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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 284 309 270
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -39
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 16 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.76% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 52
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £92,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
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
3568 4708 4778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.74% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 4043 4209
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) Finance
3 23 (74.19%) Multithreading
4 17 (54.84%) Concurrent Programming
4 17 (54.84%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (35.48%) RESTful
8 10 (32.26%) JMS
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) OOP
9 9 (29.03%) TIBCO
9 9 (29.03%) TDD
10 8 (25.81%) OO
10 8 (25.81%) OOD
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) CORBA
12 6 (19.35%) UNIX
12 6 (19.35%) JUnit
12 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
12 6 (19.35%) SDLC
12 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
13 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) JDBC
13 5 (16.13%) XML
13 5 (16.13%) J2EE
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) Equities

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) HBase
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Gradle
3 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.45%) Checkstyle
4 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) Cobertura
4 2 (6.45%) FindBugs
4 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Front Office
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 27 (87.10%) Java Developer
3 16 (51.61%) Core Java Developer
4 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Flex Developer
8 1 (3.23%) FIX Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Flex Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Spring
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) RESTful
4 10 (32.26%) JMS
5 7 (22.58%) CORBA
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) JDBC
7 4 (12.90%) Swing
7 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (12.90%) Kafka
7 4 (12.90%) Esper
8 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Java SE
8 3 (9.68%) JSP
9 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (3.23%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Equities
4 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (12.90%) Physics
5 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Multithreading
2 17 (54.84%) Concurrent Programming
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) OOP
5 8 (25.81%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) OOD
6 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
7 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Market Making
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) TIBCO
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
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