The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 210 251 298
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +47
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 27 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.18% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 25
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
J2SE
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2453 3146 4313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.72% 37.16% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2256 2704 3770
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

J2SE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

J2SE Salary Trend in the City of London

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (88.31%) Finance
3 52 (67.53%) Banking
4 50 (64.94%) Concurrent Programming
5 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (51.95%) Multithreading
7 39 (50.65%) Low Latency
8 38 (49.35%) Java SE
8 38 (49.35%) JIRA
8 38 (49.35%) SQL
9 34 (44.16%) JDBC
10 33 (42.86%) OOD
10 33 (42.86%) JUnit
10 33 (42.86%) Spring
10 33 (42.86%) Maven
10 33 (42.86%) Gradle
11 32 (41.56%) Front Office
12 31 (40.26%) Degree
13 29 (37.66%) Fintech
14 27 (35.06%) Mathematics
15 22 (28.57%) TDD
16 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
17 16 (20.78%) StreamBase
17 16 (20.78%) Esper
18 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
19 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
19 8 (10.39%) Couchbase
20 7 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
21 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Couchbase
1 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (49.35%) JIRA
2 33 (42.86%) Gradle
2 33 (42.86%) JUnit
2 33 (42.86%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 68 (88.31%) Finance
2 52 (67.53%) Banking
3 32 (41.56%) Front Office
4 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (96.10%) Developer
1 74 (96.10%) Java Developer
2 32 (41.56%) Front Office Developer
3 31 (40.26%) Senior Developer
3 31 (40.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) Java Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 1 (1.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Developer
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (1.30%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.30%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) Junior
7 1 (1.30%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.30%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (1.30%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Java SE
2 34 (44.16%) JDBC
3 33 (42.86%) Spring
4 16 (20.78%) Esper
5 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.30%) CORBA
6 1 (1.30%) EJB
6 1 (1.30%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) Java RMI
6 1 (1.30%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.30%) JMS
6 1 (1.30%) JSP
6 1 (1.30%) Servlets
6 1 (1.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) Swing
6 1 (1.30%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Fintech
2 27 (35.06%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.30%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Concurrent Programming
2 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.95%) Multithreading
4 39 (50.65%) Low Latency
5 33 (42.86%) OOD
6 22 (28.57%) TDD
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.30%) Market Making
10 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.30%) OO
10 1 (1.30%) OOP
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.30%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.30%) RUP
10 1 (1.30%) UML
10 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) C++
3 4 (5.19%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) Scala
4 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Brainbench
2 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) StreamBase
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Sun
2 1 (1.30%) Sybase
2 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
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