Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 493 526 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.90% 4.27% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 4.41% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 427 477 429
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 12,224 11,923 11,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9,770 10,060 9,730
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -25 299 £50,000 +5.26% 45
Cheshire +20 159 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Lancashire -3 27 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Merseyside +12 5 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 493 (100.00%) Java
2 325 (65.92%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (59.63%) Spring
4 169 (34.28%) Hibernate
5 164 (33.27%) JavaScript
6 160 (32.45%) J2EE
7 151 (30.63%) Web Services
7 151 (30.63%) TDD
8 123 (24.95%) SQL
9 120 (24.34%) MVC
10 119 (24.14%) HTML
11 107 (21.70%) Finance
12 103 (20.89%) Scrum
13 102 (20.69%) Oracle
14 101 (20.49%) CSS
15 99 (20.08%) BDD
16 87 (17.65%) SDLC
17 84 (17.04%) Degree
18 83 (16.84%) REST
19 80 (16.23%) Tomcat
20 79 (16.02%) Software Engineering
21 76 (15.42%) jQuery
21 76 (15.42%) Git (software)
22 74 (15.01%) Jenkins
22 74 (15.01%) Linux
23 72 (14.60%) RESTful
24 71 (14.40%) MySQL
25 70 (14.20%) SOAP
26 67 (13.59%) Spring MVC
26 67 (13.59%) Test Automation

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 80 (16.23%) Tomcat
2 46 (9.33%) JBoss
3 38 (7.71%) WebSphere
4 35 (7.10%) Apache
5 14 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.64%) Jetty
6 13 (2.64%) Mule
7 12 (2.43%) Confluence
8 10 (2.03%) nginx
9 9 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.83%) CMS
10 8 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 26 (5.27%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) BASE24
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.42%) SaaS
4 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Firebase
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.55%) HTTP
2 15 (3.04%) Internet
3 10 (2.03%) Broadband
4 9 (1.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) ATM
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) SMS
5 1 (0.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.40%) MySQL
2 67 (13.59%) Relational Database
3 63 (12.78%) NoSQL
4 50 (10.14%) Big Data
5 39 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.91%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.06%) DB2
7 18 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.43%) Redis
10 11 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.03%) Endeca
12 9 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.22%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.22%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.22%) Riak
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 76 (15.42%) Git (software)
2 74 (15.01%) Jenkins
3 49 (9.94%) Maven
4 38 (7.71%) JUnit
5 34 (6.90%) Selenium
6 32 (6.49%) Gradle
7 28 (5.68%) Eclipse
8 27 (5.48%) Cucumber
8 27 (5.48%) JIRA
9 25 (5.07%) Subversion
10 13 (2.64%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.64%) Hudson
11 12 (2.43%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.83%) Mockito
13 7 (1.42%) FogBugz
13 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.01%) Ant
15 4 (0.81%) SonarQube
16 3 (0.61%) JHipster
16 3 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 107 (21.70%) Finance
2 48 (9.74%) Advertising
3 33 (6.69%) Banking
4 17 (3.45%) Retail
4 17 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.03%) Legal
6 8 (1.62%) Law
6 8 (1.62%) Marketing
7 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Automotive
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (59.63%) Spring
2 169 (34.28%) Hibernate
3 160 (32.45%) J2EE
4 151 (30.63%) Web Services
5 119 (24.14%) HTML
6 101 (20.49%) CSS
7 83 (16.84%) REST
8 76 (15.42%) jQuery
9 72 (14.60%) RESTful
10 70 (14.20%) SOAP
11 67 (13.59%) Spring MVC
12 62 (12.58%) AngularJS
13 52 (10.55%) XML
14 50 (10.14%) JSON
15 48 (9.74%) Java EE
16 47 (9.53%) JSP
17 43 (8.72%) Ajax
17 43 (8.72%) Node.js
18 42 (8.52%) HTML5
19 35 (7.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.17%) Computer Science
2 51 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.25%) User Experience
5 12 (2.43%) RIA
6 10 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.22%) Fintech
8 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.22%) Wiki
9 3 (0.61%) IVR
10 2 (0.41%) iPad
10 2 (0.41%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Xbox
11 1 (0.20%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.20%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.20%) PMI
11 1 (0.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.01%) Linux
2 20 (4.06%) Windows
3 11 (2.23%) Ubuntu
4 10 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.03%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.62%) Android
6 3 (0.61%) Unix
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (65.92%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (30.63%) TDD
3 120 (24.34%) MVC
4 103 (20.89%) Scrum
5 99 (20.08%) BDD
6 87 (17.65%) SDLC
7 79 (16.02%) Software Engineering
8 67 (13.59%) Test Automation
9 50 (10.14%) OO
10 47 (9.53%) E-Commerce
11 42 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (7.91%) Microservices
13 34 (6.90%) Web Development
14 30 (6.09%) DevOps
14 30 (6.09%) Machine Learning
15 28 (5.68%) Kanban
15 28 (5.68%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.27%) OOP
17 25 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (4.87%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 493 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (33.27%) JavaScript
3 123 (24.95%) SQL
4 47 (9.53%) PHP
5 36 (7.30%) Python
5 36 (7.30%) Scala
6 34 (6.90%) Groovy
7 30 (6.09%) Ruby
8 24 (4.87%) C
9 21 (4.26%) C#
10 10 (2.03%) ES6
10 10 (2.03%) Go
11 9 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.83%) C++
12 8 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.81%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.61%) VC++
14 3 (0.61%) XPath
15 1 (0.20%) Haskell
15 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (17.04%) Degree
2 30 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.01%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.27%) QA
System Software
1 27 (5.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) Puppet
2 3 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Consul
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 102 (20.69%) Oracle
2 31 (6.29%) hybris
3 27 (5.48%) SAP
4 24 (4.87%) Google
5 14 (2.84%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.03%) BroadVision
6 10 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.03%) Twitter
7 9 (1.83%) IBM
8 7 (1.42%) Capita
9 6 (1.22%) Adobe
10 5 (1.01%) Sun
11 4 (0.81%) Apigee
12 3 (0.61%) Sybase
13 2 (0.41%) Facebook
14 1 (0.20%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.20%) TIBCO