Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 511 579 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.96% 4.71% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 4.86% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 429 489 418
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 12,509 11,903 10,865
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.77% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,186 9,969 9,148
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -27 292 £47,750 -4.50% 57
Cheshire -6 159 £48,500 +7.78% 11
Lancashire -9 38 £35,750 -28.50% 4
Merseyside +22 15 £51,500 +21.18% 7
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 365 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (55.19%) Spring
4 172 (33.66%) Web Services
5 169 (33.07%) Hibernate
6 167 (32.68%) JavaScript
6 167 (32.68%) TDD
7 145 (28.38%) J2EE
8 130 (25.44%) Finance
9 117 (22.90%) HTML
10 104 (20.35%) REST
11 103 (20.16%) SOAP
12 102 (19.96%) Software Engineering
13 100 (19.57%) Degree
14 94 (18.40%) Scrum
15 91 (17.81%) Oracle
16 90 (17.61%) SQL
17 87 (17.03%) CSS
18 86 (16.83%) MVC
18 86 (16.83%) RESTful
19 83 (16.24%) SDLC
20 74 (14.48%) Test Automation
21 71 (13.89%) Tomcat
22 70 (13.70%) AngularJS
23 69 (13.50%) Jenkins
23 69 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
24 68 (13.31%) jQuery
25 67 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
25 67 (13.11%) BDD
26 65 (12.72%) Java 8

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 71 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 50 (9.78%) JBoss
3 34 (6.65%) Apache
4 30 (5.87%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.74%) Jetty
5 14 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.54%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.54%) Mule
7 11 (2.15%) Confluence
8 8 (1.57%) CMS
8 8 (1.57%) nginx
9 7 (1.37%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.78%) BASE24
4 3 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.76%) SaaS
3 7 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.59%) Firebase
4 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.59%) npm
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.26%) HTTP
2 10 (1.96%) Internet
3 8 (1.57%) Broadband
4 7 (1.37%) SSL
5 5 (0.98%) RTP
6 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) ATM
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.55%) Relational Database
2 56 (10.96%) Big Data
3 55 (10.76%) MySQL
4 47 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 37 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 33 (6.46%) SQL Server
7 26 (5.09%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.50%) Hadoop
9 22 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.54%) DB2
11 10 (1.96%) Redis
12 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.37%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.78%) Endeca
16 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
17 2 (0.39%) Riak
17 2 (0.39%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 69 (13.50%) Jenkins
2 61 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 55 (10.76%) JUnit
4 45 (8.81%) Maven
5 33 (6.46%) JIRA
6 30 (5.87%) Subversion
7 28 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 28 (5.48%) Gradle
8 27 (5.28%) Selenium
9 20 (3.91%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.13%) TestNG
11 13 (2.54%) Hudson
11 13 (2.54%) Mercurial
12 11 (2.15%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.15%) Mockito
13 9 (1.76%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.57%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.37%) Ant
16 5 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (0.78%) Liquibase
General
1 130 (25.44%) Finance
2 56 (10.96%) Advertising
3 47 (9.20%) Banking
4 20 (3.91%) Retail
5 14 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.96%) Legal
7 8 (1.57%) Marketing
8 7 (1.37%) Games
8 7 (1.37%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (55.19%) Spring
2 172 (33.66%) Web Services
3 169 (33.07%) Hibernate
4 145 (28.38%) J2EE
5 117 (22.90%) HTML
6 104 (20.35%) REST
7 103 (20.16%) SOAP
8 87 (17.03%) CSS
9 86 (16.83%) RESTful
10 70 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 68 (13.31%) jQuery
12 57 (11.15%) Java EE
13 53 (10.37%) XML
14 52 (10.18%) JSP
15 46 (9.00%) JSON
15 46 (9.00%) Spring MVC
16 42 (8.22%) HTML5
17 41 (8.02%) Node.js
18 34 (6.65%) CSS3
19 28 (5.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.52%) Fintech
7 16 (3.13%) User Experience
8 9 (1.76%) RIA
9 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.78%) IVR
11 4 (0.78%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.59%) Xbox
13 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.39%) Online Games
14 1 (0.20%) Arduino
14 1 (0.20%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.35%) Linux
2 21 (4.11%) Windows
3 15 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 12 (2.35%) Android
5 11 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.15%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (0.78%) Unix
7 2 (0.39%) 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
1 365 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (32.68%) TDD
3 102 (19.96%) Software Engineering
4 94 (18.40%) Scrum
5 86 (16.83%) MVC
6 83 (16.24%) SDLC
7 74 (14.48%) Test Automation
8 69 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (13.11%) BDD
10 58 (11.35%) Unit Testing
11 57 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (10.37%) DevOps
13 50 (9.78%) Microservices
13 50 (9.78%) OO
14 42 (8.22%) Waterfall
15 32 (6.26%) OOP
15 32 (6.26%) SOA
16 31 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 30 (5.87%) Web Development
18 29 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 90 (17.61%) SQL
4 65 (12.72%) Java 8
5 48 (9.39%) PHP
6 34 (6.65%) Groovy
7 32 (6.26%) Scala
8 31 (6.07%) Python
9 30 (5.87%) Ruby
10 21 (4.11%) C#
11 14 (2.74%) C
12 12 (2.35%) C++
13 9 (1.76%) Go
14 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.57%) Perl
15 4 (0.78%) ES6
15 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.78%) XPath
16 3 (0.59%) XQuery
17 1 (0.20%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 100 (19.57%) Degree
2 29 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.54%) HND
3 13 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.57%) Sun Certification
5 7 (1.37%) CISSP
5 7 (1.37%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.07%) QA
System Software
1 37 (7.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.78%) Puppet
4 3 (0.59%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (17.81%) Oracle
2 31 (6.07%) Google
3 20 (3.91%) Twitter
4 19 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.94%) hybris
6 14 (2.74%) IBM
7 12 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.15%) SAP
9 9 (1.76%) Capita
10 8 (1.57%) Sun
11 5 (0.98%) Adobe
11 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.78%) BroadVision
13 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.39%) Facebook
15 1 (0.20%) Ab Initio
15 1 (0.20%) Cloudera
15 1 (0.20%) Splunk
15 1 (0.20%) WorldPay