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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 184 238 311
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +73
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 52 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.04% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 13
Median salary £85,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
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
2178 2404 3904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.96% 35.41% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2163 3462
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 74 (100.00%) Java
1 74 (100.00%) Finance
2 52 (70.27%) Banking
3 44 (59.46%) Maven
3 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 44 (59.46%) Gradle
4 42 (56.76%) JUnit
5 40 (54.05%) JDBC
5 40 (54.05%) Spring
5 40 (54.05%) OOD
6 39 (52.70%) Front Office
7 36 (48.65%) Linux
8 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (45.95%) Electronic Trading
9 32 (43.24%) Concurrent Programming
10 30 (40.54%) Low Latency
10 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
11 28 (37.84%) Degree
12 27 (36.49%) Fintech
13 26 (35.14%) JIRA
13 26 (35.14%) Java SE
14 19 (25.68%) TDD
15 16 (21.62%) Investment Banking
16 9 (12.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (9.46%) FIX Protocol
19 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
19 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
19 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
20 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (59.46%) Gradle
1 44 (59.46%) Maven
2 42 (56.76%) JUnit
3 26 (35.14%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) jMock
4 2 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 74 (100.00%) Finance
2 52 (70.27%) Banking
3 39 (52.70%) Front Office
4 16 (21.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (98.65%) Developer
1 73 (98.65%) Java Developer
2 37 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 37 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 37 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (1.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Junior
4 1 (1.35%) Junior Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 1 (1.35%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) JDBC
1 40 (54.05%) Spring
2 26 (35.14%) Java SE
3 7 (9.46%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) Esper
5 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Fintech
2 9 (12.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.41%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) OOD
2 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) Electronic Trading
3 32 (43.24%) Concurrent Programming
4 30 (40.54%) Low Latency
4 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
5 19 (25.68%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Market Making
9 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.70%) DevOps
9 2 (2.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) C++
3 4 (5.41%) Python
3 4 (5.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) StreamBase
2 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
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