Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 129 98
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31 +24
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 49 17 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 0.77% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 1.89% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 89
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £56,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% -9.52%
10th Percentile £29,725 £47,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £71,500 £65,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 1152 900 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.44% 40.78% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 956 822 1100
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £56,250
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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -23 27 £48,750 -18.75%
Chester +8 7 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Sandbach - 7 £50,000 -
Warrington -13 1 £25,000 -57.45%
Runcorn - 1 £25,000 -
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (61.22%) SQL
4 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (53.06%) SDLC
6 23 (46.94%) Banking
7 22 (44.90%) Spring
7 22 (44.90%) Oracle
8 21 (42.86%) JSP
8 21 (42.86%) Web Services
8 21 (42.86%) Finance
9 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
9 20 (40.82%) TDD
9 20 (40.82%) XML
10 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
10 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
11 18 (36.73%) JSON
12 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
12 16 (32.65%) HTML
13 15 (30.61%) EJB
13 15 (30.61%) MVC
13 15 (30.61%) jQuery
14 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 14 (28.57%) DB2
15 13 (26.53%) Servlets
15 13 (26.53%) OO
15 13 (26.53%) BDD
15 13 (26.53%) Degree
15 13 (26.53%) Computer Science Degree

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 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.41%) JBoss
3 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
4 7 (14.29%) CICS
5 3 (6.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.04%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) DB2
2 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) GIS
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.45%) JIRA
3 11 (22.45%) Subversion
4 8 (16.33%) ClearCase
4 8 (16.33%) Gradle
5 6 (12.24%) Jasmine
6 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.20%) JUnit
7 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.16%) Maven
8 1 (2.04%) JProfiler
General
1 23 (46.94%) Banking
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (16.33%) Advertising
4 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.16%) Law
7 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
5 8 (16.33%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Java Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Junior
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) XML Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) DevOps Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Spring
2 21 (42.86%) JSP
2 21 (42.86%) Web Services
3 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
3 20 (40.82%) XML
4 18 (36.73%) JSON
5 16 (32.65%) HTML
6 15 (30.61%) EJB
6 15 (30.61%) jQuery
7 13 (26.53%) Servlets
8 11 (22.45%) Struts
8 11 (22.45%) WSDL
9 10 (20.41%) SOAP
9 10 (20.41%) Spring MVC
10 9 (18.37%) CSS
10 9 (18.37%) JMS
10 9 (18.37%) RESTful
11 8 (16.33%) Ext JS
11 8 (16.33%) REST
11 8 (16.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Mainframe
3 8 (16.33%) PMI
4 5 (10.20%) RIA
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience
5 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (6.12%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) AIX
3 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) SDLC
3 20 (40.82%) TDD
4 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
5 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 13 (26.53%) BDD
7 13 (26.53%) OO
8 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
8 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) Service Management
10 9 (18.37%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (18.37%) UML
11 8 (16.33%) CMMI
11 8 (16.33%) Microservices
11 8 (16.33%) PRINCE
11 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
11 8 (16.33%) Project Management
11 8 (16.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 7 (14.29%) COBOL
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Chordiant
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Apigee
6 1 (2.04%) Perforce
6 1 (2.04%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata