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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 887 647 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.13% 11.68% 10.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.35% 21.75% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 681 547 558
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

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 3968 2975 3323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.74% 53.69% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3399 2571 2823
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,486 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 638 £47,500 - 94
Cheshire +17 181 £45,000 - 36
Lancashire -2 34 £36,250 -16.18% 11
Merseyside -14 24 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 962 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (37.03%) SQL
3 493 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 445 (26.84%) Spring
5 398 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 385 (23.22%) HTML
7 381 (22.98%) TDD
8 378 (22.80%) Test Automation
9 367 (22.14%) C#
10 357 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
11 347 (20.93%) Scrum
12 343 (20.69%) Finance
13 333 (20.08%) Web Services
13 333 (20.08%) OO
14 302 (18.21%) Python
15 290 (17.49%) Oracle
16 287 (17.31%) Linux
17 275 (16.59%) Degree
18 274 (16.53%) SDLC
19 270 (16.28%) CSS
19 270 (16.28%) .NET
20 269 (16.22%) C++
21 268 (16.16%) Hibernate
22 264 (15.92%) Git (software)
23 250 (15.08%) DevOps
24 242 (14.60%) XML
25 234 (14.11%) BDD
26 218 (13.15%) Selenium
27 201 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
28 200 (12.06%) J2EE

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
1 130 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 102 (6.15%) Apache Spark
3 74 (4.46%) WebSphere
4 67 (4.04%) Apache
5 63 (3.80%) JBoss
6 46 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 44 (2.65%) Confluence
8 38 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 26 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (1.51%) CMS
12 16 (0.97%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.84%) nginx
14 13 (0.78%) OpenEdge
14 13 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.54%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.54%) IIS
16 6 (0.36%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.36%) Mule
16 6 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 58 (3.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.30%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.30%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) BASE24
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 201 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.96%) GitHub
4 32 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.66%) SaaS
9 10 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.60%) Google Play
9 10 (0.60%) IaaS
10 9 (0.54%) PaaS
11 8 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.24%) Trello
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.31%) HTTP
2 22 (1.33%) Intranet
3 12 (0.72%) Internet
3 12 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.54%) Bluetooth
4 9 (0.54%) SSL
5 8 (0.48%) Firewall
6 7 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.42%) LLU
6 7 (0.42%) VoIP
7 6 (0.36%) DVB
7 6 (0.36%) GPRS
7 6 (0.36%) GSM
7 6 (0.36%) NFC
7 6 (0.36%) Skype
7 6 (0.36%) UMTS
7 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.36%) WLAN
8 4 (0.24%) RS-232
9 3 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (10.80%) Big Data
2 174 (10.49%) Hadoop
3 171 (10.31%) SQL Server
4 160 (9.65%) NoSQL
5 156 (9.41%) MySQL
6 151 (9.11%) Relational Database
7 77 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 63 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (3.44%) RDBMS
10 42 (2.53%) Oracle Database
11 40 (2.41%) Apache Hive
12 37 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.27%) DB2
14 20 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.15%) CouchDB
16 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 264 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 218 (13.15%) Selenium
3 192 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 145 (8.75%) JUnit
5 144 (8.69%) Cucumber
6 126 (7.60%) JIRA
7 107 (6.45%) Subversion
8 80 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 70 (4.22%) Eclipse
9 70 (4.22%) Maven
10 60 (3.62%) WebDriver
11 48 (2.90%) Mercurial
12 47 (2.83%) Bitbucket
13 43 (2.59%) Gradle
14 38 (2.29%) NUnit
15 37 (2.23%) SonarQube
16 36 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 35 (2.11%) Ant
18 28 (1.69%) MSTest
19 26 (1.57%) JMeter
General
1 343 (20.69%) Finance
2 117 (7.06%) Banking
3 83 (5.01%) Marketing
4 81 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 80 (4.83%) Retail
6 79 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 77 (4.64%) Electronics
8 43 (2.59%) Games
9 33 (1.99%) Advertising
10 22 (1.33%) Law
11 17 (1.03%) Automotive
11 17 (1.03%) Military
12 15 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.72%) Publishing
14 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.48%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.30%) Legal
18 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 850 (51.27%) Developer
2 637 (38.42%) Java Developer
3 237 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 222 (13.39%) Senior Developer
5 192 (11.58%) Software Developer
