Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 972 959 848
Rank change year-on-year -13 -111 -117
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 132 223 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 133 211 350
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £40,500 £24,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £71,250
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 142,011 161,475 169,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,983 130,951 142,429
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +20 84 £76,250 +27.08% 7
South East +32 28 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England +38 16 £60,000 +6.67%
Midlands +37 15 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +31 13 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North of England +8 9 £45,000 +2.86% 1
North West +4 5 £35,000 -26.32%
Yorkshire +8 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +39 2 £39,250 -12.78% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
1 132 (100.00%) J2EE
2 94 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (60.61%) Finance
4 66 (50.00%) Spring
4 66 (50.00%) Microservices
5 62 (46.97%) Software Engineering
6 53 (40.15%) Scrum
7 52 (39.39%) Web Services
8 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
9 49 (37.12%) AngularJS
10 41 (31.06%) DevOps
10 41 (31.06%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (28.79%) TDD
12 36 (27.27%) Terraform
13 35 (26.52%) HTML
14 34 (25.76%) J2SE
14 34 (25.76%) Java EE
14 34 (25.76%) Asset Management
14 34 (25.76%) Maven
15 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (24.24%) React
16 32 (24.24%) Docker
17 31 (23.48%) Hibernate
18 29 (21.97%) Front End Development
18 29 (21.97%) Oracle
19 28 (21.21%) Multithreading
19 28 (21.21%) Spring Boot
19 28 (21.21%) Greenfield Project
20 27 (20.45%) Open Source

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 16 (12.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (4.55%) JBoss
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.79%) Serverless
6 4 (3.03%) SaaS
7 3 (2.27%) Apigee
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) AMQP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) IPv4
2 1 (0.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (11.36%) RDBMS
2 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.58%) MySQL
5 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (1.52%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.52%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.52%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 34 (25.76%) Maven
3 24 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (15.91%) Selenium
5 13 (9.85%) Ant
5 13 (9.85%) JUnit
6 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
7 8 (6.06%) Subversion
8 7 (5.30%) Hudson
9 5 (3.79%) Artifactory
9 5 (3.79%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.27%) JMeter
11 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.52%) Gatling
11 2 (1.52%) JIRA
11 2 (1.52%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 80 (60.61%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Banking
3 19 (14.39%) Front Office
4 12 (9.09%) Retail
5 6 (4.55%) Back Office
6 5 (3.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (100.00%) J2EE
2 66 (50.00%) Spring
3 52 (39.39%) Web Services
4 49 (37.12%) AngularJS
5 35 (26.52%) HTML
6 34 (25.76%) J2SE
6 34 (25.76%) Java EE
7 32 (24.24%) React
8 31 (23.48%) Hibernate
9 28 (21.21%) Spring Boot
10 22 (16.67%) REST
11 19 (14.39%) RESTful
12 17 (12.88%) CSS
13 15 (11.36%) DHTML
14 14 (10.61%) Ehcache
14 14 (10.61%) JMS
15 13 (9.85%) Apache Flex
15 13 (9.85%) SOAP
15 13 (9.85%) XML
16 10 (7.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.21%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (14.39%) Mobile App
3 17 (12.88%) Fintech
4 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (10.61%) Hedge funds
5 9 (6.82%) Equities
5 9 (6.82%) Fixed Income
6 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.79%) Derivative
8 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.03%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Linux
2 10 (7.58%) Unix
3 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.00%) Microservices
3 62 (46.97%) Software Engineering
4 53 (40.15%) Scrum
5 41 (31.06%) DevOps
6 38 (28.79%) TDD
7 34 (25.76%) Asset Management
8 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (21.97%) Front End Development
10 28 (21.21%) Multithreading
11 27 (20.45%) Open Source
12 22 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
13 19 (14.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (14.39%) E-Commerce
14 18 (13.64%) Mentoring
15 17 (12.88%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (12.12%) OO
17 14 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (10.61%) Open Source Development
18 10 (7.58%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (17.42%) SQL
3 18 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.12%) Java 8
5 14 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.82%) Python
7 8 (6.06%) C#
7 8 (6.06%) Groovy
8 7 (5.30%) Clojure
8 7 (5.30%) Kotlin
8 7 (5.30%) Scala
9 5 (3.79%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 5 (3.79%) R
10 1 (0.76%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.27%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.27%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) PSD2
System Software
1 32 (24.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (27.27%) Terraform
2 27 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (15.15%) Ansible
3 20 (15.15%) Puppet
4 6 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 29 (21.97%) Oracle
2 19 (14.39%) Google
3 16 (12.12%) Adobe
4 14 (10.61%) SaltStack
4 14 (10.61%) Terracotta
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (1.52%) Apple
6 2 (1.52%) Birst
6 2 (1.52%) Sun
7 1 (0.76%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Splunk