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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 39 48 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.91% 7.84% 5.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.12% 21.43% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 3
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%
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
204 224 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.38% 36.60% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 145 185 92
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

J2EE Salary Histogram in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 110 (97.35%) Java
2 75 (66.37%) SQL
3 68 (60.18%) WebSphere
4 67 (59.29%) E-Commerce
5 61 (53.98%) JavaScript
6 57 (50.44%) Oracle
7 56 (49.56%) DB2
8 55 (48.67%) IBM
9 54 (47.79%) UNIX
10 51 (45.13%) HTML
10 51 (45.13%) Retail
11 43 (38.05%) Linux
12 42 (37.17%) Finance
13 35 (30.97%) Tomcat
14 33 (29.20%) XML
15 31 (27.43%) CSS
16 29 (25.66%) Windows
16 29 (25.66%) Automated Testing
17 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (23.01%) MQSeries
19 25 (22.12%) WebSphere Application Server
19 25 (22.12%) Spring
19 25 (22.12%) Degree
20 24 (21.24%) HTTP
21 22 (19.47%) LoadRunner
21 22 (19.47%) Flash
21 22 (19.47%) JSP
21 22 (19.47%) System Testing
21 22 (19.47%) DbVisualizer

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (60.18%) WebSphere
2 35 (30.97%) Tomcat
3 26 (23.01%) MQSeries
4 25 (22.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (15.04%) JBoss
6 15 (13.27%) Apache
7 8 (7.08%) IIS
7 8 (7.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (6.19%) WebLogic
8 7 (6.19%) Drupal
9 6 (5.31%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.77%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Magento
2 6 (5.31%) Fredhopper
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.77%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) HTTP
2 19 (16.81%) Internet
3 8 (7.08%) FTP
4 7 (6.19%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (49.56%) DB2
2 22 (19.47%) DbVisualizer
3 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.50%) MySQL
5 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.54%) JasperReports
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.54%) Informix
8 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) LoadRunner
2 15 (13.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (11.50%) Maven
4 11 (9.73%) Eclipse
5 10 (8.85%) Subversion
6 9 (7.96%) Ant
7 7 (6.19%) JMeter
7 7 (6.19%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.19%) Selenium
8 5 (4.42%) JUnit
9 3 (2.65%) Log4j
9 3 (2.65%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Firebug
11 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 51 (45.13%) Retail
2 42 (37.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (40.71%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Java Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Tester
3 20 (17.70%) Analyst
4 17 (15.04%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Programmer
6 9 (7.96%) Java Programmer
7 8 (7.08%) Operations Support Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.19%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (6.19%) Applications Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Applications Development Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 6 (5.31%) Support Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Application Development Manager
9 6 (5.31%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.13%) HTML
2 33 (29.20%) XML
3 31 (27.43%) CSS
4 25 (22.12%) Spring
5 22 (19.47%) Flash
5 22 (19.47%) JSP
6 16 (14.16%) Web Services
6 16 (14.16%) Hibernate
7 12 (10.62%) Struts
7 12 (10.62%) Servlets
8 11 (9.73%) RESTful
8 11 (9.73%) jQuery
9 9 (7.96%) EJB
10 8 (7.08%) JDBC
10 8 (7.08%) Middleware
11 7 (6.19%) SOAP
11 7 (6.19%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.31%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.31%) JPA
12 6 (5.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) PMI
2 3 (2.65%) Derivative
2 3 (2.65%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.77%) Online Gambling
3 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.77%) EMV
3 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (47.79%) UNIX
2 43 (38.05%) Linux
3 29 (25.66%) Windows
4 16 (14.16%) AIX
5 11 (9.73%) Solaris
6 3 (2.65%) HPUX
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.29%) E-Commerce
2 29 (25.66%) Automated Testing
3 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.47%) System Testing
5 17 (15.04%) TDD
6 16 (14.16%) MVC
7 15 (13.27%) Regression Testing
7 15 (13.27%) ITIL
7 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
9 12 (10.62%) OO
10 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.96%) OOP
11 9 (7.96%) Content Management
11 9 (7.96%) Web Development
11 9 (7.96%) Time Management
12 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (97.35%) Java
2 75 (66.37%) SQL
3 61 (53.98%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.04%) Perl
5 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.19%) AWK
7 7 (6.19%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.54%) C#
9 3 (2.65%) XPath
10 2 (1.77%) C
10 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Degree
2 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (8.85%) ISEB
3 3 (2.65%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (50.44%) Oracle
2 55 (48.67%) IBM
3 20 (17.70%) Demandware
3 20 (17.70%) hybris
3 20 (17.70%) ATG
4 16 (14.16%) Sun
5 15 (13.27%) HP
6 11 (9.73%) Intershop
7 9 (7.96%) DataCash
7 9 (7.96%) Ogone
8 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.31%) Endeca
9 6 (5.31%) Adobe
10 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.42%) Sybase
11 4 (3.54%) New Relic
11 4 (3.54%) AppDynamics
12 3 (2.65%) Interwoven
13 2 (1.77%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (1.77%) Perforce