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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 88 75 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 201 199 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 2.85% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 5.99% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 169 184 453
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
3239 3321 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.21% 47.54% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2739 2973 3229
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +19 109 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Cheshire -11 58 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Lancashire -18 24 £37,500 +4.16%
Merseyside -10 5 £48,500 +29.33% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 383 (97.70%) Java
2 169 (43.11%) Spring
3 142 (36.22%) Hibernate
4 133 (33.93%) SQL
5 128 (32.65%) Oracle
6 107 (27.30%) HTML
7 104 (26.53%) JavaScript
8 95 (24.23%) Scrum
9 88 (22.45%) E-Commerce
10 87 (22.19%) Finance
11 83 (21.17%) Linux
12 82 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (19.13%) OO
14 74 (18.88%) XML
14 74 (18.88%) DB2
15 72 (18.37%) CSS
16 70 (17.86%) Tomcat
17 64 (16.33%) UNIX
18 61 (15.56%) JSP
19 58 (14.80%) WebSphere
20 57 (14.54%) Windows
20 57 (14.54%) UML
21 53 (13.52%) Servlets
22 52 (13.27%) TDD
22 52 (13.27%) Relational Database
23 50 (12.76%) MVC
23 50 (12.76%) Web Services
24 48 (12.24%) Banking
25 47 (11.99%) SQL Server
25 47 (11.99%) .NET

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 58 (14.80%) WebSphere
3 40 (10.20%) Apache
4 36 (9.18%) CICS
5 31 (7.91%) WebLogic
6 17 (4.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (3.32%) Liferay
8 12 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (2.55%) IIS
10 9 (2.30%) NetWeaver
10 9 (2.30%) SAP EP
10 9 (2.30%) SAP Portal
11 8 (2.04%) Apache Solr
11 8 (2.04%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.53%) CMS
13 4 (1.02%) nginx
13 4 (1.02%) Jetty
13 4 (1.02%) Mule
14 3 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) MS Excel
1 11 (2.81%) FastStats
2 4 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.02%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.26%) Route 53
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.59%) HTTP
2 8 (2.04%) Internet
3 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.53%) DNS
4 5 (1.28%) DHCP
5 4 (1.02%) FTP
5 4 (1.02%) IPsec
6 2 (0.51%) LDAP
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.88%) DB2
2 52 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 47 (11.99%) SQL Server
4 39 (9.95%) MySQL
5 33 (8.42%) Oracle Database
6 22 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (4.34%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.81%) Pentaho
11 9 (2.30%) Informix
12 5 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.51%) Infinispan
16 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 45 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 43 (10.97%) JUnit
3 29 (7.40%) Subversion
3 29 (7.40%) Ant
4 27 (6.89%) Maven
5 20 (5.10%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.34%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.32%) JIRA
8 10 (2.55%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.30%) Mockito
9 9 (2.30%) eggPlant
9 9 (2.30%) Selenium
9 9 (2.30%) LabVIEW
9 9 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (2.04%) Introscope
11 6 (1.53%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.28%) Log4j
13 4 (1.02%) Toad
13 4 (1.02%) ERwin
General
1 87 (22.19%) Finance
2 48 (12.24%) Banking
3 24 (6.12%) Automotive
4 22 (5.61%) Retail
5 8 (2.04%) Marketing
6 4 (1.02%) German Language
6 4 (1.02%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.02%) Turkish Language
6 4 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (0.51%) Games
7 2 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (70.92%) Developer
2 240 (61.22%) Java Developer
3 121 (30.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 53 (13.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 53 (13.52%) Senior Developer
5 49 (12.50%) Architect
6 36 (9.18%) Designer
7 33 (8.42%) J2EE Developer
8 25 (6.38%) Applications Architect
8 25 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 20 (5.10%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.10%) Applications Support Engineer
10 17 (4.34%) Applications Developer
11 16 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
12 15 (3.83%) Graduate
13 11 (2.81%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.55%) Junior
14 10 (2.55%) Software Developer
14 10 (2.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (43.11%) Spring
2 142 (36.22%) Hibernate
3 107 (27.30%) HTML
4 74 (18.88%) XML
5 72 (18.37%) CSS
6 61 (15.56%) JSP
7 53 (13.52%) Servlets
8 50 (12.76%) Web Services
9 47 (11.99%) .NET
10 44 (11.22%) SOAP
10 44 (11.22%) Java EE
11 41 (10.46%) JMS
12 40 (10.20%) Ajax
13 31 (7.91%) jQuery
14 30 (7.65%) Struts
15 25 (6.38%) JDBC
15 25 (6.38%) EJB
16 21 (5.36%) RESTful
17 20 (5.10%) Spring MVC
18 19 (4.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 22 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.57%) Open Source
6 10 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.02%) Blog
11 3 (0.77%) Xbox
12 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.51%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.26%) DTV
13 1 (0.26%) PDA
13 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.17%) Linux
2 64 (16.33%) UNIX
3 57 (14.54%) Windows
4 16 (4.08%) AIX
5 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.53%) Android
7 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) CentOS
8 2 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (24.23%) Scrum
2 88 (22.45%) E-Commerce
3 82 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (19.13%) OO
5 57 (14.54%) UML
6 52 (13.27%) TDD
7 50 (12.76%) MVC
8 43 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (10.46%) Waterfall
10 35 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 34 (8.67%) Risk Analysis
12 31 (7.91%) Web Development
13 23 (5.87%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (5.61%) Pair Programming
14 22 (5.61%) Web Application Development
15 20 (5.10%) Workflow
15 20 (5.10%) OOD
16 17 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (3.83%) Problem Management
18 14 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 383 (97.70%) Java
2 133 (33.93%) SQL
3 104 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.69%) C#
5 36 (9.18%) COBOL
6 26 (6.63%) C++
7 25 (6.38%) PHP
8 24 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.06%) C
10 11 (2.81%) Ruby
11 9 (2.30%) SAPscript
11 9 (2.30%) Perl
11 9 (2.30%) ABAP
12 8 (2.04%) Python
12 8 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.04%) XPath
12 8 (2.04%) Scala
13 7 (1.79%) Jython
13 7 (1.79%) Korn
14 6 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (9.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.10%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) Xen
1 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.53%) Puppet
2 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.02%) Ansible
3 4 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 128 (32.65%) Oracle
2 40 (10.20%) JBoss
3 37 (9.44%) IBM
4 19 (4.85%) Sybase
5 15 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.06%) Adobe
7 11 (2.81%) Business Objects
8 10 (2.55%) SAP
8 10 (2.55%) Perforce
9 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.04%) Compuware
10 8 (2.04%) HP
11 4 (1.02%) BMC
11 4 (1.02%) VMware
11 4 (1.02%) Actimize
11 4 (1.02%) Remedy
11 4 (1.02%) ATG
11 4 (1.02%) Google
12 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
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