Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 335 243 210
Rank change year-on-year -92 -33 -33
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,304 2,437 2,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 1.47% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 3.59% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 2,010 2,158
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 53,604 67,946 65,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.94% 40.88% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44,116 57,718 56,098
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.41%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in England

J2EE
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2EE in England.

Salary trend for J2EE in England

J2EE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for J2EE in England

J2EE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
London -70 626 £72,500 +7.41% 50
South East -60 321 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Midlands +49 149 £53,750 +13.16% 18
East Midlands +95 112 £60,000 -14.29% 4
East of England -11 89 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North of England -154 77 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South West -49 60 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North West -106 49 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Midlands -34 37 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire -53 27 £48,750 -18.75% 3
North East +19 2 £100,000 +66.67% 2
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1,234 (94.63%) Java
2 640 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (36.27%) SQL
4 452 (34.66%) Spring
5 451 (34.59%) Software Engineering
6 423 (32.44%) JavaScript
7 409 (31.37%) Web Services
8 396 (30.37%) Finance
9 388 (29.75%) Oracle
10 364 (27.91%) HTML
11 302 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
12 295 (22.62%) XML
13 260 (19.94%) AngularJS
14 241 (18.48%) Microservices
15 236 (18.10%) Degree
15 236 (18.10%) Hibernate
16 230 (17.64%) Maven
17 219 (16.79%) REST
18 212 (16.26%) Python
19 211 (16.18%) CSS
20 203 (15.57%) Linux
21 200 (15.34%) SOAP
22 198 (15.18%) TDD
23 195 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
24 191 (14.65%) OO
25 186 (14.26%) Docker
26 182 (13.96%) DevOps
27 176 (13.50%) Java EE
28 168 (12.88%) Banking
29 166 (12.73%) Scrum

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 133 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 105 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 103 (7.90%) WebLogic
4 98 (7.52%) JBoss
5 84 (6.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 49 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 45 (3.45%) Apache
8 39 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 38 (2.91%) SharePoint
10 33 (2.53%) CMS
11 31 (2.38%) Apache Solr
12 27 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
13 25 (1.92%) Confluence
14 20 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (1.53%) Jupyter
15 18 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.69%) WildFly
17 8 (0.61%) Alfresco
17 8 (0.61%) Liferay
17 8 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (3.07%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (2.15%) Summit
3 26 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.61%) Magento
5 21 (1.61%) SDL Web 8
6 13 (1.00%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (0.54%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.54%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.077%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.077%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 302 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (5.67%) Amazon S3
5 73 (5.60%) Serverless
6 65 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
7 62 (4.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 59 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 51 (3.91%) SaaS
10 38 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (2.68%) GitHub
12 33 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (1.84%) OpenShift
14 24 (1.84%) PaaS
15 12 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
16 11 (0.84%) Apigee
17 10 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
18 8 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
19 6 (0.46%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.22%) Internet
2 52 (3.99%) HTTP
3 15 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.00%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (0.54%) FTP
6 7 (0.54%) MPLS
6 7 (0.54%) VPN
7 4 (0.31%) Broadband
7 4 (0.31%) DNS
7 4 (0.31%) Firewall
7 4 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.23%) VLAN
8 3 (0.23%) Wireless
9 2 (0.15%) AMQP
9 2 (0.15%) Parlay
10 1 (0.077%) IPv4
10 1 (0.077%) IPv6
10 1 (0.077%) SAN
10 1 (0.077%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (11.12%) Relational Database
2 139 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 105 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
4 100 (7.67%) RDBMS
5 90 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 86 (6.60%) MySQL
7 64 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 62 (4.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 56 (4.29%) Oracle Database
10 48 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
11 32 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.38%) Hadoop
13 28 (2.15%) Big Data
14 25 (1.92%) Endeca
15 24 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (1.76%) DB2
17 20 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (1.23%) HBase
19 12 (0.92%) Amazon Athena
19 12 (0.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 230 (17.64%) Maven
2 163 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 115 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 88 (6.75%) JUnit
5 84 (6.44%) Gradle
6 83 (6.37%) JIRA
7 48 (3.68%) Artifactory
7 48 (3.68%) Selenium
8 37 (2.84%) Subversion
9 36 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (2.45%) GitLab
11 31 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 30 (2.30%) Mockito
13 29 (2.22%) Ant
14 21 (1.61%) DbUnit
15 20 (1.53%) jMock
15 20 (1.53%) SonarQube
16 15 (1.15%) JMeter
17 13 (1.00%) Cucumber
18 12 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 396 (30.37%) Finance
2 168 (12.88%) Banking
3 122 (9.36%) Front Office
4 88 (6.75%) Marketing
5 63 (4.83%) Retail
6 44 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.38%) Law
9 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.00%) Electronics
11 9 (0.69%) Advertising
11 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.61%) Games
12 8 (0.61%) Publishing
13 6 (0.46%) Legal
14 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Local Government
15 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 732 (56.13%) Developer
2 585 (44.86%) Java Developer
3 152 (11.66%) Software Engineer
4 137 (10.51%) Architect
5 133 (10.20%) J2EE Developer
6 132 (10.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 119 (9.13%) Java Engineer
8 111 (8.51%) Senior Developer
9 105 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 91 (6.98%) Consultant
11 67 (5.14%) AWS Developer
12 65 (4.98%) Lead Developer
13 64 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
14 63 (4.83%) Junior
15 58 (4.45%) Junior Developer
16 57 (4.37%) SQL Developer
17 55 (4.22%) Graduate
18 53 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
19 50 (3.83%) Java Software Developer
19 50 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (34.66%) Spring
2 409 (31.37%) Web Services
3 364 (27.91%) HTML
4 295 (22.62%) XML
5 260 (19.94%) AngularJS
6 236 (18.10%) Hibernate
7 219 (16.79%) REST
8 211 (16.18%) CSS
9 200 (15.34%) SOAP
10 176 (13.50%) Java EE
11 164 (12.58%) .NET
12 154 (11.81%) React
13 135 (10.35%) J2SE
14 125 (9.59%) Spring Boot
15 106 (8.13%) RESTful
16 98 (7.52%) Node.js
17 94 (7.21%) HTML5
18 91 (6.98%) JSON
19 85 (6.52%) JMS
20 74 (5.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.36%) Fixed Income
1 122 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
2 103 (7.90%) Hedge funds
3 102 (7.82%) Equities
4 101 (7.75%) Derivative
5 94 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (5.90%) Fintech
7 76 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (3.53%) Virtual Team
10 39 (2.99%) Mobile App
11 36 (2.76%) Algorithms
12 33 (2.53%) Data Centre
13 31 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
14 29 (2.22%) Public Cloud
15 22 (1.69%) Cloud Native
16 21 (1.61%) User Experience
17 20 (1.53%) Blog
18 11 (0.84%) PKI
19 10 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 203 (15.57%) Linux
2 127 (9.74%) Unix
3 97 (7.44%) Windows
4 31 (2.38%) Android
5 26 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.69%) AIX
7 20 (1.53%) Solaris
8 17 (1.30%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.07%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.077%) MVS
13 1 (0.077%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (34.59%) Software Engineering
3 241 (18.48%) Microservices
4 198 (15.18%) TDD
5 191 (14.65%) OO
6 182 (13.96%) DevOps
7 166 (12.73%) Scrum
8 165 (12.65%) Asset Management
9 156 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
10 149 (11.43%) Computer Science
11 139 (10.66%) Workflow
12 121 (9.28%) Mentoring
12 121 (9.28%) MVC
12 121 (9.28%) SDLC
13 103 (7.90%) BDD
14 102 (7.82%) E-Commerce
14 102 (7.82%) SOA
15 94 (7.21%) Machine Learning
16 92 (7.06%) Open Source
17 90 (6.90%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1,234 (94.63%) Java
2 473 (36.27%) SQL
3 423 (32.44%) JavaScript
4 212 (16.26%) Python
5 161 (12.35%) C#
6 155 (11.89%) C++
7 103 (7.90%) C
8 74 (5.67%) PHP
9 69 (5.29%) Java 8
9 69 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 58 (4.45%) R
11 55 (4.22%) Ruby
12 41 (3.14%) Ada
12 41 (3.14%) Ada 95
13 40 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 38 (2.91%) MATLAB
15 36 (2.76%) Bash Shell
15 36 (2.76%) TypeScript
16 31 (2.38%) Scala
17 28 (2.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 236 (18.10%) Degree
2 61 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.15%) PhD
6 26 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.38%) CISSP
12 5 (0.38%) OCP
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.15%) HND
13 2 (0.15%) ISEB
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.077%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.077%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.077%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.07%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) PMO
3 9 (0.69%) SLA
4 7 (0.54%) GDPR
5 5 (0.38%) SEPA
6 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) PSD2
8 1 (0.077%) EMIR
8 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 186 (14.26%) Docker
2 57 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.92%) vSphere
5 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 6 (0.46%) HDFS
7 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 114 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 90 (6.90%) Terraform
3 64 (4.91%) Ansible
4 61 (4.68%) Puppet
5 56 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 11 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.77%) Salt
10 9 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.31%) QRadar
14 3 (0.23%) Nagios
15 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
16 1 (0.077%) Mesos
16 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 388 (29.75%) Oracle
2 95 (7.29%) SAP
3 81 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 62 (4.75%) Google
5 61 (4.68%) IBM
6 53 (4.06%) hybris
7 47 (3.60%) Adobe
8 46 (3.53%) ForgeRock
9 43 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (2.30%) MuleSoft
10 30 (2.30%) TIBCO
11 25 (1.92%) SaltStack
12 22 (1.69%) VMware
13 21 (1.61%) Elastic Path
13 21 (1.61%) Interwoven
14 20 (1.53%) Rackspace
14 20 (1.53%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.30%) CA
15 17 (1.30%) Informatica
15 17 (1.30%) webMethods