Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 177 151
Rank change year-on-year -52 -26 -20
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,483 1,977 2,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.45% 1.94% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 4.93% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,650 2,386
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,963 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 42,418 40,067 46,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.60% 39.42% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35,960 34,302 39,718
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
South East -30 502 £54,500 +3.81% 57
North of England -8 362 £50,000 - 49
North West -20 224 £50,000 - 35
East of England -58 204 £50,000 -4.76% 29
South West -49 159 £50,000 +10.50% 21
Midlands -52 155 £47,500 - 29
Yorkshire -8 127 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands -32 115 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Scotland -41 77 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East Midlands -48 40 £50,000 +8.11% 10
Wales -32 17 £44,000 +25.71% 3
North East -14 11 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Northern Ireland -27 10 £25,000 -50.00% 4
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1,433 (96.63%) Java
2 780 (52.60%) Spring
3 761 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
4 540 (36.41%) JavaScript
5 503 (33.92%) Hibernate
6 477 (32.16%) SQL
7 430 (29.00%) Oracle
8 424 (28.59%) HTML
9 387 (26.10%) Web Services
10 350 (23.60%) CSS
11 329 (22.18%) TDD
12 317 (21.38%) Linux
13 314 (21.17%) Software Engineering
14 289 (19.49%) XML
15 283 (19.08%) Degree
16 274 (18.48%) REST
17 264 (17.80%) SOAP
18 253 (17.06%) Scrum
19 240 (16.18%) Tomcat
20 226 (15.24%) MVC
20 226 (15.24%) Finance
21 223 (15.04%) AngularJS
22 222 (14.97%) Computer Science
23 217 (14.63%) JBoss
24 210 (14.16%) Unix
24 210 (14.16%) OO
25 189 (12.74%) Relational Database
26 183 (12.34%) Git (software)
27 181 (12.20%) MySQL
28 179 (12.07%) Microservices

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
1 240 (16.18%) Tomcat
2 217 (14.63%) JBoss
3 172 (11.60%) Apache
4 146 (9.84%) WebSphere
5 130 (8.77%) WebLogic
6 59 (3.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 43 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (2.63%) Confluence
9 38 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (2.16%) nginx
11 30 (2.02%) Mule
12 28 (1.89%) Apache Solr
13 26 (1.75%) CMS
14 25 (1.69%) OpenStack
15 21 (1.42%) WildFly
16 20 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
17 19 (1.28%) GlassFish
18 17 (1.15%) Mule ESB
19 16 (1.08%) Jetty
19 16 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (2.83%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (1.21%) SAP ERP
3 15 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.47%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.27%) Magento
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.13%) BASE24
10 2 (0.13%) Shopify
11 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.067%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.21%) SaaS
4 15 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.81%) PaaS
6 10 (0.67%) GitHub
7 9 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.34%) Force.com
11 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.20%) Boomi
12 3 (0.20%) IaaS
12 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.20%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.13%) Serverless
14 1 (0.067%) Google Play
14 1 (0.067%) npm
14 1 (0.067%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.06%) HTTP
2 63 (4.25%) Internet
3 38 (2.56%) SSL
4 33 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.15%) Firewall
6 13 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 13 (0.88%) Telnet
7 12 (0.81%) Broadband
7 12 (0.81%) DNS
8 9 (0.61%) PuTTY
9 8 (0.54%) DHCP
9 8 (0.54%) SAN
9 8 (0.54%) SSH
10 5 (0.34%) NAS
11 3 (0.20%) FTP
12 2 (0.13%) FCoE
12 2 (0.13%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.13%) PPP
12 2 (0.13%) VLAN
12 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (12.74%) Relational Database
2 181 (12.20%) MySQL
3 148 (9.98%) SQL Server
4 102 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 100 (6.74%) Oracle Database
6 99 (6.68%) Big Data
7 98 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 95 (6.41%) MongoDB
9 79 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (5.06%) DB2
11 50 (3.37%) Hadoop
12 31 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (1.21%) Redis
16 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
17 15 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (1.01%) GIS
18 12 (0.81%) Blockchain
19 11 (0.74%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 183 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 175 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 172 (11.60%) Maven
4 141 (9.51%) JUnit
5 125 (8.43%) JIRA
6 120 (8.09%) Subversion
7 100 (6.74%) Eclipse
8 59 (3.98%) Ant
9 54 (3.64%) Selenium
10 46 (3.10%) Mockito
11 45 (3.03%) Gradle
12 42 (2.83%) Cucumber
13 34 (2.29%) SoapUI
14 27 (1.82%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
16 23 (1.55%) Visual Studio
17 20 (1.35%) Bitbucket
18 19 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.28%) Hudson
19 16 (1.08%) jMock
General
1 226 (15.24%) Finance
2 82 (5.53%) Banking
3 64 (4.32%) Advertising
4 60 (4.05%) Retail
5 36 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.23%) Marketing
7 23 (1.55%) Law
8 22 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.94%) Publishing
11 10 (0.67%) Billing
12 9 (0.61%) Automotive
12 9 (0.61%) Electronics
12 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.61%) French Language
12 9 (0.61%) German Language
12 9 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 987 (66.55%) Developer
2 901 (60.76%) Java Developer
3 266 (17.94%) Senior Developer
4 249 (16.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 137 (9.24%) Java Engineer
6 127 (8.56%) Architect
7 116 (7.82%) J2EE Developer
7 116 (7.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 113 (7.62%) Software Engineer
9 107 (7.22%) Lead Developer
10 101 (6.81%) Lead Java Developer
11 85 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
12 78 (5.26%) Junior
13 75 (5.06%) Junior Developer
14 72 (4.86%) Graduate
15 71 (4.79%) Software Developer
16 70 (4.72%) Graduate Developer
16 70 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
16 70 (4.72%) Junior Java Developer
17 69 (4.65%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (52.60%) Spring
2 503 (33.92%) Hibernate
3 424 (28.59%) HTML
4 387 (26.10%) Web Services
5 350 (23.60%) CSS
6 289 (19.49%) XML
7 274 (18.48%) REST
8 264 (17.80%) SOAP
9 223 (15.04%) AngularJS
10 160 (10.79%) RESTful
11 157 (10.59%) Spring MVC
12 155 (10.45%) JMS
13 137 (9.24%) JSP
14 131 (8.83%) jQuery
15 128 (8.63%) Java EE
16 126 (8.50%) .NET
17 124 (8.36%) JSON
18 119 (8.02%) HTML5
19 117 (7.89%) EJB
20 108 (7.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 222 (14.97%) Computer Science
2 127 (8.56%) Greenfield Project
3 90 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (4.18%) User Experience
6 44 (2.97%) Fintech
7 26 (1.75%) Clustering
8 21 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.01%) Robotics
11 14 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.81%) RIA
13 11 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.74%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.67%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.61%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.54%) Online Banking
17 7 (0.47%) DataPower
17 7 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 317 (21.38%) Linux
2 210 (14.16%) Unix
3 114 (7.69%) Windows
4 49 (3.30%) Solaris
5 30 (2.02%) AIX
6 26 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.55%) Android
8 22 (1.48%) Mac OS
9 19 (1.28%) HPUX
10 16 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.01%) CoreOS
12 12 (0.81%) zOS
13 10 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.40%) CentOS
15 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.34%) SUSE
17 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (22.18%) TDD
3 314 (21.17%) Software Engineering
4 253 (17.06%) Scrum
5 226 (15.24%) MVC
6 210 (14.16%) OO
7 179 (12.07%) Microservices
8 175 (11.80%) Mentoring
9 157 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 155 (10.45%) SDLC
11 152 (10.25%) BDD
12 148 (9.98%) E-Commerce
13 141 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
14 136 (9.17%) Unit Testing
15 129 (8.70%) SOA
16 103 (6.95%) DevOps
17 89 (6.00%) Kanban
18 88 (5.93%) OOA/OOD
19 81 (5.46%) Open Source
20 71 (4.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1,433 (96.63%) Java
2 540 (36.41%) JavaScript
3 477 (32.16%) SQL
4 138 (9.31%) Python
5 112 (7.55%) C++
6 91 (6.14%) PHP
7 84 (5.66%) C#
8 76 (5.12%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.24%) Ruby
9 48 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 47 (3.17%) Scala
11 42 (2.83%) Perl
12 36 (2.43%) C
13 32 (2.16%) Groovy
14 31 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.15%) Jython
15 17 (1.15%) XPath
16 16 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 15 (1.01%) VBScript
18 12 (0.81%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 283 (19.08%) Degree
2 114 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.47%) OCP
9 7 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.34%) CISSP
11 4 (0.27%) CEH
11 4 (0.27%) CISMP
11 4 (0.27%) GIAC
11 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.20%) PMP
13 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.45%) QA
2 27 (1.82%) SLA
3 5 (0.34%) SEPA
4 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.13%) GDPR
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 110 (7.42%) Docker
2 26 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.74%) KVM
4 11 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (0.47%) vSphere
6 6 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.13%) Samba
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.067%) HDFS
9 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.59%) Puppet
2 47 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (2.70%) Ansible
4 16 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.01%) CA Service Virtualization
5 15 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.74%) Terraform
7 10 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.61%) TeamSite
9 8 (0.54%) OpenView
10 6 (0.40%) CA Wily
11 5 (0.34%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.34%) logstash
12 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.20%) Packer
13 3 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 430 (29.00%) Oracle
2 80 (5.39%) IBM
3 70 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 60 (4.05%) SAP
5 56 (3.78%) hybris
6 52 (3.51%) Adobe
7 37 (2.49%) HP
8 34 (2.29%) Google
9 31 (2.09%) Sun
10 26 (1.75%) VMware
11 23 (1.55%) TIBCO
12 22 (1.48%) CA
12 22 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.35%) WorldPay
14 17 (1.15%) Dynatrace
14 17 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.01%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.81%) Informatica
16 12 (0.81%) Remedy
16 12 (0.81%) Sybase