The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 338 307 283
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 109 113 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 97 109 163
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Java/J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Kent +38 39 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Surrey -25 15 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -10 14 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -21 12 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -12 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £40,000 +23.07%
East Sussex -10 6 £43,000 +14.66% 2
Middlesex +10 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Oxfordshire -12 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Java
1 196 (100.00%) J2EE
2 129 (65.82%) Spring
3 116 (59.18%) Hibernate
4 115 (58.67%) Web Services
5 114 (58.16%) Linux
6 99 (50.51%) SQL
7 87 (44.39%) XML
8 78 (39.80%) JSP
9 77 (39.29%) JavaScript
9 77 (39.29%) Apache
10 76 (38.78%) SOAP
11 75 (38.27%) Ant
12 71 (36.22%) Eclipse
12 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (34.69%) Degree
14 61 (31.12%) Software Engineering
15 60 (30.61%) MySQL
16 58 (29.59%) JUnit
17 56 (28.57%) JBoss
18 50 (25.51%) Computer Science
19 49 (25.00%) HTML
19 49 (25.00%) Tomcat
20 48 (24.49%) Oracle
20 48 (24.49%) CSS
20 48 (24.49%) Git (software)
21 47 (23.98%) RESTful
22 46 (23.47%) Unit Testing
22 46 (23.47%) JSF
23 44 (22.45%) jQuery

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 77 (39.29%) Apache
2 56 (28.57%) JBoss
3 49 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.08%) Apache Solr
4 8 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.27%) HTTP
2 9 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) MySQL
2 27 (13.78%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.10%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.57%) Big Data
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.02%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 75 (38.27%) Ant
2 71 (36.22%) Eclipse
3 58 (29.59%) JUnit
4 48 (24.49%) Git (software)
5 38 (19.39%) TestNG
6 36 (18.37%) Maven
7 33 (16.84%) Subversion
8 31 (15.82%) SoapUI
9 29 (14.80%) JIRA
10 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.51%) Mockito
11 1 (0.51%) Hudson
11 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.51%) ProC
General
1 12 (6.12%) Finance
2 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.57%) Publishing
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (100.00%) J2EE
2 129 (65.82%) Spring
3 116 (59.18%) Hibernate
4 115 (58.67%) Web Services
5 87 (44.39%) XML
6 78 (39.80%) JSP
7 76 (38.78%) SOAP
8 49 (25.00%) HTML
9 48 (24.49%) CSS
10 47 (23.98%) RESTful
11 46 (23.47%) JSF
12 44 (22.45%) jQuery
13 38 (19.39%) JSTL
13 38 (19.39%) RichFaces
14 37 (18.88%) Java EE
15 36 (18.37%) JDBC
16 33 (16.84%) Spring MVC
17 28 (14.29%) JSON
18 26 (13.27%) Struts
18 26 (13.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.12%) Open Source
2 12 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.53%) Online Games
4 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 114 (58.16%) Linux
2 22 (11.22%) UNIX
3 18 (9.18%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) SUSE
4 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.12%) Software Engineering
3 46 (23.47%) Unit Testing
4 42 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 34 (17.35%) MVC
6 30 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 25 (12.76%) Scrum
9 23 (11.73%) Content Management
10 21 (10.71%) Multithreading
10 21 (10.71%) OO
11 19 (9.69%) Multivariate Testing
11 19 (9.69%) TDD
12 15 (7.65%) Time Management
13 14 (7.14%) UML
14 13 (6.63%) OOD
15 12 (6.12%) Web Development
16 11 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
17 10 (5.10%) Use Case
18 9 (4.59%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 196 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (50.51%) SQL
3 77 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.27%) XPath
5 20 (10.20%) Scala
6 18 (9.18%) Perl
7 17 (8.67%) XQuery
7 17 (8.67%) Ruby
7 17 (8.67%) Groovy
8 8 (4.08%) AspectJ
8 8 (4.08%) HQL
9 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.53%) C
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (34.69%) Degree
2 26 (13.27%) OCPJP
3 18 (9.18%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (7.65%) Sun Certification
5 9 (4.59%) OCMJD
6 2 (1.02%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (24.49%) Oracle
2 33 (16.84%) Sun
3 9 (4.59%) hybris
4 8 (4.08%) Endeca
4 8 (4.08%) IBM
5 4 (2.04%) ATG
6 2 (1.02%) Alterian
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