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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 29 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 43 38 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.95% 10.00% 20.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.86% 20.88% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 20
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
144 182 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.62% 47.89% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 140 81
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £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 19 September 2014.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 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 97 (95.10%) Java
2 83 (81.37%) Finance
3 79 (77.45%) E-Commerce
4 77 (75.49%) WebSphere
5 75 (73.53%) Retail
6 72 (70.59%) UNIX
7 71 (69.61%) Linux
8 70 (68.63%) Oracle
9 68 (66.67%) SQL
10 67 (65.69%) IBM
11 64 (62.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 57 (55.88%) Tomcat
12 57 (55.88%) Manufacturing
13 55 (53.92%) DB2
14 52 (50.98%) Solaris
15 49 (48.04%) JDBC
16 46 (45.10%) Windows
17 44 (43.14%) HTTP
18 43 (42.16%) AIX
18 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
19 42 (41.18%) IIS
19 42 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
20 41 (40.20%) MQSeries
21 38 (37.25%) HTML
22 37 (36.27%) CSS
22 37 (36.27%) Bash Shell
23 35 (34.31%) Middleware
23 35 (34.31%) MS Office
23 35 (34.31%) Perl
24 34 (33.33%) Microsoft

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 77 (75.49%) WebSphere
2 64 (62.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (55.88%) Tomcat
4 42 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 42 (41.18%) IIS
5 41 (40.20%) MQSeries
6 10 (9.80%) Apache
7 5 (4.90%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.96%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.96%) Liferay
9 2 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.96%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (34.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Tridion
2 4 (3.92%) Magento
2 4 (3.92%) Fredhopper
2 4 (3.92%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (43.14%) HTTP
2 33 (32.35%) FTP
3 27 (26.47%) Internet
4 4 (3.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) LDAP
5 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) DB2
2 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Informix
6 3 (2.94%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Eclipse
2 20 (19.61%) JUnit
3 15 (14.71%) Subversion
3 15 (14.71%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (12.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Ant
6 8 (7.84%) Log4j
7 6 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 83 (81.37%) Finance
2 75 (73.53%) Retail
3 57 (55.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (45.10%) Analyst
2 36 (35.29%) Support Analyst
3 32 (31.37%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (31.37%) Operations Support Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) Consultant
4 20 (19.61%) Developer
5 19 (18.63%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Junior
6 13 (12.75%) Junior Support Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Junior Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.84%) Systems Architect
8 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Programmer
10 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.04%) JDBC
2 38 (37.25%) HTML
3 37 (36.27%) CSS
4 35 (34.31%) Middleware
5 33 (32.35%) JSP
6 26 (25.49%) Servlets
7 22 (21.57%) EJB
8 21 (20.59%) XHTML
8 21 (20.59%) XML
9 19 (18.63%) Struts
10 15 (14.71%) JMS
11 13 (12.75%) Spring
11 13 (12.75%) JSTL
12 11 (10.78%) Ajax
13 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
13 9 (8.82%) XSLT
14 8 (7.84%) XMLBeans
14 8 (7.84%) jQuery
15 6 (5.88%) Web Services
16 4 (3.92%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Web 2.0
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Tandem
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Open Source
4 2 (1.96%) AS400
4 2 (1.96%) EMV
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) UNIX
2 71 (69.61%) Linux
3 52 (50.98%) Solaris
4 46 (45.10%) Windows
5 43 (42.16%) AIX
6 8 (7.84%) HPUX
7 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (77.45%) E-Commerce
2 27 (26.47%) MVC
3 22 (21.57%) Problem Management
4 21 (20.59%) ITIL
5 17 (16.67%) Content Management
6 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.73%) UML
8 13 (12.75%) RAD
9 11 (10.78%) Web Development
10 10 (9.80%) OO
11 9 (8.82%) Project Management
12 8 (7.84%) Time Management
12 8 (7.84%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.84%) Change Control
13 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.90%) Data Validation
14 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
14 5 (4.90%) Quality Management
14 5 (4.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) Java
2 68 (66.67%) SQL
3 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 37 (36.27%) Bash Shell
5 35 (34.31%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.82%) XPath
7 2 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Jython
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) OCA
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) RACF
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.96%) ACF2
3 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.96%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 70 (68.63%) Oracle
2 67 (65.69%) IBM
3 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.76%) ATG
5 11 (10.78%) JBoss
6 10 (9.80%) hybris
7 9 (8.82%) Sun
8 8 (7.84%) Interwoven
9 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.88%) Blue Martini
9 6 (5.88%) Demandware
9 6 (5.88%) Elastic Path
10 4 (3.92%) Endeca
10 4 (3.92%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (3.92%) Adobe
11 3 (2.94%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.96%) CyberSource
12 2 (1.96%) DataCash
12 2 (1.96%) Ogone
12 2 (1.96%) HP
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