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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 299 273 257
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 15 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.46% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.14% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 68
Average salary £52,500 £66,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £46,250 £45,700
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
3708 4631 4523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 39.96% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3297 4031 4201
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) OO
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) J2EE
3 20 (41.67%) TDD
4 19 (39.58%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) Spring
6 17 (35.42%) SQL
6 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
7 16 (33.33%) OOP
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
8 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle
9 11 (22.92%) JMS
9 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
10 10 (20.83%) Front Office
11 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
11 9 (18.75%) Google
11 9 (18.75%) Open Source
11 9 (18.75%) Low Latency
12 8 (16.67%) CSS
12 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (14.58%) JUnit
13 7 (14.58%) Web Services
13 7 (14.58%) Equities
13 7 (14.58%) RESTful
13 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
14 6 (12.50%) C++
14 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) GemFire
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.08%) Jetty
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) GSM
1 3 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.50%) Big Data
3 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) HBase
3 5 (10.42%) Redis
3 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) Robotium
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) Robolectric
6 2 (4.17%) jMock
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.08%) JBehave
7 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Front Office
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 40 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Java Games Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.08%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) J2EE
2 18 (37.50%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) HTML
4 11 (22.92%) JMS
5 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 8 (16.67%) CSS
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
7 7 (14.58%) RESTful
7 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.33%) Kafka
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
10 3 (6.25%) Swing
10 3 (6.25%) Servlets
10 3 (6.25%) Java SE
10 3 (6.25%) JNI
10 3 (6.25%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Open Source
2 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.58%) Equities
4 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.42%) Market Risk
6 4 (8.33%) Hedge funds
6 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (6.25%) Handset
8 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (4.17%) Derivative
8 2 (4.17%) Spread Betting
8 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.17%) New Media
9 1 (2.08%) Online Games
9 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) Physics
9 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) OO
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) TDD
3 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
4 16 (33.33%) OOP
5 9 (18.75%) Low Latency
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Android Development
9 4 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C
6 3 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.08%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.25%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.08%) Sophis
5 1 (2.08%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.08%) Advent
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Calypso
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + share options scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago