The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 114 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.12% 0.061% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
778 767 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.10% 46.65% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 664 731 840
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2SE
Cambridgeshire

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

J2SE
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

J2SE Salary Trend in Cambridge

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) X.509
3 6 (54.55%) STUN
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) Scala
3 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
5 4 (36.36%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Sybase
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
1 6 (54.55%) X.509
1 6 (54.55%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 4 (36.36%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Scala
3 6 (54.55%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sun
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase