Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 60 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 514 514 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.91% 4.12% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 4.25% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 448 475 441
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,675 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the North West

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the North West

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the North West

Java Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester -25 325 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Cheshire +26 143 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Lancashire +1 34 £35,000 -22.22%
Merseyside +13 10 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 514 (100.00%) Java
2 325 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (62.45%) Spring
4 198 (38.52%) JavaScript
5 187 (36.38%) Hibernate
6 176 (34.24%) SQL
7 150 (29.18%) Web Services
8 148 (28.79%) TDD
9 136 (26.46%) J2EE
10 133 (25.88%) HTML
11 124 (24.12%) MVC
12 118 (22.96%) Git (software)
13 115 (22.37%) Oracle
14 108 (21.01%) BDD
15 106 (20.62%) CSS
16 105 (20.43%) Scrum
17 98 (19.07%) SDLC
18 96 (18.68%) Software Engineering
19 95 (18.48%) Degree
19 95 (18.48%) Finance
20 91 (17.70%) Jenkins
21 88 (17.12%) XML
22 85 (16.54%) OO
22 85 (16.54%) jQuery
23 84 (16.34%) Test Automation
24 83 (16.15%) RESTful
25 80 (15.56%) Linux
26 78 (15.18%) JSON
27 77 (14.98%) JUnit
28 75 (14.59%) SOAP

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 66 (12.84%) Tomcat
2 38 (7.39%) WebSphere
3 34 (6.61%) Apache
4 33 (6.42%) JBoss
5 20 (3.89%) Apache Spark
6 19 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.14%) Confluence
8 10 (1.95%) CMS
9 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.56%) nginx
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.97%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.97%) Jetty
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.78%) Mule
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
16 1 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (6.03%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.97%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.78%) GitHub
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.58%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.67%) HTTP
2 16 (3.11%) Internet
3 8 (1.56%) SSL
4 7 (1.36%) Broadband
5 4 (0.78%) IMAP
5 4 (0.78%) SMS
5 4 (0.78%) SMTP
5 4 (0.78%) SS7
6 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.23%) NoSQL
2 63 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 55 (10.70%) MySQL
4 45 (8.75%) Big Data
5 42 (8.17%) SQL Server
6 37 (7.20%) MongoDB
7 35 (6.81%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (3.50%) DB2
10 15 (2.92%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.33%) Redis
12 11 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.75%) Endeca
14 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.36%) Riak
16 6 (1.17%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.17%) Neo4j
16 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 118 (22.96%) Git (software)
2 91 (17.70%) Jenkins
3 77 (14.98%) JUnit
4 47 (9.14%) Selenium
5 46 (8.95%) Maven
6 45 (8.75%) Eclipse
7 41 (7.98%) Gradle
8 27 (5.25%) JIRA
9 26 (5.06%) Cucumber
10 23 (4.47%) Subversion
11 22 (4.28%) Bitbucket
12 17 (3.31%) Jasmine
13 16 (3.11%) Ant
14 13 (2.53%) IntelliJ
15 10 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (1.95%) FogBugz
15 10 (1.95%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.56%) SonarQube
17 7 (1.36%) EasyMock
18 5 (0.97%) Mockito
General
1 95 (18.48%) Finance
2 24 (4.67%) Banking
3 23 (4.47%) Advertising
4 20 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.50%) Marketing
6 13 (2.53%) Retail
7 11 (2.14%) Electronics
7 11 (2.14%) Law
8 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.17%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (62.45%) Spring
2 187 (36.38%) Hibernate
3 150 (29.18%) Web Services
4 136 (26.46%) J2EE
5 133 (25.88%) HTML
6 106 (20.62%) CSS
7 88 (17.12%) XML
8 85 (16.54%) jQuery
9 83 (16.15%) RESTful
10 78 (15.18%) JSON
11 75 (14.59%) SOAP
12 67 (13.04%) REST
13 66 (12.84%) Java EE
14 65 (12.65%) AngularJS
15 63 (12.26%) Spring MVC
16 52 (10.12%) HTML5
17 49 (9.53%) JSP
18 43 (8.37%) Ajax
19 41 (7.98%) Node.js
20 40 (7.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.20%) Computer Science
2 40 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.67%) iPad
4 17 (3.31%) User Experience
5 15 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.72%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.14%) RIA
8 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.17%) Wiki
11 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.78%) PMI
12 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.39%) Fintech
13 2 (0.39%) Xbox
14 1 (0.19%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.19%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.19%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.56%) Linux
2 18 (3.50%) Windows
3 11 (2.14%) Mac OS
3 11 (2.14%) Unix
4 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.58%) CentOS
6 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (28.79%) TDD
3 124 (24.12%) MVC
4 108 (21.01%) BDD
5 105 (20.43%) Scrum
6 98 (19.07%) SDLC
7 96 (18.68%) Software Engineering
8 85 (16.54%) OO
9 84 (16.34%) Test Automation
10 64 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (10.70%) E-Commerce
12 47 (9.14%) Unit Testing
13 46 (8.95%) DevOps
14 40 (7.78%) Web Development
15 37 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (6.42%) Open Source
17 31 (6.03%) Waterfall
18 30 (5.84%) OOP
18 30 (5.84%) SOA
19 26 (5.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 514 (100.00%) Java
2 198 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 176 (34.24%) SQL
4 51 (9.92%) Python
5 41 (7.98%) C#
6 36 (7.00%) Scala
7 31 (6.03%) Groovy
7 31 (6.03%) Ruby
8 28 (5.45%) PHP
9 21 (4.09%) C
10 19 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.31%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.33%) Haskell
13 11 (2.14%) C++
13 11 (2.14%) Clojure
14 9 (1.75%) ES6
15 8 (1.56%) Go
16 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.78%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 95 (18.48%) Degree
2 34 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 28 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (3.70%) Puppet
2 7 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.78%) Ansible
3 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.39%) Kibana
4 2 (0.39%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) Consul
5 1 (0.19%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 115 (22.37%) Oracle
2 38 (7.39%) SAP
3 35 (6.81%) hybris
4 15 (2.92%) Google
5 9 (1.75%) BroadVision
6 7 (1.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.36%) Twitter
7 6 (1.17%) IBM
7 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.78%) Apigee
8 4 (0.78%) Capita
8 4 (0.78%) Perforce
9 3 (0.58%) Chordiant
9 3 (0.58%) Sybase
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Sun
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Rackspace