The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 128 171 146
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 43 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.18% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 0.76% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1601 1839 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.96% 51.53% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1555 1253
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Sun
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Northamptonshire -5 17 £35,000 -41.66%
Leicestershire +32 10 £30,500 -6.15%
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Derbyshire - 7 £37,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 55 (65.48%) Java
1 55 (65.48%) Software Engineering
2 50 (59.52%) Sun Certification
3 45 (53.57%) Linux
4 44 (52.38%) J2EE
5 42 (50.00%) Degree
6 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (48.81%) Struts
7 38 (45.24%) Computer Science
8 34 (40.48%) Web Development
8 34 (40.48%) Web Services
9 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
9 33 (39.29%) Unit Testing
10 31 (36.90%) XML
11 30 (35.71%) JSP
11 30 (35.71%) SQL
12 28 (33.33%) JUnit
12 28 (33.33%) EJB
13 25 (29.76%) Finance
14 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (26.19%) Oracle
16 21 (25.00%) Servlets
17 20 (23.81%) Spring
18 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
19 17 (20.24%) Marketing
19 17 (20.24%) FMCG
20 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
20 15 (17.86%) Apache
21 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
22 13 (15.48%) OCPJP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (17.86%) Apache
2 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) MPLS
2 1 (1.19%) DSL
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) DB2
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) JUnit
2 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 10 (11.90%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.38%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.19%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) Build Forge
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Marketing
3 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 49 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 36 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Python Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Django Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Python/Django Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Siebel Specialist
8 7 (8.33%) Support Specialist
9 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Digital Project Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Programmer
11 3 (3.57%) Consultant
11 3 (3.57%) Administrator
12 2 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) J2EE
2 41 (48.81%) Struts
3 34 (40.48%) Web Services
4 31 (36.90%) XML
5 30 (35.71%) JSP
6 28 (33.33%) EJB
7 21 (25.00%) Servlets
8 20 (23.81%) Spring
9 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 11 (13.10%) HTML
10 11 (13.10%) jQuery
11 10 (11.90%) Django
12 9 (10.71%) HTML5
12 9 (10.71%) Ajax
13 6 (7.14%) JDBC
13 6 (7.14%) JSF
14 4 (4.76%) XSLT
15 2 (2.38%) SOAP
15 2 (2.38%) .NET
15 2 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (20.24%) FMCG
4 9 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (53.57%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) Web Development
4 33 (39.29%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.90%) DevOps
5 10 (11.90%) UML
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) TDD
7 7 (8.33%) Analytics
7 7 (8.33%) Campaign Management
8 6 (7.14%) Workflow
8 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
9 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) Java
2 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 30 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) AspectJ
5 1 (1.19%) XPath
5 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Sun Certification
2 42 (50.00%) Degree
3 13 (15.48%) OCPJP
3 13 (15.48%) OCMJD
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.76%) CCNP
5 3 (3.57%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 3 (3.57%) MCITP
5 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) CCIP
6 1 (1.19%) CCDA
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Siebel
2 7 (8.33%) Informatica
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Dell
4 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.19%) Epicor
6 1 (1.19%) BT