The median annual salary for a Senior Java/J2EE Developer was £57,500 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.

Senior Java J2EE Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 870 886
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 21 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.066% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.068% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 21 60 82
Median salary £57,500 £56,750 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.32% +5.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,250 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £66,150
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

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%  

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior 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 +9 21 £57,500 -4.95% 3
London +28 14 £60,000 -11.11% 1
UK excluding London -5 7 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +31 3 £57,500 +21.05%
North of England -5 3 £46,000 +5.74% 1
East of England -24 1 £52,500 -16.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
1 61 (100.00%) J2EE
2 38 (62.30%) Spring
3 35 (57.38%) Hibernate
4 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (52.46%) TDD
5 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
6 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) Scrum
8 17 (27.87%) Microservices
8 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
9 16 (26.23%) Games
9 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
10 15 (24.59%) OO
10 15 (24.59%) XML
10 15 (24.59%) Spring Boot
11 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
11 14 (22.95%) BDD
11 14 (22.95%) Ajax
12 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
12 13 (21.31%) HTML
12 13 (21.31%) SDLC
13 11 (18.03%) JBoss
14 10 (16.39%) SOAP
14 10 (16.39%) MySQL
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle
14 10 (16.39%) Java EE
14 10 (16.39%) Coaching
15 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo

Senior 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 11 (18.03%) JBoss
2 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.84%) WildFly
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
3 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (13.11%) JUnit
2 8 (13.11%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) Ant
3 6 (9.84%) Emacs
3 6 (9.84%) git-flow
4 4 (6.56%) TestNG
5 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.92%) Protractor
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.23%) Games
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) J2EE
2 38 (62.30%) Spring
3 35 (57.38%) Hibernate
4 15 (24.59%) Spring Boot
4 15 (24.59%) XML
5 14 (22.95%) Ajax
6 13 (21.31%) HTML
7 10 (16.39%) Java EE
7 10 (16.39%) SOAP
8 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.11%) CSS
9 8 (13.11%) EJB
9 8 (13.11%) Node.js
10 7 (11.48%) Java SE
11 6 (9.84%) EJB 3.0
11 6 (9.84%) JPA
11 6 (9.84%) Spring Security
11 6 (9.84%) Web Services
11 6 (9.84%) XML-RPC
12 5 (8.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Bitcoin
4 3 (4.92%) Online Games
5 2 (3.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (52.46%) TDD
2 18 (29.51%) Scrum
3 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
3 17 (27.87%) Microservices
4 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
5 15 (24.59%) OO
6 14 (22.95%) BDD
7 13 (21.31%) SDLC
7 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.39%) Coaching
9 8 (13.11%) OOP
10 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.56%) B2B
11 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.56%) Information Management
11 4 (6.56%) Open Source
11 4 (6.56%) SOA
11 4 (6.56%) System Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.79%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) PHP
4 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.64%) BEA
3 1 (1.64%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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