The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 60 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 22 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.74% 0.13% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 0.29% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Median salary £39,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -6.81%
Sun
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
452 339 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.36% 44.43% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 395 304 299
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sun
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Sun Salary Trend in the North East

Sun
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 22 £39,500 -21.00% 4
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Sun.

1 21 (87.50%) Java
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Games
2 20 (83.33%) Online Games
3 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) CSS
4 16 (66.67%) TDD
4 16 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 13 (54.17%) OOP
6 12 (50.00%) Mobile Games
6 12 (50.00%) Ruby
6 12 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 12 (50.00%) QA
6 12 (50.00%) High Availability
6 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (50.00%) Coaching
7 9 (37.50%) Spring
7 9 (37.50%) Maven
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) Ant
8 8 (33.33%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (33.33%) Internet
8 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (33.33%) Kanban
8 8 (33.33%) Microservices
8 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (33.33%) Hazelcast
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Maven
2 8 (33.33%) Ant
2 8 (33.33%) Gradle
2 8 (33.33%) Grunt
3 4 (16.67%) Appium
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 20 (83.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) Spring
3 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 8 (33.33%) CSS3
3 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) Node.js
3 8 (33.33%) React
3 8 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Online Games
2 12 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 8 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 16 (66.67%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) OOP
5 12 (50.00%) Coaching
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (50.00%) High Availability
5 12 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) API Design
7 8 (33.33%) DevOps
7 8 (33.33%) Kanban
7 8 (33.33%) Microservices
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Apigee
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Opsware
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat