The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 767 723 720
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 70 130 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 97 149
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Senior 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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in England

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 -5 35 £57,500 +4.54% 5
South East -22 19 £45,000 -5.26% 5
West Midlands -9 6 £52,500 -
East of England -13 3 £46,250 +32.14% 1
South West -17 2 £36,750 -30.00%
North West -23 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
East Midlands +5 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Yorkshire -30 1 £47,500 +30.13%
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
1 124 (100.00%) J2EE
2 88 (70.97%) Spring
3 65 (52.42%) SQL
4 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 58 (46.77%) Web Services
6 49 (39.52%) JavaScript
7 47 (37.90%) XML
7 47 (37.90%) TDD
8 44 (35.48%) MVC
9 41 (33.06%) Maven
9 41 (33.06%) Linux
10 40 (32.26%) JUnit
11 39 (31.45%) SOAP
12 38 (30.65%) MySQL
12 38 (30.65%) Tomcat
13 34 (27.42%) Spring MVC
14 31 (25.00%) Java EE
14 31 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 30 (24.19%) Subversion
15 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
16 28 (22.58%) Ant
17 27 (21.77%) JDBC
17 27 (21.77%) UNIX
18 26 (20.97%) CSS
19 25 (20.16%) Oracle
20 24 (19.35%) HTML
20 24 (19.35%) Ajax
20 24 (19.35%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (30.65%) Tomcat
2 21 (16.94%) Apache
3 20 (16.13%) JBoss
4 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) SaaS
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.65%) MySQL
2 13 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.42%) HBase
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (33.06%) Maven
2 40 (32.26%) JUnit
3 30 (24.19%) Subversion
3 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
4 28 (22.58%) Ant
5 20 (16.13%) Eclipse
6 18 (14.52%) Jenkins
7 13 (10.48%) JIRA
8 7 (5.65%) Hudson
9 5 (4.03%) TestNG
9 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.61%) Mockito
11 1 (0.81%) jMock
11 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Games
2 10 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Publishing
5 4 (3.23%) Back Office
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (2.42%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) J2EE
2 88 (70.97%) Spring
3 62 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 58 (46.77%) Web Services
5 47 (37.90%) XML
6 39 (31.45%) SOAP
7 34 (27.42%) Spring MVC
8 31 (25.00%) Java EE
9 27 (21.77%) JDBC
10 26 (20.97%) CSS
11 24 (19.35%) HTML
11 24 (19.35%) Ajax
11 24 (19.35%) jQuery
12 22 (17.74%) JSP
13 21 (16.94%) RESTful
14 18 (14.52%) JPA
15 15 (12.10%) JSON
16 12 (9.68%) Struts
17 10 (8.06%) Flash
17 10 (8.06%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 12 (9.68%) Open Source
2 10 (8.06%) Online Games
3 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Clustering
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) Life Science
5 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.06%) Linux
2 27 (21.77%) UNIX
3 3 (2.42%) Android
3 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.90%) TDD
3 44 (35.48%) MVC
4 31 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.13%) OO
7 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 15 (12.10%) Multithreading
9 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.68%) Scrum
11 9 (7.26%) SOA
12 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.65%) Integration Testing
13 7 (5.65%) UML
13 7 (5.65%) RUP
14 6 (4.84%) Web Development
15 5 (4.03%) Software Architecture
15 5 (4.03%) Multivariate Testing
15 5 (4.03%) Data Modelling
15 5 (4.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (52.42%) SQL
3 49 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.13%) Groovy
5 15 (12.10%) Scala
6 14 (11.29%) Perl
7 13 (10.48%) XQuery
7 13 (10.48%) Ruby
7 13 (10.48%) XPath
8 9 (7.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.42%) C#
9 3 (2.42%) C++
10 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.81%) HQL
11 1 (0.81%) R
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) PhD
2 1 (0.81%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.81%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (20.16%) Oracle
2 3 (2.42%) hybris
2 3 (2.42%) IBM
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Chordiant
3 1 (0.81%) Informatica
3 1 (0.81%) Sun
3 1 (0.81%) Endeca
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