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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 223 185 208
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 26 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.99% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 49
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
6247 6794 7160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.19% 95.14% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4992 5499 6017
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 £24,375 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -24 20 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Cheshire +4 3 £44,000 +31.34%
Lancashire -7 3 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (100.00%) Java
1 60 (100.00%) J2EE
2 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (55.00%) XML
4 32 (53.33%) Web Services
4 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 32 (53.33%) Oracle
5 30 (50.00%) Spring
6 28 (46.67%) Hibernate
6 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (46.67%) Ant
7 26 (43.33%) HTML
7 26 (43.33%) SOAP
7 26 (43.33%) Eclipse
8 25 (41.67%) JUnit
9 22 (36.67%) JDBC
10 20 (33.33%) CSS
11 18 (30.00%) JSP
11 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
12 17 (28.33%) jQuery
13 16 (26.67%) OO
13 16 (26.67%) MySQL
13 16 (26.67%) MVC
14 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 15 (25.00%) JMS
14 15 (25.00%) Linux
15 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
15 14 (23.33%) GlassFish
16 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (21.67%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (23.33%) GlassFish
3 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
4 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (10.00%) Apache
5 6 (10.00%) IIS
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.00%) JBoss
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) DB2
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Ant
2 26 (43.33%) Eclipse
3 25 (41.67%) JUnit
4 13 (21.67%) JIRA
4 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (15.00%) Maven
6 8 (13.33%) Selenium
7 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.00%) JMeter
9 2 (3.33%) Mockito
10 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.67%) Gradle
10 1 (1.67%) TestNG
10 1 (1.67%) MyEclipse
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) J2EE
2 33 (55.00%) XML
3 32 (53.33%) Web Services
4 30 (50.00%) Spring
5 28 (46.67%) Hibernate
6 26 (43.33%) HTML
6 26 (43.33%) SOAP
7 22 (36.67%) JDBC
8 20 (33.33%) CSS
9 18 (30.00%) JSP
10 17 (28.33%) jQuery
11 15 (25.00%) JMS
12 13 (21.67%) Struts
12 13 (21.67%) EJB
12 13 (21.67%) JNDI
13 12 (20.00%) Spring MVC
14 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 9 (15.00%) REST
16 8 (13.33%) Ajax
17 7 (11.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.67%) DTV
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) UNIX
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) OO
2 16 (26.67%) MVC
3 12 (20.00%) OOP
4 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.00%) BDD
8 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) C++
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Google
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