Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,004 1,095 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.03% 13.97% 13.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.77% 24.14% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 776 904 837
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,025 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 4,053 4,536 4,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.64% 57.86% 58.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,416 3,867 3,830
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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
Altrincham -7 23 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Stockport -2 21 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Salford -8 20 £50,000 +30.72% 4
Bolton +15 6 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Oldham +8 6 £27,500 - 1
Wigan 0 5 £32,500 -43.48%
Sale -4 2 £36,000 -22.16%
Cheadle -10 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Bury - 1 £37,500 - 2
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 541 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (33.27%) JavaScript
3 318 (31.67%) DevOps
4 298 (29.68%) Software Engineering
5 284 (28.29%) Python
6 278 (27.69%) TDD
7 247 (24.60%) Spring
8 234 (23.31%) Scrum
9 224 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
10 223 (22.21%) Amazon AWS
11 208 (20.72%) Test Automation
12 192 (19.12%) HTML
13 190 (18.92%) Open Source
14 188 (18.73%) C#
15 183 (18.23%) Finance
16 176 (17.53%) NoSQL
17 169 (16.83%) CSS
17 169 (16.83%) OO
18 167 (16.63%) Web Services
19 162 (16.14%) SQL
19 162 (16.14%) Docker
20 157 (15.64%) MongoDB
20 157 (15.64%) JIRA
21 155 (15.44%) BDD
22 154 (15.34%) Microservices
23 152 (15.14%) PHP
23 152 (15.14%) Linux
24 151 (15.04%) AngularJS
25 150 (14.94%) Git (software)
26 149 (14.84%) MySQL

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
1 102 (10.16%) Apache
2 68 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 61 (6.08%) Confluence
4 57 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.09%) Apache Solr
6 28 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.49%) JBoss
8 14 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.39%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.90%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.50%) CMS
11 4 (0.40%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.40%) WordPress
12 3 (0.30%) Drupal
12 3 (0.30%) nginx
12 3 (0.30%) WildFly
13 2 (0.20%) IIS
13 2 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.100%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.100%) SPSS
2 1 (0.100%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Magento
2 4 (0.40%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 223 (22.21%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
4 44 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
6 30 (2.99%) SaaS
7 25 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.99%) GitHub
10 10 (1.00%) OpenShift
10 10 (1.00%) PaaS
11 7 (0.70%) Serverless
12 6 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.60%) Firebase
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.40%) BlazeMeter
14 3 (0.30%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.30%) Google Play
14 3 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.29%) HTTP
2 32 (3.19%) Internet
3 28 (2.79%) Firewall
4 18 (1.79%) SSL
5 15 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.29%) VPN
7 11 (1.10%) DNS
8 7 (0.70%) AMQP
9 6 (0.60%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.50%) RFID
11 2 (0.20%) IPv6
11 2 (0.20%) SMS
12 1 (0.100%) ATM
12 1 (0.100%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.100%) Intranet
12 1 (0.100%) LAN
12 1 (0.100%) PPP
12 1 (0.100%) SAN
12 1 (0.100%) VoIP
12 1 (0.100%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (17.53%) NoSQL
2 157 (15.64%) MongoDB
3 149 (14.84%) MySQL
4 114 (11.35%) Big Data
5 111 (11.06%) Hadoop
6 59 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 53 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (4.58%) SQL Server
10 41 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 39 (3.88%) Amazon Athena
11 39 (3.88%) Flink
12 27 (2.69%) Apache Hive
13 24 (2.39%) Redis
14 16 (1.59%) CockroachDB
15 15 (1.49%) Neo4j
16 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.70%) HBase
17 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 157 (15.64%) JIRA
2 150 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 131 (13.05%) Jenkins
4 112 (11.16%) Selenium
5 82 (8.17%) Maven
6 76 (7.57%) JUnit
7 72 (7.17%) Cucumber
7 72 (7.17%) Gradle
8 48 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (3.98%) Bitbucket
10 37 (3.69%) Subversion
11 36 (3.59%) Ant
12 31 (3.09%) Mockito
13 27 (2.69%) gulp
14 26 (2.59%) SoapUI
15 24 (2.39%) WebDriver
16 21 (2.09%) Gatling
17 20 (1.99%) NUnit
18 19 (1.89%) EasyMock
18 19 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 183 (18.23%) Finance
2 72 (7.17%) Advertising
3 63 (6.27%) Banking
4 59 (5.88%) Retail
5 40 (3.98%) Marketing
6 33 (3.29%) Law
7 27 (2.69%) Games
7 27 (2.69%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.19%) Electronics
9 19 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.00%) Military
11 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.60%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.100%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.100%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.100%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 437 (43.53%) Developer
2 228 (22.71%) Java Developer
3 166 (16.53%) Software Engineer
4 140 (13.94%) Java Engineer
5 100 (9.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 67 (6.67%) Architect
7 59 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 54 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 51 (5.08%) Graduate
10 48 (4.78%) Graduate Developer
11 45 (4.48%) Junior
11 45 (4.48%) Software Developer
12 43 (4.28%) Lead Software Engineer
13 42 (4.18%) Test Engineer
14 40 (3.98%) Junior Developer
15 36 (3.59%) Tester
16 35 (3.49%) Data Engineer
17 34 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
18 33 (3.29%) Junior Java Developer
19 31 (3.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (24.60%) Spring
2 192 (19.12%) HTML
3 169 (16.83%) CSS
4 167 (16.63%) Web Services
5 151 (15.04%) AngularJS
6 144 (14.34%) Node.js
7 122 (12.15%) RESTful
8 116 (11.55%) React
9 106 (10.56%) .NET
10 89 (8.86%) Hibernate
11 88 (8.76%) Kafka
12 76 (7.57%) JSON
13 74 (7.37%) REST
14 67 (6.67%) HTML5
14 67 (6.67%) Spring Boot
15 64 (6.37%) jQuery
16 59 (5.88%) XML
17 56 (5.58%) SOAP
18 53 (5.28%) Java EE
19 49 (4.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.87%) User Experience
2 74 (7.37%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.18%) Mobile App
5 50 (4.98%) Fintech
6 41 (4.08%) Cloud Native
7 38 (3.78%) Algorithms
8 34 (3.39%) Data Structures
9 31 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.99%) Wiki
11 25 (2.49%) Internet of Things
12 20 (1.99%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.49%) Derivative
14 13 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 7 (0.70%) Arduino
16 6 (0.60%) Online Banking
17 5 (0.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 5 (0.50%) Life Science
18 4 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
18 4 (0.40%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.14%) Linux
2 85 (8.47%) Android
3 69 (6.87%) Apple iOS
4 35 (3.49%) Windows
5 26 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.29%) CentOS
7 20 (1.99%) Unix
8 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.40%) AIX
9 4 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.100%) VME
12 1 (0.100%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (31.67%) DevOps
3 298 (29.68%) Software Engineering
4 278 (27.69%) TDD
5 234 (23.31%) Scrum
6 224 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (20.72%) Test Automation
8 190 (18.92%) Open Source
9 169 (16.83%) OO
10 155 (15.44%) BDD
11 154 (15.34%) Microservices
12 103 (10.26%) Computer Science
13 95 (9.46%) SDLC
14 93 (9.26%) Mentoring
15 90 (8.96%) Configuration Management
16 87 (8.67%) Kanban
17 83 (8.27%) E-Commerce
18 82 (8.17%) OOP
19 67 (6.67%) Web Development
20 66 (6.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 334 (33.27%) JavaScript
2 284 (28.29%) Python
3 188 (18.73%) C#
4 162 (16.14%) SQL
5 152 (15.14%) PHP
6 147 (14.64%) C++
7 118 (11.75%) Java 8
8 86 (8.57%) Scala
9 81 (8.07%) Ruby
10 51 (5.08%) C
11 41 (4.08%) Objective-C
12 39 (3.88%) Perl
13 36 (3.59%) Go
14 34 (3.39%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.69%) TypeScript
16 25 (2.49%) Apple Swift
17 22 (2.19%) R
18 18 (1.79%) Kotlin
19 17 (1.69%) Groovy
19 17 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (13.15%) Degree
2 61 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (4.18%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.49%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.49%) ISEB
8 14 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.70%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.60%) CCNA
10 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.60%) CISSP
10 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.50%) GIAC
11 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (0.50%) MCSE
11 5 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.17%) QA
2 22 (2.19%) GDPR
3 5 (0.50%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.20%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.100%) HL7
5 1 (0.100%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (16.14%) Docker
2 24 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.40%) HDFS
8 3 (0.30%) Firmware
9 1 (0.100%) NFS
9 1 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (8.07%) Puppet
2 65 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (5.88%) Ansible
4 45 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 34 (3.39%) Terraform
6 22 (2.19%) Salt
7 21 (2.09%) Packer
8 12 (1.20%) Consul
8 12 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.20%) Grafana
8 12 (1.20%) Graphite
8 12 (1.20%) Nagios
8 12 (1.20%) Opsview
8 12 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.90%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.40%) Kibana
11 1 (0.100%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.100%) Oozie
11 1 (0.100%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 74 (7.37%) Oracle
2 42 (4.18%) CA Agile Central
3 35 (3.49%) Google
3 35 (3.49%) Red Hat
4 26 (2.59%) VMware
5 20 (1.99%) Microsoft
6 14 (1.39%) WorldPay
7 11 (1.10%) Adobe
7 11 (1.10%) SAP
8 9 (0.90%) Aquila
9 5 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.50%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.50%) IBM
9 5 (0.50%) Siemens
9 5 (0.50%) Tableau
10 4 (0.40%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.40%) MapR
10 4 (0.40%) Temenos
10 4 (0.40%) Teradata
10 4 (0.40%) Unisys