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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 295 274 289
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 16 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.97% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 23
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £42,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -9.67%
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
3399 4002 4304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 38.53% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3445 3920
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) Degree
3 17 (42.50%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Web Services
5 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 14 (35.00%) OO
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) UNIX
8 12 (30.00%) Maven
8 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (27.50%) Java EE
10 10 (25.00%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) Java EE 5
11 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 9 (22.50%) Swing
11 9 (22.50%) JMS
11 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
11 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
12 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) Scala
12 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 8 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (17.50%) Selenium
13 7 (17.50%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.50%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) KDB
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Maven
2 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (17.50%) Ant
4 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 7 (17.50%) Mercurial
4 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Mockito
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Robolectric
7 1 (2.50%) Robotium
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Front Office
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Web Services
2 11 (27.50%) Java EE
3 10 (25.00%) Spring
4 9 (22.50%) Java EE 5
4 9 (22.50%) JMS
4 9 (22.50%) Swing
5 8 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (17.50%) SOAP
6 7 (17.50%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (17.50%) Drools
6 7 (17.50%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) Apache Camel
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
8 4 (10.00%) J2SE
8 4 (10.00%) Middleware
8 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
10 2 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (5.00%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 14 (35.00%) OO
5 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 7 (17.50%) SOA
8 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
9 5 (12.50%) Network Management
9 5 (12.50%) OOD
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) OOP
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Web Development
11 3 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
12 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Scala
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) C
7 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) Python
9 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.50%) Tradeweb
3 1 (2.50%) MarketAxess
City, London
Oliver Bernard
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