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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 209 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 32 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.44% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.92% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 52
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3132 3482 3520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.01% 47.65% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 3104 3235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 27 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £80,000 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (86.11%) HTTP
3 28 (77.78%) Android
4 27 (75.00%) Spring
5 26 (72.22%) Maven
5 26 (72.22%) WebSphere
6 25 (69.44%) Grails
6 25 (69.44%) XML
7 23 (63.89%) Servlets
7 23 (63.89%) Linux
7 23 (63.89%) Tomcat
7 23 (63.89%) JMS
8 22 (61.11%) XML Schema
8 22 (61.11%) SAX
8 22 (61.11%) DOM
8 22 (61.11%) XSLT
8 22 (61.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (61.11%) XPath
9 21 (58.33%) Hazelcast
9 21 (58.33%) Windows
10 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
11 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
11 17 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
13 9 (25.00%) JUnit
14 6 (16.67%) Games
14 6 (16.67%) Subversion
14 6 (16.67%) C
14 6 (16.67%) C++
14 6 (16.67%) HTTPS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (72.22%) WebSphere
2 23 (63.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.78%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) HTTP
2 6 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) Hazelcast
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Maven
2 9 (25.00%) JUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Subversion
4 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 32 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 25 (69.44%) Grails
2 25 (69.44%) XML
3 23 (63.89%) Servlets
3 23 (63.89%) JMS
4 22 (61.11%) XML Schema
4 22 (61.11%) SAX
4 22 (61.11%) DOM
4 22 (61.11%) XSLT
4 22 (61.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) J2EE
6 3 (8.33%) AWT
6 3 (8.33%) Java ME
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) Java EE
7 2 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.78%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Android
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) OOD
2 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (8.33%) UML
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) TDD
3 3 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) XPath
3 6 (16.67%) C
3 6 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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