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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 16 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 76 49 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.64% 12.04% 16.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.07% 28.82% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 31
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £43,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +2.64%
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
237 170 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.66% 41.77% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 125 114
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 101 (77.10%) E-Commerce
3 80 (61.07%) SQL
3 80 (61.07%) Oracle
3 80 (61.07%) UNIX
4 79 (60.31%) Retail
5 76 (58.02%) WebSphere
5 76 (58.02%) IBM
6 72 (54.96%) Linux
7 70 (53.44%) DB2
8 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
9 61 (46.56%) Finance
10 60 (45.80%) HTML
11 51 (38.93%) Windows
12 47 (35.88%) CSS
13 46 (35.11%) HTTP
14 43 (32.82%) Tomcat
15 41 (31.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 40 (30.53%) MQSeries
17 38 (29.01%) Solaris
18 37 (28.24%) JSP
19 34 (25.95%) XML
20 32 (24.43%) Bash Shell
21 31 (23.66%) Problem Management
22 30 (22.90%) Internet
22 30 (22.90%) ITIL
22 30 (22.90%) Degree
22 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (22.90%) Content Management
23 28 (21.37%) Sun

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 76 (58.02%) WebSphere
2 43 (32.82%) Tomcat
3 41 (31.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (30.53%) MQSeries
5 25 (19.08%) IIS
5 25 (19.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (9.92%) JBoss
7 11 (8.40%) Apache Solr
8 10 (7.63%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (6.87%) Apache
9 9 (6.87%) WebLogic
10 8 (6.11%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.76%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) RiskWrite
2 7 (5.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.11%) HTTP
2 30 (22.90%) Internet
3 19 (14.50%) FTP
4 8 (6.11%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (53.44%) DB2
2 25 (19.08%) MySQL
2 25 (19.08%) Relational Database
3 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
3 19 (14.50%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.16%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.05%) JasperReports
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.29%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Subversion
2 15 (11.45%) Eclipse
2 15 (11.45%) JUnit
3 13 (9.92%) Rational Application Developer
4 11 (8.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (8.40%) LoadRunner
4 11 (8.40%) Maven
5 10 (7.63%) Log4j
5 10 (7.63%) Ant
6 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 79 (60.31%) Retail
2 61 (46.56%) Finance
3 25 (19.08%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.40%) Games
5 9 (6.87%) Banking
6 6 (4.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) Analyst
3 26 (19.85%) Support Analyst
4 20 (15.27%) Lead Developer
4 20 (15.27%) Java Developer
5 18 (13.74%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Consultant
5 18 (13.74%) Operations Support Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.16%) Architect
7 12 (9.16%) Tester
8 11 (8.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (8.40%) Support Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Systems Architect
10 7 (5.34%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (45.80%) HTML
2 47 (35.88%) CSS
3 37 (28.24%) JSP
4 34 (25.95%) XML
5 27 (20.61%) Servlets
5 27 (20.61%) JDBC
6 20 (15.27%) Middleware
7 18 (13.74%) JMS
8 17 (12.98%) Web Services
8 17 (12.98%) Hibernate
8 17 (12.98%) Spring
9 16 (12.21%) Struts
9 16 (12.21%) EJB
10 14 (10.69%) SOAP
10 14 (10.69%) Ajax
11 13 (9.92%) XHTML
12 12 (9.16%) Flash
13 10 (7.63%) XSLT
13 10 (7.63%) XMLBeans
13 10 (7.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Web 2.0
3 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) AS400
6 3 (2.29%) Tandem
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
7 2 (1.53%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.53%) PMI
7 2 (1.53%) EMV
8 1 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (61.07%) UNIX
2 72 (54.96%) Linux
3 51 (38.93%) Windows
4 38 (29.01%) Solaris
5 27 (20.61%) AIX
6 10 (7.63%) HPUX
7 8 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.76%) zOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (77.10%) E-Commerce
2 31 (23.66%) Problem Management
3 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.90%) Content Management
3 30 (22.90%) ITIL
4 26 (19.85%) OO
5 21 (16.03%) MVC
5 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
6 19 (14.50%) Time Management
7 15 (11.45%) OOP
8 12 (9.16%) Automated Testing
8 12 (9.16%) System Testing
9 11 (8.40%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.40%) UML
10 10 (7.63%) Change Management
11 8 (6.11%) Project Management
11 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 80 (61.07%) SQL
3 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.43%) Bash Shell
5 26 (19.85%) Perl
6 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.63%) XPath
9 4 (3.05%) C#
10 2 (1.53%) C
11 1 (0.76%) Jython
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (22.90%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) Sun Certification
3 12 (9.16%) ISEB
3 12 (9.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.29%) CISSP
5 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) RACF
2 3 (2.29%) ACF2
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.53%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.76%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 80 (61.07%) Oracle
2 76 (58.02%) IBM
3 28 (21.37%) Sun
4 24 (18.32%) hybris
5 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.03%) Demandware
7 20 (15.27%) ATG
8 15 (11.45%) DataCash
8 15 (11.45%) Ogone
9 14 (10.69%) HP
10 10 (7.63%) Interwoven
11 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
12 8 (6.11%) EnterpriseDB
13 5 (3.82%) Intershop
14 4 (3.05%) NetIQ
14 4 (3.05%) Sybase
15 3 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
16 2 (1.53%) CA
16 2 (1.53%) Novell
17 1 (0.76%) BMC
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