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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Java 831 655 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.13% 11.52% 9.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.27% 22.38% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 651 550 520
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3732 2927 3392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.99% 51.48% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2505 2868
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 620 £47,500 +5.55% 82
Cheshire +5 160 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Lancashire -15 27 £60,000 +60.00% 6
Merseyside -17 18 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 932 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (34.63%) SQL
3 449 (29.62%) JavaScript
4 444 (29.29%) Spring
5 386 (25.46%) TDD
6 365 (24.08%) HTML
7 360 (23.75%) Scrum
8 346 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
9 343 (22.63%) C#
10 340 (22.43%) Software Engineering
11 308 (20.32%) OO
12 292 (19.26%) Oracle
13 279 (18.40%) Hibernate
14 269 (17.74%) Degree
15 267 (17.61%) Linux
16 266 (17.55%) SDLC
17 264 (17.41%) CSS
17 264 (17.41%) Web Services
17 264 (17.41%) Finance
18 252 (16.62%) Python
19 239 (15.77%) .NET
20 236 (15.57%) BDD
21 228 (15.04%) Git (software)
22 224 (14.78%) C++
23 217 (14.31%) DevOps
24 213 (14.05%) Selenium
25 193 (12.73%) J2EE
26 183 (12.07%) MVC
27 178 (11.74%) XML
28 171 (11.28%) Automated Testing

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
1 155 (10.22%) Tomcat
2 72 (4.75%) Apache Spark
3 61 (4.02%) JBoss
4 60 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (3.63%) WebSphere
6 46 (3.03%) Apache Pig
7 33 (2.18%) Confluence
8 32 (2.11%) Apache
9 27 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.79%) nginx
14 11 (0.73%) CMS
14 11 (0.73%) Mule
14 11 (0.73%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.66%) IIS
15 10 (0.66%) Mule ESB
16 9 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.33%) SAP APO
3 5 (0.33%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.26%) BASE24
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.20%) Magento
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 137 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.97%) GitHub
4 19 (1.25%) SaaS
5 13 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.86%) Google Play
6 9 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (0.53%) IaaS
7 8 (0.53%) PaaS
8 7 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.20%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.49%) HTTP
2 18 (1.19%) Intranet
3 15 (0.99%) Internet
4 11 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.59%) SSL
6 7 (0.46%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.46%) Skype
6 7 (0.46%) VoIP
7 6 (0.40%) DVB
7 6 (0.40%) Firewall
7 6 (0.40%) GPRS
7 6 (0.40%) GSM
7 6 (0.40%) NFC
7 6 (0.40%) UMTS
7 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.40%) WLAN
8 5 (0.33%) DNS
9 4 (0.26%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.26%) LLU
9 4 (0.26%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.62%) MySQL
2 157 (10.36%) NoSQL
3 155 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 139 (9.17%) Big Data
5 135 (8.91%) Hadoop
6 120 (7.92%) Relational Database
7 94 (6.20%) MongoDB
8 66 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 47 (3.10%) Apache Hive
10 46 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 35 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.32%) DB2
14 15 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.79%) Redis
17 11 (0.73%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 228 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 213 (14.05%) Selenium
3 164 (10.82%) Jenkins
4 143 (9.43%) JUnit
5 140 (9.23%) Cucumber
6 102 (6.73%) JIRA
7 96 (6.33%) Subversion
8 86 (5.67%) Maven
9 75 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 64 (4.22%) Eclipse
11 55 (3.63%) WebDriver
12 53 (3.50%) Mercurial
13 42 (2.77%) Bitbucket
14 40 (2.64%) Ant
14 40 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 39 (2.57%) Gradle
16 35 (2.31%) NUnit
17 31 (2.04%) MSTest
18 30 (1.98%) JMeter
19 26 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 264 (17.41%) Finance
2 102 (6.73%) Banking
3 80 (5.28%) Retail
4 47 (3.10%) Marketing
5 43 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 41 (2.70%) Advertising
8 40 (2.64%) Games
9 33 (2.18%) Military
10 32 (2.11%) Electronics
11 20 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
12 19 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.99%) Automotive
14 11 (0.73%) Publishing
15 9 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.40%) Law
18 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.26%) Back Office
18 4 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 788 (51.98%) Developer
2 574 (37.86%) Java Developer
3 243 (16.03%) Senior Developer
4 199 (13.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 199 (13.13%) Software Engineer
5 164 (10.82%) Software Developer
6 132 (8.71%) Java Engineer
