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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 133 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2399 3112 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 2.65% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 6.64% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 2551 2623
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -28 2242 £50,000 - 336
London -34 900 £59,000 +7.27% 146
South East -5 509 £52,500 +5.00% 58
East of England +2 233 £46,000 +2.22% 20
City of London -11 212 £60,000 - 46
South West +4 166 £42,500 +6.25% 19
North West -13 157 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Yorkshire -62 122 £43,250 +1.76% 23
Berkshire -17 118 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Hertfordshire -14 112 £48,000 +1.05% 5
Manchester -8 104 £42,500 +1.19% 24
Scotland +11 97 £43,000 +1.17% 8
Surrey -24 88 £52,500 +10.52% 8
East Midlands -30 81 £45,000 +23.28% 8
West Yorkshire -68 76 £45,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +1 74 £46,000 -8.00% 7
West Midlands -36 67 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Leeds -57 67 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Milton Keynes +5 66 £46,000 -12.38% 4
Reading +20 56 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Hampshire -24 53 £45,000 -14.28% 5
West Sussex +6 51 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Bristol -11 48 £40,000 -8.57% 9
Cambridgeshire -1 46 £47,500 +5.55% 11
East Sussex +28 45 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Cambridge +23 45 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Glasgow -3 41 £44,000 +3.52% 3
Gloucestershire -24 40 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Watford +2 39 £55,000 +15.78%
Cheshire +27 38 £44,000 +17.33% 11

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4494 (92.11%) Java
2 2338 (47.92%) Spring
3 2194 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
4 1888 (38.70%) SQL
5 1757 (36.01%) Oracle
6 1635 (33.51%) JavaScript
7 1622 (33.24%) Hibernate
8 1423 (29.17%) Web Services
9 1374 (28.16%) HTML
10 1315 (26.95%) XML
11 1115 (22.85%) Linux
12 1073 (21.99%) Tomcat
13 1006 (20.62%) CSS
14 971 (19.90%) Finance
15 947 (19.41%) Scrum
16 935 (19.16%) Software Engineering
17 894 (18.32%) TDD
18 845 (17.32%) JSP
19 838 (17.18%) Maven
20 829 (16.99%) MySQL
21 822 (16.85%) E-Commerce
22 803 (16.46%) UNIX
23 795 (16.29%) MVC
24 789 (16.17%) JBoss
25 784 (16.07%) OO
26 738 (15.13%) Degree
27 710 (14.55%) JUnit
28 695 (14.24%) SQL Server
29 689 (14.12%) Eclipse
30 668 (13.69%) SOAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1073 (21.99%) Tomcat
2 789 (16.17%) JBoss
3 641 (13.14%) WebSphere
4 579 (11.87%) WebLogic
5 519 (10.64%) Apache
6 222 (4.55%) Apache Solr
7 134 (2.75%) Node.js
8 121 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 117 (2.40%) GlassFish
10 110 (2.25%) IIS
11 102 (2.09%) CMS
12 98 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
13 92 (1.89%) MQSeries
14 63 (1.29%) Mule
15 60 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 51 (1.05%) Drupal
17 50 (1.02%) Liferay
18 49 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
19 45 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 36 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 121 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.96%) MS Office
3 22 (0.45%) MS Project
4 14 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.14%) SPSS
7 4 (0.082%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.082%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.041%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 31 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.31%) Magento
5 13 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 11 (0.23%) Summit
7 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.12%) Fredhopper
9 6 (0.12%) BASE24
10 5 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.061%) TIBCO iProcess
11 3 (0.061%) Tridion
11 3 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.061%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.041%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 214 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (3.05%) SaaS
3 54 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (0.49%) Force.com
7 18 (0.37%) GitHub
8 14 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.27%) PaaS
10 10 (0.20%) IaaS
11 8 (0.16%) Route 53
12 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.10%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 305 (6.25%) HTTP
2 174 (3.57%) Internet
3 96 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 48 (0.98%) FTP
5 46 (0.94%) LDAP
6 35 (0.72%) SSL
7 28 (0.57%) SAN
8 26 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 26 (0.53%) DNS
9 21 (0.43%) Firewall
10 19 (0.39%) SSH
10 19 (0.39%) SMTP
10 19 (0.39%) NAS
11 17 (0.35%) Broadband
11 17 (0.35%) SNMP
12 16 (0.33%) DHCP
13 14 (0.29%) WAN
14 11 (0.23%) CTI
14 11 (0.23%) LAN
15 10 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (16.99%) MySQL
2 695 (14.24%) SQL Server
3 464 (9.51%) Relational Database
4 351 (7.19%) Oracle Database
5 281 (5.76%) RDBMS
6 243 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 206 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 165 (3.38%) DB2
9 161 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 161 (3.30%) Big Data
10 94 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 84 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 63 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 45 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 41 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.55%) JasperReports
16 27 (0.55%) Couchbase
17 26 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 838 (17.18%) Maven
2 710 (14.55%) JUnit
3 689 (14.12%) Eclipse
4 507 (10.39%) Subversion
5 466 (9.55%) Ant
6 370 (7.58%) Git (software)
7 313 (6.42%) Jenkins
8 207 (4.24%) JIRA
9 145 (2.97%) Selenium
10 103 (2.11%) Mockito
11 100 (2.05%) Hudson
12 83 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
13 79 (1.62%) JMeter
14 66 (1.35%) TestNG
15 57 (1.17%) jMock
16 53 (1.09%) ClearCase
17 49 (1.00%) SoapUI
18 46 (0.94%) Log4j
18 46 (0.94%) Cucumber
19 45 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 971 (19.90%) Finance
2 458 (9.39%) Retail
3 312 (6.39%) Banking
4 214 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 120 (2.46%) Marketing
6 87 (1.78%) Back Office
7 85 (1.74%) Games
8 70 (1.43%) Publishing
9 67 (1.37%) Advertising
10 58 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 53 (1.09%) Law
12 50 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 38 (0.78%) Front Office
14 38 (0.78%) Automotive
15 33 (0.68%) French Language
16 30 (0.61%) Electronics
17 24 (0.49%) Military
18 22 (0.45%) Legal
19 14 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2988 (61.24%) Developer
2 2496 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 813 (16.66%) Senior Developer
4 729 (14.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 670 (13.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 591 (12.11%) Architect
7 431 (8.83%) Software Engineer
8 278 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
9 260 (5.33%) J2EE Developer
10 245 (5.02%) Analyst
11 216 (4.43%) Software Developer
12 179 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
13 176 (3.61%) Applications Support
14 160 (3.28%) Programmer
14 160 (3.28%) Consultant
15 144 (2.95%) Java Architect
16 137 (2.81%) Lead Developer
17 132 (2.71%) Technical Architect
18 131 (2.68%) Junior
19 124 (2.54%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2338 (47.92%) Spring
2 1622 (33.24%) Hibernate
3 1423 (29.17%) Web Services
4 1374 (28.16%) HTML
5 1315 (26.95%) XML
6 1006 (20.62%) CSS
7 845 (17.32%) JSP
8 668 (13.69%) SOAP
9 629 (12.89%) Struts
10 615 (12.61%) .NET
11 587 (12.03%) Java EE
12 567 (11.62%) jQuery
13 523 (10.72%) Servlets
14 491 (10.06%) Ajax
15 472 (9.67%) Spring MVC
16 471 (9.65%) REST
17 414 (8.49%) JMS
18 342 (7.01%) JSON
19 324 (6.64%) JDBC
20 319 (6.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 379 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 361 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 322 (6.60%) Open Source
4 304 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
5 131 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 112 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 100 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 92 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 74 (1.52%) Mainframe
10 68 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 67 (1.37%) User Experience
11 67 (1.37%) Clustering
12 63 (1.29%) N-Tier
13 60 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 56 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (1.02%) Derivative
16 47 (0.96%) Equities
17 41 (0.84%) GIS
17 41 (0.84%) Fixed Income
18 37 (0.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1115 (22.85%) Linux
2 803 (16.46%) UNIX
3 518 (10.62%) Windows
4 156 (3.20%) Solaris
5 114 (2.34%) Android
6 92 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 61 (1.25%) AIX
8 46 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.47%) CentOS
10 19 (0.39%) HPUX
11 17 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.18%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.12%) zOS
17 5 (0.10%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.061%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.061%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2194 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 947 (19.41%) Scrum
3 935 (19.16%) Software Engineering
4 894 (18.32%) TDD
5 822 (16.85%) E-Commerce
6 795 (16.29%) MVC
7 784 (16.07%) OO
8 617 (12.65%) UML
9 602 (12.34%) SOA
10 411 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 383 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
12 338 (6.93%) Multithreading
13 313 (6.42%) Mentoring
14 285 (5.84%) Web Development
15 237 (4.86%) BDD
16 234 (4.80%) OOP
17 221 (4.53%) Waterfall
18 218 (4.47%) Project Management
19 212 (4.35%) OOD
20 199 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4494 (92.11%) Java
2 1888 (38.70%) SQL
3 1635 (33.51%) JavaScript
4 348 (7.13%) C++
5 324 (6.64%) C#
6 298 (6.11%) PL/SQL
7 234 (4.80%) Python
8 211 (4.32%) Perl
9 206 (4.22%) C
10 194 (3.98%) PHP
11 177 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 173 (3.55%) Scala
13 136 (2.79%) Ruby
14 76 (1.56%) Groovy
15 70 (1.43%) XPath
15 70 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 66 (1.35%) PowerShell
17 62 (1.27%) VB
18 41 (0.84%) T-SQL
19 37 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 738 (15.13%) Degree
2 203 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 131 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 90 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 69 (1.41%) Sun Certification
6 48 (0.98%) OCPJP
7 43 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
8 26 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 26 (0.53%) ISEB
9 23 (0.47%) OCMJD
10 15 (0.31%) PhD
11 14 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.27%) PMP
13 12 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.16%) RHCE
17 7 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (3.79%) QA
2 81 (1.66%) SLA
3 17 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.31%) EMIR
4 15 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.10%) WCAG
8 5 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.082%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.041%) COBIT
11 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
System Software
1 95 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 31 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.31%) Docker
5 11 (0.23%) vSphere
6 9 (0.18%) Squid
6 9 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.14%) NFS
7 7 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 7 (0.14%) vCloud
8 5 (0.10%) Varnish
9 4 (0.082%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.061%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.061%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.061%) HDFS
11 2 (0.041%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.041%) XenServer
11 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.020%) Xen
12 1 (0.020%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 70 (1.43%) Puppet
2 64 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 39 (0.80%) Nagios
5 31 (0.64%) Ansible
6 21 (0.43%) BladeLogic
6 21 (0.43%) Unicenter
7 16 (0.33%) Control-M
8 13 (0.27%) OpenNMS
9 9 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.10%) yum
11 5 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.082%) logstash
12 4 (0.082%) Kibana
12 4 (0.082%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.061%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1757 (36.01%) Oracle
2 342 (7.01%) IBM
3 292 (5.98%) hybris
4 278 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 157 (3.22%) ATG
6 130 (2.66%) Endeca
7 119 (2.44%) Sun
8 116 (2.38%) VMware
9 114 (2.34%) TIBCO
10 103 (2.11%) Google
11 96 (1.97%) Demandware
12 83 (1.70%) Sybase
13 77 (1.58%) Red Hat
14 74 (1.52%) SAP
15 61 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
16 60 (1.23%) Adobe
17 57 (1.17%) Intershop
17 57 (1.17%) HP
18 46 (0.94%) Business Objects
19 30 (0.61%) BEA
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negbens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg bonus+bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago