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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 646 572 661
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +89
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 229 345 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 210 306 201
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,125 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +25.00%
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
39102 44967 42216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.97% 40.38% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33587 38241 37084
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 £28,500
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 4 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 4 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 -67 143 £60,000 - 22
South East +25 44 £48,750 +2.63% 4
Yorkshire +15 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +34 15 £47,500 +25.00% 5
South West -15 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West +7 3 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -10 1 £48,000 -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 408 (97.14%) Java
2 215 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (50.71%) J2EE
4 167 (39.76%) Spring
5 156 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 146 (34.76%) Finance
7 144 (34.29%) SQL
8 134 (31.90%) Oracle
9 132 (31.43%) Degree
10 119 (28.33%) HTML
11 116 (27.62%) Software Engineering
12 113 (26.90%) Linux
13 104 (24.76%) Multithreading
14 93 (22.14%) XML
15 92 (21.90%) OO
16 89 (21.19%) Computer Science
17 88 (20.95%) TDD
18 86 (20.48%) CSS
19 84 (20.00%) JUnit
20 82 (19.52%) JSP
21 81 (19.29%) Maven
22 80 (19.05%) Hibernate
22 80 (19.05%) JDBC
23 77 (18.33%) Scrum
24 75 (17.86%) Tomcat
25 73 (17.38%) JMS
26 72 (17.14%) Java EE
27 71 (16.90%) UML
28 67 (15.95%) Eclipse
29 66 (15.71%) UNIX

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 75 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 56 (13.33%) Apache
3 50 (11.90%) JBoss
4 38 (9.05%) Node.js
5 36 (8.57%) WebSphere
6 28 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 22 (5.24%) GlassFish
8 13 (3.10%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.71%) Liferay
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.48%) Mule
13 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.71%) SaaS
2 15 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.76%) HTTP
2 13 (3.10%) Internet
2 13 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.90%) SMTP
4 6 (1.43%) SAN
4 6 (1.43%) NAS
5 5 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.71%) SNMP
7 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.24%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.24%) Multicast
7 1 (0.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 47 (11.19%) Oracle Database
4 35 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 30 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 29 (6.90%) Big Data
7 25 (5.95%) MySQL
8 22 (5.24%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.10%) Hazelcast
10 12 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.62%) Neo4j
12 10 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.14%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (2.14%) OLTP
13 9 (2.14%) OLAP
14 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.90%) Jackrabbit
15 7 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (20.00%) JUnit
2 81 (19.29%) Maven
3 67 (15.95%) Eclipse
4 45 (10.71%) Subversion
5 39 (9.29%) Git (software)
6 27 (6.43%) Cucumber
6 27 (6.43%) Selenium
7 21 (5.00%) NetBeans
8 20 (4.76%) TestNG
8 20 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 15 (3.57%) jMock
10 14 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (3.33%) StarTeam
10 14 (3.33%) Jasmine
11 13 (3.10%) Jenkins
11 13 (3.10%) FitNesse
12 12 (2.86%) JSUnit
13 11 (2.62%) Liquibase
14 9 (2.14%) Calabash
14 9 (2.14%) Ant
General
1 146 (34.76%) Finance
2 33 (7.86%) Banking
3 31 (7.38%) Front Office
4 29 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 28 (6.67%) Retail
6 24 (5.71%) Games
7 10 (2.38%) Publishing
8 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.95%) Electronics
10 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 336 (80.00%) Developer
2 311 (74.05%) Java Developer
3 66 (15.71%) Senior Developer
4 52 (12.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 50 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 46 (10.95%) Programmer
6 46 (10.95%) Java Programmer
7 42 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 28 (6.67%) Analyst
9 26 (6.19%) Developer Analyst
10 20 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
10 20 (4.76%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
10 20 (4.76%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 18 (4.29%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.10%) Tester
13 11 (2.62%) Architect
13 11 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (2.38%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (50.71%) J2EE
2 167 (39.76%) Spring
3 119 (28.33%) HTML
4 93 (22.14%) XML
5 86 (20.48%) CSS
6 82 (19.52%) JSP
7 80 (19.05%) Hibernate
7 80 (19.05%) JDBC
8 73 (17.38%) JMS
9 72 (17.14%) Java EE
10 62 (14.76%) Servlets
11 51 (12.14%) Web Services
12 49 (11.67%) JSON
13 47 (11.19%) Struts
14 46 (10.95%) SOAP
15 41 (9.76%) jQuery
15 41 (9.76%) Ajax
16 36 (8.57%) RESTful
17 31 (7.38%) JPA
18 30 (7.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.19%) Computer Science
2 43 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (5.71%) Clustering
6 17 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 17 (4.05%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.81%) Equities
8 15 (3.57%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.33%) Open Source
10 13 (3.10%) N-Tier
11 12 (2.86%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.86%) Hedge funds
12 11 (2.62%) Public Cloud
12 11 (2.62%) Derivative
13 10 (2.38%) Online Games
13 10 (2.38%) Graphic Design
14 9 (2.14%) User Experience
15 8 (1.90%) Fixed Income
15 8 (1.90%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 113 (26.90%) Linux
2 66 (15.71%) UNIX
2 66 (15.71%) Windows
3 42 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 37 (8.81%) Android
5 11 (2.62%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.43%) Solaris
6 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.62%) Software Engineering
3 104 (24.76%) Multithreading
4 92 (21.90%) OO
5 88 (20.95%) TDD
6 77 (18.33%) Scrum
7 71 (16.90%) UML
8 52 (12.38%) Low Latency
9 46 (10.95%) OOP
10 39 (9.29%) Concurrent Programming
11 36 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 36 (8.57%) Web Development
12 35 (8.33%) OOD
13 30 (7.14%) MVC
14 27 (6.43%) Load Balancing
15 26 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 23 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (5.24%) AOP
18 20 (4.76%) Test Automation
19 18 (4.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 408 (97.14%) Java
2 156 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 144 (34.29%) SQL
4 51 (12.14%) C++
5 44 (10.48%) PL/SQL
6 29 (6.90%) C#
7 28 (6.67%) C
8 25 (5.95%) Scala
9 19 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.57%) Ruby
11 14 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.62%) Lua
12 11 (2.62%) ActionScript
12 11 (2.62%) Python
13 10 (2.38%) XPath
14 9 (2.14%) Perl
15 8 (1.90%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.95%) PHP
16 4 (0.95%) Korn
17 3 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 132 (31.43%) Degree
2 23 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.29%) OCPJP
3 18 (4.29%) OCMJD
4 11 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.71%) Brainbench
7 3 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 134 (31.90%) Oracle
2 30 (7.14%) Google
3 27 (6.43%) Sun
4 17 (4.05%) IBM
5 16 (3.81%) Terracotta
6 14 (3.33%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.14%) VMware
8 8 (1.90%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.90%) Adobe
9 5 (1.19%) StreamBase
9 5 (1.19%) hybris
9 5 (1.19%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.19%) Sybase
10 4 (0.95%) Endeca
11 3 (0.71%) SAP
12 2 (0.48%) BMC
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.48%) DataSynapse
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
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