Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 557 325 336
Rank change year-on-year -232 +11 -91
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 320 1,009 1,418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.93% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 2.37% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 245 865 1,164
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £85,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -26.47% +47.83% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £122,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £143,750 £94,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,750 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.43% +15.00% -

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 34,174 42,523 57,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 39.39% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27,198 35,337 47,464
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Top 15 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 April 2021. 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 -212 270 £67,500 -18.18% 63
UK excluding London -23 182 £57,750 +0.43% 42
London -185 122 £85,000 -18.07% 26
South East +5 66 £60,000 -4.00% 14
Work from Home -145 59 £60,000 -45.45% 11
Scotland +27 35 £51,000 +2.00% 5
East of England +33 20 £55,000 -4.35% 7
North of England +14 20 £62,500 +19.05% 4
South West -22 20 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Midlands -13 19 £57,500 +2.22% 11
North West +43 13 £62,500 +8.70% 1
West Midlands +2 10 £57,500 +9.52% 9
East Midlands 0 9 £72,500 +26.09% 2
Yorkshire -13 7 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 312 (97.50%) Java
2 171 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (50.31%) SQL
4 159 (49.69%) Spring
5 154 (48.13%) JavaScript
6 106 (33.13%) AWS
7 99 (30.94%) Microservices
8 97 (30.31%) HTML
8 97 (30.31%) Oracle
9 94 (29.38%) Web Services
10 81 (25.31%) Software Engineering
11 80 (25.00%) REST
12 78 (24.38%) Finance
13 75 (23.44%) Scrum
13 75 (23.44%) Python
14 71 (22.19%) XML
15 67 (20.94%) SOAP
15 67 (20.94%) Hibernate
16 66 (20.63%) TDD
16 66 (20.63%) CSS
17 65 (20.31%) AngularJS
18 63 (19.69%) Spring Boot
18 63 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
19 60 (18.75%) Docker
19 60 (18.75%) HTML5
20 59 (18.44%) Linux
21 58 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (17.81%) JUnit
23 56 (17.50%) Banking
24 54 (16.88%) Azure

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 33 (10.31%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.44%) JBoss
3 24 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 20 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 16 (5.00%) Confluence
6 13 (4.06%) Apache
7 12 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.88%) GemFire
13 5 (1.56%) CMS
13 5 (1.56%) Liferay
14 4 (1.25%) nginx
14 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.25%) WildFly
15 3 (0.94%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.94%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Radian6
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 106 (33.13%) AWS
2 54 (16.88%) Azure
3 34 (10.63%) SaaS
4 32 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (9.06%) Serverless
6 28 (8.75%) Amazon ECS
6 28 (8.75%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (3.75%) GitHub
8 9 (2.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.81%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 8 (2.50%) OpenShift
9 8 (2.50%) PaaS
10 7 (2.19%) GCP
11 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.56%) Force.com
12 3 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.94%) Heroku
13 2 (0.63%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.94%) HTTP
2 9 (2.81%) SSL
3 8 (2.50%) Internet
4 6 (1.88%) Calico
4 6 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.56%) SSH
6 1 (0.31%) IPv4
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 49 (15.31%) MySQL
4 45 (14.06%) SQL Server
5 28 (8.75%) Amazon Aurora
5 28 (8.75%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.88%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.31%) Big Data
8 15 (4.69%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (3.13%) DB2
11 9 (2.81%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.56%) HBase
14 4 (1.25%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.94%) Flink
16 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 57 (17.81%) JUnit
2 50 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 48 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.75%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.50%) Maven
6 22 (6.88%) Eclipse
7 20 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 20 (6.25%) JIRA
7 20 (6.25%) Selenium
8 15 (4.69%) Gradle
9 14 (4.38%) Subversion
10 10 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.19%) JMeter
11 7 (2.19%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.88%) gulp
12 6 (1.88%) Mockito
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.88%) Protractor
12 6 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.56%) jMock
General
1 78 (24.38%) Finance
2 56 (17.50%) Banking
3 26 (8.13%) Public Sector
4 19 (5.94%) Marketing
5 17 (5.31%) Retail
6 14 (4.38%) Law
7 10 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.81%) Games
9 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.25%) Electronics
11 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 188 (58.75%) Developer
2 137 (42.81%) Java Developer
3 59 (18.44%) Java Engineer
4 52 (16.25%) Senior Developer
5 51 (15.94%) Software Engineer
6 38 (11.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (11.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 33 (10.31%) Architect
9 32 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
10 29 (9.06%) AWS Developer
10 29 (9.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 28 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
11 28 (8.75%) AWS Software Engineer
11 28 (8.75%) Java Programmer
11 28 (8.75%) Programmer
11 28 (8.75%) Software Programmer
12 25 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
14 12 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (3.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (49.69%) Spring
2 97 (30.31%) HTML
3 94 (29.38%) Web Services
4 80 (25.00%) REST
5 71 (22.19%) XML
6 67 (20.94%) Hibernate
6 67 (20.94%) SOAP
7 66 (20.63%) CSS
8 65 (20.31%) AngularJS
9 63 (19.69%) Spring Boot
10 60 (18.75%) HTML5
11 53 (16.56%) Java EE
12 46 (14.38%) JPA
13 42 (13.13%) React
14 40 (12.50%) JSON
15 35 (10.94%) Kafka
16 29 (9.06%) gRPC
17 28 (8.75%) RESTful
18 27 (8.44%) CSS3
18 27 (8.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (8.75%) Hedge funds
2 28 (8.75%) Pricing Data
3 23 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.94%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (5.00%) User Experience
6 14 (4.38%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.38%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.13%) Equities
7 10 (3.13%) Fixed Income
7 10 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.44%) Linux
2 20 (6.25%) Unix
3 14 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.81%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.88%) Windows
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.94%) Microservices
3 81 (25.31%) Software Engineering
4 75 (23.44%) Scrum
5 66 (20.63%) TDD
6 58 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (16.88%) DevOps
8 40 (12.50%) BDD
8 40 (12.50%) SOA
9 37 (11.56%) SDLC
10 36 (11.25%) Mentoring
11 34 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (10.00%) Project Delivery
13 31 (9.69%) OO
14 28 (8.75%) Asset Management
14 28 (8.75%) Data Management
14 28 (8.75%) Enterprise Data Management
14 28 (8.75%) Investment Management
15 25 (7.81%) Test Automation
16 23 (7.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 312 (97.50%) Java
2 161 (50.31%) SQL
3 154 (48.13%) JavaScript
4 75 (23.44%) Python
5 39 (12.19%) Java 8
6 22 (6.88%) C
7 20 (6.25%) C++
7 20 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.31%) Kotlin
9 13 (4.06%) C#
9 13 (4.06%) Scala
10 11 (3.44%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.13%) Apex Code
11 10 (3.13%) Erlang
11 10 (3.13%) Perl
12 8 (2.50%) Ruby
12 8 (2.50%) XPath
13 7 (2.19%) Go
14 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.25%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.19%) Degree
2 19 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (3.13%) OCP
6 8 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.50%) PhD
7 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.94%) CISA
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.94%) CISM
8 3 (0.94%) CISSP
9 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.19%) QA
2 7 (2.19%) GDPR
2 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (18.75%) Docker
2 7 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.25%) vSphere
5 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (16.88%) Kubernetes
2 28 (8.75%) Ansible
3 21 (6.56%) Puppet
4 16 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.06%) Terraform
6 9 (2.81%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.50%) FlexNet
8 6 (1.88%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.88%) Grafana
8 6 (1.88%) Kibana
8 6 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.25%) vRealize
10 3 (0.94%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.31%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.31%) Istio
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 97 (30.31%) Oracle
2 29 (9.06%) Sybase
3 25 (7.81%) Adobe
4 20 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.00%) IBM
5 16 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.44%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.81%) SAP
8 8 (2.50%) ANSYS
8 8 (2.50%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.19%) Apple
9 7 (2.19%) Pega
9 7 (2.19%) Splunk
10 6 (1.88%) PayPal
10 6 (1.88%) webMethods
11 5 (1.56%) HP
11 5 (1.56%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.56%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.25%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.25%) VMware