The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 24 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 7 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.00% 2.76% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 6.09% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +9.09%
J2EE
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 115 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.86% 45.28% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 104 155
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

J2EE
Salary Trend in Chester

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Chester

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 18 (90.00%) JSP
2 18 (90.00%) XML
2 18 (90.00%) JIRA
3 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
4 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) SOAP
6 10 (50.00%) REST
6 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (45.00%) Struts
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) JDBC
7 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 9 (45.00%) Ant
7 9 (45.00%) JUnit
7 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) JPA
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (45.00%) Spring

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) JIRA
2 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) Ant
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) JMeter
6 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (70.00%) J2EE Developer
3 14 (70.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) JSP
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) Struts
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) JDBC
4 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) JPA
5 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft