Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 116 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 18 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.94% 1.09% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.14% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 18
Essex median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +56.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £47,500 £61,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.57% +7.60%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1819 2014 2439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.24% 95.41% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1620 1928
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.05%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Essex.

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Colchester -16 12 £65,000 +4.00%
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Essex region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle
3 15 (83.33%) OOP
3 15 (83.33%) OO
4 14 (77.78%) JBoss
4 14 (77.78%) Swing
4 14 (77.78%) E-Commerce
4 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
4 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (77.78%) Maven
4 14 (77.78%) WebSphere
5 12 (66.67%) Ant
5 12 (66.67%) WebLogic
5 12 (66.67%) JMS
5 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
5 12 (66.67%) Gradle
6 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
7 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (27.78%) Java EE
9 4 (22.22%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) EJB
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
9 4 (22.22%) JSP

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (77.78%) JBoss
1 14 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 12 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Geronimo
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) Mahout
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Maven
2 12 (66.67%) Ant
2 12 (66.67%) Gradle
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) Swing
3 12 (66.67%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) Java EE
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) EJB
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) Servlets
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.11%) FreeMarker
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) TopLink
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) OO
1 15 (83.33%) OOP
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Alteryx
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft