The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 259 - 231
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £38,500 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Sun Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1628 1698 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.28% 22.75% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1313 1321
Average salary £38,350 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the North West region.

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
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 Sun Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Cheshire - 1 £38,500 -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sun Certification also 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 that cited Sun Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (60.00%) OCPJP
3 3 (60.00%) OCMJD
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) RAD
3 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sun Certification also 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 that cited Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) IMS/DB
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (60.00%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (60.00%) OCPJP
2 3 (60.00%) OCMJD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) IBM