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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 67 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 28 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.93% 1.23% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 2.68% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 30
Average salary £53,750 £44,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.11% -31.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,625 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,625 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%
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
429 560 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.83% 45.83% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 384 456 360
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 April 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 April 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
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
Sittingbourne +11 12 £37,500 -15.73% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 - 1
Faversham - 1 £52,500 -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (83.53%) Eclipse
2 71 (83.53%) Ant
3 70 (82.35%) JSP
4 68 (80.00%) Linux
5 60 (70.59%) Hibernate
6 59 (69.41%) JUnit
7 48 (56.47%) SQL
8 47 (55.29%) MySQL
9 46 (54.12%) Apache
10 45 (52.94%) JBoss
10 45 (52.94%) TestNG
10 45 (52.94%) JSTL
10 45 (52.94%) Unit Testing
10 45 (52.94%) Integration Testing
10 45 (52.94%) JSF
10 45 (52.94%) RichFaces
11 42 (49.41%) JSON
11 42 (49.41%) XML
12 40 (47.06%) SOAP
12 40 (47.06%) Web Services
13 39 (45.88%) Spring
14 36 (42.35%) Maven
14 36 (42.35%) UML
14 36 (42.35%) Scrum
15 33 (38.82%) Subversion
16 28 (32.94%) AOP
17 25 (29.41%) RUP
17 25 (29.41%) JDBC
17 25 (29.41%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (54.12%) Apache
2 45 (52.94%) JBoss
3 22 (25.88%) Tomcat
3 22 (25.88%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (83.53%) Ant
1 71 (83.53%) Eclipse
2 59 (69.41%) JUnit
3 45 (52.94%) TestNG
4 36 (42.35%) Maven
5 33 (38.82%) Subversion
6 25 (29.41%) JIRA
6 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 23 (27.06%) SoapUI
8 14 (16.47%) Mockito
8 14 (16.47%) jMock
9 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (100.00%) Developer
2 82 (96.47%) Java Developer
3 60 (70.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (31.76%) Senior Developer
5 25 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (24.71%) J2EE Developer
7 19 (22.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (16.47%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (82.35%) JSP
2 60 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 45 (52.94%) JSF
3 45 (52.94%) JSTL
3 45 (52.94%) RichFaces
4 42 (49.41%) XML
4 42 (49.41%) JSON
5 40 (47.06%) SOAP
5 40 (47.06%) Web Services
6 39 (45.88%) Spring
7 25 (29.41%) Servlets
7 25 (29.41%) JDBC
8 23 (27.06%) RESTful
9 22 (25.88%) FreeMarker
10 20 (23.53%) REST
11 15 (17.65%) HTML
12 14 (16.47%) Spring MVC
13 6 (7.06%) JBoss Seam
14 4 (4.71%) Java EE
15 3 (3.53%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
1 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Unit Testing
1 45 (52.94%) Integration Testing
2 36 (42.35%) UML
2 36 (42.35%) Scrum
3 28 (32.94%) AOP
4 25 (29.41%) RUP
5 22 (25.88%) OOD
5 22 (25.88%) OOP
6 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (22.35%) Software Architecture
8 18 (21.18%) Multivariate Testing
8 18 (21.18%) Content Management
9 14 (16.47%) OO
9 14 (16.47%) MVC
9 14 (16.47%) TDD
10 13 (15.29%) Time Management
11 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.76%) Build Automation
13 7 (8.24%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (7.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (56.47%) SQL
3 25 (29.41%) AspectJ
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) IBM
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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