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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 125 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2417 3112 3419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 2.98% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 7.34% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2512 2902
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
38699 42380 42368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 40.63% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32994 35247 37194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -26 2289 £50,000 - 380
London -27 888 £57,500 - 136
South East -11 516 £47,500 - 76
East of England +15 289 £46,500 -2.10% 31
City of London -33 199 £62,000 +3.33% 33
Yorkshire -65 152 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Berkshire +12 148 £55,000 - 23
South West -2 141 £40,000 - 30
Hertfordshire 0 135 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North West -60 127 £42,500 - 48
Surrey +4 119 £55,000 +22.22% 12
West Midlands 0 108 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Yorkshire -62 100 £51,000 +27.50% 26
Leeds -54 87 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Hampshire -22 76 £44,500 -1.11% 9
Manchester -52 71 £42,500 - 35
Bristol +30 69 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Watford +7 68 £46,000 -12.38% 2
Reading +45 63 £55,000 -2.22% 14
West Sussex -16 63 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Coventry +7 62 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +22 57 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands -27 57 £40,000 -6.54% 11
Scotland -35 57 £55,000 +46.66% 7
Cambridge +16 45 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Kent +35 40 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Bracknell +12 36 £45,000 -18.18% 4
North Yorkshire -31 35 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Crawley -23 33 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bedfordshire +31 32 £46,500 +10.71%

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4721 (92.60%) Java
2 2288 (44.88%) Spring
3 2210 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1973 (38.70%) SQL
5 1860 (36.48%) Oracle
6 1653 (32.42%) JavaScript
7 1498 (29.38%) Hibernate
8 1431 (28.07%) XML
9 1393 (27.32%) Web Services
10 1346 (26.40%) HTML
11 1172 (22.99%) Linux
12 1101 (21.60%) Tomcat
13 978 (19.18%) JSP
14 976 (19.14%) CSS
15 969 (19.01%) Finance
16 966 (18.95%) Software Engineering
17 905 (17.75%) TDD
18 853 (16.73%) Degree
19 848 (16.63%) UNIX
20 832 (16.32%) Scrum
21 831 (16.30%) E-Commerce
22 771 (15.12%) MySQL
23 770 (15.10%) OO
23 770 (15.10%) Maven
24 768 (15.06%) JUnit
25 739 (14.50%) JBoss
26 716 (14.04%) MVC
27 698 (13.69%) Eclipse
28 684 (13.42%) SQL Server
29 678 (13.30%) SOAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1101 (21.60%) Tomcat
2 739 (14.50%) JBoss
3 668 (13.10%) WebLogic
4 634 (12.44%) WebSphere
5 578 (11.34%) Apache
6 209 (4.10%) Apache Solr
7 144 (2.82%) IIS
8 133 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 107 (2.10%) MQSeries
10 96 (1.88%) CMS
11 91 (1.79%) Node.js
12 90 (1.77%) GlassFish
13 76 (1.49%) Mule
13 76 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
14 74 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
15 66 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
16 63 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 51 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
18 44 (0.86%) Liferay
19 43 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 141 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.14%) MS Office
3 22 (0.43%) MS Project
4 20 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.26%) SPSS
6 10 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.078%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 25 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (0.39%) Magento
3 16 (0.31%) BASE24
4 15 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 10 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.16%) Maximo
10 6 (0.12%) Summit
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
10 6 (0.12%) RiskWrite
11 5 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.078%) Enfinity
12 4 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 200 (3.92%) SaaS
2 110 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (0.80%) Force.com
6 28 (0.55%) PaaS
7 26 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.43%) IaaS
9 16 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.27%) GitHub
11 10 (0.20%) Route 53
