Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java/J2EE Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1136 1142
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 34 101 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.053% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.055% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 33 94 163
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,150 £41,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £68,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% +18.75%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 12 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 6 months to 23 November 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 -26 33 £60,000 +14.29% 2
London +13 19 £70,000 +7.69% 2
UK excluding London -28 15 £53,750 +2.38%
South East +20 8 £60,000 +17.07%
East Midlands +32 2 £53,000 +21.14%
Midlands +19 2 £53,000 +6.00%
North of England +3 2 £48,750 +12.07%
Wales +16 1 £47,000 +4.44%
South West +4 1 £42,500 -22.73%
North West -23 1 £52,500 +20.69%
East of England -31 1 £52,500 -10.64%
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (91.18%) Spring
3 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (32.35%) Games
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) Node.js
8 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (20.59%) Kanban
11 7 (20.59%) RESTful
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 6 (17.65%) MVC
12 6 (17.65%) Spring MVC
13 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
14 4 (11.76%) Microservices
15 3 (8.82%) BDD
15 3 (8.82%) Ajax
15 3 (8.82%) Oracle
15 3 (8.82%) SQL Server

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 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JUnit
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) Gradle
2 1 (2.94%) Grunt
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (32.35%) Games
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (91.18%) Spring
3 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
4 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 11 (32.35%) HTML
6 10 (29.41%) HTML5
6 10 (29.41%) Node.js
6 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
7 7 (20.59%) RESTful
8 6 (17.65%) Spring MVC
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) CSS
9 3 (8.82%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) XML
10 2 (5.88%) GWT
10 2 (5.88%) Java EE
10 2 (5.88%) JavaBeans
10 2 (5.88%) JMS
10 2 (5.88%) JSON
11 1 (2.94%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (35.29%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Kanban
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Microservices
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) OO
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
10 2 (5.88%) UML
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.94%) Android Development
11 1 (2.94%) Open Source
11 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) F5
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) hybris
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore