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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 215 166 144
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 32 70 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 1.06% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.11% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 70 128
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -32 18 £37,500 - 7
Cheshire 0 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Lancashire -7 1 £40,000 -23.44% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 64 (100.00%) Java
1 64 (100.00%) J2EE
2 40 (62.50%) SQL
3 39 (60.94%) Oracle
4 37 (57.81%) Spring
5 34 (53.13%) Web Services
6 33 (51.56%) XML
6 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
7 30 (46.88%) JUnit
8 29 (45.31%) Hibernate
9 28 (43.75%) HTML
10 26 (40.63%) JDBC
10 26 (40.63%) SOAP
11 24 (37.50%) JSP
11 24 (37.50%) Tomcat
11 24 (37.50%) Eclipse
11 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (34.38%) Ant
13 21 (32.81%) jQuery
14 17 (26.56%) Struts
14 17 (26.56%) MVC
14 17 (26.56%) JIRA
15 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 15 (23.44%) OO
17 14 (21.88%) CSS
17 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
17 14 (21.88%) Finance
18 13 (20.31%) Scrum
18 13 (20.31%) JMS
18 13 (20.31%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 24 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
3 12 (18.75%) GlassFish
3 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 10 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (12.50%) Apache
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (7.81%) IIS
7 5 (7.81%) JBoss
8 2 (3.13%) Liferay
8 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.69%) DB2
6 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) Redis
7 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) JUnit
2 24 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 22 (34.38%) Ant
4 17 (26.56%) JIRA
5 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.94%) Selenium
8 6 (9.38%) Maven
9 5 (7.81%) JMeter
9 5 (7.81%) Subversion
9 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.25%) Mockito
11 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.56%) Gradle
12 1 (1.56%) Introscope
12 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) J2EE
2 37 (57.81%) Spring
3 34 (53.13%) Web Services
4 33 (51.56%) XML
5 29 (45.31%) Hibernate
6 28 (43.75%) HTML
7 26 (40.63%) JDBC
7 26 (40.63%) SOAP
8 24 (37.50%) JSP
9 21 (32.81%) jQuery
10 17 (26.56%) Struts
11 14 (21.88%) CSS
12 13 (20.31%) JMS
13 12 (18.75%) Ajax
14 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
14 11 (17.19%) JPA
14 11 (17.19%) JNDI
15 9 (14.06%) EJB
16 8 (12.50%) REST
17 4 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.56%) DTV
1 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
1 1 (1.56%) Open Source
1 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) UNIX
2 11 (17.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) MVC
3 15 (23.44%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Scrum
5 10 (15.63%) TDD
6 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.50%) OOP
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
9 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.25%) BDD
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (4.69%) SOA
11 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.13%) Document Management
12 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
12 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (62.50%) SQL
3 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 11 (17.19%) C++
6 3 (4.69%) C
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Sun
4 1 (1.56%) Compuware
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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