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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 238 227 237
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 6 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.33% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.82% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
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
2113 2810 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.09% 40.67% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2483 2897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Cheshire +11 4 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester +6 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Content Management
4 4 (50.00%) Information Management
4 4 (50.00%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Log4j
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) EJB
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) SUSE
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
1 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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