Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,927 2,642 3,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.33% 12.87% 12.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.43% 24.36% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 2,136 2,622
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,172 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +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 8,590 10,845 13,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.48% 52.82% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,047 9,024 11,153
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,448 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 0 1,105 £52,500 +5.00% 170
Yorkshire -1 714 £50,000 +11.11% 143
North East -13 108 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Java
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,123 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 537 (27.87%) Test Automation
4 515 (26.73%) Software Engineering
5 514 (26.67%) C#
6 490 (25.43%) SQL
7 436 (22.63%) Spring
8 433 (22.47%) Python
9 426 (22.11%) AWS
10 411 (21.33%) TDD
11 393 (20.39%) Microservices
12 369 (19.15%) Scrum
13 361 (18.73%) DevOps
14 325 (16.87%) Git (software)
15 313 (16.24%) Selenium
16 298 (15.46%) Mentoring
17 284 (14.74%) Docker
18 280 (14.53%) .NET
19 274 (14.22%) HTML
20 271 (14.06%) Spring Boot
21 268 (13.91%) AngularJS
22 256 (13.28%) Finance
23 255 (13.23%) Jenkins
24 242 (12.56%) BDD
25 241 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
26 235 (12.20%) Node.js
27 233 (12.09%) Degree
28 224 (11.62%) Maven
29 215 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
30 214 (11.11%) Java 8

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 79 (4.10%) Confluence
2 47 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (0.93%) CMS
7 14 (0.73%) IIS
7 14 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (0.67%) Apache
9 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.47%) nginx
10 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.36%) Drupal
12 5 (0.26%) OpenEdge
12 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.21%) JBoss
13 4 (0.21%) Liferay
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.26%) Simulink
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.16%) InDesign
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.052%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.10%) Magento
6 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.052%) Exstream
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 426 (22.11%) AWS
2 181 (9.39%) Azure
3 95 (4.93%) Serverless
4 85 (4.41%) GitHub
5 81 (4.20%) GCP
6 76 (3.94%) SaaS
7 57 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (2.96%) Amazon S3
8 48 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.99%) Sage Pay
11 16 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.67%) FinancialForce
12 13 (0.67%) Force.com
13 10 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (0.52%) PaaS
14 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.47%) Slack
15 8 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.42%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.99%) HTTP
2 12 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.57%) Internet
4 8 (0.42%) SNA
5 7 (0.36%) SSL
6 6 (0.31%) Firewall
7 5 (0.26%) Broadband
7 5 (0.26%) DHCP
7 5 (0.26%) DNS
8 4 (0.21%) RFID
8 4 (0.21%) X.509
9 3 (0.16%) ATM
9 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.16%) FTP
9 3 (0.16%) LLU
10 2 (0.10%) CTI
10 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.10%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.052%) IPsec
11 1 (0.052%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (9.34%) NoSQL
2 153 (7.94%) MySQL
3 120 (6.23%) MongoDB
4 111 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 108 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 98 (5.09%) SQL Server
7 68 (3.53%) Big Data
8 48 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 43 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 33 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 32 (1.66%) Apache Hive
12 29 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.35%) Impala
14 24 (1.25%) DB2
14 24 (1.25%) Redis
15 20 (1.04%) Neo4j
16 19 (0.99%) Data Lake
17 18 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 18 (0.93%) Sqoop
18 16 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 325 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 313 (16.24%) Selenium
3 255 (13.23%) Jenkins
4 224 (11.62%) Maven
5 187 (9.70%) JIRA
6 159 (8.25%) JUnit
7 153 (7.94%) Cucumber
8 132 (6.85%) WebDriver
9 83 (4.31%) SpecFlow
10 80 (4.15%) Subversion
11 74 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 73 (3.79%) SoapUI
13 68 (3.53%) Gradle
14 63 (3.27%) Eclipse
15 52 (2.70%) GitLab
16 50 (2.59%) Hudson
17 49 (2.54%) Bitbucket
18 46 (2.39%) NetBeans
19 45 (2.34%) NUnit
20 40 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 256 (13.28%) Finance
2 80 (4.15%) Retail
3 72 (3.74%) Banking
4 67 (3.48%) Public Sector
5 46 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.13%) Marketing
7 28 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.35%) Back Office
9 23 (1.19%) Games
10 19 (0.99%) Automotive
11 18 (0.93%) Law
11 18 (0.93%) Military
12 16 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.67%) Electronics
14 8 (0.42%) Legal
15 5 (0.26%) Billing
