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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 220 165 140
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 32 77 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.15% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.20% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 75 130
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -37 19 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Cheshire -11 11 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Lancashire -10 1 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (100.00%) Java
1 81 (100.00%) J2EE
2 53 (65.43%) Spring
3 46 (56.79%) SQL
4 41 (50.62%) Oracle
4 41 (50.62%) XML
5 37 (45.68%) Hibernate
6 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 36 (44.44%) Web Services
7 35 (43.21%) HTML
7 35 (43.21%) Tomcat
8 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (40.74%) JUnit
10 30 (37.04%) SOAP
11 29 (35.80%) JDBC
12 24 (29.63%) JSP
12 24 (29.63%) Eclipse
13 22 (27.16%) CSS
14 21 (25.93%) Ant
15 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
16 19 (23.46%) JMS
16 19 (23.46%) Scrum
16 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
16 19 (23.46%) JIRA
16 19 (23.46%) jQuery
17 18 (22.22%) OO
17 18 (22.22%) Finance
18 17 (20.99%) Struts
18 17 (20.99%) Linux
18 17 (20.99%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (43.21%) Tomcat
2 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
3 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 11 (13.58%) Apache
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (12.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (12.35%) GlassFish
5 6 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (6.17%) JBoss
7 4 (4.94%) IIS
8 3 (3.70%) Liferay
8 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.41%) Informix
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.94%) DB2
8 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.23%) Redis
9 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) JUnit
2 24 (29.63%) Eclipse
3 21 (25.93%) Ant
4 19 (23.46%) JIRA
5 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
6 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.35%) Selenium
7 10 (12.35%) Subversion
8 9 (11.11%) Maven
8 9 (11.11%) Mockito
9 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
10 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.17%) Introscope
11 4 (4.94%) JMeter
12 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.23%) Gradle
13 1 (1.23%) Log4j
13 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Automotive
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) J2EE
2 53 (65.43%) Spring
3 41 (50.62%) XML
4 37 (45.68%) Hibernate
5 36 (44.44%) Web Services
6 35 (43.21%) HTML
7 30 (37.04%) SOAP
8 29 (35.80%) JDBC
9 24 (29.63%) JSP
10 22 (27.16%) CSS
11 19 (23.46%) JMS
11 19 (23.46%) jQuery
12 17 (20.99%) Struts
13 13 (16.05%) Ajax
14 10 (12.35%) Spring MVC
14 10 (12.35%) JPA
14 10 (12.35%) JNDI
14 10 (12.35%) Servlets
15 8 (9.88%) EJB
15 8 (9.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) PDA
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 10 (12.35%) UNIX
4 6 (7.41%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
3 19 (23.46%) Scrum
4 18 (22.22%) OO
5 17 (20.99%) MVC
6 16 (19.75%) TDD
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.88%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.41%) OOP
9 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.17%) DevOps
10 5 (6.17%) OOD
11 4 (4.94%) SOA
11 4 (4.94%) Web Development
11 4 (4.94%) BDD
12 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.47%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (2.47%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (56.79%) SQL
3 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) C++
5 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.41%) XPath
7 3 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) IBM
2 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.17%) Perforce
3 5 (6.17%) Compuware
3 5 (6.17%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Sybase
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.23%) Actimize
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