Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 68 58
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 396 592 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.26% 4.50% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 4.66% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 311 493 474
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 11,746 12,714 11,261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.66% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,514 10,326 9,514
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -21 281 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Cheshire -42 69 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Lancashire 0 30 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Merseyside +21 13 £51,500 +106.00% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 396 (100.00%) Java
2 234 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (44.95%) Spring
4 172 (43.43%) JavaScript
5 140 (35.35%) TDD
6 102 (25.76%) HTML
6 102 (25.76%) Web Services
6 102 (25.76%) RESTful
7 101 (25.51%) Software Engineering
8 95 (23.99%) Finance
9 94 (23.74%) Hibernate
10 82 (20.71%) DevOps
11 79 (19.95%) CSS
12 76 (19.19%) SQL
13 75 (18.94%) Git (software)
14 74 (18.69%) OO
15 73 (18.43%) Java 8
16 72 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (17.17%) Degree
17 68 (17.17%) SOAP
17 68 (17.17%) AngularJS
18 67 (16.92%) Microservices
19 66 (16.67%) Scrum
20 62 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
21 61 (15.40%) REST
22 60 (15.15%) Node.js
23 59 (14.90%) XML
24 57 (14.39%) OOP
24 57 (14.39%) Unit Testing
25 55 (13.89%) J2EE

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 29 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.53%) Apache
4 10 (2.53%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.02%) JBoss
6 7 (1.77%) Confluence
7 6 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.52%) nginx
8 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.76%) CMS
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.51%) Jetty
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.03%) GitHub
3 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.76%) npm
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.51%) Firebase
8 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.53%) HTTP
2 6 (1.52%) SSL
3 5 (1.26%) RTP
3 5 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.01%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) IPv6
6 1 (0.25%) AMQP
6 1 (0.25%) ATM
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.88%) MySQL
2 45 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 43 (10.86%) MongoDB
4 31 (7.83%) Big Data
5 29 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 27 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (6.57%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.79%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.54%) Apache Hive
10 13 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.27%) Redis
12 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.77%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.52%) CockroachDB
14 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.76%) Riak
16 2 (0.51%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 75 (18.94%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.10%) JUnit
3 34 (8.59%) Jenkins
4 33 (8.33%) Maven
5 30 (7.58%) JIRA
6 26 (6.57%) Gradle
7 20 (5.05%) Eclipse
8 18 (4.55%) Subversion
9 17 (4.29%) NetBeans
10 16 (4.04%) Ant
11 13 (3.28%) Selenium
12 12 (3.03%) Mockito
13 11 (2.78%) GitLab
14 9 (2.27%) IntelliJ
14 9 (2.27%) TestNG
15 8 (2.02%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.26%) SonarQube
18 4 (1.01%) Gatling
18 4 (1.01%) Spock
General
1 95 (23.99%) Finance
2 35 (8.84%) Banking
3 20 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.80%) Retail
5 16 (4.04%) Advertising
5 16 (4.04%) Law
6 12 (3.03%) Games
7 11 (2.78%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (44.95%) Spring
2 102 (25.76%) HTML
2 102 (25.76%) RESTful
2 102 (25.76%) Web Services
3 94 (23.74%) Hibernate
4 79 (19.95%) CSS
5 68 (17.17%) AngularJS
5 68 (17.17%) SOAP
6 61 (15.40%) REST
7 60 (15.15%) Node.js
8 59 (14.90%) XML
9 55 (13.89%) J2EE
10 53 (13.38%) React
11 49 (12.37%) JSON
12 42 (10.61%) JSP
13 41 (10.35%) HTML5
13 41 (10.35%) Java EE
13 41 (10.35%) jQuery
14 36 (9.09%) CSS3
15 26 (6.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.78%) Fintech
6 11 (2.78%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.53%) Arduino
8 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.02%) User Experience
9 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.51%) Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.51%) Online Games
12 1 (0.25%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.25%) iSeries
12 1 (0.25%) RIA
12 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.31%) Linux
2 10 (2.53%) Windows
3 9 (2.27%) Android
4 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.26%) Unix
6 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (35.35%) TDD
3 101 (25.51%) Software Engineering
4 82 (20.71%) DevOps
5 74 (18.69%) OO
6 72 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (16.92%) Microservices
8 66 (16.67%) Scrum
9 62 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (14.39%) OOP
10 57 (14.39%) Unit Testing
11 47 (11.87%) SDLC
12 43 (10.86%) SOA
13 42 (10.61%) MVC
14 41 (10.35%) Test Automation
15 36 (9.09%) Web Development
16 32 (8.08%) BDD
17 26 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (6.57%) Open Source
17 26 (6.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 396 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 76 (19.19%) SQL
4 73 (18.43%) Java 8
5 40 (10.10%) Python
6 31 (7.83%) PHP
7 29 (7.32%) Ruby
8 28 (7.07%) Groovy
9 27 (6.82%) C#
10 24 (6.06%) C++
11 21 (5.30%) Scala
12 17 (4.29%) C
13 16 (4.04%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.78%) Perl
15 9 (2.27%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.77%) Go
17 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.76%) R
18 2 (0.51%) Clojure
18 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (17.17%) Degree
2 22 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.53%) OCPJP
5 7 (1.77%) HND
6 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.01%) CISSP
7 4 (1.01%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 49 (12.37%) Docker
2 13 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.52%) Puppet
4 4 (1.01%) Ansible
5 3 (0.76%) Terraform
6 2 (0.51%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (10.86%) Oracle
2 27 (6.82%) Google
3 14 (3.54%) Twitter
4 8 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.01%) Capita
5 4 (1.01%) IBM
6 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.76%) Sybase
6 3 (0.76%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.51%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.51%) Splunk
7 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.51%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco
8 1 (0.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.25%) Facebook
8 1 (0.25%) Kony
8 1 (0.25%) VMware