The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior J2EE Developer
Rank 866 838 750
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 36 38 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.036% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.038% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 138
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £44,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.47% -6.84%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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%

Senior J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer within the UK.

Senior J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 -25 26 £52,500 +16.66% 5
London -16 21 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Scotland - 7 £39,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 6 £36,500 - 2
City of London +10 5 £55,000 -
South Wales +6 3 £38,500 -14.44%
Wales -3 3 £38,500 -14.44%
South East -14 3 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £53,750 +7.50%
High Wycombe - 2 £53,750 -
Cwmbran - 2 £38,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Surrey +1 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Cardiff -9 1 £29,110 -35.31%
Coventry -10 1 £48,000 -2.04%
West Midlands -13 1 £48,000 - 2
North West -17 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Redhill - 1 £42,500 - 1

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Java
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 71 (78.02%) Spring
3 58 (63.74%) SQL
4 56 (61.54%) Hibernate
5 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (42.86%) JSP
7 38 (41.76%) XML
8 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
8 32 (35.16%) JUnit
9 31 (34.07%) Linux
9 31 (34.07%) MVC
10 30 (32.97%) Struts
11 29 (31.87%) Java EE
12 28 (30.77%) JPA
13 27 (29.67%) HTML
14 26 (28.57%) CSS
15 25 (27.47%) OO
16 24 (26.37%) UNIX
16 24 (26.37%) Maven
17 23 (25.27%) Ant
17 23 (25.27%) E-Commerce
18 22 (24.18%) Spring MVC
19 21 (23.08%) Ajax
20 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
20 20 (21.98%) JMS
20 20 (21.98%) Oracle
21 19 (20.88%) Tomcat
21 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
22 17 (18.68%) JBoss

Senior J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (20.88%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 12 (13.19%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.09%) GlassFish
5 9 (9.89%) Apache
6 7 (7.69%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) HTTP
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MySQL
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Redis
4 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (35.16%) JUnit
2 24 (26.37%) Maven
3 23 (25.27%) Ant
4 8 (8.79%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.10%) ProC
7 1 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) Hudson
7 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (17.58%) Games
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 71 (78.02%) Spring
3 56 (61.54%) Hibernate
4 39 (42.86%) JSP
5 38 (41.76%) XML
6 30 (32.97%) Struts
7 29 (31.87%) Java EE
8 28 (30.77%) JPA
9 27 (29.67%) HTML
10 26 (28.57%) CSS
11 22 (24.18%) Spring MVC
12 21 (23.08%) Ajax
13 20 (21.98%) JMS
14 16 (17.58%) Web Services
15 15 (16.48%) JDBC
15 15 (16.48%) Servlets
16 13 (14.29%) SOAP
16 13 (14.29%) Lucene
17 11 (12.09%) DHTML
17 11 (12.09%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Open Source
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Online Games
3 3 (3.30%) iSeries
3 3 (3.30%) AS400
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Linux
2 24 (26.37%) UNIX
3 10 (10.99%) AIX
4 7 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) MVC
3 25 (27.47%) OO
4 23 (25.27%) E-Commerce
5 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
7 17 (18.68%) UML
8 11 (12.09%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (12.09%) OOD
8 11 (12.09%) SOA
8 11 (12.09%) Software Architecture
8 11 (12.09%) Use Case
9 9 (9.89%) Scrum
9 9 (9.89%) Web Development
10 7 (7.69%) Content Management
10 7 (7.69%) TDD
10 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.30%) ERP
11 3 (3.30%) Resource Management
11 3 (3.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (63.74%) SQL
3 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
5 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) Scala
7 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) JBoss
3 7 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Sun
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