Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 949 961 855
Rank change year-on-year +12 -106 -130
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 168 215 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 223 360
England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,700 £24,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £68,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -8.00% +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 147,424 156,891 172,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,787 126,570 146,169
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +31 89 £75,000 +42.86% 6
South East +18 38 £57,500 +27.78% 3
East of England +27 20 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Midlands +14 16 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North of England -17 10 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East Midlands -16 9 £60,000 +41.18%
West Midlands +22 7 £38,500 +2.67% 1
North West +5 7 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £45,000 -
South West -29 3 - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Java
1 168 (100.00%) J2EE
2 113 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (58.33%) Microservices
4 93 (55.36%) Software Engineering
5 86 (51.19%) Finance
6 71 (42.26%) Scrum
6 71 (42.26%) AngularJS
7 66 (39.29%) Jenkins
7 66 (39.29%) Spring
8 64 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (37.50%) DevOps
9 63 (37.50%) Web Services
10 56 (33.33%) Maven
11 55 (32.74%) Terraform
12 51 (30.36%) Multithreading
13 49 (29.17%) React
13 49 (29.17%) TDD
14 47 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (26.19%) Ansible
16 43 (25.60%) Concurrent Programming
16 43 (25.60%) RESTful
17 42 (25.00%) Docker
18 41 (24.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 40 (23.81%) J2SE
20 39 (23.21%) SQL
20 39 (23.21%) Continuous Deployment
21 38 (22.62%) Front End Development
22 35 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
22 35 (20.83%) Hibernate

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 30 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (8.93%) JBoss
3 9 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.17%) WildFly
5 4 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 47 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.38%) SaaS
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.31%) MySQL
2 19 (11.31%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.98%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.38%) Amazon QuickSight
8 4 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.38%) Hazelcast
8 4 (2.38%) Pentaho
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.19%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 56 (33.33%) Maven
3 41 (24.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (19.64%) JUnit
5 30 (17.86%) Ant
6 26 (15.48%) Selenium
7 19 (11.31%) Subversion
7 19 (11.31%) Vagrant
8 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.17%) HttpUnit
10 6 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.57%) Hudson
10 6 (3.57%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.98%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.38%) Gatling
12 4 (2.38%) JMeter
13 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
General
1 86 (51.19%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Front Office
3 18 (10.71%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Automotive
5 6 (3.57%) Back Office
6 5 (2.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.79%) Electronics
7 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (100.00%) J2EE
2 71 (42.26%) AngularJS
3 66 (39.29%) Spring
4 63 (37.50%) Web Services
5 49 (29.17%) React
6 43 (25.60%) RESTful
7 40 (23.81%) J2SE
8 35 (20.83%) Hibernate
9 33 (19.64%) Spring Boot
10 32 (19.05%) Java EE
11 30 (17.86%) HTML
12 26 (15.48%) CSS
13 22 (13.10%) XML
14 20 (11.90%) Apache Flex
14 20 (11.90%) jQuery
15 15 (8.93%) Struts
16 14 (8.33%) JPA
17 12 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (5.95%) HTML5
19 9 (5.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (15.48%) Fintech
3 21 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 17 (10.12%) Computer Science
5 16 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (7.74%) Hedge funds
7 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.95%) Equities
8 10 (5.95%) Fixed Income
9 6 (3.57%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.38%) Derivative
11 4 (2.38%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Linux
2 12 (7.14%) Unix
3 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.19%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (58.33%) Microservices
3 93 (55.36%) Software Engineering
4 71 (42.26%) Scrum
5 64 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (37.50%) DevOps
7 51 (30.36%) Multithreading
8 49 (29.17%) TDD
9 43 (25.60%) Concurrent Programming
10 39 (23.21%) Continuous Deployment
11 38 (22.62%) Front End Development
12 31 (18.45%) Asset Management
13 22 (13.10%) Unit Testing
14 20 (11.90%) Pair Programming
15 19 (11.31%) Open Source
16 18 (10.71%) Mentoring
17 15 (8.93%) Web Application Development
18 14 (8.33%) BDD
19 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
20 12 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (23.21%) SQL
3 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.67%) Java 8
5 15 (8.93%) Python
6 11 (6.55%) Groovy
6 11 (6.55%) Scala
7 10 (5.95%) C
8 7 (4.17%) C#
8 7 (4.17%) Clojure
8 7 (4.17%) Kotlin
8 7 (4.17%) R
8 7 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.98%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) Degree
2 20 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.57%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 55 (32.74%) Terraform
2 44 (26.19%) Ansible
3 35 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.95%) Puppet
5 8 (4.76%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (17.86%) Adobe
2 27 (16.07%) Oracle
3 14 (8.33%) Google
4 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.98%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.38%) Birst
7 3 (1.79%) Apple
7 3 (1.79%) SAP
7 3 (1.79%) Sybase
8 2 (1.19%) Sun
9 1 (0.60%) HP
9 1 (0.60%) Terracotta