Period
to 6 March 2021

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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,135 1,737 2,452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.35% 10.95% 12.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.81% 21.47% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 1,547 2,061
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,337
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.34% +3.87%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,561
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 5,728 8,092 9,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 52.22% 51.02% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,038 6,777 8,322
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,450 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 6 March 2021.

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 6 March 2021. 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 +1 538 £55,000 +10.00% 110
North West -6 444 £55,000 +4.76% 154
North East +26 153 £50,000 +19.47% 41
Java
England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, 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.

1 598 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (44.32%) Software Engineering
3 499 (43.96%) JavaScript
4 465 (40.97%) Python
5 447 (39.38%) SQL
6 380 (33.48%) AWS
7 375 (33.04%) C#
8 339 (29.87%) DevOps
9 262 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 241 (21.23%) Docker
11 238 (20.97%) TDD
12 228 (20.09%) Spring
13 225 (19.82%) Kubernetes
14 222 (19.56%) NoSQL
15 217 (19.12%) OO
16 210 (18.50%) Azure
17 207 (18.24%) Degree
18 200 (17.62%) Test Automation
19 193 (17.00%) Terraform
20 185 (16.30%) Go
21 177 (15.59%) Git (software)
22 174 (15.33%) Microservices
23 168 (14.80%) Node.js
23 168 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
24 159 (14.01%) HTML
24 159 (14.01%) AngularJS
25 155 (13.66%) C++
26 145 (12.78%) OOP
26 145 (12.78%) Scrum
27 142 (12.51%) Ruby

