Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 288 296
Rank change year-on-year -136 +8 -51
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 316 1,486 1,810
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 2.88% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 292 1,383 1,596
Median annual salary £67,500 £85,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +47.83% +9.52%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £132,500 £89,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.91% +4.76% +9.47%

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 23,978 51,511 63,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.75% 38.18% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20,611 42,526 52,615
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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 -145 262 £69,000 -18.82% 65
UK excluding London +63 186 £63,750 +15.91% 43
London -166 106 £80,000 -15.79% 28
South East +54 56 £70,000 +21.74% 10
Work from Home -46 36 £70,000 -30.00% 8
South West +118 35 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Scotland +80 34 £47,850 +25.92% 4
North of England +120 26 £50,000 -13.04% 9
East of England +98 19 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Midlands +60 16 £47,500 -6.40% 11
Yorkshire +85 12 £51,250 -18.00% 3
East Midlands +66 11 £48,750 -2.50% 7
North West +100 10 £52,500 -8.70% 2
West Midlands +63 5 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North East - 3 £47,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 310 (98.10%) Java
2 173 (54.75%) JavaScript
3 162 (51.27%) Spring
4 158 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (39.24%) SQL
6 97 (30.70%) AWS
7 96 (30.38%) HTML
8 94 (29.75%) CSS
9 87 (27.53%) AngularJS
10 86 (27.22%) Scrum
11 78 (24.68%) XML
12 74 (23.42%) Oracle
13 73 (23.10%) Azure
14 71 (22.47%) JUnit
15 69 (21.84%) Hibernate
16 64 (20.25%) Web Services
17 63 (19.94%) Finance
18 62 (19.62%) Spring Boot
19 58 (18.35%) Software Engineering
20 57 (18.04%) Tomcat
21 56 (17.72%) Microservices
22 55 (17.41%) SOAP
23 54 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (17.09%) BDD
24 51 (16.14%) Maven
24 51 (16.14%) RESTful
25 50 (15.82%) Git (software)
25 50 (15.82%) REST
25 50 (15.82%) TDD
26 49 (15.51%) Jenkins

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 57 (18.04%) Tomcat
2 38 (12.03%) Confluence
3 28 (8.86%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.70%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.06%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.75%) JBoss
7 14 (4.43%) Apache
8 8 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.58%) CMS
10 5 (1.58%) WildFly
11 4 (1.27%) nginx
12 3 (0.95%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.95%) IIS
12 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.70%) Dynamics AX
1 18 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.95%) Magento
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 97 (30.70%) AWS
2 73 (23.10%) Azure
3 43 (13.61%) SaaS
4 19 (6.01%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.48%) GCP
7 6 (1.90%) PaaS
8 5 (1.58%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) npm
10 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.32%) Apigee
11 1 (0.32%) Boomi
11 1 (0.32%) Force.com
11 1 (0.32%) GitHub
11 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.32%) Heroku
11 1 (0.32%) IaaS
11 1 (0.32%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) HTTP
1 3 (0.95%) SSL
1 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.61%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.91%) Big Data
3 25 (7.91%) MySQL
3 25 (7.91%) NoSQL
4 22 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 21 (6.65%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (5.38%) Hadoop
8 16 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.11%) HBase
10 12 (3.80%) DB2
11 11 (3.48%) Data Lake
12 7 (2.22%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.22%) Sqoop
13 6 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.95%) DbVisualizer
16 2 (0.63%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 71 (22.47%) JUnit
2 51 (16.14%) Maven
3 50 (15.82%) Git (software)
4 49 (15.51%) Jenkins
5 41 (12.97%) JIRA
6 19 (6.01%) Mockito
7 15 (4.75%) DbUnit
7 15 (4.75%) jMock
7 15 (4.75%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.53%) Subversion
9 7 (2.22%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.22%) Selenium
9 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.90%) Redmine
11 4 (1.27%) Ant
11 4 (1.27%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.95%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 63 (19.94%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.06%) Public Sector
4 12 (3.80%) Retail
5 10 (3.16%) Banking
6 8 (2.53%) Marketing
7 6 (1.90%) Law
8 4 (1.27%) Electronics
8 4 (1.27%) German Language
8 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.95%) Games
9 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 164 (51.90%) Developer
2 129 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 62 (19.62%) Senior Developer
4 53 (16.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (15.19%) Architect
6 43 (13.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 33 (10.44%) Software Engineer
8 29 (9.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 18 (5.70%) Consultant
9 18 (5.70%) Lead Developer
9 18 (5.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (5.38%) Java Engineer
11 16 (5.06%) Scrum Master
12 15 (4.75%) Lead Architect
12 15 (4.75%) Pega Architect
12 15 (4.75%) Systems Architect
13 14 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
15 9 (2.85%) Data Architect
15 9 (2.85%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (51.27%) Spring
2 96 (30.38%) HTML
3 94 (29.75%) CSS
4 87 (27.53%) AngularJS
5 78 (24.68%) XML
6 69 (21.84%) Hibernate
7 64 (20.25%) Web Services
8 62 (19.62%) Spring Boot
9 55 (17.41%) SOAP
10 51 (16.14%) RESTful
11 50 (15.82%) REST
12 46 (14.56%) .NET
12 46 (14.56%) Java EE
13 43 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (13.29%) Apache Camel
15 35 (11.08%) HTML5
16 34 (10.76%) Struts
17 32 (10.13%) React
18 30 (9.49%) JSP
19 29 (9.18%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.18%) User Experience
2 24 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (6.96%) Algorithms
3 22 (6.96%) Data Structures
4 15 (4.75%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.75%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.58%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.58%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.63%) Equities
10 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
10 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.03%) Linux
2 15 (4.75%) Unix
3 10 (3.16%) Android
4 7 (2.22%) Windows
5 6 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) CentOS
6 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.22%) Scrum
3 58 (18.35%) Software Engineering
4 56 (17.72%) Microservices
5 54 (17.09%) BDD
5 54 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (15.82%) TDD
7 48 (15.19%) OO
8 46 (14.56%) DevOps
8 46 (14.56%) Kanban
9 38 (12.03%) E-Commerce
9 38 (12.03%) Project Delivery
10 34 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (9.81%) Fintech
11 31 (9.81%) SDLC
12 30 (9.49%) Test Automation
13 27 (8.54%) Analytics
14 26 (8.23%) Computer Science
14 26 (8.23%) Technical Architecture
15 24 (7.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 310 (98.10%) Java
2 173 (54.75%) JavaScript
3 124 (39.24%) SQL
4 47 (14.87%) Java 8
5 41 (12.97%) Python
6 39 (12.34%) TypeScript
7 23 (7.28%) C
7 23 (7.28%) XPath
8 21 (6.65%) C#
8 21 (6.65%) C++
9 14 (4.43%) PHP
10 9 (2.85%) Kotlin
10 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.85%) Ruby
11 5 (1.58%) Groovy
12 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.95%) Clojure
13 3 (0.95%) Scala
14 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.81%) Degree
2 31 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) Data Quality
1 9 (2.85%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (13.61%) Docker
2 17 (5.38%) vSphere
3 14 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.53%) HDFS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) NDS
6 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (12.34%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 8 (2.53%) Ansible
3 8 (2.53%) Puppet
4 7 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.90%) Terraform
6 3 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.95%) Kibana
6 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.95%) vRealize
7 2 (0.63%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) Icinga
8 1 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (23.42%) Oracle
2 24 (7.59%) Atlassian
3 22 (6.96%) Splunk
4 20 (6.33%) SAP
5 18 (5.70%) Talend
6 17 (5.38%) Pega
7 14 (4.43%) IBM
7 14 (4.43%) VMware
8 10 (3.16%) NetIQ
9 9 (2.85%) Microsoft
10 8 (2.53%) Adobe
11 7 (2.22%) Google
11 7 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.58%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.27%) CyberArk
13 4 (1.27%) ForgeRock
13 4 (1.27%) webMethods
14 3 (0.95%) Guidewire
14 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.95%) Solace