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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 797 734 642
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 103 177 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 93 151 218
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
England -46 100 £47,500 +11.76% 14
London -51 36 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +7 35 £47,500 +8.57% 5
City of London -3 17 £50,000 - 2
East of England +15 14 £46,250 +54.16% 2
West Sussex +4 13 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Milton Keynes -18 13 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 13 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Gatwick - 9 £43,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £49,000 - 1
East Sussex +11 6 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Essex - 6 £39,250 - 1
North West +4 5 £37,500 - 3
Cambridge +17 4 £46,250 - 1
Brighton +15 4 £42,000 -16.00%
Horsham +4 4 £50,000 - 1
South West -8 4 £55,000 +40.37%
Huntingdon - 4 £50,000 -
Chelmsford - 4 £39,250 -
Leeds +7 3 £42,500 +13.33%
West Yorkshire 0 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire -1 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Manchester -1 3 £37,500 -
Cardiff -10 3 £45,000 +70.36% 1
South Wales -10 3 £45,000 +54.58% 1
Wales -14 3 £45,000 +54.58% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Somerset - 3 £55,000 -
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 234 (100.00%) J2EE
2 230 (98.29%) Java
3 151 (64.53%) Spring
4 115 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (44.02%) JavaScript
6 99 (42.31%) Hibernate
7 95 (40.60%) SQL
8 89 (38.03%) XML
9 82 (35.04%) JSP
9 82 (35.04%) HTML
10 79 (33.76%) Servlets
11 65 (27.78%) CSS
12 64 (27.35%) Oracle
13 61 (26.07%) Linux
14 60 (25.64%) Struts
15 55 (23.50%) Web Services
16 54 (23.08%) Scrum
17 50 (21.37%) TDD
17 50 (21.37%) Subversion
17 50 (21.37%) Maven
18 48 (20.51%) JDBC
18 48 (20.51%) UML
19 46 (19.66%) jQuery
20 45 (19.23%) Tomcat
20 45 (19.23%) Eclipse
20 45 (19.23%) Ant
20 45 (19.23%) JUnit
21 41 (17.52%) OO
22 40 (17.09%) JSON
23 39 (16.67%) REST

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 30 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 26 (11.11%) JBoss
4 17 (7.26%) WebSphere
5 16 (6.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (4.70%) Liferay
7 10 (4.27%) Apache Solr
8 9 (3.85%) Confluence
8 9 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (3.42%) Apache
10 7 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (2.14%) CMS
12 4 (1.71%) Node.js
13 3 (1.28%) Jetty
14 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.40%) HTTP
2 16 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.85%) LDAP
4 2 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.25%) MySQL
3 17 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.14%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.28%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 50 (21.37%) Subversion
1 50 (21.37%) Maven
2 45 (19.23%) Ant
2 45 (19.23%) JUnit
2 45 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 38 (16.24%) Git (software)
4 34 (14.53%) Jenkins
5 29 (12.39%) JIRA
6 15 (6.41%) Hudson
7 13 (5.56%) MagicDraw
8 10 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.99%) Log4j
9 7 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.71%) FitNesse
10 4 (1.71%) jMock
11 3 (1.28%) TestNG
11 3 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.85%) JBehave
12 2 (0.85%) Mockito
12 2 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 36 (15.38%) Finance
2 28 (11.97%) Retail
3 9 (3.85%) Marketing
4 6 (2.56%) Automotive
5 5 (2.14%) Publishing
5 5 (2.14%) Banking
6 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (100.00%) J2EE
2 151 (64.53%) Spring
3 99 (42.31%) Hibernate
4 89 (38.03%) XML
5 82 (35.04%) HTML
5 82 (35.04%) JSP
6 79 (33.76%) Servlets
7 65 (27.78%) CSS
8 60 (25.64%) Struts
9 55 (23.50%) Web Services
10 48 (20.51%) JDBC
11 46 (19.66%) jQuery
12 40 (17.09%) JSON
13 39 (16.67%) REST
14 37 (15.81%) HTML5
14 37 (15.81%) XSLT
15 31 (13.25%) JMS
16 29 (12.39%) EJB
16 29 (12.39%) AngularJS
17 25 (10.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.70%) Data Structures
3 10 (4.27%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.71%) GIS
5 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Online Games
7 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.07%) Linux
2 32 (13.68%) UNIX
3 13 (5.56%) Windows
4 5 (2.14%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.08%) Scrum
3 50 (21.37%) TDD
4 48 (20.51%) UML
5 41 (17.52%) OO
6 33 (14.10%) OOA/OOD
7 31 (13.25%) Waterfall
8 30 (12.82%) Open Source
9 28 (11.97%) MVC
10 26 (11.11%) SDLC
11 25 (10.68%) OOD
11 25 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 25 (10.68%) Unit Testing
12 24 (10.26%) E-Commerce
13 22 (9.40%) OOP
13 22 (9.40%) Use Case
14 18 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.84%) AOP
15 16 (6.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (98.29%) Java
2 103 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 95 (40.60%) SQL
4 19 (8.12%) PL/SQL
5 16 (6.84%) AspectJ
6 14 (5.98%) Python
7 11 (4.70%) XPath
8 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.85%) Jython
10 7 (2.99%) XQuery
11 2 (0.85%) C++
11 2 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (3.85%) OCPJP
3 7 (2.99%) Sun Certification
4 6 (2.56%) OCPJWCD
4 6 (2.56%) OCMJD
5 5 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) SLA
1 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.71%) Puppet
3 2 (0.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (27.35%) Oracle
2 19 (8.12%) IBM
3 14 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.85%) Sun
4 9 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.28%) Google
6 3 (1.28%) Demandware
7 2 (0.85%) hybris
7 2 (0.85%) Splunk
7 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
KPRS
Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum £43k + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £46 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago