Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 205 187
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 62 130 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 1.28% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.34% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 106 169
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% +3.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,278
90th Percentile £73,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - +4.76%

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 5,995 9,722 11,793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 95.98% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,764 7,356 9,548
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +28 54 £55,000 - 5
Cheshire +29 8 £57,500 -8.00%
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
4 35 (56.45%) Spring
5 32 (51.61%) DevOps
6 27 (43.55%) NoSQL
7 24 (38.71%) Microservices
8 22 (35.48%) Oracle
8 22 (35.48%) JUnit
8 22 (35.48%) Maven
9 21 (33.87%) SQL
10 18 (29.03%) Spring Boot
11 17 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
12 16 (25.81%) Docker
13 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
13 15 (24.19%) RESTful
13 15 (24.19%) Kubernetes
14 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
15 13 (20.97%) TDD
15 13 (20.97%) Banking
15 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
15 13 (20.97%) Apache Flex
15 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
16 11 (17.74%) Confluence
16 11 (17.74%) REST
16 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
16 11 (17.74%) GitHub
16 11 (17.74%) Java EE
16 11 (17.74%) JIRA

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 11 (17.74%) Confluence
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) GitHub
2 8 (12.90%) AWS
3 3 (4.84%) GCP
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) NoSQL
2 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 6 (9.68%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) JUnit
1 22 (35.48%) Maven
2 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
4 11 (17.74%) JIRA
4 11 (17.74%) SonarQube
4 11 (17.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (8.06%) Subversion
6 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Gradle
7 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.61%) Mockito
7 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.97%) Banking
2 6 (9.68%) Law
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) Spring
2 18 (29.03%) Spring Boot
3 15 (24.19%) RESTful
4 13 (20.97%) Apache Flex
4 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
5 11 (17.74%) Java EE
5 11 (17.74%) REST
5 11 (17.74%) SOAP
5 11 (17.74%) WireMock
6 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.29%) Node.js
8 6 (9.68%) Ajax
8 6 (9.68%) CSS
8 6 (9.68%) HTML
8 6 (9.68%) Middleware
8 6 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (9.68%) Servlets
9 4 (6.45%) SAX
9 4 (6.45%) XML
9 4 (6.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) IVR
2 6 (9.68%) e-Health
2 6 (9.68%) Internet of Things
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Social Media
2 6 (9.68%) Social Network
3 5 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Online Games
5 2 (3.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
3 32 (51.61%) DevOps
4 24 (38.71%) Microservices
5 17 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (20.97%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Creative Thinking
7 11 (17.74%) Migration
8 9 (14.52%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
10 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.68%) Analytics
11 6 (9.68%) Complex Event Processing
11 6 (9.68%) Data Analytics
11 6 (9.68%) Data Integration
11 6 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (9.68%) Planning Poker
11 6 (9.68%) Predictive Analytics
11 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) SQL
3 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) Python
5 7 (11.29%) Java 8
6 6 (9.68%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Groovy
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Veracode