Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 373 317
Rank change year-on-year -23 -56 +19
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1393 1570 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 2.12% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1225 1907
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.40% -3.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -20 1298 £55,000 - 67
UK excluding London -13 845 £50,000 - 53
London -14 504 £62,500 +4.17% 27
South East +32 258 £53,500 - 14
North of England +1 178 £52,500 +1.94% 6
East of England +22 147 £50,000 -9.09% 12
North West -25 120 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Midlands +18 112 £50,000 - 5
South West -105 82 £48,750 -2.50% 3
West Midlands +7 57 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +42 55 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +39 55 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland -25 47 £55,000 +22.91% 13
Wales -11 17 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -17 7 £42,500 -10.53%
North East +11 3 £54,000 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Java EE.

1 1344 (96.48%) Java
2 872 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 852 (61.16%) Spring
4 536 (38.48%) Hibernate
5 535 (38.41%) SQL
6 451 (32.38%) JavaScript
7 438 (31.44%) Web Services
8 416 (29.86%) TDD
9 415 (29.79%) Software Engineering
10 406 (29.15%) HTML
11 386 (27.71%) Oracle
12 354 (25.41%) Scrum
13 349 (25.05%) MVC
14 331 (23.76%) REST
15 321 (23.04%) Finance
16 310 (22.25%) Linux
17 305 (21.90%) CSS
18 299 (21.46%) XML
19 282 (20.24%) JUnit
20 273 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
21 260 (18.66%) J2EE
22 255 (18.31%) Degree
23 251 (18.02%) OO
24 248 (17.80%) Jenkins
25 247 (17.73%) Maven
26 244 (17.52%) AngularJS
27 242 (17.37%) JBoss
28 223 (16.01%) Tomcat
28 223 (16.01%) SDLC
29 222 (15.94%) RESTful

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
1 242 (17.37%) JBoss
2 223 (16.01%) Tomcat
3 155 (11.13%) WebSphere
4 94 (6.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 88 (6.32%) WebLogic
6 86 (6.17%) Apache
7 62 (4.45%) Confluence
8 48 (3.45%) Apache Spark
9 36 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (2.44%) Apache Pig
10 34 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 29 (2.08%) GlassFish
12 27 (1.94%) WildFly
13 25 (1.79%) CMS
14 24 (1.72%) nginx
15 15 (1.08%) Jetty
16 14 (1.01%) IIS
17 11 (0.79%) MQSeries
17 11 (0.79%) Mule
17 11 (0.79%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (0.22%) HipChat
1 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.29%) Unica
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) Magento
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 145 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.58%) GitHub
4 35 (2.51%) SaaS
5 32 (2.30%) IaaS
6 23 (1.65%) PaaS
7 21 (1.51%) Boomi
8 16 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.50%) Bluemix
11 7 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.43%) npm
12 6 (0.43%) Office 365
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.29%) Silverpop
15 3 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.80%) Internet
2 52 (3.73%) HTTP
3 23 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.36%) Firewall
5 14 (1.01%) SSL
6 13 (0.93%) LDAP
7 11 (0.79%) SNMP
8 10 (0.72%) FTP
9 8 (0.57%) AMQP
10 6 (0.43%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (0.43%) LAN
10 6 (0.43%) NAS
10 6 (0.43%) SAN
10 6 (0.43%) WAN
11 4 (0.29%) DNS
11 4 (0.29%) FCoE
12 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.36%) Relational Database
2 203 (14.57%) MySQL
3 164 (11.77%) SQL Server
4 125 (8.97%) NoSQL
5 105 (7.54%) MongoDB
6 85 (6.10%) RDBMS
7 84 (6.03%) Oracle Database
8 80 (5.74%) Big Data
9 74 (5.31%) Hadoop
10 48 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (3.16%) Apache Hive
12 41 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.72%) Infinispan
14 22 (1.58%) MarkLogic
15 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (0.65%) Endeca
18 9 (0.65%) JasperReports
18 9 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 282 (20.24%) JUnit
2 248 (17.80%) Jenkins
3 247 (17.73%) Maven
4 181 (12.99%) Subversion
5 166 (11.92%) Git (software)
6 136 (9.76%) JIRA
7 125 (8.97%) Selenium
8 95 (6.82%) Eclipse
9 77 (5.53%) Cucumber
10 76 (5.46%) Mockito
11 48 (3.45%) Ant
12 45 (3.23%) Bitbucket
13 44 (3.16%) Gradle
13 44 (3.16%) IntelliJ
14 41 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (2.44%) EasyMock
15 34 (2.44%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
17 22 (1.58%) Hudson
18 20 (1.44%) TestNG
General
1 321 (23.04%) Finance
2 142 (10.19%) Banking
3 101 (7.25%) Retail
4 56 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.02%) Advertising
6 41 (2.94%) Marketing
7 40 (2.87%) Games
8 23 (1.65%) Legal
9 22 (1.58%) Automotive
10 19 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.22%) Online Betting
12 16 (1.15%) Publishing
13 15 (1.08%) Front Office
14 13 (0.93%) Electronics
14 13 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.93%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.79%) Billing
16 7 (0.50%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 897 (64.39%) Developer
2 830 (59.58%) Java Developer
3 245 (17.59%) Senior Developer
4 226 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 209 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 197 (14.14%) Java Engineer
7 140 (10.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 130 (9.33%) Java Software Developer
9 122 (8.76%) Software Developer
10 116 (8.33%) Architect
11 93 (6.68%) Senior Java Engineer
12 85 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 74 (5.31%) Agile Developer
14 72 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
15 66 (4.74%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 63 (4.52%) Lead Developer
17 54 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
17 54 (3.88%) Senior Software Developer
18 50 (3.59%) J2EE Developer
18 50 (3.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 852 (61.16%) Spring
2 536 (38.48%) Hibernate
3 438 (31.44%) Web Services
4 406 (29.15%) HTML
5 331 (23.76%) REST
6 305 (21.90%) CSS
7 299 (21.46%) XML
8 260 (18.66%) J2EE
9 244 (17.52%) AngularJS
10 222 (15.94%) RESTful
11 217 (15.58%) SOAP
12 198 (14.21%) JPA
13 190 (13.64%) Spring MVC
14 182 (13.07%) JMS
15 176 (12.63%) HTML5
16 138 (9.91%) React
17 134 (9.62%) Spring Boot
18 132 (9.48%) jQuery
19 130 (9.33%) EJB
20 118 (8.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 168 (12.06%) Computer Science
2 113 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (4.24%) User Experience
5 56 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.45%) Fintech
7 47 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.44%) Online Games
10 19 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.22%) PKI
12 14 (1.01%) Wiki
13 13 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (0.65%) RIA
16 8 (0.57%) Life Science
16 8 (0.57%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 310 (22.25%) Linux
2 156 (11.20%) Unix
3 126 (9.05%) Windows
4 53 (3.80%) Android
5 52 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 27 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.58%) Solaris
9 21 (1.51%) Mac OS
10 16 (1.15%) CentOS
11 14 (1.01%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.72%) Windows Server
13 6 (0.43%) AIX
13 6 (0.43%) Debian
13 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.072%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 872 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (29.86%) TDD
3 415 (29.79%) Software Engineering
4 354 (25.41%) Scrum
5 349 (25.05%) MVC
6 273 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
7 251 (18.02%) OO
8 223 (16.01%) SDLC
9 206 (14.79%) DevOps
10 196 (14.07%) Microservices
11 191 (13.71%) Test Automation
12 181 (12.99%) SOA
13 169 (12.13%) Mentoring
14 159 (11.41%) BDD
15 155 (11.13%) E-Commerce
16 138 (9.91%) Open Source
16 138 (9.91%) Unit Testing
17 118 (8.47%) OOD
18 116 (8.33%) Web Development
19 91 (6.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1344 (96.48%) Java
2 535 (38.41%) SQL
3 451 (32.38%) JavaScript
4 169 (12.13%) Python
5 116 (8.33%) C#
6 114 (8.18%) C++
7 98 (7.04%) C
8 91 (6.53%) Scala
9 87 (6.25%) PHP
10 57 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 35 (2.51%) Perl
12 33 (2.37%) Groovy
13 31 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.23%) Ruby
14 21 (1.51%) XPath
15 19 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.29%) ES6
16 18 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 255 (18.31%) Degree
2 90 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 70 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.30%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.87%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.51%) Sun Certification
7 20 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.01%) SANS
9 13 (0.93%) CISSP
9 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.86%) OCMJD
10 12 (0.86%) OCPJP
11 11 (0.79%) CCNA
11 11 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.79%) GIAC
11 11 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
11 11 (0.79%) MCSE
11 11 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (0.79%) OCPJWCD
11 11 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.25%) QA
2 25 (1.79%) SLA
3 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.072%) GDPR
4 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.072%) PMO
4 1 (0.072%) PSD2
4 1 (0.072%) SEPA
System Software
1 137 (9.83%) Docker
2 26 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.72%) HDFS
4 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.50%) vSphere
6 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.29%) NFS
7 4 (0.29%) Samba
7 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.072%) KVM
9 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (4.38%) Puppet
2 51 (3.66%) Ansible
3 39 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.01%) Nagios
5 11 (0.79%) Mesos
6 7 (0.50%) CloudHub
6 7 (0.50%) Salt
7 6 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.43%) Marathon
7 6 (0.43%) Rancher
8 5 (0.36%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (0.36%) OpenNebula
9 4 (0.29%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.14%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.14%) Kibana
10 2 (0.14%) logstash
10 2 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 386 (27.71%) Oracle
2 69 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.59%) IBM
4 48 (3.45%) SAP
5 44 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 43 (3.09%) VMware
7 42 (3.02%) hybris
8 41 (2.94%) Sun
9 40 (2.87%) TIBCO
10 36 (2.58%) MuleSoft
11 32 (2.30%) Google
12 23 (1.65%) Talend
13 21 (1.51%) Dell
13 21 (1.51%) Splunk
14 20 (1.44%) webMethods
15 16 (1.15%) Cloudera
16 12 (0.86%) AppDynamics
17 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
17 10 (0.72%) Sybase
18 9 (0.65%) Cognizant