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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 244 224 230
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 7 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.82% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
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
2599 3060 3582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.74% 43.89% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 2568 3196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 6 July 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
(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 -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside +8 2 - - 2
Manchester -13 2 £42,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Grails
6 5 (35.71%) JBoss
6 5 (35.71%) JMS
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) J2EE
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) Servlets
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) Drools
7 4 (28.57%) Android
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) User Experience

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Gradle
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (14.29%) Mockito
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (14.29%) Log4j
6 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) JMS
2 5 (35.71%) Grails
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Drools
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) JDBC
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) Java ME
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) XPath
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
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