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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 106 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 153 228 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.36% 3.21% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.82% 6.86% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 132 209 203
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%
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
2629 3323 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.56% 46.81% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2838 3276
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 April 2015.

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 April 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
Manchester -25 103 £42,500 - 29
Cheshire +29 33 £44,500 +18.66% 10
Merseyside -5 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Lancashire -13 4 £40,000 -27.27% 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 265 (92.01%) Java
2 157 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (48.26%) Oracle
4 137 (47.57%) SQL
5 106 (36.81%) Spring
6 105 (36.46%) JavaScript
7 101 (35.07%) HTML
8 92 (31.94%) Hibernate
9 91 (31.60%) XML
10 86 (29.86%) Web Services
11 71 (24.65%) JUnit
11 71 (24.65%) CSS
12 68 (23.61%) JSP
12 68 (23.61%) SOAP
13 61 (21.18%) Degree
14 58 (20.14%) Linux
14 58 (20.14%) E-Commerce
15 57 (19.79%) Finance
16 54 (18.75%) WebSphere
16 54 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 54 (18.75%) TDD
16 54 (18.75%) Eclipse
17 53 (18.40%) Tomcat
18 52 (18.06%) JMS
19 49 (17.01%) MySQL
20 46 (15.97%) OO
21 45 (15.63%) UNIX
21 45 (15.63%) Windows
21 45 (15.63%) Scrum
22 44 (15.28%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 54 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 53 (18.40%) Tomcat
3 32 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 32 (11.11%) JBoss
4 20 (6.94%) GlassFish
4 20 (6.94%) Apache Solr
5 12 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.47%) Apache
7 8 (2.78%) IIS
8 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.69%) Drupal
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.69%) Tridion
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.43%) SaaS
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.69%) Route 53
5 2 (0.69%) GitHub
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Telnet
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) SSH
2 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.01%) MySQL
2 44 (15.28%) Oracle Database
3 36 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 23 (7.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.78%) DB2
9 7 (2.43%) Big Data
10 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.74%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 71 (24.65%) JUnit
2 54 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 38 (13.19%) Ant
4 32 (11.11%) Maven
5 23 (7.99%) Jenkins
6 20 (6.94%) JIRA
6 20 (6.94%) Git (software)
7 19 (6.60%) Subversion
8 13 (4.51%) Selenium
8 13 (4.51%) Hudson
9 10 (3.47%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.47%) LoadRunner
10 9 (3.13%) Redmine
11 8 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (2.08%) JMeter
12 6 (2.08%) TestNG
13 5 (1.74%) MyEclipse
13 5 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 57 (19.79%) Finance
2 13 (4.51%) Retail
3 12 (4.17%) Marketing
4 6 (2.08%) Banking
5 5 (1.74%) Automotive
5 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 204 (70.83%) Developer
2 174 (60.42%) Java Developer
3 59 (20.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 45 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 43 (14.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (10.07%) Architect
7 21 (7.29%) Graduate
8 20 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
9 19 (6.60%) Graduate Java Developer
10 18 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
11 17 (5.90%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.21%) Senior Software Developer
13 14 (4.86%) Java Software Developer
13 14 (4.86%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (4.86%) Senior Java Software Developer
14 13 (4.51%) Junior
14 13 (4.51%) Software Engineer
14 13 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (4.17%) Junior Developer
15 12 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (36.81%) Spring
2 101 (35.07%) HTML
3 92 (31.94%) Hibernate
4 91 (31.60%) XML
5 86 (29.86%) Web Services
6 71 (24.65%) CSS
7 68 (23.61%) JSP
7 68 (23.61%) SOAP
8 52 (18.06%) JMS
9 35 (12.15%) REST
10 33 (11.46%) Java EE
10 33 (11.46%) JDBC
11 31 (10.76%) .NET
12 29 (10.07%) Ajax
12 29 (10.07%) jQuery
13 26 (9.03%) EJB
14 23 (7.99%) Spring MVC
15 22 (7.64%) AngularJS
16 20 (6.94%) XSLT
17 19 (6.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.21%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.82%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.78%) Open Source
7 7 (2.43%) Telematics
8 6 (2.08%) VUI
8 6 (2.08%) IVR
9 5 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.39%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.39%) Replication
10 4 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.04%) Xbox
12 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.35%) PMI
13 1 (0.35%) DTV
13 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.14%) Linux
2 45 (15.63%) UNIX
2 45 (15.63%) Windows
3 8 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.74%) Solaris
5 4 (1.39%) Android
5 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.14%) E-Commerce
3 54 (18.75%) TDD
3 54 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 46 (15.97%) OO
5 45 (15.63%) Scrum
6 38 (13.19%) MVC
7 37 (12.85%) OOP
8 35 (12.15%) UML
9 34 (11.81%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.68%) SOA
11 24 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.29%) Mentoring
14 16 (5.56%) BDD
15 14 (4.86%) Pair Programming
16 10 (3.47%) Extreme Programming
16 10 (3.47%) Project Management
16 10 (3.47%) Test Scripting
16 10 (3.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 265 (92.01%) Java
2 137 (47.57%) SQL
3 105 (36.46%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.46%) C++
5 24 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 17 (5.90%) C
7 13 (4.51%) C#
8 12 (4.17%) XPath
9 10 (3.47%) VB
10 8 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
10 8 (2.78%) PHP
11 5 (1.74%) Groovy
11 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.69%) XQuery
12 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) VBScript
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (21.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.08%) ISEB
4 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.39%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.04%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 139 (48.26%) Oracle
2 18 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 15 (5.21%) VMware
4 14 (4.86%) IBM
4 14 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.47%) HP
6 7 (2.43%) Sybase
7 3 (1.04%) Adobe
8 2 (0.69%) SAP
8 2 (0.69%) Google
8 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) Demandware
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) ATG
9 1 (0.35%) Alias
9 1 (0.35%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.35%) Unisys
9 1 (0.35%) Sun
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Basic + Great Bonus and Benefits
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