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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / North West
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Java 771 658 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.55% 11.57% 9.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.38% 22.50% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 632 561 510
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,870
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3607 2925 3374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.72% 51.45% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 2489 2893
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 March 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 March 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 +1 600 £50,000 +11.11% 111
Cheshire +6 126 £47,500 +18.75% 37
Lancashire -13 25 £58,750 +56.66% 8
Merseyside -19 14 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 924 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (34.69%) SQL
3 463 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 449 (30.54%) Spring
5 383 (26.05%) TDD
6 370 (25.17%) Scrum
7 350 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 344 (23.40%) HTML
9 332 (22.59%) C#
10 331 (22.52%) Software Engineering
11 293 (19.93%) OO
12 292 (19.86%) Oracle
13 281 (19.12%) Hibernate
14 267 (18.16%) Linux
15 262 (17.82%) CSS
15 262 (17.82%) Degree
16 254 (17.28%) SDLC
17 252 (17.14%) Python
18 243 (16.53%) Web Services
19 227 (15.44%) Finance
20 224 (15.24%) BDD
21 222 (15.10%) DevOps
21 222 (15.10%) Git (software)
22 221 (15.03%) .NET
23 217 (14.76%) C++
24 207 (14.08%) J2EE
25 191 (12.99%) Selenium
26 185 (12.59%) MySQL
27 180 (12.24%) jQuery
28 174 (11.84%) MVC

Java
Top Related 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
1 164 (11.16%) Tomcat
2 79 (5.37%) Apache Spark
3 74 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (4.56%) JBoss
5 61 (4.15%) WebSphere
6 55 (3.74%) Apache Pig
7 36 (2.45%) WebLogic
8 31 (2.11%) Apache
8 31 (2.11%) Confluence
9 23 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 18 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 14 (0.95%) Mule
11 14 (0.95%) Mule ESB
11 14 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.88%) CMS
13 11 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.68%) IIS
14 10 (0.68%) nginx
15 9 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.20%) SPSS
3 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.068%) MS Project
4 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.20%) BASE24
3 3 (0.20%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.068%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.068%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.068%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 124 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.99%) GitHub
4 28 (1.90%) SaaS
5 15 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.95%) Google Play
7 10 (0.68%) PaaS
8 9 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.41%) IaaS
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.20%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.14%) Office 365
14 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.27%) HTTP
2 14 (0.95%) Internet
2 14 (0.95%) Intranet
3 10 (0.68%) DNS
4 9 (0.61%) SSL
5 8 (0.54%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.48%) Broadband
6 7 (0.48%) GPRS
6 7 (0.48%) GSM
6 7 (0.48%) Skype
6 7 (0.48%) VoIP
7 6 (0.41%) DVB
7 6 (0.41%) NFC
7 6 (0.41%) UMTS
7 6 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.41%) WLAN
8 5 (0.34%) Firewall
9 4 (0.27%) DHCP
9 4 (0.27%) IPv4
9 4 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (12.59%) MySQL
2 153 (10.41%) Big Data
3 150 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 149 (10.14%) SQL Server
5 142 (9.66%) Hadoop
6 129 (8.78%) Relational Database
7 122 (8.30%) MongoDB
8 75 (5.10%) RDBMS
9 56 (3.81%) Apache Hive
9 56 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.29%) Hazelcast
12 18 (1.22%) DB2
13 15 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.82%) Redis
17 11 (0.75%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 222 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 191 (12.99%) Selenium
3 161 (10.95%) Jenkins
4 141 (9.59%) JUnit
5 124 (8.44%) Cucumber
6 108 (7.35%) Maven
7 89 (6.05%) JIRA
8 86 (5.85%) Subversion
9 77 (5.24%) Eclipse
10 67 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 51 (3.47%) Gradle
12 47 (3.20%) WebDriver
13 46 (3.13%) Mercurial
14 44 (2.99%) Ant
15 41 (2.79%) Bitbucket
16 35 (2.38%) NUnit
17 34 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (2.18%) MSTest
19 30 (2.04%) Mockito
20 25 (1.70%) JMeter
General
1 227 (15.44%) Finance
2 86 (5.85%) Banking
2 86 (5.85%) Retail
3 44 (2.99%) Military
4 42 (2.86%) Advertising
5 41 (2.79%) Marketing
6 38 (2.59%) Games
7 34 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
9 18 (1.22%) Electronics
10 17 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.61%) Automotive
12 8 (0.54%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.54%) Publishing
13 6 (0.41%) Law
14 5 (0.34%) Back Office
15 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.20%) French Language
15 3 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 777 (52.86%) Developer
2 567 (38.57%) Java Developer
3 242 (16.46%) Senior Developer
4 203 (13.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 186 (12.65%) Software Engineer
6 156 (10.61%) Software Developer
7 114 (7.76%) Java Engineer
8 106 (7.21%) Java Software Developer
9 91 (6.19%) Architect
10 85 (5.78%) Java Software Engineer
11 65 (4.42%) Tester
12 57 (3.88%) Automation Tester
13 53 (3.61%) Analyst
14 51 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
15 50 (3.40%) Test Engineer
16 49 (3.33%) SQL Developer
17 48 (3.27%) Senior Software Developer
18 43 (2.93%) Junior
19 41 (2.79%) Agile Developer
20 40 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (30.54%) Spring
2 344 (23.40%) HTML
3 281 (19.12%) Hibernate
4 262 (17.82%) CSS
5 243 (16.53%) Web Services
6 221 (15.03%) .NET
7 207 (14.08%) J2EE
8 180 (12.24%) jQuery
9 161 (10.95%) AngularJS
9 161 (10.95%) XML
10 160 (10.88%) Node.js
11 134 (9.12%) Java EE
12 131 (8.91%) REST
13 123 (8.37%) SOAP
14 114 (7.76%) RESTful
15 106 (7.21%) HTML5
16 81 (5.51%) React
17 80 (5.44%) Apache Camel
18 74 (5.03%) JSP
19 63 (4.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.84%) iPad
2 113 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 96 (6.53%) Algorithms
4 82 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (5.44%) Mobile App
6 78 (5.31%) Data Structures
7 44 (2.99%) User Experience
8 31 (2.11%) PKI
9 25 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 12 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (0.68%) Clustering
13 10 (0.68%) Device Driver
13 10 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.54%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.48%) iPhone
15 7 (0.48%) mHealth
16 6 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 267 (18.16%) Linux
2 118 (8.03%) Windows
3 77 (5.24%) Android
4 61 (4.15%) Unix
5 56 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.88%) CentOS
9 12 (0.82%) AIX
10 7 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.27%) HPUX
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 924 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (26.05%) TDD
3 370 (25.17%) Scrum
4 350 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 331 (22.52%) Software Engineering
6 293 (19.93%) OO
7 254 (17.28%) SDLC
8 224 (15.24%) BDD
9 222 (15.10%) DevOps
10 174 (11.84%) MVC
11 150 (10.20%) Automated Testing
12 142 (9.66%) Unit Testing
13 133 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 126 (8.57%) E-Commerce
15 114 (7.76%) Open Source
16 113 (7.69%) Web Development
17 105 (7.14%) Kanban
18 103 (7.01%) Mentoring
19 101 (6.87%) Test Scripting
20 100 (6.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 510 (34.69%) SQL
2 463 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 332 (22.59%) C#
4 252 (17.14%) Python
5 217 (14.76%) C++
6 149 (10.14%) Ruby
7 143 (9.73%) PHP
8 122 (8.30%) C
9 98 (6.67%) Perl
10 77 (5.24%) Scala
11 69 (4.69%) PL/SQL
12 56 (3.81%) Groovy
13 36 (2.45%) T-SQL
14 32 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 30 (2.04%) Go
16 24 (1.63%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.43%) Clojure
18 17 (1.16%) Apple Swift
19 16 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 16 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 262 (17.82%) Degree
2 92 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 66 (4.49%) DV Cleared
4 33 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.84%) ISEB
6 24 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.48%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.34%) PhD
10 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.068%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.65%) QA
2 13 (0.88%) SDET
3 5 (0.34%) WCAG
4 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.068%) MiFID
6 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.068%) PMO
6 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (5.10%) Docker
2 68 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.48%) HDFS
5 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.27%) vCloud
6 4 (0.27%) vSphere
7 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.068%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.068%) Varnish
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (3.74%) Puppet
2 45 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.84%) Ansible
3 27 (1.84%) Kibana
4 24 (1.63%) Terraform
5 20 (1.36%) Packer
6 14 (0.95%) logstash
6 14 (0.95%) Salt
7 12 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.82%) Netcool
8 11 (0.75%) Ganglia
9 6 (0.41%) Mesos
10 4 (0.27%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.14%) Nessus
12 2 (0.14%) Nmap
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 292 (19.86%) Oracle
2 77 (5.24%) VMware
3 71 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 40 (2.72%) Google
5 38 (2.59%) IBM
6 35 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.77%) SAP
8 25 (1.70%) HP
9 14 (0.95%) AppDynamics
10 12 (0.82%) IBM Sterling
11 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.54%) Cadence
12 8 (0.54%) hybris
13 7 (0.48%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.48%) Sybase
14 6 (0.41%) Adobe
14 6 (0.41%) Intel
14 6 (0.41%) Splunk
14 6 (0.41%) Sun
14 6 (0.41%) Symbian
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £54000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago