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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 259 306 306
Rank change year-on-year
+47 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 53 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.41% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 23
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £67,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
4313 4589 5059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.84% 38.20% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4135 4751
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) Linux
3 40 (47.06%) Spring
4 36 (42.35%) Multithreading
5 34 (40.00%) Finance
6 33 (38.82%) UNIX
7 32 (37.65%) Scala
8 30 (35.29%) SQL
9 29 (34.12%) Scrum
10 25 (29.41%) Eclipse
11 24 (28.24%) Java EE
12 23 (27.06%) Maven
13 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
13 21 (24.71%) JUnit
13 21 (24.71%) Swing
14 20 (23.53%) Relational Database
15 19 (22.35%) XML
15 19 (22.35%) Hibernate
16 18 (21.18%) SOAP
16 18 (21.18%) SOA
17 17 (20.00%) Ant
17 17 (20.00%) Mercurial
18 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
19 15 (17.65%) Shell Script
19 15 (17.65%) TDD
19 15 (17.65%) Open Source
19 15 (17.65%) Apache CXF
19 15 (17.65%) RESTful
20 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
20 14 (16.47%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 12 (14.12%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.35%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) GemFire
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) RTP
3 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.18%) Multicast
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) GSM
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.24%) Big Data
4 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.53%) Redis
7 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 23 (27.06%) Maven
3 21 (24.71%) JUnit
4 17 (20.00%) Ant
4 17 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.06%) Introscope
6 6 (7.06%) Xcode
7 4 (4.71%) Robotium
8 3 (3.53%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.53%) Mockito
9 2 (2.35%) Subversion
10 1 (1.18%) JIRA
10 1 (1.18%) Selenium
10 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.18%) jMock
10 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.18%) Trac
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Games
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Front Office
4 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.71%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (64.71%) Developer
2 49 (57.65%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Architect
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Java Programmer
6 9 (10.59%) Programmer
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) Spring
2 24 (28.24%) Java EE
3 21 (24.71%) Swing
4 19 (22.35%) Hibernate
4 19 (22.35%) XML
5 18 (21.18%) SOAP
6 15 (17.65%) Apache CXF
6 15 (17.65%) RESTful
7 13 (15.29%) Web Services
8 12 (14.12%) jQuery
8 12 (14.12%) Sass
8 12 (14.12%) LESS
8 12 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 9 (10.59%) HTML
9 9 (10.59%) J2EE
10 6 (7.06%) PhoneGap
11 5 (5.88%) J2SE
12 4 (4.71%) JPA
12 4 (4.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Open Source
2 10 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Social Media
3 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.71%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) Handset
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.29%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) UNIX
3 12 (14.12%) Android
4 11 (12.94%) Windows
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Fedora
7 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Multithreading
2 29 (34.12%) Scrum
3 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.18%) SOA
5 15 (17.65%) TDD
6 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.06%) EAI
10 6 (7.06%) Memory Management
10 6 (7.06%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.06%) Android Development
11 5 (5.88%) B2B
12 4 (4.71%) B2C
12 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.71%) OO
12 4 (4.71%) CRM
12 4 (4.71%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (37.65%) Scala
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
4 15 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
5 14 (16.47%) Python
6 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.76%) Perl
8 9 (10.59%) C++
8 9 (10.59%) Erlang
9 8 (9.41%) C#
10 6 (7.06%) ActionScript
10 6 (7.06%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.71%) C
11 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.71%) R
12 1 (1.18%) Clojure
12 1 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Samba
1 1 (1.18%) Varnish
1 1 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Perforce
1 6 (7.06%) Splunk
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Sybase
4 1 (1.18%) Google
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