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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 263 301 309
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 49 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 23
Average salary £60,000 £45,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.59% -24.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £66,000 £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
4312 4574 5006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.75% 38.22% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4121 4703
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) Linux
3 40 (46.51%) Spring
4 37 (43.02%) Multithreading
5 35 (40.70%) Finance
6 33 (38.37%) UNIX
7 32 (37.21%) Scala
8 30 (34.88%) SQL
9 29 (33.72%) Scrum
10 25 (29.07%) Eclipse
11 24 (27.91%) Java EE
12 23 (26.74%) Maven
13 22 (25.58%) Swing
14 21 (24.42%) JUnit
14 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
15 20 (23.26%) Relational Database
16 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
16 19 (22.09%) XML
17 18 (20.93%) SOAP
17 18 (20.93%) SOA
18 17 (19.77%) Ant
18 17 (19.77%) Mercurial
19 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
19 16 (18.60%) TDD
20 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (17.44%) Games
20 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
20 15 (17.44%) Open Source
20 15 (17.44%) Apache CXF
20 15 (17.44%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (15.12%) Apache
2 12 (13.95%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) GemFire
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) RTP
3 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.16%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.16%) Multicast
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.14%) Big Data
4 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.49%) Redis
7 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Eclipse
2 23 (26.74%) Maven
3 21 (24.42%) JUnit
4 17 (19.77%) Ant
4 17 (19.77%) Mercurial
5 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.98%) Introscope
6 6 (6.98%) Xcode
7 4 (4.65%) Robotium
8 3 (3.49%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.49%) Mockito
9 2 (2.33%) Subversion
10 1 (1.16%) JIRA
10 1 (1.16%) Selenium
10 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.16%) jMock
10 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.16%) Trac
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Games
3 14 (16.28%) Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Front Office
5 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.65%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Developer
2 50 (58.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Architect
4 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Architect
6 9 (10.47%) Java Programmer
6 9 (10.47%) Programmer
7 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Java Swing Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.81%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) Spring
2 24 (27.91%) Java EE
3 22 (25.58%) Swing
4 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
4 19 (22.09%) XML
5 18 (20.93%) SOAP
6 15 (17.44%) Apache CXF
6 15 (17.44%) RESTful
7 13 (15.12%) Web Services
8 12 (13.95%) jQuery
8 12 (13.95%) Sass
8 12 (13.95%) LESS
8 12 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (10.47%) HTML5
9 9 (10.47%) HTML
9 9 (10.47%) J2EE
10 6 (6.98%) PhoneGap
11 5 (5.81%) J2SE
12 4 (4.65%) JPA
12 4 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Open Source
2 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) Social Media
3 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.65%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Linux
2 33 (38.37%) UNIX
3 12 (13.95%) Android
4 11 (12.79%) Windows
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.81%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Fedora
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Multithreading
2 29 (33.72%) Scrum
3 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
4 18 (20.93%) SOA
5 16 (18.60%) TDD
6 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.63%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) EAI
10 6 (6.98%) Memory Management
10 6 (6.98%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.98%) Android Development
11 5 (5.81%) B2B
11 5 (5.81%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.65%) B2C
12 4 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (37.21%) Scala
3 30 (34.88%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
5 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 14 (16.28%) Python
6 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.63%) Perl
8 9 (10.47%) C++
8 9 (10.47%) Erlang
9 8 (9.30%) C#
10 6 (6.98%) ActionScript
10 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.65%) C
11 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.65%) R
12 1 (1.16%) Clojure
12 1 (1.16%) PHP
12 1 (1.16%) Ruby
12 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Samba
1 1 (1.16%) Varnish
1 1 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Perforce
1 6 (6.98%) Splunk
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
4 1 (1.16%) Google
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