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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 631 596 421
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -175
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 311 377 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 291 322 545
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 -54 304 £47,500 - 43
London +23 146 £52,500 +2.43% 21
South East -11 80 £42,750 +6.87% 6
East of England +6 38 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Milton Keynes +7 22 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Essex +8 18 £62,500 +51.51% 1
West Sussex -4 16 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -19 16 £40,000 -16.66% 4
South West 0 15 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Brentford - 13 £42,500 -
Colchester - 13 £62,500 -
City of London +45 12 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Kent -18 12 £55,000 +22.22%
Horsham +2 11 £40,000 -
Bristol +1 11 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Yorkshire -18 11 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Crawley +2 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -1 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Leeds -8 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £55,000 -
Surrey +14 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire +10 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire +7 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcester +7 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Hertfordshire -8 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Twickenham +1 7 £40,000 -
Coventry 0 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bedford +12 5 £30,000 -

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 678 (100.00%) Java
1 678 (100.00%) J2EE
2 438 (64.60%) Spring
3 415 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (46.17%) Hibernate
5 299 (44.10%) JavaScript
6 257 (37.91%) HTML
7 226 (33.33%) CSS
8 221 (32.60%) SQL
9 202 (29.79%) Linux
10 185 (27.29%) XML
11 184 (27.14%) TDD
12 183 (26.99%) Web Services
13 179 (26.40%) JSP
14 173 (25.52%) Maven
15 172 (25.37%) Oracle
16 167 (24.63%) Degree
17 153 (22.57%) jQuery
18 144 (21.24%) Software Engineering
19 141 (20.80%) REST
20 131 (19.32%) OO
21 130 (19.17%) Finance
22 122 (17.99%) Computer Science
23 120 (17.70%) SQL Server
23 120 (17.70%) JUnit
24 118 (17.40%) Scrum
25 112 (16.52%) Eclipse
26 104 (15.34%) Tomcat
27 97 (14.31%) OOP
28 96 (14.16%) Open Source

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
1 104 (15.34%) Tomcat
2 85 (12.54%) WebLogic
3 79 (11.65%) JBoss
4 61 (9.00%) Apache
5 50 (7.37%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.65%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.36%) Node.js
8 15 (2.21%) CMS
9 14 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.92%) Confluence
11 11 (1.62%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.18%) Jetty
14 5 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.74%) Liferay
15 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.44%) GemFire
15 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.06%) Bluemix
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.74%) GitHub
4 3 (0.44%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.52%) HTTP
2 24 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.77%) LDAP
4 8 (1.18%) Internet
5 4 (0.59%) Skype
6 2 (0.29%) GSM
6 2 (0.29%) INAP
6 2 (0.29%) RTP
6 2 (0.29%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.29%) SS7
6 2 (0.29%) TCAP
6 2 (0.29%) VLAN
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.91%) MySQL
3 65 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 44 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 39 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 36 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (4.57%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.69%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.21%) Big Data
10 13 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (1.33%) JasperReports
12 8 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
13 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.88%) DB2
15 5 (0.74%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.74%) OrientDB
16 4 (0.59%) Hazelcast
16 4 (0.59%) MarkLogic
16 4 (0.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 173 (25.52%) Maven
2 120 (17.70%) JUnit
3 112 (16.52%) Eclipse
4 85 (12.54%) Subversion
5 69 (10.18%) Git (software)
6 65 (9.59%) Jenkins
7 58 (8.55%) Ant
8 36 (5.31%) JIRA
9 28 (4.13%) TestNG
10 26 (3.83%) Selenium
11 20 (2.95%) Mockito
12 16 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.21%) Hudson
14 13 (1.92%) JBehave
15 11 (1.62%) Gradle
15 11 (1.62%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
16 10 (1.47%) jMock
16 10 (1.47%) MagicDraw
17 7 (1.03%) EasyMock
General
1 130 (19.17%) Finance
2 36 (5.31%) Banking
3 30 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.28%) Games
5 19 (2.80%) Marketing
6 18 (2.65%) Law
7 13 (1.92%) Retail
8 12 (1.77%) Legal
9 9 (1.33%) Automotive
10 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (100.00%) J2EE
2 438 (64.60%) Spring
3 313 (46.17%) Hibernate
4 257 (37.91%) HTML
5 226 (33.33%) CSS
6 185 (27.29%) XML
7 183 (26.99%) Web Services
8 179 (26.40%) JSP
9 153 (22.57%) jQuery
10 141 (20.80%) REST
11 92 (13.57%) JPA
12 89 (13.13%) RESTful
13 88 (12.98%) JDBC
13 88 (12.98%) Struts
14 85 (12.54%) Servlets
15 78 (11.50%) Ajax
15 78 (11.50%) Java EE
16 75 (11.06%) HTML5
17 73 (10.77%) EJB
18 66 (9.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.24%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.18%) Streaming Music
8 7 (1.03%) Mobile Games
9 6 (0.88%) Fintech
9 6 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.88%) Online Games
10 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.59%) Clustering
11 4 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.59%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.44%) Social Media
12 3 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 202 (29.79%) Linux
2 81 (11.95%) Unix
3 50 (7.37%) Windows
4 13 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.77%) Android
6 6 (0.88%) Solaris
7 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) OS/390
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (27.14%) TDD
3 144 (21.24%) Software Engineering
4 131 (19.32%) OO
5 118 (17.40%) Scrum
6 97 (14.31%) OOP
7 96 (14.16%) Open Source
8 76 (11.21%) UML
9 73 (10.77%) MVC
10 72 (10.62%) SDLC
11 65 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (9.14%) Web Development
13 59 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 58 (8.55%) OOD
15 56 (8.26%) E-Commerce
16 48 (7.08%) BDD
17 47 (6.93%) Multithreading
17 47 (6.93%) SOA
18 40 (5.90%) OOA/OOD
19 37 (5.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 678 (100.00%) Java
2 299 (44.10%) JavaScript
3 221 (32.60%) SQL
4 49 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 30 (4.42%) C#
6 27 (3.98%) Scala
7 23 (3.39%) C
8 21 (3.10%) Python
9 16 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.06%) AspectJ
11 11 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.47%) C++
12 10 (1.47%) Jython
13 7 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.03%) Perl
14 6 (0.88%) VB
15 5 (0.74%) Groovy
15 5 (0.74%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 167 (24.63%) Degree
2 28 (4.13%) Sun Certification
3 26 (3.83%) OCPJP
4 22 (3.24%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.59%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.29%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) HL7
2 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.59%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) iptables
Vendors
1 172 (25.37%) Oracle
2 46 (6.78%) Sun
3 22 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.10%) IBM
5 12 (1.77%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.77%) Sybase
6 11 (1.62%) Adobe
7 9 (1.33%) Google
8 6 (0.88%) Facebook
8 6 (0.88%) Twitter
9 5 (0.74%) Apple
9 5 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.59%) Cognos
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.44%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.44%) hybris
12 2 (0.29%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.15%) ATG
13 1 (0.15%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.15%) SAP
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