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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 221 303 281
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -22
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 40 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.45% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 37
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
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
2367 3353 4055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.37% 32.88% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2129 3000 3495
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (84.51%) Finance
3 51 (71.83%) Concurrent Programming
4 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (47.89%) Multithreading
6 32 (45.07%) Java SE
7 29 (40.85%) JIRA
7 29 (40.85%) Spring
8 28 (39.44%) SQL
9 27 (38.03%) Front Office
9 27 (38.03%) Degree
10 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (36.62%) Mathematics
11 25 (35.21%) FIX Protocol
11 25 (35.21%) Maven
11 25 (35.21%) OOD
11 25 (35.21%) JUnit
11 25 (35.21%) JDBC
11 25 (35.21%) Gradle
12 23 (32.39%) Low Latency
12 23 (32.39%) Banking
13 9 (12.68%) StreamBase
14 8 (11.27%) Esper
15 7 (9.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
16 6 (8.45%) TDD
17 5 (7.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
18 4 (5.63%) J2EE
18 4 (5.63%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Force.com
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (40.85%) JIRA
2 25 (35.21%) Gradle
2 25 (35.21%) JUnit
2 25 (35.21%) Maven
General
1 60 (84.51%) Finance
2 27 (38.03%) Front Office
3 23 (32.39%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (100.00%) Developer
2 69 (97.18%) Java Developer
3 38 (53.52%) Senior Developer
3 38 (53.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 20 (28.17%) Front Office Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Graduate
6 4 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Graduate Java Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Junior
8 1 (1.41%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Messaging Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) Java SE
2 29 (40.85%) Spring
3 25 (35.21%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (35.21%) JDBC
4 8 (11.27%) Esper
5 4 (5.63%) J2EE
6 3 (4.23%) JMS
6 3 (4.23%) REST
7 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) Visualforce
7 2 (2.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.41%) Java EE
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) JSP
8 1 (1.41%) Swing
8 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.23%) Fintech
4 2 (2.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Concurrent Programming
2 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.89%) Multithreading
4 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (35.21%) OOD
6 23 (32.39%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.45%) TDD
8 5 (7.04%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (5.63%) Market Making
9 4 (5.63%) OOP
9 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.23%) Complex Event Processing
10 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.23%) OO
11 2 (2.82%) API Development
11 2 (2.82%) MVC
12 1 (1.41%) High Availability
12 1 (1.41%) Performance Improvement
12 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) Scala
4 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) StreamBase
2 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
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