Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Java J2EE Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 982 872 711
Rank change year-on-year -110 -161 -103
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 225 376 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 221 366 664
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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 -117 211 £47,500 -5.00% 29
London +12 112 £52,500 -16.00% 13
UK excluding London -125 101 £45,000 - 17
North of England +22 32 £45,000 +3.45% 8
South West +27 30 £26,000 -50.48% 1
North West +2 18 £50,000 +14.94% 7
Midlands +34 17 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South East -39 17 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +30 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +38 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England -72 8 £46,250 -11.90%
West Midlands +4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales +10 2 £45,500 +21.33% 1

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 225 (100.00%) Java
1 225 (100.00%) J2EE
2 131 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (56.89%) Spring
4 103 (45.78%) Hibernate
5 92 (40.89%) JavaScript
6 91 (40.44%) HTML
7 85 (37.78%) TDD
8 82 (36.44%) XML
9 79 (35.11%) SQL
10 76 (33.78%) Degree
11 69 (30.67%) Computer Science
12 68 (30.22%) CSS
13 62 (27.56%) Microservices
14 59 (26.22%) Oracle
15 54 (24.00%) Software Engineering
16 51 (22.67%) Relational Database
16 51 (22.67%) AngularJS
17 50 (22.22%) Java EE
18 49 (21.78%) Scrum
19 46 (20.44%) Finance
19 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
20 45 (20.00%) .NET
21 41 (18.22%) JSP
22 40 (17.78%) Web Services
22 40 (17.78%) Test Automation
22 40 (17.78%) REST
23 38 (16.89%) RESTful
23 38 (16.89%) Microsoft
24 37 (16.44%) MVC

Java/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 18 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (7.56%) Apache
3 13 (5.78%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.89%) JBoss
6 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.78%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.78%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.44%) Mule
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.56%) Serverless
4 2 (0.89%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.56%) HTTP
2 4 (1.78%) Broadband
3 2 (0.89%) Firewall
3 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.67%) Relational Database
2 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
3 36 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 32 (14.22%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.11%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.00%) MySQL
7 8 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.11%) Infinispan
9 6 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.89%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.44%) Big Data
12 1 (0.44%) GIS
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (13.33%) Maven
2 28 (12.44%) Eclipse
3 23 (10.22%) Git (software)
4 19 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (7.56%) Hudson
5 17 (7.56%) Travis CI
6 16 (7.11%) Mercurial
6 16 (7.11%) Subversion
7 14 (6.22%) JUnit
8 7 (3.11%) JIRA
9 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.22%) Ant
11 4 (1.78%) Gradle
12 2 (0.89%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.89%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.89%) JMeter
12 2 (0.89%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (20.44%) Finance
2 34 (15.11%) Games
3 21 (9.33%) Music Industry
4 17 (7.56%) Back Office
4 17 (7.56%) Front Office
5 16 (7.11%) Banking
6 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.33%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (100.00%) J2EE
2 128 (56.89%) Spring
3 103 (45.78%) Hibernate
4 91 (40.44%) HTML
5 82 (36.44%) XML
6 68 (30.22%) CSS
7 51 (22.67%) AngularJS
8 50 (22.22%) Java EE
9 45 (20.00%) .NET
10 41 (18.22%) JSP
11 40 (17.78%) REST
11 40 (17.78%) Web Services
12 38 (16.89%) RESTful
13 35 (15.56%) Ajax
14 34 (15.11%) JSON
15 31 (13.78%) Servlets
16 28 (12.44%) HTML5
16 28 (12.44%) JDBC
16 28 (12.44%) Spring MVC
17 27 (12.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (30.67%) Computer Science
2 31 (13.78%) User Experience
3 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.22%) Online Games
5 9 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.67%) Fintech
6 6 (2.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Blog
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.89%) Unix
2 14 (6.22%) Linux
3 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.89%) VMS
3 2 (0.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) AIX
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.78%) TDD
3 62 (27.56%) Microservices
4 54 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 49 (21.78%) Scrum
6 40 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 37 (16.44%) MVC
8 31 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (13.33%) Mathematics
10 29 (12.89%) SDLC
11 28 (12.44%) Kanban
12 24 (10.67%) Unit Testing
13 22 (9.78%) DevOps
13 22 (9.78%) Open Source
14 21 (9.33%) BDD
14 21 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (8.44%) CQRS
16 18 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
17 17 (7.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (40.89%) JavaScript
3 79 (35.11%) SQL
4 23 (10.22%) C++
5 16 (7.11%) Perl
6 10 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.00%) Python
8 6 (2.67%) Assembly Language
8 6 (2.67%) C
9 4 (1.78%) LotusScript
10 2 (0.89%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (33.78%) Degree
2 21 (9.33%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 59 (26.22%) Oracle
2 38 (16.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.44%) Google
4 12 (5.33%) IBM
5 11 (4.89%) hybris
6 7 (3.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.78%) Lotus
8 3 (1.33%) BEA
9 2 (0.89%) Panasonic
9 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.89%) Sun
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe
10 1 (0.44%) BT
10 1 (0.44%) F5
10 1 (0.44%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.44%) Perforce
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore