Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,493 1,693 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.73% 12.76% 11.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.98% 22.85% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,161 1,325 1,185
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 6,225 7,410 7,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.06% 55.83% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,214 6,207 6,094
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +2 1,069 £50,000 - 198
Cheshire -3 317 £49,000 +3.16% 73
Lancashire +9 67 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Merseyside -5 33 £35,072 -33.20% 22
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 797 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (34.63%) JavaScript
3 427 (28.60%) Software Engineering
4 403 (26.99%) DevOps
5 381 (25.52%) TDD
6 347 (23.24%) Spring
7 335 (22.44%) Python
8 323 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
9 320 (21.43%) Scrum
10 296 (19.83%) HTML
11 288 (19.29%) Test Automation
12 286 (19.16%) SQL
13 282 (18.89%) Finance
14 274 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
15 252 (16.88%) OO
16 247 (16.54%) C#
16 247 (16.54%) CSS
17 240 (16.08%) Git (software)
18 232 (15.54%) Linux
18 232 (15.54%) Web Services
19 223 (14.94%) Microservices
20 220 (14.74%) PHP
21 217 (14.53%) AngularJS
22 203 (13.60%) BDD
22 203 (13.60%) Docker
23 198 (13.26%) Open Source
24 196 (13.13%) Degree
25 193 (12.93%) .NET
26 188 (12.59%) JIRA
27 185 (12.39%) MySQL

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 89 (5.96%) Apache
2 80 (5.36%) Confluence
3 67 (4.49%) Apache Spark
4 47 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 34 (2.28%) Apache Solr
8 29 (1.94%) JBoss
9 26 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.21%) Apache Pig
10 18 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.67%) IIS
13 7 (0.47%) Liferay
13 7 (0.47%) nginx
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.33%) Jetty
15 5 (0.33%) WildFly
16 4 (0.27%) CMS
16 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Magento
2 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.27%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.067%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 274 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (2.55%) SaaS
6 30 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
7 29 (1.94%) GitHub
8 28 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (1.74%) OpenShift
10 21 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.67%) PaaS
12 8 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.47%) Serverless
14 6 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.40%) BrowserStack
15 5 (0.33%) npm
16 4 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.27%) BlazeMeter
16 4 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.22%) Internet
2 42 (2.81%) HTTP
3 41 (2.75%) Firewall
4 24 (1.61%) SSL
5 21 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.41%) VPN
6 10 (0.67%) AMQP
7 9 (0.60%) DNS
8 6 (0.40%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.33%) SMS
10 4 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.27%) PPP
11 3 (0.20%) RFID
12 2 (0.13%) ATM
12 2 (0.13%) Intranet
12 2 (0.13%) IPv6
12 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.13%) MQTT
13 1 (0.067%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.067%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (12.39%) MySQL
2 182 (12.19%) NoSQL
3 160 (10.72%) MongoDB
4 149 (9.98%) Big Data
5 136 (9.11%) Hadoop
6 79 (5.29%) SQL Server
7 74 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 63 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 36 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
11 31 (2.08%) Apache Hive
12 29 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
12 29 (1.94%) Flink
13 23 (1.54%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.27%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.14%) Redis
16 14 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.80%) CockroachDB
18 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
19 9 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 240 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 188 (12.59%) JIRA
3 183 (12.26%) Jenkins
4 175 (11.72%) Selenium
5 122 (8.17%) Cucumber
6 94 (6.30%) Gradle
7 89 (5.96%) JUnit
8 85 (5.69%) Maven
9 59 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (3.28%) Bitbucket
11 47 (3.15%) Ant
12 46 (3.08%) Subversion
13 45 (3.01%) SoapUI
14 41 (2.75%) Mockito
15 34 (2.28%) WebDriver
16 33 (2.21%) JMeter
17 29 (1.94%) Hudson
17 29 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
18 27 (1.81%) gulp
19 25 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 282 (18.89%) Finance
2 147 (9.85%) Banking
3 110 (7.37%) Advertising
4 85 (5.69%) Retail
5 59 (3.95%) Law
6 57 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 41 (2.75%) Marketing
8 33 (2.21%) Games
9 22 (1.47%) Electronics
9 22 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.80%) Military
11 11 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.40%) Back Office
14 5 (0.33%) Legal
15 4 (0.27%) Automotive
16 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.13%) International Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 677 (45.34%) Developer
2 338 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 190 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 155 (10.38%) Java Engineer
5 123 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 112 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 96 (6.43%) Architect
8 79 (5.29%) Software Developer
9 75 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 72 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 64 (4.29%) Analyst
12 60 (4.02%) Junior
13 57 (3.82%) Tester
14 55 (3.68%) Test Engineer
15 54 (3.62%) Graduate
16 48 (3.22%) Graduate Developer
17 44 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
18 43 (2.88%) Junior Developer
19 42 (2.81%) Android Developer
20 39 (2.61%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (23.24%) Spring
2 296 (19.83%) HTML
3 247 (16.54%) CSS
4 232 (15.54%) Web Services
5 217 (14.53%) AngularJS
6 193 (12.93%) .NET
7 181 (12.12%) Node.js
8 163 (10.92%) RESTful
9 161 (10.78%) React
10 141 (9.44%) REST
11 130 (8.71%) JSON
12 128 (8.57%) Hibernate
13 114 (7.64%) XML
14 106 (7.10%) jQuery
15 105 (7.03%) SOAP
16 101 (6.76%) HTML5
17 83 (5.56%) Spring Boot
18 79 (5.29%) J2EE
19 77 (5.16%) Kafka
20 74 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 110 (7.37%) User Experience
3 107 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
5 73 (4.89%) Mobile App
6 60 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (3.55%) Fintech
8 37 (2.48%) Internet of Things
9 36 (2.41%) Cloud Native
10 31 (2.08%) Wiki
11 30 (2.01%) Algorithms
11 30 (2.01%) Mainframe
12 28 (1.88%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 17 (1.14%) Online Banking
15 16 (1.07%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (0.67%) Arduino
18 9 (0.60%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 232 (15.54%) Linux
2 133 (8.91%) Android
3 98 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 76 (5.09%) Windows
5 57 (3.82%) Unix
6 32 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.61%) CentOS
8 9 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.33%) AIX
12 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.13%) pSOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.067%) VME
14 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (28.60%) Software Engineering
3 403 (26.99%) DevOps
4 381 (25.52%) TDD
5 323 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
6 320 (21.43%) Scrum
7 288 (19.29%) Test Automation
8 252 (16.88%) OO
9 223 (14.94%) Microservices
10 203 (13.60%) BDD
11 198 (13.26%) Open Source
12 182 (12.19%) SDLC
13 140 (9.38%) OOP
14 139 (9.31%) Mentoring
15 122 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
16 121 (8.10%) E-Commerce
16 121 (8.10%) Web Development
17 111 (7.43%) MVC
18 99 (6.63%) Kanban
19 93 (6.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 517 (34.63%) JavaScript
2 335 (22.44%) Python
3 286 (19.16%) SQL
4 247 (16.54%) C#
5 220 (14.74%) PHP
6 184 (12.32%) C++
7 164 (10.98%) Java 8
8 106 (7.10%) Ruby
9 104 (6.97%) Scala
10 74 (4.96%) C
11 54 (3.62%) Perl
12 51 (3.42%) Objective-C
13 47 (3.15%) Go
13 47 (3.15%) Groovy
14 43 (2.88%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 28 (1.88%) TypeScript
17 26 (1.74%) Kotlin
17 26 (1.74%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 196 (13.13%) Degree
2 64 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.68%) ISEB
5 34 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
6 33 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.80%) CISSP
11 10 (0.67%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.67%) OCPJP
12 9 (0.60%) CCNA
12 9 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.60%) MCSE
12 9 (0.60%) SANS
13 8 (0.54%) GIAC
13 8 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.76%) QA
2 30 (2.01%) GDPR
3 3 (0.20%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 15765
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.067%) HL7
5 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (13.60%) Docker
2 28 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 26 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.54%) vSphere
6 7 (0.47%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.33%) HDFS
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.067%) NFS
9 1 (0.067%) RACF
9 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 96 (6.43%) Puppet
2 82 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (4.42%) Kubernetes
4 65 (4.35%) Ansible
5 40 (2.68%) Terraform
6 34 (2.28%) Salt
7 30 (2.01%) Packer
8 21 (1.41%) Consul
8 21 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (1.41%) Nagios
9 20 (1.34%) Grafana
9 20 (1.34%) Graphite
9 20 (1.34%) Opsview
9 20 (1.34%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.60%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.40%) Kibana
12 3 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.13%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 126 (8.44%) Oracle
2 49 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 48 (3.22%) Google
4 45 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 34 (2.28%) CA Agile Central
6 31 (2.08%) VMware
7 23 (1.54%) SAP
8 18 (1.21%) IBM
9 17 (1.14%) Cloudera
10 15 (1.00%) Adobe
11 11 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.67%) Sybase
12 10 (0.67%) Talend
13 9 (0.60%) Aquila
14 8 (0.54%) WorldPay
15 6 (0.40%) Casewise
15 6 (0.40%) Cisco
15 6 (0.40%) HP
15 6 (0.40%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.40%) Twitter