Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,920 1,423 1,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.97% 11.49% 11.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.12% 19.79% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,180 1,191
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,300 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7,351 7,190 6,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.31% 58.04% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,115 6,214 5,185
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -1 1,148 £50,000 - 209
Cheshire +17 615 £47,500 +5.56% 64
Merseyside +8 82 £40,500 +1.25% 22
Lancashire -3 53 £35,000 -22.22% 18
Cumbria -9 3 £25,000 -42.86% 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,124 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 512 (26.67%) Spring
4 496 (25.83%) SQL
5 484 (25.21%) Finance
6 483 (25.16%) Software Engineering
7 463 (24.11%) TDD
8 452 (23.54%) Test Automation
9 445 (23.18%) Scrum
10 407 (21.20%) Linux
11 380 (19.79%) DevOps
12 379 (19.74%) HTML
13 358 (18.65%) Web Services
14 324 (16.88%) Python
15 322 (16.77%) PHP
16 317 (16.51%) BDD
17 313 (16.30%) CSS
18 311 (16.20%) C#
19 306 (15.94%) Oracle
20 291 (15.16%) Degree
21 282 (14.69%) Jenkins
22 274 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
23 268 (13.96%) Git (software)
24 265 (13.80%) Advertising
25 260 (13.54%) SDLC
26 254 (13.23%) Hibernate
27 251 (13.07%) Selenium
28 238 (12.40%) MySQL
29 235 (12.24%) OO
29 235 (12.24%) MVC

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
1 154 (8.02%) Tomcat
2 107 (5.57%) WebSphere
3 94 (4.90%) Apache
4 90 (4.69%) JBoss
5 53 (2.76%) Apache Spark
6 50 (2.60%) Confluence
7 44 (2.29%) nginx
8 33 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (1.46%) CMS
10 27 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 23 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.78%) Drupal
12 15 (0.78%) Jetty
13 14 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.68%) Mule
15 12 (0.63%) WordPress
16 11 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.52%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.52%) SharePoint
18 9 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
1 7 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.10%) FreeHand
4 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.41%) Magento
2 22 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.36%) BASE24
5 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.10%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.10%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.10%) Workfront
9 1 (0.052%) Exstream
9 1 (0.052%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.052%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 204 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.01%) OpenShift
3 61 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.24%) SaaS
5 38 (1.98%) GitHub
6 27 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 17 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.73%) PaaS
12 11 (0.57%) Google Play
13 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.47%) IaaS
14 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.26%) Office 365
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.16%) iTunes
15 3 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.21%) HTTP
2 52 (2.71%) Internet
3 31 (1.61%) SSL
4 20 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.73%) DNS
6 13 (0.68%) Broadband
7 10 (0.52%) Firewall
8 7 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.26%) VPN
10 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.21%) LLU
11 3 (0.16%) RFID
11 3 (0.16%) Skype
12 2 (0.10%) ATM
12 2 (0.10%) Network Security
12 2 (0.10%) RTSP
12 2 (0.10%) SAN
13 1 (0.052%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.052%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.052%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (12.40%) MySQL
2 165 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 156 (8.13%) Big Data
4 115 (5.99%) Relational Database
5 97 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 97 (5.05%) SQL Server
6 79 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 70 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 46 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 44 (2.29%) DB2
11 39 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (1.67%) Redis
13 29 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.83%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
18 10 (0.52%) Data Mining
19 8 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 282 (14.69%) Jenkins
2 268 (13.96%) Git (software)
3 251 (13.07%) Selenium
4 173 (9.01%) Cucumber
5 132 (6.88%) JIRA
6 102 (5.31%) JUnit
7 99 (5.16%) Maven
8 87 (4.53%) Gradle
9 86 (4.48%) Subversion
10 80 (4.17%) WebDriver
11 45 (2.34%) Eclipse
12 43 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 36 (1.88%) Bitbucket
13 36 (1.88%) NUnit
14 35 (1.82%) Mercurial
15 28 (1.46%) Visual Studio
16 26 (1.35%) JMeter
17 24 (1.25%) TeamCity
18 23 (1.20%) SonarQube
18 23 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 484 (25.21%) Finance
2 265 (13.80%) Advertising
3 201 (10.47%) Banking
4 109 (5.68%) Retail
5 88 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 81 (4.22%) Law
7 65 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 61 (3.18%) Marketing
9 46 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 41 (2.14%) Electronics
11 20 (1.04%) Games
12 17 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.68%) Automotive
14 12 (0.63%) Legal
14 12 (0.63%) Military
15 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Back Office
17 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 895 (46.61%) Developer
2 525 (27.34%) Java Developer
3 267 (13.91%) Software Engineer
4 198 (10.31%) Java Engineer
5 178 (9.27%) Senior Developer
6 147 (7.66%) Software Developer
7 130 (6.77%) Java Software Engineer
8 128 (6.67%) Tester
9 118 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 103 (5.36%) Automation Tester
11 91 (4.74%) Analyst
12 73 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 66 (3.44%) Architect
13 66 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 65 (3.39%) Senior Java Engineer
15 63 (3.28%) Applications Support
16 62 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
17 60 (3.13%) Junior
18 52 (2.71%) Android Developer
19 48 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (26.67%) Spring
2 379 (19.74%) HTML
3 358 (18.65%) Web Services
4 313 (16.30%) CSS
5 254 (13.23%) Hibernate
6 235 (12.24%) REST
7 215 (11.20%) AngularJS
8 214 (11.15%) J2EE
9 202 (10.52%) .NET
10 189 (9.84%) RESTful
11 188 (9.79%) XML
12 187 (9.74%) SOAP
13 171 (8.91%) jQuery
14 164 (8.54%) JSON
15 158 (8.23%) Node.js
16 141 (7.34%) HTML5
17 130 (6.77%) React
18 106 (5.52%) Spring MVC
19 98 (5.10%) Java EE
20 89 (4.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
3 125 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 98 (5.10%) User Experience
5 89 (4.64%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.67%) Fintech
9 24 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.20%) Xbox
11 17 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.83%) Online Banking
13 13 (0.68%) RIA
13 13 (0.68%) Wiki
14 12 (0.63%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.57%) Internet of Things
15 11 (0.57%) iPhone
16 10 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 407 (21.20%) Linux
2 182 (9.48%) Windows
3 142 (7.40%) Unix
4 125 (6.51%) Android
5 97 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.30%) AIX
8 23 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 17 (0.89%) Solaris
11 15 (0.78%) HPUX
12 14 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.42%) CentOS
14 8 (0.42%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,124 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (25.16%) Software Engineering
3 463 (24.11%) TDD
4 452 (23.54%) Test Automation
5 445 (23.18%) Scrum
6 380 (19.79%) DevOps
7 317 (16.51%) BDD
8 274 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
9 260 (13.54%) SDLC
10 235 (12.24%) MVC
10 235 (12.24%) OO
11 179 (9.32%) Microservices
12 162 (8.44%) Web Development
13 158 (8.23%) E-Commerce
14 157 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 141 (7.34%) Open Source
16 121 (6.30%) Risk Management
17 116 (6.04%) Test Scripting
18 110 (5.73%) Kanban
19 107 (5.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 565 (29.43%) JavaScript
2 496 (25.83%) SQL
3 324 (16.88%) Python
4 322 (16.77%) PHP
5 311 (16.20%) C#
6 177 (9.22%) C++
7 161 (8.39%) Ruby
8 146 (7.60%) C
9 87 (4.53%) Scala
10 61 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 60 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 59 (3.07%) Perl
13 56 (2.92%) Groovy
14 48 (2.50%) Go
15 32 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 32 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.51%) Apple Swift
18 25 (1.30%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 291 (15.16%) Degree
2 85 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 30 (1.56%) ISEB
7 27 (1.41%) Sun Certification
8 23 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (0.94%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.36%) CISSP
13 7 (0.36%) HND
14 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.26%) CSSLP
15 4 (0.21%) CSQA
15 4 (0.21%) PMP
16 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (8.75%) QA
2 12 (0.63%) GCP
3 11 (0.57%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 9 (0.47%) SLA
5 7 (0.36%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.052%) GPG13
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 15765
8 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 176 (9.17%) Docker
2 43 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.31%) Varnish
6 3 (0.16%) vSphere
7 2 (0.10%) LXC
7 2 (0.10%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.052%) HDFS
8 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.052%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (5.31%) Kubernetes
2 82 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (3.07%) Puppet
4 52 (2.71%) Ansible
5 29 (1.51%) Kibana
6 22 (1.15%) Prometheus
7 14 (0.73%) Nagios
7 14 (0.73%) Terraform
8 11 (0.57%) Packer
9 10 (0.52%) CA Wily
10 9 (0.47%) Salt
10 9 (0.47%) SCOM
11 8 (0.42%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.42%) Netcool
12 7 (0.36%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.36%) Ganglia
13 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.31%) Grafana
13 6 (0.31%) Graphite
13 6 (0.31%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 306 (15.94%) Oracle
2 96 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.43%) Google
4 77 (4.01%) SAP
5 51 (2.66%) VMware
6 46 (2.40%) Capita
7 43 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 37 (1.93%) IBM
9 36 (1.88%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.77%) hybris
11 29 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (1.46%) Sun
13 23 (1.20%) WorldPay
14 21 (1.09%) HP
15 19 (0.99%) AppDynamics
15 19 (0.99%) Splunk
15 19 (0.99%) Twitter
16 16 (0.83%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.78%) Sybase
18 14 (0.73%) Zend