Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 399 366
Rank change year-on-year -3 -33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,172 1,320 1,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.98% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1,065 1,257
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +12.24%
10th Percentile £37,350 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%

Java EE 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 62,442 66,724 71,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.50% 40.44% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52,071 55,601 62,928
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 +48 526 £65,000 +4.00% 52
South East -69 158 £45,000 -20.70% 23
Midlands +52 142 £50,000 - 17
East of England -11 124 £56,500 +13.00% 16
North of England -42 115 £50,000 - 16
South West +18 106 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North West -32 76 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands +33 73 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands +27 69 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire +2 34 £50,000 +17.65% 8
North East -14 5 £50,000 -7.41%
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 1,161 (99.06%) Java
2 755 (64.42%) Spring
3 726 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
4 541 (46.16%) JavaScript
5 415 (35.41%) SQL
6 404 (34.47%) Scrum
7 388 (33.11%) HTML
8 376 (32.08%) Hibernate
8 376 (32.08%) Software Engineering
9 368 (31.40%) Web Services
10 340 (29.01%) CSS
11 334 (28.50%) TDD
12 328 (27.99%) Linux
13 326 (27.82%) Oracle
14 323 (27.56%) Maven
15 304 (25.94%) REST
16 300 (25.60%) Git (software)
17 265 (22.61%) DevOps
18 246 (20.99%) Microservices
19 245 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
19 245 (20.90%) Degree
20 240 (20.48%) XML
21 233 (19.88%) JBoss
22 224 (19.11%) Java 8
23 223 (19.03%) Tomcat
23 223 (19.03%) MVC
24 220 (18.77%) Finance
24 220 (18.77%) Python
25 213 (18.17%) SOAP
26 211 (18.00%) JUnit

Java EE
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
1 233 (19.88%) JBoss
2 223 (19.03%) Tomcat
3 195 (16.64%) WebLogic
4 189 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 146 (12.46%) Apache
6 131 (11.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 86 (7.34%) Confluence
8 70 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 54 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
10 52 (4.44%) Apache Pig
11 38 (3.24%) WildFly
12 34 (2.90%) Apache Spark
13 26 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 25 (2.13%) GlassFish
15 19 (1.62%) MQSeries
16 17 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (1.28%) WordPress
18 14 (1.19%) OpenStack
19 13 (1.11%) Alfresco
20 12 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) Weka
4 1 (0.085%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.085%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.085%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 245 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (7.34%) PaaS
4 79 (6.74%) OpenShift
5 77 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 71 (6.06%) IBM Cloud
7 39 (3.33%) Serverless
8 30 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (2.05%) IaaS
10 24 (2.05%) SaaS
11 19 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (1.28%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.68%) npm
13 8 (0.68%) NuGet
14 6 (0.51%) GitHub
14 6 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 72 (6.14%) HTTP
2 72 (6.14%) Internet
3 58 (4.95%) SSL
4 54 (4.61%) Firewall
5 22 (1.88%) FTP
6 14 (1.19%) DNS
7 12 (1.02%) SAN
8 11 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (0.94%) VPN
9 10 (0.85%) AMQP
10 4 (0.34%) Intranet
11 3 (0.26%) ATM
11 3 (0.26%) Network Security
11 3 (0.26%) VoIP
11 3 (0.26%) WebEx
12 2 (0.17%) Skype
13 1 (0.085%) MQTT
13 1 (0.085%) SSH
13 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (16.13%) MySQL
2 163 (13.91%) Relational Database
3 154 (13.14%) SQL Server
4 122 (10.41%) Big Data
5 93 (7.94%) Hadoop
6 92 (7.85%) RDBMS
7 88 (7.51%) NoSQL
8 76 (6.48%) MongoDB
9 75 (6.40%) Apache Hive
10 74 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (4.10%) Oracle Database
12 33 (2.82%) Neo4j
13 26 (2.22%) DB2
14 22 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (0.94%) OrientDB
18 11 (0.94%) Sqoop
19 10 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 323 (27.56%) Maven
2 300 (25.60%) Git (software)
3 211 (18.00%) JUnit
4 169 (14.42%) Jenkins
5 156 (13.31%) JIRA
6 141 (12.03%) Gradle
7 138 (11.77%) Subversion
8 137 (11.69%) Bitbucket
9 121 (10.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 111 (9.47%) Selenium
11 59 (5.03%) Eclipse
12 56 (4.78%) EasyMock
13 54 (4.61%) Ant
14 50 (4.27%) Robot Framework
15 48 (4.10%) git-flow
16 47 (4.01%) IntelliJ
17 42 (3.58%) CodeSonar
18 34 (2.90%) Mockito
19 32 (2.73%) Cucumber
20 28 (2.39%) Vagrant
General
1 220 (18.77%) Finance
2 72 (6.14%) Banking
3 56 (4.78%) Advertising
4 50 (4.27%) Retail
5 23 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.45%) German Language
6 17 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 16 (1.37%) French Language
7 16 (1.37%) Games
8 13 (1.11%) Automotive
9 12 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.85%) Law
10 10 (0.85%) Marketing
11 9 (0.77%) Military
11 9 (0.77%) Publishing
11 9 (0.77%) Swedish Language
12 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.43%) Back Office
14 4 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 723 (61.69%) Developer
2 664 (56.66%) Java Developer
3 174 (14.85%) Software Engineer
4 171 (14.59%) Senior Developer
5 168 (14.33%) Java Engineer
6 161 (13.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 135 (11.52%) Architect
8 132 (11.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 107 (9.13%) Lead Developer
10 94 (8.02%) Lead Java Developer
11 66 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
12 61 (5.20%) Software Developer
13 53 (4.52%) Cloud Architect
13 53 (4.52%) Java Architect
14 52 (4.44%) Support Engineer
15 45 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
16 43 (3.67%) Junior
17 39 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
18 37 (3.16%) Java Developer - Fintech
19 36 (3.07%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (64.42%) Spring
2 388 (33.11%) HTML
3 376 (32.08%) Hibernate
4 368 (31.40%) Web Services
5 340 (29.01%) CSS
6 304 (25.94%) REST
7 240 (20.48%) XML
8 213 (18.17%) SOAP
9 201 (17.15%) J2EE
10 182 (15.53%) HTML5
11 166 (14.16%) Spring MVC
12 162 (13.82%) Spring Boot
13 160 (13.65%) AngularJS
14 153 (13.05%) JSP
15 140 (11.95%) JPA
15 140 (11.95%) JSF
16 137 (11.69%) Ajax
17 131 (11.18%) JMS
18 124 (10.58%) EJB
19 119 (10.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 157 (13.40%) Computer Science
2 137 (11.69%) Fintech
3 104 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
4 71 (6.06%) Cloud Native
5 57 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (4.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 52 (4.44%) Wiki
8 36 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (2.90%) Mobile App
10 28 (2.39%) Blog
11 26 (2.22%) RIA
12 24 (2.05%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (1.71%) User Experience
15 18 (1.54%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.45%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.37%) Replication
18 15 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
19 14 (1.19%) PKI
20 8 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 328 (27.99%) Linux
2 139 (11.86%) Windows
3 108 (9.22%) Unix
4 89 (7.59%) Android
5 72 (6.14%) Apple iOS
6 50 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (3.84%) CentOS
8 42 (3.58%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.45%) Windows Server
11 14 (1.19%) openSUSE
12 7 (0.60%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.085%) Solaris
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (34.47%) Scrum
3 376 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 334 (28.50%) TDD
5 265 (22.61%) DevOps
6 246 (20.99%) Microservices
7 223 (19.03%) MVC
8 199 (16.98%) SOA
9 183 (15.61%) OO
10 178 (15.19%) Open Source
11 145 (12.37%) Test Automation
12 134 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (9.90%) Kanban
14 111 (9.47%) BDD
15 106 (9.04%) Mentoring
16 99 (8.45%) Web Development
17 95 (8.11%) OOD
18 91 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
18 91 (7.76%) Multithreading
19 88 (7.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,161 (99.06%) Java
2 541 (46.16%) JavaScript
3 415 (35.41%) SQL
4 224 (19.11%) Java 8
5 220 (18.77%) Python
6 157 (13.40%) C++
7 144 (12.29%) PHP
8 125 (10.67%) C#
9 93 (7.94%) C
10 74 (6.31%) Bash Shell
10 74 (6.31%) PL/SQL
11 54 (4.61%) PowerShell
12 53 (4.52%) Scala
13 51 (4.35%) Objective-C
14 49 (4.18%) Perl
15 43 (3.67%) Ruby
16 40 (3.41%) Shell Script
17 29 (2.47%) T-SQL
18 25 (2.13%) Go
18 25 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 245 (20.90%) Degree
2 125 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 83 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (7.08%) DV Cleared
4 60 (5.12%) Master's Degree
5 47 (4.01%) CCNA
5 47 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (4.01%) CISSP
5 47 (4.01%) GIAC
5 47 (4.01%) Linux+ Certification
5 47 (4.01%) MCSE
5 47 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (4.01%) Network+ Certification
5 47 (4.01%) SANS
5 47 (4.01%) SSCP
6 45 (3.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 39 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.94%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.77%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.79%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) PMO
3 5 (0.43%) PSD2
4 3 (0.26%) GDPR
4 3 (0.26%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 209 (17.83%) Docker
2 42 (3.58%) vSphere
3 23 (1.96%) GridGain
4 21 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.94%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.94%) HDFS
7 7 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.43%) Varnish
9 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.085%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.085%) NFS
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.085%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 129 (11.01%) Puppet
2 90 (7.68%) Kubernetes
3 87 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (7.08%) Ansible
5 79 (6.74%) Salt
6 16 (1.37%) Terraform
7 7 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.26%) Control-M
8 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.085%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.085%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.085%) Kibana
9 1 (0.085%) MOM
9 1 (0.085%) Rancher
Vendors
1 326 (27.82%) Oracle
2 117 (9.98%) Red Hat
3 112 (9.56%) IBM
4 91 (7.76%) Google
5 61 (5.20%) Microsoft
6 39 (3.33%) SAP
7 28 (2.39%) TIBCO
8 27 (2.30%) Adobe
9 25 (2.13%) VMware
10 19 (1.62%) BEA
11 17 (1.45%) Cloudera
11 17 (1.45%) hybris
12 11 (0.94%) Sybase
13 9 (0.77%) AppDynamics
13 9 (0.77%) Dynatrace
14 7 (0.60%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.51%) CA
15 6 (0.51%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.43%) ILOG
16 5 (0.43%) Remedy