Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,654 2,362 3,614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.97% 12.48% 14.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.25% 24.42% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,943 3,126
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,783 9,671 14,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 51.60% 51.10% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,477 7,896 12,270
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,569 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in the North of England

Java
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Java in the North of England

Java
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the North of England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in the North of England

Java
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North of England region over the 6 months to 8 April 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
North West -4 815 £52,500 - 144
Yorkshire +1 761 £50,000 +11.11% 84
North East -28 79 £45,000 - 40
Java
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 966 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 454 (27.45%) DevOps
4 435 (26.30%) Software Engineering
5 434 (26.24%) Python
6 422 (25.51%) SQL
7 420 (25.39%) AWS
8 417 (25.21%) C#
9 387 (23.40%) Test Automation
10 382 (23.10%) Spring
11 365 (22.07%) Microservices
12 345 (20.86%) Docker
13 335 (20.25%) TDD
14 273 (16.51%) Git (software)
15 271 (16.38%) BDD
15 271 (16.38%) Scrum
16 254 (15.36%) .NET
16 254 (15.36%) Spring Boot
17 246 (14.87%) HTML
18 245 (14.81%) Jenkins
19 244 (14.75%) Selenium
20 238 (14.39%) Node.js
21 237 (14.33%) AngularJS
22 232 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
23 228 (13.78%) Web Services
24 215 (13.00%) Maven
25 211 (12.76%) Mentoring
25 211 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
26 209 (12.64%) CSS
27 208 (12.58%) OO

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 47 (2.84%) Confluence
2 43 (2.60%) Apache
3 31 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 28 (1.69%) nginx
5 27 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.91%) IIS
7 15 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.79%) SAS
9 11 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.42%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.36%) JBoss
13 6 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.30%) CMS
14 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.30%) WordPress
15 4 (0.24%) Drupal
15 4 (0.24%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.30%) Magento
2 5 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.060%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 420 (25.39%) AWS
2 178 (10.76%) Azure
3 82 (4.96%) Serverless
4 74 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (4.17%) GitHub
6 65 (3.93%) GCP
7 55 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 54 (3.26%) SaaS
9 53 (3.20%) Amazon S3
10 25 (1.51%) AWS IoT
11 22 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.27%) Power Platform
13 18 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (1.03%) Slack
15 15 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.73%) Route 53
17 10 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
18 9 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.81%) Internet
2 29 (1.75%) HTTP
3 13 (0.79%) RFID
4 11 (0.67%) SNA
5 10 (0.60%) SMS
5 10 (0.60%) VoIP
6 8 (0.48%) DNS
6 8 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.42%) Firewall
8 6 (0.36%) DHCP
8 6 (0.36%) FTP
9 4 (0.24%) CTI
10 3 (0.18%) Skype
10 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 3 (0.18%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.12%) ATM
11 2 (0.12%) Broadband
11 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.12%) LAN
11 2 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (12.39%) NoSQL
2 142 (8.59%) MySQL
3 92 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 88 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 74 (4.47%) MongoDB
6 70 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (3.14%) Big Data
8 42 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.63%) Data Lake
12 25 (1.51%) Redis
13 24 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 21 (1.27%) Power BI
16 20 (1.21%) Impala
17 19 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.15%) DB2
18 18 (1.09%) Data Mining
19 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 273 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 245 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 244 (14.75%) Selenium
4 215 (13.00%) Maven
5 146 (8.83%) JIRA
6 135 (8.16%) Cucumber
7 130 (7.86%) WebDriver
8 123 (7.44%) JUnit
9 88 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 69 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 59 (3.57%) Bitbucket
11 59 (3.57%) Subversion
12 45 (2.72%) NUnit
13 43 (2.60%) Gradle
14 42 (2.54%) Gatling
15 38 (2.30%) Appium
15 38 (2.30%) TestNG
16 37 (2.24%) JMeter
17 32 (1.93%) SpecFlow
18 31 (1.87%) Hudson
General
1 200 (12.09%) Finance
2 89 (5.38%) Banking
3 68 (4.11%) Public Sector
4 48 (2.90%) Retail
5 36 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.87%) Games
7 30 (1.81%) Marketing
8 23 (1.39%) Law
9 14 (0.85%) Electronics
10 13 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.48%) Back Office
13 8 (0.48%) Military
14 7 (0.42%) Automotive
14 7 (0.42%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Legal
15 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 747 (45.16%) Developer
2 436 (26.36%) Java Developer
3 287 (17.35%) Software Engineer
4 198 (11.97%) Senior Developer
5 158 (9.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 144 (8.71%) Java Engineer
7 113 (6.83%) Software Developer
8 101 (6.11%) Architect
9 95 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
10 81 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 67 (4.05%) Tester
12 66 (3.99%) Test Engineer
13 60 (3.63%) Analyst
14 56 (3.39%) Automation Tester
15 52 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 51 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
16 51 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
17 49 (2.96%) Junior
18 46 (2.78%) Graduate
19 45 (2.72%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (23.10%) Spring
2 254 (15.36%) .NET
2 254 (15.36%) Spring Boot
3 246 (14.87%) HTML
4 238 (14.39%) Node.js
5 237 (14.33%) AngularJS
6 228 (13.78%) Web Services
7 209 (12.64%) CSS
8 169 (10.22%) REST
9 156 (9.43%) RESTful
10 148 (8.95%) Hibernate
11 147 (8.89%) React
12 113 (6.83%) SOAP
13 84 (5.08%) HTML5
14 62 (3.75%) JSON
14 62 (3.75%) XML
15 53 (3.20%) CSS3
16 45 (2.72%) jQuery
17 40 (2.42%) Java EE
18 39 (2.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.83%) Mobile App
2 110 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
3 108 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (2.78%) User Experience
6 45 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 28 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.33%) IVR
10 18 (1.09%) Cloud Native
10 18 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 16 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (0.91%) Internet of Things
13 14 (0.85%) NHS
14 12 (0.73%) Robotics
15 11 (0.67%) e-Health
15 11 (0.67%) Social Media
15 11 (0.67%) Social Network
16 9 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 173 (10.46%) Linux
2 95 (5.74%) Android
3 88 (5.32%) Windows
4 77 (4.66%) Unix
5 44 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.79%) CentOS
9 11 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.060%) VME
13 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (27.45%) DevOps
3 435 (26.30%) Software Engineering
4 387 (23.40%) Test Automation
5 365 (22.07%) Microservices
6 335 (20.25%) TDD
7 271 (16.38%) BDD
7 271 (16.38%) Scrum
8 232 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
9 211 (12.76%) Mentoring
9 211 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
10 208 (12.58%) OO
11 135 (8.16%) Coaching
12 132 (7.98%) Open Source
13 119 (7.19%) Kanban
14 104 (6.29%) SDLC
15 100 (6.05%) OOP
16 93 (5.62%) Analytics
16 93 (5.62%) MVC
17 80 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 535 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 434 (26.24%) Python
3 422 (25.51%) SQL
4 417 (25.21%) C#
5 199 (12.03%) Java 8
6 133 (8.04%) C++
6 133 (8.04%) Ruby
7 132 (7.98%) Scala
8 126 (7.62%) PHP
9 79 (4.78%) C
9 79 (4.78%) Go
10 78 (4.72%) Kotlin
11 56 (3.39%) TypeScript
12 52 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 41 (2.48%) T-SQL
14 38 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 35 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.87%) VBScript
17 29 (1.75%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 168 (10.16%) Degree
2 56 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.48%) PhD
9 6 (0.36%) CIW
9 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.36%) OCA
10 4 (0.24%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 3 (0.18%) CISM
11 3 (0.18%) CISSP
11 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.18%) ISEB
11 3 (0.18%) MCSE
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.32%) QA
2 15 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.73%) GDPR
4 7 (0.42%) PA-DSS
5 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.060%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.060%) NCSC
7 1 (0.060%) PMO
7 1 (0.060%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 345 (20.86%) Docker
2 20 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.67%) HDFS
4 8 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.24%) IAG
7 3 (0.18%) Postfix
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.060%) Firmware
9 1 (0.060%) NDS
9 1 (0.060%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 180 (10.88%) Kubernetes
2 96 (5.80%) Terraform
3 93 (5.62%) Ansible
4 80 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (3.51%) Puppet
6 11 (0.67%) Kibana
7 10 (0.60%) Rancher
8 8 (0.48%) Grafana
9 4 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
9 4 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.18%) Nagios
10 3 (0.18%) Pacemaker
11 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.12%) Consul
11 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) Mesos
11 2 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 147 (8.89%) Oracle
2 76 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 40 (2.42%) Google
4 32 (1.93%) IBM
5 23 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 15 (0.91%) Talend
7 15 (0.91%) WorldPay
8 13 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 13 (0.79%) FIS
8 13 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 13 (0.79%) SAP
9 12 (0.73%) Avaya
9 12 (0.73%) CA
9 12 (0.73%) Genesys
10 11 (0.67%) Informatica
10 11 (0.67%) Tableau
10 11 (0.67%) Veracode
11 9 (0.54%) VMware
12 8 (0.48%) SaltStack