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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 710 598 411
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -187
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 193 274 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 165 242 560
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -87 178 £42,500 - 9
London -14 100 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East -5 44 £42,500 -5.55% 3
City of London +18 40 £50,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +13 23 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands -12 20 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Northamptonshire -13 19 £32,500 -23.52%
Northampton -13 19 £32,500 -23.52%
Milton Keynes +6 18 £32,500 -40.90%
East of England -1 10 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North West -19 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Coventry -1 9 £32,500 -
West Midlands -4 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Scotland -9 9 £82,500 +94.11% 2
Manchester -1 8 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Leeds -41 8 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -47 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire -67 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Brighton -16 7 £50,000 +53.84%
East Sussex -21 7 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Wales -8 6 £29,110 +2.14% 3
South West -12 6 £39,180 +8.08%
South Wales -13 6 £29,110 +2.14% 1
Surrey -17 6 £46,250 +4.51% 1
Bedford - 6 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £30,000 -
Salford - 5 £37,500 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £52,500 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 443 (100.00%) J2EE
2 435 (98.19%) Java
3 328 (74.04%) Spring
4 259 (58.47%) Hibernate
5 199 (44.92%) SQL
6 186 (41.99%) XML
7 168 (37.92%) JSP
8 163 (36.79%) JavaScript
9 140 (31.60%) HTML
9 140 (31.60%) Linux
10 127 (28.67%) Oracle
11 118 (26.64%) Struts
12 117 (26.41%) Tomcat
13 113 (25.51%) JUnit
14 112 (25.28%) Web Services
15 105 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
16 98 (22.12%) Software Engineering
17 97 (21.90%) Servlets
17 97 (21.90%) CSS
18 95 (21.44%) Java EE
19 82 (18.51%) OO
20 76 (17.16%) MVC
21 75 (16.93%) TDD
21 75 (16.93%) Maven
22 72 (16.25%) JBoss
23 69 (15.58%) JDBC
23 69 (15.58%) MySQL
23 69 (15.58%) Scrum
24 66 (14.90%) Finance
25 65 (14.67%) EJB

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (26.41%) Tomcat
2 56 (12.64%) Apache
3 32 (7.22%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.87%) WebLogic
5 23 (5.19%) GlassFish
6 21 (4.74%) Apache Solr
7 18 (4.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (2.93%) CMS
9 11 (2.48%) Jetty
10 9 (2.03%) IIS
11 5 (1.13%) FileNet
12 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.90%) Mule
12 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.45%) Liferay
14 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.48%) SaaS
2 10 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.19%) HTTP
2 19 (4.29%) SSH
3 14 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.48%) SNMP
5 3 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.58%) MySQL
2 39 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.22%) RDBMS
4 28 (6.32%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.39%) DB2
6 13 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.26%) Big Data
8 8 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.90%) Redis
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.45%) Informix
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 113 (25.51%) JUnit
2 75 (16.93%) Maven
3 51 (11.51%) Ant
4 47 (10.61%) Subversion
4 47 (10.61%) Eclipse
5 35 (7.90%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.93%) JIRA
7 11 (2.48%) Emacs
8 8 (1.81%) Gradle
9 7 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (1.58%) Selenium
10 6 (1.35%) Mockito
10 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.13%) Hudson
12 4 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
12 4 (0.90%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Workshop
13 3 (0.68%) jMock
13 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (14.90%) Finance
2 34 (7.67%) Games
3 33 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.77%) Banking
5 13 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.71%) Front Office
6 12 (2.71%) Back Office
7 11 (2.48%) Retail
8 8 (1.81%) Music Industry
9 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (100.00%) J2EE
2 328 (74.04%) Spring
3 259 (58.47%) Hibernate
4 186 (41.99%) XML
5 168 (37.92%) JSP
6 140 (31.60%) HTML
7 118 (26.64%) Struts
8 112 (25.28%) Web Services
9 97 (21.90%) Servlets
9 97 (21.90%) CSS
10 95 (21.44%) Java EE
11 69 (15.58%) JDBC
12 65 (14.67%) EJB
12 65 (14.67%) JMS
12 65 (14.67%) JPA
13 64 (14.45%) SOAP
14 61 (13.77%) Ajax
15 58 (13.09%) Spring MVC
16 56 (12.64%) jQuery
17 45 (10.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.19%) Computer Science
2 37 (8.35%) Open Source
3 35 (7.90%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.71%) Online Games
5 11 (2.48%) Mobile Games
5 11 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (2.03%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.58%) Derivative
8 7 (1.58%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.58%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.35%) Contract for Difference
9 6 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.90%) DataPower
10 4 (0.90%) iSeries
10 4 (0.90%) Social Media
10 4 (0.90%) AS400
11 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 140 (31.60%) Linux
2 60 (13.54%) UNIX
3 18 (4.06%) Windows
4 11 (2.48%) Android
5 8 (1.81%) AIX
6 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.12%) Software Engineering
3 82 (18.51%) OO
4 76 (17.16%) MVC
5 75 (16.93%) TDD
6 69 (15.58%) Scrum
7 52 (11.74%) Web Development
8 49 (11.06%) UML
9 47 (10.61%) Unit Testing
10 41 (9.26%) SOA
11 40 (9.03%) OOD
12 39 (8.80%) E-Commerce
13 32 (7.22%) BDD
14 27 (6.09%) Multithreading
15 25 (5.64%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (4.51%) Content Management
18 18 (4.06%) Use Case
19 15 (3.39%) Software Architecture
20 14 (3.16%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 435 (98.19%) Java
2 199 (44.92%) SQL
3 163 (36.79%) JavaScript
4 19 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 19 (4.29%) XPath
5 17 (3.84%) Scala
6 16 (3.61%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.16%) XQuery
7 14 (3.16%) Groovy
8 12 (2.71%) PHP
9 10 (2.26%) Ruby
10 8 (1.81%) Python
11 6 (1.35%) Perl
12 5 (1.13%) C
13 3 (0.68%) C#
13 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.45%) C++
15 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (13.77%) Degree
2 53 (11.96%) Sun Certification
3 19 (4.29%) OCPJP
4 13 (2.93%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (28.67%) Oracle
2 72 (16.25%) JBoss
3 49 (11.06%) Sun
4 14 (3.16%) IBM
5 10 (2.26%) VMware
6 9 (2.03%) SAP
7 8 (1.81%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.35%) Murex
8 6 (1.35%) Calypso
9 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.90%) BEA
10 4 (0.90%) ILOG
10 4 (0.90%) Sybase
11 3 (0.68%) ATG
12 2 (0.45%) Perforce
12 2 (0.45%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.45%) Alterian
13 1 (0.23%) Endeca
13 1 (0.23%) Google
13 1 (0.23%) hybris
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