The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 319 317 300
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 990 992 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.86% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 2.26% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 850 791 749
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java EE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK.

Java EE Salary Trend in the UK

Java EE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Java EE Salary Histogram in the UK

Java EE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 900 £47,500 -5.00% 100
London -78 303 £56,250 +2.27% 22
South East +37 154 £50,000 - 15
South West +29 112 £47,500 +35.71% 13
North West +22 98 £42,500 - 22
Yorkshire +15 82 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Yorkshire +20 81 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Manchester +18 76 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Leeds +15 60 £47,500 +18.01% 6
East of England +18 58 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Scotland -24 47 £45,000 +5.88% 6
City of London -49 41 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Hampshire +11 35 £46,750 +3.88% 5
West Midlands -3 34 £47,500 -3.06% 3
Oxfordshire +27 33 £55,500 +14.43% 2
Bristol +8 33 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +16 30 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Somerset +13 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +9 27 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Oxford +12 26 £52,500 +8.24% 2
Surrey +3 26 £47,500 +15.15% 2
East Sussex +39 25 £53,500 - 1
North East +15 24 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wales +2 23 £35,000 -10.25% 4
South Wales -5 23 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Cardiff +2 22 £36,250 +18.59% 2
Hertfordshire -6 22 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Andover +11 20 £48,500 +29.33% 2
Glasgow -20 20 £51,500 +21.17% 3
Brighton +34 18 £49,250 -

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Java EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java EE.

