Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 204 152
Rank change year-on-year -33 -52 -20
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2647 3157 4793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.66% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 4.26% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2628 4197
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -28 2487 £55,000 +4.76% 178
UK excluding London -53 1439 £49,000 -2.00% 115
London +20 1168 £65,000 +7.44% 71
South East -35 437 £54,750 +9.50% 28
North of England -32 343 £50,000 +4.17% 36
North West -48 215 £50,000 - 22
South West -12 185 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Midlands -14 183 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East of England -100 169 £50,000 -9.09% 15
West Midlands +10 123 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Yorkshire -2 120 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Scotland +10 112 £47,500 -3.55% 5
East Midlands -28 60 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Wales -30 12 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North East +11 8 £65,000 +26.21% 1
Northern Ireland -34 8 £25,000 -50.00%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2493 (94.18%) Java
2 1372 (51.83%) Spring
3 1371 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 967 (36.53%) SQL
5 859 (32.45%) Oracle
6 839 (31.70%) JavaScript
7 833 (31.47%) Hibernate
8 728 (27.50%) HTML
9 706 (26.67%) Finance
10 671 (25.35%) Web Services
11 625 (23.61%) TDD
12 520 (19.64%) CSS
13 516 (19.49%) Degree
14 515 (19.46%) Linux
15 509 (19.23%) MVC
16 508 (19.19%) XML
17 503 (19.00%) Software Engineering
18 502 (18.96%) REST
19 479 (18.10%) AngularJS
20 452 (17.08%) Tomcat
21 418 (15.79%) Scrum
22 407 (15.38%) Maven
23 372 (14.05%) Unix
24 371 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
25 367 (13.86%) SOAP
26 364 (13.75%) Microservices
27 359 (13.56%) OO
28 354 (13.37%) Banking
29 347 (13.11%) RESTful
30 329 (12.43%) 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
1 452 (17.08%) Tomcat
2 326 (12.32%) JBoss
3 320 (12.09%) Apache
4 249 (9.41%) WebSphere
5 202 (7.63%) WebLogic
6 88 (3.32%) CMS
7 73 (2.76%) Confluence
7 73 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 58 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 56 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 50 (1.89%) Apache Spark
11 44 (1.66%) Liferay
12 31 (1.17%) IIS
12 31 (1.17%) Mule
12 31 (1.17%) nginx
12 31 (1.17%) WildFly
13 29 (1.10%) Apache Geronimo
14 26 (0.98%) GlassFish
15 25 (0.94%) Alfresco
15 25 (0.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.076%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 16 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.45%) Actimize
7 11 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.26%) Magento
9 7 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
11 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.19%) Shopify
12 3 (0.11%) Endur
13 2 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
13 2 (0.076%) Exstream
14 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 215 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.95%) SaaS
4 72 (2.72%) GitHub
5 20 (0.76%) Serverless
6 19 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.72%) Boomi
6 19 (0.72%) PaaS
7 18 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (0.34%) IaaS
10 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.11%) Force.com
11 3 (0.11%) Route 53
12 2 (0.076%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.51%) HTTP
2 82 (3.10%) Internet
3 69 (2.61%) LDAP
4 37 (1.40%) SSL
5 35 (1.32%) Firewall
6 26 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.49%) Telnet
8 12 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.42%) DNS
10 9 (0.34%) Broadband
11 7 (0.26%) SMS
11 7 (0.26%) VPN
12 6 (0.23%) SAN
13 5 (0.19%) Intranet
13 5 (0.19%) NAS
14 4 (0.15%) Network Security
15 3 (0.11%) DHCP
15 3 (0.11%) FTP
15 3 (0.11%) SNMP
15 3 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 296 (11.18%) Relational Database
3 261 (9.86%) MySQL
4 195 (7.37%) MongoDB
5 179 (6.76%) NoSQL
6 168 (6.35%) Big Data
7 160 (6.04%) Oracle Database
8 147 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
9 145 (5.48%) RDBMS
10 91 (3.44%) DB2
11 71 (2.68%) Hadoop
12 67 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 58 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 57 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
16 38 (1.44%) Blockchain
17 37 (1.40%) GIS
18 28 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
18 28 (1.06%) Redis
19 22 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 407 (15.38%) Maven
2 329 (12.43%) JUnit
3 308 (11.64%) Git (software)
4 277 (10.46%) Jenkins
5 176 (6.65%) Mockito
6 172 (6.50%) Subversion
7 164 (6.20%) JIRA
8 163 (6.16%) Eclipse
9 106 (4.00%) Selenium
10 72 (2.72%) jMock
11 71 (2.68%) Cucumber
12 69 (2.61%) Gradle
13 65 (2.46%) Ant
14 61 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 61 (2.30%) SoapUI
15 57 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
16 42 (1.59%) Hudson
16 42 (1.59%) TeamCity
17 36 (1.36%) Travis CI
18 35 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 706 (26.67%) Finance
2 354 (13.37%) Banking
3 185 (6.99%) Investment Banking
4 181 (6.84%) Retail
5 164 (6.20%) Marketing
6 154 (5.82%) Retail Banking
7 90 (3.40%) Telecoms
8 78 (2.95%) Publishing
9 74 (2.80%) Games
10 72 (2.72%) Advertising
11 56 (2.12%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.78%) Legal
13 34 (1.28%) Front Office
14 33 (1.25%) Music Industry
15 27 (1.02%) Electronics
16 25 (0.94%) Back Office
17 21 (0.79%) French Language
17 21 (0.79%) German Language
18 19 (0.72%) Law
19 13 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1538 (58.10%) Developer
2 1373 (51.87%) Java Developer
3 362 (13.68%) Senior Developer
4 327 (12.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 304 (11.48%) Architect
6 272 (10.28%) Java Engineer
7 232 (8.76%) J2EE Developer
8 227 (8.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 217 (8.20%) Software Engineer
10 169 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
11 161 (6.08%) Graduate
12 143 (5.40%) Graduate Developer
13 142 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
14 140 (5.29%) Graduate Java Developer
14 140 (5.29%) Junior
15 130 (4.91%) Junior Developer
16 124 (4.68%) Junior Java Developer
17 120 (4.53%) Java Architect
18 115 (4.34%) Analyst
19 109 (4.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1372 (51.83%) Spring
2 833 (31.47%) Hibernate
3 728 (27.50%) HTML
4 671 (25.35%) Web Services
5 520 (19.64%) CSS
6 508 (19.19%) XML
7 502 (18.96%) REST
8 479 (18.10%) AngularJS
9 367 (13.86%) SOAP
10 347 (13.11%) RESTful
11 303 (11.45%) .NET
12 264 (9.97%) Java EE
13 257 (9.71%) Spring MVC
14 249 (9.41%) HTML5
15 240 (9.07%) JSP
16 226 (8.54%) JSON
17 224 (8.46%) JMS
18 204 (7.71%) jQuery
19 203 (7.67%) JPA
20 170 (6.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 322 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 186 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
3 147 (5.55%) Enterprise Software
4 109 (4.12%) User Experience
5 103 (3.89%) Fintech
6 98 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.78%) Reference Data
9 46 (1.74%) iPad
10 42 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 36 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 30 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 23 (0.87%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.76%) DataPower
15 20 (0.76%) Digital Currency
16 19 (0.72%) Clustering
17 17 (0.64%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.57%) Online Games
18 15 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 515 (19.46%) Linux
2 372 (14.05%) Unix
3 182 (6.88%) Windows
4 76 (2.87%) Android
5 64 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.15%) Solaris
7 41 (1.55%) AIX
8 40 (1.51%) Windows Server
9 27 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.64%) zOS
12 15 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.49%) HPUX
15 9 (0.34%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.30%) SUSE
17 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1371 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (23.61%) TDD
3 509 (19.23%) MVC
4 503 (19.00%) Software Engineering
5 418 (15.79%) Scrum
6 371 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
7 364 (13.75%) Microservices
8 359 (13.56%) OO
9 321 (12.13%) BDD
10 311 (11.75%) SDLC
11 281 (10.62%) E-Commerce
12 252 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 251 (9.48%) SOA
14 225 (8.50%) Unit Testing
15 210 (7.93%) DevOps
16 209 (7.90%) Multithreading
17 193 (7.29%) Open Source
18 174 (6.57%) UML
19 162 (6.12%) Wealth Management
20 159 (6.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2493 (94.18%) Java
2 967 (36.53%) SQL
3 839 (31.70%) JavaScript
4 312 (11.79%) Python
5 202 (7.63%) PL/SQL
6 181 (6.84%) C++
7 179 (6.76%) C#
8 129 (4.87%) Perl
9 124 (4.68%) PHP
10 115 (4.34%) Shell Script
11 92 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 82 (3.10%) Scala
13 76 (2.87%) C
14 75 (2.83%) Ruby
15 62 (2.34%) Groovy
16 50 (1.89%) VB
17 36 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 27 (1.02%) ES6
19 19 (0.72%) Jython
19 19 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 516 (19.49%) Degree
2 135 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.13%) Sun Certification
6 23 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (0.72%) OCP
8 19 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.38%) CISSP
12 9 (0.34%) CISM
13 7 (0.26%) PhD
14 6 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.076%) CEH
15 2 (0.076%) CISMP
15 2 (0.076%) GIAC
15 2 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.55%) QA
2 86 (3.25%) SLA
3 15 (0.57%) SEPA
4 9 (0.34%) COBIT
5 3 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 124 (4.68%) Docker
2 76 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.30%) KVM
4 8 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.26%) vSphere
6 6 (0.23%) NFS
6 6 (0.23%) Sendmail
7 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.076%) HDFS
9 2 (0.076%) Samba
10 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.038%) etcd
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.038%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 65 (2.46%) Puppet
2 46 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.32%) Ansible
4 29 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 25 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 21 (0.79%) Terraform
7 19 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 17 (0.64%) TeamSite
10 11 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
10 11 (0.42%) Mesos
11 10 (0.38%) CloudHub
11 10 (0.38%) Packer
12 7 (0.26%) Nagios
13 6 (0.23%) logstash
14 5 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.19%) Kibana
14 5 (0.19%) OpenView
15 4 (0.15%) Control-M
15 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 859 (32.45%) Oracle
2 183 (6.91%) IBM
3 150 (5.67%) Microsoft
4 127 (4.80%) hybris
5 113 (4.27%) SAP
6 109 (4.12%) TIBCO
7 82 (3.10%) Google
8 53 (2.00%) Sun
9 50 (1.89%) Adobe
10 46 (1.74%) Tableau
11 43 (1.62%) HP
12 28 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (1.02%) webMethods
14 26 (0.98%) MuleSoft
15 24 (0.91%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.83%) Informatica
17 19 (0.72%) Cognizant
17 19 (0.72%) Dell
18 18 (0.68%) Sybase
18 18 (0.68%) Talend