The median annual salary for a J2EE Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
J2EE Developer
UK
Rank 705 708 607
Rank change year-on-year +3 -101  
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 162 258 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 144 238 314
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +19.04% -8.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 160 £52,500 +10.52% 13
London 0 54 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East of England +37 33 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South East +47 31 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Essex +23 17 £55,000 -12.00% 1
North West 0 15 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Colchester -1 13 £67,500 +8.00%
West Midlands +20 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Cheshire +19 11 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Chester +12 9 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £60,000 +26.31%
Milton Keynes -11 9 £60,000 +26.31%
City of London +51 8 £61,250 +16.38% 3
Coventry +7 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire +37 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Hertfordshire +20 7 £65,000 -
Watford -1 7 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £45,000 -6.73%
Middlesex +13 6 £37,500 -
East Midlands +1 6 £41,250 +3.12%
Surrey - 6 £57,500 - 2
Yorkshire +26 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Northampton +22 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Northamptonshire +19 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Peterborough +12 5 £45,000 -3.22%
West Sussex +6 5 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Yorkshire +32 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Leeds +21 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Brighton +12 3 £55,000 +30.95%

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 316 (100.00%) J2EE
2 314 (99.37%) Java
3 202 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (58.54%) Spring
5 137 (43.35%) JavaScript
6 126 (39.87%) HTML
6 126 (39.87%) Hibernate
7 116 (36.71%) SQL
8 98 (31.01%) TDD
9 94 (29.75%) XML
10 91 (28.80%) CSS
11 77 (24.37%) JSP
12 71 (22.47%) SDLC
13 70 (22.15%) Oracle
13 70 (22.15%) OO
14 67 (21.20%) E-Commerce
14 67 (21.20%) Maven
15 66 (20.89%) Scrum
16 64 (20.25%) Web Services
17 63 (19.94%) Software Engineering
18 62 (19.62%) JUnit
19 57 (18.04%) JDBC
20 56 (17.72%) JBoss
21 51 (16.14%) Relational Database
22 48 (15.19%) Tomcat
22 48 (15.19%) SOAP
23 46 (14.56%) WebSphere
23 46 (14.56%) NoSQL
24 45 (14.24%) REST
25 44 (13.92%) Finance

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 56 (17.72%) JBoss
2 48 (15.19%) Tomcat
3 46 (14.56%) WebSphere
4 39 (12.34%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.33%) Apache
6 15 (4.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (4.11%) Confluence
8 10 (3.16%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.90%) CMS
10 4 (1.27%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Geronimo
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.95%) IIS
11 3 (0.95%) Jetty
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.95%) GitHub
4 3 (0.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.63%) IMAP
2 2 (0.63%) LDAP
2 2 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.14%) Relational Database
2 46 (14.56%) NoSQL
3 35 (11.08%) SQL Server
4 32 (10.13%) MySQL
5 31 (9.81%) RDBMS
6 29 (9.18%) MongoDB
7 24 (7.59%) Oracle Database
8 22 (6.96%) Neo4j
9 13 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.48%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.53%) Big Data
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.27%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.27%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.27%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.95%) Mahout
14 3 (0.95%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (21.20%) Maven
2 62 (19.62%) JUnit
3 38 (12.03%) Git (software)
4 27 (8.54%) Subversion
5 25 (7.91%) Ant
6 24 (7.59%) JIRA
7 20 (6.33%) Eclipse
8 17 (5.38%) Gradle
9 14 (4.43%) Selenium
10 13 (4.11%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.11%) TestNG
11 12 (3.80%) Jenkins
12 10 (3.16%) Mockito
13 7 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.27%) FishEye
14 4 (1.27%) FlexUnit
14 4 (1.27%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.27%) Log4j
14 4 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (13.92%) Finance
2 33 (10.44%) Banking
3 25 (7.91%) Retail
4 20 (6.33%) Back Office
4 20 (6.33%) Front Office
4 20 (6.33%) Music Industry
5 9 (2.85%) Games
6 7 (2.22%) Marketing
7 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.27%) Publishing
9 3 (0.95%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (100.00%) J2EE
2 185 (58.54%) Spring
3 126 (39.87%) Hibernate
3 126 (39.87%) HTML
4 94 (29.75%) XML
5 91 (28.80%) CSS
6 77 (24.37%) JSP
7 64 (20.25%) Web Services
8 57 (18.04%) JDBC
9 48 (15.19%) SOAP
10 45 (14.24%) REST
11 43 (13.61%) AngularJS
11 43 (13.61%) Servlets
12 39 (12.34%) JMS
13 35 (11.08%) XSLT
14 34 (10.76%) Java EE
14 34 (10.76%) Swing
15 30 (9.49%) JPA
16 27 (8.54%) RESTful
17 26 (8.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.48%) Online Banking
4 10 (3.16%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.85%) Fintech
5 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.90%) Online Games
8 5 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.58%) User Experience
9 4 (1.27%) Equities
10 3 (0.95%) Bitcoin
10 3 (0.95%) Smart Energy
10 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.63%) Blog
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.32%) FMCG
12 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.96%) Linux
2 17 (5.38%) Unix
3 5 (1.58%) Solaris
3 5 (1.58%) Windows
3 5 (1.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.27%) HPUX
5 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (31.01%) TDD
3 71 (22.47%) SDLC
4 70 (22.15%) OO
5 67 (21.20%) E-Commerce
6 66 (20.89%) Scrum
7 63 (19.94%) Software Engineering
8 40 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (11.39%) OOP
10 33 (10.44%) Unit Testing
11 30 (9.49%) BDD
12 28 (8.86%) MVC
12 28 (8.86%) Web Development
13 22 (6.96%) Integration Testing
14 21 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.33%) Coaching
16 19 (6.01%) Microservices
17 15 (4.75%) Open Source
18 14 (4.43%) OOA/OOD
19 13 (4.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 314 (99.37%) Java
2 137 (43.35%) JavaScript
3 116 (36.71%) SQL
4 25 (7.91%) PL/SQL
5 13 (4.11%) PHP
6 12 (3.80%) C#
7 10 (3.16%) Scala
8 8 (2.53%) Groovy
9 7 (2.22%) Python
10 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.27%) Jython
12 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) Clojure
13 2 (0.63%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (12.03%) Degree
2 5 (1.58%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.91%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Docker
1 3 (0.95%) HDFS
2 2 (0.63%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Packer
1 3 (0.95%) Terraform
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (22.15%) Oracle
2 15 (4.75%) Adobe
3 9 (2.85%) hybris
4 8 (2.53%) ATG
4 8 (2.53%) IBM
5 6 (1.90%) Sybase
6 5 (1.58%) BEA
7 4 (1.27%) Blue Martini
7 4 (1.27%) Talend
8 3 (0.95%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.95%) Tableau
9 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.63%) PayPal
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.63%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Twitter
9 2 (0.63%) VMware
10 1 (0.32%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.32%) Google
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft
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