The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 221 234 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 24 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.31% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,750 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.96%
J2SE
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
2861 3272 4120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.49% 49.55% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 2924 3719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2SE
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the North West region.

J2SE Salary Trend in the North West

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the North West

J2SE
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 J2SE within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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 16 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire -4 8 £40,000 -11.11%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (54.39%) Tomcat
3 29 (50.88%) HTTP
4 28 (49.12%) Maven
5 26 (45.61%) Servlets
5 26 (45.61%) JMS
6 25 (43.86%) XML
6 25 (43.86%) Grails
6 25 (43.86%) Android
7 24 (42.11%) WebSphere
7 24 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (38.60%) Spring
9 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (33.33%) XPath
9 19 (33.33%) XML Schema
9 19 (33.33%) XSLT
10 18 (31.58%) DOM
10 18 (31.58%) Linux
10 18 (31.58%) JUnit
10 18 (31.58%) SAX
11 17 (29.82%) HTML
11 17 (29.82%) Java EE
11 17 (29.82%) Ajax
12 16 (28.07%) jQuery
13 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
13 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
13 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
14 12 (21.05%) J2EE
14 12 (21.05%) CSS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (54.39%) Tomcat
2 24 (42.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Liferay
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) HTTP
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Hazelcast
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Maven
2 18 (31.58%) JUnit
3 12 (21.05%) Subversion
3 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.26%) Mockito
6 2 (3.51%) Gradle
7 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 5 (8.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
1 57 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Applications Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Java Applications Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Junior
3 5 (8.77%) Junior Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) Servlets
1 26 (45.61%) JMS
2 25 (43.86%) XML
2 25 (43.86%) Grails
3 24 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (38.60%) Spring
5 19 (33.33%) XSLT
5 19 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 18 (31.58%) SAX
6 18 (31.58%) DOM
7 17 (29.82%) HTML
7 17 (29.82%) Ajax
7 17 (29.82%) Java EE
8 16 (28.07%) jQuery
9 12 (21.05%) J2EE
9 12 (21.05%) CSS
10 9 (15.79%) AWT
10 9 (15.79%) REST
11 5 (8.77%) JSP
12 4 (7.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.26%) STB
4 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Android
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
5 11 (19.30%) Windows
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) OO
3 12 (21.05%) OOD
4 9 (15.79%) TDD
4 9 (15.79%) Memory Management
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 6 (10.53%) UML
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) Coaching
11 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.75%) BDD
11 1 (1.75%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) XPath
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) C
4 9 (15.79%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Endeca
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
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