Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 202 193
Rank change year-on-year -60 -9 -66
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,275 1,695 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.28% 1.68% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 4.07% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,400 1,782
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £31,050 £29,975 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 40,876 41,618 44,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.90% 41.25% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34,576 35,285 38,026
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -12 506 £52,500 +5.00% 33
North of England -60 236 £50,000 - 29
Midlands -11 154 £47,500 +18.75% 20
East of England -69 150 £45,000 -10.00% 12
North West -31 149 £50,000 - 15
South West -42 129 £45,000 - 17
West Midlands +3 90 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Scotland -64 81 £52,500 -8.70% 17
Yorkshire -53 68 £50,000 +8.70% 8
East Midlands -28 64 £63,750 +59.38% 7
North East -6 19 £55,000 +33.33% 6
Wales -5 14 £40,000 -0.10% 4
Northern Ireland +4 7 £53,750 +2.38% 2
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,206 (94.59%) Java
2 634 (49.73%) Spring
3 614 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (38.35%) JavaScript
5 441 (34.59%) SQL
6 411 (32.24%) Hibernate
7 399 (31.29%) Oracle
8 388 (30.43%) Web Services
9 385 (30.20%) HTML
10 329 (25.80%) CSS
11 303 (23.76%) Software Engineering
12 301 (23.61%) TDD
13 261 (20.47%) Scrum
14 260 (20.39%) XML
15 220 (17.25%) Linux
16 214 (16.78%) AngularJS
17 210 (16.47%) REST
18 198 (15.53%) Finance
19 193 (15.14%) Microservices
20 189 (14.82%) Relational Database
21 188 (14.75%) MySQL
22 185 (14.51%) OO
23 182 (14.27%) Degree
24 180 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
25 178 (13.96%) SOAP
26 175 (13.73%) SDLC
27 174 (13.65%) jQuery
28 172 (13.49%) RESTful
28 172 (13.49%) MVC
29 170 (13.33%) E-Commerce

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
1 141 (11.06%) Tomcat
2 124 (9.73%) JBoss
3 122 (9.57%) Apache
4 108 (8.47%) WebSphere
5 98 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 60 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 40 (3.14%) CMS
8 36 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (2.75%) Apache Solr
10 33 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (2.35%) WildFly
12 28 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 24 (1.88%) Apache Spark
13 24 (1.88%) nginx
14 23 (1.80%) CloudStack
15 19 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (1.10%) Confluence
16 14 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
17 13 (1.02%) IIS
17 13 (1.02%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.078%) Blender
3 1 (0.078%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 23 (1.80%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (0.86%) Magento
5 7 (0.55%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.16%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.16%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 115 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.98%) SaaS
3 30 (2.35%) PaaS
4 26 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.73%) Boomi
5 22 (1.73%) IaaS
6 15 (1.18%) Force.com
6 15 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.55%) GitHub
10 6 (0.47%) Akamai
10 6 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.47%) Runscope
11 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.31%) npm
12 4 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.71%) HTTP
2 47 (3.69%) Internet
3 46 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 44 (3.45%) SSL
5 18 (1.41%) Firewall
6 13 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
8 8 (0.63%) DNS
9 6 (0.47%) AMQP
10 4 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.31%) IPv6
10 4 (0.31%) SAN
10 4 (0.31%) VPN
11 3 (0.24%) DHCP
11 3 (0.24%) Intranet
12 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.16%) Broadband
12 2 (0.16%) DSL
12 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.16%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (14.82%) Relational Database
2 188 (14.75%) MySQL
3 146 (11.45%) SQL Server
4 98 (7.69%) Big Data
5 89 (6.98%) Oracle Database
6 88 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 77 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
8 73 (5.73%) NoSQL
9 57 (4.47%) Hadoop
10 49 (3.84%) MongoDB
11 41 (3.22%) DB2
12 29 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.25%) Endeca
16 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
17 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.02%) SAP HANA
18 11 (0.86%) Redis
18 11 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 167 (13.10%) JUnit
2 156 (12.24%) Maven
3 152 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 131 (10.27%) Jenkins
5 97 (7.61%) Subversion
6 95 (7.45%) Eclipse
7 71 (5.57%) JIRA
8 61 (4.78%) Ant
9 57 (4.47%) Selenium
10 48 (3.76%) Mockito
11 39 (3.06%) Cucumber
12 37 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (2.12%) Gradle
14 23 (1.80%) GitLab
14 23 (1.80%) Hudson
15 18 (1.41%) HttpUnit
15 18 (1.41%) JMeter
16 12 (0.94%) Bitbucket
16 12 (0.94%) LoadRunner
16 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 198 (15.53%) Finance
2 72 (5.65%) Banking
3 53 (4.16%) Marketing
4 46 (3.61%) Advertising
5 34 (2.67%) Retail
6 28 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.04%) Law
