Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 217 151
Rank change year-on-year -17 -66 -23
Permanent jobs citing J2EE 2654 3039 4788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.60% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 4.12% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2504 4146
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -3.06% +7.10% +1.67%

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 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -23 2492 £52,500 - 108
UK excluding London -36 1437 £47,500 -3.06% 74
London +28 1171 £65,000 +4.00% 41
South East -4 431 £52,000 +4.00% 24
North of England -33 333 £50,000 +5.26% 16
North West -53 201 £50,000 - 9
South West +8 198 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Midlands +9 194 £42,500 -10.53% 11
East of England -92 170 £50,000 -6.10% 9
Yorkshire -15 124 £50,000 +20.48% 6
West Midlands +17 121 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Scotland +4 113 £50,000 +3.09% 5
East Midlands +10 79 £45,000 +3.45% 5
Wales -29 10 £41,500 -7.78% 2
North East +19 8 £65,000 +35.42% 1
Northern Ireland -34 6 £42,500 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2490 (93.82%) Java
2 1376 (51.85%) Spring
3 1370 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
4 1011 (38.09%) SQL
5 880 (33.16%) Oracle
6 866 (32.63%) Hibernate
7 840 (31.65%) JavaScript
8 731 (27.54%) HTML
9 686 (25.85%) Finance
10 681 (25.66%) Web Services
11 608 (22.91%) TDD
12 559 (21.06%) XML
13 523 (19.71%) CSS
14 512 (19.29%) MVC
15 508 (19.14%) REST
16 499 (18.80%) Linux
17 498 (18.76%) Degree
18 488 (18.39%) Software Engineering
19 487 (18.35%) Tomcat
20 473 (17.82%) Scrum
21 445 (16.77%) AngularJS
22 426 (16.05%) OO
23 399 (15.03%) Maven
24 391 (14.73%) SOAP
25 369 (13.90%) JBoss
26 367 (13.83%) Unix
27 365 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
28 345 (13.00%) Banking
29 338 (12.74%) JUnit
30 332 (12.51%) RESTful

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
1 487 (18.35%) Tomcat
2 369 (13.90%) JBoss
3 310 (11.68%) Apache
4 255 (9.61%) WebSphere
5 222 (8.36%) WebLogic
6 85 (3.20%) CMS
7 82 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 72 (2.71%) Confluence
9 60 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
10 47 (1.77%) Apache Spark
11 40 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 36 (1.36%) IIS
13 34 (1.28%) WildFly
14 32 (1.21%) nginx
15 31 (1.17%) GlassFish
16 30 (1.13%) Liferay
17 29 (1.09%) Apache Geronimo
18 27 (1.02%) Mule ESB
19 25 (0.94%) Mule
20 23 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 69 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 20 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.41%) Actimize
4 11 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 10 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.34%) Magento
6 9 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.19%) Shopify
9 4 (0.15%) Endur
10 2 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.075%) Exstream
11 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.038%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 175 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.20%) SaaS
4 74 (2.79%) GitHub
5 21 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.79%) Boomi
6 20 (0.75%) PaaS
7 18 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.68%) Serverless
8 11 (0.41%) IaaS
9 9 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.15%) Force.com
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.98%) HTTP
2 78 (2.94%) Internet
3 75 (2.83%) LDAP
4 38 (1.43%) SSL
5 36 (1.36%) Firewall
6 35 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.45%) Telnet
8 10 (0.38%) DNS
8 10 (0.38%) VPN
9 9 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.26%) Broadband
10 7 (0.26%) Network Security
11 6 (0.23%) SAN
12 5 (0.19%) FTP
12 5 (0.19%) NAS
12 5 (0.19%) SMS
12 5 (0.19%) SSH
13 4 (0.15%) Intranet
14 3 (0.11%) SNMP
14 3 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (11.68%) Relational Database
2 308 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 244 (9.19%) MySQL
4 202 (7.61%) MongoDB
5 184 (6.93%) NoSQL
6 169 (6.37%) RDBMS
7 168 (6.33%) Oracle Database
8 155 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
9 153 (5.76%) Big Data
10 76 (2.86%) DB2
11 71 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (2.56%) Hadoop
13 67 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
14 66 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 60 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 34 (1.28%) Blockchain
16 34 (1.28%) GIS
17 28 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
18 27 (1.02%) Endeca
18 27 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 399 (15.03%) Maven
2 338 (12.74%) JUnit
3 316 (11.91%) Git (software)
4 267 (10.06%) Jenkins
5 182 (6.86%) Mockito
6 165 (6.22%) JIRA
7 159 (5.99%) Subversion
8 151 (5.69%) Eclipse
9 105 (3.96%) Selenium
10 80 (3.01%) Ant
11 73 (2.75%) jMock
12 65 (2.45%) Gradle
13 64 (2.41%) Cucumber
13 64 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 56 (2.11%) SoapUI
15 45 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 35 (1.32%) TeamCity
17 33 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
18 31 (1.17%) Visual Studio
19 30 (1.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 686 (25.85%) Finance
2 345 (13.00%) Banking
3 191 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 179 (6.74%) Retail
5 171 (6.44%) Marketing
6 163 (6.14%) Retail Banking
7 91 (3.43%) Games
8 89 (3.35%) Publishing
9 84 (3.17%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.00%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.77%) Advertising
11 47 (1.77%) Legal
12 36 (1.36%) Front Office
13 34 (1.28%) Music Industry
14 33 (1.24%) Back Office
15 28 (1.06%) Electronics
16 20 (0.75%) French Language
16 20 (0.75%) German Language
17 19 (0.72%) Law
18 15 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1534 (57.80%) Developer
2 1344 (50.64%) Java Developer
3 390 (14.69%) Senior Developer
4 354 (13.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 293 (11.04%) Architect
6 270 (10.17%) Java Engineer
7 232 (8.74%) J2EE Developer
8 225 (8.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 208 (7.84%) Software Engineer
10 156 (5.88%) Graduate
10 156 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 140 (5.28%) Junior
12 136 (5.12%) Graduate Developer
13 130 (4.90%) Graduate Java Developer
14 127 (4.79%) Junior Developer
15 122 (4.60%) Java Software Developer
15 122 (4.60%) Software Developer
16 120 (4.52%) Java Architect
17 118 (4.45%) Junior Java Developer
18 111 (4.18%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1376 (51.85%) Spring
2 866 (32.63%) Hibernate
3 731 (27.54%) HTML
4 681 (25.66%) Web Services
5 559 (21.06%) XML
6 523 (19.71%) CSS
7 508 (19.14%) REST
8 445 (16.77%) AngularJS
9 391 (14.73%) SOAP
10 332 (12.51%) RESTful
11 300 (11.30%) .NET
12 268 (10.10%) JSP
13 267 (10.06%) Java EE
14 256 (9.65%) JMS
15 245 (9.23%) Spring MVC
16 244 (9.19%) HTML5
17 232 (8.74%) JSON
18 217 (8.18%) JPA
19 190 (7.16%) jQuery
20 183 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 326 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 172 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 146 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 102 (3.84%) Fintech
5 101 (3.81%) User Experience
6 95 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 54 (2.03%) iPad
9 47 (1.77%) Reference Data
10 45 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 37 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 30 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 25 (0.94%) Digital Currency
16 23 (0.87%) Online Games
17 20 (0.75%) Clustering
17 20 (0.75%) DataPower
18 14 (0.53%) Bitcoin
18 14 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 499 (18.80%) Linux
2 367 (13.83%) Unix
3 164 (6.18%) Windows
4 75 (2.83%) Android
5 65 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.85%) Solaris
7 39 (1.47%) AIX
8 34 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 28 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.60%) zOS
12 15 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.41%) HPUX
14 8 (0.30%) SUSE
15 7 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.19%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 3 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1370 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (22.91%) TDD
3 512 (19.29%) MVC
4 488 (18.39%) Software Engineering
5 473 (17.82%) Scrum
6 426 (16.05%) OO
7 365 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 319 (12.02%) Microservices
9 305 (11.49%) E-Commerce
10 301 (11.34%) SDLC
11 300 (11.30%) BDD
12 255 (9.61%) SOA
13 249 (9.38%) Unit Testing
14 227 (8.55%) Test Automation
15 209 (7.87%) Multithreading
16 196 (7.39%) DevOps
17 182 (6.86%) Open Source
18 176 (6.63%) UML
19 167 (6.29%) Wealth Management
20 160 (6.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2490 (93.82%) Java
2 1011 (38.09%) SQL
3 840 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 314 (11.83%) Python
5 239 (9.01%) PL/SQL
6 179 (6.74%) C++
7 172 (6.48%) C#
8 136 (5.12%) Perl
9 121 (4.56%) PHP
10 119 (4.48%) Shell Script
11 99 (3.73%) Bash Shell
12 84 (3.17%) Scala
13 81 (3.05%) Ruby
14 75 (2.83%) C
15 61 (2.30%) Groovy
16 53 (2.00%) VB
17 37 (1.39%) T-SQL
18 33 (1.24%) ES6
19 19 (0.72%) PowerShell
20 17 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 498 (18.76%) Degree
2 145 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (4.33%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.06%) Sun Certification
6 25 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (0.72%) OCP
8 19 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 14 (0.53%) PhD
10 12 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.38%) CISSP
12 9 (0.34%) CISM
13 8 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.19%) OCPJP
15 3 (0.11%) ISEB
15 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
16 2 (0.075%) CEH
16 2 (0.075%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (5.92%) QA
2 91 (3.43%) SLA
3 12 (0.45%) SEPA
4 9 (0.34%) COBIT
5 4 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 119 (4.48%) Docker
2 71 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (0.34%) vSphere
6 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.30%) KVM
6 8 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (0.23%) NFS
7 6 (0.23%) Sendmail
8 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.075%) Samba
12 1 (0.038%) etcd
12 1 (0.038%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.038%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (2.26%) Puppet
2 41 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.36%) Ansible
4 30 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 22 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 21 (0.79%) Terraform
7 20 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (0.57%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.45%) TeamSite
10 11 (0.41%) CloudHub
10 11 (0.41%) Mesos
11 10 (0.38%) Packer
12 8 (0.30%) Nagios
13 7 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
14 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.19%) OpenView
16 4 (0.15%) logstash
16 4 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 3 (0.11%) Control-M
17 3 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 880 (33.16%) Oracle
2 185 (6.97%) IBM
3 144 (5.43%) hybris
4 129 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 121 (4.56%) TIBCO
6 119 (4.48%) SAP
7 55 (2.07%) Tableau
8 46 (1.73%) Google
8 46 (1.73%) Sun
9 39 (1.47%) Adobe
10 35 (1.32%) HP
11 32 (1.21%) Cognizant
12 30 (1.13%) MuleSoft
12 30 (1.13%) Red Hat
13 29 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (1.02%) webMethods
15 22 (0.83%) BroadVision
15 22 (0.83%) Informatica
16 20 (0.75%) Dell
17 19 (0.72%) VMware