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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 814 798 747
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 79 113 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 93 131
Average salary £47,000 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -56 71 £49,000 +3.15% 4
London -20 30 £57,500 +7.98% 1
South East -13 24 £36,000 -20.00%
Brighton +8 12 £36,000 -4.00%
East Sussex +1 12 £36,000 -4.00%
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 -
Scotland +10 8 £36,500 -39.16%
South West -10 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh - 7 £36,500 -
West Midlands -7 5 £52,500 -
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -6 3 £52,500 -
Warwick - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey -1 2 £44,500 -1.11%
North West -29 2 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Dorset - 2 £39,000 -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 2 £39,000 -
City of London +23 1 £80,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire +17 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Glasgow +7 1 - -
Nottingham +5 1 £35,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +3 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Coventry -10 1 £48,000 -
Birmingham -11 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Redhill -13 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire -17 1 - -
East of England -23 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -30 1 £47,500 +30.13%
Yorkshire -51 1 £47,500 +9.19%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Java
1 143 (100.00%) J2EE
2 99 (69.23%) Spring
3 85 (59.44%) SQL
4 78 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (46.85%) Hibernate
6 57 (39.86%) Linux
7 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 53 (37.06%) XML
9 47 (32.87%) UNIX
10 43 (30.07%) MVC
11 41 (28.67%) Web Services
11 41 (28.67%) MySQL
12 40 (27.97%) Java EE
13 39 (27.27%) Oracle
13 39 (27.27%) Tomcat
14 36 (25.17%) JUnit
14 36 (25.17%) Spring MVC
15 34 (23.78%) Software Engineering
16 31 (21.68%) SOAP
17 30 (20.98%) CSS
17 30 (20.98%) E-Commerce
17 30 (20.98%) Maven
18 29 (20.28%) HTML
18 29 (20.28%) Ajax
19 28 (19.58%) Git (software)
19 28 (19.58%) JSP
19 28 (19.58%) TDD
20 27 (18.88%) JPA
21 25 (17.48%) jQuery

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 39 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 23 (16.08%) JBoss
3 18 (12.59%) WebLogic
4 16 (11.19%) Apache
5 9 (6.29%) GlassFish
5 9 (6.29%) Apache Solr
6 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) SaaS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.67%) MySQL
2 16 (11.19%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.80%) Redis
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) Ingres
10 1 (0.70%) HBase
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (25.17%) JUnit
2 30 (20.98%) Maven
3 28 (19.58%) Git (software)
4 23 (16.08%) Subversion
5 21 (14.69%) Ant
6 16 (11.19%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.99%) JIRA
9 4 (2.80%) Hudson
10 3 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.70%) ProC
11 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Games
3 16 (11.19%) Retail
4 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.29%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Automotive
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (100.00%) J2EE
2 99 (69.23%) Spring
3 67 (46.85%) Hibernate
4 53 (37.06%) XML
5 41 (28.67%) Web Services
6 40 (27.97%) Java EE
7 36 (25.17%) Spring MVC
8 31 (21.68%) SOAP
9 30 (20.98%) CSS
10 29 (20.28%) HTML
10 29 (20.28%) Ajax
11 28 (19.58%) JSP
12 27 (18.88%) JPA
13 25 (17.48%) jQuery
14 24 (16.78%) JDBC
15 15 (10.49%) RESTful
16 12 (8.39%) Flash
17 11 (7.69%) Struts
17 11 (7.69%) AngularJS
17 11 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.39%) Online Games
3 11 (7.69%) Open Source
4 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Linux
2 47 (32.87%) UNIX
3 12 (8.39%) AIX
4 5 (3.50%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.07%) MVC
3 34 (23.78%) Software Engineering
4 30 (20.98%) E-Commerce
5 28 (19.58%) TDD
6 19 (13.29%) OO
7 18 (12.59%) Scrum
7 18 (12.59%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.39%) SOA
9 11 (7.69%) Web Development
10 10 (6.99%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.50%) Content Management
12 5 (3.50%) RUP
13 4 (2.80%) Data Modelling
13 4 (2.80%) Workflow
13 4 (2.80%) Performance Testing
13 4 (2.80%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (2.10%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (59.44%) SQL
3 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.59%) Groovy
5 16 (11.19%) Ruby
6 15 (10.49%) PL/SQL
7 14 (9.79%) Scala
8 12 (8.39%) XPath
8 12 (8.39%) XQuery
8 12 (8.39%) Perl
9 10 (6.99%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.80%) PHP
11 3 (2.10%) C++
11 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) Python
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (3.50%) VMware
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.40%) hybris
3 2 (1.40%) Sybase
4 1 (0.70%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.70%) IBM
4 1 (0.70%) Google
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - excellent benefits (pension, medical/den
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago