Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 524 599 417
Rank change year-on-year +75 -182 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 166 533 1,235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.04% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 152 419 911
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,625 £37,200 £36,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.58% +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 21,443 51,356 65,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.79% 37.54% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,297 42,205 54,513
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +108 156 £60,000 +4.35% 38
UK excluding London +78 96 £57,500 +10.58% 30
London +164 66 £70,000 - 15
South East +148 27 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Midlands +109 21 £47,500 -7.77% 5
Work from Home +38 20 £57,500 +35.29% 8
South West +58 19 £52,500 +16.67% 2
West Midlands +93 18 £42,500 -17.48% 5
East of England +100 14 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North of England +131 9 £57,500 +27.78% 8
North West +87 7 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Scotland +61 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +87 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +122 2 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Wales +32 1 £35,000 -22.22% 5

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 165 (99.40%) Java
2 108 (65.06%) Spring
3 88 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (39.76%) AWS
5 65 (39.16%) JavaScript
6 63 (37.95%) Docker
6 63 (37.95%) Spring Boot
7 62 (37.35%) Microservices
7 62 (37.35%) Software Engineering
8 58 (34.94%) Kubernetes
9 54 (32.53%) SQL
10 49 (29.52%) Azure
11 47 (28.31%) Hibernate
12 46 (27.71%) REST
12 46 (27.71%) AngularJS
13 45 (27.11%) J2EE
14 42 (25.30%) Java 8
15 38 (22.89%) JUnit
15 38 (22.89%) Scrum
16 37 (22.29%) WebSphere
17 36 (21.69%) TDD
18 35 (21.08%) Security Cleared
19 34 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (20.48%) CSS
19 34 (20.48%) Oracle
20 33 (19.88%) HTML
20 33 (19.88%) IBM
21 32 (19.28%) Jenkins
22 30 (18.07%) DevOps
22 30 (18.07%) JPA

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 37 (22.29%) WebSphere
2 25 (15.06%) Tomcat
3 23 (13.86%) WebLogic
4 17 (10.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (9.64%) Confluence
6 14 (8.43%) JBoss
7 10 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (5.42%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.01%) Apache
9 5 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.81%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.81%) CMS
10 3 (1.81%) Mule
10 3 (1.81%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (1.20%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (3.01%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.41%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.76%) AWS
2 49 (29.52%) Azure
3 20 (12.05%) GCP
4 18 (10.84%) OpenShift
5 17 (10.24%) IBM Cloud
5 17 (10.24%) PaaS
6 8 (4.82%) SaaS
7 7 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (4.22%) GitHub
8 6 (3.61%) Serverless
9 5 (3.01%) Boomi
10 3 (1.81%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) HTTP
2 3 (1.81%) AMQP
2 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.07%) NoSQL
2 24 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
4 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.02%) DB2
7 7 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.01%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.81%) ArangoDB
10 3 (1.81%) Big Data
11 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (22.89%) JUnit
2 32 (19.28%) Jenkins
3 29 (17.47%) Git (software)
4 23 (13.86%) Maven
5 21 (12.65%) Mockito
6 18 (10.84%) JIRA
7 17 (10.24%) Bitbucket
8 15 (9.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (6.02%) Selenium
10 9 (5.42%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.42%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.22%) Ant
11 7 (4.22%) Apache Archiva
11 7 (4.22%) Artifactory
11 7 (4.22%) GitLab
11 7 (4.22%) jMock
11 7 (4.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (4.22%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.61%) IntelliJ
12 6 (3.61%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.61%) Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.81%) Electronics
5 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (62.05%) Developer
2 92 (55.42%) Java Developer
3 33 (19.88%) Senior Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Java Engineer
5 25 (15.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (13.86%) Software Engineer
7 22 (13.25%) Architect
8 18 (10.84%) Cloud Architect
8 18 (10.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 17 (10.24%) Java Architect
10 16 (9.64%) AWS DevOps
11 15 (9.04%) Lead Developer
12 14 (8.43%) AWS Architect
12 14 (8.43%) DevOps Architect
12 14 (8.43%) Java Software Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (8.43%) Java Technical Architect
12 14 (8.43%) Lead Java Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Technical Architect
13 12 (7.23%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (65.06%) Spring
2 63 (37.95%) Spring Boot
3 47 (28.31%) Hibernate
4 46 (27.71%) AngularJS
4 46 (27.71%) REST
5 45 (27.11%) J2EE
6 34 (20.48%) CSS
7 33 (19.88%) HTML
8 30 (18.07%) JPA
8 30 (18.07%) Node.js
9 27 (16.27%) React
10 26 (15.66%) RESTful
11 25 (15.06%) SOAP
12 23 (13.86%) Web Services
13 21 (12.65%) JMS
14 18 (10.84%) Vue.js
15 17 (10.24%) JSF
15 17 (10.24%) Spring Cloud
16 16 (9.64%) Kafka
17 15 (9.04%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Cloud Native
2 15 (9.04%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.61%) Blog
7 5 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.01%) SWIFT
7 5 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.41%) Social Media
9 3 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.81%) Wiki
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.20%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Linux
2 6 (3.61%) Unix
3 3 (1.81%) CentOS
3 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.35%) Microservices
2 62 (37.35%) Software Engineering
3 38 (22.89%) Scrum
4 36 (21.69%) TDD
5 34 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (18.07%) DevOps
7 29 (17.47%) MVC
8 24 (14.46%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (13.25%) Fintech
10 19 (11.45%) SOA
11 18 (10.84%) Test Automation
12 17 (10.24%) Kanban
13 16 (9.64%) Re-Platforming
13 16 (9.64%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 15 (9.04%) BDD
15 14 (8.43%) Project Delivery
15 14 (8.43%) Thought Leadership
16 13 (7.83%) Pair Programming
17 12 (7.23%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 165 (99.40%) Java
2 65 (39.16%) JavaScript
3 54 (32.53%) SQL
4 42 (25.30%) Java 8
5 24 (14.46%) Python
6 22 (13.25%) TypeScript
7 16 (9.64%) C#
8 12 (7.23%) C
9 8 (4.82%) Perl
9 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.41%) C++
11 4 (2.41%) PHP
12 3 (1.81%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (21.08%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) QA
System Software
1 63 (37.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (34.94%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.02%) Ansible
4 8 (4.82%) Terraform
5 6 (3.61%) Puppet
6 4 (2.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) Oracle
2 33 (19.88%) IBM
3 22 (13.25%) SAP
4 20 (12.05%) Red Hat
5 17 (10.24%) Google
6 11 (6.63%) TIBCO
7 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.82%) MuleSoft
8 5 (3.01%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.41%) CyberArk
9 4 (2.41%) ForgeRock
9 4 (2.41%) NetIQ
9 4 (2.41%) VMware
10 3 (1.81%) Solace
10 3 (1.81%) Talend
10 3 (1.81%) webMethods
11 2 (1.20%) hybris
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe
12 1 (0.60%) Atlassian