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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 228 224 227
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 26 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.61% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 31
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
3053 3429 4224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.73% 50.49% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3048 3830
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -26 15 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +3 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (58.46%) Tomcat
2 38 (58.46%) HTTP
3 36 (55.38%) Maven
4 35 (53.85%) Android
5 34 (52.31%) Servlets
5 34 (52.31%) JMS
6 32 (49.23%) XML
6 32 (49.23%) Grails
7 31 (47.69%) WebSphere
7 31 (47.69%) Spring
7 31 (47.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 27 (41.54%) XML Schema
8 27 (41.54%) XSLT
8 27 (41.54%) XPath
9 26 (40.00%) DOM
9 26 (40.00%) SAX
10 22 (33.85%) Linux
11 21 (32.31%) Software Engineering
12 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (29.23%) Hazelcast
12 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
13 18 (27.69%) HTML
13 18 (27.69%) JUnit
13 18 (27.69%) Java EE
13 18 (27.69%) Ajax
14 17 (26.15%) jQuery
14 17 (26.15%) Windows
15 15 (23.08%) Computer Science

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (58.46%) Tomcat
2 31 (47.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.62%) Liferay
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (58.46%) HTTP
2 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Hazelcast
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 36 (55.38%) Maven
2 18 (27.69%) JUnit
3 12 (18.46%) Subversion
3 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.62%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) Gradle
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 5 (7.69%) Games
1 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
1 65 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Applications Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Java Applications Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Junior
6 5 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) Servlets
1 34 (52.31%) JMS
2 32 (49.23%) XML
2 32 (49.23%) Grails
3 31 (47.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 31 (47.69%) Spring
4 27 (41.54%) XSLT
4 27 (41.54%) XML Schema
5 26 (40.00%) SAX
5 26 (40.00%) DOM
6 18 (27.69%) HTML
6 18 (27.69%) Ajax
6 18 (27.69%) Java EE
7 17 (26.15%) jQuery
8 13 (20.00%) CSS
9 12 (18.46%) J2EE
10 10 (15.38%) AWT
11 7 (10.77%) REST
12 5 (7.69%) JSP
13 4 (6.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 2 (3.08%) DTV
4 2 (3.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Android
2 22 (33.85%) Linux
3 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (26.15%) Windows
5 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Software Engineering
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) OO
3 12 (18.46%) OOD
4 10 (15.38%) Memory Management
5 9 (13.85%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) MVC
7 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.15%) UML
9 4 (6.15%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.08%) Scrum
11 2 (3.08%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.08%) Coaching
12 1 (1.54%) BDD
12 1 (1.54%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) XPath
3 10 (15.38%) C
3 10 (15.38%) C++
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Endeca
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
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