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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 121 95 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -37
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2682 3034 4985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.84% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 7.15% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 2559 4238
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
42566 42412 47480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.79% 39.73% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35787 36806 41709
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 September 2014 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 September 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
(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 -25 2541 £50,000 - 340
London -29 1115 £57,500 +4.54% 158
South East -21 479 £49,000 -2.00% 56
City of London 0 310 £60,000 +9.09% 58
South West +39 213 £40,000 +3.89% 13
North West -15 212 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire -26 196 £41,000 -2.95% 37
East of England +6 194 £45,000 +5.88% 17
West Yorkshire -20 144 £44,000 +3.52% 20
Leeds -13 131 £48,750 +12.06% 13
Berkshire -20 128 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Manchester +4 121 £42,500 -5.55% 30
Bristol +35 107 £38,500 +10.00% 9
Surrey -50 107 £47,500 -5.00% 9
West Midlands -14 90 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Hertfordshire +14 81 £46,250 -2.63% 9
Scotland -22 75 £42,000 -4.54% 11
East Midlands -22 75 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Hampshire -10 69 £43,000 -21.81% 20
Buckinghamshire +33 65 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Cheshire -19 60 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Reading +6 54 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Coventry +3 46 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Northamptonshire -19 46 £37,500 -8.53% 5
North Yorkshire -30 46 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Cambridgeshire -2 45 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Cambridge +16 44 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Watford -4 40 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Northampton -20 40 £37,500 -8.53% 5
Gloucestershire +21 37 £37,500 -6.25% 1

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5435 (92.61%) Java
2 2705 (46.09%) Spring
3 2548 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2290 (39.02%) SQL
5 2196 (37.42%) Oracle
6 1861 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 1841 (31.37%) Hibernate
8 1837 (31.30%) HTML
9 1746 (29.75%) XML
10 1414 (24.09%) Finance
11 1380 (23.51%) Web Services
12 1251 (21.32%) CSS
13 1241 (21.14%) Linux
14 1201 (20.46%) Tomcat
15 1163 (19.82%) JSP
16 1072 (18.27%) Software Engineering
17 1059 (18.04%) Scrum
18 1041 (17.74%) TDD
19 971 (16.54%) Degree
20 921 (15.69%) OO
21 885 (15.08%) UNIX
22 884 (15.06%) E-Commerce
23 883 (15.05%) Maven
24 823 (14.02%) WebLogic
25 804 (13.70%) JUnit
26 797 (13.58%) MySQL
27 782 (13.32%) JBoss
28 743 (12.66%) Struts
29 724 (12.34%) WebSphere
30 708 (12.06%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1201 (20.46%) Tomcat
2 823 (14.02%) WebLogic
3 724 (12.34%) WebSphere
4 651 (11.09%) Apache
5 222 (3.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 155 (2.64%) Apache Solr
7 147 (2.50%) IIS
8 137 (2.33%) CMS
9 119 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
10 104 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
11 95 (1.62%) GlassFish
12 83 (1.41%) Jetty
13 81 (1.38%) MQSeries
14 64 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
14 64 (1.09%) Node.js
15 49 (0.83%) CICS
16 45 (0.77%) Confluence
17 39 (0.66%) Liferay
17 39 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 38 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 158 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.16%) MS Office
3 21 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.17%) FastStats
7 9 (0.15%) MS Project
8 8 (0.14%) SPSS
9 3 (0.051%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.017%) Stata
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) DOC1
10 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 53 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 37 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.48%) Maximo
4 19 (0.32%) BASE24
4 19 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.31%) Magento
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.10%) Tridion
8 6 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.068%) Compiere
10 4 (0.068%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (2.08%) SaaS
3 85 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (0.78%) GitHub
5 44 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.53%) Force.com
