Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 374 352
Rank change year-on-year -23 -22 +32
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,347 1,499 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.10% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1,204 1,439
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +13.40%
10th Percentile £36,900 £33,825 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.56%

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 68,352 71,442 76,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.44% 40.61% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56,698 59,446 66,664
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -15 1,243 £55,000 +4.76% 144
UK excluding London -36 758 £50,000 - 109
London +46 555 £65,000 +8.33% 59
South East -45 172 £45,000 -18.18% 16
North of England -51 146 £50,000 - 19
Midlands +62 142 £50,000 - 18
East of England -44 120 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West +18 109 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North West -21 107 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands +32 76 £50,000 - 10
East Midlands +21 66 £50,000 - 8
Scotland -15 57 £53,250 -11.25% 15
Yorkshire -10 35 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Wales -12 12 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Northern Ireland +4 4 £45,500 +21.33% 4
North East -19 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,323 (98.22%) Java
2 897 (66.59%) Spring
3 823 (61.10%) Agile Software Development
4 606 (44.99%) JavaScript
5 497 (36.90%) SQL
6 489 (36.30%) Hibernate
7 439 (32.59%) Software Engineering
8 434 (32.22%) HTML
9 421 (31.25%) Scrum
10 405 (30.07%) Oracle
11 403 (29.92%) Web Services
12 382 (28.36%) TDD
13 375 (27.84%) CSS
14 353 (26.21%) Maven
15 352 (26.13%) Git (software)
16 340 (25.24%) Linux
17 334 (24.80%) REST
18 289 (21.46%) JBoss
19 284 (21.08%) Degree
20 283 (21.01%) XML
21 282 (20.94%) Finance
22 280 (20.79%) DevOps
23 277 (20.56%) MVC
24 260 (19.30%) Microservices
25 254 (18.86%) Java 8
26 252 (18.71%) Tomcat
27 248 (18.41%) SOAP
28 243 (18.04%) J2EE
29 223 (16.56%) JUnit
30 220 (16.33%) 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
1 289 (21.46%) JBoss
2 252 (18.71%) Tomcat
3 191 (14.18%) WebSphere
4 186 (13.81%) WebLogic
5 140 (10.39%) Apache
5 140 (10.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 84 (6.24%) Confluence
7 61 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
8 57 (4.23%) Apache Pig
8 57 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 50 (3.71%) Apache Spark
10 48 (3.56%) WildFly
11 34 (2.52%) Apache Solr
12 32 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (1.34%) GlassFish
14 17 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.19%) Alfresco
16 15 (1.11%) MQSeries
17 13 (0.97%) Joomla!
17 13 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.15%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.15%) Weka
3 1 (0.074%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.074%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.00%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.15%) Staffware
6 1 (0.074%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.074%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 219 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.97%) PaaS
4 65 (4.83%) OpenShift
5 63 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 58 (4.31%) IBM Cloud
7 38 (2.82%) Serverless
8 27 (2.00%) SaaS
9 26 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (1.34%) IaaS
11 13 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.67%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.67%) GitHub
13 7 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.30%) npm
15 4 (0.30%) NuGet
15 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.01%) HTTP
2 70 (5.20%) Internet
3 67 (4.97%) TCP/IP
4 54 (4.01%) SSL
5 48 (3.56%) Firewall
6 29 (2.15%) FTP
7 9 (0.67%) AMQP
7 9 (0.67%) DNS
8 5 (0.37%) Intranet
8 5 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.37%) SAN
8 5 (0.37%) VPN
9 4 (0.30%) ATM
9 4 (0.30%) Network Security
10 3 (0.22%) VoIP
10 3 (0.22%) WebEx
11 2 (0.15%) Skype
11 2 (0.15%) SSH
12 1 (0.074%) MQTT
12 1 (0.074%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (15.44%) MySQL
2 193 (14.33%) Relational Database
3 158 (11.73%) SQL Server
4 126 (9.35%) Big Data
5 111 (8.24%) NoSQL
6 109 (8.09%) Hadoop
7 98 (7.28%) RDBMS
8 95 (7.05%) MongoDB
9 82 (6.09%) Apache Hive
10 77 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
11 54 (4.01%) Oracle Database
12 38 (2.82%) Neo4j
13 26 (1.93%) DB2
14 24 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (1.04%) OrientDB
18 12 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.89%) Sqoop
19 10 (0.74%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 353 (26.21%) Maven
2 352 (26.13%) Git (software)
3 223 (16.56%) JUnit
4 176 (13.07%) Jenkins
5 171 (12.69%) JIRA
6 159 (11.80%) Subversion
7 158 (11.73%) Gradle
8 132 (9.80%) Bitbucket
9 115 (8.54%) Selenium
10 113 (8.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 70 (5.20%) Eclipse
12 63 (4.68%) Ant
13 54 (4.01%) EasyMock
14 49 (3.64%) IntelliJ
14 49 (3.64%) Robot Framework
15 46 (3.41%) git-flow
16 42 (3.12%) Mockito
17 40 (2.97%) CodeSonar
18 38 (2.82%) Cucumber
19 33 (2.45%) TestNG
General
1 282 (20.94%) Finance
2 95 (7.05%) Banking
3 80 (5.94%) Advertising
4 61 (4.53%) Retail
5 30 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.93%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.48%) Games
7 20 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.11%) French Language
8 15 (1.11%) German Language
9 14 (1.04%) Automotive
10 13 (0.97%) Publishing
11 11 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.74%) Marketing
12 10 (0.74%) Military
13 9 (0.67%) Front Office
13 9 (0.67%) Law
14 7 (0.52%) Back Office
15 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 845 (62.73%) Developer
2 777 (57.68%) Java Developer
3 211 (15.66%) Senior Developer
4 198 (14.70%) Software Engineer
5 194 (14.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 193 (14.33%) Java Engineer
7 145 (10.76%) Architect
7 145 (10.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 95 (7.05%) Lead Developer
9 86 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
10 75 (5.57%) Java Software Developer
11 66 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 58 (4.31%) Support Engineer
13 50 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (3.19%) Java Architect
15 42 (3.12%) Cloud Architect
15 42 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
16 41 (3.04%) Junior
17 40 (2.97%) J2EE Developer
17 40 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 897 (66.59%) Spring
2 489 (36.30%) Hibernate
3 434 (32.22%) HTML
4 403 (29.92%) Web Services
5 375 (27.84%) CSS
6 334 (24.80%) REST
7 283 (21.01%) XML
8 248 (18.41%) SOAP
9 243 (18.04%) J2EE
10 207 (15.37%) HTML5
11 204 (15.14%) AngularJS
12 181 (13.44%) Spring MVC
13 180 (13.36%) JSP
14 169 (12.55%) JPA
15 167 (12.40%) Spring Boot
16 150 (11.14%) JSF
17 148 (10.99%) Ajax
18 144 (10.69%) JMS
19 141 (10.47%) RESTful
20 140 (10.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 177 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 129 (9.58%) Fintech
3 117 (8.69%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 55 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.08%) Cloud Native
6 48 (3.56%) Wiki
7 46 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 44 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
9 40 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (2.08%) Blog
11 25 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.86%) RIA
12 23 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.71%) User Experience
13 15 (1.11%) PKI
14 14 (1.04%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.74%) Replication
17 9 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 340 (25.24%) Linux
2 135 (10.02%) Windows
3 104 (7.72%) Unix
4 96 (7.13%) Android
5 79 (5.86%) Apple iOS
6 44 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (3.19%) Mac OS X
8 41 (3.04%) CentOS
9 19 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.04%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.89%) AIX
11 12 (0.89%) openSUSE
12 9 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.37%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) Fedora
15 1 (0.074%) Debian
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (61.10%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (32.59%) Software Engineering
3 421 (31.25%) Scrum
4 382 (28.36%) TDD
5 280 (20.79%) DevOps
6 277 (20.56%) MVC
7 260 (19.30%) Microservices
8 220 (16.33%) SOA
9 205 (15.22%) OO
10 195 (14.48%) Open Source
11 182 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
12 169 (12.55%) Test Automation
13 139 (10.32%) Mentoring
14 132 (9.80%) Web Development
15 124 (9.21%) Kanban
16 121 (8.98%) SDLC
17 116 (8.61%) BDD
18 109 (8.09%) Unit Testing
19 104 (7.72%) OOD
20 100 (7.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,323 (98.22%) Java
2 606 (44.99%) JavaScript
3 497 (36.90%) SQL
4 254 (18.86%) Java 8
5 217 (16.11%) Python
6 170 (12.62%) PHP
7 161 (11.95%) C++
8 130 (9.65%) C#
9 102 (7.57%) C
10 87 (6.46%) PL/SQL
11 69 (5.12%) Scala
12 68 (5.05%) Bash Shell
13 52 (3.86%) Perl
14 51 (3.79%) Objective-C
14 51 (3.79%) PowerShell
15 50 (3.71%) Ruby
16 32 (2.38%) T-SQL
17 30 (2.23%) Shell Script
18 29 (2.15%) Groovy
19 23 (1.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 284 (21.08%) Degree
2 127 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 96 (7.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 88 (6.53%) DV Cleared
5 48 (3.56%) Master's Degree
6 45 (3.34%) CCNA
6 45 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.34%) CISSP
6 45 (3.34%) GIAC
6 45 (3.34%) Linux+ Certification
6 45 (3.34%) MCSE
6 45 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (3.34%) Network+ Certification
6 45 (3.34%) SANS
6 45 (3.34%) SSCP
7 43 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
8 36 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.97%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.52%) QA
2 20 (1.48%) GCP
3 9 (0.67%) PMO
4 8 (0.59%) COBIT
4 8 (0.59%) GDPR
5 5 (0.37%) SLA
6 3 (0.22%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 198 (14.70%) Docker
2 41 (3.04%) vSphere
3 23 (1.71%) GridGain
4 18 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.97%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.89%) HDFS
8 5 (0.37%) Varnish
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.074%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.074%) vCloud
11 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (8.69%) Puppet
2 80 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (5.64%) Ansible
4 73 (5.42%) Salt
5 65 (4.83%) Kubernetes
6 13 (0.97%) Terraform
7 7 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.30%) Kibana
9 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.22%) Control-M
9 3 (0.22%) Marathon
9 3 (0.22%) MOM
9 3 (0.22%) Rancher
10 1 (0.074%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.074%) Mesos
10 1 (0.074%) Nagios
Vendors
1 405 (30.07%) Oracle
2 125 (9.28%) IBM
3 101 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 86 (6.38%) Google
5 65 (4.83%) Microsoft
6 60 (4.45%) SAP
7 45 (3.34%) hybris
8 41 (3.04%) TIBCO
9 32 (2.38%) Adobe
10 26 (1.93%) BEA
11 21 (1.56%) VMware
12 18 (1.34%) Cloudera
13 11 (0.82%) AppDynamics
14 10 (0.74%) Cognizant
14 10 (0.74%) Dynatrace
14 10 (0.74%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.74%) Sybase
15 8 (0.59%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.59%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.52%) Capita