Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 395 384
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11 -66
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1,119 1,435 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.99% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1,122 1,174
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +13.40%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 63,063 72,051 72,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.49% 40.10% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51,838 60,028 62,707
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -43 993 £60,000 +9.09% 149
UK excluding London -29 650 £50,000 - 130
London +25 445 £70,000 +12.00% 46
Midlands +58 127 £45,000 -10.00% 27
South East -121 117 £47,500 -9.52% 18
South West +47 116 £47,500 -5.00% 21
East of England -20 102 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Scotland +36 83 £47,500 -9.52% 15
North of England -47 82 £55,000 +4.76% 21
East Midlands +31 65 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North West -33 65 £50,000 -9.91% 9
West Midlands +32 62 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire -6 15 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Wales 0 14 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Northern Ireland +2 12 £40,000 - 3
North East -1 2 £50,000 -7.41% 4

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,090 (97.41%) Java
2 696 (62.20%) Spring
3 686 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (45.04%) JavaScript
5 393 (35.12%) HTML
6 384 (34.32%) Hibernate
7 365 (32.62%) Scrum
8 348 (31.10%) Linux
9 331 (29.58%) CSS
10 330 (29.49%) SQL
11 317 (28.33%) TDD
12 312 (27.88%) Web Services
13 297 (26.54%) Maven
14 295 (26.36%) Oracle
15 293 (26.18%) Software Engineering
16 277 (24.75%) Microservices
17 276 (24.66%) REST
18 246 (21.98%) Git (software)
19 242 (21.63%) DevOps
20 224 (20.02%) Docker
21 217 (19.39%) Finance
22 214 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
23 208 (18.59%) Degree
24 205 (18.32%) Jenkins
25 204 (18.23%) J2EE
26 201 (17.96%) OO
27 199 (17.78%) XML
28 196 (17.52%) JUnit
29 194 (17.34%) SOAP
29 194 (17.34%) Python

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
1 192 (17.16%) JBoss
2 167 (14.92%) Tomcat
3 161 (14.39%) Apache
4 160 (14.30%) WebSphere
5 134 (11.97%) WebLogic
6 97 (8.67%) Confluence
6 97 (8.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 66 (5.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 37 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (3.22%) Apache Pig
9 36 (3.22%) GlassFish
10 30 (2.68%) WildFly
11 28 (2.50%) Apache Spark
12 20 (1.79%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.79%) WordPress
13 18 (1.61%) OpenStack
13 18 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (1.25%) MQSeries
16 11 (0.98%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 11 (0.98%) Weka
2 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.27%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.18%) Maple
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.089%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.089%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.27%) Staffware
5 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 214 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (8.31%) PaaS
4 85 (7.60%) OpenShift
5 79 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 64 (5.72%) IBM Cloud
7 35 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (2.95%) IaaS
8 33 (2.95%) SaaS
9 27 (2.41%) Serverless
10 20 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.07%) GitHub
13 10 (0.89%) npm
13 10 (0.89%) NuGet
14 6 (0.54%) Boomi
15 5 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.08%) TCP/IP
2 61 (5.45%) Internet
3 56 (5.00%) HTTP
4 49 (4.38%) SSL
5 42 (3.75%) Firewall
6 14 (1.25%) SAN
7 13 (1.16%) DNS
7 13 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 13 (1.16%) VPN
8 9 (0.80%) FTP
9 7 (0.63%) AMQP
10 4 (0.36%) Broadband
10 4 (0.36%) WebEx
11 2 (0.18%) Intranet
12 1 (0.089%) ATM
12 1 (0.089%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 1 (0.089%) Skype
12 1 (0.089%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (15.82%) MySQL
2 157 (14.03%) Relational Database
3 150 (13.40%) SQL Server
4 110 (9.83%) RDBMS
5 109 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
6 102 (9.12%) Big Data
7 71 (6.34%) Hadoop
8 64 (5.72%) NoSQL
9 60 (5.36%) MongoDB
10 58 (5.18%) Apache Hive
11 38 (3.40%) Oracle Database
12 36 (3.22%) DB2
13 28 (2.50%) Neo4j
14 19 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (1.34%) Blockchain
17 14 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (1.07%) Sqoop
19 11 (0.98%) CouchDB
19 11 (0.98%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 297 (26.54%) Maven
2 246 (21.98%) Git (software)
3 205 (18.32%) Jenkins
4 196 (17.52%) JUnit
5 162 (14.48%) JIRA
6 145 (12.96%) Gradle
7 127 (11.35%) Bitbucket
8 126 (11.26%) Subversion
9 117 (10.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 86 (7.69%) Selenium
11 61 (5.45%) EasyMock
12 57 (5.09%) Eclipse
13 48 (4.29%) Ant
14 38 (3.40%) IntelliJ
15 36 (3.22%) Cucumber
16 35 (3.13%) git-flow
17 33 (2.95%) SoapUI
17 33 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
18 32 (2.86%) Robot Framework
18 32 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 217 (19.39%) Finance
2 80 (7.15%) Banking
3 30 (2.68%) Retail
4 26 (2.32%) Advertising
5 23 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 20 (1.79%) Games
7 17 (1.52%) German Language
8 16 (1.43%) Law
9 14 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.25%) French Language
9 14 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.07%) Publishing
12 11 (0.98%) Swedish Language
13 9 (0.80%) Marketing
14 8 (0.71%) Automotive
15 7 (0.63%) Back Office
16 5 (0.45%) Electronics
17 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 652 (58.27%) Developer
2 585 (52.28%) Java Developer
3 160 (14.30%) Senior Developer
4 157 (14.03%) Architect
5 144 (12.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 143 (12.78%) Java Engineer
7 140 (12.51%) Software Engineer
8 100 (8.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 96 (8.58%) Lead Developer
10 81 (7.24%) Lead Java Developer
11 63 (5.63%) Java Architect
12 61 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
13 55 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
14 49 (4.38%) Software Developer
15 47 (4.20%) Agile Developer
15 47 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
16 46 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
17 44 (3.93%) J2EE Developer
17 44 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 44 (3.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (62.20%) Spring
2 393 (35.12%) HTML
3 384 (34.32%) Hibernate
4 331 (29.58%) CSS
5 312 (27.88%) Web Services
6 276 (24.66%) REST
7 204 (18.23%) J2EE
8 199 (17.78%) XML
9 194 (17.34%) SOAP
9 194 (17.34%) Spring Boot
10 178 (15.91%) AngularJS
11 147 (13.14%) JSF
12 141 (12.60%) EJB
13 132 (11.80%) HTML5
13 132 (11.80%) JPA
14 129 (11.53%) JSP
15 127 (11.35%) JMS
16 126 (11.26%) Spring MVC
17 118 (10.55%) jQuery
18 107 (9.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.78%) Fintech
2 69 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (5.81%) Cloud Native
4 60 (5.36%) Wiki
5 53 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 45 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (2.68%) User Experience
9 26 (2.32%) RIA
10 25 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.79%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.70%) Replication
14 18 (1.61%) Blog
15 11 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.71%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.63%) Client/Server
18 6 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 348 (31.10%) Linux
2 123 (10.99%) Windows
3 96 (8.58%) Unix
4 92 (8.22%) Android
5 74 (6.61%) Apple iOS
6 72 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (5.90%) CentOS
8 38 (3.40%) Mac OS X
9 22 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.70%) openSUSE
11 12 (1.07%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (32.62%) Scrum
3 317 (28.33%) TDD
4 293 (26.18%) Software Engineering
5 277 (24.75%) Microservices
6 242 (21.63%) DevOps
7 201 (17.96%) OO
8 191 (17.07%) Open Source
9 138 (12.33%) SOA
10 137 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 136 (12.15%) Computer Science
12 135 (12.06%) MVC
13 115 (10.28%) Test Automation
14 106 (9.47%) BDD
15 96 (8.58%) Kanban
15 96 (8.58%) Web Development
16 93 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
17 92 (8.22%) Mentoring
18 87 (7.77%) Analytics
19 81 (7.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1,090 (97.41%) Java
2 504 (45.04%) JavaScript
3 330 (29.49%) SQL
4 194 (17.34%) Python
5 189 (16.89%) Java 8
6 159 (14.21%) C++
7 103 (9.20%) PHP
8 98 (8.76%) C#
9 67 (5.99%) Bash Shell
10 60 (5.36%) C
11 55 (4.92%) PL/SQL
12 54 (4.83%) PowerShell
13 49 (4.38%) Perl
14 36 (3.22%) Objective-C
15 35 (3.13%) Shell Script
16 34 (3.04%) Ruby
17 32 (2.86%) Scala
18 18 (1.61%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.34%) Go
20 14 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 208 (18.59%) Degree
2 116 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 57 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 47 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 46 (4.11%) Master's Degree
7 34 (3.04%) CISSP
8 33 (2.95%) CCNA
8 33 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (2.95%) CompTIA Security+
8 33 (2.95%) GIAC
8 33 (2.95%) Linux+ Certification
8 33 (2.95%) MCSE
8 33 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (2.95%) Network+ Certification
8 33 (2.95%) SANS
8 33 (2.95%) SSCP
9 10 (0.89%) ISEB
9 10 (0.89%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.71%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.31%) QA
2 10 (0.89%) GDPR
3 7 (0.63%) PMO
4 6 (0.54%) PSD2
5 4 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.089%) SEPA
6 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 224 (20.02%) Docker
2 35 (3.13%) vSphere
3 23 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.97%) GridGain
5 18 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.07%) HDFS
7 11 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.89%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
9 5 (0.45%) Varnish
10 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.089%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 113 (10.10%) Puppet
2 112 (10.01%) Kubernetes
3 80 (7.15%) Ansible
4 75 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (5.54%) Salt
6 13 (1.16%) Terraform
7 6 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.36%) QRadar
9 4 (0.36%) rkt
9 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.18%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.18%) Rancher
10 2 (0.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.089%) Control-M
11 1 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.089%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.089%) Mesos
11 1 (0.089%) vRealize
Vendors
1 295 (26.36%) Oracle
2 143 (12.78%) Red Hat
3 101 (9.03%) IBM
4 82 (7.33%) Google
5 62 (5.54%) Microsoft
6 55 (4.92%) SAP
7 37 (3.31%) VMware
8 24 (2.14%) hybris
9 18 (1.61%) Adobe
10 17 (1.52%) TIBCO
11 14 (1.25%) Cognizant
12 12 (1.07%) Terracotta
13 11 (0.98%) Alteryx
13 11 (0.98%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.98%) Tableau
14 8 (0.71%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.71%) Chordiant
14 8 (0.71%) Sybase
15 7 (0.63%) BEA
15 7 (0.63%) webMethods