Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 177 138
Rank change year-on-year -56 -39 -5
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1453 2087 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.44% 1.93% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 5.00% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1756 2565
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 41580 41721 47208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.18% 38.62% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35143 35905 40534
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
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% +2.27%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -40 447 £55,000 +10.00% 37
North of England -22 356 £50,000 +4.17% 22
North West -31 229 £50,000 - 11
Midlands -37 180 £45,000 -5.26% 12
South West -36 178 £45,750 +1.67% 13
East of England -100 166 £50,000 -9.09% 15
West Midlands +13 125 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Yorkshire +4 119 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Scotland -6 107 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands -46 55 £49,250 +9.44% 5
Wales -23 16 £44,000 +13.55% 1
Northern Ireland -40 9 £25,000 -50.00% 3
North East +5 8 £65,000 +18.18%
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1399 (96.28%) Java
2 792 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
3 762 (52.44%) Spring
4 523 (35.99%) Hibernate
5 513 (35.31%) JavaScript
6 493 (33.93%) SQL
7 443 (30.49%) HTML
8 410 (28.22%) Oracle
9 367 (25.26%) TDD
10 359 (24.71%) Web Services
11 342 (23.54%) Linux
12 335 (23.06%) CSS
13 328 (22.57%) Software Engineering
14 293 (20.17%) XML
15 280 (19.27%) Degree
16 263 (18.10%) REST
17 247 (17.00%) Scrum
17 247 (17.00%) SOAP
18 241 (16.59%) Tomcat
19 240 (16.52%) MVC
20 235 (16.17%) AngularJS
21 221 (15.21%) OO
22 218 (15.00%) Finance
23 198 (13.63%) Computer Science
24 194 (13.35%) JBoss
24 194 (13.35%) Unix
25 193 (13.28%) Git (software)
26 189 (13.01%) Relational Database
27 182 (12.53%) Jenkins
28 179 (12.32%) MySQL

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
1 241 (16.59%) Tomcat
2 194 (13.35%) JBoss
3 155 (10.67%) Apache
4 129 (8.88%) WebSphere
5 125 (8.60%) WebLogic
6 55 (3.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 44 (3.03%) Confluence
8 34 (2.34%) CMS
9 30 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (1.86%) Mule
11 26 (1.79%) nginx
11 26 (1.79%) OpenStack
12 21 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 20 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (1.31%) Alfresco
14 19 (1.31%) Mule ESB
14 19 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.17%) IIS
15 17 (1.17%) Liferay
16 16 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.14%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (2.89%) SAP Hybris
2 19 (1.31%) SAP ERP
3 18 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.34%) Shopify
6 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.14%) Exstream
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.41%) SaaS
4 13 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.76%) GitHub
6 10 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (0.55%) PaaS
9 7 (0.48%) Serverless
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.21%) IaaS
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.14%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.069%) Google Play
13 1 (0.069%) npm
13 1 (0.069%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.069%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.68%) HTTP
1 68 (4.68%) Internet
2 35 (2.41%) SSL
3 15 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.89%) LDAP
4 13 (0.89%) Telnet
5 10 (0.69%) Broadband
6 9 (0.62%) DNS
6 9 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.48%) Firewall
8 5 (0.34%) NAS
8 5 (0.34%) SAN
9 3 (0.21%) DHCP
9 3 (0.21%) FTP
9 3 (0.21%) Network Security
9 3 (0.21%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.21%) SSH
10 2 (0.14%) SMS
10 2 (0.14%) VLAN
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.01%) Relational Database
2 179 (12.32%) MySQL
3 170 (11.70%) SQL Server
4 128 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 118 (8.12%) NoSQL
6 98 (6.74%) Big Data
7 89 (6.13%) RDBMS
8 79 (5.44%) DB2
9 75 (5.16%) Oracle Database
10 68 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (3.44%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.93%) Redis
13 25 (1.72%) GIS
14 19 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.03%) Endeca
16 15 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 193 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 182 (12.53%) Jenkins
3 168 (11.56%) Maven
4 146 (10.05%) JUnit
5 118 (8.12%) JIRA
6 107 (7.36%) Eclipse
6 107 (7.36%) Subversion
7 70 (4.82%) Mockito
8 61 (4.20%) Selenium
9 55 (3.79%) Cucumber
10 49 (3.37%) Gradle
11 42 (2.89%) Ant
12 33 (2.27%) jMock
13 32 (2.20%) SoapUI
14 31 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (2.06%) TeamCity
16 29 (2.00%) Visual Studio
17 26 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (1.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 218 (15.00%) Finance
2 77 (5.30%) Banking
3 70 (4.82%) Retail
4 65 (4.47%) Advertising
5 62 (4.27%) Marketing
6 49 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.65%) Publishing
9 20 (1.38%) Law
10 19 (1.31%) Electronics
11 15 (1.03%) Automotive
12 14 (0.96%) French Language
12 14 (0.96%) German Language
13 13 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.83%) Games
15 9 (0.62%) Billing
16 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.28%) Digital Economy
19 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 950 (65.38%) Developer
2 852 (58.64%) Java Developer
3 225 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 199 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 143 (9.84%) Java Engineer
6 124 (8.53%) Software Engineer
7 116 (7.98%) Architect
8 100 (6.88%) Graduate
8 100 (6.88%) J2EE Developer
9 98 (6.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 92 (6.33%) Junior
11 90 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
11 90 (6.19%) Junior Developer
12 89 (6.13%) Java Software Engineer
13 88 (6.06%) Graduate Java Developer
14 87 (5.99%) Java Software Developer
15 85 (5.85%) Junior Java Developer
16 83 (5.71%) Lead Developer
17 80 (5.51%) Software Developer
18 69 (4.75%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (52.44%) Spring
2 523 (35.99%) Hibernate
3 443 (30.49%) HTML
4 359 (24.71%) Web Services
5 335 (23.06%) CSS
6 293 (20.17%) XML
7 263 (18.10%) REST
8 247 (17.00%) SOAP
9 235 (16.17%) AngularJS
10 175 (12.04%) RESTful
11 155 (10.67%) .NET
12 149 (10.25%) Spring MVC
13 145 (9.98%) JSON
14 140 (9.64%) Java EE
15 135 (9.29%) HTML5
16 122 (8.40%) jQuery
17 119 (8.19%) JMS
18 118 (8.12%) JSP
19 98 (6.74%) Struts
20 94 (6.47%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 198 (13.63%) Computer Science
2 104 (7.16%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
3 71 (4.89%) User Experience
4 55 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (2.00%) Fintech
6 24 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.24%) Clustering
8 17 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.83%) RIA
10 12 (0.83%) Robotics
11 10 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.62%) PMI
13 8 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.55%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.48%) DataPower
15 6 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 342 (23.54%) Linux
2 194 (13.35%) Unix
3 115 (7.91%) Windows
4 42 (2.89%) Android
4 42 (2.89%) Solaris
5 34 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.00%) AIX
7 17 (1.17%) Mac OS
8 16 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.10%) zOS
9 12 (0.83%) CoreOS
9 12 (0.83%) HPUX
10 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.55%) SUSE
11 8 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (25.26%) TDD
3 328 (22.57%) Software Engineering
4 247 (17.00%) Scrum
5 240 (16.52%) MVC
6 221 (15.21%) OO
7 173 (11.91%) BDD
8 165 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 159 (10.94%) Microservices
10 156 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 154 (10.60%) SDLC
12 134 (9.22%) Mentoring
13 127 (8.74%) Unit Testing
14 123 (8.47%) E-Commerce
15 98 (6.74%) DevOps
16 96 (6.61%) Multithreading
17 85 (5.85%) Kanban
18 82 (5.64%) SOA
19 81 (5.57%) OOA/OOD
20 71 (4.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1399 (96.28%) Java
2 513 (35.31%) JavaScript
3 493 (33.93%) SQL
4 165 (11.36%) Python
5 117 (8.05%) C++
6 109 (7.50%) PHP
7 90 (6.19%) C#
8 60 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 58 (3.99%) Perl
10 57 (3.92%) C
11 50 (3.44%) Scala
12 46 (3.17%) Ruby
13 38 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 37 (2.55%) Bash Shell
15 31 (2.13%) Groovy
16 17 (1.17%) Jython
17 16 (1.10%) ES6
18 14 (0.96%) Assembly Language
19 11 (0.76%) VBScript
20 10 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 280 (19.27%) Degree
2 98 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.48%) OCP
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.34%) PhD
11 4 (0.28%) CEH
11 4 (0.28%) CISMP
11 4 (0.28%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) GIAC
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PMP
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.069%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.68%) SLA
2 36 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 91 (6.26%) Docker
2 16 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.55%) KVM
4 8 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.28%) vSphere
7 3 (0.21%) NFS
7 3 (0.21%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.14%) Samba
8 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.069%) HDFS
9 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 55 (3.79%) Puppet
2 37 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.20%) Ansible
4 22 (1.51%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (1.17%) TeamSite
7 13 (0.89%) Terraform
8 12 (0.83%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
10 7 (0.48%) CloudHub
11 6 (0.41%) Packer
12 5 (0.34%) OpenView
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.14%) logstash
14 2 (0.14%) Mesos
14 2 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 410 (28.22%) Oracle
2 95 (6.54%) IBM
3 71 (4.89%) SAP
4 64 (4.40%) hybris
5 61 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 51 (3.51%) Adobe
7 39 (2.68%) HP
8 30 (2.06%) Google
8 30 (2.06%) Sun
9 27 (1.86%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.24%) Informatica
11 17 (1.17%) OpenText
12 16 (1.10%) VMware
13 14 (0.96%) CA
13 14 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.76%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.69%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.69%) Twitter
16 9 (0.62%) BroadVision