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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 301 294 271
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1022 970 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.91% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.29% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 812 776 1021
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.95%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -15 922 £50,000 +3.09% 123
London -17 442 £55,000 - 64
South East -26 138 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Yorkshire -22 101 £40,000 +6.66% 12
City of London -13 100 £62,500 +13.63% 19
North West +9 77 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Scotland +24 72 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Yorkshire -9 71 £40,000 - 8
Manchester +26 64 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Leeds -9 61 £43,250 +8.12% 7
East of England +5 59 £50,000 +44.92% 7
South West -12 56 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Glasgow +30 48 £42,500 -3.95% 3
Berkshire +10 41 £60,000 +48.14% 1
Hampshire -25 38 £46,250 -19.56% 4
West Midlands -16 35 £49,500 +23.75% 6
Reading +5 27 £60,000 +65.51%
Hertfordshire 0 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Surrey -5 20 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Somerset -2 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Edinburgh -8 18 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +16 17 £32,500 -3.70%
Bath -2 17 £35,000 -10.00% 4
Essex +16 16 £45,000 +80.00%
Hemel Hempstead +1 16 £50,000 -
Birmingham +5 15 £50,000 +33.33%
Chippenham -8 15 £32,500 -3.70%
North Yorkshire -38 15 £30,000 -16.08% 2
Northamptonshire -9 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South Yorkshire -9 14 £33,000 +4.76% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1905 (96.07%) Java
2 977 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
3 931 (46.95%) Spring
4 668 (33.69%) JavaScript
5 662 (33.38%) SQL
6 623 (31.42%) J2EE
6 623 (31.42%) Oracle
7 617 (31.11%) Web Services
8 605 (30.51%) HTML
9 569 (28.69%) Hibernate
10 524 (26.42%) Linux
11 478 (24.10%) Maven
12 473 (23.85%) XML
13 427 (21.53%) OO
14 424 (21.38%) CSS
15 422 (21.28%) Tomcat
16 419 (21.13%) Software Engineering
16 419 (21.13%) Finance
17 413 (20.83%) Degree
18 402 (20.27%) JBoss
19 378 (19.06%) UNIX
20 367 (18.51%) JUnit
21 359 (18.10%) TDD
22 355 (17.90%) JSP
23 353 (17.80%) jQuery
24 347 (17.50%) Scrum
25 308 (15.53%) SQL Server
26 307 (15.48%) SOAP
27 296 (14.93%) Relational Database
28 282 (14.22%) Eclipse

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 422 (21.28%) Tomcat
2 255 (12.86%) WebSphere
3 183 (9.23%) WebLogic
4 159 (8.02%) Apache
5 106 (5.35%) GlassFish
6 76 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 65 (3.28%) CMS
8 60 (3.03%) Apache Solr
9 44 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
10 36 (1.82%) IIS
11 30 (1.51%) MQSeries
12 25 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 23 (1.16%) SharePoint
14 22 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 21 (1.06%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
15 21 (1.06%) WordPress
15 21 (1.06%) Drupal
15 21 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
16 17 (0.86%) Jetty
17 14 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 55 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.050%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (1.31%) Magento
2 21 (1.06%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 21 (1.06%) TIBCO iProcess
2 21 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
3 14 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.10%) Finacle
6 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.050%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.050%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.17%) SaaS
3 17 (0.86%) Force.com
4 15 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.50%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.40%) Heroku
8 3 (0.15%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.050%) GitHub
9 1 (0.050%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (6.61%) HTTP
2 93 (4.69%) Internet
3 32 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.11%) DNS
5 19 (0.96%) LDAP
6 12 (0.61%) SSH
6 12 (0.61%) AMQP
7 10 (0.50%) DHCP
8 9 (0.45%) FTP
9 8 (0.40%) PuTTY
9 8 (0.40%) Network Security
10 7 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.35%) SAN
11 5 (0.25%) SNMP
11 5 (0.25%) VLAN
11 5 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.20%) Wireless
12 4 (0.20%) SSL
13 3 (0.15%) Firewall
13 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 296 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 239 (12.05%) MySQL
4 183 (9.23%) RDBMS
5 128 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 107 (5.40%) NoSQL
7 102 (5.14%) Big Data
8 80 (4.03%) MongoDB
9 73 (3.68%) DB2
10 48 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 44 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 39 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.01%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 478 (24.10%) Maven
2 367 (18.51%) JUnit
3 282 (14.22%) Eclipse
4 281 (14.17%) Ant
5 259 (13.06%) Subversion
6 146 (7.36%) Git (software)
7 137 (6.91%) Jenkins
8 121 (6.10%) Selenium
9 94 (4.74%) JIRA
10 78 (3.93%) Mockito
11 65 (3.28%) Hudson
12 60 (3.03%) Cucumber
13 46 (2.32%) Apache Ivy
14 41 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (1.77%) NetBeans
16 27 (1.36%) JMeter
17 26 (1.31%) TeamCity
18 21 (1.06%) MyEclipse
19 19 (0.96%) Gradle
20 18 (0.91%) PHPUnit
General
1 419 (21.13%) Finance
2 218 (10.99%) Banking
3 154 (7.77%) Games
4 118 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 107 (5.40%) Investment Banking
6 106 (5.35%) Retail
7 60 (3.03%) Marketing
8 26 (1.31%) Publishing
8 26 (1.31%) Front Office
9 21 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.91%) Advertising
12 16 (0.81%) Back Office
12 16 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.50%) Electronics
13 10 (0.50%) French Language
13 10 (0.50%) German Language
14 7 (0.35%) Legal
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
15 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1280 (64.55%) Developer
2 1064 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 343 (17.30%) Senior Developer
4 285 (14.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 239 (12.05%) Architect
6 156 (7.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 134 (6.76%) Consultant
8 127 (6.40%) Software Engineer
9 107 (5.40%) Web Developer
10 87 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 83 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
12 80 (4.03%) J2EE Developer
13 77 (3.88%) Software Developer
14 74 (3.73%) Java Consultant
15 68 (3.43%) Java Web Developer
16 62 (3.13%) Junior
16 62 (3.13%) Programmer
17 61 (3.08%) Graduate
18 55 (2.77%) Analyst
18 55 (2.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (46.95%) Spring
2 623 (31.42%) J2EE
3 617 (31.11%) Web Services
4 605 (30.51%) HTML
5 569 (28.69%) Hibernate
6 473 (23.85%) XML
7 424 (21.38%) CSS
8 355 (17.90%) JSP
9 353 (17.80%) jQuery
10 307 (15.48%) SOAP
11 234 (11.80%) JPA
12 206 (10.39%) RESTful
13 183 (9.23%) .NET
14 180 (9.08%) HTML5
15 178 (8.98%) Middleware
16 154 (7.77%) JMS
17 153 (7.72%) REST
18 149 (7.51%) Ajax
19 139 (7.01%) EJB
20 136 (6.86%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 180 (9.08%) Enterprise Software
3 156 (7.87%) Open Source
4 92 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (4.29%) Mathematics
6 55 (2.77%) iPad
7 46 (2.32%) Client/Server
8 43 (2.17%) N-Tier
9 40 (2.02%) Derivative
10 37 (1.87%) Fixed Income
11 35 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (1.77%) Data Integration
12 34 (1.71%) Clustering
13 30 (1.51%) Online Games
14 25 (1.26%) Contract for Difference
15 24 (1.21%) BBC
16 23 (1.16%) Equities
17 22 (1.11%) Management Information System
18 21 (1.06%) Market Risk
18 21 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 524 (26.42%) Linux
2 378 (19.06%) UNIX
3 194 (9.78%) Windows
4 75 (3.78%) Android
5 42 (2.12%) Solaris
6 38 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.96%) AIX
9 16 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.81%) CentOS
10 12 (0.61%) Debian
11 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.15%) zOS
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.050%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (21.53%) OO
3 419 (21.13%) Software Engineering
4 359 (18.10%) TDD
5 347 (17.50%) Scrum
6 259 (13.06%) SOA
7 256 (12.91%) MVC
8 253 (12.76%) E-Commerce
9 209 (10.54%) Mentoring
10 196 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 193 (9.73%) Unit Testing
12 176 (8.88%) BDD
13 151 (7.61%) UML
14 148 (7.46%) Web Development
15 119 (6.00%) OOD
16 106 (5.35%) Project Management
17 100 (5.04%) Multithreading
18 77 (3.88%) Technical Architecture
19 72 (3.63%) OOP
20 68 (3.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1905 (96.07%) Java
2 668 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 662 (33.38%) SQL
4 142 (7.16%) C#
5 105 (5.30%) Python
6 101 (5.09%) C++
7 95 (4.79%) C
8 94 (4.74%) PL/SQL
9 69 (3.48%) Perl
10 63 (3.18%) Groovy
11 60 (3.03%) PHP
12 57 (2.87%) Scala
13 56 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 53 (2.67%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.46%) XPath
16 28 (1.41%) Ruby
17 16 (0.81%) PHP5
18 15 (0.76%) VB
19 14 (0.71%) XQuery
20 10 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 413 (20.83%) Degree
2 57 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.55%) HNC
5 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.25%) PhD
9 4 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.15%) ISEB
11 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.050%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.050%) CISA
12 1 (0.050%) CISM
12 1 (0.050%) CISSP
12 1 (0.050%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.58%) QA
2 8 (0.40%) SLA
2 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.20%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.20%) Basel III
4 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.050%) COBIT
5 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.91%) Xen
3 12 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.55%) HDFS
5 10 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.40%) Docker
7 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.10%) Varnish
9 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.050%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (2.22%) Puppet
3 16 (0.81%) Nagios
4 15 (0.76%) CFEngine
5 12 (0.61%) Munin
6 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.20%) Cacti
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.15%) MOM
8 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.10%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.050%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 623 (31.42%) Oracle
2 402 (20.27%) JBoss
3 109 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 104 (5.24%) hybris
5 80 (4.03%) TIBCO
6 58 (2.92%) IBM
7 52 (2.62%) SAP
8 51 (2.57%) Red Hat
9 50 (2.52%) Sybase
10 45 (2.27%) Adobe
10 45 (2.27%) ATG
11 39 (1.97%) Demandware
12 34 (1.71%) Informatica
13 32 (1.61%) VMware
14 31 (1.56%) Sun
15 29 (1.46%) Google
16 27 (1.36%) Calypso
17 25 (1.26%) Murex
18 23 (1.16%) Zend
19 21 (1.06%) Panasonic
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus an
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday