Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 284 241
Rank change year-on-year -34 -43 -20
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,421 1,979 2,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.20% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 2.99% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,606 1,976
UK median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% +10.05% -0.48%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

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 52,222 66,112 70,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.30% 39.99% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,804 54,772 58,469
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -46 1,252 £72,500 +26.09% 122
London +36 773 £85,000 +21.43% 51
UK excluding London -126 569 £50,000 -4.76% 86
South East -80 247 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Midlands -6 89 £47,500 -9.52% 17
North of England -108 53 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East of England +24 50 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Wales +37 49 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands +19 49 £46,250 -2.63% 12
East Midlands -7 41 £48,750 -18.75% 5
Scotland -16 41 £38,250 -27.14% 12
South West -86 40 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West -49 35 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -41 18 £45,000 -10.00% 9
North East +5 1 £100,000 +100.00% 2
Northern Ireland -11 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,344 (94.58%) Java
2 701 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (41.45%) Web Services
4 584 (41.10%) SQL
5 551 (38.78%) Software Engineering
6 532 (37.44%) Spring
7 484 (34.06%) Finance
8 475 (33.43%) Oracle
9 454 (31.95%) AWS
10 416 (29.28%) JavaScript
11 413 (29.06%) Microservices
12 331 (23.29%) Asset Management
13 301 (21.18%) Python
14 282 (19.85%) XML
15 263 (18.51%) Front Office
16 262 (18.44%) HTML
17 257 (18.09%) Fixed Income
18 240 (16.89%) Hibernate
19 222 (15.62%) SQL Server
20 218 (15.34%) Relational Database
21 206 (14.50%) .NET
22 205 (14.43%) Equities
22 205 (14.43%) Jenkins
23 201 (14.14%) Azure
24 198 (13.93%) Linux
25 197 (13.86%) Derivative
26 190 (13.37%) OO
26 190 (13.37%) SOAP
27 189 (13.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 182 (12.81%) REST

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
1 140 (9.85%) Tomcat
2 115 (8.09%) BizTalk Server
3 98 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 78 (5.49%) JBoss
5 75 (5.28%) WebSphere
6 68 (4.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 55 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 50 (3.52%) WebLogic
9 48 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 46 (3.24%) Apache
11 34 (2.39%) Apache Solr
12 32 (2.25%) CMS
13 22 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 21 (1.48%) Apache Spark
15 19 (1.34%) Confluence
16 17 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.84%) Mule ESB
18 11 (0.77%) Mule
19 9 (0.63%) Headless CMS
20 6 (0.42%) Anypoint
Applications
1 30 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 98 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 98 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (4.01%) thinkFolio
3 45 (3.17%) SAP Hybris
4 39 (2.74%) Markit EDM
5 37 (2.60%) Front Arena
6 24 (1.69%) Magento
7 23 (1.62%) SDL Web 8
8 20 (1.41%) LatentZero
9 13 (0.91%) FINCAD Analytics
10 11 (0.77%) PolarLake
11 10 (0.70%) Summit
12 4 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.070%) Actimize
13 1 (0.070%) Documaker
13 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.070%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 454 (31.95%) AWS
2 201 (14.14%) Azure
3 117 (8.23%) Amazon EC2
4 111 (7.81%) Amazon S3
5 98 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
6 85 (5.98%) Serverless
7 76 (5.35%) AWS Lambda
8 75 (5.28%) SaaS
9 74 (5.21%) Amazon SQS
10 69 (4.86%) OpenShift
11 46 (3.24%) Amazon ECS
12 39 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 39 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (2.60%) GCP
14 36 (2.53%) GitHub
15 28 (1.97%) Power Platform
16 25 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (1.48%) AWS Fargate
18 18 (1.27%) Boomi
19 14 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.17%) Internet
2 41 (2.89%) HTTP
3 9 (0.63%) AMQP
3 9 (0.63%) Broadband
4 8 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (0.56%) X.509
5 7 (0.49%) SSL
6 6 (0.42%) FTP
6 6 (0.42%) Wireless
7 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.21%) 5G
10 2 (0.14%) Firewall
10 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.14%) Skype
11 1 (0.070%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.070%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.070%) MPLS
11 1 (0.070%) SSH
11 1 (0.070%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 218 (15.34%) Relational Database
3 168 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
4 139 (9.78%) MySQL
5 134 (9.43%) NoSQL
6 132 (9.29%) RDBMS
7 98 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
8 73 (5.14%) Big Data
9 72 (5.07%) Amazon RDS
9 72 (5.07%) MongoDB
10 57 (4.01%) Amazon Aurora
11 53 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
12 47 (3.31%) DB2
13 44 (3.10%) Oracle Database
14 34 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 33 (2.32%) Amazon Athena
16 28 (1.97%) Power BI
17 23 (1.62%) Endeca
17 23 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 205 (14.43%) Jenkins
2 179 (12.60%) Maven
3 173 (12.17%) JUnit
4 146 (10.27%) Git (software)
5 82 (5.77%) RStudio
6 75 (5.28%) Artifactory
7 74 (5.21%) Mockito
8 65 (4.57%) Eclipse
9 47 (3.31%) Subversion
10 45 (3.17%) SonarQube
11 42 (2.96%) GitLab
11 42 (2.96%) Gradle
12 32 (2.25%) DbUnit
12 32 (2.25%) JIRA
13 31 (2.18%) jMock
14 29 (2.04%) Selenium
15 28 (1.97%) Ant
16 27 (1.90%) Bitbucket
17 26 (1.83%) Travis CI
18 22 (1.55%) JMeter
General
1 484 (34.06%) Finance
2 263 (18.51%) Front Office
3 112 (7.88%) Banking
4 81 (5.70%) Marketing
5 54 (3.80%) Retail
6 49 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 37 (2.60%) Dutch Language
8 37 (2.60%) French Language
8 37 (2.60%) German Language
8 37 (2.60%) Italian Language
8 37 (2.60%) Spanish Language
9 27 (1.90%) Public Sector
10 22 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.91%) Law
13 11 (0.77%) Legal
14 9 (0.63%) Billing
14 9 (0.63%) Publishing
15 8 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 886 (62.35%) Developer
2 714 (50.25%) Java Developer
3 236 (16.61%) Senior Developer
4 201 (14.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 156 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 143 (10.06%) Java Engineer
7 139 (9.78%) J2EE Developer
8 137 (9.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 136 (9.57%) Java Software Developer
10 131 (9.22%) Architect
11 113 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
12 109 (7.67%) Consultant
13 103 (7.25%) AWS Developer
14 94 (6.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 74 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
16 71 (5.00%) Lead Developer
17 61 (4.29%) Lead Java Developer
18 60 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
19 59 (4.15%) Python Developer
20 52 (3.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (41.45%) Web Services
2 532 (37.44%) Spring
3 282 (19.85%) XML
4 262 (18.44%) HTML
5 240 (16.89%) Hibernate
6 206 (14.50%) .NET
7 190 (13.37%) SOAP
8 182 (12.81%) REST
9 177 (12.46%) CSS
10 168 (11.82%) J2SE
11 164 (11.54%) AngularJS
12 140 (9.85%) JMS
13 139 (9.78%) Spring Boot
14 126 (8.87%) RESTful
15 114 (8.02%) JSP
16 107 (7.53%) Struts
17 104 (7.32%) React
18 94 (6.62%) JSON
19 85 (5.98%) Apache Camel
20 76 (5.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 257 (18.09%) Fixed Income
2 205 (14.43%) Equities
3 197 (13.86%) Derivative
4 189 (13.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 161 (11.33%) Greenfield Project
6 84 (5.91%) Hedge funds
7 80 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (3.87%) Virtual Team
10 54 (3.80%) Reference Data
11 38 (2.67%) Public Cloud
12 31 (2.18%) iPad
13 30 (2.11%) Pricing Data
14 29 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
15 26 (1.83%) Data Centre
16 23 (1.62%) Credit Risk
17 21 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
17 21 (1.48%) Mobile App
18 20 (1.41%) User Experience
19 15 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 198 (13.93%) Linux
2 106 (7.46%) Unix
3 77 (5.42%) Windows
4 37 (2.60%) Android
5 35 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.06%) Solaris
7 14 (0.99%) AIX
8 10 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (38.78%) Software Engineering
3 413 (29.06%) Microservices
4 331 (23.29%) Asset Management
5 190 (13.37%) OO
6 180 (12.67%) DevOps
6 180 (12.67%) Mentoring
7 166 (11.68%) Analytics
8 159 (11.19%) TDD
9 142 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
10 130 (9.15%) MVC
11 128 (9.01%) Scrum
12 126 (8.87%) CRM
13 125 (8.80%) E-Commerce
14 116 (8.16%) Computer Science
15 111 (7.81%) Workflow
16 109 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
17 104 (7.32%) SOA
18 88 (6.19%) Fintech
19 85 (5.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,344 (94.58%) Java
2 584 (41.10%) SQL
3 416 (29.28%) JavaScript
4 301 (21.18%) Python
5 165 (11.61%) R
6 143 (10.06%) C#
7 89 (6.26%) C++
8 69 (4.86%) Java 8
9 40 (2.81%) PL/SQL
10 36 (2.53%) Groovy
11 34 (2.39%) Ruby
12 28 (1.97%) C
12 28 (1.97%) Scala
13 23 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.55%) PHP
14 22 (1.55%) VB
15 20 (1.41%) Bourne shell
15 20 (1.41%) Korn
15 20 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 157 (11.05%) Degree
2 82 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.90%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.70%) PhD
8 6 (0.42%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.14%) MCSE
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.04%) QA
2 27 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.06%) SLA
4 13 (0.91%) GDPR
5 7 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 171 (12.03%) Docker
2 30 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.69%) vSphere
4 3 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.070%) Firmware
5 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 138 (9.71%) Kubernetes
2 101 (7.11%) Terraform
3 51 (3.59%) Ansible
4 23 (1.62%) Puppet
5 22 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.06%) Kibana
7 9 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.63%) Istio
7 9 (0.63%) Knative
7 9 (0.63%) Salt
8 6 (0.42%) logstash
9 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.070%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.070%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 475 (33.43%) Oracle
2 178 (12.53%) SAP
3 102 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 79 (5.56%) IBM
5 71 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 57 (4.01%) Charles River
6 57 (4.01%) SimCorp
7 51 (3.59%) MuleSoft
8 48 (3.38%) Adobe
9 46 (3.24%) hybris
10 43 (3.03%) TIBCO
11 42 (2.96%) Sybase
11 42 (2.96%) WorldPay
12 37 (2.60%) Calypso
13 33 (2.32%) Google
14 28 (1.97%) Splunk
15 26 (1.83%) VMware
16 24 (1.69%) Elastic Path
16 24 (1.69%) ForgeRock
17 23 (1.62%) Interwoven