The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - 65 59
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 2.10% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.95% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 14
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
Sun
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
373 364 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 42.39% 42.52% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 318 337 255
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sun Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) Hitachi
1 5 (62.50%) Telemarketing
1 5 (62.50%) Business Development
1 5 (62.50%) Fujitsu
2 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
3 2 (25.00%) OCMJD
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Sales Executive
1 5 (62.50%) IT Sales Executive
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) EJB
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Telemarketing
1 5 (62.50%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
2 2 (25.00%) OCMJD
3 1 (12.50%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) Hitachi
1 5 (62.50%) Fujitsu
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle