Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,574 1,605 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.35% 12.31% 11.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.57% 21.82% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 1,264 1,117
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 6,406 7,357 6,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.32% 56.45% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,404 6,195 5,624
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +4 1,117 £50,000 - 202
Cheshire -1 348 £50,000 +11.11% 87
Lancashire +4 63 £40,000 +14.29% 17
Merseyside +1 39 £40,000 -15.79% 12
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 839 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 464 (29.48%) Software Engineering
4 400 (25.41%) TDD
5 390 (24.78%) Scrum
6 381 (24.21%) DevOps
7 371 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
8 370 (23.51%) Spring
9 344 (21.86%) Test Automation
10 316 (20.08%) HTML
10 316 (20.08%) SQL
11 308 (19.57%) Python
12 303 (19.25%) Finance
13 287 (18.23%) PHP
14 267 (16.96%) C#
15 261 (16.58%) CSS
16 254 (16.14%) AngularJS
17 252 (16.01%) Git (software)
17 252 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
18 246 (15.63%) Web Services
19 242 (15.37%) OO
20 235 (14.93%) Microservices
21 225 (14.29%) .NET
22 217 (13.79%) MySQL
23 210 (13.34%) Degree
24 204 (12.96%) Linux
25 201 (12.77%) RESTful
26 196 (12.45%) Node.js
27 194 (12.33%) BDD
28 193 (12.26%) Docker

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 56 (3.56%) Confluence
2 52 (3.30%) Apache Spark
2 52 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 48 (3.05%) Apache
4 43 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 30 (1.91%) WebSphere
7 26 (1.65%) Apache Pig
8 25 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.46%) JBoss
10 18 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (0.95%) CMS
12 12 (0.76%) Drupal
13 11 (0.70%) IIS
14 10 (0.64%) nginx
15 9 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.57%) WordPress
16 8 (0.51%) Sitefinity
17 7 (0.44%) Jetty
18 6 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.064%) Blender
6 1 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.064%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) Magento
2 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.064%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 252 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.73%) SaaS
4 41 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.16%) GitHub
6 30 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (1.40%) OpenShift
8 21 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.83%) PaaS
11 11 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.57%) Serverless
13 8 (0.51%) BrowserStack
14 7 (0.44%) Firebase
15 6 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.32%) npm
17 4 (0.25%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.60%) HTTP
2 37 (2.35%) Firewall
3 26 (1.65%) Internet
3 26 (1.65%) SSL
4 23 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.95%) VPN
6 10 (0.64%) DNS
7 8 (0.51%) AMQP
8 6 (0.38%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.32%) SMS
10 4 (0.25%) PPP
10 4 (0.25%) RTP
11 2 (0.13%) ATM
11 2 (0.13%) FTP
11 2 (0.13%) Intranet
11 2 (0.13%) IPv6
11 2 (0.13%) MQTT
11 2 (0.13%) SSH
12 1 (0.064%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.064%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (13.79%) MySQL
2 149 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 135 (8.58%) MongoDB
4 126 (8.01%) Big Data
5 124 (7.88%) Hadoop
6 91 (5.78%) SQL Server
7 65 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 60 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (3.75%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.97%) Apache Hive
11 25 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.46%) Redis
13 21 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.08%) Neo4j
15 16 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
17 10 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.57%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 252 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 187 (11.88%) Jenkins
3 185 (11.75%) Selenium
4 153 (9.72%) JIRA
5 109 (6.93%) Cucumber
6 88 (5.59%) Maven
7 86 (5.46%) Gradle
8 85 (5.40%) JUnit
9 55 (3.49%) Subversion
10 44 (2.80%) Ant
11 43 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (2.48%) Bitbucket
13 38 (2.41%) WebDriver
14 36 (2.29%) Mockito
14 36 (2.29%) SoapUI
15 29 (1.84%) gulp
16 28 (1.78%) JMeter
16 28 (1.78%) Xcode
17 26 (1.65%) Visual Studio
18 25 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 303 (19.25%) Finance
2 157 (9.97%) Banking
3 148 (9.40%) Advertising
4 94 (5.97%) Retail
5 65 (4.13%) Law
6 63 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.35%) Marketing
8 36 (2.29%) Games
9 23 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.33%) Electronics
11 15 (0.95%) Back Office
12 12 (0.76%) Military
12 12 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.38%) Automotive
15 4 (0.25%) Legal
16 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.13%) International Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 767 (48.73%) Developer
2 378 (24.02%) Java Developer
3 211 (13.41%) Software Engineer
