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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 286 271 230
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 28 63 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.52% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.34% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 98
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
4105 4701 4611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.92% 38.64% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 4178 4335
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) OO
3 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (39.06%) Multithreading
5 21 (32.81%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) J2EE
5 21 (32.81%) Finance
6 17 (26.56%) TDD
7 16 (25.00%) Spring
8 15 (23.44%) Low Latency
9 14 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (20.31%) JMS
10 13 (20.31%) Front Office
10 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
10 13 (20.31%) C++
10 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
11 12 (18.75%) Google
11 12 (18.75%) Subversion
11 12 (18.75%) HTML
11 12 (18.75%) Oracle
11 12 (18.75%) OOP
11 12 (18.75%) Mobile App
11 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 12 (18.75%) Android
11 12 (18.75%) Open Source
12 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
12 11 (17.19%) Android Development
13 10 (15.63%) Data Structures
13 10 (15.63%) Algorithms
13 10 (15.63%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) Jetty
4 2 (3.13%) GemFire
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) GSM
1 7 (10.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) HBase
4 5 (7.81%) Redis
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Subversion
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) JUnit
2 6 (9.38%) Robotium
2 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
2 6 (9.38%) Robolectric
3 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) jMock
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Front Office
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 51 (79.69%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Android Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 4 (6.25%) Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.69%) WPF Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) J2EE
2 16 (25.00%) Spring
3 13 (20.31%) JMS
4 12 (18.75%) HTML
5 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 9 (14.06%) Servlets
7 8 (12.50%) CSS
8 7 (10.94%) JDBC
8 7 (10.94%) Web Services
8 7 (10.94%) XML
8 7 (10.94%) JNI
8 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.38%) Backbone.js
9 6 (9.38%) XMPP
9 6 (9.38%) Java SE
10 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (7.81%) Swing
10 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
11 4 (6.25%) Akka
11 4 (6.25%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.75%) Open Source
3 12 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 10 (15.63%) Data Structures
4 10 (15.63%) Algorithms
5 9 (14.06%) Equities
6 7 (10.94%) Handset
7 5 (7.81%) Hedge funds
7 5 (7.81%) Market Risk
8 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.69%) Derivative
8 3 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (3.13%) Spread Betting
9 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
9 2 (3.13%) New Media
10 1 (1.56%) Online Games
10 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Android
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) OO
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) Multithreading
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 15 (23.44%) Low Latency
6 12 (18.75%) OOP
7 11 (17.19%) Android Development
8 8 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.38%) Kanban
11 5 (7.81%) BDD
11 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.25%) OOD
12 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.25%) Web Development
12 4 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) C
4 6 (9.38%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
5 5 (7.81%) Scala
6 4 (6.25%) Groovy
6 4 (6.25%) XPath
6 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) PowerHouse
9 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) Lua
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) HDFS
2 1 (1.56%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.56%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
1 12 (18.75%) Google
2 9 (14.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.69%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.56%) Sophis
4 1 (1.56%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.56%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (1.56%) Advent
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Calypso
4 1 (1.56%) BMC
City of London
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