Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,278 1,818 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.05% 14.28% 11.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.00% 25.19% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 1,385 1,160
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 5,557 7,217 7,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.38% 56.70% 57.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,663 5,961 6,179
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 0 917 £52,500 +5.00% 159
Cheshire -6 263 £50,000 +5.26% 63
Lancashire +8 57 £35,000 - 22
Merseyside -22 34 £37,500 -11.76% 20
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 688 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (32.63%) Software Engineering
3 364 (28.48%) JavaScript
4 363 (28.40%) DevOps
5 341 (26.68%) Spring
6 333 (26.06%) TDD
7 324 (25.35%) Python
8 280 (21.91%) Test Automation
9 251 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
9 251 (19.64%) SQL
10 238 (18.62%) Scrum
11 232 (18.15%) C#
12 231 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
13 222 (17.37%) Git (software)
14 219 (17.14%) Finance
15 217 (16.98%) OO
16 207 (16.20%) Linux
16 207 (16.20%) HTML
17 204 (15.96%) JIRA
17 204 (15.96%) Open Source
18 197 (15.41%) Microservices
19 191 (14.95%) Web Services
20 187 (14.63%) Degree
21 186 (14.55%) NoSQL
22 183 (14.32%) Docker
23 177 (13.85%) C++
24 172 (13.46%) PHP
25 169 (13.22%) Node.js
26 168 (13.15%) MongoDB
27 165 (12.91%) BDD

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
1 107 (8.37%) Apache
2 73 (5.71%) Confluence
3 66 (5.16%) Apache Spark
4 61 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.74%) JBoss
7 34 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.55%) IIS
11 7 (0.55%) Jetty
11 7 (0.55%) Liferay
11 7 (0.55%) WildFly
12 6 (0.47%) nginx
13 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.31%) CMS
14 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.078%) SPSS
6 1 (0.078%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Magento
2 5 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.078%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 231 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
3 71 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (3.29%) Amazon EMR
6 29 (2.27%) OpenShift
7 26 (2.03%) SaaS
8 20 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (1.41%) GitHub
10 17 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.02%) Serverless
12 10 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.63%) npm
14 5 (0.39%) Firebase
14 5 (0.39%) PaaS
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
15 3 (0.23%) Dialogflow
15 3 (0.23%) Google Play
15 3 (0.23%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.52%) Internet
2 36 (2.82%) HTTP
3 30 (2.35%) Firewall
4 16 (1.25%) VPN
5 12 (0.94%) SSL
6 9 (0.70%) DNS
6 9 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.55%) AMQP
7 7 (0.55%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.39%) RFID
9 2 (0.16%) ATM
9 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.078%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.078%) IPv6
10 1 (0.078%) LAN
10 1 (0.078%) SAN
10 1 (0.078%) SMS
10 1 (0.078%) VoIP
10 1 (0.078%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (14.55%) NoSQL
2 168 (13.15%) MongoDB
3 161 (12.60%) MySQL
4 123 (9.62%) Big Data
5 105 (8.22%) Hadoop
6 89 (6.96%) SQL Server
7 86 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
8 65 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (5.01%) Relational Database
10 47 (3.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 43 (3.36%) Flink
12 42 (3.29%) Amazon Athena
13 32 (2.50%) Redis
14 17 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.25%) CockroachDB
16 13 (1.02%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.70%) HBase
17 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 222 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 204 (15.96%) JIRA
3 162 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 149 (11.66%) Selenium
5 104 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 102 (7.98%) Maven
7 97 (7.59%) Gradle
8 83 (6.49%) JUnit
9 56 (4.38%) Subversion
10 49 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (3.36%) Bitbucket
11 43 (3.36%) SoapUI
12 42 (3.29%) Mockito
13 39 (3.05%) WebDriver
14 38 (2.97%) Ant
15 29 (2.27%) gulp
16 28 (2.19%) TeamCity
17 23 (1.80%) Gatling
17 23 (1.80%) JMeter
18 22 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 219 (17.14%) Finance
2 102 (7.98%) Banking
3 73 (5.71%) Advertising
4 61 (4.77%) Retail
5 40 (3.13%) Marketing
6 39 (3.05%) Investment Banking
7 34 (2.66%) Law
8 29 (2.27%) Electronics
9 23 (1.80%) Games
10 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.86%) Publishing
13 8 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.55%) Back Office
15 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.31%) Legal
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
18 1 (0.078%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.078%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 547 (42.80%) Developer
2 288 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 206 (16.12%) Software Engineer
4 169 (13.22%) Java Engineer
5 125 (9.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 94 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 78 (6.10%) Architect
8 62 (4.85%) Junior
9 60 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 58 (4.54%) Graduate
10 58 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
11 56 (4.38%) Analyst
12 55 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
13 54 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 51 (3.99%) Tester
15 45 (3.52%) Lead Software Engineer
15 45 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
16 43 (3.36%) Junior Developer
16 43 (3.36%) Test Engineer
17 42 (3.29%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (26.68%) Spring
2 207 (16.20%) HTML
3 191 (14.95%) Web Services
4 169 (13.22%) Node.js
5 164 (12.83%) AngularJS
6 163 (12.75%) CSS
7 145 (11.35%) .NET
8 126 (9.86%) RESTful
9 117 (9.15%) React
10 108 (8.45%) REST
11 107 (8.37%) Hibernate
12 97 (7.59%) Kafka
13 96 (7.51%) Spring Boot
14 74 (5.79%) HTML5
14 74 (5.79%) jQuery
15 71 (5.56%) SOAP
16 70 (5.48%) JSON
17 68 (5.32%) XML
18 60 (4.69%) Gherkin
19 54 (4.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.43%) User Experience
3 90 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (4.62%) Fintech
5 55 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 52 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 46 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 41 (3.21%) Cloud Native
9 33 (2.58%) Internet of Things
10 27 (2.11%) Wiki
11 25 (1.96%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.41%) Derivative
13 16 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (1.10%) NHS
14 14 (1.10%) Online Banking
15 7 (0.55%) APACS
15 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.47%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 207 (16.20%) Linux
2 89 (6.96%) Android
3 72 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 64 (5.01%) Windows
5 59 (4.62%) Unix
6 37 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.64%) CentOS
8 11 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.39%) AIX
10 5 (0.39%) pSOS
10 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.078%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.078%) VME
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (32.63%) Software Engineering
3 363 (28.40%) DevOps
4 333 (26.06%) TDD
5 280 (21.91%) Test Automation
6 251 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
7 238 (18.62%) Scrum
8 217 (16.98%) OO
9 204 (15.96%) Open Source
10 197 (15.41%) Microservices
11 165 (12.91%) BDD
12 153 (11.97%) Computer Science
13 146 (11.42%) SDLC
14 132 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
15 100 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 99 (7.75%) E-Commerce
17 98 (7.67%) Configuration Management
18 81 (6.34%) Kanban
19 80 (6.26%) MVC
19 80 (6.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 364 (28.48%) JavaScript
2 324 (25.35%) Python
3 251 (19.64%) SQL
4 232 (18.15%) C#
5 177 (13.85%) C++
6 172 (13.46%) PHP
7 165 (12.91%) Java 8
8 91 (7.12%) Scala
9 86 (6.73%) Ruby
10 56 (4.38%) C
11 52 (4.07%) Perl
12 45 (3.52%) Objective-C
13 36 (2.82%) Go
14 34 (2.66%) TypeScript
15 32 (2.50%) Bash Shell
16 31 (2.43%) R
17 30 (2.35%) Apple Swift
17 30 (2.35%) Groovy
18 24 (1.88%) Kotlin
19 23 (1.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (14.63%) Degree
2 73 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.80%) ISEB
6 22 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.63%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.47%) CISSP
10 6 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.39%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.39%) PhD
11 5 (0.39%) RHCE
11 5 (0.39%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.23%) CEH
13 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.59%) QA
2 34 (2.66%) GDPR
3 5 (0.39%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.078%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 183 (14.32%) Docker
2 21 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.39%) HDFS
7 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.078%) NFS
9 1 (0.078%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.078%) Varnish
9 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (5.40%) Puppet
3 63 (4.93%) Ansible
4 54 (4.23%) Kubernetes
5 38 (2.97%) Terraform
6 24 (1.88%) Packer
7 19 (1.49%) Salt
8 16 (1.25%) Graphite
8 16 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.17%) Consul
9 15 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (1.17%) Grafana
9 15 (1.17%) Nagios
9 15 (1.17%) Opsview
10 7 (0.55%) BladeLogic
11 6 (0.47%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.47%) Kibana
12 3 (0.23%) logstash
12 3 (0.23%) PingFederate
12 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 104 (8.14%) Oracle
2 57 (4.46%) CA Agile Central
3 49 (3.83%) Red Hat
4 35 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 26 (2.03%) Google
6 23 (1.80%) VMware
7 21 (1.64%) SAP
8 17 (1.33%) WorldPay
9 15 (1.17%) IBM
10 11 (0.86%) Adobe
11 9 (0.70%) Aquila
11 9 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.55%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.47%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.39%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.39%) Facebook
14 5 (0.39%) Ping Identity
14 5 (0.39%) Sybase
14 5 (0.39%) Unisys
15 4 (0.31%) Hortonworks