Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 261 235 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.39% 15.03% 16.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.23% 30.40% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 215 209 198
North East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,300 £26,250 £26,925
90th Percentile £63,250 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 701 773 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.08% 49.42% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 541 691 579
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £24,700
90th Percentile £60,250 £56,250 £50,050
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in the North East.

Salary trend for Java in the North East

Java
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the North East over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +10 237 £47,500 +18.75% 48
Durham -16 16 £43,750 +16.67% 8
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 122 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (37.93%) SQL
2 99 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 88 (33.72%) C#
3 88 (33.72%) HTML
4 81 (31.03%) Git (software)
5 80 (30.65%) CSS
6 69 (26.44%) MVC
7 66 (25.29%) Test Automation
8 64 (24.52%) Software Engineering
9 63 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 62 (23.75%) Scrum
11 59 (22.61%) Degree
12 57 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
12 57 (21.84%) NoSQL
13 54 (20.69%) C++
14 52 (19.92%) Linux
15 50 (19.16%) TDD
16 48 (18.39%) Python
17 46 (17.62%) Web Services
17 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
18 45 (17.24%) DevOps
18 45 (17.24%) Selenium
19 44 (16.86%) OO
20 42 (16.09%) Node.js
21 41 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
22 39 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (14.56%) HTML5
23 38 (14.56%) .NET
24 37 (14.18%) 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 17 (6.51%) Apache Solr
1 17 (6.51%) Confluence
2 8 (3.07%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.68%) Apache
4 6 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.30%) WordPress
5 5 (1.92%) IIS
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) Jetty
7 2 (0.77%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.60%) GitHub
4 9 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.68%) SaaS
6 5 (1.92%) Datadog
7 2 (0.77%) Serverless
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) DNS
1 8 (3.07%) Internet
1 8 (3.07%) SSL
2 7 (2.68%) Intranet
3 4 (1.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.84%) NoSQL
2 31 (11.88%) MongoDB
3 27 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (6.90%) MySQL
6 9 (3.45%) Big Data
6 9 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.07%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.07%) HBase
7 8 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.07%) Spark SQL
7 8 (3.07%) Sqoop
8 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.15%) GIS
11 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 45 (17.24%) Selenium
3 41 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (13.41%) Jenkins
5 32 (12.26%) Subversion
6 26 (9.96%) JUnit
7 24 (9.20%) Cucumber
8 21 (8.05%) JIRA
9 19 (7.28%) Bitbucket
10 17 (6.51%) Gradle
10 17 (6.51%) Maven
11 16 (6.13%) Mercurial
12 15 (5.75%) WebDriver
13 13 (4.98%) GitLab
14 6 (2.30%) gulp
15 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
16 4 (1.53%) webpack
17 3 (1.15%) Gatling
17 3 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 21 (8.05%) Advertising
2 18 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.45%) Finance
3 9 (3.45%) Games
4 5 (1.92%) Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 126 (48.28%) Developer
2 86 (32.95%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.03%) Software Developer
4 32 (12.26%) Software Engineer
5 24 (9.20%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 23 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (8.81%) Java Software Developer
7 22 (8.43%) Architect
7 22 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (8.05%) SQL Developer
9 19 (7.28%) Analyst
10 18 (6.90%) Applications Architect
10 18 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (6.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.51%) Core Java Developer
12 16 (6.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.72%) HTML
2 80 (30.65%) CSS
3 63 (24.14%) AngularJS
4 46 (17.62%) Web Services
5 42 (16.09%) Node.js
6 38 (14.56%) .NET
6 38 (14.56%) HTML5
7 36 (13.79%) Spring
8 32 (12.26%) Hibernate
9 27 (10.34%) jQuery
9 27 (10.34%) Spring Boot
10 25 (9.58%) RESTful
11 24 (9.20%) CSS3
12 22 (8.43%) REST
13 20 (7.66%) ASP.NET
13 20 (7.66%) JSON
14 19 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (6.90%) XSLT
16 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET Core
16 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.75%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.83%) User Experience
5 8 (3.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.92%) Tandem
7 4 (1.53%) Clustering
8 3 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.15%) Fintech
9 2 (0.77%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.38%) Podcast
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.92%) Linux
2 14 (5.36%) Windows
3 13 (4.98%) Unix
4 8 (3.07%) Debian
4 8 (3.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.44%) MVC
3 66 (25.29%) Test Automation
4 64 (24.52%) Software Engineering
5 62 (23.75%) Scrum
6 50 (19.16%) TDD
7 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
8 45 (17.24%) DevOps
9 44 (16.86%) OO
10 39 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (13.41%) Web Development
13 26 (9.96%) BDD
13 26 (9.96%) Configuration Management
14 24 (9.20%) Microservices
15 22 (8.43%) Coaching
15 22 (8.43%) Unit Testing
16 20 (7.66%) Computer Science
17 18 (6.90%) Migration
17 18 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.93%) JavaScript
1 99 (37.93%) SQL
2 88 (33.72%) C#
3 54 (20.69%) C++
4 48 (18.39%) Python
5 24 (9.20%) Ruby
6 23 (8.81%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.43%) PHP
8 21 (8.05%) Scala
9 20 (7.66%) C
10 19 (7.28%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.98%) Perl
12 12 (4.60%) Java 8
12 12 (4.60%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.92%) VB
14 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.15%) ABAP
15 3 (1.15%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 59 (22.61%) Degree
2 10 (3.83%) DBS Check
3 8 (3.07%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.30%) PhD
6 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.26%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) GDPR
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (12.26%) Docker
2 8 (3.07%) Apache Flume
2 8 (3.07%) HDFS
3 5 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (9.96%) Puppet
2 20 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (6.90%) Ansible
4 8 (3.07%) Oozie
5 7 (2.68%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.92%) Cobbler
6 5 (1.92%) Nagios
6 5 (1.92%) Packer
6 5 (1.92%) Terraform
7 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.75%) Oracle
3 8 (3.07%) Cloudera
3 8 (3.07%) Google
3 8 (3.07%) Hortonworks
4 5 (1.92%) New Relic
4 5 (1.92%) Splunk
5 3 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.77%) RedGate
6 2 (0.77%) Twitter
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Sun
7 1 (0.38%) Zend