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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 284 317 272
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 9 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.73% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 42
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,500 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +31.94%
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
3403 4808 4479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.22% 37.89% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 4142 3933
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 £75,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Finance
3 20 (76.92%) Multithreading
4 19 (73.08%) Spring
5 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (53.85%) Web Services
6 13 (50.00%) RESTful
7 12 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
8 11 (42.31%) OOP
8 11 (42.31%) TDD
9 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (34.62%) SQL
11 8 (30.77%) JMS
12 7 (26.92%) SDLC
13 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
13 6 (23.08%) Front Office
13 6 (23.08%) J2EE
13 6 (23.08%) JUnit
14 5 (19.23%) XML
14 5 (19.23%) UNIX
14 5 (19.23%) Oracle
14 5 (19.23%) OO
14 5 (19.23%) CORBA
14 5 (19.23%) OOD
14 5 (19.23%) Scrum
14 5 (19.23%) Equities
14 5 (19.23%) Degree
14 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
15 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
15 4 (15.38%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Gradle
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) jMock
4 2 (7.69%) Cobertura
4 2 (7.69%) FindBugs
4 2 (7.69%) Mockito
4 2 (7.69%) Checkstyle
4 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
1 22 (84.62%) Java Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Core Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) FIX Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Spring
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) JMS
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) CORBA
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (15.38%) Kafka
7 4 (15.38%) Esper
7 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 4 (15.38%) JDBC
8 3 (11.54%) JSP
8 3 (11.54%) Java SE
8 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.85%) HTML
9 1 (3.85%) XSL
9 1 (3.85%) CSS
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (19.23%) Equities
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 4 (15.38%) Physics
4 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Multithreading
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
4 11 (42.31%) OOP
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
7 4 (15.38%) Market Making
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) DSDM
9 2 (7.69%) RUP
10 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
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