1 1808 (95.76%) Java
2 1065 (56.41%) Spring
3 1041 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
4 707 (37.45%) Oracle
5 706 (37.39%) Hibernate
6 647 (34.27%) JavaScript
7 636 (33.69%) Web Services
8 619 (32.79%) SQL
9 568 (30.08%) J2EE
10 552 (29.24%) XML
11 534 (28.28%) Linux
11 534 (28.28%) Finance
12 526 (27.86%) HTML
13 524 (27.75%) TDD
14 498 (26.38%) Software Engineering
15 415 (21.98%) Maven
16 400 (21.19%) Scrum
16 400 (21.19%) Degree
17 391 (20.71%) CSS
18 358 (18.96%) OO
19 341 (18.06%) REST
20 320 (16.95%) JBoss
20 320 (16.95%) SOAP
20 320 (16.95%) SOA
21 300 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
22 298 (15.78%) jQuery
23 294 (15.57%) JUnit
24 292 (15.47%) Tomcat
24 292 (15.47%) MVC
25 283 (14.99%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Java EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 320 (16.95%) JBoss
2 292 (15.47%) Tomcat
3 283 (14.99%) WebSphere
4 185 (9.80%) Apache
5 175 (9.27%) WebLogic
6 119 (6.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 69 (3.65%) Node.js
8 53 (2.81%) Jetty
9 50 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 44 (2.33%) MQSeries
12 43 (2.28%) GlassFish
13 42 (2.22%) Apache Pig
14 36 (1.91%) CMS
15 35 (1.85%) Apache Spark
16 30 (1.59%) Mule
17 28 (1.48%) Mule ESB
18 27 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
18 27 (1.43%) Apache Solr
19 23 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.90%) Mingle
3 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.11%) Tridion
4 2 (0.11%) Maximo
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 101 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.38%) SaaS
3 37 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.06%) PaaS
6 13 (0.69%) IaaS
7 10 (0.53%) GitHub
8 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.11%) Route 53
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.053%) Force.com
11 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.50%) Internet
2 83 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 70 (3.71%) HTTP
4 51 (2.70%) SSL
5 34 (1.80%) Firewall
6 25 (1.32%) AMQP
7 16 (0.85%) CTI
8 15 (0.79%) DNS
8 15 (0.79%) Broadband
9 10 (0.53%) FTP
9 10 (0.53%) VLAN
10 9 (0.48%) LDAP
11 7 (0.37%) Intranet
11 7 (0.37%) RFID
12 6 (0.32%) Wireless
13 5 (0.26%) DHCP
13 5 (0.26%) Network Security
14 4 (0.21%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.21%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (14.62%) SQL Server
1 276 (14.62%) Relational Database
2 258 (13.67%) MySQL
3 193 (10.22%) RDBMS
4 166 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 122 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 115 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 112 (5.93%) Big Data
8 100 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
9 91 (4.82%) Hadoop
10 57 (3.02%) DB2
11 50 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 44 (2.33%) Apache Hive
13 36 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (1.17%) Redis
15 20 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (0.95%) Neo4j
16 18 (0.95%) Couchbase
16 18 (0.95%) Hazelcast
17 13 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 415 (21.98%) Maven
2 294 (15.57%) JUnit
3 225 (11.92%) Eclipse
4 199 (10.54%) Jenkins
5 190 (10.06%) Subversion
6 173 (9.16%) Git (software)
7 136 (7.20%) Ant
8 131 (6.94%) Selenium
9 122 (6.46%) JIRA
10 115 (6.09%) Cucumber
11 69 (3.65%) Hudson
12 58 (3.07%) Mockito
13 56 (2.97%) Gradle
14 53 (2.81%) jMock
15 52 (2.75%) NetBeans
16 39 (2.07%) TestNG
17 33 (1.75%) JMeter
18 31 (1.64%) EasyMock
19 27 (1.43%) WebDriver
20 26 (1.38%) Redmine
General
1 534 (28.28%) Finance
2 196 (10.38%) Banking
3 191 (10.12%) Retail
4 170 (9.00%) Telecoms
5 64 (3.39%) Games
6 33 (1.75%) Publishing
7 31 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 23 (1.22%) Back Office
9 22 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.06%) Marketing
11 19 (1.01%) Advertising
12 18 (0.95%) Billing
13 17 (0.90%) Legal
14 15 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.79%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.79%) International Banking
15 10 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.37%) Automotive
17 6 (0.32%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1271 (67.32%) Developer
2 1062 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 335 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 289 (15.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 199 (10.54%) Software Engineer
6 146 (7.73%) Architect
7 94 (4.98%) Consultant
8 89 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 80 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 73 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
11 69 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
12 64 (3.39%) Lead Developer
13 57 (3.02%) Junior
14 53 (2.81%) Web Developer
15 52 (2.75%) Junior Developer
16 50 (2.65%) Java Web Developer
17 44 (2.33%) Designer
18 40 (2.12%) Team Leader
18 40 (2.12%) Junior Java Developer
19 38 (2.01%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1065 (56.41%) Spring
2 706 (37.39%) Hibernate
3 636 (33.69%) Web Services
4 568 (30.08%) J2EE
5 552 (29.24%) XML
6 526 (27.86%) HTML
7 391 (20.71%) CSS
8 341 (18.06%) REST
9 320 (16.95%) SOAP
10 298 (15.78%) jQuery
11 267 (14.14%) JMS
12 253 (13.40%) RESTful
13 237 (12.55%) JPA
14 221 (11.71%) JSON
15 205 (10.86%) JSP
16 197 (10.43%) Spring MVC
17 184 (9.75%) Servlets
18 177 (9.38%) .NET
19 168 (8.90%) HTML5
20 164 (8.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 240 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 184 (9.75%) Enterprise Software
3 88 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.18%) Mathematics
5 41 (2.17%) User Experience
6 40 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 39 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 39 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 35 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 32 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 28 (1.48%) Clustering
11 23 (1.22%) Data Integration
12 19 (1.01%) Cybercrime
12 19 (1.01%) Physics
13 18 (0.95%) IVR
13 18 (0.95%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.95%) Public Cloud
13 18 (0.95%) Online Games
14 17 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.90%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 534 (28.28%) Linux
2 264 (13.98%) UNIX
3 212 (11.23%) Windows
4 119 (6.30%) Android
5 112 (5.93%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (0.90%) Solaris
8 12 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.37%) openSUSE
11 6 (0.32%) AIX
11 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.21%) zOS
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.16%) CentOS
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.053%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1041 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (27.75%) TDD
3 498 (26.38%) Software Engineering
4 400 (21.19%) Scrum
5 358 (18.96%) OO
6 320 (16.95%) SOA
7 300 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
8 292 (15.47%) MVC
9 193 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 185 (9.80%) UML
11 184 (9.75%) SDLC
12 180 (9.53%) BDD
13 169 (8.95%) Mentoring
14 148 (7.84%) Open Source
15 134 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 105 (5.56%) Multithreading
17 93 (4.93%) DevOps
18 90 (4.77%) OOP
19 80 (4.24%) Mobile Development
20 70 (3.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1808 (95.76%) Java
2 647 (34.27%) JavaScript
3 619 (32.79%) SQL
4 146 (7.73%) C++
5 116 (6.14%) C#
6 109 (5.77%) Scala
7 100 (5.30%) Python
8 93 (4.93%) C
9 84 (4.45%) Groovy
10 82 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 77 (4.08%) Perl
12 65 (3.44%) Ruby
13 45 (2.38%) PHP
14 43 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 38 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.64%) Clojure
17 26 (1.38%) XPath
18 24 (1.27%) AspectJ
18 24 (1.27%) Bash Shell
19 18 (0.95%) Lua
Qualifications
1 400 (21.19%) Degree
2 56 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.91%) Sun Certification
5 26 (1.38%) CISSP
6 21 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.11%) MCSE
6 21 (1.11%) CCNA
6 21 (1.11%) SSCP
6 21 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 21 (1.11%) GIAC
7 14 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (0.32%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.26%) OCPJWCD
12 3 (0.16%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.13%) QA
2 20 (1.06%) SLA
3 16 (0.85%) COBIT
4 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.21%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.11%) Docker
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (0.48%) RACF
4 7 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.053%) vSphere
6 1 (0.053%) Varnish
6 1 (0.053%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.053%) Xen
6 1 (0.053%) NFS
6 1 (0.053%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.053%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (3.07%) Puppet
2 43 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.22%) Nagios
4 20 (1.06%) Ansible
5 10 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.48%) CA Endevor
7 7 (0.37%) Salt
7 7 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.32%) OpenNMS
8 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (0.32%) OPNET
9 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.21%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.16%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.053%) Mesos
12 1 (0.053%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.053%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.053%) Cacti
Vendors
1 707 (37.45%) Oracle
2 109 (5.77%) IBM
3 96 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 52 (2.75%) TIBCO
4 52 (2.75%) hybris
5 49 (2.60%) Sybase
6 40 (2.12%) Adobe
6 40 (2.12%) Sun
7 39 (2.07%) SAP
8 37 (1.96%) Google
9 29 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.48%) Terracotta
11 27 (1.43%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.11%) ATG
13 16 (0.85%) Informatica
14 14 (0.74%) F5
15 13 (0.69%) BEA
15 13 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.64%) webMethods
16 12 (0.64%) Splunk
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