The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 739 632 441
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -191
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 158 238 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 134 202 547
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK.

J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the UK

J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
England -89 145 £40,500 -4.70% 15
London -46 71 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East +10 43 £42,500 -15.00% 3
City of London +20 31 £50,000 +49.25% 4
East Midlands +14 27 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 22 £32,500 -29.72% 2
Northampton -10 22 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Northamptonshire -16 22 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Milton Keynes +7 14 £31,250 -26.47% 1
East of England -5 11 £30,000 -21.05% 3
North West -29 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Scotland -5 8 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Edinburgh - 8 £37,500 - 3
High Wycombe - 8 £52,500 -
Coventry -10 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Brighton -12 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East Sussex -14 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Midlands -27 7 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bedford - 7 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £30,000 -
South Wales +7 5 £29,110 +7.81%
Wales +1 5 £29,110 +7.81%
South West -11 5 £40,590 -9.80%
Manchester -6 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Surrey -28 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds -45 4 £37,500 +4.16%
West Yorkshire -55 4 £37,500 -1.96%
Yorkshire -80 4 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 372 (100.00%) J2EE
2 367 (98.66%) Java
3 271 (72.85%) Spring
4 203 (54.57%) Hibernate
5 175 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
6 173 (46.51%) SQL
7 154 (41.40%) XML
8 147 (39.52%) JSP
9 144 (38.71%) JavaScript
10 143 (38.44%) Linux
11 120 (32.26%) HTML
12 117 (31.45%) Tomcat
13 116 (31.18%) Struts
14 111 (29.84%) Oracle
15 105 (28.23%) Web Services
16 93 (25.00%) Software Engineering
17 88 (23.66%) JUnit
18 81 (21.77%) CSS
19 75 (20.16%) Java EE
20 70 (18.82%) Degree
21 67 (18.01%) UNIX
22 64 (17.20%) MySQL
22 64 (17.20%) Finance
22 64 (17.20%) Sun Certification
23 62 (16.67%) Sun
24 61 (16.40%) MVC
24 61 (16.40%) Computer Science
25 60 (16.13%) jQuery
26 59 (15.86%) Maven
26 59 (15.86%) JDBC

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (31.45%) Tomcat
2 53 (14.25%) Apache
3 27 (7.26%) WebLogic
4 25 (6.72%) WebSphere
5 20 (5.38%) GlassFish
5 20 (5.38%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.96%) Jetty
6 11 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.42%) IIS
8 6 (1.61%) CMS
9 3 (0.81%) Mule
9 3 (0.81%) FileNet
10 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.54%) Liferay
10 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.23%) SaaS
2 10 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.57%) HTTP
2 14 (3.76%) SSH
3 9 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.61%) SNMP
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.20%) MySQL
2 30 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.84%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.61%) Big Data
8 6 (1.61%) DB2
9 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.08%) Redis
11 2 (0.54%) Informix
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 88 (23.66%) JUnit
2 59 (15.86%) Maven
3 47 (12.63%) Ant
4 38 (10.22%) Subversion
5 37 (9.95%) Git (software)
6 33 (8.87%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (1.61%) Emacs
8 6 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.61%) JIRA
9 5 (1.34%) Selenium
9 5 (1.34%) Mockito
10 4 (1.08%) Hudson
11 3 (0.81%) JBehave
11 3 (0.81%) Gradle
11 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.54%) jMock
12 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.54%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 64 (17.20%) Finance
2 39 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 36 (9.68%) Games
4 29 (7.80%) Banking
5 15 (4.03%) Retail
6 10 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.88%) Front Office
7 7 (1.88%) Back Office
8 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.08%) Music Industry
9 4 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (100.00%) J2EE
2 271 (72.85%) Spring
3 203 (54.57%) Hibernate
4 154 (41.40%) XML
5 147 (39.52%) JSP
6 120 (32.26%) HTML
7 116 (31.18%) Struts
8 105 (28.23%) Web Services
9 81 (21.77%) CSS
10 75 (20.16%) Java EE
11 60 (16.13%) jQuery
12 59 (15.86%) JPA
12 59 (15.86%) JDBC
12 59 (15.86%) EJB
13 58 (15.59%) Servlets
13 58 (15.59%) SOAP
14 54 (14.52%) JMS
15 52 (13.98%) Ajax
16 44 (11.83%) Spring MVC
17 35 (9.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.40%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (7.26%) Open Source
4 25 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.91%) Algorithms
6 18 (4.84%) Online Games
7 11 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.88%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.88%) Derivative
9 7 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.61%) Contract for Difference
10 6 (1.61%) Mobile Games
10 6 (1.61%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.81%) Equities
12 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 143 (38.44%) Linux
2 67 (18.01%) UNIX
3 16 (4.30%) Windows
4 13 (3.49%) Android
5 12 (3.23%) AIX
6 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 61 (16.40%) MVC
4 58 (15.59%) OO
5 54 (14.52%) Web Development
6 53 (14.25%) Scrum
6 53 (14.25%) TDD
7 48 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 41 (11.02%) Mentoring
9 37 (9.95%) Unit Testing
10 36 (9.68%) SOA
11 35 (9.41%) UML
12 33 (8.87%) OOD
13 25 (6.72%) Multithreading
14 23 (6.18%) BDD
15 20 (5.38%) OOA/OOD
16 14 (3.76%) Use Case
17 13 (3.49%) Content Management
18 12 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (2.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 367 (98.66%) Java
2 173 (46.51%) SQL
3 144 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.80%) PL/SQL
5 22 (5.91%) XPath
6 16 (4.30%) XQuery
7 12 (3.23%) Scala
8 10 (2.69%) Ruby
9 9 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.15%) Groovy
10 8 (2.15%) Perl
10 8 (2.15%) PHP
11 7 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.61%) C
13 4 (1.08%) Python
14 3 (0.81%) C#
14 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.54%) C++
16 1 (0.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 70 (18.82%) Degree
2 64 (17.20%) Sun Certification
3 27 (7.26%) OCPJP
4 17 (4.57%) OCMJD
5 6 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.54%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (29.84%) Oracle
2 62 (16.67%) Sun
3 47 (12.63%) JBoss
4 10 (2.69%) IBM
4 10 (2.69%) VMware
5 6 (1.61%) Murex
5 6 (1.61%) Calypso
6 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.08%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.08%) Sybase
8 2 (0.54%) SAP
8 2 (0.54%) Chordiant
8 2 (0.54%) ILOG
8 2 (0.54%) Perforce
9 1 (0.27%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) webMethods
9 1 (0.27%) Interwoven
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