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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 286 300 283
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 22 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.74% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 46
Average salary £70,000 £56,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £79,000 £96,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
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
3624 4621 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.78% 37.32% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3122 3946 4177
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) Finance
3 23 (69.70%) Multithreading
4 20 (60.61%) Concurrent Programming
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Spring
6 11 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
7 10 (30.30%) RESTful
8 9 (27.27%) OOP
8 9 (27.27%) OO
8 9 (27.27%) JMS
8 9 (27.27%) OOD
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) TIBCO
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) CORBA
10 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
11 6 (18.18%) Java SE
11 6 (18.18%) JDBC
11 6 (18.18%) JUnit
11 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
11 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
12 5 (15.15%) Gradle
12 5 (15.15%) Maven
12 5 (15.15%) Equities
13 4 (12.12%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JUnit
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Gradle
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.03%) jMock
5 1 (3.03%) Mockito
5 1 (3.03%) Cobertura
5 1 (3.03%) FindBugs
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 30 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Core Java Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
5 11 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Flex Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Spring
2 10 (30.30%) RESTful
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) JMS
4 7 (21.21%) CORBA
5 6 (18.18%) JDBC
5 6 (18.18%) Java SE
6 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.12%) Kafka
6 4 (12.12%) Esper
6 4 (12.12%) Swing
6 4 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (9.09%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.03%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) JSP
9 1 (3.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.15%) Equities
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.12%) Physics
5 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Multithreading
2 20 (60.61%) Concurrent Programming
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) OOP
4 9 (27.27%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) OOD
5 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
5 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Market Making
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Content Management
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) TIBCO
2 4 (12.12%) StreamBase
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago