The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 107 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sun 20 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.48% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.01% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 20
Average salary £32,500 £40,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.24% -22.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Sun
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
934 887 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.12% 46.96% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 700 726 711
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Buckinghamshire region.

Sun Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 13 £32,500 -14.47%
High Wycombe - 7 £51,250 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 31 (93.94%) Java
1 31 (93.94%) J2EE
1 31 (93.94%) Struts
1 31 (93.94%) Sun Certification
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 22 (66.67%) Spring
3 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 16 (48.48%) EJB
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle
5 15 (45.45%) Apache
5 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
5 15 (45.45%) OCPJP
5 15 (45.45%) OCMJD
6 9 (27.27%) Ajax
6 9 (27.27%) jQuery
6 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Web Development
6 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (27.27%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) JUnit
6 9 (27.27%) JSP
6 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) MySQL
7 7 (21.21%) UML

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Apache
1 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
1 31 (93.94%) J2EE Developer
2 24 (72.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 24 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Developer Analyst
3 15 (45.45%) Software Support Analyst
3 15 (45.45%) Analyst
3 15 (45.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) Struts
1 31 (93.94%) J2EE
2 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 22 (66.67%) Spring
3 16 (48.48%) EJB
3 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) JSP
4 9 (27.27%) Ajax
4 9 (27.27%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) Drools
5 7 (21.21%) JSTL
5 7 (21.21%) Lucene
5 7 (21.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) Web Development
2 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.21%) BPMN
3 7 (21.21%) OWASP
3 7 (21.21%) UML
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Sun Certification
2 24 (72.73%) Degree
3 15 (45.45%) OCPJP
3 15 (45.45%) OCMJD
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Dell