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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 819 768 753
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 83 116 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 145
Average salary £47,250 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 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 27 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 -70 76 £50,000 +4.16% 3
London -1 34 £57,500 +6.48% 1
South East -11 25 £36,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex +10 12 £36,000 -4.00%
Brighton +4 12 £36,000 -4.00%
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 -
South West - 7 £40,000 -
Scotland - 7 £36,500 -
Edinburgh - 6 £36,500 -
West Midlands -14 5 £52,500 +2.43%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £52,500 -
Warwick - 3 £52,500 -
City of London +23 2 £70,000 +16.66%
Manchester -12 2 £50,000 +31.57%
North West -17 2 £50,000 +27.38%
Surrey -22 2 £44,500 -1.11%
Dorset - 2 £39,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £39,000 -
East Midlands +11 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Nottingham +4 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Coventry -15 1 £48,000 -
Birmingham -16 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Redhill -18 1 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire -24 1 £47,500 +30.13%
Hertfordshire -26 1 - -
East of England -27 1 - -
Yorkshire -57 1 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Kent - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
1 145 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (67.59%) Spring
3 83 (57.24%) SQL
4 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (46.21%) Hibernate
6 56 (38.62%) Linux
7 55 (37.93%) XML
8 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
9 46 (31.72%) UNIX
10 43 (29.66%) Web Services
11 42 (28.97%) MVC
12 41 (28.28%) MySQL
13 39 (26.90%) Java EE
14 38 (26.21%) Oracle
14 38 (26.21%) Tomcat
15 37 (25.52%) JUnit
16 35 (24.14%) Spring MVC
17 34 (23.45%) SOAP
18 33 (22.76%) Maven
18 33 (22.76%) Software Engineering
19 30 (20.69%) TDD
19 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
20 29 (20.00%) E-Commerce
21 28 (19.31%) CSS
21 28 (19.31%) Ajax
22 27 (18.62%) JSP
22 27 (18.62%) HTML
23 26 (17.93%) JPA
24 25 (17.24%) JBoss

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 38 (26.21%) Tomcat
2 25 (17.24%) JBoss
3 18 (12.41%) Apache
3 18 (12.41%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.52%) GlassFish
4 8 (5.52%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) SaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.10%) HTTP
2 4 (2.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) MySQL
2 15 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.07%) Redis
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) Ingres
9 1 (0.69%) HBase
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 37 (25.52%) JUnit
2 33 (22.76%) Maven
3 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.86%) Subversion
5 22 (15.17%) Ant
6 19 (13.10%) Jenkins
7 14 (9.66%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.90%) JIRA
9 4 (2.76%) Hudson
10 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.69%) TestNG
12 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.69%) ProC
12 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Games
3 15 (10.34%) Retail
4 12 (8.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.90%) Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Publishing
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (67.59%) Spring
3 67 (46.21%) Hibernate
4 55 (37.93%) XML
5 43 (29.66%) Web Services
6 39 (26.90%) Java EE
7 35 (24.14%) Spring MVC
8 34 (23.45%) SOAP
9 28 (19.31%) CSS
9 28 (19.31%) Ajax
10 27 (18.62%) JSP
10 27 (18.62%) HTML
11 26 (17.93%) JPA
12 24 (16.55%) jQuery
12 24 (16.55%) JDBC
13 16 (11.03%) RESTful
14 13 (8.97%) JSON
15 12 (8.28%) Flash
16 11 (7.59%) AngularJS
17 10 (6.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
1 13 (8.97%) Open Source
2 12 (8.28%) Online Games
3 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.69%) Equities
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.62%) Linux
2 46 (31.72%) UNIX
3 12 (8.28%) AIX
4 4 (2.76%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.97%) MVC
3 33 (22.76%) Software Engineering
4 30 (20.69%) TDD
5 29 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.10%) OO
6 19 (13.10%) Scrum
7 17 (11.72%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.59%) SOA
9 10 (6.90%) Web Development
9 10 (6.90%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.83%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.83%) RUP
10 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.45%) Content Management
12 4 (2.76%) Performance Testing
12 4 (2.76%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (2.76%) DSDM
12 4 (2.76%) Data Modelling
12 4 (2.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (57.24%) SQL
3 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.41%) Groovy
5 15 (10.34%) Ruby
5 15 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 14 (9.66%) Scala
7 12 (8.28%) XPath
7 12 (8.28%) XQuery
7 12 (8.28%) Perl
8 10 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.76%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) PHP
10 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (26.21%) Oracle
2 4 (2.76%) VMware
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.38%) hybris
3 2 (1.38%) Sybase
4 1 (0.69%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.69%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) Google
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