Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 355 337
Rank change year-on-year -32 -18 +23
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1376 1619 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.85% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.18% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1260 1814
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 69873 74318 83001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57819 64429 71005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -24 1274 £55,000 - 48
UK excluding London -14 842 £50,000 - 35
London -27 490 £62,500 - 18
South East +40 235 £55,000 +2.80% 14
North of England +11 193 £50,000 - 4
East of England +38 148 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North West -28 120 £52,500 - 4
Midlands +8 111 £50,000 - 3
South West -80 87 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Yorkshire +31 70 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands -9 63 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Scotland -19 51 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +33 48 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales -12 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Northern Ireland -21 7 £42,500 -29.17%
North East +19 3 £54,000 +13.68%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Java EE.

1 1330 (96.66%) Java
2 885 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
3 838 (60.90%) Spring
4 548 (39.83%) Hibernate
5 480 (34.88%) SQL
6 440 (31.98%) JavaScript
7 431 (31.32%) Web Services
8 405 (29.43%) TDD
9 404 (29.36%) HTML
10 401 (29.14%) Oracle
11 392 (28.49%) Software Engineering
12 347 (25.22%) Scrum
13 336 (24.42%) MVC
14 322 (23.40%) Finance
15 317 (23.04%) Linux
16 316 (22.97%) REST
17 313 (22.75%) XML
18 310 (22.53%) CSS
19 290 (21.08%) JUnit
20 271 (19.69%) Jenkins
21 266 (19.33%) J2EE
22 263 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
23 255 (18.53%) Maven
24 254 (18.46%) JBoss
25 252 (18.31%) Degree
26 246 (17.88%) OO
27 229 (16.64%) SOAP
28 228 (16.57%) AngularJS
29 217 (15.77%) Tomcat
30 213 (15.48%) Relational Database

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
1 254 (18.46%) JBoss
2 217 (15.77%) Tomcat
3 174 (12.65%) WebSphere
4 114 (8.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 108 (7.85%) WebLogic
6 94 (6.83%) Apache
7 61 (4.43%) Confluence
8 43 (3.13%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (2.62%) GlassFish
11 35 (2.54%) WildFly
12 34 (2.47%) CMS
13 30 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.45%) Apache Pig
15 18 (1.31%) nginx
16 17 (1.24%) IIS
17 16 (1.16%) Mule
18 15 (1.09%) Mule ESB
19 14 (1.02%) Jetty
20 13 (0.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.51%) Unica
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.29%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 143 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.54%) GitHub
4 30 (2.18%) SaaS
5 28 (2.03%) IaaS
6 21 (1.53%) Boomi
7 19 (1.38%) PaaS
8 15 (1.09%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.51%) Silverpop
12 6 (0.44%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.44%) npm
12 6 (0.44%) Office 365
13 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.43%) Internet
2 48 (3.49%) HTTP
3 26 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.24%) Firewall
5 16 (1.16%) FTP
6 13 (0.94%) LDAP
7 10 (0.73%) SAN
7 10 (0.73%) SNMP
8 9 (0.65%) DNS
8 9 (0.65%) SSL
9 7 (0.51%) VPN
10 6 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (0.44%) LAN
10 6 (0.44%) NAS
10 6 (0.44%) WAN
11 4 (0.29%) FCoE
11 4 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.48%) Relational Database
2 182 (13.23%) MySQL
3 151 (10.97%) SQL Server
4 122 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 98 (7.12%) RDBMS
6 96 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 79 (5.74%) Oracle Database
8 72 (5.23%) Big Data
9 65 (4.72%) Hadoop
10 47 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (2.18%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.38%) Infinispan
14 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.80%) Redis
17 9 (0.65%) Endeca
17 9 (0.65%) JasperReports
17 9 (0.65%) MarkLogic
18 8 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 290 (21.08%) JUnit
2 271 (19.69%) Jenkins
3 255 (18.53%) Maven
4 173 (12.57%) Git (software)
5 159 (11.56%) Subversion
6 134 (9.74%) JIRA
7 120 (8.72%) Selenium
8 109 (7.92%) Eclipse
9 69 (5.01%) Cucumber
10 62 (4.51%) Mockito
11 56 (4.07%) Ant
12 52 (3.78%) Gradle
13 51 (3.71%) IntelliJ
14 46 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 45 (3.27%) Bitbucket
16 44 (3.20%) EasyMock
17 34 (2.47%) TeamCity
18 24 (1.74%) TestNG
19 23 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
20 20 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 322 (23.40%) Finance
2 137 (9.96%) Banking
3 98 (7.12%) Retail
4 69 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.71%) Marketing
6 39 (2.83%) Games
7 27 (1.96%) Advertising
8 21 (1.53%) Legal
8 21 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.16%) Online Betting
10 15 (1.09%) Electronics
11 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.94%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.94%) Automotive
13 12 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.80%) Front Office
15 9 (0.65%) Publishing
16 8 (0.58%) Billing
16 8 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 893 (64.90%) Developer
2 820 (59.59%) Java Developer
3 250 (18.17%) Senior Developer
4 234 (17.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 195 (14.17%) Java Engineer
6 194 (14.10%) Software Engineer
7 134 (9.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 122 (8.87%) Architect
9 118 (8.58%) Java Software Developer
10 116 (8.43%) Software Developer
11 85 (6.18%) Senior Java Engineer
12 78 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
13 70 (5.09%) Lead Developer
14 62 (4.51%) Lead Java Developer
15 60 (4.36%) Agile Developer
16 57 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
16 57 (4.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 57 (4.14%) Senior Software Developer
17 54 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
18 50 (3.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (60.90%) Spring
2 548 (39.83%) Hibernate
3 431 (31.32%) Web Services
4 404 (29.36%) HTML
5 316 (22.97%) REST
6 313 (22.75%) XML
7 310 (22.53%) CSS
8 266 (19.33%) J2EE
9 229 (16.64%) SOAP
10 228 (16.57%) AngularJS
11 197 (14.32%) RESTful
12 193 (14.03%) Spring MVC
13 191 (13.88%) JPA
14 178 (12.94%) JMS
15 166 (12.06%) HTML5
16 141 (10.25%) EJB
17 131 (9.52%) Spring Boot
18 124 (9.01%) JSP
18 124 (9.01%) Servlets
19 121 (8.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 176 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 114 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
4 67 (4.87%) User Experience
5 57 (4.14%) Fintech
6 51 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (3.42%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.67%) Online Games
9 22 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.45%) Wiki
11 16 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.80%) PKI
14 10 (0.73%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.65%) Smart Meter
16 8 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 317 (23.04%) Linux
2 160 (11.63%) Unix
3 117 (8.50%) Windows
4 48 (3.49%) Android
5 46 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 27 (1.96%) Solaris
8 20 (1.45%) CentOS
8 20 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 18 (1.31%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.58%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.44%) AIX
11 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.073%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (29.43%) TDD
3 392 (28.49%) Software Engineering
4 347 (25.22%) Scrum
5 336 (24.42%) MVC
6 263 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
7 246 (17.88%) OO
8 209 (15.19%) DevOps
9 205 (14.90%) SDLC
10 198 (14.39%) SOA
11 191 (13.88%) Test Automation
12 182 (13.23%) Microservices
13 166 (12.06%) Mentoring
14 157 (11.41%) Open Source
15 150 (10.90%) E-Commerce
16 145 (10.54%) BDD
17 119 (8.65%) Unit Testing
18 111 (8.07%) OOD
19 106 (7.70%) Web Development
20 96 (6.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1330 (96.66%) Java
2 480 (34.88%) SQL
3 440 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 180 (13.08%) Python
5 107 (7.78%) C++
6 105 (7.63%) C#
7 83 (6.03%) C
8 70 (5.09%) Scala
9 68 (4.94%) PHP
10 60 (4.36%) PL/SQL
11 39 (2.83%) Perl
12 35 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.40%) Ruby
14 30 (2.18%) Groovy
15 28 (2.03%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.74%) XPath
17 22 (1.60%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.38%) VB
19 18 (1.31%) TypeScript
20 17 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 252 (18.31%) Degree
2 92 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 79 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.38%) Sun Certification
7 12 (0.87%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.73%) OCMJD
8 10 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.65%) CISSP
9 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.65%) OCPJWCD
10 8 (0.58%) SANS
11 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.51%) GIAC
11 7 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 7 (0.51%) MCSE
11 7 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (0.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.12%) QA
2 20 (1.45%) SLA
3 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 121 (8.79%) Docker
2 18 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.36%) HDFS
5 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.29%) NFS
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.29%) Samba
6 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.073%) KVM
Systems Management
1 69 (5.01%) Puppet
2 60 (4.36%) Ansible
3 44 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.02%) Nagios
5 12 (0.87%) Mesos
6 10 (0.73%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.36%) Galera Cluster
7 5 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.36%) OpenNebula
7 5 (0.36%) Rancher
8 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.22%) Kibana
9 3 (0.22%) Terraform
10 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.15%) logstash
10 2 (0.15%) MOM
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 401 (29.14%) Oracle
2 73 (5.31%) IBM
3 61 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 54 (3.92%) SAP
5 50 (3.63%) hybris
5 50 (3.63%) Red Hat
6 43 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 41 (2.98%) MuleSoft
8 36 (2.62%) VMware
9 27 (1.96%) Sun
10 25 (1.82%) Google
11 24 (1.74%) Splunk
12 23 (1.67%) Talend
13 21 (1.53%) Dell
14 20 (1.45%) webMethods
15 15 (1.09%) Cloudera
16 14 (1.02%) Cognizant
17 13 (0.94%) BEA
18 12 (0.87%) Sybase
19 11 (0.80%) Adobe