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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 755 625 465
Rank change year-on-year
-130 -160
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 193 365 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 182 327 546
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 -135 187 £50,000 +5.26% 30
London -16 88 £60,000 +21.21% 9
South East -34 50 £40,000 -19.19% 5
East of England -19 23 £62,500 +35.86% 4
Milton Keynes +27 19 £47,500 +3.26%
Buckinghamshire +22 19 £47,500 +3.26%
West Midlands -8 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Coventry +16 14 £50,000 -13.79%
Colchester +12 12 £62,500 +38.88%
Essex +4 12 £62,500 +62.33%
City of London +34 8 £55,250 +10.50% 3
East Midlands 0 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Northampton +17 7 £40,000 - 1
Horsham +10 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire +10 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -16 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East Sussex +14 6 £45,000 +25.00%
Brighton +14 6 £45,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire 0 6 £64,250 +39.67% 3
Berkshire -4 6 £65,000 +49.42% 2
Watford +8 4 - - 1
Reading +6 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
North West +2 4 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South Wales +1 4 £45,000 +33.33%
South West 0 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Wales -3 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Crawley -4 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Cardiff -7 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £44,500 -8.71% 1
Surrey +3 3 £40,000 -23.80%

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 514 (100.00%) Java
1 514 (100.00%) J2EE
2 357 (69.46%) Spring
3 343 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (48.44%) Hibernate
5 228 (44.36%) JavaScript
6 191 (37.16%) HTML
7 183 (35.60%) CSS
8 180 (35.02%) SQL
9 165 (32.10%) XML
10 159 (30.93%) TDD
11 151 (29.38%) Oracle
12 143 (27.82%) Web Services
13 141 (27.43%) Linux
14 136 (26.46%) Degree
15 133 (25.88%) Software Engineering
16 129 (25.10%) Maven
16 129 (25.10%) OO
17 121 (23.54%) JSP
18 118 (22.96%) JUnit
19 107 (20.82%) REST
20 103 (20.04%) SQL Server
21 100 (19.46%) Scrum
22 94 (18.29%) Open Source
23 93 (18.09%) Computer Science
23 93 (18.09%) Tomcat
24 87 (16.93%) jQuery
25 86 (16.73%) JPA
26 81 (15.76%) JMS
27 80 (15.56%) OOP

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 93 (18.09%) Tomcat
2 74 (14.40%) WebLogic
3 70 (13.62%) JBoss
4 56 (10.89%) Apache
5 46 (8.95%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.50%) CMS
7 14 (2.72%) Apache Solr
8 13 (2.53%) Jetty
9 10 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.36%) Confluence
11 6 (1.17%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.17%) Node.js
12 5 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.97%) Liferay
13 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.58%) WordPress
15 2 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.95%) Bluemix
3 7 (1.36%) GitHub
4 4 (0.78%) SaaS
5 3 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.56%) HTTP
2 26 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.95%) Internet
4 7 (1.36%) LDAP
5 4 (0.78%) Skype
6 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.39%) GSM
7 2 (0.39%) INAP
7 2 (0.39%) RTP
7 2 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.39%) SS7
7 2 (0.39%) TCAP
7 2 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.42%) Relational Database
3 67 (13.04%) MySQL
4 52 (10.12%) RDBMS
5 44 (8.56%) Oracle Database
6 34 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.53%) InterSystems Cache
8 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.14%) Big Data
9 11 (2.14%) JasperReports
9 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.36%) DB2
11 7 (1.36%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.17%) Hazelcast
