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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,149 677 405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.01% 9.24% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.11% 20.20% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 606 483 337
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,700
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £76,188 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £73,750 £74,550
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 4,087 3,352 2,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.71% 45.76% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,707 2,724 2,336
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,125 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the North West.

Salary trend for Java in the North West

Java
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the North West over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Manchester 0 829 £60,000 +9.09% 117
Merseyside +40 160 £55,000 -0.09% 10
Cheshire -15 84 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Lancashire +15 73 £55,666 +44.59% 7
Cumbria -7 1 - - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 760 (66.14%) Agile
2 584 (50.83%) Software Engineering
3 522 (45.43%) Python
4 483 (42.04%) AWS
5 444 (38.64%) JavaScript
6 414 (36.03%) DevOps
7 404 (35.16%) Azure
8 339 (29.50%) Spring
9 308 (26.81%) Docker
10 291 (25.33%) Kubernetes
11 276 (24.02%) React
12 272 (23.67%) CI/CD
13 255 (22.19%) Mentoring
14 249 (21.67%) TDD
15 244 (21.24%) Go
16 238 (20.71%) SQL
17 236 (20.54%) C#
18 233 (20.28%) Node.js
18 233 (20.28%) Microservices
19 231 (20.10%) Git (software)
20 229 (19.93%) Social Skills
21 227 (19.76%) Full Stack Development
22 210 (18.28%) Security Cleared
23 205 (17.84%) .NET
24 204 (17.75%) GCP
25 185 (16.10%) AngularJS
26 180 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
27 179 (15.58%) Test Automation
28 176 (15.32%) Jenkins
29 171 (14.88%) CSS

