Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a J2EE Developer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 961 841 709
Rank change year-on-year -120 -132 -116
Permanent jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 232 396 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 235 385 660
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.10% +1.67% +12.50%

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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 13 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 20 October 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
England -100 217 £47,500 -5.00% 11
UK excluding London -90 123 £42,500 -7.10% 8
London -3 98 £52,500 -16.00% 4
North of England +12 37 £45,000 +3.45% 2
South West +34 32 £26,000 -50.48% 1
Midlands +40 25 £42,500 +6.25%
South East -30 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +48 22 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +39 16 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -21 15 £47,500 +9.20% 2
West Midlands +15 13 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -74 12 £46,250 -11.90%
Scotland -5 4 £60,000 +48.15% 1

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Java
1 232 (100.00%) J2EE
2 151 (65.09%) Spring
3 133 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (53.02%) Hibernate
5 108 (46.55%) JavaScript
6 99 (42.67%) HTML
7 92 (39.66%) XML
8 89 (38.36%) SQL
9 77 (33.19%) TDD
9 77 (33.19%) Degree
10 73 (31.47%) Computer Science
10 73 (31.47%) CSS
11 64 (27.59%) Oracle
12 59 (25.43%) Scrum
13 57 (24.57%) Relational Database
14 52 (22.41%) JSP
15 47 (20.26%) Ajax
16 46 (19.83%) Java EE
17 45 (19.40%) Microservices
18 43 (18.53%) Games
18 43 (18.53%) AngularJS
19 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
19 42 (18.10%) .NET
20 41 (17.67%) Finance
20 41 (17.67%) Test Automation
20 41 (17.67%) REST
21 40 (17.24%) Software Engineering
21 40 (17.24%) MVC
22 39 (16.81%) RDBMS

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 19 (8.19%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.90%) Apache
2 16 (6.90%) JBoss
3 15 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (5.60%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.72%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.72%) WildFly
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.86%) CMS
8 2 (0.86%) Mule
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.47%) Serverless
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.47%) HTTP
2 4 (1.72%) SSH
3 3 (1.29%) Broadband
4 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.57%) Relational Database
2 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
3 39 (16.81%) RDBMS
4 31 (13.36%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.03%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.74%) MySQL
7 8 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.02%) Infinispan
8 7 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.29%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.43%) DB2
12 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Maven
2 26 (11.21%) Eclipse
3 23 (9.91%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.05%) JUnit
5 17 (7.33%) Subversion
6 14 (6.03%) Mercurial
7 13 (5.60%) JIRA
8 8 (3.45%) Ant
8 8 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.45%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.59%) Gradle
10 4 (1.72%) Emacs
10 4 (1.72%) git-flow
11 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.29%) Hudson
11 3 (1.29%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.86%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.43%) Grunt
13 1 (0.43%) JProfiler
13 1 (0.43%) PhantomJS
General
1 43 (18.53%) Games
2 41 (17.67%) Finance
3 22 (9.48%) Music Industry
4 19 (8.19%) Front Office
5 18 (7.76%) Back Office
6 12 (5.17%) Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (100.00%) J2EE
2 151 (65.09%) Spring
3 123 (53.02%) Hibernate
4 99 (42.67%) HTML
5 92 (39.66%) XML
6 73 (31.47%) CSS
7 52 (22.41%) JSP
8 47 (20.26%) Ajax
9 46 (19.83%) Java EE
10 43 (18.53%) AngularJS
11 42 (18.10%) .NET
12 41 (17.67%) REST
13 39 (16.81%) Web Services
14 33 (14.22%) JSON
14 33 (14.22%) Servlets
15 32 (13.79%) HTML5
15 32 (13.79%) Spring Boot
16 30 (12.93%) JDBC
17 28 (12.07%) Spring MVC
18 26 (11.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (31.47%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.93%) User Experience
3 18 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.33%) Online Games
5 6 (2.59%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.72%) Fintech
7 4 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.36%) Unix
2 17 (7.33%) Linux
3 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) AIX
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.43%) VMS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (33.19%) TDD
3 59 (25.43%) Scrum
4 45 (19.40%) Microservices
5 41 (17.67%) Test Automation
6 40 (17.24%) MVC
6 40 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 31 (13.36%) Mathematics
8 29 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 28 (12.07%) SDLC
10 26 (11.21%) BDD
10 26 (11.21%) Kanban
11 23 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (9.05%) OO
13 19 (8.19%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (7.33%) Web Development
15 16 (6.90%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.47%) High Availability
16 15 (6.47%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 232 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 89 (38.36%) SQL
4 21 (9.05%) C++
5 14 (6.03%) Perl
5 14 (6.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.88%) Python
7 8 (3.45%) C
8 6 (2.59%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 4 (1.72%) LotusScript
10 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 77 (33.19%) Degree
2 21 (9.05%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.02%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.29%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.22%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (27.59%) Oracle
2 29 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.74%) Google
3 11 (4.74%) IBM
4 7 (3.02%) Sun
5 6 (2.59%) BEA
5 6 (2.59%) hybris
6 4 (1.72%) Lotus
7 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.43%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.43%) F5
8 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.43%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Teradata