The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 24 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.82% 7.54% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 14.77% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 19
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £50,000 £51,125
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
295 264 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.24% 51.06% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 244 255 222
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

J2EE
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Lancashire

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Lancashire

J2EE
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Preston -6 10 £37,000 -3.89%
Blackburn -1 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Newton-le-Willows +5 3 £42,500 +25.92%
Chorley - 2 £20,000 -
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 26 (59.09%) Spring
4 19 (43.18%) Subversion
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) HTML
5 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
6 17 (38.64%) C++
6 17 (38.64%) Apache
7 16 (36.36%) OO
8 15 (34.09%) CSS
9 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 14 (31.82%) Web Development
10 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
12 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
13 6 (13.64%) JBoss
13 6 (13.64%) XML
13 6 (13.64%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) OOD
13 6 (13.64%) TDD
14 5 (11.36%) PowerHouse
14 5 (11.36%) jQuery
15 4 (9.09%) Finance
15 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
15 4 (9.09%) UML
16 3 (6.82%) OOA/OOD
16 3 (6.82%) UNIX
16 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (6.82%) JSP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (40.91%) Tomcat
2 17 (38.64%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Subversion
2 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
1 41 (93.18%) Java Developer
2 30 (68.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Graduate
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Java Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Graduate Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 26 (59.09%) Spring
3 18 (40.91%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) Middleware
7 3 (6.82%) JSP
7 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) .NET
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.55%) XHTML
8 2 (4.55%) WSDL
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) Java EE
9 1 (2.27%) EJB
9 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) AIX
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) CentOS
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Scrum
2 16 (36.36%) OO
3 14 (31.82%) Web Development
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.64%) OOD
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) UML
8 3 (6.82%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.82%) SOA
9 2 (4.55%) MVC
9 2 (4.55%) SEO
9 2 (4.55%) RAD
9 2 (4.55%) Data Management
9 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Product Management
9 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) C++
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) PowerHouse
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) COBOL
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat