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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 281 308 320
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 23 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.25% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.66% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 11
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
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
3496 4699 4602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.47% 37.24% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 4069 4074
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Degree
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) OO
5 16 (45.71%) Multithreading
6 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 15 (42.86%) Linux
6 15 (42.86%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) Spring
8 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) Web Development
9 9 (25.71%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 9 (25.71%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
9 9 (25.71%) Maven
10 8 (22.86%) JMS
10 8 (22.86%) OOD
10 8 (22.86%) UNIX
10 8 (22.86%) C++
10 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
10 8 (22.86%) Scala
11 7 (20.00%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (11.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
1 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) Ant
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Mockito
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Front Office
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Spring
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (25.71%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) JMS
4 7 (20.00%) Swing
5 6 (17.14%) J2EE
6 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 4 (11.43%) Apache Camel
7 4 (11.43%) REST
7 4 (11.43%) Apache Sling
8 3 (8.57%) Java EE 5
8 3 (8.57%) Drools
8 3 (8.57%) RESTful
8 3 (8.57%) J2SE
8 3 (8.57%) Middleware
9 2 (5.71%) JSP
9 2 (5.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Spread Betting
2 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) OO
3 16 (45.71%) Multithreading
4 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Web Development
7 8 (22.86%) OOD
8 7 (20.00%) Network Management
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
11 3 (8.57%) BDD
11 3 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (8.57%) SOA
11 3 (8.57%) OOP
12 2 (5.71%) UML
12 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
13 1 (2.86%) Coaching
13 1 (2.86%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) Scala
5 7 (20.00%) C
6 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) OCP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Tradeweb
3 1 (2.86%) MarketAxess
3 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago