Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 252 285
Rank change year-on-year +75 +33 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 197 112 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 0.90% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.93% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 146 82 95
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £63,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 12,287 11,988 11,578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.65% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9,929 10,051 9,669
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 February 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 February 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 +44 142 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Cheshire +1 44 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Merseyside - 8 £37,500 -
Lancashire +9 3 £35,660 - 3
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (73.60%) Software Engineering
3 120 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (47.72%) Spring
5 76 (38.58%) Test Automation
6 71 (36.04%) TDD
7 68 (34.52%) Scrum
7 68 (34.52%) SQL
8 67 (34.01%) Git (software)
9 62 (31.47%) Finance
10 56 (28.43%) Oracle
11 54 (27.41%) Linux
12 52 (26.40%) DevOps
13 47 (23.86%) BDD
14 45 (22.84%) OO
15 42 (21.32%) Tomcat
15 42 (21.32%) Microservices
16 41 (20.81%) E-Commerce
17 39 (19.80%) Retail
18 37 (18.78%) Hibernate
18 37 (18.78%) Mentoring
19 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
19 35 (17.77%) NoSQL
20 33 (16.75%) Degree
21 32 (16.24%) Kanban
21 32 (16.24%) C
22 31 (15.74%) Greenfield Project
23 30 (15.23%) MySQL
24 27 (13.71%) Selenium
25 25 (12.69%) MVC

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 42 (21.32%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.63%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.61%) Apache Solr
4 8 (4.06%) JBoss
5 6 (3.05%) Confluence
6 4 (2.03%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.02%) Jetty
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.11%) SaaS
3 12 (6.09%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.03%) GitHub
5 4 (2.03%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) G Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Loggly
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
7 1 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.77%) NoSQL
2 30 (15.23%) MySQL
3 17 (8.63%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.11%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.09%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.03%) Big Data
10 4 (2.03%) GIS
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.51%) DB2
12 1 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 67 (34.01%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.71%) Selenium
3 24 (12.18%) JIRA
4 23 (11.68%) Subversion
5 21 (10.66%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.15%) Mercurial
7 17 (8.63%) Cucumber
8 12 (6.09%) Eclipse
9 11 (5.58%) JUnit
10 10 (5.08%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.55%) Gradle
11 7 (3.55%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.05%) Maven
12 6 (3.05%) Mockito
13 4 (2.03%) Spock
14 3 (1.52%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.02%) FitNesse
15 2 (1.02%) jMock
15 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (31.47%) Finance
2 39 (19.80%) Retail
3 13 (6.60%) Advertising
4 6 (3.05%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Law
5 3 (1.52%) Military
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.72%) Spring
2 37 (18.78%) Hibernate
3 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
4 20 (10.15%) HTML
4 20 (10.15%) Spring MVC
5 19 (9.64%) J2EE
5 19 (9.64%) Web Services
6 17 (8.63%) JMS
6 17 (8.63%) React
6 17 (8.63%) RESTful
7 16 (8.12%) Node.js
7 16 (8.12%) REST
8 15 (7.61%) HTML5
8 15 (7.61%) Spring Boot
9 13 (6.60%) CSS
9 13 (6.60%) JSON
10 12 (6.09%) Struts
11 11 (5.58%) JSP
11 11 (5.58%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (5.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (10.15%) Algorithms
2 20 (10.15%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.54%) Fintech
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Xbox
7 2 (1.02%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.41%) Linux
2 18 (9.14%) Windows
3 11 (5.58%) AIX
4 10 (5.08%) HPUX
4 10 (5.08%) Solaris
4 10 (5.08%) Unix
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (73.60%) Software Engineering
2 120 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (38.58%) Test Automation
4 71 (36.04%) TDD
5 68 (34.52%) Scrum
6 52 (26.40%) DevOps
7 47 (23.86%) BDD
8 45 (22.84%) OO
9 42 (21.32%) Microservices
10 41 (20.81%) E-Commerce
11 37 (18.78%) Mentoring
12 32 (16.24%) Kanban
13 25 (12.69%) MVC
14 23 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (11.68%) SDLC
15 19 (9.64%) SOA
16 16 (8.12%) Open Source
17 14 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (7.11%) OOP
17 14 (7.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 197 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (34.52%) SQL
3 32 (16.24%) C
4 22 (11.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.63%) Python
6 13 (6.60%) C++
7 8 (4.06%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.55%) Java 9
9 6 (3.05%) Ruby
9 6 (3.05%) Scala
10 5 (2.54%) C#
10 5 (2.54%) PHP
11 4 (2.03%) GraphQL
12 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.02%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.51%) COBOL
14 1 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (16.75%) Degree
2 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.57%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.51%) OCA
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.08%) Prometheus
3 9 (4.57%) Kibana
4 7 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.55%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Salt
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (28.43%) Oracle
2 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.11%) WorldPay
4 11 (5.58%) Sybase
5 10 (5.08%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.55%) Capita
6 7 (3.55%) Google
7 5 (2.54%) HP
8 4 (2.03%) Apple
8 4 (2.03%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.52%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.52%) Facebook
9 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.52%) Sun
10 2 (1.02%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) BT
11 1 (0.51%) Chordiant
11 1 (0.51%) Splunk