Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 351 380
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 1504 1769 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 2.32% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1430 1611
UK median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +13.40% -3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,600 £71,250
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 71090 76167 81919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.45% 38.79% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59008 66158 69915
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -21 1380 £52,500 -4.55% 87
UK excluding London -1 952 £50,000 - 50
London -62 518 £60,000 -4.00% 42
South East +62 243 £55,000 +2.80% 16
North of England -17 225 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East of England +53 194 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North West -6 147 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Midlands +15 110 £50,000 -9.09% 11
South West -44 96 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Yorkshire -13 73 £42,500 -5.56% 2
West Midlands -3 64 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Scotland +13 63 £60,000 +26.32% 4
East Midlands +28 46 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wales -22 28 £51,250 +25.00%
North East +20 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Northern Ireland -12 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1465 (97.41%) Java
2 974 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
3 935 (62.17%) Spring
4 625 (41.56%) Hibernate
5 488 (32.45%) JavaScript
6 475 (31.58%) Oracle
7 465 (30.92%) SQL
8 455 (30.25%) Web Services
9 449 (29.85%) TDD
10 418 (27.79%) HTML
11 404 (26.86%) Software Engineering
12 395 (26.26%) Scrum
13 358 (23.80%) REST
14 348 (23.14%) XML
15 343 (22.81%) Linux
16 335 (22.27%) MVC
16 335 (22.27%) Finance
17 333 (22.14%) CSS
18 312 (20.74%) JUnit
18 312 (20.74%) Maven
19 296 (19.68%) Jenkins
20 295 (19.61%) OO
21 286 (19.02%) JBoss
22 282 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
23 274 (18.22%) SOAP
24 271 (18.02%) Tomcat
25 269 (17.89%) Degree
26 256 (17.02%) SOA
27 253 (16.82%) J2EE
28 232 (15.43%) MySQL

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
1 286 (19.02%) JBoss
2 271 (18.02%) Tomcat
3 175 (11.64%) WebSphere
4 155 (10.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 120 (7.98%) WebLogic
6 105 (6.98%) Apache
7 69 (4.59%) GlassFish
8 58 (3.86%) Confluence
9 53 (3.52%) Apache Spark
10 43 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (2.73%) CMS
11 41 (2.73%) Mule
12 39 (2.59%) WildFly
13 37 (2.46%) Mule ESB
14 33 (2.19%) Apache Pig
15 26 (1.73%) IIS
15 26 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
16 24 (1.60%) Anypoint
17 21 (1.40%) Jetty
18 19 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.13%) HipChat
1 2 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.60%) Unica
3 7 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.27%) Magento
5 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.93%) SaaS
4 43 (2.86%) GitHub
5 20 (1.33%) IaaS
6 18 (1.20%) PaaS
7 17 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.73%) Boomi
11 10 (0.66%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.60%) Silverpop
13 6 (0.40%) Bluemix
13 6 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.40%) Office 365
14 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
16 1 (0.066%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.05%) Internet
2 64 (4.26%) HTTP
3 27 (1.80%) FTP
4 20 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.06%) LDAP
6 14 (0.93%) DNS
7 10 (0.66%) SSL
8 8 (0.53%) Firewall
9 7 (0.47%) SAN
9 7 (0.47%) VPN
10 4 (0.27%) AMQP
10 4 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.20%) BIG-IP
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%) Intranet
11 3 (0.20%) LAN
11 3 (0.20%) NAS
11 3 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (15.43%) MySQL
2 226 (15.03%) Relational Database
3 186 (12.37%) SQL Server
4 145 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 130 (8.64%) MongoDB
6 111 (7.38%) RDBMS
7 106 (7.05%) Big Data
8 87 (5.78%) Oracle Database
9 77 (5.12%) Hadoop
10 59 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 47 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (2.19%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.46%) CouchDB
14 15 (1.00%) Redis
15 14 (0.93%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.73%) MarkLogic
19 9 (0.60%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 312 (20.74%) JUnit
1 312 (20.74%) Maven
2 296 (19.68%) Jenkins
3 201 (13.36%) Git (software)
4 171 (11.37%) Subversion
5 136 (9.04%) Selenium
6 123 (8.18%) JIRA
7 119 (7.91%) Eclipse
8 87 (5.78%) Ant
9 79 (5.25%) Cucumber
10 73 (4.85%) IntelliJ
11 71 (4.72%) Gradle
12 64 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 54 (3.59%) EasyMock
14 48 (3.19%) Mockito
15 45 (2.99%) Bitbucket
16 36 (2.39%) NetBeans
17 29 (1.93%) Hudson
18 26 (1.73%) SonarQube
18 26 (1.73%) TeamCity
General
1 335 (22.27%) Finance
2 156 (10.37%) Banking
3 102 (6.78%) Retail
4 90 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 76 (5.05%) Marketing
6 44 (2.93%) Games
7 37 (2.46%) Advertising
8 26 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.33%) Electronics
9 20 (1.33%) Front Office
10 17 (1.13%) Online Betting
11 16 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.00%) Billing
13 14 (0.93%) Automotive
14 13 (0.86%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.80%) Publishing
16 10 (0.66%) Legal
17 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.40%) French Language
18 6 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1031 (68.55%) Developer
2 951 (63.23%) Java Developer
3 310 (20.61%) Senior Developer
4 287 (19.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 180 (11.97%) Software Engineer
6 177 (11.77%) Java Engineer
7 127 (8.44%) Architect
8 123 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
9 122 (8.11%) Software Developer
10 121 (8.05%) Java Software Developer
11 95 (6.32%) Lead Developer
12 86 (5.72%) Lead Java Developer
13 74 (4.92%) Senior Java Engineer
14 71 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 69 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
16 60 (3.99%) Senior Software Developer
17 53 (3.52%) Senior Java Software Developer
18 49 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
19 45 (2.99%) Agile Developer
19 45 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 935 (62.17%) Spring
2 625 (41.56%) Hibernate
3 455 (30.25%) Web Services
4 418 (27.79%) HTML
5 358 (23.80%) REST
6 348 (23.14%) XML
7 333 (22.14%) CSS
8 274 (18.22%) SOAP
9 253 (16.82%) J2EE
10 224 (14.89%) JMS
11 211 (14.03%) AngularJS
12 206 (13.70%) Spring MVC
13 195 (12.97%) JPA
14 183 (12.17%) RESTful
15 150 (9.97%) EJB
15 150 (9.97%) HTML5
16 135 (8.98%) Servlets
17 125 (8.31%) .NET
17 125 (8.31%) JSP
18 110 (7.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 208 (13.83%) Computer Science
2 144 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 137 (9.11%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (4.12%) Fintech
5 58 (3.86%) User Experience
6 41 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.99%) Wiki
8 28 (1.86%) Online Games
9 25 (1.66%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.46%) Smart Meter
11 19 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.86%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.73%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 343 (22.81%) Linux
2 142 (9.44%) Unix
3 116 (7.71%) Windows
4 47 (3.13%) Android
5 42 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (2.13%) CentOS
8 31 (2.06%) Mac OS
9 26 (1.73%) Mac OS X
10 22 (1.46%) Solaris
11 17 (1.13%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.73%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.20%) AIX
13 3 (0.20%) Debian
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.066%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (29.85%) TDD
3 404 (26.86%) Software Engineering
4 395 (26.26%) Scrum
5 335 (22.27%) MVC
6 295 (19.61%) OO
7 282 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 256 (17.02%) SOA
9 225 (14.96%) Test Automation
10 218 (14.49%) DevOps
11 210 (13.96%) SDLC
12 207 (13.76%) Open Source
13 187 (12.43%) Microservices
14 182 (12.10%) Mentoring
15 157 (10.44%) BDD
16 142 (9.44%) E-Commerce
17 114 (7.58%) OOD
18 113 (7.51%) Unit Testing
19 106 (7.05%) Web Development
20 101 (6.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1465 (97.41%) Java
2 488 (32.45%) JavaScript
3 465 (30.92%) SQL
4 208 (13.83%) Python
5 107 (7.11%) C++
6 102 (6.78%) C#
7 85 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 71 (4.72%) C
9 63 (4.19%) Scala
10 59 (3.92%) PHP
11 45 (2.99%) Ruby
12 44 (2.93%) Perl
13 29 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 29 (1.93%) T-SQL
14 28 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.73%) Groovy
16 25 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.40%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.20%) XPath
19 17 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 269 (17.89%) Degree
2 101 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 92 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.40%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.27%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) CITP
12 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.066%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.25%) QA
2 16 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.80%) SLA
4 8 (0.53%) COBIT
5 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (7.38%) Docker
2 13 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) HDFS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.066%) Corosync
7 1 (0.066%) KVM
7 1 (0.066%) NFS
7 1 (0.066%) Postfix
7 1 (0.066%) Squid
7 1 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (4.79%) Puppet
2 67 (4.45%) Ansible
3 46 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.60%) CloudHub
5 12 (0.80%) Mesos
6 9 (0.60%) Nagios
7 5 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.33%) MOM
8 4 (0.27%) Kibana
9 3 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.20%) logstash
9 3 (0.20%) OpenNebula
9 3 (0.20%) Rancher
9 3 (0.20%) Terraform
10 2 (0.13%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.13%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.066%) Cacti
11 1 (0.066%) Linux-HA
11 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 475 (31.58%) Oracle
2 93 (6.18%) IBM
3 63 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 63 (4.19%) Red Hat
4 61 (4.06%) SAP
5 47 (3.13%) Cognizant
5 47 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 41 (2.73%) MuleSoft
7 40 (2.66%) hybris
8 31 (2.06%) VMware
9 25 (1.66%) BEA
10 19 (1.26%) Talend
11 18 (1.20%) Adobe
12 17 (1.13%) Splunk
13 16 (1.06%) Google
13 16 (1.06%) Sybase
14 15 (1.00%) Sun
15 14 (0.93%) Cloudera
15 14 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.73%) Dell