The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 147 149 165
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 40 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 1.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
J2SE
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1834 1971 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.68% 49.16% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1765 1720
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

J2SE
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Manchester region.

J2SE Salary Trend in Manchester

J2SE
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

J2SE Salary Histogram in Manchester

J2SE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford - 17 £42,500 - 2
Sale - 2 £38,750 -
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) Maven
3 35 (81.40%) WebSphere
3 35 (81.40%) Grails
3 35 (81.40%) Spring
3 35 (81.40%) HTTP
3 35 (81.40%) XML
3 35 (81.40%) Servlets
3 35 (81.40%) Tomcat
4 33 (76.74%) JMS
5 32 (74.42%) XML Schema
5 32 (74.42%) SAX
5 32 (74.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 32 (74.42%) DOM
5 32 (74.42%) XSLT
5 32 (74.42%) XPath
5 32 (74.42%) Android
6 30 (69.77%) Hazelcast
7 26 (60.47%) Windows
7 26 (60.47%) Linux
8 24 (55.81%) Software Engineering
9 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
9 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
11 8 (18.60%) Ajax
11 8 (18.60%) HTML
11 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
12 7 (16.28%) Games
13 6 (13.95%) Java EE

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (81.40%) WebSphere
1 35 (81.40%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) Hazelcast
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Mockito
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (16.28%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
1 43 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) Grails
1 35 (81.40%) Spring
1 35 (81.40%) XML
1 35 (81.40%) Servlets
2 33 (76.74%) JMS
3 32 (74.42%) XML Schema
3 32 (74.42%) SAX
3 32 (74.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 32 (74.42%) DOM
3 32 (74.42%) XSLT
4 8 (18.60%) Ajax
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 6 (13.95%) Java EE
5 6 (13.95%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.65%) JPA
7 2 (4.65%) Guice
8 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Android
2 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Linux
3 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.98%) UML
3 3 (6.98%) MVC
3 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 2 (4.65%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (74.42%) XPath
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.65%) Endeca
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago