The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 50 91 42
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -49
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 53 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.33% 1.31% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 2.76% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 28
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
J2EE
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
510 544 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.31% 47.47% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 465 448 241
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

J2EE
Salary Trend in Kent

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Kent

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Kent

J2EE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Sittingbourne +1 30 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Tonbridge - 8 £55,000 -
Faversham - 7 £57,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £46,250 -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (81.61%) Hibernate
3 70 (80.46%) JUnit
4 69 (79.31%) Eclipse
5 68 (78.16%) Ant
5 68 (78.16%) JSP
6 67 (77.01%) Linux
7 54 (62.07%) Apache
8 53 (60.92%) JBoss
8 53 (60.92%) JSTL
8 53 (60.92%) JSF
8 53 (60.92%) Unit Testing
8 53 (60.92%) Integration Testing
8 53 (60.92%) TestNG
8 53 (60.92%) RichFaces
9 47 (54.02%) SOAP
9 47 (54.02%) Web Services
10 42 (48.28%) SQL
11 41 (47.13%) MySQL
12 35 (40.23%) XML
12 35 (40.23%) JSON
13 32 (36.78%) Spring
14 29 (33.33%) Maven
14 29 (33.33%) Scrum
14 29 (33.33%) UML
15 27 (31.03%) Subversion
15 27 (31.03%) SoapUI
15 27 (31.03%) RESTful
16 26 (29.89%) FreeMarker
17 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 54 (62.07%) Apache
2 53 (60.92%) JBoss
3 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.94%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (80.46%) JUnit
2 69 (79.31%) Eclipse
3 68 (78.16%) Ant
4 53 (60.92%) TestNG
5 29 (33.33%) Maven
6 27 (31.03%) Subversion
6 27 (31.03%) SoapUI
7 17 (19.54%) Mockito
7 17 (19.54%) jMock
8 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 15 (17.24%) JIRA
9 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.09%) Publishing
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (100.00%) Developer
2 81 (93.10%) Java Developer
3 58 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (14.94%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (12.64%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Applications Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
12 1 (1.15%) Junior
12 1 (1.15%) Junior .NET Developer
12 1 (1.15%) Junior Developer
12 1 (1.15%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (81.61%) Hibernate
2 68 (78.16%) JSP
3 53 (60.92%) JSF
3 53 (60.92%) JSTL
3 53 (60.92%) RichFaces
4 47 (54.02%) SOAP
4 47 (54.02%) Web Services
5 35 (40.23%) XML
5 35 (40.23%) JSON
6 32 (36.78%) Spring
7 27 (31.03%) RESTful
8 26 (29.89%) FreeMarker
9 23 (26.44%) REST
10 17 (19.54%) Spring MVC
10 17 (19.54%) HTML
11 15 (17.24%) Servlets
11 15 (17.24%) JDBC
12 7 (8.05%) JBoss Seam
13 3 (3.45%) Protocol Buffers
14 2 (2.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.90%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (77.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Unit Testing
1 53 (60.92%) Integration Testing
2 29 (33.33%) UML
2 29 (33.33%) Scrum
3 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (26.44%) Software Architecture
5 22 (25.29%) Multivariate Testing
5 22 (25.29%) Content Management
6 18 (20.69%) AOP
7 17 (19.54%) Time Management
7 17 (19.54%) MVC
7 17 (19.54%) TDD
8 16 (18.39%) OO
9 15 (17.24%) RUP
9 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.94%) OOD
10 13 (14.94%) OOP
10 13 (14.94%) Build Automation
11 6 (6.90%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (48.28%) SQL
3 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) AspectJ
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) IBM
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
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