The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 80 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 36 51 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 3.18% 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 6.53% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 116
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £43,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +2.64%
J2EE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
672 781 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.90% 48.72% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 579 677 1099
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region.

J2EE Salary Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Cheshire

J2EE
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Chester +1 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wilmslow +1 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Warrington -1 1 £50,000 +38.88%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) Oracle
4 32 (42.67%) Finance
5 28 (37.33%) JSP
6 27 (36.00%) XML
6 27 (36.00%) DB2
7 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 24 (32.00%) Web Services
9 22 (29.33%) SQL
10 21 (28.00%) Spring
11 20 (26.67%) Banking
11 20 (26.67%) JIRA
11 20 (26.67%) Mainframe
12 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
13 18 (24.00%) HTML
13 18 (24.00%) WebSphere
14 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (22.67%) JUnit
14 17 (22.67%) JDBC
14 17 (22.67%) CICS
14 17 (22.67%) UML
15 16 (21.33%) Tomcat
15 16 (21.33%) Hibernate
16 15 (20.00%) IBM
16 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 15 (20.00%) COBOL
16 15 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
17 14 (18.67%) Struts

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (22.67%) CICS
3 16 (21.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (8.00%) IIS
5 6 (8.00%) Apache
6 4 (5.33%) JBoss
7 3 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Route 53
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) DB2
2 13 (17.33%) MySQL
3 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) Informix
5 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.00%) Big Data
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JIRA
2 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.67%) JUnit
4 12 (16.00%) Ant
5 11 (14.67%) Eclipse
6 10 (13.33%) Selenium
6 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.00%) JMeter
8 4 (5.33%) Mockito
8 4 (5.33%) Maven
9 3 (4.00%) Introscope
9 3 (4.00%) Subversion
10 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.33%) Gradle
10 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 37 (49.33%) Java Developer
3 23 (30.67%) Designer
4 20 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (24.00%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (21.33%) Architect
7 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.67%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Applications Architect
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.67%) Graduate Java Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Graduate
11 2 (2.67%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (2.67%) J2EE Applications Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) JSP
2 27 (36.00%) XML
3 24 (32.00%) Web Services
4 21 (28.00%) Spring
5 18 (24.00%) HTML
6 17 (22.67%) JDBC
7 16 (21.33%) Hibernate
8 14 (18.67%) Struts
9 12 (16.00%) Java EE
10 11 (14.67%) Ajax
10 11 (14.67%) Spring MVC
10 11 (14.67%) jQuery
10 11 (14.67%) JPA
11 10 (13.33%) SOAP
12 9 (12.00%) Servlets
13 7 (9.33%) JSON
13 7 (9.33%) XSD
13 7 (9.33%) EJB
13 7 (9.33%) CSS
13 7 (9.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.67%) IVR
2 5 (6.67%) VUI
2 5 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.00%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Telematics
4 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
1 6 (8.00%) UNIX
2 4 (5.33%) AIX
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.67%) UML
4 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (17.33%) MVC
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.67%) TDD
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.33%) Scrum
10 3 (4.00%) SOA
10 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.67%) BDD
11 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) COBOL
5 11 (14.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) AWK
9 1 (1.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) OCPJP
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) IBM
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Perforce
5 3 (4.00%) Compuware
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £5000 - £400000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago