Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 203 154
Rank change year-on-year -31 -49 -21
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2649 3107 4708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.68% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 4.30% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2584 4164
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,738 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
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 72010 72229 81936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.08% 39.07% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60004 62574 70337
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £74,750
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -30 2489 £55,000 +4.76% 181
UK excluding London -52 1462 £50,000 - 109
London +21 1149 £65,000 +8.33% 80
South East -33 450 £55,000 +10.00% 36
North of England -26 356 £50,000 +4.17% 25
North West -20 230 £50,000 - 15
Midlands -23 182 £43,750 -7.89% 11
South West -25 177 £45,000 - 14
East of England -95 170 £50,000 -9.09% 16
West Midlands +9 127 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Yorkshire -9 118 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Scotland -6 108 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands -38 55 £49,250 +9.44% 5
Wales -24 16 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland -38 9 £25,000 -50.00% 2
North East +3 8 £65,000 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 2497 (94.26%) Java
2 1390 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1372 (51.79%) Spring
4 931 (35.15%) SQL
5 835 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 824 (31.11%) Oracle
7 814 (30.73%) Hibernate
8 713 (26.92%) HTML
9 709 (26.76%) Finance
10 674 (25.44%) Web Services
11 640 (24.16%) TDD
12 530 (20.01%) Degree
13 526 (19.86%) Software Engineering
14 525 (19.82%) Linux
15 509 (19.21%) CSS
16 502 (18.95%) REST
17 496 (18.72%) MVC
18 485 (18.31%) AngularJS
19 470 (17.74%) XML
20 429 (16.19%) Tomcat
21 410 (15.48%) Scrum
22 398 (15.02%) Microservices
23 395 (14.91%) Maven
24 383 (14.46%) Unix
25 370 (13.97%) SOAP
26 359 (13.55%) RESTful
27 357 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
28 352 (13.29%) Banking
29 345 (13.02%) OO
30 329 (12.42%) Computer Science

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
1 429 (16.19%) Tomcat
2 315 (11.89%) JBoss
3 306 (11.55%) Apache
4 241 (9.10%) WebSphere
5 199 (7.51%) WebLogic
6 89 (3.36%) CMS
7 71 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 70 (2.64%) Confluence
9 62 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 54 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
11 50 (1.89%) Apache Spark
12 41 (1.55%) Liferay
13 35 (1.32%) nginx
14 34 (1.28%) Mule
15 33 (1.25%) WildFly
16 30 (1.13%) IIS
17 29 (1.09%) Apache Geronimo
17 29 (1.09%) OpenStack
18 24 (0.91%) Alfresco
18 24 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.076%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 58 (2.19%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.45%) Actimize
5 8 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.19%) Shopify
8 4 (0.15%) Magento
9 2 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.076%) Exstream
9 2 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.038%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 232 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (2.76%) GitHub
4 67 (2.53%) SaaS
5 24 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.76%) Serverless
8 18 (0.68%) Boomi
8 18 (0.68%) PaaS
9 12 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (0.30%) IaaS
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.11%) Route 53
15 2 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.076%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.62%) HTTP
2 80 (3.02%) Internet
3 72 (2.72%) LDAP
4 38 (1.43%) SSL
5 34 (1.28%) Firewall
6 24 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.49%) Telnet
8 12 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.42%) DNS
10 10 (0.38%) Broadband
11 9 (0.34%) SMS
12 6 (0.23%) SAN
12 6 (0.23%) VPN
13 5 (0.19%) Intranet
13 5 (0.19%) NAS
13 5 (0.19%) SSH
14 4 (0.15%) DHCP
14 4 (0.15%) PuTTY
15 3 (0.11%) FTP
15 3 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (10.76%) Relational Database
2 275 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 261 (9.85%) MySQL
4 192 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 180 (6.80%) NoSQL
6 176 (6.64%) Big Data
7 154 (5.81%) Oracle Database
8 145 (5.47%) RDBMS
9 139 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
10 89 (3.36%) DB2
11 77 (2.91%) Hadoop
12 67 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 63 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
14 58 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 49 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
16 40 (1.51%) Blockchain
17 32 (1.21%) GIS
18 31 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (1.13%) Redis
20 28 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 395 (14.91%) Maven
2 322 (12.16%) JUnit
3 296 (11.17%) Git (software)
4 274 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 181 (6.83%) Subversion
6 166 (6.27%) JIRA
7 165 (6.23%) Mockito
8 162 (6.12%) Eclipse
9 100 (3.78%) Selenium
10 69 (2.60%) Ant
10 69 (2.60%) jMock
11 68 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 66 (2.49%) Gradle
13 64 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 58 (2.19%) SoapUI
15 52 (1.96%) Hudson
16 51 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
17 43 (1.62%) TeamCity
18 41 (1.55%) Travis CI
19 32 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 709 (26.76%) Finance
2 352 (13.29%) Banking
3 179 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 169 (6.38%) Retail
5 156 (5.89%) Marketing
6 144 (5.44%) Retail Banking
7 82 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 80 (3.02%) Advertising
9 68 (2.57%) Games
10 67 (2.53%) Publishing
11 50 (1.89%) Manufacturing
12 48 (1.81%) Legal
13 32 (1.21%) Front Office
14 31 (1.17%) Music Industry
15 29 (1.09%) Back Office
16 22 (0.83%) Electronics
16 22 (0.83%) French Language
16 22 (0.83%) Law
17 20 (0.76%) German Language
18 16 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1565 (59.08%) Developer
2 1407 (53.11%) Java Developer
3 366 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 331 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 302 (11.40%) Architect
6 278 (10.49%) Java Engineer
7 240 (9.06%) J2EE Developer
8 237 (8.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 218 (8.23%) Software Engineer
10 174 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 170 (6.42%) Graduate
12 151 (5.70%) Graduate Developer
13 148 (5.59%) Graduate Java Developer
14 146 (5.51%) Junior
15 143 (5.40%) Java Software Developer
16 137 (5.17%) Junior Developer
17 131 (4.95%) Junior Java Developer
18 117 (4.42%) Java Architect
19 109 (4.11%) Analyst
20 103 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1372 (51.79%) Spring
2 814 (30.73%) Hibernate
3 713 (26.92%) HTML
4 674 (25.44%) Web Services
5 509 (19.21%) CSS
6 502 (18.95%) REST
7 485 (18.31%) AngularJS
8 470 (17.74%) XML
9 370 (13.97%) SOAP
10 359 (13.55%) RESTful
11 291 (10.99%) .NET
12 273 (10.31%) Java EE
13 255 (9.63%) Spring MVC
14 242 (9.14%) HTML5
15 225 (8.49%) JSP
16 224 (8.46%) JSON
17 202 (7.63%) JMS
18 197 (7.44%) JPA
18 197 (7.44%) jQuery
19 173 (6.53%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 329 (12.42%) Computer Science
2 190 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 158 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
4 107 (4.04%) Fintech
5 105 (3.96%) User Experience
6 102 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.77%) Reference Data
9 43 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 41 (1.55%) iPad
11 38 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 37 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.76%) DataPower
16 19 (0.72%) Digital Currency
17 18 (0.68%) Clustering
18 17 (0.64%) Virtual Team
19 15 (0.57%) Robotics
19 15 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 525 (19.82%) Linux
2 383 (14.46%) Unix
3 187 (7.06%) Windows
4 73 (2.76%) Android
5 65 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 61 (2.30%) Solaris
7 44 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 41 (1.55%) AIX
9 27 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.60%) zOS
13 15 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.49%) HPUX
15 12 (0.45%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.30%) SUSE
18 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1390 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (24.16%) TDD
3 526 (19.86%) Software Engineering
4 496 (18.72%) MVC
5 410 (15.48%) Scrum
6 398 (15.02%) Microservices
7 357 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
8 345 (13.02%) OO
9 326 (12.31%) BDD
10 315 (11.89%) SDLC
11 260 (9.82%) E-Commerce
12 253 (9.55%) SOA
13 249 (9.40%) Test Automation
14 218 (8.23%) DevOps
15 213 (8.04%) Multithreading
16 212 (8.00%) Unit Testing
17 205 (7.74%) Open Source
18 173 (6.53%) Mentoring
19 169 (6.38%) UML
20 156 (5.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2497 (94.26%) Java
2 931 (35.15%) SQL
3 835 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 318 (12.00%) Python
5 186 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 184 (6.95%) C++
7 182 (6.87%) C#
8 126 (4.76%) PHP
9 125 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 118 (4.45%) Perl
11 93 (3.51%) Scala
12 82 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 79 (2.98%) C
14 75 (2.83%) Ruby
15 63 (2.38%) Groovy
16 51 (1.93%) VB
17 36 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 26 (0.98%) ES6
19 24 (0.91%) Jython
20 16 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 530 (20.01%) Degree
2 141 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.94%) Sun Certification
6 23 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.60%) OCP
8 16 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.45%) CISSP
11 11 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.34%) CISM
13 7 (0.26%) PhD
14 4 (0.15%) CEH
14 4 (0.15%) CISMP
14 4 (0.15%) GIAC
14 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.17%) QA
2 81 (3.06%) SLA
3 15 (0.57%) SEPA
4 9 (0.34%) COBIT
5 3 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 143 (5.40%) Docker
2 81 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.30%) KVM
4 8 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (0.23%) vSphere
6 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.19%) NFS
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.19%) Sendmail
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.076%) HDFS
9 2 (0.076%) Samba
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.038%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (2.68%) Puppet
2 50 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.59%) Ansible
4 28 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 28 (1.06%) Tivoli
5 24 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 18 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (0.64%) TeamSite
7 17 (0.64%) Terraform
8 11 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
9 10 (0.38%) Mesos
10 7 (0.26%) CloudHub
10 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.23%) logstash
11 6 (0.23%) Nagios
11 6 (0.23%) Packer
12 5 (0.19%) Kibana
12 5 (0.19%) OpenView
13 4 (0.15%) Control-M
13 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 824 (31.11%) Oracle
2 173 (6.53%) IBM
3 152 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 115 (4.34%) hybris
5 101 (3.81%) SAP
6 100 (3.78%) TIBCO
7 97 (3.66%) Google
8 52 (1.96%) Adobe
9 49 (1.85%) Sun
10 47 (1.77%) HP
11 37 (1.40%) Tableau
12 27 (1.02%) webMethods
13 26 (0.98%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 21 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (0.76%) Informatica
17 19 (0.72%) Talend
18 18 (0.68%) Dell
18 18 (0.68%) Sybase
18 18 (0.68%) VMware