Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 191 128
Rank change year-on-year -24 -63 -14
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1569 2002 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.59% 1.78% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 4.68% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1688 2534
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,975
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40828 42794 47933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 41.42% 38.06% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34486 36818 40912
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the UK excluding London

J2EE
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for J2EE in the UK excluding London

J2EE
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the UK excluding London

J2EE
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. 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
South East +10 486 £47,500 - 25
North of England -45 346 £50,000 +11.11% 27
East of England -68 215 £47,500 -9.52% 15
North West -53 211 £50,000 - 22
Midlands +34 198 £40,000 -11.11% 15
South West -10 194 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Yorkshire -17 131 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland +14 126 £57,500 +21.05% 6
East Midlands +52 103 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Midlands -2 101 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Wales -24 14 £44,500 +8.54% 1
Northern Ireland -11 7 £52,500 +40.00%
North East +18 4 £45,000 +13.92%
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1486 (94.71%) Java
2 834 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 808 (51.50%) Spring
4 593 (37.79%) Hibernate
5 567 (36.14%) SQL
6 557 (35.50%) JavaScript
7 480 (30.59%) HTML
8 440 (28.04%) Web Services
9 435 (27.72%) Oracle
10 390 (24.86%) XML
11 379 (24.16%) TDD
12 343 (21.86%) CSS
13 309 (19.69%) OO
14 306 (19.50%) Software Engineering
15 284 (18.10%) Scrum
16 274 (17.46%) Linux
17 270 (17.21%) Tomcat
18 260 (16.57%) REST
19 259 (16.51%) Finance
20 258 (16.44%) SOAP
21 254 (16.19%) AngularJS
22 235 (14.98%) MVC
23 221 (14.09%) Maven
23 221 (14.09%) Degree
24 213 (13.58%) Relational Database
25 211 (13.45%) SQL Server
26 195 (12.43%) Git (software)
27 194 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
28 193 (12.30%) Unit Testing
28 193 (12.30%) JSP

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 270 (17.21%) Tomcat
2 161 (10.26%) JBoss
3 151 (9.62%) WebSphere
4 149 (9.50%) WebLogic
5 126 (8.03%) Apache
6 47 (3.00%) Confluence
7 45 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (2.61%) GlassFish
9 35 (2.23%) CMS
10 25 (1.59%) Mule ESB
11 23 (1.47%) Alfresco
11 23 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (1.15%) Mule
13 18 (1.15%) nginx
14 17 (1.08%) Apache Spark
15 16 (1.02%) IIS
15 16 (1.02%) Jetty
16 14 (0.89%) Anypoint
17 13 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.38%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Weka
5 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (2.80%) SAP Hybris
2 24 (1.53%) SAP ERP
3 16 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.25%) Shopify
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.13%) Exstream
9 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.064%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.064%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.064%) Magento
9 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (3.19%) SaaS
4 34 (2.17%) GitHub
5 20 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.89%) PaaS
7 6 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.32%) Boomi
8 5 (0.32%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.13%) Force.com
10 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.064%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.064%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.76%) HTTP
2 47 (3.00%) Internet
3 27 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.53%) SSL
5 13 (0.83%) LDAP
6 5 (0.32%) Broadband
7 4 (0.25%) DNS
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) SMS
9 1 (0.064%) FTP
9 1 (0.064%) Intranet
9 1 (0.064%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.064%) Skype
9 1 (0.064%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.064%) VoIP
9 1 (0.064%) VPN
9 1 (0.064%) Wireless
9 1 (0.064%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (13.58%) Relational Database
2 211 (13.45%) SQL Server
3 174 (11.09%) MySQL
4 135 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 134 (8.54%) MongoDB
6 122 (7.78%) RDBMS
7 102 (6.50%) Big Data
8 82 (5.23%) Oracle Database
9 74 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (4.14%) Hadoop
11 50 (3.19%) DB2
12 32 (2.04%) GIS
13 29 (1.85%) HBase
14 25 (1.59%) Endeca
15 21 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (1.15%) Redis
18 17 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
19 16 (1.02%) Data Mining
19 16 (1.02%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 221 (14.09%) Maven
2 195 (12.43%) Git (software)
3 184 (11.73%) JUnit
4 145 (9.24%) Jenkins
5 112 (7.14%) JIRA
6 109 (6.95%) Subversion
7 101 (6.44%) Eclipse
8 81 (5.16%) Selenium
9 75 (4.78%) Ant
10 73 (4.65%) Gradle
11 56 (3.57%) Mockito
12 48 (3.06%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (1.59%) Jasmine
14 25 (1.59%) jMock
15 22 (1.40%) Visual Studio
16 21 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.27%) SoapUI
18 19 (1.21%) Mocha
19 18 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 259 (16.51%) Finance
2 103 (6.56%) Banking
3 79 (5.04%) Marketing
4 64 (4.08%) Retail
5 45 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.42%) Advertising
7 33 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.10%) Publishing
8 29 (1.85%) Back Office
9 25 (1.59%) Games
10 24 (1.53%) Electronics
11 18 (1.15%) Automotive
12 14 (0.89%) Law
13 10 (0.64%) German Language
13 10 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.57%) French Language
15 6 (0.38%) Local Government
15 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.32%) Legal
17 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1066 (67.94%) Developer
2 931 (59.34%) Java Developer
3 282 (17.97%) Senior Developer
4 259 (16.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 139 (8.86%) J2EE Developer
6 131 (8.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 123 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 114 (7.27%) Java Engineer
9 110 (7.01%) Architect
10 108 (6.88%) Software Developer
11 87 (5.54%) Graduate
12 84 (5.35%) Junior
13 83 (5.29%) Junior Developer
14 80 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
15 78 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
15 78 (4.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 76 (4.84%) Junior Java Developer
17 73 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
18 72 (4.59%) Graduate Java Developer
19 59 (3.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 808 (51.50%) Spring
2 593 (37.79%) Hibernate
3 480 (30.59%) HTML
4 440 (28.04%) Web Services
5 390 (24.86%) XML
6 343 (21.86%) CSS
7 260 (16.57%) REST
8 258 (16.44%) SOAP
9 254 (16.19%) AngularJS
10 193 (12.30%) JSP
11 190 (12.11%) JMS
12 180 (11.47%) RESTful
13 166 (10.58%) Java EE
13 166 (10.58%) JSON
14 157 (10.01%) .NET
15 135 (8.60%) jQuery
16 133 (8.48%) Ajax
17 125 (7.97%) JPA
18 114 (7.27%) Servlets
19 113 (7.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 108 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 74 (4.72%) User Experience
4 54 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 46 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 31 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.21%) iPad
10 18 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.08%) Fintech
12 15 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.57%) PMI
15 8 (0.51%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.45%) Online Games
17 6 (0.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 274 (17.46%) Linux
2 144 (9.18%) Unix
3 76 (4.84%) Windows
4 60 (3.82%) Android
5 45 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.34%) Solaris
7 16 (1.02%) AIX
8 11 (0.70%) zOS
9 10 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.19%) HPUX
13 3 (0.19%) SUSE
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.064%) CentOS
15 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.064%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (24.16%) TDD
3 309 (19.69%) OO
4 306 (19.50%) Software Engineering
5 284 (18.10%) Scrum
6 235 (14.98%) MVC
7 194 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
8 193 (12.30%) Unit Testing
9 176 (11.22%) E-Commerce
10 157 (10.01%) SDLC
11 138 (8.80%) Test Automation
12 131 (8.35%) BDD
13 125 (7.97%) Multithreading
14 109 (6.95%) Web Development
15 99 (6.31%) Microservices
16 94 (5.99%) Mentoring
17 86 (5.48%) SOA
18 79 (5.04%) OOA/OOD
19 77 (4.91%) OOP
20 74 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1486 (94.71%) Java
2 567 (36.14%) SQL
3 557 (35.50%) JavaScript
4 131 (8.35%) C++
5 117 (7.46%) Python
6 106 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 105 (6.69%) C#
8 85 (5.42%) PHP
9 47 (3.00%) C
10 43 (2.74%) Perl
11 38 (2.42%) Ruby
12 36 (2.29%) Scala
13 31 (1.98%) Groovy
14 28 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.66%) ES6
16 25 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.96%) VBA
18 14 (0.89%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.83%) Delphi
19 13 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 221 (14.09%) Degree
2 92 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.40%) PhD
6 21 (1.34%) Sun Certification
7 18 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.45%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.32%) PMP
13 4 (0.25%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.064%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.064%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.68%) QA
2 26 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.064%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (2.93%) Docker
2 19 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.38%) HDFS
6 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.25%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) KVM
7 3 (0.19%) NFS
7 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 17 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (0.96%) Ansible
3 13 (0.83%) Packer
3 13 (0.83%) Terraform
4 12 (0.76%) Nagios
5 10 (0.64%) CloudHub
6 9 (0.57%) Puppet
7 8 (0.51%) MOM
7 8 (0.51%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.13%) Mesos
12 1 (0.064%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.064%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.064%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.064%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.064%) logstash
12 1 (0.064%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 435 (27.72%) Oracle
2 103 (6.56%) IBM
3 87 (5.54%) hybris
4 80 (5.10%) SAP
5 48 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (1.47%) Cognizant
7 22 (1.40%) Informatica
8 21 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 19 (1.21%) Sun
10 16 (1.02%) BroadVision
10 16 (1.02%) HP
10 16 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.02%) Sybase
11 13 (0.83%) Adobe
12 12 (0.76%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.70%) ATG
13 11 (0.70%) Chordiant
13 11 (0.70%) Perforce
14 10 (0.64%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.57%) BEA