Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 250 318
Rank change year-on-year +24 +68 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 145 112 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 0.87% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.90% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 126 81 20
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.70% +28.47%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £60,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,730 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.23% -4.54% +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 11,902 12,409 10,997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.84% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,690 10,244 9,298
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,531 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 June 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 June 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 +28 115 £47,500 - 8
Cheshire +1 24 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Lancashire - 6 £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 20 June 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 143 (98.62%) Software Engineering
3 107 (73.79%) Spring
4 96 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (44.83%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (44.14%) Java 8
6 64 (44.14%) Scrum
7 60 (41.38%) Microservices
8 55 (37.93%) TDD
9 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
9 49 (33.79%) DevOps
10 47 (32.41%) Mentoring
11 46 (31.72%) AngularJS
12 41 (28.28%) MySQL
13 39 (26.90%) PHP
13 39 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (26.90%) Docker
13 39 (26.90%) React
14 38 (26.21%) Kanban
15 37 (25.52%) Hibernate
15 37 (25.52%) E-Commerce
16 36 (24.83%) Git (software)
16 36 (24.83%) Test Automation
17 34 (23.45%) Spring Boot
18 32 (22.07%) SQL
19 31 (21.38%) Open Source
20 30 (20.69%) Node.js
20 30 (20.69%) REST
20 30 (20.69%) Oracle
21 29 (20.00%) OO

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 26 (17.93%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.59%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.83%) Confluence
4 6 (4.14%) CMS
5 5 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.07%) Apache
6 3 (2.07%) JBoss
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.66%) SaaS
3 12 (8.28%) GitHub
4 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.45%) IaaS
5 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.38%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.69%) G Suite
8 1 (0.69%) Office 365
8 1 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Firewall
1 5 (3.45%) HTTP
1 5 (3.45%) SSL
1 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) MySQL
2 18 (12.41%) Hadoop
2 18 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (8.28%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.90%) Big Data
7 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.45%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (24.83%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.93%) JUnit
3 15 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.34%) Maven
3 15 (10.34%) Subversion
4 14 (9.66%) JIRA
4 14 (9.66%) Mercurial
5 12 (8.28%) Selenium
6 10 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.52%) Gradle
8 7 (4.83%) Bitbucket
8 7 (4.83%) JMeter
9 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
9 6 (4.14%) Mocha
9 6 (4.14%) Robot Framework
10 5 (3.45%) CodeSonar
10 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.45%) git-flow
10 5 (3.45%) Spock
11 3 (2.07%) CA Release Automation
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Advertising
4 3 (2.07%) Military
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (73.79%) Spring
2 46 (31.72%) AngularJS
3 39 (26.90%) React
4 37 (25.52%) Hibernate
5 34 (23.45%) Spring Boot
6 30 (20.69%) Node.js
6 30 (20.69%) REST
7 29 (20.00%) Java EE
8 23 (15.86%) Spring MVC
9 21 (14.48%) J2EE
10 19 (13.10%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (10.34%) Spring Security
12 11 (7.59%) SOAP
13 9 (6.21%) JMS
13 9 (6.21%) RESTful
13 9 (6.21%) Web Services
14 8 (5.52%) JAX-RS
15 7 (4.83%) CSS
15 7 (4.83%) HTML
16 6 (4.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (44.83%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 15 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.59%) Xbox
4 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Fintech
7 2 (1.38%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Android
2 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) CentOS
3 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (98.62%) Software Engineering
2 96 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (44.14%) Scrum
4 60 (41.38%) Microservices
5 55 (37.93%) TDD
6 49 (33.79%) DevOps
7 47 (32.41%) Mentoring
8 39 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (26.21%) Kanban
10 37 (25.52%) E-Commerce
11 36 (24.83%) Test Automation
12 31 (21.38%) Open Source
13 29 (20.00%) MVC
13 29 (20.00%) OO
14 27 (18.62%) BDD
15 22 (15.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (13.10%) Coaching
17 18 (12.41%) SDLC
18 17 (11.72%) Pair Programming
18 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (44.14%) Java 8
3 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
4 39 (26.90%) PHP
5 32 (22.07%) SQL
6 28 (19.31%) Python
7 16 (11.03%) C++
8 15 (10.34%) Java 9
8 15 (10.34%) R
9 13 (8.97%) C
10 8 (5.52%) Scala
11 7 (4.83%) C#
12 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.76%) Groovy
15 2 (1.38%) Clojure
16 1 (0.69%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) CCNA
4 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.45%) CISSP
4 5 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (3.45%) GIAC
4 5 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (3.45%) MCSE
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (3.45%) SANS
4 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) SSCP
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 39 (26.90%) Docker
2 5 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (12.41%) Puppet
2 12 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.45%) Kibana
4 5 (3.45%) Salt
5 4 (2.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Oracle
2 16 (11.03%) Google
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.45%) Sybase
5 3 (2.07%) Apple
5 3 (2.07%) Facebook
6 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.69%) hybris