The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 128 117
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11  
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 98 111 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.93% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 5.18% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 84 102 125
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2736 2141 2640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.46% 37.14% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 1850 2240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing J2EE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -39 63 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Cheshire +5 25 £47,500 - 2
Merseyside - 8 - - 2
Lancashire -5 2 £38,000 +2.70% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 200 (99.50%) Java
2 136 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (52.74%) Spring
4 90 (44.78%) SQL
5 72 (35.82%) Hibernate
6 65 (32.34%) Tomcat
6 65 (32.34%) Software Engineering
7 61 (30.35%) JavaScript
7 61 (30.35%) JUnit
8 59 (29.35%) Oracle
9 57 (28.36%) Unit Testing
10 54 (26.87%) Web Services
11 52 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (23.88%) SQL Server
13 44 (21.89%) OO
14 43 (21.39%) HTML
14 43 (21.39%) Scrum
15 40 (19.90%) TDD
16 36 (17.91%) C++
16 36 (17.91%) JSP
17 35 (17.41%) SOAP
18 33 (16.42%) Maven
19 32 (15.92%) Multithreading
19 32 (15.92%) XML
19 32 (15.92%) E-Commerce
19 32 (15.92%) Eclipse
20 31 (15.42%) REST
20 31 (15.42%) SDLC
21 30 (14.93%) WebSphere
22 29 (14.43%) RESTful

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 65 (32.34%) Tomcat
2 30 (14.93%) WebSphere
3 29 (14.43%) JBoss
4 13 (6.47%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.98%) Confluence
7 8 (3.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.49%) Apache
8 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.49%) nginx
8 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.50%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.99%) SaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) HTTP
3 4 (1.99%) LDAP
4 3 (1.49%) SSL
5 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.43%) MySQL
3 19 (9.45%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.48%) Big Data
6 8 (3.98%) DB2
6 8 (3.98%) Hazelcast
7 7 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) Endeca
9 3 (1.49%) Redis
10 1 (0.50%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 61 (30.35%) JUnit
2 33 (16.42%) Maven
3 32 (15.92%) Eclipse
4 23 (11.44%) Git (software)
5 21 (10.45%) Jenkins
6 19 (9.45%) JIRA
7 13 (6.47%) Mockito
8 12 (5.97%) Bitbucket
8 12 (5.97%) Gradle
9 10 (4.98%) jMock
10 9 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (4.48%) IntelliJ
10 9 (4.48%) JMeter
11 7 (3.48%) Ant
11 7 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.99%) Hudson
12 6 (2.99%) MSBuild
12 6 (2.99%) NetBeans
12 6 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (8.96%) Finance
2 17 (8.46%) Retail
3 13 (6.47%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.49%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (73.63%) Developer
2 126 (62.69%) Java Developer
3 57 (28.36%) Senior Developer
4 53 (26.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (11.44%) Software Engineer
6 21 (10.45%) J2EE Developer
6 21 (10.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (6.97%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.47%) Architect
8 13 (6.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Technical Leader
10 9 (4.48%) Linux Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.98%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.99%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (52.74%) Spring
2 72 (35.82%) Hibernate
3 54 (26.87%) Web Services
4 43 (21.39%) HTML
5 36 (17.91%) JSP
6 35 (17.41%) SOAP
7 32 (15.92%) XML
8 31 (15.42%) REST
9 29 (14.43%) AngularJS
9 29 (14.43%) RESTful
10 25 (12.44%) jQuery
11 24 (11.94%) JDBC
12 22 (10.95%) .NET
13 21 (10.45%) Servlets
13 21 (10.45%) Spring MVC
14 19 (9.45%) CSS
15 18 (8.96%) JSON
16 17 (8.46%) Node.js
17 15 (7.46%) Grails
18 14 (6.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.45%) iPad
2 12 (5.97%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) User Experience
4 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.49%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.99%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.00%) PMI
7 2 (1.00%) RIA
8 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.44%) Linux
2 8 (3.98%) Android
3 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.99%) Windows
4 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.34%) Software Engineering
3 57 (28.36%) Unit Testing
4 52 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (21.89%) OO
6 43 (21.39%) Scrum
7 40 (19.90%) TDD
8 32 (15.92%) E-Commerce
8 32 (15.92%) Multithreading
9 31 (15.42%) SDLC
10 28 (13.93%) MVC
11 25 (12.44%) OOD
12 24 (11.94%) BDD
12 24 (11.94%) Concurrent Programming
12 24 (11.94%) Microservices
13 20 (9.95%) Waterfall
14 17 (8.46%) DevOps
14 17 (8.46%) SOA
15 16 (7.96%) Pair Programming
16 14 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 200 (99.50%) Java
2 90 (44.78%) SQL
3 61 (30.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.91%) C++
5 18 (8.96%) C#
6 17 (8.46%) Scala
7 15 (7.46%) Groovy
8 11 (5.47%) Python
9 10 (4.98%) PHP
10 9 (4.48%) Go
11 6 (2.99%) Haskell
11 6 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.49%) Ruby
13 3 (1.49%) C
14 2 (1.00%) Clojure
15 1 (0.50%) ABAP
15 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.50%) COBOL
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.46%) Degree
3 14 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.97%) Docker
2 6 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.48%) Terraform
2 6 (2.99%) Ansible
2 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.99%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (29.35%) Oracle
2 13 (6.47%) IBM
3 8 (3.98%) Cadence
3 8 (3.98%) HP
4 7 (3.48%) hybris
4 7 (3.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.48%) VMware
5 6 (2.99%) Google
5 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.99%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.49%) FatWire
7 3 (1.49%) Sun
7 3 (1.49%) Teradata
8 1 (0.50%) BEA
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
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Tata Consultancy services
Posted: 15 days ago
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive bonus package
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
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