The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Developer
London / City of London
Rank 216 260 297
Rank change year-on-year +44 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.100% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 15
Median salary £62,500 £55,250 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.12% -10.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £64,100 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.04% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4809 6702 9653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.93% 95.54% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 5986 8221
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,075 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) PayPal
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) EJB
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) PayPal
2 1 (12.50%) GoldenSource
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% bonus + 8% pension
Posted: 5 days ago