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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 310 295 260
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -35
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1009 950 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 2.26% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 805 750 1071
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
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 £28,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -17 903 £50,000 +1.01% 102
London +32 468 £55,000 -2.22% 50
South East -48 127 £50,000 -3.84% 12
City of London -1 119 £65,000 +13.04% 16
Yorkshire -54 82 £40,000 +11.11% 6
North West +19 77 £42,500 -5.55% 25
Scotland +18 75 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -18 67 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Leeds -11 63 £40,250 +3.87%
Manchester +20 60 £42,500 -5.55% 21
South West -4 59 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Glasgow +19 46 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East of England 0 41 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Berkshire -4 39 £60,000 +37.93% 4
West Midlands -17 32 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Hampshire -49 30 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey -5 28 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Reading -3 22 £60,000 +33.33%
Somerset -5 21 £35,000 +7.22%
Edinburgh -7 21 £40,000 -
South Wales +2 19 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Wales +2 19 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Bath +1 19 £35,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -14 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire +5 18 £32,500 -
Chippenham - 16 £32,500 -
Essex +18 15 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cheshire -5 15 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North Yorkshire -35 15 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Coventry +12 13 £49,000 +26.45%

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1869 (96.14%) Java
2 954 (49.07%) Spring
3 665 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 665 (34.21%) SQL
4 631 (32.46%) J2EE
5 611 (31.43%) Oracle
6 604 (31.07%) Web Services
7 586 (30.14%) HTML
8 581 (29.89%) Hibernate
9 549 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
10 488 (25.10%) Linux
11 480 (24.69%) Maven
12 436 (22.43%) XML
13 432 (22.22%) Tomcat
14 425 (21.86%) OO
15 410 (21.09%) CSS
16 409 (21.04%) Finance
17 392 (20.16%) JBoss
18 383 (19.70%) Software Engineering
19 382 (19.65%) Degree
20 376 (19.34%) JUnit
21 368 (18.93%) jQuery
22 364 (18.72%) JSP
23 357 (18.36%) UNIX
24 354 (18.21%) Scrum
25 339 (17.44%) TDD
26 308 (15.84%) SQL Server
27 288 (14.81%) Eclipse
28 283 (14.56%) Relational Database
29 280 (14.40%) Ant

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 432 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 237 (12.19%) WebSphere
3 166 (8.54%) WebLogic
4 149 (7.66%) Apache
5 106 (5.45%) GlassFish
6 78 (4.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 64 (3.29%) CMS
8 57 (2.93%) Apache Solr
9 44 (2.26%) Adobe CQ
10 38 (1.95%) IIS
11 33 (1.70%) MQSeries
12 28 (1.44%) Jetty
13 21 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
13 21 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 21 (1.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 19 (0.98%) Drupal
14 19 (0.98%) WordPress
15 15 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 52 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.44%) Magento
2 21 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
2 21 (1.08%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 21 (1.08%) TIBCO iProcess
3 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.051%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.051%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.051%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.42%) SaaS
3 15 (0.77%) Force.com
4 12 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.51%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.41%) Heroku
8 3 (0.15%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.051%) GitHub
9 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.97%) HTTP
2 98 (5.04%) Internet
3 31 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.13%) DNS
5 17 (0.87%) LDAP
6 12 (0.62%) SSH
6 12 (0.62%) AMQP
7 10 (0.51%) DHCP
7 10 (0.51%) FTP
8 8 (0.41%) PuTTY
9 7 (0.36%) Network Security
9 7 (0.36%) SAN
10 6 (0.31%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.26%) VLAN
12 4 (0.21%) SNMP
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.21%) SSL
13 3 (0.15%) Wireless
13 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 283 (14.56%) Relational Database
3 242 (12.45%) MySQL
4 169 (8.69%) RDBMS
5 115 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 110 (5.66%) NoSQL
7 109 (5.61%) Big Data
8 91 (4.68%) MongoDB
9 83 (4.27%) DB2
10 54 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 33 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (1.18%) Jackrabbit
18 20 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 18 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 480 (24.69%) Maven
2 376 (19.34%) JUnit
3 288 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 280 (14.40%) Ant
5 250 (12.86%) Subversion
6 131 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 125 (6.43%) Git (software)
8 122 (6.28%) Selenium
9 76 (3.91%) Mockito
10 74 (3.81%) JIRA
11 66 (3.40%) Hudson
12 51 (2.62%) Cucumber
13 46 (2.37%) Apache Ivy
14 42 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (2.01%) NetBeans
16 36 (1.85%) JMeter
17 25 (1.29%) MyEclipse
18 22 (1.13%) TeamCity
19 18 (0.93%) Gradle
19 18 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 409 (21.04%) Finance
2 216 (11.11%) Banking
3 153 (7.87%) Games
4 113 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 113 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 101 (5.20%) Retail
6 62 (3.19%) Marketing
7 28 (1.44%) Publishing
8 27 (1.39%) Front Office
9 23 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.93%) Advertising
11 16 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.57%) Back Office
13 10 (0.51%) Electronics
13 10 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.46%) French Language
15 7 (0.36%) German Language
16 6 (0.31%) Legal
16 6 (0.31%) Billing
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1284 (66.05%) Developer
2 1071 (55.09%) Java Developer
3 365 (18.78%) Senior Developer
4 302 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 237 (12.19%) Architect
6 166 (8.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 126 (6.48%) Consultant
8 108 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 101 (5.20%) Web Developer
10 90 (4.63%) J2EE Developer
11 80 (4.12%) Software Developer
12 79 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 76 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 76 (3.91%) Java Consultant
14 61 (3.14%) Programmer
14 61 (3.14%) Graduate
14 61 (3.14%) Java Web Developer
15 60 (3.09%) Junior
16 59 (3.03%) Technical Architect
17 56 (2.88%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 954 (49.07%) Spring
2 631 (32.46%) J2EE
3 604 (31.07%) Web Services
4 586 (30.14%) HTML
5 581 (29.89%) Hibernate
6 436 (22.43%) XML
7 410 (21.09%) CSS
8 368 (18.93%) jQuery
9 364 (18.72%) JSP
10 273 (14.04%) SOAP
11 243 (12.50%) JPA
12 197 (10.13%) RESTful
13 181 (9.31%) Middleware
14 180 (9.26%) HTML5
15 170 (8.74%) .NET
16 157 (8.08%) Ajax
17 153 (7.87%) JMS
17 153 (7.87%) REST
18 136 (7.00%) EJB
19 135 (6.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
2 170 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 164 (8.44%) Open Source
4 86 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 52 (2.67%) iPad
6 48 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 46 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 37 (1.90%) Derivative
9 35 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (1.75%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.44%) Clustering
11 28 (1.44%) BBC
12 25 (1.29%) Online Games
12 25 (1.29%) Data Integration
13 23 (1.18%) Market Risk
14 22 (1.13%) Contract for Difference
15 21 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.98%) Equities
17 17 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 16 (0.82%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 488 (25.10%) Linux
2 357 (18.36%) UNIX
3 184 (9.47%) Windows
4 69 (3.55%) Android
5 37 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.80%) Solaris
7 26 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.98%) AIX
9 16 (0.82%) CentOS
10 15 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.72%) Debian
12 7 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.15%) zOS
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (21.86%) OO
3 383 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 354 (18.21%) Scrum
5 339 (17.44%) TDD
6 249 (12.81%) MVC
7 245 (12.60%) SOA
8 243 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 207 (10.65%) Unit Testing
10 170 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 161 (8.28%) BDD
12 153 (7.87%) UML
13 149 (7.66%) Web Development
14 118 (6.07%) OOD
15 101 (5.20%) Project Management
15 101 (5.20%) Multithreading
16 85 (4.37%) Technical Architecture
17 76 (3.91%) OOP
18 66 (3.40%) Waterfall
19 59 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1869 (96.14%) Java
2 665 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 665 (34.21%) SQL
3 133 (6.84%) C#
4 100 (5.14%) Python
5 96 (4.94%) C++
6 94 (4.84%) C
7 80 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 64 (3.29%) Groovy
9 62 (3.19%) Perl
10 61 (3.14%) Scala
11 58 (2.98%) PHP
12 54 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 50 (2.57%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.23%) Ruby
15 19 (0.98%) XPath
15 19 (0.98%) VB
16 14 (0.72%) PHP5
17 12 (0.62%) RPG
17 12 (0.62%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 382 (19.65%) Degree
2 53 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.62%) HNC
5 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.21%) PhD
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.15%) MCP
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.15%) MCSE
8 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.10%) ISEB
9 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.051%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.01%) QA
2 8 (0.41%) SLA
3 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.21%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.21%) Basel III
5 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.051%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.98%) Xen
3 10 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.41%) Docker
6 7 (0.36%) HDFS
7 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.15%) Varnish
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.051%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (2.01%) Puppet
3 16 (0.82%) Nagios
4 12 (0.62%) CFEngine
4 12 (0.62%) Munin
5 5 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.21%) Cacti
7 3 (0.15%) MOM
8 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.10%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.051%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 611 (31.43%) Oracle
2 392 (20.16%) JBoss
3 109 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 107 (5.50%) hybris
5 80 (4.12%) TIBCO
6 60 (3.09%) IBM
7 54 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 47 (2.42%) SAP
8 47 (2.42%) Sybase
9 45 (2.31%) ATG
10 44 (2.26%) Adobe
11 43 (2.21%) Demandware
12 35 (1.80%) VMware
13 29 (1.49%) Informatica
14 28 (1.44%) Google
15 26 (1.34%) Panasonic
15 26 (1.34%) Sun
16 23 (1.18%) Murex
16 23 (1.18%) Calypso
17 20 (1.03%) Zend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits incl pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday