Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 732 572 659
Rank change year-on-year -160 +87 -185
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 371 219 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 178 314
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,250 £53,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £110,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% +5.26%

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 49,751 27,345 47,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.15% 42.27% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30,792 23,461 39,552
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%

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 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Java EE in the UK

Java EE
Top 17 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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -163 297 £65,000 -3.70% 29
UK excluding London -110 212 £55,000 -15.38% 16
London -205 108 £70,000 -17.65% 15
South East -88 57 £60,000 -11.11% 2
South West -17 52 £72,500 +45.00% 4
Scotland -40 27 £55,000 +1.85%
Work from Home -218 27 £60,000 +4.35% 8
North of England -108 26 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Midlands -96 24 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England -97 18 £52,500 -26.32% 3
West Midlands -76 16 £52,500 +2.44% 2
Yorkshire -65 14 £60,000 +60.00%
North West -109 9 £60,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -49 8 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Wales - 5 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £72,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 358 (96.50%) Java
2 290 (78.17%) Spring
3 285 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (53.37%) AWS
5 170 (45.82%) JavaScript
5 170 (45.82%) Scrum
6 157 (42.32%) Azure
7 156 (42.05%) Linux
8 154 (41.51%) Microservices
9 152 (40.97%) Jenkins
10 150 (40.43%) DevOps
11 142 (38.27%) Spring Boot
11 142 (38.27%) AngularJS
12 137 (36.93%) Degree
13 136 (36.66%) CI/CD
14 134 (36.12%) React
15 133 (35.85%) Oracle
16 131 (35.31%) Finance
17 130 (35.04%) REST
18 125 (33.69%) Continuous Integration
18 125 (33.69%) Software Engineering
19 123 (33.15%) OpenShift
20 116 (31.27%) Computer Science
21 112 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
22 110 (29.65%) OO
22 110 (29.65%) Docker
23 108 (29.11%) Ansible
23 108 (29.11%) PostgreSQL
24 107 (28.84%) Red Hat
25 106 (28.57%) Unix

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 36 (9.70%) JBoss
2 27 (7.28%) Confluence
3 21 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.39%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.58%) Apache Spark
6 16 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (3.77%) Apache
8 12 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.96%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.62%) LiveCycle
10 6 (1.62%) Mule
10 6 (1.62%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.08%) IIS
11 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.81%) CICS
12 3 (0.81%) GemFire
12 3 (0.81%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.54%) nginx
14 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.54%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.54%) Staffware
3 1 (0.27%) Lawson
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 198 (53.37%) AWS
2 157 (42.32%) Azure
3 123 (33.15%) OpenShift
4 82 (22.10%) Serverless
5 76 (20.49%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (13.21%) GCP
7 19 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (4.58%) PaaS
9 14 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
9 14 (3.77%) Amazon S3
9 14 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (3.23%) GitHub
10 12 (3.23%) SaaS
11 10 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (2.16%) Apigee
13 7 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.08%) Akamai
16 3 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.50%) Internet
1 13 (3.50%) SSL
2 11 (2.96%) Firewall
3 8 (2.16%) 5G
4 7 (1.89%) DNS
4 7 (1.89%) HTTP
5 6 (1.62%) RTSP
6 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.81%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.81%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.81%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) Broadband
8 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (29.11%) PostgreSQL
2 63 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 62 (16.71%) NoSQL
4 38 (10.24%) SQL Server
5 27 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 27 (7.28%) RDBMS
6 20 (5.39%) Oracle Database
7 17 (4.58%) MySQL
8 13 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (3.50%) Redis
9 10 (2.70%) Big Data
9 10 (2.70%) HBase
9 10 (2.70%) MariaDB
10 9 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.16%) Blockchain
11 8 (2.16%) DB2
11 8 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
13 6 (1.62%) Metadata
14 5 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 152 (40.97%) Jenkins
2 71 (19.14%) Git (software)
3 47 (12.67%) Maven
4 41 (11.05%) JIRA
5 25 (6.74%) JUnit
6 24 (6.47%) Mockito
7 21 (5.66%) GitLab
7 21 (5.66%) IntelliJ
8 14 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.50%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.23%) Gradle
11 11 (2.96%) Subversion
12 9 (2.43%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (2.16%) CircleCI
13 8 (2.16%) DbUnit
14 7 (1.89%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.62%) Selenium
16 5 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 4 (1.08%) Artifactory
General
1 131 (35.31%) Finance
2 92 (24.80%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (17.52%) Social Skills
4 33 (8.89%) Banking
5 25 (6.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 21 (5.66%) Law
7 13 (3.50%) Retail
8 11 (2.96%) Games
9 8 (2.16%) Online Betting
10 6 (1.62%) German Language
10 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.62%) Wearables
11 5 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.81%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.81%) Public Speaking
13 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.27%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 236 (63.61%) Developer
2 135 (36.39%) Java Developer
3 76 (20.49%) Analyst
4 73 (19.68%) Analyst Developer
4 73 (19.68%) Pricing Analyst
4 73 (19.68%) Pricing Developer
4 73 (19.68%) Software Engineer
5 54 (14.56%) Senior Developer
5 54 (14.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (11.32%) Java Engineer
7 34 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 24 (6.47%) Architect
9 21 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.31%) Applications Developer
11 14 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (3.77%) Cloud Native Architect
11 14 (3.77%) Java Architect
12 13 (3.50%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.23%) Kubernetes Architect
13 12 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (78.17%) Spring
2 142 (38.27%) AngularJS
2 142 (38.27%) Spring Boot
3 134 (36.12%) React
4 130 (35.04%) REST
5 82 (22.10%) Hibernate
6 52 (14.02%) HTML
7 44 (11.86%) CSS
8 43 (11.59%) RESTful
9 42 (11.32%) Node.js
10 36 (9.70%) JSF
10 36 (9.70%) JSP
11 34 (9.16%) JPA
11 34 (9.16%) Kafka
11 34 (9.16%) Web Services
12 32 (8.63%) EJB
13 31 (8.36%) HTML5
14 29 (7.82%) JMS
15 27 (7.28%) Servlets
16 26 (7.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.72%) Self-Motivation
2 84 (22.64%) User Experience
3 78 (21.02%) Virtual Team
4 74 (19.95%) Management Information System
5 41 (11.05%) Cloud Native
6 18 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.43%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.43%) SWIFT
9 8 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.16%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.89%) iPhone
11 6 (1.62%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.62%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.35%) Tandem
13 4 (1.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 156 (42.05%) Linux
2 106 (28.57%) Unix
3 12 (3.23%) Android
4 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.16%) Windows
7 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (45.82%) Scrum
3 154 (41.51%) Microservices
4 150 (40.43%) DevOps
5 136 (36.66%) CI/CD
6 125 (33.69%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (33.69%) Software Engineering
7 116 (31.27%) Computer Science
8 112 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
9 110 (29.65%) OO
10 91 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 89 (23.99%) Multithreading
12 83 (22.37%) Mathematics
13 80 (21.56%) Data Modelling
14 78 (21.02%) OOA/OOD
15 76 (20.49%) SDLC
16 75 (20.22%) UX Design
17 74 (19.95%) Release Management
17 74 (19.95%) Risk Management
18 73 (19.68%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 358 (96.50%) Java
2 170 (45.82%) JavaScript
3 102 (27.49%) Python
4 91 (24.53%) C++
5 89 (23.99%) SQL
6 87 (23.45%) C
6 87 (23.45%) Shell Script
7 86 (23.18%) C#
8 78 (21.02%) Perl
9 39 (10.51%) Java 8
10 22 (5.93%) Java 11
11 19 (5.12%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.70%) Bash
13 8 (2.16%) AspectJ
14 7 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.62%) Go
16 5 (1.35%) Groovy
17 3 (0.81%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.81%) PL/1
17 3 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 137 (36.93%) Degree
2 83 (22.37%) Security Cleared
3 67 (18.06%) SC Cleared
4 32 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (5.39%) DV Cleared
6 13 (3.50%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.81%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.81%) OCP
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) SANS
9 1 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.66%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) NCSC
3 1 (0.27%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 110 (29.65%) Docker
2 10 (2.70%) HDFS
3 9 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (29.11%) Ansible
2 91 (24.53%) Kubernetes
3 27 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (6.74%) Terraform
5 12 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.43%) Puppet
7 3 (0.81%) Grafana
7 3 (0.81%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.81%) Salt
8 2 (0.54%) Istio
8 2 (0.54%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.27%) Kibana
9 1 (0.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 133 (35.85%) Oracle
2 107 (28.84%) Red Hat
3 33 (8.89%) Google
4 31 (8.36%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.55%) IBM
6 25 (6.74%) VMware
7 16 (4.31%) SAP
8 8 (2.16%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.62%) Adobe
9 6 (1.62%) Citrix
9 6 (1.62%) Talend
10 5 (1.35%) Splunk
11 3 (0.81%) Compuware
11 3 (0.81%) F5
11 3 (0.81%) Okta
11 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.54%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.54%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.54%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.54%) NetIQ