Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,761 1,681 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.03% 12.78% 11.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.80% 21.98% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,331 1,346 1,195
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,125 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 7,102 7,649 6,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.56% 58.14% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,558 5,216
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 1,129 £48,500 - 190
Cheshire +5 470 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Lancashire +11 78 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Merseyside +26 67 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Cumbria -8 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,008 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 539 (30.61%) Software Engineering
4 464 (26.35%) TDD
5 444 (25.21%) Scrum
6 418 (23.74%) Spring
7 404 (22.94%) Finance
8 397 (22.54%) Test Automation
9 394 (22.37%) DevOps
10 386 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
11 378 (21.47%) SQL
12 373 (21.18%) HTML
13 356 (20.22%) Python
14 324 (18.40%) PHP
15 321 (18.23%) C#
16 309 (17.55%) CSS
17 293 (16.64%) Web Services
18 285 (16.18%) Git (software)
19 277 (15.73%) Degree
20 274 (15.56%) AngularJS
21 267 (15.16%) .NET
22 258 (14.65%) Linux
23 255 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
24 241 (13.69%) Jenkins
24 241 (13.69%) OO
25 235 (13.34%) SDLC
26 234 (13.29%) RESTful
27 231 (13.12%) MySQL
28 225 (12.78%) Microservices
29 224 (12.72%) BDD

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 88 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 71 (4.03%) Confluence
3 67 (3.80%) Apache
4 59 (3.35%) Apache Spark
5 44 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 39 (2.21%) JBoss
7 37 (2.10%) nginx
8 30 (1.70%) Apache Pig
9 28 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.08%) IIS
11 18 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 18 (1.02%) CMS
12 17 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.91%) SharePoint
14 15 (0.85%) Sitefinity
15 13 (0.74%) Drupal
16 9 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.51%) WordPress
17 7 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) Blender
8 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.62%) Magento
2 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.057%) BASE24
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 255 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.84%) SaaS
4 42 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (2.21%) GitHub
5 39 (2.21%) OpenShift
6 27 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.14%) PaaS
8 17 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 15 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.51%) npm
12 9 (0.51%) Serverless
13 8 (0.45%) BrowserStack
13 8 (0.45%) Firebase
14 7 (0.40%) IaaS
15 5 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.52%) HTTP
2 37 (2.10%) SSL
2 37 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.04%) Internet
4 25 (1.42%) DNS
5 17 (0.97%) Firewall
6 8 (0.45%) VPN
7 5 (0.28%) RTP
8 4 (0.23%) PPP
8 4 (0.23%) SMS
9 3 (0.17%) AMQP
9 3 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.17%) LLU
9 3 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.11%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) Intranet
10 2 (0.11%) MQTT
10 2 (0.11%) RFID
10 2 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (13.12%) MySQL
2 145 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 144 (8.18%) Big Data
4 114 (6.47%) Hadoop
5 104 (5.91%) SQL Server
6 100 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 85 (4.83%) Relational Database
8 82 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.59%) Apache Hive
13 25 (1.42%) Redis
14 14 (0.80%) Neo4j
15 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.62%) DB2
17 11 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 285 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 241 (13.69%) Jenkins
3 190 (10.79%) Selenium
4 174 (9.88%) JIRA
5 116 (6.59%) JUnit
6 111 (6.30%) Maven
7 104 (5.91%) Cucumber
8 90 (5.11%) Gradle
9 68 (3.86%) Subversion
10 41 (2.33%) SoapUI
11 40 (2.27%) Bitbucket
12 35 (1.99%) Ant
12 35 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 35 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 32 (1.82%) Visual Studio
15 31 (1.76%) Mercurial
16 30 (1.70%) Eclipse
17 28 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 404 (22.94%) Finance
2 199 (11.30%) Advertising
3 171 (9.71%) Banking
4 101 (5.74%) Retail
5 68 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 64 (3.63%) Law
7 37 (2.10%) Games
7 37 (2.10%) Marketing
8 36 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.25%) Electronics
11 21 (1.19%) Back Office
12 14 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.74%) Military
14 10 (0.57%) Automotive
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
16 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) French Language
17 3 (0.17%) Legal
17 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 849 (48.21%) Developer
2 434 (24.65%) Java Developer
