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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 840 784 739
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 64 87 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.085% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 84 137
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -43 52 £50,000 - 5
London -7 32 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Scotland -10 9 £42,500 -29.16% 2
City of London -3 7 £62,500 +13.63% 3
South West -11 6 £40,250 -10.55%
Edinburgh - 6 - - 1
North West -20 4 £40,000 - 1
Westminster - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £41,750 -
Wales 0 3 £38,500 -14.44% 1
East of England 0 3 £44,000 -26.66%
Manchester -2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South Wales -4 3 £38,500 -14.44% 1
West Midlands -9 3 £48,000 +28.00%
Bath -11 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Somerset -21 2 £40,000 -11.11%
South East -30 2 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £44,000 -
Coventry - 2 £48,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 £38,500 -
Dunstable - 2 £44,000 -
Fife - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham +2 1 £49,500 +32.00%
Lancashire -3 1 £41,500 -2.35%
Cardiff -7 1 £29,110 -35.31% 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 £50,000 -16.66%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
1 144 (100.00%) J2EE
2 109 (75.69%) Spring
3 75 (52.08%) SQL
4 69 (47.92%) Hibernate
5 53 (36.81%) JSP
6 48 (33.33%) Oracle
7 43 (29.86%) JavaScript
8 40 (27.78%) Scrum
8 40 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (27.08%) Java EE
10 37 (25.69%) MVC
10 37 (25.69%) Linux
11 35 (24.31%) XML
12 34 (23.61%) Tomcat
12 34 (23.61%) HTML
13 32 (22.22%) JBoss
14 31 (21.53%) OO
14 31 (21.53%) Finance
15 30 (20.83%) E-Commerce
16 28 (19.44%) Maven
16 28 (19.44%) Unit Testing
17 27 (18.75%) TDD
18 26 (18.06%) Spring MVC
19 25 (17.36%) WebLogic
20 24 (16.67%) CSS
20 24 (16.67%) UNIX
21 23 (15.97%) Servlets
22 22 (15.28%) Struts
22 22 (15.28%) Open Source

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (23.61%) Tomcat
2 25 (17.36%) WebLogic
3 15 (10.42%) Apache
4 13 (9.03%) TeamSite
4 13 (9.03%) Magnolia
5 11 (7.64%) Apache Solr
5 11 (7.64%) GlassFish
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.47%) IIS
7 5 (3.47%) Confluence
8 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.69%) Jetty
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
1 4 (2.78%) SNMP
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) MySQL
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.78%) Big Data
7 4 (2.78%) Redis
7 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.08%) DTS
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Maven
2 19 (13.19%) Subversion
3 18 (12.50%) JUnit
4 17 (11.81%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.64%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.47%) Ant
7 5 (3.47%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.47%) Hudson
7 5 (3.47%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.69%) Mockito
9 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) Checkstyle
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Games
4 9 (6.25%) Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.47%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) J2EE
2 109 (75.69%) Spring
3 69 (47.92%) Hibernate
4 53 (36.81%) JSP
5 39 (27.08%) Java EE
6 35 (24.31%) XML
7 34 (23.61%) HTML
8 26 (18.06%) Spring MVC
9 24 (16.67%) CSS
10 23 (15.97%) Servlets
11 22 (15.28%) Struts
12 19 (13.19%) Web Services
13 18 (12.50%) JMS
14 15 (10.42%) REST
15 14 (9.72%) jQuery
16 13 (9.03%) JPA
17 11 (7.64%) EJB
17 11 (7.64%) Lucene
17 11 (7.64%) Ajax
18 10 (6.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Open Source
2 14 (9.72%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.86%) Online Games
5 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.78%) Derivative
6 4 (2.78%) iSeries
6 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.78%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.69%) Linux
2 24 (16.67%) UNIX
3 9 (6.25%) AIX
4 6 (4.17%) Windows
5 2 (1.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) HPUX
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.78%) Scrum
1 40 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.69%) MVC
3 31 (21.53%) OO
4 30 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 28 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 27 (18.75%) TDD
7 17 (11.81%) OOD
7 17 (11.81%) Software Engineering
8 16 (11.11%) SOA
9 15 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.94%) Web Development
10 10 (6.94%) RUP
10 10 (6.94%) UML
11 9 (6.25%) Pair Programming
12 8 (5.56%) DSDM
13 7 (4.86%) DevOps
14 6 (4.17%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.17%) OOP
15 5 (3.47%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (52.08%) SQL
3 43 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.81%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.86%) Scala
6 5 (3.47%) C++
6 5 (3.47%) Groovy
6 5 (3.47%) Clojure
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby
7 4 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 6 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (33.33%) Oracle
2 32 (22.22%) JBoss
3 13 (9.03%) Vignette
4 5 (3.47%) VMware
4 5 (3.47%) Twitter
5 4 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
6 2 (1.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.69%) FatWire
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.69%) Facebook
7 1 (0.69%) Google
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