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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 111 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.12% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.84% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -36.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
669 598 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.63% 41.59% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 554 523 698
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
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