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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 183 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 2 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 17
Average salary £36,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,375 £42,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+12.13% +17.36%
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
1581 1833 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.75% 46.06% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1576 1943
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (66.67%) Maven
4 11 (61.11%) JMS
5 10 (55.56%) Servlets
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) XML
5 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (55.56%) Grails
5 10 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) REST
7 8 (44.44%) jQuery
7 8 (44.44%) J2EE
7 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 8 (44.44%) Java EE
7 8 (44.44%) Ajax
8 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (33.33%) SAX
9 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (33.33%) XPath
9 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
9 6 (33.33%) Spring
9 6 (33.33%) DOM
9 6 (33.33%) XSLT
9 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Mockito
4 2 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Junior
2 5 (27.78%) Junior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) JMS
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (55.56%) Servlets
2 10 (55.56%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) Grails
3 9 (50.00%) REST
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) J2EE
4 8 (44.44%) Ajax
4 8 (44.44%) Java EE
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 6 (33.33%) SAX
5 6 (33.33%) DOM
5 6 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) JSP
7 3 (16.67%) JDBC
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) XPath
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SAP