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 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
J2EE Developer
Rank 730 677 484
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -193
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 150 204 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 173 449
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 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
England -55 146 £41,250 -2.94% 10
London -35 42 £48,750 +8.33% 4
South East -23 39 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -5 19 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -15 16 £48,000 +12.94%
East Midlands +22 15 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Milton Keynes +3 13 £37,500 -11.76%
City of London +2 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West -18 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire - 13 £45,000 -
Chester +8 11 £47,500 +11.76%
Cheshire -3 11 £47,500 +11.76%
Northampton -8 10 £36,250 -9.37%
Northamptonshire -16 10 £36,250 -9.37%
South West - 10 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -15 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Crawley +6 7 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +4 7 £40,000 - 1
Horsham -5 7 £40,000 -
Kent -2 6 - - 1
Bristol - 6 £35,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 6 - -
Nottinghamshire +17 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £52,500 -
Warwick - 5 £52,500 -
East Sussex -4 4 £50,000 +49.25%
Essex -12 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -16 4 £39,500 +2.59%
Watford - 4 £42,500 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 315 (100.00%) J2EE
2 310 (98.41%) Java
3 204 (64.76%) Spring
4 152 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (45.40%) Hibernate
6 142 (45.08%) XML
7 125 (39.68%) SQL
8 124 (39.37%) JavaScript
9 115 (36.51%) Web Services
10 109 (34.60%) JSP
11 104 (33.02%) Oracle
11 104 (33.02%) Linux
12 96 (30.48%) HTML
13 91 (28.89%) Tomcat
14 84 (26.67%) Struts
15 71 (22.54%) Software Engineering
16 70 (22.22%) CSS
17 69 (21.90%) Degree
18 66 (20.95%) JUnit
19 64 (20.32%) Finance
19 64 (20.32%) Maven
20 62 (19.68%) SOAP
21 61 (19.37%) MySQL
22 59 (18.73%) Sun
23 58 (18.41%) Ant
24 57 (18.10%) JDBC
25 56 (17.78%) E-Commerce
25 56 (17.78%) MVC
25 56 (17.78%) Computer Science
26 54 (17.14%) UNIX

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 91 (28.89%) Tomcat
2 37 (11.75%) Apache
3 35 (11.11%) JBoss
4 18 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 17 (5.40%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.13%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.54%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.22%) Alfresco
8 7 (2.22%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.90%) IIS
9 6 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.59%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.63%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.32%) Node.js
13 1 (0.32%) GemFire
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.22%) SaaS
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.94%) HTTP
2 23 (7.30%) Internet
3 11 (3.49%) SSH
4 9 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.37%) MySQL
2 29 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 2 (0.63%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (20.95%) JUnit
2 64 (20.32%) Maven
3 58 (18.41%) Ant
4 51 (16.19%) Eclipse
5 43 (13.65%) Subversion
6 35 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 21 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 20 (6.35%) JIRA
9 10 (3.17%) Emacs
10 9 (2.86%) Hudson
11 7 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.90%) Selenium
13 5 (1.59%) Log4j
14 4 (1.27%) JMeter
14 4 (1.27%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.63%) MagicDraw
15 2 (0.63%) ClearCase
16 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 64 (20.32%) Finance
2 34 (10.79%) Telecoms
2 34 (10.79%) Games
3 30 (9.52%) Banking
4 19 (6.03%) Retail
5 12 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.90%) iGaming
7 4 (1.27%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (100.00%) J2EE
2 204 (64.76%) Spring
3 143 (45.40%) Hibernate
4 142 (45.08%) XML
5 115 (36.51%) Web Services
6 109 (34.60%) JSP
7 96 (30.48%) HTML
8 84 (26.67%) Struts
9 70 (22.22%) CSS
10 62 (19.68%) SOAP
11 57 (18.10%) JDBC
12 52 (16.51%) EJB
13 49 (15.56%) Ajax
14 47 (14.92%) jQuery
15 44 (13.97%) Java EE
16 42 (13.33%) Servlets
17 41 (13.02%) JPA
18 32 (10.16%) Spring MVC
19 31 (9.84%) JSON
19 31 (9.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.57%) Open Source
2 27 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.76%) Online Games
4 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.17%) Mobile Games
6 8 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.22%) RIA
8 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.59%) Social Media
9 5 (1.59%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.95%) Physics
11 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.32%) DTV
12 1 (0.32%) Equities
12 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 104 (33.02%) Linux
2 54 (17.14%) UNIX
3 18 (5.71%) Android
4 17 (5.40%) Windows
5 13 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.90%) Solaris
6 6 (1.90%) AIX
7 5 (1.59%) HPUX
7 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (22.54%) Software Engineering
3 56 (17.78%) MVC
3 56 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 52 (16.51%) Scrum
5 51 (16.19%) TDD
6 45 (14.29%) OO
7 40 (12.70%) Web Development
8 36 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 29 (9.21%) Unit Testing
10 28 (8.89%) Multithreading
11 27 (8.57%) UML
12 26 (8.25%) OOD
13 24 (7.62%) SOA
14 23 (7.30%) OOP
15 20 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
17 12 (3.81%) Use Case
18 11 (3.49%) RUP
18 11 (3.49%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 310 (98.41%) Java
2 125 (39.68%) SQL
3 124 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.48%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.76%) XPath
6 14 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.81%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.49%) Groovy
9 10 (3.17%) Ruby
10 8 (2.54%) Scala
11 7 (2.22%) Perl
12 6 (1.90%) PHP
12 6 (1.90%) AspectJ
13 5 (1.59%) XQuery
14 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.27%) Python
15 3 (0.95%) C
16 2 (0.63%) C++
16 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (21.90%) Degree
2 53 (16.83%) Sun Certification
3 25 (7.94%) OCPJP
4 13 (4.13%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (3.49%) OCMJD
6 10 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.95%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (33.02%) Oracle
2 59 (18.73%) Sun
3 16 (5.08%) IBM
4 10 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.22%) Adobe
5 7 (2.22%) VMware
6 5 (1.59%) Interwoven
6 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.59%) Sybase
7 4 (1.27%) ATG
8 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.63%) Alterian
10 1 (0.32%) hybris
10 1 (0.32%) webMethods
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago