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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 339 254 317
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +63
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 899 1259 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.12% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 2.78% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1017 769
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,697
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,861
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.33%

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
40373 45366 43957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 40.52% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 37889 38371
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -77 807 £52,500 +5.00% 99
London -64 351 £57,500 - 44
South East +7 163 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East of England +9 81 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -49 58 £41,250 +3.12% 9
Scotland +18 53 £40,000 +6.66% 7
City of London -45 47 £62,500 +7.75% 13
East Midlands +47 46 £42,500 +14.86% 7
Hertfordshire +16 40 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North West -55 40 £40,000 -1.23% 11
Berkshire -1 38 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh +1 35 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Midlands -13 34 £45,000 -30.76% 4
South West -72 33 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Surrey -1 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -32 31 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Manchester -30 29 £34,500 -15.85% 8
Hampshire +5 28 £44,500 -15.23% 4
Leeds -19 26 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Sussex - 24 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +29 23 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Northamptonshire +17 23 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Brighton - 23 £52,500 -
Northampton +19 20 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +31 19 £56,500 +61.42%
North Yorkshire -2 18 £32,500 +35.41% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 16 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Nottingham +7 16 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Southampton +5 16 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Watford +14 15 £43,750 -2.77%

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1802 (96.99%) Java
2 1041 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 911 (49.03%) Spring
4 602 (32.40%) Oracle
5 589 (31.70%) Web Services
6 586 (31.54%) J2EE
7 583 (31.38%) SQL
7 583 (31.38%) JavaScript
8 556 (29.92%) Hibernate
9 515 (27.72%) HTML
10 512 (27.56%) XML
10 512 (27.56%) TDD
11 474 (25.51%) Finance
12 463 (24.92%) Linux
13 462 (24.87%) Maven
14 441 (23.74%) Degree
15 429 (23.09%) Software Engineering
16 416 (22.39%) JBoss
17 408 (21.96%) Scrum
18 397 (21.37%) OO
19 386 (20.78%) CSS
20 348 (18.73%) jQuery
21 347 (18.68%) Tomcat
22 327 (17.60%) JUnit
23 324 (17.44%) SOAP
23 324 (17.44%) UNIX
24 280 (15.07%) WebSphere
25 274 (14.75%) Computer Science
26 273 (14.69%) MVC
27 272 (14.64%) WebLogic

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 416 (22.39%) JBoss
2 347 (18.68%) Tomcat
3 280 (15.07%) WebSphere
4 272 (14.64%) WebLogic
5 146 (7.86%) Apache
6 82 (4.41%) GlassFish
7 76 (4.09%) CMS
8 70 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 42 (2.26%) Apache Solr
10 39 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 36 (1.94%) Jetty
12 31 (1.67%) Liferay
13 25 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (1.29%) Mule
14 24 (1.29%) Drupal
14 24 (1.29%) MQSeries
15 22 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (1.08%) SharePoint
16 20 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
16 20 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 65 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.65%) Mingle
3 2 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.81%) Magento
3 13 (0.70%) Finacle
3 13 (0.70%) Temenos T24
3 13 (0.70%) Summit
3 13 (0.70%) FLEXCUBE
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.48%) Staffware
6 7 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.32%) assyst
7 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.52%) SaaS
2 57 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (1.61%) Force.com
5 13 (0.70%) GitHub
6 6 (0.32%) Route 53
6 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.054%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.054%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (5.87%) HTTP
2 70 (3.77%) Internet
3 39 (2.10%) SSL
4 38 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.88%) LDAP
6 10 (0.54%) IPv4
7 8 (0.43%) AMQP
8 7 (0.38%) DNS
8 7 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.22%) DHCP
9 4 (0.22%) Firewall
9 4 (0.22%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.11%) Wireless
10 2 (0.11%) DSL
10 2 (0.11%) X.509
11 1 (0.054%) RFID
11 1 (0.054%) CTI
11 1 (0.054%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 265 (14.26%) MySQL
3 256 (13.78%) Relational Database
4 199 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 119 (6.40%) Oracle Database
6 114 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 112 (6.03%) NoSQL
8 106 (5.71%) DB2
9 95 (5.11%) Big Data
10 91 (4.90%) MongoDB
11 60 (3.23%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.51%) Redis
12 28 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
13 26 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.08%) Apache Hive
15 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 462 (24.87%) Maven
2 327 (17.60%) JUnit
3 272 (14.64%) Subversion
4 264 (14.21%) Git (software)
5 240 (12.92%) Eclipse
6 182 (9.80%) Jenkins
7 172 (9.26%) Ant
8 127 (6.84%) JIRA
9 114 (6.14%) Selenium
10 81 (4.36%) Cucumber
11 80 (4.31%) Mockito
12 54 (2.91%) Hudson
13 39 (2.10%) Gradle
14 30 (1.61%) SoapUI
15 28 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
16 25 (1.35%) Jasmine
17 22 (1.18%) TestNG
18 20 (1.08%) IntelliJ
18 20 (1.08%) JMeter
18 20 (1.08%) jMock
General
1 474 (25.51%) Finance
2 181 (9.74%) Banking
3 165 (8.88%) Telecoms
4 145 (7.80%) Retail
5 84 (4.52%) Games
6 49 (2.64%) Publishing
7 40 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.05%) Marketing
8 38 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (1.24%) Advertising
12 23 (1.24%) French Language
13 18 (0.97%) Front Office
14 17 (0.91%) German Language
15 12 (0.65%) Billing
16 8 (0.43%) Legal
16 8 (0.43%) Automotive
16 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1154 (62.11%) Developer
2 986 (53.07%) Java Developer
3 302 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 271 (14.59%) Architect
5 251 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 141 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 110 (5.92%) Consultant
8 93 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
9 85 (4.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 68 (3.66%) Junior
11 61 (3.28%) Web Developer
12 58 (3.12%) Technical Architect
13 55 (2.96%) Java Architect
14 53 (2.85%) Java Engineer
14 53 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
15 51 (2.74%) Software Developer
16 47 (2.53%) Junior Developer
17 45 (2.42%) Java Consultant
17 45 (2.42%) Java Web Developer
18 35 (1.88%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (49.03%) Spring
2 589 (31.70%) Web Services
3 586 (31.54%) J2EE
4 556 (29.92%) Hibernate
5 515 (27.72%) HTML
6 512 (27.56%) XML
7 386 (20.78%) CSS
8 348 (18.73%) jQuery
9 324 (17.44%) SOAP
10 254 (13.67%) REST
11 233 (12.54%) JMS
12 224 (12.06%) RESTful
13 220 (11.84%) JSP
14 216 (11.63%) JSON
15 193 (10.39%) .NET
16 191 (10.28%) EJB
17 190 (10.23%) Ajax
18 176 (9.47%) HTML5
19 164 (8.83%) Middleware
20 161 (8.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 274 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 200 (10.76%) Enterprise Software
3 116 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (5.76%) Open Source
5 65 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 60 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 58 (3.12%) Mathematics
8 54 (2.91%) Clustering
9 32 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.61%) N-Tier
11 27 (1.45%) Online Games
12 25 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.29%) Derivative
13 24 (1.29%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.24%) iPad
15 20 (1.08%) User Experience
16 19 (1.02%) Web 2.0
17 18 (0.97%) Life Science
18 17 (0.91%) Equities
18 17 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 463 (24.92%) Linux
2 324 (17.44%) UNIX
3 142 (7.64%) Windows
4 83 (4.47%) Android
5 60 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.45%) Solaris
7 19 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (0.65%) AIX
8 12 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.54%) HPUX
11 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.48%) CentOS
12 7 (0.38%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 1 (0.054%) Debian
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1041 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (27.56%) TDD
3 429 (23.09%) Software Engineering
4 408 (21.96%) Scrum
5 397 (21.37%) OO
6 273 (14.69%) MVC
7 272 (14.64%) SOA
8 267 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
9 265 (14.26%) E-Commerce
10 178 (9.58%) BDD
11 171 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 128 (6.89%) UML
13 122 (6.57%) OOD
14 109 (5.87%) Unit Testing
15 105 (5.65%) Multithreading
16 100 (5.38%) OOP
17 81 (4.36%) Project Management
18 79 (4.25%) Waterfall
19 72 (3.88%) RUP
20 70 (3.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1802 (96.99%) Java
2 583 (31.38%) JavaScript
2 583 (31.38%) SQL
3 146 (7.86%) C#
4 100 (5.38%) C++
5 81 (4.36%) C
6 80 (4.31%) Python
7 77 (4.14%) PL/SQL
8 74 (3.98%) PHP
9 58 (3.12%) Groovy
10 55 (2.96%) Ruby
11 50 (2.69%) XPath
12 46 (2.48%) Perl
13 45 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.42%) Scala
14 25 (1.35%) AspectJ
15 19 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.02%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.86%) XQuery
17 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 441 (23.74%) Degree
2 35 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 18 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.32%) PhD
8 3 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.054%) IC3 Certification
10 1 (0.054%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.50%) QA
2 22 (1.18%) SLA
3 15 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (0.91%) Docker
2 12 (0.65%) Varnish
2 12 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.54%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.27%) HDFS
5 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.054%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (2.58%) Puppet
2 38 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.97%) Nagios
4 14 (0.75%) OpenNMS
5 7 (0.38%) Salt
6 6 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
8 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.054%) SCCM
9 1 (0.054%) SCOM
9 1 (0.054%) OpenView
9 1 (0.054%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.054%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 602 (32.40%) Oracle
2 87 (4.68%) IBM
3 79 (4.25%) SAP
4 61 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 61 (3.28%) hybris
5 56 (3.01%) TIBCO
6 40 (2.15%) Sybase
7 35 (1.88%) ATG
8 33 (1.78%) Google
9 31 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.40%) Sitecore
11 22 (1.18%) BEA
12 21 (1.13%) Terracotta
13 20 (1.08%) Sun
14 17 (0.91%) Adobe
15 16 (0.86%) VMware
15 16 (0.86%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.81%) Zend
16 15 (0.81%) Calypso
17 14 (0.75%) Demandware
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