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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 661 516 621
Rank change year-on-year
-145 +105
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 209 419 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.98% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 175 394 212
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
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
38457 42830 40796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.69% 39.15% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33138 36716 35531
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 3 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 3 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 -123 125 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South East +18 44 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +19 17 £50,000 +13.63% 1
North West -28 10 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire +2 6 £33,000 -34.00% 1
South West -21 6 - - 1
West Midlands -7 1 £50,000 +4.16%
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 426 (97.26%) Java
2 217 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (47.49%) J2EE
4 181 (41.32%) Degree
5 172 (39.27%) Finance
6 166 (37.90%) Spring
7 155 (35.39%) SQL
8 141 (32.19%) JavaScript
9 131 (29.91%) Software Engineering
10 114 (26.03%) Computer Science
11 112 (25.57%) Multithreading
12 105 (23.97%) TDD
13 101 (23.06%) Oracle
13 101 (23.06%) Linux
14 100 (22.83%) OO
15 96 (21.92%) Hibernate
16 93 (21.23%) Scrum
17 90 (20.55%) Maven
18 85 (19.41%) JUnit
19 83 (18.95%) JSP
19 83 (18.95%) HTML
20 82 (18.72%) XML
21 80 (18.26%) Java EE
22 76 (17.35%) UML
23 74 (16.89%) UNIX
24 69 (15.75%) Windows
24 69 (15.75%) Relational Database
25 65 (14.84%) SDLC
26 62 (14.16%) JDBC
27 60 (13.70%) CSS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 58 (13.24%) Apache
2 48 (10.96%) JBoss
3 46 (10.50%) Tomcat
4 35 (7.99%) Node.js
5 15 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.28%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.28%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.05%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.37%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.91%) Mule
12 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.23%) Liferay
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.74%) SaaS
2 10 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.65%) HTTP
2 15 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.83%) Internet
4 7 (1.60%) SAN
5 5 (1.14%) NAS
6 4 (0.91%) SMTP
7 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.46%) Multicast
7 2 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.75%) Relational Database
2 41 (9.36%) MongoDB
3 38 (8.68%) Oracle Database
4 36 (8.22%) Big Data
5 32 (7.31%) SQL Server
6 31 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 30 (6.85%) RDBMS
8 29 (6.62%) MySQL
9 22 (5.02%) Hazelcast
10 21 (4.79%) Neo4j
11 13 (2.97%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 11 (2.51%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (2.51%) DB2
12 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (1.60%) OLAP
15 7 (1.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 90 (20.55%) Maven
2 85 (19.41%) JUnit
3 60 (13.70%) Eclipse
4 49 (11.19%) Subversion
5 45 (10.27%) Selenium
6 40 (9.13%) Git (software)
7 34 (7.76%) Cucumber
8 31 (7.08%) TestNG
9 26 (5.94%) WebDriver
10 19 (4.34%) Liquibase
11 18 (4.11%) Jasmine
12 17 (3.88%) Ant
13 16 (3.65%) Jenkins
14 15 (3.42%) JIRA
14 15 (3.42%) FitNesse
15 12 (2.74%) jMock
15 12 (2.74%) JSUnit
16 10 (2.28%) Gradle
17 9 (2.05%) Calabash
17 9 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 172 (39.27%) Finance
2 38 (8.68%) Financial Institution
3 36 (8.22%) Banking
4 33 (7.53%) Games
5 32 (7.31%) Front Office
6 15 (3.42%) Retail
7 11 (2.51%) Back Office
8 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.83%) Electronics
10 7 (1.60%) Publishing
11 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.14%) Legal
13 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Marketing
13 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.23%) Law
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 346 (79.00%) Developer
2 307 (70.09%) Java Developer
3 74 (16.89%) Senior Developer
4 59 (13.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 33 (7.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 25 (5.71%) Core Java Developer
8 23 (5.25%) Consultant
9 22 (5.02%) Programmer
9 22 (5.02%) Java Programmer
10 18 (4.11%) Architect
10 18 (4.11%) Tester
11 17 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (3.42%) Analyst
12 15 (3.42%) Developer Analyst
13 13 (2.97%) Android Developer
14 12 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.74%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.28%) C++ Software Engineer
15 10 (2.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (47.49%) J2EE
2 166 (37.90%) Spring
3 96 (21.92%) Hibernate
4 83 (18.95%) HTML
4 83 (18.95%) JSP
5 82 (18.72%) XML
6 80 (18.26%) Java EE
7 62 (14.16%) JDBC
8 60 (13.70%) CSS
9 52 (11.87%) Struts
10 51 (11.64%) Web Services
11 48 (10.96%) JMS
12 47 (10.73%) jQuery
13 46 (10.50%) JSON
14 44 (10.05%) Servlets
15 37 (8.45%) Apache Camel
16 36 (8.22%) EJB
17 34 (7.76%) JavaBeans
18 33 (7.53%) JSF
19 32 (7.31%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (26.03%) Computer Science
2 49 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (7.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (6.85%) Mathematics
6 25 (5.71%) N-Tier
7 21 (4.79%) Data Structures
8 19 (4.34%) Public Cloud
9 17 (3.88%) User Experience
9 17 (3.88%) Equities
10 16 (3.65%) Client/Server
11 15 (3.42%) Fixed Income
11 15 (3.42%) Hedge funds
12 13 (2.97%) Clustering
12 13 (2.97%) Derivative
13 12 (2.74%) Online Games
13 12 (2.74%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.06%) Linux
2 74 (16.89%) UNIX
3 69 (15.75%) Windows
4 55 (12.56%) Apple iOS
5 49 (11.19%) Android
6 19 (4.34%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (2.05%) Solaris
8 4 (0.91%) SUSE
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.91%) Software Engineering
3 112 (25.57%) Multithreading
4 105 (23.97%) TDD
5 100 (22.83%) OO
6 93 (21.23%) Scrum
7 76 (17.35%) UML
8 65 (14.84%) SDLC
9 56 (12.79%) Low Latency
10 48 (10.96%) Unit Testing
11 42 (9.59%) MVC
11 42 (9.59%) Concurrent Programming
12 41 (9.36%) OOD
13 34 (7.76%) OOP
14 28 (6.39%) Web Development
15 27 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (6.16%) Test Automation
15 27 (6.16%) Mentoring
16 24 (5.48%) DevOps
16 24 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 426 (97.26%) Java
2 155 (35.39%) SQL
3 141 (32.19%) JavaScript
4 59 (13.47%) Scala
5 34 (7.76%) C++
6 32 (7.31%) PL/SQL
7 26 (5.94%) C#
8 24 (5.48%) C
9 23 (5.25%) Objective-C
9 23 (5.25%) Ruby
10 22 (5.02%) Python
11 19 (4.34%) ActionScript
11 19 (4.34%) Lua
12 16 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.74%) XPath
14 11 (2.51%) Perl
15 5 (1.14%) Korn
16 4 (0.91%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.68%) Groovy
18 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 181 (41.32%) Degree
2 13 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.51%) Sun Certification
4 10 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.28%) Brainbench
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.91%) OCPJP
5 4 (0.91%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.34%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) EMIR
2 8 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (23.06%) Oracle
2 33 (7.53%) Google
3 23 (5.25%) Sun
3 23 (5.25%) Terracotta
4 15 (3.42%) TIBCO
5 12 (2.74%) IBM
6 11 (2.51%) Sybase
7 8 (1.83%) StreamBase
8 7 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.37%) WorldPay
10 5 (1.14%) Adobe
11 4 (0.91%) hybris
11 4 (0.91%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.68%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.46%) Informatica
13 2 (0.46%) SAP
13 2 (0.46%) Cognos
13 2 (0.46%) Tableau
13 2 (0.46%) VMware
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago