The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 759 626 503
Rank change year-on-year
-133 -123
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 162 357 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 146 317 495
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -121 156 £50,000 +5.26% 29
London -13 65 £66,250 +26.19% 12
South East -36 40 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East of England +2 27 £55,000 +19.56% 2
Milton Keynes +18 14 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 14 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Essex +11 11 £62,500 +73.61%
Colchester +7 11 £62,500 +38.88%
West Midlands -12 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hertfordshire +12 10 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Coventry +5 10 £50,000 -13.79%
Horsham +13 9 £35,000 -33.33%
West Sussex -4 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
North West -3 7 £39,250 +8.27% 3
Brighton +18 6 £45,000 +25.00% 2
East Sussex +16 6 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £44,500 -6.31% 1
Surrey +10 5 £47,500 -4.04% 2
East Midlands +9 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Cardiff +4 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Wales +3 5 £45,000 +38.46%
South Wales 0 5 £45,000 +38.46%
South West -3 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Crawley -5 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Manchester -6 5 £41,000 +32.25% 3
St Albans - 5 £47,500 -
City of London +33 4 £56,250 +15.38% 3
Northamptonshire +17 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Northampton +11 4 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +10 3 £40,000 -20.00%

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Java/J2EE Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 459 (100.00%) Java
1 459 (100.00%) J2EE
2 325 (70.81%) Spring
3 297 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (48.15%) Hibernate
5 203 (44.23%) JavaScript
6 172 (37.47%) SQL
7 166 (36.17%) HTML
7 166 (36.17%) Oracle
8 162 (35.29%) CSS
9 147 (32.03%) XML
10 140 (30.50%) Software Engineering
11 139 (30.28%) TDD
12 130 (28.32%) Web Services
13 128 (27.89%) Linux
14 121 (26.36%) OO
15 115 (25.05%) Degree
16 107 (23.31%) JUnit
17 101 (22.00%) JSP
18 98 (21.35%) Maven
19 91 (19.83%) Scrum
20 90 (19.61%) SQL Server
21 88 (19.17%) Open Source
21 88 (19.17%) REST
22 81 (17.65%) Computer Science
23 77 (16.78%) JPA
23 77 (16.78%) JMS
24 76 (16.56%) Tomcat
25 73 (15.90%) Relational Database
26 72 (15.69%) Ajax

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (16.56%) Tomcat
2 66 (14.38%) WebLogic
3 62 (13.51%) JBoss
4 52 (11.33%) WebSphere
5 45 (9.80%) Apache
6 15 (3.27%) CMS
7 13 (2.83%) Jetty
8 11 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.87%) Confluence
12 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.87%) nginx
12 4 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.65%) Liferay
13 3 (0.65%) Node.js
14 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.05%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.53%) GitHub
3 6 (1.31%) Bluemix
4 5 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.06%) HTTP
2 25 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.87%) Internet
3 4 (0.87%) LDAP
4 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.65%) Skype
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 73 (15.90%) Relational Database
3 57 (12.42%) MySQL
4 48 (10.46%) Oracle Database
4 48 (10.46%) RDBMS
5 30 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (5.01%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
8 14 (3.05%) DB2
9 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.40%) JasperReports
11 10 (2.18%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.74%) Big Data
12 8 (1.74%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.53%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.31%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.09%) SQLite
16 4 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 107 (23.31%) JUnit
2 98 (21.35%) Maven
3 49 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 38 (8.28%) Eclipse
5 36 (7.84%) Mockito
6 34 (7.41%) Subversion
7 33 (7.19%) Ant
8 23 (5.01%) jMock
8 23 (5.01%) TestNG
9 21 (4.58%) JIRA
10 14 (3.05%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.83%) Selenium
12 12 (2.61%) Gradle
13 9 (1.96%) Hudson
14 6 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.31%) IntelliJ
15 5 (1.09%) JBehave
15 5 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
16 4 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 62 (13.51%) Finance
2 24 (5.23%) Games
2 24 (5.23%) Marketing
3 23 (5.01%) Banking
4 19 (4.14%) Retail
5 13 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.53%) Advertising
6 7 (1.53%) Legal
7 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.09%) Law
8 4 (0.87%) Front Office
8 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (100.00%) J2EE
2 325 (70.81%) Spring
3 221 (48.15%) Hibernate
4 166 (36.17%) HTML
5 162 (35.29%) CSS
6 147 (32.03%) XML
7 130 (28.32%) Web Services
8 101 (22.00%) JSP
9 88 (19.17%) REST
10 77 (16.78%) JMS
10 77 (16.78%) JPA
11 72 (15.69%) Ajax
12 67 (14.60%) jQuery
12 67 (14.60%) Struts
13 59 (12.85%) Servlets
14 58 (12.64%) JDBC
14 58 (12.64%) RESTful
15 51 (11.11%) SOAP
16 48 (10.46%) Spring MVC
17 47 (10.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 16 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.83%) Data Integration
7 12 (2.61%) Mobile Games
8 11 (2.40%) Fintech
9 6 (1.31%) Clustering
9 6 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.09%) Derivative
10 5 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.09%) Streaming Music
10 5 (1.09%) Tandem
11 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.87%) Online Games
12 3 (0.65%) Economics
12 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.65%) User Experience
13 2 (0.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 128 (27.89%) Linux
2 50 (10.89%) Unix
3 37 (8.06%) Windows
4 14 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.53%) AIX
6 7 (1.53%) Android
7 5 (1.09%) Solaris
8 4 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (30.50%) Software Engineering
3 139 (30.28%) TDD
4 121 (26.36%) OO
5 91 (19.83%) Scrum
6 88 (19.17%) Open Source
7 71 (15.47%) MVC
8 70 (15.25%) Web Development
9 66 (14.38%) OOP
10 56 (12.20%) SOA
11 53 (11.55%) Multithreading
12 52 (11.33%) E-Commerce
13 50 (10.89%) OOD
14 47 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (10.24%) SDLC
15 42 (9.15%) BDD
16 36 (7.84%) UML
17 34 (7.41%) Mentoring
18 29 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
18 29 (6.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 459 (100.00%) Java
2 203 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 172 (37.47%) SQL
4 50 (10.89%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.23%) Scala
6 8 (1.74%) C#
6 8 (1.74%) XPath
7 7 (1.53%) Groovy
7 7 (1.53%) Python
7 7 (1.53%) Ruby
7 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.31%) AspectJ
8 6 (1.31%) C
9 5 (1.09%) Perl
10 4 (0.87%) VBA
11 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 115 (25.05%) Degree
2 20 (4.36%) OCPJP
2 20 (4.36%) Oracle Certification
3 16 (3.49%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.53%) Docker
1 7 (1.53%) HDFS
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Ansible
1 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 166 (36.17%) Oracle
2 33 (7.19%) Sun
3 18 (3.92%) IBM
4 10 (2.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.74%) ATG
6 7 (1.53%) hybris
7 5 (1.09%) Adobe
7 5 (1.09%) Fiorano
7 5 (1.09%) SAP
7 5 (1.09%) Talend
8 4 (0.87%) Apple
8 4 (0.87%) BEA
8 4 (0.87%) Blue Martini
8 4 (0.87%) Elastic Path
8 4 (0.87%) Facebook
8 4 (0.87%) Google
8 4 (0.87%) ILOG
8 4 (0.87%) Interwoven
8 4 (0.87%) Sybase
8 4 (0.87%) Twitter
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: Unspecified £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits inc pension scheme, Share Options 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
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Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Sheffield
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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London
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
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Manchester
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London
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