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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 225 312 314
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +2
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 38 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.096% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.29% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 32
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
2747 3497 4740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.38% 33.50% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 3012 4105
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 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 3 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (90.79%) Finance
3 52 (68.42%) Concurrent Programming
4 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 37 (48.68%) Banking
7 36 (47.37%) Java SE
8 35 (46.05%) Low Latency
9 34 (44.74%) Spring
9 34 (44.74%) SQL
10 33 (43.42%) Front Office
10 33 (43.42%) JIRA
11 31 (40.79%) Mathematics
11 31 (40.79%) Maven
11 31 (40.79%) OOD
11 31 (40.79%) JUnit
11 31 (40.79%) JDBC
11 31 (40.79%) Gradle
12 28 (36.84%) Degree
13 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (23.68%) StreamBase
15 18 (23.68%) Fintech
16 17 (22.37%) Esper
17 14 (18.42%) TDD
18 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
19 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 5 (6.58%) OOP
21 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
21 4 (5.26%) Market Making

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 (2.63%) Force.com
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
1 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (43.42%) JIRA
2 31 (40.79%) Gradle
2 31 (40.79%) JUnit
2 31 (40.79%) Maven
General
1 69 (90.79%) Finance
2 37 (48.68%) Banking
3 33 (43.42%) Front Office
4 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (94.74%) Developer
2 70 (92.11%) Java Developer
3 30 (39.47%) Senior Developer
3 30 (39.47%) Senior Java Developer
4 26 (34.21%) Front Office Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (1.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Messaging Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.32%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) Java SE
2 34 (44.74%) Spring
3 31 (40.79%) JDBC
4 20 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (22.37%) Esper
6 3 (3.95%) J2EE
6 3 (3.95%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) JMS
7 2 (2.63%) SOAP
7 2 (2.63%) Visualforce
7 2 (2.63%) Web Services
8 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.32%) Java EE
8 1 (1.32%) jQuery
8 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Mathematics
2 18 (23.68%) Fintech
3 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Concurrent Programming
2 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 35 (46.05%) Low Latency
5 31 (40.79%) OOD
6 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (18.42%) TDD
8 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 4 (5.26%) Market Making
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) Complex Event Processing
10 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.63%) API Development
11 2 (2.63%) MVC
11 2 (2.63%) OO
12 1 (1.32%) CRM
12 1 (1.32%) High Availability
12 1 (1.32%) Pair Programming
12 1 (1.32%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) Scala
4 2 (2.63%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) C++
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) StreamBase
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
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