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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 107 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.43% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% +19.20%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
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
706 697 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.85% 42.06% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 596 576 535
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

J2SE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) UML
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (80.00%) Sun
3 8 (80.00%) Clustering
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (80.00%) Solaris
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 8 (80.00%) J2EE
3 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (80.00%) OWASP
3 8 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) WorldPay
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) EclipseLink
4 1 (10.00%) EJB
4 1 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (10.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (10.00%) JPA
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) UML
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (80.00%) OWASP
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) WorldPay