The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.06% 0.68% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.71% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Median salary £65,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 540 567 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.24% 97.09% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 486 386
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Watford

Java/J2EE Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Watford region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) hybris
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Coaching
4 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSD
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) HPUX
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 3 (25.00%) JDBC
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) RAD
6 3 (25.00%) Apache

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Log4j
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (25.00%) EJB
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) JDBC
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) HPUX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) RAD
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) hybris
2 3 (25.00%) ATG
2 3 (25.00%) Blue Martini
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (8.33%) New Relic
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase