Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 894 915 848
Rank change year-on-year +21 -67 -141
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 280 262 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 245 256 426
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £66,875 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 165,831 165,633 192,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,881 136,379 162,038
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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 +12 274 £52,500 +5.00% 21
London +63 146 £65,000 +18.18% 8
UK excluding London -45 134 £45,000 - 14
South East +4 63 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England -7 28 £41,500 -20.95% 1
South West +10 21 £26,000 - 1
Midlands -12 9 £39,250 -7.65% 8
North of England -30 7 £40,000 -13.04%
North West -22 6 £41,250 -13.16%
West Midlands 0 5 £33,000 -17.50% 3
East Midlands -11 4 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Northern Ireland +10 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Scotland -30 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 1 £40,000 -11.11%

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Java
1 280 (100.00%) J2EE
2 153 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (45.71%) Microservices
4 121 (43.21%) Software Engineering
5 116 (41.43%) Finance
6 108 (38.57%) Web Services
6 108 (38.57%) Spring
7 106 (37.86%) TDD
8 104 (37.14%) AngularJS
9 103 (36.79%) DevOps
10 99 (35.36%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
12 89 (31.79%) Docker
13 87 (31.07%) JavaScript
14 84 (30.00%) React
15 83 (29.64%) HTML
16 81 (28.93%) RESTful
17 75 (26.79%) Terraform
18 72 (25.71%) Scrum
19 71 (25.36%) SQL
20 69 (24.64%) Open Source
20 69 (24.64%) CSS
21 64 (22.86%) J2SE
22 58 (20.71%) JUnit
22 58 (20.71%) Maven
23 56 (20.00%) XML
24 51 (18.21%) Google
24 51 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
25 50 (17.86%) CQRS

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 27 (9.64%) JBoss
2 23 (8.21%) WildFly
3 19 (6.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.21%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.79%) Apache
7 5 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.71%) Magento
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 92 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (8.57%) Amazon S3
4 24 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.07%) HTTP
1 17 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.79%) AMQP
2 5 (1.79%) SSH
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.64%) Relational Database
2 30 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.36%) Oracle Database
4 27 (9.64%) RDBMS
5 25 (8.93%) MySQL
6 12 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.29%) Blockchain
7 11 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon QuickSight
9 5 (1.79%) Hazelcast
9 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.79%) Pentaho
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.43%) DB2
10 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.71%) Endeca
11 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (20.71%) JUnit
1 58 (20.71%) Maven
2 45 (16.07%) Selenium
3 43 (15.36%) Jenkins
4 38 (13.57%) Vagrant
5 32 (11.43%) Subversion
6 31 (11.07%) Git (software)
7 30 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 18 (6.43%) HttpUnit
9 18 (6.43%) SpecFlow
10 17 (6.07%) Ant
11 14 (5.00%) Hudson
12 12 (4.29%) Travis CI
13 7 (2.50%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.14%) JIRA
14 6 (2.14%) JMeter
14 6 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.79%) Emacs
15 5 (1.79%) Gatling
General
1 116 (41.43%) Finance
2 30 (10.71%) Banking
3 23 (8.21%) Front Office
4 15 (5.36%) Games
5 6 (2.14%) Automotive
6 5 (1.79%) Electronics
6 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.07%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (100.00%) J2EE
2 108 (38.57%) Spring
2 108 (38.57%) Web Services
3 104 (37.14%) AngularJS
4 84 (30.00%) React
5 83 (29.64%) HTML
6 81 (28.93%) RESTful
7 69 (24.64%) CSS
8 64 (22.86%) J2SE
9 56 (20.00%) XML
10 49 (17.50%) Hibernate
11 40 (14.29%) Java EE
12 29 (10.36%) D3.js
12 29 (10.36%) jQuery
13 27 (9.64%) Struts
14 24 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (8.21%) JMS
15 23 (8.21%) JSP
16 22 (7.86%) Servlets
17 21 (7.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (6.07%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.71%) Hedge funds
7 15 (5.36%) Fintech
8 11 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.86%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.79%) Equities
10 5 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.43%) Derivative
12 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.71%) User Experience
14 1 (0.36%) Blog
14 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.14%) Unix
2 16 (5.71%) Linux
3 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.71%) CentOS
4 2 (0.71%) Solaris
4 2 (0.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (45.71%) Microservices
3 121 (43.21%) Software Engineering
4 106 (37.86%) TDD
5 103 (36.79%) DevOps
6 99 (35.36%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (25.71%) Scrum
8 69 (24.64%) Open Source
9 50 (17.86%) CQRS
9 50 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 48 (17.14%) Front End Development
11 46 (16.43%) Continuous Deployment
12 42 (15.00%) Pair Programming
13 41 (14.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 41 (14.64%) Mentoring
14 28 (10.00%) Asset Management
14 28 (10.00%) BDD
14 28 (10.00%) Multithreading
15 27 (9.64%) OO
16 26 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 280 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 71 (25.36%) SQL
4 37 (13.21%) Java 8
5 29 (10.36%) Python
6 16 (5.71%) R
7 11 (3.93%) PHP
8 10 (3.57%) C
9 8 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.14%) C++
11 6 (2.14%) Scala
12 4 (1.43%) Groovy
13 3 (1.07%) C#
13 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) Ruby
15 1 (0.36%) VB
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (13.93%) Degree
2 17 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 10 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 89 (31.79%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (26.79%) Terraform
2 35 (12.50%) Ansible
2 35 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 20 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (18.21%) Google
2 43 (15.36%) Oracle
3 26 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.79%) Adobe
5 8 (2.86%) SAP
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.79%) Birst
8 4 (1.43%) hybris
8 4 (1.43%) IBM
9 2 (0.71%) Blue Martini
9 2 (0.71%) Demandware
9 2 (0.71%) Elastic Path
9 2 (0.71%) Sun
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) HP
10 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.36%) Sybase