The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 411 418 416
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 22 20 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.092% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 51
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Senior 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
20864 20617 22302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.86% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16795 16577 19450
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%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the South East region.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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
Hampshire - 9 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £36,000 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -12 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) J2EE
2 28 (93.33%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) Web Services
3 26 (86.67%) Spring
4 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (76.67%) MVC
5 23 (76.67%) Spring MVC
6 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
7 17 (56.67%) Hibernate
8 16 (53.33%) Linux
8 16 (53.33%) SOAP
8 16 (53.33%) Ant
9 14 (46.67%) JUnit
9 14 (46.67%) MySQL
9 14 (46.67%) RESTful
10 13 (43.33%) UNIX
10 13 (43.33%) Maven
10 13 (43.33%) jQuery
11 12 (40.00%) Groovy
11 12 (40.00%) JPA
11 12 (40.00%) Java EE
11 12 (40.00%) XPath
11 12 (40.00%) Ruby
11 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (40.00%) Subversion
11 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
11 12 (40.00%) HTTP
11 12 (40.00%) XQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
2 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (53.33%) Ant
3 14 (46.67%) JUnit
4 13 (43.33%) Maven
5 12 (40.00%) Subversion
6 10 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) TestNG
9 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.33%) ProC
9 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) J2EE
2 26 (86.67%) Web Services
2 26 (86.67%) Spring
3 23 (76.67%) Spring MVC
4 17 (56.67%) Hibernate
5 16 (53.33%) SOAP
6 14 (46.67%) RESTful
7 13 (43.33%) jQuery
8 12 (40.00%) JPA
8 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 12 (40.00%) XML
8 12 (40.00%) CSS
8 12 (40.00%) JDBC
8 12 (40.00%) Java EE
9 10 (33.33%) Ajax
9 10 (33.33%) Velocity
9 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.33%) JSF
10 4 (13.33%) JSP
11 3 (10.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Multivariate Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Code Coverage
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) BDD
7 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (93.33%) SQL
3 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) Perl
4 12 (40.00%) Ruby
4 12 (40.00%) XPath
4 12 (40.00%) Groovy
4 12 (40.00%) Scala
4 12 (40.00%) XQuery
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle