Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 194 133
Rank change year-on-year -27 -61 -9
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1453 1965 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.51% 1.78% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 4.65% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1624 2578
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,325 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 39774 42249 48075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.21% 38.17% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33575 36308 41128
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,329 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -1 436 £52,000 +4.00% 30
North of England -25 335 £50,000 +9.89% 33
North West -48 204 £50,000 - 21
South West +11 201 £42,500 -5.56% 20
Midlands +4 190 £42,500 -5.56% 17
East of England -85 175 £50,000 -7.41% 14
Yorkshire -4 123 £50,000 +23.46% 11
Scotland +19 116 £50,000 +3.09% 6
West Midlands +19 115 £37,500 -16.67% 10
East Midlands +18 81 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Wales -21 12 £44,500 -1.11% 2
North East +19 8 £65,000 +35.42% 1
Northern Ireland -35 6 £42,500 -15.00%
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1386 (95.39%) Java
2 774 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (51.00%) Spring
4 541 (37.23%) Hibernate
5 531 (36.55%) SQL
6 508 (34.96%) JavaScript
7 449 (30.90%) HTML
8 415 (28.56%) Oracle
9 377 (25.95%) Web Services
10 359 (24.71%) TDD
11 352 (24.23%) XML
12 332 (22.85%) CSS
13 323 (22.23%) Software Engineering
14 304 (20.92%) Linux
15 271 (18.65%) OO
16 263 (18.10%) Scrum
17 258 (17.76%) REST
18 246 (16.93%) Tomcat
19 244 (16.79%) SOAP
20 239 (16.45%) Degree
21 226 (15.55%) MVC
22 223 (15.35%) AngularJS
23 214 (14.73%) Finance
24 204 (14.04%) SQL Server
25 196 (13.49%) Relational Database
26 194 (13.35%) Git (software)
27 178 (12.25%) Maven
28 177 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
29 175 (12.04%) RESTful
30 174 (11.98%) JBoss

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
1 246 (16.93%) Tomcat
2 174 (11.98%) JBoss
3 132 (9.08%) WebLogic
4 130 (8.95%) WebSphere
5 129 (8.88%) Apache
6 45 (3.10%) Confluence
7 44 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 29 (2.00%) CMS
9 29 (2.00%) GlassFish
10 27 (1.86%) Mule ESB
11 22 (1.51%) nginx
12 20 (1.38%) IIS
12 20 (1.38%) OpenStack
13 19 (1.31%) Mule
14 18 (1.24%) Anypoint
15 17 (1.17%) Alfresco
16 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
17 15 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
18 13 (0.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.28%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (2.96%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (1.45%) SAP ERP
3 19 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.34%) Shopify
6 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Exstream
7 1 (0.069%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.069%) Magento
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 106 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.30%) SaaS
4 18 (1.24%) GitHub
5 17 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.76%) PaaS
7 8 (0.55%) Serverless
8 7 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.14%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.14%) Force.com
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.069%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.069%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.069%) Google Play
13 1 (0.069%) npm
13 1 (0.069%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.92%) Internet
2 53 (3.65%) HTTP
3 32 (2.20%) SSL
4 20 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.96%) LDAP
6 12 (0.83%) Telnet
7 7 (0.48%) Firewall
8 6 (0.41%) Broadband
8 6 (0.41%) DNS
8 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.34%) NAS
9 5 (0.34%) SAN
10 3 (0.21%) Network Security
11 2 (0.14%) FCoE
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.14%) SMS
11 2 (0.14%) VLAN
11 2 (0.14%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 196 (13.49%) Relational Database
3 161 (11.08%) MySQL
4 132 (9.08%) MongoDB
5 119 (8.19%) NoSQL
6 106 (7.30%) RDBMS
7 86 (5.92%) Oracle Database
8 79 (5.44%) Big Data
9 68 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (4.47%) DB2
11 42 (2.89%) Hadoop
12 33 (2.27%) GIS
13 25 (1.72%) Redis
14 22 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.51%) Endeca
15 17 (1.17%) HBase
15 17 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.10%) PowerCenter
17 15 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 194 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 178 (12.25%) Maven
3 152 (10.46%) JUnit
4 147 (10.12%) Jenkins
5 112 (7.71%) JIRA
6 93 (6.40%) Eclipse
7 82 (5.64%) Subversion
8 64 (4.40%) Selenium
9 61 (4.20%) Mockito
10 57 (3.92%) Cucumber
11 54 (3.72%) Gradle
12 47 (3.23%) Ant
13 32 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
14 30 (2.06%) Visual Studio
15 28 (1.93%) jMock
15 28 (1.93%) SoapUI
16 25 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (1.51%) TeamCity
18 15 (1.03%) IntelliJ
19 14 (0.96%) ClearCase
General
1 214 (14.73%) Finance
2 82 (5.64%) Banking
3 70 (4.82%) Marketing
4 63 (4.34%) Retail
5 48 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.62%) Advertising
8 25 (1.72%) Electronics
8 25 (1.72%) Publishing
9 24 (1.65%) Games
10 19 (1.31%) Law
11 14 (0.96%) French Language
11 14 (0.96%) German Language
12 12 (0.83%) Automotive
12 12 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.69%) Back Office
14 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 946 (65.11%) Developer
2 825 (56.78%) Java Developer
3 234 (16.10%) Senior Developer
4 203 (13.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 143 (9.84%) Java Engineer
6 139 (9.57%) Software Engineer
7 125 (8.60%) J2EE Developer
8 119 (8.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 105 (7.23%) Graduate
10 104 (7.16%) Architect
11 99 (6.81%) Software Developer
12 97 (6.68%) Java Software Engineer
13 95 (6.54%) Graduate Developer
14 94 (6.47%) Java Software Developer
15 90 (6.19%) Graduate Java Developer
15 90 (6.19%) Junior
16 88 (6.06%) Junior Developer
17 81 (5.57%) Junior Java Developer
18 55 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
19 50 (3.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (51.00%) Spring
2 541 (37.23%) Hibernate
3 449 (30.90%) HTML
4 377 (25.95%) Web Services
5 352 (24.23%) XML
6 332 (22.85%) CSS
7 258 (17.76%) REST
8 244 (16.79%) SOAP
9 223 (15.35%) AngularJS
10 175 (12.04%) RESTful
11 168 (11.56%) .NET
12 156 (10.74%) JSP
13 155 (10.67%) JSON
14 144 (9.91%) JMS
15 143 (9.84%) Java EE
16 128 (8.81%) HTML5
17 114 (7.85%) jQuery
18 113 (7.78%) Spring MVC
19 110 (7.57%) Ajax
20 96 (6.61%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 162 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 86 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (4.68%) User Experience
4 54 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 24 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.31%) Fintech
9 18 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.96%) Clustering
11 13 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.83%) PMI
13 11 (0.76%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.48%) DataPower
16 7 (0.48%) Online Games
16 7 (0.48%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.41%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 304 (20.92%) Linux
2 152 (10.46%) Unix
3 90 (6.19%) Windows
4 49 (3.37%) Android
5 37 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.34%) Solaris
7 26 (1.79%) AIX
8 16 (1.10%) zOS
9 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.69%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.62%) HPUX
12 8 (0.55%) SUSE
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (24.71%) TDD
3 323 (22.23%) Software Engineering
4 271 (18.65%) OO
5 263 (18.10%) Scrum
6 226 (15.55%) MVC
7 177 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
8 161 (11.08%) Unit Testing
9 150 (10.32%) BDD
10 147 (10.12%) Test Automation
11 139 (9.57%) SDLC
12 126 (8.67%) Microservices
13 125 (8.60%) E-Commerce
14 103 (7.09%) Multithreading
15 89 (6.13%) Mentoring
16 88 (6.06%) DevOps
17 85 (5.85%) Web Development
18 73 (5.02%) Kanban
19 72 (4.96%) OOA/OOD
20 68 (4.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1386 (95.39%) Java
2 531 (36.55%) SQL
3 508 (34.96%) JavaScript
4 141 (9.70%) Python
5 126 (8.67%) C++
6 98 (6.74%) C#
7 87 (5.99%) PHP
8 83 (5.71%) PL/SQL
9 53 (3.65%) C
10 51 (3.51%) Perl
11 46 (3.17%) Ruby
12 40 (2.75%) Scala
13 38 (2.62%) Groovy
14 36 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.65%) ES6
17 14 (0.96%) Assembly Language
18 13 (0.89%) R
18 13 (0.89%) XPath
19 11 (0.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 239 (16.45%) Degree
2 87 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 77 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (1.31%) Sun Certification
7 12 (0.83%) PhD
7 12 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.48%) OCP
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.34%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.069%) CEH
12 1 (0.069%) CISSP
12 1 (0.069%) GIAC
12 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.069%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.55%) QA
2 33 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (4.47%) Docker
2 14 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.55%) KVM
5 8 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.28%) vSphere
8 3 (0.21%) NFS
8 3 (0.21%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.069%) HDFS
10 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 33 (2.27%) Puppet
2 27 (1.86%) Ansible
3 23 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.51%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (1.24%) Terraform
7 12 (0.83%) TeamSite
8 11 (0.76%) CloudHub
8 11 (0.76%) Packer
9 8 (0.55%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.48%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.34%) Nagios
11 5 (0.34%) OpenView
12 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.14%) Mesos
13 2 (0.14%) MOM
14 1 (0.069%) BMC PATROL
14 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 415 (28.56%) Oracle
2 103 (7.09%) IBM
3 78 (5.37%) SAP
4 61 (4.20%) hybris
5 55 (3.79%) Microsoft
6 37 (2.55%) Adobe
7 32 (2.20%) Sun
8 26 (1.79%) HP
8 26 (1.79%) TIBCO
9 20 (1.38%) Informatica
9 20 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.03%) BroadVision
11 14 (0.96%) VMware
12 13 (0.89%) MuleSoft
13 12 (0.83%) Chordiant
13 12 (0.83%) Google
13 12 (0.83%) OpenText
13 12 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.62%) Cognos
14 9 (0.62%) Sybase