The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 755 642
Rank change year-on-year -8 -113  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 111 180 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 165 322
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £65,225
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 9 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 June 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 -15 107 £45,000 -10.00% 20
UK excluding London 0 70 £45,000 -5.26% 17
London -5 38 £55,000 -18.51% 3
South East +28 21 £45,000 - 1
North of England +3 19 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Midlands +21 14 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East of England -31 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +1 12 £24,250 -44.88% 1
Scotland +17 1 £60,000 +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Java
1 264 (100.00%) J2EE
2 174 (65.91%) Spring
3 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (54.17%) Hibernate
5 112 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 99 (37.50%) HTML
7 92 (34.85%) SQL
8 87 (32.95%) TDD
9 81 (30.68%) XML
10 72 (27.27%) CSS
11 69 (26.14%) Oracle
12 62 (23.48%) JSP
13 61 (23.11%) Scrum
14 60 (22.73%) Maven
15 57 (21.59%) OO
16 56 (21.21%) SDLC
17 48 (18.18%) Web Services
18 45 (17.05%) JDBC
18 45 (17.05%) Relational Database
19 44 (16.67%) NoSQL
19 44 (16.67%) Degree
20 43 (16.29%) Software Engineering
21 42 (15.91%) JPA
22 41 (15.53%) Computer Science
22 41 (15.53%) JUnit
23 39 (14.77%) E-Commerce
23 39 (14.77%) REST
23 39 (14.77%) AngularJS
24 38 (14.39%) JMS

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 34 (12.88%) JBoss
2 28 (10.61%) WebLogic
3 27 (10.23%) WebSphere
4 24 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.79%) Apache
6 8 (3.03%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.27%) Confluence
7 6 (2.27%) WildFly
8 4 (1.52%) Jetty
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Geronimo
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) SSH
2 2 (0.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) IMAP
2 2 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.05%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 36 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 32 (12.12%) RDBMS
5 25 (9.47%) MySQL
6 19 (7.20%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database
9 13 (4.92%) Data Mining
10 12 (4.55%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.65%) Big Data
12 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.52%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.14%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.14%) Mahout
14 3 (1.14%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.76%) SQLite
16 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (22.73%) Maven
2 41 (15.53%) JUnit
3 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 27 (10.23%) Subversion
5 26 (9.85%) Ant
6 21 (7.95%) Gradle
7 20 (7.58%) JIRA
8 19 (7.20%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (4.17%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.79%) Selenium
11 10 (3.79%) TestNG
12 6 (2.27%) Emacs
12 6 (2.27%) git-flow
13 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.14%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.14%) Protractor
14 3 (1.14%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (10.61%) Finance
2 26 (9.85%) Games
3 18 (6.82%) Banking
4 17 (6.44%) Back Office
4 17 (6.44%) Front Office
4 17 (6.44%) Music Industry
5 15 (5.68%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Local Government
7 3 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (100.00%) J2EE
2 174 (65.91%) Spring
3 143 (54.17%) Hibernate
4 99 (37.50%) HTML
5 81 (30.68%) XML
6 72 (27.27%) CSS
7 62 (23.48%) JSP
8 48 (18.18%) Web Services
9 45 (17.05%) JDBC
10 42 (15.91%) JPA
11 39 (14.77%) AngularJS
11 39 (14.77%) REST
12 38 (14.39%) JMS
12 38 (14.39%) SOAP
13 35 (13.26%) Java EE
14 32 (12.12%) Servlets
15 30 (11.36%) Spring Boot
16 27 (10.23%) JSON
17 26 (9.85%) Ajax
18 24 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.68%) User Experience
3 10 (3.79%) Online Games
4 9 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Bitcoin
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.14%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Blog
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.20%) Linux
2 18 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) AIX
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.95%) TDD
3 61 (23.11%) Scrum
4 57 (21.59%) OO
5 56 (21.21%) SDLC
6 43 (16.29%) Software Engineering
7 39 (14.77%) E-Commerce
8 35 (13.26%) BDD
8 35 (13.26%) MVC
9 34 (12.88%) Microservices
10 32 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.61%) OOP
11 28 (10.61%) Test Automation
12 25 (9.47%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.09%) Web Development
14 15 (5.68%) Coaching
14 15 (5.68%) Integration Testing
15 14 (5.30%) Kanban
15 14 (5.30%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 264 (100.00%) Java
2 112 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 92 (34.85%) SQL
4 29 (10.98%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.03%) PHP
5 8 (3.03%) Python
6 6 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.52%) Scala
7 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.14%) Jython
9 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.76%) C
9 2 (0.76%) C#
9 2 (0.76%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) Clojure
9 2 (0.76%) Groovy
9 2 (0.76%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (16.67%) Degree
2 15 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.03%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.61%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) HDFS
2 2 (0.76%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (26.14%) Oracle
2 12 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.65%) Sun
4 6 (2.27%) IBM
5 5 (1.89%) BEA
5 5 (1.89%) hybris
6 3 (1.14%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.14%) Tableau
7 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.76%) PayPal
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.38%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.38%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus
8 1 (0.38%) Sybase
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + pension, flexi etc
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Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
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Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
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