Period
to 30 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North East
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 17 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 82 139 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 12.22% 11.97% 17.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.35% 22.82% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 219
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 403 609 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 60.06% 52.45% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 351 414 611
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,175 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the North East

Java
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the North East.

Salary trend for Java in the North East

Java
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the North East over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in the North East

Java
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 6 months to 30 September 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear 0 72 £47,500 - 42
Durham +10 9 £60,000 +71.43% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 35 (42.68%) JavaScript
4 31 (37.80%) C#
5 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
6 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
6 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
7 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
7 25 (30.49%) Degree
8 22 (26.83%) NoSQL
9 20 (24.39%) RESTful
9 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
9 20 (24.39%) DevOps
10 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
11 18 (21.95%) TDD
12 17 (20.73%) MVC
12 17 (20.73%) Migration
13 16 (19.51%) Web Services
13 16 (19.51%) Azure
14 15 (18.29%) Spring
14 15 (18.29%) Selenium
15 14 (17.07%) C++
15 14 (17.07%) TypeScript
16 13 (15.85%) OO
16 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
17 12 (14.63%) Scrum
17 12 (14.63%) Algorithms
18 11 (13.41%) Data Structures
18 11 (13.41%) Docker
18 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.44%) nginx
1 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Azure
2 7 (8.54%) AWS
3 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.44%) npm
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.10%) Redis
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (18.29%) Selenium
4 11 (13.41%) Mercurial
4 11 (13.41%) Subversion
5 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 7 (8.54%) Appium
7 7 (8.54%) Maven
8 6 (7.32%) SpecFlow
9 5 (6.10%) JIRA
9 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.66%) git-flow
10 3 (3.66%) JUnit
11 2 (2.44%) GitLab
11 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Front Office
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Software Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Java Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Development Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Systems Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Test Development Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
9 5 (6.10%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
2 20 (24.39%) RESTful
3 16 (19.51%) Web Services
4 15 (18.29%) Spring
5 11 (13.41%) HTML
6 10 (12.20%) XSLT
7 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.10%) Node.js
9 5 (6.10%) REST
10 4 (4.88%) J2EE
10 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.88%) SOAP
10 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
11 3 (3.66%) Dagger
11 3 (3.66%) JMS
12 2 (2.44%) Apache Flex
12 2 (2.44%) JPA
12 2 (2.44%) JTA
12 2 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Algorithms
2 11 (13.41%) Data Structures
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.66%) NHS
5 3 (3.66%) Social Media
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
1 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
2 4 (4.88%) Debian
3 3 (3.66%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
3 20 (24.39%) DevOps
3 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.95%) TDD
5 17 (20.73%) Migration
5 17 (20.73%) MVC
6 13 (15.85%) OO
6 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.63%) Scrum
8 11 (13.41%) BDD
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.20%) Microservices
9 10 (12.20%) SOA
9 10 (12.20%) Technology Roadmap
10 9 (10.98%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 9 (10.98%) SOLID
10 9 (10.98%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) JavaScript
3 31 (37.80%) C#
4 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
5 14 (17.07%) C++
5 14 (17.07%) TypeScript
6 10 (12.20%) Python
7 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.88%) Java 8
8 4 (4.88%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) CFA
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Ansible
2 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (1.22%) Packer
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.22%) Databricks