Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 211 147
Rank change year-on-year -13 -64 -32
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2740 3246 4865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.64% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 4.23% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 2691 4126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71294 76687 82216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.50% 38.74% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59363 66550 70110
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 -15 2557 £50,000 -4.76% 159
UK excluding London -32 1579 £47,500 - 104
London -2 1116 £65,000 +4.00% 64
South East +17 492 £47,500 - 28
North of England -42 348 £50,000 +11.11% 23
East of England -67 219 £47,500 -9.52% 15
North West -60 212 £50,000 - 19
Midlands +37 199 £40,000 -11.11% 16
South West -12 191 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Yorkshire -19 132 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Scotland +23 125 £57,500 +20.42% 9
East Midlands +52 104 £40,000 - 7
West Midlands +12 101 £38,000 -15.56% 9
Wales -26 15 £44,500 +8.54% 1
Northern Ireland -14 7 £52,500 +40.00%
North East +26 4 £45,000 +13.92%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for J2EE.

1 2592 (94.60%) Java
2 1423 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1389 (50.69%) Spring
4 1049 (38.28%) SQL
5 894 (32.63%) Oracle
6 891 (32.52%) JavaScript
6 891 (32.52%) Hibernate
7 753 (27.48%) HTML
8 732 (26.72%) Web Services
9 671 (24.49%) Finance
10 623 (22.74%) TDD
11 609 (22.23%) XML
12 546 (19.93%) CSS
13 540 (19.71%) Tomcat
14 502 (18.32%) Scrum
14 502 (18.32%) Software Engineering
15 497 (18.14%) MVC
16 492 (17.96%) OO
17 485 (17.70%) Linux
18 473 (17.26%) REST
19 456 (16.64%) Degree
20 448 (16.35%) Maven
21 440 (16.06%) AngularJS
22 406 (14.82%) SOAP
23 389 (14.20%) E-Commerce
24 377 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
25 371 (13.54%) Unix
26 365 (13.32%) JBoss
27 363 (13.25%) JUnit
28 334 (12.19%) Git (software)

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
1 540 (19.71%) Tomcat
2 365 (13.32%) JBoss
3 294 (10.73%) Apache
4 261 (9.53%) WebSphere
5 256 (9.34%) WebLogic
6 89 (3.25%) CMS
7 88 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 73 (2.66%) Confluence
9 57 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 43 (1.57%) Apache Spark
11 41 (1.50%) GlassFish
12 38 (1.39%) IIS
13 30 (1.09%) WildFly
14 29 (1.06%) Apache Geronimo
15 28 (1.02%) Alfresco
16 26 (0.95%) nginx
17 25 (0.91%) Mule ESB
18 22 (0.80%) Liferay
18 22 (0.80%) Mule
19 21 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.11%) Weka
7 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 74 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
4 13 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.40%) Magento
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.18%) Actimize
9 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.15%) Endur
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.11%) Shopify
11 2 (0.073%) Exstream
11 2 (0.073%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (3.10%) SaaS
3 78 (2.85%) GitHub
4 77 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.80%) PaaS
6 15 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.55%) Boomi
7 9 (0.33%) IaaS
8 7 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.18%) Force.com
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.073%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.073%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.073%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.073%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.036%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.99%) HTTP
2 68 (2.48%) Internet
3 59 (2.15%) LDAP
4 38 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.17%) SSL
6 16 (0.58%) Firewall
7 13 (0.47%) VPN
8 12 (0.44%) Network Security
9 7 (0.26%) SSH
10 6 (0.22%) DNS
11 5 (0.18%) Broadband
12 4 (0.15%) FTP
12 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.11%) SMS
14 2 (0.073%) AMQP
14 2 (0.073%) Intranet
14 2 (0.073%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.073%) Skype
15 1 (0.036%) OpenLDAP
15 1 (0.036%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 324 (11.82%) Relational Database
3 277 (10.11%) MySQL
4 193 (7.04%) NoSQL
5 188 (6.86%) MongoDB
6 172 (6.28%) RDBMS
7 167 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
8 165 (6.02%) Big Data
9 164 (5.99%) Oracle Database
10 95 (3.47%) Hadoop
11 76 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (2.48%) DB2
13 62 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
14 58 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
15 48 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 37 (1.35%) Blockchain
17 36 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (1.17%) GIS
19 31 (1.13%) Endeca
20 30 (1.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 448 (16.35%) Maven
2 363 (13.25%) JUnit
3 334 (12.19%) Git (software)
4 283 (10.33%) Jenkins
5 190 (6.93%) Subversion
6 178 (6.50%) Mockito
7 164 (5.99%) JIRA
8 148 (5.40%) Eclipse
9 137 (5.00%) Ant
10 122 (4.45%) Selenium
11 82 (2.99%) Gradle
12 70 (2.55%) jMock
13 63 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 53 (1.93%) Cucumber
15 47 (1.72%) SoapUI
16 45 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (1.35%) Bitbucket
18 29 (1.06%) SonarQube
19 28 (1.02%) Jasmine
19 28 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 671 (24.49%) Finance
2 314 (11.46%) Retail
3 313 (11.42%) Banking
4 176 (6.42%) Marketing
5 150 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 125 (4.56%) Retail Banking
7 106 (3.87%) Publishing
8 80 (2.92%) Telecoms
9 79 (2.88%) Games
10 54 (1.97%) Back Office
11 48 (1.75%) Advertising
12 45 (1.64%) Manufacturing
13 39 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 39 (1.42%) Legal
14 38 (1.39%) Front Office
15 29 (1.06%) Music Industry
16 28 (1.02%) Electronics
17 21 (0.77%) Automotive
18 14 (0.51%) Law
19 13 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1696 (61.90%) Developer
2 1471 (53.69%) Java Developer
3 443 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 416 (15.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 264 (9.64%) Architect
6 238 (8.69%) J2EE Developer
7 234 (8.54%) Java Engineer
8 228 (8.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 188 (6.86%) Software Engineer
10 144 (5.26%) Graduate
11 129 (4.71%) Junior
11 129 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 126 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
13 121 (4.42%) Junior Developer
14 113 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
15 111 (4.05%) Junior Java Developer
16 105 (3.83%) Graduate Java Developer
16 105 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
17 103 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
18 99 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1389 (50.69%) Spring
2 891 (32.52%) Hibernate
3 753 (27.48%) HTML
4 732 (26.72%) Web Services
5 609 (22.23%) XML
6 546 (19.93%) CSS
7 473 (17.26%) REST
8 440 (16.06%) AngularJS
9 406 (14.82%) SOAP
10 320 (11.68%) JSP
11 319 (11.64%) JMS
12 315 (11.50%) RESTful
13 302 (11.02%) .NET
14 254 (9.27%) Java EE
15 242 (8.83%) JPA
16 235 (8.58%) HTML5
17 233 (8.50%) JSON
18 215 (7.85%) jQuery
19 204 (7.45%) JDBC
20 200 (7.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 307 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 193 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 130 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 102 (3.72%) User Experience
5 100 (3.65%) Fintech
6 92 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (2.81%) iPad
8 72 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 61 (2.23%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.46%) Reference Data
12 38 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.20%) Digital Currency
14 29 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.99%) Bitcoin
16 25 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (0.84%) Online Games
17 23 (0.84%) Virtual Team
18 22 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
19 21 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 485 (17.70%) Linux
2 371 (13.54%) Unix
3 132 (4.82%) Windows
4 82 (2.99%) Android
5 67 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.02%) Solaris
7 27 (0.99%) AIX
8 12 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.36%) zOS
10 7 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.11%) HPUX
13 3 (0.11%) SUSE
13 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.073%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1423 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (22.74%) TDD
3 502 (18.32%) Scrum
3 502 (18.32%) Software Engineering
4 497 (18.14%) MVC
5 492 (17.96%) OO
6 389 (14.20%) E-Commerce
7 377 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
8 307 (11.20%) SDLC
9 292 (10.66%) Unit Testing
10 283 (10.33%) BDD
11 252 (9.20%) SOA
12 241 (8.80%) Microservices
13 218 (7.96%) Multithreading
14 204 (7.45%) Test Automation
15 184 (6.72%) DevOps
16 161 (5.88%) Open Source
16 161 (5.88%) UML
17 155 (5.66%) Mentoring
17 155 (5.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2592 (94.60%) Java
2 1049 (38.28%) SQL
3 891 (32.52%) JavaScript
4 283 (10.33%) Python
5 262 (9.56%) PL/SQL
6 190 (6.93%) C#
7 174 (6.35%) C++
8 136 (4.96%) Perl
9 131 (4.78%) Shell Script
10 126 (4.60%) PHP
11 90 (3.28%) Bash Shell
12 87 (3.18%) Scala
13 81 (2.96%) Ruby
14 65 (2.37%) C
15 45 (1.64%) Groovy
16 38 (1.39%) VB
17 34 (1.24%) ES6
18 28 (1.02%) VBA
19 26 (0.95%) T-SQL
20 23 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 456 (16.64%) Degree
2 154 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 129 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 25 (0.91%) PhD
7 24 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 24 (0.88%) Sun Certification
8 13 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.40%) OCP
9 11 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.26%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.22%) CISM
11 6 (0.22%) ISEB
12 5 (0.18%) CISSP
12 5 (0.18%) PMP
13 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.073%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.15%) QA
2 62 (2.26%) SLA
3 6 (0.22%) COBIT
3 6 (0.22%) PMO
4 5 (0.18%) SEPA
5 2 (0.073%) MiFID
6 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
System Software
1 88 (3.21%) Docker
2 48 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.26%) HDFS
8 6 (0.22%) Sendmail
8 6 (0.22%) vSphere
9 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.18%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.11%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.073%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.036%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.036%) etcd
Systems Management
1 41 (1.50%) Puppet
2 29 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 25 (0.91%) Ansible
4 22 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.62%) Nagios
6 16 (0.58%) Terraform
6 16 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (0.47%) Packer
8 10 (0.36%) Mesos
8 10 (0.36%) MOM
9 9 (0.33%) CloudHub
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.29%) TeamSite
11 6 (0.22%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.18%) logstash
13 4 (0.15%) Kibana
14 3 (0.11%) Control-M
15 2 (0.073%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 894 (32.63%) Oracle
2 182 (6.64%) hybris
3 181 (6.61%) IBM
4 141 (5.15%) SAP
5 110 (4.01%) Microsoft
6 104 (3.80%) TIBCO
7 64 (2.34%) Cognizant
8 63 (2.30%) Tableau
9 38 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (1.31%) ATG
11 33 (1.20%) Sybase
12 32 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 26 (0.95%) Informatica
14 24 (0.88%) Sun
15 23 (0.84%) Adobe
15 23 (0.84%) HP
16 22 (0.80%) BroadVision
17 21 (0.77%) PayPal
18 20 (0.73%) webMethods
19 19 (0.69%) MuleSoft