Period
to 13 October 2019

The median annual salary for a J2EE Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

J2EE Developer
UK
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 916 967 962
Rank change year-on-year +51 -5 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 148 190 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 168 232
UK median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +30.43% -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 130,930 156,719 167,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,324 126,285 134,604
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE Developer over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. 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
England +67 143 £85,000 +41.67% 7
London +103 108 £90,000 +20.00% 4
UK excluding London +10 40 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East +5 22 £37,500 -34.78%
Midlands +30 11 £32,500 -40.91% 3
West Midlands +31 9 £30,000 -22.08% 1
East of England +45 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Wales - 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands +24 3 £32,500 -45.83% 2
North of England +14 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Northern Ireland -6 1 - -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
1 148 (100.00%) J2EE
2 108 (72.97%) Finance
3 105 (70.95%) Software Engineering
3 105 (70.95%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (56.76%) Web Services
5 80 (54.05%) Front Office
5 80 (54.05%) Fixed Income
6 79 (53.38%) Microservices
7 75 (50.68%) SQL
8 72 (48.65%) Asset Management
9 70 (47.30%) J2SE
10 62 (41.89%) AWS
11 59 (39.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 59 (39.86%) Equities
12 57 (38.51%) R
13 50 (33.78%) Python
14 47 (31.76%) Analytics
15 46 (31.08%) Oracle
16 45 (30.41%) Amazon SQS
16 45 (30.41%) Amazon EC2
16 45 (30.41%) Amazon S3
16 45 (30.41%) Amazon ECS
17 44 (29.73%) Greenfield Project
18 40 (27.03%) Docker
19 38 (25.68%) Spring
19 38 (25.68%) Derivative
20 37 (25.00%) Relational Database
21 33 (22.30%) RDBMS
22 32 (21.62%) Jenkins

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (8.11%) Apache
1 12 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Front Arena
1 12 (8.11%) Markit EDM
1 12 (8.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 62 (41.89%) AWS
2 45 (30.41%) Amazon EC2
2 45 (30.41%) Amazon ECS
2 45 (30.41%) Amazon S3
2 45 (30.41%) Amazon SQS
3 24 (16.22%) AWS Fargate
4 23 (15.54%) Power Platform
5 21 (14.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (14.19%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (14.19%) OpenShift
5 21 (14.19%) Serverless
6 4 (2.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.68%) Azure
7 1 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) AMQP
1 1 (0.68%) HTTP
1 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 33 (22.30%) RDBMS
3 30 (20.27%) Big Data
4 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
5 23 (15.54%) Power BI
5 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (14.19%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (14.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (9.46%) DB2
7 14 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.70%) Informix
9 3 (2.03%) MySQL
10 2 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.19%) Artifactory
2 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.19%) RStudio
3 18 (12.16%) GitLab
4 15 (10.14%) Maven
5 11 (7.43%) JUnit
6 9 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.41%) JMeter
7 8 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 108 (72.97%) Finance
2 80 (54.05%) Front Office
3 29 (19.59%) Banking
4 23 (15.54%) Investment Banking
5 12 (8.11%) Dutch Language
5 12 (8.11%) French Language
5 12 (8.11%) German Language
5 12 (8.11%) Italian Language
5 12 (8.11%) Public Sector
5 12 (8.11%) Spanish Language
6 10 (6.76%) Legal
7 8 (5.41%) Electronics
7 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
7 8 (5.41%) Marketing
7 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.03%) Housing Association
8 3 (2.03%) Local Government
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (100.00%) J2EE
2 84 (56.76%) Web Services
3 70 (47.30%) J2SE
4 38 (25.68%) Spring
5 24 (16.22%) Lambda Expressions
6 19 (12.84%) XML
7 18 (12.16%) Hibernate
7 18 (12.16%) Swagger
8 15 (10.14%) JDBC
9 12 (8.11%) RESTful
10 10 (6.76%) Struts
11 9 (6.08%) JPA
11 9 (6.08%) Spring Boot
12 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.41%) Apache NiFi
12 8 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (4.05%) Node.js
13 6 (4.05%) React
13 6 (4.05%) Servlets
13 6 (4.05%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 80 (54.05%) Fixed Income
2 59 (39.86%) Equities
2 59 (39.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (29.73%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (25.68%) Derivative
5 24 (16.22%) Reference Data
6 23 (15.54%) Credit Risk
7 12 (8.11%) Hedge funds
8 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.03%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.35%) Pricing Data
12 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.84%) Linux
2 12 (8.11%) Unix
3 4 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (70.95%) Agile Software Development
1 105 (70.95%) Software Engineering
2 79 (53.38%) Microservices
3 72 (48.65%) Asset Management
4 47 (31.76%) Analytics
5 30 (20.27%) DevOps
6 25 (16.89%) OO
7 24 (16.22%) Data Analytics
7 24 (16.22%) ETL
8 23 (15.54%) Credit Risk Management
8 23 (15.54%) Credit Risk Modelling
9 22 (14.86%) Decision-Making
10 13 (8.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (8.78%) Machine Learning
11 12 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.11%) Investment Management
11 12 (8.11%) Workflow
12 11 (7.43%) TDD
13 10 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (6.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (50.68%) SQL
3 57 (38.51%) R
4 50 (33.78%) Python
5 15 (10.14%) Java 8
6 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.38%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) Jython
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Degree
3 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 40 (27.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (14.19%) Kubernetes
1 21 (14.19%) Terraform
2 8 (5.41%) Kibana
2 8 (5.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (31.08%) Oracle
2 16 (10.81%) Sybase
3 12 (8.11%) Calypso
3 12 (8.11%) Charles River
3 12 (8.11%) SimCorp
4 8 (5.41%) SAP
5 5 (3.38%) IBM
6 2 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) Google