The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10  
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 11 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.00% 8.37% 7.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 28.47% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 22
Median salary £60,000 £64,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +19.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.15% -  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 199 144 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 36.12% 29.39% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 163 119 169
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing J2EE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Watford

J2EE
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE in Watford.

Salary trend for J2EE in Watford

J2EE
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Watford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) Spring
4 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) XML
5 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
6 19 (61.29%) Finance
7 18 (58.06%) Oracle
8 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
9 15 (48.39%) Java EE
10 12 (38.71%) Web Services
11 9 (29.03%) OO
12 8 (25.81%) Scrum
12 8 (25.81%) SOA
12 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
12 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
12 8 (25.81%) Coaching
13 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 7 (22.58%) SDLC
13 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
14 6 (19.35%) Banking
14 6 (19.35%) JIRA
14 6 (19.35%) IBM
14 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
14 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
15 5 (16.13%) UML
15 5 (16.13%) RDBMS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) Drupal
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Maven
3 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) The Grinder
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 27 (87.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (61.29%) Senior Developer
4 18 (58.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (22.58%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Principal Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Principal Java Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Spring
2 21 (67.74%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
4 15 (48.39%) Java EE
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) JPA
6 5 (16.13%) Middleware
6 5 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (16.13%) RESTful
7 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
7 4 (12.90%) DOM
7 4 (12.90%) Java SE
7 4 (12.90%) JAXB
7 4 (12.90%) JDBC
7 4 (12.90%) JSP
7 4 (12.90%) JSTL
7 4 (12.90%) REST
7 4 (12.90%) SAX
7 4 (12.90%) Servlets
7 4 (12.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Fintech
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) Coaching
3 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
4 7 (22.58%) SDLC
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 5 (16.13%) UML
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
5 1 (3.23%) Jython
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (12.90%) MOM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.23%) New Relic
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase