The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 198 233
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 59 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.70% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 16
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £38,975 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 28 June 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 28 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 -7 44 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Cheshire -26 10 £45,000 +69.81% 4
Lancashire -12 3 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside -4 1 £42,500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (67.21%) JavaScript
3 79 (64.75%) Spring
4 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (46.72%) SQL
6 55 (45.08%) Oracle
6 55 (45.08%) Java EE
7 52 (42.62%) Degree
7 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
8 49 (40.16%) HTML
9 46 (37.70%) Hibernate
10 45 (36.89%) Python
11 44 (36.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (32.79%) Linux
13 39 (31.97%) Hadoop
14 38 (31.15%) Big Data
14 38 (31.15%) CSS
15 35 (28.69%) C#
16 34 (27.87%) Apache Spark
17 33 (27.05%) Computer Science
18 30 (24.59%) Ruby
19 29 (23.77%) Perl
20 28 (22.95%) SDLC
20 28 (22.95%) AngularJS
21 27 (22.13%) Selenium
22 26 (21.31%) Mathematics
23 25 (20.49%) Oracle ADF
23 25 (20.49%) MySQL
24 24 (19.67%) Analytics
24 24 (19.67%) Elasticsearch

Java Software Developer 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 34 (27.87%) Apache Spark
2 24 (19.67%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (15.57%) Apache Pig
4 14 (11.48%) Apache
5 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.46%) Confluence
7 3 (2.46%) Mongoose
7 3 (2.46%) nginx
8 2 (1.64%) CMS
8 2 (1.64%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.74%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) HTTP
2 3 (2.46%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.97%) Hadoop
2 38 (31.15%) Big Data
3 25 (20.49%) MySQL
4 24 (19.67%) MongoDB
5 19 (15.57%) Apache Hive
5 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
6 16 (13.11%) RDBMS
7 13 (10.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
9 7 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.46%) Redis
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (22.13%) Selenium
2 16 (13.11%) JUnit
3 13 (10.66%) Maven
4 9 (7.38%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.74%) EasyMock
7 6 (4.92%) JIRA
8 5 (4.10%) Gradle
8 5 (4.10%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (3.28%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.46%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (2.46%) gulp
11 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.64%) GoCD
11 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (6.56%) Aerospace
1 8 (6.56%) Military
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.75%) Spring
2 55 (45.08%) Java EE
3 49 (40.16%) HTML
4 46 (37.70%) Hibernate
5 38 (31.15%) CSS
6 28 (22.95%) AngularJS
7 25 (20.49%) Oracle ADF
8 22 (18.03%) Node.js
9 21 (17.21%) Apache Camel
9 21 (17.21%) jQuery
10 19 (15.57%) HTML5
11 18 (14.75%) Middleware
12 16 (13.11%) CSS3
13 13 (10.66%) Web Services
14 10 (8.20%) JSON
14 10 (8.20%) SOAP
15 9 (7.38%) J2EE
16 8 (6.56%) Servlets
16 8 (6.56%) Spring MVC
16 8 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.84%) PKI
3 8 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.74%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.79%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
3 44 (36.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (22.95%) SDLC
5 26 (21.31%) Mathematics
6 24 (19.67%) Analytics
7 22 (18.03%) DevOps
7 22 (18.03%) Open Source
7 22 (18.03%) Scrum
8 18 (14.75%) TDD
9 17 (13.93%) MVC
10 16 (13.11%) Data Analytics
10 16 (13.11%) Information Security
10 16 (13.11%) OO
10 16 (13.11%) Time Management
10 16 (13.11%) Visualisation
11 15 (12.30%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (11.48%) Web Development
13 13 (10.66%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (67.21%) JavaScript
3 57 (46.72%) SQL
4 45 (36.89%) Python
5 35 (28.69%) C#
6 30 (24.59%) Ruby
7 29 (23.77%) Perl
8 21 (17.21%) C
9 11 (9.02%) Clojure
9 11 (9.02%) Groovy
9 11 (9.02%) Scala
10 9 (7.38%) C++
11 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.74%) Haskell
13 3 (2.46%) Go
13 3 (2.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (42.62%) Degree
2 16 (13.11%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (10.66%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Hyper-V
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Packer
1 2 (1.64%) Terraform
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (45.08%) Oracle
2 20 (16.39%) VMware
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (0.82%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.82%) IBM Sterling
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