Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1595 1386 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.49% 11.37% 11.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.19% 20.54% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1151 1271
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 7189 6748 6746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.28% 55.36% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5840 5769
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in the North West.

Salary trend for Java in the North West

Java
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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 -1 1055 £50,000 +5.26% 119
Cheshire +18 397 £47,500 +5.56% 43
Lancashire +1 66 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Merseyside -12 59 £47,500 +35.23% 7
Cumbria +2 3 £27,500 -38.89%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 894 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (34.17%) SQL
3 502 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 451 (28.28%) Spring
5 423 (26.52%) Software Engineering
6 375 (23.51%) HTML
7 370 (23.20%) Test Automation
8 364 (22.82%) TDD
9 339 (21.25%) Finance
10 331 (20.75%) Web Services
11 328 (20.56%) Scrum
12 295 (18.50%) CSS
13 293 (18.37%) Python
14 288 (18.06%) Linux
15 286 (17.93%) C#
16 282 (17.68%) Degree
17 274 (17.18%) Git (software)
18 264 (16.55%) OO
19 258 (16.18%) Hibernate
20 254 (15.92%) DevOps
21 245 (15.36%) BDD
22 240 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
23 234 (14.67%) Oracle
24 232 (14.55%) .NET
24 232 (14.55%) XML
25 229 (14.36%) C++
25 229 (14.36%) SDLC
26 218 (13.67%) MVC
27 211 (13.23%) Jenkins
28 209 (13.10%) Selenium

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
1 131 (8.21%) Tomcat
2 78 (4.89%) Apache Spark
3 75 (4.70%) Apache
4 67 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 57 (3.57%) JBoss
6 44 (2.76%) Confluence
7 43 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (1.32%) CMS
11 17 (1.07%) nginx
12 13 (0.82%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.56%) CICS
13 9 (0.56%) GlassFish
13 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.56%) WordPress
14 8 (0.50%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.44%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.44%) Drupal
16 6 (0.38%) EPiServer
Applications
1 8 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (1.00%) Magento
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.25%) Workfront
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) BASE24
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.063%) Exstream
8 1 (0.063%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 180 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 46 (2.88%) GitHub
5 33 (2.07%) OpenShift
6 20 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (1.19%) SaaS
8 14 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.56%) PaaS
12 8 (0.50%) IaaS
13 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.31%) Google Play
15 4 (0.25%) Office 365
15 4 (0.25%) Trello
16 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.08%) HTTP
2 27 (1.69%) Internet
3 14 (0.88%) SSL
4 8 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.44%) Intranet
5 7 (0.44%) SMS
5 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.38%) IMAP
6 6 (0.38%) SMTP
6 6 (0.38%) SS7
7 5 (0.31%) LDAP
8 4 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.25%) Firewall
8 4 (0.25%) LLU
8 4 (0.25%) WAN
9 3 (0.19%) Broadband
9 3 (0.19%) DNS
10 2 (0.13%) ATM
10 2 (0.13%) SSH
11 1 (0.063%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (10.28%) MySQL
2 152 (9.53%) NoSQL
3 139 (8.71%) Big Data
3 139 (8.71%) SQL Server
4 129 (8.09%) Hadoop
4 129 (8.09%) Relational Database
5 78 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 59 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.94%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.69%) DB2
11 21 (1.32%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.32%) Redis
12 20 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (1.19%) CouchDB
14 17 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.63%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 274 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 211 (13.23%) Jenkins
3 209 (13.10%) Selenium
4 153 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 136 (8.53%) JIRA
6 123 (7.71%) JUnit
7 85 (5.33%) Subversion
8 75 (4.70%) Eclipse
9 71 (4.45%) WebDriver
10 62 (3.89%) Gradle
10 62 (3.89%) Maven
11 40 (2.51%) Bitbucket
12 38 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 38 (2.38%) NUnit
13 36 (2.26%) Mercurial
14 26 (1.63%) JMeter
15 23 (1.44%) Ant
15 23 (1.44%) MSTest
15 23 (1.44%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 339 (21.25%) Finance
2 99 (6.21%) Banking
3 87 (5.45%) Marketing
4 86 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 84 (5.27%) Electronics
6 74 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 72 (4.51%) Advertising
8 58 (3.64%) Retail
9 45 (2.82%) Law
10 25 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.25%) Automotive
12 19 (1.19%) Games
13 11 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.50%) French Language
15 7 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.44%) German Language
15 7 (0.44%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.44%) Military
16 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 751 (47.08%) Developer
2 516 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 253 (15.86%) Software Engineer
4 169 (10.60%) Senior Developer
5 166 (10.41%) Software Developer
6 163 (10.22%) Java Engineer
7 139 (8.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 120 (7.52%) Tester
9 115 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
10 104 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
11 94 (5.89%) Automation Tester
12 69 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 65 (4.08%) Architect
14 61 (3.82%) Junior
15 59 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
16 53 (3.32%) Analyst
17 49 (3.07%) Senior Tester
18 48 (3.01%) Senior Software Developer
19 47 (2.95%) Senior Automation Tester
20 45 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (28.28%) Spring
2 375 (23.51%) HTML
3 331 (20.75%) Web Services
4 295 (18.50%) CSS
5 258 (16.18%) Hibernate
6 232 (14.55%) .NET
6 232 (14.55%) XML
7 191 (11.97%) J2EE
8 183 (11.47%) jQuery
9 177 (11.10%) RESTful
10 157 (9.84%) AngularJS
11 152 (9.53%) JSON
11 152 (9.53%) SOAP
12 138 (8.65%) HTML5
13 126 (7.90%) Node.js
14 124 (7.77%) REST
15 121 (7.59%) Java EE
16 80 (5.02%) CSS3
16 80 (5.02%) JSP
17 78 (4.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.34%) Computer Science
2 84 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 68 (4.26%) Algorithms
6 67 (4.20%) User Experience
7 57 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 48 (3.01%) iPad
9 39 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 26 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.32%) Mainframe
12 16 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.00%) PMI
13 13 (0.82%) Wiki
14 12 (0.75%) Fintech
14 12 (0.75%) FlexPod
14 12 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.63%) Web 2.0
16 9 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 288 (18.06%) Linux
2 138 (8.65%) Windows
3 116 (7.27%) Unix
4 92 (5.77%) Android
5 66 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.25%) CentOS
9 17 (1.07%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.56%) AIX
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (26.52%) Software Engineering
3 370 (23.20%) Test Automation
4 364 (22.82%) TDD
5 328 (20.56%) Scrum
6 264 (16.55%) OO
7 254 (15.92%) DevOps
8 245 (15.36%) BDD
9 240 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
10 229 (14.36%) SDLC
11 218 (13.67%) MVC
12 183 (11.47%) Open Source
13 137 (8.59%) E-Commerce
14 132 (8.28%) Web Development
15 121 (7.59%) Unit Testing
16 108 (6.77%) Test Scripting
17 96 (6.02%) Analytics
18 94 (5.89%) Machine Learning
19 91 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
20 89 (5.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 545 (34.17%) SQL
2 502 (31.47%) JavaScript
3 293 (18.37%) Python
4 286 (17.93%) C#
5 229 (14.36%) C++
6 167 (10.47%) PHP
7 122 (7.65%) Ruby
8 114 (7.15%) C
9 77 (4.83%) Scala
10 75 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 67 (4.20%) PL/SQL
12 64 (4.01%) Go
13 50 (3.13%) Perl
14 47 (2.95%) Bash Shell
15 40 (2.51%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.82%) Groovy
17 28 (1.76%) Clojure
18 22 (1.38%) Objective-C
19 21 (1.32%) Apple Swift
19 21 (1.32%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 282 (17.68%) Degree
2 74 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (2.88%) ISEB
5 39 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.82%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.82%) PhD
11 11 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.63%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.31%) HND
13 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.19%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.13%) PMP
16 1 (0.063%) MCP
16 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.15%) QA
2 6 (0.38%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (6.02%) Docker
2 23 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.063%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 93 (5.83%) Puppet
2 83 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (4.01%) Ansible
4 34 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.44%) Mesos
6 17 (1.07%) Kibana
7 9 (0.56%) CA Wily
8 8 (0.50%) Terraform
9 7 (0.44%) SCCM
10 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.31%) Salt
12 4 (0.25%) Control-M
13 3 (0.19%) logstash
13 3 (0.19%) Marathon
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.19%) Packer
13 3 (0.19%) rkt
14 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 234 (14.67%) Oracle
2 122 (7.65%) SAP
3 69 (4.33%) Google
3 69 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 44 (2.76%) hybris
5 42 (2.63%) IBM
6 33 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 30 (1.88%) VMware
8 15 (0.94%) HP
9 14 (0.88%) Sun
10 13 (0.82%) AppDynamics
11 12 (0.75%) Chordiant
11 12 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.69%) Sybase
13 10 (0.63%) Apigee
13 10 (0.63%) BroadVision
14 9 (0.56%) Splunk
15 8 (0.50%) SaltStack
16 7 (0.44%) Atlassian