Period
to 19 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 316 334
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 48 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.30% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.68% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 7
North West median annual salary £82,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.25% +60.00% -56.52%
10th Percentile £24,850 £19,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £137,500 £41,925 £54,500
England median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% +5.56% -5.26%

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,076 5,465 4,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.93% 44.20% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,902 4,487 3,904
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the North West over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun in the North West

Sun
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 Sun within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 April 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 +19 28 £125,000 +212.50% 2
Cheshire -32 18 £24,000 +26.32% 2
Merseyside +17 2 £47,500 +40.74%
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Sun 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 Sun.

1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Sun Certification
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 19 (39.58%) Degree
6 18 (37.50%) SDLC
7 17 (35.42%) Finance
8 15 (31.25%) Banking
8 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 11 (22.92%) Apache
10 11 (22.92%) TDD
10 11 (22.92%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (20.83%) Confluence
11 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
11 10 (20.83%) SonarQube
11 10 (20.83%) DevOps
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle
12 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.75%) Coaching
13 8 (16.67%) Microservices
13 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 8 (16.67%) Spring
13 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) OO
14 7 (14.58%) Law
14 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
14 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming

Sun
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 (22.92%) Apache
2 10 (20.83%) Confluence
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) BASE24
2 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
1 3 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
3 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.08%) IMS/DB
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) SonarQube
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) CA Release Automation
3 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Sikuli
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Contracts Manager
1 17 (35.42%) Development Manager
1 17 (35.42%) Development Team Manager
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Lead Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (2.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.08%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Spring
2 7 (14.58%) Velocity
3 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) OAuth
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) J2EE
5 3 (6.25%) Middleware
5 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.25%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) Java EE
7 1 (2.08%) JSF
7 1 (2.08%) JSP
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) Servlets
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) SPML
7 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) IVR
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (37.50%) SDLC
4 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (22.92%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) DevOps
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.75%) Coaching
8 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.67%) Microservices
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) API Design
10 7 (14.58%) OO
10 7 (14.58%) OWASP
10 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
10 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) Java 8
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Sun Certification
2 19 (39.58%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 3 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) Apigee
3 3 (6.25%) CA
3 3 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Novell
5 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) Ping Identity
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Siebel
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase