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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 570 403 385
Rank change year-on-year
-167 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 339 655 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 295 535 602
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -145 330 £47,500 +5.55% 47
London -66 127 £50,000 - 17
South East -15 100 £45,000 - 14
Kent +43 34 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire -93 34 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East of England -13 26 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Sittingbourne - 26 £41,250 - 1
City of London +5 22 £62,000 -0.80% 4
North West -54 22 £38,000 -1.29% 7
Berkshire +1 20 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Sussex -3 18 £40,000 -11.11%
North Yorkshire +6 17 £50,000 +19.04% 3
Middlesbrough +5 17 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Leeds -71 17 £37,500 +1.35% 1
West Yorkshire -82 17 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Horsham -3 13 £50,000 +21.21%
Essex -14 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -7 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Crawley -13 11 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -32 11 £48,000 +20.00%
Manchester -34 11 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire -1 10 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Reading +2 8 £52,500 +13.51% 3
South West -5 8 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Tonbridge - 8 £55,000 -
Chester +14 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Milton Keynes +3 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stockport +3 7 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -10 7 £42,500 -3.40%

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 773 (100.00%) Java
1 773 (100.00%) J2EE
2 463 (59.90%) Spring
3 362 (46.83%) SQL
4 333 (43.08%) Hibernate
5 325 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (41.27%) JavaScript
7 303 (39.20%) Web Services
8 279 (36.09%) XML
9 248 (32.08%) HTML
10 240 (31.05%) Oracle
11 232 (30.01%) Linux
12 225 (29.11%) JSP
13 208 (26.91%) CSS
14 191 (24.71%) SOAP
15 186 (24.06%) Tomcat
16 180 (23.29%) JUnit
17 176 (22.77%) Maven
18 175 (22.64%) Eclipse
19 169 (21.86%) Ant
20 151 (19.53%) MVC
21 144 (18.63%) Degree
22 142 (18.37%) Software Engineering
23 141 (18.24%) Subversion
24 138 (17.85%) MySQL
25 137 (17.72%) TDD
26 128 (16.56%) Apache
27 126 (16.30%) E-Commerce
28 125 (16.17%) jQuery
29 117 (15.14%) OO

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 186 (24.06%) Tomcat
2 128 (16.56%) Apache
3 111 (14.36%) JBoss
4 95 (12.29%) WebLogic
5 58 (7.50%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (2.98%) Apache Solr
8 20 (2.59%) Node.js
9 17 (2.20%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.68%) Alfresco
12 9 (1.16%) Joomla!
12 9 (1.16%) MQSeries
13 8 (1.03%) CMS
14 6 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.78%) IIS
15 4 (0.52%) LiveCycle
16 3 (0.39%) Liferay
16 3 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (1.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Staffware
1 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.05%) SaaS
2 16 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.41%) HTTP
2 33 (4.27%) Internet
3 10 (1.29%) SSH
4 9 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) LDAP
5 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (17.85%) MySQL
2 81 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 78 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 67 (8.67%) RDBMS
5 42 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (4.53%) MongoDB
8 31 (4.01%) Oracle Database
9 20 (2.59%) DB2
10 16 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.55%) Big Data
12 7 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.39%) JasperReports
15 3 (0.39%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 180 (23.29%) JUnit
2 176 (22.77%) Maven
3 175 (22.64%) Eclipse
4 169 (21.86%) Ant
5 141 (18.24%) Subversion
6 99 (12.81%) Git (software)
7 65 (8.41%) JIRA
8 51 (6.60%) Hudson
9 47 (6.08%) TestNG
10 45 (5.82%) SoapUI
11 38 (4.92%) Jenkins
12 29 (3.75%) Selenium
