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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 572 462 456
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 328 560 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 292 466 495
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +10.38%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -104 318 £47,500 +5.55% 42
South East -9 106 £50,000 +6.95% 14
London -9 100 £52,500 -4.54% 14
East of England +28 51 £46,000 +6.97% 5
North West -36 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £46,000 -12.38% 3
City of London +38 22 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Milton Keynes -15 21 £46,000 -12.38% 1
Hertfordshire +7 20 £46,500 +3.33%
Berkshire +6 20 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Manchester -13 19 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Kent +24 17 £55,000 - 4
South West -6 17 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Cambridge +31 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Somerset +21 13 £55,000 +46.66%
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £47,500 +18.01% 2
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
West Sussex +8 12 £52,500 +16.66%
East Sussex +6 11 £36,000 -28.00%
Essex +1 11 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Reading -9 11 £47,250 -5.50% 1
Yorkshire -77 11 £43,250 +23.57% 1
Surrey -21 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Wells - 9 £55,000 -
Wales +6 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
East Midlands -9 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire +18 7 £46,000 +4.54%
Luton +10 7 £46,000 +4.54%
South Wales +9 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Hampshire 0 7 £55,000 +29.41% 2

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 670 (100.00%) Java
1 670 (100.00%) J2EE
2 379 (56.57%) Spring
3 299 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (43.58%) SQL
5 289 (43.13%) Hibernate
6 259 (38.66%) JavaScript
7 219 (32.69%) Web Services
8 207 (30.90%) HTML
9 190 (28.36%) XML
10 177 (26.42%) CSS
11 175 (26.12%) Linux
12 172 (25.67%) Oracle
13 159 (23.73%) JSP
14 154 (22.99%) Eclipse
15 143 (21.34%) Maven
16 135 (20.15%) SOAP
16 135 (20.15%) Ant
17 134 (20.00%) Tomcat
18 122 (18.21%) JUnit
19 120 (17.91%) OO
20 118 (17.61%) MVC
20 118 (17.61%) TDD
21 115 (17.16%) MySQL
21 115 (17.16%) Degree
22 113 (16.87%) JBoss
23 110 (16.42%) Scrum
24 107 (15.97%) Struts
25 105 (15.67%) Subversion
26 104 (15.52%) Software Engineering

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 134 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 113 (16.87%) JBoss
3 98 (14.63%) Apache
4 69 (10.30%) WebLogic
5 65 (9.70%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (3.43%) Node.js
8 21 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (2.84%) Apache Solr
10 15 (2.24%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.49%) Liferay
12 9 (1.34%) MQSeries
13 8 (1.19%) Jetty
14 7 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.90%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.75%) LiveCycle
16 5 (0.75%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Staffware
2 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.15%) AWD
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.88%) SaaS
2 20 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.75%) GitHub
5 2 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.51%) HTTP
2 26 (3.88%) Internet
3 11 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.04%) SSH
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.15%) LDAP
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.16%) MySQL
2 81 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 58 (8.66%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.67%) RDBMS
5 36 (5.37%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (4.18%) MongoDB
8 27 (4.03%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.64%) DB2
11 5 (0.75%) Big Data
12 4 (0.60%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.45%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.45%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.30%) SQLite
14 2 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 154 (22.99%) Eclipse
2 143 (21.34%) Maven
3 135 (20.15%) Ant
4 122 (18.21%) JUnit
5 105 (15.67%) Subversion
6 84 (12.54%) Git (software)
7 45 (6.72%) JIRA
8 40 (5.97%) Jenkins
9 35 (5.22%) TestNG
10 32 (4.78%) SoapUI
11 22 (3.28%) Hudson
12 21 (3.13%) Selenium
13 11 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.49%) Mockito
15 9 (1.34%) Log4j
16 7 (1.04%) Emacs
16 7 (1.04%) jMock
16 7 (1.04%) IntelliJ
17 6 (0.90%) MagicDraw
17 6 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 100 (14.93%) Finance
2 55 (8.21%) Retail
3 41 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.52%) Banking
5 20 (2.99%) Publishing
6 16 (2.39%) Games
7 13 (1.94%) Automotive
8 11 (1.64%) Marketing
9 10 (1.49%) Law
10 9 (1.34%) Back Office
11 8 (1.19%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.19%) Front Office
12 7 (1.04%) iGaming
12 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.04%) Music Industry
12 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.90%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 670 (100.00%) J2EE
2 379 (56.57%) Spring
3 289 (43.13%) Hibernate
4 219 (32.69%) Web Services
5 207 (30.90%) HTML
6 190 (28.36%) XML
7 177 (26.42%) CSS
8 159 (23.73%) JSP
9 135 (20.15%) SOAP
10 107 (15.97%) Struts
11 93 (13.88%) Servlets
12 91 (13.58%) jQuery
13 90 (13.43%) REST
14 89 (13.28%) Java EE
15 87 (12.99%) Spring MVC
16 71 (10.60%) JDBC
16 71 (10.60%) EJB
17 70 (10.45%) RESTful
18 68 (10.15%) Ajax
19 66 (9.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.63%) Open Source
4 19 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.54%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (1.49%) Social Media
8 9 (1.34%) Spread Betting
9 8 (1.19%) Economics
9 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.04%) Online Games
10 7 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.04%) Mobile Games
11 5 (0.75%) iSeries
11 5 (0.75%) RIA
12 3 (0.45%) User Experience
12 3 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 175 (26.12%) Linux
2 79 (11.79%) UNIX
3 60 (8.96%) Windows
4 9 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.34%) Android
5 5 (0.75%) CentOS
5 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.60%) Solaris
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) AIX
8 2 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (17.91%) OO
3 118 (17.61%) MVC
3 118 (17.61%) TDD
4 110 (16.42%) Scrum
5 104 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 79 (11.79%) E-Commerce
7 70 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (9.55%) Unit Testing
8 64 (9.55%) OOP
9 55 (8.21%) Multithreading
10 53 (7.91%) UML
11 43 (6.42%) SOA
12 36 (5.37%) Web Development
13 35 (5.22%) Integration Testing
14 34 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 34 (5.07%) OOD
15 33 (4.93%) Waterfall
16 32 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
17 29 (4.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 670 (100.00%) Java
2 292 (43.58%) SQL
3 259 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 46 (6.87%) PL/SQL
5 28 (4.18%) Scala
6 22 (3.28%) Python
6 22 (3.28%) C++
6 22 (3.28%) XPath
7 21 (3.13%) AspectJ
8 19 (2.84%) XQuery
9 16 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.24%) HQL
11 14 (2.09%) Perl
12 13 (1.94%) C#
12 13 (1.94%) Ruby
13 12 (1.79%) Groovy
14 9 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (1.04%) PHP
16 3 (0.45%) C
16 3 (0.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 115 (17.16%) Degree
2 22 (3.28%) OCPJP
3 19 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.84%) Sun Certification
4 16 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.19%) OCMJD
8 6 (0.90%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.39%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Nagios
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 172 (25.67%) Oracle
2 45 (6.72%) IBM
3 27 (4.03%) Sun
4 25 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 23 (3.43%) hybris
6 15 (2.24%) Endeca
7 11 (1.64%) VMware
8 10 (1.49%) Adobe
9 8 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.90%) Sybase
10 6 (0.90%) Terracotta
11 5 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.75%) Google
12 4 (0.60%) ATG
12 4 (0.60%) OpenLink
12 4 (0.60%) SAP
13 3 (0.45%) Demandware
13 3 (0.45%) BT
14 2 (0.30%) Alterian
14 2 (0.30%) Interwoven
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