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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 341 350 303
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -47
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 916 947 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.01% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 781 763 815
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.41% +2.50%

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
41819 47152 43592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.17% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35756 40389 37891
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +25 827 £50,000 - 95
London -45 333 £55,000 -4.34% 30
South East +38 132 £55,000 +22.22% 14
City of London -2 73 £57,500 -11.53% 6
Yorkshire +14 67 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North West -3 63 £42,500 -5.55% 18
West Yorkshire +22 62 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England +46 60 £47,500 +11.11% 6
South West -6 58 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Scotland +17 53 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East Midlands +14 51 £45,000 +26.76% 3
West Midlands +19 48 £47,500 -3.06% 2
Manchester +8 47 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Leeds +11 39 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Bristol +12 33 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Birmingham +7 31 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxfordshire - 31 £54,250 - 2
East Sussex - 29 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire +7 23 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +32 22 £47,500 +6.14% 4
North East -3 22 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Cambridge +30 20 £47,500 +6.14% 4
Northampton +2 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +2 19 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Edinburgh +8 18 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Dundee - 18 £43,750 - 2
Hertfordshire +22 17 £57,500 +43.75%
Durham - 17 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 16 £37,500 +15.38%
Oxford - 16 £52,500 - 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1746 (96.20%) Java
2 1021 (56.25%) Spring
3 990 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 651 (35.87%) Hibernate
5 636 (35.04%) Oracle
6 627 (34.55%) Web Services
7 590 (32.51%) J2EE
8 579 (31.90%) JavaScript
9 567 (31.24%) SQL
10 563 (31.02%) XML
11 528 (29.09%) Finance
12 521 (28.71%) Linux
13 512 (28.21%) TDD
14 485 (26.72%) HTML
15 442 (24.35%) Software Engineering
16 421 (23.20%) Maven
17 411 (22.64%) Scrum
18 401 (22.09%) JBoss
19 389 (21.43%) Degree
20 357 (19.67%) CSS
21 328 (18.07%) OO
22 316 (17.41%) UNIX
23 315 (17.36%) SOAP
24 305 (16.80%) jQuery
25 303 (16.69%) Tomcat
26 300 (16.53%) JUnit
27 299 (16.47%) WebSphere
28 292 (16.09%) SOA
29 290 (15.98%) SQL Server
30 280 (15.43%) REST

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 401 (22.09%) JBoss
2 303 (16.69%) Tomcat
3 299 (16.47%) WebSphere
4 201 (11.07%) WebLogic
5 170 (9.37%) Apache
6 113 (6.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 53 (2.92%) Node.js
8 50 (2.75%) GlassFish
9 48 (2.64%) CMS
10 45 (2.48%) Jetty
11 43 (2.37%) MQSeries
12 38 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
13 36 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 32 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
14 32 (1.76%) Apache Solr
15 24 (1.32%) Apache Spark
16 23 (1.27%) Apache Pig
17 19 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
19 17 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 66 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.88%) Mingle
3 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.33%) assyst
4 5 (0.28%) Magento
5 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Staffware
6 2 (0.11%) Tridion
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 2 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.11%) Finacle
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.42%) SaaS
3 28 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.66%) Force.com
6 7 (0.39%) GitHub
6 7 (0.39%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.055%) PaaS
8 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.055%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.18%) Internet
2 75 (4.13%) HTTP
3 73 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 68 (3.75%) SSL
5 29 (1.60%) AMQP
6 14 (0.77%) Firewall
7 13 (0.72%) DNS
7 13 (0.72%) LDAP
8 11 (0.61%) FTP
9 10 (0.55%) Broadband
10 9 (0.50%) Intranet
11 7 (0.39%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.39%) VLAN
11 7 (0.39%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.28%) RFID
12 5 (0.28%) CTI
13 4 (0.22%) IPv4
13 4 (0.22%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.22%) Network Security
14 2 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 260 (14.33%) Relational Database
3 246 (13.55%) MySQL
4 184 (10.14%) RDBMS
5 146 (8.04%) Oracle Database
6 115 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
7 101 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 96 (5.29%) NoSQL
9 89 (4.90%) DB2
10 83 (4.57%) Big Data
11 63 (3.47%) Hadoop
12 49 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 17 (0.94%) Redis
15 17 (0.94%) Neo4j
15 17 (0.94%) Hazelcast
16 14 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 421 (23.20%) Maven
2 300 (16.53%) JUnit
3 210 (11.57%) Subversion
4 206 (11.35%) Eclipse
5 201 (11.07%) Git (software)
6 151 (8.32%) Jenkins
7 133 (7.33%) Ant
8 121 (6.67%) JIRA
9 115 (6.34%) Selenium
10 88 (4.85%) Cucumber
11 59 (3.25%) Gradle
12 54 (2.98%) Hudson
13 45 (2.48%) Mockito
14 39 (2.15%) TestNG
15 37 (2.04%) jMock
16 30 (1.65%) Redmine
17 29 (1.60%) JMeter
18 26 (1.43%) NetBeans
19 24 (1.32%) WebDriver
20 23 (1.27%) Spock
General
1 528 (29.09%) Finance
2 186 (10.25%) Banking
3 178 (9.81%) Retail
4 139 (7.66%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.91%) Games
6 39 (2.15%) Retail Banking
7 31 (1.71%) Publishing
8 29 (1.60%) Marketing
9 21 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.10%) Legal
11 18 (0.99%) Advertising
11 18 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.94%) Billing
13 15 (0.83%) International Banking
14 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.72%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.50%) Automotive
17 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.39%) Front Office
19 6 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1184 (65.23%) Developer
2 989 (54.49%) Java Developer
3 319 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 272 (14.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 213 (11.74%) Architect
6 167 (9.20%) Software Engineer
7 114 (6.28%) Consultant
8 93 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 93 (5.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 70 (3.86%) Software Developer
10 62 (3.42%) Junior
11 53 (2.92%) Lead Developer
12 52 (2.87%) Java Software Engineer
13 45 (2.48%) Junior Developer
13 45 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
14 44 (2.42%) Java Architect
15 34 (1.87%) Web Developer
15 34 (1.87%) Junior Java Developer
16 32 (1.76%) Analyst
17 31 (1.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1021 (56.25%) Spring
2 651 (35.87%) Hibernate
3 627 (34.55%) Web Services
4 590 (32.51%) J2EE
5 563 (31.02%) XML
6 485 (26.72%) HTML
7 357 (19.67%) CSS
8 315 (17.36%) SOAP
9 305 (16.80%) jQuery
10 280 (15.43%) REST
11 272 (14.99%) JMS
12 258 (14.21%) RESTful
13 246 (13.55%) JSON
14 213 (11.74%) JSP
15 212 (11.68%) JPA
16 210 (11.57%) EJB
17 186 (10.25%) .NET
18 183 (10.08%) Middleware
19 181 (9.97%) Spring MVC
20 166 (9.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 223 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 219 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
3 102 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.25%) Mathematics
5 48 (2.64%) Clustering
6 40 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.76%) User Experience
9 31 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.54%) Mainframe
11 28 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (1.38%) Online Games
13 24 (1.32%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.05%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.94%) Credit Risk
15 17 (0.94%) Data Centre
15 17 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 521 (28.71%) Linux
2 316 (17.41%) UNIX
3 211 (11.63%) Windows
4 106 (5.84%) Android
5 90 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.93%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (0.94%) Solaris
8 13 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.55%) openSUSE
11 8 (0.44%) CentOS
12 7 (0.39%) AIX
13 4 (0.22%) HPUX
13 4 (0.22%) zOS
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.055%) SUSE
16 1 (0.055%) Debian
16 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (28.21%) TDD
3 442 (24.35%) Software Engineering
4 411 (22.64%) Scrum
5 328 (18.07%) OO
6 292 (16.09%) SOA
7 278 (15.32%) MVC
8 267 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 193 (10.63%) E-Commerce
10 191 (10.52%) SDLC
11 158 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 154 (8.48%) UML
13 138 (7.60%) BDD
14 132 (7.27%) Open Source
15 113 (6.23%) Unit Testing
16 92 (5.07%) OOD
17 89 (4.90%) RUP
18 82 (4.52%) OOP
19 81 (4.46%) Multithreading
20 72 (3.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1746 (96.20%) Java
2 579 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 567 (31.24%) SQL
4 123 (6.78%) C++
5 111 (6.12%) C#
6 92 (5.07%) Python
7 82 (4.52%) C
8 79 (4.35%) Scala
9 77 (4.24%) Perl
10 71 (3.91%) Groovy
11 65 (3.58%) Ruby
12 61 (3.36%) PL/SQL
13 60 (3.31%) PHP
14 45 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.09%) AspectJ
16 26 (1.43%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.16%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.94%) ActionScript
18 17 (0.94%) XPath
18 17 (0.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 389 (21.43%) Degree
2 37 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 35 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.39%) OCPJP
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.28%) OCPJWCD
6 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.22%) CISSP
8 3 (0.17%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.11%) OCMJEA
9 2 (0.11%) PhD
9 2 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.055%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.055%) CNA
10 1 (0.055%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.055%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.055%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.57%) QA
2 16 (0.88%) SLA
3 7 (0.39%) COBIT
4 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (1.21%) Docker
2 13 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (0.50%) RACF
4 5 (0.28%) Varnish
5 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.055%) NFS
7 1 (0.055%) Squid
7 1 (0.055%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.055%) KVM
7 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (3.09%) Puppet
2 39 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.49%) Nagios
4 11 (0.61%) OpenNMS
5 10 (0.55%) Salt
6 9 (0.50%) CA Endevor
7 7 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.22%) Ansible
9 3 (0.17%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.11%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.055%) Cacti
11 1 (0.055%) Mesos
Vendors
1 636 (35.04%) Oracle
2 86 (4.74%) IBM
3 73 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.25%) TIBCO
5 53 (2.92%) Sybase
6 51 (2.81%) hybris
7 47 (2.59%) SAP
8 46 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 41 (2.26%) Google
10 34 (1.87%) Adobe
11 32 (1.76%) Sun
12 29 (1.60%) Terracotta
13 26 (1.43%) Atlassian
14 21 (1.16%) BEA
15 18 (0.99%) Sitecore
16 17 (0.94%) VMware
17 16 (0.88%) F5
18 13 (0.72%) Informatica
19 12 (0.66%) Splunk
20 11 (0.61%) Citrix
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus, £5k car, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 46000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago