The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 60 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.52% 1.46% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 3.32% 3.46% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £36,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
Sun
Northamptonshire

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

Vendors Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
241 231 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 45.64% 42.08% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 227 214 137
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Sun
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Sun Salary Trend in Northampton

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Sun 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.

1 20 (80.00%) Java
1 20 (80.00%) J2EE
1 20 (80.00%) Struts
1 20 (80.00%) Sun Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) EJB
3 13 (52.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (48.00%) JSP
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) Web Development
4 12 (48.00%) JUnit
5 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) OCPJP
5 8 (32.00%) OCMJD
5 8 (32.00%) Spring
5 8 (32.00%) Servlets
5 8 (32.00%) Apache
6 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) Telemarketing

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Sun 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
1 20 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 20 (80.00%) J2EE Developer
1 20 (80.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Developer Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Software Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Sales Executive
3 5 (20.00%) IT Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) J2EE
1 20 (80.00%) Struts
2 13 (52.00%) EJB
3 12 (48.00%) JSP
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 12 (48.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) Servlets
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (52.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Business Development
3 5 (20.00%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Sun Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) OCPJP
3 8 (32.00%) OCMJD
4 1 (4.00%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Dell
2 5 (20.00%) Hitachi
2 5 (20.00%) Fujitsu