The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 252 235 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 4 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.52% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 24
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3377 3639 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.01% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3244 3161
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2SE
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Subversion
3 7 (38.89%) Ajax
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) OOD
4 6 (33.33%) HTTP
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (27.78%) JBoss
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) AWT
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) JUnit
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Java ME
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) AWT
4 3 (16.67%) Java ME
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) EJB
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
6 1 (5.56%) Swing
6 1 (5.56%) Struts
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (5.56%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Endeca
2 1 (5.56%) Google