The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 Java SE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 227 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 25 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Java SE
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
2867 2658 3542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.39% 40.52% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2354 2269 3132
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 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java SE
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Java SE Salary Trend in the East of England

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram in the East of England

Java SE
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 Java SE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Essex -8 15 £42,500 -15.00%
Cambridgeshire - 10 £60,000 - 3
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 45 (93.75%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) Spring
4 22 (45.83%) J2EE
5 19 (39.58%) Struts
5 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
5 19 (39.58%) Automotive
6 18 (37.50%) JPA
7 17 (35.42%) MVC
7 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 17 (35.42%) Spring MVC
8 11 (22.92%) JBoss
9 10 (20.83%) Java EE
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
10 9 (18.75%) C
11 8 (16.67%) JSP
11 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (14.58%) Mockito
12 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
12 7 (14.58%) JUnit
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.58%) JDBC
12 7 (14.58%) JMS
13 6 (12.50%) JAXB
13 6 (12.50%) Internet
13 6 (12.50%) Middleware
13 6 (12.50%) JMX

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (22.92%) JBoss
2 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) DB2
2 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Mockito
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Ant
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
2 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 6 (12.50%) Hudson
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) Concordion
4 3 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (39.58%) Automotive
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
1 39 (81.25%) Java Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Software Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) Spring
2 22 (45.83%) J2EE
3 19 (39.58%) Struts
4 18 (37.50%) JPA
5 17 (35.42%) Spring MVC
6 10 (20.83%) Java EE
7 8 (16.67%) JSP
8 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.58%) JDBC
8 7 (14.58%) JMS
9 6 (12.50%) JAXB
9 6 (12.50%) Middleware
9 6 (12.50%) JMX
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) EJB
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) JSF
9 6 (12.50%) JAX-WS
9 6 (12.50%) Apache Camel
9 6 (12.50%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Chemistry
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
1 5 (10.42%) Android
1 5 (10.42%) Windows Mobile
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
2 17 (35.42%) MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Web Development
5 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.08%) BDD
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) Nokia
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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