Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 369 319 285
Rank change year-on-year -50 -34 -41
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 396 1,436 2,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.71% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 364 1,293 1,749
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +26.09% +15.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £122,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.89% +6.21%

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 22,006 52,974 67,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.55% 37.41% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18,500 43,406 55,693
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -49 335 £70,000 -6.67% 50
London -41 200 £80,000 -5.88% 12
UK excluding London +13 146 £60,000 +20.00% 45
South East +28 43 £70,000 +27.27% 16
South West +129 36 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Work from Home +6 33 £70,000 -12.50% 9
North of England +170 30 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North West +115 17 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +66 15 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Scotland +77 14 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East Midlands +61 11 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Yorkshire +136 9 £51,000 +7.37%
East of England +90 9 £52,500 -19.23% 6
West Midlands +70 4 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East +30 3 £47,500 -52.50% 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 372 (93.94%) Java
2 172 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 135 (34.09%) Spring
5 127 (32.07%) Oracle
6 124 (31.31%) AWS
7 117 (29.55%) Azure
8 116 (29.29%) Web Services
9 115 (29.04%) Finance
10 111 (28.03%) SQL
11 97 (24.49%) Software Engineering
12 82 (20.71%) .NET
13 78 (19.70%) HTML
13 78 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (18.94%) XML
15 75 (18.94%) AngularJS
16 71 (17.93%) CSS
16 71 (17.93%) Hibernate
17 70 (17.68%) Tomcat
18 69 (17.42%) Banking
19 67 (16.92%) SOAP
20 65 (16.41%) Git (software)
21 63 (15.91%) Decision-Making
22 61 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
22 61 (15.40%) Jenkins
23 60 (15.15%) Analytics
23 60 (15.15%) CRM
24 59 (14.90%) SAP
25 58 (14.65%) Scrum

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 70 (17.68%) Tomcat
2 57 (14.39%) BizTalk Server
2 57 (14.39%) SharePoint
3 33 (8.33%) Apache
4 21 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.29%) Confluence
6 12 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.53%) JBoss
8 9 (2.27%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.77%) nginx
10 6 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.52%) WildFly
11 5 (1.26%) CMS
11 5 (1.26%) IIS
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.76%) Appian
13 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (14.39%) Dynamics AX
1 57 (14.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (7.83%) FINCAD Analytics
3 7 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 124 (31.31%) AWS
2 117 (29.55%) Azure
3 57 (14.39%) Dynamics 365
4 27 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (5.56%) GCP
6 17 (4.29%) SaaS
7 8 (2.02%) Boomi
8 4 (1.01%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.01%) PaaS
9 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.76%) GitHub
9 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) Apigee
10 1 (0.25%) Force.com
10 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.25%) Heroku
10 1 (0.25%) npm
10 1 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) Skype
2 3 (0.76%) Firewall
2 3 (0.76%) Network Security
2 3 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
2 57 (14.39%) BusinessObjects
3 32 (8.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (7.83%) Amazon Athena
5 27 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 24 (6.06%) Big Data
7 23 (5.81%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.56%) MySQL
9 21 (5.30%) RDBMS
10 16 (4.04%) NoSQL
11 14 (3.54%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.03%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.27%) Data Lake
14 8 (2.02%) HBase
15 7 (1.77%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.77%) Sqoop
16 6 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
17 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 61 (15.40%) Jenkins
3 57 (14.39%) Maven
4 55 (13.89%) JUnit
5 29 (7.32%) SonarQube
6 28 (7.07%) Mockito
7 27 (6.82%) DbUnit
7 27 (6.82%) jMock
8 24 (6.06%) JIRA
9 11 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.53%) Redmine
11 9 (2.27%) Subversion
12 7 (1.77%) Gradle
12 7 (1.77%) Selenium
12 7 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.26%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.01%) IntelliJ
15 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
15 3 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 115 (29.04%) Finance
2 69 (17.42%) Banking
3 52 (13.13%) Front Office
4 20 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.54%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.03%) Retail
7 11 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.27%) Marketing
9 7 (1.77%) Legal
10 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.26%) Law
12 4 (1.01%) Games
12 4 (1.01%) German Language
13 2 (0.51%) Back Office
13 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 186 (46.97%) Developer
2 152 (38.38%) Java Developer
3 63 (15.91%) Architect
4 58 (14.65%) Senior Developer
5 49 (12.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (9.85%) Consultant
7 35 (8.84%) Java Engineer
8 31 (7.83%) Finance Manager
8 31 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 20 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (4.04%) AWS Developer
11 16 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (3.79%) Development Manager
12 15 (3.79%) Front Office Developer
12 15 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (3.54%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 13 (3.28%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (34.09%) Spring
2 116 (29.29%) Web Services
3 82 (20.71%) .NET
4 78 (19.70%) HTML
5 75 (18.94%) AngularJS
5 75 (18.94%) XML
6 71 (17.93%) CSS
6 71 (17.93%) Hibernate
7 67 (16.92%) SOAP
8 57 (14.39%) REST
9 55 (13.89%) Spring Boot
10 50 (12.63%) RESTful
11 45 (11.36%) Java EE
12 41 (10.35%) Apache Camel
13 40 (10.10%) JSP
14 39 (9.85%) React
15 34 (8.59%) Servlets
16 29 (7.32%) Vue.js
17 27 (6.82%) PowerMock
18 26 (6.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.64%) Derivative
2 47 (11.87%) Fixed Income
3 46 (11.62%) Hedge funds
4 26 (6.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (5.30%) User Experience
6 16 (4.04%) Equities
7 9 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.26%) Clustering
10 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.01%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (0.76%) iPhone
12 3 (0.76%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.37%) Linux
2 12 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 12 (3.03%) Unix
3 10 (2.53%) CentOS
4 8 (2.02%) Android
5 5 (1.26%) Windows
6 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.49%) Software Engineering
3 76 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (15.91%) Decision-Making
5 61 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (15.15%) Analytics
6 60 (15.15%) CRM
7 58 (14.65%) Scrum
8 57 (14.39%) DevOps
9 55 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 49 (12.37%) Data Analytics
10 49 (12.37%) Investment Management
10 49 (12.37%) Microservices
11 47 (11.87%) Asset Management
12 45 (11.36%) TDD
13 44 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 43 (10.86%) BDD
15 42 (10.61%) Migration
16 35 (8.84%) Kanban
17 34 (8.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 372 (93.94%) Java
2 165 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 111 (28.03%) SQL
4 54 (13.64%) Python
5 41 (10.35%) C#
6 36 (9.09%) C++
7 35 (8.84%) Kotlin
8 32 (8.08%) Java 8
9 27 (6.82%) PHP
10 22 (5.56%) TypeScript
11 15 (3.79%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.28%) Ruby
13 8 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.52%) Groovy
15 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.26%) C
16 4 (1.01%) XPath
17 3 (0.76%) Clojure
17 3 (0.76%) Go
17 3 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.85%) Degree
3 37 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.52%) RHCE
6 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.28%) QA
2 9 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.01%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) COBIT
4 3 (0.76%) COSO
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) NIST
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (9.34%) Docker
2 29 (7.32%) vSphere
3 26 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.02%) HDFS
5 6 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) NDS
6 1 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 31 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.29%) Ansible
3 13 (3.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 10 (2.53%) Puppet
5 9 (2.27%) Rundeck
6 8 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.52%) Icinga
8 6 (1.52%) Terraform
9 3 (0.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.76%) vRealize
10 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.25%) Control-M
10 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 127 (32.07%) Oracle
2 59 (14.90%) SAP
3 31 (7.83%) Bloomberg
4 28 (7.07%) Google
5 26 (6.57%) VMware
6 23 (5.81%) Talend
7 17 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 16 (4.04%) NetIQ
9 15 (3.79%) Pega
9 15 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.28%) TIBCO
11 8 (2.02%) Dell
11 8 (2.02%) MuleSoft
11 8 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.02%) Splunk
11 8 (2.02%) webMethods
12 7 (1.77%) IBM
13 6 (1.52%) Adobe
14 5 (1.26%) CyberArk
14 5 (1.26%) Plumtree