Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 117 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +24
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 72 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.15% 1.07% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 2.63% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 52
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,500 £38,625 £34,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,750 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 1,397 876 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.78% 40.93% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 785 950
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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 -17 28 £52,500 - 4
Chester -17 6 £47,500 -
Sandbach - 2 £45,000 -
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 71 (98.61%) Java
2 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (62.50%) Spring
4 44 (61.11%) Hibernate
5 42 (58.33%) Web Services
6 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 33 (45.83%) Finance
6 33 (45.83%) Advertising
7 27 (37.50%) Oracle
8 25 (34.72%) SOAP
8 25 (34.72%) Banking
8 25 (34.72%) SDLC
9 22 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
9 22 (30.56%) MVC
10 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
10 21 (29.17%) jQuery
11 20 (27.78%) Spring MVC
12 19 (26.39%) Waterfall
13 18 (25.00%) REST
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (25.00%) JBoss
14 17 (23.61%) Risk Management
15 16 (22.22%) JSP
15 16 (22.22%) HTML
15 16 (22.22%) Subversion
16 15 (20.83%) RESTful
16 15 (20.83%) Open Source
17 14 (19.44%) JSON
17 14 (19.44%) Servlets

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 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 18 (25.00%) JBoss
3 14 (19.44%) WebLogic
4 10 (13.89%) Apache
4 10 (13.89%) Jetty
4 10 (13.89%) Mule
4 10 (13.89%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.56%) CICS
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.78%) CMS
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.78%) BASE24
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) ATM
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) DB2
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) GIS
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 16 (22.22%) Subversion
3 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.67%) Maven
5 10 (13.89%) Hudson
6 8 (11.11%) Gradle
6 8 (11.11%) JIRA
7 7 (9.72%) Bitbucket
7 7 (9.72%) Jasmine
7 7 (9.72%) JUnit
8 5 (6.94%) Selenium
9 4 (5.56%) ClearCase
10 3 (4.17%) Introscope
10 3 (4.17%) JMeter
10 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.78%) jMock
11 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.78%) Mockito
12 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (45.83%) Advertising
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 25 (34.72%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Investment Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Law
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 44 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 7 (9.72%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Junior
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) Spring
2 44 (61.11%) Hibernate
3 42 (58.33%) Web Services
4 25 (34.72%) SOAP
5 21 (29.17%) jQuery
6 20 (27.78%) Spring MVC
7 18 (25.00%) REST
8 16 (22.22%) HTML
8 16 (22.22%) JSP
9 15 (20.83%) RESTful
10 14 (19.44%) JSON
10 14 (19.44%) Servlets
11 13 (18.06%) XML
12 11 (15.28%) EJB
13 10 (13.89%) Node.js
14 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 8 (11.11%) CSS
16 7 (9.72%) CSS3
16 7 (9.72%) HTML5
16 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.72%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.72%) RIA
2 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 6 (8.33%) Online Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) PMI
6 3 (4.17%) VSAM
7 2 (2.78%) IVR
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.78%) Xbox
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 5 (6.94%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.17%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) SDLC
3 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 22 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 19 (26.39%) Waterfall
5 17 (23.61%) Risk Management
6 15 (20.83%) Open Source
7 13 (18.06%) TDD
8 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.28%) Wealth Management
10 10 (13.89%) BDD
10 10 (13.89%) Content Management
10 10 (13.89%) OO
11 8 (11.11%) Project Management
12 7 (9.72%) DevOps
12 7 (9.72%) Investment Management
12 7 (9.72%) MVVM
12 7 (9.72%) Service Management
13 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) Java
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) Assembly Language
5 4 (5.56%) COBOL
6 3 (4.17%) REXX
7 1 (1.39%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.17%) PMP
4 3 (4.17%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) CA Wily
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) Chordiant
6 3 (4.17%) Ab Initio
6 3 (4.17%) Adobe
6 3 (4.17%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.17%) CA
6 3 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (4.17%) Informatica
6 3 (4.17%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (4.17%) Sun
7 2 (2.78%) Facebook
8 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.39%) New Relic
8 1 (1.39%) Novell
8 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Sybase