7 103 (6.79%) Java Software Developer
8 100 (6.60%) Java Software Engineer
9 84 (5.54%) Architect
10 74 (4.88%) Tester
11 65 (4.29%) Automation Tester
12 60 (3.96%) Analyst
13 55 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
14 52 (3.43%) Junior
14 52 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
15 48 (3.17%) Test Engineer
16 47 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (3.10%) SQL Developer
17 42 (2.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (29.29%) Spring
2 365 (24.08%) HTML
3 279 (18.40%) Hibernate
4 264 (17.41%) CSS
4 264 (17.41%) Web Services
5 239 (15.77%) .NET
6 193 (12.73%) J2EE
7 178 (11.74%) XML
8 170 (11.21%) jQuery
9 150 (9.89%) AngularJS
10 148 (9.76%) Node.js
11 137 (9.04%) Java EE
11 137 (9.04%) SOAP
12 131 (8.64%) REST
13 105 (6.93%) HTML5
14 101 (6.66%) RESTful
15 85 (5.61%) JSON
16 83 (5.47%) JSP
17 81 (5.34%) React
18 75 (4.95%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.44%) iPad
2 110 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 101 (6.66%) Algorithms
4 90 (5.94%) Mobile App
5 89 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (5.47%) Data Structures
7 78 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.70%) User Experience
9 26 (1.72%) PKI
10 21 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.99%) Mainframe
12 15 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.66%) Clustering
16 9 (0.59%) Cybercrime
16 9 (0.59%) Device Driver
17 8 (0.53%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 267 (17.61%) Linux
2 153 (10.09%) Windows
3 72 (4.75%) Android
4 56 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 55 (3.63%) Unix
6 32 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.19%) CentOS
9 17 (1.12%) AIX
10 15 (0.99%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.26%) HPUX
15 4 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 932 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (25.46%) TDD
3 360 (23.75%) Scrum
4 346 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
5 340 (22.43%) Software Engineering
6 308 (20.32%) OO
7 266 (17.55%) SDLC
8 236 (15.57%) BDD
9 217 (14.31%) DevOps
10 183 (12.07%) MVC
11 171 (11.28%) Automated Testing
12 152 (10.03%) Unit Testing
13 132 (8.71%) E-Commerce
14 129 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (7.72%) Web Development
16 114 (7.52%) SOA
17 110 (7.26%) Test Scripting
18 104 (6.86%) Open Source
19 102 (6.73%) Mentoring
20 97 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 525 (34.63%) SQL
2 449 (29.62%) JavaScript
3 343 (22.63%) C#
4 252 (16.62%) Python
5 224 (14.78%) C++
6 150 (9.89%) Ruby
7 138 (9.10%) PHP
8 121 (7.98%) C
9 78 (5.15%) Perl
10 69 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 57 (3.76%) Scala
12 42 (2.77%) Groovy
13 35 (2.31%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.52%) Go
16 22 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.19%) Clojure
19 17 (1.12%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 269 (17.74%) Degree
2 80 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.76%) DV Cleared
4 44 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 37 (2.44%) ISEB
6 14 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.066%) CCNA
10 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.066%) CISSP
10 1 (0.066%) GIAC
10 1 (0.066%) HND
10 1 (0.066%) MCSE
10 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.066%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.54%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) SDET
3 5 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (4.49%) Docker
2 53 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.46%) HDFS
5 5 (0.33%) Firmware
6 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.066%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.066%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.066%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
1 54 (3.56%) Puppet
2 30 (1.98%) Kibana
3 28 (1.85%) Ansible
4 20 (1.32%) Terraform
5 19 (1.25%) Packer
6 14 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.92%) Netcool
7 12 (0.79%) logstash
8 11 (0.73%) Ganglia
8 11 (0.73%) Salt
9 10 (0.66%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.53%) Mesos
11 3 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.13%) Nessus
12 2 (0.13%) Nmap
12 2 (0.13%) SCOM
13 1 (0.066%) Nagios
13 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 292 (19.26%) Oracle
2 78 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 63 (4.16%) VMware
4 40 (2.64%) Google
5 38 (2.51%) SAP
6 35 (2.31%) IBM
6 35 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.72%) HP
8 17 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 12 (0.79%) IBM Sterling
9 12 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.79%) Sun
10 11 (0.73%) hybris
11 9 (0.59%) Cognizant
12 8 (0.53%) Cadence
12 8 (0.53%) Cloudera
12 8 (0.53%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.46%) Adobe
13 7 (0.46%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.40%) Symbian
Chorley, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to 60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday