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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 162 134 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -74
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 67 129 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.83% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 4.53% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 114 268
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,300 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,304 £45,000 £43,625
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +3.15%
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
2083 2849 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.17% 40.43% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 2511 2914
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +2 53 £55,000 +29.41% 16
Cheshire +1 12 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Lancashire +8 2 £35,000 +66.66% 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 244 (99.19%) Java
2 140 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (52.85%) Spring
4 104 (42.28%) Hibernate
4 104 (42.28%) SQL
5 93 (37.80%) Software Engineering
6 86 (34.96%) Web Services
7 70 (28.46%) Oracle
8 66 (26.83%) JavaScript
9 63 (25.61%) Java EE
10 58 (23.58%) Scrum
10 58 (23.58%) RESTful
11 57 (23.17%) JUnit
12 55 (22.36%) SQL Server
13 49 (19.92%) OO
14 47 (19.11%) SOAP
15 45 (18.29%) JSP
16 44 (17.89%) Finance
16 44 (17.89%) Spring MVC
17 43 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (17.48%) MVC
18 40 (16.26%) HTML
19 38 (15.45%) C++
19 38 (15.45%) TDD
20 37 (15.04%) XML
20 37 (15.04%) CSS
20 37 (15.04%) AngularJS
21 36 (14.63%) E-Commerce
21 36 (14.63%) Multithreading
22 34 (13.82%) .NET

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (11.79%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.16%) WebLogic
3 22 (8.94%) WebSphere
4 15 (6.10%) JBoss
5 8 (3.25%) GlassFish
6 7 (2.85%) CMS
7 6 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.63%) Node.js
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) Liferay
10 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.22%) Route 53
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.82%) MySQL
3 22 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.28%) DB2
5 12 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.07%) Big Data
7 7 (2.85%) JasperReports
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (23.17%) JUnit
2 26 (10.57%) Eclipse
2 26 (10.57%) Maven
3 23 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.10%) Ant
5 11 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.25%) Subversion
7 7 (2.85%) MyEclipse
7 7 (2.85%) TestNG
8 6 (2.44%) Selenium
9 5 (2.03%) Hudson
10 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.63%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.63%) Gradle
10 4 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.22%) Redmine
12 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.81%) GitLab
12 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 17 (6.91%) Games
3 11 (4.47%) Retail
4 6 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (1.22%) Automotive
5 3 (1.22%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (65.04%) Developer
2 147 (59.76%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.16%) Agile Developer
3 25 (10.16%) Agile Java Developer
3 25 (10.16%) Architect
3 25 (10.16%) Senior Developer
3 25 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
4 22 (8.94%) Java Engineer
5 18 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
5 18 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Java Architect
8 14 (5.69%) Graduate
9 13 (5.28%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.88%) Designer
10 12 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (4.88%) Lead Developer
11 11 (4.47%) Solutions Designer
12 10 (4.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (52.85%) Spring
2 104 (42.28%) Hibernate
3 86 (34.96%) Web Services
4 63 (25.61%) Java EE
5 58 (23.58%) RESTful
6 47 (19.11%) SOAP
7 45 (18.29%) JSP
8 44 (17.89%) Spring MVC
9 40 (16.26%) HTML
10 37 (15.04%) AngularJS
10 37 (15.04%) CSS
10 37 (15.04%) XML
11 34 (13.82%) .NET
12 28 (11.38%) EJB
13 25 (10.16%) JDBC
14 24 (9.76%) Servlets
15 23 (9.35%) REST
16 21 (8.54%) Struts
17 16 (6.50%) JPA
18 15 (6.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) User Experience
2 17 (6.91%) Fintech
3 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.69%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.47%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.07%) Mobile Games
8 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.85%) Online Games
10 4 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.63%) Telematics
10 4 (1.63%) Wiki
11 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.22%) Replication
12 1 (0.41%) APACS
12 1 (0.41%) AS400
12 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.98%) Linux
2 18 (7.32%) Windows
3 17 (6.91%) Unix
4 6 (2.44%) Android
4 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (37.80%) Software Engineering
3 58 (23.58%) Scrum
4 49 (19.92%) OO
5 43 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (17.48%) MVC
6 38 (15.45%) TDD
7 36 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 36 (14.63%) Multithreading
8 33 (13.41%) OOD
9 32 (13.01%) SOA
10 29 (11.79%) Unit Testing
11 26 (10.57%) Concurrent Programming
12 22 (8.94%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.54%) SDLC
14 16 (6.50%) DevOps
14 16 (6.50%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (6.10%) BDD
16 14 (5.69%) Extreme Programming
16 14 (5.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 244 (99.19%) Java
2 104 (42.28%) SQL
3 66 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.45%) C++
5 17 (6.91%) C#
6 13 (5.28%) Python
7 12 (4.88%) Ruby
8 11 (4.47%) ABAP
9 9 (3.66%) Groovy
10 7 (2.85%) C
10 7 (2.85%) PHP
11 5 (2.03%) Perl
12 4 (1.63%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.63%) COBOL
12 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.63%) REXX
13 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (11.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) ISEB
2 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (28.46%) Oracle
2 28 (11.38%) IBM
3 13 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.28%) SAP
4 11 (4.47%) BEA
5 3 (1.22%) Google
6 2 (0.81%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Siebel
7 1 (0.41%) Sun
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) webMethods
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