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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 288 270 221
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -49
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 32 56 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.47% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.26% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 113
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
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
4250 4452 4864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.91% 37.65% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 3994 4583
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) Multithreading
3 28 (41.79%) OO
4 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.33%) J2EE
6 22 (32.84%) Finance
7 20 (29.85%) Low Latency
8 18 (26.87%) C++
9 17 (25.37%) SQL
10 16 (23.88%) JMS
10 16 (23.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (23.88%) Subversion
10 16 (23.88%) Mobile App
11 15 (22.39%) Android
11 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
11 15 (22.39%) Open Source
11 15 (22.39%) Spring
11 15 (22.39%) Google
12 14 (20.90%) TDD
12 14 (20.90%) Android Development
13 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
14 12 (17.91%) TIBCO
14 12 (17.91%) OOP
14 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
15 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
15 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
16 10 (14.93%) Handset
16 10 (14.93%) JNI
16 10 (14.93%) HTML
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.46%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) Jetty
4 1 (1.49%) GemFire
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) GSM
1 10 (14.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.99%) HBase
5 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Subversion
2 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.43%) Robotium
4 6 (8.96%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.49%) jMock
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.93%) Front Office
4 5 (7.46%) Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Games
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (94.03%) Developer
2 50 (74.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Android Developer
5 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.48%) Programmer
5 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Games Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) J2EE
2 16 (23.88%) JMS
3 15 (22.39%) Spring
4 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
5 10 (14.93%) JNI
5 10 (14.93%) HTML
5 10 (14.93%) Servlets
6 9 (13.43%) Swing
6 9 (13.43%) XMPP
7 8 (11.94%) Web Services
7 8 (11.94%) XML
7 8 (11.94%) CSS
8 7 (10.45%) JDBC
9 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
9 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.96%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.46%) Akka
10 5 (7.46%) XSL
10 5 (7.46%) CORBA
10 5 (7.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (23.88%) Mobile App
2 15 (22.39%) Open Source
3 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.93%) Handset
5 8 (11.94%) Equities
6 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.48%) Derivative
7 3 (4.48%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.99%) Spread Betting
8 2 (2.99%) New Media
8 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.49%) Online Games
9 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Android
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Multithreading
2 28 (41.79%) OO
3 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.85%) Low Latency
5 14 (20.90%) Android Development
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
6 12 (17.91%) OOP
7 10 (14.93%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.96%) Kanban
9 6 (8.96%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (8.96%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.97%) OOD
11 4 (5.97%) Web Development
11 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.48%) Algorithmic Trading
12 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) C++
3 17 (25.37%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.43%) C
6 6 (8.96%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) XPath
7 5 (7.46%) Groovy
8 3 (4.48%) Scala
8 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) PowerHouse
10 1 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Google
2 12 (17.91%) TIBCO
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Calypso
5 1 (1.49%) Sophis
5 1 (1.49%) Advent
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