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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 829 777 740
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 58 96 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.096% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 93 140
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -64 45 £50,000 +5.26% 7
London -21 27 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Scotland -6 10 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Edinburgh - 7 £37,000 - 3
South East -33 6 £36,000 -24.21% 2
South West -19 4 £41,500 -7.77%
Wales +3 3 £38,500 -14.44%
South Wales -2 3 £38,500 -14.44%
City of London -3 3 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Manchester -12 3 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -18 3 £40,000 +6.66%
East Sussex -19 3 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Brighton -24 3 £36,000 -4.00% 1
West Midlands -10 2 £48,750 +1.56% 1
Bath -13 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Somerset -18 2 £40,000 -11.11%
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Cwmbran - 2 £38,500 -
Bristol - 2 £66,500 -
Fife - 2 £41,250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Hampshire -5 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 £49,500 +32.00% 1
Cardiff -9 1 £29,110 -35.31%
Coventry -9 1 £48,000 -
Glasgow -13 1 £42,500 -29.16%
East of England -27 1 £44,000 -2.22%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Java
1 128 (100.00%) J2EE
2 92 (71.88%) Spring
3 72 (56.25%) SQL
4 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (50.78%) Hibernate
6 46 (35.94%) Oracle
6 46 (35.94%) JSP
7 43 (33.59%) Linux
8 39 (30.47%) JavaScript
9 35 (27.34%) Java EE
10 33 (25.78%) XML
11 32 (25.00%) UNIX
12 31 (24.22%) Tomcat
12 31 (24.22%) E-Commerce
12 31 (24.22%) Finance
13 28 (21.88%) MVC
13 28 (21.88%) HTML
14 27 (21.09%) JBoss
14 27 (21.09%) Scrum
15 25 (19.53%) OO
16 23 (17.97%) CSS
16 23 (17.97%) WebLogic
16 23 (17.97%) Spring MVC
17 18 (14.06%) TDD
17 18 (14.06%) Retail
17 18 (14.06%) Maven
17 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
18 17 (13.28%) JUnit
18 17 (13.28%) Web Services

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (24.22%) Tomcat
2 23 (17.97%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.94%) Apache
4 11 (8.59%) GlassFish
4 11 (8.59%) Apache Solr
5 8 (6.25%) TeamSite
5 8 (6.25%) Magnolia
6 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.91%) IIS
8 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) SaaS
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) MySQL
2 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.13%) Redis
6 4 (3.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Maven
2 17 (13.28%) JUnit
3 12 (9.38%) Subversion
4 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.03%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.25%) Ant
8 2 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.78%) JIRA
9 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Retail
3 14 (10.94%) Games
4 11 (8.59%) Banking
5 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) J2EE
2 92 (71.88%) Spring
3 65 (50.78%) Hibernate
4 46 (35.94%) JSP
5 35 (27.34%) Java EE
6 33 (25.78%) XML
7 28 (21.88%) HTML
8 23 (17.97%) CSS
8 23 (17.97%) Spring MVC
9 17 (13.28%) Web Services
10 16 (12.50%) Struts
10 16 (12.50%) jQuery
11 15 (11.72%) JPA
11 15 (11.72%) Servlets
12 14 (10.94%) Ajax
13 13 (10.16%) JMS
14 12 (9.38%) SOAP
15 11 (8.59%) Lucene
16 9 (7.03%) Flash
17 8 (6.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Open Source
2 9 (7.03%) Online Games
2 9 (7.03%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.13%) AS400
4 4 (3.13%) iSeries
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.59%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) UNIX
3 12 (9.38%) AIX
4 6 (4.69%) Windows
5 2 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) E-Commerce
3 28 (21.88%) MVC
4 27 (21.09%) Scrum
5 25 (19.53%) OO
6 18 (14.06%) TDD
7 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.59%) OOD
10 11 (8.59%) SOA
11 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.03%) Web Development
12 8 (6.25%) UML
13 6 (4.69%) OOP
13 6 (4.69%) Multithreading
14 5 (3.91%) Software Architecture
14 5 (3.91%) Time Management
14 5 (3.91%) Content Management
14 5 (3.91%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (56.25%) SQL
3 39 (30.47%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.47%) Ruby
6 5 (3.91%) Scala
6 5 (3.91%) C++
7 4 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (2.34%) XPath
8 3 (2.34%) Groovy
8 3 (2.34%) XQuery
8 3 (2.34%) Perl
9 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (35.94%) Oracle
2 27 (21.09%) JBoss
3 8 (6.25%) Vignette
4 5 (3.91%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.56%) Sybase
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) Chordiant
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