Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 320 330 243
Rank change year-on-year +10 -87 -32
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,088 1,467 2,599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.98% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 2.50% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 1,347 2,214
Median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £43,250 £34,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £143,250 £96,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 45,561 58,564 72,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.36% 39.25% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37,467 47,996 61,348
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -11 933 £85,000 +41.67% 78
London +54 625 £110,000 +46.67% 41
UK excluding London -129 326 £57,500 +9.52% 38
South East -49 158 £60,000 - 4
Work from Home -41 55 £110,000 +57.14% 7
Midlands -41 49 £60,000 - 13
East of England +26 48 £57,500 -4.17% 1
North of England +33 38 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South West +9 33 £55,000 +29.41% 10
East Midlands -52 33 £57,500 -4.17% 8
Yorkshire +40 16 £60,000 +26.32% 7
West Midlands +30 16 £60,000 +26.32% 5
North West +5 16 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Scotland -6 12 £47,500 +16.00%
North East +9 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales -47 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 1,043 (95.86%) Java
2 539 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
3 512 (47.06%) Finance
4 495 (45.50%) Web Services
5 448 (41.18%) AWS
6 440 (40.44%) Software Engineering
7 417 (38.33%) JavaScript
8 372 (34.19%) Azure
9 354 (32.54%) Oracle
10 344 (31.62%) Banking
11 311 (28.58%) Asset Management
12 301 (27.67%) SQL
13 284 (26.10%) .NET
14 268 (24.63%) Spring
15 264 (24.26%) C#
16 258 (23.71%) Front Office
16 258 (23.71%) Derivative
17 256 (23.53%) Python
18 255 (23.44%) Fixed Income
19 232 (21.32%) Hedge funds
20 231 (21.23%) Investment Management
21 213 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
22 210 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
23 195 (17.92%) Mentoring
24 194 (17.83%) Decision-Making
25 190 (17.46%) SAP
26 186 (17.10%) Microservices
27 184 (16.91%) React
28 180 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
29 177 (16.27%) GCP

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
1 153 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 152 (13.97%) BizTalk Server
3 86 (7.90%) Tomcat
4 33 (3.03%) JBoss
5 32 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 30 (2.76%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.67%) Apache
8 23 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.84%) CMS
11 18 (1.65%) Apache Spark
12 14 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.19%) Confluence
13 13 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
16 8 (0.74%) Headless CMS
17 5 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 152 (13.97%) Dynamics AX
1 152 (13.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 110 (10.11%) FINCAD Analytics
3 15 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.92%) Documaker
6 8 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.37%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.37%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 2 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 448 (41.18%) AWS
2 372 (34.19%) Azure
3 177 (16.27%) GCP
4 152 (13.97%) Dynamics 365
5 33 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
7 24 (2.21%) Amazon ECS
8 22 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 22 (2.02%) SaaS
9 20 (1.84%) GitHub
9 20 (1.84%) Serverless
10 19 (1.75%) Boomi
11 8 (0.74%) Apigee
11 8 (0.74%) IaaS
11 8 (0.74%) PaaS
12 6 (0.55%) Amazon Cognito
12 6 (0.55%) AWS Fargate
12 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.84%) HTTP
2 14 (1.29%) Internet
3 10 (0.92%) X.509
4 8 (0.74%) FTP
5 5 (0.46%) DNS
5 5 (0.46%) SSL
6 4 (0.37%) DSL
6 4 (0.37%) Network Security
6 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.092%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.092%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (13.97%) BusinessObjects
3 121 (11.12%) Amazon Athena
4 116 (10.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 93 (8.55%) SQL Server
6 88 (8.09%) Relational Database
7 72 (6.62%) MySQL
8 68 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 67 (6.16%) Big Data
10 29 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
11 25 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.21%) DB2
13 21 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
14 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 15 (1.38%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.38%) HBase
16 15 (1.38%) NoSQL
16 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 160 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 108 (9.93%) Maven
3 89 (8.18%) Git (software)
4 77 (7.08%) JUnit
5 45 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 45 (4.14%) Mockito
6 41 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 40 (3.68%) Gradle
8 39 (3.58%) JIRA
9 36 (3.31%) Subversion
10 31 (2.85%) SonarQube
11 26 (2.39%) GitLab
12 25 (2.30%) Ant
13 23 (2.11%) Travis CI
14 22 (2.02%) DbUnit
14 22 (2.02%) jMock
15 21 (1.93%) Selenium
16 19 (1.75%) Cucumber
17 16 (1.47%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 512 (47.06%) Finance
2 344 (31.62%) Banking
3 258 (23.71%) Front Office
4 83 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 59 (5.42%) Retail
6 48 (4.41%) Marketing
7 41 (3.77%) Financial Institution
8 35 (3.22%) Manufacturing
9 28 (2.57%) Back Office
10 25 (2.30%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.01%) Billing
11 11 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.64%) Electronics
12 7 (0.64%) Games
13 5 (0.46%) Automotive
13 5 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.37%) French Language
14 4 (0.37%) Law
15 3 (0.28%) Legal
15 3 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 546 (50.18%) Developer
2 471 (43.29%) Java Developer
3 177 (16.27%) Senior Developer
4 152 (13.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 142 (13.05%) Java Engineer
6 128 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 111 (10.20%) AWS Developer
8 102 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 100 (9.19%) AWS Engineer
10 93 (8.55%) Consultant
11 91 (8.36%) Java Software Developer
12 90 (8.27%) Architect
13 79 (7.26%) J2EE Developer
13 79 (7.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 76 (6.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 74 (6.80%) Development Manager
16 64 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
17 61 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
18 59 (5.42%) Engineering Manager
19 58 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (45.50%) Web Services
2 284 (26.10%) .NET
3 268 (24.63%) Spring
4 184 (16.91%) React
5 133 (12.22%) AngularJS
6 132 (12.13%) XML
7 128 (11.76%) REST
8 127 (11.67%) HTML
9 116 (10.66%) SOAP
10 103 (9.47%) Spring Boot
11 101 (9.28%) Hibernate
12 100 (9.19%) Node.js
13 85 (7.81%) CSS
14 79 (7.26%) JDBC
14 79 (7.26%) JSP
15 61 (5.61%) J2SE
16 58 (5.33%) Java EE
17 57 (5.24%) Struts
18 55 (5.06%) Vue.js
19 54 (4.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 258 (23.71%) Derivative
2 255 (23.44%) Fixed Income
3 232 (21.32%) Hedge funds
4 163 (14.98%) Equities
5 112 (10.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (5.51%) Equity Derivative
7 58 (5.33%) Exotic Derivative
8 57 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (4.50%) Blog
10 43 (3.95%) Cloud Native
11 40 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
12 37 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (3.22%) Mobile App
14 34 (3.13%) AS400
15 27 (2.48%) Pricing Data
16 17 (1.56%) Public Cloud
17 16 (1.47%) iPad
18 13 (1.19%) Reference Data
19 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
20 9 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 117 (10.75%) Linux
2 66 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 59 (5.42%) Android
3 59 (5.42%) Unix
4 25 (2.30%) CentOS
5 15 (1.38%) Windows
6 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.64%) AIX
7 7 (0.64%) Solaris
8 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (40.44%) Software Engineering
3 311 (28.58%) Asset Management
4 231 (21.23%) Investment Management
5 210 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 195 (17.92%) Mentoring
7 194 (17.83%) Decision-Making
8 186 (17.10%) Microservices
9 180 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
10 174 (15.99%) CRM
11 171 (15.72%) Analytics
12 156 (14.34%) Performance Attribution
13 147 (13.51%) DevOps
13 147 (13.51%) Migration
14 146 (13.42%) Performance Management
15 136 (12.50%) Data Analytics
16 108 (9.93%) TDD
17 103 (9.47%) Portfolio Management
18 93 (8.55%) Open Source
19 87 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,043 (95.86%) Java
2 417 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 301 (27.67%) SQL
4 264 (24.26%) C#
5 256 (23.53%) Python
6 168 (15.44%) C++
7 126 (11.58%) Kotlin
8 67 (6.16%) PL/SQL
9 58 (5.33%) Java 8
10 36 (3.31%) RPG
11 33 (3.03%) R
12 29 (2.67%) Scala
13 25 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.75%) Groovy
14 19 (1.75%) PHP
15 14 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.01%) Ruby
16 11 (1.01%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.83%) Go
17 9 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 137 (12.59%) Degree
2 54 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.46%) HND
7 5 (0.46%) RHCE
8 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.18%) CFA
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.18%) PMP
9 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.092%) MBA
10 1 (0.092%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.84%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) SLA
3 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.28%) COBIT
4 3 (0.28%) COSO
4 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.28%) NIST
4 3 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.092%) GDPR
5 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.092%) SEPA
System Software
1 71 (6.53%) Docker
2 16 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.47%) vSphere
3 15 (1.38%) HDFS
4 9 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.18%) LXC
7 1 (0.092%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.092%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (2.85%) Ansible
3 29 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 22 (2.02%) Terraform
5 18 (1.65%) Puppet
6 15 (1.38%) Kibana
7 12 (1.10%) Istio
8 10 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.74%) Knative
9 8 (0.74%) Salt
10 7 (0.64%) logstash
11 6 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.46%) Icinga
12 5 (0.46%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 3 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
15 1 (0.092%) Control-M
15 1 (0.092%) Packer
Vendors
1 354 (32.54%) Oracle
2 190 (17.46%) SAP
3 109 (10.02%) Bloomberg
3 109 (10.02%) Google
4 59 (5.42%) Microsoft
5 32 (2.94%) IBM
6 29 (2.67%) Adobe
6 29 (2.67%) Sybase
7 27 (2.48%) MuleSoft
8 24 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.21%) TIBCO
9 19 (1.75%) Dell
10 17 (1.56%) VMware
11 13 (1.19%) Informatica
12 12 (1.10%) FIS
12 12 (1.10%) webMethods
12 12 (1.10%) WorldPay
13 11 (1.01%) HP
13 11 (1.01%) hybris
14 10 (0.92%) Splunk