Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 242 266
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 129 138 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.10% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 108 108 65
North West median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -2.97% +12.22%
10th Percentile £33,375 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%

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 9,839 12,531 11,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.82% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,607 10,202 9,982
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +14 98 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Cheshire +42 19 £62,500 +27.55%
Lancashire +4 8 £35,000 - 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
1 129 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.06%) Spring
4 60 (46.51%) DevOps
4 60 (46.51%) Java 8
5 58 (44.96%) Test Automation
6 45 (34.88%) SQL
7 43 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 42 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (31.01%) NoSQL
10 39 (30.23%) OO
11 38 (29.46%) Python
12 34 (26.36%) Docker
13 33 (25.58%) Gradle
13 33 (25.58%) TDD
13 33 (25.58%) Maven
14 32 (24.81%) Greenfield Project
15 29 (22.48%) Decision-Making
15 29 (22.48%) Data Structures
15 29 (22.48%) Algorithms
15 29 (22.48%) Subversion
15 29 (22.48%) Mercurial
15 29 (22.48%) MySQL
16 28 (21.71%) Hibernate
16 28 (21.71%) Degree
17 26 (20.16%) BDD
18 25 (19.38%) PHP
19 24 (18.60%) JUnit
20 23 (17.83%) Open Source

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 5 (3.88%) Apache
2 4 (3.10%) Confluence
3 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) GitHub
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.55%) Serverless
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon SageMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) NoSQL
2 29 (22.48%) MySQL
3 23 (17.83%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.33%) Redis
7 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.58%) Gradle
2 33 (25.58%) Maven
3 29 (22.48%) Mercurial
3 29 (22.48%) Subversion
4 24 (18.60%) JUnit
5 20 (15.50%) Gatling
5 20 (15.50%) Spock
6 15 (11.63%) Selenium
7 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.43%) JIRA
9 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.88%) EasyMock
10 4 (3.10%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (1.55%) CA Release Automation
12 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 8 (6.20%) Retail
2 4 (3.10%) Banking
2 4 (3.10%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (48.06%) Spring
2 28 (21.71%) Hibernate
3 22 (17.05%) Node.js
4 17 (13.18%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.63%) CSS
5 15 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (11.63%) Spring Boot
5 15 (11.63%) Spring Security
6 14 (10.85%) HTML
6 14 (10.85%) Web Services
7 8 (6.20%) Apache Camel
7 8 (6.20%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (6.20%) React
8 7 (5.43%) jQuery
9 5 (3.88%) .NET
9 5 (3.88%) CSS3
9 5 (3.88%) Java ME
9 5 (3.88%) Spring MVC
10 4 (3.10%) Apache NiFi
10 4 (3.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (22.48%) Algorithms
2 29 (22.48%) Data Structures
3 12 (9.30%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.88%) Digital TV
4 5 (3.88%) STB
5 4 (3.10%) Wiki
6 3 (2.33%) Life Science
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Fintech
7 2 (1.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (3.88%) Android
2 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.88%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (3.88%) pSOS
3 4 (3.10%) CentOS
3 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (46.51%) DevOps
4 58 (44.96%) Test Automation
5 42 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (30.23%) OO
7 33 (25.58%) TDD
8 29 (22.48%) Decision-Making
9 26 (20.16%) BDD
10 23 (17.83%) Open Source
11 21 (16.28%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (12.40%) Microservices
13 14 (10.85%) MVC
14 13 (10.08%) SDLC
14 13 (10.08%) Unit Testing
15 12 (9.30%) Web Development
16 10 (7.75%) Scrum
17 9 (6.98%) OOD
18 6 (4.65%) Kanban
19 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (46.51%) Java 8
3 45 (34.88%) SQL
4 38 (29.46%) Python
5 25 (19.38%) PHP
6 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.63%) Java 9
8 13 (10.08%) C++
9 9 (6.98%) Groovy
10 7 (5.43%) Go
11 6 (4.65%) C
11 6 (4.65%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.55%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (26.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) Ansible
1 20 (15.50%) Terraform
2 8 (6.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (4.65%) Oracle
2 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.33%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft