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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 907 655 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.21% 11.65% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 21.68% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 699 553 545
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

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 4031 3021 3279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.71% 53.75% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 2611 2788
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 June 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 June 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 0 653 £47,500 - 92
Cheshire +16 182 £45,000 - 37
Lancashire -4 36 £37,500 -13.29% 9
Merseyside -13 26 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 980 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (36.68%) SQL
3 501 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 454 (26.99%) Spring
5 398 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 391 (23.25%) HTML
7 388 (23.07%) TDD
8 386 (22.95%) Test Automation
9 368 (21.88%) C#
10 356 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
11 353 (20.99%) Finance
12 352 (20.93%) Scrum
13 335 (19.92%) Web Services
14 334 (19.86%) OO
15 309 (18.37%) Python
16 294 (17.48%) Linux
16 294 (17.48%) Oracle
17 280 (16.65%) Degree
18 276 (16.41%) SDLC
19 275 (16.35%) CSS
20 274 (16.29%) Hibernate
21 271 (16.11%) .NET
21 271 (16.11%) C++
22 268 (15.93%) Git (software)
23 255 (15.16%) DevOps
24 246 (14.63%) XML
25 241 (14.33%) BDD
26 223 (13.26%) Selenium
27 206 (12.25%) MVC
28 205 (12.19%) Amazon AWS

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
1 131 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 104 (6.18%) Apache Spark
3 74 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 68 (4.04%) Apache
5 64 (3.80%) JBoss
6 46 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 45 (2.68%) Confluence
8 38 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.72%) Apache Pig
10 26 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (1.49%) CMS
12 16 (0.95%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.89%) nginx
14 14 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.77%) OpenEdge
16 9 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.54%) IIS
17 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.36%) EPiServer
17 6 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 62 (3.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.30%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.30%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) BASE24
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 205 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.97%) GitHub
4 34 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.77%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.65%) SaaS
9 10 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.59%) Google Play
10 9 (0.54%) IaaS
11 8 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.48%) PaaS
12 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.24%) Trello
15 3 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.29%) HTTP
2 22 (1.31%) Intranet
3 12 (0.71%) Internet
3 12 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.54%) Bluetooth
4 9 (0.54%) SSL
5 8 (0.48%) Firewall
6 7 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.42%) LLU
6 7 (0.42%) VoIP
7 6 (0.36%) DVB
7 6 (0.36%) GPRS
7 6 (0.36%) GSM
7 6 (0.36%) NFC
7 6 (0.36%) Skype
7 6 (0.36%) UMTS
7 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.36%) WLAN
8 4 (0.24%) RS-232
9 3 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (11.00%) Big Data
2 177 (10.52%) Hadoop
3 173 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 161 (9.57%) NoSQL
5 160 (9.51%) MySQL
6 153 (9.10%) Relational Database
7 78 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 64 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (3.39%) RDBMS
10 42 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 40 (2.38%) Apache Hive
12 38 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.25%) DB2
14 20 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.19%) CouchDB
14 20 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 268 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 223 (13.26%) Selenium
3 195 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 150 (8.92%) Cucumber
5 145 (8.62%) JUnit
6 130 (7.73%) JIRA
7 108 (6.42%) Subversion
8 79 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 71 (4.22%) Eclipse
10 70 (4.16%) Maven
11 61 (3.63%) WebDriver
12 49 (2.91%) Bitbucket
12 49 (2.91%) Mercurial
13 43 (2.56%) Gradle
14 38 (2.26%) NUnit
15 37 (2.20%) SonarQube
16 35 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (2.02%) Ant
18 28 (1.66%) MSTest
19 26 (1.55%) JMeter
General
1 353 (20.99%) Finance
2 118 (7.02%) Banking
3 88 (5.23%) Marketing
4 85 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 83 (4.93%) Manufacturing
6 81 (4.82%) Electronics
7 79 (4.70%) Retail
8 44 (2.62%) Games
9 34 (2.02%) Advertising
10 22 (1.31%) Law
11 17 (1.01%) Automotive
11 17 (1.01%) Military
12 15 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.71%) Publishing
14 11 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.30%) Legal
18 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 860 (51.13%) Developer
2 640 (38.05%) Java Developer
3 237 (14.09%) Software Engineer
4 222 (13.20%) Senior Developer
5 192 (11.41%) Software Developer
6 188 (11.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 151 (8.98%) Java Engineer
8 122 (7.25%) Java Software Developer
9 112 (6.66%) Java Software Engineer
10 92 (5.47%) Tester
11 84 (4.99%) Architect
12 80 (4.76%) Automation Tester
13 72 (4.28%) Junior
14 63 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
14 63 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
15 61 (3.63%) Analyst
16 57 (3.39%) Junior Developer
16 57 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
16 57 (3.39%) SQL Developer
17 53 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (26.99%) Spring
2 391 (23.25%) HTML
3 335 (19.92%) Web Services
4 275 (16.35%) CSS
5 274 (16.29%) Hibernate
6 271 (16.11%) .NET
7 246 (14.63%) XML
8 200 (11.89%) J2EE
9 162 (9.63%) jQuery
10 157 (9.33%) Node.js
11 151 (8.98%) SOAP
12 146 (8.68%) AngularJS
13 144 (8.56%) Java EE
14 139 (8.26%) REST
15 124 (7.37%) RESTful
16 119 (7.07%) JSON
17 117 (6.96%) HTML5
18 92 (5.47%) JSP
19 86 (5.11%) ASP.NET
20 83 (4.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.43%) iPad
2 116 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 106 (6.30%) Algorithms
4 99 (5.89%) Mobile App
5 97 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 93 (5.53%) Data Structures
7 74 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
8 54 (3.21%) User Experience
9 33 (1.96%) Public Cloud
10 26 (1.55%) Mainframe
11 23 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.95%) PKI
15 13 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.71%) PMI
16 12 (0.71%) Wiki
17 9 (0.54%) Device Driver
17 9 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 294 (17.48%) Linux
2 183 (10.88%) Windows
3 90 (5.35%) Unix
4 85 (5.05%) Android
5 57 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 22 (1.31%) CentOS
10 18 (1.07%) AIX
11 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 388 (23.07%) TDD
4 386 (22.95%) Test Automation
5 356 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
6 352 (20.93%) Scrum
7 334 (19.86%) OO
8 276 (16.41%) SDLC
9 255 (15.16%) DevOps
10 241 (14.33%) BDD
11 206 (12.25%) MVC
12 171 (10.17%) Unit Testing
13 166 (9.87%) Open Source
14 148 (8.80%) E-Commerce
15 138 (8.20%) SOA
16 135 (8.03%) Web Development
17 112 (6.66%) Test Scripting
18 107 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
19 105 (6.24%) Mentoring
20 102 (6.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 617 (36.68%) SQL
2 501 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 368 (21.88%) C#
4 309 (18.37%) Python
5 271 (16.11%) C++
6 142 (8.44%) PHP
7 134 (7.97%) Ruby
8 114 (6.78%) C
9 78 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 66 (3.92%) Perl
10 66 (3.92%) Scala
11 52 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 48 (2.85%) Go
13 43 (2.56%) Groovy
14 39 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 37 (2.20%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.90%) Clojure
17 23 (1.37%) Objective-C
17 23 (1.37%) VB.NET
18 21 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 280 (16.65%) Degree
2 83 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (2.91%) ISTQB
4 43 (2.56%) ISEB
5 37 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.65%) PhD
9 11 (0.65%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.30%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.18%) HND
14 1 (0.059%) CCNA
14 1 (0.059%) CISSP
14 1 (0.059%) MCP
14 1 (0.059%) MCSE
14 1 (0.059%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.29%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.18%) WCAG
3 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.059%) GDPR
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (4.28%) Docker
2 38 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.36%) HDFS
5 5 (0.30%) Firmware
6 4 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.059%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 95 (5.65%) Puppet
2 89 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (3.57%) Ansible
4 33 (1.96%) Kibana
5 22 (1.31%) Mesos
6 19 (1.13%) Terraform
7 17 (1.01%) Packer
8 16 (0.95%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.65%) Netcool
11 9 (0.54%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.54%) logstash
11 9 (0.54%) Salt
12 4 (0.24%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.24%) Control-M
13 3 (0.18%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.12%) Nessus
14 2 (0.12%) Nmap
14 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 294 (17.48%) Oracle
2 95 (5.65%) SAP
3 73 (4.34%) Microsoft
4 64 (3.80%) Google
5 52 (3.09%) VMware
6 47 (2.79%) IBM
7 44 (2.62%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.49%) hybris
9 18 (1.07%) AppDynamics
9 18 (1.07%) HP
10 12 (0.71%) Chordiant
10 12 (0.71%) Sun
11 10 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.54%) IBM Sterling
12 9 (0.54%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.48%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.48%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.42%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.36%) Intel
15 6 (0.36%) Zend
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: competitive benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Isle of Man
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Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
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