Period
to 21 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1663 1337 1359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.65% 11.56% 10.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.92% 21.66% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1154 1131
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7585 6172 6661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 57.69% 53.36% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6423 5347 5638
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 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 August 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 1161 £49,000 +3.16% 101
Cheshire +8 363 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Lancashire -6 67 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Merseyside -16 56 £42,500 +25.00% 8
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 915 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (36.92%) SQL
3 520 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 465 (27.96%) Spring
5 413 (24.83%) HTML
6 408 (24.53%) Software Engineering
7 393 (23.63%) Test Automation
8 380 (22.85%) TDD
9 355 (21.35%) Finance
10 353 (21.23%) Web Services
11 342 (20.57%) C#
12 321 (19.30%) OO
13 319 (19.18%) Scrum
14 301 (18.10%) Python
15 300 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
16 299 (17.98%) CSS
17 283 (17.02%) Git (software)
18 282 (16.96%) Degree
19 276 (16.60%) Linux
20 274 (16.48%) Hibernate
21 270 (16.24%) .NET
22 267 (16.06%) Oracle
23 260 (15.63%) C++
24 259 (15.57%) SDLC
25 248 (14.91%) XML
26 233 (14.01%) BDD
27 231 (13.89%) MVC
28 229 (13.77%) DevOps
29 213 (12.81%) Selenium
30 206 (12.39%) Jenkins

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
1 125 (7.52%) Tomcat
2 89 (5.35%) Apache Spark
3 76 (4.57%) Apache
4 62 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 49 (2.95%) JBoss
6 45 (2.71%) Confluence
7 43 (2.59%) WebLogic
8 31 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (1.44%) CMS
10 19 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.08%) nginx
12 13 (0.78%) OpenEdge
13 12 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.66%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.54%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (0.42%) WordPress
17 6 (0.36%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.66%) Magento
3 9 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.30%) SAP APO
6 5 (0.30%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
8 3 (0.18%) BASE24
8 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.18%) Workfront
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.89%) GitHub
4 46 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
6 16 (0.96%) SaaS
7 15 (0.90%) OpenShift
8 14 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.30%) Google Play
12 5 (0.30%) IaaS
12 5 (0.30%) PaaS
13 4 (0.24%) Office 365
13 4 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 105 (6.31%) HTTP
2 26 (1.56%) Internet
3 17 (1.02%) Intranet
4 13 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.66%) SSL
6 7 (0.42%) SMS
7 6 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.36%) IMAP
7 6 (0.36%) LLU
7 6 (0.36%) SMTP
7 6 (0.36%) SS7
8 5 (0.30%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.24%) Firewall
9 4 (0.24%) LDAP
9 4 (0.24%) RS-232
9 4 (0.24%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) Broadband
10 3 (0.18%) DNS
11 2 (0.12%) ATM
11 2 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 163 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 160 (9.62%) Hadoop
4 156 (9.38%) Big Data
5 147 (8.84%) Relational Database
6 143 (8.60%) MySQL
7 73 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 57 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (2.71%) Oracle Database
10 40 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 21 (1.26%) DB2
14 20 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (1.08%) CouchDB
15 18 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.96%) Redis
16 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 283 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 213 (12.81%) Selenium
3 206 (12.39%) Jenkins
4 155 (9.32%) JIRA
5 149 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 147 (8.84%) JUnit
7 104 (6.25%) Subversion
8 85 (5.11%) Eclipse
9 70 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (3.79%) WebDriver
11 55 (3.31%) Maven
12 50 (3.01%) Gradle
13 45 (2.71%) Bitbucket
13 45 (2.71%) Mercurial
14 37 (2.22%) NUnit
14 37 (2.22%) SonarQube
15 30 (1.80%) Ant
16 26 (1.56%) EasyMock
17 25 (1.50%) MSTest
18 22 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 355 (21.35%) Finance
2 107 (6.43%) Banking
3 105 (6.31%) Marketing
4 100 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 96 (5.77%) Electronics
6 95 (5.71%) Manufacturing
7 64 (3.85%) Retail
8 58 (3.49%) Advertising
9 32 (1.92%) Games
10 26 (1.56%) Law
11 21 (1.26%) Automotive
12 15 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
14 11 (0.66%) Publishing
15 9 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.42%) French Language
16 7 (0.42%) Military
17 6 (0.36%) German Language
17 6 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 839 (50.45%) Developer
2 591 (35.54%) Java Developer
3 243 (14.61%) Software Engineer
