Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer 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 Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 276 292
Rank change year-on-year +60 +16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 162 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.27% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 129 63 74
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,600 £35,050 £29,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 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 20 October 2017.

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 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 +53 130 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Cheshire -2 30 £46,750 +10.00% 3
Merseyside - 2 - -
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 162 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (76.54%) Software Engineering
3 98 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (46.91%) Spring
5 57 (35.19%) OO
6 56 (34.57%) TDD
7 55 (33.95%) Scrum
8 53 (32.72%) Test Automation
9 50 (30.86%) SQL
10 48 (29.63%) Linux
10 48 (29.63%) Git (software)
11 43 (26.54%) DevOps
12 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (24.69%) Finance
13 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
13 38 (23.46%) Degree
14 36 (22.22%) HTML
15 35 (21.60%) Hibernate
16 32 (19.75%) NoSQL
17 31 (19.14%) BDD
18 29 (17.90%) Tomcat
19 28 (17.28%) Python
19 28 (17.28%) CSS
19 28 (17.28%) Open Source
20 27 (16.67%) QA
21 25 (15.43%) HTML5
21 25 (15.43%) Web Services
22 24 (14.81%) Subversion
22 24 (14.81%) AngularJS
23 23 (14.20%) MySQL

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 29 (17.90%) Tomcat
2 15 (9.26%) Confluence
3 13 (8.02%) Apache
4 8 (4.94%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.32%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.70%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.85%) JBoss
9 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.94%) OpenShift
2 8 (4.94%) SaaS
3 7 (4.32%) GitHub
4 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.62%) Loggly
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) HTTP
2 3 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.75%) NoSQL
2 23 (14.20%) MySQL
3 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.64%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.79%) Big Data
7 10 (6.17%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.85%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (1.85%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.85%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.85%) SQLite
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.62%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.62%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.62%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.81%) Subversion
3 23 (14.20%) Selenium
4 22 (13.58%) Jenkins
5 21 (12.96%) Mercurial
6 19 (11.73%) JIRA
6 19 (11.73%) JUnit
7 18 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 13 (8.02%) Bitbucket
9 12 (7.41%) EasyMock
9 12 (7.41%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (4.94%) Maven
11 7 (4.32%) WebDriver
12 6 (3.70%) Gradle
13 4 (2.47%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.85%) Ant
14 3 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.85%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 40 (24.69%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Banking
2 9 (5.56%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Advertising
4 5 (3.09%) Electronics
5 4 (2.47%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.47%) Automotive
5 4 (2.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.85%) Games
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Front Office
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.91%) Spring
2 36 (22.22%) HTML
3 35 (21.60%) Hibernate
4 28 (17.28%) CSS
5 25 (15.43%) HTML5
5 25 (15.43%) Web Services
6 24 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 23 (14.20%) Java EE
8 20 (12.35%) J2EE
9 19 (11.73%) jQuery
9 19 (11.73%) JSF
10 18 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 17 (10.49%) RESTful
12 15 (9.26%) JSON
13 14 (8.64%) JSP
13 14 (8.64%) React
14 13 (8.02%) EJB
14 13 (8.02%) Node.js
15 12 (7.41%) REST
15 12 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Algorithms
1 22 (13.58%) Data Structures
2 13 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.94%) Wiki
5 7 (4.32%) User Experience
6 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.23%) Fintech
9 2 (1.23%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.62%) Contactless
10 1 (0.62%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.62%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Online Games
10 1 (0.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (7.41%) Windows
3 9 (5.56%) CentOS
3 9 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (76.54%) Software Engineering
2 98 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.19%) OO
4 56 (34.57%) TDD
5 55 (33.95%) Scrum
6 53 (32.72%) Test Automation
7 43 (26.54%) DevOps
8 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (19.14%) BDD
10 28 (17.28%) Open Source
11 22 (13.58%) MVC
12 19 (11.73%) E-Commerce
13 18 (11.11%) Web Development
14 17 (10.49%) Mentoring
14 17 (10.49%) Microservices
14 17 (10.49%) SDLC
15 16 (9.88%) Defect Management
16 15 (9.26%) Regression Testing
17 14 (8.64%) Requirements Analysis
18 13 (8.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (30.86%) SQL
3 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.28%) Python
5 22 (13.58%) C++
6 20 (12.35%) C
7 8 (4.94%) C#
8 7 (4.32%) PHP
8 7 (4.32%) Scala
9 6 (3.70%) Perl
10 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.09%) Ruby
11 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.62%) Go
12 1 (0.62%) Java 9
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (23.46%) Degree
2 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.09%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Kibana
1 6 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.09%) Puppet
3 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.47%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.85%) Ansible
5 2 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Oracle
2 11 (6.79%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.56%) Google
4 8 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.09%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.09%) Capita
5 5 (3.09%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.09%) Sun
6 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.47%) Sybase
7 3 (1.85%) SAP
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.62%) Apple
9 1 (0.62%) Facebook
9 1 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) New Relic
9 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.62%) Splunk