The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 58 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 337 239 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.94% 4.24% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.34% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 268 217 173
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

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 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -1 253 £47,500 -5.00% 33
Cheshire +10 60 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Lancashire -5 15 £44,750 -0.55% 5
Merseyside -4 4 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 641 (100.00%) Java
2 387 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (56.16%) Spring
4 261 (40.72%) SQL
5 247 (38.53%) JavaScript
6 226 (35.26%) Hibernate
7 173 (26.99%) TDD
8 159 (24.80%) HTML
9 153 (23.87%) Web Services
10 146 (22.78%) OO
11 142 (22.15%) Git (software)
12 138 (21.53%) J2EE
13 136 (21.22%) Scrum
14 135 (21.06%) Continuous Integration
15 133 (20.75%) Oracle
16 131 (20.44%) Software Engineering
17 118 (18.41%) SDLC
18 115 (17.94%) JUnit
19 113 (17.63%) Unit Testing
20 110 (17.16%) CSS
21 107 (16.69%) XML
22 105 (16.38%) MVC
23 101 (15.76%) Linux
24 97 (15.13%) Test Automation
25 94 (14.66%) Java EE
26 92 (14.35%) BDD
27 91 (14.20%) iPad
28 89 (13.88%) Hadoop
29 88 (13.73%) Finance
30 86 (13.42%) 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 78 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 45 (7.02%) Apache Spark
3 44 (6.86%) WebSphere
4 29 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (3.74%) WebLogic
6 23 (3.59%) Apache
7 21 (3.28%) JBoss
8 19 (2.96%) Apache Pig
9 18 (2.81%) Confluence
10 16 (2.50%) CMS
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.78%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.78%) Mule
12 5 (0.78%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.47%) Jetty
14 3 (0.47%) Liferay
14 3 (0.47%) nginx
14 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.78%) GitHub
6 5 (0.78%) SaaS
7 4 (0.62%) Google Play
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.28%) Intranet
2 18 (2.81%) HTTP
3 4 (0.62%) Internet
4 3 (0.47%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) IMAP
5 2 (0.31%) SMTP
5 2 (0.31%) SS7
6 1 (0.16%) AMQP
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.88%) Hadoop
2 76 (11.86%) Big Data
3 71 (11.08%) MySQL
4 56 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 56 (8.74%) SQL Server
5 47 (7.33%) NoSQL
6 46 (7.18%) MongoDB
7 31 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.06%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.12%) Apache Hive
11 19 (2.96%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.40%) Redis
15 6 (0.94%) DB2
15 6 (0.94%) Endeca
15 6 (0.94%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 142 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 115 (17.94%) JUnit
3 73 (11.39%) Jenkins
4 60 (9.36%) Eclipse
5 59 (9.20%) Maven
6 45 (7.02%) Selenium
6 45 (7.02%) Subversion
7 42 (6.55%) JIRA
8 29 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (4.06%) Ant
9 26 (4.06%) SonarQube
10 23 (3.59%) Mercurial
11 20 (3.12%) Gradle
11 20 (3.12%) IntelliJ
12 17 (2.65%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.50%) Mockito
14 14 (2.18%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.56%) EasyMock
16 7 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
17 6 (0.94%) GoCD
General
1 88 (13.73%) Finance
2 23 (3.59%) Retail
3 21 (3.28%) Banking
4 13 (2.03%) Marketing
5 9 (1.40%) Electronics
5 9 (1.40%) Games
5 9 (1.40%) Law
6 8 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.25%) Military
7 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.62%) Automotive
9 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (56.16%) Spring
2 226 (35.26%) Hibernate
3 159 (24.80%) HTML
4 153 (23.87%) Web Services
5 138 (21.53%) J2EE
6 110 (17.16%) CSS
7 107 (16.69%) XML
8 94 (14.66%) Java EE
9 86 (13.42%) SOAP
10 80 (12.48%) Node.js
11 79 (12.32%) jQuery
12 70 (10.92%) AngularJS
13 67 (10.45%) JSON
13 67 (10.45%) REST
14 55 (8.58%) React
15 52 (8.11%) JSP
16 48 (7.49%) Apache Camel
17 47 (7.33%) RESTful
18 44 (6.86%) Spring MVC
19 42 (6.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.20%) iPad
2 53 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.62%) Data Structures
3 36 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (4.99%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 12 (1.87%) PKI
7 11 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.09%) Social Media
10 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.94%) PMI
12 5 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.78%) User Experience
13 4 (0.62%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.76%) Linux
2 37 (5.77%) Windows
3 19 (2.96%) Mac OS
4 13 (2.03%) Android
5 11 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.94%) Unix
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.99%) TDD
3 146 (22.78%) OO
4 136 (21.22%) Scrum
5 135 (21.06%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (20.44%) Software Engineering
7 118 (18.41%) SDLC
8 113 (17.63%) Unit Testing
9 105 (16.38%) MVC
10 97 (15.13%) Test Automation
11 92 (14.35%) BDD
12 72 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 65 (10.14%) E-Commerce
13 65 (10.14%) SOA
14 63 (9.83%) DevOps
15 59 (9.20%) Web Development
16 47 (7.33%) Mentoring
17 42 (6.55%) OOP
18 41 (6.40%) Analytics
19 40 (6.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 641 (100.00%) Java
2 261 (40.72%) SQL
3 247 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 73 (11.39%) Python
5 52 (8.11%) C#
6 41 (6.40%) Ruby
7 38 (5.93%) C++
8 36 (5.62%) Groovy
9 32 (4.99%) Perl
10 27 (4.21%) C
10 27 (4.21%) Scala
11 25 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.81%) Clojure
13 14 (2.18%) PHP
14 13 (2.03%) Haskell
15 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.78%) Go
17 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.62%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 80 (12.48%) Degree
2 22 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.47%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (2.50%) Docker
1 16 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.12%) Kibana
2 19 (2.96%) Puppet
3 8 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.09%) Terraform
5 6 (0.94%) Packer
6 5 (0.78%) Ansible
7 4 (0.62%) logstash
8 3 (0.47%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 133 (20.75%) Oracle
2 21 (3.28%) VMware
3 18 (2.81%) hybris
4 16 (2.50%) SAP
5 13 (2.03%) Google
6 9 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 8 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.94%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.78%) IBM
10 4 (0.62%) Cadence
10 4 (0.62%) HP
10 4 (0.62%) Sybase
11 3 (0.47%) BroadVision
11 3 (0.47%) Chordiant
11 3 (0.47%) FatWire
11 3 (0.47%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (0.47%) Perforce
11 3 (0.47%) Sun
12 2 (0.31%) Apple
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester
Pearson Frank
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 8% Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k - £40k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago