Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 106 119
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -6
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 65 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.08% 1.86% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 4.45% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 26
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,150 £25,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,275 988 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.77% 41.79% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 965 838 757
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,625 £53,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE in Cheshire.

Salary trend for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 33 £57,500 +21.05%
Chester -19 4 £55,000 +15.79%
Runcorn +1 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 60 (92.31%) Java
2 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) Spring
3 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) Oracle
4 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 24 (36.92%) Advertising
5 24 (36.92%) Web Services
6 21 (32.31%) Finance
7 20 (30.77%) MVC
8 19 (29.23%) PHP
8 19 (29.23%) Spring MVC
9 18 (27.69%) SOAP
10 16 (24.62%) DevOps
11 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 15 (23.08%) Open Source
11 15 (23.08%) TDD
12 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
12 14 (21.54%) HP
12 14 (21.54%) SDLC
13 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 13 (20.00%) Coaching
13 13 (20.00%) MySQL
14 12 (18.46%) Banking
14 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
14 12 (18.46%) Java EE
15 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.92%) JBoss
3 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.77%) Jetty
4 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.69%) Apache
5 5 (7.69%) Mule
6 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.08%) CMS
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Blender
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) BASE24
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) npm
2 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) DB2
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) Selenium
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
4 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.23%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) Hudson
5 5 (7.69%) Introscope
5 5 (7.69%) JMeter
5 5 (7.69%) JUnit
5 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.15%) Gradle
7 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.62%) Mockito
7 3 (4.62%) SOAtest
8 2 (3.08%) Geb
8 2 (3.08%) jMock
9 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 24 (36.92%) Advertising
2 21 (32.31%) Finance
3 12 (18.46%) Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Law
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Java Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
8 4 (6.15%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Test Leader
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) Spring
2 25 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 24 (36.92%) Web Services
4 19 (29.23%) Spring MVC
5 18 (27.69%) SOAP
6 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (18.46%) Java EE
8 11 (16.92%) HTML
8 11 (16.92%) XML
9 10 (15.38%) React
9 10 (15.38%) REST
10 9 (13.85%) .NET
10 9 (13.85%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) JSON
10 9 (13.85%) RESTful
11 8 (12.31%) Node.js
12 5 (7.69%) JAX-WS
12 5 (7.69%) JSP
13 4 (6.15%) CSS
13 4 (6.15%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) IVR
4 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.62%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.62%) VSAM
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) PMI
6 1 (1.54%) RIA
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Unix
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) AIX
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (30.77%) MVC
4 16 (24.62%) DevOps
5 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.08%) Open Source
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 15 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.54%) SDLC
6 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.00%) Coaching
8 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
8 11 (16.92%) Scrum
9 10 (15.38%) Kanban
9 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 9 (13.85%) OO
10 9 (13.85%) Performance Engineering
11 8 (12.31%) Demand Management
12 7 (10.77%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) PHP
4 10 (15.38%) Python
4 10 (15.38%) R
5 8 (12.31%) Java 8
6 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) REXX
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) BeanShell
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.62%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) CISSP
4 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) HP
3 10 (15.38%) Google
4 6 (9.23%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 5 (7.69%) CA
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (6.15%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (4.62%) Ab Initio
7 3 (4.62%) Dynatrace
7 3 (4.62%) Informatica
7 3 (4.62%) New Relic
7 3 (4.62%) Sun
8 2 (3.08%) Adobe
8 2 (3.08%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.08%) Novell
8 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) Sybase