3 259 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 172 (9.77%) Java Engineer
5 148 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 139 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 111 (6.30%) Software Developer
8 96 (5.45%) Architect
9 90 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 75 (4.26%) Tester
11 69 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 67 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 63 (3.58%) Android Developer
14 60 (3.41%) Junior
15 59 (3.35%) Automation Tester
16 56 (3.18%) Lead Developer
17 54 (3.07%) Analyst
18 49 (2.78%) Junior Developer
19 48 (2.73%) Test Engineer
20 46 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (23.74%) Spring
2 373 (21.18%) HTML
3 309 (17.55%) CSS
4 293 (16.64%) Web Services
5 274 (15.56%) AngularJS
6 267 (15.16%) .NET
7 234 (13.29%) RESTful
8 204 (11.58%) REST
9 201 (11.41%) React
10 193 (10.96%) Node.js
11 191 (10.85%) Hibernate
12 181 (10.28%) XML
13 179 (10.16%) JSON
14 171 (9.71%) SOAP
15 138 (7.84%) J2EE
16 121 (6.87%) Java EE
17 118 (6.70%) jQuery
18 117 (6.64%) HTML5
19 100 (5.68%) Spring Boot
20 82 (4.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 125 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (5.57%) User Experience
5 74 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 65 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (2.16%) Fintech
9 34 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 31 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 16 (0.91%) Wiki
14 15 (0.85%) Internet of Things
15 13 (0.74%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.68%) Xbox
17 8 (0.45%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.45%) Clustering
17 8 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 7 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 258 (14.65%) Linux
2 142 (8.06%) Android
3 126 (7.16%) Windows
4 96 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 66 (3.75%) Unix
6 22 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.80%) AIX
9 10 (0.57%) Solaris
10 9 (0.51%) CentOS
10 9 (0.51%) HPUX
10 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,008 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 464 (26.35%) TDD
4 444 (25.21%) Scrum
5 397 (22.54%) Test Automation
6 394 (22.37%) DevOps
7 386 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
8 241 (13.69%) OO
9 235 (13.34%) SDLC
10 225 (12.78%) Microservices
11 224 (12.72%) BDD
12 205 (11.64%) Mentoring
13 195 (11.07%) MVC
14 180 (10.22%) Web Development
15 176 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
16 162 (9.20%) OOP
17 152 (8.63%) Open Source
18 136 (7.72%) Kanban
19 134 (7.61%) E-Commerce
20 125 (7.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 624 (35.43%) JavaScript
2 378 (21.47%) SQL
3 356 (20.22%) Python
4 324 (18.40%) PHP
5 321 (18.23%) C#
6 195 (11.07%) C++
7 154 (8.75%) Java 8
8 136 (7.72%) Ruby
9 108 (6.13%) C
10 103 (5.85%) Scala
11 72 (4.09%) Bash Shell
12 61 (3.46%) Groovy
13 54 (3.07%) Go
14 48 (2.73%) Perl
15 45 (2.56%) Objective-C
16 44 (2.50%) T-SQL
17 37 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 37 (2.10%) VB.NET
18 34 (1.93%) TypeScript
19 33 (1.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 277 (15.73%) Degree
2 83 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 33 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.82%) ISEB
6 31 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (1.14%) CISSP
9 15 (0.85%) HND
10 13 (0.74%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.62%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.57%) SANS
13 9 (0.51%) CSSLP
13 9 (0.51%) MCSE
14 8 (0.45%) GIAC
14 8 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
14 8 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (6.98%) QA
2 17 (0.97%) GCP
3 5 (0.28%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.23%) GDPR
4 4 (0.23%) SLA
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 222 (12.61%) Docker
2 21 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.74%) vSphere
7 8 (0.45%) Varnish
8 4 (0.23%) HDFS
9 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.057%) RACF
11 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 85 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (4.43%) Puppet
4 62 (3.52%) Ansible
5 27 (1.53%) Salt
6 26 (1.48%) Terraform
7 23 (1.31%) Nagios
8 15 (0.85%) Grafana
8 15 (0.85%) Graphite
9 14 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (0.74%) Kibana
11 12 (0.68%) Consul
11 12 (0.68%) Packer
12 8 (0.45%) CA Wily
12 8 (0.45%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.40%) Opsview
13 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.40%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.34%) BladeLogic
14 6 (0.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 200 (11.36%) Oracle
2 87 (4.94%) Google
3 82 (4.66%) Microsoft
4 36 (2.04%) Capita
5 31 (1.76%) SAP
6 29 (1.65%) IBM
7 27 (1.53%) VMware
8 25 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.25%) Cloudera
10 21 (1.19%) Splunk
10 21 (1.19%) Twitter
11 20 (1.14%) Xamarin
12 18 (1.02%) Sun
13 14 (0.80%) HP
14 13 (0.74%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.68%) Sybase
15 12 (0.68%) WorldPay
16 11 (0.62%) Talend
17 10 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.57%) Zend