The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / North West
Rank 235 223 250
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 8
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £80,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.47%  

J2SE 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 2711 2126 2657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.50% 37.40% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 1835 2256
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing J2SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the North West

J2SE
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE in the North West.

Salary trend for J2SE in the North West

J2SE
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 J2SE within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -18 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Maven
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) XML
4 12 (70.59%) Servlets
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (70.59%) SDLC
5 11 (64.71%) Grails
6 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
6 10 (58.82%) XSLT
7 9 (52.94%) J2EE
7 9 (52.94%) VMware
8 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
8 8 (47.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
8 8 (47.06%) Groovy
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 6 (35.29%) REST
11 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
11 5 (29.41%) Oracle
12 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
12 4 (23.53%) Web Services
12 4 (23.53%) JSF
12 4 (23.53%) Java EE
12 4 (23.53%) Mockito
13 3 (17.65%) JBehave
13 3 (17.65%) Relational Database

J2SE
Top Related 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 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Maven
2 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) Mockito
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (17.65%) JBehave
4 3 (17.65%) JUnit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Software Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JSP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Portal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) Servlets
3 11 (64.71%) Grails
4 10 (58.82%) XSLT
5 9 (52.94%) J2EE
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) Java EE
7 4 (23.53%) JSF
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Ajax
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) JDBC
8 3 (17.65%) JMS
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) JSP
8 3 (17.65%) MyBatis
8 3 (17.65%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Groovy
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) XPath
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
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