Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 914 887 714
Rank change year-on-year -27 -173 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 274 294 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 249 276 676
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,950 £37,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
England -23 265 £52,500 - 33
London +48 154 £62,500 +8.70% 18
UK excluding London -74 115 £44,500 -11.00% 20
South East -7 42 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North of England +2 27 £41,000 -8.89% 2
South West +14 23 £26,500 -51.82% 1
North West -3 18 £39,250 -7.65% 1
East of England -65 13 £41,500 -20.95% 3
Yorkshire +24 9 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Midlands -5 6 £48,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +13 4 £46,750 +16.88%
Wales +11 4 £44,000 +25.71%
West Midlands -18 2 £48,750 +21.88% 3

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 274 (100.00%) Java
1 274 (100.00%) J2EE
2 159 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (48.91%) Spring
4 107 (39.05%) TDD
5 94 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 94 (34.31%) Microservices
6 92 (33.58%) HTML
7 90 (32.85%) Software Engineering
8 87 (31.75%) Web Services
9 84 (30.66%) Hibernate
10 81 (29.56%) RESTful
11 80 (29.20%) Finance
11 80 (29.20%) SQL
12 78 (28.47%) Open Source
13 71 (25.91%) Degree
14 70 (25.55%) Google
14 70 (25.55%) AngularJS
15 68 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
15 68 (24.82%) DevOps
16 63 (22.99%) CSS
16 63 (22.99%) XML
17 61 (22.26%) Java EE
17 61 (22.26%) Microsoft Azure
18 60 (21.90%) CQRS
18 60 (21.90%) Computer Science
18 60 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (20.80%) Oracle
20 54 (19.71%) Maven
21 51 (18.61%) J2SE

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 22 (8.03%) JBoss
2 16 (5.84%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.38%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.01%) WildFly
5 9 (3.28%) Apache
5 9 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.73%) CMS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Mule
10 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (22.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.28%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (2.55%) Serverless
6 3 (1.09%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) HTTP
2 11 (4.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.46%) Broadband
3 4 (1.46%) SSH
4 3 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.25%) Relational Database
2 46 (16.79%) RDBMS
3 44 (16.06%) SQL Server
4 30 (10.95%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.01%) MySQL
7 8 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.55%) Infinispan
9 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.09%) DB2
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.09%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.73%) GIS
11 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.73%) OLAP
11 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (19.71%) Maven
2 37 (13.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 37 (13.50%) Hudson
2 37 (13.50%) Travis CI
3 26 (9.49%) JUnit
4 22 (8.03%) Git (software)
5 20 (7.30%) Eclipse
5 20 (7.30%) Subversion
6 11 (4.01%) Selenium
7 10 (3.65%) ClearCase
8 8 (2.92%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.92%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.19%) HttpUnit
10 5 (1.82%) JIRA
10 5 (1.82%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.46%) Emacs
11 4 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.46%) PhantomJS
11 4 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (29.20%) Finance
2 25 (9.12%) Banking
3 22 (8.03%) Games
4 18 (6.57%) Back Office
5 12 (4.38%) Front Office
6 10 (3.65%) Music Industry
7 5 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (100.00%) J2EE
2 134 (48.91%) Spring
3 92 (33.58%) HTML
4 87 (31.75%) Web Services
5 84 (30.66%) Hibernate
6 81 (29.56%) RESTful
7 70 (25.55%) AngularJS
8 63 (22.99%) CSS
8 63 (22.99%) XML
9 61 (22.26%) Java EE
10 51 (18.61%) J2SE
11 43 (15.69%) React
12 38 (13.87%) JSP
13 33 (12.04%) .NET
14 29 (10.58%) Struts
15 27 (9.85%) HTML5
16 26 (9.49%) Ajax
16 26 (9.49%) Servlets
17 24 (8.76%) JDBC
18 21 (7.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.01%) Fintech
3 11 (4.01%) User Experience
4 10 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.09%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.09%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Unix
2 26 (9.49%) Linux
3 10 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (3.65%) Solaris
4 3 (1.09%) VMS
5 2 (0.73%) CentOS
5 2 (0.73%) Windows
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (39.05%) TDD
3 94 (34.31%) Microservices
4 90 (32.85%) Software Engineering
5 78 (28.47%) Open Source
6 68 (24.82%) DevOps
7 60 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (21.90%) CQRS
8 47 (17.15%) Scrum
9 46 (16.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 35 (12.77%) Test Automation
11 32 (11.68%) Unit Testing
12 30 (10.95%) Mentoring
13 28 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (9.85%) OO
15 26 (9.49%) API Development
15 26 (9.49%) Mathematics
16 23 (8.39%) Front End Development
16 23 (8.39%) SDLC
17 21 (7.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 274 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 80 (29.20%) SQL
4 21 (7.66%) C++
5 17 (6.20%) Python
6 14 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.65%) Perl
8 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.19%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.46%) C#
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) Jython
12 2 (0.73%) R
12 2 (0.73%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.36%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (25.91%) Degree
2 10 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (3.28%) Sun Certification
4 7 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.38%) Kubernetes
1 12 (4.38%) Terraform
2 4 (1.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Packer
3 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (25.55%) Google
2 57 (20.80%) Oracle
3 47 (17.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.28%) hybris
5 8 (2.92%) SAP
6 5 (1.82%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) BEA
9 1 (0.36%) BT
9 1 (0.36%) F5
9 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore