Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 530 1,302 1,808
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 9.30% 12.32% 14.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 24.70% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 433 974 1,431
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,300 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,095 5,272 7,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.31% 49.89% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,599 4,094 6,093
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 -4 381 £52,500 -4.55% 64
Cheshire -4 112 £45,000 -14.29% 16
Merseyside -16 18 £65,500 +74.67% 6
Lancashire -8 16 £47,500 +33.80% 8
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 294 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 155 (29.25%) DevOps
4 143 (26.98%) AWS
5 142 (26.79%) Software Engineering
6 141 (26.60%) C#
6 141 (26.60%) Spring
7 138 (26.04%) SQL
8 133 (25.09%) Python
9 132 (24.91%) Microservices
10 114 (21.51%) Docker
11 110 (20.75%) Test Automation
12 99 (18.68%) .NET
13 97 (18.30%) HTML
13 97 (18.30%) TDD
14 91 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
15 90 (16.98%) Jenkins
15 90 (16.98%) CSS
15 90 (16.98%) OO
16 88 (16.60%) Scrum
17 86 (16.23%) Git (software)
17 86 (16.23%) Maven
17 86 (16.23%) Spring Boot
18 85 (16.04%) BDD
19 83 (15.66%) NoSQL
20 81 (15.28%) Linux
21 79 (14.91%) Web Services
22 76 (14.34%) REST
22 76 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (13.21%) Degree

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 33 (6.23%) Apache
2 27 (5.09%) Confluence
3 13 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.26%) nginx
4 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.70%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.32%) JBoss
7 7 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.94%) IIS
8 5 (0.94%) Liferay
8 5 (0.94%) WordPress
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.75%) Drupal
9 4 (0.75%) SilverStripe
9 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) Camunda
10 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.38%) GemFire
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 143 (26.98%) AWS
2 54 (10.19%) Azure
3 38 (7.17%) Serverless
4 37 (6.98%) GitHub
5 35 (6.60%) SaaS
6 31 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (5.09%) GCP
8 19 (3.58%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.70%) Slack
10 8 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.32%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Office 365
13 5 (0.94%) AWS IoT
14 4 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.96%) HTTP
2 9 (1.70%) Internet
3 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.13%) SSL
5 4 (0.75%) SMS
5 4 (0.75%) VoIP
6 3 (0.57%) AMQP
6 3 (0.57%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) Broadband
7 2 (0.38%) DNS
7 2 (0.38%) LAN
7 2 (0.38%) WAN
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.66%) NoSQL
2 44 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 42 (7.92%) MySQL
4 23 (4.34%) Big Data
5 17 (3.21%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.21%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.32%) Power BI
10 6 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.13%) GIS
11 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.94%) Redis
12 4 (0.75%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.57%) DB2
13 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 90 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 86 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 86 (16.23%) Maven
3 69 (13.02%) Selenium
4 67 (12.64%) JIRA
5 46 (8.68%) WebDriver
6 44 (8.30%) JUnit
7 39 (7.36%) Cucumber
8 32 (6.04%) Bitbucket
9 28 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (4.15%) SoapUI
11 21 (3.96%) Gradle
12 18 (3.40%) NUnit
13 17 (3.21%) Hudson
13 17 (3.21%) Subversion
13 17 (3.21%) TestNG
14 16 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (2.64%) SonarQube
16 12 (2.26%) Redmine
17 10 (1.89%) Protractor
General
1 52 (9.81%) Finance
2 31 (5.85%) Banking
3 20 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.58%) Retail
5 17 (3.21%) Games
6 12 (2.26%) Law
7 9 (1.70%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.32%) Back Office
8 7 (1.32%) Legal
8 7 (1.32%) Marketing
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
9 4 (0.75%) Military
10 3 (0.57%) Automotive
10 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 253 (47.74%) Developer
2 142 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 90 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 54 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 52 (9.81%) Java Engineer
6 49 (9.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (5.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 29 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.91%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (4.72%) Graduate
11 23 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.58%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (3.58%) Tester
13 18 (3.40%) Agile Developer
13 18 (3.40%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (3.40%) Junior
14 17 (3.21%) PHP Developer
15 13 (2.45%) Automation Engineer
16 12 (2.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (26.60%) Spring
2 99 (18.68%) .NET
3 97 (18.30%) HTML
4 90 (16.98%) CSS
5 86 (16.23%) Spring Boot
6 79 (14.91%) Web Services
7 76 (14.34%) REST
8 69 (13.02%) SOAP
9 65 (12.26%) AngularJS
10 57 (10.75%) RESTful
11 55 (10.38%) Hibernate
12 42 (7.92%) JSON
13 41 (7.74%) Node.js
14 39 (7.36%) HTML5
15 35 (6.60%) React
16 32 (6.04%) XML
17 28 (5.28%) Java EE
18 27 (5.09%) jQuery
19 26 (4.91%) Apache Flex
20 25 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.74%) Mobile App
2 35 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (5.09%) Algorithms
4 27 (5.09%) User Experience
5 19 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.83%) IVR
8 14 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.13%) Online Games
11 6 (1.13%) Wiki
12 4 (0.75%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.75%) NHS
12 4 (0.75%) PKI
13 3 (0.57%) BBC
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.28%) Linux
2 30 (5.66%) Unix
3 25 (4.72%) Android
4 23 (4.34%) Windows
5 16 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.70%) CentOS
7 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (29.25%) DevOps
3 142 (26.79%) Software Engineering
4 132 (24.91%) Microservices
5 110 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 97 (18.30%) TDD
7 91 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
8 90 (16.98%) OO
9 88 (16.60%) Scrum
10 85 (16.04%) BDD
11 76 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (10.94%) OOP
13 50 (9.43%) SDLC
14 47 (8.87%) MVC
15 37 (6.98%) Coaching
15 37 (6.98%) Computer Science
15 37 (6.98%) Mentoring
16 33 (6.23%) E-Commerce
17 29 (5.47%) Kanban
17 29 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 178 (33.58%) JavaScript
2 141 (26.60%) C#
3 138 (26.04%) SQL
4 133 (25.09%) Python
5 59 (11.13%) Java 8
6 54 (10.19%) C++
7 53 (10.00%) PHP
8 47 (8.87%) Ruby
9 33 (6.23%) C
10 23 (4.34%) Scala
11 20 (3.77%) Groovy
12 19 (3.58%) TypeScript
13 18 (3.40%) Go
14 17 (3.21%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.21%) Shell Script
15 16 (3.02%) PowerShell
16 15 (2.83%) Kotlin
17 13 (2.45%) Perl
17 13 (2.45%) VBScript
18 11 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (13.21%) Degree
2 37 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.09%) DV Cleared
4 24 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.15%) QA
2 10 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
3 1 (0.19%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (21.51%) Docker
2 7 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (9.25%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.77%) Ansible
3 18 (3.40%) Terraform
4 16 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.83%) Puppet
6 11 (2.08%) Kibana
7 8 (1.51%) Grafana
8 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.38%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.38%) Consul
9 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 2 (0.38%) Packer
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (9.43%) Oracle
2 35 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.77%) Google
4 14 (2.64%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.08%) Veracode
6 9 (1.70%) IBM
6 9 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.51%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.32%) SaltStack
8 7 (1.32%) SAP
9 6 (1.13%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.13%) VMware
10 5 (0.94%) CA
10 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.75%) Avaya
11 4 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.75%) Cisco
11 4 (0.75%) Genesys
11 4 (0.75%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.75%) Zend