Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
17 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 823 2,182 3,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.96% 11.33% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.95% 22.51% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1,771 2,609
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 4,343 9,695 11,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 57.84% 50.34% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,830 7,546 10,111
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,475 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Yorkshire +12 415 £50,000 +5.26% 64
North West -10 334 £52,500 - 121
North East -1 73 £47,500 - 34
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 432 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (36.33%) JavaScript
3 298 (36.21%) Software Engineering
4 263 (31.96%) SQL
5 240 (29.16%) Python
6 194 (23.57%) C#
6 194 (23.57%) Spring
6 194 (23.57%) DevOps
7 182 (22.11%) AWS
8 154 (18.71%) Test Automation
9 143 (17.38%) Jenkins
10 140 (17.01%) Git (software)
11 139 (16.89%) Microservices
12 137 (16.65%) AngularJS
13 133 (16.16%) Degree
14 132 (16.04%) Node.js
15 131 (15.92%) TDD
16 129 (15.67%) Docker
17 122 (14.82%) NoSQL
18 106 (12.88%) .NET
19 105 (12.76%) HTML
20 104 (12.64%) REST
21 103 (12.52%) Spring Boot
22 101 (12.27%) Scrum
23 99 (12.03%) OO
24 91 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
25 90 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
26 88 (10.69%) CSS
27 87 (10.57%) RESTful
28 82 (9.96%) Web Services

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 26 (3.16%) Apache
2 21 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.43%) nginx
4 19 (2.31%) Confluence
5 15 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.09%) IIS
7 8 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.73%) JBoss
8 6 (0.73%) Liferay
8 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.49%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.49%) WordPress
10 3 (0.36%) Drupal
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.36%) SAS
10 3 (0.36%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 182 (22.11%) AWS
2 73 (8.87%) Azure
3 45 (5.47%) GCP
3 45 (5.47%) Serverless
4 34 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (2.79%) SaaS
6 21 (2.55%) GitHub
7 19 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (1.58%) Slack
10 10 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.97%) Power Platform
12 6 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.61%) PaaS
14 4 (0.49%) Apigee
14 4 (0.49%) IaaS
14 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.34%) HTTP
2 8 (0.97%) Broadband
3 7 (0.85%) DNS
4 6 (0.73%) SSL
5 5 (0.61%) AMQP
5 5 (0.61%) Firewall
5 5 (0.61%) Internet
5 5 (0.61%) Skype
6 2 (0.24%) DHCP
6 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.82%) NoSQL
2 49 (5.95%) MySQL
3 40 (4.86%) Big Data
4 38 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.40%) SQL Server
7 23 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.31%) Redis
9 16 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.09%) BigQuery
12 8 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.97%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.61%) CloverETL
14 5 (0.61%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 143 (17.38%) Jenkins
2 140 (17.01%) Git (software)
3 81 (9.84%) Maven
4 76 (9.23%) Selenium
5 70 (8.51%) Subversion
6 61 (7.41%) JUnit
7 59 (7.17%) JIRA
8 40 (4.86%) Mercurial
9 36 (4.37%) WebDriver
10 32 (3.89%) SoapUI
11 22 (2.67%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (2.07%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.46%) GitLab
15 11 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.22%) Gradle
16 10 (1.22%) Redmine
17 9 (1.09%) Appium
17 9 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 64 (7.78%) Finance
2 22 (2.67%) Games
3 21 (2.55%) Retail
4 17 (2.07%) Public Sector
5 16 (1.94%) Law
6 15 (1.82%) Banking
7 14 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.34%) Marketing
9 8 (0.97%) Back Office
10 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.73%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 375 (45.57%) Developer
2 230 (27.95%) Software Engineer
3 205 (24.91%) Java Developer
4 131 (15.92%) Java Engineer
5 111 (13.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 77 (9.36%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 53 (6.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 45 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 40 (4.86%) Python Engineer
11 37 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 36 (4.37%) Senior Java Engineer
13 33 (4.01%) Architect
14 32 (3.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 30 (3.65%) Python Software Engineer
15 30 (3.65%) Test Engineer
16 26 (3.16%) Developer in Test
17 25 (3.04%) Development Engineer
18 22 (2.67%) Software Development Engineer
18 22 (2.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (23.57%) Spring
2 137 (16.65%) AngularJS
3 132 (16.04%) Node.js
4 106 (12.88%) .NET
5 105 (12.76%) HTML
6 104 (12.64%) REST
7 103 (12.52%) Spring Boot
8 88 (10.69%) CSS
9 87 (10.57%) RESTful
10 82 (9.96%) React
10 82 (9.96%) Web Services
11 59 (7.17%) SOAP
12 48 (5.83%) Hibernate
13 30 (3.65%) JSON
14 29 (3.52%) Kafka
14 29 (3.52%) XML
15 27 (3.28%) jQuery
15 27 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
16 26 (3.16%) J2EE
17 25 (3.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 57 (6.93%) Data Structures
3 47 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (4.13%) User Experience
7 29 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.22%) NHS
11 10 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.61%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.61%) IVR
12 5 (0.61%) PKI
13 4 (0.49%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.49%) Replication
14 3 (0.36%) BBC
14 3 (0.36%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.48%) Linux
2 44 (5.35%) Android
3 30 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.43%) Windows
5 17 (2.07%) Unix
6 10 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.61%) CentOS
9 5 (0.61%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (36.21%) Software Engineering
3 194 (23.57%) DevOps
4 154 (18.71%) Test Automation
5 139 (16.89%) Microservices
6 131 (15.92%) TDD
7 101 (12.27%) Scrum
8 99 (12.03%) OO
9 91 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (8.14%) BDD
11 67 (8.14%) MVC
12 64 (7.78%) SDLC
13 61 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 60 (7.29%) Open Source
15 55 (6.68%) Computer Science
16 52 (6.32%) Unit Testing
17 51 (6.20%) OOP
18 38 (4.62%) Configuration Management
18 38 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 299 (36.33%) JavaScript
2 263 (31.96%) SQL
3 240 (29.16%) Python
4 194 (23.57%) C#
5 74 (8.99%) C++
6 70 (8.51%) Go
6 70 (8.51%) Java 8
7 54 (6.56%) PHP
8 52 (6.32%) Scala
9 50 (6.08%) Kotlin
9 50 (6.08%) Ruby
10 33 (4.01%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.77%) TypeScript
12 24 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 23 (2.79%) C
14 21 (2.55%) Apple Swift
15 20 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.19%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.94%) Perl
18 15 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (16.16%) Degree
2 31 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.43%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.61%) PhD
7 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.36%) CFA
8 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.89%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (15.67%) Docker
2 7 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Firmware
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 81 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 65 (7.90%) Terraform
3 50 (6.08%) Ansible
4 31 (3.77%) Puppet
5 20 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.85%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.73%) Grafana
7 6 (0.73%) Packer
8 5 (0.61%) SCCM
9 4 (0.49%) Kibana
10 2 (0.24%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.24%) Marathon
10 2 (0.24%) Mesos
10 2 (0.24%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.12%) Consul
11 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (7.05%) Oracle
2 46 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.10%) Google
4 15 (1.82%) Apple
5 7 (0.85%) Hitachi
5 7 (0.85%) SAP
5 7 (0.85%) ServiceNow
6 6 (0.73%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.61%) Perforce
7 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.61%) Splunk
8 4 (0.49%) IBM
8 4 (0.49%) Lotus
8 4 (0.49%) Sony
8 4 (0.49%) Veracode
9 3 (0.36%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.36%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.36%) VMware
9 3 (0.36%) Xamarin