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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 847 872 820
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 55 66 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.056% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.059% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 64
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.65% -5.00%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +19 54 £55,000 +14.58% 6
South East +32 20 £55,000 +26.43% 1
South West +6 17 £55,000 +37.50%
London +6 16 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Somerset +23 13 £55,000 +37.50%
Tonbridge - 11 £55,000 -
Wells - 11 £55,000 -
Kent - 11 £55,000 -
West Sussex +10 6 £52,500 +20.68%
East of England +7 6 £48,000 +9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire - 6 £48,000 -
City of London +31 5 £65,000 -
Bristol -20 4 £42,000 +4.34%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
West Midlands -10 3 £50,000 +4.16%
East Sussex - 3 £63,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 -
Huntingdon - 3 £50,000 -
Crawley +3 2 £52,500 +20.68%
Manchester 0 2 £38,750 -12.92%
North West -5 2 £38,750 -12.92%
Coventry -12 2 £49,000 +2.08%
Horsham - 2 £52,500 -
Clevedon - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +3 1 £34,000 -2.85%
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £36,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
1 122 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (72.95%) Spring
3 65 (53.28%) SQL
4 61 (50.00%) XML
5 54 (44.26%) Linux
5 54 (44.26%) JSP
6 53 (43.44%) Tomcat
6 53 (43.44%) Hibernate
7 50 (40.98%) Subversion
8 49 (40.16%) JavaScript
9 48 (39.34%) Maven
10 46 (37.70%) Ant
10 46 (37.70%) MySQL
10 46 (37.70%) Web Services
11 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
12 43 (35.25%) Eclipse
13 42 (34.43%) UML
14 40 (32.79%) Servlets
14 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (31.15%) CSS
16 37 (30.33%) HTML
17 36 (29.51%) Scrum
18 32 (26.23%) jQuery
18 32 (26.23%) JSON
19 31 (25.41%) Java EE
20 29 (23.77%) Struts
20 29 (23.77%) OOD
21 26 (21.31%) JDBC
22 25 (20.49%) OOP

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (43.44%) Tomcat
2 22 (18.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (15.57%) JBoss
4 12 (9.84%) Apache
4 12 (9.84%) WebLogic
5 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.56%) Liferay
6 8 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (3.28%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.46%) Jetty
8 3 (2.46%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.82%) Node.js
10 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) MySQL
2 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.38%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (40.98%) Subversion
2 48 (39.34%) Maven
3 46 (37.70%) Ant
4 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
5 43 (35.25%) Eclipse
6 22 (18.03%) JIRA
7 18 (14.75%) JUnit
8 11 (9.02%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.56%) Log4j
10 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.46%) Hudson
12 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.64%) Mockito
12 2 (1.64%) jMock
12 2 (1.64%) TestNG
13 1 (0.82%) StarTeam
13 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.82%) Redmine
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.56%) Banking
5 7 (5.74%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (72.95%) Spring
3 61 (50.00%) XML
4 54 (44.26%) JSP
5 53 (43.44%) Hibernate
6 46 (37.70%) Web Services
7 40 (32.79%) Servlets
8 38 (31.15%) CSS
9 37 (30.33%) HTML
10 32 (26.23%) JSON
10 32 (26.23%) jQuery
11 31 (25.41%) Java EE
12 29 (23.77%) Struts
13 26 (21.31%) JDBC
14 24 (19.67%) SOAP
15 23 (18.85%) REST
16 22 (18.03%) Spring MVC
17 15 (12.30%) XSLT
18 14 (11.48%) EJB
18 14 (11.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Data Structures
3 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.56%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.92%) Online Games
7 4 (3.28%) GIS
8 3 (2.46%) AS400
9 2 (1.64%) W3C
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.82%) Social Media
10 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.82%) Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 25 (20.49%) UNIX
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Android
4 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.64%) Solaris
6 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) UML
2 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.51%) Scrum
4 29 (23.77%) OOD
5 25 (20.49%) OOP
5 25 (20.49%) TDD
6 22 (18.03%) AOP
6 22 (18.03%) RUP
6 22 (18.03%) MVC
7 20 (16.39%) OO
8 18 (14.75%) E-Commerce
9 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.11%) SOA
11 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
12 13 (10.66%) SDLC
12 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (8.20%) B2C
14 9 (7.38%) Asset Management
15 8 (6.56%) Migration
15 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (53.28%) SQL
3 49 (40.16%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.03%) AspectJ
5 17 (13.93%) XQuery
5 17 (13.93%) XPath
6 11 (9.02%) Groovy
7 10 (8.20%) Scala
7 10 (8.20%) Perl
7 10 (8.20%) Ruby
8 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.74%) C++
10 6 (4.92%) C#
11 5 (4.10%) C
12 3 (2.46%) Python
13 2 (1.64%) HQL
14 1 (0.82%) Go
14 1 (0.82%) R
14 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.10%) OCPJP
2 5 (4.10%) OCMJD
3 4 (3.28%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle
1 22 (18.03%) IBM
2 8 (6.56%) VMware
3 5 (4.10%) Sun
3 5 (4.10%) hybris
4 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.64%) Endeca
5 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.64%) BEA
6 1 (0.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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