Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 247 216
Rank change year-on-year -93 -31 -31
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,364 2,430 2,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.41% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 3.49% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,978 2,157
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 55,628 69,609 68,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.59% 40.53% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45,496 58,317 58,148
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -98 1,239 £60,000 +1.69% 75
UK excluding London -91 722 £50,000 - 53
London -69 606 £72,500 +7.41% 34
South East -77 306 £56,600 +7.81% 10
Midlands +41 134 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East Midlands +77 96 £55,000 -21.43% 5
East of England -1 81 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North of England -147 73 £50,000 - 7
South West -41 51 £42,500 -10.53%
Scotland -3 50 £40,475 -24.70% 3
North West -94 47 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Wales +41 38 £50,000 +13.64% 1
West Midlands -14 38 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire -41 25 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Northern Ireland -35 5 £56,250 +4.65% 8
North East +4 2 £100,000 +66.67%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1,297 (95.09%) Java
2 625 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (38.78%) SQL
4 491 (36.00%) Spring
5 473 (34.68%) Oracle
6 453 (33.21%) Software Engineering
7 415 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 406 (29.77%) Web Services
9 380 (27.86%) Finance
10 370 (27.13%) HTML
11 316 (23.17%) XML
12 292 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
13 275 (20.16%) Hibernate
14 252 (18.48%) AngularJS
15 245 (17.96%) Microservices
16 229 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 227 (16.64%) Degree
18 218 (15.98%) Maven
19 211 (15.47%) CSS
20 208 (15.25%) Python
21 207 (15.18%) SOAP
22 202 (14.81%) REST
23 201 (14.74%) Linux
24 194 (14.22%) OO
25 188 (13.78%) Docker
26 187 (13.71%) .NET
27 186 (13.64%) TDD
28 182 (13.34%) DevOps
29 178 (13.05%) Relational Database
30 177 (12.98%) SQL Server

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
1 145 (10.63%) Tomcat
2 110 (8.06%) WebSphere
3 104 (7.62%) JBoss
3 104 (7.62%) WebLogic
4 93 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 76 (5.57%) SharePoint
6 72 (5.28%) BizTalk Server
7 53 (3.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 50 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 46 (3.37%) Apache
10 36 (2.64%) Apache Solr
11 35 (2.57%) CMS
12 24 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (1.54%) Confluence
14 20 (1.47%) Jupyter
15 18 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.59%) Appian
16 8 (0.59%) Liferay
16 8 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.073%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (3.08%) SAP Hybris
4 30 (2.20%) Summit
5 23 (1.69%) Magento
5 23 (1.69%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.22%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.073%) Actimize
9 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.073%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 292 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
4 80 (5.87%) Amazon S3
5 78 (5.72%) Serverless
6 70 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
7 67 (4.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 63 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (3.30%) GitHub
9 45 (3.30%) SaaS
10 38 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
11 36 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (2.20%) OpenShift
14 22 (1.61%) PaaS
15 12 (0.88%) AWS Fargate
15 12 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.81%) Apigee
17 10 (0.73%) Azure Stack
18 8 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.18%) Internet
2 48 (3.52%) HTTP
3 11 (0.81%) FTP
4 9 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.59%) Broadband
5 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.59%) SSL
6 6 (0.44%) Wireless
7 5 (0.37%) Firewall
8 4 (0.29%) DNS
8 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.22%) AMQP
9 3 (0.22%) VLAN
10 2 (0.15%) MPLS
10 2 (0.15%) Parlay
10 2 (0.15%) VPN
11 1 (0.073%) IPv4
11 1 (0.073%) IPv6
11 1 (0.073%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.05%) Relational Database
2 177 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 119 (8.72%) RDBMS
4 117 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
5 110 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 106 (7.77%) MySQL
7 72 (5.28%) MongoDB
8 67 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 64 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
10 61 (4.47%) Oracle Database
11 53 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 30 (2.20%) Big Data
14 29 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.91%) Endeca
16 24 (1.76%) DB2
17 19 (1.39%) Redis
18 16 (1.17%) HBase
18 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 218 (15.98%) Maven
2 167 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 116 (8.50%) Git (software)
4 104 (7.62%) JUnit
5 74 (5.43%) Gradle
6 71 (5.21%) JIRA
7 51 (3.74%) Selenium
8 48 (3.52%) Artifactory
9 39 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 39 (2.86%) Subversion
10 38 (2.79%) GitLab
11 35 (2.57%) Mockito
12 31 (2.27%) jMock
13 27 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (1.98%) SonarQube
14 26 (1.91%) Ant
15 24 (1.76%) DbUnit
16 17 (1.25%) Bitbucket
17 15 (1.10%) Hudson
17 15 (1.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 380 (27.86%) Finance
2 159 (11.66%) Banking
3 124 (9.09%) Front Office
4 82 (6.01%) Marketing
5 53 (3.89%) Retail
6 51 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.32%) Law
9 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.81%) Games
10 11 (0.81%) Legal
11 10 (0.73%) Electronics
11 10 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.66%) Publishing
13 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.29%) Billing
14 4 (0.29%) Local Government
14 4 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.22%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 795 (58.28%) Developer
2 605 (44.35%) Java Developer
3 135 (9.90%) J2EE Developer
3 135 (9.90%) Software Engineer
4 134 (9.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 123 (9.02%) Architect
6 119 (8.72%) Java Engineer
7 114 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 108 (7.92%) Consultant
9 101 (7.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 66 (4.84%) Lead Developer
11 65 (4.77%) AWS Developer
12 58 (4.25%) SQL Developer
13 57 (4.18%) Junior
14 56 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
14 56 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
15 54 (3.96%) Junior Developer
16 53 (3.89%) Java Software Developer
17 52 (3.81%) Java Consultant
18 48 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (36.00%) Spring
2 406 (29.77%) Web Services
3 370 (27.13%) HTML
4 316 (23.17%) XML
5 275 (20.16%) Hibernate
6 252 (18.48%) AngularJS
7 211 (15.47%) CSS
8 207 (15.18%) SOAP
9 202 (14.81%) REST
10 187 (13.71%) .NET
11 157 (11.51%) Java EE
12 153 (11.22%) React
13 135 (9.90%) J2SE
14 128 (9.38%) Spring Boot
15 120 (8.80%) RESTful
16 107 (7.84%) JMS
17 91 (6.67%) Node.js
18 89 (6.52%) HTML5
19 88 (6.45%) JSON
19 88 (6.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.87%) Fixed Income
2 111 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 109 (7.99%) Hedge funds
4 108 (7.92%) Derivative
5 102 (7.48%) Equities
6 100 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (6.30%) Fintech
8 85 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
9 70 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (3.30%) Virtual Team
11 41 (3.01%) Algorithms
12 30 (2.20%) Mobile App
13 28 (2.05%) Data Centre
14 24 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
15 22 (1.61%) Cloud Native
16 20 (1.47%) Public Cloud
17 19 (1.39%) Blog
17 19 (1.39%) User Experience
18 11 (0.81%) PKI
19 10 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.74%) Linux
2 119 (8.72%) Unix
3 91 (6.67%) Windows
4 25 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.76%) AIX
6 22 (1.61%) Android
7 19 (1.39%) Solaris
8 15 (1.10%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.073%) MVS
13 1 (0.073%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (33.21%) Software Engineering
3 245 (17.96%) Microservices
4 194 (14.22%) OO
5 186 (13.64%) TDD
6 182 (13.34%) DevOps
7 170 (12.46%) Asset Management
8 156 (11.44%) Scrum
9 153 (11.22%) Workflow
10 146 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (10.34%) Computer Science
12 123 (9.02%) MVC
13 122 (8.94%) Mentoring
14 114 (8.36%) SDLC
15 103 (7.55%) E-Commerce
16 102 (7.48%) SOA
17 98 (7.18%) Investment Management
18 93 (6.82%) BDD
19 92 (6.74%) Machine Learning
20 91 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,297 (95.09%) Java
2 529 (38.78%) SQL
3 415 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 208 (15.25%) Python
5 160 (11.73%) C++
6 159 (11.66%) C#
7 97 (7.11%) C
8 82 (6.01%) PL/SQL
9 61 (4.47%) Java 8
10 60 (4.40%) PHP
11 57 (4.18%) R
12 55 (4.03%) Ruby
13 42 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 38 (2.79%) Ada
14 38 (2.79%) Ada 95
14 38 (2.79%) Bash Shell
15 36 (2.64%) MATLAB
16 35 (2.57%) Scala
17 30 (2.20%) Bourne shell
17 30 (2.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 227 (16.64%) Degree
2 67 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.20%) PhD
5 28 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 20 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.39%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.37%) CISSP
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.22%) OCP
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CCNP
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) HND
12 2 (0.15%) MCSE
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.01%) QA
2 9 (0.66%) SLA
3 7 (0.51%) PMO
4 5 (0.37%) SEPA
5 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.29%) GDPR
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 188 (13.78%) Docker
2 48 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.39%) vSphere
5 7 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 6 (0.44%) HDFS
7 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.073%) Firmware
7 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 120 (8.80%) Kubernetes
2 91 (6.67%) Terraform
3 60 (4.40%) Ansible
4 46 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (3.30%) Puppet
6 11 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 9 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 6 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.44%) Salt
11 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.22%) Nagios
13 1 (0.073%) Grafana
13 1 (0.073%) Mesos
13 1 (0.073%) QRadar
13 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 473 (34.68%) Oracle
2 139 (10.19%) SAP
3 83 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 67 (4.91%) IBM
5 63 (4.62%) Google
6 51 (3.74%) Adobe
6 51 (3.74%) hybris
7 46 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.71%) ForgeRock
9 31 (2.27%) TIBCO
10 27 (1.98%) VMware
11 23 (1.69%) Elastic Path
11 23 (1.69%) Interwoven
11 23 (1.69%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.47%) Rackspace
12 20 (1.47%) SaltStack
13 19 (1.39%) CA
13 19 (1.39%) webMethods
14 17 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.10%) Pega