Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 386 300
Rank change year-on-year +33 -86 +53
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,508 1,398 2,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.79% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 2.02% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,080 1,910
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%

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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +39 1,435 £55,000 - 182
UK excluding London -10 847 £50,000 - 118
London +54 618 £62,500 +4.17% 85
South East +75 320 £50,000 -9.09% 37
East of England +21 159 £50,000 -4.76% 26
North of England -4 144 £54,000 +2.86% 13
North West -23 97 £60,000 +10.09% 10
South West -57 93 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Midlands +3 82 £50,000 - 10
East Midlands +24 50 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Yorkshire +26 44 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Scotland -69 37 £52,500 +23.53% 18
West Midlands -31 32 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Wales -19 9 £40,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -24 6 - -
North East -21 3 £54,000 +42.20% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,461 (96.88%) Java
2 898 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 875 (58.02%) Spring
4 626 (41.51%) SQL
5 556 (36.87%) Hibernate
6 507 (33.62%) Web Services
7 493 (32.69%) JavaScript
8 442 (29.31%) Software Engineering
9 430 (28.51%) HTML
10 419 (27.79%) TDD
11 379 (25.13%) Oracle
12 364 (24.14%) Scrum
13 362 (24.01%) Finance
14 347 (23.01%) REST
15 332 (22.02%) MVC
16 322 (21.35%) CSS
17 318 (21.09%) XML
18 316 (20.95%) J2EE
19 307 (20.36%) Maven
20 304 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
21 285 (18.90%) Linux
22 284 (18.83%) AngularJS
23 279 (18.50%) Degree
24 267 (17.71%) RESTful
25 264 (17.51%) JUnit
26 262 (17.37%) OO
27 250 (16.58%) Relational Database
28 240 (15.92%) JBoss
29 232 (15.38%) MySQL
30 231 (15.32%) SDLC

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
1 240 (15.92%) JBoss
2 217 (14.39%) Tomcat
3 162 (10.74%) WebSphere
4 94 (6.23%) Apache
5 88 (5.84%) WebLogic
6 73 (4.84%) Confluence
7 66 (4.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 54 (3.58%) Apache Spark
9 50 (3.32%) Apache Pig
10 38 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (2.52%) WildFly
11 34 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 26 (1.72%) nginx
13 22 (1.46%) GlassFish
14 20 (1.33%) MQSeries
15 15 (0.99%) Mule
16 13 (0.86%) CMS
17 11 (0.73%) Alfresco
17 11 (0.73%) Jetty
17 11 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.33%) Weka
3 3 (0.20%) HipChat
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.40%) Ripple
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 172 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.39%) IaaS
4 35 (2.32%) SaaS
5 32 (2.12%) GitHub
6 21 (1.39%) PaaS
7 20 (1.33%) Boomi
8 17 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 13 (0.86%) Bluemix
9 13 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.40%) npm
11 6 (0.40%) Office 365
12 4 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.20%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.91%) HTTP
2 40 (2.65%) Internet
3 20 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.26%) Firewall
5 16 (1.06%) SSL
6 15 (0.99%) SNMP
7 12 (0.80%) SSH
8 8 (0.53%) AMQP
9 5 (0.33%) Skype
10 4 (0.27%) FCoE
11 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.20%) FTP
11 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.20%) Intranet
11 3 (0.20%) LAN
11 3 (0.20%) NAS
11 3 (0.20%) Network Security
11 3 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (16.58%) Relational Database
2 232 (15.38%) MySQL
3 150 (9.95%) SQL Server
4 140 (9.28%) NoSQL
5 111 (7.36%) MongoDB
6 102 (6.76%) RDBMS
7 90 (5.97%) Big Data
8 82 (5.44%) Oracle Database
9 76 (5.04%) Hadoop
10 69 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (3.98%) Apache Hive
12 34 (2.25%) Infinispan
13 26 (1.72%) MarkLogic
14 22 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.19%) Neo4j
17 16 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (0.86%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 307 (20.36%) Maven
2 264 (17.51%) JUnit
3 208 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 197 (13.06%) Git (software)
5 191 (12.67%) Subversion
6 159 (10.54%) JIRA
7 138 (9.15%) Selenium
8 100 (6.63%) Cucumber
9 80 (5.31%) Eclipse
10 77 (5.11%) Mockito
11 63 (4.18%) Ant
12 53 (3.51%) Gradle
13 50 (3.32%) IntelliJ
14 32 (2.12%) TeamCity
15 31 (2.06%) Bitbucket
15 31 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
15 31 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (1.66%) gulp
17 24 (1.59%) Vagrant
18 22 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 362 (24.01%) Finance
2 136 (9.02%) Banking
3 94 (6.23%) Retail
4 70 (4.64%) Advertising
5 44 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.79%) Games
7 28 (1.86%) Automotive
8 26 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.66%) Legal
10 23 (1.53%) Publishing
11 20 (1.33%) Front Office
12 19 (1.26%) Billing
13 14 (0.93%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.86%) French Language
14 13 (0.86%) Marketing
14 13 (0.86%) Online Betting
15 12 (0.80%) Law
16 9 (0.60%) Back Office
17 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 975 (64.66%) Developer
2 909 (60.28%) Java Developer
3 239 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 225 (14.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 210 (13.93%) Java Engineer
6 199 (13.20%) Software Engineer
7 140 (9.28%) Java Software Developer
8 132 (8.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 130 (8.62%) Architect
10 129 (8.55%) Software Developer
11 99 (6.56%) Agile Developer
11 99 (6.56%) Agile Java Developer
12 90 (5.97%) Senior Java Engineer
13 75 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
14 63 (4.18%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 62 (4.11%) Consultant
16 58 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 55 (3.65%) Lead Developer
18 54 (3.58%) J2EE Developer
18 54 (3.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (58.02%) Spring
2 556 (36.87%) Hibernate
3 507 (33.62%) Web Services
4 430 (28.51%) HTML
5 347 (23.01%) REST
6 322 (21.35%) CSS
7 318 (21.09%) XML
8 316 (20.95%) J2EE
9 284 (18.83%) AngularJS
10 267 (17.71%) RESTful
11 220 (14.59%) SOAP
12 206 (13.66%) JMS
13 204 (13.53%) JPA
14 187 (12.40%) HTML5
15 166 (11.01%) React
16 162 (10.74%) JSP
17 149 (9.88%) Spring MVC
18 136 (9.02%) EJB
18 136 (9.02%) Node.js
19 134 (8.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 175 (11.60%) Computer Science
2 105 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 85 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
4 68 (4.51%) Fintech
5 62 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.85%) User Experience
7 42 (2.79%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 19 (1.26%) PKI
12 15 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.86%) RIA
15 12 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.73%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.60%) Wiki
18 8 (0.53%) Hedge funds
18 8 (0.53%) Management Information System
19 7 (0.46%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 285 (18.90%) Linux
2 165 (10.94%) Unix
3 106 (7.03%) Windows
4 48 (3.18%) Android
5 47 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.86%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.80%) CentOS
9 12 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.80%) Solaris
10 11 (0.73%) AIX
11 10 (0.66%) Debian
12 9 (0.60%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.066%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (29.31%) Software Engineering
3 419 (27.79%) TDD
4 364 (24.14%) Scrum
5 332 (22.02%) MVC
6 304 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
7 262 (17.37%) OO
8 231 (15.32%) SDLC
9 219 (14.52%) DevOps
10 216 (14.32%) Microservices
11 195 (12.93%) SOA
12 186 (12.33%) Mentoring
13 180 (11.94%) Test Automation
14 172 (11.41%) BDD
15 153 (10.15%) E-Commerce
16 142 (9.42%) Unit Testing
17 136 (9.02%) Open Source
18 128 (8.49%) Web Development
19 110 (7.29%) OOD
20 106 (7.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,461 (96.88%) Java
2 626 (41.51%) SQL
3 493 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 153 (10.15%) Python
5 140 (9.28%) C#
6 134 (8.89%) C++
7 124 (8.22%) PHP
8 104 (6.90%) Scala
9 89 (5.90%) C
10 49 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 42 (2.79%) Groovy
12 32 (2.12%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.06%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.72%) Perl
16 23 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.46%) Ruby
18 16 (1.06%) ES6
19 15 (0.99%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 279 (18.50%) Degree
2 91 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 79 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 43 (2.85%) Oracle Certification
6 24 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.26%) Sun Certification
8 18 (1.19%) SANS
9 16 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.99%) CISSP
10 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.86%) CCNA
11 13 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.86%) GIAC
11 13 (0.86%) Linux+ Certification
11 13 (0.86%) MCSE
11 13 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (0.86%) OCMJD
11 13 (0.86%) OCPJP
11 13 (0.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.50%) QA
2 26 (1.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.27%) GDPR
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.066%) PMO
5 1 (0.066%) PSD2
5 1 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 166 (11.01%) Docker
2 26 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.19%) HDFS
4 12 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.66%) vSphere
6 9 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.27%) NFS
8 4 (0.27%) Samba
8 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 49 (3.25%) Ansible
2 47 (3.12%) Puppet
3 35 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.73%) Salt
6 9 (0.60%) Nagios
6 9 (0.60%) Terraform
7 8 (0.53%) Galera Cluster
7 8 (0.53%) Mesos
7 8 (0.53%) OpenNebula
8 6 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.40%) Kibana
8 6 (0.40%) Marathon
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.27%) MOM
10 4 (0.27%) Rancher
10 4 (0.27%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 379 (25.13%) Oracle
2 77 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 56 (3.71%) IBM
4 51 (3.38%) Sun
5 43 (2.85%) Red Hat
6 41 (2.72%) TIBCO
7 37 (2.45%) Google
8 36 (2.39%) VMware
9 34 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 30 (1.99%) Talend
11 28 (1.86%) hybris
12 22 (1.46%) SAP
13 20 (1.33%) Dell
14 18 (1.19%) Splunk
14 18 (1.19%) webMethods
15 12 (0.80%) AppDynamics
16 9 (0.60%) Cloudera
16 9 (0.60%) Tableau
17 8 (0.53%) Atlassian
17 8 (0.53%) Sybase