4 147 (9.34%) Java Engineer
5 131 (8.32%) Senior Developer
6 122 (7.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 100 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 96 (6.10%) Architect
9 75 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 72 (4.57%) Tester
11 68 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
12 62 (3.94%) Android Developer
13 59 (3.75%) Analyst
14 56 (3.56%) Test Engineer
15 54 (3.43%) Junior
16 53 (3.37%) Automation Tester
17 48 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
18 45 (2.86%) Junior Developer
18 45 (2.86%) Lead Developer
18 45 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (23.51%) Spring
2 316 (20.08%) HTML
3 261 (16.58%) CSS
4 254 (16.14%) AngularJS
5 246 (15.63%) Web Services
6 225 (14.29%) .NET
7 201 (12.77%) RESTful
8 196 (12.45%) Node.js
9 193 (12.26%) React
10 155 (9.85%) REST
11 152 (9.66%) JSON
12 150 (9.53%) Hibernate
13 141 (8.96%) XML
14 111 (7.05%) jQuery
15 110 (6.99%) HTML5
16 107 (6.80%) SOAP
17 104 (6.61%) J2EE
18 88 (5.59%) Spring Boot
19 78 (4.96%) CSS3
20 74 (4.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 119 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
3 110 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (6.93%) User Experience
5 87 (5.53%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.97%) Fintech
8 30 (1.91%) Cloud Native
9 28 (1.78%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.33%) Wiki
13 20 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 16 (1.02%) Internet of Things
14 16 (1.02%) N-Tier
14 16 (1.02%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.70%) Arduino
16 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 204 (12.96%) Linux
2 149 (9.47%) Android
3 112 (7.12%) Apple iOS
4 77 (4.89%) Windows
5 48 (3.05%) Unix
6 13 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.57%) CentOS
9 8 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.38%) AIX
11 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.064%) VME
13 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (29.48%) Software Engineering
3 400 (25.41%) TDD
4 390 (24.78%) Scrum
5 381 (24.21%) DevOps
6 371 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
7 344 (21.86%) Test Automation
8 242 (15.37%) OO
9 235 (14.93%) Microservices
10 194 (12.33%) BDD
11 187 (11.88%) SDLC
12 179 (11.37%) Open Source
13 172 (10.93%) Mentoring
14 153 (9.72%) OOP
15 146 (9.28%) Web Development
16 140 (8.89%) MVC
16 140 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
17 132 (8.39%) E-Commerce
18 116 (7.37%) Kanban
19 95 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 566 (35.96%) JavaScript
2 316 (20.08%) SQL
3 308 (19.57%) Python
4 287 (18.23%) PHP
5 267 (16.96%) C#
6 180 (11.44%) C++
7 166 (10.55%) Java 8
8 117 (7.43%) Ruby
9 99 (6.29%) Scala
10 84 (5.34%) C
11 58 (3.68%) Perl
12 56 (3.56%) Objective-C
13 53 (3.37%) Groovy
14 52 (3.30%) Bash Shell
15 43 (2.73%) Go
16 34 (2.16%) TypeScript
17 31 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.84%) T-SQL
18 29 (1.84%) VB.NET
19 27 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 210 (13.34%) Degree
2 71 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.41%) ISEB
5 32 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 31 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
9 19 (1.21%) CISSP
10 15 (0.95%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.76%) SANS
12 11 (0.70%) CCNA
12 11 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.70%) MCSE
12 11 (0.70%) OCPJP
13 10 (0.64%) GIAC
13 10 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
13 10 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.48%) QA
2 17 (1.08%) GDPR
3 3 (0.19%) ISO 15765
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.064%) HL7
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 193 (12.26%) Docker
2 29 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.89%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.70%) vSphere
7 8 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.25%) HDFS
9 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) Varnish
10 1 (0.064%) RACF
10 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 95 (6.04%) Puppet
2 83 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.13%) Kubernetes
4 53 (3.37%) Ansible
5 33 (2.10%) Terraform
6 30 (1.91%) Salt
7 26 (1.65%) Packer
8 20 (1.27%) Nagios
9 17 (1.08%) Consul
9 17 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (1.02%) Grafana
10 16 (1.02%) Graphite
11 14 (0.89%) Opsview
11 14 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.64%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.64%) Kibana
13 5 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.25%) Marathon
15 3 (0.19%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 140 (8.89%) Oracle
2 65 (4.13%) Google
3 51 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 35 (2.22%) VMware
5 23 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.40%) SAP
7 19 (1.21%) Cloudera
8 16 (1.02%) IBM
9 14 (0.89%) Splunk
10 12 (0.76%) Talend
11 11 (0.70%) Twitter
12 10 (0.64%) Adobe
12 10 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
12 10 (0.64%) Sybase
13 9 (0.57%) Aquila
13 9 (0.57%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.51%) Zend
15 7 (0.44%) Cisco
15 7 (0.44%) HP