The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 59 59 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 10 7 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 1.15% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 2.48% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,875
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 282 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.60% 46.31% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 247 251 317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

J2EE
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Merseyside

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Merseyside

J2EE
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool +10 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 36 (97.30%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) Oracle
4 22 (59.46%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) Linux
5 21 (56.76%) MySQL
5 21 (56.76%) Oracle Database
6 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
7 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
8 18 (48.65%) HTML
9 17 (45.95%) UNIX
10 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
11 15 (40.54%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (40.54%) Business Objects
11 15 (40.54%) PHP
11 15 (40.54%) ITIL
11 15 (40.54%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (40.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (40.54%) Pentaho
11 15 (40.54%) Liferay
11 15 (40.54%) FastStats
11 15 (40.54%) ITIL V2
11 15 (40.54%) Workflow
12 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
13 10 (27.03%) Eclipse
14 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (21.62%) Finance
15 8 (21.62%) JBoss

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (40.54%) Liferay
2 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.41%) Mule
6 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) FastStats
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) MySQL
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle Database
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
3 15 (40.54%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (40.54%) Pentaho
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) JUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Applications Support
2 15 (40.54%) Applications Support Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Support Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Java Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.92%) Spring
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) Java EE
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) JSF
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) JMS
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (5.41%) JPA
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) DataPower
1 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL V2
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (40.54%) Workflow
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.22%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.41%) AOP
8 2 (5.41%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (40.54%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
6 4 (10.81%) VBA
6 4 (10.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Business Objects
3 8 (21.62%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) BMC
4 4 (10.81%) Remedy
4 4 (10.81%) ATG
5 2 (5.41%) Kony
6 1 (2.70%) Talend
6 1 (2.70%) WSO2
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO