Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1725 1408 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.94% 11.32% 11.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.17% 20.17% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1169 1237
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 7444 6980 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.84% 56.11% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6217 6056 5668
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 1101 £50,000 +5.26% 99
Cheshire +13 474 £47,500 +5.56% 51
Lancashire +7 68 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Merseyside -7 65 £50,000 +33.33% 13
Cumbria +4 1 - - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 1011 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 525 (30.43%) SQL
4 503 (29.16%) Spring
5 437 (25.33%) Software Engineering
6 417 (24.17%) TDD
7 402 (23.30%) Test Automation
8 390 (22.61%) HTML
9 377 (21.86%) Scrum
10 374 (21.68%) Finance
11 364 (21.10%) Web Services
12 324 (18.78%) Linux
13 317 (18.38%) CSS
14 297 (17.22%) DevOps
15 290 (16.81%) C#
16 287 (16.64%) Python
17 286 (16.58%) Hibernate
18 282 (16.35%) BDD
19 278 (16.12%) Git (software)
20 277 (16.06%) Degree
21 265 (15.36%) Oracle
22 254 (14.72%) OO
23 252 (14.61%) SDLC
24 244 (14.14%) Jenkins
25 241 (13.97%) MVC
25 241 (13.97%) PHP
26 239 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
27 236 (13.68%) Selenium
28 225 (13.04%) XML
29 210 (12.17%) .NET

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
1 143 (8.29%) Tomcat
2 77 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 76 (4.41%) Apache
4 73 (4.23%) JBoss
5 64 (3.71%) Apache Spark
6 42 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.20%) Confluence
8 25 (1.45%) CMS
8 25 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.93%) nginx
10 15 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.81%) Drupal
12 13 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.75%) WordPress
13 11 (0.64%) CICS
14 10 (0.58%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.52%) Jetty
16 8 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.46%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (2.09%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (1.62%) Magento
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.29%) Workfront
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.12%) BASE24
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.058%) Exstream
8 1 (0.058%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 188 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.84%) OpenShift
4 48 (2.78%) GitHub
5 45 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.16%) SaaS
7 17 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 15 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (0.75%) Google Play
11 12 (0.70%) PaaS
12 10 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.41%) IaaS
14 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.23%) Office 365
16 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 105 (6.09%) HTTP
2 42 (2.43%) Internet
3 14 (0.81%) SSL
4 9 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 9 (0.52%) Firewall
5 8 (0.46%) Broadband
6 7 (0.41%) SMS
7 5 (0.29%) LDAP
7 5 (0.29%) VPN
8 4 (0.23%) IMAP
8 4 (0.23%) SMTP
8 4 (0.23%) SS7
8 4 (0.23%) WAN
9 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.17%) Intranet
9 3 (0.17%) LLU
9 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.12%) RTSP
10 2 (0.12%) Skype
10 2 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (11.30%) MySQL
2 157 (9.10%) NoSQL
3 137 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 134 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 133 (7.71%) Big Data
6 101 (5.86%) Hadoop
7 89 (5.16%) MongoDB
8 60 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (2.55%) DB2
10 40 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 37 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.57%) Redis
14 21 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (0.99%) CouchDB
17 16 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
19 13 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
20 9 (0.52%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 278 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 244 (14.14%) Jenkins
3 236 (13.68%) Selenium
4 172 (9.97%) Cucumber
5 127 (7.36%) JIRA
6 119 (6.90%) JUnit
7 85 (4.93%) Gradle
8 84 (4.87%) Subversion
9 82 (4.75%) WebDriver
10 77 (4.46%) Eclipse
11 76 (4.41%) Maven
12 49 (2.84%) Bitbucket
13 34 (1.97%) NUnit
14 33 (1.91%) Mercurial
15 31 (1.80%) JMeter
16 29 (1.68%) SoapUI
17 27 (1.57%) TeamCity
18 26 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (1.51%) SpecFlow
19 25 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 374 (21.68%) Finance
2 163 (9.45%) Advertising
3 133 (7.71%) Banking
4 77 (4.46%) Marketing
5 73 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 69 (4.00%) Retail
7 63 (3.65%) Electronics
8 60 (3.48%) Manufacturing
9 56 (3.25%) Law
10 45 (2.61%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.28%) Automotive
12 18 (1.04%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.87%) Games
14 11 (0.64%) Military
15 9 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.46%) French Language
16 8 (0.46%) Legal
17 7 (0.41%) German Language
17 7 (0.41%) Japanese Language
18 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 820 (47.54%) Developer
2 525 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 253 (14.67%) Software Engineer
4 172 (9.97%) Java Engineer
5 161 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 155 (8.99%) Software Developer
7 143 (8.29%) Tester
8 124 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 122 (7.07%) Java Software Engineer
10 111 (6.43%) Automation Tester
11 97 (5.62%) Java Software Developer
12 68 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
13 66 (3.83%) Analyst
14 65 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
15 60 (3.48%) Junior
16 57 (3.30%) Architect
17 52 (3.01%) Senior Tester
18 51 (2.96%) Senior Automation Tester
19 48 (2.78%) Android Developer
20 46 (2.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (29.16%) Spring
2 390 (22.61%) HTML
3 364 (21.10%) Web Services
4 317 (18.38%) CSS
5 286 (16.58%) Hibernate
6 225 (13.04%) XML
7 210 (12.17%) .NET
8 207 (12.00%) jQuery
9 203 (11.77%) J2EE
10 192 (11.13%) RESTful
11 182 (10.55%) AngularJS
12 176 (10.20%) REST
13 173 (10.03%) JSON
14 167 (9.68%) SOAP
15 162 (9.39%) HTML5
16 144 (8.35%) Node.js
17 120 (6.96%) Java EE
18 101 (5.86%) Spring MVC
19 97 (5.62%) CSS3
20 90 (5.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.36%) Computer Science
2 104 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
3 94 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (5.04%) User Experience
5 86 (4.99%) Mobile App
6 51 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 43 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.68%) iPad
11 20 (1.16%) Mainframe
12 17 (0.99%) Xbox
13 16 (0.93%) Fintech
13 16 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (0.87%) PMI
15 14 (0.81%) Online Banking
15 14 (0.81%) RIA
16 13 (0.75%) Wiki
17 12 (0.70%) FlexPod
17 12 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 324 (18.78%) Linux
2 146 (8.46%) Windows
3 129 (7.48%) Unix
4 118 (6.84%) Android
5 81 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.87%) CentOS
10 9 (0.52%) AIX
10 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (25.33%) Software Engineering
3 417 (24.17%) TDD
4 402 (23.30%) Test Automation
5 377 (21.86%) Scrum
6 297 (17.22%) DevOps
7 282 (16.35%) BDD
8 254 (14.72%) OO
9 252 (14.61%) SDLC
10 241 (13.97%) MVC
11 239 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
12 178 (10.32%) Open Source
13 154 (8.93%) Web Development
14 139 (8.06%) E-Commerce
15 122 (7.07%) Test Scripting
16 110 (6.38%) Mentoring
16 110 (6.38%) Microservices
17 101 (5.86%) Unit Testing
18 92 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
19 89 (5.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 550 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 525 (30.43%) SQL
3 290 (16.81%) C#
4 287 (16.64%) Python
5 241 (13.97%) PHP
6 193 (11.19%) C++
7 149 (8.64%) Ruby
8 126 (7.30%) C
9 87 (5.04%) Scala
10 68 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 66 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 61 (3.54%) Go
13 57 (3.30%) Perl
14 49 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 38 (2.20%) Groovy
16 37 (2.14%) T-SQL
17 34 (1.97%) Objective-C
18 33 (1.91%) Apple Swift
19 26 (1.51%) Clojure
20 16 (0.93%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 277 (16.06%) Degree
2 82 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.61%) ISEB
5 42 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 35 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 29 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.70%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.17%) PMP
14 2 (0.12%) HND
14 2 (0.12%) PhD
15 1 (0.058%) HNC
15 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.058%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (8.70%) QA
2 7 (0.41%) ISO 13485
3 5 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.23%) SLA
5 3 (0.17%) GCP
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.058%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.058%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (6.96%) Docker
2 35 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 93 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
1 93 (5.39%) Puppet
2 61 (3.54%) Ansible
3 47 (2.72%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.10%) Kibana
5 17 (0.99%) Mesos
6 12 (0.70%) Packer
6 12 (0.70%) Prometheus
6 12 (0.70%) Terraform
7 10 (0.58%) CA Wily
8 8 (0.46%) SCCM
9 7 (0.41%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.35%) SCOM
11 5 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.29%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.29%) Netcool
12 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.23%) Salt
13 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 265 (15.36%) Oracle
2 116 (6.72%) SAP
3 84 (4.87%) Google
4 80 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 44 (2.55%) hybris
6 40 (2.32%) VMware
7 39 (2.26%) IBM
7 39 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.04%) AppDynamics
9 16 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (0.93%) Splunk
9 16 (0.93%) Sun
10 15 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 14 (0.81%) HP
12 13 (0.75%) Capita
12 13 (0.75%) Chordiant
12 13 (0.75%) Sybase
13 12 (0.70%) Zend
14 11 (0.64%) Apple
15 10 (0.58%) Apigee