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 53 (4.61%) Confluence
2 31 (2.70%) Apache
3 25 (2.18%) Apache Solr
4 16 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.22%) JBoss
6 13 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.52%) IIS
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.087%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.087%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.087%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.087%) Mule
12 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.26%) Maple
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 483 (42.04%) AWS
2 404 (35.16%) Azure
3 204 (17.75%) GCP
4 85 (7.40%) Serverless
5 69 (6.01%) GitHub
6 62 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (4.18%) Amazon SQS
8 36 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 29 (2.52%) OpenShift
9 29 (2.52%) SaaS
10 26 (2.26%) Azure DevOps
11 17 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.31%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.13%) Cloud Functions
14 11 (0.96%) PaaS
15 9 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.52%) npm
17 5 (0.44%) Azure Service Fabric
17 5 (0.44%) IaaS
17 5 (0.44%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.40%) HTTP
2 48 (4.18%) SSL
3 27 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.91%) DNS
5 19 (1.65%) Internet
6 13 (1.13%) HTTPS
7 10 (0.87%) DHCP
7 10 (0.87%) FTP
7 10 (0.87%) IPsec
8 9 (0.78%) Network Security
9 6 (0.52%) VPN
10 3 (0.26%) AMQP
10 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.17%) ATM
12 1 (0.087%) Firewall
12 1 (0.087%) RS-232
12 1 (0.087%) SAN
12 1 (0.087%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (13.32%) MySQL
2 148 (12.88%) Big Data
3 125 (10.88%) NoSQL
4 124 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
5 123 (10.70%) MongoDB
6 69 (6.01%) SQL Server
7 68 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 46 (4.00%) Redis
9 42 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.31%) Data Lake
13 12 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.96%) Data Vault
14 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.87%) Flink
15 10 (0.87%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.70%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 231 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 176 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 101 (8.79%) JIRA
4 93 (8.09%) Selenium
5 54 (4.70%) GitLab
6 43 (3.74%) Maven
7 39 (3.39%) Cypress.io
8 37 (3.22%) JUnit
9 29 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 28 (2.44%) Gradle
11 27 (2.35%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.09%) Postman
12 24 (2.09%) SonarQube
13 21 (1.83%) JMeter
14 18 (1.57%) Appium
14 18 (1.57%) Mockito
14 18 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.48%) Vagrant
16 16 (1.39%) Ant
17 15 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 229 (19.93%) Social Skills
2 150 (13.05%) Finance
3 121 (10.53%) Games
4 73 (6.35%) Automotive
4 73 (6.35%) Public Sector
5 65 (5.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 59 (5.13%) Marketing
7 52 (4.53%) Law
8 41 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (3.13%) Manufacturing
10 29 (2.52%) Retail
11 28 (2.44%) Legal
12 24 (2.09%) Aerospace
13 23 (2.00%) Banking
14 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
15 15 (1.31%) Financial Institution
16 12 (1.04%) Advertising
17 11 (0.96%) Social Housing
18 6 (0.52%) Back Office
19 5 (0.44%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 411 (35.77%) Developer
2 352 (30.64%) Software Engineer
3 230 (20.02%) Java Developer
4 116 (10.10%) Senior Developer
5 79 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 79 (6.88%) Trainee
6 70 (6.09%) Software Developer
7 67 (5.83%) Graduate
8 63 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 44 (3.83%) Lead Software Engineer
10 39 (3.39%) Java Engineer
11 35 (3.05%) Technical Leader
12 34 (2.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 27 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
13 27 (2.35%) Site Engineer
13 27 (2.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 25 (2.18%) Test Engineer
15 23 (2.00%) Engineering Manager
16 21 (1.83%) Data Engineer
17 19 (1.65%) Software Engineering Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (29.50%) Spring
2 276 (24.02%) React
3 233 (20.28%) Node.js
4 205 (17.84%) .NET
5 185 (16.10%) AngularJS
6 171 (14.88%) CSS
7 162 (14.10%) HTML
8 132 (11.49%) Kafka
9 114 (9.92%) Spring Boot
10 100 (8.70%) RESTful
11 82 (7.14%) REST
12 76 (6.61%) ASP.NET
13 55 (4.79%) J2EE
13 55 (4.79%) Web Services
14 54 (4.70%) JSON
15 49 (4.26%) HTML5
16 48 (4.18%) Angular 2
17 47 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails
17 47 (4.09%) XML
18 43 (3.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.75%) Cloud Native
2 96 (8.36%) Algorithms
3 68 (5.92%) Data Protection Act
4 43 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.13%) Life Science
6 34 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (2.79%) User Experience
8 31 (2.70%) Social Media
9 24 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.91%) Blog
11 21 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.48%) Public Cloud
15 16 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
16 15 (1.31%) NHS
17 14 (1.22%) Cyberattack
18 12 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
18 12 (1.04%) Virtual Team
19 10 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 171 (14.88%) Linux
2 91 (7.92%) Unix
3 62 (5.40%) Windows
4 57 (4.96%) Android
5 39 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.22%) Mesosphere
7 6 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.35%) VMS
10 2 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.087%) AIX
11 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (66.14%) Agile
2 584 (50.83%) Software Engineering
3 414 (36.03%) DevOps
4 272 (23.67%) CI/CD
5 255 (22.19%) Mentoring
6 249 (21.67%) TDD
7 233 (20.28%) Microservices
8 227 (19.76%) Full Stack Development
9 180 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
10 179 (15.58%) Test Automation
11 137 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (11.58%) OO
13 122 (10.62%) Scrum
14 121 (10.53%) Data Engineering
15 120 (10.44%) Analytics
16 116 (10.10%) Coaching
16 116 (10.10%) Cybersecurity
17 110 (9.57%) Machine Learning
18 109 (9.49%) Open Source
19 99 (8.62%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 522 (45.43%) Python
2 444 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 244 (21.24%) Go
4 238 (20.71%) SQL
5 236 (20.54%) C#
6 153 (13.32%) C++
7 151 (13.14%) TypeScript
8 106 (9.23%) Ruby
9 79 (6.88%) Kotlin
10 64 (5.57%) Scala
11 53 (4.61%) PowerShell
12 48 (4.18%) ES6
13 37 (3.22%) Bash
14 28 (2.44%) PHP
15 26 (2.26%) C
16 16 (1.39%) Perl
17 15 (1.31%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.22%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.22%) VB
19 12 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 169 (14.71%) Degree
3 90 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.44%) OCA
8 5 (0.44%) OCAJ
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.35%) ISEB
9 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.087%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.27%) QA
2 15 (1.31%) Accessibility
2 15 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.087%) GDPR
3 1 (0.087%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 308 (26.81%) Docker
2 5 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.35%) Postfix
3 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 291 (25.33%) Kubernetes
2 110 (9.57%) Terraform
3 44 (3.83%) Prometheus
4 43 (3.74%) Ansible
5 30 (2.61%) Grafana
6 23 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.48%) Puppet
8 14 (1.22%) Automic
8 14 (1.22%) Consul
9 9 (0.78%) Istio
10 5 (0.44%) Packer
10 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.35%) Pacemaker
11 4 (0.35%) Podman
12 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 155 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 150 (13.05%) Oracle
3 68 (5.92%) Google
4 38 (3.31%) Hitachi
5 25 (2.18%) Twitter
6 19 (1.65%) QinetiQ
6 19 (1.65%) Splunk
7 15 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.96%) Talend
9 10 (0.87%) Sony
10 6 (0.52%) Cisco
10 6 (0.52%) Dell
10 6 (0.52%) IBM
11 5 (0.44%) Perfecto Mobile
11 5 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.44%) Virgin Media
11 5 (0.44%) VMware
12 4 (0.35%) Sun
12 4 (0.35%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.26%) ServiceNow