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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 66 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 33 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.61% 3.20% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 8.37% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 13
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
439 406 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.76% 38.23% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 352 326 307
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

J2EE
Salary Trend in Essex

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Essex

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

J2EE Salary Histogram in Essex

J2EE
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Chelmsford -5 10 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Brentwood -24 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Colchester -3 1 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 - 1
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 29 (46.03%) Spring
4 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.27%) Struts
6 20 (31.75%) Automotive
7 17 (26.98%) JPA
8 16 (25.40%) Java SE
8 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (25.40%) HTML
9 15 (23.81%) MVC
10 13 (20.63%) JBoss
11 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.05%) JSP
11 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
11 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.46%) CSS
13 10 (15.87%) E-business
13 10 (15.87%) Web Development
13 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
14 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 9 (14.29%) JUnit
15 8 (12.70%) Open Source
15 8 (12.70%) Degree
15 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
16 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
16 7 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (11.11%) EJB

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (20.63%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
2 5 (7.94%) jMock
2 5 (7.94%) Mockito
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 20 (31.75%) Automotive
2 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Developer
2 47 (74.60%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (17.46%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Graduate
7 7 (11.11%) Graduate Java Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Java Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Architect
9 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Junior
10 4 (6.35%) Junior Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Junior Java Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.76%) Designer
11 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (3.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) Spring
2 26 (41.27%) Struts
3 17 (26.98%) JPA
4 16 (25.40%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) Java SE
5 12 (19.05%) JSP
5 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 11 (17.46%) CSS
7 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
8 7 (11.11%) EJB
9 6 (9.52%) Java EE
9 6 (9.52%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) Servlets
11 4 (6.35%) J2SE
12 3 (4.76%) Web Services
12 3 (4.76%) jQuery
13 1 (1.59%) XML
13 1 (1.59%) XSD
13 1 (1.59%) XSL
13 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Open Source
3 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) MVC
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.87%) Web Development
3 10 (15.87%) E-business
4 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
6 7 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
8 4 (6.35%) Content Management
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.59%) SOA
10 1 (1.59%) Project Management
10 1 (1.59%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.59%) Information Security
10 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
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