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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior J2EE Developer
Rank 860 889 833
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 36 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.043% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.045% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 48
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £45,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -2.56%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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%

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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 25 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 4 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 +18 34 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +31 26 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
Kent - 13 £55,000 - 1
London +27 6 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Somerset - 6 £55,000 -
Wells - 6 £55,000 -
South West - 6 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £52,500 -
Reading - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -10 2 £52,750 +11.05%
Milton Keynes -23 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
Horsham - 2 £52,500 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
City of London - 2 - -
Warwickshire -9 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Coventry -15 1 £48,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £63,500 -

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) Java
1 63 (100.00%) J2EE
2 43 (68.25%) Spring
3 37 (58.73%) JSP
4 31 (49.21%) XML
5 29 (46.03%) Maven
6 28 (44.44%) SQL
7 27 (42.86%) Linux
8 26 (41.27%) Servlets
8 26 (41.27%) JSON
9 25 (39.68%) Tomcat
10 24 (38.10%) MySQL
10 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
11 23 (36.51%) UML
12 22 (34.92%) Ant
12 22 (34.92%) Eclipse
12 22 (34.92%) Subversion
13 20 (31.75%) Scrum
13 20 (31.75%) JDBC
14 18 (28.57%) OOD
15 17 (26.98%) RUP
15 17 (26.98%) HTML
15 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
16 15 (23.81%) OOP
16 15 (23.81%) Struts
16 15 (23.81%) Web Services
16 15 (23.81%) IBM
16 15 (23.81%) Java EE
16 15 (23.81%) JIRA
16 15 (23.81%) AspectJ

Senior J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 25 (39.68%) Tomcat
2 15 (23.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.94%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.94%) Liferay
5 4 (6.35%) Apache
6 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
7 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Maven
2 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 22 (34.92%) Ant
3 22 (34.92%) Eclipse
3 22 (34.92%) Subversion
4 15 (23.81%) JIRA
5 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 11 (17.46%) JUnit
7 5 (7.94%) Log4j
7 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.94%) Hudson
8 3 (4.76%) Mockito
9 1 (1.59%) jMock
General
1 8 (12.70%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) J2EE
2 43 (68.25%) Spring
3 37 (58.73%) JSP
4 31 (49.21%) XML
5 26 (41.27%) Servlets
5 26 (41.27%) JSON
6 20 (31.75%) JDBC
7 17 (26.98%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) Struts
8 15 (23.81%) Web Services
8 15 (23.81%) Java EE
9 14 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 12 (19.05%) jQuery
11 11 (17.46%) Ajax
11 11 (17.46%) CSS
12 9 (14.29%) REST
13 8 (12.70%) SOAP
13 8 (12.70%) XSL
14 7 (11.11%) Spring MVC
14 7 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Online Games
2 6 (9.52%) Open Source
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) UML
2 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) OOD
4 17 (26.98%) RUP
5 15 (23.81%) OOP
5 15 (23.81%) AOP
6 14 (22.22%) TDD
7 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
8 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 10 (15.87%) SOA
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.11%) Use Case
11 7 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (11.11%) OO
12 6 (9.52%) System Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.94%) Migration
13 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
13 5 (7.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.81%) AspectJ
5 5 (7.94%) XPath
5 5 (7.94%) XQuery
5 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Groovy
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) HQL
8 2 (3.17%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.17%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (3.17%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.17%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) IBM
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) BEA
4 2 (3.17%) Sun
4 2 (3.17%) Endeca
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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