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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 228 173 140
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 32 72 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 1.03% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.09% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 70 132
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
7099 6628 7427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 95.07% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6090 5648 6527
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -25 19 £40,000 +8.84% 7
Cheshire -32 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Lancashire -3 2 £38,750 +72.22% 2
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 90 (100.00%) Java
1 90 (100.00%) J2EE
2 60 (66.67%) Spring
3 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (51.11%) SQL
5 43 (47.78%) Hibernate
6 40 (44.44%) HTML
7 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
7 39 (43.33%) XML
8 37 (41.11%) Oracle
8 37 (41.11%) Tomcat
9 34 (37.78%) Web Services
10 29 (32.22%) CSS
10 29 (32.22%) SOAP
10 29 (32.22%) JUnit
11 27 (30.00%) Scrum
12 25 (27.78%) JDBC
13 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
14 23 (25.56%) Eclipse
14 23 (25.56%) JSP
15 22 (24.44%) OO
16 19 (21.11%) JMS
16 19 (21.11%) Ant
16 19 (21.11%) Finance
16 19 (21.11%) WebSphere
16 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
17 18 (20.00%) Struts
18 16 (17.78%) TDD
18 16 (17.78%) Linux
18 16 (17.78%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 37 (41.11%) Tomcat
2 19 (21.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (11.11%) Apache
4 10 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (8.89%) JBoss
6 8 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (8.89%) GlassFish
7 5 (5.56%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.33%) Liferay
9 2 (2.22%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) HTTP
2 5 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.67%) Informix
6 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.56%) DB2
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.11%) Redis
9 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) JUnit
2 23 (25.56%) Eclipse
3 19 (21.11%) Ant
4 15 (16.67%) JIRA
5 11 (12.22%) Maven
6 10 (11.11%) Subversion
6 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.00%) Mockito
7 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.89%) Selenium
9 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.56%) Introscope
11 3 (3.33%) Log4j
11 3 (3.33%) Toad
11 3 (3.33%) ERwin
12 2 (2.22%) JMeter
12 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.11%) Gradle
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.33%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) J2EE
2 60 (66.67%) Spring
3 43 (47.78%) Hibernate
4 40 (44.44%) HTML
5 39 (43.33%) XML
6 34 (37.78%) Web Services
7 29 (32.22%) SOAP
7 29 (32.22%) CSS
8 25 (27.78%) JDBC
9 23 (25.56%) JSP
10 19 (21.11%) JMS
11 18 (20.00%) Struts
12 16 (17.78%) jQuery
13 14 (15.56%) Servlets
14 12 (13.33%) Ajax
15 8 (8.89%) JNDI
15 8 (8.89%) Spring MVC
15 8 (8.89%) JAX-RPC
15 8 (8.89%) JPA
16 7 (7.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.11%) PDA
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) UNIX
4 6 (6.67%) Android
4 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Scrum
3 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 22 (24.44%) OO
5 16 (17.78%) TDD
6 15 (16.67%) MVC
7 9 (10.00%) OOD
7 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.78%) Web Development
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.67%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.44%) BDD
11 4 (4.44%) SOA
12 3 (3.33%) RAD
12 3 (3.33%) OOP
12 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.33%) DevOps
13 2 (2.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (51.11%) SQL
3 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.33%) C++
5 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.67%) XPath
7 3 (3.33%) C
7 3 (3.33%) Python
7 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
1 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 37 (41.11%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) IBM
3 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.56%) Perforce
4 5 (5.56%) Compuware
4 5 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) Actimize
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.22%) Sybase
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Chordiant
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