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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / North West
Rank 248 228 244
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 12 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 19
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%

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
2502 2097 2751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.85% 36.97% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 1826 2410
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 12 £40,000 - 3
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Maven
4 15 (65.22%) J2EE
4 15 (65.22%) SDLC
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
6 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
6 13 (56.52%) XML
7 12 (52.17%) Eclipse
7 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
7 12 (52.17%) Servlets
7 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (47.83%) Grails
9 10 (43.48%) XSLT
10 9 (39.13%) VMware
11 8 (34.78%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
11 8 (34.78%) Groovy
12 7 (30.43%) Scrum
12 7 (30.43%) SQL
12 7 (30.43%) HTML
13 6 (26.09%) REST
13 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
14 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
14 5 (21.74%) Oracle
14 5 (21.74%) JUnit
14 5 (21.74%) CSS
14 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
15 4 (17.39%) MVC

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
2 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Liferay
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQLite
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Maven
2 12 (52.17%) Eclipse
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) JUnit
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) Mockito
6 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (13.04%) JBehave
7 2 (8.70%) Android Studio
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) Selenium
7 2 (8.70%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) Java Developer
3 14 (60.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (34.78%) Linux Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) JSP Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Portal Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) J2EE
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) Servlets
4 11 (47.83%) Grails
5 10 (43.48%) XSLT
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) Java EE
9 4 (17.39%) JSF
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 3 (13.04%) JDBC
10 3 (13.04%) JMS
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) JSP
10 3 (13.04%) MyBatis
10 3 (13.04%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (13.04%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) SDLC
3 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
4 8 (34.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Android Development
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Kanban
9 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Groovy
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
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