The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 91 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 183 178 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 2.47% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 5.16% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 159 164 385
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3171 3452 3543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.07% 47.82% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 3076 3249
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
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
England

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 31 July 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 31 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
Manchester +17 101 £42,500 +16.43% 23
Cheshire -29 39 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Lancashire 0 26 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Merseyside +1 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 387 (97.24%) Java
2 171 (42.96%) Spring
3 149 (37.44%) Oracle
4 142 (35.68%) Hibernate
5 135 (33.92%) SQL
6 113 (28.39%) JavaScript
6 113 (28.39%) HTML
7 94 (23.62%) E-Commerce
8 92 (23.12%) Scrum
9 90 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (21.86%) OO
11 85 (21.36%) Finance
12 83 (20.85%) Linux
13 71 (17.84%) UNIX
14 69 (17.34%) CSS
14 69 (17.34%) XML
15 66 (16.58%) DB2
16 65 (16.33%) Java EE
17 63 (15.83%) JSP
17 63 (15.83%) Windows
17 63 (15.83%) Tomcat
18 60 (15.08%) WebSphere
19 56 (14.07%) MVC
19 56 (14.07%) Relational Database
20 55 (13.82%) TDD
20 55 (13.82%) SQL Server
21 54 (13.57%) Eclipse
22 51 (12.81%) Servlets
23 50 (12.56%) Web Services
24 49 (12.31%) MySQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (15.83%) Tomcat
2 60 (15.08%) WebSphere
3 37 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 30 (7.54%) Apache
5 23 (5.78%) CICS
6 18 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (4.02%) Liferay
8 10 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (2.51%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.26%) GlassFish
10 8 (2.01%) SAP EP
10 8 (2.01%) NetWeaver
10 8 (2.01%) SAP Portal
11 7 (1.76%) IIS
12 6 (1.51%) CMS
13 4 (1.01%) Mule
14 3 (0.75%) Confluence
15 2 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 14 (3.52%) FastStats
2 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
1 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.25%) Route 53
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.02%) HTTP
2 11 (2.76%) Internet
3 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.75%) DNS
4 2 (0.50%) LDAP
4 2 (0.50%) SSL
4 2 (0.50%) DHCP
4 2 (0.50%) LAN
4 2 (0.50%) WAN
4 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.58%) DB2
2 56 (14.07%) Relational Database
3 55 (13.82%) SQL Server
4 49 (12.31%) MySQL
5 34 (8.54%) Oracle Database
6 22 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.52%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (3.52%) Pentaho
10 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.76%) Informix
12 5 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.50%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (13.57%) Eclipse
2 47 (11.81%) JUnit
3 30 (7.54%) Ant
4 25 (6.28%) Subversion
5 23 (5.78%) Maven
6 16 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.76%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.76%) JIRA
9 9 (2.26%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.26%) eggPlant
9 9 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (2.26%) LabVIEW
10 8 (2.01%) Selenium
11 7 (1.76%) Mockito
12 6 (1.51%) Introscope
13 5 (1.26%) Hudson
13 5 (1.26%) Log4j
14 4 (1.01%) Toad
14 4 (1.01%) ERwin
General
1 85 (21.36%) Finance
2 34 (8.54%) Banking
3 23 (5.78%) Retail
4 22 (5.53%) Automotive
5 8 (2.01%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 277 (69.60%) Developer
2 246 (61.81%) Java Developer
3 132 (33.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 57 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 57 (14.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 39 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
6 37 (9.30%) Architect
7 28 (7.04%) Applications Support
8 24 (6.03%) Applications Support Engineer
8 24 (6.03%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.03%) Designer
9 19 (4.77%) Applications Architect
10 18 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.77%) Graduate
12 14 (3.52%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.27%) Applications Developer
14 12 (3.02%) Consultant
14 12 (3.02%) Java Software Developer
15 11 (2.76%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.51%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (42.96%) Spring
2 142 (35.68%) Hibernate
3 113 (28.39%) HTML
4 69 (17.34%) CSS
4 69 (17.34%) XML
5 65 (16.33%) Java EE
6 63 (15.83%) JSP
7 51 (12.81%) Servlets
8 50 (12.56%) Web Services
9 44 (11.06%) .NET
10 43 (10.80%) SOAP
11 42 (10.55%) JMS
12 41 (10.30%) Ajax
13 37 (9.30%) jQuery
14 35 (8.79%) Struts
15 29 (7.29%) EJB
16 23 (5.78%) JDBC
17 19 (4.77%) Stripes Framework
18 18 (4.52%) Spring MVC
19 15 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.29%) Mainframe
2 22 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.02%) Open Source
6 11 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.76%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.75%) PMI
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) Blog
12 1 (0.25%) PDA
12 1 (0.25%) DataPower
12 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.25%) DTV
12 1 (0.25%) Clustering
12 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.85%) Linux
2 71 (17.84%) UNIX
3 63 (15.83%) Windows
4 12 (3.02%) AIX
5 9 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.51%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) VMS
7 2 (0.50%) CentOS
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.62%) E-Commerce
2 92 (23.12%) Scrum
3 90 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (21.86%) OO
5 56 (14.07%) MVC
6 55 (13.82%) TDD
7 48 (12.06%) UML
8 40 (10.05%) Software Engineering
9 34 (8.54%) OOA/OOD
9 34 (8.54%) Waterfall
10 30 (7.54%) Web Development
10 30 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (5.78%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (5.78%) Web Application Development
11 23 (5.78%) Pair Programming
12 22 (5.53%) Workflow
13 21 (5.28%) OOD
14 18 (4.52%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.52%) ITIL
15 15 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 387 (97.24%) Java
2 135 (33.92%) SQL
3 113 (28.39%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.79%) C#
5 29 (7.29%) PHP
6 25 (6.28%) C++
6 25 (6.28%) COBOL
7 20 (5.03%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.76%) Ruby
8 11 (2.76%) C
9 10 (2.51%) Scala
10 9 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.01%) ABAP
11 8 (2.01%) Python
11 8 (2.01%) SAPscript
11 8 (2.01%) XPath
12 7 (1.76%) Jython
13 6 (1.51%) Perl
13 6 (1.51%) PowerHouse
13 6 (1.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (10.05%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.75%) PMP
4 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.02%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Xen
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.01%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.75%) Puppet
3 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 149 (37.44%) Oracle
2 42 (10.55%) JBoss
3 30 (7.54%) IBM
4 20 (5.03%) Sybase
5 14 (3.52%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.76%) Adobe
7 10 (2.51%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.26%) SAP
9 8 (2.01%) Perforce
10 6 (1.51%) HP
10 6 (1.51%) Compuware
11 4 (1.01%) ATG
11 4 (1.01%) BMC
11 4 (1.01%) Remedy
11 4 (1.01%) Actimize
12 2 (0.50%) hybris
12 2 (0.50%) Talend
12 2 (0.50%) WSO2
12 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
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