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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 119 112
Rank change year-on-year -39 -7  
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 101 118 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.57% 2.08% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 5.51% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 83 109 133
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 £38,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,304 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% +1.72%  

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 2856 2141 2658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.47% 37.71% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2419 1832 2236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -48 61 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Cheshire -1 30 £47,500 - 2
Merseyside - 9 - -
Lancashire -7 1 £37,500 - 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Java
2 131 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (49.49%) Spring
4 96 (48.98%) SQL
5 70 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 64 (32.65%) JUnit
6 64 (32.65%) Software Engineering
7 63 (32.14%) Unit Testing
8 62 (31.63%) JavaScript
9 61 (31.12%) Oracle
10 60 (30.61%) Tomcat
11 53 (27.04%) HTML
11 53 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (25.00%) OO
13 48 (24.49%) SQL Server
14 47 (23.98%) Web Services
15 43 (21.94%) JSP
16 39 (19.90%) C++
17 36 (18.37%) Multithreading
18 34 (17.35%) SOAP
19 33 (16.84%) XML
19 33 (16.84%) Scrum
19 33 (16.84%) jQuery
20 31 (15.82%) TDD
20 31 (15.82%) MVC
20 31 (15.82%) SDLC
21 30 (15.31%) E-Commerce
22 29 (14.80%) AngularJS
23 28 (14.29%) WebSphere
24 27 (13.78%) Maven

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 60 (30.61%) Tomcat
2 28 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 25 (12.76%) JBoss
4 11 (5.61%) Confluence
5 9 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.55%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.53%) CMS
7 3 (1.53%) nginx
7 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.04%) SaaS
3 3 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) HTTP
1 8 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.20%) MySQL
3 17 (8.67%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.61%) DB2
5 10 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.57%) Big Data
8 5 (2.55%) Hazelcast
9 4 (2.04%) Endeca
10 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.53%) Redis
11 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.51%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (32.65%) JUnit
2 27 (13.78%) Eclipse
2 27 (13.78%) Maven
3 26 (13.27%) Git (software)
4 24 (12.24%) JIRA
5 21 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 12 (6.12%) Mockito
8 11 (5.61%) Gradle
9 9 (4.59%) IntelliJ
9 9 (4.59%) JMeter
9 9 (4.59%) jMock
10 7 (3.57%) Ant
10 7 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.06%) GoCD
11 6 (3.06%) Hudson
11 6 (3.06%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (10.71%) Finance
2 18 (9.18%) Banking
3 17 (8.67%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (75.00%) Developer
2 128 (65.31%) Java Developer
3 56 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 52 (26.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (11.73%) J2EE Developer
5 23 (11.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 21 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.12%) Technical Leader
9 11 (5.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Java Software Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.57%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (3.57%) Architect
12 7 (3.57%) Linux Developer
13 6 (3.06%) AWS Developer
13 6 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (49.49%) Spring
2 70 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 53 (27.04%) HTML
4 47 (23.98%) Web Services
5 43 (21.94%) JSP
6 34 (17.35%) SOAP
7 33 (16.84%) jQuery
7 33 (16.84%) XML
8 29 (14.80%) AngularJS
9 26 (13.27%) JDBC
10 24 (12.24%) CSS
10 24 (12.24%) REST
11 23 (11.73%) RESTful
12 22 (11.22%) Servlets
12 22 (11.22%) Spring MVC
13 20 (10.20%) .NET
14 19 (9.69%) JSON
15 17 (8.67%) EJB
16 15 (7.65%) Struts
17 14 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) iPad
2 15 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.10%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.57%) User Experience
6 6 (3.06%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.53%) RIA
10 2 (1.02%) PMI
11 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Linux
2 6 (3.06%) Windows
2 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.55%) Android
3 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.65%) Software Engineering
3 63 (32.14%) Unit Testing
4 53 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (25.00%) OO
6 36 (18.37%) Multithreading
7 33 (16.84%) Scrum
8 31 (15.82%) MVC
8 31 (15.82%) SDLC
8 31 (15.82%) TDD
9 30 (15.31%) E-Commerce
10 27 (13.78%) OOD
11 26 (13.27%) Concurrent Programming
12 23 (11.73%) Waterfall
13 18 (9.18%) Microservices
14 17 (8.67%) BDD
15 15 (7.65%) DevOps
16 13 (6.63%) Mentoring
16 13 (6.63%) Pair Programming
17 12 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 196 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (48.98%) SQL
3 62 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.90%) C++
5 17 (8.67%) C#
6 12 (6.12%) Python
7 11 (5.61%) Scala
8 10 (5.10%) Groovy
9 9 (4.59%) Go
10 7 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.06%) PHP
11 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.55%) Ruby
13 4 (2.04%) Haskell
14 3 (1.53%) C
15 2 (1.02%) Clojure
16 1 (0.51%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.51%) COBOL
16 1 (0.51%) ES6
16 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (5.61%) Docker
2 4 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Terraform
2 6 (3.06%) Ansible
2 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.06%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (31.12%) Oracle
2 10 (5.10%) IBM
3 9 (4.59%) hybris
4 8 (4.08%) Cadence
4 8 (4.08%) HP
5 7 (3.57%) Google
6 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.55%) Chordiant
7 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.55%) VMware
8 4 (2.04%) Teradata
9 3 (1.53%) FatWire
9 3 (1.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.51%) BroadVision
10 1 (0.51%) Perforce
10 1 (0.51%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) Sybase
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Share options + Flexible Working
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago