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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 220 194 189
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 24 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.85% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.90% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 59 66
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 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 March 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 March 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 -20 16 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Cheshire +7 6 £43,250 +29.10%
Lancashire +2 2 £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 27 March 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 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 32 (57.14%) Oracle
3 31 (55.36%) Web Services
3 31 (55.36%) XML
4 27 (48.21%) Spring
5 25 (44.64%) Hibernate
5 25 (44.64%) SOAP
5 25 (44.64%) HTML
5 25 (44.64%) Eclipse
6 24 (42.86%) Ant
6 24 (42.86%) JUnit
7 22 (39.29%) JDBC
7 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (35.71%) JSP
9 18 (32.14%) jQuery
10 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
10 16 (28.57%) CSS
10 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
11 15 (26.79%) OO
12 14 (25.00%) Linux
12 14 (25.00%) Struts
12 14 (25.00%) MVC
12 14 (25.00%) JIRA
12 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (23.21%) GlassFish
13 13 (23.21%) JMS
13 13 (23.21%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 13 (23.21%) GlassFish
2 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
3 11 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.71%) Apache
4 6 (10.71%) IIS
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.79%) Liferay
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 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Eclipse
2 24 (42.86%) Ant
2 24 (42.86%) JUnit
3 14 (25.00%) JIRA
3 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.29%) Selenium
5 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.71%) JMeter
6 6 (10.71%) Maven
7 2 (3.57%) Mockito
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.79%) Gradle
8 1 (1.79%) TestNG
8 1 (1.79%) MyEclipse
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (55.36%) Web Services
2 31 (55.36%) XML
3 27 (48.21%) Spring
4 25 (44.64%) HTML
4 25 (44.64%) SOAP
4 25 (44.64%) Hibernate
5 22 (39.29%) JDBC
6 20 (35.71%) JSP
7 18 (32.14%) jQuery
8 16 (28.57%) CSS
9 14 (25.00%) Struts
10 13 (23.21%) JMS
11 12 (21.43%) EJB
11 12 (21.43%) JNDI
12 10 (17.86%) Spring MVC
13 9 (16.07%) Ajax
13 9 (16.07%) REST
14 8 (14.29%) JPA
15 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
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 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
2 12 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) OO
3 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 11 (19.64%) OOP
5 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
9 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Web Development
9 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 32 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) C++
4 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.36%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) 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
4 1 (1.79%) Google
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