The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 155 150 164
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 27 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.77% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.53% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 11
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 £37,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £25,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1742 2091 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 50.25% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1880 1677
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2SE
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 15 £42,500 - 2
Sale - 2 £38,750 -
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) Maven
3 25 (92.59%) Spring
3 25 (92.59%) WebSphere
3 25 (92.59%) Grails
3 25 (92.59%) HTTP
3 25 (92.59%) XML
4 23 (85.19%) Servlets
4 23 (85.19%) Tomcat
4 23 (85.19%) JMS
5 22 (81.48%) XPath
5 22 (81.48%) XML Schema
5 22 (81.48%) SAX
5 22 (81.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (81.48%) DOM
5 22 (81.48%) XSLT
5 22 (81.48%) Android
6 21 (77.78%) Hazelcast
7 20 (74.07%) Windows
7 20 (74.07%) Linux
8 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
9 17 (62.96%) Red Hat
9 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
11 6 (22.22%) Games
11 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 3 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (11.11%) UML
12 3 (11.11%) MySQL
13 2 (7.41%) HTML

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (92.59%) WebSphere
2 23 (85.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Hazelcast
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
1 27 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) XML
1 25 (92.59%) Spring
1 25 (92.59%) Grails
2 23 (85.19%) JMS
2 23 (85.19%) Servlets
3 22 (81.48%) DOM
3 22 (81.48%) XSLT
3 22 (81.48%) XML Schema
3 22 (81.48%) SAX
3 22 (81.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) MyBatis
5 1 (3.70%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Android
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) XPath
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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