The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 198 179 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 58 57 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.80% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 118
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7039 6714 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.78% 94.35% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5774 6185
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the North West region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +14 33 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Lancashire +4 18 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Cheshire -39 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Java
1 121 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (73.55%) Spring
3 65 (53.72%) Hibernate
4 41 (33.88%) OO
5 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
5 39 (32.23%) Scrum
6 38 (31.40%) HTML
7 37 (30.58%) Tomcat
8 34 (28.10%) SQL
9 33 (27.27%) XML
10 31 (25.62%) CSS
11 30 (24.79%) Oracle
11 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
13 25 (20.66%) Servlets
14 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
15 22 (18.18%) TDD
15 22 (18.18%) Subversion
16 21 (17.36%) JSP
16 21 (17.36%) JMS
17 20 (16.53%) JUnit
18 19 (15.70%) C++
18 19 (15.70%) Eclipse
19 18 (14.88%) Web Services
19 18 (14.88%) Web Development
19 18 (14.88%) Finance
20 17 (14.05%) Automotive
20 17 (14.05%) SOAP
21 16 (13.22%) Apache

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (30.58%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.22%) Apache
3 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.13%) CMS
7 4 (3.31%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.65%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.65%) Liferay
10 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) HTTP
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.44%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) Informix
4 5 (4.13%) DB2
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Subversion
2 20 (16.53%) JUnit
3 19 (15.70%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.44%) Ant
4 9 (7.44%) Maven
5 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.96%) Mockito
6 5 (4.13%) Selenium
6 5 (4.13%) JIRA
6 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.13%) Introscope
7 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.48%) Toad
7 3 (2.48%) Log4j
7 3 (2.48%) ERwin
8 2 (1.65%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Automotive
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (73.55%) Spring
3 65 (53.72%) Hibernate
4 38 (31.40%) HTML
5 33 (27.27%) XML
6 31 (25.62%) CSS
7 25 (20.66%) Servlets
8 21 (17.36%) JSP
8 21 (17.36%) JMS
9 18 (14.88%) Web Services
10 17 (14.05%) SOAP
11 14 (11.57%) jQuery
11 14 (11.57%) Java EE
12 13 (10.74%) Struts
13 10 (8.26%) Ajax
14 8 (6.61%) JDBC
14 8 (6.61%) JAX-RPC
15 6 (4.96%) XSLT
15 6 (4.96%) DOM
15 6 (4.96%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.96%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.13%) Open Source
3 5 (4.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) PDA
4 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Linux
2 8 (6.61%) UNIX
3 7 (5.79%) Windows
4 6 (4.96%) Android
4 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.48%) AIX
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) OO
2 39 (32.23%) Scrum
3 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
5 22 (18.18%) TDD
6 18 (14.88%) Web Development
7 15 (12.40%) OOD
8 14 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.09%) Web Application Development
11 8 (6.61%) MVC
11 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.79%) BDD
13 5 (4.13%) UML
13 5 (4.13%) Content Management
14 3 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (2.48%) RAD
15 2 (1.65%) Document Management
15 2 (1.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.10%) SQL
4 19 (15.70%) C++
5 7 (5.79%) Scala
6 6 (4.96%) XPath
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.48%) C
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 10 (8.26%) JBoss
3 8 (6.61%) IBM
4 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.13%) Compuware
5 5 (4.13%) HP
5 5 (4.13%) Perforce
6 3 (2.48%) Actimize
7 2 (1.65%) Sybase
8 1 (0.83%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Chordiant
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