Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 214 149
Rank change year-on-year -23 -65 -27
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2683 3048 4860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.58% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 4.07% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 2524 4203
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71346 74978 83078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.90% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58999 65065 71173
UK median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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
England -25 2509 £52,500 - 116
UK excluding London -37 1455 £47,500 - 80
London +29 1185 £65,000 +4.00% 43
South East -4 445 £47,500 -5.00% 26
North of England -53 324 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West -57 199 £50,000 - 12
South West -6 192 £41,250 -8.33% 7
East of England -84 191 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Midlands +4 181 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Scotland +26 125 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire -17 120 £45,500 +13.75% 4
West Midlands +10 105 £37,500 -16.67% 7
East Midlands +31 82 £43,750 +9.38% 5
Wales -32 10 £45,000 - 1
North East +9 5 £46,250 -10.19% 1
Northern Ireland -29 5 £42,500 -2.86%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 with a requirement for J2EE.

1 2514 (93.70%) Java
2 1362 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1356 (50.54%) Spring
4 1024 (38.17%) SQL
5 890 (33.17%) Oracle
6 867 (32.31%) Hibernate
7 841 (31.35%) JavaScript
8 718 (26.76%) HTML
9 707 (26.35%) Web Services
10 676 (25.20%) Finance
11 604 (22.51%) TDD
12 581 (21.65%) XML
13 528 (19.68%) CSS
14 512 (19.08%) Tomcat
14 512 (19.08%) MVC
15 508 (18.93%) Software Engineering
16 494 (18.41%) REST
17 492 (18.34%) Degree
18 484 (18.04%) Scrum
19 480 (17.89%) Linux
20 454 (16.92%) OO
21 449 (16.73%) AngularJS
22 417 (15.54%) Maven
23 398 (14.83%) SOAP
24 372 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
25 371 (13.83%) Unix
26 370 (13.79%) JBoss
27 353 (13.16%) Retail
28 350 (13.05%) E-Commerce
29 348 (12.97%) JUnit

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 512 (19.08%) Tomcat
2 370 (13.79%) JBoss
3 315 (11.74%) Apache
4 257 (9.58%) WebSphere
5 235 (8.76%) WebLogic
6 91 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 90 (3.35%) CMS
8 74 (2.76%) Confluence
9 61 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
10 52 (1.94%) Apache Spark
11 38 (1.42%) IIS
12 35 (1.30%) GlassFish
13 34 (1.27%) WildFly
14 31 (1.16%) nginx
15 29 (1.08%) Apache Geronimo
16 27 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 25 (0.93%) Mule ESB
18 23 (0.86%) Alfresco
18 23 (0.86%) Liferay
18 23 (0.86%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 75 (2.80%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 18 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
5 11 (0.41%) Actimize
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.37%) Magento
7 9 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.19%) Shopify
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.15%) Endur
12 2 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.075%) Exstream
13 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.037%) Fredhopper
13 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 159 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (3.21%) SaaS
4 83 (3.09%) GitHub
5 21 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.78%) PaaS
6 20 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.67%) Boomi
8 10 (0.37%) IaaS
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.15%) Force.com
11 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Route 53
13 2 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.13%) HTTP
2 75 (2.80%) Internet
3 70 (2.61%) LDAP
4 38 (1.42%) SSL
5 34 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.04%) Firewall
7 13 (0.48%) VPN
8 11 (0.41%) Network Security
9 9 (0.34%) DNS
9 9 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.34%) Telnet
10 5 (0.19%) SSH
11 4 (0.15%) Broadband
11 4 (0.15%) SAN
11 4 (0.15%) SMS
12 3 (0.11%) FTP
12 3 (0.11%) Intranet
12 3 (0.11%) Skype
12 3 (0.11%) SNMP
12 3 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 304 (11.33%) Relational Database
3 255 (9.50%) MySQL
4 205 (7.64%) MongoDB
5 178 (6.63%) NoSQL
6 174 (6.49%) Oracle Database
7 166 (6.19%) RDBMS
8 164 (6.11%) Big Data
9 154 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
10 83 (3.09%) Hadoop
11 75 (2.80%) DB2
12 72 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
13 68 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 64 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 64 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
15 38 (1.42%) Blockchain
16 33 (1.23%) GIS
17 32 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
18 31 (1.16%) Endeca
19 29 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 417 (15.54%) Maven
2 348 (12.97%) JUnit
3 315 (11.74%) Git (software)
4 274 (10.21%) Jenkins
5 185 (6.90%) Mockito
6 171 (6.37%) Subversion
7 166 (6.19%) JIRA
8 147 (5.48%) Eclipse
9 119 (4.44%) Selenium
10 108 (4.03%) Ant
11 77 (2.87%) Gradle
12 75 (2.80%) jMock
13 61 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
14 58 (2.16%) Cucumber
15 51 (1.90%) SoapUI
16 42 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (1.38%) Bitbucket
18 30 (1.12%) Visual Studio
19 29 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
20 28 (1.04%) EasyMock
General
1 676 (25.20%) Finance
2 353 (13.16%) Retail
3 344 (12.82%) Banking
4 188 (7.01%) Investment Banking
5 174 (6.49%) Marketing
6 163 (6.08%) Retail Banking
7 96 (3.58%) Publishing
8 89 (3.32%) Games
9 83 (3.09%) Telecoms
10 51 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 49 (1.83%) Advertising
12 47 (1.75%) Legal
13 40 (1.49%) Back Office
14 33 (1.23%) Front Office
15 30 (1.12%) Music Industry
16 27 (1.01%) Electronics
17 23 (0.86%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.67%) French Language
18 18 (0.67%) German Language
19 15 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1569 (58.48%) Developer
2 1370 (51.06%) Java Developer
3 403 (15.02%) Senior Developer
4 369 (13.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 284 (10.59%) Architect
6 254 (9.47%) Java Engineer
7 211 (7.86%) J2EE Developer
8 208 (7.75%) Software Engineer
9 204 (7.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 149 (5.55%) Java Software Engineer
11 146 (5.44%) Graduate
12 137 (5.11%) Junior
13 128 (4.77%) Software Developer
14 126 (4.70%) Junior Developer
15 123 (4.58%) Graduate Developer
16 118 (4.40%) Junior Java Developer
17 117 (4.36%) Graduate Java Developer
18 114 (4.25%) Technical Leader
19 113 (4.21%) Java Architect
20 111 (4.14%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1356 (50.54%) Spring
2 867 (32.31%) Hibernate
3 718 (26.76%) HTML
4 707 (26.35%) Web Services
5 581 (21.65%) XML
6 528 (19.68%) CSS
7 494 (18.41%) REST
8 449 (16.73%) AngularJS
9 398 (14.83%) SOAP
10 323 (12.04%) RESTful
11 300 (11.18%) .NET
12 279 (10.40%) JSP
13 272 (10.14%) JMS
14 256 (9.54%) Java EE
15 240 (8.95%) HTML5
16 235 (8.76%) JSON
17 230 (8.57%) Spring MVC
18 209 (7.79%) JPA
19 192 (7.16%) jQuery
20 190 (7.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 322 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 183 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 137 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 106 (3.95%) Fintech
5 104 (3.88%) User Experience
6 95 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.31%) iPad
9 53 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 50 (1.86%) Reference Data
11 38 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 35 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 33 (1.23%) Digital Currency
14 32 (1.19%) N-Tier
15 23 (0.86%) Online Games
16 22 (0.82%) Bitcoin
17 18 (0.67%) Clustering
17 18 (0.67%) DataPower
18 17 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 480 (17.89%) Linux
2 371 (13.83%) Unix
3 154 (5.74%) Windows
4 73 (2.72%) Android
5 62 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.64%) Solaris
7 36 (1.34%) AIX
8 33 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.93%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.52%) zOS
12 8 (0.30%) HPUX
13 6 (0.22%) SUSE
14 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.075%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.075%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1362 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (22.51%) TDD
3 512 (19.08%) MVC
4 508 (18.93%) Software Engineering
5 484 (18.04%) Scrum
6 454 (16.92%) OO
7 372 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
8 350 (13.05%) E-Commerce
9 305 (11.37%) SDLC
10 299 (11.14%) BDD
11 296 (11.03%) Microservices
12 270 (10.06%) SOA
13 250 (9.32%) Unit Testing
14 214 (7.98%) Multithreading
15 206 (7.68%) Test Automation
16 197 (7.34%) DevOps
17 175 (6.52%) Open Source
18 172 (6.41%) UML
19 166 (6.19%) Wealth Management
20 164 (6.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2514 (93.70%) Java
2 1024 (38.17%) SQL
3 841 (31.35%) JavaScript
4 302 (11.26%) Python
5 265 (9.88%) PL/SQL
6 181 (6.75%) C#
7 180 (6.71%) C++
8 134 (4.99%) Perl
9 131 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 125 (4.66%) PHP
11 97 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 89 (3.32%) Ruby
13 86 (3.21%) Scala
14 72 (2.68%) C
15 57 (2.12%) Groovy
16 46 (1.71%) VB
17 40 (1.49%) ES6
18 31 (1.16%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.71%) PowerShell
20 17 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 492 (18.34%) Degree
2 156 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 61 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.82%) PhD
7 21 (0.78%) Sun Certification
8 17 (0.63%) OCP
8 17 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.22%) CISM
12 6 (0.22%) OCPJP
13 5 (0.19%) CISSP
14 3 (0.11%) ISEB
15 2 (0.075%) ISTQB
16 1 (0.037%) BPSS Clearance
16 1 (0.037%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (5.93%) QA
2 81 (3.02%) SLA
3 12 (0.45%) SEPA
4 6 (0.22%) COBIT
5 3 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
System Software
1 112 (4.17%) Docker
2 67 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.34%) vSphere
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.22%) KVM
7 6 (0.22%) NFS
7 6 (0.22%) Sendmail
7 6 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.075%) HDFS
9 2 (0.075%) Samba
10 1 (0.037%) etcd
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 49 (1.83%) Puppet
2 32 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 30 (1.12%) Ansible
5 23 (0.86%) Terraform
6 18 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 13 (0.48%) Mesos
8 13 (0.48%) Packer
9 11 (0.41%) CloudHub
10 10 (0.37%) Nagios
10 10 (0.37%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
11 4 (0.15%) Control-M
11 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.15%) logstash
11 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 3 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 3 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 890 (33.17%) Oracle
2 186 (6.93%) IBM
3 161 (6.00%) hybris
4 132 (4.92%) SAP
5 113 (4.21%) TIBCO
6 112 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 58 (2.16%) Tableau
8 53 (1.98%) Cognizant
9 32 (1.19%) Google
9 32 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (1.12%) Sun
11 29 (1.08%) Adobe
12 27 (1.01%) ATG
12 27 (1.01%) HP
12 27 (1.01%) MuleSoft
12 27 (1.01%) webMethods
13 26 (0.97%) BroadVision
14 23 (0.86%) Informatica
15 21 (0.78%) Sybase