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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 641 555 608
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +53
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 247 363 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.88% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 211 345 232
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
38421 41313 39919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.58% 38.56% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33157 35020 34727
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -60 160 £67,500 +17.39% 27
South East +36 43 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East of England -1 14 £47,500 +13.09% 3
North West -30 10 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East Midlands +3 8 £40,000 -25.23% 1
South West -32 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £33,000 -20.48%
West Midlands -4 3 £50,000 +36.98%
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 436 (97.98%) Java
2 212 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (41.57%) J2EE
4 184 (41.35%) Degree
5 173 (38.88%) Finance
6 164 (36.85%) Spring
7 148 (33.26%) SQL
8 141 (31.69%) Software Engineering
9 123 (27.64%) JavaScript
10 120 (26.97%) Computer Science
11 116 (26.07%) Multithreading
12 102 (22.92%) OO
13 101 (22.70%) Hibernate
14 98 (22.02%) TDD
15 95 (21.35%) Scrum
16 94 (21.12%) Linux
17 91 (20.45%) Oracle
18 88 (19.78%) JUnit
19 86 (19.33%) Maven
20 85 (19.10%) XML
21 77 (17.30%) JSP
22 76 (17.08%) HTML
23 68 (15.28%) UML
23 68 (15.28%) Java EE
24 65 (14.61%) UNIX
25 63 (14.16%) Scala
26 61 (13.71%) Relational Database
26 61 (13.71%) Windows
27 56 (12.58%) JDBC
27 56 (12.58%) Eclipse

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (10.79%) Apache
2 44 (9.89%) JBoss
3 35 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.62%) Node.js
5 15 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.25%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.90%) Mule
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.67%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (2.02%) SaaS
2 6 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.60%) HTTP
2 14 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.25%) Internet
4 8 (1.80%) Multicast
5 4 (0.90%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) NAS
6 2 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.45%) SNMP
6 2 (0.45%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.71%) Relational Database
2 48 (10.79%) MongoDB
3 40 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.99%) Big Data
4 34 (7.64%) Oracle Database
5 28 (6.29%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.39%) SQL Server
7 23 (5.17%) Neo4j
7 23 (5.17%) Hazelcast
8 22 (4.94%) MySQL
9 20 (4.49%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (2.70%) DB2
10 12 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 12 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.57%) OLAP
11 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (19.78%) JUnit
2 86 (19.33%) Maven
3 56 (12.58%) Eclipse
4 54 (12.13%) Subversion
5 47 (10.56%) Selenium
6 42 (9.44%) Git (software)
7 33 (7.42%) Cucumber
8 30 (6.74%) TestNG
9 25 (5.62%) WebDriver
10 21 (4.72%) Jenkins
11 20 (4.49%) JIRA
11 20 (4.49%) Ant
12 18 (4.04%) Liquibase
13 17 (3.82%) Jasmine
14 15 (3.37%) FitNesse
15 12 (2.70%) jMock
15 12 (2.70%) JSUnit
16 10 (2.25%) Hudson
17 9 (2.02%) Calabash
17 9 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 173 (38.88%) Finance
2 46 (10.34%) Front Office
3 41 (9.21%) Banking
4 33 (7.42%) Games
5 31 (6.97%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.47%) Back Office
6 11 (2.47%) Retail
7 9 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.35%) Publishing
8 6 (1.35%) Electronics
9 4 (0.90%) Legal
9 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 351 (78.88%) Developer
2 314 (70.56%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.51%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (7.64%) Software Engineer
6 28 (6.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 24 (5.39%) Consultant
8 23 (5.17%) Core Java Developer
9 20 (4.49%) Architect
10 17 (3.82%) Tester
11 16 (3.60%) Android Developer
12 15 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.92%) Programmer
13 13 (2.92%) Java Programmer
14 11 (2.47%) QA Engineer
14 11 (2.47%) Technology Consultant
15 10 (2.25%) J2EE Developer
15 10 (2.25%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (41.57%) J2EE
2 164 (36.85%) Spring
3 101 (22.70%) Hibernate
4 85 (19.10%) XML
5 77 (17.30%) JSP
6 76 (17.08%) HTML
7 68 (15.28%) Java EE
8 56 (12.58%) JDBC
9 53 (11.91%) CSS
9 53 (11.91%) Web Services
10 49 (11.01%) JSON
11 46 (10.34%) JMS
12 42 (9.44%) Struts
13 41 (9.21%) Apache Camel
14 36 (8.09%) jQuery
15 33 (7.42%) Servlets
16 32 (7.19%) EJB
17 31 (6.97%) SOAP
17 31 (6.97%) ActiveMQ
18 29 (6.52%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.97%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.31%) Mathematics
4 34 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (6.07%) N-Tier
6 20 (4.49%) Data Structures
7 19 (4.27%) User Experience
7 19 (4.27%) Hedge funds
8 18 (4.04%) Public Cloud
8 18 (4.04%) Fixed Income
8 18 (4.04%) Equities
8 18 (4.04%) Derivative
9 17 (3.82%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.92%) Online Games
11 12 (2.70%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (2.25%) Clustering
14 8 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 94 (21.12%) Linux
2 65 (14.61%) UNIX
3 61 (13.71%) Windows
4 49 (11.01%) Android
5 46 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.04%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (1.80%) Solaris
8 5 (1.12%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (31.69%) Software Engineering
3 116 (26.07%) Multithreading
4 102 (22.92%) OO
5 98 (22.02%) TDD
6 95 (21.35%) Scrum
7 68 (15.28%) UML
8 56 (12.58%) Low Latency
9 52 (11.69%) Unit Testing
10 50 (11.24%) SDLC
11 44 (9.89%) Concurrent Programming
12 41 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (7.87%) OOD
14 33 (7.42%) MVC
15 32 (7.19%) OOP
16 31 (6.97%) Algorithmic Trading
17 30 (6.74%) Mentoring
18 28 (6.29%) Open Source
19 26 (5.84%) Test Automation
20 22 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 436 (97.98%) Java
2 148 (33.26%) SQL
3 123 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 63 (14.16%) Scala
5 29 (6.52%) C#
6 27 (6.07%) C++
7 24 (5.39%) Python
8 22 (4.94%) Ruby
8 22 (4.94%) C
9 21 (4.72%) PL/SQL
10 19 (4.27%) Lua
11 18 (4.04%) ActionScript
12 17 (3.82%) Objective-C
13 14 (3.15%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.92%) XPath
15 12 (2.70%) Perl
16 5 (1.12%) Korn
17 2 (0.45%) ECMAScript
17 2 (0.45%) Groovy
18 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 184 (41.35%) Degree
2 18 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.70%) Sun Certification
5 11 (2.47%) Brainbench
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.45%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.49%) QA
2 8 (1.80%) EMIR
2 8 (1.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Ambari
2 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 91 (20.45%) Oracle
2 32 (7.19%) Google
3 21 (4.72%) Sun
4 20 (4.49%) Terracotta
5 19 (4.27%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.70%) Sybase
7 8 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.35%) IBM
9 5 (1.12%) webMethods
9 5 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.12%) Northgate
9 5 (1.12%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.12%) StreamBase
10 4 (0.90%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.90%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.67%) PTC
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe
12 2 (0.45%) Informatica
12 2 (0.45%) SAP
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45k - £70k plus excellent package
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Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
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