Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,730 2,387 3,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.05% 12.66% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.90% 24.20% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,951 2,807
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,610 £71,250 £66,250
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 7,900 9,863 13,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.48% 52.30% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,550 8,226 11,439
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 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 16 February 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 16 February 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 -1 941 £52,500 - 173
Yorkshire -2 697 £50,000 +11.11% 195
North East -25 92 £42,500 -10.53% 42
Java
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 1,004 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 478 (27.63%) Test Automation
4 474 (27.40%) C#
5 439 (25.38%) SQL
6 433 (25.03%) Software Engineering
7 432 (24.97%) AWS
8 403 (23.29%) Python
9 383 (22.14%) DevOps
10 381 (22.02%) Microservices
11 378 (21.85%) Spring
12 352 (20.35%) TDD
13 345 (19.94%) Scrum
14 309 (17.86%) Docker
15 293 (16.94%) Selenium
16 279 (16.13%) .NET
17 270 (15.61%) BDD
18 266 (15.38%) Git (software)
19 256 (14.80%) HTML
20 250 (14.45%) Mentoring
21 249 (14.39%) Spring Boot
22 247 (14.28%) AngularJS
23 244 (14.10%) Jenkins
24 238 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
25 237 (13.70%) Node.js
26 230 (13.29%) Web Services
27 217 (12.54%) Maven
28 216 (12.49%) Finance
29 215 (12.43%) Java 8
30 209 (12.08%) REST

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 67 (3.87%) Confluence
2 35 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.04%) Apache
5 16 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.87%) IIS
7 13 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.69%) nginx
9 11 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.58%) SAS
11 8 (0.46%) CMS
12 7 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.23%) Liferay
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.058%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.058%) InDesign
5 1 (0.058%) InVision
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.058%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.058%) Magento
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 432 (24.97%) AWS
2 189 (10.92%) Azure
3 85 (4.91%) Serverless
4 84 (4.86%) GCP
5 80 (4.62%) GitHub
6 75 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
7 63 (3.64%) SaaS
8 52 (3.01%) Amazon S3
9 50 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (1.45%) AWS IoT
11 21 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (0.75%) FinancialForce
13 13 (0.75%) Force.com
14 11 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.58%) Power Platform
15 10 (0.58%) Sage Pay
15 10 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.21%) HTTP
2 20 (1.16%) Internet
3 13 (0.75%) RFID
4 11 (0.64%) SNA
5 10 (0.58%) SMS
5 10 (0.58%) VoIP
6 9 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.35%) DHCP
7 6 (0.35%) DNS
7 6 (0.35%) Firewall
7 6 (0.35%) SSL
8 5 (0.29%) Broadband
9 4 (0.23%) X.509
10 3 (0.17%) ATM
10 3 (0.17%) CTI
10 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) LLU
11 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.058%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.88%) NoSQL
2 147 (8.50%) MySQL
3 101 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 86 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.91%) SQL Server
6 79 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 51 (2.95%) Big Data
8 39 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.73%) DB2
11 29 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.62%) Redis
13 25 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 23 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 22 (1.27%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.21%) Impala
17 17 (0.98%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 293 (16.94%) Selenium
2 266 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 244 (14.10%) Jenkins
4 217 (12.54%) Maven
5 166 (9.60%) JIRA
6 156 (9.02%) Cucumber
7 144 (8.32%) WebDriver
8 135 (7.80%) JUnit
9 92 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (4.10%) SoapUI
10 71 (4.10%) SpecFlow
11 63 (3.64%) Subversion
12 62 (3.58%) Bitbucket
13 50 (2.89%) Hudson
14 49 (2.83%) Gradle
14 49 (2.83%) NUnit
15 48 (2.77%) Gatling
15 48 (2.77%) TestNG
16 46 (2.66%) Appium
16 46 (2.66%) GitLab
General
1 216 (12.49%) Finance
2 88 (5.09%) Banking
3 64 (3.70%) Public Sector
3 64 (3.70%) Retail
4 41 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 33 (1.91%) Marketing
6 23 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.27%) Law
8 21 (1.21%) Games
9 18 (1.04%) Electronics
10 13 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.75%) Back Office
11 10 (0.58%) Automotive
12 9 (0.52%) Military
13 8 (0.46%) Legal
14 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.23%) Publishing
16 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 818 (47.28%) Developer
2 441 (25.49%) Java Developer
3 260 (15.03%) Software Engineer
4 230 (13.29%) Senior Developer
5 156 (9.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 127 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 115 (6.65%) Java Engineer
8 100 (5.78%) Architect
9 97 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 78 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 78 (4.51%) Test Engineer
11 74 (4.28%) Analyst
12 71 (4.10%) Tester
13 60 (3.47%) Automation Tester
13 60 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
14 57 (3.29%) Test Analyst
15 55 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 51 (2.95%) Junior
17 47 (2.72%) Graduate
17 47 (2.72%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (21.85%) Spring
2 279 (16.13%) .NET
3 256 (14.80%) HTML
4 249 (14.39%) Spring Boot
5 247 (14.28%) AngularJS
6 237 (13.70%) Node.js
7 230 (13.29%) Web Services
8 209 (12.08%) REST
9 206 (11.91%) CSS
10 168 (9.71%) Hibernate
11 160 (9.25%) RESTful
12 139 (8.03%) React
13 122 (7.05%) SOAP
14 100 (5.78%) HTML5
15 83 (4.80%) XML
16 77 (4.45%) JSON
17 71 (4.10%) jQuery
18 64 (3.70%) CSS3
19 50 (2.89%) Gherkin
20 45 (2.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.57%) Mobile App
2 119 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 104 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (3.93%) User Experience
6 30 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.50%) Cloud Native
8 22 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.92%) Robotics
10 15 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 15 (0.87%) Internet of Things
10 15 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (0.75%) IVR
11 13 (0.75%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.75%) NHS
12 11 (0.64%) e-Health
12 11 (0.64%) PMI
12 11 (0.64%) Social Media
12 11 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 171 (9.88%) Linux
2 121 (6.99%) Android
3 95 (5.49%) Windows
4 75 (4.34%) Unix
5 61 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.75%) CentOS
8 13 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) VME
12 1 (0.058%) Debian
12 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,004 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (27.63%) Test Automation
3 433 (25.03%) Software Engineering
4 383 (22.14%) DevOps
5 381 (22.02%) Microservices
6 352 (20.35%) TDD
7 345 (19.94%) Scrum
8 270 (15.61%) BDD
9 250 (14.45%) Mentoring
10 238 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
11 207 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
12 194 (11.21%) OO
13 154 (8.90%) Coaching
14 123 (7.11%) SDLC
15 115 (6.65%) Kanban
16 114 (6.59%) Open Source
17 109 (6.30%) E-Commerce
18 105 (6.07%) OOP
19 103 (5.95%) Analytics
20 92 (5.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 563 (32.54%) JavaScript
2 474 (27.40%) C#
3 439 (25.38%) SQL
4 403 (23.29%) Python
5 215 (12.43%) Java 8
6 150 (8.67%) PHP
7 140 (8.09%) C++
8 118 (6.82%) Ruby
9 93 (5.38%) Scala
10 82 (4.74%) Kotlin
11 70 (4.05%) C
12 56 (3.24%) Go
13 53 (3.06%) TypeScript
14 47 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 39 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 38 (2.20%) Objective-C
17 36 (2.08%) Apple Swift
18 32 (1.85%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.85%) VBScript
19 28 (1.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (11.39%) Degree
2 56 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.62%) DV Cleared
3 28 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.46%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.40%) CIW
9 7 (0.40%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 7 (0.40%) OCA
10 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.29%) ISEB
12 3 (0.17%) CISM
12 3 (0.17%) CISSP
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (7.17%) QA
2 9 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.40%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.23%) GDPR
5 4 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) TickIT
7 1 (0.058%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.058%) NCSC
7 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 309 (17.86%) Docker
2 13 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.64%) HDFS
5 7 (0.40%) IAG
6 3 (0.17%) Postfix
6 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.058%) Firmware
8 1 (0.058%) NDS
8 1 (0.058%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 148 (8.55%) Kubernetes
2 83 (4.80%) Ansible
3 76 (4.39%) Terraform
4 75 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.95%) Puppet
6 7 (0.40%) Kibana
7 5 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.17%) Pacemaker
8 3 (0.17%) Rancher
9 2 (0.12%) Grafana
9 2 (0.12%) Mesos
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
9 2 (0.12%) Packer
9 2 (0.12%) Scalr
10 1 (0.058%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.058%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.058%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 128 (7.40%) Oracle
2 92 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
4 50 (2.89%) Google
5 36 (2.08%) Sage
6 28 (1.62%) IBM
7 19 (1.10%) WorldPay
8 16 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 16 (0.92%) Talend
9 15 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.81%) SAP
11 13 (0.75%) Advent
11 13 (0.75%) Cloudera
11 13 (0.75%) FIS
11 13 (0.75%) Genesys
12 12 (0.69%) Avaya
13 11 (0.64%) CA
13 11 (0.64%) Informatica
14 10 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (0.58%) Tableau