Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 475 768 1,238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 8.23% 10.03% 12.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 18.88% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 393 593 924
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,945 4,067 5,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.02% 53.12% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,579 3,345 4,159
10th Percentile £31,997 £30,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,625 £58,750 £56,938
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the North West

Java
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the North West.

Salary trend for Java in the North West

Java
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the North West over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java in the North West

Java
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. 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 -6 373 £57,500 +9.52% 110
Cheshire -12 48 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Lancashire +17 30 £47,500 - 8
Merseyside +3 19 £51,250 -18.00% 11
Cumbria +11 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 251 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 187 (39.37%) Python
4 176 (37.05%) Software Engineering
5 145 (30.53%) C#
6 133 (28.00%) DevOps
7 132 (27.79%) AWS
8 121 (25.47%) SQL
9 117 (24.63%) HTML
10 115 (24.21%) TDD
11 114 (24.00%) CSS
12 99 (20.84%) Spring
13 97 (20.42%) Docker
14 87 (18.32%) C++
15 85 (17.89%) Go
16 80 (16.84%) AngularJS
17 79 (16.63%) Test Automation
17 79 (16.63%) Terraform
18 78 (16.42%) Kubernetes
18 78 (16.42%) Git (software)
19 77 (16.21%) Microservices
20 76 (16.00%) Jenkins
21 71 (14.95%) Azure
22 68 (14.32%) Scrum
23 67 (14.11%) OO
23 67 (14.11%) Microsoft
24 65 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (12.63%) Node.js
25 60 (12.63%) OOP
26 59 (12.42%) Linux

Java
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 27 (5.68%) Confluence
2 26 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.58%) nginx
4 9 (1.89%) CMS
5 8 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.26%) JBoss
6 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.05%) Apache
7 5 (1.05%) IIS
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) Shopify
1 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 132 (27.79%) AWS
2 71 (14.95%) Azure
3 43 (9.05%) GCP
4 34 (7.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (5.05%) SaaS
6 17 (3.58%) Serverless
7 14 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.47%) Power Platform
10 6 (1.26%) Algolia
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.84%) GitHub
12 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.63%) Google Workspace
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.42%) Datadog
13 2 (0.42%) Heroku
13 2 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.47%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) HTTP
2 6 (1.26%) SNMP
3 4 (0.84%) FTP
4 2 (0.42%) CTI
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) Softphone
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) VLAN
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.89%) MySQL
2 42 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (6.11%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.42%) Redis
7 19 (4.00%) Big Data
7 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.26%) Endeca
8 6 (1.26%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.26%) Power BI
8 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.05%) DB2
10 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.84%) BigQuery
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 78 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 76 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 45 (9.47%) JIRA
4 37 (7.79%) Selenium
5 35 (7.37%) Cucumber
6 26 (5.47%) JUnit
7 22 (4.63%) Gradle
7 22 (4.63%) Maven
8 19 (4.00%) Vagrant
9 16 (3.37%) IntelliJ
10 14 (2.95%) JMeter
11 13 (2.74%) Mercurial
11 13 (2.74%) Subversion
12 8 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (1.47%) gulp
13 7 (1.47%) Hudson
13 7 (1.47%) Protractor
13 7 (1.47%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.47%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 35 (7.37%) Games
2 34 (7.16%) Finance
3 26 (5.47%) Retail
4 19 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.37%) Marketing
6 12 (2.53%) Multimedia
7 11 (2.32%) Law
8 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.26%) Legal
10 5 (1.05%) Electronics
11 4 (0.84%) Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 206 (43.37%) Developer
2 117 (24.63%) Java Developer
3 99 (20.84%) Software Engineer
4 53 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (9.05%) Software Developer
6 31 (6.53%) Java Engineer
7 27 (5.68%) Tester
8 26 (5.47%) Python Engineer
8 26 (5.47%) Python Software Engineer
9 22 (4.63%) Technical Leader
10 21 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 20 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (4.00%) Architect
12 19 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.00%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.79%) Lead Developer
13 18 (3.79%) Software Tester
13 18 (3.79%) Trainee Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (24.63%) HTML
2 114 (24.00%) CSS
3 99 (20.84%) Spring
4 80 (16.84%) AngularJS
5 60 (12.63%) Node.js
6 52 (10.95%) Spring Boot
7 51 (10.74%) HTML5
8 47 (9.89%) CSS3
9 43 (9.05%) React
10 42 (8.84%) RESTful
11 37 (7.79%) .NET
12 35 (7.37%) Vue.js
13 32 (6.74%) Hibernate
14 28 (5.89%) jQuery
14 28 (5.89%) REST
15 24 (5.05%) Java EE
16 20 (4.21%) Kafka
16 20 (4.21%) Web Services
17 19 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (3.79%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.05%) Data Structures
3 18 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.58%) User Experience
5 15 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.53%) e-Learning
7 11 (2.32%) Cloud Native
8 7 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.84%) Cyberattack
10 4 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.84%) iPad
10 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.63%) IVR
11 3 (0.63%) Life Science
11 3 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.42%) Linux
2 35 (7.37%) Android
3 23 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.16%) Windows
5 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.89%) Unix
7 8 (1.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (37.05%) Software Engineering
3 133 (28.00%) DevOps
4 115 (24.21%) TDD
5 79 (16.63%) Test Automation
6 77 (16.21%) Microservices
7 68 (14.32%) Scrum
8 67 (14.11%) OO
9 65 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (12.63%) OOP
11 47 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (8.84%) Software Testing
13 38 (8.00%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.16%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.74%) Analytics
15 32 (6.74%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 32 (6.74%) Pair Programming
16 29 (6.11%) MVC
17 28 (5.89%) Computer Science
17 28 (5.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 250 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 187 (39.37%) Python
3 145 (30.53%) C#
4 121 (25.47%) SQL
5 87 (18.32%) C++
6 85 (17.89%) Go
7 48 (10.11%) Ruby
8 45 (9.47%) Kotlin
9 40 (8.42%) Scala
10 37 (7.79%) Java 8
11 31 (6.53%) PHP
12 30 (6.32%) C
13 27 (5.68%) TypeScript
14 16 (3.37%) Groovy
15 13 (2.74%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.05%) Haskell
16 5 (1.05%) Perl
17 4 (0.84%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (10.53%) Degree
2 37 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.79%) CIW
4 18 (3.79%) OCA
4 18 (3.79%) OCP
4 18 (3.79%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.05%) ISEB
9 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.21%) PhD
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.63%) QA
2 12 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.11%) GDPR
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) GRC
6 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (20.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 79 (16.63%) Terraform
2 78 (16.42%) Kubernetes
3 34 (7.16%) Ansible
4 26 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (4.21%) Packer
6 11 (2.32%) Puppet
7 8 (1.68%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.47%) Consul
8 7 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.47%) Nagios
9 4 (0.84%) Grafana
9 4 (0.84%) Graphite
9 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.63%) Kibana
11 2 (0.42%) logstash
12 1 (0.21%) cPanel
12 1 (0.21%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.21%) Plesk
12 1 (0.21%) Rancher
12 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.89%) Oracle
3 21 (4.42%) Atlassian
4 17 (3.58%) Google
5 12 (2.53%) Aquila
6 11 (2.32%) Apple
6 11 (2.32%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.11%) IBM
8 9 (1.89%) Adobe
9 6 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.05%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.05%) SAP
11 3 (0.63%) Pega
11 3 (0.63%) VMware
12 2 (0.42%) Instagram
12 2 (0.42%) New Relic
12 2 (0.42%) Sage
12 2 (0.42%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.42%) Splunk
13 1 (0.21%) Meraki