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

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 321 654 859
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.23% 12.41% 13.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.22% 22.33% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 302 542 711
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,125 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £73,400 £77,375 £76,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 1,979 2,929 3,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.92% 55.58% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 2,375 3,103
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 27 February 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 February 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 +8 16 £62,500 - 3
Altrincham -1 14 £55,000 - 2
Salford +8 4 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Cheadle +11 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Wigan - 1 £47,500 - 1
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 177 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (51.09%) JavaScript
3 120 (37.38%) Software Engineering
4 119 (37.07%) C#
5 118 (36.76%) Python
6 101 (31.46%) AWS
7 95 (29.60%) TDD
8 86 (26.79%) SQL
9 83 (25.86%) DevOps
10 71 (22.12%) Spring
11 70 (21.81%) Test Automation
12 68 (21.18%) HTML
13 66 (20.56%) CSS
14 59 (18.38%) AngularJS
15 58 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (18.07%) Scrum
16 57 (17.76%) C++
16 57 (17.76%) Docker
17 56 (17.45%) Microservices
18 55 (17.13%) Jenkins
18 55 (17.13%) Terraform
19 49 (15.26%) Go
20 48 (14.95%) Kubernetes
21 46 (14.33%) Microsoft
22 45 (14.02%) OO
23 44 (13.71%) Mobile App
24 43 (13.40%) Git (software)
24 43 (13.40%) OOP
25 37 (11.53%) Node.js
26 36 (11.21%) NoSQL

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 24 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (5.61%) Confluence
3 14 (4.36%) nginx
4 8 (2.49%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (2.18%) CMS
6 5 (1.56%) JBoss
7 4 (1.25%) Apache
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.62%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.31%) Shopify
1 1 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 101 (31.46%) AWS
2 36 (11.21%) Azure
3 28 (8.72%) GCP
4 21 (6.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (4.98%) SaaS
6 11 (3.43%) Serverless
7 7 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.87%) Algolia
8 6 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.93%) G Suite
11 3 (0.93%) IaaS
11 3 (0.93%) PaaS
11 3 (0.93%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.62%) Firebase
12 2 (0.62%) GitHub
12 2 (0.62%) Heroku
12 2 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) SNMP
3 2 (0.62%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.21%) NoSQL
2 22 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.92%) MySQL
4 15 (4.67%) Redis
5 12 (3.74%) Big Data
6 10 (3.12%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.49%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.87%) BigQuery
8 6 (1.87%) Endeca
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.93%) Power BI
10 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.62%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (17.13%) Jenkins
2 43 (13.40%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.66%) Cucumber
3 31 (9.66%) Selenium
4 24 (7.48%) JIRA
5 17 (5.30%) Gradle
6 16 (4.98%) JUnit
7 14 (4.36%) Mercurial
7 14 (4.36%) Subversion
8 13 (4.05%) IntelliJ
9 12 (3.74%) Vagrant
10 11 (3.43%) Maven
11 6 (1.87%) JMeter
12 5 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.56%) Postman
12 5 (1.56%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.25%) Cypress.io
13 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (9.03%) Games
2 28 (8.72%) Finance
3 16 (4.98%) Retail
4 10 (3.12%) Multimedia
4 10 (3.12%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.80%) Law
6 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.25%) Banking
7 4 (1.25%) Electronics
7 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 150 (46.73%) Developer
2 86 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 75 (23.36%) Software Engineer
4 35 (10.90%) Software Developer
5 34 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.35%) Java Engineer
7 25 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (6.85%) Python Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) Python Software Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Lead Developer
10 16 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (4.98%) Lead Java Developer
11 15 (4.67%) Tester
12 14 (4.36%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.74%) Games Tester
13 12 (3.74%) Software Tester
13 12 (3.74%) Trainee
13 12 (3.74%) Trainee Tester
13 12 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (22.12%) Spring
2 68 (21.18%) HTML
3 66 (20.56%) CSS
4 59 (18.38%) AngularJS
5 37 (11.53%) Node.js
6 35 (10.90%) React
7 34 (10.59%) HTML5
8 30 (9.35%) CSS3
8 30 (9.35%) Spring Boot
9 26 (8.10%) Vue.js
10 25 (7.79%) .NET
11 24 (7.48%) REST
12 20 (6.23%) RESTful
13 18 (5.61%) Java EE
14 15 (4.67%) JSON
14 15 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (4.67%) Web Services
14 15 (4.67%) XML
15 14 (4.36%) Hibernate
15 14 (4.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.71%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.36%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.05%) User Experience
5 12 (3.74%) e-Learning
6 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.12%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.90%) Android
2 31 (9.66%) Linux
3 26 (8.10%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.87%) Windows
5 2 (0.62%) CentOS
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (37.38%) Software Engineering
3 95 (29.60%) TDD
4 83 (25.86%) DevOps
5 70 (21.81%) Test Automation
6 58 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (18.07%) Scrum
7 56 (17.45%) Microservices
8 45 (14.02%) OO
9 43 (13.40%) OOP
10 32 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (8.72%) Pair Programming
12 27 (8.41%) MVC
12 27 (8.41%) Unit Testing
13 26 (8.10%) Android Development
13 26 (8.10%) SDLC
14 21 (6.54%) Kanban
15 20 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.61%) Computer Science
16 18 (5.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 164 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 119 (37.07%) C#
3 118 (36.76%) Python
4 86 (26.79%) SQL
5 57 (17.76%) C++
6 49 (15.26%) Go
7 34 (10.59%) Kotlin
8 32 (9.97%) Ruby
9 27 (8.41%) Java 8
9 27 (8.41%) Scala
10 26 (8.10%) PHP
11 15 (4.67%) Groovy
12 14 (4.36%) TypeScript
13 13 (4.05%) C
14 5 (1.56%) Haskell
15 4 (1.25%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.85%) Degree
3 16 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.74%) CIW
5 12 (3.74%) OCA
5 12 (3.74%) OCP
5 12 (3.74%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (2.18%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.62%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.05%) QA
2 9 (2.80%) GDPR
2 9 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (17.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (17.13%) Terraform
2 48 (14.95%) Kubernetes
3 22 (6.85%) Ansible
4 18 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.05%) Packer
6 6 (1.87%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.25%) Graphite
7 4 (1.25%) Puppet
7 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.62%) Grafana
9 1 (0.31%) cPanel
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) Plesk
9 1 (0.31%) Rancher
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.28%) Oracle
3 18 (5.61%) Atlassian
4 13 (4.05%) Google
5 12 (3.74%) Aquila
6 11 (3.43%) Apple
7 7 (2.18%) Adobe
8 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.93%) SAP
10 2 (0.62%) Instagram
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.62%) Sage
11 1 (0.31%) BiZZdesign
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco
11 1 (0.31%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.31%) Meraki
11 1 (0.31%) Remedy
11 1 (0.31%) Sophos
11 1 (0.31%) Sparx
11 1 (0.31%) VMware