Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 510 343 370
Rank change year-on-year -167 +27 -48
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 791 1,597 1,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.90% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.21% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 577 1,223 1,107
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 57,806 72,156 68,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 40.70% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47,228 60,907 58,962
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -176 702 £57,500 +4.55% 54
UK excluding London -119 436 £48,500 -3.00% 36
London -140 335 £70,000 +12.00% 22
South East -104 111 £55,250 +16.32% 6
South West +1 84 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Midlands +26 79 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East Midlands +40 56 £46,500 -7.00% 2
East of England -17 54 £61,250 +16.67% 5
Scotland +20 50 £45,000 -14.29% 2
North of England -56 38 £45,000 -10.00% 8
North West -43 32 £45,000 -14.29% 5
West Midlands +5 23 £48,500 +7.78% 5
Northern Ireland -11 15 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +4 6 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Wales +5 5 £43,750 +9.38%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 760 (96.08%) Java
2 464 (58.66%) Spring
3 460 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
4 340 (42.98%) JavaScript
5 277 (35.02%) HTML
6 263 (33.25%) Hibernate
7 246 (31.10%) Maven
8 230 (29.08%) SQL
9 210 (26.55%) Oracle
10 209 (26.42%) REST
11 204 (25.79%) TDD
12 202 (25.54%) Linux
13 194 (24.53%) CSS
14 192 (24.27%) Jenkins
15 188 (23.77%) Software Engineering
16 185 (23.39%) Scrum
17 179 (22.63%) J2EE
18 176 (22.25%) Docker
19 171 (21.62%) Microservices
20 163 (20.61%) OO
21 159 (20.10%) Git (software)
22 156 (19.72%) Web Services
23 155 (19.60%) AngularJS
24 148 (18.71%) XML
24 148 (18.71%) Finance
25 146 (18.46%) DevOps
26 141 (17.83%) Degree
27 133 (16.81%) JIRA
27 133 (16.81%) JUnit
28 130 (16.43%) Spring Boot

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
1 120 (15.17%) WebSphere
2 117 (14.79%) Tomcat
3 102 (12.90%) JBoss
4 94 (11.88%) Apache
5 81 (10.24%) WebLogic
6 76 (9.61%) Confluence
7 37 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (4.30%) GlassFish
9 27 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 24 (3.03%) Apache Spark
12 19 (2.40%) WordPress
13 18 (2.28%) GeoServer
13 18 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.90%) IIS
14 15 (1.90%) WildFly
15 14 (1.77%) Apache Geronimo
16 12 (1.52%) Apache Pig
17 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (1.64%) Weka
2 11 (1.39%) Maple
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Fredhopper
1 5 (0.63%) Magento
1 5 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 127 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.44%) OpenShift
4 42 (5.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (4.68%) PaaS
6 30 (3.79%) SaaS
7 22 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
8 19 (2.40%) Serverless
9 17 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.64%) Apigee
11 11 (1.39%) GitHub
12 6 (0.76%) Boomi
13 5 (0.63%) Algolia
14 3 (0.38%) npm
14 3 (0.38%) Slack
15 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.25%) IaaS
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.32%) HTTP
2 18 (2.28%) Internet
3 7 (0.88%) Broadband
4 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.63%) SSL
6 4 (0.51%) AMQP
7 3 (0.38%) FTP
7 3 (0.38%) WebEx
8 2 (0.25%) Firewall
8 2 (0.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.13%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.88%) Relational Database
2 90 (11.38%) MySQL
3 88 (11.13%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (10.75%) NoSQL
5 83 (10.49%) SQL Server
6 61 (7.71%) Hadoop
7 55 (6.95%) RDBMS
8 53 (6.70%) Big Data
8 53 (6.70%) MongoDB
9 24 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 24 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 22 (2.78%) Neo4j
11 16 (2.02%) GIS
12 15 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.64%) CouchDB
13 13 (1.64%) Mahout
13 13 (1.64%) Sqoop
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.88%) DB2
16 5 (0.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 246 (31.10%) Maven
2 192 (24.27%) Jenkins
3 159 (20.10%) Git (software)
4 133 (16.81%) JIRA
4 133 (16.81%) JUnit
5 123 (15.55%) Gradle
6 81 (10.24%) Bitbucket
7 73 (9.23%) Subversion
8 52 (6.57%) Selenium
9 50 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (5.31%) Bitbucket Server
11 40 (5.06%) Mockito
12 35 (4.42%) EasyMock
13 33 (4.17%) Cucumber
14 30 (3.79%) Eclipse
15 26 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 23 (2.91%) Ant
17 19 (2.40%) JMeter
17 19 (2.40%) Log4j
17 19 (2.40%) TestNG
General
1 148 (18.71%) Finance
2 64 (8.09%) Banking
3 25 (3.16%) Retail
4 17 (2.15%) Games
5 15 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.26%) Publishing
8 9 (1.14%) Law
9 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.01%) Marketing
10 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.51%) German Language
11 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 3 (0.38%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 511 (64.60%) Developer
2 446 (56.38%) Java Developer
3 127 (16.06%) Senior Developer
4 104 (13.15%) Java Engineer
5 98 (12.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 97 (12.26%) Software Engineer
7 53 (6.70%) Software Developer
8 45 (5.69%) Java Software Engineer
9 44 (5.56%) Architect
10 41 (5.18%) Lead Developer
11 36 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
12 35 (4.42%) Agile Developer
12 35 (4.42%) Agile Java Developer
13 34 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
14 28 (3.54%) Consultant
15 25 (3.16%) Java Web Developer
15 25 (3.16%) Web Developer
16 24 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
17 20 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
18 19 (2.40%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (58.66%) Spring
2 277 (35.02%) HTML
3 263 (33.25%) Hibernate
4 209 (26.42%) REST
5 194 (24.53%) CSS
6 179 (22.63%) J2EE
7 156 (19.72%) Web Services
8 155 (19.60%) AngularJS
9 148 (18.71%) XML
10 130 (16.43%) Spring Boot
11 125 (15.80%) RESTful
12 122 (15.42%) SOAP
13 120 (15.17%) JSF
14 110 (13.91%) JPA
15 108 (13.65%) JMS
16 93 (11.76%) JSP
17 86 (10.87%) EJB
18 76 (9.61%) JSON
19 75 (9.48%) React
20 70 (8.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (4.68%) Wiki
4 34 (4.30%) Fintech
5 28 (3.54%) Cloud Native
6 24 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.53%) User Experience
9 15 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.77%) Blog
10 14 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.77%) RIA
11 9 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.01%) PKI
13 7 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.63%) Tandem
16 4 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 202 (25.54%) Linux
2 68 (8.60%) Windows
3 59 (7.46%) Android
4 49 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (5.69%) CentOS
6 38 (4.80%) Apple iOS
7 33 (4.17%) Unix
8 20 (2.53%) Ubuntu
9 19 (2.40%) openSUSE
10 13 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (25.79%) TDD
3 188 (23.77%) Software Engineering
4 185 (23.39%) Scrum
5 171 (21.62%) Microservices
6 163 (20.61%) OO
7 146 (18.46%) DevOps
8 100 (12.64%) Computer Science
9 97 (12.26%) MVC
9 97 (12.26%) Open Source
10 87 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (10.75%) Test Automation
12 77 (9.73%) SDLC
13 70 (8.85%) Web Development
14 61 (7.71%) BDD
15 58 (7.33%) Mentoring
16 57 (7.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 54 (6.83%) OOD
18 47 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
18 47 (5.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 760 (96.08%) Java
2 340 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 230 (29.08%) SQL
4 123 (15.55%) Python
5 110 (13.91%) Java 8
6 102 (12.90%) C++
7 76 (9.61%) C#
8 58 (7.33%) C
9 32 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 31 (3.92%) PHP
11 30 (3.79%) Perl
12 26 (3.29%) Ruby
13 20 (2.53%) Go
13 20 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.28%) Scala
15 17 (2.15%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.15%) XPath
16 15 (1.90%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 141 (17.83%) Degree
2 106 (13.40%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (4.93%) SC Cleared
5 29 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.15%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.25%) CCNA
7 2 (0.25%) CEH
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CISSP
7 2 (0.25%) GIAC
7 2 (0.25%) HND
7 2 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.25%) MCSE
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.25%) SANS
7 2 (0.25%) SSCP
7 2 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.94%) QA
2 11 (1.39%) GDPR
3 8 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) PSD2
5 1 (0.13%) SEPA
5 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 176 (22.25%) Docker
2 15 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.64%) HDFS
4 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.38%) etcd
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 92 (11.63%) Ansible
2 85 (10.75%) Puppet
3 75 (9.48%) Kubernetes
4 72 (9.10%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (4.68%) Salt
6 8 (1.01%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.51%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.51%) QRadar
7 4 (0.51%) rkt
7 4 (0.51%) Terraform
7 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.38%) Consul
8 3 (0.38%) Grafana
8 3 (0.38%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.38%) Packer
8 3 (0.38%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 210 (26.55%) Oracle
2 73 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 60 (7.59%) IBM
4 45 (5.69%) Google
5 33 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 28 (3.54%) SAP
7 26 (3.29%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.02%) Adobe
8 16 (2.02%) VMware
9 15 (1.90%) MuleSoft
10 14 (1.77%) Tableau
10 14 (1.77%) Terracotta
11 13 (1.64%) Alteryx
12 7 (0.88%) IBM Sterling
13 6 (0.76%) Civica
13 6 (0.76%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.76%) Dell
13 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.76%) webMethods