Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 511 550 500
Rank change year-on-year +39 -50 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 35 19 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.062% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.064% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 23 125
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -9.60%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,250
England 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 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 27,568 29,617 34,162
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.70% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22,928 24,738 28,636
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +22 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Sussex -2 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +26 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +7 7 £65,000 +23.81%
Surrey +41 6 £52,500 -2.33% 2
Hampshire - 5 £57,500 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Spring
4 21 (60.00%) Scrum
4 21 (60.00%) Oracle
5 19 (54.29%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) HTML
7 15 (42.86%) Web Services
8 13 (37.14%) Finance
8 13 (37.14%) Spring Boot
9 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (34.29%) RESTful
9 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
9 12 (34.29%) CSS
9 12 (34.29%) Java 8
10 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 10 (28.57%) Microservices
10 10 (28.57%) BDD
10 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (25.71%) Kanban
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (20.00%) SOA
13 7 (20.00%) XML
13 7 (20.00%) Retail
13 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (20.00%) HTML5

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 7 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) SaaS
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon QuickSight
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast
5 3 (8.57%) MySQL
5 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Gatling
4 3 (8.57%) JMeter
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) J2EE
2 25 (71.43%) Spring
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) Web Services
5 13 (37.14%) Spring Boot
6 12 (34.29%) CSS
6 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (34.29%) RESTful
7 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 7 (20.00%) HTML5
8 7 (20.00%) XML
9 6 (17.14%) Middleware
10 5 (14.29%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (11.43%) Java EE
11 4 (11.43%) Keycloak
11 4 (11.43%) Spring Cloud
12 3 (8.57%) JPA
12 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Fintech
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) BDD
4 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 10 (28.57%) Microservices
5 9 (25.71%) Kanban
6 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) Line Management
8 5 (14.29%) Market Research
8 5 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (11.43%) API Design
9 4 (11.43%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
10 3 (8.57%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Java 8
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Birst
3 2 (5.71%) SAP