The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 186 179 232
Rank change year-on-year -7 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 63 56 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.04% 0.98% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.01% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 24
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the North West

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the North West

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the North West

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 -3 50 £56,250 +12.50% 8
Lancashire +3 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheshire +3 4 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (75.24%) JavaScript
3 70 (66.67%) Spring
4 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (49.52%) Degree
6 51 (48.57%) SQL
7 50 (47.62%) Java EE
8 48 (45.71%) Software Engineering
8 48 (45.71%) Oracle
8 48 (45.71%) Linux
9 43 (40.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
11 39 (37.14%) HTML
11 39 (37.14%) Hadoop
12 37 (35.24%) Python
13 36 (34.29%) CSS
14 35 (33.33%) Ruby
15 33 (31.43%) Apache Camel
16 32 (30.48%) SDLC
17 30 (28.57%) Big Data
18 29 (27.62%) Computer Science
19 28 (26.67%) jQuery
20 27 (25.71%) VMware
21 26 (24.76%) C#
21 26 (24.76%) Perl
21 26 (24.76%) Mathematics
22 25 (23.81%) Selenium
22 25 (23.81%) Oracle ADF
22 25 (23.81%) MySQL
23 24 (22.86%) Apache Spark

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (22.86%) Apache Spark
1 24 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 23 (21.90%) Apache Pig
2 23 (21.90%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.14%) Hadoop
2 30 (28.57%) Big Data
3 25 (23.81%) MySQL
4 23 (21.90%) Apache Hive
4 23 (21.90%) MongoDB
5 21 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 19 (18.10%) RDBMS
7 17 (16.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.90%) Redis
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Selenium
2 12 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.43%) Maven
3 7 (6.67%) JUnit
4 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.86%) gulp
6 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.90%) GoCD
7 2 (1.90%) JIRA
7 2 (1.90%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.95%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.95%) Gradle
8 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (8.57%) Military
2 4 (3.81%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (66.67%) Spring
2 50 (47.62%) Java EE
3 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 39 (37.14%) HTML
5 36 (34.29%) CSS
6 33 (31.43%) Apache Camel
7 28 (26.67%) jQuery
8 25 (23.81%) Oracle ADF
9 22 (20.95%) Node.js
10 19 (18.10%) Middleware
11 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
11 17 (16.19%) HTML5
11 17 (16.19%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (15.24%) CSS3
13 12 (11.43%) J2EE
13 12 (11.43%) XML
14 10 (9.52%) LAMP
14 10 (9.52%) Servlets
14 10 (9.52%) XSLT
15 8 (7.62%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.38%) PKI
3 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.71%) Software Engineering
3 43 (40.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (30.48%) SDLC
5 26 (24.76%) Mathematics
6 24 (22.86%) DevOps
6 24 (22.86%) Scrum
7 20 (19.05%) Analytics
7 20 (19.05%) MVC
7 20 (19.05%) Web Development
8 19 (18.10%) Data Analytics
8 19 (18.10%) Information Security
8 19 (18.10%) Time Management
8 19 (18.10%) Visualisation
9 18 (17.14%) Open Source
10 14 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 13 (12.38%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (9.52%) TDD
13 9 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (75.24%) JavaScript
3 51 (48.57%) SQL
4 37 (35.24%) Python
5 35 (33.33%) Ruby
6 26 (24.76%) C#
6 26 (24.76%) Perl
7 22 (20.95%) Groovy
8 21 (20.00%) C
9 7 (6.67%) Scala
10 6 (5.71%) Clojure
11 4 (3.81%) C++
11 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.90%) Go
12 2 (1.90%) PHP
13 1 (0.95%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 52 (49.52%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
1 19 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Packer
1 2 (1.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) Oracle
2 27 (25.71%) VMware
3 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) IBM Sterling
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