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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 57 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 32 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.99% 1.46% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 4.27% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 8
Average salary £46,500 £42,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £32,400 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
338 351 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.53% 34.08% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 261 321 325
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Luton +6 11 £42,000 -37.77%
Bedford +21 3 £65,000 +116.66%
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 79 (97.53%) Java
2 57 (70.37%) Linux
3 54 (66.67%) UNIX
3 54 (66.67%) SQL
4 53 (65.43%) Oracle
5 50 (61.73%) Solaris
6 45 (55.56%) ITIL
7 44 (54.32%) WebLogic
8 42 (51.85%) Tomcat
9 38 (46.91%) SLA
10 36 (44.44%) Apache
11 35 (43.21%) PL/SQL
12 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
12 34 (41.98%) Service Management
13 32 (39.51%) MySQL
14 30 (37.04%) IIS
14 30 (37.04%) Shell Script
15 21 (25.93%) Web Services
16 20 (24.69%) MVC
16 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (24.69%) Spring
17 16 (19.75%) Windows
17 16 (19.75%) CSS
17 16 (19.75%) HTML
17 16 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (18.52%) JMS
19 14 (17.28%) HPUX
19 14 (17.28%) CSS3
20 13 (16.05%) Waterfall
21 12 (14.81%) HTML5

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 44 (54.32%) WebLogic
2 42 (51.85%) Tomcat
3 36 (44.44%) Apache
4 30 (37.04%) IIS
5 12 (14.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (12.35%) JBoss
7 6 (7.41%) Mule
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) WAN
1 2 (2.47%) SMTP
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) MPLS
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
1 2 (2.47%) VLAN
1 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (39.51%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JUnit
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Automotive
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Applications Support
2 36 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 36 (44.44%) Applications Support Analyst
2 36 (44.44%) Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Development Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Software Development Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Software Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) Web Services
2 20 (24.69%) Spring
3 16 (19.75%) HTML
3 16 (19.75%) CSS
4 15 (18.52%) JMS
5 14 (17.28%) CSS3
6 12 (14.81%) HTML5
7 7 (8.64%) jQuery
8 6 (7.41%) Spring MVC
8 6 (7.41%) Struts
9 5 (6.17%) Ajax
10 4 (4.94%) EJB
11 3 (3.70%) JSP
11 3 (3.70%) .NET
11 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.70%) XML
12 2 (2.47%) JSF
12 2 (2.47%) SOAP
13 1 (1.23%) Servlets
13 1 (1.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) FMCG
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (70.37%) Linux
2 54 (66.67%) UNIX
3 50 (61.73%) Solaris
4 16 (19.75%) Windows
5 14 (17.28%) HPUX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) ITIL
2 34 (41.98%) Service Management
3 20 (24.69%) MVC
3 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (16.05%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.81%) SOA
6 12 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (14.81%) OO
7 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.64%) Change Management
9 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 79 (97.53%) Java
2 54 (66.67%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) PL/SQL
4 30 (37.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.91%) SLA
2 7 (8.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Sun
3 3 (3.70%) HP
3 3 (3.70%) hybris
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Endeca
5 1 (1.23%) FalconStor
5 1 (1.23%) CommVault
5 1 (1.23%) Open Text