The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / North West
Rank 49 56 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 303 243 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.00% 4.27% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 4.40% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 253 236 158
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 226 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Cheshire +13 54 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Lancashire -6 21 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 563 (100.00%) Java
2 350 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (62.17%) Spring
3 243 (43.16%) SQL
4 219 (38.90%) JavaScript
4 219 (38.90%) Hibernate
5 161 (28.60%) TDD
6 141 (25.04%) Oracle
7 138 (24.51%) HTML
8 132 (23.45%) J2EE
9 124 (22.02%) Web Services
10 122 (21.67%) OO
11 113 (20.07%) Scrum
12 108 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
13 107 (19.01%) Unit Testing
14 106 (18.83%) Software Engineering
14 106 (18.83%) MVC
15 105 (18.65%) JUnit
16 101 (17.94%) Linux
17 98 (17.41%) Tomcat
17 98 (17.41%) MySQL
17 98 (17.41%) Git (software)
18 95 (16.87%) CSS
19 89 (15.81%) Java EE
20 87 (15.45%) SDLC
21 86 (15.28%) Maven
22 82 (14.56%) jQuery
23 76 (13.50%) BDD
24 73 (12.97%) XML
25 72 (12.79%) iPad

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 98 (17.41%) Tomcat
2 34 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 31 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.15%) Apache Spark
5 23 (4.09%) Apache Pig
6 21 (3.73%) JBoss
7 14 (2.49%) Apache Solr
8 13 (2.31%) Mule
8 13 (2.31%) Mule ESB
9 10 (1.78%) CMS
10 8 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.24%) Confluence
12 5 (0.89%) Apache
13 4 (0.71%) Jetty
13 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.53%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.53%) Liferay
14 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.84%) SaaS
4 8 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.24%) Google Play
6 6 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.13%) Intranet
2 10 (1.78%) HTTP
3 4 (0.71%) SSL
4 2 (0.36%) IMAP
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) SMTP
4 2 (0.36%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (17.41%) MySQL
2 69 (12.26%) Hadoop
3 68 (12.08%) MongoDB
4 61 (10.83%) SQL Server
5 60 (10.66%) NoSQL
6 58 (10.30%) Big Data
7 49 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 39 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (4.09%) Apache Hive
11 19 (3.37%) Hazelcast
11 19 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.02%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.07%) Endeca
14 6 (1.07%) Redis
15 4 (0.71%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.71%) Riak
16 3 (0.53%) DB2
17 2 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 105 (18.65%) JUnit
2 98 (17.41%) Git (software)
3 86 (15.28%) Maven
4 71 (12.61%) Eclipse
5 49 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 44 (7.82%) Subversion
7 30 (5.33%) Ant
7 30 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (5.33%) Selenium
8 28 (4.97%) Gradle
9 25 (4.44%) JIRA
10 22 (3.91%) Mercurial
11 21 (3.73%) Mockito
12 13 (2.31%) NetBeans
13 10 (1.78%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.60%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.07%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.07%) GoCD
15 6 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.89%) jMock
General
1 50 (8.88%) Finance
2 21 (3.73%) Retail
3 12 (2.13%) Marketing
4 10 (1.78%) Banking
5 9 (1.60%) Games
5 9 (1.60%) Military
6 7 (1.24%) Advertising
6 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (62.17%) Spring
2 219 (38.90%) Hibernate
3 138 (24.51%) HTML
4 132 (23.45%) J2EE
5 124 (22.02%) Web Services
6 95 (16.87%) CSS
7 89 (15.81%) Java EE
8 82 (14.56%) jQuery
9 73 (12.97%) XML
10 71 (12.61%) AngularJS
11 67 (11.90%) Node.js
12 65 (11.55%) SOAP
13 62 (11.01%) REST
14 52 (9.24%) React
15 49 (8.70%) RESTful
16 48 (8.53%) Apache Camel
17 44 (7.82%) Spring MVC
18 43 (7.64%) JDBC
19 37 (6.57%) Grails
20 36 (6.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.79%) iPad
2 40 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 24 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.31%) PKI
7 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.89%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.89%) User Experience
9 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.18%) Blog
12 1 (0.18%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.18%) PMI
12 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.94%) Linux
2 32 (5.68%) Windows
3 29 (5.15%) Android
4 16 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.24%) Unix
7 6 (1.07%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (28.60%) TDD
3 122 (21.67%) OO
4 113 (20.07%) Scrum
5 108 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (19.01%) Unit Testing
7 106 (18.83%) MVC
7 106 (18.83%) Software Engineering
8 87 (15.45%) SDLC
9 76 (13.50%) BDD
10 70 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 49 (8.70%) Web Development
13 45 (7.99%) DevOps
14 42 (7.46%) Multithreading
15 41 (7.28%) Mentoring
16 40 (7.10%) SOA
17 39 (6.93%) OOD
18 35 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (6.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 563 (100.00%) Java
2 243 (43.16%) SQL
3 219 (38.90%) JavaScript
4 59 (10.48%) Python
5 50 (8.88%) Groovy
6 42 (7.46%) Ruby
7 37 (6.57%) C#
8 35 (6.22%) C++
9 34 (6.04%) Scala
10 29 (5.15%) Perl
11 28 (4.97%) C
12 17 (3.02%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.60%) PHP
14 7 (1.24%) Clojure
15 6 (1.07%) Haskell
16 5 (0.89%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.89%) Go
16 5 (0.89%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.53%) ABAP
17 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (12.61%) Degree
2 15 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.49%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.07%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.53%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (5.68%) Docker
2 21 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.49%) Kibana
2 8 (1.42%) Packer
2 8 (1.42%) Terraform
3 7 (1.24%) Puppet
4 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.53%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) logstash
5 3 (0.53%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) Marathon
6 1 (0.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 141 (25.04%) Oracle
2 30 (5.33%) VMware
3 15 (2.66%) Google
4 13 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.42%) IBM
6 8 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.42%) SAP
7 7 (1.24%) Sybase
8 6 (1.07%) HP
9 5 (0.89%) Facebook
10 4 (0.71%) Cadence
10 4 (0.71%) hybris
11 3 (0.53%) FatWire
11 3 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.36%) Sage
12 2 (0.36%) Twitter
12 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.18%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.18%) PayPal
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26722.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago