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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 322 301 249
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -52
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 964 918 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.85% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 2.14% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 773 743 1118
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £69,250
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
45108 42824 48033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 39.50% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38296 37113 42461
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 1 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 1 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 -26 851 £50,000 +5.26% 83
London +31 475 £55,000 -4.34% 46
City of London +11 124 £65,000 +13.04% 19
South East -61 99 £50,000 - 7
North West +33 72 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Scotland +15 70 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire -43 63 £40,000 +23.07% 8
South West -18 59 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Yorkshire -33 51 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Manchester +23 47 £43,000 -4.44% 8
Leeds -26 47 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Glasgow +17 43 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Surrey 0 35 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Midlands 0 29 £49,000 +22.50% 3
East of England -12 27 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire -14 27 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Hampshire -41 25 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Edinburgh -16 23 £40,000 - 2
Wales -7 22 £39,000 +2.63% 2
South Wales -8 21 £39,000 +2.63% 1
Somerset -17 20 £35,000 - 2
Wiltshire +14 19 £32,500 -
Cheshire +2 18 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Bath -11 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Chippenham - 17 £32,500 -
East Midlands -27 15 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Reading -10 12 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Coventry +11 11 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Hertfordshire -19 11 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cardiff -13 10 £30,565 -32.07%

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1990 (95.95%) Java
2 1043 (50.29%) Spring
3 719 (34.67%) SQL
4 694 (33.46%) J2EE
5 688 (33.17%) JavaScript
6 646 (31.15%) Oracle
7 645 (31.10%) Web Services
8 633 (30.52%) Hibernate
9 578 (27.87%) HTML
10 550 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
11 519 (25.02%) Maven
12 471 (22.71%) OO
13 467 (22.52%) Linux
13 467 (22.52%) Tomcat
14 440 (21.22%) XML
15 420 (20.25%) JBoss
16 417 (20.11%) Finance
17 410 (19.77%) JUnit
18 405 (19.53%) Software Engineering
19 398 (19.19%) Scrum
20 396 (19.09%) CSS
20 396 (19.09%) JSP
21 388 (18.71%) Degree
22 383 (18.47%) TDD
23 376 (18.13%) jQuery
24 375 (18.08%) UNIX
25 349 (16.83%) Eclipse
26 321 (15.48%) SQL Server
27 317 (15.28%) Ant
28 293 (14.13%) Relational Database

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 467 (22.52%) Tomcat
2 260 (12.54%) WebSphere
3 181 (8.73%) WebLogic
4 144 (6.94%) Apache
5 116 (5.59%) GlassFish
6 82 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 73 (3.52%) CMS
8 49 (2.36%) Apache Solr
9 44 (2.12%) Adobe CQ
10 37 (1.78%) IIS
11 35 (1.69%) Jetty
12 33 (1.59%) MQSeries
13 25 (1.21%) Drupal
13 25 (1.21%) TIBCO EMS
13 25 (1.21%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 18 (0.87%) Apache Pig
14 18 (0.87%) SharePoint
15 17 (0.82%) Magnolia
16 16 (0.77%) Node.js
16 16 (0.77%) TeamSite
Applications
1 50 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.096%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.096%) MS Project
4 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.54%) Magento
2 27 (1.30%) TIBCO iProcess
3 25 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
3 25 (1.21%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 8 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.24%) SunGard APT
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.096%) Lawson
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.56%) SaaS
2 44 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.72%) Force.com
4 14 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.29%) Heroku
7 6 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.096%) GitHub
10 1 (0.048%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.39%) HTTP
2 90 (4.34%) Internet
3 27 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.01%) DNS
5 19 (0.92%) LDAP
6 16 (0.77%) AMQP
7 11 (0.53%) SSH
8 8 (0.39%) SSL
8 8 (0.39%) DHCP
8 8 (0.39%) FTP
8 8 (0.39%) PuTTY
9 7 (0.34%) SAN
10 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.24%) VLAN
11 4 (0.19%) IMAP
11 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.19%) SNMP
11 4 (0.19%) Firewall
12 3 (0.14%) IPsec
12 3 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 293 (14.13%) Relational Database
3 250 (12.05%) MySQL
4 166 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 126 (6.08%) Big Data
6 117 (5.64%) DB2
7 111 (5.35%) Oracle Database
8 105 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 99 (4.77%) MongoDB
10 65 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.21%) Jackrabbit
17 22 (1.06%) Apache Hive
18 20 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 519 (25.02%) Maven
2 410 (19.77%) JUnit
3 349 (16.83%) Eclipse
4 317 (15.28%) Ant
5 286 (13.79%) Subversion
6 132 (6.36%) Selenium
6 132 (6.36%) Jenkins
7 108 (5.21%) Git (software)
8 75 (3.62%) Hudson
9 73 (3.52%) Mockito
10 60 (2.89%) JIRA
11 57 (2.75%) Apache Ivy
12 55 (2.65%) JMeter
13 54 (2.60%) NetBeans
14 44 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (2.07%) Cucumber
16 36 (1.74%) MyEclipse
17 28 (1.35%) FitNesse
18 27 (1.30%) TestNG
19 20 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 417 (20.11%) Finance
2 225 (10.85%) Banking
3 158 (7.62%) Games
4 125 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 115 (5.54%) Retail
6 107 (5.16%) Telecoms
7 60 (2.89%) Marketing
8 28 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.30%) Front Office
10 19 (0.92%) Advertising
11 18 (0.87%) Publishing
12 16 (0.77%) Back Office
13 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.43%) Electronics
15 8 (0.39%) French Language
15 8 (0.39%) Billing
16 5 (0.24%) Legal
16 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1364 (65.77%) Developer
2 1156 (55.74%) Java Developer
3 422 (20.35%) Senior Developer
4 357 (17.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 272 (13.11%) Architect
6 187 (9.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 134 (6.46%) Consultant
8 121 (5.83%) Software Engineer
9 96 (4.63%) J2EE Developer
10 95 (4.58%) Web Developer
11 87 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
12 86 (4.15%) Java Consultant
12 86 (4.15%) Software Developer
13 83 (4.00%) Technical Architect
14 72 (3.47%) Java Architect
15 66 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
15 66 (3.18%) Graduate
16 63 (3.04%) Junior
17 59 (2.84%) Programmer
18 56 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1043 (50.29%) Spring
2 694 (33.46%) J2EE
3 645 (31.10%) Web Services
4 633 (30.52%) Hibernate
5 578 (27.87%) HTML
6 440 (21.22%) XML
7 396 (19.09%) CSS
7 396 (19.09%) JSP
8 376 (18.13%) jQuery
9 283 (13.65%) JPA
10 279 (13.45%) SOAP
11 245 (11.81%) Middleware
12 199 (9.59%) RESTful
13 190 (9.16%) Ajax
14 181 (8.73%) JMS
15 176 (8.49%) JSF
16 172 (8.29%) Struts
17 168 (8.10%) HTML5
18 166 (8.00%) EJB
19 165 (7.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.16%) Open Source
2 166 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 166 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 92 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 49 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 47 (2.27%) iPad
6 41 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (1.88%) Derivative
8 35 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 34 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.45%) BBC
11 26 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.21%) Market Risk
13 20 (0.96%) Online Games
13 20 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.92%) Equities
14 19 (0.92%) Contract for Difference
15 18 (0.87%) iSeries
15 18 (0.87%) Social Media
15 18 (0.87%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 467 (22.52%) Linux
2 375 (18.08%) UNIX
3 182 (8.78%) Windows
4 57 (2.75%) Android
5 38 (1.83%) Solaris
6 29 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.01%) AIX
9 15 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.72%) CentOS
10 11 (0.53%) Debian
11 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.14%) zOS
15 2 (0.096%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (22.71%) OO
3 405 (19.53%) Software Engineering
4 398 (19.19%) Scrum
5 383 (18.47%) TDD
6 289 (13.93%) MVC
7 277 (13.36%) SOA
8 255 (12.30%) E-Commerce
9 212 (10.22%) Unit Testing
10 183 (8.82%) UML
11 168 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
12 154 (7.43%) BDD
13 153 (7.38%) Web Development
14 130 (6.27%) OOD
15 107 (5.16%) Multithreading
16 94 (4.53%) Project Management
17 91 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
18 85 (4.10%) OOP
19 66 (3.18%) Waterfall
20 61 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1990 (95.95%) Java
2 719 (34.67%) SQL
3 688 (33.17%) JavaScript
4 131 (6.32%) C#
5 101 (4.87%) C++
6 97 (4.68%) Python
7 95 (4.58%) C
8 72 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 70 (3.38%) Groovy
10 68 (3.28%) Scala
11 62 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 59 (2.84%) Perl
13 53 (2.56%) PHP
14 42 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.16%) Ruby
16 19 (0.92%) VB
17 18 (0.87%) RPG IV
18 16 (0.77%) RPG
19 10 (0.48%) PHP5
19 10 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 388 (18.71%) Degree
2 62 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.77%) HNC
5 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.19%) PhD
9 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.14%) MCP
9 3 (0.14%) MCSE
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.096%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.096%) ISEB
10 2 (0.096%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.096%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.29%) QA
2 9 (0.43%) SLA
3 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) Basel III
4 4 (0.19%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.048%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.048%) COBIT
6 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.21%) Xen
3 9 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.29%) Docker
4 6 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.24%) Varnish
6 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.19%) NFS
6 4 (0.19%) HDFS
7 3 (0.14%) KVM
7 3 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.096%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.048%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 43 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (1.49%) Puppet
3 15 (0.72%) Nagios
4 10 (0.48%) Munin
5 7 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (0.29%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.24%) Cacti
8 3 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.096%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.096%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.096%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.048%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.048%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 646 (31.15%) Oracle
2 420 (20.25%) JBoss
3 105 (5.06%) hybris
4 104 (5.01%) Microsoft
5 90 (4.34%) TIBCO
6 69 (3.33%) IBM
7 58 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 57 (2.75%) Sybase
9 50 (2.41%) ATG
10 47 (2.27%) Demandware
11 41 (1.98%) Adobe
12 37 (1.78%) VMware
13 36 (1.74%) SAP
14 30 (1.45%) Google
15 28 (1.35%) Panasonic
15 28 (1.35%) Informatica
16 26 (1.25%) Sun
17 20 (0.96%) Twitter
17 20 (0.96%) Vignette
17 20 (0.96%) Murex
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus an
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £75000 per annum - Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wales
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 60,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45,000 dep on experience + excel
Posted: Yesterday