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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 204 299 314
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +15
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 58 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.090% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 0.26% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 8 37
Median salary £82,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.15%
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
2616 3399 4802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.84% 34.08% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2359 2944 4155
Median salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (88.78%) Finance
3 67 (68.37%) Concurrent Programming
4 56 (57.14%) Banking
5 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (48.98%) Multithreading
7 47 (47.96%) Spring
7 47 (47.96%) Front Office
7 47 (47.96%) SQL
8 45 (45.92%) JUnit
8 45 (45.92%) JDBC
8 45 (45.92%) OOD
8 45 (45.92%) Maven
8 45 (45.92%) Java SE
8 45 (45.92%) Mathematics
8 45 (45.92%) Gradle
8 45 (45.92%) Low Latency
9 43 (43.88%) JIRA
10 32 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (31.63%) Degree
12 24 (24.49%) StreamBase
13 23 (23.47%) Esper
14 22 (22.45%) Fintech
14 22 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
15 15 (15.31%) TDD
16 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
17 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
17 8 (8.16%) Couchbase
18 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 5 (5.10%) OOP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Force.com
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Couchbase
1 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (45.92%) Gradle
1 45 (45.92%) JUnit
1 45 (45.92%) Maven
2 43 (43.88%) JIRA
General
1 87 (88.78%) Finance
2 56 (57.14%) Banking
3 47 (47.96%) Front Office
4 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (95.92%) Developer
2 92 (93.88%) Java Developer
3 43 (43.88%) Front Office Developer
4 40 (40.82%) Senior Developer
4 40 (40.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Java Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (1.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.02%) Junior
9 1 (1.02%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.02%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (1.02%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.02%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 1 (1.02%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.02%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.96%) Spring
2 45 (45.92%) Java SE
2 45 (45.92%) JDBC
3 23 (23.47%) Esper
4 22 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.06%) J2EE
5 3 (3.06%) REST
6 2 (2.04%) JMS
6 2 (2.04%) SOAP
6 2 (2.04%) Visualforce
6 2 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) Mathematics
2 22 (22.45%) Fintech
3 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Equities
4 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) Linux
1 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Concurrent Programming
2 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (48.98%) Multithreading
4 45 (45.92%) Low Latency
4 45 (45.92%) OOD
5 32 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.31%) TDD
7 5 (5.10%) OOP
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.04%) API Development
9 2 (2.04%) MVC
9 2 (2.04%) OO
10 1 (1.02%) CRM
10 1 (1.02%) High Availability
10 1 (1.02%) Market Making
10 1 (1.02%) Parallel Programming
10 1 (1.02%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (47.96%) SQL
3 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.04%) C#
4 2 (2.04%) C++
4 2 (2.04%) Python
4 2 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) StreamBase
2 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
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