Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 219 282
Rank change year-on-year +29 +63 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 189 151 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.17% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.21% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 153 110 59
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,700 £60,000 £54,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 12,029 12,493 10,985
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.81% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,797 10,301 9,279
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,450
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 140 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Cheshire -1 38 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Lancashire +8 7 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £37,500 -
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 160 (84.66%) Software Engineering
3 122 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (59.79%) Spring
5 83 (43.92%) Scrum
6 77 (40.74%) TDD
7 69 (36.51%) Java 8
8 67 (35.45%) Greenfield Project
9 61 (32.28%) Microservices
10 59 (31.22%) Test Automation
11 56 (29.63%) Kanban
12 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
12 55 (29.10%) Oracle
13 54 (28.57%) DevOps
14 52 (27.51%) AngularJS
15 51 (26.98%) SQL
16 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
16 47 (24.87%) Mentoring
17 44 (23.28%) E-Commerce
18 43 (22.75%) Linux
18 43 (22.75%) MySQL
18 43 (22.75%) Docker
19 41 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (21.16%) PHP
21 39 (20.63%) React
22 38 (20.11%) Hibernate
23 36 (19.05%) Finance
23 36 (19.05%) Python
24 35 (18.52%) JIRA
25 34 (17.99%) Open Source

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 32 (16.93%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.35%) Apache Solr
2 12 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.29%) Confluence
3 10 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.17%) Apache
4 6 (3.17%) CMS
5 5 (2.65%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.12%) JBoss
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.41%) SaaS
3 12 (6.35%) GitHub
4 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.65%) IaaS
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) G Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) Firewall
1 5 (2.65%) HTTP
1 5 (2.65%) SSL
1 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.75%) MySQL
2 23 (12.17%) Hadoop
3 18 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.99%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.88%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.29%) Big Data
9 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.65%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.65%) HBase
10 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.06%) GIS
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.52%) JIRA
3 31 (16.40%) JUnit
4 29 (15.34%) Jenkins
5 23 (12.17%) Selenium
6 20 (10.58%) Maven
7 15 (7.94%) Subversion
8 14 (7.41%) Mercurial
9 13 (6.88%) Gradle
10 10 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (4.23%) CA Release Automation
12 7 (3.70%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.70%) JMeter
13 6 (3.17%) Jasmine
13 6 (3.17%) Mocha
13 6 (3.17%) Robot Framework
14 5 (2.65%) CodeSonar
14 5 (2.65%) git-flow
14 5 (2.65%) Spock
14 5 (2.65%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 32 (16.93%) Retail
3 16 (8.47%) Advertising
4 5 (2.65%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Military
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (59.79%) Spring
2 52 (27.51%) AngularJS
3 39 (20.63%) React
4 38 (20.11%) Hibernate
5 34 (17.99%) Spring Boot
6 32 (16.93%) Java EE
7 30 (15.87%) Node.js
8 29 (15.34%) REST
9 24 (12.70%) J2EE
10 23 (12.17%) Spring MVC
11 20 (10.58%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (7.94%) Spring Security
13 13 (6.88%) CSS
13 13 (6.88%) HTML
14 12 (6.35%) Web Services
15 11 (5.82%) SOAP
16 9 (4.76%) RESTful
17 8 (4.23%) JAX-RS
17 8 (4.23%) JMS
18 7 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (35.45%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.94%) Algorithms
2 15 (7.94%) Data Structures
3 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.82%) Xbox
5 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.65%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) Wiki
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.75%) Linux
2 17 (8.99%) Windows
3 10 (5.29%) AIX
3 10 (5.29%) HPUX
3 10 (5.29%) Solaris
3 10 (5.29%) Unix
4 6 (3.17%) CentOS
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.65%) Android
5 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (84.66%) Software Engineering
2 122 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (43.92%) Scrum
4 77 (40.74%) TDD
5 61 (32.28%) Microservices
6 59 (31.22%) Test Automation
7 56 (29.63%) Kanban
8 54 (28.57%) DevOps
9 47 (24.87%) Mentoring
10 44 (23.28%) E-Commerce
11 41 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (17.99%) Open Source
13 32 (16.93%) BDD
14 30 (15.87%) OO
15 29 (15.34%) MVC
16 23 (12.17%) SDLC
17 22 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (10.05%) Coaching
19 17 (8.99%) Pair Programming
19 17 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (36.51%) Java 8
3 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.98%) SQL
5 40 (21.16%) PHP
6 36 (19.05%) Python
7 23 (12.17%) C
8 18 (9.52%) C++
9 15 (7.94%) Java 9
9 15 (7.94%) R
10 9 (4.76%) Scala
11 8 (4.23%) C#
12 6 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.65%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.12%) Groovy
15 2 (1.06%) Clojure
15 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.53%) Perl
16 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Degree
2 15 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.65%) CCNA
6 5 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.65%) CISSP
6 5 (2.65%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.65%) GIAC
6 5 (2.65%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (2.65%) MCSE
6 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.65%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (2.65%) SANS
6 5 (2.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 43 (22.75%) Docker
2 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.05%) Puppet
2 18 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.65%) Salt
4 5 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.12%) Ansible
5 4 (2.12%) Kibana
6 3 (1.59%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.06%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 55 (29.10%) Oracle
2 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.47%) Google
4 12 (6.35%) WorldPay
5 10 (5.29%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.65%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.65%) HP
6 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.65%) Splunk
6 5 (2.65%) Sybase
7 3 (1.59%) Apple
7 3 (1.59%) Facebook
8 2 (1.06%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.53%) BT
9 1 (0.53%) hybris