The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 123 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -7
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 145 286 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 4.26% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 8.45% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 130 265 379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
J2EE
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2EE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

J2EE Salary Trend in the North West

J2EE
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in the North West

J2EE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester -52 90 £40,750 +1.87% 18
Cheshire -28 33 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Merseyside -8 7 £65,000 +76.87% 3
Lancashire -30 4 £30,250 -36.31% 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 354 (99.72%) Java
2 184 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (38.03%) Spring
4 126 (35.49%) Oracle
5 121 (34.08%) SQL
6 102 (28.73%) Hibernate
7 101 (28.45%) XML
8 93 (26.20%) HTML
9 90 (25.35%) Finance
10 79 (22.25%) SOAP
10 79 (22.25%) Web Services
10 79 (22.25%) UML
11 75 (21.13%) DB2
12 72 (20.28%) E-Commerce
13 70 (19.72%) Tomcat
13 70 (19.72%) Scrum
14 69 (19.44%) JavaScript
15 64 (18.03%) Waterfall
16 63 (17.75%) JSP
17 59 (16.62%) JUnit
17 59 (16.62%) Software Engineering
18 58 (16.34%) CSS
18 58 (16.34%) Banking
19 57 (16.06%) Linux
20 56 (15.77%) OO
21 54 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
22 51 (14.37%) WebSphere
23 49 (13.80%) Mainframe
24 48 (13.52%) Eclipse
24 48 (13.52%) CICS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 70 (19.72%) Tomcat
2 51 (14.37%) WebSphere
3 48 (13.52%) CICS
4 40 (11.27%) Apache
5 27 (7.61%) JBoss
6 17 (4.79%) WebLogic
7 15 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (3.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (3.66%) NetWeaver
9 13 (3.66%) SAP EP
9 13 (3.66%) SAP Portal
10 12 (3.38%) IIS
11 11 (3.10%) GlassFish
12 9 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.41%) nginx
14 5 (1.41%) Jetty
15 4 (1.13%) Confluence
16 3 (0.85%) Liferay
16 3 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.28%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.41%) Google App Engine
2 5 (1.41%) SaaS
2 5 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.30%) HTTP
2 6 (1.69%) Internet
3 5 (1.41%) IPsec
3 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.41%) DNS
3 5 (1.41%) DHCP
3 5 (1.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.13%) DB2
2 36 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 29 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.89%) MySQL
6 22 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (5.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (3.94%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.54%) Informix
10 7 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.28%) Redis
13 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (16.62%) JUnit
2 48 (13.52%) Eclipse
3 37 (10.42%) Maven
4 31 (8.73%) JIRA
5 27 (7.61%) Ant
6 24 (6.76%) Subversion
7 22 (6.20%) Jenkins
8 19 (5.35%) Git (software)
9 17 (4.79%) Selenium
10 12 (3.38%) Mockito
11 9 (2.54%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.25%) Introscope
13 6 (1.69%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.69%) NetBeans
13 6 (1.69%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.69%) Redmine
14 5 (1.41%) JMeter
15 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 90 (25.35%) Finance
2 58 (16.34%) Banking
3 22 (6.20%) Retail
4 14 (3.94%) Automotive
5 7 (1.97%) Advertising
6 5 (1.41%) German Language
6 5 (1.41%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.41%) Turkish Language
6 5 (1.41%) Electronics
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Publishing
8 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 258 (72.68%) Developer
2 208 (58.59%) Java Developer
3 81 (22.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 62 (17.46%) Architect
5 51 (14.37%) Senior Developer
6 50 (14.08%) Designer
7 46 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (8.45%) Applications Architect
10 24 (6.76%) Software Engineer
10 24 (6.76%) J2EE Developer
11 22 (6.20%) Solutions Designer
12 19 (5.35%) Oracle Developer
12 19 (5.35%) Java Software Engineer
13 16 (4.51%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
15 12 (3.38%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 12 (3.38%) Java Software Developer
16 9 (2.54%) NetWeaver Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (38.03%) Spring
2 102 (28.73%) Hibernate
3 101 (28.45%) XML
4 93 (26.20%) HTML
5 79 (22.25%) SOAP
5 79 (22.25%) Web Services
6 63 (17.75%) JSP
7 58 (16.34%) CSS
8 47 (13.24%) JMS
9 45 (12.68%) JDBC
10 43 (12.11%) Servlets
11 41 (11.55%) Ajax
11 41 (11.55%) Java EE
12 29 (8.17%) XSLT
13 28 (7.89%) jQuery
14 26 (7.32%) .NET
15 22 (6.20%) RESTful
16 19 (5.35%) Struts
17 18 (5.07%) REST
17 18 (5.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.80%) Mainframe
2 15 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.38%) Xbox
4 11 (3.10%) Open Source
5 9 (2.54%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.41%) Blog
8 4 (1.13%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.56%) PMI
10 2 (0.56%) DTV
10 2 (0.56%) IVR
10 2 (0.56%) VUI
11 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.28%) PDA
11 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.06%) Linux
2 32 (9.01%) UNIX
3 29 (8.17%) Windows
4 12 (3.38%) AIX
4 12 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.25%) Android
6 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.25%) UML
3 72 (20.28%) E-Commerce
4 70 (19.72%) Scrum
5 64 (18.03%) Waterfall
6 59 (16.62%) Software Engineering
7 56 (15.77%) OO
8 54 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
10 43 (12.11%) TDD
11 41 (11.55%) MVC
12 34 (9.58%) Unit Testing
13 27 (7.61%) OOP
14 26 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (5.07%) Web Development
15 18 (5.07%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.66%) DevOps
16 13 (3.66%) Workflow
17 12 (3.38%) Pair Programming
17 12 (3.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 354 (99.72%) Java
2 121 (34.08%) SQL
3 69 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 46 (12.96%) COBOL
5 26 (7.32%) C#
6 21 (5.92%) C++
6 21 (5.92%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.07%) PHP
8 14 (3.94%) XPath
9 13 (3.66%) ABAP
9 13 (3.66%) SAPscript
9 13 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.25%) C
11 7 (1.97%) Korn
12 6 (1.69%) Groovy
12 6 (1.69%) Perl
13 3 (0.85%) AWK
13 3 (0.85%) sed
14 2 (0.56%) Scala
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (11.27%) Degree
2 16 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.38%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.41%) Xen
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) Puppet
1 5 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.41%) Ansible
2 4 (1.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (35.49%) Oracle
2 27 (7.61%) IBM
3 16 (4.51%) SAP
3 16 (4.51%) Red Hat
4 14 (3.94%) VMware
4 14 (3.94%) Adobe
5 13 (3.66%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.38%) Sybase
7 8 (2.25%) Compuware
7 8 (2.25%) HP
7 8 (2.25%) Perforce
8 6 (1.69%) Google
9 2 (0.56%) Endeca
10 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.28%) hybris
10 1 (0.28%) Demandware
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter
10 1 (0.28%) Actimize
10 1 (0.28%) Apple
10 1 (0.28%) ATG
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