The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 68 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 32 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.83% 0.75% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.13% 2.27% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 35
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
J2EE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
449 308 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.77% 33.15% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 405 304 322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the Bedfordshire region.

J2EE Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -6 12 £30,000 -18.36%
Dunstable -7 5 £40,000 -
Luton -6 2 £40,000 +8.84%
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (46.94%) EJB
2 23 (46.94%) JSP
2 23 (46.94%) Linux
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) Retail
5 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Solaris
6 14 (28.57%) Apache
6 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 14 (28.57%) Spring
7 13 (26.53%) Banking
7 13 (26.53%) Time Management
7 13 (26.53%) Software Architecture
7 13 (26.53%) J2SE
7 13 (26.53%) OOP
8 12 (24.49%) SLA
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
8 12 (24.49%) UNIX
8 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
9 11 (22.45%) Web Services
9 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) Service Management
10 10 (20.41%) XML
10 10 (20.41%) IIS
10 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) Struts
11 9 (18.37%) Sun

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Apache
1 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.41%) IIS
3 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 18 (36.73%) Retail
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
1 25 (51.02%) Java Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Applications Support
4 14 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 14 (28.57%) Analyst
4 14 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Development Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Development Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Software Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) EJB
1 23 (46.94%) JSP
2 14 (28.57%) Spring
3 13 (26.53%) J2SE
4 11 (22.45%) Web Services
5 10 (20.41%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) Struts
6 9 (18.37%) MFC
6 9 (18.37%) STL
6 9 (18.37%) Ajax
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) Servlets
7 1 (2.04%) XSL
7 1 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Solaris
3 12 (24.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Time Management
2 13 (26.53%) Software Architecture
2 13 (26.53%) OOP
3 12 (24.49%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
4 11 (22.45%) Service Management
5 9 (18.37%) Web Development
5 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) MVC
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Sun Certification
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Sun
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss