Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,016 1,269 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.64% 12.03% 14.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.02% 22.93% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1,015 1,383
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,236 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 4,614 5,535 7,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.85% 52.46% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,646 5,956
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £61,250
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 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +2 750 £54,500 +3.81% 150
Cheshire +1 189 £42,500 -15.00% 29
Lancashire -16 38 £46,138 +31.82% 19
Merseyside +10 35 £60,000 +60.00% 6
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 632 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 283 (27.85%) SQL
4 268 (26.38%) Test Automation
5 266 (26.18%) Software Engineering
6 254 (25.00%) C#
7 248 (24.41%) AWS
8 235 (23.13%) Microservices
9 228 (22.44%) TDD
10 214 (21.06%) Spring
11 206 (20.28%) Scrum
12 200 (19.69%) Python
13 191 (18.80%) DevOps
14 176 (17.32%) .NET
15 167 (16.44%) AngularJS
16 161 (15.85%) Git (software)
17 159 (15.65%) HTML
18 158 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
18 158 (15.55%) BDD
19 154 (15.16%) Selenium
20 149 (14.67%) Mentoring
21 148 (14.57%) Maven
22 146 (14.37%) Node.js
23 141 (13.88%) OO
24 140 (13.78%) Degree
25 136 (13.39%) REST
26 135 (13.29%) Spring Boot
27 131 (12.89%) Jenkins
27 131 (12.89%) Finance
28 127 (12.50%) Java 8

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 36 (3.54%) Confluence
2 19 (1.87%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.79%) IIS
7 6 (0.59%) Apache
8 4 (0.39%) Liferay
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.30%) nginx
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.20%) Camunda
10 2 (0.20%) GemFire
11 1 (0.098%) CMS
11 1 (0.098%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.098%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.30%) Simulink
3 1 (0.098%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 18 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Magento
6 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 248 (24.41%) AWS
2 91 (8.96%) Azure
3 81 (7.97%) Serverless
4 65 (6.40%) GitHub
5 54 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (4.92%) GCP
7 41 (4.04%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (4.04%) SaaS
8 30 (2.95%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.89%) AWS IoT
9 9 (0.89%) Sage Pay
10 8 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.69%) Slack
12 6 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.39%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (0.39%) PaaS
14 4 (0.39%) SonarCloud
15 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.87%) HTTP
2 12 (1.18%) Internet
3 11 (1.08%) SNA
3 11 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.98%) SMS
4 10 (0.98%) VoIP
5 4 (0.39%) Broadband
6 3 (0.30%) ATM
6 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.30%) Firewall
6 3 (0.30%) LLU
7 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.098%) DHCP
8 1 (0.098%) DNS
8 1 (0.098%) DSL
8 1 (0.098%) FTP
8 1 (0.098%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.56%) NoSQL
2 69 (6.79%) MongoDB
3 57 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 52 (5.12%) MySQL
5 37 (3.64%) Big Data
6 31 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.95%) SQL Server
8 26 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.57%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.48%) Neo4j
12 13 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.08%) Redis
14 10 (0.98%) Impala
15 9 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 161 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 154 (15.16%) Selenium
3 148 (14.57%) Maven
4 131 (12.89%) Jenkins
5 107 (10.53%) JIRA
6 86 (8.46%) Cucumber
7 79 (7.78%) JUnit
8 73 (7.19%) WebDriver
9 57 (5.61%) Gradle
10 52 (5.12%) Hudson
11 46 (4.53%) NetBeans
12 42 (4.13%) Subversion
13 41 (4.04%) GitLab
14 40 (3.94%) Eclipse
14 40 (3.94%) SoapUI
15 38 (3.74%) SpecFlow
16 37 (3.64%) Bitbucket
16 37 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (2.76%) Postman
18 26 (2.56%) Gatling
General
1 131 (12.89%) Finance
2 73 (7.19%) Banking
3 54 (5.31%) Retail
4 28 (2.76%) Public Sector
5 24 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.97%) Law
8 19 (1.87%) Back Office
9 17 (1.67%) Electronics
10 15 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.48%) Automotive
10 15 (1.48%) Military
11 8 (0.79%) Legal
12 7 (0.69%) Games
12 7 (0.69%) Marketing
13 5 (0.49%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.098%) Advertising
15 1 (0.098%) French Language
Job Titles
1 543 (53.44%) Developer
2 316 (31.10%) Java Developer
3 166 (16.34%) Software Engineer
4 163 (16.04%) Senior Developer
5 119 (11.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 70 (6.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 56 (5.51%) Java Engineer
7 56 (5.51%) Software Developer
8 45 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 44 (4.33%) Analyst
9 44 (4.33%) Graduate
10 41 (4.04%) Junior
11 40 (3.94%) Graduate Developer
12 36 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
13 34 (3.35%) Agile Developer
13 34 (3.35%) Agile Java Developer
14 33 (3.25%) Architect
15 32 (3.15%) Tester
16 30 (2.95%) Junior Developer
16 30 (2.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (21.06%) Spring
2 176 (17.32%) .NET
3 167 (16.44%) AngularJS
4 159 (15.65%) HTML
5 146 (14.37%) Node.js
6 136 (13.39%) REST
7 135 (13.29%) Spring Boot
8 123 (12.11%) Web Services
9 122 (12.01%) Hibernate
10 111 (10.93%) CSS
11 103 (10.14%) React
12 101 (9.94%) RESTful
13 81 (7.97%) SOAP
14 67 (6.59%) HTML5
15 60 (5.91%) XML
16 45 (4.43%) Swagger
17 43 (4.23%) Java EE
17 43 (4.23%) JSON
18 41 (4.04%) CSS3
19 38 (3.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.56%) Mobile App
2 69 (6.79%) User Experience
3 58 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.36%) Cloud Native
8 21 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.38%) PMI
11 12 (1.18%) Derivative
11 12 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.18%) Internet of Things
12 11 (1.08%) e-Health
12 11 (1.08%) Social Media
12 11 (1.08%) Social Network
13 10 (0.98%) IVR
14 7 (0.69%) W3C
14 7 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.22%) Linux
2 55 (5.41%) Android
3 48 (4.72%) Windows
4 41 (4.04%) Unix
5 35 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.67%) CentOS
7 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.30%) SUSE
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) VME
12 1 (0.098%) AIX
12 1 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (26.38%) Test Automation
3 266 (26.18%) Software Engineering
4 235 (23.13%) Microservices
5 228 (22.44%) TDD
6 206 (20.28%) Scrum
7 191 (18.80%) DevOps
8 158 (15.55%) BDD
8 158 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
9 149 (14.67%) Mentoring
10 141 (13.88%) OO
11 127 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 117 (11.52%) Coaching
13 106 (10.43%) E-Commerce
14 93 (9.15%) SDLC
15 86 (8.46%) Computer Science
16 67 (6.59%) OOP
17 65 (6.40%) Unit Testing
18 64 (6.30%) Kanban
19 61 (6.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 330 (32.48%) JavaScript
2 283 (27.85%) SQL
3 254 (25.00%) C#
4 200 (19.69%) Python
5 127 (12.50%) Java 8
6 106 (10.43%) C++
7 80 (7.87%) PHP
8 68 (6.69%) Ruby
9 54 (5.31%) Shell Script
10 53 (5.22%) C
11 41 (4.04%) Scala
12 36 (3.54%) Go
13 29 (2.85%) VBScript
14 28 (2.76%) Kotlin
15 24 (2.36%) TypeScript
16 23 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 21 (2.07%) R
18 20 (1.97%) Apex Code
18 20 (1.97%) Groovy
19 16 (1.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 140 (13.78%) Degree
2 36 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.66%) DV Cleared
4 23 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.08%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 9 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.79%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.69%) CIW
11 7 (0.69%) OCA
12 6 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.30%) CISM
13 3 (0.30%) CISSP
13 3 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.30%) HND
13 3 (0.30%) ISEB
14 2 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.15%) QA
2 7 (0.69%) PA-DSS
2 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) TickIT
6 1 (0.098%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (12.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.36%) Terraform
3 22 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (2.07%) Ansible
4 21 (2.07%) Puppet
5 6 (0.59%) Kibana
6 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.30%) Pacemaker
7 2 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.20%) Grafana
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 2 (0.20%) Scalr
8 1 (0.098%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.098%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 65 (6.40%) Oracle
2 56 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.84%) Google
4 34 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.15%) Sage
6 19 (1.87%) WorldPay
7 14 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.38%) SAP
8 13 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
8 13 (1.28%) FIS
8 13 (1.28%) Talend
9 10 (0.98%) Avaya
9 10 (0.98%) Genesys
10 9 (0.89%) Informatica
11 8 (0.79%) CA
11 8 (0.79%) Parasoft
12 7 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.69%) IBM
13 6 (0.59%) hybris
13 6 (0.59%) Micro Focus