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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 725 623 410
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -213
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 164 254 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 139 216 600
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -5.74%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -102 148 £42,000 -1.17% 22
London -33 83 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East -19 39 £37,500 -19.35% 2
City of London +21 38 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands -8 20 £32,500 - 2
Northampton -14 18 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Northamptonshire -20 18 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Milton Keynes - 15 £31,500 -
Scotland -7 10 £42,500 - 2
East of England -20 9 £30,000 -21.05% 3
North West -26 9 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Edinburgh - 8 £37,500 - 2
High Wycombe - 8 £52,500 -
Bedford - 7 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Wales -1 6 £29,110 +7.81% 1
South Wales -6 6 £29,110 +7.81% 1
Manchester -10 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Coventry -12 6 £32,500 -
West Midlands -12 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Leeds -48 6 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -53 6 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -77 6 £37,500 -
East Sussex -17 5 - -
South West -20 5 £40,590 -9.80%
Brighton -22 5 - -
Salford - 5 £37,500 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
Cardiff -14 3 £26,589 -1.52% 1

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 404 (100.00%) J2EE
2 398 (98.51%) Java
3 302 (74.75%) Spring
4 226 (55.94%) Hibernate
5 190 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (45.30%) SQL
7 167 (41.34%) XML
8 154 (38.12%) JSP
9 153 (37.87%) JavaScript
10 141 (34.90%) Linux
11 129 (31.93%) HTML
12 120 (29.70%) Tomcat
13 117 (28.96%) Struts
14 111 (27.48%) Oracle
15 109 (26.98%) Web Services
16 97 (24.01%) JUnit
16 97 (24.01%) Software Engineering
17 88 (21.78%) CSS
18 83 (20.54%) Java EE
19 71 (17.57%) Servlets
20 68 (16.83%) OO
20 68 (16.83%) MVC
21 67 (16.58%) Finance
22 66 (16.34%) JDBC
22 66 (16.34%) Maven
22 66 (16.34%) Degree
23 64 (15.84%) UNIX
24 63 (15.59%) JPA
25 62 (15.35%) SOAP
25 62 (15.35%) MySQL

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 120 (29.70%) Tomcat
2 51 (12.62%) Apache
3 29 (7.18%) WebSphere
4 26 (6.44%) WebLogic
5 22 (5.45%) Apache Solr
6 21 (5.20%) GlassFish
7 15 (3.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.72%) Jetty
9 9 (2.23%) IIS
10 8 (1.98%) CMS
11 4 (0.99%) FileNet
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (0.74%) Mule
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.50%) Liferay
14 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.97%) SaaS
2 10 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.70%) HTTP
2 15 (3.71%) SSH
3 11 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.73%) SNMP
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.35%) MySQL
2 30 (7.43%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.18%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.94%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.72%) DB2
6 9 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.98%) Big Data
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.99%) Redis
10 2 (0.50%) Informix
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 97 (24.01%) JUnit
2 66 (16.34%) Maven
3 45 (11.14%) Ant
4 42 (10.40%) Subversion
5 36 (8.91%) Git (software)
6 34 (8.42%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.23%) JIRA
8 7 (1.73%) Emacs
8 7 (1.73%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (1.49%) Gradle
10 5 (1.24%) Selenium
10 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.24%) Mockito
11 4 (0.99%) Hudson
12 3 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
12 3 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.74%) JBehave
12 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.50%) Grunt
13 2 (0.50%) ProC
General
1 67 (16.58%) Finance
2 37 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.42%) Games
4 29 (7.18%) Banking
5 13 (3.22%) Retail
6 11 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.48%) Front Office
7 10 (2.48%) Back Office
8 6 (1.49%) Music Industry
9 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (100.00%) J2EE
2 302 (74.75%) Spring
3 226 (55.94%) Hibernate
4 167 (41.34%) XML
5 154 (38.12%) JSP
6 129 (31.93%) HTML
7 117 (28.96%) Struts
8 109 (26.98%) Web Services
9 88 (21.78%) CSS
10 83 (20.54%) Java EE
11 71 (17.57%) Servlets
12 66 (16.34%) JDBC
13 63 (15.59%) JPA
14 62 (15.35%) SOAP
15 60 (14.85%) JMS
15 60 (14.85%) jQuery
16 59 (14.60%) Ajax
17 57 (14.11%) EJB
18 50 (12.38%) Spring MVC
19 39 (9.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.36%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (7.92%) Open Source
4 31 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.96%) Online Games
6 11 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.73%) Derivative
9 7 (1.73%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.73%) Mobile Games
9 7 (1.73%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.73%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
11 5 (1.24%) User Experience
12 4 (0.99%) Social Media
12 4 (0.99%) iSeries
12 4 (0.99%) AS400
13 3 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 141 (34.90%) Linux
2 64 (15.84%) UNIX
3 16 (3.96%) Windows
4 13 (3.22%) Android
5 12 (2.97%) AIX
6 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.01%) Software Engineering
3 68 (16.83%) OO
3 68 (16.83%) MVC
4 60 (14.85%) Scrum
5 59 (14.60%) TDD
6 53 (13.12%) Web Development
7 43 (10.64%) UML
7 43 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 42 (10.40%) SOA
9 39 (9.65%) Mentoring
10 38 (9.41%) Unit Testing
11 37 (9.16%) OOD
12 26 (6.44%) BDD
13 24 (5.94%) Multithreading
14 21 (5.20%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (3.96%) Use Case
16 15 (3.71%) Content Management
16 15 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (2.97%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 398 (98.51%) Java
2 183 (45.30%) SQL
3 153 (37.87%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.68%) PL/SQL
5 21 (5.20%) XPath
6 16 (3.96%) XQuery
7 14 (3.47%) Scala
8 12 (2.97%) Groovy
8 12 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.48%) PHP
9 10 (2.48%) Ruby
10 8 (1.98%) Perl
11 7 (1.73%) C
12 4 (0.99%) Python
13 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.74%) C#
14 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (16.34%) Degree
2 59 (14.60%) Sun Certification
3 24 (5.94%) OCPJP
4 15 (3.71%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (27.48%) Oracle
2 56 (13.86%) Sun
3 54 (13.37%) JBoss
4 13 (3.22%) IBM
5 10 (2.48%) VMware
6 6 (1.49%) Murex
6 6 (1.49%) Calypso
7 5 (1.24%) SAP
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.99%) Sybase
9 3 (0.74%) ILOG
9 3 (0.74%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.50%) Chordiant
10 2 (0.50%) Perforce
11 1 (0.25%) Google
11 1 (0.25%) webMethods
11 1 (0.25%) BEA
11 1 (0.25%) Guidewire
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