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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 95 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -15
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 32 62 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.67% 3.66% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 7.02% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 113
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
762 883 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.75% 52.06% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 673 753 1129
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 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Chester -11 12 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Knutsford +5 3 £23,500 -53.00%
Ellesmere Port -7 2 - -
Warrington -1 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Wilmslow - 1 £47,500 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 92 (98.92%) Java
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.31%) DB2
4 43 (46.24%) Oracle
4 43 (46.24%) Finance
5 36 (38.71%) XML
6 34 (36.56%) Waterfall
7 33 (35.48%) UML
7 33 (35.48%) Banking
8 32 (34.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (33.33%) Mainframe
10 30 (32.26%) CICS
11 28 (30.11%) Risk Analysis
11 28 (30.11%) COBOL
12 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
12 26 (27.96%) SQL
13 25 (26.88%) JSP
13 25 (26.88%) WebSphere
14 23 (24.73%) JIRA
14 23 (24.73%) Spring
14 23 (24.73%) JDBC
14 23 (24.73%) IBM
15 21 (22.58%) Web Services
16 20 (21.51%) HTML
17 19 (20.43%) JUnit
18 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
18 17 (18.28%) MySQL
19 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
19 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
20 14 (15.05%) Selenium

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (32.26%) CICS
2 25 (26.88%) WebSphere
3 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 13 (13.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (8.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (6.45%) Apache
6 6 (6.45%) IIS
7 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.23%) JBoss
10 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) HTTP
2 6 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) DB2
2 17 (18.28%) MySQL
3 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.68%) Informix
5 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.08%) Redis
8 1 (1.08%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) JIRA
2 19 (20.43%) JUnit
3 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
4 14 (15.05%) Selenium
5 11 (11.83%) Ant
6 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
7 9 (9.68%) Mockito
7 9 (9.68%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.60%) Introscope
9 5 (5.38%) JMeter
9 5 (5.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.15%) Maven
11 1 (1.08%) Subversion
11 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.08%) Gradle
11 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 43 (46.24%) Finance
2 33 (35.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Developer
2 34 (36.56%) Designer
3 33 (35.48%) Java Developer
4 31 (33.33%) Architect
5 21 (22.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 17 (18.28%) Applications Architect
7 16 (17.20%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (15.05%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (15.05%) Solutions Designer
9 10 (10.75%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Integration Architect
12 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
14 2 (2.15%) Graduate Java Developer
14 2 (2.15%) Systems Integration Engineer
14 2 (2.15%) Graduate Developer
14 2 (2.15%) Systems Architect
14 2 (2.15%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) XML
2 25 (26.88%) JSP
3 23 (24.73%) JDBC
3 23 (24.73%) Spring
4 21 (22.58%) Web Services
5 20 (21.51%) HTML
6 14 (15.05%) SOAP
7 13 (13.98%) Hibernate
8 11 (11.83%) Struts
8 11 (11.83%) Servlets
8 11 (11.83%) XSD
9 10 (10.75%) XSLT
9 10 (10.75%) CSS
9 10 (10.75%) Ajax
9 10 (10.75%) Spring MVC
9 10 (10.75%) jQuery
9 10 (10.75%) JPA
10 9 (9.68%) RESTful
10 9 (9.68%) JSON
10 9 (9.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 9 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 8 (8.60%) Open Source
4 3 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.15%) VUI
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
5 2 (2.15%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) UNIX
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
3 10 (10.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.08%) VMS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.56%) Waterfall
3 33 (35.48%) UML
4 32 (34.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (30.11%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
7 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.90%) MVC
9 11 (11.83%) TDD
10 10 (10.75%) Quality Management
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.38%) DevOps
13 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.23%) Scrum
14 2 (2.15%) CMMI
14 2 (2.15%) Project Management
14 2 (2.15%) Service Management
14 2 (2.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (98.92%) Java
2 28 (30.11%) COBOL
3 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.96%) SQL
4 13 (13.98%) C#
5 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.53%) Korn
7 3 (3.23%) AWK
7 3 (3.23%) sed
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Oracle
2 23 (24.73%) IBM
3 8 (8.60%) Compuware
3 8 (8.60%) HP
3 8 (8.60%) Perforce
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.38%) VMware
6 3 (3.23%) Sybase
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