The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 52 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 9 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.86% 4.80% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 7.77% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 10
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +8.43%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 386 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.68% 61.76% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 342 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -3 9 £38,750 +9.15%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Back Office
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) MySQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.25%) MS Access
9 1 (6.25%) MCSE

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Telnet
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
3 1 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) OLE DB
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Unisys
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Alias