Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,304 1,821 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.90% 14.93% 12.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.11% 25.46% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1,366 1,284
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £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 5,193 7,151 7,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.38% 58.63% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,055 5,994 6,283
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 0 838 £55,000 +10.00% 112
Cheshire -4 297 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Lancashire +1 102 £36,000 -0.22% 10
Merseyside -7 59 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 745 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (33.51%) Software Engineering
3 365 (27.99%) Test Automation
4 362 (27.76%) JavaScript
5 321 (24.62%) Python
6 318 (24.39%) SQL
7 316 (24.23%) DevOps
8 314 (24.08%) Spring
9 308 (23.62%) C#
10 298 (22.85%) TDD
11 256 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
12 238 (18.25%) Degree
13 229 (17.56%) OO
14 219 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
15 217 (16.64%) Git (software)
16 207 (15.87%) Finance
17 204 (15.64%) C++
18 201 (15.41%) .NET
19 193 (14.80%) BDD
20 191 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
21 190 (14.57%) JIRA
22 189 (14.49%) HTML
22 189 (14.49%) Microservices
23 185 (14.19%) NoSQL
24 180 (13.80%) Jenkins
25 177 (13.57%) SDLC
26 176 (13.50%) CSS
27 175 (13.42%) AngularJS
28 169 (12.96%) Scrum
29 167 (12.81%) Docker

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 73 (5.60%) Confluence
2 61 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (3.68%) Apache
4 47 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 29 (2.22%) JBoss
6 24 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.92%) SAS
10 11 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (0.77%) nginx
12 7 (0.54%) IIS
13 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.31%) Jetty
14 4 (0.31%) Mule
15 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
1 6 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) HipChat
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) Weka
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.077%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 256 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (3.83%) Serverless
4 41 (3.14%) SaaS
5 40 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (2.38%) OpenShift
9 27 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (1.99%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.61%) GitHub
12 19 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (1.23%) PaaS
15 14 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (0.92%) Apigee
17 12 (0.92%) IaaS
18 9 (0.69%) Power Platform
19 6 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.29%) Broadband
2 23 (1.76%) HTTP
3 20 (1.53%) Internet
4 11 (0.84%) SSL
5 9 (0.69%) DNS
6 6 (0.46%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.46%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.46%) LLU
7 5 (0.38%) Calico
7 5 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.23%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) RFID
8 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.077%) ATM
9 1 (0.077%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.077%) Intranet
9 1 (0.077%) Skype
9 1 (0.077%) VLAN
9 1 (0.077%) VPN
9 1 (0.077%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (14.19%) NoSQL
2 124 (9.51%) MySQL
3 114 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 113 (8.67%) SQL Server
5 99 (7.59%) Big Data
6 87 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 43 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 32 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (2.07%) Redis
12 20 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (1.53%) DB2
13 19 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (1.46%) CouchDB
14 18 (1.38%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.07%) Amazon Athena
16 13 (1.00%) Flink
17 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 217 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 190 (14.57%) JIRA
3 180 (13.80%) Jenkins
4 151 (11.58%) Selenium
5 128 (9.82%) Maven
6 98 (7.52%) Gradle
7 78 (5.98%) Cucumber
8 69 (5.29%) Subversion
9 68 (5.21%) SoapUI
10 62 (4.75%) JUnit
11 43 (3.30%) WebDriver
12 35 (2.68%) Bitbucket
13 31 (2.38%) Mercurial
14 28 (2.15%) Spock
15 25 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 24 (1.84%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.69%) HP UFT
17 22 (1.69%) Visual Studio
18 20 (1.53%) Bugzilla
18 20 (1.53%) Gatling
General
1 207 (15.87%) Finance
2 88 (6.75%) Banking
3 49 (3.76%) Retail
4 48 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.15%) Marketing
6 22 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.23%) Games
8 16 (1.23%) Law
9 13 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.92%) Automotive
11 10 (0.77%) Publishing
12 9 (0.69%) Electronics
13 7 (0.54%) Legal
14 6 (0.46%) Billing
15 5 (0.38%) Back Office
15 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 585 (44.86%) Developer
2 308 (23.62%) Java Developer
3 241 (18.48%) Software Engineer
4 142 (10.89%) Java Engineer
5 141 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 114 (8.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 95 (7.29%) Architect
8 76 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 70 (5.37%) Test Engineer
10 69 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 69 (5.29%) Software Developer
11 54 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
12 51 (3.91%) Tester
13 50 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 48 (3.68%) Junior
14 48 (3.68%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 45 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
16 42 (3.22%) AWS Engineer
17 41 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
18 38 (2.91%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (24.08%) Spring
2 201 (15.41%) .NET
3 189 (14.49%) HTML
4 176 (13.50%) CSS
5 175 (13.42%) AngularJS
6 152 (11.66%) Node.js
7 141 (10.81%) Web Services
8 126 (9.66%) RESTful
9 121 (9.28%) REST
10 117 (8.97%) Spring Boot
11 99 (7.59%) Hibernate
12 77 (5.90%) SOAP
13 75 (5.75%) XML
14 73 (5.60%) React
15 69 (5.29%) Kafka
16 62 (4.75%) jQuery
17 60 (4.60%) JSON
18 59 (4.52%) HTML5
19 58 (4.45%) Gherkin
20 42 (3.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (8.36%) User Experience
3 99 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (5.98%) Algorithms
5 70 (5.37%) Fintech
6 67 (5.14%) Data Structures
7 44 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 41 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.30%) Cloud Native
10 26 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
11 22 (1.69%) Mainframe
12 21 (1.61%) Derivative
13 17 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 13 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 13 (1.00%) Smartphone
16 13 (1.00%) Wiki
17 12 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
18 11 (0.84%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.66%) Linux
2 109 (8.36%) Windows
3 94 (7.21%) Android
4 56 (4.29%) Unix
5 49 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.38%) CentOS
8 10 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
8 10 (0.77%) Fedora
8 10 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.61%) SUSE
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.23%) Debian
12 3 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.077%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.077%) MVS
14 1 (0.077%) pSOS
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (33.51%) Software Engineering
3 365 (27.99%) Test Automation
4 316 (24.23%) DevOps
5 298 (22.85%) TDD
6 229 (17.56%) OO
7 219 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
8 193 (14.80%) BDD
9 191 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
10 189 (14.49%) Microservices
11 177 (13.57%) SDLC
12 169 (12.96%) Scrum
13 158 (12.12%) Computer Science
14 121 (9.28%) Open Source
15 101 (7.75%) Mentoring
16 91 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 85 (6.52%) SOA
18 81 (6.21%) E-Commerce
19 71 (5.44%) Decision-Making
19 71 (5.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 362 (27.76%) JavaScript
2 321 (24.62%) Python
3 318 (24.39%) SQL
4 308 (23.62%) C#
5 204 (15.64%) C++
6 160 (12.27%) Java 8
7 112 (8.59%) Ruby
8 98 (7.52%) PHP
9 70 (5.37%) C
10 69 (5.29%) Scala
11 57 (4.37%) Bash Shell
12 44 (3.37%) Kotlin
13 42 (3.22%) Groovy
14 31 (2.38%) Apple Swift
14 31 (2.38%) TypeScript
15 28 (2.15%) Objective-C
15 28 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.15%) R
16 25 (1.92%) Perl
17 21 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (18.25%) Degree
2 77 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 31 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.69%) ISEB
10 8 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.61%) PhD
11 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.54%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.46%) HND
13 5 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.38%) IBM WebSphere Certification
14 3 (0.23%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.23%) OSCP
14 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (9.59%) QA
2 24 (1.84%) GDPR
3 21 (1.61%) SLA
4 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) PSD2
7 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (12.81%) Docker
2 17 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.77%) Squid
5 6 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.38%) etcd
7 3 (0.23%) HDFS
8 2 (0.15%) Varnish
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.077%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 60 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 57 (4.37%) Ansible
3 43 (3.30%) Terraform
4 39 (2.99%) Puppet
5 38 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.77%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.46%) Consul
8 6 (0.46%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
9 5 (0.38%) Istio
9 5 (0.38%) PingFederate
10 4 (0.31%) Grafana
10 4 (0.31%) Kibana
11 3 (0.23%) Graylog
11 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.15%) Ambari
12 2 (0.15%) Graphite
12 2 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (7.29%) Oracle
2 62 (4.75%) Microsoft
3 42 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (3.14%) Pega
5 34 (2.61%) CA Agile Central
6 25 (1.92%) Adobe
6 25 (1.92%) Google
6 25 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.23%) IBM
8 13 (1.00%) CA
9 12 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.69%) BMC
10 9 (0.69%) Remedy
10 9 (0.69%) WorldPay
11 8 (0.61%) HP
12 7 (0.54%) Splunk
13 6 (0.46%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.46%) SAP
13 6 (0.46%) Tableau
13 6 (0.46%) Xamarin