The first table below looks at the demand for Java SE 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 Java SE over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 218 240 251
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 24 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.096% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.20% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3061 3502 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.99% 47.85% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 3127 3255
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 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java SE
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the North West region.

Java SE Salary Trend in the North West

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Java SE Salary Histogram in the North West

Java SE
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 Java SE within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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 +15 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Cheshire - 11 £45,000 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
1 38 (100.00%) Java EE
2 37 (97.37%) UNIX
3 29 (76.32%) Linux
3 29 (76.32%) Shell Script
3 29 (76.32%) TIBCO
3 29 (76.32%) Rendezvous
3 29 (76.32%) BusinessWorks
3 29 (76.32%) Middleware
3 29 (76.32%) TIBCO EMS
3 29 (76.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 29 (76.32%) TIBCO iProcess
3 29 (76.32%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) Retail
5 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
6 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.68%) Spring
6 9 (23.68%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) JPA
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) JSON
7 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 8 (21.05%) QA

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Java SE 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 Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (76.32%) TIBCO EMS
1 29 (76.32%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 29 (76.32%) BusinessWorks
1 29 (76.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 29 (76.32%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) TIBCO Specialist
2 14 (36.84%) TIBCO Consultant
2 14 (36.84%) Consultant
3 10 (26.32%) TIBCO Support
4 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Java EE
2 29 (76.32%) Rendezvous
2 29 (76.32%) Middleware
3 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
3 9 (23.68%) JPA
4 8 (21.05%) RESTful
4 8 (21.05%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) EJB
5 1 (2.63%) JDBC
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) Struts
5 1 (2.63%) Swing
5 1 (2.63%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 8 (21.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) UNIX
2 29 (76.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.63%) Scrum
3 1 (2.63%) V-Model
3 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (76.32%) Shell Script
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle