Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 375 1,019 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.58% 11.75% 12.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.78% 22.23% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 382 852 1,065
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,350 £30,050 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,763 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 2,721 4,583 5,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.98% 52.84% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,429 3,736 4,604
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,875 £68,750
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -14 263 £57,500 +4.55% 120
Cheshire -12 57 £51,250 +20.59% 14
Lancashire +21 29 £45,000 -2.47% 14
Merseyside -2 17 £50,000 -16.67% 10
Cumbria +16 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 215 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (47.73%) JavaScript
3 132 (35.20%) Software Engineering
4 120 (32.00%) Python
5 109 (29.07%) SQL
6 97 (25.87%) AWS
7 94 (25.07%) C#
7 94 (25.07%) TDD
8 87 (23.20%) HTML
9 85 (22.67%) DevOps
10 82 (21.87%) Microservices
11 81 (21.60%) CSS
12 80 (21.33%) Spring
13 70 (18.67%) Test Automation
14 69 (18.40%) Node.js
15 67 (17.87%) Git (software)
16 63 (16.80%) Docker
17 61 (16.27%) AngularJS
18 60 (16.00%) Jenkins
19 56 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (14.40%) Kubernetes
21 53 (14.13%) Go
21 53 (14.13%) Scrum
22 52 (13.87%) RESTful
23 50 (13.33%) C++
24 48 (12.80%) Azure
25 46 (12.27%) React
25 46 (12.27%) Terraform
26 45 (12.00%) .NET
27 43 (11.47%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.80%) Confluence
3 13 (3.47%) nginx
4 7 (1.87%) JBoss
4 7 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.60%) Apache
5 6 (1.60%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.60%) CMS
6 5 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.07%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.07%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.07%) IIS
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 97 (25.87%) AWS
2 48 (12.80%) Azure
3 30 (8.00%) GCP
4 20 (5.33%) SaaS
5 14 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (3.47%) Serverless
7 11 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.33%) Algolia
9 5 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.07%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.80%) G Suite
11 3 (0.80%) IaaS
11 3 (0.80%) PaaS
12 2 (0.53%) Firebase
12 2 (0.53%) Heroku
13 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.33%) HTTP
2 4 (1.07%) FTP
3 2 (0.53%) CTI
3 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.53%) Softphone
3 2 (0.53%) SSL
3 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.27%) DHCP
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) VLAN
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.93%) MySQL
2 38 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (9.60%) SQL Server
4 35 (9.33%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.33%) Big Data
6 20 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.73%) Redis
8 9 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.87%) BigQuery
10 6 (1.60%) DB2
11 5 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.33%) Endeca
11 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.07%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.07%) Power BI
13 3 (0.80%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 60 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.00%) JUnit
4 29 (7.73%) JIRA
5 25 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 24 (6.40%) Selenium
7 21 (5.60%) Gradle
8 19 (5.07%) Maven
9 18 (4.80%) IntelliJ
10 16 (4.27%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.93%) Mercurial
11 11 (2.93%) Mockito
11 11 (2.93%) Subversion
12 9 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.40%) webpack
13 8 (2.13%) gulp
14 7 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.87%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.60%) Postman
16 5 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 26 (6.93%) Finance
2 22 (5.87%) Games
3 17 (4.53%) Retail
4 15 (4.00%) Law
4 15 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.87%) Marketing
6 5 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.07%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 193 (51.47%) Developer
2 119 (31.73%) Java Developer
3 75 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 46 (12.27%) Senior Developer
5 40 (10.67%) Software Developer
6 37 (9.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 35 (9.33%) Java Engineer
8 25 (6.67%) Python Engineer
8 25 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
9 23 (6.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.47%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.20%) Architect
13 11 (2.93%) Android Developer
13 11 (2.93%) Lead Java Developer
13 11 (2.93%) React Developer
13 11 (2.93%) Senior Java Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Technical Leader
13 11 (2.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (23.20%) HTML
2 81 (21.60%) CSS
3 80 (21.33%) Spring
4 69 (18.40%) Node.js
5 61 (16.27%) AngularJS
6 52 (13.87%) RESTful
7 46 (12.27%) React
8 45 (12.00%) .NET
9 38 (10.13%) Spring Boot
10 32 (8.53%) REST
11 28 (7.47%) HTML5
11 28 (7.47%) jQuery
12 27 (7.20%) Web Services
13 25 (6.67%) CSS3
13 25 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 20 (5.33%) Vue.js
15 18 (4.80%) JSON
16 17 (4.53%) Java EE
17 15 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.20%) e-Learning
5 12 (3.20%) User Experience
6 7 (1.87%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.53%) IVR
11 2 (0.53%) PKI
11 2 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.53%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.33%) Linux
2 27 (7.20%) Android
3 16 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.20%) Windows
5 2 (0.53%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (35.20%) Software Engineering
3 94 (25.07%) TDD
4 85 (22.67%) DevOps
5 82 (21.87%) Microservices
6 70 (18.67%) Test Automation
7 56 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (14.13%) Scrum
9 43 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (10.40%) Pair Programming
11 37 (9.87%) OO
12 31 (8.27%) MVC
12 31 (8.27%) OOP
13 30 (8.00%) SDLC
14 29 (7.73%) Computer Science
15 24 (6.40%) Android Development
16 23 (6.13%) Unit Testing
17 21 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (5.60%) E-Commerce
18 20 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 120 (32.00%) Python
3 109 (29.07%) SQL
4 94 (25.07%) C#
5 53 (14.13%) Go
6 50 (13.33%) C++
7 35 (9.33%) Ruby
8 30 (8.00%) Java 8
9 29 (7.73%) Kotlin
10 23 (6.13%) Scala
10 23 (6.13%) TypeScript
11 20 (5.33%) PHP
12 15 (4.00%) Groovy
13 12 (3.20%) C
14 9 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.40%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.07%) Haskell
15 4 (1.07%) Perl
15 4 (1.07%) VBScript
16 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.20%) Degree
2 30 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.87%) PhD
7 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.33%) CIW
8 5 (1.33%) OCA
8 5 (1.33%) OCP
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.80%) ISEB
10 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.40%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) GDPR
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (16.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (14.40%) Kubernetes
2 46 (12.27%) Terraform
3 22 (5.87%) Ansible
4 18 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (4.53%) Packer
6 6 (1.60%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.33%) Kibana
8 4 (1.07%) Consul
8 4 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.07%) Graphite
8 4 (1.07%) logstash
8 4 (1.07%) Nagios
8 4 (1.07%) Puppet
8 4 (1.07%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.53%) Grafana
10 1 (0.27%) cPanel
10 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.27%) Plesk
10 1 (0.27%) Rancher
10 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.47%) Oracle
3 18 (4.80%) Google
4 16 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 12 (3.20%) Aquila
6 9 (2.40%) Apple
6 9 (2.40%) IBM
7 5 (1.33%) Adobe
7 5 (1.33%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.07%) Lotus
8 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.80%) SAP
10 2 (0.53%) Instagram
11 1 (0.27%) ATG
11 1 (0.27%) BMC
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) DataFlux
11 1 (0.27%) Remedy
11 1 (0.27%) Sophos
11 1 (0.27%) VMware