The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 75 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 12 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% - 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 20
Average salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Colchester - 8 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
1 28 (100.00%) JBoss
2 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle
3 22 (78.57%) WebSphere
4 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 21 (75.00%) JMS
5 20 (71.43%) GlassFish
6 17 (60.71%) Maven
6 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
6 17 (60.71%) Gradle
6 17 (60.71%) Data Mining
6 17 (60.71%) Ant
7 16 (57.14%) Automotive
8 14 (50.00%) OOP
8 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
10 11 (39.29%) SQL
11 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
11 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 10 (35.71%) HTML
11 10 (35.71%) CSS
11 10 (35.71%) OO
11 10 (35.71%) Swing
11 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
11 10 (35.71%) Project Management
11 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
11 10 (35.71%) Ajax

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 20 (71.43%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Data Mining
1 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
2 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Ant
1 17 (60.71%) Maven
1 17 (60.71%) Gradle
2 5 (17.86%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 16 (57.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
2 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 21 (75.00%) JMS
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) Swing
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) Ajax
5 8 (28.57%) Java EE
6 7 (25.00%) Java SE
6 7 (25.00%) Servlets
7 6 (21.43%) EJB
7 6 (21.43%) Spring
7 6 (21.43%) JPA
8 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Struts
9 2 (7.14%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) OOP
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) JBoss
2 22 (78.57%) Oracle