Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 369 339
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 +44
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,508 1,459 1,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 2.07% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 1,143 1,622
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,275
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 71,014 70,445 77,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.68% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59,248 59,594 67,260
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +29 1,403 £55,000 - 137
UK excluding London -47 796 £50,000 - 118
London +61 674 £62,500 +4.17% 44
South East +4 245 £45,000 -21.74% 20
North of England -25 150 £50,000 - 24
East of England -61 123 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Midlands +45 116 £47,500 -7.32% 21
North West -36 113 £50,000 - 14
South West -18 96 £45,000 -10.00% 13
East Midlands +38 62 £50,000 +5.26% 12
West Midlands +23 54 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Scotland -40 52 £53,250 -11.25% 17
Yorkshire +8 33 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Wales 0 14 £40,000 -23.81% 4
North East -17 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Northern Ireland +6 3 £40,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 1,478 (98.01%) Java
2 1,001 (66.38%) Spring
3 913 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
4 638 (42.31%) SQL
5 626 (41.51%) JavaScript
6 617 (40.92%) Hibernate
7 491 (32.56%) Software Engineering
8 462 (30.64%) HTML
9 458 (30.37%) Web Services
10 454 (30.11%) Oracle
11 448 (29.71%) TDD
12 432 (28.65%) Maven
13 410 (27.19%) Scrum
14 389 (25.80%) Finance
15 377 (25.00%) CSS
16 364 (24.14%) Git (software)
17 359 (23.81%) REST
18 347 (23.01%) MVC
19 324 (21.49%) Degree
20 323 (21.42%) XML
21 306 (20.29%) JBoss
22 302 (20.03%) J2EE
23 301 (19.96%) Linux
24 291 (19.30%) Tomcat
25 269 (17.84%) SOA
26 268 (17.77%) Java 8
27 263 (17.44%) DevOps
28 262 (17.37%) AngularJS
29 261 (17.31%) SOAP
30 249 (16.51%) Microservices

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
1 306 (20.29%) JBoss
2 291 (19.30%) Tomcat
3 196 (13.00%) WebSphere
4 168 (11.14%) WebLogic
5 150 (9.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 118 (7.82%) Apache
7 74 (4.91%) Confluence
8 60 (3.98%) Apache Spark
9 59 (3.91%) WildFly
10 57 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (3.45%) Apache Pig
12 31 (2.06%) Apache Solr
13 28 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (1.26%) MQSeries
16 18 (1.19%) GlassFish
17 16 (1.06%) WordPress
18 15 (0.99%) Alfresco
19 13 (0.86%) Drupal
20 12 (0.80%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.27%) Weka
3 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.066%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 25 (1.66%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.20%) Ripple
5 2 (0.13%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.066%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 199 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
4 38 (2.52%) OpenShift
5 37 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (2.45%) PaaS
6 34 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (2.06%) SaaS
8 24 (1.59%) Serverless
9 17 (1.13%) IaaS
10 10 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.66%) GitHub
11 9 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.27%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.20%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.20%) Boomi
14 3 (0.20%) Firebase
14 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 83 (5.50%) HTTP
2 73 (4.84%) Internet
3 38 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 37 (2.45%) FTP
5 28 (1.86%) Firewall
5 28 (1.86%) SSL
6 14 (0.93%) SSH
7 8 (0.53%) AMQP
7 8 (0.53%) Network Security
8 7 (0.46%) DNS
9 4 (0.27%) ATM
9 4 (0.27%) Intranet
9 4 (0.27%) SNMP
10 3 (0.20%) Skype
10 3 (0.20%) VoIP
11 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.13%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) VPN
12 1 (0.066%) MQTT
12 1 (0.066%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (14.79%) Relational Database
2 190 (12.60%) MySQL
3 156 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 129 (8.55%) SQL Server
5 126 (8.36%) MongoDB
6 101 (6.70%) RDBMS
7 100 (6.63%) Hadoop
8 98 (6.50%) Big Data
9 69 (4.58%) Apache Hive
9 69 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (4.18%) Oracle Database
11 49 (3.25%) Neo4j
12 32 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.19%) Sqoop
15 13 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.86%) Impala
16 12 (0.80%) Blockchain
16 12 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 432 (28.65%) Maven
2 364 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 233 (15.45%) JUnit
4 193 (12.80%) Subversion
5 172 (11.41%) Jenkins
6 162 (10.74%) Gradle
6 162 (10.74%) JIRA
7 120 (7.96%) Selenium
8 89 (5.90%) Bitbucket
9 80 (5.31%) Ant
10 78 (5.17%) Eclipse
11 68 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 59 (3.91%) IntelliJ
13 55 (3.65%) Cucumber
14 49 (3.25%) Mockito
15 40 (2.65%) TestNG
16 36 (2.39%) NetBeans
17 34 (2.25%) EasyMock
18 33 (2.19%) Robot Framework
19 30 (1.99%) Vagrant
General
1 389 (25.80%) Finance
2 144 (9.55%) Banking
3 119 (7.89%) Advertising
4 69 (4.58%) Retail
5 46 (3.05%) Retail Banking
6 42 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.52%) Games
7 38 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.39%) French Language
9 16 (1.06%) Automotive
9 16 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.93%) Front Office
10 14 (0.93%) German Language
11 11 (0.73%) Military
12 10 (0.66%) Back Office
12 10 (0.66%) Marketing
12 10 (0.66%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Law
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 991 (65.72%) Developer
2 915 (60.68%) Java Developer
3 244 (16.18%) Senior Developer
4 231 (15.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 220 (14.59%) Java Engineer
6 204 (13.53%) Software Engineer
7 152 (10.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 130 (8.62%) Architect
9 99 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
10 85 (5.64%) Lead Developer
11 79 (5.24%) Lead Java Developer
12 77 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 69 (4.58%) Support Engineer
14 68 (4.51%) Senior Software Engineer
15 60 (3.98%) Senior Java Engineer
16 48 (3.18%) Consultant
16 48 (3.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 47 (3.12%) Java Developer - Fintech
18 46 (3.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
18 46 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,001 (66.38%) Spring
2 617 (40.92%) Hibernate
3 462 (30.64%) HTML
4 458 (30.37%) Web Services
5 377 (25.00%) CSS
6 359 (23.81%) REST
7 323 (21.42%) XML
8 302 (20.03%) J2EE
9 262 (17.37%) AngularJS
10 261 (17.31%) SOAP
11 221 (14.66%) JSP
12 209 (13.86%) HTML5
13 204 (13.53%) JMS
14 195 (12.93%) JPA
15 192 (12.73%) RESTful
16 188 (12.47%) Spring MVC
17 173 (11.47%) React
18 160 (10.61%) Spring Boot
19 154 (10.21%) jQuery
20 141 (9.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 200 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 149 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
3 137 (9.08%) Fintech
4 85 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (3.12%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.99%) Wiki
10 28 (1.86%) Cloud Native
11 27 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.39%) RIA
14 21 (1.39%) User Experience
15 20 (1.33%) Blog
16 17 (1.13%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.93%) Public Cloud
18 13 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
19 12 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 301 (19.96%) Linux
2 117 (7.76%) Unix
3 108 (7.16%) Windows
4 82 (5.44%) Android
5 55 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.99%) Mac OS X
6 30 (1.99%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.79%) CentOS
8 26 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.26%) AIX
10 15 (0.99%) openSUSE
11 11 (0.73%) Solaris
11 11 (0.73%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.40%) Debian
14 3 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 448 (29.71%) TDD
4 410 (27.19%) Scrum
5 347 (23.01%) MVC
6 269 (17.84%) SOA
7 263 (17.44%) DevOps
8 249 (16.51%) Microservices
9 240 (15.92%) OO
10 216 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
11 199 (13.20%) Open Source
12 183 (12.14%) Mentoring
13 182 (12.07%) SDLC
14 170 (11.27%) Web Development
15 165 (10.94%) BDD
16 149 (9.88%) Test Automation
17 107 (7.10%) OOD
18 103 (6.83%) Multithreading
19 102 (6.76%) Unit Testing
20 99 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,478 (98.01%) Java
2 638 (42.31%) SQL
3 626 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 268 (17.77%) Java 8
5 196 (13.00%) PHP
6 188 (12.47%) Python
7 148 (9.81%) C++
8 135 (8.95%) C#
9 105 (6.96%) Scala
10 96 (6.37%) C
11 87 (5.77%) PL/SQL
12 46 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.98%) Bash Shell
14 40 (2.65%) Perl
15 38 (2.52%) Groovy
16 37 (2.45%) PowerShell
17 35 (2.32%) Ruby
18 33 (2.19%) Objective-C
19 32 (2.12%) T-SQL
19 32 (2.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 324 (21.49%) Degree
2 117 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 105 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 66 (4.38%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.25%) Master's Degree
6 33 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.79%) SANS
8 26 (1.72%) CCNA
8 26 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.72%) CISSP
8 26 (1.72%) GIAC
8 26 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
8 26 (1.72%) MCSE
8 26 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
8 26 (1.72%) SSCP
9 24 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (0.86%) HND
10 13 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.38%) QA
2 15 (0.99%) GCP
3 9 (0.60%) GDPR
4 7 (0.46%) SLA
5 6 (0.40%) COBIT
6 4 (0.27%) SEPA
7 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 199 (13.20%) Docker
2 23 (1.53%) vSphere
3 22 (1.46%) Apache Flume
4 18 (1.19%) HDFS
5 13 (0.86%) GridGain
6 11 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) NFS
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.066%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (6.83%) Puppet
2 93 (6.17%) Ansible
3 82 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (3.71%) Salt
5 38 (2.52%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.73%) Terraform
7 7 (0.46%) Kibana
8 5 (0.33%) Oozie
9 4 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.27%) MOM
10 3 (0.20%) Marathon
10 3 (0.20%) Rancher
11 2 (0.13%) Control-M
11 2 (0.13%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.13%) OpenNebula
11 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.066%) Mesos
12 1 (0.066%) Nagios
Vendors
1 454 (30.11%) Oracle
2 129 (8.55%) IBM
3 68 (4.51%) Google
4 65 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 59 (3.91%) TIBCO
6 54 (3.58%) Microsoft
7 46 (3.05%) SAP
8 35 (2.32%) BEA
9 32 (2.12%) hybris
10 25 (1.66%) Adobe
11 20 (1.33%) MuleSoft
12 17 (1.13%) Cloudera
13 14 (0.93%) Talend
14 12 (0.80%) Cognizant
15 11 (0.73%) VMware
16 10 (0.66%) Tableau
17 9 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (0.53%) Capita
18 8 (0.53%) Sitecore
18 8 (0.53%) Sybase