Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 952 864 726
Rank change year-on-year -88 -138 -199
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 232 404 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 233 403 617
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £71,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +15.00%

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 14 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 16 August 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 -105 223 £46,000 -8.00% 23
UK excluding London -74 138 £45,000 - 16
London -19 86 £50,000 -23.08% 7
North of England +13 35 £46,750 +7.47% 4
South East -7 34 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Midlands +32 31 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -33 29 £45,000 -16.28% 4
North West -31 21 £47,500 +9.20% 3
South West +1 19 £26,000 -50.48% 1
West Midlands +5 18 £38,750 -3.13% 3
East Midlands +26 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire +26 13 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +11 1 £60,000 +20.00%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Java
1 232 (100.00%) J2EE
2 164 (70.69%) Spring
3 126 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (53.88%) Hibernate
5 106 (45.69%) JavaScript
6 94 (40.52%) HTML
7 84 (36.21%) SQL
8 80 (34.48%) XML
9 78 (33.62%) TDD
10 68 (29.31%) CSS
11 61 (26.29%) Oracle
12 54 (23.28%) Scrum
13 52 (22.41%) JSP
14 49 (21.12%) REST
15 48 (20.69%) Relational Database
15 48 (20.69%) MVC
15 48 (20.69%) Maven
16 45 (19.40%) JPA
17 43 (18.53%) Web Services
18 42 (18.10%) Degree
18 42 (18.10%) Microservices
19 41 (17.67%) AngularJS
20 40 (17.24%) Computer Science
20 40 (17.24%) Software Engineering
20 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
20 40 (17.24%) OO
21 39 (16.81%) JDBC
21 39 (16.81%) SDLC
22 38 (16.38%) Spring Boot

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 21 (9.05%) JBoss
2 18 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.47%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.60%) Apache
6 10 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.59%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.59%) WildFly
8 4 (1.72%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.72%) Confluence
8 4 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.29%) Apache Geronimo
9 3 (1.29%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.29%) Jetty
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.88%) HTTP
2 6 (2.59%) SSH
3 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) IMAP
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 33 (14.22%) RDBMS
4 29 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 22 (9.48%) MySQL
6 20 (8.62%) MongoDB
7 16 (6.90%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.02%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.59%) Big Data
10 6 (2.59%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.29%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.29%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.29%) Mahout
12 3 (1.29%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.86%) SQLite
14 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (20.69%) Maven
2 33 (14.22%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.79%) JUnit
4 28 (12.07%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.19%) JIRA
5 19 (8.19%) Subversion
6 18 (7.76%) Ant
7 14 (6.03%) Gradle
8 10 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.88%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.59%) Emacs
10 6 (2.59%) git-flow
11 5 (2.16%) Selenium
11 5 (2.16%) TestNG
12 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.86%) Mockito
13 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (15.09%) Games
2 29 (12.50%) Finance
3 16 (6.90%) Back Office
3 16 (6.90%) Front Office
3 16 (6.90%) Music Industry
4 13 (5.60%) Banking
5 7 (3.02%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Local Government
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (100.00%) J2EE
2 164 (70.69%) Spring
3 125 (53.88%) Hibernate
4 94 (40.52%) HTML
5 80 (34.48%) XML
6 68 (29.31%) CSS
7 52 (22.41%) JSP
8 49 (21.12%) REST
9 45 (19.40%) JPA
10 43 (18.53%) Web Services
11 41 (17.67%) AngularJS
12 39 (16.81%) JDBC
13 38 (16.38%) Java EE
13 38 (16.38%) Spring Boot
14 37 (15.95%) JSON
15 36 (15.52%) JMS
16 35 (15.09%) SOAP
17 31 (13.36%) Spring MVC
18 29 (12.50%) Ajax
19 28 (12.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 29 (12.50%) User Experience
3 17 (7.33%) Online Games
4 9 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.86%) Fintech
8 2 (0.86%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.05%) Unix
2 16 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) AIX
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (33.62%) TDD
3 54 (23.28%) Scrum
4 48 (20.69%) MVC
5 42 (18.10%) Microservices
6 40 (17.24%) OO
6 40 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 39 (16.81%) SDLC
8 33 (14.22%) BDD
9 28 (12.07%) Unit Testing
10 27 (11.64%) Test Automation
10 27 (11.64%) Web Development
11 21 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.62%) Kanban
13 18 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (7.33%) E-Commerce
15 16 (6.90%) High Availability
15 16 (6.90%) Low Latency
15 16 (6.90%) Mathematics
16 15 (6.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 232 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (45.69%) JavaScript
3 84 (36.21%) SQL
4 19 (8.19%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.88%) C++
5 9 (3.88%) Perl
6 8 (3.45%) PHP
7 7 (3.02%) Python
8 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.16%) C
10 4 (1.72%) LotusScript
10 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.29%) Jython
12 2 (0.86%) C#
12 2 (0.86%) Clojure
12 2 (0.86%) Groovy
12 2 (0.86%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.86%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (18.10%) Degree
2 16 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.02%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.29%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) HDFS
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (26.29%) Oracle
2 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.31%) IBM
4 7 (3.02%) Sun
5 6 (2.59%) hybris
6 4 (1.72%) BEA
6 4 (1.72%) Lotus
7 3 (1.29%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.29%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) VMware