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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 296 275 232
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -43
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 30 45 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.37% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.98% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 99
Average salary £53,750 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £97,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4442 4600 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.88% 37.96% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3834 4146 4695
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) Multithreading
3 25 (37.31%) OO
4 23 (34.33%) Finance
5 20 (29.85%) C++
5 20 (29.85%) J2EE
6 19 (28.36%) Low Latency
7 18 (26.87%) Mobile App
7 18 (26.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (26.87%) Subversion
8 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
8 17 (25.37%) Android
9 16 (23.88%) Android Development
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.39%) Google
10 15 (22.39%) SQL
10 15 (22.39%) Open Source
11 13 (19.40%) TIBCO
11 13 (19.40%) JMS
11 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
11 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
12 12 (17.91%) Handset
12 12 (17.91%) TDD
12 12 (17.91%) Spring
12 12 (17.91%) JNI
12 12 (17.91%) GSM
12 12 (17.91%) VoIP
12 12 (17.91%) Front Office
12 12 (17.91%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (16.42%) Robotium

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.46%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) Jetty
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) GSM
1 12 (17.91%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) HBase
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) KDB
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Subversion
2 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Robotium
4 5 (7.46%) JUnit
5 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.49%) jMock
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
3 12 (17.91%) Front Office
4 8 (11.94%) Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 51 (76.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Android Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.48%) Programmer
5 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Games Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) J2EE
2 13 (19.40%) JMS
3 12 (17.91%) Spring
3 12 (17.91%) JNI
4 11 (16.42%) XMPP
5 9 (13.43%) Servlets
5 9 (13.43%) XML
6 8 (11.94%) Swing
6 8 (11.94%) HTML
6 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
7 7 (10.45%) Web Services
7 7 (10.45%) JDBC
8 6 (8.96%) Play Framework
8 6 (8.96%) CSS
9 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (7.46%) Java SE
9 5 (7.46%) XSL
9 5 (7.46%) XML Schema
9 5 (7.46%) Akka
10 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Mobile App
1 18 (26.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (22.39%) Open Source
3 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
4 12 (17.91%) Handset
5 10 (14.93%) Equities
6 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
6 4 (5.97%) Derivative
7 3 (4.48%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.99%) New Media
8 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.49%) Online Games
9 1 (1.49%) DTV
9 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Android
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Multithreading
2 25 (37.31%) OO
3 19 (28.36%) Low Latency
4 16 (23.88%) Android Development
4 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.91%) TDD
5 12 (17.91%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (11.94%) OOP
7 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.96%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.97%) Kanban
9 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) C++
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) C
5 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) XPath
7 5 (7.46%) Groovy
8 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.48%) Scala
9 2 (2.99%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.49%) Lua
10 1 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Google
2 13 (19.40%) TIBCO
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Sophis
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Advent
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