The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 208 225
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 84 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 63 22 28
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6647 5415 6191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.61% 97.74% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5440 4595 5048
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 74 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Cheshire -21 10 £50,000 +88.67% 2
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (76.51%) Software Engineering
3 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (36.91%) OO
5 53 (35.57%) Scrum
6 50 (33.56%) Spring
7 49 (32.89%) TDD
8 45 (30.20%) Linux
9 43 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (28.86%) Open Source
10 41 (27.52%) Test Automation
11 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
11 38 (25.50%) SQL
11 38 (25.50%) Python
12 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
12 37 (24.83%) HTML
12 37 (24.83%) DevOps
13 33 (22.15%) Degree
14 32 (21.48%) Big Data
14 32 (21.48%) Finance
15 30 (20.13%) Java EE
16 29 (19.46%) NoSQL
17 28 (18.79%) BDD
18 27 (18.12%) HTML5
18 27 (18.12%) AngularJS
18 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
19 26 (17.45%) C++
19 26 (17.45%) Subversion
20 24 (16.11%) CSS
21 22 (14.77%) Hibernate

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 19 (12.75%) Apache Spark
2 18 (12.08%) Apache
3 17 (11.41%) Confluence
4 15 (10.07%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.37%) Apache Pig
7 7 (4.70%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.67%) Jetty
10 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) GitHub
2 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.68%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.48%) Big Data
2 29 (19.46%) NoSQL
3 22 (14.77%) Hadoop
4 14 (9.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.71%) MySQL
6 8 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.37%) Apache Hive
6 8 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.01%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.01%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.01%) SQLite
10 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.67%) HBase
10 1 (0.67%) Impala
10 1 (0.67%) Redis
10 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.45%) Subversion
3 22 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 22 (14.77%) JIRA
3 22 (14.77%) Mercurial
4 21 (14.09%) JUnit
5 19 (12.75%) Selenium
6 18 (12.08%) Bitbucket
6 18 (12.08%) EasyMock
7 15 (10.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (9.40%) Cucumber
9 12 (8.05%) Maven
10 10 (6.71%) Eclipse
11 9 (6.04%) WebDriver
12 7 (4.70%) Gradle
13 3 (2.01%) Ant
13 3 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.67%) NUnit
14 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.03%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Electronics
6 4 (2.68%) Marketing
7 3 (2.01%) Automotive
8 2 (1.34%) Advertising
8 2 (1.34%) Games
9 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.56%) Spring
2 37 (24.83%) HTML
3 30 (20.13%) Java EE
4 27 (18.12%) AngularJS
4 27 (18.12%) HTML5
5 24 (16.11%) CSS
6 22 (14.77%) Hibernate
7 21 (14.09%) Node.js
8 19 (12.75%) XML
9 17 (11.41%) jQuery
10 15 (10.07%) EJB
10 15 (10.07%) JSON
11 13 (8.72%) JSF
12 12 (8.05%) React
12 12 (8.05%) Web Services
13 11 (7.38%) CSS3
14 9 (6.04%) .NET
14 9 (6.04%) J2EE
14 9 (6.04%) REST
15 8 (5.37%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Algorithms
1 22 (14.77%) Data Structures
2 16 (10.74%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.05%) Wiki
4 10 (6.71%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.37%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.03%) iPad
7 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.68%) PKI
8 3 (2.01%) User Experience
9 2 (1.34%) Online Games
10 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.67%) Contactless
10 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.20%) Linux
2 20 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.05%) CentOS
4 6 (4.03%) Windows
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Unix
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (76.51%) Software Engineering
2 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.91%) OO
4 53 (35.57%) Scrum
5 49 (32.89%) TDD
6 43 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (28.86%) Open Source
7 41 (27.52%) Test Automation
8 37 (24.83%) DevOps
9 28 (18.79%) BDD
10 19 (12.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (12.08%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (12.08%) SDLC
12 16 (10.74%) OOD
13 14 (9.40%) Defect Management
13 14 (9.40%) Web Development
14 13 (8.72%) Kanban
15 12 (8.05%) E-Commerce
15 12 (8.05%) ITIL
15 12 (8.05%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (25.50%) Python
2 38 (25.50%) SQL
3 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.45%) C++
5 20 (13.42%) C
6 18 (12.08%) Perl
7 16 (10.74%) C#
8 15 (10.07%) Ruby
9 5 (3.36%) Scala
10 4 (2.68%) Groovy
11 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.34%) Clojure
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Degree
2 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Docker
1 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) HDFS
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Kibana
2 6 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.68%) logstash
3 4 (2.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Packer
5 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Red Hat
2 10 (6.71%) VMware
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle
4 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.34%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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