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 64 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (3.96%) nginx
3 28 (2.47%) Confluence
4 22 (1.94%) Apache
5 20 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.79%) CMS
8 8 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.70%) JBoss
8 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.35%) IIS
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.18%) Luigi
12 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.088%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.088%) Magento
2 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.088%) Shopify
2 1 (0.088%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 380 (33.48%) AWS
2 210 (18.50%) Azure
3 104 (9.16%) GCP
4 75 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 48 (4.23%) Datadog
5 48 (4.23%) Pulumi
6 37 (3.26%) SaaS
7 36 (3.17%) Serverless
8 31 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 27 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.15%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.06%) GitHub
14 8 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (0.70%) AWS CodePipeline
14 8 (0.70%) Slack
15 6 (0.53%) Algolia
15 6 (0.53%) Power Platform
16 4 (0.35%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.88%) HTTP
2 7 (0.62%) Internet
3 4 (0.35%) FTP
3 4 (0.35%) SNMP
4 3 (0.26%) Firewall
4 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.18%) CTI
5 2 (0.18%) DLNA
5 2 (0.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.18%) Softphone
5 2 (0.18%) SSL
5 2 (0.18%) UPnP
6 1 (0.088%) AMQP
6 1 (0.088%) LAN
6 1 (0.088%) SAN
6 1 (0.088%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.088%) VLAN
6 1 (0.088%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (19.56%) NoSQL
2 132 (11.63%) MySQL
2 132 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (8.99%) Big Data
4 97 (8.55%) Redis
5 88 (7.75%) MongoDB
6 54 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 53 (4.67%) SQL Server
8 49 (4.32%) Cosmos DB
8 49 (4.32%) MariaDB
9 41 (3.61%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.23%) BigQuery
13 12 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.97%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.79%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 262 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 177 (15.59%) Git (software)
3 94 (8.28%) Mercurial
3 94 (8.28%) Subversion
4 83 (7.31%) Selenium
5 72 (6.34%) JUnit
6 71 (6.26%) Maven
7 59 (5.20%) JIRA
8 49 (4.32%) Cucumber
9 48 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (2.91%) Gradle
11 24 (2.11%) Appium
11 24 (2.11%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.94%) JMeter
13 19 (1.67%) IntelliJ
13 19 (1.67%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.59%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.50%) Postman
16 13 (1.15%) SoapUI
17 11 (0.97%) GitLab
General
1 63 (5.55%) Games
2 59 (5.20%) Finance
3 54 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.64%) Banking
5 25 (2.20%) Retail
6 17 (1.50%) Law
6 17 (1.50%) Marketing
7 12 (1.06%) Electronics
7 12 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.35%) Legal
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) Billing
12 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 395 (34.80%) Developer
2 374 (32.95%) Software Engineer
3 237 (20.88%) Java Developer
4 151 (13.30%) Java Engineer
5 130 (11.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 112 (9.87%) Senior Developer
7 87 (7.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 72 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 66 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 53 (4.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
11 52 (4.58%) Python Engineer
11 52 (4.58%) Python Software Engineer
11 52 (4.58%) Tester
12 48 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
13 37 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
14 34 (3.00%) Lead Developer
15 33 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
16 32 (2.82%) Software Tester
17 27 (2.38%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (20.09%) Spring
2 168 (14.80%) Node.js
3 159 (14.01%) AngularJS
3 159 (14.01%) HTML
4 138 (12.16%) CSS
5 125 (11.01%) Spring Boot
6 118 (10.40%) RESTful
7 95 (8.37%) .NET
8 83 (7.31%) Vue.js
9 71 (6.26%) React
10 65 (5.73%) Web Services
11 64 (5.64%) HTML5
12 58 (5.11%) Hibernate
13 57 (5.02%) CSS3
14 50 (4.41%) REST
15 47 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
16 41 (3.61%) jQuery
17 38 (3.35%) JSON
17 38 (3.35%) Kafka
18 29 (2.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.28%) Data Structures
2 87 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 63 (5.55%) Algorithms
5 55 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (2.38%) User Experience
8 17 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.06%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 10 (0.88%) NHS
12 7 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.53%) Social Media
14 5 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.26%) PKI
16 2 (0.18%) Life Science
16 2 (0.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.40%) Linux
2 60 (5.29%) Android
3 37 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.59%) Windows
5 12 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (0.62%) Unix
7 3 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.088%) Debian
8 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (44.32%) Software Engineering
3 339 (29.87%) DevOps
4 238 (20.97%) TDD
5 217 (19.12%) OO
6 200 (17.62%) Test Automation
7 174 (15.33%) Microservices
8 168 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
9 145 (12.78%) OOP
9 145 (12.78%) Scrum
10 114 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
11 109 (9.60%) Unit Testing
12 91 (8.02%) Infrastructure as Code
13 85 (7.49%) SOLID
14 78 (6.87%) Mentoring
15 76 (6.70%) Mathematics
16 74 (6.52%) Configuration Management
17 72 (6.34%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 71 (6.26%) Analytics
19 58 (5.11%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 499 (43.96%) JavaScript
2 465 (40.97%) Python
3 447 (39.38%) SQL
4 375 (33.04%) C#
5 185 (16.30%) Go
6 155 (13.66%) C++
7 142 (12.51%) Ruby
8 108 (9.52%) Kotlin
9 104 (9.16%) PHP
10 96 (8.46%) Scala
11 81 (7.14%) TypeScript
12 77 (6.78%) Java 8
13 67 (5.90%) Bash Shell
14 62 (5.46%) Groovy
15 61 (5.37%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.73%) C
17 16 (1.41%) R
18 14 (1.23%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.23%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (18.24%) Degree
2 75 (6.61%) Numerate Degree
3 48 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.38%) CIW
5 27 (2.38%) OCA
5 27 (2.38%) OCP
5 27 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
6 16 (1.41%) CFA
7 15 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.62%) ISEB
10 5 (0.44%) PhD
11 2 (0.18%) HND
11 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.088%) CISSP
12 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.088%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.17%) QA
2 15 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.97%) GDPR
4 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.44%) SLA
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (0.26%) NCSC
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.18%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 241 (21.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 225 (19.82%) Kubernetes
2 193 (17.00%) Terraform
3 136 (11.98%) Ansible
4 89 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (5.90%) Prometheus
5 67 (5.90%) Puppet
6 51 (4.49%) Grafana
7 18 (1.59%) Packer
8 17 (1.50%) Graphite
8 17 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.44%) Consul
11 5 (0.44%) Kibana
11 5 (0.44%) Nagios
12 3 (0.26%) logstash
12 3 (0.26%) Rancher
13 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.088%) cPanel
Vendors
1 109 (9.60%) Oracle
2 107 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.32%) New Relic
4 48 (4.23%) SaltStack
5 36 (3.17%) Google
6 19 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.41%) Apple
8 13 (1.15%) IBM
9 12 (1.06%) Aquila
10 11 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.70%) SAP
12 7 (0.62%) Adobe
12 7 (0.62%) Splunk
13 5 (0.44%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.35%) Sage
15 3 (0.26%) hybris
15 3 (0.26%) VMware
16 2 (0.18%) OutSystems
16 2 (0.18%) ServiceNow