Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 309 1,226 1,599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.82% 11.75% 13.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.55% 23.20% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 279 939 1,304
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £66,375 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.20% +8.70% +4.55%

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 2,280 5,284 6,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.69% 50.65% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,024 4,145 5,504
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -15 220 £55,000 - 59
Cheshire -7 58 £50,000 -3.85% 28
Lancashire +2 16 £45,000 +6.70% 3
Merseyside +10 13 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 146 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (36.89%) JavaScript
3 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
3 79 (25.57%) SQL
4 75 (24.27%) Python
5 69 (22.33%) Spring
6 64 (20.71%) AWS
7 63 (20.39%) DevOps
8 60 (19.42%) C#
9 59 (19.09%) HTML
10 55 (17.80%) .NET
11 54 (17.48%) CSS
11 54 (17.48%) Test Automation
11 54 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (16.18%) TDD
13 49 (15.86%) RESTful
13 49 (15.86%) REST
14 47 (15.21%) Microservices
15 43 (13.92%) Docker
15 43 (13.92%) MVC
16 42 (13.59%) OO
17 40 (12.94%) NoSQL
18 39 (12.62%) Web Services
19 38 (12.30%) OOP
19 38 (12.30%) Node.js
20 37 (11.97%) Git (software)
20 37 (11.97%) SOAP
20 37 (11.97%) PHP
21 35 (11.33%) React
22 33 (10.68%) Linux

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 16 (5.18%) Apache
2 12 (3.88%) nginx
3 11 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.27%) Confluence
6 6 (1.94%) JBoss
6 6 (1.94%) Liferay
6 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.62%) IIS
8 4 (1.29%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.65%) SAS
9 2 (0.65%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.32%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.71%) AWS
2 33 (10.68%) Azure
3 17 (5.50%) GCP
4 16 (5.18%) Serverless
5 11 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.91%) SaaS
7 8 (2.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.94%) GitHub
9 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.97%) PaaS
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.65%) IaaS
12 2 (0.65%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.32%) Apigee
13 1 (0.32%) npm
13 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.27%) HTTP
2 6 (1.94%) SSL
3 3 (0.97%) AMQP
4 2 (0.65%) DHCP
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) Broadband
5 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.94%) NoSQL
2 25 (8.09%) MySQL
3 20 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.18%) Big Data
5 14 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.91%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.94%) Redis
10 5 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.29%) DB2
11 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.97%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.36%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.80%) JUnit
4 20 (6.47%) Selenium
5 18 (5.83%) Maven
6 13 (4.21%) JIRA
7 12 (3.88%) Subversion
8 10 (3.24%) Mockito
8 10 (3.24%) Redmine
9 7 (2.27%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.62%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.62%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.62%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (10.03%) Finance
2 15 (4.85%) Retail
3 14 (4.53%) Law
4 7 (2.27%) Back Office
4 7 (2.27%) Marketing
5 6 (1.94%) Legal
5 6 (1.94%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 163 (52.75%) Developer
2 92 (29.77%) Java Developer
3 55 (17.80%) Software Engineer
4 28 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (7.12%) Java Engineer
7 16 (5.18%) Software Developer
8 15 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (4.53%) Android Developer
10 13 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.21%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.56%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (3.24%) Graduate
12 10 (3.24%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (2.59%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.59%) Python Software Engineer
13 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 8 (2.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.33%) Spring
2 59 (19.09%) HTML
3 55 (17.80%) .NET
4 54 (17.48%) CSS
5 49 (15.86%) REST
5 49 (15.86%) RESTful
6 39 (12.62%) Web Services
7 38 (12.30%) Node.js
8 37 (11.97%) SOAP
9 35 (11.33%) React
10 32 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 30 (9.71%) Spring Boot
12 21 (6.80%) JSON
13 18 (5.83%) jQuery
13 18 (5.83%) Vue.js
14 17 (5.50%) XML
15 15 (4.85%) Spring MVC
16 14 (4.53%) J2EE
17 13 (4.21%) .NET Framework
17 13 (4.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 23 (7.44%) User Experience
3 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.62%) PKI
10 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.97%) NHS
10 3 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.65%) BBC
11 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.65%) IVR
11 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.68%) Linux
2 21 (6.80%) Android
3 10 (3.24%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.91%) Unix
5 6 (1.94%) Windows
6 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Debian
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
3 63 (20.39%) DevOps
4 54 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (17.48%) Test Automation
5 50 (16.18%) TDD
6 47 (15.21%) Microservices
7 43 (13.92%) MVC
8 42 (13.59%) OO
9 38 (12.30%) OOP
10 30 (9.71%) Scrum
11 29 (9.39%) SDLC
12 22 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.47%) SOA
14 19 (6.15%) Pair Programming
15 18 (5.83%) Android Development
15 18 (5.83%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (5.18%) Computer Science
16 16 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (36.89%) JavaScript
2 79 (25.57%) SQL
3 75 (24.27%) Python
4 60 (19.42%) C#
5 37 (11.97%) PHP
6 25 (8.09%) C++
7 22 (7.12%) Java 8
8 21 (6.80%) Ruby
9 17 (5.50%) Go
9 17 (5.50%) Kotlin
10 12 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.59%) C
13 8 (2.59%) Scala
13 8 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.27%) ES6
14 7 (2.27%) Perl
15 6 (1.94%) Groovy
16 4 (1.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.74%) Degree
3 21 (6.80%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.62%) PhD
7 3 (0.97%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (13.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) LXC
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.12%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.85%) Ansible
3 5 (1.62%) Terraform
4 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.29%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.97%) Grafana
5 3 (0.97%) Kibana
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.32%) Consul
7 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.32%) Graylog
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) logstash
7 1 (0.32%) Packer
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (7.12%) Oracle
2 18 (5.83%) Google
3 16 (5.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.94%) MuleSoft
4 6 (1.94%) SAP
5 4 (1.29%) Lotus
6 3 (0.97%) IBM
6 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) DataFlux
7 2 (0.65%) Informatica
7 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.65%) Software AG
7 2 (0.65%) Splunk
7 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.65%) Veracode
7 2 (0.65%) webMethods
8 1 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.32%) Databricks