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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 849 845 785
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 44 62 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.054% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.057% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 85
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 40 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London +2 20 £62,500 +19.04% 3
City of London +27 8 £63,750 +2.00% 3
South East +20 7 £52,500 +13.51%
East of England +2 6 £50,000 +13.63%
South West -23 5 £55,000 +36.64%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 -
Croydon - 5 £60,000 -
Huntingdon - 4 £50,000 -
Somerset +5 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Kent +4 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Wales -2 3 £45,000 +16.88%
South Wales -9 3 £45,000 +16.88%
Cardiff -10 3 £45,000 +54.58%
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Wells - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol -21 2 £43,500 +4.19%
West Midlands -6 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Scotland -7 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh -11 1 £35,000 -
Coventry -12 1 £50,000 +4.16%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
1 104 (100.00%) J2EE
2 72 (69.23%) Spring
3 54 (51.92%) XML
4 53 (50.96%) SQL
5 51 (49.04%) JSP
6 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
7 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (43.27%) Tomcat
8 43 (41.35%) Hibernate
9 42 (40.38%) Subversion
10 41 (39.42%) HTML
10 41 (39.42%) Web Services
11 40 (38.46%) Linux
11 40 (38.46%) CSS
12 39 (37.50%) Ant
12 39 (37.50%) Eclipse
13 37 (35.58%) MySQL
14 36 (34.62%) Scrum
15 35 (33.65%) UML
16 34 (32.69%) Servlets
16 34 (32.69%) Git (software)
17 33 (31.73%) Maven
18 30 (28.85%) jQuery
19 26 (25.00%) JSON
20 25 (24.04%) REST
21 24 (23.08%) OOD
22 22 (21.15%) JDBC
22 22 (21.15%) Struts
23 21 (20.19%) Oracle

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (43.27%) Tomcat
2 16 (15.38%) JBoss
2 16 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.73%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.73%) Apache
5 7 (6.73%) MQSeries
5 7 (6.73%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (6.73%) Liferay
6 3 (2.88%) Jetty
7 2 (1.92%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) Node.js
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.58%) MySQL
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.58%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.58%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.88%) HBase
7 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Subversion
2 39 (37.50%) Ant
2 39 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 34 (32.69%) Git (software)
4 33 (31.73%) Maven
5 17 (16.35%) JIRA
6 13 (12.50%) JUnit
7 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.73%) Log4j
9 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.92%) jMock
11 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.96%) Hudson
11 1 (0.96%) Redmine
11 1 (0.96%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Retail
3 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
3 15 (14.42%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) J2EE
2 72 (69.23%) Spring
3 54 (51.92%) XML
4 51 (49.04%) JSP
5 43 (41.35%) Hibernate
6 41 (39.42%) HTML
6 41 (39.42%) Web Services
7 40 (38.46%) CSS
8 34 (32.69%) Servlets
9 30 (28.85%) jQuery
10 26 (25.00%) JSON
11 25 (24.04%) REST
12 22 (21.15%) JDBC
12 22 (21.15%) Struts
13 21 (20.19%) Java EE
14 17 (16.35%) SOAP
15 16 (15.38%) XSLT
16 15 (14.42%) Ajax
17 14 (13.46%) Spring MVC
18 13 (12.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.65%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.85%) GIS
7 3 (2.88%) AS400
7 3 (2.88%) W3C
8 2 (1.92%) DTV
8 2 (1.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Linux
2 20 (19.23%) UNIX
3 7 (6.73%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Scrum
3 35 (33.65%) UML
4 24 (23.08%) OOD
5 20 (19.23%) OOP
6 19 (18.27%) OO
6 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
7 16 (15.38%) AOP
7 16 (15.38%) RUP
7 16 (15.38%) SDLC
8 15 (14.42%) E-Commerce
8 15 (14.42%) TDD
9 12 (11.54%) MVC
9 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.58%) SOA
11 10 (9.62%) System Testing
12 9 (8.65%) B2C
12 9 (8.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (50.96%) SQL
3 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.38%) AspectJ
5 13 (12.50%) XQuery
5 13 (12.50%) XPath
6 10 (9.62%) C++
7 9 (8.65%) C
8 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Perl
8 7 (6.73%) Groovy
8 7 (6.73%) Scala
8 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.73%) Ruby
9 3 (2.88%) Python
10 2 (1.92%) C#
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.85%) OCPJWCD
3 4 (3.85%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.85%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) IBM
3 7 (6.73%) TIBCO
3 7 (6.73%) VMware
4 4 (3.85%) Sun
4 4 (3.85%) hybris
5 3 (2.88%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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