Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 636 457 367
Rank change year-on-year -179 -90 +29
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 416 975 1,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.62% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 318 705 1,180
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 48,835 60,079 70,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.57% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40,111 49,168 59,356
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 January 2020.

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 January 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 -179 364 £55,000 -8.33% 80
UK excluding London -88 310 £50,000 +5.26% 69
London -171 100 £67,500 -3.57% 24
South East +21 65 £63,500 +36.56% 12
South West -21 61 £45,000 -5.26% 11
East of England +38 56 £47,500 -22.45% 7
North of England +55 44 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North West +47 43 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Midlands -29 38 £52,500 +16.67% 11
West Midlands -2 25 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Wales +6 21 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Northern Ireland +10 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland -37 12 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East Midlands -20 10 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire +26 1 £50,000 -9.09% 4

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 413 (99.28%) Java
2 239 (57.45%) Spring
3 185 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (43.51%) JavaScript
5 151 (36.30%) Hibernate
6 135 (32.45%) SQL
7 112 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 103 (24.76%) HTML
9 102 (24.52%) AngularJS
10 96 (23.08%) Scrum
11 95 (22.84%) Maven
11 95 (22.84%) Web Services
12 93 (22.36%) Spring Boot
13 91 (21.88%) JUnit
14 88 (21.15%) REST
15 86 (20.67%) DevOps
16 85 (20.43%) Git (software)
17 83 (19.95%) CSS
18 81 (19.47%) Python
19 79 (18.99%) Microservices
20 78 (18.75%) Oracle
20 78 (18.75%) C++
20 78 (18.75%) TDD
21 76 (18.27%) Web Development
21 76 (18.27%) OO
22 75 (18.03%) J2EE
22 75 (18.03%) RESTful
23 74 (17.79%) Jenkins
23 74 (17.79%) Finance
24 73 (17.55%) Linux

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 61 (14.66%) JBoss
2 38 (9.13%) Confluence
3 37 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 32 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 30 (7.21%) Tomcat
6 29 (6.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 27 (6.49%) Apache
8 19 (4.57%) CMS
9 15 (3.61%) OpenStack
9 15 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (2.88%) WildFly
11 10 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (1.68%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.44%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (0.72%) Camunda
16 3 (0.72%) CICS
16 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.96%) Documaker
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.63%) AWS
2 28 (6.73%) Azure
3 20 (4.81%) GCP
4 17 (4.09%) OpenShift
5 16 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
6 15 (3.61%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (2.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (2.40%) PaaS
8 9 (2.16%) SaaS
9 8 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.92%) IaaS
10 7 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.20%) GitHub
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.05%) HTTP
2 11 (2.64%) Wireshark
3 9 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.87%) MySQL
2 42 (10.10%) NoSQL
3 36 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (5.05%) Hadoop
7 20 (4.81%) SQL Server
8 19 (4.57%) Big Data
9 14 (3.37%) Jackrabbit
10 12 (2.88%) DB2
11 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.44%) Ingres
13 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.96%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
15 2 (0.48%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (22.84%) Maven
2 91 (21.88%) JUnit
3 85 (20.43%) Git (software)
4 74 (17.79%) Jenkins
5 63 (15.14%) JIRA
6 42 (10.10%) Subversion
7 41 (9.86%) Cucumber
8 38 (9.13%) Bitbucket
9 37 (8.89%) Gradle
10 25 (6.01%) Selenium
11 24 (5.77%) Eclipse
12 19 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.57%) Bitbucket Server
13 15 (3.61%) IntelliJ
13 15 (3.61%) Mockito
14 14 (3.37%) Ant
15 12 (2.88%) EasyMock
15 12 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (2.88%) TeamCity
16 11 (2.64%) Fiddler
General
1 74 (17.79%) Finance
2 32 (7.69%) Retail
3 24 (5.77%) Automotive
4 23 (5.53%) Banking
5 21 (5.05%) Military
6 13 (3.13%) Advertising
6 13 (3.13%) Electronics
7 11 (2.64%) Games
7 11 (2.64%) Marketing
8 9 (2.16%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.92%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.96%) Billing
12 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (63.94%) Developer
2 232 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 98 (23.56%) Senior Developer
4 78 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 73 (17.55%) Software Engineer
6 44 (10.58%) Java Engineer
7 38 (9.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 37 (8.89%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (4.33%) Lead Developer
11 16 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (3.13%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (3.13%) PHP Software Engineer
13 12 (2.88%) Angular Developer
13 12 (2.88%) Architect
14 10 (2.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (2.40%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
14 10 (2.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 9 (2.16%) Junior
15 9 (2.16%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (57.45%) Spring
2 151 (36.30%) Hibernate
3 103 (24.76%) HTML
4 102 (24.52%) AngularJS
5 95 (22.84%) Web Services
6 93 (22.36%) Spring Boot
7 88 (21.15%) REST
8 83 (19.95%) CSS
9 75 (18.03%) J2EE
9 75 (18.03%) RESTful
10 66 (15.87%) React
11 60 (14.42%) JSF
12 59 (14.18%) JPA
13 52 (12.50%) SOAP
14 51 (12.26%) jQuery
15 48 (11.54%) JSP
16 45 (10.82%) XML
17 40 (9.62%) JSON
18 36 (8.65%) Node.js
19 34 (8.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (4.57%) Wiki
3 14 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.37%) Public Cloud
4 12 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.88%) User Experience
5 10 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.68%) Cybercrime
7 7 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.68%) RIA
8 6 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.48%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.55%) Linux
2 33 (7.93%) Unix
3 32 (7.69%) Windows
4 22 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.05%) CentOS
6 13 (3.13%) Android
6 13 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 96 (23.08%) Scrum
4 86 (20.67%) DevOps
5 79 (18.99%) Microservices
6 78 (18.75%) TDD
7 76 (18.27%) OO
7 76 (18.27%) Web Development
8 72 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (13.46%) BDD
10 49 (11.78%) Test Automation
11 43 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (9.38%) SDLC
13 38 (9.13%) MVC
14 33 (7.93%) Unit Testing
15 32 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 30 (7.21%) Computer Science
16 30 (7.21%) OOD
16 30 (7.21%) SOA
17 28 (6.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 413 (99.28%) Java
2 181 (43.51%) JavaScript
3 135 (32.45%) SQL
4 81 (19.47%) Python
5 78 (18.75%) C++
6 61 (14.66%) Java 8
7 60 (14.42%) C
8 44 (10.58%) C#
9 20 (4.81%) Go
9 20 (4.81%) Ruby
10 18 (4.33%) Apple Swift
10 18 (4.33%) Objective-C
11 17 (4.09%) Groovy
12 15 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.61%) PHP
13 14 (3.37%) Scala
14 13 (3.13%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.92%) Fortran
16 8 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.62%) Degree
3 22 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (4.57%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.40%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 4 (0.96%) HND
8 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.33%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) GDPR
3 3 (0.72%) SEPA
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (17.31%) Docker
2 4 (0.96%) vCloud
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.21%) Ansible
3 5 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.96%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 78 (18.75%) Oracle
2 33 (7.93%) Red Hat
3 29 (6.97%) Adobe
4 21 (5.05%) IBM
5 16 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 10 (2.40%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.16%) Google
7 9 (2.16%) SAP
8 7 (1.68%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.96%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.96%) Sybase
9 4 (0.96%) VMware
9 4 (0.96%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.72%) Kony
10 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.48%) Compuware
11 2 (0.48%) Plumtree
12 1 (0.24%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.24%) ATG