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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 220 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 42 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.22% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 49
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.56%
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
3170 3270 3545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.90% 47.90% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2704 2934 3183
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
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
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 September 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 September 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 -6 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (69.49%) HTTP
3 40 (67.80%) Spring
3 40 (67.80%) Maven
4 39 (66.10%) Servlets
5 38 (64.41%) Tomcat
5 38 (64.41%) WebSphere
6 37 (62.71%) Grails
6 37 (62.71%) Android
6 37 (62.71%) XML
7 36 (61.02%) JMS
8 34 (57.63%) DOM
8 34 (57.63%) XSLT
8 34 (57.63%) XML Schema
8 34 (57.63%) SAX
8 34 (57.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (57.63%) XPath
9 32 (54.24%) Hazelcast
10 29 (49.15%) Linux
11 28 (47.46%) Windows
12 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
13 24 (40.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
14 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
15 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (25.42%) HTML
17 14 (23.73%) jQuery
18 13 (22.03%) Java EE
18 13 (22.03%) Ajax
18 13 (22.03%) CSS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (64.41%) Tomcat
1 38 (64.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Liferay
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 41 (69.49%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) Hazelcast
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (67.80%) Maven
2 10 (16.95%) JUnit
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) Mockito
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 7 (11.86%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Developer
1 58 (98.31%) Java Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.39%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) Spring
2 39 (66.10%) Servlets
3 37 (62.71%) Grails
3 37 (62.71%) XML
4 36 (61.02%) JMS
5 34 (57.63%) DOM
5 34 (57.63%) XSLT
5 34 (57.63%) XML Schema
5 34 (57.63%) SAX
5 34 (57.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (25.42%) HTML
7 14 (23.73%) jQuery
8 13 (22.03%) Java EE
8 13 (22.03%) Ajax
8 13 (22.03%) CSS
9 7 (11.86%) J2EE
10 3 (5.08%) JSP
10 3 (5.08%) Web Services
10 3 (5.08%) AWT
10 3 (5.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Android
2 29 (49.15%) Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
4 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.47%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) OOD
6 3 (5.08%) UML
6 3 (5.08%) OO
6 3 (5.08%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Coaching
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.69%) BDD
8 1 (1.69%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) XPath
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.39%) Endeca
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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