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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 229 178 166
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 22 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 1.01% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.07% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 66 93
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
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 February 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 February 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
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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 -36 11 £37,500 - 4
Cheshire -3 10 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Lancashire -5 1 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (100.00%) Java
1 56 (100.00%) J2EE
2 38 (67.86%) Oracle
3 37 (66.07%) SQL
4 35 (62.50%) Web Services
5 33 (58.93%) XML
6 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
7 30 (53.57%) JUnit
8 28 (50.00%) SOAP
8 28 (50.00%) Spring
9 27 (48.21%) JDBC
9 27 (48.21%) Eclipse
10 26 (46.43%) HTML
11 24 (42.86%) Ant
11 24 (42.86%) JSP
11 24 (42.86%) Hibernate
12 22 (39.29%) jQuery
13 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (35.71%) Tomcat
15 17 (30.36%) JIRA
15 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
16 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
16 16 (28.57%) MVC
16 16 (28.57%) Struts
17 15 (26.79%) OO
18 14 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 14 (25.00%) JMS
18 14 (25.00%) GlassFish
19 13 (23.21%) JNDI
19 13 (23.21%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 14 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 14 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (10.71%) Apache
5 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) Liferay
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (53.57%) JUnit
2 27 (48.21%) Eclipse
3 24 (42.86%) Ant
4 17 (30.36%) JIRA
4 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
5 8 (14.29%) Selenium
6 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
7 6 (10.71%) JMeter
8 4 (7.14%) Maven
9 3 (5.36%) Mockito
10 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.79%) Gradle
10 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.79%) TestNG
10 1 (1.79%) MyEclipse
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) J2EE
2 35 (62.50%) Web Services
3 33 (58.93%) XML
4 28 (50.00%) SOAP
4 28 (50.00%) Spring
5 27 (48.21%) JDBC
6 26 (46.43%) HTML
7 24 (42.86%) JSP
7 24 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 22 (39.29%) jQuery
9 16 (28.57%) Struts
10 14 (25.00%) JMS
11 13 (23.21%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) JNDI
12 12 (21.43%) Ajax
13 11 (19.64%) JPA
13 11 (19.64%) EJB
14 10 (17.86%) REST
14 10 (17.86%) Spring MVC
15 3 (5.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) DTV
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) UNIX
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) MVC
3 15 (26.79%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) OOP
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) SOA
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.57%) OOD
11 2 (3.57%) Service Management
11 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (66.07%) SQL
3 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (17.86%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
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