The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 657 545 648
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +103
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 205 404 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.91% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 188 366 216
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +31.94%
J2SE
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38347 44497 41332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.08% 40.28% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 38286 36256
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2SE
Salary Trend in England

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

J2SE Salary Trend in England

J2SE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in England

J2SE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
London -96 134 £60,000 +4.34% 23
South East +6 35 £47,500 - 9
East of England +20 15 £47,500 +7.34% 6
Yorkshire +4 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -23 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West -1 4 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -6 1 £48,000 -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 400 (97.09%) Java
2 219 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (51.94%) J2EE
4 169 (41.02%) Spring
5 155 (37.62%) Finance
6 151 (36.65%) JavaScript
7 148 (35.92%) SQL
8 133 (32.28%) Degree
9 132 (32.04%) Oracle
10 113 (27.43%) Linux
11 112 (27.18%) Software Engineering
12 108 (26.21%) HTML
13 103 (25.00%) Multithreading
14 91 (22.09%) Computer Science
14 91 (22.09%) OO
14 91 (22.09%) TDD
15 89 (21.60%) Hibernate
16 86 (20.87%) XML
17 84 (20.39%) Scrum
18 83 (20.15%) CSS
19 81 (19.66%) JSP
20 79 (19.17%) Maven
21 78 (18.93%) JUnit
21 78 (18.93%) SDLC
22 73 (17.72%) JDBC
23 72 (17.48%) Tomcat
24 71 (17.23%) Java EE
25 70 (16.99%) UNIX
25 70 (16.99%) Windows
26 69 (16.75%) UML

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 72 (17.48%) Tomcat
2 55 (13.35%) Apache
3 48 (11.65%) JBoss
4 37 (8.98%) Node.js
5 33 (8.01%) WebSphere
6 27 (6.55%) WebLogic
7 18 (4.37%) GlassFish
8 12 (2.91%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.49%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.49%) Liferay
14 1 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.10%) SaaS
2 14 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.64%) HTTP
2 12 (2.91%) Internet
3 10 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.94%) SMTP
5 6 (1.46%) SAN
5 6 (1.46%) NAS
6 3 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.73%) SNMP
7 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.86%) SQL Server
1 53 (12.86%) Relational Database
2 43 (10.44%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.22%) MongoDB
4 30 (7.28%) Big Data
5 29 (7.04%) RDBMS
6 26 (6.31%) MySQL
7 19 (4.61%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.13%) Hazelcast
9 14 (3.40%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.18%) OLTP
11 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.18%) Oracle OLAP
11 9 (2.18%) OLAP
11 9 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.94%) Jackrabbit
12 8 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (19.17%) Maven
2 78 (18.93%) JUnit
3 64 (15.53%) Eclipse
4 38 (9.22%) Subversion
5 34 (8.25%) Git (software)
6 31 (7.52%) Selenium
7 30 (7.28%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.83%) TestNG
9 22 (5.34%) WebDriver
10 16 (3.88%) NetBeans
10 16 (3.88%) Jasmine
11 14 (3.40%) Jenkins
11 14 (3.40%) Liquibase
11 14 (3.40%) jMock
12 12 (2.91%) FitNesse
12 12 (2.91%) JSUnit
12 12 (2.91%) StarTeam
12 12 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (2.43%) Ant
14 9 (2.18%) Calabash
General
1 155 (37.62%) Finance
2 36 (8.74%) Banking
3 35 (8.50%) Front Office
4 33 (8.01%) Financial Institution
5 28 (6.80%) Games
6 25 (6.07%) Retail
7 10 (2.43%) Publishing
8 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.97%) Back Office
10 4 (0.97%) Electronics
11 3 (0.73%) Marketing
12 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 323 (78.40%) Developer
2 295 (71.60%) Java Developer
3 65 (15.78%) Senior Developer
4 52 (12.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (11.65%) Software Engineer
6 44 (10.68%) Programmer
6 44 (10.68%) Java Programmer
7 38 (9.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 25 (6.07%) Analyst
9 24 (5.83%) Developer Analyst
9 24 (5.83%) Core Java Developer
10 21 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 17 (4.13%) Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.13%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.13%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
12 16 (3.88%) Tester
13 15 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.64%) Architect
14 10 (2.43%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.18%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (51.94%) J2EE
2 169 (41.02%) Spring
3 108 (26.21%) HTML
4 89 (21.60%) Hibernate
5 86 (20.87%) XML
6 83 (20.15%) CSS
7 81 (19.66%) JSP
8 73 (17.72%) JDBC
9 71 (17.23%) Java EE
10 65 (15.78%) JMS
11 55 (13.35%) Servlets
12 51 (12.38%) Struts
13 49 (11.89%) Web Services
13 49 (11.89%) JSON
14 42 (10.19%) SOAP
15 40 (9.71%) jQuery
16 37 (8.98%) RESTful
17 36 (8.74%) Ajax
18 32 (7.77%) JSF
19 31 (7.52%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.09%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (5.10%) Clustering
5 21 (5.10%) Equities
6 19 (4.61%) Data Structures
7 17 (4.13%) Client/Server
8 16 (3.88%) Mathematics
9 14 (3.40%) Public Cloud
10 13 (3.16%) Algorithms
10 13 (3.16%) N-Tier
11 12 (2.91%) Fixed Income
11 12 (2.91%) Derivative
12 11 (2.67%) Online Games
13 10 (2.43%) User Experience
14 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.94%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.94%) Graphic Design
15 8 (1.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 113 (27.43%) Linux
2 70 (16.99%) UNIX
2 70 (16.99%) Windows
3 43 (10.44%) Apple iOS
4 37 (8.98%) Android
5 14 (3.40%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (1.94%) Solaris
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (27.18%) Software Engineering
3 103 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 91 (22.09%) TDD
4 91 (22.09%) OO
5 84 (20.39%) Scrum
6 78 (18.93%) SDLC
7 69 (16.75%) UML
8 56 (13.59%) Low Latency
9 42 (10.19%) Concurrent Programming
10 37 (8.98%) OOP
11 34 (8.25%) Web Development
12 33 (8.01%) Unit Testing
12 33 (8.01%) OOD
12 33 (8.01%) MVC
13 25 (6.07%) Load Balancing
14 23 (5.58%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (4.85%) Performance Analysis
17 18 (4.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 400 (97.09%) Java
2 151 (36.65%) JavaScript
3 148 (35.92%) SQL
4 44 (10.68%) C++
4 44 (10.68%) PL/SQL
5 31 (7.52%) Scala
6 30 (7.28%) C#
7 25 (6.07%) C
8 19 (4.61%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.13%) Ruby
10 16 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.40%) Lua
11 14 (3.40%) ActionScript
11 14 (3.40%) Python
12 8 (1.94%) ECMAScript
12 8 (1.94%) Perl
12 8 (1.94%) XPath
13 5 (1.21%) Korn
14 4 (0.97%) PHP
15 3 (0.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (32.28%) Degree
2 19 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.40%) OCPJP
3 14 (3.40%) OCMJD
4 11 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.73%) PhD
7 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.40%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) EMIR
2 3 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (32.04%) Oracle
2 32 (7.77%) Google
3 22 (5.34%) Sun
4 18 (4.37%) Terracotta
5 16 (3.88%) IBM
6 15 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.18%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.94%) Adobe
8 8 (1.94%) VMware
9 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.70%) StreamBase
9 7 (1.70%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.46%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.97%) hybris
11 4 (0.97%) Endeca
12 3 (0.73%) Sybase
12 3 (0.73%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.49%) BMC
13 2 (0.49%) Informatica
13 2 (0.49%) SAP
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 70K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 6 days ago