Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 185 182
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -44
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 223 189 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 1.52% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 3.51% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 169 161 169
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,400 £35,000 £33,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 5,877 5,384 4,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.36% 43.44% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,959 4,654 3,639
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 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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
Manchester +6 129 £47,500 -13.64% 20
Cheshire +8 83 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Lancashire +2 6 £47,500 +31.94%
Merseyside +1 1 £27,000 -36.47%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 North West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 209 (93.72%) Java
2 141 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (55.16%) Spring
4 102 (45.74%) Hibernate
5 95 (42.60%) TDD
6 92 (41.26%) Web Services
7 79 (35.43%) JavaScript
8 71 (31.84%) Oracle
9 62 (27.80%) BDD
10 57 (25.56%) HTML
11 55 (24.66%) SOAP
12 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
13 52 (23.32%) SQL
14 51 (22.87%) MVC
15 50 (22.42%) PHP
16 46 (20.63%) JBoss
16 46 (20.63%) Software Engineering
16 46 (20.63%) Advertising
17 45 (20.18%) Scrum
17 45 (20.18%) Spring MVC
17 45 (20.18%) jQuery
17 45 (20.18%) CSS
18 44 (19.73%) Test Automation
19 43 (19.28%) Relational Database
20 42 (18.83%) Greenfield Project
21 41 (18.39%) Finance
22 40 (17.94%) REST
23 39 (17.49%) SDLC
23 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (17.49%) MySQL

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 46 (20.63%) JBoss
2 38 (17.04%) Tomcat
3 36 (16.14%) WebSphere
4 22 (9.87%) Apache
5 17 (7.62%) WebLogic
6 16 (7.17%) nginx
7 15 (6.73%) Jetty
8 13 (5.83%) Mule
9 8 (3.59%) Apache Solr
10 7 (3.14%) CMS
11 5 (2.24%) Confluence
11 5 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.90%) CICS
14 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Blender
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.90%) BASE24
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.79%) npm
5 3 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) Serverless
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.07%) HTTP
2 16 (7.17%) SSL
3 11 (4.93%) Internet
4 8 (3.59%) Broadband
5 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.28%) Relational Database
2 39 (17.49%) MySQL
3 23 (10.31%) MongoDB
4 22 (9.87%) Big Data
4 22 (9.87%) RDBMS
5 18 (8.07%) NoSQL
6 17 (7.62%) DB2
7 16 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.38%) SQL Server
9 10 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.04%) Redis
11 5 (2.24%) GIS
11 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.79%) Endeca
12 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.45%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 34 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.62%) Subversion
4 16 (7.17%) Maven
5 15 (6.73%) JUnit
6 14 (6.28%) Mockito
7 13 (5.83%) Gradle
7 13 (5.83%) Hudson
7 13 (5.83%) Selenium
8 12 (5.38%) JIRA
9 9 (4.04%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.04%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.14%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.14%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.69%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.24%) TestNG
13 4 (1.79%) Introscope
13 4 (1.79%) JMeter
13 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.35%) SOAtest
General
1 46 (20.63%) Advertising
2 41 (18.39%) Finance
3 26 (11.66%) Banking
4 10 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.48%) Law
4 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.14%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (70.85%) Developer
2 146 (65.47%) Java Developer
3 39 (17.49%) Senior Developer
4 38 (17.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (11.21%) Java Engineer
6 20 (8.97%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (6.73%) Big Data Developer
9 14 (6.28%) J2EE Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (5.83%) Machine Learning Developer
10 13 (5.83%) Technical Leader
11 12 (5.38%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.38%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Architect
13 7 (3.14%) Development Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) Java Scala Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Scala Developer
14 6 (2.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (55.16%) Spring
2 102 (45.74%) Hibernate
3 92 (41.26%) Web Services
4 57 (25.56%) HTML
5 55 (24.66%) SOAP
6 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
7 45 (20.18%) CSS
7 45 (20.18%) jQuery
7 45 (20.18%) Spring MVC
8 40 (17.94%) REST
9 36 (16.14%) HTML5
10 34 (15.25%) JSP
10 34 (15.25%) RESTful
11 29 (13.00%) XML
12 28 (12.56%) Ajax
13 25 (11.21%) CSS3
14 24 (10.76%) Node.js
15 22 (9.87%) Java EE
16 21 (9.42%) Servlets
17 20 (8.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.83%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (10.76%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.97%) User Experience
5 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.04%) RIA
6 6 (2.69%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.24%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.79%) IVR
8 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.35%) VSAM
10 2 (0.90%) Fintech
10 2 (0.90%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.90%) Xbox
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.70%) Linux
2 10 (4.48%) Windows
3 7 (3.14%) Unix
4 5 (2.24%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (2.24%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.35%) AIX
5 3 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (42.60%) TDD
3 62 (27.80%) BDD
4 51 (22.87%) MVC
5 46 (20.63%) Software Engineering
6 45 (20.18%) Scrum
7 44 (19.73%) Test Automation
8 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (17.49%) SDLC
9 34 (15.25%) Microservices
10 26 (11.66%) DevOps
11 25 (11.21%) Kanban
11 25 (11.21%) Open Source
11 25 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (10.76%) SOA
13 23 (10.31%) E-Commerce
13 23 (10.31%) OO
14 21 (9.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (9.42%) Machine Learning
14 21 (9.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 209 (93.72%) Java
2 79 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 52 (23.32%) SQL
4 50 (22.42%) PHP
5 20 (8.97%) Java 8
6 17 (7.62%) Python
7 16 (7.17%) Ruby
8 15 (6.73%) Scala
9 11 (4.93%) C
10 10 (4.48%) R
11 7 (3.14%) Go
12 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.79%) ES6
14 3 (1.35%) REXX
15 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.90%) COBOL
15 2 (0.90%) Groovy
15 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.45%) Degree
2 11 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.35%) PMP
5 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.07%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.38%) Docker
2 5 (2.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.35%) Terraform
4 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (31.84%) Oracle
2 17 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.83%) SAP
4 12 (5.38%) HP
4 12 (5.38%) hybris
5 11 (4.93%) Google
5 11 (4.93%) IBM
6 5 (2.24%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.79%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.79%) BroadVision
7 4 (1.79%) CA
7 4 (1.79%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.79%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (1.35%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.35%) Informatica
8 3 (1.35%) Sun
9 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.90%) Facebook
9 2 (0.90%) New Relic
9 2 (0.90%) Splunk