Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 400 365
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,243 1,388 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 1.99% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,098 1,259
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,125 £77,500
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 65,784 69,873 74,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.20% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54,440 57,814 64,310
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Top 16 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 15 October 2018. 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 1,119 £57,500 +4.55% 148
UK excluding London -24 716 £50,000 - 112
London +29 495 £70,000 +12.00% 56
South East -75 147 £45,000 -18.18% 28
Midlands +48 140 £45,000 -10.00% 15
East of England -17 114 £58,750 +17.50% 16
South West +26 111 £45,000 -10.00% 23
North of England -50 110 £50,000 - 10
Scotland +23 79 £47,500 -20.83% 16
North West -38 75 £54,500 +3.81% 7
West Midlands +38 74 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East Midlands +17 66 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Yorkshire -5 32 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Wales 0 14 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Northern Ireland +7 5 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North East -8 3 £50,000 -7.41% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 1,218 (97.99%) Java
2 792 (63.72%) Spring
3 739 (59.45%) Agile Software Development
4 560 (45.05%) JavaScript
5 412 (33.15%) Scrum
6 411 (33.07%) Hibernate
7 404 (32.50%) SQL
8 400 (32.18%) HTML
9 376 (30.25%) Software Engineering
10 369 (29.69%) Web Services
10 369 (29.69%) Linux
11 354 (28.48%) CSS
12 352 (28.32%) TDD
13 337 (27.11%) Oracle
14 315 (25.34%) Maven
15 292 (23.49%) Git (software)
15 292 (23.49%) REST
16 276 (22.20%) Microservices
17 258 (20.76%) DevOps
18 251 (20.19%) XML
19 247 (19.87%) JBoss
19 247 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
20 241 (19.39%) Degree
21 236 (18.99%) Finance
22 233 (18.74%) Docker
23 224 (18.02%) SOAP
24 223 (17.94%) Python
25 221 (17.78%) Java 8
26 214 (17.22%) Tomcat
26 214 (17.22%) JUnit

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
1 247 (19.87%) JBoss
2 214 (17.22%) Tomcat
3 194 (15.61%) WebSphere
4 190 (15.29%) WebLogic
5 156 (12.55%) Apache
6 135 (10.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 82 (6.60%) Confluence
8 75 (6.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 52 (4.18%) Apache Pig
10 50 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (3.14%) WildFly
12 31 (2.49%) GlassFish
13 29 (2.33%) Apache Spark
14 28 (2.25%) Apache Solr
15 25 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 21 (1.69%) MQSeries
17 20 (1.61%) OpenStack
18 18 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
18 18 (1.45%) WordPress
19 15 (1.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) EngageOne
1 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.24%) Weka
3 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.080%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.080%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.32%) Staffware
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.080%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.080%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 247 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (8.29%) PaaS
4 92 (7.40%) OpenShift
5 84 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 75 (6.03%) IBM Cloud
7 40 (3.22%) Serverless
8 35 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (2.74%) IaaS
10 28 (2.25%) SaaS
11 24 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (1.13%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.72%) GitHub
14 9 (0.72%) npm
14 9 (0.72%) NuGet
15 6 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.32%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 78 (6.28%) HTTP
3 76 (6.11%) Internet
4 62 (4.99%) SSL
5 60 (4.83%) Firewall
6 21 (1.69%) FTP
7 16 (1.29%) SAN
8 15 (1.21%) DNS
8 15 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 15 (1.21%) VPN
9 9 (0.72%) AMQP
10 4 (0.32%) Intranet
11 3 (0.24%) ATM
11 3 (0.24%) VoIP
11 3 (0.24%) WebEx
12 2 (0.16%) Skype
13 1 (0.080%) Broadband
13 1 (0.080%) MQTT
13 1 (0.080%) SMS
13 1 (0.080%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (14.88%) MySQL
2 165 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 164 (13.19%) Relational Database
4 123 (9.90%) Big Data
5 103 (8.29%) RDBMS
6 92 (7.40%) PostgreSQL
7 90 (7.24%) Hadoop
8 74 (5.95%) Apache Hive
9 73 (5.87%) NoSQL
10 62 (4.99%) MongoDB
11 44 (3.54%) Oracle Database
12 37 (2.98%) DB2
13 24 (1.93%) Neo4j
14 20 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.13%) Blockchain
16 13 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (0.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 315 (25.34%) Maven
2 292 (23.49%) Git (software)
3 214 (17.22%) JUnit
4 173 (13.92%) Jenkins
5 166 (13.35%) JIRA
6 139 (11.18%) Bitbucket
7 137 (11.02%) Subversion
8 136 (10.94%) Gradle
9 123 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 109 (8.77%) Selenium
11 63 (5.07%) Eclipse
12 56 (4.51%) Ant
12 56 (4.51%) EasyMock
13 50 (4.02%) git-flow
13 50 (4.02%) Robot Framework
14 45 (3.62%) IntelliJ
15 44 (3.54%) CodeSonar
16 35 (2.82%) Cucumber
17 32 (2.57%) SoapUI
18 31 (2.49%) Mockito
General
1 236 (18.99%) Finance
2 80 (6.44%) Banking
3 50 (4.02%) Advertising
4 39 (3.14%) Retail
5 28 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 20 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.53%) Games
7 19 (1.53%) German Language
8 18 (1.45%) French Language
