The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 814 760 742
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 59 128 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 87 119
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.65%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 £27,500 £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%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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 -53 56 £52,500 +5.00% 8
London +26 25 £55,000 - 5
South East -11 23 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Kent - 10 £55,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 7 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 6 £52,500 -
City of London +3 4 £67,500 - 1
West Midlands -24 4 £56,250 +14.79%
East Sussex - 4 £36,000 - 1
Brighton - 4 £36,000 -
Warwickshire -12 3 £57,500 +12.19%
Warwick - 3 £57,500 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -7 2 £45,000 -
East of England -7 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Essex -15 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Cardiff -20 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South Wales -20 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wales -21 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surbiton - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland +5 1 - -
Chelmsford -2 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
South West -30 1 £33,500 -36.19%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Evesham - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £33,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
1 145 (100.00%) J2EE
2 101 (69.66%) Spring
3 80 (55.17%) SQL
4 70 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (46.90%) Hibernate
6 65 (44.83%) Web Services
7 60 (41.38%) XML
8 56 (38.62%) JavaScript
8 56 (38.62%) Linux
9 51 (35.17%) TDD
9 51 (35.17%) Maven
10 50 (34.48%) MVC
11 48 (33.10%) Tomcat
12 45 (31.03%) MySQL
13 42 (28.97%) SOAP
14 41 (28.28%) JUnit
15 40 (27.59%) Subversion
15 40 (27.59%) Spring MVC
16 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
17 38 (26.21%) Ant
18 37 (25.52%) UNIX
18 37 (25.52%) Java EE
19 34 (23.45%) CSS
20 33 (22.76%) HTML
21 32 (22.07%) JDBC
22 31 (21.38%) JSP
22 31 (21.38%) Software Engineering
22 31 (21.38%) jQuery
23 28 (19.31%) Oracle

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (33.10%) Tomcat
2 20 (13.79%) Apache
3 19 (13.10%) JBoss
4 13 (8.97%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.69%) Jetty
8 1 (0.69%) Liferay
8 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) SaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.03%) MySQL
2 16 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.66%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.07%) HBase
9 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 51 (35.17%) Maven
2 41 (28.28%) JUnit
3 40 (27.59%) Subversion
4 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
5 38 (26.21%) Ant
6 27 (18.62%) Eclipse
7 18 (12.41%) JIRA
7 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.52%) Hudson
9 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.45%) TestNG
10 5 (3.45%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.07%) Mockito
12 1 (0.69%) jMock
12 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.69%) ProC
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.90%) Games
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Publishing
6 4 (2.76%) Back Office
7 3 (2.07%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) J2EE
2 101 (69.66%) Spring
3 68 (46.90%) Hibernate
4 65 (44.83%) Web Services
5 60 (41.38%) XML
6 42 (28.97%) SOAP
7 40 (27.59%) Spring MVC
8 37 (25.52%) Java EE
9 34 (23.45%) CSS
10 33 (22.76%) HTML
11 32 (22.07%) JDBC
12 31 (21.38%) JSP
12 31 (21.38%) jQuery
13 25 (17.24%) Ajax
14 22 (15.17%) RESTful
15 21 (14.48%) JPA
15 21 (14.48%) JSON
16 16 (11.03%) Struts
17 13 (8.97%) Servlets
18 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.90%) Open Source
2 10 (6.90%) Online Games
3 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.38%) Clustering
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.38%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.69%) Life Science
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.62%) Linux
2 37 (25.52%) UNIX
3 5 (3.45%) AIX
4 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.76%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.17%) TDD
3 50 (34.48%) MVC
4 31 (21.38%) Software Engineering
5 24 (16.55%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.10%) OO
7 17 (11.72%) Scrum
7 17 (11.72%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.66%) UML
10 13 (8.97%) SOA
11 10 (6.90%) RUP
11 10 (6.90%) OOD
12 8 (5.52%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.83%) OOP
13 7 (4.83%) Integration Testing
13 7 (4.83%) AOP
14 6 (4.14%) Content Management
14 6 (4.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (55.17%) SQL
3 56 (38.62%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.86%) Groovy
5 18 (12.41%) Scala
6 17 (11.72%) XPath
6 17 (11.72%) Perl
6 17 (11.72%) XQuery
7 16 (11.03%) Ruby
8 9 (6.21%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.83%) AspectJ
10 4 (2.76%) C#
11 3 (2.07%) C++
11 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.38%) HQL
13 1 (0.69%) R
13 1 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) VCP4
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.69%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Oracle
2 8 (5.52%) IBM
3 4 (2.76%) hybris
4 2 (1.38%) BEA
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.38%) Endeca
5 1 (0.69%) Sybase
5 1 (0.69%) Sun
5 1 (0.69%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.69%) Informatica
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
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Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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East Sussex
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