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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 291 328 273
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -55
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 154 125 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.51% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 128 93 137
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £38,400 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £83,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
7721 8279 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.05% 37.19% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6680 7079 7101
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +11 35 £46,750 +3.88% 5
Oxfordshire +27 33 £55,500 +14.43% 2
Surrey +3 26 £47,500 +15.15% 1
East Sussex +39 25 £53,500 - 1
Berkshire -11 17 £60,000 - 3
Middlesex - 6 £35,000 -
West Sussex -5 5 £51,500 -
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £60,500 +12.55% 1
Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 301 (97.41%) Java
2 220 (71.20%) Spring
3 178 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (48.22%) Hibernate
5 129 (41.75%) Web Services
6 112 (36.25%) J2EE
7 108 (34.95%) XML
8 103 (33.33%) SQL
8 103 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 100 (32.36%) Finance
10 87 (28.16%) Oracle
11 86 (27.83%) SOAP
12 76 (24.60%) REST
13 74 (23.95%) JUnit
14 72 (23.30%) Spring MVC
15 71 (22.98%) HTML
16 70 (22.65%) Maven
17 66 (21.36%) JSP
18 65 (21.04%) jQuery
19 64 (20.71%) E-Commerce
20 63 (20.39%) CSS
20 63 (20.39%) Relational Database
21 62 (20.06%) MVC
22 59 (19.09%) WebSphere
23 58 (18.77%) JMS
24 57 (18.45%) SOA
25 56 (18.12%) Struts
26 55 (17.80%) Software Engineering
27 53 (17.15%) Eclipse
28 52 (16.83%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (19.09%) WebSphere
2 52 (16.83%) Tomcat
3 33 (10.68%) Jetty
4 28 (9.06%) Apache
5 27 (8.74%) JBoss
6 24 (7.77%) Node.js
7 22 (7.12%) WebLogic
8 16 (5.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (4.53%) Mule
10 12 (3.88%) Mule ESB
11 10 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (3.24%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (2.59%) CMS
13 7 (2.27%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.94%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (1.29%) WildFly
16 4 (1.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (4.53%) Mingle
2 6 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (4.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.77%) Internet
2 14 (4.53%) HTTP
3 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.97%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) ISDN
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) PBX
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) CTI
6 1 (0.32%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.32%) MGCP
6 1 (0.32%) RTP
6 1 (0.32%) SS7
6 1 (0.32%) ISUP
6 1 (0.32%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.39%) Relational Database
2 36 (11.65%) RDBMS
3 34 (11.00%) SQL Server
4 27 (8.74%) MySQL
5 26 (8.41%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.21%) Big Data
7 10 (3.24%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.29%) DB2
11 3 (0.97%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.32%) OLTP
12 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (23.95%) JUnit
2 70 (22.65%) Maven
3 53 (17.15%) Eclipse
4 50 (16.18%) Subversion
5 46 (14.89%) Ant
6 45 (14.56%) Cucumber
7 38 (12.30%) JIRA
8 32 (10.36%) jMock
9 26 (8.41%) Git (software)
10 20 (6.47%) Mockito
10 20 (6.47%) Jenkins
11 16 (5.18%) Selenium
12 13 (4.21%) Gradle
13 6 (1.94%) Rational Application Developer
13 6 (1.94%) Hudson
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.97%) Arquillian
16 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
16 2 (0.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 100 (32.36%) Finance
2 29 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.12%) Retail
4 9 (2.91%) Publishing
5 7 (2.27%) Advertising
6 6 (1.94%) Games
6 6 (1.94%) Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 230 (74.43%) Developer
2 194 (62.78%) Java Developer
3 92 (29.77%) Senior Developer
4 74 (23.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (9.71%) Architect
5 30 (9.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 26 (8.41%) Web Developer
6 26 (8.41%) Java Web Developer
7 22 (7.12%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.53%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (4.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (4.53%) Designer
9 13 (4.21%) Lead Developer
10 12 (3.88%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
11 11 (3.56%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.24%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (3.24%) Senior Java Web Developer
13 9 (2.91%) Systems Architect
14 8 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (71.20%) Spring
2 149 (48.22%) Hibernate
3 129 (41.75%) Web Services
4 112 (36.25%) J2EE
5 108 (34.95%) XML
6 86 (27.83%) SOAP
7 76 (24.60%) REST
8 72 (23.30%) Spring MVC
9 71 (22.98%) HTML
10 66 (21.36%) JSP
11 65 (21.04%) jQuery
12 63 (20.39%) CSS
13 58 (18.77%) JMS
14 56 (18.12%) Struts
15 45 (14.56%) RESTful
16 39 (12.62%) JSON
16 39 (12.62%) WebSphere MQ
17 34 (11.00%) JSF
18 31 (10.03%) .NET
19 30 (9.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.83%) Data Integration
3 18 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.18%) Clustering
5 13 (4.21%) iPad
6 9 (2.91%) Semantic Web
6 9 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.59%) Life Science
8 7 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.94%) Online Games
9 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.29%) User Experience
12 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.94%) UNIX
1 40 (12.94%) Linux
2 22 (7.12%) Apple iOS
3 20 (6.47%) Windows
4 10 (3.24%) Android
5 5 (1.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.71%) E-Commerce
3 62 (20.06%) MVC
4 57 (18.45%) SOA
5 55 (17.80%) Software Engineering
6 50 (16.18%) UML
7 47 (15.21%) TDD
8 41 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (12.62%) Unit Testing
10 33 (10.68%) OO
11 31 (10.03%) B2C
11 31 (10.03%) Scrum
12 30 (9.71%) Extreme Programming
13 29 (9.39%) BDD
13 29 (9.39%) SDLC
14 28 (9.06%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (8.41%) B2B
16 25 (8.09%) Data Modelling
17 24 (7.77%) Multithreading
17 24 (7.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 301 (97.41%) Java
2 103 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.33%) SQL
3 26 (8.41%) Scala
4 17 (5.50%) Objective-C
5 16 (5.18%) C#
6 14 (4.53%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.21%) XPath
8 7 (2.27%) Perl
8 7 (2.27%) Ruby
8 7 (2.27%) XQuery
9 6 (1.94%) Groovy
10 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.29%) Korn
10 4 (1.29%) C
11 3 (0.97%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.65%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (13.92%) Degree
2 12 (3.88%) Sun Certification
3 7 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.32%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.44%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 7 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.27%) Ansible
3 6 (1.94%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (28.16%) Oracle
2 35 (11.33%) hybris
3 21 (6.80%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.83%) Google
4 18 (5.83%) IBM
5 13 (4.21%) Sun
6 10 (3.24%) ATG
7 8 (2.59%) SAP
8 7 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.94%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.94%) Adobe
10 4 (1.29%) Sencha
11 2 (0.65%) Endeca
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco
12 1 (0.32%) webMethods
12 1 (0.32%) VMware
12 1 (0.32%) HP
12 1 (0.32%) Nortel
12 1 (0.32%) Avaya
12 1 (0.32%) Genesys
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