Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North East
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 24 4
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 126 105 261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 13.77% 8.33% 19.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.30% 18.58% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 144 64 224
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 498 565 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 54.43% 44.81% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 450 426 539
Median annual salary £43,750 £41,697 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.92% -1.89% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,275 £60,050
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 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
Tyne and Wear +10 103 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Durham +16 19 £60,000 +81.82% 4
Northumberland - 2 £47,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.95%) DevOps
5 37 (29.37%) SQL
6 36 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 32 (25.40%) C#
7 32 (25.40%) Spring
8 26 (20.63%) Azure
8 26 (20.63%) AWS
8 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
9 24 (19.05%) RESTful
9 24 (19.05%) Scrum
9 24 (19.05%) Selenium
10 23 (18.25%) AngularJS
11 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 20 (15.87%) Python
12 20 (15.87%) Migration
12 20 (15.87%) Microservices
13 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.08%) Unit Testing
13 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
13 19 (15.08%) Public Sector
14 18 (14.29%) Test Management
14 18 (14.29%) Test Strategy
15 17 (13.49%) Appium
15 17 (13.49%) TDD
15 17 (13.49%) OO
16 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
16 16 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (3.17%) Apache
1 4 (3.17%) nginx
2 3 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) AWS
1 26 (20.63%) Azure
2 6 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.79%) GCP
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.79%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.97%) MySQL
5 4 (3.17%) Redis
6 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.05%) Selenium
3 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
4 17 (13.49%) Appium
5 12 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.35%) JUnit
6 8 (6.35%) Maven
7 7 (5.56%) Mercurial
7 7 (5.56%) Subversion
7 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.97%) git-flow
9 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.38%) Cypress.io
11 2 (1.59%) JIRA
11 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.79%) JBehave
12 1 (0.79%) JMeter
12 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.08%) Public Sector
2 13 (10.32%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Law
4 4 (3.17%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (54.76%) Developer
2 43 (34.13%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.08%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
5 14 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 12 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Site Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) Spring
2 24 (19.05%) RESTful
3 23 (18.25%) AngularJS
4 14 (11.11%) .NET
4 14 (11.11%) Node.js
4 14 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (9.52%) Web Services
6 10 (7.94%) HTML
7 6 (4.76%) Apache Flex
7 6 (4.76%) CSS
8 5 (3.97%) Dagger
8 5 (3.97%) React
8 5 (3.97%) REST
9 4 (3.17%) Flutter
9 4 (3.17%) Kafka
9 4 (3.17%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (3.17%) XSLT
10 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.56%) Social Media
3 6 (4.76%) NHS
4 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.38%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (6.35%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Debian
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.95%) DevOps
3 36 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 24 (19.05%) Scrum
5 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 20 (15.87%) Microservices
6 20 (15.87%) Migration
7 19 (15.08%) Unit Testing
8 18 (14.29%) Test Management
8 18 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 17 (13.49%) OO
9 17 (13.49%) TDD
10 16 (12.70%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (12.70%) Validation
11 15 (11.90%) MVC
11 15 (11.90%) SOLID
11 15 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (9.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 12 (9.52%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 37 (29.37%) SQL
3 32 (25.40%) C#
4 20 (15.87%) Python
5 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
6 14 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 13 (10.32%) Kotlin
8 7 (5.56%) C++
8 7 (5.56%) PHP
9 6 (4.76%) Scala
10 5 (3.97%) Go
11 3 (2.38%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.38%) Java 8
11 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) CFA
2 12 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Ansible
2 5 (3.97%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.17%) Graphite
3 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.17%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.17%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.59%) Terraform
5 1 (0.79%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (0.79%) Databricks