Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £54,559 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 221 210
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 73 146 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 1.24% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 125 132
North West median annual salary £54,559 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £41,125 £32,500 £30,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +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 9,736 11,383 12,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.70% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,611 9,199 9,874
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,960 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,192 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -43 54 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Cheshire +31 12 £52,500 -1.87%
Lancashire -20 6 £54,559 +55.88% 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 - 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (75.34%) Software Engineering
3 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (46.58%) Git (software)
5 29 (39.73%) Spring
5 29 (39.73%) TDD
6 27 (36.99%) Microservices
7 26 (35.62%) AngularJS
7 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
8 24 (32.88%) Node.js
9 23 (31.51%) SQL
10 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
10 20 (27.40%) AWS
10 20 (27.40%) DevOps
11 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
12 17 (23.29%) React
13 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
13 16 (21.92%) JIRA
13 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
14 15 (20.55%) BDD
14 15 (20.55%) HTML
14 15 (20.55%) Python
15 14 (19.18%) MySQL
15 14 (19.18%) CSS
16 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
16 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.07%) Selenium
16 11 (15.07%) Java 8
16 11 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (13.70%) Gradle

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 9 (12.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.40%) AWS
2 9 (12.33%) Sage Pay
3 4 (5.48%) Serverless
4 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.74%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (2.74%) SonarCloud
5 1 (1.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) MySQL
2 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.74%) DB2
5 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
3 16 (21.92%) JIRA
4 11 (15.07%) Selenium
5 10 (13.70%) Gradle
5 10 (13.70%) Subversion
6 9 (12.33%) IntelliJ
6 9 (12.33%) Maven
7 8 (10.96%) JUnit
8 7 (9.59%) Gatling
9 5 (6.85%) Ant
9 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
10 4 (5.48%) Ranorex
10 4 (5.48%) TestRail
11 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
11 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.11%) NetBeans
11 3 (4.11%) SonarQube
11 3 (4.11%) Spock
12 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
1 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) Spring
2 26 (35.62%) AngularJS
3 24 (32.88%) Node.js
4 17 (23.29%) React
5 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
6 15 (20.55%) HTML
7 14 (19.18%) CSS
8 9 (12.33%) REST
8 9 (12.33%) Swagger
9 8 (10.96%) HTML5
9 8 (10.96%) Spring Boot
10 7 (9.59%) CSS3
11 6 (8.22%) JSON
11 6 (8.22%) Spring Security
12 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
13 4 (5.48%) .NET
13 4 (5.48%) Gherkin
13 4 (5.48%) RESTful
13 4 (5.48%) XML
14 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.37%) Life Science
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Android
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) Software Engineering
2 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) TDD
4 27 (36.99%) Microservices
5 20 (27.40%) DevOps
5 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
6 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
7 15 (20.55%) BDD
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
8 11 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.33%) CQRS
9 9 (12.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 9 (12.33%) Threat Modelling
10 8 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.59%) Analytics
11 7 (9.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Python
5 11 (15.07%) Java 8
6 8 (10.96%) C#
7 7 (9.59%) PHP
8 5 (6.85%) Groovy
9 3 (4.11%) C
9 3 (4.11%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) Java 9
10 2 (2.74%) Go
10 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Ansible
1 7 (9.59%) Terraform
2 4 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Sage
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft