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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 738 671 478
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -193
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 140 225 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 122 185 431
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 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
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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 -76 138 £47,500 +18.75% 18
London -24 44 £47,500 - 7
South East -33 40 £40,000 - 5
East of England -1 19 £44,250 -1.66% 4
City of London +11 18 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cheshire 0 13 £47,500 +11.76%
North West -13 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Sussex 0 12 £40,000 - 2
Chester +14 11 £47,500 +11.76%
Horsham 0 11 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 11 £50,000 +33.33%
South West - 11 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £46,000 -
Kent +1 9 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Crawley -4 8 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Milton Keynes -2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex -12 7 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Bristol - 7 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 5 £33,750 +3.84%
Coventry -15 5 £40,000 +16.78%
Warwick - 5 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £52,500 -
Hampshire -17 4 £39,500 +2.59%
Watford - 4 £44,250 -
Middlesex +8 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Northamptonshire -11 3 £32,500 -
Northampton -14 3 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 3 - -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 284 (100.00%) J2EE
2 279 (98.24%) Java
3 177 (62.32%) Spring
4 126 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (43.66%) Hibernate
6 120 (42.25%) JavaScript
6 120 (42.25%) Web Services
6 120 (42.25%) XML
7 116 (40.85%) SQL
8 103 (36.27%) Oracle
9 96 (33.80%) Linux
10 89 (31.34%) HTML
11 87 (30.63%) JSP
12 77 (27.11%) Tomcat
13 74 (26.06%) Struts
14 71 (25.00%) CSS
15 66 (23.24%) Software Engineering
16 65 (22.89%) SOAP
17 63 (22.18%) Ant
18 62 (21.83%) Degree
19 60 (21.13%) Maven
20 59 (20.77%) MVC
21 58 (20.42%) Finance
21 58 (20.42%) JUnit
22 55 (19.37%) MySQL
22 55 (19.37%) Sun
23 53 (18.66%) Computer Science
23 53 (18.66%) JDBC
24 52 (18.31%) Eclipse
25 49 (17.25%) E-Commerce

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 77 (27.11%) Tomcat
2 41 (14.44%) Apache
3 25 (8.80%) JBoss
4 14 (4.93%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.87%) Apache Solr
7 9 (3.17%) Joomla!
7 9 (3.17%) Alfresco
7 9 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.76%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.76%) IIS
8 5 (1.76%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.11%) SaaS
2 6 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.80%) HTTP
2 24 (8.45%) Internet
3 9 (3.17%) SSH
3 9 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.37%) MySQL
2 34 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.63%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.28%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.87%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.70%) SQLite
10 2 (0.70%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 63 (22.18%) Ant
2 60 (21.13%) Maven
3 58 (20.42%) JUnit
4 52 (18.31%) Eclipse
5 44 (15.49%) Subversion
6 37 (13.03%) Git (software)
7 25 (8.80%) JIRA
8 23 (8.10%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.17%) Hudson
9 9 (3.17%) Emacs
10 8 (2.82%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.46%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (2.11%) Selenium
13 5 (1.76%) Mockito
13 5 (1.76%) Log4j
13 5 (1.76%) JMeter
13 5 (1.76%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.70%) MagicDraw
General
1 58 (20.42%) Finance
2 32 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.56%) Games
4 25 (8.80%) Banking
5 17 (5.99%) Retail
6 9 (3.17%) iGaming
7 8 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (100.00%) J2EE
2 177 (62.32%) Spring
3 124 (43.66%) Hibernate
4 120 (42.25%) Web Services
4 120 (42.25%) XML
5 89 (31.34%) HTML
6 87 (30.63%) JSP
7 74 (26.06%) Struts
8 71 (25.00%) CSS
9 65 (22.89%) SOAP
10 53 (18.66%) JDBC
11 49 (17.25%) jQuery
12 48 (16.90%) Ajax
13 42 (14.79%) EJB
14 38 (13.38%) Servlets
15 37 (13.03%) JPA
16 35 (12.32%) Spring MVC
16 35 (12.32%) Java EE
17 29 (10.21%) JSON
18 27 (9.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.66%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.15%) Open Source
3 18 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.93%) Online Games
5 9 (3.17%) RIA
5 9 (3.17%) Mobile Games
6 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.46%) Social Media
7 7 (2.46%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.76%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.35%) DTV
10 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 96 (33.80%) Linux
2 46 (16.20%) UNIX
3 22 (7.75%) Windows
4 16 (5.63%) Android
5 15 (5.28%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.11%) AIX
7 5 (1.76%) HPUX
7 5 (1.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.24%) Software Engineering
3 59 (20.77%) MVC
4 49 (17.25%) E-Commerce
5 43 (15.14%) Scrum
6 42 (14.79%) TDD
7 33 (11.62%) OO
8 32 (11.27%) Mentoring
9 31 (10.92%) Multithreading
10 30 (10.56%) Web Development
11 28 (9.86%) UML
11 28 (9.86%) OOP
12 21 (7.39%) OOD
12 21 (7.39%) Unit Testing
12 21 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (7.04%) SOA
14 13 (4.58%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (4.23%) RUP
16 11 (3.87%) OWASP
17 10 (3.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 279 (98.24%) Java
2 120 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 116 (40.85%) SQL
4 31 (10.92%) PL/SQL
5 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.87%) XPath
7 11 (3.87%) Groovy
8 9 (3.17%) AspectJ
8 9 (3.17%) Ruby
8 9 (3.17%) PHP
9 7 (2.46%) Scala
10 6 (2.11%) Perl
11 5 (1.76%) XQuery
12 4 (1.41%) Python
12 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.06%) C
13 3 (1.06%) HQL
14 2 (0.70%) C#
14 2 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (21.83%) Degree
2 39 (13.73%) Sun Certification
3 28 (9.86%) OCPJP
4 20 (7.04%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (3.87%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.17%) OCMJD
6 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (36.27%) Oracle
2 55 (19.37%) Sun
3 19 (6.69%) IBM
4 11 (3.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.17%) Adobe
6 6 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.76%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.76%) VMware
7 5 (1.76%) Sybase
8 4 (1.41%) ATG
8 4 (1.41%) hybris
9 3 (1.06%) Endeca
10 2 (0.70%) Chordiant
10 2 (0.70%) SAP
10 2 (0.70%) Alterian
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Top Benefits+ Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago