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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 75 58 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 54 61 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.80% 3.69% 7.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.28% 7.86% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 150
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
860 776 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.65% 46.97% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 745 683 892
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Knutsford +2 15 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Chester -5 9 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Warrington -35 2 £43,750 +28.67%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (98.41%) Java
2 34 (53.97%) Finance
3 31 (49.21%) DB2
4 27 (42.86%) Oracle
5 25 (39.68%) UML
5 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (38.10%) Banking
7 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
8 22 (34.92%) CICS
8 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
9 21 (33.33%) XML
10 20 (31.75%) COBOL
10 20 (31.75%) IBM
10 20 (31.75%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (26.98%) WebSphere
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
13 14 (22.22%) C#
13 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 14 (22.22%) UNIX
13 14 (22.22%) Spring
14 13 (20.63%) JDBC
14 13 (20.63%) Web Services
15 12 (19.05%) MySQL
16 11 (17.46%) HTML
16 11 (17.46%) XSLT
16 11 (17.46%) Linux
16 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.87%) TDD
18 9 (14.29%) .NET
18 9 (14.29%) JUnit

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (34.92%) CICS
2 17 (26.98%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (3.17%) Mule
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) Liferay
7 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.59%) Route 53
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
2 6 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) DB2
2 12 (19.05%) MySQL
3 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.70%) Informix
5 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) Redis
8 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
2 7 (11.11%) Selenium
2 7 (11.11%) Mockito
2 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 7 (11.11%) Introscope
2 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Ant
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Gradle
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Architect
2 26 (41.27%) Developer
3 23 (36.51%) Designer
4 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Applications Architect
6 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (14.29%) Applications Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
7 9 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Integration Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Integration Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Designer
11 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) XML
2 14 (22.22%) Spring
3 13 (20.63%) JDBC
3 13 (20.63%) Web Services
4 11 (17.46%) HTML
4 11 (17.46%) XSLT
5 9 (14.29%) XSD
5 9 (14.29%) .NET
5 9 (14.29%) CSS
5 9 (14.29%) SOAP
5 9 (14.29%) WSDL
5 9 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
5 9 (14.29%) RESTful
6 8 (12.70%) JSON
6 8 (12.70%) JSP
6 8 (12.70%) XSL
7 7 (11.11%) Servlets
7 7 (11.11%) JAX-RS
7 7 (11.11%) PowerMock
8 5 (7.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.70%) N-Tier
3 7 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) PDA
5 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) UNIX
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) VMS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) UML
1 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
3 20 (31.75%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.87%) TDD
6 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.17%) BDD
9 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
9 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) MVC
10 1 (1.59%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) COBOL
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) C#
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.11%) Korn
7 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) sed
8 3 (4.76%) AWK
8 3 (4.76%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) XPath
9 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Perl
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 20 (31.75%) IBM
3 9 (14.29%) Perforce
4 7 (11.11%) Compuware
4 7 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) JBoss
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum 25000 - 40000
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago