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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 490 437 303
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -134
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 463 506 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.51% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 387 440 846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 198 £50,000 +1.01% 10
South East -32 68 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire -50 65 £40,000 +7.38% 7
North West -6 58 £37,500 +1.35% 9
East of England +6 49 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands -28 20 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South West -11 19 £37,090 -12.73% 1
West Midlands -20 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North East -9 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 992 (100.00%) Java
1 992 (100.00%) J2EE
2 709 (71.47%) Spring
3 480 (48.39%) Hibernate
4 460 (46.37%) SQL
5 343 (34.58%) Oracle
6 336 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 326 (32.86%) HTML
8 320 (32.26%) XML
9 313 (31.55%) JSP
10 278 (28.02%) Tomcat
11 242 (24.40%) CSS
12 238 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
13 231 (23.29%) Maven
14 225 (22.68%) Linux
15 211 (21.27%) OO
16 209 (21.07%) Web Services
17 195 (19.66%) Subversion
18 193 (19.46%) E-Commerce
19 187 (18.85%) TDD
20 180 (18.15%) Servlets
21 177 (17.84%) Scrum
22 170 (17.14%) Relational Database
23 164 (16.53%) Finance
23 164 (16.53%) JBoss
24 163 (16.43%) Java EE
25 161 (16.23%) Struts
26 160 (16.13%) Software Engineering
27 152 (15.32%) JUnit
28 148 (14.92%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 278 (28.02%) Tomcat
2 137 (13.81%) WebLogic
3 115 (11.59%) Apache
4 100 (10.08%) WebSphere
5 49 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 45 (4.54%) GlassFish
7 39 (3.93%) CMS
8 37 (3.73%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.61%) Magnolia
10 15 (1.51%) Jetty
11 12 (1.21%) TeamSite
12 10 (1.01%) IIS
13 8 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.71%) Liferay
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
16 4 (0.40%) FileNet
16 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.21%) SaaS
3 10 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.40%) GitHub
5 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.23%) HTTP
2 27 (2.72%) SNMP
3 19 (1.92%) SSH
4 14 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.11%) Internet
6 3 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 132 (13.31%) RDBMS
3 105 (10.58%) MySQL
4 86 (8.67%) SQL Server
5 45 (4.54%) DB2
6 41 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.02%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.71%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.41%) Big Data
11 13 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.81%) Informix
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.50%) JasperReports
15 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 231 (23.29%) Maven
2 195 (19.66%) Subversion
3 152 (15.32%) JUnit
4 109 (10.99%) Ant
5 100 (10.08%) Eclipse
6 97 (9.78%) Hudson
7 61 (6.15%) Git (software)
8 46 (4.64%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.72%) JIRA
9 27 (2.72%) Selenium
10 25 (2.52%) Gradle
11 15 (1.51%) Mockito
12 11 (1.11%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.11%) Emacs
13 6 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
14 5 (0.50%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.50%) Introscope
15 4 (0.40%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 164 (16.53%) Finance
2 77 (7.76%) Banking
3 57 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 54 (5.44%) Games
5 43 (4.33%) Front Office
6 42 (4.23%) Retail
7 39 (3.93%) Back Office
8 34 (3.43%) Automotive
9 33 (3.33%) Investment Banking
10 29 (2.92%) Music Industry
11 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.71%) Marketing
13 6 (0.60%) Publishing
14 5 (0.50%) Legal
15 4 (0.40%) Electronics
15 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.20%) Advertising
16 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 992 (100.00%) J2EE
2 709 (71.47%) Spring
3 480 (48.39%) Hibernate
4 326 (32.86%) HTML
5 320 (32.26%) XML
6 313 (31.55%) JSP
7 242 (24.40%) CSS
8 209 (21.07%) Web Services
9 180 (18.15%) Servlets
10 163 (16.43%) Java EE
11 161 (16.23%) Struts
12 147 (14.82%) JMS
13 127 (12.80%) Ajax
14 109 (10.99%) JDBC
15 106 (10.69%) SOAP
16 104 (10.48%) EJB
17 94 (9.48%) Spring MVC
18 87 (8.77%) JPA
19 81 (8.17%) jQuery
20 71 (7.16%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 74 (7.46%) Open Source
3 65 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.92%) Derivative
7 25 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 23 (2.32%) Digital Media
9 22 (2.22%) Contract for Difference
10 19 (1.92%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.81%) Mobile Games
12 17 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 15 (1.51%) Online Games
14 13 (1.31%) Equities
15 12 (1.21%) Mathematics
16 11 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
17 9 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
18 7 (0.71%) Credit Risk
18 7 (0.71%) Market Risk
19 6 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 225 (22.68%) Linux
2 125 (12.60%) UNIX
3 29 (2.92%) Windows
4 14 (1.41%) Android
5 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.50%) AIX
7 4 (0.40%) Solaris
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) VMS
10 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (21.27%) OO
3 193 (19.46%) E-Commerce
4 187 (18.85%) TDD
5 177 (17.84%) Scrum
6 160 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 115 (11.59%) MVC
8 106 (10.69%) Web Development
9 84 (8.47%) SOA
10 78 (7.86%) OOD
11 77 (7.76%) UML
11 77 (7.76%) Unit Testing
12 66 (6.65%) BDD
13 65 (6.55%) Multithreading
14 59 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (4.54%) OOP
16 37 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
17 32 (3.23%) B2B
17 32 (3.23%) Web Application Development
18 31 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 992 (100.00%) Java
2 460 (46.37%) SQL
3 336 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.05%) PL/SQL
5 43 (4.33%) Scala
6 31 (3.13%) C++
7 25 (2.52%) Perl
8 22 (2.22%) PHP
8 22 (2.22%) XPath
9 21 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.02%) Groovy
10 20 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.61%) XQuery
11 16 (1.61%) C
12 12 (1.21%) HQL
12 12 (1.21%) Ruby
13 10 (1.01%) Python
14 7 (0.71%) C#
15 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 148 (14.92%) Degree
2 55 (5.54%) Sun Certification
3 22 (2.22%) OCPJP
4 15 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.31%) OCMJD
6 10 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 343 (34.58%) Oracle
2 164 (16.53%) JBoss
3 44 (4.44%) IBM
3 44 (4.44%) Sun
4 24 (2.42%) Calypso
5 23 (2.32%) hybris
5 23 (2.32%) Murex
6 13 (1.31%) Endeca
7 12 (1.21%) Sybase
7 12 (1.21%) Vignette
8 10 (1.01%) SAP
8 10 (1.01%) VMware
9 8 (0.81%) Google
9 8 (0.81%) BEA
10 7 (0.71%) Perforce
11 6 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.60%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.50%) HP
12 5 (0.50%) Compuware
12 5 (0.50%) Microsoft
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