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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 533 420 347
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 389 599 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 339 484 788
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -120 380 £44,500 -1.11% 36
South East -3 120 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London -95 107 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Yorkshire -89 39 £40,000 - 3
Kent +25 33 £45,000 +50.00% 4
North West -55 32 £38,500 +2.66% 8
South West +12 30 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Leeds -43 29 £40,000 +3.22% 1
West Yorkshire -50 29 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Sittingbourne - 27 £45,000 - 1
East of England -25 23 £42,500 - 3
Surrey -13 20 £46,500 +3.33% 1
West Midlands -25 19 £46,500 +6.28%
Manchester -37 19 £36,000 -4.00% 5
East Midlands +14 18 £35,000 -15.15%
Hampshire -6 17 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London -9 16 £47,500 +6.74% 2
Bristol +6 14 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +3 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Hertfordshire -10 12 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex +3 11 £36,000 +7.46% 1
Chester +1 11 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex +1 11 £40,000 -
Cheshire -11 11 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Berkshire -15 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Crawley +4 10 £40,000 -
Northampton -8 10 £36,250 -9.37%
Northamptonshire -23 10 £36,250 -14.70%
Middlesbrough -7 9 £40,000 -9.09% 1

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 844 (100.00%) Java
1 844 (100.00%) J2EE
2 555 (65.76%) Spring
3 399 (47.27%) SQL
4 385 (45.62%) Hibernate
5 384 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (36.61%) XML
7 307 (36.37%) JavaScript
8 292 (34.60%) Oracle
9 282 (33.41%) Web Services
10 269 (31.87%) HTML
11 247 (29.27%) JSP
12 226 (26.78%) Linux
13 219 (25.95%) Tomcat
14 214 (25.36%) CSS
15 207 (24.53%) Maven
16 193 (22.87%) JUnit
17 171 (20.26%) E-Commerce
17 171 (20.26%) TDD
18 164 (19.43%) SOAP
18 164 (19.43%) Subversion
19 162 (19.19%) OO
20 152 (18.01%) Software Engineering
21 149 (17.65%) Degree
22 148 (17.54%) Ant
23 138 (16.35%) Eclipse
24 137 (16.23%) Finance
25 135 (16.00%) JBoss
25 135 (16.00%) MVC
26 132 (15.64%) MySQL

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 219 (25.95%) Tomcat
2 135 (16.00%) JBoss
3 120 (14.22%) WebLogic
4 111 (13.15%) Apache
5 77 (9.12%) WebSphere
6 32 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (3.32%) GlassFish
8 21 (2.49%) CMS
8 21 (2.49%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.30%) Alfresco
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.18%) Node.js
11 9 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (0.95%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.83%) IIS
13 7 (0.83%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Enfinity
2 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.08%) SaaS
2 15 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.18%) HTTP
2 37 (4.38%) Internet
3 11 (1.30%) SSH
4 9 (1.07%) SNMP
4 9 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.64%) MySQL
2 117 (13.86%) Relational Database
3 97 (11.49%) RDBMS
4 75 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 44 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 37 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.61%) DB2
9 16 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.42%) Big Data
11 7 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.71%) Informix
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.36%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 207 (24.53%) Maven
2 193 (22.87%) JUnit
3 164 (19.43%) Subversion
4 148 (17.54%) Ant
5 138 (16.35%) Eclipse
6 89 (10.55%) Git (software)
7 82 (9.72%) Hudson
8 58 (6.87%) Jenkins
9 57 (6.75%) JIRA
10 33 (3.91%) SoapUI
11 32 (3.79%) Selenium
12 31 (3.67%) TestNG
13 14 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.42%) Mockito
15 10 (1.18%) Emacs
16 9 (1.07%) Log4j
17 8 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.95%) Gradle
18 7 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
19 5 (0.59%) Introscope
General
1 137 (16.23%) Finance
2 79 (9.36%) Banking
3 67 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 57 (6.75%) Retail
5 48 (5.69%) Games
6 22 (2.61%) Front Office
6 22 (2.61%) Back Office
7 19 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.78%) Music Industry
10 14 (1.66%) Publishing
11 10 (1.18%) Automotive
12 8 (0.95%) Legal
13 7 (0.83%) Law
14 6 (0.71%) iGaming
15 5 (0.59%) Marketing
16 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.36%) Electronics
18 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (100.00%) J2EE
2 555 (65.76%) Spring
3 385 (45.62%) Hibernate
4 309 (36.61%) XML
5 282 (33.41%) Web Services
6 269 (31.87%) HTML
7 247 (29.27%) JSP
8 214 (25.36%) CSS
9 164 (19.43%) SOAP
10 129 (15.28%) Struts
11 124 (14.69%) Java EE
12 113 (13.39%) JDBC
13 109 (12.91%) Servlets
14 104 (12.32%) Ajax
14 104 (12.32%) jQuery
15 102 (12.09%) Spring MVC
16 84 (9.95%) JMS
17 76 (9.00%) EJB
18 74 (8.77%) REST
19 73 (8.65%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.14%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.16%) Open Source
3 45 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.90%) Online Games
7 15 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
7 15 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.66%) Mobile Games
9 13 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.54%) Contract for Difference
9 13 (1.54%) Derivative
9 13 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 13 (1.54%) Social Media
10 12 (1.42%) Equities
11 9 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.95%) Web 2.0
13 7 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 226 (26.78%) Linux
2 129 (15.28%) UNIX
3 34 (4.03%) Windows
4 26 (3.08%) Android
5 18 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.66%) AIX
7 9 (1.07%) Solaris
8 8 (0.95%) HPUX
9 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (20.26%) TDD
2 171 (20.26%) E-Commerce
3 162 (19.19%) OO
4 152 (18.01%) Software Engineering
5 135 (16.00%) MVC
6 106 (12.56%) Scrum
7 79 (9.36%) Unit Testing
8 77 (9.12%) Web Development
9 68 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (7.94%) Multithreading
11 53 (6.28%) OOP
12 50 (5.92%) OOD
13 47 (5.57%) Mentoring
14 46 (5.45%) UML
15 45 (5.33%) SOA
16 44 (5.21%) BDD
17 35 (4.15%) Software Architecture
17 35 (4.15%) Integration Testing
17 35 (4.15%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 844 (100.00%) Java
2 399 (47.27%) SQL
3 307 (36.37%) JavaScript
4 56 (6.64%) PL/SQL
5 41 (4.86%) XPath
6 40 (4.74%) Scala
7 28 (3.32%) Perl
8 23 (2.73%) Groovy
9 20 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.37%) Ruby
10 19 (2.25%) C++
11 18 (2.13%) XQuery
12 17 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.42%) PHP
14 11 (1.30%) HQL
15 10 (1.18%) C
16 6 (0.71%) C#
16 6 (0.71%) AspectJ
17 5 (0.59%) Python
17 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (17.65%) Degree
2 49 (5.81%) Sun Certification
3 28 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.96%) OCPJP
5 24 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.30%) OCMJD
8 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.12%) PhD
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) SLA
2 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 292 (34.60%) Oracle
2 55 (6.52%) Sun
3 40 (4.74%) IBM
4 19 (2.25%) hybris
5 13 (1.54%) Murex
5 13 (1.54%) Calypso
6 12 (1.42%) Sybase
7 11 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.30%) Endeca
8 10 (1.18%) Google
9 8 (0.95%) Adobe
9 8 (0.95%) Interwoven
10 7 (0.83%) VMware
11 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.59%) Chordiant
12 5 (0.59%) HP
12 5 (0.59%) Compuware
12 5 (0.59%) ATG
12 5 (0.59%) Perforce
13 4 (0.47%) SAP
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