The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 748 632
Rank change year-on-year +6 -116  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 116 170 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 106 154 309
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  

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 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +19 114 £47,500 -5.00% 17
London +13 34 £60,000 -9.43% 6
South East +51 25 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England -7 22 £52,500 -6.25% 2
North West -30 12 £47,500 +15.85% 4
West Midlands +28 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheshire -8 11 £50,000 +66.66%
Yorkshire +29 9 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +26 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Northampton +9 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Northamptonshire +8 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Coventry -3 9 £37,500 -25.00%
Essex -3 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Berkshire +39 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Chester +17 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Milton Keynes -9 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Bracknell - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +51 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Colchester -17 4 £65,000 +4.00%
Leeds - 4 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 3
Suffolk - 4 £42,500 -
Peterborough +11 3 £45,000 +1.12%
South West -1 3 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £45,000 +1.12%
Ellesmere Port - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Java
1 273 (100.00%) J2EE
2 174 (63.74%) Spring
3 169 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (50.92%) Hibernate
5 115 (42.12%) JavaScript
6 99 (36.26%) SQL
6 99 (36.26%) HTML
7 89 (32.60%) TDD
8 81 (29.67%) XML
9 70 (25.64%) CSS
10 69 (25.27%) JSP
11 66 (24.18%) Maven
12 64 (23.44%) Oracle
12 64 (23.44%) OO
13 63 (23.08%) SDLC
14 58 (21.25%) Scrum
15 56 (20.51%) JUnit
15 56 (20.51%) Web Services
16 53 (19.41%) E-Commerce
17 49 (17.95%) Software Engineering
18 47 (17.22%) NoSQL
19 46 (16.85%) JDBC
20 44 (16.12%) SOAP
21 43 (15.75%) Relational Database
22 41 (15.02%) JBoss
23 37 (13.55%) JMS
23 37 (13.55%) Degree
23 37 (13.55%) REST
24 36 (13.19%) JPA

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 41 (15.02%) JBoss
2 33 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 32 (11.72%) WebLogic
4 31 (11.36%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.30%) Apache
6 8 (2.93%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.20%) Confluence
7 6 (2.20%) WildFly
8 4 (1.47%) Jetty
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Geronimo
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.37%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) IIS
11 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) SSH
2 2 (0.73%) IMAP
2 2 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.22%) NoSQL
2 43 (15.75%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.36%) RDBMS
4 30 (10.99%) SQL Server
5 25 (9.16%) MySQL
6 20 (7.33%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (5.49%) Neo4j
9 14 (5.13%) Data Mining
10 11 (4.03%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.30%) Big Data
12 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.47%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.10%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.10%) Mahout
14 3 (1.10%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.73%) SQLite
16 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (24.18%) Maven
2 56 (20.51%) JUnit
3 35 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 32 (11.72%) Ant
5 22 (8.06%) Gradle
6 20 (7.33%) JIRA
6 20 (7.33%) Subversion
7 14 (5.13%) TestNG
8 13 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (4.03%) Selenium
11 6 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.20%) Emacs
11 6 (2.20%) git-flow
12 4 (1.47%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.10%) Protractor
13 3 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (10.99%) Finance
2 20 (7.33%) Banking
3 18 (6.59%) Retail
4 17 (6.23%) Back Office
4 17 (6.23%) Front Office
4 17 (6.23%) Games
4 17 (6.23%) Music Industry
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Advertising
6 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 3 (1.10%) Local Government
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (100.00%) J2EE
2 174 (63.74%) Spring
3 139 (50.92%) Hibernate
4 99 (36.26%) HTML
5 81 (29.67%) XML
6 70 (25.64%) CSS
7 69 (25.27%) JSP
8 56 (20.51%) Web Services
9 46 (16.85%) JDBC
10 44 (16.12%) SOAP
11 37 (13.55%) JMS
11 37 (13.55%) REST
12 36 (13.19%) JPA
13 35 (12.82%) AngularJS
14 31 (11.36%) Servlets
15 28 (10.26%) Java EE
16 26 (9.52%) Ajax
17 25 (9.16%) Swing
18 24 (8.79%) EJB
19 23 (8.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.66%) User Experience
3 9 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.83%) Online Games
6 4 (1.47%) Fintech
7 3 (1.10%) Bitcoin
7 3 (1.10%) Smart Energy
8 2 (0.73%) Blog
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.73%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.37%) iPhone
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Linux
2 16 (5.86%) Unix
3 5 (1.83%) Windows
3 5 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (32.60%) TDD
3 64 (23.44%) OO
4 63 (23.08%) SDLC
5 58 (21.25%) Scrum
6 53 (19.41%) E-Commerce
7 49 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 33 (12.09%) OOP
9 32 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (11.36%) BDD
11 26 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 25 (9.16%) Microservices
12 25 (9.16%) Unit Testing
13 24 (8.79%) Mentoring
13 24 (8.79%) MVC
14 22 (8.06%) Web Development
15 20 (7.33%) Coaching
16 15 (5.49%) Integration Testing
17 13 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
18 11 (4.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 273 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (42.12%) JavaScript
3 99 (36.26%) SQL
4 30 (10.99%) PL/SQL
5 13 (4.76%) PHP
6 8 (2.93%) Python
7 6 (2.20%) Scala
7 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.10%) C#
9 3 (1.10%) Groovy
9 3 (1.10%) Jython
10 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.73%) Clojure
10 2 (0.73%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (13.55%) Degree
2 10 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.56%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.73%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) HDFS
2 2 (0.73%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (23.44%) Oracle
2 6 (2.20%) Sun
3 5 (1.83%) hybris
4 4 (1.47%) BEA
5 3 (1.10%) Alteryx
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.10%) Tableau
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe
6 2 (0.73%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.73%) IBM
6 2 (0.73%) PayPal
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.73%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.37%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) Sybase
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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