Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 576 395 372
Rank change year-on-year -181 -23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 621 1,354 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.98% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 481 965 1,209
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,450 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 53,543 68,369 71,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.47% 40.15% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44,072 56,735 59,457
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -185 562 £57,500 +4.55% 80
UK excluding London -136 386 £51,500 +3.00% 62
London -140 229 £68,750 +5.77% 26
South East -32 119 £60,000 +33.33% 5
South West -21 79 £45,000 - 21
Midlands -53 48 £48,500 -3.00% 9
East of England +3 44 £55,000 - 8
North of England -80 43 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Scotland -12 35 £43,500 -18.31% 6
North West -42 35 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -20 26 £47,000 -6.00% 5
West Midlands -30 19 £50,000 - 4
Wales +15 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -22 8 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Northern Ireland -18 4 £40,000 -12.09% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 597 (96.14%) Java
2 376 (60.55%) Spring
3 370 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 181 (29.15%) SQL
6 177 (28.50%) Git (software)
7 176 (28.34%) Maven
8 174 (28.02%) Jenkins
9 171 (27.54%) Hibernate
10 164 (26.41%) Linux
11 160 (25.76%) Software Engineering
12 158 (25.44%) Microservices
13 156 (25.12%) JUnit
14 155 (24.96%) Docker
15 152 (24.48%) Oracle
16 151 (24.32%) REST
17 146 (23.51%) Web Services
18 142 (22.87%) Scrum
19 139 (22.38%) TDD
19 139 (22.38%) RESTful
20 136 (21.90%) HTML
21 135 (21.74%) JIRA
21 135 (21.74%) AngularJS
22 132 (21.26%) Spring Boot
23 127 (20.45%) DevOps
24 125 (20.13%) JPA
25 123 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
26 121 (19.48%) OO
27 118 (19.00%) CSS
28 111 (17.87%) Java 8

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 94 (15.14%) Confluence
2 80 (12.88%) Apache
3 78 (12.56%) WebSphere
4 71 (11.43%) Tomcat
5 65 (10.47%) JBoss
6 44 (7.09%) WebLogic
7 30 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (3.86%) GeoServer
8 24 (3.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (2.25%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.93%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.93%) CMS
12 12 (1.93%) CoreMedia CMS
12 12 (1.93%) nginx
13 11 (1.77%) Jetty
14 10 (1.61%) GlassFish
14 10 (1.61%) IIS
15 9 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Maple
2 2 (0.32%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Magento
1 13 (2.09%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.29%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 123 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 37 (5.96%) OpenShift
4 35 (5.64%) SaaS
5 25 (4.03%) PaaS
6 22 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.09%) Serverless
8 12 (1.93%) Apigee
8 12 (1.93%) GitHub
9 8 (1.29%) Algolia
9 8 (1.29%) IaaS
10 7 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) G Suite
12 4 (0.64%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.48%) npm
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.25%) HTTP
2 12 (1.93%) Internet
3 8 (1.29%) SSL
3 8 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.48%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) DNS
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) VPN
5 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.16%) AMQP
6 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.72%) NoSQL
2 74 (11.92%) Relational Database
3 68 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (10.31%) SQL Server
5 55 (8.86%) MySQL
6 45 (7.25%) Hadoop
7 44 (7.09%) MongoDB
8 42 (6.76%) Big Data
9 40 (6.44%) Oracle Database
10 32 (5.15%) RDBMS
11 25 (4.03%) GIS
12 15 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.97%) DB2
14 6 (0.97%) JasperReports
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.64%) BigQuery
16 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (0.64%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 177 (28.50%) Git (software)
2 176 (28.34%) Maven
3 174 (28.02%) Jenkins
4 156 (25.12%) JUnit
5 135 (21.74%) JIRA
6 83 (13.37%) Bitbucket
7 59 (9.50%) Subversion
8 58 (9.34%) Mockito
9 50 (8.05%) Gradle
10 46 (7.41%) Cucumber
11 40 (6.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (6.28%) Bitbucket Server
13 36 (5.80%) JMeter
13 36 (5.80%) Selenium
14 31 (4.99%) EasyMock
15 19 (3.06%) git-flow
16 17 (2.74%) Eclipse
17 13 (2.09%) Ant
17 13 (2.09%) IntelliJ
18 11 (1.77%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (14.65%) Finance
2 54 (8.70%) Retail
3 29 (4.67%) Banking
4 11 (1.77%) Marketing
5 8 (1.29%) Aerospace
5 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.29%) Law
5 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.13%) Military
7 6 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.81%) Automotive
8 5 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
9 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 425 (68.44%) Developer
2 366 (58.94%) Java Developer
3 115 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 78 (12.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (10.63%) Software Engineer
6 54 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 49 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 31 (4.99%) Java Software Developer
9 28 (4.51%) Architect
10 25 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
11 24 (3.86%) Lead Developer
12 22 (3.54%) Lead Java Developer
13 18 (2.90%) Applications Developer
13 18 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.74%) Agile Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Agile Java Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 17 (2.74%) Java Applications Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (2.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (60.55%) Spring
2 171 (27.54%) Hibernate
3 151 (24.32%) REST
4 146 (23.51%) Web Services
5 139 (22.38%) RESTful
6 136 (21.90%) HTML
7 135 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 132 (21.26%) Spring Boot
9 125 (20.13%) JPA
10 118 (19.00%) CSS
11 108 (17.39%) XML
12 105 (16.91%) JMS
13 91 (14.65%) J2EE
14 90 (14.49%) SOAP
15 85 (13.69%) React
16 80 (12.88%) JSON
17 73 (11.76%) JDBC
17 73 (11.76%) JSF
18 70 (11.27%) EJB
19 61 (9.82%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.96%) Wiki
2 34 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.74%) User Experience
6 14 (2.25%) Cloud Native
7 11 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.61%) RIA
9 9 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.45%) PKI
10 8 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.29%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.97%) Tandem
12 4 (0.64%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.64%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.48%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.48%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 164 (26.41%) Linux
2 53 (8.53%) Windows
3 51 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (7.41%) CentOS
4 46 (7.41%) Unix
5 35 (5.64%) Android
6 28 (4.51%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.13%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.81%) openSUSE
8 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.64%) Fedora
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (25.76%) Software Engineering
3 158 (25.44%) Microservices
4 142 (22.87%) Scrum
5 139 (22.38%) TDD
6 127 (20.45%) DevOps
7 121 (19.48%) OO
8 80 (12.88%) Test Automation
9 75 (12.08%) SDLC
10 63 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (9.18%) MVC
11 57 (9.18%) Open Source
12 56 (9.02%) Mentoring
13 47 (7.57%) Web Development
14 46 (7.41%) SOA
15 45 (7.25%) OOD
16 44 (7.09%) E-Commerce
17 38 (6.12%) Unit Testing
18 37 (5.96%) Integration Testing
19 36 (5.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 597 (96.14%) Java
2 235 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 181 (29.15%) SQL
4 111 (17.87%) Java 8
5 97 (15.62%) Python
6 85 (13.69%) C++
7 64 (10.31%) C
8 44 (7.09%) C#
9 23 (3.70%) Scala
10 22 (3.54%) XPath
11 19 (3.06%) Ruby
12 17 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.42%) Go
15 14 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.93%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.93%) R
17 10 (1.61%) Apple Swift
17 10 (1.61%) PHP
18 9 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.70%) Degree
3 26 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.93%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 3 (0.48%) CEH
7 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) GDPR
3 4 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) PSD2
4 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 155 (24.96%) Docker
2 8 (1.29%) vCloud
2 8 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.64%) etcd
4 3 (0.48%) HDFS
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (10.63%) Kubernetes
2 65 (10.47%) Ansible
3 46 (7.41%) Puppet
4 39 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (1.93%) Salt
6 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (0.81%) Terraform
8 4 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.64%) Consul
8 4 (0.64%) Grafana
8 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.64%) Packer
8 4 (0.64%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.16%) Oozie
10 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 152 (24.48%) Oracle
2 66 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 40 (6.44%) IBM
4 39 (6.28%) Atlassian
5 36 (5.80%) Google
6 33 (5.31%) SAP
7 30 (4.83%) Microsoft
8 17 (2.74%) Adobe
8 17 (2.74%) VMware
9 13 (2.09%) hybris
10 12 (1.93%) Elastic Path
10 12 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.13%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.97%) IBM Sterling
13 4 (0.64%) CA
13 4 (0.64%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.48%) Splunk
14 3 (0.48%) Tableau
15 2 (0.32%) Alteryx
15 2 (0.32%) Kony