Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 647 472 1,281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 9.07% 8.91% 12.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.45% 16.21% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 464 387 904
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,400 £29,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.25%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £74,450 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

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 3,326 2,912 5,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.60% 54.96% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 2,509 4,091
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £34,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 +5 554 £55,000 +4.76% 162
Cheshire -32 37 £48,750 +8.33% 28
Lancashire -1 33 £42,500 -10.53% 16
Merseyside -5 18 £55,095 +21.94% 14
Cumbria - 2 £48,750 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 377 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 220 (34.00%) Python
3 220 (34.00%) Software Engineering
4 211 (32.61%) AWS
5 209 (32.30%) SQL
6 200 (30.91%) DevOps
7 182 (28.13%) Spring
8 165 (25.50%) TDD
9 164 (25.35%) Docker
10 163 (25.19%) C#
11 159 (24.57%) Microservices
12 144 (22.26%) Azure
13 132 (20.40%) Terraform
14 125 (19.32%) Jenkins
15 121 (18.70%) OO
15 121 (18.70%) React
16 120 (18.55%) C++
17 116 (17.93%) Kubernetes
18 109 (16.85%) Test Automation
19 107 (16.54%) Git (software)
20 106 (16.38%) Scrum
21 103 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
22 102 (15.77%) AngularJS
23 94 (14.53%) Open Source
23 94 (14.53%) OOP
23 94 (14.53%) Go
24 92 (14.22%) Social Skills
25 90 (13.91%) Redis
26 89 (13.76%) Linux

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 39 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (5.26%) nginx
3 23 (3.55%) Confluence
4 17 (2.63%) Apache
5 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.93%) CMS
8 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.46%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.31%) Camunda
9 2 (0.31%) Documentum
9 2 (0.31%) IIS
9 2 (0.31%) JBoss
9 2 (0.31%) Liferay
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 211 (32.61%) AWS
2 144 (22.26%) Azure
3 77 (11.90%) GCP
4 48 (7.42%) Serverless
5 46 (7.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (7.11%) GitHub
6 18 (2.78%) SaaS
7 17 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (2.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 14 (2.16%) Datadog
8 14 (2.16%) Pulumi
9 13 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.55%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.55%) Slack
13 9 (1.39%) Apigee
14 8 (1.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.64%) Internet
2 21 (3.25%) AMQP
3 6 (0.93%) SNMP
4 5 (0.77%) HTTP
5 4 (0.62%) SSH
5 4 (0.62%) SSL
6 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (13.91%) Redis
2 88 (13.60%) MySQL
3 81 (12.52%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (9.12%) NoSQL
5 58 (8.96%) MongoDB
6 43 (6.65%) Big Data
7 36 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 24 (3.71%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
10 18 (2.78%) MariaDB
11 17 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.70%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
16 8 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
17 7 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (0.93%) DB2
18 6 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 125 (19.32%) Jenkins
2 107 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.88%) Selenium
4 40 (6.18%) JIRA
5 39 (6.03%) Maven
6 38 (5.87%) Cucumber
7 33 (5.10%) JUnit
8 23 (3.55%) Mercurial
8 23 (3.55%) Subversion
9 16 (2.47%) JMeter
10 14 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (2.16%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.01%) GitLab
12 11 (1.70%) Gradle
12 11 (1.70%) SoapUI
12 11 (1.70%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.55%) REST Assured
13 10 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.39%) Protractor
15 6 (0.93%) TestRail
General
1 92 (14.22%) Social Skills
2 31 (4.79%) Finance
3 29 (4.48%) Games
4 20 (3.09%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.32%) Legal
6 15 (2.32%) Marketing
7 14 (2.16%) Retail
8 10 (1.55%) Law
9 8 (1.24%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.24%) Banking
10 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.08%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.77%) Electronics
12 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 263 (40.65%) Developer
