Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 584 397
Rank change year-on-year -7 -187 -18
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 188 627 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.17% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 155 496 992
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,375 £36,750
90th Percentile £86,000 £85,000 £79,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 25,762 53,404 68,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.46% 37.56% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,336 43,983 56,561
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +6 163 £57,500 - 29
UK excluding London +56 118 £52,500 +0.96% 22
London +64 69 £63,750 -7.27% 9
South West +55 24 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North of England +149 22 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands +93 21 £47,500 -2.06% 6
South East +96 20 £57,500 -4.17% 2
North West +113 19 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +92 18 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Scotland +80 18 £55,000 +26.44% 1
Work from Home +68 18 £55,000 -1.35% 4
Wales +31 7 £45,000 -
East of England +83 6 £47,500 -13.64%
East Midlands +58 3 £47,500 +2.15% 1
Yorkshire +131 2 £57,000 +14.00% 2
North East - 1 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 181 (96.28%) Java
2 111 (59.04%) Spring
3 109 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (39.36%) Software Engineering
5 73 (38.83%) Docker
6 58 (30.85%) AWS
7 56 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 55 (29.26%) Spring Boot
9 54 (28.72%) REST
10 50 (26.60%) Microservices
10 50 (26.60%) Oracle
11 49 (26.06%) SQL
12 47 (25.00%) Maven
12 47 (25.00%) Kubernetes
12 47 (25.00%) DevOps
13 46 (24.47%) HTML
13 46 (24.47%) Hibernate
14 43 (22.87%) TDD
15 42 (22.34%) Scrum
15 42 (22.34%) JUnit
16 40 (21.28%) J2EE
16 40 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (20.21%) AngularJS
18 37 (19.68%) Azure
18 37 (19.68%) Git (software)
18 37 (19.68%) Web Services
19 36 (19.15%) CSS
20 35 (18.62%) SOAP
20 35 (18.62%) Jenkins
21 34 (18.09%) Security Cleared

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 33 (17.55%) WebSphere
2 24 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 21 (11.17%) JBoss
4 17 (9.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (9.04%) Confluence
4 17 (9.04%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.19%) Apache
6 6 (3.19%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.13%) WildFly
8 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.06%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.06%) CICS
9 2 (1.06%) CMS
9 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.06%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) Mule
9 2 (1.06%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 58 (30.85%) AWS
2 37 (19.68%) Azure
3 23 (12.23%) OpenShift
4 21 (11.17%) GCP
5 19 (10.11%) PaaS
6 17 (9.04%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (6.91%) GitHub
8 11 (5.85%) SaaS
9 8 (4.26%) Boomi
10 5 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.13%) Serverless
12 3 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.60%) IaaS
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.53%) Apigee
13 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.53%) Datadog
13 1 (0.53%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) HTTP
2 4 (2.13%) Broadband
2 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) AMQP
4 2 (1.06%) Skype
4 2 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.79%) MySQL
7 8 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.19%) Big Data
8 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.13%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.60%) DB2
11 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.06%) ArangoDB
11 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.06%) Hazelcast
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) Aerospike
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 47 (25.00%) Maven
2 42 (22.34%) JUnit
3 37 (19.68%) Git (software)
4 35 (18.62%) Jenkins
5 23 (12.23%) JIRA
6 17 (9.04%) Cucumber
7 15 (7.98%) Bitbucket
8 14 (7.45%) Mockito
9 12 (6.38%) Selenium
9 12 (6.38%) SonarQube
9 12 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (5.32%) Subversion
11 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.26%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.72%) jMock
12 7 (3.72%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.19%) Ant
13 6 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.19%) Gradle
13 6 (3.19%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (11.70%) Banking
2 19 (10.11%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 5 (2.66%) Advertising
4 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (50.53%) Developer
2 78 (41.49%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.68%) Software Engineer
4 36 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 34 (18.09%) Java Engineer
6 28 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (13.30%) Architect
8 17 (9.04%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (9.04%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (5.32%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Java Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) AWS Architect
11 9 (4.79%) DevOps Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Java Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Java Technical Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.72%) C# Software Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (59.04%) Spring
2 55 (29.26%) Spring Boot
3 54 (28.72%) REST
4 46 (24.47%) Hibernate
4 46 (24.47%) HTML
5 40 (21.28%) J2EE
6 38 (20.21%) AngularJS
7 37 (19.68%) Web Services
8 36 (19.15%) CSS
9 35 (18.62%) SOAP
10 33 (17.55%) RESTful
11 28 (14.89%) Node.js
12 25 (13.30%) React
13 20 (10.64%) JPA
14 16 (8.51%) .NET
14 16 (8.51%) Spring Cloud
15 14 (7.45%) JMS
15 14 (7.45%) JSF
15 14 (7.45%) XML
16 13 (6.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Cloud Native
2 13 (6.91%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.26%) IVR
4 6 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) Wiki
8 2 (1.06%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.06%) Life Science
8 2 (1.06%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.30%) Linux
2 17 (9.04%) Unix
3 5 (2.66%) Android
3 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.13%) Windows
5 3 (1.60%) CentOS
6 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) AIX
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (39.36%) Software Engineering
3 50 (26.60%) Microservices
4 47 (25.00%) DevOps
5 43 (22.87%) TDD
6 42 (22.34%) Scrum
7 40 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (14.89%) MVC
8 28 (14.89%) OO
8 28 (14.89%) SOA
9 26 (13.83%) Kanban
10 25 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (12.77%) Multithreading
12 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (10.64%) Test Automation
14 19 (10.11%) Fintech
15 18 (9.57%) BDD
16 17 (9.04%) Multithreaded Programming
17 15 (7.98%) Domain-Driven Design
18 13 (6.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (96.28%) Java
2 56 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 49 (26.06%) SQL
4 30 (15.96%) Python
5 25 (13.30%) Java 8
6 24 (12.77%) C#
7 17 (9.04%) C
7 17 (9.04%) TypeScript
8 13 (6.91%) C++
9 7 (3.72%) Ruby
10 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.13%) Go
12 4 (2.13%) PHP
12 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.60%) Java 9
13 3 (1.60%) Perl
14 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.06%) JCL
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.38%) Degree
5 4 (2.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
System Software
1 73 (38.83%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.26%) Ansible
4 5 (2.66%) Terraform
5 4 (2.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 3 (1.60%) Puppet
7 2 (1.06%) CloudHub
7 2 (1.06%) logstash
8 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.53%) Consul
8 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Salt
8 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (26.60%) Oracle
2 21 (11.17%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.64%) Google
3 20 (10.64%) IBM
3 20 (10.64%) SAP
4 13 (6.91%) MuleSoft
5 9 (4.79%) Talend
6 8 (4.26%) Dell
6 8 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 8 (4.26%) Veracode
6 8 (4.26%) webMethods
7 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.13%) CyberArk
8 4 (2.13%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.13%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.13%) Perforce
8 4 (2.13%) VMware
9 3 (1.60%) hybris
9 3 (1.60%) Solace