Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 374 346 251
Rank change year-on-year -28 -95 -14
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 582 1,376 2,376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.93% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.47% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 512 1,242 2,030
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% +14.28%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £126,250 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 30,515 55,801 72,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.08% 37.90% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25,203 45,960 60,091
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 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 -52 484 £70,000 +7.69% 45
London -19 299 £82,500 +6.45% 13
UK excluding London -48 198 £57,500 +15.00% 32
South East -28 76 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Midlands +34 40 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North of England +113 34 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South West +94 33 £65,000 +52.94% 5
East Midlands +24 28 £55,000 +2.33% 3
Work from Home -22 23 £66,250 -15.87% 4
North West +84 16 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Yorkshire +104 13 £57,500 +27.78% 4
West Midlands +59 12 £60,000 +26.32% 3
East of England +42 12 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Scotland +50 9 £48,750 +14.71%
North East +28 5 £47,500 -52.50% 1
Wales -28 1 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 546 (93.81%) Java
2 248 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (39.52%) Oracle
4 203 (34.88%) Web Services
5 200 (34.36%) Finance
6 197 (33.85%) JavaScript
7 183 (31.44%) Azure
8 176 (30.24%) SQL
9 169 (29.04%) Spring
9 169 (29.04%) AWS
10 153 (26.29%) Software Engineering
11 147 (25.26%) .NET
12 133 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
13 118 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
14 117 (20.10%) Banking
15 111 (19.07%) CRM
16 108 (18.56%) SAP
17 105 (18.04%) SharePoint
17 105 (18.04%) BusinessObjects
17 105 (18.04%) BizTalk Server
17 105 (18.04%) Dynamics CRM
17 105 (18.04%) Dynamics AX
17 105 (18.04%) Dynamics 365
18 98 (16.84%) Jenkins
18 98 (16.84%) Derivative
18 98 (16.84%) XML
19 97 (16.67%) SOAP
20 94 (16.15%) Linux
21 92 (15.81%) DevOps
22 91 (15.64%) 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
1 105 (18.04%) BizTalk Server
1 105 (18.04%) SharePoint
2 83 (14.26%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.04%) Apache
4 21 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.58%) JBoss
6 11 (1.89%) Confluence
6 11 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.20%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.20%) nginx
8 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Fuse
9 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.86%) CMS
11 4 (0.69%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 105 (18.04%) Dynamics AX
1 105 (18.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (8.42%) FINCAD Analytics
3 7 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 183 (31.44%) Azure
2 169 (29.04%) AWS
3 105 (18.04%) Dynamics 365
4 43 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (6.36%) GCP
6 11 (1.89%) SaaS
7 10 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.37%) Boomi
8 8 (1.37%) IaaS
8 8 (1.37%) PaaS
9 7 (1.20%) Serverless
10 5 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (0.69%) GitHub
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon Cognito
12 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.34%) Akamai
14 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.86%) Network Security
1 5 (0.86%) Skype
1 5 (0.86%) SSL
2 4 (0.69%) DSL
2 4 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.52%) Firewall
3 3 (0.52%) FTP
3 3 (0.52%) HTTP
3 3 (0.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
2 105 (18.04%) BusinessObjects
3 49 (8.42%) Amazon Athena
3 49 (8.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 49 (8.42%) SQL Server
4 37 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.84%) RDBMS
6 33 (5.67%) Big Data
7 25 (4.30%) MySQL
8 20 (3.44%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.41%) DB2
11 13 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.23%) Snowflake Schema
12 12 (2.06%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.06%) HBase
13 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.72%) DataStage
15 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 82 (14.09%) Maven
3 77 (13.23%) Git (software)
4 61 (10.48%) JUnit
5 49 (8.42%) SonarQube
6 43 (7.39%) Mockito
7 37 (6.36%) DbUnit
7 37 (6.36%) jMock
8 22 (3.78%) JIRA
8 22 (3.78%) Selenium
9 20 (3.44%) Gradle
10 16 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.58%) Eclipse
12 14 (2.41%) Cucumber
12 14 (2.41%) GitLab
13 11 (1.89%) Redmine
14 9 (1.55%) git-flow
14 9 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (1.37%) Subversion
16 7 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 200 (34.36%) Finance
2 117 (20.10%) Banking
3 87 (14.95%) Front Office
4 36 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.81%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.61%) Back Office
6 21 (3.61%) Retail
7 17 (2.92%) Marketing
8 15 (2.58%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.37%) Legal
11 6 (1.03%) Games
12 5 (0.86%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.69%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 297 (51.03%) Developer
2 252 (43.30%) Java Developer
3 93 (15.98%) Senior Developer
4 78 (13.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 65 (11.17%) Consultant
6 59 (10.14%) Architect
6 59 (10.14%) Java Engineer
7 48 (8.25%) AWS Developer
8 45 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (6.87%) AWS Engineer
10 37 (6.36%) Finance Manager
11 32 (5.50%) Software Engineer
12 31 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
12 31 (5.33%) J2EE Developer
12 31 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 26 (4.47%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 26 (4.47%) Project Manager
14 24 (4.12%) Development Manager
15 23 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
16 21 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (34.88%) Web Services
2 169 (29.04%) Spring
3 147 (25.26%) .NET
4 98 (16.84%) XML
5 97 (16.67%) SOAP
6 91 (15.64%) REST
7 84 (14.43%) HTML
8 82 (14.09%) AngularJS
9 79 (13.57%) React
10 72 (12.37%) Hibernate
11 68 (11.68%) RESTful
12 65 (11.17%) Spring Boot
13 55 (9.45%) CSS
13 55 (9.45%) JSP
14 52 (8.93%) Node.js
15 47 (8.08%) Apache Camel
16 40 (6.87%) Java EE
17 37 (6.36%) PowerMock
18 36 (6.19%) JSON
18 36 (6.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 98 (16.84%) Derivative
2 82 (14.09%) Fixed Income
3 80 (13.75%) Hedge funds
4 44 (7.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (5.50%) Equities
6 28 (4.81%) Mobile App
7 23 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.86%) User Experience
12 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.69%) Blog
12 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.69%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.52%) iPhone
13 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.15%) Linux
2 45 (7.73%) Unix
3 26 (4.47%) CentOS
4 25 (4.30%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.12%) Android
6 16 (2.75%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.55%) Windows
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (26.29%) Software Engineering
3 133 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (19.07%) CRM
5 92 (15.81%) DevOps
6 90 (15.46%) Decision-Making
7 84 (14.43%) Asset Management
8 83 (14.26%) Investment Management
9 78 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (12.89%) Analytics
11 74 (12.71%) Mentoring
12 71 (12.20%) Microservices
13 64 (11.00%) Data Analytics
13 64 (11.00%) TDD
14 62 (10.65%) Scrum
15 58 (9.97%) Artificial Intelligence
16 57 (9.79%) BDD
17 53 (9.11%) Migration
17 53 (9.11%) Performance Attribution
18 50 (8.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 546 (93.81%) Java
2 197 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 176 (30.24%) SQL
4 85 (14.60%) Python
5 81 (13.92%) C#
6 57 (9.79%) C++
7 54 (9.28%) Kotlin
8 35 (6.01%) PHP
8 35 (6.01%) PL/SQL
9 30 (5.15%) Java 8
9 30 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.23%) Ruby
11 12 (2.06%) Groovy
12 8 (1.37%) Go
12 8 (1.37%) Scala
12 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.03%) Perl
15 5 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 82 (14.09%) Degree
2 46 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.55%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.55%) RHCE
7 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.75%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) SLA
3 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.69%) COBIT
4 4 (0.69%) COSO
4 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.69%) NIST
5 3 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (6.53%) Docker
2 34 (5.84%) vSphere
3 33 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.23%) HDFS
5 9 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 21 (3.61%) Ansible
3 13 (2.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 12 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.89%) Rundeck
6 10 (1.72%) Puppet
7 9 (1.55%) Icinga
8 8 (1.37%) Terraform
9 6 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.86%) Kibana
10 5 (0.86%) logstash
10 5 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.69%) Istio
12 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.17%) Control-M
12 1 (0.17%) Packer
12 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 230 (39.52%) Oracle
2 108 (18.56%) SAP
3 49 (8.42%) Bloomberg
4 42 (7.22%) Google
5 33 (5.67%) VMware
6 29 (4.98%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.92%) Talend
9 16 (2.75%) NetIQ
10 12 (2.06%) Informatica
11 10 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.55%) MuleSoft
12 9 (1.55%) webMethods
13 8 (1.37%) Dell
13 8 (1.37%) Jitterbit
14 7 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.03%) Plumtree
16 5 (0.86%) ForgeRock
16 5 (0.86%) IBM
16 5 (0.86%) Pega