2 178 (27.51%) Java Developer
3 130 (20.09%) Software Engineer
4 60 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 52 (8.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 36 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.10%) Software Developer
9 32 (4.95%) Architect
10 29 (4.48%) Tester
11 28 (4.33%) Technical Leader
12 22 (3.40%) Python Engineer
12 22 (3.40%) Python Software Engineer
13 21 (3.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.25%) Azure Engineer
13 21 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (2.94%) QA Engineer
15 18 (2.78%) Analyst
16 17 (2.63%) Test Engineer
16 17 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (28.13%) Spring
2 121 (18.70%) React
3 102 (15.77%) AngularJS
4 89 (13.76%) Spring Boot
5 85 (13.14%) HTML
6 79 (12.21%) CSS
7 76 (11.75%) Node.js
8 71 (10.97%) REST
9 68 (10.51%) RabbitMQ
10 55 (8.50%) Kafka
11 54 (8.35%) Vue.js
12 51 (7.88%) RESTful
13 49 (7.57%) Web Services
14 44 (6.80%) Hibernate
15 40 (6.18%) .NET
16 36 (5.56%) HTML5
17 30 (4.64%) CSS3
17 30 (4.64%) SOAP
18 29 (4.48%) Middleware
19 28 (4.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.78%) BBC
3 18 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 16 (2.47%) User Experience
5 15 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (1.70%) Cloud Native
7 10 (1.55%) Legacy Code
8 9 (1.39%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (1.08%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.93%) Life Science
12 5 (0.77%) iPad
12 5 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.77%) Online Gambling
12 5 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.76%) Linux
2 38 (5.87%) Android
3 27 (4.17%) Unix
4 26 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.63%) Windows
6 15 (2.32%) CentOS
6 15 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) VME
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (34.00%) Software Engineering
3 200 (30.91%) DevOps
4 165 (25.50%) TDD
5 159 (24.57%) Microservices
6 121 (18.70%) OO
7 109 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 106 (16.38%) Scrum
9 103 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (14.53%) OOP
10 94 (14.53%) Open Source
11 80 (12.36%) BDD
12 79 (12.21%) Analytics
13 70 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
14 64 (9.89%) Mentoring
15 45 (6.96%) SOLID
16 44 (6.80%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 43 (6.65%) Kanban
17 43 (6.65%) Unit Testing
18 41 (6.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 220 (34.00%) Python
3 209 (32.30%) SQL
4 163 (25.19%) C#
5 120 (18.55%) C++
6 94 (14.53%) Go
7 79 (12.21%) Java 8
8 76 (11.75%) Scala
9 61 (9.43%) Kotlin
10 58 (8.96%) Ruby
11 49 (7.57%) TypeScript
12 40 (6.18%) C
13 38 (5.87%) PHP
14 34 (5.26%) PowerShell
15 26 (4.02%) Bash Shell
16 16 (2.47%) Java 11
17 15 (2.32%) Groovy
18 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.62%) CFML
20 3 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 65 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.87%) Degree
4 15 (2.32%) CIW
4 15 (2.32%) OCA
4 15 (2.32%) OCP
4 15 (2.32%) Oracle Certification
5 14 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.62%) PhD
8 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.46%) GDPR
2 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) CDISC
3 2 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.15%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.15%) GRC
System Software
1 164 (25.35%) Docker
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 132 (20.40%) Terraform
2 116 (17.93%) Kubernetes
3 86 (13.29%) Ansible
4 44 (6.80%) Puppet
5 29 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.02%) Grafana
7 18 (2.78%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.24%) Graphite
9 8 (1.24%) Kibana
9 8 (1.24%) logstash
9 8 (1.24%) Rancher
10 5 (0.77%) Consul
10 5 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.77%) Nagios
10 5 (0.77%) Packer
11 4 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.62%) Rsyslog
11 4 (0.62%) Salt
12 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (13.76%) Oracle
2 67 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.71%) Google
4 17 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.16%) New Relic
5 14 (2.16%) SaltStack
6 9 (1.39%) VMware
7 8 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.08%) SAP
9 5 (0.77%) Sun
10 4 (0.62%) Adobe
10 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.62%) Siebel
10 4 (0.62%) Splunk
11 3 (0.46%) Apple
11 3 (0.46%) IBM
11 3 (0.46%) Informatica
11 3 (0.46%) Pega
12 2 (0.31%) OpenText
12 2 (0.31%) Sage