Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 864 722
Rank change year-on-year -89 -142 -132
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 225 383 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 231 375 625
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 £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
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 £78,750 £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 17 October 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 17 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 -81 213 £47,500 -5.00% 17
UK excluding London -79 118 £42,500 -5.56% 8
London -9 96 £52,500 -16.00% 10
North of England +14 34 £45,000 +3.45% 1
South West +26 30 £26,000 -50.48% 3
South East 0 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands +42 25 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire +47 20 £42,500 -22.73% 1
East Midlands +43 16 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -14 14 £47,500 +9.20%
West Midlands +24 13 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -56 13 £47,500 -9.52%
Scotland -12 1 £60,000 +48.15% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
2 149 (66.22%) Spring
3 128 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (52.44%) Hibernate
5 100 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 92 (40.89%) HTML
7 89 (39.56%) XML
8 84 (37.33%) SQL
9 76 (33.78%) TDD
10 75 (33.33%) Degree
11 72 (32.00%) Computer Science
12 67 (29.78%) CSS
13 62 (27.56%) Oracle
14 58 (25.78%) Scrum
15 53 (23.56%) Relational Database
16 49 (21.78%) JSP
17 45 (20.00%) Java EE
18 44 (19.56%) Microservices
19 43 (19.11%) Games
20 42 (18.67%) .NET
20 42 (18.67%) AngularJS
21 41 (18.22%) SQL Server
22 40 (17.78%) Finance
22 40 (17.78%) Ajax
23 38 (16.89%) REST
23 38 (16.89%) MVC
23 38 (16.89%) RDBMS
24 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
24 37 (16.44%) Software Engineering

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 17 (7.56%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.67%) Apache
2 15 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (6.22%) JBoss
4 12 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.78%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.78%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.78%) WildFly
7 2 (0.89%) CMS
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.44%) Jetty
8 1 (0.44%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Serverless
2 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (1.78%) SSH
3 2 (0.89%) Broadband
3 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.56%) Relational Database
2 41 (18.22%) SQL Server
3 38 (16.89%) RDBMS
4 31 (13.78%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.22%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.78%) MySQL
7 8 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.11%) Infinispan
8 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.89%) Big Data
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Eclipse
1 26 (11.56%) Maven
2 23 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.33%) JUnit
4 16 (7.11%) Subversion
5 14 (6.22%) Mercurial
6 12 (5.33%) JIRA
7 8 (3.56%) Ant
7 8 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.56%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.67%) Gradle
9 4 (1.78%) Emacs
9 4 (1.78%) git-flow
10 3 (1.33%) Hudson
10 3 (1.33%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.89%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.44%) JProfiler
12 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (19.11%) Games
2 40 (17.78%) Finance
3 22 (9.78%) Music Industry
4 18 (8.00%) Back Office
4 18 (8.00%) Front Office
5 13 (5.78%) Banking
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (100.00%) J2EE
2 149 (66.22%) Spring
3 118 (52.44%) Hibernate
4 92 (40.89%) HTML
5 89 (39.56%) XML
6 67 (29.78%) CSS
7 49 (21.78%) JSP
8 45 (20.00%) Java EE
9 42 (18.67%) .NET
9 42 (18.67%) AngularJS
10 40 (17.78%) Ajax
11 38 (16.89%) REST
12 34 (15.11%) JSON
13 32 (14.22%) Servlets
14 31 (13.78%) Spring Boot
14 31 (13.78%) Web Services
15 29 (12.89%) JDBC
16 28 (12.44%) Spring MVC
17 27 (12.00%) HTML5
18 26 (11.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.33%) User Experience
3 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.56%) Online Games
4 5 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.78%) Fintech
5 4 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.89%) Unix
2 16 (7.11%) Linux
3 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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%) VMS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.78%) TDD
3 58 (25.78%) Scrum
4 44 (19.56%) Microservices
5 38 (16.89%) MVC
6 37 (16.44%) Software Engineering
6 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
7 29 (12.89%) Mathematics
8 28 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (11.56%) SDLC
9 26 (11.56%) Unit Testing
10 25 (11.11%) BDD
10 25 (11.11%) Kanban
11 19 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.44%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (8.00%) OO
13 16 (7.11%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.67%) High Availability
14 15 (6.67%) Low Latency
15 14 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 84 (37.33%) SQL
4 21 (9.33%) C++
5 14 (6.22%) Perl
6 13 (5.78%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.00%) Python
8 6 (2.67%) C
9 5 (2.22%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.22%) PHP
10 4 (1.78%) LotusScript
10 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 75 (33.33%) Degree
2 21 (9.33%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.11%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.33%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.67%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (27.56%) Oracle
2 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.89%) Google
3 11 (4.89%) IBM
4 7 (3.11%) Sun
5 6 (2.67%) hybris
6 5 (2.22%) BEA
7 4 (1.78%) Lotus
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) F5
9 1 (0.44%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.44%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.44%) Perforce
9 1 (0.44%) SAP