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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 293 274 272
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 18 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.97% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 39
Average salary £58,750 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £95,000 £92,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
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
3399 4002 4304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 38.53% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3445 3920
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) Finance
3 22 (57.89%) Spring
3 22 (57.89%) Multithreading
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) TDD
5 16 (42.11%) J2EE
6 15 (39.47%) JMS
7 14 (36.84%) Web Services
8 13 (34.21%) OOP
8 13 (34.21%) OO
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) RESTful
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
10 8 (21.05%) JUnit
11 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
11 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (18.42%) Front Office
12 6 (15.79%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) UNIX
13 5 (13.16%) OOD
13 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
13 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.16%) Equities
13 5 (13.16%) Banking
13 5 (13.16%) Degree
14 4 (10.53%) Java SE
14 4 (10.53%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) GemFire
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) HBase
2 3 (7.89%) Redis
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) jMock
4 2 (5.26%) Checkstyle
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.26%) Mockito
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) Cobertura
4 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) FindBugs
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Front Office
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
1 33 (86.84%) Java Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) FIX Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (2.63%) VBA Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Spring
2 16 (42.11%) J2EE
3 15 (39.47%) JMS
4 14 (36.84%) Web Services
5 13 (34.21%) RESTful
6 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.53%) CORBA
7 4 (10.53%) HTML
7 4 (10.53%) Kafka
7 4 (10.53%) Java SE
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) XML
8 3 (7.89%) JDBC
8 3 (7.89%) JSP
8 3 (7.89%) Swing
8 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (5.26%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (13.16%) Equities
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Market Risk
4 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Physics
4 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Spread Betting
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Multithreading
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
4 13 (34.21%) OOP
4 13 (34.21%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) RUP
10 2 (5.26%) DSDM
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Workflow
10 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) HDFS
2 1 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.63%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.89%) Terracotta
4 2 (5.26%) StreamBase
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.63%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.63%) Calypso
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago