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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 658 494 441
Rank change year-on-year
-164 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 251 481 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 229 402 473
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 £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -156 235 £50,000 +11.11% 37
London -86 102 £58,750 +17.50% 8
South East -8 50 £47,500 +5.55% 5
East of England -11 40 £48,000 +7.86% 5
City of London +12 26 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +28 24 £48,000 +1.05% 4
Cambridge +22 19 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Milton Keynes -17 13 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West -53 13 £37,500 - 9
South West -21 12 £50,000 +34.80%
Scotland +8 10 £33,750 -20.58% 1
East Sussex +19 9 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Yorkshire -43 9 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Essex -15 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -16 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire -39 7 £53,750 +38.70% 4
Leeds -40 7 £53,750 +34.37% 4
Hampshire +17 6 £46,250 +23.33%
Berkshire +17 6 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Somerset +6 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey -7 6 £34,000 -32.00% 1
West Sussex -8 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 6 £40,000 -
Manchester -27 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Watford - 6 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £46,250 -
Brighton +13 5 £42,000 -16.00%
Horsham 0 5 £50,000 - 1

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 584 (100.00%) Java
1 584 (100.00%) J2EE
2 386 (66.10%) Spring
3 305 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (45.89%) Hibernate
5 246 (42.12%) JavaScript
6 242 (41.44%) SQL
7 209 (35.79%) HTML
8 189 (32.36%) CSS
9 180 (30.82%) Web Services
10 158 (27.05%) XML
11 144 (24.66%) Oracle
12 141 (24.14%) Maven
13 135 (23.12%) Linux
14 134 (22.95%) OO
15 124 (21.23%) JSP
16 123 (21.06%) Scrum
17 119 (20.38%) Tomcat
18 112 (19.18%) TDD
19 110 (18.84%) Finance
20 108 (18.49%) Struts
21 105 (17.98%) Eclipse
21 105 (17.98%) Degree
22 101 (17.29%) JUnit
22 101 (17.29%) REST
23 92 (15.75%) Servlets
24 91 (15.58%) Java EE
24 91 (15.58%) Subversion
25 90 (15.41%) MySQL
25 90 (15.41%) Ant

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 119 (20.38%) Tomcat
2 70 (11.99%) JBoss
3 57 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 55 (9.42%) WebLogic
5 51 (8.73%) Apache
6 17 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.74%) MQSeries
8 15 (2.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (2.40%) Confluence
10 13 (2.23%) Node.js
10 13 (2.23%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.88%) Liferay
12 10 (1.71%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.71%) Jetty
13 8 (1.37%) Mule
14 7 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.68%) CMS
15 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Magento
2 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) AWD
3 1 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.88%) HTTP
2 20 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.57%) Internet
4 9 (1.54%) LDAP
5 4 (0.68%) SSL
5 4 (0.68%) Broadband
6 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.34%) SNMP
7 1 (0.17%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Telnet
7 1 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.41%) MySQL
2 81 (13.87%) SQL Server
3 54 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 36 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.25%) Big Data
9 16 (2.74%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (0.86%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.51%) HBase
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.34%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 141 (24.14%) Maven
2 105 (17.98%) Eclipse
3 101 (17.29%) JUnit
4 91 (15.58%) Subversion
5 90 (15.41%) Ant
6 86 (14.73%) Git (software)
7 41 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 41 (7.02%) JIRA
8 16 (2.74%) IntelliJ
8 16 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.23%) Selenium
11 11 (1.88%) MagicDraw
12 9 (1.54%) jMock
13 8 (1.37%) TestNG
13 8 (1.37%) Hudson
13 8 (1.37%) Gradle
14 7 (1.20%) Mockito
14 7 (1.20%) Log4j
15 6 (1.03%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 110 (18.84%) Finance
2 44 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 44 (7.53%) Retail
3 36 (6.16%) Banking
4 18 (3.08%) Publishing
5 17 (2.91%) Automotive
6 11 (1.88%) Games
6 11 (1.88%) Marketing
7 8 (1.37%) Law
7 8 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (100.00%) J2EE
2 386 (66.10%) Spring
3 268 (45.89%) Hibernate
4 209 (35.79%) HTML
5 189 (32.36%) CSS
6 180 (30.82%) Web Services
7 158 (27.05%) XML
8 124 (21.23%) JSP
9 108 (18.49%) Struts
10 101 (17.29%) REST
11 92 (15.75%) Servlets
12 91 (15.58%) Java EE
13 89 (15.24%) jQuery
14 75 (12.84%) SOAP
15 71 (12.16%) JMS
16 65 (11.13%) JDBC
17 64 (10.96%) Spring MVC
18 60 (10.27%) EJB
18 60 (10.27%) HTML5
19 59 (10.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.71%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (1.37%) Economics
8 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.68%) Spread Betting
10 4 (0.68%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.68%) GIS
10 4 (0.68%) iSeries
11 3 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.51%) AS400
11 3 (0.51%) W3C
11 3 (0.51%) DTV
11 3 (0.51%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 135 (23.12%) Linux
2 84 (14.38%) UNIX
3 42 (7.19%) Windows
4 8 (1.37%) Solaris
5 5 (0.86%) CentOS
6 3 (0.51%) AIX
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (22.95%) OO
3 123 (21.06%) Scrum
4 112 (19.18%) TDD
5 83 (14.21%) Software Engineering
6 74 (12.67%) MVC
7 71 (12.16%) SDLC
8 68 (11.64%) E-Commerce
9 64 (10.96%) UML
10 50 (8.56%) Unit Testing
11 46 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (7.53%) Waterfall
13 42 (7.19%) OOP
14 40 (6.85%) OOA/OOD
15 39 (6.68%) Open Source
16 36 (6.16%) OOD
17 32 (5.48%) SOA
17 32 (5.48%) Web Development
18 28 (4.79%) Multithreading
18 28 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 584 (100.00%) Java
2 246 (42.12%) JavaScript
3 242 (41.44%) SQL
4 41 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 27 (4.62%) Scala
6 21 (3.60%) Python
7 20 (3.42%) C++
8 17 (2.91%) C
8 17 (2.91%) XQuery
9 16 (2.74%) XPath
10 15 (2.57%) AspectJ
11 12 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.05%) Perl
12 11 (1.88%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (1.54%) C#
14 8 (1.37%) Jython
15 7 (1.20%) Ruby
16 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.03%) Groovy
17 4 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 105 (17.98%) Degree
2 13 (2.23%) Sun Certification
3 10 (1.71%) OCPJP
4 8 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.03%) OCMJD
5 6 (1.03%) OCPJWCD
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.68%) PhD
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.34%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) HL7
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Ansible
3 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 144 (24.66%) Oracle
2 31 (5.31%) IBM
3 26 (4.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.40%) Atlassian
4 14 (2.40%) hybris
5 11 (1.88%) Sun
6 9 (1.54%) Sybase
7 8 (1.37%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.20%) VMware
9 5 (0.86%) Google
10 3 (0.51%) Demandware
10 3 (0.51%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.51%) Endeca
10 3 (0.51%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.51%) BT
10 3 (0.51%) SAP
11 2 (0.34%) Cognos
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) Splunk
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