Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

Java Software Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 260 318
Rank change year-on-year +20 +58 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 122 116 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.88% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.91% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 97 26
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% +28.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +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 11,527 12,750 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.68% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,335 10,271 9,820
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +24 105 £47,500 +1.60% 19
Cheshire -2 10 £48,250 +7.22%
Lancashire - 7 £35,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 76 (62.30%) Spring
3 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (50.00%) Java 8
5 51 (41.80%) Scrum
6 48 (39.34%) Greenfield Project
7 44 (36.07%) DevOps
8 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
9 41 (33.61%) AngularJS
10 39 (31.97%) TDD
11 35 (28.69%) Docker
12 34 (27.87%) Microservices
12 34 (27.87%) PHP
13 33 (27.05%) MySQL
13 33 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (25.41%) Kanban
15 30 (24.59%) Test Automation
15 30 (24.59%) Node.js
15 30 (24.59%) React
16 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
17 28 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (22.95%) Python
18 27 (22.13%) Open Source
19 26 (21.31%) Mentoring
19 26 (21.31%) E-Commerce
20 25 (20.49%) Hibernate
21 24 (19.67%) Java EE
21 24 (19.67%) SQL
21 24 (19.67%) Hadoop

Java Software 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 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.20%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.92%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.10%) CMS
5 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.46%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.92%) GitHub
2 6 (4.92%) SaaS
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) Firewall
1 10 (8.20%) HTTP
1 10 (8.20%) SSL
1 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.05%) MySQL
2 24 (19.67%) Hadoop
3 14 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (11.48%) Big Data
3 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.20%) Apache Hive
6 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.75%) JUnit
3 17 (13.93%) Selenium
4 14 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (9.84%) Bitbucket
5 12 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.84%) JIRA
5 12 (9.84%) Subversion
6 11 (9.02%) Maven
6 11 (9.02%) Mercurial
6 11 (9.02%) Robot Framework
7 10 (8.20%) CodeSonar
7 10 (8.20%) git-flow
8 6 (4.92%) Gradle
8 6 (4.92%) JMeter
9 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.10%) Mocha
10 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.64%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.64%) gulp
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Military
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (62.30%) Spring
2 41 (33.61%) AngularJS
3 30 (24.59%) Node.js
3 30 (24.59%) React
4 25 (20.49%) Hibernate
5 24 (19.67%) Java EE
6 23 (18.85%) REST
7 22 (18.03%) Spring Boot
7 22 (18.03%) Spring MVC
8 19 (15.57%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (15.57%) Web Services
9 14 (11.48%) J2EE
10 11 (9.02%) .NET
10 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.02%) SOAP
10 11 (9.02%) Spring Security
11 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
11 10 (8.20%) Django
11 10 (8.20%) LAMP
11 10 (8.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (39.34%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.02%) Algorithms
2 11 (9.02%) Data Structures
3 9 (7.38%) Cloud Native
4 7 (5.74%) Xbox
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Fintech
5 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Android
2 10 (8.20%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.20%) Mac OS X
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) CentOS
3 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (41.80%) Scrum
4 44 (36.07%) DevOps
5 39 (31.97%) TDD
6 34 (27.87%) Microservices
7 33 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (25.41%) Kanban
9 30 (24.59%) Test Automation
10 27 (22.13%) Open Source
11 26 (21.31%) E-Commerce
11 26 (21.31%) Mentoring
12 23 (18.85%) MVC
13 21 (17.21%) OO
14 18 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (13.11%) SDLC
16 15 (12.30%) BDD
17 14 (11.48%) Decision-Making
18 12 (9.84%) Coaching
18 12 (9.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (50.00%) Java 8
3 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 34 (27.87%) PHP
5 28 (22.95%) Python
6 24 (19.67%) SQL
7 19 (15.57%) C++
8 16 (13.11%) C
9 13 (10.66%) C#
10 11 (9.02%) Java 9
11 10 (8.20%) Bash Shell
11 10 (8.20%) Objective-C
11 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
11 10 (8.20%) R
12 7 (5.74%) Groovy
13 4 (3.28%) Scala
14 2 (1.64%) Clojure
15 1 (0.82%) Go
15 1 (0.82%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.48%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) Degree
4 10 (8.20%) CCNA
4 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.20%) CISSP
4 10 (8.20%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (8.20%) GIAC
4 10 (8.20%) Linux+ Certification
4 10 (8.20%) MCSE
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.20%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (8.20%) SANS
4 10 (8.20%) SSCP
5 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Docker
2 10 (8.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) Puppet
2 10 (8.20%) Salt
3 8 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.74%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.10%) Terraform
6 2 (1.64%) Kibana
7 1 (0.82%) Ansible
7 1 (0.82%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Oracle
2 11 (9.02%) Google
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.46%) Apple
4 3 (2.46%) Facebook
5 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.82%) hybris