Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 312 303
Rank change year-on-year +64 -9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 121 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 91 37 58
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £34,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,500 £54,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.30% +3.89%

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 12673 12011 12573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10103 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +32 95 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Cheshire -7 26 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Java
1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (58.68%) Spring
3 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (42.15%) OO
5 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
6 46 (38.02%) SQL
7 43 (35.54%) Linux
8 41 (33.88%) Degree
9 38 (31.40%) Scrum
10 37 (30.58%) DevOps
11 36 (29.75%) TDD
12 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (27.27%) Hibernate
13 33 (27.27%) Tomcat
14 32 (26.45%) Test Automation
15 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
16 29 (23.97%) MySQL
16 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
17 27 (22.31%) HTML
18 25 (20.66%) C
18 25 (20.66%) CSS
19 24 (19.83%) MVC
19 24 (19.83%) AngularJS
20 23 (19.01%) Open Source
20 23 (19.01%) Spring MVC
21 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
21 22 (18.18%) Mentoring
21 22 (18.18%) Data Structures
21 22 (18.18%) Algorithms

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 33 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.44%) Confluence
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
3 6 (4.96%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.65%) JBoss
5 2 (1.65%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) OpenShift
2 8 (6.61%) SaaS
3 7 (5.79%) GitHub
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Loggly
5 1 (0.83%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
2 29 (23.97%) MySQL
3 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
5 10 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.96%) Big Data
8 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.48%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.48%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.48%) SQLite
10 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.65%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.83%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.36%) Mercurial
2 21 (17.36%) Subversion
3 14 (11.57%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.74%) JUnit
5 11 (9.09%) JIRA
6 8 (6.61%) Bitbucket
6 8 (6.61%) Maven
7 6 (4.96%) EasyMock
8 5 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.31%) Gradle
9 4 (3.31%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.48%) Ant
10 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.48%) Selenium
10 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.65%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.83%) Grunt
12 1 (0.83%) Spock
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Military
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (58.68%) Spring
2 33 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 27 (22.31%) HTML
4 25 (20.66%) CSS
5 24 (19.83%) AngularJS
6 23 (19.01%) Spring MVC
7 20 (16.53%) Java EE
7 20 (16.53%) RESTful
8 19 (15.70%) HTML5
9 17 (14.05%) JSF
10 16 (13.22%) J2EE
10 16 (13.22%) Web Services
11 14 (11.57%) JSP
12 13 (10.74%) Node.js
13 12 (9.92%) JSON
13 12 (9.92%) React
14 11 (9.09%) JPA
14 11 (9.09%) REST
15 10 (8.26%) GWT
15 10 (8.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 22 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 9 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.96%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.13%) Wiki
6 4 (3.31%) Fintech
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.48%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.48%) User Experience
8 2 (1.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Contactless
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.54%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) Unix
4 5 (4.13%) CentOS
4 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.15%) OO
4 38 (31.40%) Scrum
5 37 (30.58%) DevOps
6 36 (29.75%) TDD
7 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (26.45%) Test Automation
9 24 (19.83%) MVC
10 23 (19.01%) Open Source
11 22 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.05%) Microservices
13 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.40%) Web Development
15 13 (10.74%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (9.92%) BDD
17 11 (9.09%) Coaching
18 10 (8.26%) Pair Programming
19 9 (7.44%) OOP
19 9 (7.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (38.02%) SQL
3 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 25 (20.66%) C
5 22 (18.18%) Python
6 16 (13.22%) C++
7 7 (5.79%) Scala
8 5 (4.13%) Ruby
9 4 (3.31%) C#
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
10 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.83%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Degree
2 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.96%) Sun Certification
5 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.96%) Prometheus
1 6 (4.96%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) Kibana
2 5 (4.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.65%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Salt
4 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Google
3 7 (5.79%) Sybase
4 6 (4.96%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.96%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.96%) Sun
5 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Apple
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) New Relic
8 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk