The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 278 302 233
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -69
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 168 152 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.67% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 1.70% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 150 120 193
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +0.60%
Java EE
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7833 8955 8406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.95% 39.33% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6827 7558 7521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java EE
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java EE across the South East region.

Java EE Salary Trend in the South East

Java EE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Java EE Salary Histogram in the South East

Java EE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
Berkshire 0 39 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey -13 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -1 28 £44,500 -17.20% 2
East Sussex - 26 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +29 24 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Middlesex - 6 £52,500 -
West Sussex -13 4 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Kent +18 3 £52,500 -34.37% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £40,000 - 1
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 320 (98.77%) Java
2 191 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (54.63%) Spring
4 124 (38.27%) JavaScript
4 124 (38.27%) SQL
5 116 (35.80%) Web Services
6 108 (33.33%) J2EE
7 106 (32.72%) SOAP
8 104 (32.10%) HTML
9 96 (29.63%) XML
10 95 (29.32%) Hibernate
11 92 (28.40%) TDD
11 92 (28.40%) CSS
12 89 (27.47%) JSON
13 85 (26.23%) jQuery
13 85 (26.23%) Maven
14 84 (25.93%) RESTful
15 82 (25.31%) Linux
16 79 (24.38%) Software Engineering
17 77 (23.77%) Git (software)
18 75 (23.15%) SOA
19 73 (22.53%) Oracle
20 72 (22.22%) Finance
21 66 (20.37%) Relational Database
22 62 (19.14%) MySQL
22 62 (19.14%) E-Commerce
23 61 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (16.98%) Telecoms
25 54 (16.67%) Eclipse
25 54 (16.67%) Subversion

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (16.05%) Tomcat
2 47 (14.51%) JBoss
3 34 (10.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 33 (10.19%) Apache
5 22 (6.79%) CMS
5 22 (6.79%) WebSphere
5 22 (6.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (6.48%) WebLogic
7 20 (6.17%) Apache Solr
8 19 (5.86%) Jetty
9 14 (4.32%) WildFly
10 12 (3.70%) Node.js
10 12 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (3.40%) Mule
12 6 (1.85%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.09%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (7.41%) SaaS
4 5 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.54%) Route 53
4 5 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (1.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.11%) HTTP
2 18 (5.56%) LDAP
3 12 (3.70%) SSL
4 5 (1.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.37%) Relational Database
2 62 (19.14%) MySQL
3 37 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 32 (9.88%) SQL Server
6 16 (4.94%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.23%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.23%) DB2
10 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 85 (26.23%) Maven
2 77 (23.77%) Git (software)
3 54 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 54 (16.67%) Subversion
4 47 (14.51%) JUnit
5 43 (13.27%) Ant
6 27 (8.33%) Selenium
7 23 (7.10%) JIRA
7 23 (7.10%) Mockito
8 21 (6.48%) Cucumber
9 18 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 14 (4.32%) NetBeans
11 13 (4.01%) jMock
12 10 (3.09%) Gradle
12 10 (3.09%) Hudson
13 9 (2.78%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.47%) QUnit
15 7 (2.16%) ClearCase
16 6 (1.85%) ClearQuest
17 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
General
1 72 (22.22%) Finance
2 55 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.25%) Advertising
4 12 (3.70%) Marketing
5 9 (2.78%) Games
5 9 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (69.14%) Developer
2 180 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 80 (24.69%) Senior Developer
4 56 (17.28%) Architect
4 56 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (13.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 27 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.48%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 20 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 18 (5.56%) Consultant
10 17 (5.25%) Applications Architect
10 17 (5.25%) Java Consultant
11 13 (4.01%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (3.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 10 (3.09%) Java Web Developer
13 9 (2.78%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.47%) Java Architect
14 8 (2.47%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (54.63%) Spring
2 116 (35.80%) Web Services
3 108 (33.33%) J2EE
4 106 (32.72%) SOAP
5 104 (32.10%) HTML
6 96 (29.63%) XML
7 95 (29.32%) Hibernate
8 92 (28.40%) CSS
9 89 (27.47%) JSON
10 85 (26.23%) jQuery
11 84 (25.93%) RESTful
12 51 (15.74%) REST
12 51 (15.74%) JSP
13 49 (15.12%) EJB
14 40 (12.35%) JPA
15 39 (12.04%) Spring MVC
16 38 (11.73%) JSF
17 37 (11.42%) Ajax
17 37 (11.42%) Grails
18 33 (10.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.88%) Open Source
3 24 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.48%) iPad
5 18 (5.56%) Life Science
5 18 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.70%) Clustering
6 12 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.78%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.16%) Online Games
10 6 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.23%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.23%) User Experience
12 3 (0.93%) iPhone
12 3 (0.93%) Kindle
13 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 82 (25.31%) Linux
2 45 (13.89%) UNIX
3 18 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.63%) Windows
5 13 (4.01%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.40%) TDD
3 79 (24.38%) Software Engineering
4 75 (23.15%) SOA
5 62 (19.14%) E-Commerce
6 61 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (16.67%) Scrum
8 49 (15.12%) OO
9 45 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 43 (13.27%) MVC
11 38 (11.73%) Multithreading
12 31 (9.57%) Extreme Programming
13 30 (9.26%) CRM
14 29 (8.95%) Unit Testing
15 28 (8.64%) Web Development
15 28 (8.64%) BDD
16 23 (7.10%) Integration Testing
17 22 (6.79%) BPEL
17 22 (6.79%) Enterprise Architecture
18 21 (6.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 320 (98.77%) Java
2 124 (38.27%) JavaScript
2 124 (38.27%) SQL
3 28 (8.64%) Scala
4 25 (7.72%) XPath
5 22 (6.79%) Groovy
5 22 (6.79%) Ruby
6 19 (5.86%) Perl
7 16 (4.94%) XQuery
8 15 (4.63%) C#
9 14 (4.32%) PHP
10 11 (3.40%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.93%) AspectJ
13 3 (0.93%) Python
14 2 (0.62%) HQL
15 1 (0.31%) C++
15 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 44 (13.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.54%) PhD
2 5 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.93%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.31%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.10%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (22.53%) Oracle
2 24 (7.41%) IBM
2 24 (7.41%) hybris
3 22 (6.79%) SAP
3 22 (6.79%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.94%) Google
5 13 (4.01%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.93%) Sencha
6 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.93%) Sun
6 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.62%) Endeca
7 2 (0.62%) Zend
8 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.31%) HP
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