Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 198 138
Rank change year-on-year -50 -60 -35
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 112 200 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.52% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 3.46% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 152 186
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,875 £33,875
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 4,627 5,785 4,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.81% 43.94% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,904 4,797 4,210
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,350 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 September 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 September 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 -28 68 £52,500 - 7
Cheshire -19 34 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Merseyside +2 7 £67,500 +170.00%
Lancashire +14 3 £45,000 +20.00%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 105 (93.75%) Java
2 62 (55.36%) Spring
3 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 48 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 45 (40.18%) TDD
6 41 (36.61%) Oracle
7 40 (35.71%) Scrum
8 37 (33.04%) Software Engineering
9 35 (31.25%) PHP
10 33 (29.46%) Web Services
11 32 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (27.68%) MySQL
12 31 (27.68%) Hibernate
12 31 (27.68%) MVC
13 28 (25.00%) Java EE
14 27 (24.11%) Spring MVC
14 27 (24.11%) SQL
15 26 (23.21%) Mentoring
16 25 (22.32%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (22.32%) XML
17 23 (20.54%) SOAP
17 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
18 22 (19.64%) Python
19 21 (18.75%) HTML
19 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (18.75%) Microservices
20 20 (17.86%) Finance
20 20 (17.86%) CSS
20 20 (17.86%) RESTful

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 11 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.14%) nginx
3 7 (6.25%) Apache
3 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.46%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.46%) JBoss
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.68%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.79%) CMS
7 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.79%) Jetty
8 1 (0.89%) CICS
8 1 (0.89%) Confluence
8 1 (0.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.46%) SaaS
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.79%) npm
6 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.79%) Serverless
7 1 (0.89%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) HTTP
1 8 (7.14%) SSL
2 3 (2.68%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) IPv6
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) SAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) MySQL
2 15 (13.39%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.82%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.36%) DB2
5 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.36%) Redis
6 5 (4.46%) Big Data
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.79%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.89%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.14%) Selenium
3 6 (5.36%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.36%) JUnit
4 5 (4.46%) gulp
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
5 4 (3.57%) JMeter
5 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.68%) Gradle
6 3 (2.68%) Redmine
7 2 (1.79%) Geb
7 2 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.79%) Mockito
8 1 (0.89%) Introscope
8 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.89%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.89%) Subversion
8 1 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Advertising
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (5.36%) Law
6 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.79%) Games
8 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.89%) French Language
9 1 (0.89%) German Language
9 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 49 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Software Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Architect
8 9 (8.04%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.57%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (55.36%) Spring
2 48 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 33 (29.46%) Web Services
4 31 (27.68%) Hibernate
5 28 (25.00%) Java EE
6 27 (24.11%) Spring MVC
7 25 (22.32%) XML
8 23 (20.54%) SOAP
9 21 (18.75%) HTML
10 20 (17.86%) CSS
10 20 (17.86%) RESTful
11 19 (16.96%) React
12 18 (16.07%) JSON
12 18 (16.07%) Node.js
12 18 (16.07%) REST
12 18 (16.07%) Spring Boot
13 17 (15.18%) JSP
14 13 (11.61%) EJB
14 13 (11.61%) jQuery
14 13 (11.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.46%) Clustering
4 5 (4.46%) User Experience
5 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) APACS
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) RIA
7 1 (0.89%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.18%) TDD
3 40 (35.71%) Scrum
4 37 (33.04%) Software Engineering
5 32 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (27.68%) MVC
7 26 (23.21%) Mentoring
8 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
9 21 (18.75%) Microservices
9 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (16.96%) DevOps
11 16 (14.29%) Coaching
12 15 (13.39%) Kanban
12 15 (13.39%) OO
13 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 14 (12.50%) SDLC
13 14 (12.50%) SOA
14 13 (11.61%) BDD
15 12 (10.71%) Open Source
16 8 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (93.75%) Java
2 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 35 (31.25%) PHP
4 27 (24.11%) SQL
5 22 (19.64%) Python
6 16 (14.29%) Java 8
7 14 (12.50%) R
8 9 (8.04%) Ruby
9 6 (5.36%) C
9 6 (5.36%) Go
10 4 (3.57%) C#
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.68%) C++
12 2 (1.79%) BeanShell
12 2 (1.79%) Groovy
12 2 (1.79%) Java 9
12 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.79%) Scala
12 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) CSQA
5 1 (0.89%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 5 (4.46%) Terraform
3 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.89%) Salt
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (36.61%) Oracle
2 11 (9.82%) Google
3 7 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.57%) IBM
4 4 (3.57%) Sybase
5 3 (2.68%) Talend
6 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.79%) Chordiant
6 2 (1.79%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.79%) Pega
6 2 (1.79%) Splunk
6 2 (1.79%) Sun
6 2 (1.79%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.89%) CA
7 1 (0.89%) Cadence
7 1 (0.89%) Informatica
7 1 (0.89%) Novell
7 1 (0.89%) VMware