Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 493 474 496
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 57 60 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 138
South East median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,700 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £55,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,399 28,145 36,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,496 23,513 31,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Thames Valley -18 23 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Sussex -6 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £47,500 +11.76%
Hampshire -19 9 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Berkshire 0 5 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Surrey -10 3 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West Sussex -4 1 £50,500 -12.17%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 South East region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
1 57 (100.00%) J2EE
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 34 (59.65%) CSS
4 32 (56.14%) Spring
5 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) TDD
6 22 (38.60%) Docker
7 21 (36.84%) XML
7 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
8 19 (33.33%) JMS
8 19 (33.33%) JDBC
9 18 (31.58%) Web Services
9 18 (31.58%) OO
10 17 (29.82%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (29.82%) Struts
10 17 (29.82%) JSP
10 17 (29.82%) Servlets
10 17 (29.82%) DHTML
10 17 (29.82%) HTTP
10 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
10 17 (29.82%) Use Case
10 17 (29.82%) Open Source
10 17 (29.82%) Software Architecture
11 16 (28.07%) Oracle
12 15 (26.32%) SQL
13 14 (24.56%) Scrum
13 14 (24.56%) BDD
13 14 (24.56%) Microservices

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (17.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.02%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) HTTP
1 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon QuickSight
4 3 (5.26%) DB2
4 3 (5.26%) Hazelcast
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.75%) GIS
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.26%) Gatling
3 3 (5.26%) JMeter
3 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.75%) Gradle
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) J2EE
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 34 (59.65%) CSS
4 32 (56.14%) Spring
5 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 21 (36.84%) XML
6 19 (33.33%) JDBC
6 19 (33.33%) JMS
7 18 (31.58%) Web Services
8 17 (29.82%) DHTML
8 17 (29.82%) JSP
8 17 (29.82%) Servlets
8 17 (29.82%) Struts
9 12 (21.05%) Middleware
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (15.79%) RESTful
11 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
12 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.02%) JPA
12 4 (7.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) OO
4 17 (29.82%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (29.82%) Open Source
4 17 (29.82%) Software Architecture
4 17 (29.82%) Use Case
5 14 (24.56%) BDD
5 14 (24.56%) Microservices
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 11 (19.30%) SOA
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
7 9 (15.79%) Line Management
7 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.79%) Test-First Development
8 8 (14.04%) Kanban
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.02%) MVC
9 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Java 8
4 10 (17.54%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Ansible
2 9 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Birst
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) IBM