Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Java Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 210 289
Rank change year-on-year -6 +79 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 147 161 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 1.23% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.27% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 132 127 57
North West median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,900
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 11,472 12,682 11,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.67% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,294 10,211 9,797
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the North West

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in the North West

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in the North West

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +1 119 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Cheshire 0 21 £53,500 +18.89% 3
Lancashire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 147 (100.00%) Java
2 133 (90.48%) Software Engineering
3 93 (63.27%) Spring
4 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (49.66%) Java 8
6 60 (40.82%) Scrum
7 56 (38.10%) DevOps
8 50 (34.01%) AngularJS
9 49 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (32.65%) JavaScript
11 46 (31.29%) Microservices
12 43 (29.25%) TDD
13 41 (27.89%) Docker
14 40 (27.21%) Test Automation
15 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
15 36 (24.49%) Open Source
15 36 (24.49%) Node.js
15 36 (24.49%) Python
16 34 (23.13%) PHP
16 34 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (22.45%) Hadoop
17 33 (22.45%) MySQL
18 31 (21.09%) Kanban
18 31 (21.09%) Mentoring
19 30 (20.41%) React
20 29 (19.73%) Spring Boot
20 29 (19.73%) JUnit
21 28 (19.05%) SQL
21 28 (19.05%) Java EE

Java Engineer 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 17 (11.56%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.48%) Apache Solr
3 10 (6.80%) Apache Pig
4 8 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.76%) Apache
6 6 (4.08%) Confluence
7 5 (3.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.08%) GitHub
3 6 (4.08%) SaaS
4 5 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.68%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) Firewall
1 10 (6.80%) HTTP
1 10 (6.80%) SSL
1 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.45%) Hadoop
1 33 (22.45%) MySQL
2 25 (17.01%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.52%) Big Data
5 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.80%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.72%) HBase
8 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 29 (19.73%) JUnit
3 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
4 22 (14.97%) Selenium
5 21 (14.29%) JIRA
5 21 (14.29%) Maven
6 16 (10.88%) Gradle
7 14 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (8.16%) Bitbucket
8 12 (8.16%) Subversion
9 11 (7.48%) Mercurial
9 11 (7.48%) Robot Framework
10 10 (6.80%) Ant
10 10 (6.80%) CodeSonar
10 10 (6.80%) git-flow
11 7 (4.76%) gulp
11 7 (4.76%) Mockito
12 6 (4.08%) CA Release Automation
12 6 (4.08%) JMeter
13 5 (3.40%) Mocha
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Military
7 2 (1.36%) Advertising
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (63.27%) Spring
2 50 (34.01%) AngularJS
3 36 (24.49%) Node.js
4 30 (20.41%) React
5 29 (19.73%) Spring Boot
6 28 (19.05%) Java EE
7 26 (17.69%) Hibernate
7 26 (17.69%) Web Services
8 23 (15.65%) REST
9 22 (14.97%) Spring MVC
10 19 (12.93%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (9.52%) J2EE
11 14 (9.52%) RESTful
12 12 (8.16%) CSS
12 12 (8.16%) HTML
13 11 (7.48%) .NET
13 11 (7.48%) .NET Framework
13 11 (7.48%) JAX-RS
13 11 (7.48%) SOAP
13 11 (7.48%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.52%) Cloud Native
3 11 (7.48%) Algorithms
3 11 (7.48%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.76%) Xbox
5 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.72%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.36%) Fintech
8 2 (1.36%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) Android
2 10 (6.80%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.80%) Mac OS X
2 10 (6.80%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) CentOS
3 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (40.82%) Scrum
4 56 (38.10%) DevOps
5 46 (31.29%) Microservices
6 43 (29.25%) TDD
7 40 (27.21%) Test Automation
8 36 (24.49%) Open Source
9 34 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (21.09%) Kanban
10 31 (21.09%) Mentoring
11 26 (17.69%) E-Commerce
11 26 (17.69%) OO
12 23 (15.65%) MVC
13 19 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (11.56%) OOP
16 16 (10.88%) SDLC
17 15 (10.20%) BDD
18 14 (9.52%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (49.66%) Java 8
3 48 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.49%) Python
5 34 (23.13%) PHP
6 28 (19.05%) SQL
7 23 (15.65%) C++
8 17 (11.56%) C
9 13 (8.84%) C#
10 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
10 11 (7.48%) Java 9
11 10 (6.80%) Objective-C
11 10 (6.80%) PowerShell
11 10 (6.80%) R
12 7 (4.76%) Groovy
13 4 (2.72%) Scala
14 2 (1.36%) Clojure
15 1 (0.68%) Go
15 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
1 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) CCNA
3 10 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.80%) CISSP
3 10 (6.80%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (6.80%) GIAC
3 10 (6.80%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (6.80%) MCSE
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.80%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (6.80%) SANS
3 10 (6.80%) SSCP
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 41 (27.89%) Docker
2 10 (6.80%) vSphere
3 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) Puppet
2 13 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.80%) Salt
4 8 (5.44%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.08%) Ansible
5 6 (4.08%) Terraform
6 4 (2.72%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.36%) Kibana
8 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Oracle
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.48%) Google
4 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.72%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.72%) Splunk
6 3 (2.04%) Apple
6 3 (2.04%) Facebook
7 2 (1.36%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) hybris