12 8 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.098%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.078%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.039%) Heroku
16 2 (0.039%) ElastiCache
16 2 (0.039%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 1 (0.020%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 353 (6.92%) HTTP
2 188 (3.69%) Internet
3 88 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 63 (1.24%) FTP
5 45 (0.88%) LDAP
6 44 (0.86%) SAN
7 32 (0.63%) NAS
8 30 (0.59%) Firewall
9 27 (0.53%) SSL
10 23 (0.45%) DNS
11 20 (0.39%) CTI
12 19 (0.37%) Intranet
12 19 (0.37%) Broadband
13 18 (0.35%) ATM
14 17 (0.33%) DHCP
15 16 (0.31%) HTTPS
15 16 (0.31%) Network Security
15 16 (0.31%) SSH
16 12 (0.24%) IPsec
17 11 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 771 (15.12%) MySQL
2 684 (13.42%) SQL Server
3 440 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 337 (6.61%) Oracle Database
5 279 (5.47%) RDBMS
6 241 (4.73%) DB2
7 218 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 197 (3.86%) MongoDB
9 144 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 141 (2.77%) Big Data
11 99 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 80 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 79 (1.55%) Hadoop
14 59 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 43 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
17 31 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 30 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 770 (15.10%) Maven
2 768 (15.06%) JUnit
3 698 (13.69%) Eclipse
4 576 (11.30%) Subversion
5 464 (9.10%) Ant
6 334 (6.55%) Git (software)
7 261 (5.12%) Jenkins
8 252 (4.94%) JIRA
9 171 (3.35%) Selenium
10 146 (2.86%) Hudson
11 100 (1.96%) Mockito
12 92 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
13 69 (1.35%) JMeter
14 63 (1.24%) TestNG
15 57 (1.12%) SoapUI
16 54 (1.06%) ClearCase
17 51 (1.00%) NetBeans
17 51 (1.00%) jMock
18 49 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
19 47 (0.92%) Log4j
General
1 969 (19.01%) Finance
2 482 (9.45%) Retail
3 408 (8.00%) Banking
4 273 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 157 (3.08%) Games
6 108 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 93 (1.82%) Back Office
8 84 (1.65%) Marketing
9 76 (1.49%) Publishing
10 73 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.31%) Advertising
12 66 (1.29%) Front Office
13 49 (0.96%) French Language
14 44 (0.86%) Legal
15 42 (0.82%) Automotive
16 39 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 38 (0.75%) Law
18 21 (0.41%) Electronics
19 18 (0.35%) German Language
20 17 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3058 (59.98%) Developer
2 2501 (49.06%) Java Developer
3 784 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 762 (14.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 683 (13.40%) Architect
6 682 (13.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 432 (8.47%) Software Engineer
8 362 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
9 291 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
10 289 (5.67%) Analyst
11 209 (4.10%) Software Developer
12 193 (3.79%) Java Software Engineer
13 184 (3.61%) Consultant
13 184 (3.61%) Applications Support
14 164 (3.22%) Programmer
15 147 (2.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
16 146 (2.86%) Java Architect
16 146 (2.86%) Technical Architect
17 145 (2.84%) Support Analyst
18 125 (2.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2288 (44.88%) Spring
2 1498 (29.38%) Hibernate
3 1431 (28.07%) XML
4 1393 (27.32%) Web Services
5 1346 (26.40%) HTML
6 978 (19.18%) JSP
7 976 (19.14%) CSS
8 678 (13.30%) SOAP
9 628 (12.32%) .NET
10 599 (11.75%) Struts
11 590 (11.57%) Java EE
12 540 (10.59%) Ajax
13 534 (10.47%) jQuery
14 516 (10.12%) Servlets
15 445 (8.73%) Spring MVC
16 436 (8.55%) JDBC
17 404 (7.92%) JMS
18 377 (7.40%) Middleware
19 359 (7.04%) RESTful
20 329 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 427 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 378 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 336 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 325 (6.38%) Open Source
5 149 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 137 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 115 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 106 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 89 (1.75%) N-Tier
10 86 (1.69%) Mainframe
11 74 (1.45%) Clustering
12 60 (1.18%) Derivative
12 60 (1.18%) User Experience
13 58 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 54 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 53 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 44 (0.86%) Equities
17 36 (0.71%) GIS
17 36 (0.71%) Data Structures
18 31 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1172 (22.99%) Linux
2 848 (16.63%) UNIX
3 497 (9.75%) Windows
4 211 (4.14%) Solaris
5 122 (2.39%) Android
6 106 (2.08%) AIX
7 101 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 53 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.53%) HPUX
10 24 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.35%) CentOS
13 12 (0.24%) Windows NT
14 11 (0.22%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.098%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2210 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (18.95%) Software Engineering
3 905 (17.75%) TDD
4 832 (16.32%) Scrum
5 831 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 770 (15.10%) OO
7 716 (14.04%) MVC
8 622 (12.20%) SOA
9 572 (11.22%) UML
10 445 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 372 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
12 312 (6.12%) Web Development
13 311 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 292 (5.73%) Multithreading
15 274 (5.37%) ITIL
16 250 (4.90%) Project Management
17 249 (4.88%) BDD
18 235 (4.61%) OOP
19 190 (3.73%) Waterfall
20 172 (3.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4721 (92.60%) Java
2 1973 (38.70%) SQL
3 1653 (32.42%) JavaScript
4 353 (6.92%) C++
5 311 (6.10%) C#
6 299 (5.87%) PL/SQL
7 217 (4.26%) Perl
8 204 (4.00%) PHP
9 188 (3.69%) Python
10 178 (3.49%) C
11 170 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 126 (2.47%) Scala
13 101 (1.98%) Ruby
14 94 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 83 (1.63%) Groovy
15 83 (1.63%) PowerShell
16 81 (1.59%) XPath
17 60 (1.18%) COBOL
18 56 (1.10%) VB
19 51 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 853 (16.73%) Degree
2 238 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 165 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 121 (2.37%) VCP4
5 76 (1.49%) Sun Certification
6 62 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 56 (1.10%) OCPJP
8 39 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
9 33 (0.65%) ISEB
10 28 (0.55%) OCMJD
11 24 (0.47%) PhD
12 19 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.27%) RHCE
16 13 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (0.18%) CISSP
19 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (3.81%) QA
2 80 (1.57%) SLA
3 36 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.31%) ISO 8583
5 14 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.22%) EMIR
7 11 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.12%) GLP
8 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.078%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.020%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.35%) Samba
4 16 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.24%) vCloud
6 11 (0.22%) vSphere
7 10 (0.20%) Squid
8 8 (0.16%) NFS
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.12%) Docker
9 6 (0.12%) HDFS
10 5 (0.098%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.078%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.078%) Firmware
11 4 (0.078%) Varnish
12 3 (0.059%) Xen
12 3 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.059%) RACF
Systems Management
1 52 (1.02%) Tivoli
2 42 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.80%) Puppet
4 31 (0.61%) Nagios
5 17 (0.33%) Ansible
6 15 (0.29%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.29%) Unicenter
7 14 (0.27%) Control-M
8 12 (0.24%) OpenNMS
8 12 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.12%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.098%) yum
11 5 (0.098%) Oozie
11 5 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (0.098%) WSUS
11 5 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.098%) logstash
11 5 (0.098%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1860 (36.48%) Oracle
2 368 (7.22%) IBM
3 319 (6.26%) Microsoft
4 255 (5.00%) hybris
5 155 (3.04%) ATG
6 154 (3.02%) SAP
7 151 (2.96%) TIBCO
8 150 (2.94%) Sun
9 118 (2.31%) Endeca
10 102 (2.00%) VMware
11 89 (1.75%) Demandware
12 80 (1.57%) Google
13 76 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 74 (1.45%) Adobe
15 67 (1.31%) Business Objects
16 61 (1.20%) HP
17 56 (1.10%) Sybase
18 50 (0.98%) Intershop
19 48 (0.94%) BEA
20 41 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum + b
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £46500 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago