51 (4.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.56%) iPad
2 87 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 76 (6.51%) Data Structures
4 72 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 66 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (4.97%) Mobile App
7 44 (3.77%) User Experience
8 39 (3.34%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (1.20%) Wiki
11 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.51%) PMI
15 6 (0.51%) Web 2.0
16 5 (0.43%) Cybercrime
16 5 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 203 (17.38%) Linux
2 122 (10.45%) Windows
3 71 (6.08%) Unix
4 48 (4.11%) Android
5 31 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.88%) CentOS
8 17 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.77%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.086%) AIX
13 1 (0.086%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.086%) Debian
13 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (25.77%) Software Engineering
3 297 (25.43%) Test Automation
4 264 (22.60%) OO
5 263 (22.52%) Scrum
6 260 (22.26%) TDD
7 240 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
8 185 (15.84%) DevOps
9 165 (14.13%) BDD
10 157 (13.44%) Open Source
11 141 (12.07%) SDLC
12 126 (10.79%) MVC
13 124 (10.62%) E-Commerce
14 107 (9.16%) Unit Testing
15 104 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
15 104 (8.90%) Test Scripting
16 88 (7.53%) Web Development
17 85 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
17 85 (7.28%) SOA
18 84 (7.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 429 (36.73%) SQL
2 329 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 263 (22.52%) C#
4 262 (22.43%) Python
5 227 (19.43%) C++
6 112 (9.59%) PHP
7 102 (8.73%) Ruby
8 92 (7.88%) C
9 61 (5.22%) Scala
10 59 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 59 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 51 (4.37%) Go
12 37 (3.17%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.57%) Clojure
13 30 (2.57%) Perl
14 25 (2.14%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.71%) Haskell
16 15 (1.28%) R
17 11 (0.94%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 211 (18.07%) Degree
2 54 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 49 (4.20%) ISTQB
4 36 (3.08%) ISEB
5 33 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (2.14%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.03%) PhD
8 7 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.43%) HND
11 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.17%) PMP
13 1 (0.086%) GIAC
13 1 (0.086%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (0.086%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.086%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.34%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 46 (3.94%) Docker
2 12 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.34%) Firmware
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.086%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.086%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (7.71%) Puppet
2 68 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (4.97%) Ansible
4 25 (2.14%) Mesos
5 24 (2.05%) Kibana
6 13 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.86%) Terraform
9 5 (0.43%) logstash
9 5 (0.43%) Salt
10 4 (0.34%) Control-M
11 3 (0.26%) Packer
12 2 (0.17%) Nessus
12 2 (0.17%) Nmap
12 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.17%) SCCM
13 1 (0.086%) Nagios
Vendors
1 159 (13.61%) Oracle
2 127 (10.87%) SAP
3 58 (4.97%) Google
4 52 (4.45%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.00%) hybris
6 27 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.88%) VMware
8 19 (1.63%) HP
9 8 (0.68%) Citrix
9 8 (0.68%) IBM
9 8 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.60%) BroadVision
10 7 (0.60%) Sun
11 6 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.51%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.43%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.43%) Sage
13 4 (0.34%) Apple
13 4 (0.34%) Informatica