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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 522 432 331
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 413 568 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.53% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.56% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 335 482 844
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -104 380 £45,000 +2.27% 51
London -80 133 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South East -5 85 £40,000 -16.66% 10
Yorkshire -62 51 £37,500 - 5
West Yorkshire -23 46 £37,500 - 3
Leeds -23 43 £40,000 - 2
North West -47 36 £38,500 +2.66% 10
City of London +4 34 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +3 31 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -10 30 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West -1 25 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Northampton -16 21 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Northamptonshire -20 21 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Manchester -14 19 £40,000 +3.89% 8
Bristol - 17 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £32,500 -32.29% 1
Surrey -34 16 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -42 16 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Milton Keynes +6 15 £32,500 -23.52% 1
East Sussex +5 15 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Brighton +3 15 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Scotland +3 14 £36,500 -27.00%
Hampshire - 14 £41,250 - 1
Edinburgh -4 12 £36,500 -27.00%
West Sussex +3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry -8 9 £32,500 -27.77%
Wales +9 8 £37,555 +39.09% 3
South Wales +8 8 £37,555 +39.09% 2
Cardiff +7 8 £37,555 +39.09% 2

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 933 (100.00%) Java
1 933 (100.00%) J2EE
2 650 (69.67%) Spring
3 449 (48.12%) SQL
4 434 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
5 427 (45.77%) Hibernate
6 342 (36.66%) JavaScript
7 330 (35.37%) Oracle
8 318 (34.08%) HTML
9 314 (33.65%) XML
10 289 (30.98%) JSP
11 263 (28.19%) Tomcat
12 244 (26.15%) Linux
13 237 (25.40%) Web Services
14 234 (25.08%) CSS
15 213 (22.83%) Maven
16 205 (21.97%) E-Commerce
17 178 (19.08%) OO
18 175 (18.76%) Subversion
19 173 (18.54%) TDD
20 162 (17.36%) Struts
20 162 (17.36%) JUnit
21 158 (16.93%) Software Engineering
22 157 (16.83%) Finance
23 150 (16.08%) Degree
24 148 (15.86%) WebLogic
25 145 (15.54%) JBoss
26 144 (15.43%) UNIX
26 144 (15.43%) Servlets
27 142 (15.22%) Java EE

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 263 (28.19%) Tomcat
2 148 (15.86%) WebLogic
3 145 (15.54%) JBoss
4 109 (11.68%) Apache
5 101 (10.83%) WebSphere
6 45 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 42 (4.50%) GlassFish
8 29 (3.11%) Apache Solr
9 28 (3.00%) CMS
10 11 (1.18%) Jetty
11 10 (1.07%) IIS
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.43%) Liferay
15 4 (0.43%) Magnolia
15 4 (0.43%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.43%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.93%) SaaS
2 12 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.57%) HTTP
2 20 (2.14%) SNMP
3 14 (1.50%) Internet
3 14 (1.50%) SSH
4 9 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 119 (12.75%) MySQL
3 112 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 89 (9.54%) SQL Server
5 48 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 39 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 39 (4.18%) DB2
7 31 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.29%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.29%) Big Data
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.64%) Informix
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.54%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.54%) Redis
14 5 (0.54%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 213 (22.83%) Maven
2 175 (18.76%) Subversion
3 162 (17.36%) JUnit
4 117 (12.54%) Ant
5 101 (10.83%) Hudson
6 99 (10.61%) Eclipse
7 78 (8.36%) Git (software)
8 50 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 32 (3.43%) JIRA
10 29 (3.11%) Selenium
11 14 (1.50%) Mockito
11 14 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.39%) Gradle
13 9 (0.96%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.86%) TestNG
15 7 (0.75%) Log4j
16 6 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.64%) Emacs
17 5 (0.54%) Introscope
17 5 (0.54%) FitNesse
General
1 157 (16.83%) Finance
2 84 (9.00%) Banking
3 72 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 61 (6.54%) Retail
5 58 (6.22%) Games
6 37 (3.97%) Back Office
7 36 (3.86%) Front Office
8 28 (3.00%) Music Industry
9 25 (2.68%) Investment Banking
10 23 (2.47%) Automotive
11 13 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.96%) Legal
13 7 (0.75%) Publishing
14 6 (0.64%) Marketing
15 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.43%) Electronics
16 3 (0.32%) Law
17 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 933 (100.00%) J2EE
2 650 (69.67%) Spring
3 427 (45.77%) Hibernate
4 318 (34.08%) HTML
5 314 (33.65%) XML
6 289 (30.98%) JSP
7 237 (25.40%) Web Services
8 234 (25.08%) CSS
9 162 (17.36%) Struts
10 144 (15.43%) Servlets
11 142 (15.22%) Java EE
12 122 (13.08%) Ajax
13 120 (12.86%) SOAP
14 110 (11.79%) JDBC
14 110 (11.79%) JMS
15 101 (10.83%) jQuery
16 95 (10.18%) EJB
17 94 (10.08%) Spring MVC
18 81 (8.68%) JPA
19 71 (7.61%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (6.22%) Open Source
4 36 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (2.25%) Derivative
7 21 (2.25%) Online Games
8 20 (2.14%) Contract for Difference
8 20 (2.14%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 18 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.50%) Equities
12 13 (1.39%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
14 11 (1.18%) Mobile Games
15 9 (0.96%) Social Media
16 8 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
17 7 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 244 (26.15%) Linux
2 144 (15.43%) UNIX
3 29 (3.11%) Windows
4 21 (2.25%) Android
5 20 (2.14%) AIX
6 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.64%) Solaris
7 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) HPUX
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) SUSE
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (21.97%) E-Commerce
3 178 (19.08%) OO
4 173 (18.54%) TDD
5 158 (16.93%) Software Engineering
6 135 (14.47%) Scrum
7 112 (12.00%) MVC
8 100 (10.72%) Web Development
9 78 (8.36%) Unit Testing
10 67 (7.18%) OOD
11 66 (7.07%) SOA
12 61 (6.54%) Multithreading
13 57 (6.11%) UML
14 56 (6.00%) Mentoring
15 53 (5.68%) BDD
16 52 (5.57%) OOP
17 48 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (3.54%) Software Architecture
19 28 (3.00%) User Stories
20 26 (2.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 933 (100.00%) Java
2 449 (48.12%) SQL
3 342 (36.66%) JavaScript
4 67 (7.18%) PL/SQL
5 38 (4.07%) Scala
6 33 (3.54%) XPath
7 32 (3.43%) Perl
8 26 (2.79%) C++
9 24 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.36%) XQuery
11 19 (2.04%) Ruby
12 17 (1.82%) Groovy
13 15 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.50%) PHP
15 13 (1.39%) C
16 9 (0.96%) HQL
17 8 (0.86%) C#
18 7 (0.75%) Python
19 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
20 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 150 (16.08%) Degree
2 60 (6.43%) Sun Certification
3 29 (3.11%) OCPJP
4 21 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.61%) OCMJD
7 8 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.21%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 330 (35.37%) Oracle
2 58 (6.22%) Sun
3 49 (5.25%) IBM
4 24 (2.57%) hybris
5 20 (2.14%) Murex
5 20 (2.14%) Calypso
6 12 (1.29%) Sybase
7 10 (1.07%) VMware
7 10 (1.07%) Google
8 9 (0.96%) Endeca
9 8 (0.86%) Microsoft
10 6 (0.64%) BEA
10 6 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.54%) Compuware
11 5 (0.54%) HP
11 5 (0.54%) Chordiant
11 5 (0.54%) Perforce
12 4 (0.43%) Interwoven
12 4 (0.43%) SAP
13 3 (0.32%) Actimize
Hampshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago