Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 623 503 356
Rank change year-on-year -120 -147 +22
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 370 818 1,576
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.40% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 298 611 1,251
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -4.76%

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 45,828 58,274 72,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.30% 39.31% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37,680 47,793 61,019
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 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 -123 315 £55,000 -4.35% 58
UK excluding London -62 243 £50,000 +5.26% 51
London -115 120 £62,500 -10.71% 17
South East +7 49 £62,000 +12.73% 5
North of England +71 41 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East of England +48 40 £50,000 -28.57% 5
North West +41 39 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -6 36 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Midlands -2 29 £52,500 +14.75% 11
Wales +10 22 £42,500 -5.56% 7
West Midlands +48 19 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Work from Home +14 17 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Northern Ireland +16 13 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland -9 13 £61,250 +28.95% 4
East Midlands -20 10 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire +44 2 £62,000 -4.62% 3

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 366 (98.92%) Java
2 210 (56.76%) Spring
3 146 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (39.19%) JavaScript
5 129 (34.86%) Hibernate
6 111 (30.00%) SQL
7 106 (28.65%) Software Engineering
8 100 (27.03%) HTML
9 93 (25.14%) AngularJS
10 85 (22.97%) Maven
11 81 (21.89%) CSS
12 80 (21.62%) Web Services
12 80 (21.62%) REST
12 80 (21.62%) Microservices
12 80 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 75 (20.27%) Spring Boot
13 75 (20.27%) JUnit
14 73 (19.73%) Docker
15 72 (19.46%) Oracle
16 71 (19.19%) Scrum
16 71 (19.19%) AWS
17 69 (18.65%) TDD
18 66 (17.84%) DevOps
19 65 (17.57%) Finance
19 65 (17.57%) OO
20 63 (17.03%) Python
21 61 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
22 59 (15.95%) Web Development
22 59 (15.95%) JBoss
22 59 (15.95%) J2EE

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 59 (15.95%) JBoss
2 41 (11.08%) WebSphere
3 40 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 37 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 28 (7.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 26 (7.03%) Confluence
7 21 (5.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (5.14%) CMS
9 18 (4.86%) Apache
9 18 (4.86%) WildFly
10 10 (2.70%) OpenStack
10 10 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.89%) CICS
11 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.35%) Camunda
14 4 (1.08%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.54%) Mule ESB
15 2 (0.54%) SAS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.27%) Documaker
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (19.19%) AWS
2 43 (11.62%) Azure
3 33 (8.92%) OpenShift
4 25 (6.76%) GCP
5 18 (4.86%) PaaS
6 17 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (3.51%) GitHub
8 10 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (2.70%) SaaS
9 6 (1.62%) IaaS
10 5 (1.35%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.27%) Apigee
13 1 (0.27%) Boomi
13 1 (0.27%) Datadog
13 1 (0.27%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.49%) HTTP
2 8 (2.16%) Wireshark
3 5 (1.35%) Broadband
3 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.27%) NoSQL
1 38 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (9.73%) MySQL
3 35 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.32%) DB2
6 15 (4.05%) Big Data
6 15 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 14 (3.78%) Jackrabbit
8 11 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.89%) Ingres
11 6 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.27%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (22.97%) Maven
2 80 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 75 (20.27%) JUnit
4 59 (15.95%) Jenkins
5 55 (14.86%) JIRA
6 27 (7.30%) Eclipse
7 24 (6.49%) Subversion
8 23 (6.22%) Bitbucket
9 22 (5.95%) Cucumber
10 20 (5.41%) Gradle
11 19 (5.14%) IntelliJ
12 15 (4.05%) Selenium
13 14 (3.78%) Mockito
14 12 (3.24%) SonarQube
14 12 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (2.97%) Ant
15 11 (2.97%) git-flow
16 10 (2.70%) TeamCity
17 9 (2.43%) Artifactory
18 8 (2.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 65 (17.57%) Finance
2 40 (10.81%) Banking
3 28 (7.57%) Retail
4 19 (5.14%) Advertising
5 13 (3.51%) Military
6 11 (2.97%) Automotive
7 10 (2.70%) Marketing
8 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.89%) Games
10 5 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.35%) Electronics
11 4 (1.08%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.81%) Legal
13 2 (0.54%) Back Office
13 2 (0.54%) French Language
13 2 (0.54%) German Language
13 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 229 (61.89%) Developer
2 190 (51.35%) Java Developer
3 81 (21.89%) Senior Developer
4 63 (17.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (14.32%) Software Engineer
6 38 (10.27%) Java Engineer
7 31 (8.38%) Software Developer
8 22 (5.95%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Architect
10 17 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (3.78%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.24%) Lead Java Developer
13 11 (2.97%) Angular Developer
13 11 (2.97%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (2.97%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (2.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
14 10 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Backend Developer
16 7 (1.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (56.76%) Spring
2 129 (34.86%) Hibernate
3 100 (27.03%) HTML
4 93 (25.14%) AngularJS
5 81 (21.89%) CSS
6 80 (21.62%) REST
6 80 (21.62%) Web Services
7 75 (20.27%) Spring Boot
8 59 (15.95%) J2EE
8 59 (15.95%) RESTful
9 53 (14.32%) JPA
10 49 (13.24%) SOAP
11 43 (11.62%) jQuery
12 42 (11.35%) Node.js
13 41 (11.08%) JSF
14 40 (10.81%) React
15 37 (10.00%) JSP
16 33 (8.92%) Servlets
16 33 (8.92%) XML
17 27 (7.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.59%) Public Cloud
4 16 (4.32%) Cloud Native
5 14 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.24%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.97%) IVR
7 11 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.16%) User Experience
9 7 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.08%) PKI
11 4 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.08%) Wiki
12 3 (0.81%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.16%) Linux
2 34 (9.19%) Unix
3 18 (4.86%) Windows
4 15 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.89%) Android
5 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.08%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.65%) Software Engineering
3 80 (21.62%) Microservices
4 71 (19.19%) Scrum
5 69 (18.65%) TDD
6 66 (17.84%) DevOps
7 65 (17.57%) OO
8 61 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (15.95%) Web Development
10 58 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (13.78%) BDD
12 40 (10.81%) Multithreading
13 37 (10.00%) MVC
13 37 (10.00%) SDLC
14 36 (9.73%) Kanban
14 36 (9.73%) SOA
15 33 (8.92%) Unit Testing
16 32 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (7.84%) Migration
17 29 (7.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 366 (98.92%) Java
2 145 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 111 (30.00%) SQL
4 63 (17.03%) Python
5 56 (15.14%) Java 8
6 49 (13.24%) C#
7 43 (11.62%) C++
8 42 (11.35%) C
9 23 (6.22%) Go
10 22 (5.95%) Ruby
11 18 (4.86%) Bash Shell
11 18 (4.86%) Groovy
12 16 (4.32%) Scala
13 13 (3.51%) Apple Swift
13 13 (3.51%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.51%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.97%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.70%) Java 9
15 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.92%) Degree
3 22 (5.95%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.35%) HND
7 4 (1.08%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 3 (0.81%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.05%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) SEPA
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (19.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (12.97%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.59%) Ansible
3 3 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.54%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.54%) logstash
5 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.27%) Consul
5 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (19.46%) Oracle
2 28 (7.57%) Adobe
3 27 (7.30%) Red Hat
4 26 (7.03%) Google
5 22 (5.95%) IBM
6 18 (4.86%) MuleSoft
7 15 (4.05%) SAP
8 11 (2.97%) Veracode
9 8 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.89%) Sybase
11 4 (1.08%) Compuware
11 4 (1.08%) Guidewire
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.81%) Perforce
13 2 (0.54%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.54%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.54%) Talend
14 1 (0.27%) WorldPay
14 1 (0.27%) WSO2