15 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Advertising
17 3 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 942 (48.88%) Developer
2 515 (26.73%) Java Developer
3 310 (16.09%) Software Engineer
4 287 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 178 (9.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 159 (8.25%) Java Engineer
7 136 (7.06%) Software Developer
8 117 (6.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 107 (5.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 93 (4.83%) Analyst
11 85 (4.41%) Test Engineer
12 82 (4.26%) Architect
13 74 (3.84%) Junior
13 74 (3.84%) Test Analyst
14 70 (3.63%) Tester
15 68 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
16 59 (3.06%) Junior Developer
17 57 (2.96%) Automation Tester
17 57 (2.96%) Graduate
18 56 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (22.63%) Spring
2 280 (14.53%) .NET
3 274 (14.22%) HTML
4 271 (14.06%) Spring Boot
5 268 (13.91%) AngularJS
6 235 (12.20%) Node.js
7 214 (11.11%) Web Services
8 208 (10.79%) CSS
9 201 (10.43%) REST
10 177 (9.19%) Hibernate
11 154 (7.99%) RESTful
12 150 (7.78%) React
13 116 (6.02%) SOAP
14 112 (5.81%) XML
15 87 (4.51%) HTML5
16 86 (4.46%) jQuery
17 82 (4.26%) JSON
18 65 (3.37%) Gherkin
19 60 (3.11%) CSS3
20 58 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.11%) Mobile App
2 116 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
3 107 (5.55%) User Experience
4 102 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (2.18%) Algorithms
8 34 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 23 (1.19%) Derivative
11 23 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.78%) Robotics
12 15 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.73%) BBC
13 14 (0.73%) PMI
14 13 (0.67%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.47%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 193 (10.02%) Linux
2 126 (6.54%) Android
3 101 (5.24%) Windows
4 76 (3.94%) Unix
5 69 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.04%) CentOS
8 16 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.47%) SUSE
10 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) AIX
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.10%) VME
14 1 (0.052%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,123 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (27.87%) Test Automation
3 515 (26.73%) Software Engineering
4 411 (21.33%) TDD
5 393 (20.39%) Microservices
6 369 (19.15%) Scrum
7 361 (18.73%) DevOps
8 298 (15.46%) Mentoring
9 242 (12.56%) BDD
10 241 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
11 215 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
12 211 (10.95%) OO
13 173 (8.98%) Coaching
14 149 (7.73%) Computer Science
15 146 (7.58%) E-Commerce
16 132 (6.85%) Open Source
16 132 (6.85%) SDLC
17 122 (6.33%) Unit Testing
18 112 (5.81%) Kanban
19 101 (5.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 570 (29.58%) JavaScript
2 514 (26.67%) C#
3 490 (25.43%) SQL
4 433 (22.47%) Python
5 214 (11.11%) Java 8
6 197 (10.22%) C++
7 174 (9.03%) PHP
8 135 (7.01%) Ruby
9 100 (5.19%) Kotlin
10 89 (4.62%) C
11 87 (4.51%) Scala
12 66 (3.43%) Go
13 57 (2.96%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 41 (2.13%) Apex Code
16 39 (2.02%) Apple Swift
17 37 (1.92%) TypeScript
18 35 (1.82%) R
19 32 (1.66%) T-SQL
20 26 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (12.09%) Degree
2 43 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.67%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 10 (0.52%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.52%) ISEB
8 10 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.36%) CIW
10 7 (0.36%) OCA
11 6 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.26%) HND
13 4 (0.21%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.85%) QA
2 8 (0.42%) SLA
3 7 (0.36%) GDPR
3 7 (0.36%) PA-DSS
3 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.26%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.10%) TickIT
6 1 (0.052%) GMP
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 284 (14.74%) Docker
2 21 (1.09%) HDFS
3 19 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.31%) IAG
6 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.10%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.052%) LXC
8 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 151 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 94 (4.88%) Ansible
3 91 (4.72%) Terraform
4 76 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (3.01%) Puppet
6 7 (0.36%) Kibana
7 4 (0.21%) Oozie
7 4 (0.21%) Packer
8 3 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.16%) Grafana
8 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.16%) Nagios
8 3 (0.16%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.10%) logstash
9 2 (0.10%) Mesos
9 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.10%) Scalr
10 1 (0.052%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 152 (7.89%) Oracle
2 96 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (3.32%) Sage
5 53 (2.75%) Google
6 23 (1.19%) Cloudera
7 18 (0.93%) IBM
7 18 (0.93%) SAP
8 17 (0.88%) Informatica
9 16 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.78%) WorldPay
11 14 (0.73%) Talend
12 13 (0.67%) Advent
12 13 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
13 11 (0.57%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.47%) FIS
15 9 (0.47%) Zend
16 8 (0.42%) Tableau
17 7 (0.36%) OutSystems