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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 323 298 244
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -54
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 951 927 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 2.15% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 757 757 1144
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -29 841 £50,000 +5.26% 88
London +31 470 £55,000 -4.34% 50
City of London +20 123 £65,000 +10.63% 19
South East -80 96 £50,000 - 8
North West +51 76 £42,500 +12.58% 11
Scotland +3 66 £40,000 - 5
South West -9 58 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Yorkshire -52 58 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Manchester +30 47 £45,000 - 8
West Yorkshire -25 47 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Leeds -27 42 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Glasgow +10 39 £42,500 -2.01% 2
Surrey +5 39 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Midlands -10 26 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Berkshire -15 24 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Hampshire -36 24 £40,500 -14.73% 2
Edinburgh -15 23 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Cheshire +6 22 £42,500 +49.12% 3
East of England -24 22 £44,750 +11.87% 5
Wales -8 20 £38,500 +1.31% 2
East Midlands -16 20 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Somerset -28 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South Wales -4 19 £38,500 +1.31% 2
Bath -13 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire - 18 £33,000 - 2
Chippenham - 16 £33,000 - 2
Reading -9 11 £60,000 +14.28%
Coventry +8 10 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Cardiff -8 10 £30,565 -32.07% 2
Bristol -32 10 £57,500 +43.75% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2071 (95.79%) Java
2 1088 (50.32%) Spring
3 758 (35.06%) SQL
4 728 (33.67%) J2EE
5 719 (33.26%) JavaScript
6 671 (31.04%) Oracle
7 668 (30.90%) Web Services
8 649 (30.02%) Hibernate
9 601 (27.80%) HTML
10 567 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
11 546 (25.25%) Maven
12 499 (23.08%) OO
13 488 (22.57%) Tomcat
14 487 (22.53%) Linux
15 481 (22.25%) XML
16 444 (20.54%) JBoss
17 432 (19.98%) Finance
18 429 (19.84%) Software Engineering
19 426 (19.70%) Scrum
20 425 (19.66%) JUnit
21 423 (19.57%) JSP
22 418 (19.33%) TDD
23 416 (19.24%) CSS
24 399 (18.46%) Degree
25 398 (18.41%) UNIX
26 386 (17.85%) Eclipse
27 382 (17.67%) jQuery
28 344 (15.91%) Ant
29 333 (15.40%) SQL Server
30 312 (14.43%) Subversion

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 488 (22.57%) Tomcat
2 271 (12.53%) WebSphere
3 194 (8.97%) WebLogic
4 156 (7.22%) Apache
5 124 (5.74%) GlassFish
6 86 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 80 (3.70%) CMS
8 50 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 47 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
10 40 (1.85%) IIS
11 38 (1.76%) Jetty
12 34 (1.57%) MQSeries
13 29 (1.34%) TIBCO EMS
13 29 (1.34%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 25 (1.16%) Drupal
15 18 (0.83%) Magnolia
15 18 (0.83%) Node.js
16 17 (0.79%) TeamSite
17 16 (0.74%) SharePoint
17 16 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.046%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.046%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.57%) Magento
2 31 (1.43%) TIBCO iProcess
3 29 (1.34%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 29 (1.34%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.32%) SunGard APT
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.093%) Lawson
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.59%) SaaS
2 36 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.79%) Force.com
4 16 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
7 6 (0.28%) Heroku
8 4 (0.19%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) GitHub
10 2 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.093%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.046%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.30%) Internet
2 92 (4.26%) HTTP
3 28 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.97%) LDAP
5 20 (0.93%) DNS
6 17 (0.79%) AMQP
7 13 (0.60%) SSH
8 9 (0.42%) SSL
8 9 (0.42%) DHCP
9 8 (0.37%) FTP
9 8 (0.37%) PuTTY
10 7 (0.32%) SAN
11 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.23%) VLAN
12 4 (0.19%) IMAP
12 4 (0.19%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.19%) IPsec
12 4 (0.19%) SNMP
12 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 308 (14.25%) Relational Database
3 257 (11.89%) MySQL
4 176 (8.14%) RDBMS
5 131 (6.06%) DB2
5 131 (6.06%) Big Data
6 113 (5.23%) Oracle Database
7 101 (4.67%) NoSQL
8 99 (4.58%) MongoDB
9 63 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 54 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 47 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.16%) Jackrabbit
15 21 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.88%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 546 (25.25%) Maven
2 425 (19.66%) JUnit
3 386 (17.85%) Eclipse
4 344 (15.91%) Ant
5 312 (14.43%) Subversion
6 144 (6.66%) Selenium
7 138 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 118 (5.46%) Git (software)
9 86 (3.98%) Hudson
10 75 (3.47%) Mockito
11 65 (3.01%) NetBeans
12 64 (2.96%) JIRA
12 64 (2.96%) Apache Ivy
13 62 (2.87%) JMeter
14 43 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 42 (1.94%) MyEclipse
16 37 (1.71%) Cucumber
17 35 (1.62%) FitNesse
18 29 (1.34%) TestNG
19 22 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 432 (19.98%) Finance
2 231 (10.68%) Banking
3 169 (7.82%) Games
4 131 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 128 (5.92%) Retail
6 106 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 57 (2.64%) Marketing
8 30 (1.39%) Front Office
9 29 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.93%) Back Office
11 18 (0.83%) Advertising
12 15 (0.69%) Publishing
12 15 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.46%) Billing
14 8 (0.37%) French Language
14 8 (0.37%) Electronics
15 7 (0.32%) Legal
16 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1416 (65.49%) Developer
2 1201 (55.55%) Java Developer
3 448 (20.72%) Senior Developer
4 379 (17.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 284 (13.14%) Architect
6 204 (9.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 137 (6.34%) Consultant
8 133 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 104 (4.81%) J2EE Developer
10 96 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 90 (4.16%) Technical Architect
11 90 (4.16%) Java Software Engineer
11 90 (4.16%) Java Consultant
12 88 (4.07%) Software Developer
13 73 (3.38%) Java Architect
14 69 (3.19%) Graduate
14 69 (3.19%) Junior
15 66 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
16 59 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
17 58 (2.68%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (50.32%) Spring
2 728 (33.67%) J2EE
3 668 (30.90%) Web Services
4 649 (30.02%) Hibernate
5 601 (27.80%) HTML
6 481 (22.25%) XML
7 423 (19.57%) JSP
8 416 (19.24%) CSS
9 382 (17.67%) jQuery
10 301 (13.92%) JPA
11 290 (13.41%) SOAP
12 272 (12.58%) Middleware
13 205 (9.48%) Ajax
14 204 (9.44%) RESTful
15 196 (9.07%) JSF
16 194 (8.97%) Struts
16 194 (8.97%) JMS
17 184 (8.51%) EJB
18 171 (7.91%) XSLT
18 171 (7.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 207 (9.57%) Open Source
2 170 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
3 165 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 99 (4.58%) Mathematics
5 49 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 46 (2.13%) iPad
7 41 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (1.85%) Derivative
9 37 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 30 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.39%) BBC
12 27 (1.25%) Market Risk
13 23 (1.06%) Online Games
14 22 (1.02%) Social Media
15 20 (0.93%) iSeries
15 20 (0.93%) AS400
15 20 (0.93%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.88%) Equities
17 18 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 487 (22.53%) Linux
2 398 (18.41%) UNIX
3 200 (9.25%) Windows
4 57 (2.64%) Android
5 43 (1.99%) Solaris
6 32 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.97%) AIX
9 14 (0.65%) CentOS
10 13 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.46%) Debian
12 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.14%) zOS
15 2 (0.093%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (23.08%) OO
3 429 (19.84%) Software Engineering
4 426 (19.70%) Scrum
5 418 (19.33%) TDD
6 310 (14.34%) MVC
7 303 (14.01%) SOA
8 254 (11.75%) E-Commerce
9 224 (10.36%) Unit Testing
10 197 (9.11%) UML
11 180 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 161 (7.45%) Web Development
13 153 (7.08%) BDD
14 136 (6.29%) OOD
15 110 (5.09%) Multithreading
16 98 (4.53%) OOP
17 95 (4.39%) Project Management
18 94 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
19 63 (2.91%) Waterfall
20 61 (2.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2071 (95.79%) Java
2 758 (35.06%) SQL
3 719 (33.26%) JavaScript
4 134 (6.20%) C#
5 107 (4.95%) C++
6 100 (4.63%) Python
7 97 (4.49%) C
8 78 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 74 (3.42%) Groovy
10 73 (3.38%) Scala
11 68 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 62 (2.87%) Perl
13 52 (2.41%) PHP
14 40 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.53%) Ruby
16 20 (0.93%) VB
16 20 (0.93%) RPG IV
17 18 (0.83%) RPG
18 14 (0.65%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 399 (18.46%) Degree
2 59 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.83%) HNC
5 13 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.19%) PhD
9 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.14%) MCSE
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.14%) MCP
11 2 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.093%) ISEB
11 2 (0.093%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.093%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.21%) QA
2 8 (0.37%) SLA
3 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) Basel III
4 4 (0.19%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.046%) WAI
5 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.30%) Xen
3 9 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.28%) Docker
5 5 (0.23%) Varnish
6 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (0.19%) NFS
6 4 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.046%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 44 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (1.39%) Puppet
3 12 (0.56%) Nagios
4 10 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
5 8 (0.37%) Munin
6 6 (0.28%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.19%) Cacti
8 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.093%) Foglight
9 2 (0.093%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.093%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.046%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.046%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 671 (31.04%) Oracle
2 444 (20.54%) JBoss
3 117 (5.41%) hybris
4 99 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 97 (4.49%) TIBCO
6 69 (3.19%) IBM
7 63 (2.91%) Sybase
8 56 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 52 (2.41%) ATG
10 51 (2.36%) Demandware
11 46 (2.13%) Adobe
12 42 (1.94%) VMware
13 32 (1.48%) SAP
14 31 (1.43%) Google
15 28 (1.30%) Panasonic
15 28 (1.30%) Informatica
16 27 (1.25%) Sun
17 23 (1.06%) Twitter
18 21 (0.97%) AccuRev
19 19 (0.88%) Vignette
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £5 - £6 per annum + Market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + be - pens, health, training +
Posted: 2 days ago