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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 273 296 316
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 45 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 24
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £94,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
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
4232 4400 4862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.86% 37.73% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3683 3949 4581
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 £72,500 £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 18 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 18 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) Linux
3 40 (47.62%) Spring
4 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (40.48%) Multithreading
6 31 (36.90%) Finance
7 27 (32.14%) Scrum
7 27 (32.14%) UNIX
8 26 (30.95%) Java EE
8 26 (30.95%) Scala
9 24 (28.57%) SQL
10 22 (26.19%) Eclipse
10 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
11 21 (25.00%) XML
12 20 (23.81%) SOAP
12 20 (23.81%) Maven
12 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
13 19 (22.62%) SOA
14 18 (21.43%) Swing
14 18 (21.43%) JUnit
14 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
15 17 (20.24%) TDD
16 16 (19.05%) Apache CXF
17 15 (17.86%) RESTful
17 15 (17.86%) Banking
17 15 (17.86%) Games
17 15 (17.86%) Web Services
17 15 (17.86%) Python
18 14 (16.67%) Open Source
18 14 (16.67%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 (15.48%) Apache
2 12 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.95%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.38%) Jetty
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) GemFire
5 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) RTP
3 1 (1.19%) Multicast
3 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) GSM
3 1 (1.19%) VoIP
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) Big Data
5 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.76%) Redis
7 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Eclipse
2 20 (23.81%) Maven
3 18 (21.43%) JUnit
4 13 (15.48%) Mercurial
4 13 (15.48%) Ant
5 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.14%) Introscope
6 6 (7.14%) Xcode
7 5 (5.95%) Robotium
8 3 (3.57%) Selenium
8 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.57%) Subversion
9 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.38%) Mockito
9 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.19%) Trac
10 1 (1.19%) JIRA
10 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.19%) jMock
10 1 (1.19%) DbUnit
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
2 15 (17.86%) Games
3 6 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Developer
2 50 (59.52%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Architect
3 17 (20.24%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Java Programmer
5 10 (11.90%) Programmer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Java Swing Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.62%) Spring
2 26 (30.95%) Java EE
3 21 (25.00%) XML
4 20 (23.81%) SOAP
5 18 (21.43%) Swing
5 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 16 (19.05%) Apache CXF
7 15 (17.86%) RESTful
7 15 (17.86%) Web Services
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
8 12 (14.29%) Sass
8 12 (14.29%) LESS
8 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.10%) J2EE
10 10 (11.90%) HTML
11 9 (10.71%) HTML5
12 6 (7.14%) PhoneGap
13 5 (5.95%) J2SE
13 5 (5.95%) JMS
13 5 (5.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Open Source
2 10 (11.90%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Social Media
3 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Statistics
4 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Online Games
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.81%) Linux
2 27 (32.14%) UNIX
3 13 (15.48%) Android
4 11 (13.10%) Windows
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.95%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) CentOS
7 1 (1.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Multithreading
3 27 (32.14%) Scrum
4 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 19 (22.62%) SOA
6 17 (20.24%) TDD
7 14 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.33%) Android Development
11 6 (7.14%) EAI
11 6 (7.14%) Memory Management
11 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
12 5 (5.95%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.95%) B2B
13 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.76%) CRM
13 4 (4.76%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) Scala
3 24 (28.57%) SQL
4 15 (17.86%) Python
5 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
6 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.90%) Perl
7 10 (11.90%) C++
8 9 (10.71%) Erlang
9 8 (9.52%) C#
10 6 (7.14%) Objective-C
10 6 (7.14%) ActionScript
11 5 (5.95%) C
12 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.76%) R
13 2 (2.38%) XPath
14 1 (1.19%) F#
14 1 (1.19%) OCaml
14 1 (1.19%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.19%) KVM
2 1 (1.19%) Varnish
2 1 (1.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Perforce
1 6 (7.14%) Splunk
2 4 (4.76%) JBoss
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Sybase
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) Google
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