Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 610 418 412
Rank change year-on-year -192 -6 -35
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 514 1,193 1,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.85% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 401 837 1,073
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Java EE 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 51,832 64,473 71,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.91% 39.86% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,803 53,315 59,425
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 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java EE.

Salary trend for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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 -195 464 £55,000 -8.33% 69
UK excluding London -113 371 £50,000 - 61
London -178 141 £68,750 -1.79% 21
South East -16 89 £63,500 +33.68% 4
South West -26 82 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East of England +27 63 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North of England -8 50 £45,000 -17.43% 14
North West +20 47 £45,000 -16.67% 9
Midlands -64 39 £51,500 +14.44% 10
Scotland -39 27 £45,000 -5.26% 6
West Midlands -16 26 £52,000 +15.56% 7
Wales +12 16 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands -31 10 £46,250 - 3
Northern Ireland -4 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -27 3 £50,000 -9.09% 4

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 503 (97.86%) Java
2 306 (59.53%) Spring
3 289 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (38.72%) JavaScript
5 153 (29.77%) SQL
5 153 (29.77%) Hibernate
6 139 (27.04%) Software Engineering
7 138 (26.85%) Maven
8 137 (26.65%) Web Services
9 133 (25.88%) JUnit
10 131 (25.49%) Linux
10 131 (25.49%) Scrum
10 131 (25.49%) Spring Boot
11 128 (24.90%) Git (software)
12 127 (24.71%) Jenkins
12 127 (24.71%) Microservices
13 121 (23.54%) Docker
13 121 (23.54%) REST
14 120 (23.35%) DevOps
15 113 (21.98%) RESTful
16 110 (21.40%) AngularJS
17 109 (21.21%) TDD
18 103 (20.04%) HTML
19 102 (19.84%) JIRA
20 99 (19.26%) Oracle
21 98 (19.07%) Python
21 98 (19.07%) AWS
22 95 (18.48%) OO
22 95 (18.48%) C++
23 89 (17.32%) JPA

Java EE
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 73 (14.20%) Confluence
2 60 (11.67%) JBoss
3 59 (11.48%) Apache
4 50 (9.73%) WebSphere
5 40 (7.78%) WebLogic
6 38 (7.39%) Tomcat
7 26 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 12 (2.33%) CMS
11 12 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.14%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.95%) GeoServer
14 8 (1.56%) Jetty
15 7 (1.36%) WildFly
16 6 (1.17%) Anypoint
16 6 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.97%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.97%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.97%) Magento
3 4 (0.78%) Documaker
4 2 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 98 (19.07%) AWS
2 50 (9.73%) Azure
3 37 (7.20%) GCP
4 24 (4.67%) OpenShift
5 18 (3.50%) SaaS
6 17 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (3.11%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (2.72%) PaaS
9 12 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (2.14%) GitHub
11 9 (1.75%) IaaS
12 7 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.17%) Serverless
14 5 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.78%) G Suite
15 4 (0.78%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.58%) Apigee
17 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.25%) HTTP
2 13 (2.53%) Internet
3 11 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.95%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.58%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.23%) MySQL
2 58 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 53 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 45 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (8.37%) SQL Server
6 37 (7.20%) MongoDB
7 33 (6.42%) Big Data
8 29 (5.64%) Hadoop
9 25 (4.86%) Oracle Database
10 18 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.95%) GIS
12 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.36%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.36%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (0.97%) DB2
15 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.78%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 138 (26.85%) Maven
2 133 (25.88%) JUnit
3 128 (24.90%) Git (software)
4 127 (24.71%) Jenkins
5 102 (19.84%) JIRA
6 68 (13.23%) Bitbucket
7 57 (11.09%) Subversion
8 47 (9.14%) Cucumber
8 47 (9.14%) Gradle
9 38 (7.39%) Mockito
10 36 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (7.00%) Bitbucket Server
11 27 (5.25%) Selenium
12 26 (5.06%) EasyMock
13 24 (4.67%) Eclipse
14 20 (3.89%) JMeter
15 16 (3.11%) IntelliJ
16 15 (2.92%) git-flow
16 15 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
17 14 (2.72%) Ant
General
1 69 (13.42%) Finance
2 52 (10.12%) Retail
3 25 (4.86%) Automotive
4 19 (3.70%) Military
5 17 (3.31%) Banking
6 13 (2.53%) Electronics
7 11 (2.14%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.95%) Marketing
9 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.17%) Games
10 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.78%) Billing
12 4 (0.78%) Law
13 3 (0.58%) Legal
14 2 (0.39%) Advertising
15 1 (0.19%) Back Office
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (64.20%) Developer
2 295 (57.39%) Java Developer
3 104 (20.23%) Senior Developer
4 79 (15.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 73 (14.20%) Software Engineer
6 54 (10.51%) Java Engineer
7 39 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 32 (6.23%) Java Software Developer
9 23 (4.47%) Architect
10 16 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.72%) Lead Developer
12 13 (2.53%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (2.53%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (2.53%) PHP Software Engineer
13 12 (2.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
13 12 (2.33%) WebSphere Developer
14 11 (2.14%) Applications Support
14 11 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 10 (1.95%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (59.53%) Spring
2 153 (29.77%) Hibernate
3 137 (26.65%) Web Services
4 131 (25.49%) Spring Boot
5 121 (23.54%) REST
6 113 (21.98%) RESTful
7 110 (21.40%) AngularJS
8 103 (20.04%) HTML
9 89 (17.32%) JPA
10 82 (15.95%) J2EE
11 80 (15.56%) CSS
11 80 (15.56%) JSF
12 76 (14.79%) SOAP
13 72 (14.01%) XML
14 68 (13.23%) React
15 65 (12.65%) JMS
16 56 (10.89%) JSON
17 51 (9.92%) EJB
18 46 (8.95%) JDBC
19 45 (8.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.81%) Wiki
2 26 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.33%) User Experience
7 10 (1.95%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.95%) RIA
8 8 (1.56%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.36%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.78%) PKI
12 4 (0.78%) Tandem
13 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 131 (25.49%) Linux
2 44 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (8.17%) CentOS
4 41 (7.98%) Unix
4 41 (7.98%) Windows
5 19 (3.70%) Android
5 19 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.78%) Fedora
6 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (27.04%) Software Engineering
3 131 (25.49%) Scrum
4 127 (24.71%) Microservices
5 120 (23.35%) DevOps
6 109 (21.21%) TDD
7 95 (18.48%) OO
8 73 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (12.65%) Test Automation
10 59 (11.48%) Web Development
11 53 (10.31%) Mentoring
12 46 (8.95%) Open Source
13 45 (8.75%) BDD
14 44 (8.56%) MVC
15 43 (8.37%) SDLC
16 42 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (7.78%) OOD
17 40 (7.78%) Unit Testing
18 35 (6.81%) E-Commerce
18 35 (6.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 503 (97.86%) Java
2 199 (38.72%) JavaScript
3 153 (29.77%) SQL
4 98 (19.07%) Python
5 95 (18.48%) C++
6 84 (16.34%) Java 8
7 73 (14.20%) C
8 37 (7.20%) C#
9 27 (5.25%) Scala
10 22 (4.28%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.50%) Go
11 18 (3.50%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.31%) Apple Swift
13 15 (2.92%) PHP
14 14 (2.72%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.95%) Groovy
15 10 (1.95%) Ruby
16 8 (1.56%) R
17 7 (1.36%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.75%) Degree
3 27 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.09%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 4 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (23.54%) Docker
2 9 (1.75%) vCloud
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (12.84%) Kubernetes
2 36 (7.00%) Ansible
3 15 (2.92%) Puppet
4 14 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.97%) Salt
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.39%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.19%) Control-M
10 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 99 (19.26%) Oracle
2 61 (11.87%) Red Hat
3 32 (6.23%) IBM
4 26 (5.06%) Adobe
5 22 (4.28%) Google
6 20 (3.89%) Atlassian
7 19 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 18 (3.50%) SAP
9 11 (2.14%) VMware
10 9 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.17%) hybris
12 5 (0.97%) Elastic Path
12 5 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.78%) IBM Sterling
13 4 (0.78%) WorldPay
14 3 (0.58%) CA
14 3 (0.58%) Kony
15 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.39%) Plumtree
15 2 (0.39%) Sitecore