8 18 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.05%) Automotive
10 13 (1.05%) Law
10 13 (1.05%) Swedish Language
11 7 (0.56%) Marketing
11 7 (0.56%) Publishing
12 6 (0.48%) Back Office
12 6 (0.48%) Military
13 5 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 732 (58.89%) Developer
2 666 (53.58%) Java Developer
3 184 (14.80%) Architect
4 183 (14.72%) Senior Developer
5 177 (14.24%) Software Engineer
6 169 (13.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 167 (13.44%) Java Engineer
8 131 (10.54%) Java Software Engineer
9 100 (8.05%) Lead Developer
10 85 (6.84%) Lead Java Developer
11 61 (4.91%) Cloud Architect
12 60 (4.83%) Java Architect
13 59 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
14 52 (4.18%) Java Software Developer
14 52 (4.18%) Software Developer
15 50 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
16 49 (3.94%) Support Engineer
17 44 (3.54%) Cloud Developer
18 41 (3.30%) Technical Architect
19 40 (3.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 792 (63.72%) Spring
2 411 (33.07%) Hibernate
3 400 (32.18%) HTML
4 369 (29.69%) Web Services
5 354 (28.48%) CSS
6 292 (23.49%) REST
7 251 (20.19%) XML
8 224 (18.02%) SOAP
9 204 (16.41%) J2EE
10 186 (14.96%) Spring Boot
11 182 (14.64%) HTML5
12 166 (13.35%) AngularJS
13 157 (12.63%) Spring MVC
14 149 (11.99%) JSP
15 138 (11.10%) JSF
16 136 (10.94%) EJB
17 132 (10.62%) JPA
18 129 (10.38%) .NET
18 129 (10.38%) Ajax
19 128 (10.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 156 (12.55%) Fintech
3 91 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (6.11%) Cloud Native
5 62 (4.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 58 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
7 52 (4.18%) Wiki
8 47 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.57%) Mobile App
11 31 (2.49%) Blog
12 26 (2.09%) RIA
13 24 (1.93%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.69%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.69%) Replication
15 21 (1.69%) User Experience
16 13 (1.05%) Mainframe
17 12 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 11 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 369 (29.69%) Linux
2 153 (12.31%) Windows
3 123 (9.90%) Unix
4 101 (8.13%) Android
5 85 (6.84%) Apple iOS
6 59 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (4.26%) CentOS
8 48 (3.86%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.37%) openSUSE
10 17 (1.37%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (59.45%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (33.15%) Scrum
3 376 (30.25%) Software Engineering
4 352 (28.32%) TDD
5 276 (22.20%) Microservices
6 258 (20.76%) DevOps
7 199 (16.01%) SOA
8 194 (15.61%) OO
9 193 (15.53%) Open Source
10 188 (15.12%) MVC
11 144 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 141 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
13 119 (9.57%) Kanban
14 114 (9.17%) BDD
15 111 (8.93%) Mentoring
16 106 (8.53%) Web Development
17 102 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
18 101 (8.13%) Unit Testing
19 97 (7.80%) SDLC
20 91 (7.32%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,218 (97.99%) Java
2 560 (45.05%) JavaScript
3 404 (32.50%) SQL
4 223 (17.94%) Python
5 221 (17.78%) Java 8
6 166 (13.35%) C++
7 143 (11.50%) PHP
8 130 (10.46%) C#
9 94 (7.56%) C
10 76 (6.11%) Bash Shell
11 64 (5.15%) PL/SQL
11 64 (5.15%) PowerShell
12 55 (4.42%) Objective-C
13 48 (3.86%) Perl
14 43 (3.46%) Scala
14 43 (3.46%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.74%) Ruby
16 25 (2.01%) Go
16 25 (2.01%) Groovy
17 22 (1.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (19.39%) Degree
2 128 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 80 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (6.44%) DV Cleared
4 63 (5.07%) Master's Degree
5 51 (4.10%) CISSP
6 50 (4.02%) CCNA
6 50 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (4.02%) GIAC
6 50 (4.02%) Linux+ Certification
6 50 (4.02%) MCSE
6 50 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (4.02%) Network+ Certification
6 50 (4.02%) SANS
6 50 (4.02%) SSCP
7 48 (3.86%) CompTIA Security+
8 44 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.05%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.93%) QA
2 9 (0.72%) PMO
3 8 (0.64%) COBIT
4 6 (0.48%) GDPR
5 5 (0.40%) PSD2
6 3 (0.24%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
System Software
1 233 (18.74%) Docker
2 47 (3.78%) vSphere
3 23 (1.85%) GridGain
3 23 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.72%) HDFS
7 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.40%) Varnish
9 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.080%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 141 (11.34%) Puppet
2 107 (8.61%) Kubernetes
3 97 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (6.92%) Ansible
5 84 (6.76%) Salt
6 16 (1.29%) Terraform
7 6 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.24%) Control-M
9 3 (0.24%) Rancher
10 1 (0.080%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.080%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.080%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.080%) Mesos
10 1 (0.080%) MOM
10 1 (0.080%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (27.11%) Oracle
2 136 (10.94%) Red Hat
3 124 (9.98%) IBM
4 91 (7.32%) Google
5 76 (6.11%) Microsoft
6 65 (5.23%) SAP
7 36 (2.90%) hybris
8 34 (2.74%) VMware
9 26 (2.09%) TIBCO
10 25 (2.01%) Adobe
11 17 (1.37%) BEA
12 14 (1.13%) Cloudera
12 14 (1.13%) Cognizant
12 14 (1.13%) Sybase
13 10 (0.80%) Chordiant
14 9 (0.72%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.64%) Dynatrace
16 7 (0.56%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.56%) Splunk
17 6 (0.48%) Rackspace