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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 104 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 157 185 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 2.74% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.28% 6.07% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 138 165 180
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,500 £52,750
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
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -8 104 £42,500 +1.19% 24
Cheshire +27 38 £44,000 +17.33% 11
Merseyside 0 7 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Lancashire -24 5 £40,000 - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 253 (90.68%) Java
2 153 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (47.31%) SQL
4 127 (45.52%) Oracle
5 106 (37.99%) JavaScript
6 100 (35.84%) Spring
7 97 (34.77%) HTML
8 87 (31.18%) Web Services
8 87 (31.18%) XML
9 85 (30.47%) Hibernate
10 73 (26.16%) CSS
11 70 (25.09%) JUnit
12 63 (22.58%) SOAP
13 62 (22.22%) Finance
13 62 (22.22%) Degree
14 59 (21.15%) JSP
15 57 (20.43%) Linux
15 57 (20.43%) Software Engineering
16 54 (19.35%) TDD
17 52 (18.64%) MySQL
18 51 (18.28%) E-Commerce
19 50 (17.92%) JMS
20 47 (16.85%) Eclipse
20 47 (16.85%) OO
20 47 (16.85%) WebSphere
21 46 (16.49%) Tomcat
22 44 (15.77%) Scrum
23 43 (15.41%) UNIX
23 43 (15.41%) Windows
24 40 (14.34%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (16.85%) WebSphere
2 46 (16.49%) Tomcat
3 33 (11.83%) WebLogic
4 29 (10.39%) JBoss
5 19 (6.81%) Apache Solr
6 17 (6.09%) GlassFish
7 10 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.79%) IIS
11 4 (1.43%) Apache
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.43%) Drupal
12 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.08%) CMS
13 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.02%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.08%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.15%) SaaS
4 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.43%) Route 53
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) NAS
2 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) SSH
2 1 (0.36%) SSL
2 1 (0.36%) Telnet
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.64%) MySQL
2 40 (14.34%) Oracle Database
3 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
4 20 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (5.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (3.58%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.23%) Big Data
7 9 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.79%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.43%) DB2
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (25.09%) JUnit
2 47 (16.85%) Eclipse
3 31 (11.11%) Ant
4 26 (9.32%) Maven
5 25 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.09%) Subversion
6 17 (6.09%) Git (software)
6 17 (6.09%) Hudson
7 13 (4.66%) JIRA
8 12 (4.30%) Selenium
9 11 (3.94%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.58%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (3.58%) LoadRunner
11 9 (3.23%) Redmine
12 6 (2.15%) TestNG
13 5 (1.79%) MyEclipse
13 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.43%) JMeter
14 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.08%) MSTest
General
1 62 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (5.02%) Marketing
3 11 (3.94%) Retail
4 8 (2.87%) Banking
5 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.79%) Automotive
6 4 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (65.95%) Developer
2 159 (56.99%) Java Developer
3 47 (16.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 42 (15.05%) Senior Developer
4 42 (15.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 35 (12.54%) Architect
6 21 (7.53%) Graduate
7 20 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (6.81%) Graduate Java Developer
9 15 (5.38%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (5.02%) Oracle Architect
11 13 (4.66%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 13 (4.66%) Java Software Developer
11 13 (4.66%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.66%) Junior
12 12 (4.30%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.30%) Junior Developer
12 12 (4.30%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (35.84%) Spring
2 97 (34.77%) HTML
3 87 (31.18%) Web Services
3 87 (31.18%) XML
4 85 (30.47%) Hibernate
5 73 (26.16%) CSS
6 63 (22.58%) SOAP
7 59 (21.15%) JSP
8 50 (17.92%) JMS
9 37 (13.26%) .NET
9 37 (13.26%) REST
10 34 (12.19%) Java EE
11 27 (9.68%) jQuery
12 26 (9.32%) AngularJS
12 26 (9.32%) Ajax
13 25 (8.96%) EJB
14 23 (8.24%) JDBC
15 22 (7.89%) Spring MVC
16 21 (7.53%) JSON
17 18 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.38%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.58%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.23%) Telematics
7 8 (2.87%) Replication
7 8 (2.87%) Open Source
7 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.15%) IVR
8 6 (2.15%) VUI
9 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.43%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.43%) Linux
2 43 (15.41%) UNIX
2 43 (15.41%) Windows
3 8 (2.87%) Android
4 7 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.43%) Software Engineering
3 54 (19.35%) TDD
4 51 (18.28%) E-Commerce
5 47 (16.85%) OO
6 44 (15.77%) Scrum
7 39 (13.98%) Unit Testing
7 39 (13.98%) UML
8 38 (13.62%) MVC
9 34 (12.19%) OOP
10 27 (9.68%) SOA
11 23 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (7.53%) Waterfall
12 21 (7.53%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.73%) BDD
13 16 (5.73%) Pair Programming
14 12 (4.30%) Extreme Programming
14 12 (4.30%) Web Development
15 11 (3.94%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (3.58%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 253 (90.68%) Java
2 132 (47.31%) SQL
3 106 (37.99%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.47%) C++
5 22 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 19 (6.81%) C
7 16 (5.73%) C#
8 10 (3.58%) VB
9 9 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
9 9 (3.23%) PHP
10 8 (2.87%) XPath
11 5 (1.79%) Groovy
11 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.43%) Perl
12 4 (1.43%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.36%) Scala
15 1 (0.36%) Ruby
15 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (2.15%) Sun Certification
3 6 (2.15%) ISEB
4 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.08%) PMP
5 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.72%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.72%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.79%) Docker
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 127 (45.52%) Oracle
2 16 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.38%) Red Hat
3 15 (5.38%) VMware
4 12 (4.30%) IBM
5 10 (3.58%) HP
6 4 (1.43%) Adobe
7 3 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.08%) Sun
7 3 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) Demandware
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) Alias
8 1 (0.36%) ATG
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.36%) Unisys
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £85k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits (possibly including equity)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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