Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 631 401 310
Rank change year-on-year -230 -91 -12
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 462 333 1,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.53% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 289 273 1,255
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% +34.78%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £101,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +19.05% -

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 51,061 21,792 51,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.20% 44.00% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32,525 18,718 42,464
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 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 -202 402 £72,500 +7.41% 82
London -170 217 £85,000 +6.25% 46
UK excluding London -209 199 £57,500 -8.00% 40
South East -106 105 £55,000 -18.52% 12
Work from Home -228 89 £60,000 -25.00% 14
Midlands -125 25 £57,500 +21.05% 16
North of England -135 23 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West Midlands -87 14 £67,500 +42.11% 9
East of England -102 14 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Scotland -101 13 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Yorkshire -103 13 £60,000 +21.21%
South West -114 13 £90,000 +35.85% 2
East Midlands -64 11 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West -101 9 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Northern Ireland - 6 £65,000 -
North East -31 1 £30,000 -36.84%

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 449 (97.19%) Java
2 248 (53.68%) Spring
3 241 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (49.57%) JavaScript
5 208 (45.02%) SQL
6 183 (39.61%) AWS
7 164 (35.50%) Microservices
8 162 (35.06%) Finance
9 161 (34.85%) AngularJS
10 149 (32.25%) Oracle
11 141 (30.52%) Jenkins
12 137 (29.65%) Spring Boot
13 133 (28.79%) Social Skills
14 132 (28.57%) Web Services
15 121 (26.19%) TDD
16 118 (25.54%) HTML
17 114 (24.68%) Banking
17 114 (24.68%) Software Engineering
18 109 (23.59%) Kafka
19 103 (22.29%) Kubernetes
20 100 (21.65%) Python
21 99 (21.43%) XML
21 99 (21.43%) Degree
22 95 (20.56%) React
22 95 (20.56%) DevOps
23 93 (20.13%) Docker
24 92 (19.91%) CSS
25 89 (19.26%) Hibernate
26 87 (18.83%) Computer Science
27 85 (18.40%) Relational Database

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 77 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 40 (8.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 33 (7.14%) GemFire
5 19 (4.11%) Mule
5 19 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.90%) Confluence
7 15 (3.25%) CMS
8 14 (3.03%) LiveCycle
9 13 (2.81%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.60%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.73%) Apache
11 8 (1.73%) JBoss
11 8 (1.73%) Liferay
12 6 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.08%) Mule ESB
13 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (0.87%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.87%) Ethereum
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.22%) InDesign
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.22%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 183 (39.61%) AWS
2 76 (16.45%) Azure
3 54 (11.69%) Serverless
4 49 (10.61%) GitHub
5 47 (10.17%) Amazon ECS
6 45 (9.74%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (8.66%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (8.44%) GCP
9 38 (8.23%) PaaS
10 27 (5.84%) Amazon Kinesis
11 21 (4.55%) SaaS
12 19 (4.11%) OpenShift
13 13 (2.81%) Apigee
14 12 (2.60%) Amazon S3
15 11 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (1.08%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.71%) Calico
2 23 (4.98%) HTTP
3 8 (1.73%) DSL
4 7 (1.52%) Internet
5 5 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.87%) DNS
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) SSL
8 2 (0.43%) Broadband
8 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.22%) DMZ
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.40%) Relational Database
2 63 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (11.04%) SQL Server
4 44 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 36 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 34 (7.36%) MySQL
7 30 (6.49%) Amazon Aurora
8 24 (5.19%) Amazon Athena
8 24 (5.19%) RDBMS
9 22 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (4.33%) Blockchain
11 19 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (3.46%) Big Data
13 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.95%) Redis
15 8 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.52%) DB2
16 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 6 (1.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 141 (30.52%) Jenkins
2 76 (16.45%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 46 (9.96%) Gradle
5 44 (9.52%) JUnit
6 42 (9.09%) Maven
7 38 (8.23%) Cucumber
8 37 (8.01%) Selenium
9 33 (7.14%) gulp
9 33 (7.14%) JIRA
10 31 (6.71%) Protractor
11 26 (5.63%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.81%) JMeter
13 11 (2.38%) GitLab
13 11 (2.38%) Subversion
14 10 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.95%) Ant
15 9 (1.95%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.30%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 162 (35.06%) Finance
2 133 (28.79%) Social Skills
3 114 (24.68%) Banking
4 43 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (7.58%) Law
6 31 (6.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 23 (4.98%) Presentation Skills
8 15 (3.25%) Games
8 15 (3.25%) Investment Banking
9 14 (3.03%) Retail
9 14 (3.03%) Wearables
10 8 (1.73%) Front Office
10 8 (1.73%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.30%) Back Office
12 5 (1.08%) Marketing
13 3 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.65%) iGaming
13 3 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.43%) Billing
14 2 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 254 (54.98%) Developer
2 204 (44.16%) Java Developer
3 65 (14.07%) Software Engineer
4 53 (11.47%) Java Engineer
5 49 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 45 (9.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 43 (9.31%) AWS Developer
8 42 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 34 (7.36%) Architect
10 33 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
11 31 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
12 30 (6.49%) AWS Software Engineer
12 30 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 26 (5.63%) Software Developer
14 25 (5.41%) Consultant
15 21 (4.55%) Angular Developer
16 19 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
17 17 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
18 16 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
18 16 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (53.68%) Spring
2 161 (34.85%) AngularJS
3 137 (29.65%) Spring Boot
4 132 (28.57%) Web Services
5 118 (25.54%) HTML
6 109 (23.59%) Kafka
7 99 (21.43%) XML
8 95 (20.56%) React
9 92 (19.91%) CSS
10 89 (19.26%) Hibernate
11 83 (17.97%) Node.js
12 75 (16.23%) REST
13 65 (14.07%) SOAP
14 62 (13.42%) RabbitMQ
15 51 (11.04%) RESTful
16 49 (10.61%) JSON
17 48 (10.39%) HTML5
18 41 (8.87%) Spring MVC
19 40 (8.66%) Elastic Stack
19 40 (8.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (6.49%) Hedge funds
3 30 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.49%) Pricing Data
4 27 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.03%) Cloud Native
8 12 (2.60%) Equities
8 12 (2.60%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.95%) Clustering
11 9 (1.95%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (1.08%) Robotics
14 4 (0.87%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.49%) Unix
2 28 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 27 (5.84%) Windows
4 25 (5.41%) Android
5 23 (4.98%) Linux
6 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.87%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) AIX
8 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Solaris
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.50%) Microservices
3 121 (26.19%) TDD
4 114 (24.68%) Software Engineering
5 95 (20.56%) DevOps
6 87 (18.83%) Computer Science
7 78 (16.88%) MVC
8 72 (15.58%) SDLC
9 69 (14.94%) Scrum
10 66 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
11 64 (13.85%) Mentoring
12 56 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (10.82%) OO
15 47 (10.17%) Open Source
16 44 (9.52%) Analytics
17 43 (9.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 43 (9.31%) Test Automation
18 42 (9.09%) Web Development
19 41 (8.87%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 449 (97.19%) Java
2 229 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 208 (45.02%) SQL
4 100 (21.65%) Python
5 56 (12.12%) Java 8
6 34 (7.36%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 25 (5.41%) Go
9 21 (4.55%) Ruby
10 14 (3.03%) Kotlin
11 13 (2.81%) C
12 12 (2.60%) C#
12 12 (2.60%) Erlang
13 11 (2.38%) C++
14 10 (2.16%) Groovy
14 10 (2.16%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.73%) PHP
17 6 (1.30%) Perl
18 4 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 99 (21.43%) Degree
2 50 (10.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (8.01%) OCP
3 37 (8.01%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.25%) Master's Degree
5 14 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.65%) MBA
8 2 (0.43%) CEH
8 2 (0.43%) CISA
8 2 (0.43%) CISSP
8 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (0.22%) ECSA
9 1 (0.22%) OCA
9 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.52%) QA
2 33 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) NIST
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (20.13%) Docker
2 31 (6.71%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.65%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 103 (22.29%) Kubernetes
2 44 (9.52%) Ansible
3 42 (9.09%) Kibana
4 37 (8.01%) Terraform
5 36 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (6.93%) Grafana
7 18 (3.90%) Puppet
8 9 (1.95%) logstash
9 6 (1.30%) Istio
10 5 (1.08%) Packer
11 4 (0.87%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.65%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.65%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.43%) Nagios
13 2 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 1 (0.22%) Nessus
14 1 (0.22%) vRealize
14 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 149 (32.25%) Oracle
2 31 (6.71%) LexisNexis
3 23 (4.98%) Adobe
4 20 (4.33%) SAP
5 19 (4.11%) PayPal
6 15 (3.25%) Talend
7 14 (3.03%) Splunk
8 13 (2.81%) Google
9 10 (2.16%) hybris
9 10 (2.16%) Sybase
10 9 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.52%) IBM
11 7 (1.52%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.30%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.08%) Pega
14 4 (0.87%) VMware
15 3 (0.65%) New Relic
15 3 (0.65%) Solace
15 3 (0.65%) TOWER Software