Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 183 137
Rank change year-on-year -94 -46 -13
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 84 216 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 1.62% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 3.64% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 73 159 205
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.09% +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 4,486 5,928 5,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.11% 44.44% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,759 4,932 4,532
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -63 48 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Cheshire -15 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Merseyside +4 10 £32,500 +30.00%
Lancashire +8 2 £45,000 -15.89% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (94.05%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.81%) Spring
4 31 (36.90%) Web Services
5 30 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
7 28 (33.33%) Finance
8 27 (32.14%) TDD
9 26 (30.95%) Oracle
10 25 (29.76%) SQL
10 25 (29.76%) XML
11 22 (26.19%) SOAP
11 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
12 21 (25.00%) Scrum
12 21 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (23.81%) Banking
14 18 (21.43%) REST
14 18 (21.43%) Test Automation
14 18 (21.43%) Open Source
14 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
15 17 (20.24%) MVC
16 16 (19.05%) Retail
16 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
16 16 (19.05%) JSON
17 15 (17.86%) Unix
17 15 (17.86%) SDLC
18 14 (16.67%) Microservices
18 14 (16.67%) HTML
18 14 (16.67%) Python

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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (8.33%) Liferay
4 6 (7.14%) JBoss
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
5 5 (5.95%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.57%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.57%) nginx
6 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.38%) Confluence
7 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.38%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) CICS
8 1 (1.19%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) SaaS
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) Algolia
5 1 (1.19%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) IPv6
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (9.52%) DB2
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Hive
7 7 (8.33%) Big Data
7 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.76%) Data Lake
9 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.76%) HBase
10 3 (3.57%) Redis
11 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
11 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.19%) Endeca
12 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) JIRA
2 10 (11.90%) JMeter
3 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.71%) Selenium
4 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.95%) gulp
6 4 (4.76%) Gradle
6 4 (4.76%) JUnit
6 4 (4.76%) Maven
7 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.57%) Redmine
8 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.38%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.19%) Introscope
9 1 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.19%) SOAtest
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (23.81%) Banking
3 16 (19.05%) Retail
4 10 (11.90%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.14%) Advertising
6 5 (5.95%) Marketing
7 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.57%) Law
8 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Developer
2 36 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.81%) Spring
2 31 (36.90%) Web Services
3 30 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 25 (29.76%) XML
5 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
5 22 (26.19%) SOAP
6 18 (21.43%) REST
7 16 (19.05%) JSON
8 14 (16.67%) HTML
9 13 (15.48%) Java EE
9 13 (15.48%) Spring MVC
10 12 (14.29%) JSP
10 12 (14.29%) Node.js
11 11 (13.10%) CSS
11 11 (13.10%) React
11 11 (13.10%) RESTful
11 11 (13.10%) Spring Boot
12 9 (10.71%) EJB
13 8 (9.52%) JMS
13 8 (9.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) APACS
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Fintech
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Unix
2 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) AIX
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) TDD
3 21 (25.00%) Scrum
3 21 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 18 (21.43%) Open Source
5 18 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.24%) MVC
7 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 15 (17.86%) SDLC
9 14 (16.67%) Microservices
10 12 (14.29%) SOA
10 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.90%) BDD
11 10 (11.90%) DevOps
11 10 (11.90%) OO
12 9 (10.71%) System Testing
13 8 (9.52%) Coaching
13 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.76%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Python
5 13 (15.48%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) Java 8
6 5 (5.95%) R
7 4 (4.76%) C
7 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 4 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) Go
9 2 (2.38%) C#
9 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.19%) COBOL
10 1 (1.19%) JCL
10 1 (1.19%) REXX
10 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (8.33%) ISEB
2 7 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 4 (4.76%) MapR
4 4 (4.76%) Teradata
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Sybase
5 3 (3.57%) Talend
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.38%) Chordiant
6 2 (2.38%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.38%) hybris
6 2 (2.38%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.19%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) FatWire
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Sun