The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 219 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
J2SE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1592 1834 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.05% 33.69% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1515 1651
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

J2SE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Berkshire region.

J2SE Salary Trend in Berkshire

J2SE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -5 7 - -
Reading - 2 £51,125 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
J2SE
South East

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Tomcat
3 19 (90.48%) Servlets
3 19 (90.48%) Oracle
3 19 (90.48%) JDBC
3 19 (90.48%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (85.71%) PL/SQL
4 18 (85.71%) Degree
5 17 (80.95%) JSP
5 17 (80.95%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) CSS
6 12 (57.14%) TDD
7 11 (52.38%) HTTP
7 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
7 11 (52.38%) Swing
7 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
7 11 (52.38%) UML
7 11 (52.38%) Velocity
7 11 (52.38%) JAX-WS
7 11 (52.38%) JavaFX
8 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 9 (42.86%) UNIX
9 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) OLAP
10 7 (33.33%) JBoss
10 7 (33.33%) Workflow
10 7 (33.33%) OLTP
10 7 (33.33%) Shell Script

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (95.24%) Tomcat
2 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
3 7 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) OLAP
1 7 (33.33%) OLTP
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
1 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (90.48%) Servlets
2 19 (90.48%) JDBC
3 17 (80.95%) JSP
3 17 (80.95%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) Swing
5 11 (52.38%) Velocity
5 11 (52.38%) JAX-WS
5 11 (52.38%) JavaFX
6 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) JPA
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) Spring
9 1 (4.76%) jQuery
9 1 (4.76%) JSF
9 1 (4.76%) Java SE
9 1 (4.76%) Lucene
9 1 (4.76%) EJB
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) UML
3 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
5 4 (19.05%) Benchmarking
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Change Control
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) hybris