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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 243 230 231
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 10 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.60% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
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 £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 31 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
Manchester +3 7 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -6 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 13 (86.67%) Java EE
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (66.67%) JMS
4 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (66.67%) JPA
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) Subversion
6 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
7 7 (46.67%) IBM
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) NetBeans
7 7 (46.67%) JAX-RS
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
8 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 5 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
10 4 (26.67%) UNIX
10 4 (26.67%) Windows
10 4 (26.67%) CSS
10 4 (26.67%) JSON
10 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (26.67%) Web Services
11 3 (20.00%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.67%) Redmine
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
1 13 (86.67%) Java EE
2 10 (66.67%) JMS
2 10 (66.67%) JPA
3 7 (46.67%) JAX-RS
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Struts
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (20.00%) EJB
7 3 (20.00%) JSP
7 3 (20.00%) Servlets
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (20.00%) RAD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
3 3 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (20.00%) OCPJP
3 3 (20.00%) OCMJD
4 1 (6.67%) OCAJ
4 1 (6.67%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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