Period
to 24 September 2017

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 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 132 96
Rank change year-on-year -54 -36 +11
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 198 271 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 2.29% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 5.57% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 151 183 336
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5678 4867 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.84% 41.05% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4708 4198 4531
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 September 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 6 months to 24 September 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
Manchester -56 120 £52,500 +2.44% 12
Cheshire 0 50 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Merseyside -20 25 £25,000 -35.48%
Lancashire -3 3 £37,500 -3.85% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 185 (93.43%) Java
2 113 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (48.99%) SQL
4 88 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 85 (42.93%) Spring
6 79 (39.90%) Hibernate
7 75 (37.88%) HTML
8 71 (35.86%) Web Services
9 56 (28.28%) CSS
9 56 (28.28%) TDD
10 54 (27.27%) OO
11 52 (26.26%) MVC
12 51 (25.76%) jQuery
13 50 (25.25%) Oracle
14 49 (24.75%) XML
15 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
16 47 (23.74%) JSP
16 47 (23.74%) SDLC
17 44 (22.22%) AngularJS
17 44 (22.22%) BDD
18 43 (21.72%) Scrum
19 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
20 41 (20.71%) RESTful
20 41 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (19.19%) Unit Testing
21 38 (19.19%) HTML5
22 37 (18.69%) Linux
22 37 (18.69%) E-Commerce
23 36 (18.18%) JSON
24 35 (17.68%) CSS3

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 30 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 28 (14.14%) Tomcat
3 26 (13.13%) WebLogic
4 24 (12.12%) JBoss
5 15 (7.58%) nginx
6 11 (5.56%) Apache
7 9 (4.55%) Confluence
8 7 (3.54%) CICS
9 5 (2.53%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.01%) CMS
13 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 13 (6.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) SSL
2 13 (6.57%) HTTP
3 10 (5.05%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) Relational Database
2 27 (13.64%) MySQL
3 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.10%) DB2
5 18 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.58%) RDBMS
7 14 (7.07%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.05%) Endeca
9 8 (4.04%) Redis
10 6 (3.03%) Big Data
10 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.52%) GIS
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.51%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.13%) JIRA
3 24 (12.12%) JUnit
4 18 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.57%) Maven
6 12 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 12 (6.06%) Subversion
7 11 (5.56%) ClearCase
8 10 (5.05%) Gradle
9 8 (4.04%) Jasmine
10 6 (3.03%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.52%) Selenium
12 2 (1.01%) JProfiler
12 2 (1.01%) Mockito
12 2 (1.01%) TestNG
13 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 25 (12.63%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Law
4 9 (4.55%) Retail
5 7 (3.54%) Advertising
6 6 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.53%) Marketing
8 4 (2.02%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (70.71%) Developer
2 120 (60.61%) Java Developer
3 43 (21.72%) Senior Developer
4 39 (19.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 17 (8.59%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Junior
10 11 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
11 9 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (3.54%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.54%) Integration Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) J2EE Software Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
14 5 (2.53%) Graduate Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (42.93%) Spring
2 79 (39.90%) Hibernate
3 75 (37.88%) HTML
4 71 (35.86%) Web Services
5 56 (28.28%) CSS
6 51 (25.76%) jQuery
7 49 (24.75%) XML
8 47 (23.74%) JSP
9 44 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 41 (20.71%) RESTful
11 38 (19.19%) HTML5
12 36 (18.18%) JSON
13 35 (17.68%) CSS3
14 33 (16.67%) SOAP
15 29 (14.65%) EJB
15 29 (14.65%) Spring MVC
16 28 (14.14%) Ajax
17 26 (13.13%) Servlets
18 23 (11.62%) REST
19 20 (10.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.60%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.58%) User Experience
4 11 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.05%) PMI
6 9 (4.55%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.53%) RIA
8 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.02%) iPad
8 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.69%) Linux
2 9 (4.55%) Unix
3 8 (4.04%) Windows
4 4 (2.02%) Android
4 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.28%) TDD
3 54 (27.27%) OO
4 52 (26.26%) MVC
5 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 47 (23.74%) SDLC
7 44 (22.22%) BDD
8 43 (21.72%) Scrum
9 41 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (19.19%) Unit Testing
11 37 (18.69%) E-Commerce
12 32 (16.16%) Waterfall
13 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
14 21 (10.61%) Microservices
15 19 (9.60%) Data Management
15 19 (9.60%) Master Data Management
15 19 (9.60%) Multithreading
15 19 (9.60%) OOD
15 19 (9.60%) SOA
16 16 (8.08%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 185 (93.43%) Java
2 97 (48.99%) SQL
3 88 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.62%) PHP
5 19 (9.60%) C++
6 17 (8.59%) Python
7 15 (7.58%) Ruby
8 14 (7.07%) C
9 12 (6.06%) C#
10 9 (4.55%) ES6
11 7 (3.54%) Assembly Language
11 7 (3.54%) COBOL
11 7 (3.54%) Scala
12 6 (3.03%) Go
13 4 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.52%) VC++
15 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) Degree
2 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (9.60%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (5.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) Oracle
2 22 (11.11%) IBM
3 18 (9.09%) hybris
4 13 (6.57%) SAP
5 12 (6.06%) Chordiant
6 9 (4.55%) BroadVision
7 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.53%) Perforce
8 4 (2.02%) Google
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.52%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.52%) Sun
9 3 (1.52%) Sybase
10 2 (1.01%) Teradata
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe
11 1 (0.51%) Apigee
11 1 (0.51%) FatWire
11 1 (0.51%) Pegasus