8 22 (1.73%) Games
9 19 (1.49%) Electronics
10 18 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 4 (0.31%) Billing
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
14 4 (0.31%) German Language
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 856 (67.14%) Developer
2 740 (58.04%) Java Developer
3 260 (20.39%) Senior Developer
4 246 (19.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 141 (11.06%) Architect
6 133 (10.43%) J2EE Developer
6 133 (10.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 113 (8.86%) Software Engineer
8 110 (8.63%) Java Engineer
9 82 (6.43%) Junior
10 76 (5.96%) Junior Developer
11 75 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
12 70 (5.49%) Lead Developer
13 66 (5.18%) Software Developer
14 63 (4.94%) Junior Java Developer
14 63 (4.94%) Lead Java Developer
15 55 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
16 54 (4.24%) Graduate
16 54 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
17 53 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (49.73%) Spring
2 411 (32.24%) Hibernate
3 388 (30.43%) Web Services
4 385 (30.20%) HTML
5 329 (25.80%) CSS
6 260 (20.39%) XML
7 214 (16.78%) AngularJS
8 210 (16.47%) REST
9 178 (13.96%) SOAP
10 174 (13.65%) jQuery
11 172 (13.49%) RESTful
12 145 (11.37%) JSP
13 143 (11.22%) JMS
14 141 (11.06%) Java EE
15 111 (8.71%) JSON
16 110 (8.63%) Struts
17 104 (8.16%) React
18 98 (7.69%) Servlets
19 93 (7.29%) .NET
19 93 (7.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
2 122 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 108 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 63 (4.94%) User Experience
5 58 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 25 (1.96%) Fintech
7 25 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.88%) Clustering
9 23 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.71%) iPhone
12 9 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.55%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.47%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.39%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.25%) Linux
2 127 (9.96%) Unix
3 62 (4.86%) Windows
4 30 (2.35%) Android
4 30 (2.35%) Solaris
5 22 (1.73%) HPUX
6 21 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.25%) AIX
8 10 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.31%) CentOS
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.16%) zOS
15 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (23.76%) Software Engineering
3 301 (23.61%) TDD
4 261 (20.47%) Scrum
5 193 (15.14%) Microservices
6 185 (14.51%) OO
7 180 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 175 (13.73%) SDLC
9 172 (13.49%) MVC
10 170 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 166 (13.02%) Mentoring
12 153 (12.00%) SOA
13 136 (10.67%) Open Source
14 130 (10.20%) Unit Testing
15 117 (9.18%) BDD
16 112 (8.78%) DevOps
17 108 (8.47%) Test Automation
18 79 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (5.88%) UML
20 74 (5.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,206 (94.59%) Java
2 489 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 441 (34.59%) SQL
4 157 (12.31%) Python
5 142 (11.14%) Java 8
6 114 (8.94%) PHP
7 81 (6.35%) C++
8 70 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 52 (4.08%) C#
10 49 (3.84%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.61%) Go
12 38 (2.98%) Ruby
13 33 (2.59%) Groovy
14 32 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.20%) C
16 22 (1.73%) Perl
17 20 (1.57%) R
18 16 (1.25%) Apex Code
19 15 (1.18%) Scala
19 15 (1.18%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 182 (14.27%) Degree
2 69 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 65 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.31%) MBA
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) VCAP
12 2 (0.16%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.49%) QA
2 13 (1.02%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) PA-DSS
3 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.31%) COBIT
4 4 (0.31%) SEPA
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.078%) GDPR
System Software
1 141 (11.06%) Docker
2 23 (1.80%) vSphere
3 20 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.94%) KVM
4 12 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.31%) HDFS
7 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.078%) Firmware
9 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (5.41%) Ansible
2 58 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 43 (3.37%) Puppet
4 40 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (2.12%) logstash
6 23 (1.80%) Rancher
6 23 (1.80%) Terraform
7 12 (0.94%) CA Wily
8 7 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.39%) OpenView
10 4 (0.31%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.24%) Ambari
11 3 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.24%) SCOM
11 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.16%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 399 (31.29%) Oracle
2 69 (5.41%) SAP
3 66 (5.18%) IBM
4 51 (4.00%) Google
5 43 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.22%) VMware
7 35 (2.75%) hybris
8 29 (2.27%) Sun
8 29 (2.27%) Sybase
9 23 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.80%) SaltStack
10 22 (1.73%) MuleSoft
11 21 (1.65%) Adobe
11 21 (1.65%) Cognizant
12 20 (1.57%) ATG
13 19 (1.49%) HP
14 17 (1.33%) ServiceNow
15 16 (1.25%) Splunk
16 15 (1.18%) CA
16 15 (1.18%) Pardot