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 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 374 342 289
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 68 80 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 153
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 29 August 2014.

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 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
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey -27 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Berkshire -13 9 £50,000 +8.10%
Hampshire -15 7 £37,500 -
East Sussex -26 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 - 2
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Java
1 187 (100.00%) J2EE
2 134 (71.66%) Spring
3 95 (50.80%) XML
4 85 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 84 (44.92%) JavaScript
6 78 (41.71%) HTML
7 71 (37.97%) SQL
8 67 (35.83%) Web Services
9 63 (33.69%) Linux
10 61 (32.62%) CSS
11 56 (29.95%) JSP
11 56 (29.95%) Tomcat
12 55 (29.41%) Software Engineering
13 53 (28.34%) Oracle
14 50 (26.74%) Ant
15 49 (26.20%) JDBC
16 48 (25.67%) Struts
16 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (20.32%) Scrum
18 37 (19.79%) Maven
18 37 (19.79%) Degree
19 36 (19.25%) Ajax
19 36 (19.25%) Finance
20 33 (17.65%) OO
21 31 (16.58%) Apache
21 31 (16.58%) SOAP
21 31 (16.58%) JUnit
22 30 (16.04%) EJB
22 30 (16.04%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 56 (29.95%) Tomcat
2 31 (16.58%) Apache
3 12 (6.42%) Jetty
4 8 (4.28%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (2.14%) FileNet
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.07%) Liferay
7 2 (1.07%) Mule
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.16%) HTTP
2 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.23%) MySQL
2 20 (10.70%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 15 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.95%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (2.14%) DB2
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 50 (26.74%) Ant
2 37 (19.79%) Maven
3 31 (16.58%) JUnit
4 30 (16.04%) Subversion
5 24 (12.83%) Eclipse
6 23 (12.30%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.88%) JIRA
8 7 (3.74%) Gradle
9 4 (2.14%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.07%) Mockito
10 2 (1.07%) jMock
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.53%) ProC
11 1 (0.53%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.53%) YourKit
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 5 (2.67%) Banking
3 3 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (100.00%) J2EE
2 134 (71.66%) Spring
3 95 (50.80%) XML
4 85 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 78 (41.71%) HTML
6 67 (35.83%) Web Services
7 61 (32.62%) CSS
8 56 (29.95%) JSP
9 49 (26.20%) JDBC
10 48 (25.67%) Struts
11 36 (19.25%) Ajax
12 31 (16.58%) SOAP
13 30 (16.04%) EJB
14 29 (15.51%) jQuery
15 27 (14.44%) XSLT
16 25 (13.37%) JSF
16 25 (13.37%) JPA
17 24 (12.83%) JRules
18 18 (9.63%) JMS
18 18 (9.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.51%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.70%) Open Source
3 15 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (4.28%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.14%) DataPower
7 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Physics
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.69%) Linux
2 10 (5.35%) UNIX
3 7 (3.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.32%) Scrum
4 33 (17.65%) OO
5 30 (16.04%) SOA
6 24 (12.83%) UML
7 21 (11.23%) Waterfall
8 20 (10.70%) TDD
9 19 (10.16%) Use Case
10 18 (9.63%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (9.09%) OOD
11 17 (9.09%) MVC
12 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.49%) Software Architecture
13 12 (6.42%) Multithreading
14 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.35%) Web Development
15 7 (3.74%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.21%) BDD
17 4 (2.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 187 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (44.92%) JavaScript
3 71 (37.97%) SQL
4 15 (8.02%) XPath
4 15 (8.02%) XQuery
5 9 (4.81%) Groovy
6 8 (4.28%) Scala
6 8 (4.28%) C
7 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.21%) HQL
8 5 (2.67%) Perl
9 4 (2.14%) Ruby
10 3 (1.60%) Python
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (19.79%) Degree
2 25 (13.37%) Sun Certification
3 20 (10.70%) OCPJP
4 13 (6.95%) OCMJD
5 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 53 (28.34%) Oracle
2 26 (13.90%) Sun
3 16 (8.56%) JBoss
4 7 (3.74%) hybris
5 6 (3.21%) Endeca
6 4 (2.14%) IBM
6 4 (2.14%) ILOG
7 1 (0.53%) Apple
7 1 (0.53%) Sony
7 1 (0.53%) BEA
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
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