The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 94 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
J2SE
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
591 770 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.67% 43.85% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 511 666 790
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) J2EE
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) UNIX
4 13 (72.22%) Tomcat
5 11 (61.11%) UML
5 11 (61.11%) WebLogic
6 10 (55.56%) Sun
6 10 (55.56%) Clustering
6 10 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (55.56%) OO
6 10 (55.56%) Solaris
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
6 10 (55.56%) Multithreading
6 10 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (50.00%) OWASP
8 8 (44.44%) Atlassian
9 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
9 7 (38.89%) RESTful
9 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (38.89%) TDD
9 7 (38.89%) SOAP
9 7 (38.89%) Web Services
9 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
9 7 (38.89%) WorldPay

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Tomcat
2 11 (61.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 11 (61.11%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) RESTful
3 6 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Solaris
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
2 10 (55.56%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 10 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 10 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) OWASP
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Sun
3 8 (44.44%) Atlassian
4 7 (38.89%) WorldPay
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase
6 1 (5.56%) Google
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