Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 256 306
Rank change year-on-year +20 +50 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 120 124 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.06% 0.95% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.98% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 42
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.98% +34.38%
10th Percentile £32,200 £29,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +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 10,895 12,671 11,950
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.66% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,832 10,180 10,070
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 100 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Cheshire +9 12 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Lancashire - 8 £35,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.67%) DevOps
2 62 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (47.50%) Spring
4 54 (45.00%) Java 8
5 38 (31.67%) Python
6 36 (30.00%) Docker
7 32 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 31 (25.83%) OO
9 29 (24.17%) MySQL
10 28 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 27 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (22.50%) Maven
11 27 (22.50%) TDD
12 26 (21.67%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (20.83%) Gradle
13 25 (20.83%) SQL
14 24 (20.00%) C++
14 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 24 (20.00%) Open Source
15 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
15 23 (19.17%) Web Services
15 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (18.33%) Linux
16 22 (18.33%) Hibernate
17 21 (17.50%) Scrum
17 21 (17.50%) PHP
18 20 (16.67%) JUnit
19 19 (15.83%) BDD

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 (7.50%) Apache
2 8 (6.67%) Confluence
3 5 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Firewall
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
1 5 (4.17%) SSL
1 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) MySQL
2 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.00%) Hadoop
4 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (7.50%) Big Data
6 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.50%) Redis
9 2 (1.67%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.67%) Riak
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (22.50%) Maven
3 25 (20.83%) Gradle
4 20 (16.67%) JUnit
5 16 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.67%) JIRA
7 13 (10.83%) Bitbucket
7 13 (10.83%) Subversion
8 12 (10.00%) Mercurial
8 12 (10.00%) Selenium
9 11 (9.17%) Gatling
9 11 (9.17%) Spock
10 9 (7.50%) EasyMock
11 5 (4.17%) CodeSonar
11 5 (4.17%) git-flow
11 5 (4.17%) Robot Framework
12 3 (2.50%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.50%) CA Release Automation
13 2 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 9 (7.50%) Retail
2 5 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Military
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.50%) Spring
2 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
2 23 (19.17%) Web Services
3 22 (18.33%) Hibernate
4 19 (15.83%) Node.js
5 15 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (10.83%) Java EE
7 12 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 10 (8.33%) Spring Security
9 8 (6.67%) Apache Camel
9 8 (6.67%) EJB
9 8 (6.67%) JSF
10 7 (5.83%) .NET
10 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.83%) HTML
11 6 (5.00%) REST
11 6 (5.00%) SOAP
12 5 (4.17%) React
12 5 (4.17%) RESTful
12 5 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (15.00%) Cloud Native
3 12 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.67%) Wiki
5 5 (4.17%) Digital TV
5 5 (4.17%) STB
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Arduino
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Android
2 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.67%) CentOS
3 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.83%) Windows
5 5 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.17%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) DevOps
3 32 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 31 (25.83%) OO
5 27 (22.50%) TDD
6 24 (20.00%) Open Source
7 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.50%) Scrum
9 19 (15.83%) BDD
10 18 (15.00%) Decision-Making
11 15 (12.50%) SDLC
11 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 14 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (11.67%) Microservices
13 13 (10.83%) OOD
14 11 (9.17%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (9.17%) MVC
15 9 (7.50%) Web Development
16 8 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (45.00%) Java 8
3 38 (31.67%) Python
4 25 (20.83%) SQL
5 24 (20.00%) C++
6 21 (17.50%) PHP
7 17 (14.17%) C
8 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.33%) Java 9
10 9 (7.50%) C#
11 8 (6.67%) Groovy
12 7 (5.83%) Go
13 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
13 5 (4.17%) Objective-C
13 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) CCNA
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.17%) CISSP
4 5 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (4.17%) GIAC
4 5 (4.17%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (4.17%) MCSE
4 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (4.17%) SANS
4 5 (4.17%) SSCP
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.83%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Terraform
2 11 (9.17%) Ansible
3 10 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.83%) Puppet
5 5 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.67%) Google
3 2 (1.67%) IBM
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.83%) WorldPay