The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 834 889 904
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 56 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.071% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 59
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,700 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 56 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East of England +38 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +60 12 £52,500 +10.52% 1
London +38 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +26 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Essex +18 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Colchester - 8 £65,000 -
North West +6 7 £43,500 +2.35%
Manchester - 7 £43,500 -
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +36 4 £68,000 +32.03%
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £51,250 +2.50% 1
South West +2 4 £55,000 +25.71%
Gloucestershire -11 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Guildford - 4 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £55,000 -
Coventry -4 3 £50,000 +2.04%
West Midlands -22 3 £50,000 +2.04%
Reading - 3 £68,000 -
Huntingdon -3 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridge - 2 £51,250 - 1
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +38 1 £58,500 -6.40% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £40,000 - 2
Nottingham +11 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 1 £40,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Newbury - 1 - -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior Java/J2EE Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
1 118 (100.00%) J2EE
2 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (57.63%) Spring
3 68 (57.63%) JavaScript
4 63 (53.39%) HTML
5 57 (48.31%) OO
6 53 (44.92%) CSS
7 51 (43.22%) SQL
8 48 (40.68%) Oracle
9 47 (39.83%) Software Engineering
10 40 (33.90%) Hibernate
11 39 (33.05%) XML
12 38 (32.20%) Web Services
13 37 (31.36%) MySQL
13 37 (31.36%) Relational Database
14 35 (29.66%) Struts
15 34 (28.81%) JBoss
16 33 (27.97%) Scrum
16 33 (27.97%) Oracle Database
17 32 (27.12%) JMS
18 31 (26.27%) Ajax
19 30 (25.42%) Open Source
20 28 (23.73%) Degree
20 28 (23.73%) OOP
20 28 (23.73%) JSP
20 28 (23.73%) Servlets
21 27 (22.88%) WebLogic
21 27 (22.88%) TDD
22 26 (22.03%) Linux

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (28.81%) JBoss
2 27 (22.88%) WebLogic
3 24 (20.34%) WebSphere
4 18 (15.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.93%) Apache
6 4 (3.39%) Jetty
6 4 (3.39%) nginx
7 3 (2.54%) Mule
7 3 (2.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (5.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Bluemix
2 2 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) HTTP
2 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) MySQL
1 37 (31.36%) Relational Database
2 33 (27.97%) Oracle Database
3 19 (16.10%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.32%) InterSystems Cache
5 7 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.93%) Big Data
5 7 (5.93%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 23 (19.49%) JUnit
2 18 (15.25%) Maven
3 16 (13.56%) Subversion
4 13 (11.02%) Eclipse
5 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.63%) jMock
6 9 (7.63%) Mockito
7 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.93%) Ant
9 6 (5.08%) Mercurial
9 6 (5.08%) NetBeans
9 6 (5.08%) Toad
10 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
10 5 (4.24%) JIRA
11 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.39%) Hudson
11 4 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.85%) Gatling
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Retail
3 7 (5.93%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Electronics
3 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.93%) Marketing
3 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.08%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (100.00%) J2EE
2 68 (57.63%) Spring
3 63 (53.39%) HTML
4 53 (44.92%) CSS
5 40 (33.90%) Hibernate
6 39 (33.05%) XML
7 38 (32.20%) Web Services
8 35 (29.66%) Struts
9 32 (27.12%) JMS
10 31 (26.27%) Ajax
11 28 (23.73%) JSP
11 28 (23.73%) Servlets
12 25 (21.19%) Java EE
13 23 (19.49%) RESTful
14 20 (16.95%) Swing
15 19 (16.10%) EJB
16 18 (15.25%) ActiveMQ
17 16 (13.56%) JDBC
18 15 (12.71%) JPA
18 15 (12.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.39%) RIA
3 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
2 7 (5.93%) Unix
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.31%) OO
3 47 (39.83%) Software Engineering
4 33 (27.97%) Scrum
5 30 (25.42%) Open Source
6 28 (23.73%) OOP
7 27 (22.88%) TDD
8 24 (20.34%) MVC
9 23 (19.49%) Mentoring
10 22 (18.64%) E-Commerce
11 21 (17.80%) Multithreading
12 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
13 15 (12.71%) OOD
14 13 (11.02%) AOP
15 12 (10.17%) Coaching
15 12 (10.17%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (8.47%) SDLC
17 9 (7.63%) BDD
17 9 (7.63%) Software Architecture
17 9 (7.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (57.63%) JavaScript
3 51 (43.22%) SQL
4 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.69%) AspectJ
6 1 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) Scala
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (40.68%) Oracle
2 7 (5.93%) SAP
3 5 (4.24%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.39%) Altova
4 4 (3.39%) Fiorano
4 4 (3.39%) ILOG
4 4 (3.39%) Splunk
4 4 (3.39%) Talend
4 4 (3.39%) WSO2
5 3 (2.54%) BEA
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Sun
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