6 188 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 150 (9.05%) Java Engineer
8 121 (7.30%) Java Software Developer
9 112 (6.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 86 (5.19%) Tester
11 83 (5.01%) Architect
12 75 (4.52%) Automation Tester
13 71 (4.28%) Junior
14 63 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
15 61 (3.68%) Analyst
15 61 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 57 (3.44%) Senior Software Developer
16 57 (3.44%) SQL Developer
17 56 (3.38%) Junior Developer
18 53 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (26.84%) Spring
2 385 (23.22%) HTML
3 333 (20.08%) Web Services
4 270 (16.28%) .NET
4 270 (16.28%) CSS
5 268 (16.16%) Hibernate
6 242 (14.60%) XML
7 200 (12.06%) J2EE
8 159 (9.59%) jQuery
9 156 (9.41%) Node.js
10 150 (9.05%) SOAP
11 145 (8.75%) AngularJS
12 143 (8.62%) Java EE
13 139 (8.38%) REST
14 123 (7.42%) RESTful
15 116 (7.00%) JSON
16 113 (6.82%) HTML5
17 91 (5.49%) JSP
18 84 (5.07%) ASP.NET
19 82 (4.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.48%) iPad
2 113 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 105 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 96 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 94 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 93 (5.61%) Data Structures
7 72 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
8 51 (3.08%) User Experience
9 31 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 26 (1.57%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.97%) PKI
15 14 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.72%) PMI
16 12 (0.72%) Wiki
17 9 (0.54%) Device Driver
17 9 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 287 (17.31%) Linux
2 179 (10.80%) Windows
3 88 (5.31%) Unix
4 81 (4.89%) Android
5 54 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 22 (1.33%) CentOS
10 18 (1.09%) AIX
11 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 381 (22.98%) TDD
4 378 (22.80%) Test Automation
5 357 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
6 347 (20.93%) Scrum
7 333 (20.08%) OO
8 274 (16.53%) SDLC
9 250 (15.08%) DevOps
10 234 (14.11%) BDD
11 198 (11.94%) MVC
12 170 (10.25%) Unit Testing
13 161 (9.71%) Open Source
14 146 (8.81%) E-Commerce
15 138 (8.32%) SOA
16 132 (7.96%) Web Development
17 109 (6.57%) Test Scripting
18 107 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 104 (6.27%) Mentoring
20 98 (5.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 614 (37.03%) SQL
2 493 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 367 (22.14%) C#
4 302 (18.21%) Python
5 269 (16.22%) C++
6 139 (8.38%) PHP
7 133 (8.02%) Ruby
8 112 (6.76%) C
9 78 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 66 (3.98%) Perl
10 66 (3.98%) Scala
11 48 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.83%) Go
13 42 (2.53%) Groovy
14 37 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 37 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.87%) Clojure
16 24 (1.45%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 275 (16.59%) Degree
2 81 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 48 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (2.59%) ISEB
6 36 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
8 21 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.66%) PhD
11 10 (0.60%) Sun Certification
12 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.42%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.30%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.18%) HND
16 1 (0.060%) CCNA
16 1 (0.060%) CISSP
16 1 (0.060%) MCP
16 1 (0.060%) MCSE
16 1 (0.060%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.25%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.18%) WCAG
3 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.060%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (4.22%) Docker
2 38 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.36%) HDFS
5 5 (0.30%) Firmware
6 4 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.060%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 92 (5.55%) Puppet
2 86 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (3.50%) Ansible
4 33 (1.99%) Kibana
5 21 (1.27%) Mesos
6 20 (1.21%) Terraform
7 17 (1.03%) Packer
8 16 (0.97%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.66%) Netcool
11 9 (0.54%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.54%) logstash
11 9 (0.54%) Salt
12 4 (0.24%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.24%) Control-M
13 3 (0.18%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.12%) Nessus
14 2 (0.12%) Nmap
14 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 290 (17.49%) Oracle
2 91 (5.49%) SAP
3 73 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 61 (3.68%) Google
5 51 (3.08%) VMware
6 47 (2.83%) IBM
7 44 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.51%) hybris
9 19 (1.15%) AppDynamics
10 17 (1.03%) HP
11 12 (0.72%) Chordiant
12 11 (0.66%) Sun
13 10 (0.60%) IBM Sterling
13 10 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.48%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.42%) Cloudera
16 6 (0.36%) Intel
16 6 (0.36%) Xamarin
16 6 (0.36%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Spier Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum, Benefits 15% Flex and Company pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 8% Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago