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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 38 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 37 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.37% 8.41% 11.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.33% 31.69% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 22
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
182 142 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.33% 26.54% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 139 91 134
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (98.55%) Java
2 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
3 45 (65.22%) SQL
3 45 (65.22%) HTML
4 41 (59.42%) WebSphere
5 35 (50.72%) E-Commerce
6 33 (47.83%) IBM
6 33 (47.83%) UNIX
7 32 (46.38%) XML
8 30 (43.48%) Retail
8 30 (43.48%) Oracle
9 29 (42.03%) Finance
10 27 (39.13%) CSS
11 26 (37.68%) Spring
12 25 (36.23%) DB2
13 24 (34.78%) Linux
13 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (30.43%) MVC
15 20 (28.99%) Automated Testing
15 20 (28.99%) Internet
15 20 (28.99%) JSP
16 19 (27.54%) Web Services
16 19 (27.54%) Tomcat
17 18 (26.09%) Flash
17 18 (26.09%) Servlets
17 18 (26.09%) System Testing
17 18 (26.09%) DbVisualizer
18 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (24.64%) Hibernate
18 17 (24.64%) Maven

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 41 (59.42%) WebSphere
2 19 (27.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (21.74%) MQSeries
3 15 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (13.04%) Apache
5 6 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.25%) JBoss
7 2 (2.90%) Drupal
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Fredhopper
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Internet
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
3 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) DB2
2 18 (26.09%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.14%) MySQL
5 6 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Maven
2 16 (23.19%) Eclipse
2 16 (23.19%) Subversion
3 13 (18.84%) Ant
4 11 (15.94%) LoadRunner
5 9 (13.04%) HP UFT
5 9 (13.04%) Selenium
5 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.70%) JUnit
6 6 (8.70%) Log4j
7 4 (5.80%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Firebug
8 2 (2.90%) JMeter
General
1 30 (43.48%) Retail
2 29 (42.03%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Tester
4 9 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 9 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Development Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Application Development Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) HTML
2 32 (46.38%) XML
3 27 (39.13%) CSS
4 26 (37.68%) Spring
5 20 (28.99%) JSP
6 19 (27.54%) Web Services
7 18 (26.09%) Flash
7 18 (26.09%) Servlets
8 17 (24.64%) Hibernate
9 16 (23.19%) Struts
10 13 (18.84%) jQuery
11 12 (17.39%) EJB
11 12 (17.39%) SOAP
12 11 (15.94%) RESTful
13 9 (13.04%) Gherkin
14 8 (11.59%) Spring MVC
14 8 (11.59%) XHTML
15 7 (10.14%) JMS
15 7 (10.14%) .NET
15 7 (10.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) UNIX
2 24 (34.78%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows
4 6 (8.70%) HPUX
4 6 (8.70%) Solaris
5 3 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) E-Commerce
2 21 (30.43%) MVC
3 20 (28.99%) Automated Testing
4 18 (26.09%) System Testing
5 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.84%) TDD
7 11 (15.94%) SDLC
8 10 (14.49%) Web Development
9 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.04%) Document Management
9 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Coaching
10 8 (11.59%) BDD
10 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
11 7 (10.14%) OO
12 6 (8.70%) Content Management
13 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
14 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (98.55%) Java
2 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
3 45 (65.22%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) C
5 6 (8.70%) XPath
6 2 (2.90%) AWK
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) IBM
2 30 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) Adobe
4 7 (10.14%) ATG
4 7 (10.14%) Intershop
4 7 (10.14%) Endeca
4 7 (10.14%) hybris
4 7 (10.14%) Demandware
5 6 (8.70%) Interwoven
6 3 (4.35%) Sybase
7 2 (2.90%) Sun
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