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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 830 771 770
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 62 125 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 110
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +10.46%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 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 March 2015. 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 -38 59 £52,500 - 7
South East +11 31 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +26 21 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Kent - 11 £55,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £36,000 - 1
Brighton - 7 £36,000 -
Middlesex - 6 £52,500 -
City of London +9 4 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Berkshire +1 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
West Midlands -30 3 £57,500 +19.79%
Manchester +7 2 £43,750 -1.68% 2
North West +6 2 £43,750 -1.68% 2
West Sussex +2 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Cardiff -6 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire -10 2 £57,500 +9.52%
South Wales -12 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales -16 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Warwick - 2 £57,500 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £45,000 -
Horsham - 2 £52,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland +14 1 - -
Surrey +3 1 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +2 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Essex -4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Stirling - 1 - -
Evesham - 1 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Java
1 135 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (72.59%) Spring
3 70 (51.85%) SQL
4 68 (50.37%) Hibernate
5 63 (46.67%) Web Services
6 58 (42.96%) XML
6 58 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (40.74%) JavaScript
8 52 (38.52%) Maven
8 52 (38.52%) Linux
9 48 (35.56%) Tomcat
9 48 (35.56%) TDD
10 46 (34.07%) MVC
11 44 (32.59%) MySQL
12 43 (31.85%) Subversion
13 40 (29.63%) Git (software)
14 38 (28.15%) Ant
15 36 (26.67%) JUnit
15 36 (26.67%) JSP
15 36 (26.67%) SOAP
15 36 (26.67%) Spring MVC
16 34 (25.19%) Java EE
17 33 (24.44%) jQuery
18 31 (22.96%) HTML
18 31 (22.96%) CSS
19 29 (21.48%) UNIX
19 29 (21.48%) Eclipse
20 28 (20.74%) JDBC
20 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 48 (35.56%) Tomcat
2 23 (17.04%) JBoss
3 20 (14.81%) Apache
4 10 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (4.44%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.96%) Liferay
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.74%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) SaaS
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) MySQL
2 14 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (10.37%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.63%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.93%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.22%) HBase
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (38.52%) Maven
2 43 (31.85%) Subversion
3 40 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 38 (28.15%) Ant
5 36 (26.67%) JUnit
6 29 (21.48%) Eclipse
7 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
8 17 (12.59%) JIRA
9 7 (5.19%) Hudson
10 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.70%) TestNG
12 4 (2.96%) Log4j
13 3 (2.22%) Mockito
14 1 (0.74%) jMock
14 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
14 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.67%) Games
3 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (72.59%) Spring
3 68 (50.37%) Hibernate
4 63 (46.67%) Web Services
5 58 (42.96%) XML
6 36 (26.67%) SOAP
6 36 (26.67%) JSP
6 36 (26.67%) Spring MVC
7 34 (25.19%) Java EE
8 33 (24.44%) jQuery
9 31 (22.96%) CSS
9 31 (22.96%) HTML
10 28 (20.74%) JDBC
11 23 (17.04%) JSON
12 22 (16.30%) Ajax
13 20 (14.81%) Struts
14 19 (14.07%) JPA
14 19 (14.07%) RESTful
15 18 (13.33%) Servlets
16 12 (8.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Online Games
2 9 (6.67%) Open Source
3 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Social Media
6 2 (1.48%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.52%) Linux
2 29 (21.48%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Android
4 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.56%) TDD
3 46 (34.07%) MVC
4 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering
5 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.56%) UML
7 19 (14.07%) OO
8 17 (12.59%) Scrum
8 17 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.85%) SOA
9 16 (11.85%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.89%) OOD
11 11 (8.15%) Multithreading
11 11 (8.15%) RUP
12 9 (6.67%) OOP
12 9 (6.67%) AOP
13 8 (5.93%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
14 6 (4.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (51.85%) SQL
3 55 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.56%) Groovy
5 18 (13.33%) XQuery
5 18 (13.33%) XPath
6 16 (11.85%) Scala
7 15 (11.11%) Perl
8 14 (10.37%) Ruby
9 9 (6.67%) AspectJ
10 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.96%) C#
11 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.22%) C++
13 2 (1.48%) HQL
14 1 (0.74%) Python
14 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.22%) OCMJD
3 2 (1.48%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.48%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Oracle
2 9 (6.67%) IBM
3 4 (2.96%) VMware
3 4 (2.96%) hybris
4 3 (2.22%) Sun
5 2 (1.48%) BEA
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.48%) Endeca
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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