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

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 205 161
Rank change year-on-year -25 -44 -27
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2,584 2,927 4,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.68% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 4.25% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 2,397 3,852
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £79,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 February 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 February 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 -23 2,462 £55,000 +4.76% 336
UK excluding London -50 1,468 £50,000 - 186
London +37 1,084 £67,500 +12.50% 165
South East -31 491 £54,500 +3.81% 58
North of England -6 361 £50,000 - 45
North West -16 223 £50,000 - 30
East of England -60 203 £50,000 -4.76% 25
South West -45 159 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Midlands -55 154 £47,500 - 25
Yorkshire -2 127 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands -18 115 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Scotland -41 77 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East Midlands -38 39 £50,000 +8.11% 9
Wales -29 16 £44,000 +25.71% 2
North East -23 11 £62,500 +19.05% 4
Northern Ireland -29 10 £25,000 -50.00% 5

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,435 (94.23%) Java
2 1,365 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 1,290 (49.92%) Spring
4 849 (32.86%) JavaScript
5 828 (32.04%) SQL
6 765 (29.61%) Hibernate
7 737 (28.52%) Oracle
8 702 (27.17%) Web Services
9 700 (27.09%) HTML
10 661 (25.58%) Finance
11 623 (24.11%) Software Engineering
12 618 (23.92%) TDD
13 537 (20.78%) CSS
14 489 (18.92%) XML
15 465 (18.00%) Degree
16 462 (17.88%) Linux
17 453 (17.53%) REST
18 436 (16.87%) Microservices
19 435 (16.83%) AngularJS
20 431 (16.68%) Scrum
21 421 (16.29%) MVC
22 370 (14.32%) SOAP
23 357 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
24 342 (13.24%) RESTful
25 341 (13.20%) Maven
26 329 (12.73%) Unix
27 328 (12.69%) OO
28 323 (12.50%) Java EE
29 314 (12.15%) Computer Science
29 314 (12.15%) Tomcat

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
1 314 (12.15%) Tomcat
2 275 (10.64%) JBoss
3 257 (9.95%) Apache
4 241 (9.33%) WebSphere
5 183 (7.08%) WebLogic
6 88 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 81 (3.13%) CMS
8 69 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 54 (2.09%) Confluence
11 43 (1.66%) Mule
12 42 (1.63%) nginx
12 42 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 35 (1.35%) WildFly
14 33 (1.28%) Liferay
15 31 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 31 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (1.08%) MQSeries
17 27 (1.04%) OpenStack
18 26 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 63 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 16 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.39%) Ripple
9 9 (0.35%) Ripple XRP
10 7 (0.27%) Infor M3
11 6 (0.23%) Actimize
12 5 (0.19%) Magento
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
14 3 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
15 2 (0.077%) BASE24
15 2 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
15 2 (0.077%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 305 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.93%) SaaS
4 39 (1.51%) GitHub
5 37 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.77%) PaaS
8 18 (0.70%) Boomi
9 15 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 14 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.39%) Serverless
12 9 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.27%) IaaS
14 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 4 (0.15%) Force.com
16 3 (0.12%) CloudBees
16 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.22%) HTTP
2 80 (3.10%) Internet
3 48 (1.86%) Firewall
4 44 (1.70%) SSL
5 39 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.85%) SSH
7 16 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.54%) DNS
9 13 (0.50%) Telnet
10 12 (0.46%) Broadband
11 10 (0.39%) PuTTY
12 8 (0.31%) DHCP
12 8 (0.31%) SAN
12 8 (0.31%) SMS
13 5 (0.19%) Intranet
13 5 (0.19%) NAS
14 4 (0.15%) Skype
15 3 (0.12%) FTP
15 3 (0.12%) VLAN
15 3 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 275 (10.64%) MySQL
3 233 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 177 (6.85%) RDBMS
5 160 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 155 (6.00%) Big Data
7 152 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 145 (5.61%) Oracle Database
9 113 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
10 81 (3.13%) DB2
11 73 (2.83%) Hadoop
12 69 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 50 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 40 (1.55%) Blockchain
16 36 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.04%) GIS
18 20 (0.77%) Redis
19 16 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
20 15 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 341 (13.20%) Maven
2 260 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 245 (9.48%) Jenkins
4 232 (8.98%) JUnit
5 170 (6.58%) JIRA
6 160 (6.19%) Subversion
7 141 (5.46%) Eclipse
8 97 (3.75%) Selenium
9 92 (3.56%) Ant
10 79 (3.06%) Mockito
11 67 (2.59%) Hudson
12 66 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 61 (2.36%) Gradle
14 56 (2.17%) Cucumber
15 49 (1.90%) SoapUI
16 47 (1.82%) Travis CI
17 38 (1.47%) TeamCity
18 29 (1.12%) jMock
18 29 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
19 25 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
General
1 661 (25.58%) Finance
2 279 (10.80%) Banking
3 131 (5.07%) Retail
4 114 (4.41%) Advertising
5 89 (3.44%) Marketing
6 80 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 44 (1.70%) Games
10 40 (1.55%) Front Office
11 26 (1.01%) Law
11 26 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.97%) Back Office
13 23 (0.89%) French Language
14 21 (0.81%) Legal
15 14 (0.54%) Publishing
16 13 (0.50%) Billing
16 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,573 (60.87%) Developer
2 1,421 (54.99%) Java Developer
3 380 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 353 (13.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 340 (13.16%) Java Engineer
6 273 (10.57%) J2EE Developer
7 272 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 272 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 267 (10.33%) Architect
9 219 (8.48%) Java Software Engineer
10 165 (6.39%) Java Software Developer
11 147 (5.69%) Graduate
12 142 (5.50%) Graduate Developer
13 141 (5.46%) Graduate Java Developer
14 140 (5.42%) Lead Developer
15 128 (4.95%) Lead Java Developer
16 127 (4.91%) Junior
17 117 (4.53%) Junior Developer
18 115 (4.45%) J2EE Software Engineer
19 112 (4.33%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,290 (49.92%) Spring
2 765 (29.61%) Hibernate
3 702 (27.17%) Web Services
4 700 (27.09%) HTML
5 537 (20.78%) CSS
6 489 (18.92%) XML
7 453 (17.53%) REST
8 435 (16.83%) AngularJS
9 370 (14.32%) SOAP
10 342 (13.24%) RESTful
11 323 (12.50%) Java EE
12 252 (9.75%) Spring MVC
13 236 (9.13%) JSP
14 224 (8.67%) HTML5
15 214 (8.28%) .NET
16 213 (8.24%) JMS
17 195 (7.55%) jQuery
18 191 (7.39%) JSON
19 181 (7.00%) Struts
20 172 (6.66%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 314 (12.15%) Computer Science
2 213 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 147 (5.69%) Fintech
4 145 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 115 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (3.13%) User Experience
7 49 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 44 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 43 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (1.01%) Clustering
12 26 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 20 (0.77%) DataPower
15 20 (0.77%) iPad
16 18 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 17 (0.66%) Robotics
17 17 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 462 (17.88%) Linux
2 329 (12.73%) Unix
3 185 (7.16%) Windows
4 72 (2.79%) Solaris
5 61 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 50 (1.93%) AIX
7 49 (1.90%) Android
8 43 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.77%) HPUX
13 18 (0.70%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.58%) CoreOS
15 12 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.46%) zOS
16 9 (0.35%) CentOS
17 7 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,365 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (24.11%) Software Engineering
3 618 (23.92%) TDD
4 436 (16.87%) Microservices
5 431 (16.68%) Scrum
6 421 (16.29%) MVC
7 357 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
8 328 (12.69%) OO
9 286 (11.07%) BDD
10 283 (10.95%) DevOps
11 263 (10.18%) SOA
12 256 (9.91%) E-Commerce
13 248 (9.60%) Test Automation
14 247 (9.56%) SDLC
15 228 (8.82%) Open Source
16 227 (8.78%) Mentoring
17 187 (7.24%) Unit Testing
18 181 (7.00%) Multithreading
19 146 (5.65%) Kanban
20 145 (5.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2,435 (94.23%) Java
2 849 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 828 (32.04%) SQL
4 271 (10.49%) Python
5 178 (6.89%) C#
6 173 (6.70%) C++
7 139 (5.38%) PHP
8 131 (5.07%) PL/SQL
9 110 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 90 (3.48%) Scala
11 81 (3.13%) Ruby
12 69 (2.67%) Groovy
13 66 (2.55%) C
14 64 (2.48%) Perl
15 39 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 38 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 36 (1.39%) VB
18 28 (1.08%) Jython
19 21 (0.81%) XPath
20 19 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 465 (18.00%) Degree
2 140 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 26 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 23 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.39%) CISSP
7 10 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.35%) OCP
9 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.23%) CEH
10 6 (0.23%) GIAC
11 5 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.15%) CISMP
12 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.12%) CISM
13 3 (0.12%) PMP
13 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.30%) QA
2 65 (2.52%) SLA
3 12 (0.46%) SEPA
4 7 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.19%) GDPR
6 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
7 3 (0.12%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.077%) PMO
8 2 (0.077%) PSD2
System Software
1 205 (7.93%) Docker
2 66 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.43%) KVM
4 11 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.31%) vSphere
7 6 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.23%) HDFS
8 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.077%) IAG
10 2 (0.077%) Samba
11 1 (0.039%) NFS
11 1 (0.039%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 82 (3.17%) Puppet
2 59 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.93%) Ansible
4 37 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 37 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 32 (1.24%) Terraform
6 18 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.66%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
9 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (0.35%) TeamSite
11 8 (0.31%) logstash
12 7 (0.27%) OpenView
13 6 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.19%) CA Wily
14 5 (0.19%) CloudHub
14 5 (0.19%) Kibana
15 4 (0.15%) Prometheus
15 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 737 (28.52%) Oracle
2 164 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 132 (5.11%) Google
4 122 (4.72%) IBM
5 94 (3.64%) hybris
6 92 (3.56%) SAP
7 56 (2.17%) Adobe
8 53 (2.05%) TIBCO
9 49 (1.90%) Sun
10 45 (1.74%) MuleSoft
11 41 (1.59%) HP
12 28 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 28 (1.08%) Talend
12 28 (1.08%) webMethods
13 26 (1.01%) CA
13 26 (1.01%) VMware
14 20 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (0.77%) WorldPay
15 19 (0.74%) Fujitsu
16 18 (0.70%) Informatica