The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 245 251 266
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.20% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.48% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 2
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,100 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,375 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+18.43% +12.67%
J2SE
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2758 2906 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.95% 40.81% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2443 2846
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

J2SE
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the East of England region.

J2SE Salary Trend in the East of England

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the East of England

J2SE
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £45,000 +18.42%
Essex - 4 £35,000 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) JSP
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) UNIX
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
9 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) jQuery
10 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
10 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (20.00%) Sun

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) J2EE
2 8 (53.33%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JNDI
6 1 (6.67%) Swing
6 1 (6.67%) AWT
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) OWASP
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (20.00%) Sun
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase