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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 531 396 351
Rank change year-on-year
-135 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 365 645 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 314 519 724
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -122 359 £47,500 +5.55% 49
London -94 118 £53,750 +7.50% 19
South East -23 107 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Yorkshire -94 42 £40,000 - 5
Kent +38 40 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North West -37 32 £39,250 +1.94% 10
Sittingbourne - 31 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -46 28 £40,000 +3.22% 1
West Yorkshire -70 28 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East of England -17 26 £42,500 - 3
City of London +11 25 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West -6 18 £35,000 - 1
Manchester -29 18 £37,500 - 7
West Sussex -4 16 £40,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +5 13 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Cheshire -1 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Middlesbrough -3 13 £50,000 +13.63% 1
West Midlands -20 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire -28 13 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Crawley -7 12 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -15 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Chester +17 11 £47,500 +11.76%
Horsham -4 11 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -15 11 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Bristol +6 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Stockport +1 9 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Hampshire -27 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Milton Keynes -1 8 £40,000 +23.07%

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 774 (100.00%) Java
1 774 (100.00%) J2EE
2 495 (63.95%) Spring
3 365 (47.16%) SQL
4 351 (45.35%) Hibernate
5 338 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
6 297 (38.37%) JavaScript
7 288 (37.21%) Web Services
8 281 (36.30%) XML
9 258 (33.33%) Oracle
10 241 (31.14%) HTML
11 225 (29.07%) Linux
12 217 (28.04%) JSP
13 195 (25.19%) CSS
13 195 (25.19%) Tomcat
14 187 (24.16%) JUnit
15 178 (23.00%) Maven
16 175 (22.61%) SOAP
17 156 (20.16%) Ant
18 153 (19.77%) Eclipse
19 150 (19.38%) Subversion
20 148 (19.12%) Software Engineering
21 146 (18.86%) TDD
22 143 (18.48%) MVC
23 140 (18.09%) Degree
24 133 (17.18%) E-Commerce
25 131 (16.93%) MySQL
26 128 (16.54%) OO
27 123 (15.89%) Finance
28 118 (15.25%) Apache

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 195 (25.19%) Tomcat
2 118 (15.25%) Apache
3 113 (14.60%) JBoss
4 99 (12.79%) WebLogic
5 57 (7.36%) WebSphere
6 27 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (2.58%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.94%) Node.js
8 15 (1.94%) GlassFish
9 13 (1.68%) Alfresco
10 11 (1.42%) CMS
10 11 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (1.16%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.16%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.65%) IIS
13 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.39%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Enfinity
2 1 (0.13%) Endur
2 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.01%) SaaS
2 18 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.27%) HTTP
2 34 (4.39%) Internet
3 9 (1.16%) SSH
3 9 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) SNMP
4 1 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.93%) MySQL
2 93 (12.02%) Relational Database
3 75 (9.69%) RDBMS
4 64 (8.27%) SQL Server
5 41 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (4.39%) Oracle Database
8 33 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.71%) DB2
10 14 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.29%) Big Data
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.39%) HBase
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.26%) SQLite
15 2 (0.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 187 (24.16%) JUnit
2 178 (23.00%) Maven
3 156 (20.16%) Ant
4 153 (19.77%) Eclipse
5 150 (19.38%) Subversion
6 92 (11.89%) Git (software)
7 67 (8.66%) Hudson
8 60 (7.75%) JIRA
9 44 (5.68%) Jenkins
10 41 (5.30%) TestNG
11 40 (5.17%) SoapUI
12 27 (3.49%) Selenium
13 9 (1.16%) Log4j
13 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.16%) Emacs
14 8 (1.03%) Mockito
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
16 5 (0.65%) JMeter
17 4 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 123 (15.89%) Finance
2 69 (8.91%) Banking
3 62 (8.01%) Telecoms
4 50 (6.46%) Retail
5 38 (4.91%) Games
6 23 (2.97%) Back Office
7 22 (2.84%) Front Office
8 20 (2.58%) Publishing
9 15 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.81%) Music Industry
11 12 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.16%) Law
12 9 (1.16%) iGaming
13 8 (1.03%) Legal
14 4 (0.52%) Automotive
15 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.39%) Marketing
16 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.26%) Electronics
16 2 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (100.00%) J2EE
2 495 (63.95%) Spring
3 351 (45.35%) Hibernate
4 288 (37.21%) Web Services
5 281 (36.30%) XML
6 241 (31.14%) HTML
7 217 (28.04%) JSP
8 195 (25.19%) CSS
9 175 (22.61%) SOAP
10 114 (14.73%) jQuery
11 108 (13.95%) Struts
11 108 (13.95%) Spring MVC
12 106 (13.70%) JDBC
13 102 (13.18%) Java EE
14 90 (11.63%) Ajax
15 89 (11.50%) Servlets
16 78 (10.08%) REST
17 73 (9.43%) JSF
18 72 (9.30%) JSON
19 71 (9.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.07%) Open Source
3 35 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.94%) Social Media
6 14 (1.81%) Online Games
6 14 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
8 11 (1.42%) Mobile Games
9 9 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.16%) RIA
9 9 (1.16%) Web 2.0
10 8 (1.03%) Derivative
10 8 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.90%) Equities
11 7 (0.90%) Contract for Difference
11 7 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 225 (29.07%) Linux
2 117 (15.12%) UNIX
3 39 (5.04%) Windows
4 23 (2.97%) Android
5 21 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.68%) AIX
7 9 (1.16%) HPUX
7 9 (1.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (19.12%) Software Engineering
3 146 (18.86%) TDD
4 143 (18.48%) MVC
5 133 (17.18%) E-Commerce
6 128 (16.54%) OO
7 89 (11.50%) Scrum
8 81 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 67 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (8.66%) Multithreading
9 67 (8.66%) Web Development
10 51 (6.59%) OOP
11 46 (5.94%) Integration Testing
12 43 (5.56%) OOD
13 42 (5.43%) UML
13 42 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 39 (5.04%) Content Management
15 37 (4.78%) BDD
16 36 (4.65%) Software Architecture
17 33 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 774 (100.00%) Java
2 365 (47.16%) SQL
3 297 (38.37%) JavaScript
4 46 (5.94%) PL/SQL
5 37 (4.78%) XPath
6 36 (4.65%) Scala
7 25 (3.23%) Groovy
7 25 (3.23%) Perl
8 20 (2.58%) Ruby
9 19 (2.45%) XQuery
10 16 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.94%) C++
11 15 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.94%) HQL
12 13 (1.68%) PHP
13 11 (1.42%) C#
14 9 (1.16%) AspectJ
14 9 (1.16%) C
15 5 (0.65%) Python
15 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (18.09%) Degree
2 40 (5.17%) Sun Certification
3 37 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 31 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 30 (3.88%) OCPJP
6 20 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.42%) OCMJD
8 10 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.01%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
2 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 258 (33.33%) Oracle
2 57 (7.36%) Sun
3 38 (4.91%) IBM
4 23 (2.97%) hybris
5 15 (1.94%) Endeca
6 12 (1.55%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.42%) Adobe
8 10 (1.29%) Sybase
9 9 (1.16%) Interwoven
10 7 (0.90%) Murex
10 7 (0.90%) Calypso
11 6 (0.78%) Google
11 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.78%) ATG
12 5 (0.65%) VMware
13 3 (0.39%) Chordiant
13 3 (0.39%) Hitachi
13 3 (0.39%) SAP
14 2 (0.26%) Terracotta
14 2 (0.26%) Venda
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