The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 225 221
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 48 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 34
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +22.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 47 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Cheshire +3 1 £45,000 - 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 29 March 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.19%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
6 34 (40.48%) OO
7 32 (38.10%) Degree
8 29 (34.52%) Open Source
9 26 (30.95%) SQL
10 24 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 24 (28.57%) TDD
10 24 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 23 (27.38%) Mercurial
11 23 (27.38%) Data Structures
11 23 (27.38%) Algorithms
11 23 (27.38%) Subversion
12 21 (25.00%) Python
12 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 19 (22.62%) HTML
13 19 (22.62%) Linux
13 19 (22.62%) DevOps
14 18 (21.43%) Spring
15 17 (20.24%) Big Data
16 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
16 15 (17.86%) CSS
17 14 (16.67%) HTML5
18 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
18 13 (15.48%) GitHub
18 13 (15.48%) SDLC
18 13 (15.48%) Perl

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 10 (11.90%) Apache Spark
1 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.14%) Confluence
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) JBoss
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) GitHub
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 17 (20.24%) Big Data
3 10 (11.90%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.95%) MySQL
6 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.19%) DB2
8 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.38%) Mercurial
2 23 (27.38%) Subversion
3 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 8 (9.52%) Maven
5 6 (7.14%) JIRA
5 6 (7.14%) JUnit
6 5 (5.95%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.19%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) HTML
2 18 (21.43%) Spring
3 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
4 14 (16.67%) HTML5
5 13 (15.48%) Java EE
6 12 (14.29%) Node.js
7 11 (13.10%) J2EE
7 11 (13.10%) REST
8 10 (11.90%) Apache Camel
9 9 (10.71%) CSS3
9 9 (10.71%) XML
10 8 (9.52%) jQuery
10 8 (9.52%) Servlets
10 8 (9.52%) XSLT
11 7 (8.33%) Grails
11 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.33%) J2SE
11 7 (8.33%) JSON
12 5 (5.95%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Algorithms
1 23 (27.38%) Data Structures
2 8 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.95%) Wiki
4 4 (4.76%) Cybercrime
4 4 (4.76%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.19%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (40.48%) OO
5 29 (34.52%) Open Source
6 24 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 24 (28.57%) TDD
7 19 (22.62%) DevOps
8 13 (15.48%) Scrum
8 13 (15.48%) SDLC
9 12 (14.29%) EAM
9 12 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 12 (14.29%) Workflow
10 11 (13.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (9.52%) Visualisation
13 7 (8.33%) MVC
13 7 (8.33%) OOD
13 7 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.00%) Python
4 13 (15.48%) Perl
4 13 (15.48%) Ruby
5 11 (13.10%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) C
7 8 (9.52%) C++
8 7 (8.33%) Groovy
9 6 (7.14%) Scala
10 4 (4.76%) Clojure
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) Go
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Degree
2 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Kibana
2 1 (1.19%) logstash
2 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
1 11 (13.10%) VMware
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) hybris
3 1 (1.19%) Sun
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