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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 34 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 43 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.76% 8.53% 8.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.18% 32.26% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 7
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
203 155 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.64% 26.45% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 144 96 104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £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 29 July 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (98.94%) Java
2 63 (67.02%) SQL
3 61 (64.89%) JavaScript
4 54 (57.45%) WebSphere
5 49 (52.13%) HTML
6 44 (46.81%) E-Commerce
7 42 (44.68%) IBM
7 42 (44.68%) Oracle
8 41 (43.62%) UNIX
8 41 (43.62%) Finance
9 38 (40.43%) DB2
10 36 (38.30%) Retail
11 34 (36.17%) Linux
12 33 (35.11%) XML
13 31 (32.98%) CSS
13 31 (32.98%) Tomcat
14 30 (31.91%) Spring
15 29 (30.85%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (28.72%) Automated Testing
17 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (25.53%) JSP
19 23 (24.47%) Internet
20 21 (22.34%) MVC
21 20 (21.28%) TDD
21 20 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
21 20 (21.28%) Flash
21 20 (21.28%) System Testing
21 20 (21.28%) DbVisualizer
22 19 (20.21%) Web Services
22 19 (20.21%) Hibernate

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (57.45%) WebSphere
2 31 (32.98%) Tomcat
3 20 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (15.96%) JBoss
4 15 (15.96%) Apache
5 14 (14.89%) MQSeries
6 7 (7.45%) Drupal
6 7 (7.45%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.13%) Liferay
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Fredhopper
2 7 (7.45%) Magento
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) Internet
2 14 (14.89%) HTTP
3 7 (7.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.43%) DB2
2 20 (21.28%) DbVisualizer
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.51%) MySQL
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.13%) Informix
7 2 (2.13%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Eclipse
1 17 (18.09%) LoadRunner
2 16 (17.02%) Maven
3 14 (14.89%) Subversion
4 12 (12.77%) Ant
5 10 (10.64%) HP UFT
5 10 (10.64%) Selenium
5 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
5 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.45%) JMeter
7 6 (6.38%) JUnit
8 4 (4.26%) Log4j
8 4 (4.26%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Firebug
10 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 36 (38.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Tester
4 10 (10.64%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Automation Tester
4 10 (10.64%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (9.57%) Programmer
5 9 (9.57%) Java Programmer
6 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Applications Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Applications Development Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Application Development Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Development Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.38%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.13%) HTML
2 33 (35.11%) XML
3 31 (32.98%) CSS
4 30 (31.91%) Spring
5 24 (25.53%) JSP
6 20 (21.28%) Flash
7 19 (20.21%) Web Services
7 19 (20.21%) Hibernate
8 16 (17.02%) Servlets
9 15 (15.96%) Struts
10 14 (14.89%) jQuery
11 13 (13.83%) RESTful
12 12 (12.77%) EJB
13 10 (10.64%) SOAP
13 10 (10.64%) Gherkin
14 8 (8.51%) XHTML
14 8 (8.51%) HTML5
14 8 (8.51%) JPA
14 8 (8.51%) Spring MVC
15 5 (5.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.19%) Derivative
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.62%) UNIX
2 34 (36.17%) Linux
3 18 (19.15%) Windows
4 8 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (4.26%) HPUX
5 4 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) E-Commerce
2 27 (28.72%) Automated Testing
3 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.34%) MVC
5 20 (21.28%) TDD
5 20 (21.28%) System Testing
6 14 (14.89%) SDLC
7 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.70%) Web Development
8 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.64%) Document Management
8 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.64%) Coaching
9 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
10 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.51%) BDD
10 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 93 (98.94%) Java
2 63 (67.02%) SQL
3 61 (64.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.45%) AWK
5 7 (7.45%) Perl
5 7 (7.45%) PHP
6 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.32%) C#
8 4 (4.26%) XPath
9 3 (3.19%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
2 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Oracle
1 42 (44.68%) IBM
2 11 (11.70%) ATG
2 11 (11.70%) hybris
2 11 (11.70%) Demandware
3 10 (10.64%) Sun
3 10 (10.64%) HP
4 8 (8.51%) Adobe
4 8 (8.51%) Intershop
4 8 (8.51%) Endeca
5 5 (5.32%) Sybase
6 4 (4.26%) Interwoven
6 4 (4.26%) New Relic
6 4 (4.26%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.19%) DataCash
7 3 (3.19%) Ogone
7 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.13%) Perforce