7 19 (0.32%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.068%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.051%) Route 53
11 3 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.051%) PaaS
11 3 (0.051%) Heroku
12 2 (0.034%) IaaS
13 1 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 406 (6.92%) HTTP
2 285 (4.86%) Internet
3 137 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 94 (1.60%) SAN
5 74 (1.26%) SSL
6 63 (1.07%) SNMP
7 58 (0.99%) LDAP
8 57 (0.97%) FTP
9 42 (0.72%) SSH
10 37 (0.63%) Firewall
11 36 (0.61%) DNS
11 36 (0.61%) DHCP
12 31 (0.53%) AMQP
13 29 (0.49%) SMTP
14 27 (0.46%) Network Security
15 21 (0.36%) Broadband
16 20 (0.34%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.32%) NAS
18 13 (0.22%) VPN
18 13 (0.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 797 (13.58%) MySQL
2 696 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 604 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 422 (7.19%) RDBMS
5 376 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 318 (5.42%) DB2
7 266 (4.53%) MongoDB
8 236 (4.02%) NoSQL
9 226 (3.85%) Big Data
10 181 (3.08%) Hadoop
11 162 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 119 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
13 102 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 56 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
16 43 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (0.56%) Apache Hive
20 32 (0.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 883 (15.05%) Maven
2 804 (13.70%) JUnit
3 630 (10.73%) Eclipse
4 593 (10.10%) Subversion
5 471 (8.03%) Ant
6 321 (5.47%) Git (software)
7 273 (4.65%) Hudson
8 271 (4.62%) Selenium
9 240 (4.09%) Jenkins
10 194 (3.31%) JIRA
11 118 (2.01%) Mockito
12 82 (1.40%) Xcode
13 80 (1.36%) Cucumber
14 72 (1.23%) Gradle
15 69 (1.18%) JMeter
16 61 (1.04%) JBehave
17 60 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 57 (0.97%) JDeveloper
19 55 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
20 49 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 1414 (24.09%) Finance
2 584 (9.95%) Banking
3 389 (6.63%) Retail
4 292 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 263 (4.48%) Games
6 175 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 139 (2.37%) Marketing
8 119 (2.03%) Publishing
9 117 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 109 (1.86%) Back Office
11 92 (1.57%) Front Office
12 82 (1.40%) Automotive
13 79 (1.35%) French Language
14 78 (1.33%) Advertising
15 62 (1.06%) Legal
16 60 (1.02%) Financial Institution
17 47 (0.80%) Electronics
18 36 (0.61%) German Language
19 31 (0.53%) Music Industry
20 23 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 3577 (60.95%) Developer
2 2888 (49.21%) Java Developer
3 1005 (17.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 880 (14.99%) Senior Developer
5 762 (12.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 629 (10.72%) Architect
7 404 (6.88%) Software Engineer
8 399 (6.80%) J2EE Developer
9 325 (5.54%) Analyst
10 300 (5.11%) Consultant
11 242 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
12 200 (3.41%) Software Developer
13 199 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
14 197 (3.36%) Programmer
15 191 (3.25%) Lead Developer
16 174 (2.96%) Applications Support
17 166 (2.83%) Graduate
18 159 (2.71%) Junior
19 158 (2.69%) Support Analyst
20 156 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2705 (46.09%) Spring
2 1841 (31.37%) Hibernate
3 1837 (31.30%) HTML
4 1746 (29.75%) XML
5 1380 (23.51%) Web Services
6 1251 (21.32%) CSS
7 1163 (19.82%) JSP
8 743 (12.66%) Struts
9 708 (12.06%) Servlets
10 619 (10.55%) Java EE
11 613 (10.44%) SOAP
12 541 (9.22%) jQuery
13 519 (8.84%) .NET
14 502 (8.55%) JMS
15 489 (8.33%) Ajax
16 442 (7.53%) EJB
17 416 (7.09%) JDBC
18 409 (6.97%) Spring MVC
19 392 (6.68%) XSLT
20 370 (6.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 540 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 450 (7.67%) Enterprise Software
3 383 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 371 (6.32%) Open Source
5 210 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 193 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 169 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 121 (2.06%) User Experience
9 109 (1.86%) Clustering
10 93 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 93 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 84 (1.43%) Derivative
12 82 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 77 (1.31%) Mainframe
14 74 (1.26%) Fixed Income
15 59 (1.01%) iPhone
16 58 (0.99%) Equities
17 56 (0.95%) Social Media
18 50 (0.85%) Digital Media
19 48 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1241 (21.14%) Linux
2 885 (15.08%) UNIX
3 462 (7.87%) Windows
4 243 (4.14%) Solaris
5 228 (3.88%) Android
6 169 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 100 (1.70%) AIX
8 58 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.72%) HPUX
10 30 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 24 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.37%) CentOS
14 20 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.27%) Debian
16 10 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2548 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1072 (18.27%) Software Engineering
3 1059 (18.04%) Scrum
4 1041 (17.74%) TDD
5 921 (15.69%) OO
6 884 (15.06%) E-Commerce
7 699 (11.91%) MVC
8 673 (11.47%) UML
9 666 (11.35%) SOA
10 525 (8.95%) Unit Testing
11 458 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
12 443 (7.55%) Web Development
13 428 (7.29%) Mentoring
14 321 (5.47%) Multithreading
15 320 (5.45%) BDD
16 289 (4.92%) Project Management
17 247 (4.21%) OOD
18 237 (4.04%) OOP
19 209 (3.56%) ITIL
20 203 (3.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5435 (92.61%) Java
2 2290 (39.02%) SQL
3 1861 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 465 (7.92%) C++
5 434 (7.39%) PL/SQL
6 387 (6.59%) C#
7 282 (4.80%) C
8 266 (4.53%) Perl
9 242 (4.12%) PHP
10 237 (4.04%) Python
11 202 (3.44%) Shell Script
12 187 (3.19%) Scala
13 146 (2.49%) Ruby
14 143 (2.44%) Groovy
15 126 (2.15%) Objective-C
16 125 (2.13%) Bash Shell
17 70 (1.19%) XPath
18 64 (1.09%) COBOL
19 62 (1.06%) T-SQL
20 56 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 971 (16.54%) Degree
2 187 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 113 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 94 (1.60%) Sun Certification
5 57 (0.97%) ISEB
6 52 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.68%) PhD
8 36 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 26 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 22 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.29%) PMP
12 16 (0.27%) OCMJD
13 11 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.17%) CISSP
14 10 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.14%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (6.00%) QA
2 51 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.60%) SLA
4 34 (0.58%) HL7
5 25 (0.43%) ISO 8583
6 16 (0.27%) EMIR
6 16 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.14%) GLP
8 6 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.051%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.034%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.017%) BS7799
12 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 90 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 42 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 23 (0.39%) vSphere
6 14 (0.24%) NFS
7 11 (0.19%) Xen
8 9 (0.15%) HDFS
9 8 (0.14%) vCloud
9 8 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 7 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.051%) Squid
11 3 (0.051%) RACF
11 3 (0.051%) Samba
11 3 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.051%) ACF2
11 3 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.017%) SAP ITS
13 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (1.09%) Puppet
1 64 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 25 (0.43%) Data Guard
4 23 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 22 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.22%) Nagios
7 13 (0.22%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.17%) Ansible
9 9 (0.15%) Opsview
9 9 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.12%) MOM
11 5 (0.085%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.068%) Oozie
12 4 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.068%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.051%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 3 (0.051%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.034%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 2196 (37.42%) Oracle
2 782 (13.32%) JBoss
3 347 (5.91%) IBM
4 343 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 190 (3.24%) Adobe
6 188 (3.20%) SAP
7 182 (3.10%) hybris
8 129 (2.20%) Google
8 129 (2.20%) TIBCO
9 121 (2.06%) VMware
10 110 (1.87%) ATG
11 107 (1.82%) Sybase
12 99 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 88 (1.50%) Sun
14 72 (1.23%) HP
15 69 (1.18%) Demandware
16 62 (1.06%) Cisco
17 45 (0.77%) Endeca
18 39 (0.66%) EMC
19 34 (0.58%) F5
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 25 minutes ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Base and benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 34 minutes ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum 40000
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £71000.00 per annum + Package/Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum as well as excellent benefits includ
Posted: 16 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 20 hours ago