Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 933 983 861
Rank change year-on-year +50 -122 -116
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 204 187 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 175 194 375
England median annual salary £57,500 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.99% -6.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,500 £24,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £65,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +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 150,459 158,964 175,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 95.98% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122,207 128,306 148,958
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +64 110 £72,500 +45.00% 5
South East +22 42 £52,500 +16.67% 7
East of England +21 20 £41,500 -19.02% 3
Midlands +5 12 £40,000 -5.88%
North of England -6 12 £42,500 -6.59% 1
North West +16 9 £41,250 -13.16%
South West -19 8 £26,000 - 3
West Midlands +18 7 £38,500 +2.67%
East Midlands -2 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +9 3 £45,000 - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Java
1 204 (100.00%) J2EE
2 133 (65.20%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (58.82%) Microservices
4 113 (55.39%) Software Engineering
5 105 (51.47%) Finance
6 86 (42.16%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 85 (41.67%) Web Services
8 84 (41.18%) Scrum
9 80 (39.22%) DevOps
10 73 (35.78%) Terraform
10 73 (35.78%) Spring
11 72 (35.29%) Jenkins
12 68 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 67 (32.84%) TDD
13 67 (32.84%) Docker
13 67 (32.84%) React
14 61 (29.90%) Maven
15 60 (29.41%) RESTful
16 53 (25.98%) J2SE
17 52 (25.49%) Multithreading
18 49 (24.02%) Ansible
19 48 (23.53%) SQL
19 48 (23.53%) JavaScript
20 47 (23.04%) JUnit
20 47 (23.04%) Continuous Deployment
21 43 (21.08%) Concurrent Programming
22 41 (20.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 41 (20.10%) HTML

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 31 (15.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 18 (8.82%) JBoss
3 12 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (4.90%) WildFly
5 5 (2.45%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.47%) Apache
6 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 68 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.90%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) AMQP
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
2 22 (10.78%) MySQL
3 17 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.45%) Amazon QuickSight
9 5 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.45%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.45%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.47%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.47%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.49%) Endeca
11 1 (0.49%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 72 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 61 (29.90%) Maven
3 47 (23.04%) JUnit
4 41 (20.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 39 (19.12%) Selenium
6 33 (16.18%) Vagrant
7 30 (14.71%) Ant
8 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
9 24 (11.76%) Subversion
10 15 (7.35%) Cucumber
11 14 (6.86%) SpecFlow
12 10 (4.90%) HttpUnit
13 6 (2.94%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.94%) Hudson
14 5 (2.45%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.45%) Gatling
14 5 (2.45%) JMeter
15 4 (1.96%) JIRA
16 2 (0.98%) Gradle
16 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (51.47%) Finance
2 28 (13.73%) Front Office
3 20 (9.80%) Banking
4 9 (4.41%) Automotive
5 6 (2.94%) Back Office
6 4 (1.96%) Electronics
6 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (100.00%) J2EE
2 85 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 85 (41.67%) Web Services
3 73 (35.78%) Spring
4 67 (32.84%) React
5 60 (29.41%) RESTful
6 53 (25.98%) J2SE
7 41 (20.10%) HTML
8 36 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 35 (17.16%) CSS
9 35 (17.16%) Java EE
10 34 (16.67%) Spring Boot
11 30 (14.71%) XML
12 23 (11.27%) jQuery
13 20 (9.80%) Apache Flex
14 17 (8.33%) D3.js
14 17 (8.33%) Struts
15 16 (7.84%) JPA
16 15 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (6.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (13.73%) Fintech
3 23 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 23 (11.27%) Mobile App
4 20 (9.80%) Hedge funds
5 14 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.90%) Equities
7 10 (4.90%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.94%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.96%) Derivative
10 4 (1.96%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.82%) Linux
2 14 (6.86%) Unix
3 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (65.20%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (58.82%) Microservices
3 113 (55.39%) Software Engineering
4 86 (42.16%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (41.18%) Scrum
6 80 (39.22%) DevOps
7 67 (32.84%) TDD
8 52 (25.49%) Multithreading
9 47 (23.04%) Continuous Deployment
10 43 (21.08%) Concurrent Programming
11 41 (20.10%) Front End Development
12 40 (19.61%) Asset Management
13 35 (17.16%) Pair Programming
14 30 (14.71%) Unit Testing
15 28 (13.73%) Open Source
16 20 (9.80%) Mentoring
17 19 (9.31%) BDD
18 18 (8.82%) Web Application Development
19 17 (8.33%) Build Automation
19 17 (8.33%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 204 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 48 (23.53%) SQL
3 35 (17.16%) Java 8
4 23 (11.27%) Python
5 14 (6.86%) R
6 13 (6.37%) Scala
7 11 (5.39%) Groovy
8 10 (4.90%) C
9 9 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.43%) C#
10 7 (3.43%) Clojure
10 7 (3.43%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.45%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.96%) Perl
13 3 (1.47%) PHP
14 1 (0.49%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.49%) C++
14 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 20 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.94%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) PSD2
System Software
1 67 (32.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 73 (35.78%) Terraform
2 49 (24.02%) Ansible
3 35 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.31%) Kubernetes
5 9 (4.41%) Puppet
6 6 (2.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 31 (15.20%) Adobe
2 29 (14.22%) Oracle
3 19 (9.31%) Google
4 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.45%) Birst
5 5 (2.45%) SAP
6 4 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.47%) Apple
7 3 (1.47%) Sybase
8 2 (0.98%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.98%) Sun
9 1 (0.49%) Blue Martini
9 1 (0.49%) Demandware
9 1 (0.49%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.49%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) hybris
9 1 (0.49%) IBM