The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 171 204 126
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 73 48 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.66% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.69% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 73 46 129
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6726 6941 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 5830 6070
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 55 £37,500 +4.16% 7
Lancashire +12 13 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Merseyside -6 8 £57,500 +43.75%
Cheshire +6 3 £33,500 -16.25%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
1 142 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (68.31%) Spring
3 86 (60.56%) Hibernate
4 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 68 (47.89%) HTML
6 49 (34.51%) JSP
7 47 (33.10%) Oracle
8 45 (31.69%) OO
9 44 (30.99%) Tomcat
10 39 (27.46%) Struts
10 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (26.06%) CSS
12 35 (24.65%) SQL
13 33 (23.24%) TDD
13 33 (23.24%) Finance
14 30 (21.13%) JUnit
15 29 (20.42%) OOA/OOD
15 29 (20.42%) Eclipse
15 29 (20.42%) Java EE
16 28 (19.72%) jQuery
16 28 (19.72%) Web Application Development
17 27 (19.01%) Relational Database
18 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
19 24 (16.90%) XML
20 23 (16.20%) JBoss
20 23 (16.20%) Linux
20 23 (16.20%) Scrum
21 20 (14.08%) MVC
21 20 (14.08%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (30.99%) Tomcat
2 18 (12.68%) Apache Solr
3 12 (8.45%) Apache
4 5 (3.52%) CMS
5 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.56%) MySQL
3 9 (6.34%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (21.13%) JUnit
2 29 (20.42%) Eclipse
3 15 (10.56%) Ant
4 11 (7.75%) Subversion
5 6 (4.23%) JIRA
5 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.11%) Hudson
6 3 (2.11%) Maven
7 1 (0.70%) Mockito
7 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 33 (23.24%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.63%) Retail
3 8 (5.63%) Automotive
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (1.41%) Publishing
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (68.31%) Spring
3 86 (60.56%) Hibernate
4 68 (47.89%) HTML
5 49 (34.51%) JSP
6 39 (27.46%) Struts
7 37 (26.06%) CSS
8 29 (20.42%) Java EE
9 28 (19.72%) jQuery
10 24 (16.90%) XML
11 20 (14.08%) Ajax
12 19 (13.38%) Servlets
13 16 (11.27%) Web Services
14 15 (10.56%) Spring MVC
15 13 (9.15%) JMS
16 11 (7.75%) JPA
16 11 (7.75%) JDBC
16 11 (7.75%) SOAP
17 4 (2.82%) EJB
18 3 (2.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Mainframe
1 9 (6.34%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.20%) Linux
2 13 (9.15%) UNIX
3 8 (5.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.69%) OO
2 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.24%) TDD
4 29 (20.42%) OOA/OOD
5 28 (19.72%) Web Application Development
6 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
7 23 (16.20%) Scrum
8 20 (14.08%) MVC
9 15 (10.56%) Web Development
9 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.45%) BDD
11 9 (6.34%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.63%) Document Management
12 8 (5.63%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.63%) OOD
13 5 (3.52%) Content Management
13 5 (3.52%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.52%) UML
14 3 (2.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.65%) SQL
4 12 (8.45%) Scala
5 8 (5.63%) C++
6 5 (3.52%) PHP
6 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.11%) C#
8 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) Oracle
2 23 (16.20%) JBoss
3 10 (7.04%) IBM
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase
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