Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 813 1,245 1,981
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 10.25% 12.24% 15.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.30% 24.00% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 669 978 1,582
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 4,213 5,188 7,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.11% 50.99% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,413 4,183 6,408
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,300 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 0 589 £52,500 -4.55% 98
Cheshire -3 164 £45,000 -14.29% 23
Merseyside -10 34 £62,500 +66.67% 13
Lancashire -24 22 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 512 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (31.61%) JavaScript
3 230 (28.29%) AWS
4 220 (27.06%) SQL
5 210 (25.83%) Microservices
6 207 (25.46%) DevOps
6 207 (25.46%) C#
7 202 (24.85%) Software Engineering
8 197 (24.23%) Spring
9 190 (23.37%) Python
10 188 (23.12%) Test Automation
11 167 (20.54%) TDD
12 157 (19.31%) Scrum
13 153 (18.82%) Docker
14 149 (18.33%) .NET
15 143 (17.59%) BDD
16 135 (16.61%) Git (software)
17 133 (16.36%) Maven
18 130 (15.99%) HTML
19 129 (15.87%) OO
20 126 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
21 124 (15.25%) Spring Boot
22 123 (15.13%) AngularJS
23 122 (15.01%) Selenium
24 121 (14.88%) Jenkins
25 118 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
26 111 (13.65%) Web Services
27 110 (13.53%) CSS
28 109 (13.41%) Degree
28 109 (13.41%) Java 8

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 29 (3.57%) Confluence
2 27 (3.32%) Apache
3 17 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.23%) nginx
6 10 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.86%) IIS
7 7 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.62%) WordPress
10 4 (0.49%) Drupal
10 4 (0.49%) JBoss
10 4 (0.49%) SilverStripe
10 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.25%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.49%) Magento
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 230 (28.29%) AWS
2 92 (11.32%) Azure
3 60 (7.38%) Serverless
4 57 (7.01%) GitHub
5 55 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (5.78%) GCP
7 43 (5.29%) SaaS
8 37 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (3.81%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.60%) Slack
11 12 (1.48%) AWS IoT
12 8 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.86%) Office 365
13 7 (0.86%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.20%) HTTP
2 20 (2.46%) Internet
3 11 (1.35%) SNA
4 10 (1.23%) SMS
4 10 (1.23%) VoIP
5 8 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) Firewall
6 3 (0.37%) SSL
7 2 (0.25%) ATM
7 2 (0.25%) Broadband
7 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.25%) LAN
7 2 (0.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.12%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.67%) NoSQL
2 55 (6.77%) MySQL
3 53 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 38 (4.67%) SQL Server
6 35 (4.31%) Big Data
7 28 (3.44%) RDBMS
8 25 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.09%) Data Mining
10 15 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.35%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.35%) Data Lake
11 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.35%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.23%) Impala
13 9 (1.11%) Redis
13 9 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 135 (16.61%) Git (software)
2 133 (16.36%) Maven
3 122 (15.01%) Selenium
4 121 (14.88%) Jenkins
5 86 (10.58%) WebDriver
6 84 (10.33%) JIRA
7 73 (8.98%) Cucumber
8 64 (7.87%) JUnit
9 47 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (5.66%) Bitbucket
11 42 (5.17%) Gradle
12 32 (3.94%) SoapUI
13 31 (3.81%) Hudson
14 30 (3.69%) NUnit
14 30 (3.69%) Subversion
15 29 (3.57%) TestNG
16 27 (3.32%) NetBeans
17 19 (2.34%) GitLab
18 18 (2.21%) Gatling
18 18 (2.21%) Postman
General
1 89 (10.95%) Finance
2 68 (8.36%) Banking
3 31 (3.81%) Public Sector
4 29 (3.57%) Retail
5 20 (2.46%) Law
6 17 (2.09%) Games
7 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.48%) Electronics
9 11 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.98%) Back Office
10 8 (0.98%) Military
11 7 (0.86%) Legal
12 6 (0.74%) Automotive
12 6 (0.74%) Marketing
13 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 413 (50.80%) Developer
2 240 (29.52%) Java Developer
3 133 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 108 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 90 (11.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 76 (9.35%) Java Engineer
7 52 (6.40%) Senior Software Engineer
8 50 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 43 (5.29%) Java Software Engineer
10 41 (5.04%) Graduate
11 36 (4.43%) Agile Developer
11 36 (4.43%) Agile Java Developer
11 36 (4.43%) Analyst
12 35 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 34 (4.18%) Junior
14 33 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
15 31 (3.81%) Tester
16 28 (3.44%) Architect
17 27 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
18 25 (3.08%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (24.23%) Spring
2 149 (18.33%) .NET
3 130 (15.99%) HTML
4 124 (15.25%) Spring Boot
5 123 (15.13%) AngularJS
6 111 (13.65%) Web Services
7 110 (13.53%) CSS
8 103 (12.67%) Hibernate
9 102 (12.55%) REST
10 94 (11.56%) Node.js
11 72 (8.86%) RESTful
12 69 (8.49%) SOAP
13 66 (8.12%) HTML5
14 65 (8.00%) React
15 43 (5.29%) JSON
16 37 (4.55%) Java EE
17 36 (4.43%) CSS3
18 35 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
19 32 (3.94%) Apache Flex
20 28 (3.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.73%) Mobile App
2 54 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (4.43%) Algorithms
6 30 (3.69%) User Experience
7 21 (2.58%) IVR
8 19 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.09%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.60%) Internet of Things
12 11 (1.35%) e-Health
12 11 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.35%) Social Media
12 11 (1.35%) Social Network
13 7 (0.86%) W3C
13 7 (0.86%) Wiki
14 6 (0.74%) Online Games
15 5 (0.62%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.04%) Linux
2 45 (5.54%) Android
2 45 (5.54%) Windows
3 44 (5.41%) Unix
4 24 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.60%) CentOS
6 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (25.83%) Microservices
3 207 (25.46%) DevOps
4 202 (24.85%) Software Engineering
5 188 (23.12%) Test Automation
6 167 (20.54%) TDD
7 157 (19.31%) Scrum
8 143 (17.59%) BDD
9 129 (15.87%) OO
10 126 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (12.05%) Mentoring
13 90 (11.07%) Coaching
14 70 (8.61%) OOP
15 65 (8.00%) E-Commerce
15 65 (8.00%) Kanban
16 63 (7.75%) SDLC
17 55 (6.77%) Computer Science
18 47 (5.78%) MVC
19 45 (5.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 257 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 220 (27.06%) SQL
3 207 (25.46%) C#
4 190 (23.37%) Python
5 109 (13.41%) Java 8
6 68 (8.36%) C++
6 68 (8.36%) Ruby
7 60 (7.38%) PHP
8 48 (5.90%) Scala
9 41 (5.04%) C
10 34 (4.18%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.94%) Go
12 29 (3.57%) TypeScript
13 28 (3.44%) Kotlin
14 26 (3.20%) VBScript
15 25 (3.08%) Groovy
16 22 (2.71%) Bash Shell
17 20 (2.46%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.97%) VB
19 15 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (13.41%) Degree
2 43 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.32%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.74%) CIW
8 6 (0.74%) OCA
9 5 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.37%) CISM
11 3 (0.37%) CISSP
11 3 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.37%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 3 (0.37%) MCSE
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.25%) ISEB
12 2 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.15%) QA
2 8 (0.98%) GDPR
3 7 (0.86%) PA-DSS
3 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 153 (18.82%) Docker
2 9 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (8.24%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.32%) Terraform
4 26 (3.20%) Puppet
5 23 (2.83%) Ansible
6 11 (1.35%) Kibana
7 8 (0.98%) Grafana
8 4 (0.49%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.37%) Nagios
9 3 (0.37%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.25%) Consul
10 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.25%) Packer
10 2 (0.25%) Scalr
11 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.12%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 78 (9.59%) Oracle
2 52 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.18%) Google
4 17 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.85%) Talend
6 14 (1.72%) WorldPay
7 13 (1.60%) FIS
8 12 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.35%) Veracode
10 10 (1.23%) Avaya
10 10 (1.23%) Genesys
10 10 (1.23%) IBM
10 10 (1.23%) Informatica
10 10 (1.23%) SAP
11 8 (0.98%) CA
11 8 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (0.98%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.86%) hybris
12 7 (0.86%) Micro Focus