Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 343 329
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Sun 31 12 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.096% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.22% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 38
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +20.00% -27.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,875 £46,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +21.67% -

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 6138 5548 5695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.67% 44.52% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4426 4544
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +2 18 £25,000 -37.11%
Cheshire -10 13 £48,750 +156.58% 1
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Sun 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 Sun.

1 16 (51.61%) Java
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Spring
4 11 (35.48%) Sun Certification
4 11 (35.48%) MVC
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) J2EE
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Xerox
8 6 (19.35%) Cloudera
8 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (19.35%) C
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) JSF
8 6 (19.35%) Java EE
8 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Release Management

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 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) IMS/DB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Sikuli
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 3 (9.68%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Support
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Spring
2 7 (22.58%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) Apache Wicket
3 6 (19.35%) GWT
3 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
3 6 (19.35%) Java EE
3 6 (19.35%) JSF
3 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) REST
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.45%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware
7 1 (3.23%) OAuth
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) High Availability
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
5 6 (19.35%) Memory Management
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (19.35%) Release Management
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Transition Management
6 5 (16.13%) Wealth Management
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Sun Certification
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) A+ Certification
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CAPM
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
1 6 (19.35%) Cloudera
1 6 (19.35%) Xerox
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Apigee
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle