Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Java J2EE Developer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 970 954 859
Rank change year-on-year -16 -95 -141
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 153 216 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 141 214 357
England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,750 £24,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £70,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 145,583 162,315 174,205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118,340 131,194 147,115
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 82 £77,500 +47.62% 8
South East +42 35 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Midlands +23 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +33 18 £60,000 +33.33% 6
East Midlands +5 12 £60,000 +33.33%
North of England +3 10 £42,500 -7.61% 2
West Midlands +37 7 £38,500 -14.44% 1
North West +24 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £45,000 - 1
South West -18 3 - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Java/J2EE Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
1 153 (100.00%) J2EE
2 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (55.56%) Microservices
4 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
5 81 (52.94%) Finance
6 65 (42.48%) Scrum
7 63 (41.18%) Spring
7 63 (41.18%) AngularJS
8 60 (39.22%) Jenkins
9 57 (37.25%) Web Services
10 54 (35.29%) DevOps
11 50 (32.68%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (30.72%) Terraform
13 46 (30.07%) Maven
14 44 (28.76%) Multithreading
15 43 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
15 43 (28.10%) TDD
16 41 (26.80%) React
17 37 (24.18%) Docker
17 37 (24.18%) Concurrent Programming
17 37 (24.18%) J2SE
18 35 (22.88%) Java EE
18 35 (22.88%) Hibernate
18 35 (22.88%) Front End Development
18 35 (22.88%) Ansible
18 35 (22.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 33 (21.57%) RESTful
19 33 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (21.57%) SQL

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (15.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (6.54%) JBoss
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.96%) WildFly
5 2 (1.31%) Apache
5 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.61%) SaaS
5 3 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (11.11%) MySQL
4 15 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.96%) Amazon QuickSight
9 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.96%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.96%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.96%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 46 (30.07%) Maven
3 35 (22.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (16.34%) JUnit
5 24 (15.69%) Ant
6 21 (13.73%) Selenium
7 14 (9.15%) Subversion
8 13 (8.50%) Git (software)
9 12 (7.84%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.92%) Hudson
11 5 (3.27%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.96%) Gatling
13 3 (1.96%) HttpUnit
13 3 (1.96%) JMeter
13 3 (1.96%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 81 (52.94%) Finance
2 19 (12.42%) Front Office
3 15 (9.80%) Banking
4 8 (5.23%) Automotive
4 8 (5.23%) Retail
5 6 (3.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (100.00%) J2EE
2 63 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 63 (41.18%) Spring
3 57 (37.25%) Web Services
4 41 (26.80%) React
5 37 (24.18%) J2SE
6 35 (22.88%) Hibernate
6 35 (22.88%) Java EE
7 33 (21.57%) RESTful
8 30 (19.61%) HTML
8 30 (19.61%) Spring Boot
9 21 (13.73%) CSS
10 20 (13.07%) Apache Flex
11 18 (11.76%) XML
12 15 (9.80%) jQuery
13 14 (9.15%) Struts
14 12 (7.84%) JPA
15 10 (6.54%) HTML5
15 10 (6.54%) REST
16 9 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (15.69%) Fintech
3 21 (13.73%) Mobile App
4 18 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (7.19%) Hedge funds
7 10 (6.54%) Equities
7 10 (6.54%) Fixed Income
8 6 (3.92%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.61%) Derivative
10 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.46%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) Unix
3 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.31%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (55.56%) Microservices
3 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
4 65 (42.48%) Scrum
5 54 (35.29%) DevOps
6 50 (32.68%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (28.76%) Multithreading
8 43 (28.10%) TDD
9 37 (24.18%) Concurrent Programming
10 35 (22.88%) Front End Development
11 31 (20.26%) Continuous Deployment
12 30 (19.61%) Asset Management
13 22 (14.38%) Open Source
14 17 (11.11%) Unit Testing
15 16 (10.46%) E-Commerce
16 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
16 15 (9.80%) Pair Programming
17 13 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
18 11 (7.19%) BDD
19 10 (6.54%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (21.57%) SQL
3 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.38%) Java 8
5 13 (8.50%) Python
6 10 (6.54%) Groovy
6 10 (6.54%) Scala
7 9 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.58%) C#
8 7 (4.58%) Clojure
8 7 (4.58%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.27%) Perl
9 5 (3.27%) R
10 4 (2.61%) C
11 1 (0.65%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.69%) Degree
2 19 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (24.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (30.72%) Terraform
2 35 (22.88%) Ansible
3 33 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.15%) Puppet
5 6 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (18.30%) Oracle
2 24 (15.69%) Adobe
3 16 (10.46%) Google
4 9 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.92%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.96%) Apple
6 3 (1.96%) Birst
6 3 (1.96%) Sybase
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) HP