The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 870 891 871
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 67 83 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 71 84
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 63 £62,500 +19.04% 3
South East +5 23 £47,500 -13.63% 2
London +19 20 £67,500 +22.72%
Milton Keynes +29 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England +18 13 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Essex - 11 £62,500 -
Colchester - 11 £62,500 -
West Midlands -13 6 £50,000 -5.21%
Brighton +22 5 £45,000 +25.00%
Coventry +13 5 £50,000 +4.16%
East Sussex +11 5 £45,000 +25.00%
Reading +16 4 £65,000 -
South Wales +11 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Berkshire +7 4 £65,000 -13.33%
Cardiff +5 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales +5 4 £45,000 +28.57%
City of London +42 2 £55,250 -
East Midlands +18 1 £40,000 +17.64%
North West +9 1 £51,500 +37.33%
Manchester +1 1 £51,500 +37.33%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -7 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £58,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Bolton - 1 £51,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £55,000 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £42,500 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior Java/J2EE Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
1 144 (100.00%) J2EE
2 93 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 89 (61.81%) Spring
4 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (58.33%) HTML
5 81 (56.25%) CSS
6 74 (51.39%) OO
7 68 (47.22%) XML
8 60 (41.67%) Hibernate
9 56 (38.89%) JSP
9 56 (38.89%) SQL
10 52 (36.11%) Open Source
11 50 (34.72%) Servlets
12 47 (32.64%) Linux
12 47 (32.64%) Oracle
12 47 (32.64%) JMS
13 46 (31.94%) JUnit
13 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
14 43 (29.86%) TDD
15 40 (27.78%) Scrum
16 39 (27.08%) JDBC
16 39 (27.08%) MySQL
17 37 (25.69%) Web Services
18 36 (25.00%) Struts
18 36 (25.00%) Ajax
19 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
20 32 (22.22%) OOP
20 32 (22.22%) E-Commerce
20 32 (22.22%) Degree

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 27 (18.75%) JBoss
2 27 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 26 (18.06%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (5.56%) Jetty
6 3 (2.08%) Apache
6 3 (2.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) Liferay
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Bluemix
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.36%) HTTP
2 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) MySQL
2 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
3 32 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 27 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 21 (14.58%) RDBMS
6 14 (9.72%) InterSystems Cache
7 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
7 11 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.47%) JasperReports
8 5 (3.47%) SQLite
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (31.94%) JUnit
2 31 (21.53%) Maven
3 23 (15.97%) Eclipse
4 19 (13.19%) Mockito
5 18 (12.50%) Ant
6 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 16 (11.11%) Subversion
7 15 (10.42%) jMock
8 10 (6.94%) JIRA
9 6 (4.17%) TestNG
10 3 (2.08%) Hudson
10 3 (2.08%) JBehave
10 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.08%) Selenium
10 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.69%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (7.64%) Retail
2 7 (4.86%) Finance
3 6 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (61.81%) Spring
3 84 (58.33%) HTML
4 81 (56.25%) CSS
5 68 (47.22%) XML
6 60 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 56 (38.89%) JSP
8 50 (34.72%) Servlets
9 47 (32.64%) JMS
10 39 (27.08%) JDBC
11 37 (25.69%) Web Services
12 36 (25.00%) Ajax
12 36 (25.00%) Struts
13 24 (16.67%) JPA
13 24 (16.67%) Swing
14 23 (15.97%) DHTML
14 23 (15.97%) RESTful
15 16 (11.11%) XSLT
16 15 (10.42%) EJB
17 14 (9.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.47%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.64%) Linux
2 17 (11.81%) Unix
3 11 (7.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.39%) OO
3 52 (36.11%) Open Source
4 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
5 43 (29.86%) TDD
6 40 (27.78%) Scrum
7 32 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 32 (22.22%) OOP
8 29 (20.14%) OOD
9 28 (19.44%) MVC
10 24 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
11 23 (15.97%) AOP
11 23 (15.97%) Software Architecture
11 23 (15.97%) Use Case
12 21 (14.58%) SDLC
13 20 (13.89%) UML
14 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
15 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
16 16 (11.11%) Multithreading
16 16 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 56 (38.89%) SQL
4 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.25%) AspectJ
6 6 (4.17%) Scala
7 3 (2.08%) Ruby
8 2 (1.39%) Groovy
8 2 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 47 (32.64%) Oracle
2 9 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (2.08%) Altova
3 3 (2.08%) Fiorano
3 3 (2.08%) ILOG
3 3 (2.08%) Splunk
3 3 (2.08%) Talend
3 3 (2.08%) WSO2
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.39%) Sun
5 1 (0.69%) BEA
5 1 (0.69%) BroadVision
5 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.69%) FatWire
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
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