The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Northampton region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 57 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Sun 13 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.04% 3.59% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 7.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 186 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 41.29% 47.69% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 251 169 154
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 £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Northamptonshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
1 19 (100.00%) Struts
1 19 (100.00%) Sun Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Computer Science
2 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) EJB
3 14 (73.68%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
4 12 (63.16%) JUnit
4 12 (63.16%) Web Development
4 12 (63.16%) JSP
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 12 (63.16%) XML
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Servlets
5 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Apache
6 7 (36.84%) OCPJP
6 7 (36.84%) OCMJD
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) OCPJWCD

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JUnit
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
1 19 (100.00%) Struts
2 14 (73.68%) EJB
3 12 (63.16%) JSP
3 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 12 (63.16%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) Servlets
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Computer Science
2 14 (73.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Sun Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) OCPJP
3 7 (36.84%) OCMJD
4 2 (10.53%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago