The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 721 609 465
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -144
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 192 355 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 181 316 515
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93269 99958 106773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.55% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79182 82396 87200
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the England region.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 94 £57,500 +15.00% 12
South East -32 51 £40,000 -15.78% 3
East of England -26 22 £62,500 +35.86% 4
West Midlands -15 19 £42,500 -8.10% 1
East Midlands +6 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West +9 4 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South West 0 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 507 (100.00%) Java
1 507 (100.00%) J2EE
2 353 (69.63%) Spring
3 339 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (47.93%) Hibernate
5 225 (44.38%) JavaScript
6 185 (36.49%) HTML
7 179 (35.31%) SQL
8 176 (34.71%) CSS
9 169 (33.33%) XML
10 154 (30.37%) TDD
11 151 (29.78%) Oracle
12 141 (27.81%) Linux
13 137 (27.02%) Degree
13 137 (27.02%) Web Services
14 135 (26.63%) Software Engineering
15 130 (25.64%) OO
16 128 (25.25%) JSP
17 125 (24.65%) Maven
18 112 (22.09%) JUnit
19 105 (20.71%) REST
20 100 (19.72%) SQL Server
21 98 (19.33%) Computer Science
22 97 (19.13%) Scrum
23 93 (18.34%) Tomcat
24 90 (17.75%) jQuery
24 90 (17.75%) Open Source
25 86 (16.96%) JPA
26 83 (16.37%) OOP
27 81 (15.98%) JMS

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 93 (18.34%) Tomcat
2 73 (14.40%) WebLogic
3 69 (13.61%) JBoss
4 54 (10.65%) Apache
5 46 (9.07%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.55%) CMS
7 14 (2.76%) Apache Solr
8 13 (2.56%) Jetty
9 11 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.38%) Confluence
11 6 (1.18%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.18%) Node.js
12 5 (0.99%) Liferay
12 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.79%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.59%) WordPress
15 2 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.17%) Bluemix
3 7 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (0.59%) IaaS
4 3 (0.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.88%) HTTP
2 28 (5.52%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.97%) Internet
4 7 (1.38%) LDAP
5 4 (0.79%) Skype
6 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.39%) GSM
7 2 (0.39%) INAP
7 2 (0.39%) RTP
7 2 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.39%) SS7
7 2 (0.39%) TCAP
7 2 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 66 (13.02%) MySQL
3 64 (12.62%) Relational Database
4 52 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 43 (8.48%) Oracle Database
6 34 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.14%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.37%) InterSystems Cache
10 11 (2.17%) JasperReports
10 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.97%) Big Data
12 8 (1.58%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.38%) DB2
13 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.18%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.99%) SQLite
16 4 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 125 (24.65%) Maven
2 112 (22.09%) JUnit
3 67 (13.21%) Eclipse
4 59 (11.64%) Git (software)
5 48 (9.47%) Subversion
6 43 (8.48%) Ant
7 34 (6.71%) Mockito
8 31 (6.11%) JIRA
9 28 (5.52%) TestNG
10 19 (3.75%) Jenkins
10 19 (3.75%) jMock
10 19 (3.75%) Selenium
11 11 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.97%) Gradle
13 9 (1.78%) JBehave
14 7 (1.38%) Hudson
15 6 (1.18%) CruiseControl
16 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
17 4 (0.79%) Spock
General
1 64 (12.62%) Finance
2 28 (5.52%) Games
3 22 (4.34%) Marketing
4 20 (3.94%) Banking
5 14 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.37%) Retail
7 10 (1.97%) Law
8 8 (1.58%) Legal
9 7 (1.38%) Advertising
10 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (100.00%) J2EE
2 353 (69.63%) Spring
3 243 (47.93%) Hibernate
4 185 (36.49%) HTML
5 176 (34.71%) CSS
6 169 (33.33%) XML
7 137 (27.02%) Web Services
8 128 (25.25%) JSP
9 105 (20.71%) REST
10 90 (17.75%) jQuery
11 86 (16.96%) JPA
12 81 (15.98%) JMS
13 79 (15.58%) Ajax
13 79 (15.58%) JDBC
14 71 (14.00%) Struts
15 64 (12.62%) Servlets
16 53 (10.45%) Java EE
16 53 (10.45%) RESTful
16 53 (10.45%) SOAP
17 51 (10.06%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 98 (19.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.54%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.34%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.97%) Mobile Games
7 9 (1.78%) Fintech
8 7 (1.38%) Streaming Music
9 6 (1.18%) Clustering
9 6 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.18%) Online Games
10 5 (0.99%) Tandem
11 4 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.59%) User Experience
13 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.39%) Physics
14 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.81%) Linux
2 48 (9.47%) Unix
3 36 (7.10%) Windows
4 10 (1.97%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.38%) Android
7 5 (0.99%) Solaris
8 4 (0.79%) HPUX
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (30.37%) TDD
3 135 (26.63%) Software Engineering
4 130 (25.64%) OO
5 97 (19.13%) Scrum
6 90 (17.75%) Open Source
7 83 (16.37%) OOP
8 72 (14.20%) MVC
9 69 (13.61%) Web Development
10 62 (12.23%) SOA
11 59 (11.64%) OOD
12 54 (10.65%) E-Commerce
13 53 (10.45%) Multithreading
14 52 (10.26%) SDLC
15 50 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (9.86%) UML
16 44 (8.68%) BDD
17 35 (6.90%) Unit Testing
18 34 (6.71%) Mentoring
19 32 (6.31%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 507 (100.00%) Java
2 225 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 179 (35.31%) SQL
4 55 (10.85%) PL/SQL
5 22 (4.34%) Scala
6 11 (2.17%) AspectJ
7 9 (1.78%) C
8 8 (1.58%) C#
9 7 (1.38%) Groovy
9 7 (1.38%) Ruby
9 7 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.18%) C++
10 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.18%) XPath
11 3 (0.59%) Perl
11 3 (0.59%) Python
12 2 (0.39%) Jython
13 1 (0.20%) Korn
13 1 (0.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 137 (27.02%) Degree
2 23 (4.54%) Sun Certification
3 20 (3.94%) OCPJP
3 20 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.38%) Docker
1 7 (1.38%) HDFS
2 2 (0.39%) iptables
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Ansible
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 151 (29.78%) Oracle
2 39 (7.69%) Sun
3 17 (3.35%) IBM
4 12 (2.37%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.18%) Adobe
6 6 (1.18%) ATG
7 5 (0.99%) Apple
7 5 (0.99%) Facebook
7 5 (0.99%) Google
7 5 (0.99%) Twitter
8 4 (0.79%) BEA
8 4 (0.79%) Blue Martini
8 4 (0.79%) Elastic Path
8 4 (0.79%) hybris
8 4 (0.79%) Interwoven
8 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.79%) Sybase
9 3 (0.59%) Fiorano
9 3 (0.59%) SAP
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