The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 128 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2512 3358 3310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 2.78% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 6.91% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2074 2741 2822
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41588 48588 45441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 40.23% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35399 40815 39560
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2EE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK.

J2EE Salary Trend in the UK

J2EE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2EE over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

J2EE Salary Histogram in the UK

J2EE
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -27 2380 £50,000 - 335
London -29 905 £57,500 - 126
South East +4 557 £52,500 +5.00% 55
East of England +19 265 £46,000 -3.15% 30
City of London -23 206 £60,000 - 36
Berkshire +7 159 £55,000 - 16
South West -8 157 £41,250 +3.12% 24
North West -35 150 £42,500 - 42
Yorkshire -58 146 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Hertfordshire -2 129 £46,000 -8.00% 8
West Midlands -13 103 £45,000 +1.12% 10
Surrey -4 102 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Manchester -34 98 £42,500 - 27
West Yorkshire -67 92 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East Midlands -14 87 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Leeds -58 80 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Reading +40 73 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Scotland -30 72 £55,000 +37.50% 7
West Sussex -5 64 £47,500 - 4
Hampshire -20 64 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Coventry +8 63 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol +12 53 £40,000 +1.26% 11
Watford +10 52 £46,000 -3.15% 3
East Sussex +2 47 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 45 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Cambridge +9 40 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 40 £50,000 - 6
Nottinghamshire -15 40 £42,500 -29.75% 7
Nottingham -17 40 £42,500 -29.75% 7
Gloucestershire -29 39 £47,500 +18.75% 3

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing J2EE also 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 that cited J2EE.

1 4637 (92.78%) Java
2 2328 (46.58%) Spring
3 2175 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1938 (38.78%) SQL
5 1822 (36.45%) Oracle
6 1670 (33.41%) JavaScript
7 1588 (31.77%) Hibernate
8 1444 (28.89%) Web Services
9 1378 (27.57%) XML
10 1361 (27.23%) HTML
11 1185 (23.71%) Linux
12 1137 (22.75%) Tomcat
13 1010 (20.21%) CSS
14 963 (19.27%) Finance
15 952 (19.05%) Software Engineering
16 897 (17.95%) JSP
17 894 (17.89%) Scrum
18 878 (17.57%) TDD
19 847 (16.95%) UNIX
20 828 (16.57%) E-Commerce
21 823 (16.47%) Maven
22 816 (16.33%) MySQL
23 786 (15.73%) JBoss
23 786 (15.73%) Degree
24 771 (15.43%) OO
25 761 (15.23%) MVC
26 755 (15.11%) JUnit
27 718 (14.37%) Eclipse
28 696 (13.93%) SOAP
29 694 (13.89%) SQL Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing J2EE also 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 that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1137 (22.75%) Tomcat
2 786 (15.73%) JBoss
3 650 (13.01%) WebSphere
4 611 (12.22%) WebLogic
5 576 (11.52%) Apache
6 228 (4.56%) Apache Solr
7 137 (2.74%) IIS
8 132 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 114 (2.28%) Node.js
10 112 (2.24%) CMS
11 108 (2.16%) GlassFish
12 99 (1.98%) MQSeries
13 82 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
14 73 (1.46%) Mule
15 71 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
16 61 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
17 54 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 49 (0.98%) Liferay
19 42 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
20 40 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 138 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.00%) MS Office
3 21 (0.42%) MS Project
4 16 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.26%) SPSS
6 9 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.080%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.080%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.020%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.36%) Magento
4 16 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 12 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.20%) Summit
6 10 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.14%) BASE24
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.080%) TIBCO iProcess
10 4 (0.080%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.060%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 205 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (3.84%) SaaS
3 50 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.66%) Force.com
6 29 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.42%) PaaS
8 16 (0.32%) GitHub
8 16 (0.32%) IaaS
9 14 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.16%) Route 53
12 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.10%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.10%) Boomi
13 5 (0.10%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.080%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 352 (7.04%) HTTP
2 196 (3.92%) Internet
3 95 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.18%) FTP
5 41 (0.82%) LDAP
6 37 (0.74%) SAN
7 31 (0.62%) SSL
8 28 (0.56%) Firewall
8 28 (0.56%) NAS
9 27 (0.54%) DNS
10 20 (0.40%) HTTPS
10 20 (0.40%) SSH
11 19 (0.38%) DHCP
12 16 (0.32%) SMTP
12 16 (0.32%) Intranet
13 15 (0.30%) Broadband
13 15 (0.30%) CTI
14 14 (0.28%) SNMP
15 12 (0.24%) IPsec
15 12 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 816 (16.33%) MySQL
2 694 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 438 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 356 (7.12%) Oracle Database
5 268 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 224 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 208 (4.16%) DB2
8 204 (4.08%) MongoDB
9 148 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
10 142 (2.84%) Big Data
11 90 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 86 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
13 67 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 44 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
15 40 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (0.52%) JasperReports
19 26 (0.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 823 (16.47%) Maven
2 755 (15.11%) JUnit
3 718 (14.37%) Eclipse
4 562 (11.24%) Subversion
5 503 (10.06%) Ant
6 358 (7.16%) Git (software)
7 295 (5.90%) Jenkins
8 239 (4.78%) JIRA
9 142 (2.84%) Selenium
10 117 (2.34%) Hudson
11 102 (2.04%) Mockito
12 89 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
13 76 (1.52%) JMeter
14 65 (1.30%) TestNG
15 60 (1.20%) SoapUI
16 56 (1.12%) ClearCase
17 51 (1.02%) jMock
18 50 (1.00%) Log4j
19 49 (0.98%) IntelliJ
20 44 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 963 (19.27%) Finance
2 478 (9.56%) Retail
3 357 (7.14%) Banking
4 224 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 117 (2.34%) Games
6 112 (2.24%) Marketing
7 78 (1.56%) Back Office
8 77 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 69 (1.38%) Publishing
10 66 (1.32%) Advertising
11 59 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 57 (1.14%) Front Office
13 45 (0.90%) Law
14 43 (0.86%) Automotive
15 37 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.74%) French Language
16 28 (0.56%) Electronics
17 24 (0.48%) Legal
18 16 (0.32%) Military
18 16 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3028 (60.58%) Developer
2 2524 (50.50%) Java Developer
3 791 (15.83%) Senior Developer
4 713 (14.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 710 (14.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 649 (12.99%) Architect
7 425 (8.50%) Software Engineer
8 322 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
9 270 (5.40%) J2EE Developer
10 269 (5.38%) Analyst
11 220 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 195 (3.90%) Applications Support
13 182 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
14 178 (3.56%) Consultant
15 163 (3.26%) Programmer
16 149 (2.98%) Java Architect
17 144 (2.88%) Technical Architect
18 139 (2.78%) Support Analyst
19 135 (2.70%) Lead Developer
20 129 (2.58%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2328 (46.58%) Spring
2 1588 (31.77%) Hibernate
3 1444 (28.89%) Web Services
4 1378 (27.57%) XML
5 1361 (27.23%) HTML
6 1010 (20.21%) CSS
7 897 (17.95%) JSP
8 696 (13.93%) SOAP
9 632 (12.65%) .NET
10 625 (12.51%) Struts
11 597 (11.94%) Java EE
12 541 (10.82%) jQuery
13 539 (10.78%) Ajax
14 524 (10.48%) Servlets
15 469 (9.38%) Spring MVC
16 436 (8.72%) JMS
17 412 (8.24%) REST
18 394 (7.88%) JDBC
19 363 (7.26%) Middleware
20 341 (6.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 388 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 371 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 340 (6.80%) Open Source
4 306 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 142 (2.84%) Client/Server
6 123 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 100 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 99 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 84 (1.68%) Mainframe
10 78 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 75 (1.50%) Clustering
12 62 (1.24%) User Experience
13 58 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 56 (1.12%) Derivative
15 55 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 51 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 46 (0.92%) Fixed Income
18 45 (0.90%) Equities
19 36 (0.72%) GIS
20 35 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1185 (23.71%) Linux
2 847 (16.95%) UNIX
3 526 (10.52%) Windows
4 188 (3.76%) Solaris
5 111 (2.22%) Android
6 95 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 86 (1.72%) AIX
8 45 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.52%) HPUX
11 22 (0.44%) CentOS
12 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.26%) Windows NT
15 10 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.12%) zOS
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.10%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.060%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2175 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 952 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 894 (17.89%) Scrum
4 878 (17.57%) TDD
5 828 (16.57%) E-Commerce
6 771 (15.43%) OO
7 761 (15.23%) MVC
8 633 (12.67%) SOA
9 587 (11.74%) UML
10 417 (8.34%) Unit Testing
11 374 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 324 (6.48%) Multithreading
13 319 (6.38%) Mentoring
14 289 (5.78%) Web Development
15 242 (4.84%) ITIL
16 233 (4.66%) OOP
17 232 (4.64%) Project Management
18 228 (4.56%) BDD
19 208 (4.16%) Waterfall
20 187 (3.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4637 (92.78%) Java
2 1938 (38.78%) SQL
3 1670 (33.41%) JavaScript
4 356 (7.12%) C++
5 309 (6.18%) C#
6 289 (5.78%) PL/SQL
7 213 (4.26%) Perl
8 203 (4.06%) Python
9 198 (3.96%) C
10 197 (3.94%) PHP
11 171 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 149 (2.98%) Scala
13 110 (2.20%) Ruby
14 84 (1.68%) Groovy
15 81 (1.62%) XPath
16 78 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 70 (1.40%) VB
18 68 (1.36%) PowerShell
19 46 (0.92%) VBA
20 41 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 786 (15.73%) Degree
2 221 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 142 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 66 (1.32%) Sun Certification
6 55 (1.10%) OCPJP
7 38 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
8 27 (0.54%) ISEB
9 25 (0.50%) OCMJD
10 18 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.30%) PhD
12 14 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.26%) RHCE
14 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.18%) CISSP
17 8 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (3.82%) QA
2 87 (1.74%) SLA
3 24 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.24%) EMIR
5 12 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.14%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.080%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.080%) WCAG
9 4 (0.080%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.020%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.24%) vCloud
5 11 (0.22%) vSphere
6 10 (0.20%) Squid
7 9 (0.18%) Samba
8 8 (0.16%) Docker
9 7 (0.14%) NFS
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 4 (0.080%) Varnish
12 4 (0.080%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.080%) HDFS
13 3 (0.060%) RACF
13 3 (0.060%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.060%) Xen
14 2 (0.040%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 50 (1.00%) Puppet
2 49 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (0.98%) Tivoli
3 35 (0.70%) Nagios
4 20 (0.40%) Ansible
5 18 (0.36%) BladeLogic
5 18 (0.36%) Unicenter
6 14 (0.28%) OpenNMS
7 13 (0.26%) Control-M
8 10 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.10%) yum
12 5 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.10%) WSUS
12 5 (0.10%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.080%) Netcool
13 4 (0.080%) logstash
Vendors
1 1822 (36.45%) Oracle
2 361 (7.22%) IBM
3 298 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 284 (5.68%) hybris
5 170 (3.40%) ATG
6 131 (2.62%) TIBCO
7 130 (2.60%) Sun
8 128 (2.56%) Endeca
9 113 (2.26%) SAP
10 110 (2.20%) VMware
11 97 (1.94%) Google
12 94 (1.88%) Demandware
13 75 (1.50%) Red Hat
14 74 (1.48%) Sybase
15 60 (1.20%) Business Objects
15 60 (1.20%) HP
16 59 (1.18%) Intershop
17 54 (1.08%) Adobe
17 54 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
18 37 (0.74%) BEA
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