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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 91 51
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 61 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.61% 1.00% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.99% 2.16% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 11 16
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
555 509 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.01% 46.11% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 505 447 213
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 36 £43,750 +4.47% 3
Tonbridge - 9 £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 30 January 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (80.49%) Hibernate
3 65 (79.27%) JUnit
4 61 (74.39%) Eclipse
5 60 (73.17%) Ant
5 60 (73.17%) JSP
6 59 (71.95%) Linux
7 50 (60.98%) Apache
8 49 (59.76%) JBoss
8 49 (59.76%) JSTL
8 49 (59.76%) JSF
8 49 (59.76%) Unit Testing
8 49 (59.76%) Integration Testing
8 49 (59.76%) TestNG
8 49 (59.76%) RichFaces
9 45 (54.88%) Web Services
9 45 (54.88%) SOAP
10 42 (51.22%) SQL
11 37 (45.12%) MySQL
12 31 (37.80%) Spring
13 29 (35.37%) XML
13 29 (35.37%) JSON
14 28 (34.15%) Scrum
15 27 (32.93%) SoapUI
15 27 (32.93%) RESTful
16 26 (31.71%) FreeMarker
17 24 (29.27%) Maven
17 24 (29.27%) UML
18 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (26.83%) Subversion

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (60.98%) Apache
2 49 (59.76%) JBoss
3 9 (10.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (79.27%) JUnit
2 61 (74.39%) Eclipse
3 60 (73.17%) Ant
4 49 (59.76%) TestNG
5 27 (32.93%) SoapUI
6 24 (29.27%) Maven
7 22 (26.83%) Subversion
8 16 (19.51%) Mockito
8 16 (19.51%) jMock
9 11 (13.41%) JIRA
9 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (14.63%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (100.00%) Developer
2 77 (93.90%) Java Developer
3 51 (62.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (23.17%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.98%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.22%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.22%) Junior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.22%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (80.49%) Hibernate
2 60 (73.17%) JSP
3 49 (59.76%) JSTL
3 49 (59.76%) JSF
3 49 (59.76%) RichFaces
4 45 (54.88%) Web Services
4 45 (54.88%) SOAP
5 31 (37.80%) Spring
6 29 (35.37%) XML
6 29 (35.37%) JSON
7 27 (32.93%) RESTful
8 26 (31.71%) FreeMarker
9 21 (25.61%) REST
10 20 (24.39%) HTML
11 16 (19.51%) Spring MVC
12 11 (13.41%) JDBC
12 11 (13.41%) Servlets
13 5 (6.10%) JBoss Seam
14 4 (4.88%) Struts
15 3 (3.66%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.32%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Unit Testing
1 49 (59.76%) Integration Testing
2 28 (34.15%) Scrum
3 24 (29.27%) UML
4 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.61%) Content Management
5 21 (25.61%) Software Architecture
5 21 (25.61%) Multivariate Testing
6 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.51%) TDD
7 16 (19.51%) MVC
7 16 (19.51%) Time Management
8 15 (18.29%) OO
9 14 (17.07%) AOP
10 13 (15.85%) Build Automation
11 11 (13.41%) RUP
12 9 (10.98%) OOD
12 9 (10.98%) OOP
13 6 (7.32%) Web Development
13 6 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) AspectJ
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) IBM
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
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