The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 212 250 238
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 19 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 10
Average salary £50,000 £37,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.45% -24.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.64% +8.33%
Java SE
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
2077 2835 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.30% 40.34% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1809 2497 2910
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 £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
Manchester +34 19 £50,000 +33.33%
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 26 (86.67%) Spring
2 26 (86.67%) JPA
3 25 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 25 (83.33%) IBM
3 25 (83.33%) Finance
3 25 (83.33%) JMS
4 22 (73.33%) Eclipse
4 22 (73.33%) NetBeans
4 22 (73.33%) Subversion
4 22 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (73.33%) Java EE
4 22 (73.33%) JAX-RS
4 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
5 15 (50.00%) Apache Flex
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) Open Source
9 4 (13.33%) HTML5
9 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 22 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Eclipse
1 22 (73.33%) NetBeans
1 22 (73.33%) Subversion
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 22 (73.33%) Lead Developer
3 22 (73.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) JPA
1 26 (86.67%) Spring
2 25 (83.33%) JMS
3 22 (73.33%) Java EE
3 22 (73.33%) JAX-RS
4 15 (50.00%) Apache Flex
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) JDBC
6 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 4 (13.33%) Swing
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
2 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Data Mapping
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 25 (83.33%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.00%) Software AG
3 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com