The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 233 209 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 14 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 11
Average salary £50,000 £37,090 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.80% -12.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5807 5877 4820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4862 4148
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Somerset +10 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol -23 5 £42,000 +20.00%
Dorset - 2 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) J2EE
2 30 (93.75%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) Maven
4 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
5 18 (56.25%) Eclipse
5 18 (56.25%) XML
5 18 (56.25%) Linux
5 18 (56.25%) JSP
6 17 (53.13%) Servlets
7 16 (50.00%) Subversion
7 16 (50.00%) Spring
7 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (43.75%) UML
9 13 (40.63%) OOP
9 13 (40.63%) JDBC
9 13 (40.63%) RUP
9 13 (40.63%) Ant
9 13 (40.63%) MySQL
9 13 (40.63%) OOD
9 13 (40.63%) IBM
9 13 (40.63%) JSON
9 13 (40.63%) JIRA
9 13 (40.63%) AspectJ
9 13 (40.63%) AOP
9 13 (40.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (34.38%) Oracle
11 10 (31.25%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (40.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (25.00%) JBoss
4 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
2 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Maven
2 18 (56.25%) Eclipse
3 16 (50.00%) Subversion
3 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (40.63%) JIRA
4 13 (40.63%) Ant
5 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (56.25%) JSP
2 18 (56.25%) XML
3 17 (53.13%) Servlets
4 16 (50.00%) Spring
5 13 (40.63%) JDBC
5 13 (40.63%) JSON
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) REST
9 5 (15.63%) jQuery
9 5 (15.63%) Struts
10 4 (12.50%) EJB
10 4 (12.50%) JPA
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
10 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 4 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) AS400
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Scrum
2 14 (43.75%) UML
3 13 (40.63%) OOP
3 13 (40.63%) RUP
3 13 (40.63%) OOD
3 13 (40.63%) AOP
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) XML Parsing
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) RAD
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Open Source
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) AspectJ
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.63%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) IBM
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) BT