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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 265 297 273
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 31 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.62% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 50
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £90,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
3378 4384 4654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.62% 37.36% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 3806 4187
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average 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 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) Finance
3 25 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
4 23 (57.50%) Multithreading
5 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) Degree
7 11 (27.50%) Algorithmic Trading
7 11 (27.50%) Spring
8 10 (25.00%) JIRA
8 10 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (25.00%) Java SE
9 9 (22.50%) OOD
10 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (20.00%) OO
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
11 7 (17.50%) JMS
11 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
12 6 (15.00%) JDBC
13 5 (12.50%) OOP
13 5 (12.50%) CORBA
13 5 (12.50%) Swing
13 5 (12.50%) JUnit
13 5 (12.50%) Web Services
13 5 (12.50%) TDD
13 5 (12.50%) Maven
13 5 (12.50%) RESTful
13 5 (12.50%) Gradle
13 5 (12.50%) Low Latency
13 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Multicast
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Front Office
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 37 (92.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Senior Developer
4 16 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (30.00%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Flex Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Flex Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Spring
2 10 (25.00%) Java SE
2 10 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (17.50%) JMS
4 6 (15.00%) JDBC
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 5 (12.50%) CORBA
5 5 (12.50%) Swing
5 5 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.00%) Kafka
6 2 (5.00%) Esper
6 2 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) JSP
7 1 (2.50%) XSL
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.50%) Equities
5 2 (5.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.50%) Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
2 23 (57.50%) Multithreading
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 9 (22.50%) OOD
6 8 (20.00%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (5.00%) Market Making
9 2 (5.00%) SDLC
10 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.50%) Open Source
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) Content Management
10 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.00%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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