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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior J2EE Developer
Rank 859 848 755
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 37 33 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 127
Average salary £52,500 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.94% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 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
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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 -11 30 £52,500 +10.52% 5
London +30 21 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £36,500 -
Scotland - 6 £36,500 -
South East -8 5 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +19 3 £52,500 -8.69%
West Midlands -20 3 £48,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £53,750 +7.50%
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £53,750 -
Hove - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
Chester +7 1 - -
Warwickshire +3 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Surrey -4 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Coventry -15 1 £48,000 - 1
Cheshire -17 1 - -
North West -22 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £29,110 -
Wales - 1 £29,110 -
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
Warwick - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £29,110 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 86 (100.00%) J2EE
2 83 (96.51%) Java
3 59 (68.60%) Spring
4 50 (58.14%) SQL
5 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 36 (41.86%) Linux
8 33 (38.37%) XML
9 32 (37.21%) JSP
10 28 (32.56%) UNIX
11 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
12 26 (30.23%) Java EE
13 25 (29.07%) MVC
13 25 (29.07%) Oracle
14 24 (27.91%) JUnit
14 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
15 23 (26.74%) HTML
16 21 (24.42%) Struts
16 21 (24.42%) CSS
17 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
17 20 (23.26%) Ajax
18 19 (22.09%) Games
18 19 (22.09%) MySQL
18 19 (22.09%) Tomcat
18 19 (22.09%) JPA
19 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
20 17 (19.77%) Finance
21 16 (18.60%) Maven
22 15 (17.44%) Spring MVC
22 15 (17.44%) OO

Senior J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (22.09%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.28%) JBoss
3 13 (15.12%) Apache Solr
4 12 (13.95%) WebLogic
5 11 (12.79%) GlassFish
6 9 (10.47%) Apache
7 7 (8.14%) IIS
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (8.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) HTTP
1 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) MySQL
2 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.65%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) JUnit
2 16 (18.60%) Maven
3 15 (17.44%) Ant
4 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.33%) Hudson
9 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.16%) Mockito
9 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.16%) ProC
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) JIRA
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (22.09%) Games
2 17 (19.77%) Finance
3 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.14%) Retail
5 6 (6.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) J2EE
2 59 (68.60%) Spring
3 43 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 33 (38.37%) XML
5 32 (37.21%) JSP
6 26 (30.23%) Java EE
7 23 (26.74%) HTML
8 21 (24.42%) CSS
8 21 (24.42%) Struts
9 20 (23.26%) Ajax
10 19 (22.09%) JPA
11 15 (17.44%) Spring MVC
11 15 (17.44%) JDBC
12 14 (16.28%) Flash
13 13 (15.12%) Web Services
13 13 (15.12%) Lucene
14 12 (13.95%) SOAP
15 10 (11.63%) JMS
16 9 (10.47%) JSON
16 9 (10.47%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Online Games
2 10 (11.63%) Open Source
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) UNIX
3 10 (11.63%) AIX
4 7 (8.14%) Windows
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) MVC
3 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
4 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
6 15 (17.44%) OO
7 12 (13.95%) Web Development
8 11 (12.79%) Scrum
9 9 (10.47%) SOA
9 9 (10.47%) UML
10 8 (9.30%) TDD
11 7 (8.14%) OOD
11 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.14%) Content Management
12 6 (6.98%) Software Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) Use Case
12 6 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
13 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.33%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 83 (96.51%) Java
2 50 (58.14%) SQL
3 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Ruby
6 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.33%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) VMware
3 4 (4.65%) Sun
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
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