Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 963 846 713
Rank change year-on-year -117 -133 -112
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 211 360 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 207 354 634
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +12 112 £52,500 -16.00% 11
North of England +22 32 £45,000 +3.45% 6
South West +27 30 £26,000 -50.48% 1
North West +2 18 £50,000 +14.94% 5
Midlands +34 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East -39 17 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +30 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +38 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England -72 8 £46,250 -11.90%
West Midlands +4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Java
1 211 (100.00%) J2EE
2 120 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (54.03%) Spring
4 98 (46.45%) Hibernate
5 82 (38.86%) HTML
6 80 (37.91%) JavaScript
7 74 (35.07%) TDD
8 73 (34.60%) XML
9 70 (33.18%) SQL
10 67 (31.75%) Degree
11 60 (28.44%) Computer Science
12 59 (27.96%) CSS
13 56 (26.54%) Oracle
14 53 (25.12%) Microservices
15 51 (24.17%) Relational Database
16 50 (23.70%) Java EE
17 47 (22.27%) Scrum
18 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
19 44 (20.85%) Finance
20 42 (19.91%) AngularJS
21 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
21 41 (19.43%) JSP
22 40 (18.96%) Web Services
23 38 (18.01%) Microsoft
23 38 (18.01%) RESTful
24 36 (17.06%) RDBMS
24 36 (17.06%) .NET
25 34 (16.11%) Games
25 34 (16.11%) MVC

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 13 (6.16%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.69%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.21%) JBoss
4 9 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.79%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.95%) CMS
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Mule
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.79%) Serverless
4 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.79%) HTTP
2 4 (1.90%) Broadband
3 2 (0.95%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.17%) Relational Database
2 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
3 36 (17.06%) RDBMS
4 32 (15.17%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.32%) Infinispan
6 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.84%) MySQL
7 6 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.95%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) GIS
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (14.22%) Maven
2 23 (10.90%) Eclipse
3 19 (9.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (8.06%) Hudson
4 17 (8.06%) Travis CI
5 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.64%) JUnit
5 14 (6.64%) Subversion
6 7 (3.32%) JIRA
6 7 (3.32%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.37%) Ant
9 4 (1.90%) Gradle
10 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.95%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.47%) Grunt
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.47%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.47%) MagicDraw
11 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (20.85%) Finance
2 34 (16.11%) Games
3 21 (9.95%) Music Industry
4 17 (8.06%) Back Office
4 17 (8.06%) Front Office
5 16 (7.58%) Banking
6 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.37%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Retail
9 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.95%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (100.00%) J2EE
2 114 (54.03%) Spring
3 98 (46.45%) Hibernate
4 82 (38.86%) HTML
5 73 (34.60%) XML
6 59 (27.96%) CSS
7 50 (23.70%) Java EE
8 42 (19.91%) AngularJS
9 41 (19.43%) JSP
10 40 (18.96%) Web Services
11 38 (18.01%) RESTful
12 36 (17.06%) .NET
13 31 (14.69%) Servlets
14 29 (13.74%) REST
15 28 (13.27%) JDBC
16 26 (12.32%) Ajax
16 26 (12.32%) Spring Boot
17 25 (11.85%) Spring MVC
18 23 (10.90%) J2SE
18 23 (10.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.43%) User Experience
3 14 (6.64%) Online Games
4 12 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.84%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.90%) Fintech
8 2 (0.95%) Blog
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.95%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.48%) Unix
2 14 (6.64%) Linux
3 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.95%) VMS
3 2 (0.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.07%) TDD
3 53 (25.12%) Microservices
4 47 (22.27%) Scrum
5 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
6 34 (16.11%) MVC
7 31 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (14.22%) Mathematics
9 29 (13.74%) Test Automation
10 27 (12.80%) SDLC
11 26 (12.32%) Kanban
12 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
13 22 (10.43%) DevOps
14 21 (9.95%) BDD
14 21 (9.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (9.48%) Open Source
16 19 (9.00%) CQRS
17 18 (8.53%) Domain-Driven Design
18 17 (8.06%) Web Development
19 15 (7.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (37.91%) JavaScript
3 70 (33.18%) SQL
4 14 (6.64%) C++
5 10 (4.74%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.27%) Python
7 7 (3.32%) Perl
8 6 (2.84%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.37%) C
10 2 (0.95%) C#
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) Jython
11 1 (0.47%) LotusScript
11 1 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (31.75%) Degree
2 21 (9.95%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.95%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (26.54%) Oracle
2 38 (18.01%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.27%) Google
4 9 (4.27%) IBM
5 8 (3.79%) hybris
6 7 (3.32%) SAP
7 3 (1.42%) BEA
8 2 (0.95%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.95%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) BT
9 1 (0.47%) F5
9 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.47%) Lotus
9 1 (0.47%) Perforce
9 1 (0.47%) Sitecore