The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 331 258 312
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +54
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 885 1203 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.81% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 763 984 787
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%

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
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
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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 -97 786 £50,000 - 108
London -82 332 £57,500 - 33
South East -18 152 £50,000 - 27
East of England +15 85 £48,000 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire -27 70 £40,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +13 42 £45,000 -21.73% 4
City of London -53 42 £65,000 +4.00% 4
East Midlands +53 41 £41,250 +14.58% 8
Scotland -4 41 £40,000 +6.66% 8
North West -68 40 £44,000 +7.31% 12
Berkshire -1 38 £70,000 +33.33% 7
West Yorkshire -15 36 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Midlands +3 35 £40,000 -38.46% 5
Hampshire -3 35 £47,250 -10.00% 4
Surrey -17 33 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Leeds -14 30 £40,000 - 2
South West -85 30 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Edinburgh -10 28 £40,000 +12.67% 8
Manchester -40 27 £34,500 -15.85% 7
Cambridgeshire +22 24 £56,500 +41.25% 1
South Wales -8 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Wales -10 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Northamptonshire +23 23 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Southampton +1 23 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cardiff -9 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North Yorkshire -5 22 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Oxfordshire +20 21 £46,250 -15.90% 7
Watford - 21 £45,000 -
Northampton +13 19 £42,500 +21.42%
Coventry - 17 £40,000 - 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1912 (97.06%) Java
2 1111 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
3 897 (45.53%) Spring
4 626 (31.78%) SQL
5 620 (31.47%) Oracle
6 619 (31.42%) JavaScript
6 619 (31.42%) Web Services
7 606 (30.76%) J2EE
8 556 (28.22%) HTML
9 551 (27.97%) XML
10 541 (27.46%) TDD
11 533 (27.06%) Hibernate
12 486 (24.67%) Software Engineering
13 480 (24.37%) Linux
14 477 (24.21%) Degree
15 470 (23.86%) Maven
16 464 (23.55%) OO
17 455 (23.10%) Finance
18 423 (21.47%) JBoss
19 413 (20.96%) CSS
20 401 (20.36%) Scrum
21 371 (18.83%) jQuery
22 368 (18.68%) SOAP
23 356 (18.07%) Tomcat
24 346 (17.56%) UNIX
25 331 (16.80%) JUnit
26 301 (15.28%) WebLogic
27 297 (15.08%) Subversion
28 296 (15.03%) Computer Science
29 291 (14.77%) SQL Server

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 423 (21.47%) JBoss
2 356 (18.07%) Tomcat
3 301 (15.28%) WebLogic
4 282 (14.31%) WebSphere
5 156 (7.92%) Apache
6 87 (4.42%) GlassFish
7 82 (4.16%) CMS
8 60 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 47 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 45 (2.28%) Apache Solr
11 31 (1.57%) Liferay
12 27 (1.37%) Drupal
13 26 (1.32%) Apache Pig
14 24 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 23 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
15 23 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
15 23 (1.17%) MQSeries
15 23 (1.17%) SharePoint
16 21 (1.07%) Mule
16 21 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 67 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.15%) Mingle
3 2 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (0.81%) Finacle
2 16 (0.81%) Temenos T24
2 16 (0.81%) Summit
2 16 (0.81%) FLEXCUBE
3 15 (0.76%) Magento
4 10 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.46%) Staffware
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.30%) assyst
7 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.26%) SaaS
2 59 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.88%) Force.com
4 26 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.56%) GitHub
6 6 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
6 6 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.25%) Route 53
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.10%) Heroku
9 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (6.14%) HTTP
2 64 (3.25%) Internet
3 43 (2.18%) LDAP
4 33 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.22%) SSL
6 10 (0.51%) IPv4
7 7 (0.36%) DNS
8 6 (0.30%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.25%) AMQP
10 4 (0.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.20%) Intranet
10 4 (0.20%) DHCP
10 4 (0.20%) Firewall
10 4 (0.20%) Wireless
10 4 (0.20%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.15%) SNMP
12 2 (0.10%) FTP
12 2 (0.10%) DSL
12 2 (0.10%) X.509
12 2 (0.10%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 265 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 262 (13.30%) MySQL
4 201 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 129 (6.55%) NoSQL
6 124 (6.29%) Oracle Database
7 107 (5.43%) DB2
8 104 (5.28%) Big Data
9 99 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
10 95 (4.82%) MongoDB
11 65 (3.30%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.37%) Apache Hive
14 27 (1.37%) Redis
15 22 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 470 (23.86%) Maven
2 331 (16.80%) JUnit
3 297 (15.08%) Subversion
4 283 (14.37%) Git (software)
5 262 (13.30%) Eclipse
6 188 (9.54%) Ant
7 184 (9.34%) Jenkins
8 124 (6.29%) JIRA
9 119 (6.04%) Selenium
10 87 (4.42%) Mockito
11 70 (3.55%) Cucumber
12 63 (3.20%) Hudson
13 34 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
14 29 (1.47%) SoapUI
15 26 (1.32%) Gradle
15 26 (1.32%) NetBeans
16 24 (1.22%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.96%) TeamCity
17 19 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 455 (23.10%) Finance
2 178 (9.04%) Banking
3 162 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 131 (6.65%) Retail
5 101 (5.13%) Games
6 50 (2.54%) Publishing
7 48 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 35 (1.78%) Marketing
8 35 (1.78%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.42%) French Language
9 28 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.12%) Front Office
11 22 (1.12%) Advertising
12 21 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.07%) German Language
13 9 (0.46%) Billing
14 8 (0.41%) Back Office
14 8 (0.41%) Automotive
14 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1234 (62.64%) Developer
2 1055 (53.55%) Java Developer
3 307 (15.58%) Senior Developer
4 294 (14.92%) Architect
5 255 (12.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 169 (8.58%) Software Engineer
7 107 (5.43%) Consultant
8 96 (4.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 88 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
10 81 (4.11%) Web Developer
11 79 (4.01%) Technical Architect
12 77 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 72 (3.65%) Junior
14 65 (3.30%) Java Engineer
15 62 (3.15%) Java Architect
16 60 (3.05%) Java Web Developer
17 54 (2.74%) Junior Developer
18 51 (2.59%) Java Consultant
18 51 (2.59%) Software Developer
19 46 (2.34%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 897 (45.53%) Spring
2 619 (31.42%) Web Services
3 606 (30.76%) J2EE
4 556 (28.22%) HTML
5 551 (27.97%) XML
6 533 (27.06%) Hibernate
7 413 (20.96%) CSS
8 371 (18.83%) jQuery
9 368 (18.68%) SOAP
10 248 (12.59%) JSP
11 237 (12.03%) RESTful
12 225 (11.42%) REST
13 212 (10.76%) .NET
14 207 (10.51%) JSON
15 203 (10.30%) JMS
16 198 (10.05%) Ajax
17 188 (9.54%) HTML5
18 186 (9.44%) EJB
19 165 (8.38%) Middleware
20 156 (7.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 296 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 208 (10.56%) Enterprise Software
3 114 (5.79%) Open Source
4 110 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 67 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 62 (3.15%) Client/Server
8 54 (2.74%) Clustering
9 37 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 32 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.62%) Derivative
11 29 (1.47%) iPad
11 29 (1.47%) Online Games
12 27 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.32%) Data Integration
14 24 (1.22%) Equities
15 22 (1.12%) User Experience
16 20 (1.02%) Fixed Income
17 18 (0.91%) Web 2.0
17 18 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 480 (24.37%) Linux
2 346 (17.56%) UNIX
3 131 (6.65%) Windows
4 86 (4.37%) Android
5 54 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.78%) Solaris
7 16 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
8 15 (0.76%) AIX
9 11 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.51%) HPUX
11 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.36%) CentOS
14 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.25%) openSUSE
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.15%) SUSE
16 3 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1111 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (27.46%) TDD
3 486 (24.67%) Software Engineering
4 464 (23.55%) OO
5 401 (20.36%) Scrum
6 277 (14.06%) E-Commerce
6 277 (14.06%) SOA
7 275 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
8 266 (13.50%) MVC
9 184 (9.34%) BDD
10 178 (9.04%) Mentoring
11 133 (6.75%) UML
12 127 (6.45%) OOD
13 122 (6.19%) Unit Testing
14 119 (6.04%) Multithreading
15 100 (5.08%) OOP
16 89 (4.52%) Project Management
17 84 (4.26%) Waterfall
18 75 (3.81%) Web Development
19 74 (3.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1912 (97.06%) Java
2 626 (31.78%) SQL
3 619 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 167 (8.48%) C#
5 112 (5.69%) C++
6 90 (4.57%) PL/SQL
7 89 (4.52%) Python
7 89 (4.52%) C
8 78 (3.96%) PHP
9 60 (3.05%) XPath
10 58 (2.94%) Groovy
11 51 (2.59%) Ruby
12 50 (2.54%) Perl
13 47 (2.39%) Scala
14 42 (2.13%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.17%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.07%) XQuery
17 17 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.76%) AspectJ
19 11 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 477 (24.21%) Degree
2 47 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.07%) Sun Certification
6 20 (1.02%) VCP4
7 10 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.36%) PhD
10 6 (0.30%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.15%) ISEB
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.051%) HNC
13 1 (0.051%) HND
13 1 (0.051%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.84%) QA
2 22 (1.12%) SLA
3 15 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (0.66%) Docker
2 12 (0.61%) Varnish
3 11 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.51%) VirtualBox
5 9 (0.46%) HDFS
6 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.051%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (2.18%) Puppet
2 35 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.66%) Nagios
4 12 (0.61%) OpenNMS
5 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.30%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.25%) Salt
7 3 (0.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.051%) SCCM
8 1 (0.051%) SCOM
8 1 (0.051%) OpenView
8 1 (0.051%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.051%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 620 (31.47%) Oracle
2 84 (4.26%) IBM
3 81 (4.11%) SAP
4 76 (3.86%) Microsoft
5 60 (3.05%) hybris
6 57 (2.89%) TIBCO
7 40 (2.03%) Sybase
8 37 (1.88%) ATG
9 29 (1.47%) Google
10 27 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.37%) Sun
11 24 (1.22%) Sitecore
12 21 (1.07%) Zend
12 21 (1.07%) Terracotta
13 20 (1.02%) Adobe
13 20 (1.02%) Calypso
14 19 (0.96%) webMethods
15 17 (0.86%) BEA
16 16 (0.81%) Murex
16 16 (0.81%) Open Text
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 subject to experience
Posted: 3 days ago