Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 177 161
Rank change year-on-year -99 -16 -22
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 59 225 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 1.77% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 4.02% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 170 183
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,150
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 4,164 5,597 5,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.25% 44.14% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,487 4,660 4,565
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,650 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -90 31 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Cheshire -18 21 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Merseyside +7 7 £32,500 +30.00% 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 53 (89.83%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) Spring
3 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) Finance
4 25 (42.37%) Web Services
5 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
5 19 (32.20%) Banking
6 17 (28.81%) Open Source
7 16 (27.12%) Retail
7 16 (27.12%) XML
7 16 (27.12%) SOAP
8 15 (25.42%) SQL
8 15 (25.42%) JIRA
8 15 (25.42%) TDD
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle
9 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 14 (23.73%) SDLC
10 13 (22.03%) REST
10 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.03%) Unix
11 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
11 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.34%) Microservices
12 11 (18.64%) Python
12 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) Selenium
13 10 (16.95%) Retail Banking
13 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
13 10 (16.95%) System Testing

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 9 (15.25%) JBoss
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.86%) Liferay
3 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Solr
5 3 (5.08%) Confluence
5 3 (5.08%) Jetty
6 2 (3.39%) WildFly
7 1 (1.69%) CICS
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Algolia
3 2 (3.39%) Firebase
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) IPv6
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.86%) DB2
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.78%) Big Data
6 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
6 4 (6.78%) HBase
6 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.39%) Endeca
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) JIRA
2 10 (16.95%) Selenium
3 9 (15.25%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.56%) JMeter
5 7 (11.86%) Gradle
5 7 (11.86%) Maven
6 3 (5.08%) gulp
6 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) Introscope
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.69%) Redmine
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.69%) SOAtest
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) Retail
4 10 (16.95%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Advertising
5 5 (8.47%) Marketing
6 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) Spring
2 25 (42.37%) Web Services
3 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
4 16 (27.12%) SOAP
4 16 (27.12%) XML
5 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
6 13 (22.03%) REST
7 9 (15.25%) JSON
8 8 (13.56%) Gherkin
8 8 (13.56%) HTML
8 8 (13.56%) Node.js
9 6 (10.17%) React
10 5 (8.47%) Java EE
10 5 (8.47%) Middleware
10 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
11 4 (6.78%) Apache CXF
11 4 (6.78%) CSS
11 4 (6.78%) Kafka
11 4 (6.78%) Spring MVC
12 3 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) APACS
2 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Unix
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Open Source
3 15 (25.42%) TDD
4 14 (23.73%) SDLC
4 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
5 12 (20.34%) Microservices
5 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.95%) System Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Defect Management
7 8 (13.56%) DevOps
7 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.86%) BDD
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (11.86%) MVC
8 7 (11.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (11.86%) SOA
8 7 (11.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) Java 8
6 4 (6.78%) Scala
6 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.08%) C
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) COBOL
9 1 (1.69%) Go
9 1 (1.69%) JCL
9 1 (1.69%) REXX
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
1 7 (11.86%) ISEB
1 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) Salt
2 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Cloudera
2 4 (6.78%) Hortonworks
2 4 (6.78%) MapR
2 4 (6.78%) Teradata
3 3 (5.08%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) hybris
4 2 (3.39%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.39%) Chordiant
4 2 (3.39%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.39%) FatWire
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) New Relic
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO