Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 511 513 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.01% 4.21% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 4.33% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 439 470 438
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,450 £27,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,050 £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 12329 11853 12706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9871 9982 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,075
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 -21 344 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Cheshire +29 122 £45,000 - 5
Lancashire +4 32 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Merseyside +1 10 £25,000 -37.50%
Cumbria 0 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 308 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (59.10%) Spring
4 200 (39.14%) JavaScript
5 193 (37.77%) SQL
6 184 (36.01%) Hibernate
7 134 (26.22%) HTML
8 133 (26.03%) TDD
9 131 (25.64%) Web Services
10 126 (24.66%) Git (software)
11 122 (23.87%) J2EE
12 114 (22.31%) MVC
13 107 (20.94%) Software Engineering
14 106 (20.74%) CSS
15 104 (20.35%) Scrum
15 104 (20.35%) BDD
16 100 (19.57%) Oracle
17 95 (18.59%) OO
18 94 (18.40%) SDLC
19 93 (18.20%) Degree
20 92 (18.00%) XML
21 86 (16.83%) Jenkins
22 85 (16.63%) JUnit
22 85 (16.63%) Finance
23 81 (15.85%) Test Automation
24 80 (15.66%) RESTful
24 80 (15.66%) Linux
24 80 (15.66%) JSON
25 74 (14.48%) Java EE
26 73 (14.29%) jQuery

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 62 (12.13%) Tomcat
2 33 (6.46%) WebSphere
3 29 (5.68%) Apache
4 25 (4.89%) Apache Spark
5 22 (4.31%) JBoss
6 19 (3.72%) WebLogic
7 16 (3.13%) Confluence
8 13 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.35%) CMS
10 7 (1.37%) nginx
10 7 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.98%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (5.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.98%) GitHub
5 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.59%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.20%) HTTP
2 9 (1.76%) Internet
3 7 (1.37%) Intranet
3 7 (1.37%) SSL
4 5 (0.98%) IMAP
4 5 (0.98%) SMTP
4 5 (0.98%) SS7
5 4 (0.78%) Broadband
5 4 (0.78%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) AMQP
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.55%) NoSQL
2 52 (10.18%) Relational Database
3 45 (8.81%) MySQL
4 44 (8.61%) Hadoop
5 41 (8.02%) Big Data
6 34 (6.65%) MongoDB
7 32 (6.26%) SQL Server
8 25 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (2.35%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.15%) Redis
13 10 (1.96%) Endeca
14 8 (1.57%) DB2
15 7 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.37%) Riak
16 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.98%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.98%) Neo4j
17 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 126 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 86 (16.83%) Jenkins
3 85 (16.63%) JUnit
4 49 (9.59%) Eclipse
5 48 (9.39%) Selenium
6 40 (7.83%) JIRA
7 39 (7.63%) Maven
8 34 (6.65%) Gradle
9 27 (5.28%) Cucumber
10 20 (3.91%) IntelliJ
11 19 (3.72%) Subversion
12 18 (3.52%) Ant
13 17 (3.33%) Bitbucket
14 16 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (2.15%) EasyMock
16 10 (1.96%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.96%) SonarQube
17 9 (1.76%) FogBugz
17 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
18 7 (1.37%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (16.63%) Finance
2 18 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.33%) Marketing
4 16 (3.13%) Banking
5 13 (2.54%) Retail
6 12 (2.35%) Electronics
6 12 (2.35%) Law
7 9 (1.76%) Advertising
8 7 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.98%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (59.10%) Spring
2 184 (36.01%) Hibernate
3 134 (26.22%) HTML
4 131 (25.64%) Web Services
5 122 (23.87%) J2EE
6 106 (20.74%) CSS
7 92 (18.00%) XML
8 80 (15.66%) JSON
8 80 (15.66%) RESTful
9 74 (14.48%) Java EE
10 73 (14.29%) jQuery
11 70 (13.70%) SOAP
12 58 (11.35%) AngularJS
13 53 (10.37%) REST
13 53 (10.37%) Spring MVC
14 46 (9.00%) HTML5
15 43 (8.41%) JSP
16 41 (8.02%) Node.js
17 39 (7.63%) Ajax
18 33 (6.46%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.44%) iPad
3 36 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.91%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.76%) User Experience
8 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Wiki
11 4 (0.78%) PMI
12 3 (0.59%) RIA
13 2 (0.39%) Fintech
13 2 (0.39%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.20%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.66%) Linux
2 15 (2.94%) Windows
3 13 (2.54%) Unix
4 10 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.59%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (26.03%) TDD
3 114 (22.31%) MVC
4 107 (20.94%) Software Engineering
5 104 (20.35%) BDD
5 104 (20.35%) Scrum
6 95 (18.59%) OO
7 94 (18.40%) SDLC
8 81 (15.85%) Test Automation
9 69 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (12.13%) Unit Testing
11 56 (10.96%) E-Commerce
12 50 (9.78%) DevOps
13 47 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (9.20%) Web Development
14 37 (7.24%) SOA
15 32 (6.26%) Open Source
16 29 (5.68%) Pair Programming
17 27 (5.28%) Waterfall
18 26 (5.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 200 (39.14%) JavaScript
3 193 (37.77%) SQL
4 51 (9.98%) Python
5 46 (9.00%) C#
6 27 (5.28%) Groovy
7 26 (5.09%) Scala
8 24 (4.70%) Ruby
9 21 (4.11%) C
10 20 (3.91%) PHP
10 20 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.72%) C++
12 16 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.74%) Haskell
14 13 (2.54%) Clojure
15 10 (1.96%) ES6
16 7 (1.37%) Go
16 7 (1.37%) Perl
17 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (18.20%) Degree
2 35 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 25 (4.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (4.50%) Puppet
2 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.98%) Kibana
4 4 (0.78%) Ansible
4 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.39%) Salt
6 1 (0.20%) Consul
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 100 (19.57%) Oracle
2 34 (6.65%) SAP
3 31 (6.07%) hybris
4 10 (1.96%) BroadVision
5 8 (1.57%) Google
6 5 (0.98%) Perforce
7 4 (0.78%) Apigee
8 3 (0.59%) Capita
8 3 (0.59%) Chordiant
8 3 (0.59%) IBM
8 3 (0.59%) Sybase
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe
9 2 (0.39%) Apple
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.39%) Sun
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.20%) Tableau