Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 555 645 462
Rank change year-on-year +90 -183 -99
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 224 415 962
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.85% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 212 321 733
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £99,513 £75,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 27,957 48,770 59,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.68% 38.82% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23,652 40,406 49,521
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java EE.

Salary trend for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java EE over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Top 14 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 28 January 2021. 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 +113 211 £65,000 +18.18% 39
UK excluding London +26 115 £60,000 +20.00% 24
London +208 100 £83,750 +24.07% 17
Work from Home -49 34 £57,500 - 5
South East +113 30 £63,750 +3.66% 2
Midlands +64 22 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North of England +64 21 £67,500 +35.00% 8
South West +30 21 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +55 18 £51,250 -2.38% 4
North West +50 17 £67,500 +50.00% 7
East of England +54 14 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Scotland +35 7 £54,000 +8.00% 1
East Midlands +55 4 £72,500 +38.10%
Yorkshire +50 4 £37,500 -40.71% 1

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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.

1 223 (99.55%) Java
2 148 (66.07%) Spring
3 107 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (45.54%) AWS
5 94 (41.96%) JavaScript
6 89 (39.73%) Spring Boot
7 85 (37.95%) Microservices
8 79 (35.27%) Hibernate
9 76 (33.93%) Kubernetes
10 70 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 70 (31.25%) Software Engineering
11 68 (30.36%) Docker
12 67 (29.91%) Azure
13 64 (28.57%) JPA
14 61 (27.23%) Finance
14 61 (27.23%) SQL
14 61 (27.23%) IBM
15 58 (25.89%) Scrum
16 56 (25.00%) J2EE
17 54 (24.11%) REST
18 50 (22.32%) Java 8
19 49 (21.88%) Git (software)
20 45 (20.09%) NoSQL
21 43 (19.20%) DevOps
21 43 (19.20%) TDD
22 41 (18.30%) Oracle
23 40 (17.86%) Web Services
23 40 (17.86%) Linux
23 40 (17.86%) JIRA
24 39 (17.41%) SAP

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 35 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 28 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 26 (11.61%) Confluence
4 24 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (9.82%) WebLogic
6 21 (9.38%) JBoss
7 16 (7.14%) Mule
7 16 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (7.14%) Red Hat Fuse
8 13 (5.80%) Mule ESB
9 7 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (3.13%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.68%) CMS
11 4 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.89%) Apache
13 2 (0.89%) Apache TomEE
14 1 (0.45%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.45%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.23%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 102 (45.54%) AWS
2 67 (29.91%) Azure
3 32 (14.29%) GCP
4 26 (11.61%) PaaS
5 24 (10.71%) IBM Cloud
5 24 (10.71%) OpenShift
6 15 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (5.36%) Boomi
8 11 (4.91%) GitHub
8 11 (4.91%) SaaS
9 10 (4.46%) Amazon EKS
10 8 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.34%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 3 (1.34%) Serverless
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.89%) Apigee
12 2 (0.89%) IaaS
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (0.89%) BIG-IP
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
2 2 (0.89%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.09%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (8.93%) DB2
4 19 (8.48%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.46%) MySQL
9 9 (4.02%) Blockchain
9 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.79%) Big Data
11 2 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.89%) ArangoDB
11 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.45%) Flink
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 40 (17.86%) JIRA
3 38 (16.96%) JUnit
4 37 (16.52%) Jenkins
5 32 (14.29%) Maven
6 16 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (7.14%) Mockito
7 15 (6.70%) IntelliJ
8 11 (4.91%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.02%) Ant
10 8 (3.57%) Artifactory
10 8 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (3.57%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.13%) Apache Archiva
11 7 (3.13%) GitLab
11 7 (3.13%) Selenium
12 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.23%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.79%) Mocha
13 4 (1.79%) Protractor
General
1 61 (27.23%) Finance
2 26 (11.61%) Marketing
2 26 (11.61%) Public Sector
3 18 (8.04%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.70%) Electronics
6 5 (2.23%) Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Games
8 3 (1.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (51.79%) Developer
2 100 (44.64%) Java Developer
3 39 (17.41%) Architect
4 29 (12.95%) Java Architect
5 28 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 26 (11.61%) Senior Developer
7 25 (11.16%) Cloud Architect
8 23 (10.27%) Lead Developer
9 20 (8.93%) Lead Java Developer
10 19 (8.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 14 (6.25%) Development Manager
12 14 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
13 13 (5.80%) AWS Architect
13 13 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
13 13 (5.80%) DevOps Architect
13 13 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (5.80%) Java Development Manager
13 13 (5.80%) Java Technical Architect
13 13 (5.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (66.07%) Spring
2 89 (39.73%) Spring Boot
3 79 (35.27%) Hibernate
4 70 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 64 (28.57%) JPA
6 56 (25.00%) J2EE
7 54 (24.11%) REST
8 40 (17.86%) Web Services
9 38 (16.96%) SOAP
10 37 (16.52%) React
11 34 (15.18%) CSS
11 34 (15.18%) HTML
12 33 (14.73%) Node.js
13 28 (12.50%) Spring Cloud
14 25 (11.16%) Apache Camel
14 25 (11.16%) JSON
15 24 (10.71%) RESTful
16 22 (9.82%) Kafka
17 20 (8.93%) JMS
17 20 (8.93%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Cloud Native
2 24 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (9.38%) Blog
4 17 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (6.25%) Public Cloud
6 13 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.68%) SWIFT
9 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.79%) Online Games
11 4 (1.79%) Social Media
12 3 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.89%) DataPower
13 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.89%) PKI
13 2 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.86%) Linux
2 11 (4.91%) Unix
3 10 (4.46%) Android
4 9 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.95%) Microservices
3 70 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 58 (25.89%) Scrum
5 43 (19.20%) DevOps
5 43 (19.20%) TDD
6 32 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 30 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (11.16%) BDD
9 24 (10.71%) Fintech
9 24 (10.71%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 23 (10.27%) Kanban
10 23 (10.27%) MVC
10 23 (10.27%) SOA
10 23 (10.27%) Thought Leadership
11 22 (9.82%) Re-Platforming
12 19 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (7.59%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.14%) Decision-Making
14 16 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (99.55%) Java
2 94 (41.96%) JavaScript
3 61 (27.23%) SQL
4 50 (22.32%) Java 8
5 39 (17.41%) Python
6 19 (8.48%) C#
6 19 (8.48%) TypeScript
7 17 (7.59%) Perl
8 10 (4.46%) C
9 9 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.68%) Ruby
12 4 (1.79%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.34%) C++
14 1 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.46%) Degree
4 8 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (30.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (33.93%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.36%) Terraform
4 11 (4.91%) Ansible
5 6 (2.68%) Puppet
6 3 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.45%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Rancher
8 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (27.23%) IBM
2 41 (18.30%) Oracle
3 39 (17.41%) SAP
4 27 (12.05%) Google
4 27 (12.05%) Red Hat
5 19 (8.48%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.80%) MuleSoft
7 12 (5.36%) Dell
8 9 (4.02%) Atlassian
8 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.23%) Adobe
11 3 (1.34%) Talend
12 2 (0.89%) CA
12 2 (0.89%) Citrix
12 2 (0.89%) F5
12 2 (0.89%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.45%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.45%) webMethods