Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,219 1,583 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.78% 13.35% 12.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.35% 24.57% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,227 1,269
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,220 6,444 7,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.46% 54.34% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,085 5,438 6,234
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -1 852 £55,000 +10.00% 127
Cheshire -1 227 £48,750 -2.50% 37
Lancashire -1 99 £41,852 +4.63% 8
Merseyside -9 34 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 686 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (29.04%) Software Engineering
3 330 (27.07%) JavaScript
4 327 (26.83%) Test Automation
5 302 (24.77%) TDD
6 301 (24.69%) SQL
7 289 (23.71%) C#
8 262 (21.49%) Spring
9 253 (20.75%) Python
10 219 (17.97%) C++
11 217 (17.80%) Microservices
12 216 (17.72%) AWS
13 214 (17.56%) DevOps
14 201 (16.49%) Git (software)
15 198 (16.24%) Degree
16 193 (15.83%) OO
17 189 (15.50%) Scrum
18 185 (15.18%) Finance
19 180 (14.77%) .NET
20 175 (14.36%) Jenkins
21 170 (13.95%) HTML
22 169 (13.86%) Java 8
23 168 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
24 161 (13.21%) SDLC
25 160 (13.13%) Maven
26 159 (13.04%) Selenium
26 159 (13.04%) AngularJS
27 157 (12.88%) BDD
28 149 (12.22%) JIRA
29 147 (12.06%) Problem-Solving

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 52 (4.27%) Confluence
2 20 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (1.15%) JBoss
7 11 (0.90%) Apache
8 6 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.41%) OpenEdge
9 5 (0.41%) SAS
10 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.25%) CMS
11 3 (0.25%) nginx
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.082%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.41%) Simulink
3 4 (0.33%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) Exstream
2 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.082%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 216 (17.72%) AWS
2 74 (6.07%) Serverless
3 59 (4.84%) SaaS
4 54 (4.43%) GitHub
5 50 (4.10%) Azure
6 48 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (3.86%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (3.77%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.05%) GCP
10 20 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.74%) IaaS
15 9 (0.74%) Sage Pay
16 8 (0.66%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.92%) Broadband
2 17 (1.39%) HTTP
3 12 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.66%) Ethernet
4 8 (0.66%) LLU
5 5 (0.41%) Calico
5 5 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 2 (0.16%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.082%) DHCP
7 1 (0.082%) DNS
7 1 (0.082%) FTP
7 1 (0.082%) Network Security
7 1 (0.082%) Skype
7 1 (0.082%) SSL
7 1 (0.082%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.11%) NoSQL
2 85 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 71 (5.82%) MySQL
4 66 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 63 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 50 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (3.69%) Big Data
8 29 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.31%) Redis
10 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.15%) Neo4j
12 13 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.74%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.66%) DB2
15 8 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (0.41%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 201 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 175 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 160 (13.13%) Maven
4 159 (13.04%) Selenium
5 149 (12.22%) JIRA
6 94 (7.71%) JUnit
7 75 (6.15%) Gradle
8 67 (5.50%) Cucumber
9 59 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 53 (4.35%) Subversion
11 37 (3.04%) WebDriver
12 34 (2.79%) Spock
13 32 (2.63%) Bitbucket
14 29 (2.38%) Eclipse
14 29 (2.38%) GitLab
15 28 (2.30%) Hudson
15 28 (2.30%) NetBeans
16 27 (2.21%) SpecFlow
17 23 (1.89%) Gerrit
17 23 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (15.18%) Finance
2 63 (5.17%) Banking
3 62 (5.09%) Retail
4 56 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 18 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.39%) Back Office
8 14 (1.15%) Marketing
9 13 (1.07%) Automotive
9 13 (1.07%) Games
9 13 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.98%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.98%) Military
11 9 (0.74%) Billing
11 9 (0.74%) Electronics
11 9 (0.74%) Law
12 5 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 657 (53.90%) Developer
2 391 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 195 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 192 (15.75%) Software Engineer
5 126 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 79 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 78 (6.40%) Java Engineer
8 58 (4.76%) Junior
8 58 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 56 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 55 (4.51%) Graduate
11 52 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
12 49 (4.02%) Junior Developer
13 48 (3.94%) C++ Developer
14 47 (3.86%) Architect
15 44 (3.61%) Test Engineer
16 42 (3.45%) C# Developer
17 40 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
17 40 (3.28%) Junior Java Developer
18 39 (3.20%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (21.49%) Spring
2 180 (14.77%) .NET
3 170 (13.95%) HTML
4 159 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 146 (11.98%) Hibernate
6 140 (11.48%) Node.js
7 138 (11.32%) REST
8 125 (10.25%) CSS
9 116 (9.52%) Web Services
10 109 (8.94%) Spring Boot
11 105 (8.61%) XML
12 88 (7.22%) React
12 88 (7.22%) RESTful
12 88 (7.22%) SOAP
13 53 (4.35%) jQuery
14 50 (4.10%) JSON
15 48 (3.94%) Swagger
16 45 (3.69%) Gherkin
17 42 (3.45%) HTML5
18 39 (3.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.86%) User Experience
2 86 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
4 66 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 48 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 46 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
7 43 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 41 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.38%) Derivative
9 29 (2.38%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.89%) Smartphone
12 18 (1.48%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.31%) BBC
14 13 (1.07%) Wiki
15 12 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.98%) PMI
16 9 (0.74%) IVR
17 8 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 8 (0.66%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 142 (11.65%) Linux
2 90 (7.38%) Android
2 90 (7.38%) Windows
3 42 (3.45%) Unix
4 40 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 38 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (2.46%) CentOS
7 20 (1.64%) SUSE
7 20 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.41%) AIX
8 5 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (0.41%) Fedora
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.082%) VME
11 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (29.04%) Software Engineering
3 327 (26.83%) Test Automation
4 302 (24.77%) TDD
5 217 (17.80%) Microservices
6 214 (17.56%) DevOps
7 193 (15.83%) OO
8 189 (15.50%) Scrum
9 168 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
10 161 (13.21%) SDLC
11 157 (12.88%) BDD
12 147 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
13 143 (11.73%) Computer Science
14 137 (11.24%) E-Commerce
15 136 (11.16%) Mentoring
16 93 (7.63%) Coaching
17 89 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 81 (6.64%) Open Source
19 78 (6.40%) OOP
19 78 (6.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 330 (27.07%) JavaScript
2 301 (24.69%) SQL
3 289 (23.71%) C#
4 253 (20.75%) Python
5 219 (17.97%) C++
6 169 (13.86%) Java 8
7 101 (8.29%) Ruby
8 97 (7.96%) C
9 89 (7.30%) PHP
10 45 (3.69%) Kotlin
11 44 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.87%) Go
13 34 (2.79%) Scala
14 32 (2.63%) Groovy
15 31 (2.54%) R
16 26 (2.13%) Bash Shell
17 25 (2.05%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.97%) Objective-C
19 23 (1.89%) Apex Code
20 16 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 198 (16.24%) Degree
2 46 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.04%) ISTQB
3 37 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.15%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 13 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.90%) HND
8 11 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.82%) ISEB
10 6 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.41%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.41%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.16%) PhD
14 1 (0.082%) CCNA
14 1 (0.082%) CCNP
14 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.61%) QA
2 18 (1.48%) SLA
3 12 (0.98%) GDPR
4 5 (0.41%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.082%) TickIT
System Software
1 114 (9.35%) Docker
2 25 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.41%) etcd
4 5 (0.41%) Squid
5 1 (0.082%) HDFS
5 1 (0.082%) LXC
5 1 (0.082%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.28%) Ansible
3 33 (2.71%) Terraform
4 15 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.15%) Puppet
6 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.49%) Kibana
8 5 (0.41%) Consul
8 5 (0.41%) Grafana
8 5 (0.41%) Istio
9 2 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.16%) Nagios
9 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.082%) Ambari
10 1 (0.082%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.082%) PingFederate
10 1 (0.082%) Salt
10 1 (0.082%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 88 (7.22%) Oracle
2 60 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (3.45%) Pega
4 33 (2.71%) Sage
5 23 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.80%) Google
7 16 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
8 12 (0.98%) BMC
8 12 (0.98%) Remedy
9 11 (0.90%) CA
10 8 (0.66%) HP
10 8 (0.66%) SAP
10 8 (0.66%) Tableau
10 8 (0.66%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.57%) Splunk
12 6 (0.49%) Adobe
12 6 (0.49%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.49%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.49%) CyberArk