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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 816 767 738
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 74 133 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 66 101 154
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.55%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -53 73 £50,000 +5.26% 5
London 0 33 £57,500 +7.98% 2
South East -8 21 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands -13 7 £52,500 +2.43%
East Sussex - 7 £36,000 -
Brighton - 7 £36,000 -
South West +6 6 £40,000 -23.80%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -4 4 £52,500 -
Warwick - 4 £52,500 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -10 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Coventry -12 2 £48,000 -
Manchester -25 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
East of England -34 2 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West -39 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
East Midlands +18 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Nottingham +15 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £35,000 -33.33%
City of London +7 1 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +5 1 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -26 1 £47,500 +24.18%
South Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Dorset - 1 £39,000 -
Essex - 1 £40,000 - 2
Doncaster - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
1 132 (100.00%) J2EE
2 86 (65.15%) Spring
3 79 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (56.06%) SQL
5 62 (46.97%) Hibernate
6 53 (40.15%) XML
7 52 (39.39%) Web Services
8 50 (37.88%) JavaScript
9 46 (34.85%) Linux
10 39 (29.55%) UNIX
10 39 (29.55%) TDD
10 39 (29.55%) MVC
11 38 (28.79%) JUnit
12 37 (28.03%) MySQL
13 36 (27.27%) Maven
14 35 (26.52%) SOAP
15 34 (25.76%) Java EE
16 32 (24.24%) Spring MVC
16 32 (24.24%) Tomcat
17 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
18 30 (22.73%) Oracle
19 28 (21.21%) Git (software)
20 25 (18.94%) JDBC
20 25 (18.94%) Subversion
20 25 (18.94%) Finance
21 24 (18.18%) Ajax
21 24 (18.18%) Ant
22 23 (17.42%) CSS
23 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 32 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 21 (15.91%) JBoss
3 18 (13.64%) Apache
4 13 (9.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.03%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.76%) Jetty
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.03%) MySQL
2 13 (9.85%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.52%) HBase
8 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) Ingres
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (28.79%) JUnit
2 36 (27.27%) Maven
3 28 (21.21%) Git (software)
4 25 (18.94%) Subversion
5 24 (18.18%) Ant
6 22 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 16 (12.12%) Eclipse
8 11 (8.33%) JIRA
9 6 (4.55%) Hudson
10 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.27%) TestNG
12 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.76%) jMock
12 1 (0.76%) Mockito
12 1 (0.76%) ProC
12 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
General
1 25 (18.94%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Retail
3 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.58%) Games
3 10 (7.58%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Automotive
4 4 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.52%) Law
5 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (100.00%) J2EE
2 86 (65.15%) Spring
3 62 (46.97%) Hibernate
4 53 (40.15%) XML
5 52 (39.39%) Web Services
6 35 (26.52%) SOAP
7 34 (25.76%) Java EE
8 32 (24.24%) Spring MVC
9 25 (18.94%) JDBC
10 24 (18.18%) Ajax
11 23 (17.42%) CSS
12 22 (16.67%) jQuery
13 21 (15.91%) JPA
13 21 (15.91%) HTML
14 20 (15.15%) JSP
15 18 (13.64%) RESTful
16 13 (9.85%) JSON
17 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
18 10 (7.58%) Velocity
18 10 (7.58%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Open Source
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.58%) Online Games
4 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Equities
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.85%) Linux
2 39 (29.55%) UNIX
3 9 (6.82%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) TDD
2 39 (29.55%) MVC
3 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
4 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 20 (15.15%) OO
6 17 (12.88%) Scrum
7 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.85%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.06%) SOA
10 7 (5.30%) RUP
10 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.55%) Web Development
12 4 (3.03%) Integration Testing
12 4 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (3.03%) DSDM
12 4 (3.03%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.03%) Workflow
12 4 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (56.06%) SQL
3 50 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.64%) Groovy
5 14 (10.61%) Scala
6 12 (9.09%) XQuery
6 12 (9.09%) Ruby
6 12 (9.09%) XPath
6 12 (9.09%) Perl
6 12 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.52%) C++
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.52%) hybris
3 2 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (0.76%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) Google
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