4 213 (12.81%) Senior Developer
5 187 (11.24%) Software Developer
6 172 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 152 (9.14%) Java Engineer
8 112 (6.73%) Java Software Developer
9 107 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
10 97 (5.83%) Tester
11 79 (4.75%) Architect
12 78 (4.69%) Automation Tester
13 70 (4.21%) Junior
14 68 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
15 60 (3.61%) Analyst
16 59 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
17 58 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
18 54 (3.25%) Senior Tester
19 53 (3.19%) Junior Developer
20 51 (3.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (27.96%) Spring
2 413 (24.83%) HTML
3 353 (21.23%) Web Services
4 299 (17.98%) CSS
5 274 (16.48%) Hibernate
6 270 (16.24%) .NET
7 248 (14.91%) XML
8 201 (12.09%) J2EE
9 182 (10.94%) jQuery
10 174 (10.46%) SOAP
11 155 (9.32%) AngularJS
12 153 (9.20%) RESTful
13 151 (9.08%) Node.js
14 145 (8.72%) Java EE
15 142 (8.54%) JSON
16 135 (8.12%) REST
17 127 (7.64%) HTML5
18 97 (5.83%) ASP.NET
19 87 (5.23%) JSP
20 80 (4.81%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 102 (6.13%) iPad
3 98 (5.89%) Algorithms
4 94 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (5.23%) Mobile App
6 75 (4.51%) Data Structures
6 75 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
7 67 (4.03%) User Experience
8 40 (2.41%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.44%) Mainframe
10 20 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 16 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (0.96%) PMI
12 13 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.78%) Wiki
13 11 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.66%) Social Media
13 11 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 276 (16.60%) Linux
2 166 (9.98%) Windows
3 110 (6.61%) Unix
4 80 (4.81%) Android
5 50 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.44%) CentOS
7 24 (1.44%) Mac OS
7 24 (1.44%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.72%) AIX
8 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.060%) Debian
12 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.060%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (24.53%) Software Engineering
3 393 (23.63%) Test Automation
4 380 (22.85%) TDD
5 321 (19.30%) OO
6 319 (19.18%) Scrum
7 300 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
8 259 (15.57%) SDLC
9 233 (14.01%) BDD
10 231 (13.89%) MVC
11 229 (13.77%) DevOps
12 193 (11.61%) Open Source
13 153 (9.20%) Unit Testing
14 131 (7.88%) Web Development
15 130 (7.82%) E-Commerce
16 119 (7.16%) SOA
17 114 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
18 107 (6.43%) Test Scripting
19 94 (5.65%) Analytics
19 94 (5.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 614 (36.92%) SQL
2 520 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 342 (20.57%) C#
4 301 (18.10%) Python
5 260 (15.63%) C++
6 152 (9.14%) PHP
7 123 (7.40%) Ruby
8 110 (6.61%) C
9 79 (4.75%) PL/SQL
10 74 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 67 (4.03%) Scala
12 55 (3.31%) Go
13 47 (2.83%) Perl
14 43 (2.59%) Bash Shell
14 43 (2.59%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.80%) Groovy
16 28 (1.68%) Clojure
17 21 (1.26%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.20%) Haskell
19 19 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 282 (16.96%) Degree
2 79 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (2.95%) ISTQB
5 48 (2.89%) ISEB
6 26 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.78%) PhD
10 12 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.72%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.30%) HND
13 3 (0.18%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.12%) PMP
15 1 (0.060%) CISSP
15 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.07%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) ISO 13485
2 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (4.21%) Docker
2 14 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.30%) Firmware
5 4 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.060%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 109 (6.55%) Puppet
2 88 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (4.09%) Ansible
4 26 (1.56%) Mesos
5 25 (1.50%) Kibana
6 20 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.72%) Terraform
8 11 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.48%) CA Wily
10 7 (0.42%) Salt
11 5 (0.30%) logstash
12 4 (0.24%) Control-M
12 4 (0.24%) Packer
12 4 (0.24%) SCCM
13 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.12%) Nessus
13 2 (0.12%) Netcool
13 2 (0.12%) Nmap
13 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 267 (16.06%) Oracle
2 133 (8.00%) SAP
3 77 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.21%) Google
5 49 (2.95%) IBM
6 35 (2.10%) hybris
7 34 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.44%) VMware
9 19 (1.14%) HP
10 15 (0.90%) Sun
11 11 (0.66%) Chordiant
12 10 (0.60%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.54%) Cloudera
13 9 (0.54%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.54%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.48%) Citrix
15 7 (0.42%) BroadVision
15 7 (0.42%) Sybase
16 6 (0.36%) Atlassian