The median annual salary for a Senior Java/J2EE Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 878 893
Rank change year-on-year +60 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 40 76 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.073% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.076% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 74
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 24 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 March 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 +73 40 £57,500 +4.07% 2
London +78 15 £61,250 -5.76% 1
East of England +19 13 £52,500 -16.00%
Essex +6 6 £52,500 -16.00%
Hertfordshire - 6 £65,000 -
Watford - 6 £65,000 -
Colchester -10 5 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +25 4 £60,000 +26.31%
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £60,000 +26.31%
Milton Keynes -5 4 £60,000 +26.31%
Yorkshire +32 3 £57,500 +4.54%
South West +31 3 £55,000 +29.41%
City of London +37 2 £75,000 +35.74% 1
West Midlands +32 2 £57,500 +24.32%
Cheltenham - 2 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Leamington Spa - 2 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +26 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Leeds +21 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 81 (100.00%) Java
1 81 (100.00%) J2EE
2 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 35 (43.21%) E-Commerce
5 32 (39.51%) TDD
6 31 (38.27%) Hibernate
7 30 (37.04%) Spring
8 29 (35.80%) Oracle
9 27 (33.33%) HTML
9 27 (33.33%) OO
10 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
11 24 (29.63%) CSS
12 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
13 22 (27.16%) Ajax
13 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
14 21 (25.93%) JBoss
15 20 (24.69%) SQL
15 20 (24.69%) WebSphere
15 20 (24.69%) Scrum
15 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database
16 19 (23.46%) Degree
16 19 (23.46%) XML
17 17 (20.99%) SDLC
17 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
17 17 (20.99%) Swing
17 17 (20.99%) OOP
18 15 (18.52%) BDD
19 13 (16.05%) Web Services
20 12 (14.81%) Tomcat

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 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
2 21 (25.93%) JBoss
3 20 (24.69%) WebSphere
4 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.47%) WildFly
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) SSH
2 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
2 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) Blockchain
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JUnit
2 8 (9.88%) Ant
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) TestNG
4 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.94%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.70%) Protractor
6 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.47%) Emacs
7 2 (2.47%) git-flow
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (14.81%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (38.27%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.04%) Spring
4 27 (33.33%) HTML
5 24 (29.63%) CSS
6 22 (27.16%) Ajax
7 19 (23.46%) XML
8 17 (20.99%) Swing
9 13 (16.05%) Web Services
10 12 (14.81%) Java EE
11 9 (11.11%) Node.js
11 9 (11.11%) SOAP
12 8 (9.88%) REST
12 8 (9.88%) Servlets
13 7 (8.64%) JSP
13 7 (8.64%) RESTful
14 6 (7.41%) EJB
14 6 (7.41%) JPA
14 6 (7.41%) Velocity
15 5 (6.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Bitcoin
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.47%) Blog
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
1 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) E-Commerce
3 32 (39.51%) TDD
4 27 (33.33%) OO
5 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
6 20 (24.69%) Scrum
7 17 (20.99%) OOP
7 17 (20.99%) SDLC
8 15 (18.52%) BDD
9 12 (14.81%) Coaching
10 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (12.35%) Open Source
12 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (7.41%) B2B
14 6 (7.41%) B2C
14 6 (7.41%) Information Management
14 6 (7.41%) Microservices
14 6 (7.41%) SOLID
15 5 (6.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
5 2 (2.47%) Scala
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) hybris
3 3 (3.70%) BEA
4 1 (1.23%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Sybase
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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