Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 122 131
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -38
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 23 48 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.87% 1.71% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 4.23% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 14
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -15.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £31,125 £29,050 £47,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,500 £71,500
North West median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%

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 912 1,134 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.32% 40.28% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 752 941 815
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -10 4 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Chester -3 3 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Runcorn +12 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (86.96%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) JSP
8 5 (21.74%) Servlets
8 5 (21.74%) Node.js
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Microservices
8 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (17.39%) SPML

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 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) CICS
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Blockchain
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Introscope
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) SOAtest
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) REST
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
6 5 (21.74%) JSP
6 5 (21.74%) Node.js
6 5 (21.74%) Servlets
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) EJB
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) JSON
7 4 (17.39%) SPML
8 3 (13.04%) JMS
8 3 (13.04%) Kafka
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) RIA
4 1 (4.35%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SDLC
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Microservices
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) BeanShell
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
5 1 (4.35%) Java 8
5 1 (4.35%) JCL
5 1 (4.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CSQA
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Sybase
4 3 (13.04%) Cloudera
4 3 (13.04%) Talend
5 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Chordiant
5 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
5 2 (8.70%) Dynatrace
5 2 (8.70%) New Relic
5 2 (8.70%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (8.70%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) Novell
6 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) SAP