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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 287 350 237
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -113
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 174 117 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.49% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.28% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 160 87 191
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
7917 9113 8697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.93% 38.51% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6860 7826 7742
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 24 April 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 24 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
East Sussex - 35 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire +1 31 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Oxfordshire +41 30 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Surrey +7 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +6 27 £44,500 -8.71% 1
West Sussex -1 7 £62,500 +43.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £67,500 +58.82% 4
Middlesex - 4 £52,500 -
Kent +19 3 £52,500 - 1
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 324 (98.48%) Java
2 206 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (59.88%) Spring
4 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 118 (35.87%) Web Services
5 118 (35.87%) Hibernate
6 116 (35.26%) SQL
7 114 (34.65%) J2EE
8 105 (31.91%) SOAP
9 96 (29.18%) HTML
10 90 (27.36%) XML
11 87 (26.44%) RESTful
12 84 (25.53%) Finance
13 83 (25.23%) CSS
13 83 (25.23%) JSON
14 82 (24.92%) Software Engineering
15 81 (24.62%) Maven
15 81 (24.62%) TDD
16 77 (23.40%) Oracle
17 76 (23.10%) jQuery
18 72 (21.88%) Relational Database
19 70 (21.28%) Git (software)
20 67 (20.36%) SOA
21 66 (20.06%) Linux
22 64 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (17.93%) MySQL
24 57 (17.33%) JSP
24 57 (17.33%) E-Commerce
24 57 (17.33%) Subversion
24 57 (17.33%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (14.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (12.77%) JBoss
3 35 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 32 (9.73%) WebSphere
5 30 (9.12%) Apache
6 25 (7.60%) Jetty
7 23 (6.99%) WebLogic
8 22 (6.69%) CMS
8 22 (6.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (4.56%) Apache Solr
10 14 (4.26%) Node.js
11 13 (3.95%) Mule
12 12 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (3.04%) WildFly
14 5 (1.52%) Mule ESB
14 5 (1.52%) Apache TomEE
14 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.91%) GlassFish
17 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (3.65%) Mingle
2 10 (3.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (7.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.81%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (7.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.61%) Route 53
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.21%) HTTP
2 14 (4.26%) LDAP
3 12 (3.65%) SSL
4 9 (2.74%) Internet
5 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 59 (17.93%) MySQL
3 38 (11.55%) RDBMS
4 34 (10.33%) SQL Server
5 30 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.61%) Big Data
11 2 (0.61%) DB2
11 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 81 (24.62%) Maven
2 70 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 57 (17.33%) Subversion
4 55 (16.72%) JUnit
4 55 (16.72%) Eclipse
5 41 (12.46%) Ant
6 29 (8.81%) Cucumber
7 27 (8.21%) JIRA
8 26 (7.90%) Jenkins
9 22 (6.69%) jMock
10 20 (6.08%) Selenium
11 18 (5.47%) Mockito
12 14 (4.26%) Gradle
13 10 (3.04%) Hudson
13 10 (3.04%) NetBeans
14 8 (2.43%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.13%) ClearCase
16 6 (1.82%) ClearQuest
17 5 (1.52%) QUnit
18 1 (0.30%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 84 (25.53%) Finance
2 50 (15.20%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.17%) Advertising
4 11 (3.34%) Marketing
5 9 (2.74%) Games
5 9 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.13%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 231 (70.21%) Developer
2 184 (55.93%) Java Developer
3 80 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 57 (17.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (16.11%) Architect
6 46 (13.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 30 (9.12%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (5.17%) Applications Architect
10 16 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.56%) Consultant
11 15 (4.56%) J2EE Developer
12 14 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.26%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.95%) Java Consultant
14 12 (3.65%) J2EE Software Engineer
15 9 (2.74%) Java Web Developer
15 9 (2.74%) Technical Architect
16 8 (2.43%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (59.88%) Spring
2 118 (35.87%) Hibernate
2 118 (35.87%) Web Services
3 114 (34.65%) J2EE
4 105 (31.91%) SOAP
5 96 (29.18%) HTML
6 90 (27.36%) XML
7 87 (26.44%) RESTful
8 83 (25.23%) JSON
8 83 (25.23%) CSS
9 76 (23.10%) jQuery
10 57 (17.33%) REST
10 57 (17.33%) JSP
11 46 (13.98%) Spring MVC
12 43 (13.07%) EJB
13 41 (12.46%) JMS
14 40 (12.16%) Struts
14 40 (12.16%) Ajax
15 38 (11.55%) Grails
16 35 (10.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.73%) Open Source
3 22 (6.69%) Life Science
3 22 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.56%) iPad
5 13 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.95%) Clustering
6 10 (3.04%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.13%) Online Games
7 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.22%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (0.91%) Kindle
11 2 (0.61%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.06%) Linux
2 46 (13.98%) UNIX
3 20 (6.08%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.47%) Windows
5 14 (4.26%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.92%) Software Engineering
3 81 (24.62%) TDD
4 67 (20.36%) SOA
5 64 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (17.33%) E-Commerce
7 53 (16.11%) OO
8 47 (14.29%) Scrum
9 41 (12.46%) MVC
10 40 (12.16%) Mentoring
11 37 (11.25%) Multithreading
12 31 (9.42%) CRM
13 30 (9.12%) Extreme Programming
14 29 (8.81%) Unit Testing
15 26 (7.90%) Web Development
16 25 (7.60%) BDD
17 24 (7.29%) Integration Testing
17 24 (7.29%) UML
18 23 (6.99%) BPEL
18 23 (6.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 324 (98.48%) Java
2 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 116 (35.26%) SQL
4 28 (8.51%) Scala
5 20 (6.08%) Ruby
5 20 (6.08%) XPath
6 19 (5.78%) C#
7 17 (5.17%) Groovy
8 14 (4.26%) PHP
9 13 (3.95%) Perl
9 13 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 12 (3.65%) XQuery
11 11 (3.34%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.22%) AspectJ
13 4 (1.22%) Korn
13 4 (1.22%) Python
13 4 (1.22%) C
14 2 (0.61%) HQL
15 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (13.37%) Degree
2 5 (1.52%) PhD
2 5 (1.52%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) IC3 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.81%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (23.40%) Oracle
2 26 (7.90%) IBM
3 23 (6.99%) hybris
4 22 (6.69%) Sitecore
5 19 (5.78%) Atlassian
5 19 (5.78%) Google
6 17 (5.17%) SAP
7 5 (1.52%) Sun
8 4 (1.22%) Sencha
9 3 (0.91%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.61%) Endeca
10 2 (0.61%) Zend
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.30%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) ATG
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