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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 318 315 264
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 120 114 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.57% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 107 108 186
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 £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Kent +25 33 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Surrey -13 20 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Hampshire -6 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £37,500 -11.76%
East Sussex +3 11 £36,000 +7.46% 1
West Sussex +1 11 £40,000 -
Berkshire -15 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Oxfordshire -12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Middlesex +6 1 £52,500 +20.00%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Java
1 190 (100.00%) J2EE
2 124 (65.26%) Spring
3 107 (56.32%) Web Services
4 106 (55.79%) Hibernate
5 101 (53.16%) Linux
6 92 (48.42%) SQL
7 86 (45.26%) XML
8 76 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (38.42%) JSP
11 67 (35.26%) Ant
12 66 (34.74%) SOAP
13 63 (33.16%) Apache
13 63 (33.16%) Software Engineering
14 62 (32.63%) Degree
15 60 (31.58%) Eclipse
16 52 (27.37%) HTML
16 52 (27.37%) MySQL
17 50 (26.32%) JUnit
18 49 (25.79%) CSS
19 48 (25.26%) JBoss
19 48 (25.26%) Computer Science
20 46 (24.21%) Tomcat
21 45 (23.68%) Oracle
21 45 (23.68%) Git (software)
22 42 (22.11%) RESTful
23 41 (21.58%) jQuery
23 41 (21.58%) Unit Testing
24 40 (21.05%) JSF

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (33.16%) Apache
2 48 (25.26%) JBoss
3 46 (24.21%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.68%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.68%) HTTP
2 9 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.37%) MySQL
2 28 (14.74%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.68%) Big Data
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.05%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 67 (35.26%) Ant
2 60 (31.58%) Eclipse
3 50 (26.32%) JUnit
4 45 (23.68%) Git (software)
5 33 (17.37%) Maven
6 32 (16.84%) Subversion
7 30 (15.79%) TestNG
8 27 (14.21%) JIRA
8 27 (14.21%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.53%) Hudson
10 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 15 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (3.16%) Publishing
3 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (100.00%) J2EE
2 124 (65.26%) Spring
3 107 (56.32%) Web Services
4 106 (55.79%) Hibernate
5 86 (45.26%) XML
6 73 (38.42%) JSP
7 66 (34.74%) SOAP
8 52 (27.37%) HTML
9 49 (25.79%) CSS
10 42 (22.11%) RESTful
11 41 (21.58%) jQuery
12 40 (21.05%) JSF
13 34 (17.89%) JDBC
14 33 (17.37%) Java EE
15 32 (16.84%) Spring MVC
15 32 (16.84%) Struts
16 30 (15.79%) JSTL
16 30 (15.79%) RichFaces
17 22 (11.58%) JPA
17 22 (11.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.26%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.84%) Open Source
4 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 101 (53.16%) Linux
2 21 (11.05%) UNIX
3 15 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (1.05%) SUSE
4 2 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.16%) Software Engineering
3 41 (21.58%) Unit Testing
4 34 (17.89%) Integration Testing
5 33 (17.37%) MVC
6 26 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.63%) Software Architecture
7 24 (12.63%) Scrum
8 22 (11.58%) OO
9 20 (10.53%) TDD
10 19 (10.00%) Content Management
11 16 (8.42%) Multithreading
11 16 (8.42%) Web Development
12 15 (7.89%) Multivariate Testing
13 14 (7.37%) UML
14 12 (6.32%) OOD
14 12 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (6.32%) Use Case
14 12 (6.32%) Time Management
15 9 (4.74%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (48.42%) SQL
3 76 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.68%) XPath
5 20 (10.53%) Scala
6 18 (9.47%) Perl
7 17 (8.95%) XQuery
7 17 (8.95%) Ruby
7 17 (8.95%) Groovy
8 7 (3.68%) HQL
9 6 (3.16%) AspectJ
10 4 (2.11%) C
10 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (32.63%) Degree
2 24 (12.63%) OCPJP
3 21 (11.05%) Sun Certification
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (5.26%) OCMJD
6 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 45 (23.68%) Oracle
2 34 (17.89%) Sun
3 8 (4.21%) hybris
4 7 (3.68%) Endeca
5 6 (3.16%) IBM
6 4 (2.11%) ATG
7 2 (1.05%) Alterian
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