The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / North West
Rank 235 221 247
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Sun 16 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2546 2260 3016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.77% 40.54% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2084 1872 2528
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sun Salary Trend in the North West

Sun
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Sun Salary Histogram in the North West

Sun
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 6 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cheshire +16 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 4 £33,750 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sun.

1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) Banking
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Sun Certification
5 6 (25.00%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) Sage 200
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Presales
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (20.83%) NetSuite
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) HPUX
6 5 (20.83%) Sage

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) CICS
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (20.83%) NetSuite
1 5 (20.83%) Sage 200
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.17%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.17%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Gradle
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Mockito
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Software Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) Servlets
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) EJB
4 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) POSIX
4 3 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) HPUX
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) SUSE
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Presales
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) MVVM
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) AWK
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) sed
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ACCA
4 1 (4.17%) CIMA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Pegasus
3 5 (20.83%) Sage
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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