The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 63 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 24 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.25% 1.91% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 4.51% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 34
Average salary £38,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,093 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
J2EE
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
344 510 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.24% 42.43% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 304 471 329
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

J2EE
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region.

J2EE Salary Trend in South Wales

J2EE
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in South Wales

J2EE
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Cardiff +2 19 £36,250 +27.19% 7
Torfaen -3 3 £38,500 +1.31%
Newport +8 1 £42,500 +18.77%
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 66 (97.06%) Java
2 49 (72.06%) Spring
3 48 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 42 (61.76%) Unit Testing
5 37 (54.41%) XML
6 36 (52.94%) HTML
7 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (45.59%) Web Services
9 29 (42.65%) Scrum
10 26 (38.24%) Banking
11 24 (35.29%) Telecoms
12 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
13 22 (32.35%) Degree
14 21 (30.88%) IBM
15 20 (29.41%) Maven
16 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
16 19 (27.94%) OO
16 19 (27.94%) SOAP
16 19 (27.94%) SQL
17 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
17 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
17 16 (23.53%) JSF
17 16 (23.53%) Subversion
17 16 (23.53%) Open Source
18 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
18 15 (22.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (22.06%) TDD
18 15 (22.06%) CSS
19 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
20 13 (19.12%) Java EE

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 11 (16.18%) FileNet
4 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (14.71%) LiveCycle
4 10 (14.71%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (14.71%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
2 20 (29.41%) Maven
3 16 (23.53%) Subversion
4 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 11 (16.18%) JIRA
6 10 (14.71%) Hudson
7 6 (8.82%) Rational Application Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Ant
7 6 (8.82%) JUnit
8 5 (7.35%) JMeter
8 5 (7.35%) Selenium
9 3 (4.41%) NetBeans
10 2 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (38.24%) Banking
2 24 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.71%) Billing
4 8 (11.76%) Finance
5 4 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 40 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 28 (41.18%) Analyst
4 20 (29.41%) Programmer
5 16 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (20.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Senior Programmer
7 12 (17.65%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 12 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Java Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (11.76%) Java Programmer
9 7 (10.29%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
11 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (72.06%) Spring
2 48 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 37 (54.41%) XML
4 36 (52.94%) HTML
5 31 (45.59%) Web Services
6 19 (27.94%) SOAP
7 16 (23.53%) JSF
8 15 (22.06%) CSS
9 13 (19.12%) Java EE
10 11 (16.18%) JSP
10 11 (16.18%) Struts
10 11 (16.18%) XSLT
11 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (11.76%) JPA
13 6 (8.82%) REST
14 5 (7.35%) HTML5
14 5 (7.35%) JSON
15 4 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
15 4 (5.88%) Ajax
15 4 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Open Source
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) AS400
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Unit Testing
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) Scrum
4 19 (27.94%) OO
5 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 15 (22.06%) TDD
6 15 (22.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
8 11 (16.18%) SOA
8 11 (16.18%) RUP
8 11 (16.18%) Release Management
8 11 (16.18%) DevOps
8 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.71%) DSDM
9 10 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.24%) OOD
11 7 (10.29%) RAD
12 6 (8.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) Groovy
4 10 (14.71%) Scala
4 10 (14.71%) Clojure
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) RPG
6 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) IBM
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) Adobe
3 10 (14.71%) Twitter
3 10 (14.71%) Guidewire
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