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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 301 312 274
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 10 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.66% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 40
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,750 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
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
3487 4669 4595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.60% 37.27% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 4046 4069
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) Finance
3 19 (76.00%) Multithreading
4 18 (72.00%) Spring
5 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) Web Services
7 14 (56.00%) RESTful
8 12 (48.00%) OOP
8 12 (48.00%) TDD
9 9 (36.00%) J2EE
9 9 (36.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) JMS
12 5 (20.00%) UNIX
12 5 (20.00%) JUnit
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle
12 5 (20.00%) Scrum
12 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
13 4 (16.00%) Equities
13 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
13 4 (16.00%) Front Office
13 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
13 4 (16.00%) XML
13 4 (16.00%) OO
14 3 (12.00%) CORBA
14 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
14 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
14 3 (12.00%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) HBase
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) jMock
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Checkstyle
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) Cobertura
3 2 (8.00%) FindBugs
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.00%) JBehave
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Front Office
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
1 21 (84.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) FIX Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Spring
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) RESTful
4 9 (36.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) JMS
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (12.00%) JSP
7 3 (12.00%) CORBA
7 3 (12.00%) Java SE
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) JDBC
8 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.00%) Kafka
8 2 (8.00%) Esper
9 1 (4.00%) WPF
9 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (4.00%) HTML
9 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) Equities
3 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.00%) Physics
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Multithreading
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 12 (48.00%) OOP
4 9 (36.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) RUP
8 2 (8.00%) DSDM
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Market Making
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) StreamBase
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
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