Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,823 1,568 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.82% 12.68% 11.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.33% 21.49% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,287 1,134
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7,197 7,298 5,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.50% 59.02% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,035 6,295 4,917
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 1,108 £50,000 - 188
Cheshire +8 544 £50,000 +11.11% 56
Merseyside +34 82 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Lancashire +19 71 £36,500 -18.89% 24
Cumbria -12 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 1,050 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (31.21%) JavaScript
3 552 (30.28%) Software Engineering
4 472 (25.89%) TDD
5 461 (25.29%) Finance
6 455 (24.96%) Spring
7 441 (24.19%) Scrum
8 430 (23.59%) Test Automation
9 407 (22.33%) SQL
10 397 (21.78%) DevOps
11 357 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
12 356 (19.53%) PHP
13 354 (19.42%) Python
14 335 (18.38%) HTML
15 329 (18.05%) C#
16 314 (17.22%) Linux
17 290 (15.91%) Web Services
18 289 (15.85%) Degree
19 274 (15.03%) Git (software)
20 271 (14.87%) Jenkins
21 267 (14.65%) CSS
22 264 (14.48%) .NET
23 250 (13.71%) BDD
24 249 (13.66%) AngularJS
25 246 (13.49%) Advertising
26 241 (13.22%) SDLC
27 237 (13.00%) Oracle
28 230 (12.62%) OO
29 225 (12.34%) MySQL
30 216 (11.85%) RESTful

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
1 126 (6.91%) Tomcat
2 73 (4.00%) Apache
2 73 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 67 (3.68%) JBoss
4 59 (3.24%) Apache Spark
4 59 (3.24%) Confluence
5 44 (2.41%) nginx
6 27 (1.48%) CMS
7 23 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.04%) Apache Pig
9 19 (1.04%) IIS
10 17 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 16 (0.88%) Drupal
12 15 (0.82%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.66%) WordPress
14 11 (0.60%) Jetty
15 10 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.055%) Blender
7 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.82%) Magento
2 7 (0.38%) BASE24
3 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.055%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.055%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.055%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.055%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.055%) Shopify
6 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 213 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.96%) OpenShift
4 50 (2.74%) SaaS
5 36 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (1.97%) GitHub
6 24 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 16 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.71%) PaaS
10 9 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.49%) npm
11 8 (0.44%) Firebase
12 7 (0.38%) IaaS
13 5 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.27%) NuGet
13 5 (0.27%) Office 365
13 5 (0.27%) Serverless
14 4 (0.22%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.78%) HTTP
2 36 (1.97%) Internet
3 34 (1.87%) SSL
4 30 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.32%) DNS
6 11 (0.60%) Firewall
7 5 (0.27%) RTP
8 4 (0.22%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.22%) Broadband
8 4 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.22%) LLU
8 4 (0.22%) VPN
9 3 (0.16%) FTP
9 3 (0.16%) Network Security
9 3 (0.16%) RFID
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
10 2 (0.11%) SSH
11 1 (0.055%) ATM
11 1 (0.055%) CTI
11 1 (0.055%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (12.34%) MySQL
2 154 (8.45%) Big Data
3 124 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 103 (5.65%) SQL Server
5 100 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 90 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 89 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 81 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 58 (3.18%) Oracle Database
10 41 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.76%) Redis
14 19 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 19 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.88%) DB2
16 14 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.55%) HBase
18 8 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 274 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 271 (14.87%) Jenkins
3 191 (10.48%) Selenium
4 165 (9.05%) JIRA
5 119 (6.53%) Maven
6 114 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 110 (6.03%) JUnit
8 81 (4.44%) Gradle
9 80 (4.39%) Subversion
10 42 (2.30%) SoapUI
10 42 (2.30%) WebDriver
11 37 (2.03%) Visual Studio
12 35 (1.92%) Eclipse
12 35 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 35 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (1.87%) Mercurial
14 31 (1.70%) NUnit
15 30 (1.65%) Bitbucket
16 28 (1.54%) CA Release Automation
17 25 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 461 (25.29%) Finance
2 246 (13.49%) Advertising
3 199 (10.92%) Banking
4 118 (6.47%) Retail
5 83 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 72 (3.95%) Law
7 62 (3.40%) Marketing
8 56 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 54 (2.96%) Manufacturing
10 42 (2.30%) Electronics
11 33 (1.81%) Games
12 19 (1.04%) Back Office
13 17 (0.93%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.44%) Automotive
14 8 (0.44%) Publishing
15 6 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.27%) Legal
17 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.22%) German Language
17 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 859 (47.12%) Developer
2 455 (24.96%) Java Developer
3 271 (14.87%) Software Engineer
4 189 (10.37%) Java Engineer
5 165 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 138 (7.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 134 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 92 (5.05%) Architect
9 83 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 80 (4.39%) Tester
11 78 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 77 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
13 73 (4.00%) Analyst
14 69 (3.78%) Junior
15 66 (3.62%) Senior Java Engineer
16 65 (3.57%) Automation Tester
17 56 (3.07%) Android Developer
17 56 (3.07%) Applications Support
18 54 (2.96%) Lead Developer
19 53 (2.91%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (24.96%) Spring
2 335 (18.38%) HTML
3 290 (15.91%) Web Services
4 267 (14.65%) CSS
5 264 (14.48%) .NET
6 249 (13.66%) AngularJS
7 216 (11.85%) RESTful
8 206 (11.30%) Hibernate
9 203 (11.14%) REST
10 183 (10.04%) React
11 177 (9.71%) J2EE
12 175 (9.60%) Node.js
13 174 (9.54%) XML
14 171 (9.38%) SOAP
15 150 (8.23%) JSON
16 113 (6.20%) jQuery
17 109 (5.98%) Java EE
18 107 (5.87%) HTML5
19 94 (5.16%) Spring Boot
20 78 (4.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 177 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 130 (7.13%) Computer Science
4 96 (5.27%) User Experience
5 88 (4.83%) Mobile App
6 67 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.03%) Fintech
9 35 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 15 (0.82%) Xbox
13 11 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.60%) Internet of Things
13 11 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.55%) IVR
14 10 (0.55%) Online Banking
15 9 (0.49%) CMDB
15 9 (0.49%) Wiki
16 8 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 314 (17.22%) Linux
2 160 (8.78%) Windows
3 136 (7.46%) Android
4 100 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 99 (5.43%) Unix
6 27 (1.48%) AIX
7 25 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.99%) Solaris
9 16 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.82%) HPUX
11 13 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.27%) Debian
14 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.16%) CentOS
15 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,050 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (30.28%) Software Engineering
3 472 (25.89%) TDD
4 441 (24.19%) Scrum
5 430 (23.59%) Test Automation
6 397 (21.78%) DevOps
7 357 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
8 250 (13.71%) BDD
9 241 (13.22%) SDLC
10 230 (12.62%) OO
11 215 (11.79%) MVC
12 209 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 197 (10.81%) Microservices
14 184 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
15 169 (9.27%) Web Development
16 158 (8.67%) Open Source
17 149 (8.17%) E-Commerce
18 148 (8.12%) OOP
19 136 (7.46%) Kanban
20 121 (6.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 569 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 407 (22.33%) SQL
3 356 (19.53%) PHP
4 354 (19.42%) Python
5 329 (18.05%) C#
6 197 (10.81%) C++
7 147 (8.06%) Java 8
8 141 (7.73%) Ruby
9 122 (6.69%) C
10 97 (5.32%) Scala
11 70 (3.84%) Bash Shell
12 63 (3.46%) Groovy
13 61 (3.35%) Go
14 53 (2.91%) Perl
15 42 (2.30%) T-SQL
16 40 (2.19%) Objective-C
16 40 (2.19%) VB.NET
17 38 (2.08%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.76%) Shell Script
19 30 (1.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 289 (15.85%) Degree
2 73 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.15%) ISEB
7 21 (1.15%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.99%) CISSP
8 18 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.82%) HND
11 11 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.49%) CSSLP
13 8 (0.44%) CSQA
14 7 (0.38%) SANS
15 6 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.27%) PMP
16 5 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (8.12%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) GCP
3 10 (0.55%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.33%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.055%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) GPG13
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.055%) PMO
System Software
1 209 (11.46%) Docker
2 25 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.55%) Varnish
6 9 (0.49%) vSphere
7 7 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.16%) HDFS
8 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) LXC
9 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 116 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 93 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (3.68%) Ansible
3 67 (3.68%) Puppet
4 25 (1.37%) Nagios
5 22 (1.21%) Terraform
6 21 (1.15%) Kibana
7 18 (0.99%) Salt
8 14 (0.77%) Grafana
8 14 (0.77%) Graphite
9 13 (0.71%) CA Wily
9 13 (0.71%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (0.55%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.49%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.44%) Consul
12 8 (0.44%) logstash
12 8 (0.44%) Packer
13 7 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.33%) Marathon
Vendors
1 237 (13.00%) Oracle
2 102 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.66%) Google
4 53 (2.91%) SAP
5 48 (2.63%) Capita
6 37 (2.03%) IBM
7 35 (1.92%) VMware
8 31 (1.70%) ServiceNow
9 27 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.48%) WorldPay
10 26 (1.43%) Twitter
11 25 (1.37%) Sun
12 24 (1.32%) HP
13 23 (1.26%) Xamarin
14 22 (1.21%) Splunk
15 21 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.82%) Cloudera
17 12 (0.66%) CA
18 11 (0.60%) Cisco
18 11 (0.60%) Facebook