Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 369 322
Rank change year-on-year +24 -47 +57
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,593 1,407 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.03% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 1,101 1,842
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 72,709 69,233 79,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.01% 40.25% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 61,373 59,245 68,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,304
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.41% +5.12%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +53 1,511 £55,000 - 156
UK excluding London -24 838 £50,000 -4.76% 92
London +95 718 £62,500 +4.17% 74
South East +36 304 £47,500 -13.64% 23
East of England -31 157 £52,500 - 14
North of England -40 143 £50,000 - 19
North West -44 116 £51,250 -8.48% 7
South West -40 94 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Midlands +42 91 £50,000 -13.04% 20
East Midlands +32 47 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands 0 44 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Scotland -52 36 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +2 23 £50,000 - 6
Wales -22 12 £40,000 -15.79%
North East -22 4 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Northern Ireland -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,561 (97.99%) Java
2 1,011 (63.47%) Spring
3 956 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
4 676 (42.44%) SQL
5 671 (42.12%) Hibernate
6 603 (37.85%) JavaScript
7 516 (32.39%) Web Services
8 484 (30.38%) Software Engineering
9 468 (29.38%) TDD
10 455 (28.56%) Oracle
11 452 (28.37%) HTML
12 425 (26.68%) Finance
13 412 (25.86%) Maven
14 407 (25.55%) Scrum
15 398 (24.98%) REST
16 372 (23.35%) MVC
17 349 (21.91%) CSS
18 327 (20.53%) XML
19 320 (20.09%) J2EE
20 317 (19.90%) AngularJS
21 304 (19.08%) Degree
22 302 (18.96%) JBoss
23 295 (18.52%) Git (software)
24 285 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
25 264 (16.57%) OO
26 259 (16.26%) Linux
26 259 (16.26%) DevOps
27 257 (16.13%) Tomcat
28 253 (15.88%) SOAP
29 247 (15.51%) SOA

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
1 302 (18.96%) JBoss
2 257 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 152 (9.54%) WebSphere
4 109 (6.84%) WebLogic
5 104 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 94 (5.90%) Apache
7 71 (4.46%) Confluence
8 65 (4.08%) Apache Spark
9 58 (3.64%) WildFly
10 51 (3.20%) Apache Pig
11 48 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (1.32%) Apache Solr
13 20 (1.26%) MQSeries
14 18 (1.13%) GlassFish
15 17 (1.07%) Mule
16 13 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
17 12 (0.75%) CMS
18 11 (0.69%) nginx
19 10 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.31%) Weka
3 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 16 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.38%) Ripple
4 5 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 187 (11.74%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.26%) SaaS
4 35 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.69%) IaaS
6 24 (1.51%) GitHub
7 23 (1.44%) Bluemix
7 23 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (0.88%) PaaS
9 12 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.50%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.25%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.19%) Boomi
15 3 (0.19%) Firebase
15 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.27%) HTTP
2 58 (3.64%) Internet
3 24 (1.51%) FTP
4 20 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.07%) SSH
6 14 (0.88%) SSL
7 13 (0.82%) Firewall
8 9 (0.56%) AMQP
9 8 (0.50%) Network Security
9 8 (0.50%) SNMP
10 5 (0.31%) DNS
11 3 (0.19%) Skype
12 2 (0.13%) Intranet
13 1 (0.063%) ATM
13 1 (0.063%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.063%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.063%) WPA
13 1 (0.063%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (15.51%) Relational Database
2 240 (15.07%) MySQL
3 172 (10.80%) NoSQL
4 148 (9.29%) SQL Server
5 143 (8.98%) MongoDB
6 111 (6.97%) RDBMS
7 93 (5.84%) Big Data
8 86 (5.40%) Hadoop
9 77 (4.83%) Oracle Database
10 71 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
11 61 (3.83%) Apache Hive
12 40 (2.51%) Neo4j
13 36 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.63%) MarkLogic
15 21 (1.32%) Infinispan
16 18 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (1.00%) Blockchain
17 16 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 412 (25.86%) Maven
2 295 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 241 (15.13%) JUnit
4 214 (13.43%) Subversion
5 182 (11.42%) Jenkins
6 148 (9.29%) JIRA
7 130 (8.16%) Selenium
8 128 (8.04%) Gradle
9 91 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 84 (5.27%) Ant
11 69 (4.33%) Eclipse
12 62 (3.89%) Mockito
13 55 (3.45%) IntelliJ
14 50 (3.14%) Bitbucket
15 40 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (2.01%) gulp
16 32 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (1.95%) TestNG
18 30 (1.88%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 425 (26.68%) Finance
2 165 (10.36%) Banking
3 126 (7.91%) Advertising
4 82 (5.15%) Retail
5 49 (3.08%) Games
6 43 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.45%) Retail Banking
9 27 (1.69%) Front Office
10 26 (1.63%) Publishing
11 22 (1.38%) Automotive
12 21 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.19%) French Language
14 16 (1.00%) Marketing
15 14 (0.88%) Billing
16 10 (0.63%) Law
17 9 (0.56%) Back Office
18 8 (0.50%) German Language
18 8 (0.50%) Military
19 7 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,102 (69.18%) Developer
2 1,024 (64.28%) Java Developer
3 254 (15.94%) Senior Developer
4 236 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 195 (12.24%) Java Engineer
6 187 (11.74%) Software Engineer
7 142 (8.91%) Java Software Developer
8 128 (8.04%) Java Software Engineer
9 116 (7.28%) Software Developer
10 98 (6.15%) Architect
11 88 (5.52%) Lead Developer
12 81 (5.08%) Lead Java Developer
13 69 (4.33%) Agile Developer
13 69 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
13 69 (4.33%) Senior Java Engineer
14 66 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
15 63 (3.95%) Consultant
16 57 (3.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 57 (3.58%) Support Engineer
17 52 (3.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,011 (63.47%) Spring
2 671 (42.12%) Hibernate
3 516 (32.39%) Web Services
4 452 (28.37%) HTML
5 398 (24.98%) REST
6 349 (21.91%) CSS
7 327 (20.53%) XML
8 320 (20.09%) J2EE
9 317 (19.90%) AngularJS
10 253 (15.88%) SOAP
11 243 (15.25%) RESTful
12 235 (14.75%) JMS
13 211 (13.25%) JSP
14 210 (13.18%) JPA
15 204 (12.81%) React
16 185 (11.61%) HTML5
17 154 (9.67%) jQuery
17 154 (9.67%) Spring MVC
18 141 (8.85%) JDBC
19 139 (8.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 124 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
3 120 (7.53%) Fintech
4 85 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
5 62 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 46 (2.89%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.57%) User Experience
11 20 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.13%) RIA
12 18 (1.13%) Wiki
13 16 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (0.82%) PKI
15 12 (0.75%) DataPower
15 12 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.75%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 259 (16.26%) Linux
2 122 (7.66%) Unix
3 79 (4.96%) Windows
4 56 (3.52%) Android
5 37 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.88%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.19%) AIX
7 19 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.00%) CentOS
8 16 (1.00%) Solaris
9 14 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.63%) Debian
10 10 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.50%) openSUSE
12 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (30.38%) Software Engineering
3 468 (29.38%) TDD
4 407 (25.55%) Scrum
5 372 (23.35%) MVC
6 285 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
7 264 (16.57%) OO
8 259 (16.26%) DevOps
9 247 (15.51%) SOA
10 242 (15.19%) Microservices
11 225 (14.12%) SDLC
12 198 (12.43%) Mentoring
13 192 (12.05%) BDD
14 178 (11.17%) Web Development
15 167 (10.48%) Open Source
16 143 (8.98%) Test Automation
17 125 (7.85%) E-Commerce
18 117 (7.34%) Unit Testing
19 113 (7.09%) Coaching
19 113 (7.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1,561 (97.99%) Java
2 676 (42.44%) SQL
3 603 (37.85%) JavaScript
4 226 (14.19%) Java 8
5 193 (12.12%) PHP
6 150 (9.42%) Python
7 149 (9.35%) C++
8 134 (8.41%) Scala
9 132 (8.29%) C#
10 85 (5.34%) C
11 64 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.13%) Groovy
14 33 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 32 (2.01%) Perl
15 32 (2.01%) Ruby
16 26 (1.63%) ActionScript
17 25 (1.57%) XPath
18 24 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 24 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 304 (19.08%) Degree
2 105 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 34 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.82%) HND
7 13 (0.82%) SANS
8 12 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.63%) CISSP
10 9 (0.56%) CCNA
10 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (0.56%) GIAC
10 9 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
10 9 (0.56%) MCSE
10 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.71%) QA
2 15 (0.94%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) GDPR
4 5 (0.31%) SEPA
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (10.99%) Docker
2 19 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.13%) HDFS
4 15 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.69%) vSphere
6 7 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.063%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 70 (4.39%) Ansible
2 56 (3.52%) Puppet
3 46 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.19%) Salt
6 10 (0.63%) Kibana
6 10 (0.63%) Terraform
7 8 (0.50%) Marathon
8 6 (0.38%) MOM
9 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.31%) Oozie
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.25%) Rancher
11 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (0.19%) OpenNebula
11 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.063%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.063%) Mesos
12 1 (0.063%) Nagios
Vendors
1 455 (28.56%) Oracle
2 88 (5.52%) IBM
3 53 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.26%) Google
5 51 (3.20%) TIBCO
6 40 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 36 (2.26%) Sun
8 25 (1.57%) SAP
9 24 (1.51%) BEA
10 23 (1.44%) hybris
11 22 (1.38%) MuleSoft
12 19 (1.19%) VMware
13 16 (1.00%) Adobe
13 16 (1.00%) Talend
14 11 (0.69%) Tableau
15 9 (0.56%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.56%) Capita
16 8 (0.50%) Misys
16 8 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.44%) CA