The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 737 635
Rank change year-on-year -24 -102  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 106 169 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 100 150 298
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 36 £55,000 -18.51% 4
South East +42 21 £45,000 - 1
East of England -18 15 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +6 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West 0 12 £24,250 -44.88% 1
West Midlands +17 9 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +29 8 £41,250 -17.50%
North West -37 8 £50,000 +23.45% 8
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Java
1 258 (100.00%) J2EE
2 170 (65.89%) Spring
3 153 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (54.26%) Hibernate
5 107 (41.47%) JavaScript
6 93 (36.05%) HTML
7 88 (34.11%) SQL
7 88 (34.11%) TDD
8 76 (29.46%) XML
9 68 (26.36%) Oracle
10 66 (25.58%) CSS
11 61 (23.64%) Scrum
12 59 (22.87%) JSP
12 59 (22.87%) Maven
13 57 (22.09%) SDLC
14 56 (21.71%) OO
15 47 (18.22%) Web Services
16 45 (17.44%) Relational Database
17 43 (16.67%) NoSQL
17 43 (16.67%) JUnit
17 43 (16.67%) Degree
18 42 (16.28%) Software Engineering
18 42 (16.28%) JPA
19 41 (15.89%) JDBC
19 41 (15.89%) E-Commerce
20 40 (15.50%) Computer Science
21 38 (14.73%) SOAP
21 38 (14.73%) REST
22 37 (14.34%) AngularJS

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 32 (12.40%) JBoss
2 27 (10.47%) WebLogic
3 26 (10.08%) WebSphere
4 23 (8.91%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.49%) Apache
6 8 (3.10%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.33%) Confluence
7 6 (2.33%) WildFly
8 3 (1.16%) Apache Geronimo
8 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.16%) Jetty
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) SSH
2 2 (0.78%) IMAP
2 2 (0.78%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.44%) Relational Database
2 43 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 35 (13.57%) SQL Server
4 32 (12.40%) RDBMS
5 24 (9.30%) MySQL
6 18 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (5.81%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.04%) Data Mining
10 12 (4.65%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.33%) Big Data
12 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.55%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.16%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.16%) Mahout
14 3 (1.16%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.78%) SQLite
16 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 59 (22.87%) Maven
2 43 (16.67%) JUnit
3 35 (13.57%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.08%) Ant
5 25 (9.69%) Subversion
6 21 (8.14%) Gradle
7 20 (7.75%) JIRA
8 16 (6.20%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (4.65%) TestNG
10 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.88%) Selenium
12 6 (2.33%) Emacs
12 6 (2.33%) git-flow
13 4 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.16%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.16%) Protractor
14 3 (1.16%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (10.47%) Finance
2 26 (10.08%) Games
3 18 (6.98%) Banking
4 16 (6.20%) Back Office
4 16 (6.20%) Front Office
4 16 (6.20%) Music Industry
5 15 (5.81%) Retail
6 5 (1.94%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) Local Government
7 3 (1.16%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (100.00%) J2EE
2 170 (65.89%) Spring
3 140 (54.26%) Hibernate
4 93 (36.05%) HTML
5 76 (29.46%) XML
6 66 (25.58%) CSS
7 59 (22.87%) JSP
8 47 (18.22%) Web Services
9 42 (16.28%) JPA
10 41 (15.89%) JDBC
11 38 (14.73%) REST
11 38 (14.73%) SOAP
12 37 (14.34%) AngularJS
12 37 (14.34%) JMS
13 34 (13.18%) Java EE
14 30 (11.63%) Spring Boot
15 29 (11.24%) Servlets
16 25 (9.69%) Ajax
16 25 (9.69%) JSON
17 24 (9.30%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.43%) User Experience
3 10 (3.88%) Online Games
4 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.16%) Bitcoin
7 3 (1.16%) Fintech
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.36%) Linux
2 17 (6.59%) Unix
3 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.39%) AIX
4 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.11%) TDD
3 61 (23.64%) Scrum
4 57 (22.09%) SDLC
5 56 (21.71%) OO
6 42 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 41 (15.89%) E-Commerce
8 35 (13.57%) BDD
9 33 (12.79%) Microservices
9 33 (12.79%) MVC
10 30 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.85%) OOP
12 27 (10.47%) Test Automation
13 25 (9.69%) Unit Testing
14 24 (9.30%) Mentoring
15 23 (8.91%) Web Development
16 15 (5.81%) Coaching
17 14 (5.43%) Integration Testing
17 14 (5.43%) Low Latency
18 13 (5.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 258 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 88 (34.11%) SQL
4 29 (11.24%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.10%) PHP
5 8 (3.10%) Python
6 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.55%) Scala
7 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Jython
9 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.78%) C#
9 2 (0.78%) Clojure
9 2 (0.78%) Groovy
9 2 (0.78%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (16.67%) Degree
2 15 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.10%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.08%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) HDFS
2 2 (0.78%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (26.36%) Oracle
2 12 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.71%) Sun
4 5 (1.94%) BEA
5 4 (1.55%) hybris
5 4 (1.55%) IBM
6 3 (1.16%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.16%) Tableau
7 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.78%) PayPal
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
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