The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 272 296 242
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -54
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1175 972 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 2.19% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 953 843 1153
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,030 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47661 44424 51547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 40.21% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40214 38703 45991
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java EE
Salary Trend

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

Java EE Salary Trend in the UK

Java EE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Java EE Salary Histogram in the UK

Java EE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +26 1088 £50,000 +8.69% 35
London +49 537 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South East -98 114 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire -11 110 £37,500 -6.25% 4
City of London +14 109 £60,000 - 9
North West +48 94 £40,000 +28.00% 3
East of England +14 74 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -2 70 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Manchester +49 62 £40,000 +30.61%
West Yorkshire -18 61 £40,000 - 2
Leeds -13 54 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Scotland -7 47 £35,250 -16.07% 3
Edinburgh +5 39 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North Yorkshire -19 37 £24,000 -39.24%
Bedfordshire +21 35 £43,000 +65.38%
Surrey +4 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North East +15 30 £44,500 +3.48%
Tyne and Wear +18 29 £44,500 +3.48%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 29 £44,500 -
Wiltshire +15 28 £35,000 -6.66% 1
York -5 27 £40,000 +18.51%
East Midlands -19 27 £38,000 -1.29% 2
Chippenham - 27 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 26 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Berkshire -54 25 £61,250 +13.95% 1
Hertfordshire +24 24 £55,000 +5.76%
Birmingham -7 22 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire +10 20 £40,000 +17.64% 2
West Sussex +16 17 £43,500 +14.47%
Sheffield +1 17 £40,000 +17.64% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 2148 (95.68%) Java
2 1207 (53.76%) Spring
3 811 (36.12%) J2EE
4 798 (35.55%) SQL
5 739 (32.92%) Hibernate
6 737 (32.83%) Oracle
7 733 (32.65%) Web Services
8 687 (30.60%) JavaScript
9 608 (27.08%) XML
9 608 (27.08%) OO
10 601 (26.77%) Maven
11 586 (26.10%) HTML
12 573 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
13 534 (23.79%) TDD
14 501 (22.32%) JSP
15 494 (22.00%) JUnit
16 491 (21.87%) Software Engineering
17 488 (21.74%) Scrum
18 483 (21.51%) Tomcat
19 458 (20.40%) Eclipse
20 452 (20.13%) Finance
21 432 (19.24%) JBoss
22 421 (18.75%) Linux
23 407 (18.13%) CSS
24 399 (17.77%) Degree
25 382 (17.02%) UNIX
26 380 (16.93%) MVC
27 359 (15.99%) SOA
28 355 (15.81%) JPA
29 353 (15.72%) SOAP

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 483 (21.51%) Tomcat
2 275 (12.25%) WebSphere
3 244 (10.87%) WebLogic
4 163 (7.26%) Apache
5 121 (5.39%) GlassFish
6 72 (3.21%) CMS
7 62 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 46 (2.05%) Jetty
9 38 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
10 36 (1.60%) IIS
11 35 (1.56%) MQSeries
12 33 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 33 (1.47%) Magnolia
13 32 (1.43%) TeamSite
14 30 (1.34%) TIBCO EMS
15 22 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
16 21 (0.94%) Drupal
16 21 (0.94%) Apache Pig
16 21 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
17 19 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 62 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.045%) Mingle
4 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (1.07%) TIBCO iProcess
2 23 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
3 22 (0.98%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 19 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.80%) Magento
6 12 (0.53%) SunGard APT
7 8 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.27%) AWD
9 2 (0.089%) Lawson
9 2 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.045%) INSURE/90
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.41%) SaaS
2 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.67%) Force.com
3 14 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.27%) GitHub
6 2 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.089%) PaaS
7 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.045%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.37%) Internet
2 55 (2.45%) HTTP
3 38 (1.69%) LDAP
4 33 (1.47%) AMQP
5 28 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.11%) DNS
7 19 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 18 (0.80%) Intranet
9 16 (0.71%) DHCP
10 14 (0.62%) SSH
11 13 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 11 (0.49%) SSL
13 10 (0.45%) Firewall
14 6 (0.27%) VPN
14 6 (0.27%) FTP
14 6 (0.27%) SNMP
14 6 (0.27%) IPsec
14 6 (0.27%) OpenVPN
14 6 (0.27%) IMAP
15 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 260 (11.58%) MySQL
3 256 (11.40%) SQL Server
4 187 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 129 (5.75%) Big Data
5 129 (5.75%) DB2
6 108 (4.81%) Oracle Database
7 100 (4.45%) MongoDB
8 98 (4.37%) NoSQL
9 67 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 30 (1.34%) Apache Hive
13 23 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (0.80%) Jackrabbit
16 16 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.67%) Hazelcast
17 15 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 601 (26.77%) Maven
2 494 (22.00%) JUnit
3 458 (20.40%) Eclipse
4 349 (15.55%) Ant
5 326 (14.52%) Subversion
6 173 (7.71%) Selenium
7 138 (6.15%) Git (software)
8 123 (5.48%) Hudson
9 109 (4.86%) Jenkins
10 87 (3.88%) NetBeans
11 79 (3.52%) FitNesse
12 74 (3.30%) Apache Ivy
13 70 (3.12%) Mockito
14 59 (2.63%) JMeter
15 52 (2.32%) MyEclipse
16 49 (2.18%) JIRA
17 40 (1.78%) TeamCity
18 35 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (1.34%) Xcode
20 27 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 452 (20.13%) Finance
2 213 (9.49%) Banking
3 194 (8.64%) Games
4 176 (7.84%) Retail
5 91 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 77 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.92%) Marketing
8 34 (1.51%) Front Office
9 32 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.16%) Advertising
11 23 (1.02%) Back Office
12 22 (0.98%) Publishing
13 19 (0.85%) Billing
14 13 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.49%) Legal
16 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.31%) French Language
16 7 (0.31%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) Law
16 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1463 (65.17%) Developer
2 1269 (56.53%) Java Developer
3 459 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 386 (17.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 339 (15.10%) Architect
6 228 (10.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 170 (7.57%) Consultant
7 170 (7.57%) Software Engineer
8 145 (6.46%) Technical Architect
9 104 (4.63%) Java Consultant
10 101 (4.50%) Web Developer
11 90 (4.01%) Java Architect
12 88 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
13 80 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 71 (3.16%) Junior
15 70 (3.12%) Graduate
16 68 (3.03%) Senior Architect
17 63 (2.81%) Java Web Developer
18 62 (2.76%) Team Leader
19 59 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1207 (53.76%) Spring
2 811 (36.12%) J2EE
3 739 (32.92%) Hibernate
4 733 (32.65%) Web Services
5 608 (27.08%) XML
6 586 (26.10%) HTML
7 501 (22.32%) JSP
8 407 (18.13%) CSS
9 355 (15.81%) JPA
10 353 (15.72%) SOAP
11 352 (15.68%) jQuery
12 299 (13.32%) Middleware
13 287 (12.78%) Struts
14 269 (11.98%) Ajax
15 251 (11.18%) JSF
16 250 (11.14%) XSLT
17 242 (10.78%) EJB
18 231 (10.29%) JMS
19 209 (9.31%) REST
20 203 (9.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 233 (10.38%) Open Source
2 183 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 151 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
4 134 (5.97%) Mathematics
5 64 (2.85%) N-Tier
6 38 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.65%) Social Media
8 36 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.34%) AS400
11 30 (1.34%) iSeries
11 30 (1.34%) DataPower
11 30 (1.34%) iPad
12 29 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.29%) Derivative
13 26 (1.16%) Clustering
13 26 (1.16%) Online Games
14 24 (1.07%) Credit Risk
15 23 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 421 (18.75%) Linux
2 382 (17.02%) UNIX
3 189 (8.42%) Windows
4 82 (3.65%) Android
5 52 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.05%) Solaris
7 29 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 17 (0.76%) AIX
11 14 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.53%) CentOS
13 10 (0.45%) Debian
14 9 (0.40%) zOS
15 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.045%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (27.08%) OO
2 573 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
3 534 (23.79%) TDD
4 491 (21.87%) Software Engineering
5 488 (21.74%) Scrum
6 380 (16.93%) MVC
7 359 (15.99%) SOA
8 295 (13.14%) UML
9 261 (11.63%) Unit Testing
10 230 (10.24%) E-Commerce
11 192 (8.55%) Web Development
12 191 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
13 189 (8.42%) OOD
14 151 (6.73%) OOP
15 150 (6.68%) BDD
16 121 (5.39%) Project Management
17 105 (4.68%) Multithreading
18 86 (3.83%) Product Management
19 66 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
20 60 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2148 (95.68%) Java
2 798 (35.55%) SQL
3 687 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 152 (6.77%) C#
5 126 (5.61%) C++
6 118 (5.26%) C
7 114 (5.08%) Groovy
8 109 (4.86%) Python
9 98 (4.37%) Ruby
10 93 (4.14%) Scala
11 92 (4.10%) Perl
12 91 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 82 (3.65%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.60%) PHP
15 35 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.11%) RPG IV
17 24 (1.07%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.02%) RPG
19 21 (0.94%) ActionScript
20 17 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 399 (17.77%) Degree
2 36 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.02%) HNC
5 13 (0.58%) PhD
5 13 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.13%) MCP
9 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.13%) ISEB
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.13%) OCP
10 2 (0.089%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.089%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.045%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.03%) QA
2 13 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.85%) Xen
4 6 (0.27%) NFS
4 6 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (0.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.045%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (1.78%) Puppet
2 28 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
4 9 (0.40%) Nagios
5 6 (0.27%) MOM
5 6 (0.27%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.27%) Cacti
6 3 (0.13%) Munin
6 3 (0.13%) Foglight
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.045%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 737 (32.83%) Oracle
2 432 (19.24%) JBoss
3 122 (5.43%) hybris
4 109 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 88 (3.92%) TIBCO
6 71 (3.16%) IBM
7 60 (2.67%) Sybase
8 57 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 39 (1.74%) Twitter
9 39 (1.74%) Google
9 39 (1.74%) Adobe
10 34 (1.51%) ATG
11 33 (1.47%) Demandware
12 32 (1.43%) Vignette
12 32 (1.43%) AccuRev
13 29 (1.29%) VMware
14 27 (1.20%) Sun
15 26 (1.16%) SAP
16 24 (1.07%) Perforce
17 23 (1.02%) webMethods
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Crew
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum - full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pivotal Software
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum Excellent package with pre IPO stoc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum +relocation +training +bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago