Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,129 3,007 3,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.24% 13.77% 13.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.42% 25.41% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,645 2,457 2,692
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,950
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,496 11,834 13,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.13% 54.18% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,416 9,982 11,296
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 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
North West -1 1,226 £52,500 +7.14% 182
Yorkshire -8 756 £47,500 +5.56% 149
North East -7 147 £47,500 +5.56% 46
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 1,227 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 623 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 613 (28.79%) C#
5 562 (26.40%) Test Automation
6 553 (25.97%) SQL
7 536 (25.18%) Spring
8 477 (22.40%) TDD
9 455 (21.37%) Python
10 399 (18.74%) DevOps
11 397 (18.65%) AWS
12 368 (17.29%) Microservices
13 364 (17.10%) Git (software)
14 357 (16.77%) .NET
15 356 (16.72%) Scrum
16 318 (14.94%) C++
17 307 (14.42%) Mentoring
18 301 (14.14%) Selenium
19 298 (14.00%) HTML
20 297 (13.95%) Degree
21 296 (13.90%) Jenkins
22 285 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
23 275 (12.92%) Finance
24 271 (12.73%) AngularJS
25 269 (12.64%) OO
26 267 (12.54%) Docker
27 264 (12.40%) Spring Boot
28 258 (12.12%) BDD
29 248 (11.65%) Java 8
29 248 (11.65%) Problem-Solving

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 92 (4.32%) Confluence
2 35 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 30 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 28 (1.32%) CMS
5 28 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (1.22%) JBoss
7 25 (1.17%) Apache
8 21 (0.99%) nginx
9 19 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.47%) IIS
12 8 (0.38%) Drupal
12 8 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.33%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.23%) SAS
15 5 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (0.85%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.23%) Simulink
5 4 (0.19%) FileZilla
6 3 (0.14%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.14%) InDesign
7 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.14%) Exstream
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.094%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.047%) Maximo
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.047%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 397 (18.65%) AWS
2 150 (7.05%) Azure
3 86 (4.04%) SaaS
4 80 (3.76%) GitHub
5 79 (3.71%) Serverless
6 58 (2.72%) GCP
7 53 (2.49%) Amazon S3
8 49 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.99%) Office 365
12 19 (0.89%) Sage Pay
13 16 (0.75%) G Suite
14 14 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.61%) IaaS
16 12 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.82%) Broadband
2 27 (1.27%) HTTP
3 17 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.38%) Ethernet
4 8 (0.38%) LLU
5 6 (0.28%) Firewall
5 6 (0.28%) FTP
6 5 (0.23%) Calico
6 5 (0.23%) DNS
6 5 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.14%) ICMP
7 3 (0.14%) VPN
8 2 (0.094%) DHCP
8 2 (0.094%) IPsec
8 2 (0.094%) Network Security
8 2 (0.094%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.094%) SSH
8 2 (0.094%) SSL
9 1 (0.047%) Skype
9 1 (0.047%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (8.88%) NoSQL
2 150 (7.05%) SQL Server
3 141 (6.62%) MySQL
4 126 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 117 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (4.70%) MongoDB
7 68 (3.19%) Big Data
8 61 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.46%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.32%) DB2
11 24 (1.13%) Redis
12 23 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (0.75%) Neo4j
16 15 (0.70%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 364 (17.10%) Git (software)
2 301 (14.14%) Selenium
3 296 (13.90%) Jenkins
4 211 (9.91%) Maven
5 210 (9.86%) JIRA
6 156 (7.33%) JUnit
7 155 (7.28%) Cucumber
8 109 (5.12%) WebDriver
9 100 (4.70%) SoapUI
10 98 (4.60%) Subversion
11 83 (3.90%) Gradle
12 69 (3.24%) SpecFlow
13 63 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (2.11%) Bitbucket
15 44 (2.07%) Eclipse
16 43 (2.02%) GitLab
17 39 (1.83%) Visual Studio
18 36 (1.69%) IntelliJ
18 36 (1.69%) Mockito
18 36 (1.69%) Spock
General
1 275 (12.92%) Finance
2 93 (4.37%) Retail
3 76 (3.57%) Banking
4 63 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.35%) Public Sector
6 40 (1.88%) Marketing
7 38 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.22%) Games
9 21 (0.99%) Aerospace
10 20 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (0.80%) Back Office
12 15 (0.70%) Military
13 14 (0.66%) Automotive
14 11 (0.52%) Electronics
15 10 (0.47%) Law
15 10 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.42%) Billing
17 6 (0.28%) Local Government
17 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,089 (51.15%) Developer
2 598 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 366 (17.19%) Software Engineer
4 305 (14.33%) Senior Developer
5 202 (9.49%) Java Engineer
6 173 (8.13%) Software Developer
7 169 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 164 (7.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 109 (5.12%) Test Engineer
10 95 (4.46%) Junior
11 92 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
12 90 (4.23%) Analyst
13 87 (4.09%) Architect
14 81 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 80 (3.76%) Junior Developer
16 78 (3.66%) C# Developer
17 69 (3.24%) Java Software Developer
18 68 (3.19%) Developer in Test
19 66 (3.10%) Graduate
20 64 (3.01%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (25.18%) Spring
2 357 (16.77%) .NET
3 298 (14.00%) HTML
4 271 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 264 (12.40%) Spring Boot
6 220 (10.33%) CSS
7 209 (9.82%) Web Services
8 200 (9.39%) REST
9 196 (9.21%) Node.js
10 184 (8.64%) Hibernate
11 150 (7.05%) XML
12 128 (6.01%) React
13 118 (5.54%) SOAP
14 108 (5.07%) RESTful
15 105 (4.93%) jQuery
16 94 (4.42%) ASP.NET
17 80 (3.76%) Gherkin
17 80 (3.76%) JSON
18 71 (3.33%) HTML5
19 69 (3.24%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 140 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (6.11%) User Experience
3 129 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 114 (5.35%) Mobile App
5 88 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 79 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
7 61 (2.87%) Algorithms
8 54 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 30 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 29 (1.36%) Derivative
10 29 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 23 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 19 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.75%) BBC
15 14 (0.66%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.61%) Wiki
17 12 (0.56%) Cloud Native
17 12 (0.56%) PMI
18 10 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 215 (10.10%) Linux
2 140 (6.58%) Android
3 128 (6.01%) Windows
4 72 (3.38%) Unix
5 64 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.41%) CentOS
8 20 (0.94%) SUSE
8 20 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.33%) Windows Server
13 6 (0.28%) AIX
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.23%) Fedora
15 1 (0.047%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.047%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.047%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,227 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 562 (26.40%) Test Automation
4 477 (22.40%) TDD
5 399 (18.74%) DevOps
6 368 (17.29%) Microservices
7 356 (16.72%) Scrum
8 307 (14.42%) Mentoring
9 285 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
10 269 (12.64%) OO
11 258 (12.12%) BDD
12 248 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
13 199 (9.35%) SDLC
14 198 (9.30%) Computer Science
15 157 (7.37%) E-Commerce
15 157 (7.37%) Open Source
16 153 (7.19%) Coaching
17 140 (6.58%) MVC
18 128 (6.01%) Unit Testing
19 118 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 623 (29.26%) JavaScript
2 613 (28.79%) C#
3 553 (25.97%) SQL
4 455 (21.37%) Python
5 318 (14.94%) C++
6 248 (11.65%) Java 8
7 190 (8.92%) PHP
8 168 (7.89%) Ruby
9 133 (6.25%) C
10 106 (4.98%) Kotlin
11 95 (4.46%) Scala
12 49 (2.30%) Go
13 45 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 44 (2.07%) Apex Code
15 43 (2.02%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.83%) TypeScript
17 37 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 37 (1.74%) Groovy
17 37 (1.74%) T-SQL
18 34 (1.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 297 (13.95%) Degree
2 61 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 41 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 34 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.89%) ISEB
7 14 (0.66%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 14 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.52%) HND
11 8 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.33%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.23%) PhD
13 5 (0.23%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.14%) CREST Certified
15 3 (0.14%) OSCP
15 3 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.90%) QA
2 19 (0.89%) SLA
3 16 (0.75%) GDPR
4 5 (0.23%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.094%) TickIT
7 1 (0.047%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.047%) GMP
7 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 267 (12.54%) Docker
2 27 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.61%) HDFS
5 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.23%) etcd
6 5 (0.23%) Squid
7 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.14%) IAG
9 2 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.047%) Firmware
10 1 (0.047%) LXC
10 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 160 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 98 (4.60%) Ansible
3 87 (4.09%) Terraform
4 60 (2.82%) Puppet
5 58 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.66%) Kibana
7 7 (0.33%) Grafana
7 7 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.33%) Packer
8 6 (0.28%) logstash
8 6 (0.28%) Oozie
9 5 (0.23%) Consul
9 5 (0.23%) Istio
10 4 (0.19%) Nagios
11 2 (0.094%) CA Service Virtualization
11 2 (0.094%) Graphite
11 2 (0.094%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.094%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.094%) Salt
12 1 (0.047%) Mesos
Vendors
1 177 (8.31%) Oracle
2 118 (5.54%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (3.01%) Sage
5 57 (2.68%) Google
6 42 (1.97%) Pega
7 23 (1.08%) IBM
7 23 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 19 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 17 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
10 15 (0.70%) Splunk
11 13 (0.61%) AppDynamics
11 13 (0.61%) Cloudera
12 12 (0.56%) BMC
12 12 (0.56%) CA
12 12 (0.56%) Remedy
13 11 (0.52%) SAP
14 10 (0.47%) Zend
15 9 (0.42%) OutSystems
15 9 (0.42%) Tableau