12 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.97%) SQLite
14 4 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 129 (25.10%) Maven
2 118 (22.96%) JUnit
3 70 (13.62%) Eclipse
4 56 (10.89%) Git (software)
5 46 (8.95%) Subversion
6 45 (8.75%) Ant
7 36 (7.00%) Mockito
8 29 (5.64%) JIRA
9 27 (5.25%) TestNG
10 23 (4.47%) Jenkins
11 21 (4.09%) jMock
11 21 (4.09%) Selenium
12 13 (2.53%) Gradle
13 11 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.75%) JBehave
15 8 (1.56%) Hudson
16 7 (1.36%) IntelliJ
17 5 (0.97%) CruiseControl
17 5 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
17 5 (0.97%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (12.45%) Finance
2 28 (5.45%) Games
3 22 (4.28%) Marketing
4 20 (3.89%) Banking
5 14 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.33%) Retail
7 10 (1.95%) Law
8 8 (1.56%) Legal
9 7 (1.36%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (100.00%) J2EE
2 357 (69.46%) Spring
3 249 (48.44%) Hibernate
4 191 (37.16%) HTML
5 183 (35.60%) CSS
6 165 (32.10%) XML
7 143 (27.82%) Web Services
8 121 (23.54%) JSP
9 107 (20.82%) REST
10 87 (16.93%) jQuery
11 86 (16.73%) JPA
12 81 (15.76%) JMS
13 79 (15.37%) Ajax
14 76 (14.79%) JDBC
15 68 (13.23%) Struts
16 62 (12.06%) Servlets
17 58 (11.28%) RESTful
18 53 (10.31%) SOAP
19 52 (10.12%) Java EE
20 49 (9.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.09%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.47%) Mathematics
4 22 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.53%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.95%) Fintech
7 10 (1.95%) Mobile Games
8 7 (1.36%) Streaming Music
9 6 (1.17%) Clustering
9 6 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.17%) Online Games
10 5 (0.97%) Tandem
11 4 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) User Experience
13 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.43%) Linux
2 51 (9.92%) Unix
3 35 (6.81%) Windows
4 11 (2.14%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.56%) Android
7 5 (0.97%) Solaris
8 4 (0.78%) HPUX
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (30.93%) TDD
3 133 (25.88%) Software Engineering
4 129 (25.10%) OO
5 100 (19.46%) Scrum
6 94 (18.29%) Open Source
7 80 (15.56%) OOP
8 71 (13.81%) MVC
9 66 (12.84%) Web Development
10 60 (11.67%) SOA
11 57 (11.09%) OOD
12 56 (10.89%) E-Commerce
12 56 (10.89%) SDLC
13 54 (10.51%) Multithreading
14 50 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (9.14%) UML
16 44 (8.56%) BDD
17 34 (6.61%) Mentoring
17 34 (6.61%) Unit Testing
18 30 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 514 (100.00%) Java
2 228 (44.36%) JavaScript
3 180 (35.02%) SQL
4 55 (10.70%) PL/SQL
5 25 (4.86%) Scala
6 10 (1.95%) AspectJ
7 8 (1.56%) C#
7 8 (1.56%) Python
8 7 (1.36%) C
8 7 (1.36%) Groovy
8 7 (1.36%) Ruby
8 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.17%) C++
9 6 (1.17%) Perl
9 6 (1.17%) XPath
10 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.39%) Jython
11 2 (0.39%) XQuery
12 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 136 (26.46%) Degree
2 21 (4.09%) Sun Certification
3 19 (3.70%) OCPJP
3 19 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.47%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) Docker
1 7 (1.36%) HDFS
2 2 (0.39%) iptables
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Ansible
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 151 (29.38%) Oracle
2 36 (7.00%) Sun
3 16 (3.11%) IBM
4 12 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.36%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.17%) Adobe
6 6 (1.17%) ATG
6 6 (1.17%) Sybase
7 5 (0.97%) Apple
7 5 (0.97%) Facebook
7 5 (0.97%) Google
7 5 (0.97%) hybris
7 5 (0.97%) Twitter
8 4 (0.78%) BEA
8 4 (0.78%) Blue Martini
8 4 (0.78%) Elastic Path
8 4 (0.78%) Interwoven
8 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.58%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.58%) Fiorano
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