13 11 (1.42%) Mockito
14 10 (1.29%) Emacs
14 10 (1.29%) Log4j
15 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (0.91%) ClearCase
17 6 (0.78%) JMeter
17 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 109 (14.10%) Finance
2 58 (7.50%) Retail
3 57 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 53 (6.86%) Banking
5 33 (4.27%) Games
6 21 (2.72%) Publishing
7 20 (2.59%) Back Office
8 18 (2.33%) Front Office
9 14 (1.81%) Music Industry
10 12 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.29%) iGaming
12 9 (1.16%) Law
13 6 (0.78%) Legal
14 5 (0.65%) Advertising
15 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.39%) Marketing
16 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.26%) Automotive
16 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (100.00%) J2EE
2 463 (59.90%) Spring
3 333 (43.08%) Hibernate
4 303 (39.20%) Web Services
5 279 (36.09%) XML
6 248 (32.08%) HTML
7 225 (29.11%) JSP
8 208 (26.91%) CSS
9 191 (24.71%) SOAP
10 125 (16.17%) jQuery
11 117 (15.14%) Struts
12 112 (14.49%) Spring MVC
13 110 (14.23%) JDBC
14 101 (13.07%) Ajax
15 96 (12.42%) Java EE
16 95 (12.29%) Servlets
17 89 (11.51%) REST
18 80 (10.35%) RESTful
19 78 (10.09%) JSF
20 76 (9.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 41 (5.30%) Open Source
3 29 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.81%) Social Media
5 14 (1.81%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.68%) Online Games
7 12 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (1.29%) Mobile Games
9 9 (1.16%) Web 2.0
9 9 (1.16%) RIA
10 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.65%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.52%) Clustering
12 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 232 (30.01%) Linux
2 110 (14.23%) UNIX
3 49 (6.34%) Windows
4 20 (2.59%) Android
4 20 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.16%) AIX
5 9 (1.16%) HPUX
5 9 (1.16%) Solaris
6 3 (0.39%) CentOS
6 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) SUSE
7 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (19.53%) MVC
3 142 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 137 (17.72%) TDD
5 126 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 117 (15.14%) OO
7 89 (11.51%) Scrum
8 81 (10.48%) Unit Testing
9 76 (9.83%) Multithreading
10 69 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (8.41%) Web Development
12 58 (7.50%) OOP
13 52 (6.73%) Integration Testing
14 45 (5.82%) UML
14 45 (5.82%) Mentoring
15 40 (5.17%) SOA
16 38 (4.92%) Content Management
17 37 (4.79%) OOD
18 34 (4.40%) Software Architecture
18 34 (4.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 773 (100.00%) Java
2 362 (46.83%) SQL
3 319 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 40 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 35 (4.53%) XPath
6 31 (4.01%) Scala
7 25 (3.23%) Groovy
8 19 (2.46%) Perl
9 18 (2.33%) XQuery
9 18 (2.33%) Ruby
10 17 (2.20%) HQL
11 16 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.07%) C++
12 14 (1.81%) C#
13 13 (1.68%) AspectJ
13 13 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.55%) Python
15 11 (1.42%) PHP
16 5 (0.65%) C
16 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 144 (18.63%) Degree
2 35 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.40%) Sun Certification
4 30 (3.88%) OCPJP
5 28 (3.62%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.98%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.55%) VCP4
8 9 (1.16%) OCMJD
9 3 (0.39%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.75%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
2 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 240 (31.05%) Oracle
2 54 (6.99%) Sun
3 42 (5.43%) IBM
4 26 (3.36%) hybris
5 20 (2.59%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.20%) Endeca
7 14 (1.81%) Adobe
8 9 (1.16%) Interwoven
9 8 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.91%) ATG
10 7 (0.91%) Sybase
10 7 (0.91%) VMware
11 6 (0.78%) SAP
12 4 (0.52%) Terracotta
13 3 (0.39%) Venda
13 3 (0.39%) Demandware
13 3 (0.39%) Chordiant
13 3 (0.39%) Hitachi
14 2 (0.26%) BEA
14 2 (0.26%) Murex
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