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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 287 293 292
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1075 1020 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.94% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 2.34% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 891 814 907
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%

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
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
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 £29,000 £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% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -9 984 £50,000 - 118
London -7 450 £57,500 +4.54% 58
South East -8 160 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Yorkshire -20 117 £40,000 - 14
City of London -34 80 £67,500 +12.50% 20
West Yorkshire +3 79 £40,000 - 7
East of England +13 77 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Leeds -5 67 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North West -14 65 £41,250 -8.33% 14
South West -4 60 £37,500 - 3
Manchester -1 59 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Scotland +20 50 £45,000 +7.78% 3
Berkshire +7 40 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Glasgow +23 35 £40,500 -6.89% 1
West Midlands -24 32 £49,000 +22.50% 3
Hampshire -25 32 £46,250 -19.56% 5
Reading +1 30 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey 0 28 £47,500 -7.31% 4
County Antrim +24 26 £31,000 - 3
Northern Ireland +23 26 £31,000 - 3
Belfast +22 26 £31,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -8 25 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol -3 22 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 22 £47,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -16 21 £33,000 +4.76% 3
Somerset -3 20 £35,000 -6.66%
Bath +8 19 £35,000 +6.76%
East Sussex -5 19 £36,000 -41.22% 1
Sheffield -26 19 £33,000 +4.76% 3
Essex +7 18 £47,500 +90.00% 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1951 (96.54%) Java
2 1029 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 925 (45.77%) Spring
4 679 (33.60%) SQL
5 643 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 633 (31.32%) Oracle
7 604 (29.89%) Web Services
8 603 (29.84%) HTML
9 590 (29.19%) J2EE
10 547 (27.07%) Linux
11 541 (26.77%) Hibernate
12 491 (24.29%) XML
13 461 (22.81%) Maven
14 435 (21.52%) OO
15 433 (21.43%) Software Engineering
16 432 (21.38%) CSS
17 431 (21.33%) Finance
18 420 (20.78%) Degree
19 418 (20.68%) TDD
20 394 (19.50%) Tomcat
21 385 (19.05%) JBoss
22 381 (18.85%) UNIX
23 366 (18.11%) JUnit
24 354 (17.52%) Scrum
25 344 (17.02%) jQuery
26 326 (16.13%) JSP
27 314 (15.54%) SOAP
28 301 (14.89%) SQL Server
29 282 (13.95%) Relational Database
30 267 (13.21%) E-Commerce

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 394 (19.50%) Tomcat
2 385 (19.05%) JBoss
3 257 (12.72%) WebSphere
4 209 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 171 (8.46%) Apache
6 97 (4.80%) GlassFish
7 68 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 64 (3.17%) CMS
9 63 (3.12%) Apache Solr
10 38 (1.88%) IIS
11 36 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
12 31 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 28 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 26 (1.29%) MQSeries
15 25 (1.24%) WordPress
15 25 (1.24%) Drupal
16 24 (1.19%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
17 19 (0.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
18 18 (0.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 56 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS Project
3 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Mingle
5 1 (0.049%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 21 (1.04%) Magento
2 19 (0.94%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 19 (0.94%) TIBCO iProcess
2 19 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 15 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.30%) Summit
6 6 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 6 (0.30%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.30%) Finacle
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.099%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.049%) INSURE/90
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.28%) SaaS
3 20 (0.99%) Force.com
4 18 (0.89%) Google Compute Engine
5 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.59%) OpenShift
7 10 (0.49%) Heroku
8 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.099%) Route 53
11 1 (0.049%) GitHub
11 1 (0.049%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (7.17%) HTTP
2 77 (3.81%) Internet
3 30 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.29%) LDAP
5 20 (0.99%) DNS
6 12 (0.59%) SSH
6 12 (0.59%) AMQP
7 10 (0.49%) DHCP
8 8 (0.40%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.40%) PuTTY
8 8 (0.40%) Network Security
9 7 (0.35%) SAN
10 5 (0.25%) SNMP
10 5 (0.25%) SSL
10 5 (0.25%) FTP
10 5 (0.25%) VLAN
11 4 (0.20%) Firewall
11 4 (0.20%) Wireless
12 3 (0.15%) X.509
12 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 282 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 248 (12.27%) MySQL
4 176 (8.71%) RDBMS
5 126 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 124 (6.14%) Oracle Database
7 94 (4.65%) Big Data
8 86 (4.26%) DB2
9 80 (3.96%) MongoDB
10 52 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
11 47 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 44 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 27 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
18 21 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 461 (22.81%) Maven
2 366 (18.11%) JUnit
3 264 (13.06%) Eclipse
4 257 (12.72%) Ant
5 255 (12.62%) Subversion
6 194 (9.60%) Git (software)
7 162 (8.02%) Jenkins
8 131 (6.48%) Selenium
9 112 (5.54%) JIRA
10 93 (4.60%) Mockito
11 71 (3.51%) Cucumber
12 61 (3.02%) Hudson
13 45 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 39 (1.93%) Apache Ivy
15 36 (1.78%) NetBeans
16 29 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.24%) JMeter
18 23 (1.14%) Gradle
19 22 (1.09%) PHPUnit
