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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 212 175 128
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 44 64 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.96% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.02% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
7019 6245 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.63% 94.05% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5866 5334 5900
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 0 22 £37,500 -1.31% 6
Lancashire -5 12 £37,250 -3.24%
Cheshire -37 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
1 103 (100.00%) J2EE
2 74 (71.84%) Spring
3 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (55.34%) Hibernate
5 38 (36.89%) Scrum
5 38 (36.89%) HTML
5 38 (36.89%) Tomcat
6 37 (35.92%) SQL
7 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
8 32 (31.07%) XML
9 30 (29.13%) CSS
10 29 (28.16%) OO
11 28 (27.18%) Oracle
12 25 (24.27%) E-Commerce
13 24 (23.30%) Web Services
14 21 (20.39%) Relational Database
15 20 (19.42%) Servlets
15 20 (19.42%) SOAP
15 20 (19.42%) JUnit
15 20 (19.42%) JMS
16 19 (18.45%) TDD
17 17 (16.50%) Subversion
17 17 (16.50%) Eclipse
17 17 (16.50%) JSP
18 16 (15.53%) C++
18 16 (15.53%) Finance
18 16 (15.53%) Automotive
19 15 (14.56%) Apache
19 15 (14.56%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 38 (36.89%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.56%) Apache
2 15 (14.56%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.77%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (7.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.88%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.88%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.91%) Liferay
6 3 (2.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) HTTP
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.74%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.77%) MySQL
4 6 (5.83%) Informix
5 5 (4.85%) DB2
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Redis
9 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) JUnit
2 17 (16.50%) Eclipse
2 17 (16.50%) Subversion
3 12 (11.65%) Ant
4 8 (7.77%) Maven
4 8 (7.77%) JIRA
5 7 (6.80%) Mockito
6 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.85%) Introscope
7 5 (4.85%) Selenium
8 3 (2.91%) Toad
8 3 (2.91%) ERwin
8 3 (2.91%) Log4j
8 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
1 16 (15.53%) Automotive
2 2 (1.94%) Publishing
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
2 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Electronics
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) J2EE
2 74 (71.84%) Spring
3 57 (55.34%) Hibernate
4 38 (36.89%) HTML
5 32 (31.07%) XML
6 30 (29.13%) CSS
7 24 (23.30%) Web Services
8 20 (19.42%) Servlets
8 20 (19.42%) SOAP
8 20 (19.42%) JMS
9 17 (16.50%) JSP
10 14 (13.59%) Struts
10 14 (13.59%) JDBC
11 11 (10.68%) jQuery
12 10 (9.71%) Ajax
13 8 (7.77%) JAX-RPC
14 7 (6.80%) Spring MVC
15 6 (5.83%) Grails
15 6 (5.83%) Java EE
15 6 (5.83%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
1 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.83%) Data Structures
1 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.85%) Open Source
2 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.97%) DTV
4 1 (0.97%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) UNIX
3 6 (5.83%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.89%) Scrum
3 29 (28.16%) OO
4 25 (24.27%) E-Commerce
5 19 (18.45%) TDD
6 14 (13.59%) Web Development
7 13 (12.62%) OOD
8 12 (11.65%) MVC
9 10 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.80%) Web Application Development
12 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.85%) BDD
15 4 (3.88%) SOA
16 3 (2.91%) UML
16 3 (2.91%) RAD
16 3 (2.91%) Content Management
16 3 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (35.92%) SQL
3 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.53%) C++
5 6 (5.83%) XPath
6 3 (2.91%) Scala
6 3 (2.91%) Python
6 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.91%) C
6 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) JBoss
3 8 (7.77%) IBM
4 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.85%) Perforce
5 5 (4.85%) Compuware
5 5 (4.85%) HP
6 3 (2.91%) Actimize
7 2 (1.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) Chordiant
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