Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 224 197
Rank change year-on-year -18 -27 -57
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2,367 2,705 3,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.57% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 3.86% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,922 2,112 2,942
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 70,199 70,014 77,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 40.71% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,691 59,250 67,018
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% +2.50%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -13 2,250 £57,500 +15.00% 299
UK excluding London -51 1,318 £50,000 +5.26% 192
London +20 1,024 £67,500 +8.00% 128
South East -15 529 £52,500 +5.00% 62
North of England -44 260 £50,000 - 38
North West -18 166 £50,000 -4.76% 23
East of England -79 161 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Midlands -32 145 £47,500 +18.75% 38
South West -57 125 £45,000 - 19
West Midlands -10 85 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Yorkshire -43 80 £50,000 +8.70% 13
Scotland -58 77 £52,500 -11.02% 15
East Midlands -28 60 £68,750 +71.88% 19
Wales -3 15 £38,750 - 3
North East -7 14 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Northern Ireland +6 7 £53,750 +4.88% 3

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 2,249 (95.01%) Java
2 1,293 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1,046 (44.19%) Spring
4 799 (33.76%) Web Services
5 768 (32.45%) JavaScript
6 761 (32.15%) Software Engineering
7 712 (30.08%) SQL
8 669 (28.26%) Oracle
9 645 (27.25%) Finance
10 621 (26.24%) HTML
11 602 (25.43%) TDD
12 592 (25.01%) Hibernate
13 509 (21.50%) XML
14 508 (21.46%) CSS
15 500 (21.12%) Microservices
16 455 (19.22%) Scrum
17 452 (19.10%) AngularJS
18 426 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
19 405 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
20 381 (16.10%) DevOps
21 352 (14.87%) REST
22 350 (14.79%) Linux
23 349 (14.74%) Docker
24 346 (14.62%) Degree
25 345 (14.58%) OO
26 341 (14.41%) RESTful
27 324 (13.69%) MVC
28 317 (13.39%) SOAP
29 303 (12.80%) Python
30 298 (12.59%) Maven

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
1 221 (9.34%) WebSphere
2 212 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 193 (8.15%) Apache
4 185 (7.82%) JBoss
5 156 (6.59%) WebLogic
6 101 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 87 (3.68%) CMS
8 62 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 58 (2.45%) Apache Spark
10 51 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
11 50 (2.11%) Apache Solr
11 50 (2.11%) WildFly
12 42 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
13 38 (1.61%) nginx
14 35 (1.48%) Confluence
15 34 (1.44%) MQSeries
16 29 (1.23%) Ethereum
17 21 (0.89%) GlassFish
18 20 (0.84%) Mule
18 20 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.042%) Blender
6 1 (0.042%) HipChat
6 1 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
2 24 (1.01%) SAP ERP
3 21 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (0.84%) Ripple
5 12 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.46%) Magento
7 10 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.38%) Infor M3
8 9 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
9 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
14 2 (0.084%) Fredhopper
14 2 (0.084%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 405 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.32%) SaaS
4 41 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 39 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 29 (1.23%) Force.com
9 28 (1.18%) PaaS
10 21 (0.89%) Boomi
10 21 (0.89%) GitHub
11 18 (0.76%) IaaS
12 15 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 11 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.42%) Serverless
15 8 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.93%) HTTP
2 68 (2.87%) Internet
3 54 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 49 (2.07%) SSL
5 28 (1.18%) Firewall
6 18 (0.76%) SSH
7 16 (0.68%) AMQP
7 16 (0.68%) DNS
8 15 (0.63%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.38%) SAN
10 6 (0.25%) DHCP
11 5 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.21%) NAS
11 5 (0.21%) PuTTY
11 5 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.17%) VPN
13 3 (0.13%) SMTP
13 3 (0.13%) VLAN
14 2 (0.084%) SMS
14 2 (0.084%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (12.38%) Relational Database
2 261 (11.03%) MySQL
3 197 (8.32%) SQL Server
4 164 (6.93%) RDBMS
5 147 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 141 (5.96%) Oracle Database
7 125 (5.28%) Big Data
8 107 (4.52%) MongoDB
9 99 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
10 76 (3.21%) Hadoop
11 68 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 62 (2.62%) DB2
13 50 (2.11%) Blockchain
14 46 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.14%) Endeca
18 21 (0.89%) GIS
19 16 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
20 15 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 298 (12.59%) Maven
2 276 (11.66%) Git (software)
3 246 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 226 (9.55%) JUnit
5 143 (6.04%) Subversion
6 142 (6.00%) JIRA
7 127 (5.37%) Selenium
8 107 (4.52%) Ant
9 100 (4.22%) Eclipse
10 88 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 85 (3.59%) Vagrant
12 70 (2.96%) Cucumber
13 66 (2.79%) Mockito
14 52 (2.20%) Gradle
15 43 (1.82%) Hudson
16 35 (1.48%) TeamCity
17 26 (1.10%) Bitbucket
18 20 (0.84%) GitLab
19 19 (0.80%) TestNG
19 19 (0.80%) Travis CI
General
1 645 (27.25%) Finance
2 209 (8.83%) Banking
3 140 (5.91%) Advertising
4 117 (4.94%) Front Office
5 114 (4.82%) Retail
6 96 (4.06%) Marketing
7 39 (1.65%) Games
7 39 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.31%) Back Office
9 30 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.14%) Law
11 23 (0.97%) French Language
12 19 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.68%) Electronics
13 16 (0.68%) Legal
14 15 (0.63%) German Language
15 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.42%) Billing
17 7 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,502 (63.46%) Developer
2 1,337 (56.49%) Java Developer
3 364 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 347 (14.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 344 (14.53%) Java Engineer
6 312 (13.18%) Software Engineer
7 279 (11.79%) J2EE Developer
8 278 (11.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 257 (10.86%) Architect
10 229 (9.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 190 (8.03%) Java Software Developer
12 143 (6.04%) Software Developer
13 138 (5.83%) Lead Developer
14 127 (5.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 127 (5.37%) Lead Java Developer
15 123 (5.20%) AWS Developer
16 121 (5.11%) Graduate
17 111 (4.69%) Graduate Developer
18 107 (4.52%) J2EE Software Engineer
18 107 (4.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,046 (44.19%) Spring
2 799 (33.76%) Web Services
3 621 (26.24%) HTML
4 592 (25.01%) Hibernate
5 509 (21.50%) XML
6 508 (21.46%) CSS
7 452 (19.10%) AngularJS
8 352 (14.87%) REST
9 341 (14.41%) RESTful
10 317 (13.39%) SOAP
11 298 (12.59%) Java EE
12 285 (12.04%) React
13 260 (10.98%) JSP
14 240 (10.14%) JMS
15 237 (10.01%) J2SE
16 206 (8.70%) jQuery
17 191 (8.07%) Struts
18 184 (7.77%) JSON
19 182 (7.69%) HTML5
20 167 (7.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 232 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 208 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
3 151 (6.38%) Fintech
4 140 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
5 111 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (3.38%) Hedge funds
6 80 (3.38%) User Experience
7 63 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 52 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 46 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 30 (1.27%) Equities
12 28 (1.18%) Digital Currency
12 28 (1.18%) Virtual Team
13 26 (1.10%) Clustering
13 26 (1.10%) DataPower
13 26 (1.10%) Derivative
14 25 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 25 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 350 (14.79%) Linux
2 235 (9.93%) Unix
3 126 (5.32%) Windows
4 46 (1.94%) AIX
5 44 (1.86%) Android
6 42 (1.77%) Solaris
7 38 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 23 (0.97%) HPUX
10 19 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.38%) CentOS
13 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.084%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.084%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,293 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (32.15%) Software Engineering
3 602 (25.43%) TDD
4 500 (21.12%) Microservices
5 455 (19.22%) Scrum
6 426 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (16.10%) DevOps
8 345 (14.58%) OO
9 324 (13.69%) MVC
10 282 (11.91%) E-Commerce
11 272 (11.49%) SOA
12 267 (11.28%) Mentoring
13 264 (11.15%) SDLC
14 248 (10.48%) BDD
15 227 (9.59%) Open Source
16 192 (8.11%) Test Automation
17 180 (7.60%) Unit Testing
18 157 (6.63%) Pair Programming
19 153 (6.46%) Multithreading
20 140 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,249 (95.01%) Java
2 768 (32.45%) JavaScript
3 712 (30.08%) SQL
4 303 (12.80%) Python
5 240 (10.14%) Java 8
6 177 (7.48%) PHP
7 149 (6.29%) C#
8 147 (6.21%) PL/SQL
9 130 (5.49%) C++
10 80 (3.38%) C
11 78 (3.30%) Shell Script
12 68 (2.87%) Groovy
12 68 (2.87%) Scala
13 66 (2.79%) Ruby
14 57 (2.41%) Bash Shell
15 48 (2.03%) R
16 45 (1.90%) Perl
17 41 (1.73%) Go
18 25 (1.06%) Apex Code
19 24 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 346 (14.62%) Degree
2 127 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.27%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 22 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 13 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.34%) CISSP
12 7 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.17%) MBA
14 2 (0.084%) CEH
14 2 (0.084%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.084%) GIAC
14 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.084%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.86%) QA
2 18 (0.76%) SLA
3 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.25%) GDPR
4 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.21%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.17%) PMO
6 4 (0.17%) SEPA
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.084%) COBIT
8 2 (0.084%) GCP
8 2 (0.084%) PSD2
8 2 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 349 (14.74%) Docker
2 41 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.84%) vSphere
4 19 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.51%) KVM
6 12 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (0.34%) HDFS
8 5 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.084%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.042%) Firmware
12 1 (0.042%) IAG
12 1 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 153 (6.46%) Terraform
2 99 (4.18%) Ansible
3 76 (3.21%) Kubernetes
4 69 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (2.62%) Puppet
6 26 (1.10%) logstash
7 19 (0.80%) Rancher
8 14 (0.59%) Prometheus
9 11 (0.46%) CA Wily
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.30%) Control-M
12 7 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 5 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
13 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.21%) OpenView
14 3 (0.13%) Ambari
14 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 669 (28.26%) Oracle
2 116 (4.90%) Google
3 113 (4.77%) Microsoft
4 109 (4.60%) IBM
5 104 (4.39%) SAP
6 75 (3.17%) hybris
7 58 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.32%) Adobe
9 49 (2.07%) MuleSoft
10 45 (1.90%) VMware
11 42 (1.77%) Sybase
12 34 (1.44%) Sun
13 28 (1.18%) Splunk
14 25 (1.06%) Cognizant
15 24 (1.01%) HP
16 23 (0.97%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.93%) Pardot
17 22 (0.93%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.80%) SaltStack
18 19 (0.80%) Talend