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

Java
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,140 2,326 3,374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 11.14% 11.93% 14.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.38% 23.48% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 1,866 2,896
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +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 5,594 9,906 13,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.68% 50.82% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,798 7,694 11,264
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £62,500
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 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 16 July 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 July 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 +8 566 £50,000 +11.11% 50
North West -6 502 £52,500 - 99
North East -5 73 £45,000 -2.70% 23
Java
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 641 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (33.60%) JavaScript
3 346 (30.35%) Software Engineering
4 344 (30.18%) Python
5 338 (29.65%) DevOps
6 288 (25.26%) SQL
7 286 (25.09%) AWS
8 285 (25.00%) C#
9 283 (24.82%) Spring
10 251 (22.02%) Microservices
11 245 (21.49%) Docker
12 218 (19.12%) Test Automation
13 207 (18.16%) TDD
14 201 (17.63%) Git (software)
14 201 (17.63%) Jenkins
15 175 (15.35%) Spring Boot
16 165 (14.47%) Scrum
17 164 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
18 163 (14.30%) HTML
19 161 (14.12%) AngularJS
19 161 (14.12%) BDD
20 160 (14.04%) .NET
21 159 (13.95%) Node.js
22 156 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
23 154 (13.51%) Web Services
24 147 (12.89%) OO
24 147 (12.89%) NoSQL
25 141 (12.37%) Maven
26 140 (12.28%) CSS
27 138 (12.11%) Kubernetes

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 49 (4.30%) Apache
2 34 (2.98%) Confluence
3 30 (2.63%) nginx
4 24 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.23%) SAS
7 13 (1.14%) IIS
8 10 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.79%) JBoss
9 9 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.53%) Liferay
11 6 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.44%) WordPress
13 4 (0.35%) Drupal
13 4 (0.35%) SilverStripe
14 3 (0.26%) CMS
14 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.088%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.088%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.088%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.088%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 286 (25.09%) AWS
2 108 (9.47%) Azure
3 66 (5.79%) Serverless
4 52 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
5 50 (4.39%) GCP
6 45 (3.95%) GitHub
7 44 (3.86%) SaaS
8 37 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (2.02%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.40%) Power Platform
11 15 (1.32%) Slack
12 14 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.70%) AWS IoT
15 8 (0.70%) Route 53
16 7 (0.61%) Office 365
17 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.02%) HTTP
2 17 (1.49%) Internet
3 8 (0.70%) Firewall
4 7 (0.61%) DNS
4 7 (0.61%) SSL
5 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.44%) FTP
6 5 (0.44%) Skype
7 4 (0.35%) RFID
8 3 (0.26%) AMQP
8 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.18%) Broadband
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
10 1 (0.088%) DHCP
10 1 (0.088%) VLAN
10 1 (0.088%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (12.89%) NoSQL
2 78 (6.84%) MySQL
3 70 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (3.60%) SQL Server
6 31 (2.72%) Big Data
7 26 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.93%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.32%) Redis
11 14 (1.23%) Power BI
12 12 (1.05%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.53%) DB2
15 6 (0.53%) GIS
16 5 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 201 (17.63%) Git (software)
1 201 (17.63%) Jenkins
2 141 (12.37%) Maven
3 135 (11.84%) Selenium
4 109 (9.56%) JIRA
5 81 (7.11%) JUnit
6 68 (5.96%) WebDriver
7 66 (5.79%) Cucumber
7 66 (5.79%) Subversion
8 49 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (4.04%) SoapUI
10 37 (3.25%) Mercurial
11 33 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 25 (2.19%) NUnit
13 22 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 21 (1.84%) Gradle
14 21 (1.84%) TestNG
15 20 (1.75%) Appium
16 18 (1.58%) SonarQube
17 17 (1.49%) Postman
General
1 111 (9.74%) Finance
2 44 (3.86%) Banking
3 34 (2.98%) Games
4 33 (2.89%) Public Sector
4 33 (2.89%) Retail
5 19 (1.67%) Marketing
6 18 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.32%) Law
8 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.61%) Back Office
9 7 (0.61%) Legal
9 7 (0.61%) Publishing
10 6 (0.53%) Electronics
11 5 (0.44%) Local Government
12 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.26%) Automotive
13 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.26%) Military
13 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 480 (42.11%) Developer
2 280 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 244 (21.40%) Software Engineer
4 136 (11.93%) Java Engineer
5 115 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 103 (9.04%) Java Software Engineer
7 97 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 62 (5.44%) Architect
8 62 (5.44%) Software Developer
9 51 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 51 (4.47%) Tester
10 48 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (3.68%) Automation Tester
11 42 (3.68%) Test Engineer
12 37 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 34 (2.98%) Python Engineer
13 34 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (2.81%) Senior Java Engineer
15 30 (2.63%) Development Engineer
16 28 (2.46%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (24.82%) Spring
2 175 (15.35%) Spring Boot
3 163 (14.30%) HTML
4 161 (14.12%) AngularJS
5 160 (14.04%) .NET
6 159 (13.95%) Node.js
7 154 (13.51%) Web Services
8 140 (12.28%) CSS
9 117 (10.26%) REST
10 109 (9.56%) RESTful
11 106 (9.30%) React
12 104 (9.12%) SOAP
13 86 (7.54%) Hibernate
14 58 (5.09%) XML
15 53 (4.65%) JSON
16 48 (4.21%) HTML5
17 39 (3.42%) jQuery
18 35 (3.07%) Kafka
19 31 (2.72%) Java EE
19 31 (2.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 58 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 42 (3.68%) Data Structures
6 41 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (2.98%) User Experience
8 16 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.05%) IVR
10 12 (1.05%) NHS
11 11 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.61%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.53%) Online Games
14 6 (0.53%) Wiki
15 5 (0.44%) PKI
15 5 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 119 (10.44%) Linux
2 44 (3.86%) Unix
3 41 (3.60%) Android
4 40 (3.51%) Windows
5 25 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.79%) CentOS
9 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.44%) Debian
11 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (30.35%) Software Engineering
3 338 (29.65%) DevOps
4 251 (22.02%) Microservices
5 218 (19.12%) Test Automation
6 207 (18.16%) TDD
7 165 (14.47%) Scrum
8 164 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (14.12%) BDD
10 156 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
11 147 (12.89%) OO
12 103 (9.04%) Mentoring
12 103 (9.04%) Open Source
13 84 (7.37%) SDLC
14 79 (6.93%) MVC
15 70 (6.14%) OOP
16 61 (5.35%) Coaching
16 61 (5.35%) Computer Science
17 60 (5.26%) Kanban
18 57 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 383 (33.60%) JavaScript
2 344 (30.18%) Python
3 288 (25.26%) SQL
4 285 (25.00%) C#
5 114 (10.00%) Java 8
6 111 (9.74%) C++
7 106 (9.30%) Scala
8 90 (7.89%) Go
9 84 (7.37%) PHP
10 80 (7.02%) Ruby
11 61 (5.35%) C
12 55 (4.82%) Kotlin
13 47 (4.12%) Bash Shell
14 40 (3.51%) TypeScript
15 33 (2.89%) PowerShell
16 29 (2.54%) T-SQL
17 23 (2.02%) Groovy
18 22 (1.93%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.75%) Shell Script
20 18 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 129 (11.32%) Degree
2 37 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.70%) PhD
9 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.088%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.088%) MCP
11 1 (0.088%) MCSE
11 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.088%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (1.32%) GDPR
3 8 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.088%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.088%) NCSC
5 1 (0.088%) PMO
5 1 (0.088%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.088%) SLA
System Software
1 245 (21.49%) Docker
2 13 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) Firmware
5 2 (0.18%) Postfix
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.088%) LXC
6 1 (0.088%) NDS
6 1 (0.088%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 138 (12.11%) Kubernetes
2 86 (7.54%) Terraform
3 59 (5.18%) Ansible
4 36 (3.16%) Puppet
5 29 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.88%) Rancher
7 9 (0.79%) Grafana
7 9 (0.79%) Kibana
8 7 (0.61%) Packer
8 7 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.26%) Nagios
11 2 (0.18%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.18%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.18%) Consul
11 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.18%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.18%) Marathon
11 2 (0.18%) Mesos
11 2 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 95 (8.33%) Oracle
2 48 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.89%) Google
4 18 (1.58%) IBM
5 16 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 11 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 11 (0.96%) Veracode
7 10 (0.88%) VMware
8 9 (0.79%) Tableau
9 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.61%) Alteryx
10 7 (0.61%) CA
10 7 (0.61%) Perforce
10 7 (0.61%) SAP
11 6 (0.53%) Apple
11 6 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
11 6 (0.53%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.53%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.44%) Cisco