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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 816 833 784
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 56 91 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.077% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.081% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 91
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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 -5 54 £53,750 +7.50% 3
South East +40 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Kent - 12 £55,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 -
London +10 11 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South West -4 8 £55,000 +4.76%
East Sussex - 8 £36,000 -
Somerset +16 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Brighton - 7 £36,000 -
Wells - 6 £55,000 -
Manchester +14 5 £37,500 -15.73%
West Sussex +13 5 £52,500 +18.64%
North West +5 5 £37,500 -15.73%
Middlesex - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 4 - - 1
Reading - 4 - - 1
Cardiff +4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales -5 2 £35,000 -12.50%
South Wales -7 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Horsham - 2 £52,500 -
City of London +25 1 - -
East of England +12 1 £47,500 +0.52%
Bristol +3 1 £42,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +1 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Crawley -9 1 £52,500 +18.64%
Coventry -17 1 £48,000 -
West Midlands -24 1 £48,000 -4.47%
Wimbledon - 1 £47,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £34,000 -
Leicester - 1 £34,000 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Java
1 125 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (71.20%) Spring
3 62 (49.60%) Hibernate
4 61 (48.80%) SQL
5 60 (48.00%) XML
6 54 (43.20%) Web Services
7 49 (39.20%) Maven
8 48 (38.40%) Linux
9 47 (37.60%) JavaScript
10 45 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (34.40%) MySQL
12 42 (33.60%) JSP
12 42 (33.60%) Tomcat
12 42 (33.60%) Subversion
13 39 (31.20%) Ant
13 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
14 38 (30.40%) Eclipse
15 36 (28.80%) TDD
16 35 (28.00%) MVC
16 35 (28.00%) Java EE
17 34 (27.20%) CSS
18 31 (24.80%) jQuery
19 29 (23.20%) UML
19 29 (23.20%) HTML
20 28 (22.40%) Spring MVC
21 27 (21.60%) JUnit
21 27 (21.60%) JDBC
21 27 (21.60%) SOAP
22 26 (20.80%) Servlets

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (33.60%) Tomcat
2 25 (20.00%) JBoss
3 20 (16.00%) Apache
4 15 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (7.20%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.00%) Liferay
7 4 (3.20%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.40%) Jetty
9 1 (0.80%) Node.js
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.40%) MySQL
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) HBase
7 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (39.20%) Maven
2 42 (33.60%) Subversion
3 39 (31.20%) Ant
3 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
4 38 (30.40%) Eclipse
5 27 (21.60%) JUnit
6 18 (14.40%) JIRA
6 18 (14.40%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.00%) Hudson
8 5 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.00%) TestNG
8 5 (4.00%) Log4j
9 3 (2.40%) jMock
9 3 (2.40%) Mockito
10 1 (0.80%) Redmine
10 1 (0.80%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.80%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.40%) Retail
5 7 (5.60%) Games
6 5 (4.00%) Publishing
7 3 (2.40%) Law
8 2 (1.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Automotive
9 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (71.20%) Spring
3 62 (49.60%) Hibernate
4 60 (48.00%) XML
5 54 (43.20%) Web Services
6 42 (33.60%) JSP
7 35 (28.00%) Java EE
8 34 (27.20%) CSS
9 31 (24.80%) jQuery
10 29 (23.20%) HTML
11 28 (22.40%) Spring MVC
12 27 (21.60%) JDBC
12 27 (21.60%) SOAP
13 26 (20.80%) Servlets
13 26 (20.80%) JSON
14 24 (19.20%) Struts
15 15 (12.00%) JPA
16 14 (11.20%) RESTful
16 14 (11.20%) REST
17 13 (10.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.60%) Online Games
3 6 (4.80%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.80%) Open Source
4 5 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.60%) Social Media
5 2 (1.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.40%) Linux
2 23 (18.40%) UNIX
3 6 (4.80%) Windows
4 4 (3.20%) Android
4 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) TDD
3 35 (28.00%) MVC
4 29 (23.20%) UML
5 25 (20.00%) Scrum
6 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
7 21 (16.80%) OO
8 19 (15.20%) OOD
9 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (13.60%) RUP
11 16 (12.80%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.80%) OOP
12 15 (12.00%) AOP
13 14 (11.20%) SOA
14 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
15 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.60%) Multithreading
16 7 (5.60%) Dependency Injection
17 6 (4.80%) Integration Testing
17 6 (4.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (48.80%) SQL
3 47 (37.60%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.00%) XQuery
4 15 (12.00%) AspectJ
4 15 (12.00%) XPath
5 13 (10.40%) Groovy
6 12 (9.60%) Scala
7 11 (8.80%) Ruby
7 11 (8.80%) Perl
8 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.00%) C#
8 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.20%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.60%) HQL
11 1 (0.80%) Go
11 1 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.40%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.40%) OCMJD
3 2 (1.60%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Oracle
2 15 (12.00%) IBM
3 5 (4.00%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) Sun
5 2 (1.60%) BEA
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.60%) Endeca
5 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.60%) hybris
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
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