Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 186 135
Rank change year-on-year -40 -51 +5
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 144 208 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.59% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 3.56% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116 164 200
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,250 £34,125 £33,225
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 5,214 5,835 4,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.88% 44.46% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,414 4,920 3,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -20 82 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Cheshire -17 46 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Merseyside -11 7 £67,500 +170.00%
Lancashire +7 6 £47,500 +43.94%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 133 (92.36%) Java
2 76 (52.78%) Spring
3 69 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
5 66 (45.83%) TDD
6 57 (39.58%) Oracle
7 55 (38.19%) AngularJS
8 53 (36.81%) Scrum
9 47 (32.64%) Web Services
10 46 (31.94%) Hibernate
11 44 (30.56%) PHP
12 43 (29.86%) Software Engineering
13 42 (29.17%) HTML
13 42 (29.17%) MySQL
14 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (26.39%) SOAP
16 36 (25.00%) SQL
16 36 (25.00%) MVC
17 34 (23.61%) CSS
17 34 (23.61%) Java EE
18 33 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
20 31 (21.53%) Greenfield Project
20 31 (21.53%) Spring MVC
21 29 (20.14%) BDD
22 28 (19.44%) XML
23 26 (18.06%) Python
23 26 (18.06%) Microservices
24 25 (17.36%) HTML5
24 25 (17.36%) REST

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 16 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.72%) nginx
3 13 (9.03%) JBoss
4 9 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.56%) Apache
6 7 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.47%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.08%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.08%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) CMS
9 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.39%) Jetty
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.78%) npm
5 3 (2.08%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.39%) SaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.72%) SSL
2 11 (7.64%) HTTP
3 3 (2.08%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.39%) Broadband
4 2 (1.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.17%) MySQL
2 19 (13.19%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.81%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.56%) Big Data
7 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.86%) Redis
8 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.78%) DB2
11 3 (2.08%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Git (software)
1 13 (9.03%) JUnit
2 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.86%) Selenium
4 6 (4.17%) JIRA
4 6 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.47%) Gradle
5 5 (3.47%) JMeter
5 5 (3.47%) Mockito
6 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.08%) Introscope
7 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.08%) Subversion
7 3 (2.08%) TestNG
8 2 (1.39%) Ant
8 2 (1.39%) Geb
8 2 (1.39%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.39%) Maven
8 2 (1.39%) Redmine
General
1 20 (13.89%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Advertising
3 10 (6.94%) Banking
4 8 (5.56%) Law
5 6 (4.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Games
7 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (56.94%) Developer
2 69 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 27 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Java Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 16 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Architect
7 8 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Junior Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Junior Java Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Software Tester
11 4 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (52.78%) Spring
2 55 (38.19%) AngularJS
3 47 (32.64%) Web Services
4 46 (31.94%) Hibernate
5 42 (29.17%) HTML
6 38 (26.39%) SOAP
7 34 (23.61%) CSS
7 34 (23.61%) Java EE
8 31 (21.53%) Spring MVC
9 28 (19.44%) XML
10 25 (17.36%) HTML5
10 25 (17.36%) REST
11 24 (16.67%) JSP
11 24 (16.67%) RESTful
12 23 (15.97%) React
13 22 (15.28%) jQuery
14 21 (14.58%) Ajax
15 18 (12.50%) JSON
15 18 (12.50%) Spring Boot
16 16 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.94%) User Experience
5 5 (3.47%) Clustering
6 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.39%) IVR
8 2 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) Unix
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.39%) AIX
4 2 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.83%) TDD
3 53 (36.81%) Scrum
4 43 (29.86%) Software Engineering
5 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (25.00%) MVC
7 33 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 29 (20.14%) BDD
10 26 (18.06%) Microservices
11 25 (17.36%) Kanban
12 24 (16.67%) Coaching
12 24 (16.67%) SOA
13 23 (15.97%) DevOps
14 22 (15.28%) Test Automation
15 21 (14.58%) OO
16 17 (11.81%) SDLC
17 16 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (10.42%) E-Commerce
19 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (92.36%) Java
2 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.56%) PHP
4 36 (25.00%) SQL
5 26 (18.06%) Python
6 19 (13.19%) Java 8
6 19 (13.19%) R
7 14 (9.72%) Ruby
8 7 (4.86%) C
8 7 (4.86%) Go
9 6 (4.17%) Scala
10 4 (2.78%) C#
10 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.08%) C++
12 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.39%) BeanShell
12 2 (1.39%) Groovy
12 2 (1.39%) Java 9
12 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) CISSP
4 1 (0.69%) CSQA
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.81%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.78%) Puppet
3 4 (2.78%) Terraform
4 3 (2.08%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (39.58%) Oracle
2 15 (10.42%) Google
3 9 (6.25%) HP
4 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 4 (2.78%) Sybase
6 3 (2.08%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.08%) CA
6 3 (2.08%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.08%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.08%) New Relic
6 3 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (2.08%) Talend
7 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.39%) Pega
7 2 (1.39%) Splunk
7 2 (1.39%) Sun
7 2 (1.39%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.69%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.69%) Novell