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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 270 301 247
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -54
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1248 958 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 2.15% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 829 1146
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
48694 44602 52105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 40.11% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40968 38825 46487
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 17 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 17 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 +37 1157 £50,000 +5.26% 87
London +64 563 £57,500 +4.54% 41
South East -83 133 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire -5 117 £37,500 -6.25% 10
City of London +20 116 £58,000 -1.27% 16
North West +50 100 £40,000 +23.07% 11
East of England +20 80 £43,000 +1.17% 4
South West +13 79 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Manchester +51 65 £40,000 +33.33% 4
West Yorkshire -32 63 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Leeds -4 56 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Scotland -19 49 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Edinburgh 0 40 £35,000 -17.64% 6
North Yorkshire -15 40 £24,000 -49.47% 1
Bedfordshire +19 37 £43,000 +65.38% 1
Surrey -1 36 £45,000 - 3
Wiltshire +18 31 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Berkshire -63 31 £61,250 +11.36% 2
North East +16 29 £44,500 +3.48% 3
York -2 29 £40,000 +1.26%
Chippenham - 29 £35,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear +19 28 £44,500 +3.48% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 28 £44,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +24 25 £55,000 +22.22%
East Midlands -25 25 £38,000 -1.29% 2
West Midlands -33 24 £60,000 +49.06% 4
South Yorkshire +6 23 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Hampshire -14 22 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Birmingham -7 21 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Reading -1 20 £58,750 -9.61% 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 2174 (95.64%) Java
2 1228 (54.03%) Spring
3 825 (36.30%) J2EE
4 814 (35.81%) SQL
5 748 (32.91%) Oracle
6 742 (32.64%) Web Services
7 740 (32.56%) Hibernate
8 687 (30.22%) JavaScript
9 624 (27.45%) XML
10 615 (27.06%) OO
11 607 (26.70%) Maven
12 590 (25.96%) HTML
13 575 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
14 544 (23.93%) TDD
15 509 (22.39%) JSP
16 504 (22.17%) JUnit
17 497 (21.87%) Software Engineering
18 494 (21.73%) Scrum
19 483 (21.25%) Tomcat
20 460 (20.24%) Finance
21 456 (20.06%) Eclipse
22 436 (19.18%) JBoss
23 433 (19.05%) Linux
24 406 (17.86%) CSS
25 400 (17.60%) Degree
26 396 (17.42%) UNIX
27 385 (16.94%) MVC
28 364 (16.01%) SOA
29 361 (15.88%) SOAP
30 356 (15.66%) JPA

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (21.25%) Tomcat
2 277 (12.19%) WebSphere
3 243 (10.69%) WebLogic
4 167 (7.35%) Apache
5 123 (5.41%) GlassFish
6 73 (3.21%) CMS
7 63 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 46 (2.02%) Jetty
9 37 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
10 36 (1.58%) IIS
11 34 (1.50%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.50%) Magnolia
12 33 (1.45%) MQSeries
12 33 (1.45%) TeamSite
13 31 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
14 23 (1.01%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
15 22 (0.97%) Apache Pig
16 21 (0.92%) Drupal
16 21 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
17 19 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 62 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.75%) MS Office
3 3 (0.13%) Mingle
4 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.10%) TIBCO iProcess
2 24 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
3 23 (1.01%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 19 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.75%) Magento
6 12 (0.53%) SunGard APT
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.26%) AWD
9 2 (0.088%) Lawson
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.044%) INSURE/90
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.42%) SaaS
2 15 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.66%) Force.com
3 14 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.088%) PaaS
7 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.044%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.58%) Internet
2 56 (2.46%) HTTP
3 41 (1.80%) LDAP
4 35 (1.54%) AMQP
5 30 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.10%) DNS
7 23 (1.01%) Kerberos
8 20 (0.88%) Intranet
9 16 (0.70%) DHCP
10 15 (0.66%) SSH
11 14 (0.62%) SSL
12 13 (0.57%) BIG-IP
13 12 (0.53%) Firewall
14 6 (0.26%) SNMP
14 6 (0.26%) FTP
14 6 (0.26%) VPN
14 6 (0.26%) IPsec
14 6 (0.26%) IMAP
14 6 (0.26%) OpenVPN
15 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (13.90%) Relational Database
2 260 (11.44%) MySQL
3 256 (11.26%) SQL Server
4 192 (8.45%) RDBMS
5 131 (5.76%) DB2
6 124 (5.46%) Big Data
7 106 (4.66%) Oracle Database
8 99 (4.36%) MongoDB
9 97 (4.27%) NoSQL
10 66 (2.90%) Hadoop
11 41 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (1.36%) Apache Hive
14 24 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
17 16 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.66%) Hazelcast
19 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 607 (26.70%) Maven
2 504 (22.17%) JUnit
3 456 (20.06%) Eclipse
4 344 (15.13%) Ant
5 326 (14.34%) Subversion
6 178 (7.83%) Selenium
7 141 (6.20%) Git (software)
8 123 (5.41%) Hudson
9 111 (4.88%) Jenkins
10 88 (3.87%) NetBeans
11 83 (3.65%) FitNesse
12 75 (3.30%) Apache Ivy
13 70 (3.08%) Mockito
14 60 (2.64%) JMeter
15 51 (2.24%) JIRA
16 50 (2.20%) MyEclipse
17 42 (1.85%) TeamCity
18 35 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 31 (1.36%) Xcode
20 27 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 460 (20.24%) Finance
2 218 (9.59%) Banking
3 196 (8.62%) Games
4 185 (8.14%) Retail
5 89 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 74 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 44 (1.94%) Marketing
8 35 (1.54%) Front Office
9 31 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.14%) Advertising
11 23 (1.01%) Publishing
11 23 (1.01%) Back Office
12 20 (0.88%) Billing
13 13 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.48%) Legal
15 9 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.31%) French Language
16 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.31%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 1476 (64.94%) Developer
2 1282 (56.40%) Java Developer
3 457 (20.11%) Senior Developer
4 383 (16.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 350 (15.40%) Architect
6 233 (10.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 175 (7.70%) Software Engineer
8 173 (7.61%) Consultant
9 147 (6.47%) Technical Architect
10 106 (4.66%) Java Consultant
11 103 (4.53%) Web Developer
12 92 (4.05%) Java Architect
13 89 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
14 83 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
15 70 (3.08%) Senior Architect
16 69 (3.04%) Graduate
16 69 (3.04%) Junior
17 65 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
18 63 (2.77%) Team Leader
19 60 (2.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1228 (54.03%) Spring
2 825 (36.30%) J2EE
3 742 (32.64%) Web Services
4 740 (32.56%) Hibernate
5 624 (27.45%) XML
6 590 (25.96%) HTML
7 509 (22.39%) JSP
8 406 (17.86%) CSS
9 361 (15.88%) SOAP
10 356 (15.66%) JPA
11 348 (15.31%) jQuery
12 301 (13.24%) Middleware
13 291 (12.80%) Struts
14 272 (11.97%) Ajax
15 258 (11.35%) XSLT
16 254 (11.17%) JSF
17 250 (11.00%) EJB
18 237 (10.43%) JMS
19 213 (9.37%) REST
20 203 (8.93%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.38%) Open Source
2 186 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 156 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 134 (5.90%) Mathematics
5 64 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 41 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 38 (1.67%) Social Media
8 36 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 33 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.32%) AS400
11 30 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.32%) iPad
11 30 (1.32%) DataPower
11 30 (1.32%) iSeries
12 29 (1.28%) Derivative
13 26 (1.14%) Clustering
13 26 (1.14%) Online Games
14 25 (1.10%) W3C
15 23 (1.01%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 433 (19.05%) Linux
2 396 (17.42%) UNIX
3 197 (8.67%) Windows
4 83 (3.65%) Android
5 53 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 48 (2.11%) Solaris
7 30 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 17 (0.75%) AIX
11 14 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.53%) CentOS
13 10 (0.44%) Debian
13 10 (0.44%) zOS
14 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (27.06%) OO
2 575 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 544 (23.93%) TDD
4 497 (21.87%) Software Engineering
5 494 (21.73%) Scrum
6 385 (16.94%) MVC
7 364 (16.01%) SOA
8 300 (13.20%) UML
9 264 (11.61%) Unit Testing
10 237 (10.43%) E-Commerce
11 196 (8.62%) Web Development
12 194 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 194 (8.53%) OOD
13 155 (6.82%) OOP
14 151 (6.64%) BDD
15 119 (5.24%) Project Management
16 101 (4.44%) Multithreading
17 90 (3.96%) Product Management
18 64 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
19 60 (2.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2174 (95.64%) Java
2 814 (35.81%) SQL
3 687 (30.22%) JavaScript
4 151 (6.64%) C#
5 126 (5.54%) C++
6 117 (5.15%) C
7 114 (5.02%) Groovy
8 107 (4.71%) Python
9 101 (4.44%) Ruby
10 95 (4.18%) Perl
11 93 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 91 (4.00%) Scala
13 79 (3.48%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.63%) PHP
15 36 (1.58%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.10%) RPG IV
17 24 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.01%) RPG
18 23 (1.01%) ActionScript
19 17 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 400 (17.60%) Degree
2 36 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.01%) HNC
5 13 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.48%) PhD
7 8 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.22%) ISEB
9 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.13%) OCP
10 3 (0.13%) MCP
10 3 (0.13%) MCSE
10 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.088%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.088%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.044%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.044%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.08%) QA
2 14 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.088%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.79%) Xen
4 6 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (0.26%) NFS
5 4 (0.18%) KVM
5 4 (0.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.044%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 42 (1.85%) Puppet
2 25 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
4 9 (0.40%) Nagios
5 6 (0.26%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.26%) Cacti
6 5 (0.22%) MOM
7 3 (0.13%) Munin
7 3 (0.13%) Foglight
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.044%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 748 (32.91%) Oracle
2 436 (19.18%) JBoss
3 124 (5.46%) hybris
4 110 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 87 (3.83%) TIBCO
6 77 (3.39%) IBM
7 60 (2.64%) Sybase
8 58 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 39 (1.72%) Google
10 38 (1.67%) Twitter
10 38 (1.67%) Adobe
11 33 (1.45%) Vignette
11 33 (1.45%) ATG
12 32 (1.41%) AccuRev
12 32 (1.41%) Demandware
13 28 (1.23%) VMware
13 28 (1.23%) Sun
14 27 (1.19%) SAP
15 25 (1.10%) Perforce
16 23 (1.01%) Splunk
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Other
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Octad
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum £30,000-36,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday