Period
to 21 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 201 156
Rank change year-on-year -32 -45 -18
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2,504 2,977 4,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.69% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 4.30% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,972 2,445 3,935
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,775 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 69,862 69,243 79,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.64% 39.35% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58,616 59,833 68,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 21 January 2018.

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 January 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
England -31 2,374 £55,000 +4.76% 319
UK excluding London -64 1,421 £50,000 - 182
London +30 1,056 £65,000 +8.33% 157
South East -43 455 £55,000 +10.00% 54
North of England -4 351 £50,000 - 33
North West -12 224 £50,000 - 22
East of England -68 185 £55,000 +4.76% 30
South West -47 165 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Midlands -38 158 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Yorkshire -3 119 £50,000 +4.17% 10
West Midlands -23 115 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Scotland -35 87 £50,000 - 12
East Midlands -43 43 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Wales -22 16 £44,000 +25.71% 3
North East -10 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Northern Ireland -30 8 £25,000 -50.00% 5

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 2,361 (94.29%) Java
2 1,328 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1,270 (50.72%) Spring
4 809 (32.31%) JavaScript
5 808 (32.27%) SQL
6 743 (29.67%) Hibernate
7 722 (28.83%) Oracle
8 682 (27.24%) HTML
9 667 (26.64%) Finance
10 645 (25.76%) Web Services
11 601 (24.00%) TDD
12 540 (21.57%) Software Engineering
13 513 (20.49%) CSS
14 479 (19.13%) Degree
15 466 (18.61%) Linux
16 463 (18.49%) REST
17 447 (17.85%) AngularJS
18 444 (17.73%) XML
19 434 (17.33%) MVC
20 411 (16.41%) Microservices
21 409 (16.33%) Scrum
22 348 (13.90%) SOAP
23 347 (13.86%) Unix
24 345 (13.78%) Tomcat
25 342 (13.66%) Maven
26 339 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
27 338 (13.50%) RESTful
28 308 (12.30%) Computer Science
29 305 (12.18%) OO
30 303 (12.10%) Java EE

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
1 345 (13.78%) Tomcat
2 264 (10.54%) JBoss
3 260 (10.38%) Apache
4 231 (9.23%) WebSphere
5 173 (6.91%) WebLogic
6 84 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 73 (2.92%) CMS
8 65 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (2.20%) Confluence
10 46 (1.84%) Apache Spark
11 40 (1.60%) Mule
12 39 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (1.56%) nginx
13 36 (1.44%) Liferay
13 36 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
14 28 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 28 (1.12%) WildFly
15 24 (0.96%) IIS
16 23 (0.92%) Jetty
16 23 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.040%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 58 (2.32%) SAP Hybris
2 24 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 16 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.36%) Actimize
9 8 (0.32%) Ripple
9 8 (0.32%) Ripple XRP
10 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.20%) Shopify
12 4 (0.16%) Magento
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.080%) BASE24
13 2 (0.080%) Exstream
13 2 (0.080%) Infor M3
13 2 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 266 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.96%) GitHub
3 49 (1.96%) SaaS
4 32 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.72%) Boomi
7 14 (0.56%) Serverless
8 13 (0.52%) PaaS
9 11 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 10 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.20%) IaaS
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.15%) HTTP
2 76 (3.04%) Internet
3 39 (1.56%) Firewall
3 39 (1.56%) SSL
4 29 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.72%) SSH
6 15 (0.60%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.52%) Telnet
8 11 (0.44%) DNS
9 10 (0.40%) Broadband
10 9 (0.36%) PuTTY
11 8 (0.32%) SAN
11 8 (0.32%) SMS
12 7 (0.28%) DHCP
13 6 (0.24%) VPN
14 5 (0.20%) Intranet
14 5 (0.20%) NAS
14 5 (0.20%) Skype
15 3 (0.12%) Network Security
15 3 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (10.86%) Relational Database
2 258 (10.30%) MySQL
3 230 (9.19%) SQL Server
4 173 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 170 (6.79%) MongoDB
6 162 (6.47%) Big Data
7 156 (6.23%) RDBMS
8 140 (5.59%) Oracle Database
9 120 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
10 81 (3.23%) DB2
11 75 (3.00%) Hadoop
12 62 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 57 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 46 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
16 41 (1.64%) Blockchain
17 29 (1.16%) GIS
18 27 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (1.00%) Redis
20 18 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 342 (13.66%) Maven
2 269 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 250 (9.98%) Jenkins
4 249 (9.94%) JUnit
5 165 (6.59%) Subversion
6 163 (6.51%) JIRA
7 144 (5.75%) Eclipse
8 103 (4.11%) Mockito
9 83 (3.31%) Selenium
10 80 (3.19%) Ant
11 62 (2.48%) Hudson
12 58 (2.32%) Gradle
13 57 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 56 (2.24%) Cucumber
15 49 (1.96%) SoapUI
16 47 (1.88%) jMock
17 43 (1.72%) Travis CI
18 40 (1.60%) TeamCity
19 37 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
20 26 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 667 (26.64%) Finance
2 296 (11.82%) Banking
3 144 (5.75%) Retail
4 119 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 102 (4.07%) Marketing
6 83 (3.31%) Advertising
7 80 (3.19%) Retail Banking
8 65 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.08%) Games
10 35 (1.40%) Legal
11 34 (1.36%) Front Office
12 30 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.12%) Back Office
14 27 (1.08%) Publishing
15 24 (0.96%) Law
16 22 (0.88%) French Language
17 16 (0.64%) Billing
17 16 (0.64%) German Language
18 15 (0.60%) Music Industry
19 13 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,512 (60.38%) Developer
2 1,372 (54.79%) Java Developer
3 378 (15.10%) Senior Developer
4 343 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 294 (11.74%) Java Engineer
6 271 (10.82%) Architect
7 240 (9.58%) J2EE Developer
8 239 (9.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 227 (9.07%) Software Engineer
10 183 (7.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 152 (6.07%) Java Software Developer
12 149 (5.95%) Graduate
13 143 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
14 141 (5.63%) Graduate Java Developer
15 130 (5.19%) Junior
16 121 (4.83%) Junior Developer
17 120 (4.79%) Lead Developer
18 117 (4.67%) Junior Java Developer
19 108 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
20 102 (4.07%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,270 (50.72%) Spring
2 743 (29.67%) Hibernate
3 682 (27.24%) HTML
4 645 (25.76%) Web Services
5 513 (20.49%) CSS
6 463 (18.49%) REST
7 447 (17.85%) AngularJS
8 444 (17.73%) XML
9 348 (13.90%) SOAP
10 338 (13.50%) RESTful
11 303 (12.10%) Java EE
12 239 (9.54%) Spring MVC
13 227 (9.07%) .NET
14 222 (8.87%) HTML5
15 217 (8.67%) JSP
16 193 (7.71%) JSON
17 192 (7.67%) jQuery
18 188 (7.51%) JMS
19 169 (6.75%) J2SE
20 154 (6.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 308 (12.30%) Computer Science
2 202 (8.07%) Greenfield Project
3 153 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 122 (4.87%) Fintech
5 100 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (3.51%) User Experience
7 48 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 43 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 41 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 34 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 24 (0.96%) iPad
13 23 (0.92%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (0.84%) DataPower
16 20 (0.80%) Clustering
16 20 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.72%) Robotics
18 17 (0.68%) Digital Currency
19 16 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 466 (18.61%) Linux
2 347 (13.86%) Unix
3 176 (7.03%) Windows
4 61 (2.44%) Solaris
5 60 (2.40%) Android
6 54 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 53 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 43 (1.72%) AIX
9 31 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.60%) CoreOS
14 14 (0.56%) zOS
15 12 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.44%) HPUX
17 7 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.20%) CentOS
19 5 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,328 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (24.00%) TDD
3 540 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 434 (17.33%) MVC
5 411 (16.41%) Microservices
6 409 (16.33%) Scrum
7 339 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
8 305 (12.18%) OO
9 298 (11.90%) BDD
10 250 (9.98%) E-Commerce
11 245 (9.78%) SDLC
12 243 (9.70%) SOA
13 242 (9.66%) Test Automation
14 237 (9.46%) DevOps
15 215 (8.59%) Open Source
16 196 (7.83%) Mentoring
17 182 (7.27%) Multithreading
18 174 (6.95%) Unit Testing
19 155 (6.19%) Kanban
20 150 (5.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2,361 (94.29%) Java
2 809 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 808 (32.27%) SQL
4 281 (11.22%) Python
5 172 (6.87%) C++
6 169 (6.75%) C#
7 141 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 117 (4.67%) Shell Script
9 114 (4.55%) PHP
10 93 (3.71%) Scala
11 77 (3.08%) Perl
12 75 (3.00%) Ruby
13 66 (2.64%) C
14 61 (2.44%) Groovy
15 47 (1.88%) Bash Shell
16 45 (1.80%) VB
17 37 (1.48%) T-SQL
18 28 (1.12%) Jython
19 25 (1.00%) ES6
20 15 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 479 (19.13%) Degree
2 142 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.16%) Sun Certification
6 24 (0.96%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.52%) CISSP
9 10 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.40%) OCP
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.32%) CISM
10 8 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.16%) CEH
12 4 (0.16%) CISMP
12 4 (0.16%) GIAC
12 4 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.12%) PMP
14 2 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.83%) QA
2 71 (2.84%) SLA
3 12 (0.48%) SEPA
4 8 (0.32%) COBIT
5 4 (0.16%) GDPR
6 3 (0.12%) PMO
7 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.080%) PSD2
8 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 175 (6.99%) Docker
2 75 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.24%) vSphere
5 5 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.20%) KVM
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.16%) HDFS
6 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.080%) IAG
7 2 (0.080%) NFS
7 2 (0.080%) Samba
7 2 (0.080%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (3.12%) Puppet
2 55 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.72%) Ansible
4 35 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 33 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 22 (0.88%) Terraform
7 21 (0.84%) Tivoli
8 13 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
8 13 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.44%) TeamSite
10 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.32%) Mesos
11 6 (0.24%) Kibana
12 5 (0.20%) CloudHub
12 5 (0.20%) logstash
12 5 (0.20%) OpenView
12 5 (0.20%) Packer
13 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 722 (28.83%) Oracle
2 159 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 136 (5.43%) IBM
4 117 (4.67%) Google
5 97 (3.87%) hybris
6 86 (3.43%) SAP
7 68 (2.72%) TIBCO
8 53 (2.12%) Adobe
9 44 (1.76%) HP
9 44 (1.76%) Sun
10 28 (1.12%) webMethods
11 26 (1.04%) MuleSoft
11 26 (1.04%) Talend
12 22 (0.88%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.84%) CA
14 18 (0.72%) Dell
15 17 (0.68%) Facebook
15 17 (0.68%) Sybase
15 17 (0.68%) VMware
15 17 (0.68%) WorldPay