The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 26 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 46 42 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.61% 11.54% 22.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.08% 22.34% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 18
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
J2EE
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.72% 51.65% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 88
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

J2EE
Salary Trend in Watford

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

J2EE Salary Trend in Watford

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 93 (94.90%) Java
2 78 (79.59%) Finance
3 77 (78.57%) E-Commerce
4 73 (74.49%) WebSphere
5 71 (72.45%) Retail
6 69 (70.41%) UNIX
7 66 (67.35%) Oracle
8 65 (66.33%) SQL
8 65 (66.33%) Linux
9 63 (64.29%) IBM
10 62 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 55 (56.12%) Tomcat
12 53 (54.08%) DB2
12 53 (54.08%) Manufacturing
13 50 (51.02%) Solaris
14 49 (50.00%) JDBC
15 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
16 43 (43.88%) Windows
16 43 (43.88%) AIX
16 43 (43.88%) HTTP
17 42 (42.86%) IIS
17 42 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
18 39 (39.80%) MQSeries
19 38 (38.78%) CSS
19 38 (38.78%) HTML
20 35 (35.71%) MS Office
20 35 (35.71%) Middleware
21 34 (34.69%) JSP
21 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
22 33 (33.67%) Perl

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 73 (74.49%) WebSphere
2 62 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 55 (56.12%) Tomcat
4 42 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 42 (42.86%) IIS
5 39 (39.80%) MQSeries
6 9 (9.18%) Apache
7 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.06%) Liferay
9 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.04%) Tuxedo
9 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.04%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 35 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Tridion
1 6 (6.12%) Fredhopper
2 4 (4.08%) Magento
3 1 (1.02%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.88%) HTTP
2 33 (33.67%) FTP
3 23 (23.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 2 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.08%) DB2
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.10%) Informix
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.02%) MySQL
8 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Eclipse
2 19 (19.39%) JUnit
3 13 (13.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (13.27%) Subversion
3 13 (13.27%) Rational Application Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Ant
5 6 (6.12%) Maven
5 6 (6.12%) Log4j
General
1 78 (79.59%) Finance
2 71 (72.45%) Retail
3 53 (54.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.12%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Analyst
2 33 (33.67%) Support Analyst
3 32 (32.65%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (32.65%) Operations Support Analyst
4 20 (20.41%) Consultant
5 18 (18.37%) Developer
6 17 (17.35%) Java Developer
7 15 (15.31%) Junior
7 15 (15.31%) Junior Analyst
7 15 (15.31%) Junior Support Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Consultant
8 8 (8.16%) Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Programmer
9 6 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.12%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (6.12%) Systems Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.00%) JDBC
2 38 (38.78%) HTML
2 38 (38.78%) CSS
3 35 (35.71%) Middleware
4 34 (34.69%) JSP
5 24 (24.49%) Servlets
6 21 (21.43%) XHTML
6 21 (21.43%) XML
7 20 (20.41%) EJB
8 19 (19.39%) Struts
9 14 (14.29%) Spring
10 13 (13.27%) JSTL
10 13 (13.27%) JMS
11 11 (11.22%) Ajax
12 9 (9.18%) jQuery
13 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
14 7 (7.14%) XSLT
15 6 (6.12%) XMLBeans
15 6 (6.12%) Spring MVC
15 6 (6.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.04%) AS400
3 2 (2.04%) EMV
3 2 (2.04%) Open Source
3 2 (2.04%) Tandem
3 2 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (70.41%) UNIX
2 65 (66.33%) Linux
3 50 (51.02%) Solaris
4 43 (43.88%) Windows
4 43 (43.88%) AIX
5 6 (6.12%) HPUX
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 27 (27.55%) MVC
3 20 (20.41%) Problem Management
4 19 (19.39%) ITIL
5 17 (17.35%) Content Management
6 13 (13.27%) RAD
6 13 (13.27%) Web Development
7 12 (12.24%) UML
8 10 (10.20%) OO
9 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.14%) Project Management
10 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.12%) Time Management
11 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.12%) Change Control
12 5 (5.10%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.10%) Quality Management
12 5 (5.10%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 93 (94.90%) Java
2 65 (66.33%) SQL
3 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (33.67%) Perl
5 32 (32.65%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.14%) XPath
7 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) Jython
8 2 (2.04%) C
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.02%) OCA
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) RACF
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.04%) ACF2
3 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.04%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 66 (67.35%) Oracle
2 63 (64.29%) IBM
3 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.33%) ATG
5 12 (12.24%) hybris
6 10 (10.20%) Demandware
7 9 (9.18%) JBoss
8 7 (7.14%) Sun
9 6 (6.12%) Adobe
9 6 (6.12%) Blue Martini
9 6 (6.12%) Endeca
9 6 (6.12%) Interwoven
9 6 (6.12%) Elastic Path
10 4 (4.08%) CyberSource
10 4 (4.08%) DataCash
10 4 (4.08%) Ogone
11 3 (3.06%) NetIQ
11 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.06%) Perforce
12 2 (2.04%) BMC
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