The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 Java SE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 299 285 282
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 11 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 32
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Java SE
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
3363 4066 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 39.22% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3501 4008
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region.

Java SE Salary Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram in the City of London

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Scrum
3 22 (47.83%) Multithreading
4 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) UNIX
6 17 (36.96%) TDD
7 16 (34.78%) Web Services
7 16 (34.78%) Swing
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 14 (30.43%) Maven
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
11 12 (26.09%) Scala
12 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
12 11 (23.91%) Mercurial
12 11 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (23.91%) Spring
12 11 (23.91%) Java EE
12 11 (23.91%) Degree
12 11 (23.91%) Banking
12 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
12 11 (23.91%) Ant
13 9 (19.57%) SOAP
13 9 (19.57%) BDD
13 9 (19.57%) Java EE 5
13 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
14 8 (17.39%) OO
14 8 (17.39%) Windows

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Java SE 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 Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) KDB
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Maven
2 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
3 11 (23.91%) Mercurial
3 11 (23.91%) Ant
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
4 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Robotium
6 1 (2.17%) Robolectric
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Games
3 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.70%) Front Office
5 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 33 (71.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Junior Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Junior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Junior
4 5 (10.87%) Java Swing Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Web Services
1 16 (34.78%) Swing
2 11 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (23.91%) Spring
2 11 (23.91%) Java EE
3 9 (19.57%) SOAP
3 9 (19.57%) Java EE 5
4 8 (17.39%) JMS
5 7 (15.22%) Drools
5 7 (15.22%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
6 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.87%) XML
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE
8 4 (8.70%) HTML
8 4 (8.70%) Middleware
9 3 (6.52%) J2SE
10 2 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (4.35%) RESTful
10 2 (4.35%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) UNIX
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Scrum
2 22 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
5 8 (17.39%) OO
6 7 (15.22%) SOA
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Low Latency
7 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) Network Management
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) Refactoring
9 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 2 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Scala
4 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
4 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.87%) C++
7 3 (6.52%) C
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) C#
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
9 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.17%) Tradeweb
2 1 (2.17%) MarketAxess
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