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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 600 485 458
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 304 525 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 275 446 503
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -124 289 £50,000 +11.11% 33
London -35 107 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South East +3 85 £52,500 +16.66% 4
East of England -2 41 £47,500 +11.76% 11
City of London +49 27 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 25 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South West -7 22 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Milton Keynes -19 22 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West -23 21 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Cambridgeshire +18 18 £48,000 +9.09% 5
Somerset +28 16 £55,000 +46.66%
Cambridge +26 14 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Kent +14 12 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Essex -4 11 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Wells - 11 £55,000 -
Tonbridge - 11 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 10 £50,250 +18.23% 1
Manchester -21 10 £32,250 -19.37% 1
Yorkshire -47 10 £43,000 +22.85%
West Sussex +8 9 £52,500 +10.52%
Scotland +8 9 £28,000 -34.11%
Stirling - 8 £28,000 -
East Sussex +15 7 £63,500 +27.00%
Reading +3 7 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands -17 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Surrey -20 7 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -32 7 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Chelmsford - 7 £32,000 -
Hampshire +6 6 £46,250 +32.14% 1

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Java
1 676 (100.00%) J2EE
2 413 (61.09%) Spring
3 318 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
4 298 (44.08%) Hibernate
5 286 (42.31%) SQL
6 285 (42.16%) JavaScript
7 237 (35.06%) HTML
8 213 (31.51%) Web Services
9 202 (29.88%) CSS
10 183 (27.07%) XML
11 177 (26.18%) Linux
12 159 (23.52%) Oracle
13 156 (23.08%) JSP
13 156 (23.08%) Maven
14 149 (22.04%) Tomcat
15 141 (20.86%) Eclipse
16 135 (19.97%) OO
17 129 (19.08%) Scrum
18 126 (18.64%) Ant
19 125 (18.49%) SOAP
19 125 (18.49%) TDD
20 123 (18.20%) Degree
21 119 (17.60%) JUnit
21 119 (17.60%) MySQL
22 115 (17.01%) Struts
23 111 (16.42%) Subversion
24 106 (15.68%) Finance
25 105 (15.53%) MVC
26 104 (15.38%) REST

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 149 (22.04%) Tomcat
2 95 (14.05%) JBoss
3 86 (12.72%) Apache
4 66 (9.76%) WebLogic
5 64 (9.47%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.55%) Apache Solr
7 23 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (2.66%) Node.js
9 14 (2.07%) GlassFish
10 12 (1.78%) MQSeries
10 12 (1.78%) Liferay
11 9 (1.33%) Confluence
11 9 (1.33%) Jetty
12 8 (1.18%) Mule
12 8 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.74%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Staffware
3 1 (0.15%) AWD
3 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.51%) SaaS
3 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.74%) GitHub
5 3 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.84%) HTTP
2 16 (2.37%) Internet
3 14 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.04%) LDAP
5 4 (0.59%) Broadband
5 4 (0.59%) SSL
5 4 (0.59%) SSH
6 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.30%) SNMP
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.60%) MySQL
2 87 (12.87%) SQL Server
3 64 (9.47%) Relational Database
4 42 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.59%) RDBMS
7 29 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 23 (3.40%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.22%) Big Data
10 14 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.18%) DB2
12 5 (0.74%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.59%) JasperReports
14 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.44%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.30%) SQLite
16 1 (0.15%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 156 (23.08%) Maven
2 141 (20.86%) Eclipse
3 126 (18.64%) Ant
4 119 (17.60%) JUnit
5 111 (16.42%) Subversion
6 97 (14.35%) Git (software)
7 52 (7.69%) JIRA
8 32 (4.73%) Jenkins
9 24 (3.55%) TestNG
10 23 (3.40%) Selenium
11 18 (2.66%) SoapUI
12 17 (2.51%) IntelliJ
13 14 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.07%) Hudson
14 13 (1.92%) Mockito
15 9 (1.33%) Log4j
15 9 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.04%) jMock
16 7 (1.04%) MagicDraw
17 6 (0.89%) Gradle
General
1 106 (15.68%) Finance
2 56 (8.28%) Retail
3 43 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.03%) Banking
5 23 (3.40%) Publishing
6 17 (2.51%) Games
7 13 (1.92%) Automotive
8 10 (1.48%) Marketing
9 8 (1.18%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.04%) Law
10 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.89%) Back Office
12 5 (0.74%) Front Office
12 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.59%) iGaming
13 4 (0.59%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (100.00%) J2EE
2 413 (61.09%) Spring
3 298 (44.08%) Hibernate
4 237 (35.06%) HTML
5 213 (31.51%) Web Services
6 202 (29.88%) CSS
7 183 (27.07%) XML
8 156 (23.08%) JSP
9 125 (18.49%) SOAP
10 115 (17.01%) Struts
11 104 (15.38%) REST
12 99 (14.64%) Servlets
13 97 (14.35%) Java EE
13 97 (14.35%) jQuery
14 84 (12.43%) Spring MVC
15 70 (10.36%) JSON
16 69 (10.21%) JDBC
17 66 (9.76%) EJB
18 63 (9.32%) JMS
18 63 (9.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 40 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.11%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.33%) Spread Betting
9 8 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.18%) Economics
9 8 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.89%) Online Games
11 5 (0.74%) iSeries
11 5 (0.74%) Social Media
12 4 (0.59%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.59%) GIS
13 3 (0.44%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Derivative
13 3 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 177 (26.18%) Linux
2 96 (14.20%) UNIX
3 61 (9.02%) Windows
4 7 (1.04%) Android
4 7 (1.04%) CentOS
4 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.59%) Solaris
7 3 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.97%) OO
3 129 (19.08%) Scrum
4 125 (18.49%) TDD
5 105 (15.53%) MVC
6 98 (14.50%) Software Engineering
7 90 (13.31%) SDLC
8 83 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 66 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 59 (8.73%) UML
11 58 (8.58%) OOP
12 53 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (6.95%) Multithreading
13 47 (6.95%) OOD
14 46 (6.80%) SOA
15 43 (6.36%) Web Development
15 43 (6.36%) Waterfall
16 37 (5.47%) OOA/OOD
17 36 (5.33%) Mentoring
18 32 (4.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 676 (100.00%) Java
2 286 (42.31%) SQL
3 285 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 41 (6.07%) PL/SQL
5 28 (4.14%) Scala
6 24 (3.55%) Python
7 23 (3.40%) AspectJ
8 22 (3.25%) C++
9 21 (3.11%) XQuery
10 19 (2.81%) XPath
11 17 (2.51%) C#
12 16 (2.37%) Perl
13 14 (2.07%) HQL
14 13 (1.92%) Groovy
14 13 (1.92%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.78%) Ruby
16 10 (1.48%) C
16 10 (1.48%) CoffeeScript
17 7 (1.04%) PHP
18 4 (0.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 123 (18.20%) Degree
2 18 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.51%) OCPJP
4 15 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.04%) OCMJD
9 6 (0.89%) OCPJWCD
10 4 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.59%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Nagios
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 159 (23.52%) Oracle
2 45 (6.66%) IBM
3 30 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.70%) hybris
5 20 (2.96%) Sun
6 14 (2.07%) Endeca
7 11 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.48%) VMware
9 8 (1.18%) Adobe
10 6 (0.89%) Sybase
10 6 (0.89%) Terracotta
11 5 (0.74%) Demandware
11 5 (0.74%) Google
11 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.59%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.59%) OpenLink
13 3 (0.44%) BT
13 3 (0.44%) SAP
14 2 (0.30%) BEA
14 2 (0.30%) ATG
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