Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 334 337
Rank change year-on-year +65 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 92 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.30% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 0.67% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 16 5
North West median annual salary £100,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £19,000 £31,950
90th Percentile £137,500 £42,813 £61,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 5,789 6,011 4,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.08% 45.41% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,656 4,810 4,020
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 July 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 15 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 +69 64 £125,000 +212.50% 2
Cheshire -15 17 £42,500 +57.41% 1
Merseyside +21 8 £47,500 +72.73%
Lancashire +9 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Cumbria -5 1 - -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.74%) Finance
3 18 (19.57%) Java
4 17 (18.48%) SDLC
5 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.13%) Coaching
7 13 (14.13%) Sun Certification
8 12 (13.04%) Project Management
8 12 (13.04%) SQL
8 12 (13.04%) Oracle
8 12 (13.04%) Apache
9 11 (11.96%) Project Planning
10 10 (10.87%) DevOps
10 10 (10.87%) Linux
11 9 (9.78%) Unix
11 9 (9.78%) Change Management
11 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
11 9 (9.78%) Confluence
11 9 (9.78%) SonarQube
11 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.70%) QA
12 8 (8.70%) Microservices
12 8 (8.70%) Scrum
12 8 (8.70%) Banking
13 7 (7.61%) Retail
13 7 (7.61%) TDD
13 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.61%) Risk 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 12 (13.04%) Apache
2 9 (9.78%) Confluence
3 3 (3.26%) JBoss
3 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) SAP BPC
2 4 (4.35%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SSL
2 2 (2.17%) DNS
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) BGP
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) MPLS
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.26%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Law
5 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) Contracts Manager
1 51 (55.43%) Development Manager
1 51 (55.43%) Development Team Manager
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Lead Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.43%) Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Junior
6 4 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Technician
8 2 (2.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Administrator
8 2 (2.17%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Velocity
2 6 (6.52%) Spring
3 5 (5.43%) Web Services
4 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 3 (3.26%) Middleware
5 3 (3.26%) OAuth
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (2.17%) JSP
6 2 (2.17%) LDAP
6 2 (2.17%) Servlets
6 2 (2.17%) SOAP
6 2 (2.17%) SPML
6 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.09%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.09%) Fintech
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) IVR
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Solaris
4 3 (3.26%) AIX
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows
5 2 (2.17%) SUSE
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) CentOS
6 1 (1.09%) HPUX
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) SDLC
3 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.13%) Coaching
6 12 (13.04%) Project Management
7 11 (11.96%) Project Planning
8 10 (10.87%) DevOps
9 9 (9.78%) Change Management
9 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.70%) Microservices
10 8 (8.70%) Scrum
11 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.61%) OWASP
11 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.61%) Secure Coding
11 7 (7.61%) TDD
11 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) SQL
3 7 (7.61%) Java 8
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) BeanShell
6 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) Sun Certification
3 6 (6.52%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.26%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) Infor
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.26%) CA
4 3 (3.26%) EMC
4 3 (3.26%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.26%) NetApp
5 2 (2.17%) Apigee
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) Siebel
5 2 (2.17%) Sybase
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) Ping Identity