The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 611 484 445
Rank change year-on-year
-127 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 289 530 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 260 456 511
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -141 270 £50,000 +11.11% 33
London -50 122 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East -18 67 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East of England -10 39 £47,500 +11.76% 6
City of London +21 32 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +29 25 £48,000 +9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 21 £47,500 +46.15%
Cambridge +23 20 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Milton Keynes -11 19 £47,500 +46.15%
South West -14 18 £43,750 +16.66% 1
North West -47 17 £37,500 - 12
Somerset +17 12 £55,000 +41.93%
Scotland +16 12 £32,500 -23.52%
Berkshire +5 9 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -51 9 £40,250 +7.33% 2
Kent +15 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Stirling - 8 £28,000 -
East Sussex +28 7 £62,500 +25.00%
Hampshire +3 7 £47,500 +31.03%
Essex -11 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire -17 7 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Tonbridge - 7 £55,000 -
Wells - 7 £55,000 -
Cheshire +1 6 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Bristol -17 6 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -26 6 £32,250 -19.37% 3
Reading +10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales -4 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Cardiff -8 5 £35,000 +7.69%
South Wales -9 5 £35,000 +7.69%

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 634 (100.00%) Java
1 634 (100.00%) J2EE
2 397 (62.62%) Spring
3 318 (50.16%) Agile Software Development
4 276 (43.53%) Hibernate
5 269 (42.43%) SQL
6 265 (41.80%) JavaScript
7 228 (35.96%) HTML
8 199 (31.39%) CSS
9 193 (30.44%) Web Services
10 165 (26.03%) XML
11 151 (23.82%) Linux
12 150 (23.66%) Maven
13 146 (23.03%) JSP
14 143 (22.56%) Oracle
15 142 (22.40%) Tomcat
16 135 (21.29%) OO
17 132 (20.82%) Scrum
18 121 (19.09%) Eclipse
19 116 (18.30%) TDD
20 115 (18.14%) Struts
21 112 (17.67%) JUnit
22 111 (17.51%) Degree
22 111 (17.51%) Ant
22 111 (17.51%) REST
23 104 (16.40%) Finance
24 103 (16.25%) MySQL
25 102 (16.09%) SOAP
26 101 (15.93%) Servlets
26 101 (15.93%) Subversion

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 142 (22.40%) Tomcat
2 78 (12.30%) JBoss
3 65 (10.25%) Apache
4 62 (9.78%) WebLogic
4 62 (9.78%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (3.00%) Apache Solr
7 15 (2.37%) Node.js
8 14 (2.21%) MQSeries
9 12 (1.89%) Confluence
9 12 (1.89%) Liferay
10 11 (1.74%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.58%) Jetty
12 8 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (1.26%) Mule
13 4 (0.63%) LiveCycle
13 4 (0.63%) CMS
13 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Staffware
4 1 (0.16%) AWD
4 1 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.74%) SaaS
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.63%) GitHub
5 3 (0.47%) IaaS
5 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.20%) HTTP
2 17 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.37%) Internet
4 9 (1.42%) LDAP
5 4 (0.63%) Broadband
5 4 (0.63%) SSL
6 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) Telnet
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.25%) MySQL
2 83 (13.09%) SQL Server
3 56 (8.83%) Relational Database
4 39 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (4.89%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.47%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.68%) Big Data
10 14 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.79%) DB2
11 5 (0.79%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.32%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 150 (23.66%) Maven
2 121 (19.09%) Eclipse
3 112 (17.67%) JUnit
4 111 (17.51%) Ant
5 101 (15.93%) Subversion
6 98 (15.46%) Git (software)
7 49 (7.73%) JIRA
8 34 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.00%) Selenium
10 17 (2.68%) IntelliJ
10 17 (2.68%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.37%) TestNG
12 12 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.74%) Hudson
14 10 (1.58%) Mockito
15 9 (1.42%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.42%) MagicDraw
16 8 (1.26%) Log4j
17 7 (1.10%) Gradle
18 6 (0.95%) jMock
General
1 104 (16.40%) Finance
2 54 (8.52%) Retail
3 45 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.89%) Banking
5 20 (3.15%) Publishing
6 13 (2.05%) Games
6 13 (2.05%) Automotive
6 13 (2.05%) Marketing
7 8 (1.26%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.79%) Law
9 5 (0.79%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (100.00%) J2EE
2 397 (62.62%) Spring
3 276 (43.53%) Hibernate
4 228 (35.96%) HTML
5 199 (31.39%) CSS
6 193 (30.44%) Web Services
7 165 (26.03%) XML
8 146 (23.03%) JSP
9 115 (18.14%) Struts
10 111 (17.51%) REST
11 102 (16.09%) SOAP
12 101 (15.93%) Servlets
13 98 (15.46%) Java EE
14 89 (14.04%) jQuery
15 73 (11.51%) Spring MVC
16 68 (10.73%) JDBC
17 66 (10.41%) JMS
18 63 (9.94%) JPA
18 63 (9.94%) JSON
19 61 (9.62%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.15%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.26%) Economics
9 7 (1.10%) Spread Betting
10 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.79%) iSeries
12 4 (0.63%) Online Games
12 4 (0.63%) GIS
13 3 (0.47%) AS400
13 3 (0.47%) W3C
13 3 (0.47%) DTV
13 3 (0.47%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 151 (23.82%) Linux
2 90 (14.20%) UNIX
3 51 (8.04%) Windows
4 7 (1.10%) Solaris
5 6 (0.95%) CentOS
6 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (50.16%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (21.29%) OO
3 132 (20.82%) Scrum
4 116 (18.30%) TDD
5 90 (14.20%) Software Engineering
6 89 (14.04%) MVC
7 82 (12.93%) SDLC
8 79 (12.46%) E-Commerce
9 61 (9.62%) UML
10 52 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 50 (7.89%) OOP
12 47 (7.41%) Waterfall
13 44 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (6.78%) OOD
15 42 (6.62%) SOA
15 42 (6.62%) OOA/OOD
15 42 (6.62%) Web Development
16 39 (6.15%) Multithreading
17 34 (5.36%) Open Source
18 32 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 634 (100.00%) Java
2 269 (42.43%) SQL
3 265 (41.80%) JavaScript
4 42 (6.62%) PL/SQL
5 28 (4.42%) Scala
6 24 (3.79%) Python
7 21 (3.31%) C++
8 20 (3.15%) AspectJ
8 20 (3.15%) XPath
9 19 (3.00%) XQuery
10 15 (2.37%) Perl
11 12 (1.89%) C
12 11 (1.74%) Groovy
12 11 (1.74%) Ruby
12 11 (1.74%) CoffeeScript
13 10 (1.58%) C#
13 10 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.26%) HQL
15 6 (0.95%) Jython
16 4 (0.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 111 (17.51%) Degree
2 13 (2.05%) Sun Certification
3 11 (1.74%) OCPJP
4 10 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.95%) OCPJWCD
6 6 (0.95%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.63%) PhD
7 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) Ansible
3 2 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 143 (22.56%) Oracle
2 39 (6.15%) IBM
3 30 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.00%) hybris
5 13 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.89%) Sun
7 9 (1.42%) VMware
8 8 (1.26%) Endeca
9 6 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.95%) SAP
10 5 (0.79%) Adobe
10 5 (0.79%) Google
11 4 (0.63%) Terracotta
11 4 (0.63%) OpenLink
11 4 (0.63%) Demandware
12 3 (0.47%) BT
12 3 (0.47%) Sybase
12 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.32%) BEA
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
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