Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 950 878
Rank change year-on-year -9 -72 -178
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 129 227 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 213 296
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 135,078 156,592 161,625
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 109,113 128,186 135,580
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +4 92 £75,000 +22.45% 5
South East +28 24 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +49 17 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East Midlands +31 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +43 12 £60,000 +44.58% 1
North of England +16 4 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £45,000 +2.86% 1
West Midlands +33 1 £40,000 -15.79%
North West +6 1 £57,500 +29.94%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
1 129 (100.00%) J2EE
2 87 (67.44%) Finance
3 86 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (51.16%) Software Engineering
5 55 (42.64%) Spring
6 54 (41.86%) Microservices
7 49 (37.98%) Asset Management
8 46 (35.66%) Web Services
8 46 (35.66%) J2SE
9 45 (34.88%) Scrum
9 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
10 41 (31.78%) Oracle
11 40 (31.01%) AngularJS
12 38 (29.46%) Banking
13 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (27.13%) DevOps
15 33 (25.58%) HTML
15 33 (25.58%) Front Office
16 31 (24.03%) SQL
17 30 (23.26%) TDD
18 29 (22.48%) Maven
18 29 (22.48%) Hedge funds
18 29 (22.48%) Terraform
18 29 (22.48%) Docker
19 28 (21.71%) React
19 28 (21.71%) Java EE
20 27 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
21 26 (20.16%) Front End Development
22 25 (19.38%) Greenfield Project

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 18 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (10.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.73%) AWS CloudFormation
2 19 (14.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.75%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.75%) Amazon S3
3 10 (7.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 9 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (6.98%) Serverless
5 5 (3.88%) Apigee
6 4 (3.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) IPv4
1 1 (0.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.08%) RDBMS
2 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) DB2
8 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.48%) Maven
3 20 (15.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (15.50%) Selenium
4 9 (6.98%) Ant
4 9 (6.98%) JUnit
5 7 (5.43%) Hudson
6 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.88%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.88%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.33%) Subversion
9 2 (1.55%) JIRA
10 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.78%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.78%) JMeter
10 1 (0.78%) Mockito
10 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (67.44%) Finance
2 38 (29.46%) Banking
3 33 (25.58%) Front Office
4 11 (8.53%) Retail
5 6 (4.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (100.00%) J2EE
2 55 (42.64%) Spring
3 46 (35.66%) J2SE
3 46 (35.66%) Web Services
4 40 (31.01%) AngularJS
5 33 (25.58%) HTML
6 28 (21.71%) Java EE
6 28 (21.71%) React
7 24 (18.60%) REST
7 24 (18.60%) XML
8 23 (17.83%) Hibernate
9 20 (15.50%) Spring Boot
10 17 (13.18%) DHTML
11 15 (11.63%) Ehcache
11 15 (11.63%) JMS
12 14 (10.85%) CSS
13 12 (9.30%) J2ME
14 11 (8.53%) SOAP
15 10 (7.75%) HTML5
16 9 (6.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Hedge funds
2 25 (19.38%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (17.83%) Equities
3 23 (17.83%) Fixed Income
4 19 (14.73%) Derivative
4 19 (14.73%) Mobile App
5 18 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (13.18%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (10.08%) Fintech
8 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Linux
2 7 (5.43%) Unix
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (51.16%) Software Engineering
3 54 (41.86%) Microservices
4 49 (37.98%) Asset Management
5 45 (34.88%) Scrum
6 35 (27.13%) DevOps
7 30 (23.26%) TDD
8 26 (20.16%) Front End Development
9 23 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (17.05%) Open Source
11 21 (16.28%) Mentoring
11 21 (16.28%) Multithreading
12 20 (15.50%) Workflow
13 19 (14.73%) OO
14 18 (13.95%) Investment Management
15 17 (13.18%) Concurrent Programming
15 17 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (13.18%) E-Commerce
16 15 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (11.63%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (24.03%) SQL
3 18 (13.95%) TypeScript
4 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) Groovy
6 8 (6.20%) C#
6 8 (6.20%) Python
6 8 (6.20%) Scala
7 7 (5.43%) Clojure
7 7 (5.43%) Java 8
7 7 (5.43%) Kotlin
8 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.88%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.88%) Perl
9 5 (3.88%) R
10 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.55%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (22.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (22.48%) Terraform
2 27 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (18.60%) Puppet
4 14 (10.85%) Ansible
5 6 (4.65%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) Oracle
2 20 (15.50%) Google
3 18 (13.95%) SaltStack
4 15 (11.63%) Terracotta
5 14 (10.85%) Adobe
6 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.78%) Splunk