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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 29 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 44 42 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.37% 11.67% 22.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.21% 22.58% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 18
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
141 186 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.81% 51.67% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 90 133 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 £23,300 £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 28 August 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (94.79%) Java
2 76 (79.17%) Finance
3 75 (78.13%) E-Commerce
4 71 (73.96%) WebSphere
5 69 (71.88%) Retail
6 67 (69.79%) UNIX
7 64 (66.67%) Oracle
8 63 (65.63%) SQL
8 63 (65.63%) Linux
9 62 (64.58%) IBM
10 60 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 54 (56.25%) Tomcat
12 52 (54.17%) Manufacturing
13 51 (53.13%) DB2
14 49 (51.04%) Solaris
15 48 (50.00%) JDBC
16 42 (43.75%) Windows
16 42 (43.75%) AIX
16 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
16 42 (43.75%) HTTP
17 41 (42.71%) IIS
17 41 (42.71%) IBM HTTP Server
18 39 (40.63%) MQSeries
19 36 (37.50%) CSS
19 36 (37.50%) HTML
20 35 (36.46%) MS Office
20 35 (36.46%) Middleware
21 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
22 33 (34.38%) FTP
23 32 (33.33%) JSP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (73.96%) WebSphere
2 60 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 54 (56.25%) Tomcat
4 41 (42.71%) IIS
4 41 (42.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 39 (40.63%) MQSeries
6 9 (9.38%) Apache
7 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.13%) Liferay
9 2 (2.08%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.08%) Tuxedo
9 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (36.46%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Tridion
1 6 (6.25%) Fredhopper
2 4 (4.17%) Magento
3 1 (1.04%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.75%) HTTP
2 33 (34.38%) FTP
3 22 (22.92%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (53.13%) DB2
2 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.21%) Informix
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 18 (18.75%) JUnit
3 12 (12.50%) Subversion
3 12 (12.50%) Ant
3 12 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Log4j
5 6 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 76 (79.17%) Finance
2 69 (71.88%) Retail
3 52 (54.17%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Analyst
2 33 (34.38%) Support Analyst
3 32 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
4 20 (20.83%) Consultant
5 17 (17.71%) Developer
6 16 (16.67%) Java Developer
7 15 (15.63%) Junior
7 15 (15.63%) Junior Analyst
7 15 (15.63%) Junior Support Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Architect
9 7 (7.29%) Programmer
10 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 6 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.00%) JDBC
2 36 (37.50%) CSS
2 36 (37.50%) HTML
3 35 (36.46%) Middleware
4 32 (33.33%) JSP
5 23 (23.96%) Servlets
6 20 (20.83%) XML
6 20 (20.83%) XHTML
7 19 (19.79%) EJB
8 18 (18.75%) Struts
9 14 (14.58%) Spring
10 12 (12.50%) JSTL
10 12 (12.50%) JMS
11 11 (11.46%) Ajax
12 9 (9.38%) jQuery
13 8 (8.33%) Hibernate
14 7 (7.29%) XSLT
15 6 (6.25%) Spring MVC
15 6 (6.25%) JPA
15 6 (6.25%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) AS400
3 2 (2.08%) EMV
3 2 (2.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.08%) Tandem
3 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) UNIX
2 63 (65.63%) Linux
3 49 (51.04%) Solaris
4 42 (43.75%) Windows
4 42 (43.75%) AIX
5 6 (6.25%) HPUX
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.13%) E-Commerce
2 25 (26.04%) MVC
3 20 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 19 (19.79%) ITIL
5 16 (16.67%) Content Management
6 12 (12.50%) Web Development
6 12 (12.50%) RAD
7 11 (11.46%) UML
8 10 (10.42%) OO
9 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.29%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.25%) Time Management
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.25%) Change Control
11 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.21%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.21%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.21%) Validation
12 5 (5.21%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (94.79%) Java
2 63 (65.63%) SQL
3 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 32 (33.33%) Perl
5 31 (32.29%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.29%) XPath
7 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.08%) Jython
8 2 (2.08%) C
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) OCA
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) RACF
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.08%) ACF2
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.08%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (66.67%) Oracle
2 62 (64.58%) IBM
3 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.67%) ATG
5 11 (11.46%) hybris
6 10 (10.42%) Demandware
7 9 (9.38%) JBoss
8 6 (6.25%) Sun
8 6 (6.25%) Interwoven
8 6 (6.25%) Adobe
8 6 (6.25%) Blue Martini
8 6 (6.25%) Endeca
8 6 (6.25%) Elastic Path
9 4 (4.17%) CyberSource
9 4 (4.17%) DataCash
9 4 (4.17%) Ogone
10 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.13%) NetIQ
10 3 (3.13%) Perforce
11 2 (2.08%) HP
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