Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 310 239
Rank change year-on-year +35 -71 -31
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 1,491 1,592 2,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.05% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 2.65% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 1,303 2,011
UK median annual salary £87,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £87,250 £85,000
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 48,813 60,051 70,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.57% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40,079 49,160 59,260
UK 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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for J2EE in the UK

J2EE
Top 15 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 24 January 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 +17 1,302 £87,500 +52.17% 142
London +126 901 £102,500 +46.43% 56
UK excluding London -119 438 £57,500 +9.52% 100
South East -67 211 £60,000 +4.35% 33
East of England +59 67 £57,500 -4.17% 8
Midlands -41 53 £57,500 -4.17% 17
North of England +5 48 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South West -53 36 £50,000 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +26 28 £60,000 +14.29% 6
East Midlands -60 26 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Yorkshire +42 24 £68,750 +27.91% 9
North West +5 21 £52,500 +7.69% 8
Scotland -6 18 £38,000 -20.00% 11
Wales -18 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East +11 3 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,424 (95.51%) Java
2 763 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
3 732 (49.09%) Web Services
4 710 (47.62%) Finance
5 660 (44.27%) AWS
6 650 (43.59%) Software Engineering
7 531 (35.61%) JavaScript
8 518 (34.74%) Asset Management
9 461 (30.92%) SQL
10 452 (30.32%) Oracle
11 435 (29.18%) Python
12 424 (28.44%) Microservices
13 400 (26.83%) Spring
14 395 (26.49%) Fixed Income
15 394 (26.43%) Front Office
16 384 (25.75%) Azure
17 356 (23.88%) Banking
18 338 (22.67%) Derivative
19 318 (21.33%) .NET
20 311 (20.86%) C#
21 289 (19.38%) Equities
21 289 (19.38%) Mentoring
22 269 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
23 266 (17.84%) Analytics
24 241 (16.16%) Artificial Intelligence
25 234 (15.69%) SAP
26 233 (15.63%) Hedge funds
27 229 (15.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 219 (14.69%) Investment Management
29 204 (13.68%) C++

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
1 161 (10.80%) BizTalk Server
2 156 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 117 (7.85%) Tomcat
4 61 (4.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 59 (3.96%) JBoss
6 49 (3.29%) WebLogic
7 41 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.48%) CMS
8 37 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 29 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 26 (1.74%) Apache
11 21 (1.41%) Confluence
12 19 (1.27%) Headless CMS
13 18 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
15 14 (0.94%) Apache Spark
16 13 (0.87%) Mule
16 13 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
17 11 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.13%) SPSS
4 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.067%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 155 (10.40%) Dynamics AX
1 155 (10.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (7.58%) FINCAD Analytics
3 36 (2.41%) thinkFolio
4 29 (1.95%) LatentZero
5 27 (1.81%) SAP Hybris
6 15 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.87%) Documaker
8 12 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.74%) PolarLake
10 9 (0.60%) Markit EDM
10 9 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.47%) Front Arena
11 7 (0.47%) Magento
11 7 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
12 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
14 2 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
14 2 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 660 (44.27%) AWS
2 384 (25.75%) Azure
3 191 (12.81%) GCP
4 155 (10.40%) Dynamics 365
5 76 (5.10%) Amazon S3
6 63 (4.23%) SaaS
7 61 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
8 58 (3.89%) Amazon ECS
9 56 (3.76%) Amazon SQS
10 50 (3.35%) Serverless
11 39 (2.62%) Boomi
12 31 (2.08%) OpenShift
13 27 (1.81%) AWS Fargate
14 26 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (1.48%) GitHub
16 19 (1.27%) Apigee
17 16 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (0.80%) Power Platform
19 9 (0.60%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.88%) HTTP
2 32 (2.15%) Internet
3 19 (1.27%) X.509
4 10 (0.67%) SSL
5 6 (0.40%) FTP
6 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.27%) AMQP
7 4 (0.27%) DNS
8 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.13%) Skype
10 1 (0.067%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.067%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.067%) Network Security
10 1 (0.067%) Parlay
10 1 (0.067%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.067%) SAN
10 1 (0.067%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
2 158 (10.60%) SQL Server
3 156 (10.46%) BusinessObjects
4 148 (9.93%) Relational Database
5 146 (9.79%) MySQL
6 136 (9.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 132 (8.85%) Amazon Athena
8 114 (7.65%) Big Data
9 106 (7.11%) RDBMS
10 92 (6.17%) Amazon Aurora
11 66 (4.43%) NoSQL
12 40 (2.68%) DB2
13 39 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (2.41%) MongoDB
15 31 (2.08%) Oracle Database
16 28 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
18 17 (1.14%) Hadoop
19 13 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
20 12 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 200 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 134 (8.99%) Maven
3 131 (8.79%) JUnit
4 129 (8.65%) Git (software)
5 77 (5.16%) Eclipse
6 67 (4.49%) Mockito
7 66 (4.43%) RStudio
8 63 (4.23%) Subversion
9 53 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 52 (3.49%) Gradle
11 46 (3.09%) JIRA
12 43 (2.88%) Ant
13 32 (2.15%) GitLab
14 31 (2.08%) Artifactory
15 30 (2.01%) Travis CI
16 26 (1.74%) SonarQube
16 26 (1.74%) TeamCity
17 19 (1.27%) Spock
18 18 (1.21%) SoapUI
18 18 (1.21%) Vagrant
General
1 710 (47.62%) Finance
2 394 (26.43%) Front Office
3 356 (23.88%) Banking
4 92 (6.17%) Retail
5 79 (5.30%) Marketing
6 72 (4.83%) Investment Banking
7 48 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.21%) Public Sector
9 30 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 28 (1.88%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.48%) Billing
12 16 (1.07%) Electronics
13 15 (1.01%) Back Office
14 11 (0.74%) French Language
15 10 (0.67%) Automotive
16 9 (0.60%) Games
17 7 (0.47%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.47%) German Language
17 7 (0.47%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 787 (52.78%) Developer
2 682 (45.74%) Java Developer
3 254 (17.04%) Senior Developer
4 247 (16.57%) Software Engineer
5 225 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 223 (14.96%) Java Engineer
7 201 (13.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 197 (13.21%) Java Software Developer
9 167 (11.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 151 (10.13%) AWS Developer
11 143 (9.59%) Architect
12 140 (9.39%) J2EE Developer
12 140 (9.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 116 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
14 110 (7.38%) AWS Software Engineer
15 106 (7.11%) Consultant
16 93 (6.24%) Development Manager
17 80 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
18 71 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
19 67 (4.49%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (49.09%) Web Services
2 400 (26.83%) Spring
3 318 (21.33%) .NET
4 201 (13.48%) XML
5 197 (13.21%) React
6 187 (12.54%) REST
7 178 (11.94%) HTML
8 165 (11.07%) Hibernate
9 162 (10.87%) SOAP
10 146 (9.79%) J2SE
11 142 (9.52%) Spring Boot
12 137 (9.19%) CSS
13 136 (9.12%) AngularJS
14 112 (7.51%) Node.js
15 103 (6.91%) Struts
16 101 (6.77%) JDBC
17 97 (6.51%) JSP
18 91 (6.10%) JMS
19 86 (5.77%) JSON
20 76 (5.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 395 (26.49%) Fixed Income
2 338 (22.67%) Derivative
3 289 (19.38%) Equities
4 233 (15.63%) Hedge funds
5 229 (15.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 110 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
8 77 (5.16%) Equity Derivative
9 74 (4.96%) Reference Data
10 60 (4.02%) Pricing Data
11 58 (3.89%) Exotic Derivative
12 53 (3.55%) Cloud Native
13 52 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
14 49 (3.29%) Blog
15 42 (2.82%) iPad
16 39 (2.62%) Public Cloud
17 34 (2.28%) AS400
17 34 (2.28%) Mobile App
17 34 (2.28%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 138 (9.26%) Linux
2 77 (5.16%) Android
3 73 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 73 (4.90%) Unix
4 41 (2.75%) Windows
5 18 (1.21%) Solaris
6 9 (0.60%) CentOS
7 8 (0.54%) AIX
7 8 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 650 (43.59%) Software Engineering
3 518 (34.74%) Asset Management
4 424 (28.44%) Microservices
5 289 (19.38%) Mentoring
6 266 (17.84%) Analytics
7 241 (16.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 219 (14.69%) Investment Management
9 192 (12.88%) CRM
10 184 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
11 180 (12.07%) Performance Management
12 165 (11.07%) Decision-Making
13 160 (10.73%) Data Analytics
14 159 (10.66%) Migration
15 157 (10.53%) TDD
16 152 (10.19%) Performance Attribution
17 146 (9.79%) DevOps
18 129 (8.65%) Scrum
19 122 (8.18%) Computer Science
20 121 (8.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,424 (95.51%) Java
2 531 (35.61%) JavaScript
3 461 (30.92%) SQL
4 435 (29.18%) Python
5 311 (20.86%) C#
6 204 (13.68%) C++
7 159 (10.66%) R
8 116 (7.78%) Kotlin
9 101 (6.77%) Java 8
10 61 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.48%) Scala
12 36 (2.41%) RPG
13 28 (1.88%) Groovy
13 28 (1.88%) Ruby
14 21 (1.41%) Java 9
15 16 (1.07%) X++
16 15 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.87%) C
17 13 (0.87%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 164 (11.00%) Degree
2 59 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.07%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.87%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.27%) HND
9 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.13%) CFA
10 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) PMP
10 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.067%) MBA
11 1 (0.067%) PhD
11 1 (0.067%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.95%) Data Quality
2 26 (1.74%) QA
3 16 (1.07%) GDPR
4 14 (0.94%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 134 (8.99%) Docker
2 20 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.67%) vSphere
4 9 (0.60%) HDFS
5 2 (0.13%) LXC
6 1 (0.067%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.067%) Postfix
6 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 65 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 61 (4.09%) Terraform
3 54 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (3.22%) Ansible
5 37 (2.48%) Puppet
6 28 (1.88%) Kibana
7 19 (1.27%) Istio
7 19 (1.27%) Knative
7 19 (1.27%) Salt
8 13 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.60%) logstash
10 5 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
12 1 (0.067%) CloudHub
12 1 (0.067%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.067%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.067%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.067%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 452 (30.32%) Oracle
2 234 (15.69%) SAP
3 116 (7.78%) Bloomberg
4 111 (7.44%) Google
5 89 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 78 (5.23%) IBM
7 64 (4.29%) Sybase
8 62 (4.16%) MuleSoft
9 60 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (3.89%) Adobe
11 48 (3.22%) TIBCO
12 39 (2.62%) Dell
13 36 (2.41%) Charles River
13 36 (2.41%) SimCorp
14 33 (2.21%) WorldPay
15 32 (2.15%) hybris
16 31 (2.08%) Splunk
17 29 (1.95%) Eze Castle Integration
18 22 (1.48%) webMethods
19 19 (1.27%) Dynatrace