Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 368 345 253
Rank change year-on-year -23 -92 -22
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 569 1,357 2,348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.93% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.46% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 503 1,231 2,005
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £126,250 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 30,108 55,242 70,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 37.85% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,880 45,521 59,097
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing J2EE.

Salary trend for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing J2EE over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -55 471 £70,000 +7.69% 48
London -19 292 £82,500 +6.45% 14
UK excluding London -58 192 £57,500 +15.00% 35
South East -26 73 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Midlands +38 39 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North of England +119 34 £52,500 - 8
South West +92 32 £65,000 +52.94% 5
East Midlands +32 27 £52,500 - 4
Work from Home -25 22 £66,250 -15.87% 4
North West +87 16 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Yorkshire +98 13 £57,500 +27.78% 5
West Midlands +60 12 £60,000 +26.32% 3
East of England +35 11 £53,750 -14.00% 2
Scotland +54 9 £48,750 +14.71% 1
North East +31 5 £47,500 -52.50% 1
Wales -19 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 533 (93.67%) Java
2 245 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (39.19%) Oracle
4 198 (34.80%) Web Services
5 193 (33.92%) JavaScript
6 192 (33.74%) Finance
7 179 (31.46%) Azure
8 170 (29.88%) SQL
9 165 (29.00%) Spring
9 165 (29.00%) AWS
10 148 (26.01%) Software Engineering
11 147 (25.83%) .NET
12 133 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
13 114 (20.04%) Banking
13 114 (20.04%) PostgreSQL
14 111 (19.51%) CRM
15 108 (18.98%) SAP
16 105 (18.45%) SharePoint
16 105 (18.45%) BusinessObjects
16 105 (18.45%) BizTalk Server
16 105 (18.45%) Dynamics CRM
16 105 (18.45%) Dynamics AX
16 105 (18.45%) Dynamics 365
17 97 (17.05%) Jenkins
18 96 (16.87%) Derivative
18 96 (16.87%) XML
19 95 (16.70%) SOAP
20 92 (16.17%) Linux
21 90 (15.82%) REST
21 90 (15.82%) DevOps

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
1 105 (18.45%) BizTalk Server
1 105 (18.45%) SharePoint
2 83 (14.59%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.21%) Apache
4 20 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.64%) JBoss
6 11 (1.93%) Confluence
6 11 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.23%) nginx
8 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.88%) CMS
10 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
10 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.70%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 105 (18.45%) Dynamics AX
1 105 (18.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (8.61%) FINCAD Analytics
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 179 (31.46%) Azure
2 165 (29.00%) AWS
3 105 (18.45%) Dynamics 365
4 42 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (5.98%) GCP
6 12 (2.11%) SaaS
7 8 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.41%) Boomi
7 8 (1.41%) IaaS
7 8 (1.41%) PaaS
8 7 (1.23%) Serverless
9 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.70%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.70%) GitHub
11 3 (0.53%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.35%) Akamai
13 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) Network Security
1 5 (0.88%) Skype
1 5 (0.88%) SSL
2 4 (0.70%) DSL
2 4 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.53%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) FTP
3 3 (0.53%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) Internet
4 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.04%) PostgreSQL
2 105 (18.45%) BusinessObjects
3 49 (8.61%) Amazon Athena
3 49 (8.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 49 (8.61%) SQL Server
4 35 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 31 (5.45%) Big Data
7 24 (4.22%) MySQL
8 19 (3.34%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.28%) DB2
10 13 (2.28%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.93%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.93%) HBase
11 11 (1.93%) Snowflake Schema
12 10 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.58%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.41%) DataStage
14 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 81 (14.24%) Maven
3 77 (13.53%) Git (software)
4 60 (10.54%) JUnit
5 49 (8.61%) SonarQube
6 42 (7.38%) Mockito
7 36 (6.33%) DbUnit
7 36 (6.33%) jMock
8 22 (3.87%) JIRA
9 21 (3.69%) Selenium
10 19 (3.34%) Gradle
11 16 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (2.46%) Eclipse
13 13 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.28%) GitLab
14 11 (1.93%) Redmine
15 9 (1.58%) git-flow
15 9 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.41%) Subversion
17 7 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 192 (33.74%) Finance
2 114 (20.04%) Banking
3 85 (14.94%) Front Office
4 34 (5.98%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.75%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.69%) Retail
7 19 (3.34%) Back Office
8 17 (2.99%) Marketing
9 14 (2.46%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.41%) Legal
12 6 (1.05%) Games
13 5 (0.88%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.70%) German Language
15 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Law
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 287 (50.44%) Developer
2 242 (42.53%) Java Developer
3 89 (15.64%) Senior Developer
4 74 (13.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 65 (11.42%) Consultant
6 59 (10.37%) Architect
7 57 (10.02%) Java Engineer
8 46 (8.08%) AWS Developer
9 45 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (7.03%) AWS Engineer
11 37 (6.50%) Finance Manager
12 30 (5.27%) Software Engineer
13 29 (5.10%) Front Office Developer
13 29 (5.10%) J2EE Developer
13 29 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 26 (4.57%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 26 (4.57%) Project Manager
15 24 (4.22%) Development Manager
16 21 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
17 20 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (34.80%) Web Services
2 165 (29.00%) Spring
3 147 (25.83%) .NET
4 96 (16.87%) XML
5 95 (16.70%) SOAP
6 90 (15.82%) REST
7 83 (14.59%) HTML
8 79 (13.88%) AngularJS
9 75 (13.18%) React
10 69 (12.13%) Hibernate
11 67 (11.78%) RESTful
12 63 (11.07%) Spring Boot
13 54 (9.49%) CSS
13 54 (9.49%) JSP
14 48 (8.44%) Node.js
15 46 (8.08%) Apache Camel
16 39 (6.85%) Java EE
17 36 (6.33%) PowerMock
18 35 (6.15%) Vue.js
19 34 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (16.87%) Derivative
2 80 (14.06%) Fixed Income
3 78 (13.71%) Hedge funds
4 41 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (5.27%) Equities
6 27 (4.75%) Mobile App
7 23 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.88%) User Experience
11 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.70%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.53%) iPhone
12 3 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.53%) NHS
13 2 (0.35%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 92 (16.17%) Linux
2 43 (7.56%) Unix
3 25 (4.39%) CentOS
4 24 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.04%) Android
6 16 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.58%) Windows
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (26.01%) Software Engineering
3 133 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (19.51%) CRM
5 90 (15.82%) Decision-Making
5 90 (15.82%) DevOps
6 82 (14.41%) Asset Management
7 81 (14.24%) Investment Management
8 75 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (13.01%) Analytics
9 74 (13.01%) Mentoring
10 70 (12.30%) Microservices
11 64 (11.25%) Data Analytics
12 62 (10.90%) TDD
13 61 (10.72%) Scrum
14 56 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
14 56 (9.84%) BDD
15 53 (9.31%) Migration
16 51 (8.96%) Performance Attribution
17 49 (8.61%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 533 (93.67%) Java
2 193 (33.92%) JavaScript
3 170 (29.88%) SQL
4 84 (14.76%) Python
5 81 (14.24%) C#
6 57 (10.02%) C++
7 52 (9.14%) Kotlin
8 35 (6.15%) PHP
9 33 (5.80%) PL/SQL
10 30 (5.27%) Java 8
11 27 (4.75%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.28%) Ruby
13 11 (1.93%) Groovy
14 8 (1.41%) Go
14 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.23%) Scala
15 7 (1.23%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.05%) Perl
16 6 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (13.88%) Degree
2 46 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.58%) RHCE
7 8 (1.41%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.81%) QA
2 10 (1.76%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.70%) COBIT
4 4 (0.70%) COSO
4 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) NIST
5 3 (0.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 34 (5.98%) Docker
1 34 (5.98%) vSphere
2 33 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.11%) HDFS
4 9 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.51%) Ansible
3 13 (2.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 12 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.93%) Rundeck
6 10 (1.76%) Puppet
7 9 (1.58%) Icinga
8 6 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.05%) Terraform
9 5 (0.88%) Kibana
9 5 (0.88%) logstash
9 5 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.70%) Istio
11 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.18%) Control-M
11 1 (0.18%) Packer
11 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 223 (39.19%) Oracle
2 108 (18.98%) SAP
3 49 (8.61%) Bloomberg
4 42 (7.38%) Google
5 33 (5.80%) VMware
6 29 (5.10%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.34%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.99%) Talend
9 16 (2.81%) NetIQ
10 10 (1.76%) Informatica
10 10 (1.76%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.58%) MuleSoft
11 9 (1.58%) webMethods
12 8 (1.41%) Dell
12 8 (1.41%) Jitterbit
13 7 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.05%) Plumtree
15 5 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
15 5 (0.88%) ForgeRock
15 5 (0.88%) Pega