20 19 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 431 (21.33%) Finance
2 219 (10.84%) Banking
3 150 (7.42%) Games
4 141 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 103 (5.10%) Retail
6 98 (4.85%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.77%) Marketing
8 38 (1.88%) Publishing
9 26 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.19%) Front Office
11 22 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 17 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.74%) French Language
13 15 (0.74%) German Language
14 11 (0.54%) Back Office
14 11 (0.54%) Electronics
14 11 (0.54%) Advertising
15 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.35%) Legal
16 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1263 (62.49%) Developer
2 1048 (51.86%) Java Developer
3 318 (15.73%) Senior Developer
4 262 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 257 (12.72%) Architect
6 142 (7.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 133 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 133 (6.58%) Consultant
8 115 (5.69%) Web Developer
9 97 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 87 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 74 (3.66%) Java Web Developer
12 72 (3.56%) Java Consultant
13 70 (3.46%) J2EE Developer
14 66 (3.27%) Technical Architect
14 66 (3.27%) Software Developer
15 63 (3.12%) Programmer
16 61 (3.02%) Junior
17 58 (2.87%) Java Architect
18 51 (2.52%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 925 (45.77%) Spring
2 604 (29.89%) Web Services
3 603 (29.84%) HTML
4 590 (29.19%) J2EE
5 541 (26.77%) Hibernate
6 491 (24.29%) XML
7 432 (21.38%) CSS
8 344 (17.02%) jQuery
9 326 (16.13%) JSP
10 314 (15.54%) SOAP
11 206 (10.19%) JPA
12 204 (10.09%) .NET
13 202 (10.00%) HTML5
14 195 (9.65%) RESTful
15 159 (7.87%) Middleware
16 145 (7.17%) REST
17 141 (6.98%) Spring MVC
18 136 (6.73%) XSLT
19 135 (6.68%) Ajax
20 131 (6.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 227 (11.23%) Computer Science
2 181 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 135 (6.68%) Open Source
4 105 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.46%) Mathematics
6 58 (2.87%) iPad
7 56 (2.77%) Client/Server
8 42 (2.08%) Derivative
9 41 (2.03%) Data Integration
10 40 (1.98%) N-Tier
11 38 (1.88%) Clustering
12 36 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (1.73%) Online Games
14 34 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 34 (1.68%) Fixed Income
15 33 (1.63%) User Experience
16 27 (1.34%) Equities
16 27 (1.34%) Management Information System
17 25 (1.24%) Contract for Difference
18 24 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 547 (27.07%) Linux
2 381 (18.85%) UNIX
3 188 (9.30%) Windows
4 76 (3.76%) Android
5 39 (1.93%) Solaris
6 37 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.69%) CentOS
10 11 (0.54%) Debian
11 8 (0.40%) AIX
12 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.15%) zOS
16 2 (0.099%) SUSE
17 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (21.52%) OO
3 433 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 418 (20.68%) TDD
5 354 (17.52%) Scrum
6 267 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 263 (13.01%) SOA
8 262 (12.96%) MVC
9 227 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
10 219 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 203 (10.04%) BDD
12 196 (9.70%) Unit Testing
13 146 (7.22%) UML
14 128 (6.33%) Web Development
15 114 (5.64%) Project Management
16 106 (5.24%) OOD
17 104 (5.15%) Multithreading
18 81 (4.01%) Waterfall
19 75 (3.71%) ETL
20 73 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1951 (96.54%) Java
2 679 (33.60%) SQL
3 643 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 141 (6.98%) C#
5 110 (5.44%) PL/SQL
6 98 (4.85%) Python
7 96 (4.75%) C++
8 76 (3.76%) C
9 69 (3.41%) Perl
10 67 (3.32%) PHP
11 58 (2.87%) Groovy
12 52 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 50 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 46 (2.28%) Scala
15 41 (2.03%) XPath
16 27 (1.34%) Ruby
17 20 (0.99%) PHP5
17 20 (0.99%) XQuery
18 10 (0.49%) ActionScript
19 9 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 420 (20.78%) Degree
2 59 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.30%) HNC
6 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.15%) PhD
9 3 (0.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.049%) CISSP
11 1 (0.049%) HND
11 1 (0.049%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.049%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.77%) QA
2 17 (0.84%) SLA
3 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.20%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.20%) Basel III
5 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.049%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.64%) Xen
3 13 (0.64%) HDFS
4 12 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.54%) Docker
6 6 (0.30%) Firmware
6 6 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.049%) NFS
Systems Management
1 45 (2.23%) Puppet
2 37 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.89%) CFEngine
4 14 (0.69%) Nagios
5 10 (0.49%) Munin
6 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.20%) Cacti
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.099%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.099%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.099%) MOM
9 1 (0.049%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 633 (31.32%) Oracle
2 108 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 91 (4.50%) hybris
4 74 (3.66%) TIBCO
5 63 (3.12%) SAP
6 60 (2.97%) IBM
7 50 (2.47%) Sybase
8 46 (2.28%) ATG
9 41 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 39 (1.93%) Adobe
11 36 (1.78%) Informatica
12 32 (1.58%) Sun
13 28 (1.39%) Calypso
13 28 (1.39%) Google
14 27 (1.34%) Zend
15 26 (1.29%) Demandware
16 25 (1.24%) Murex
17 24 (1.19%) VMware
18 19 (0.94%) webMethods
19 15 (0.74%) Vignette
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 43 minutes ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Sega Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Pensions
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago