Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £54,780 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 284 242 246
Rank change year-on-year -42 +4 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 51 117 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 1.00% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.04% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 104 99
North West median annual salary £54,780 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% +3.26% -3.16%
10th Percentile £38,875 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,650 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%

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 9,741 11,288 12,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.68% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,615 9,118 9,871
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,802 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -42 43 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Cheshire +27 5 - - 1
Lancashire -32 2 £54,559 +55.88% 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 - 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 14 October 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 51 (100.00%) Java
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (62.75%) Git (software)
4 24 (47.06%) Spring
5 22 (43.14%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) TDD
7 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 17 (33.33%) AWS
8 17 (33.33%) React
9 16 (31.37%) Microservices
10 12 (23.53%) DevOps
10 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
11 11 (21.57%) Node.js
11 11 (21.57%) JIRA
12 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.61%) Gradle
12 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
12 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (17.65%) Sage Pay
13 9 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
13 9 (17.65%) Swagger
13 9 (17.65%) Subversion
13 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
13 9 (17.65%) IntelliJ
13 9 (17.65%) Sage
13 9 (17.65%) REST
13 9 (17.65%) CQRS

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 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) AWS
2 9 (17.65%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
1 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
1 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (62.75%) Git (software)
2 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 10 (19.61%) Gradle
5 9 (17.65%) IntelliJ
5 9 (17.65%) Subversion
6 5 (9.80%) Ant
6 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.80%) Maven
7 4 (7.84%) JUnit
8 3 (5.88%) Gatling
8 3 (5.88%) Selenium
8 3 (5.88%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.88%) Spock
9 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.92%) Mockito
9 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.96%) Redmine
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) Spring
2 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 17 (33.33%) React
3 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 11 (21.57%) Node.js
5 9 (17.65%) REST
5 9 (17.65%) Swagger
6 8 (15.69%) HTML
6 8 (15.69%) HTML5
7 7 (13.73%) CSS
7 7 (13.73%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) Spring Boot
8 6 (11.76%) JSON
8 6 (11.76%) Spring Security
9 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
10 4 (7.84%) RESTful
10 4 (7.84%) XML
11 3 (5.88%) .NET
11 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.96%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) TDD
4 16 (31.37%) Microservices
5 12 (23.53%) DevOps
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
6 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (17.65%) CQRS
7 9 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
8 8 (15.69%) Scrum
8 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Open Source
9 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.76%) MVC
11 5 (9.80%) SOA
11 5 (9.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) Java 8
4 7 (13.73%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) Groovy
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) Java 9
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Sage
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft