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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 115 96 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -39
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2763 2926 4974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 2.76% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 6.98% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2458 4228
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%

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
43688 41926 47479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.04% 39.48% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36716 36312 41769
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 28 August 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 28 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
(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 -14 2623 £50,000 +2.04% 321
London -19 1202 £57,500 +4.54% 143
South East -24 458 £50,000 - 61
City of London -7 307 £60,000 +9.09% 51
South West +31 213 £40,500 +8.00% 23
Yorkshire -17 207 £42,500 +1.19% 26
East of England +7 205 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North West -18 204 £45,000 +16.88% 39
West Yorkshire -18 155 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Leeds -2 147 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Berkshire -23 126 £55,500 +8.82% 13
Surrey -23 125 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Manchester +14 112 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Bristol +28 99 £38,500 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -16 91 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire +3 85 £45,000 -14.28% 9
West Midlands +2 85 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Scotland -30 80 £42,000 -4.54% 9
Buckinghamshire +24 68 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Hampshire -26 64 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Reading -7 60 £77,500 +72.22% 4
Cheshire -8 58 £55,000 +29.41% 10
North Yorkshire -25 52 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 51 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cambridge +21 50 £45,250 +6.47% 2
Northamptonshire -12 45 £37,500 -8.53% 3
Watford -5 44 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire +25 42 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Coventry +16 42 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Glasgow -37 42 £42,000 -16.00% 5

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5497 (92.78%) Java
2 2768 (46.72%) Spring
3 2307 (38.94%) SQL
4 2183 (36.84%) Oracle
5 1903 (32.12%) JavaScript
6 1901 (32.08%) Hibernate
7 1853 (31.27%) HTML
8 1781 (30.06%) XML
9 1437 (24.25%) Finance
10 1374 (23.19%) Web Services
11 1365 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
12 1257 (21.22%) CSS
13 1220 (20.59%) Tomcat
14 1192 (20.12%) Linux
15 1166 (19.68%) JSP
16 1099 (18.55%) Scrum
17 1059 (17.87%) Software Engineering
18 1044 (17.62%) TDD
19 982 (16.57%) Degree
20 947 (15.98%) OO
21 896 (15.12%) Maven
22 872 (14.72%) UNIX
23 857 (14.46%) E-Commerce
24 844 (14.24%) JBoss
25 837 (14.13%) WebLogic
26 824 (13.91%) JUnit
27 814 (13.74%) MySQL
28 762 (12.86%) Struts
29 758 (12.79%) WebSphere
30 756 (12.76%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1220 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 837 (14.13%) WebLogic
3 758 (12.79%) WebSphere
4 662 (11.17%) Apache
5 242 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 153 (2.58%) CMS
6 153 (2.58%) Apache Solr
7 149 (2.51%) IIS
8 109 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 107 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
10 99 (1.67%) GlassFish
11 95 (1.60%) Jetty
12 87 (1.47%) MQSeries
13 72 (1.22%) Node.js
14 62 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
15 47 (0.79%) Liferay
15 47 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
16 46 (0.78%) Confluence
17 45 (0.76%) CICS
18 44 (0.74%) FileNet
Applications
1 170 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 78 (1.32%) MS Office
3 23 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 23 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.19%) FastStats
6 8 (0.14%) MS Project
6 8 (0.14%) SPSS
7 3 (0.051%) Stata
7 3 (0.051%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.034%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.017%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 58 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 38 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.46%) Maximo
4 24 (0.41%) Magento
5 21 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.17%) BASE24
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.14%) SunGard APT
8 8 (0.14%) FastVal
9 7 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.12%) Fredhopper
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.10%) Tridion
11 5 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.084%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 123 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (1.99%) SaaS
3 89 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (0.96%) GitHub
5 41 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.52%) Force.com
7 16 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.068%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.068%) IaaS
11 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.034%) Route 53
11 2 (0.034%) PaaS
12 1 (0.017%) Heroku
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 422 (7.12%) HTTP
2 302 (5.10%) Internet
3 149 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.82%) SAN
5 82 (1.38%) SSL
6 70 (1.18%) SNMP
7 60 (1.01%) LDAP
8 56 (0.95%) FTP
9 49 (0.83%) SSH
10 40 (0.68%) DHCP
11 37 (0.62%) Firewall
12 35 (0.59%) Network Security
13 34 (0.57%) DNS
14 32 (0.54%) AMQP
15 29 (0.49%) SMTP
16 23 (0.39%) NAS
17 22 (0.37%) iSCSI
18 19 (0.32%) Broadband
19 13 (0.22%) DMZ
19 13 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 814 (13.74%) MySQL
2 719 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 627 (10.58%) Relational Database
4 439 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 386 (6.51%) Oracle Database
6 314 (5.30%) DB2
7 287 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 244 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 233 (3.93%) Big Data
10 188 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 105 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 103 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
14 53 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (0.56%) Data Mining
17 33 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.51%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 896 (15.12%) Maven
2 824 (13.91%) JUnit
3 689 (11.63%) Eclipse
4 622 (10.50%) Subversion
5 502 (8.47%) Ant
6 314 (5.30%) Git (software)
7 289 (4.88%) Hudson
8 262 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 250 (4.22%) Selenium
10 190 (3.21%) JIRA
11 115 (1.94%) Mockito
12 90 (1.52%) Xcode
13 80 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 79 (1.33%) Gradle
15 62 (1.05%) JMeter
16 57 (0.96%) JBehave
16 57 (0.96%) JDeveloper
17 50 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 48 (0.81%) Rational Application Developer
18 48 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 1437 (24.25%) Finance
2 589 (9.94%) Banking
3 372 (6.28%) Retail
4 290 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 256 (4.32%) Games
6 178 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 152 (2.57%) Marketing
8 122 (2.06%) Publishing
9 115 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 97 (1.64%) Back Office
11 96 (1.62%) Front Office
12 82 (1.38%) Advertising
12 82 (1.38%) Automotive
13 80 (1.35%) French Language
14 58 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 54 (0.91%) Legal
16 48 (0.81%) Electronics
17 38 (0.64%) German Language
18 29 (0.49%) Music Industry
19 20 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3640 (61.43%) Developer
2 2959 (49.94%) Java Developer
3 1043 (17.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 916 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 796 (13.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 620 (10.46%) Architect
7 420 (7.09%) J2EE Developer
8 379 (6.40%) Software Engineer
9 334 (5.64%) Analyst
10 324 (5.47%) Consultant
11 221 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 210 (3.54%) Software Developer
13 202 (3.41%) Programmer
14 192 (3.24%) Lead Developer
15 185 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
16 182 (3.07%) Graduate
17 170 (2.87%) Junior
18 167 (2.82%) Applications Support
19 157 (2.65%) Java Programmer
20 150 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2768 (46.72%) Spring
2 1901 (32.08%) Hibernate
3 1853 (31.27%) HTML
4 1781 (30.06%) XML
5 1374 (23.19%) Web Services
6 1257 (21.22%) CSS
7 1166 (19.68%) JSP
8 762 (12.86%) Struts
9 756 (12.76%) Servlets
10 630 (10.63%) Java EE
11 603 (10.18%) SOAP
12 542 (9.15%) jQuery
13 540 (9.11%) .NET
14 526 (8.88%) JMS
15 487 (8.22%) Ajax
16 459 (7.75%) EJB
17 433 (7.31%) XSLT
18 415 (7.00%) Spring MVC
19 394 (6.65%) JDBC
20 378 (6.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 539 (9.10%) Computer Science
2 444 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
3 381 (6.43%) Open Source
4 217 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 190 (3.21%) Mathematics
6 174 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 112 (1.89%) Clustering
8 101 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 100 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 87 (1.47%) Derivative
11 73 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 73 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 62 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 59 (1.00%) iPhone
13 59 (1.00%) Social Media
14 57 (0.96%) Equities
15 53 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
15 53 (0.89%) Digital Media
16 50 (0.84%) Market Risk
17 47 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1192 (20.12%) Linux
2 872 (14.72%) UNIX
3 476 (8.03%) Windows
4 234 (3.95%) Solaris
5 227 (3.83%) Android
6 163 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 95 (1.60%) AIX
8 65 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (0.78%) HPUX
11 35 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 25 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.39%) CentOS
14 18 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.30%) Debian
15 13 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1365 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1099 (18.55%) Scrum
3 1059 (17.87%) Software Engineering
4 1044 (17.62%) TDD
5 947 (15.98%) OO
6 857 (14.46%) E-Commerce
7 717 (12.10%) MVC
8 689 (11.63%) UML
9 673 (11.36%) SOA
10 549 (9.27%) Unit Testing
11 497 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
12 438 (7.39%) Web Development
13 341 (5.76%) Multithreading
14 312 (5.27%) Project Management
15 305 (5.15%) BDD
16 267 (4.51%) OOD
17 224 (3.78%) OOP
18 205 (3.46%) Workflow
18 205 (3.46%) ITIL
19 198 (3.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5497 (92.78%) Java
2 2307 (38.94%) SQL
3 1903 (32.12%) JavaScript
4 463 (7.81%) C++
5 433 (7.31%) PL/SQL
6 403 (6.80%) C#
7 294 (4.96%) C
8 264 (4.46%) Perl
9 252 (4.25%) PHP
10 243 (4.10%) Python
11 208 (3.51%) Scala
12 192 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 158 (2.67%) Groovy
14 154 (2.60%) Ruby
15 126 (2.13%) Objective-C
16 123 (2.08%) Bash Shell
17 71 (1.20%) XPath
18 69 (1.16%) T-SQL
19 48 (0.81%) VBA
20 46 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 982 (16.57%) Degree
2 191 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 102 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.40%) Sun Certification
5 56 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 50 (0.84%) ISEB
7 37 (0.62%) PhD
8 30 (0.51%) OCPJP
9 26 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (0.32%) PMP
12 13 (0.22%) OCMJD
13 11 (0.19%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.15%) CISSP
15 9 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.10%) MCSE
16 6 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (5.92%) QA
2 49 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 44 (0.74%) HL7
4 30 (0.51%) SLA
5 16 (0.27%) ISO 8583
6 15 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.22%) EMIR
8 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.051%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.051%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.034%) Basel III
10 2 (0.034%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.034%) GLP
11 1 (0.017%) BS7799
11 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.017%) MiFID
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 97 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 45 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 30 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 27 (0.46%) vSphere
6 14 (0.24%) NFS
7 10 (0.17%) Xen
8 8 (0.14%) vCloud
9 6 (0.10%) HDFS
9 6 (0.10%) Squid
10 5 (0.084%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 5 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.051%) Samba
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.034%) KVM
12 2 (0.034%) ACF2
12 2 (0.034%) RACF
12 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.017%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 79 (1.33%) Puppet
2 75 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 25 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 24 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 16 (0.27%) Nagios
7 15 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.25%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.15%) Opsview
8 9 (0.15%) Ansible
9 8 (0.14%) CFEngine
9 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.14%) MOM
10 4 (0.068%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.034%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.034%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.034%) BMC Performance Manager
12 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2183 (36.84%) Oracle
2 844 (14.24%) JBoss
3 350 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 341 (5.76%) IBM
5 188 (3.17%) Adobe
5 188 (3.17%) hybris
6 178 (3.00%) SAP
7 140 (2.36%) TIBCO
8 130 (2.19%) Google
8 130 (2.19%) VMware
9 123 (2.08%) ATG
10 112 (1.89%) Sybase
11 100 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 83 (1.40%) Demandware
13 78 (1.32%) Sun
14 71 (1.20%) Cisco
15 67 (1.13%) HP
16 53 (0.89%) Endeca
17 44 (0.74%) EMC
18 38 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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