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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 656 613 603
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 182 248 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 156 212 260
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
36038 40060 44156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.09% 41.21% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31261 33751 39564
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 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
London -62 98 £55,000 -4.34% 18
South East -13 30 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West +15 24 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -12 16 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England -11 5 £32,500 -23.52% 2
South West -35 3 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands -12 1 £48,000 +20.00%
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 440 (96.92%) Java
2 183 (40.31%) J2EE
3 179 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (38.33%) Software Engineering
5 162 (35.68%) Spring
6 143 (31.50%) OO
7 139 (30.62%) Degree
8 138 (30.40%) Finance
9 135 (29.74%) JavaScript
10 132 (29.07%) SQL
11 128 (28.19%) Computer Science
12 119 (26.21%) Oracle
13 112 (24.67%) HTML
14 109 (24.01%) Linux
15 104 (22.91%) XML
16 98 (21.59%) Multithreading
17 96 (21.15%) Tomcat
18 95 (20.93%) Maven
19 94 (20.70%) TDD
20 92 (20.26%) CSS
21 89 (19.60%) JMS
22 88 (19.38%) Servlets
23 87 (19.16%) JSP
24 81 (17.84%) JDBC
25 80 (17.62%) JUnit
26 68 (14.98%) OOP
27 63 (13.88%) Hibernate
28 60 (13.22%) Scrum
29 58 (12.78%) Android
30 55 (12.11%) WebSphere

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 96 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 55 (12.11%) WebSphere
3 38 (8.37%) JBoss
4 34 (7.49%) Apache
5 33 (7.27%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.41%) GlassFish
7 17 (3.74%) Node.js
8 9 (1.98%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (1.98%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.10%) Confluence
9 5 (1.10%) Magnolia
10 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.66%) GemFire
11 3 (0.66%) Liferay
11 3 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.44%) Jetty
12 2 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.88%) Google Analytics
1 4 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.19%) SaaS
2 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.22%) Heroku
3 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.35%) HTTP
2 16 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.08%) Internet
4 9 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.98%) SMTP
5 4 (0.88%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.88%) WinSCP
5 4 (0.88%) SAN
6 3 (0.66%) AMQP
7 2 (0.44%) Multicast
8 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.81%) Big Data
4 36 (7.93%) MongoDB
5 32 (7.05%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.73%) Oracle Database
7 23 (5.07%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.63%) Hazelcast
9 20 (4.41%) MySQL
10 15 (3.30%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.42%) Neo4j
13 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.98%) Jackrabbit
15 8 (1.76%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (1.54%) HBase
17 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (1.10%) DB2
18 5 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (20.93%) Maven
2 80 (17.62%) JUnit
3 49 (10.79%) Eclipse
4 44 (9.69%) Git (software)
5 42 (9.25%) Subversion
6 19 (4.19%) NetBeans
7 15 (3.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (3.30%) StarTeam
8 13 (2.86%) Log4j
9 12 (2.64%) Ant
10 10 (2.20%) Selenium
10 10 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.98%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.98%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.76%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.76%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.54%) TestNG
14 6 (1.32%) JIRA
14 6 (1.32%) Liquibase
15 5 (1.10%) Bitbucket
General
1 138 (30.40%) Finance
2 45 (9.91%) Banking
3 39 (8.59%) Front Office
4 25 (5.51%) Retail
5 22 (4.85%) Games
6 16 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.64%) Publishing
8 12 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.10%) Marketing
10 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 386 (85.02%) Developer
2 365 (80.40%) Java Developer
3 64 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (9.91%) Software Engineer
6 30 (6.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 29 (6.39%) Java Programmer
7 29 (6.39%) Programmer
8 23 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 22 (4.85%) Analyst
10 19 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.30%) Developer Analyst
13 14 (3.08%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
13 14 (3.08%) Junior
13 14 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
13 14 (3.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 12 (2.64%) Applications Developer
14 12 (2.64%) Java Applications Developer
14 12 (2.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (40.31%) J2EE
2 162 (35.68%) Spring
3 112 (24.67%) HTML
4 104 (22.91%) XML
5 92 (20.26%) CSS
6 89 (19.60%) JMS
7 88 (19.38%) Servlets
8 87 (19.16%) JSP
9 81 (17.84%) JDBC
10 63 (13.88%) Hibernate
11 54 (11.89%) Web Services
12 51 (11.23%) Ajax
13 47 (10.35%) Java EE
14 45 (9.91%) SOAP
15 39 (8.59%) Swing
16 36 (7.93%) RESTful
17 35 (7.71%) Struts
18 32 (7.05%) XSLT
19 31 (6.83%) jQuery
20 27 (5.95%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (28.19%) Computer Science
2 51 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (6.61%) Equities
3 30 (6.61%) Algorithms
4 23 (5.07%) Clustering
5 19 (4.19%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.96%) Derivative
7 17 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 17 (3.74%) Hedge funds
8 16 (3.52%) Fixed Income
9 14 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.08%) Open Source
10 13 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.64%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.64%) N-Tier
11 12 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (2.20%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.76%) User Experience
14 7 (1.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.01%) Linux
2 58 (12.78%) Android
3 53 (11.67%) Windows
4 50 (11.01%) UNIX
5 31 (6.83%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.10%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (38.33%) Software Engineering
3 143 (31.50%) OO
4 98 (21.59%) Multithreading
5 94 (20.70%) TDD
6 68 (14.98%) OOP
7 60 (13.22%) Scrum
8 55 (12.11%) UML
9 44 (9.69%) Low Latency
10 31 (6.83%) Mentoring
10 31 (6.83%) OOD
10 31 (6.83%) Web Development
11 30 (6.61%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.95%) Android Development
13 25 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (5.07%) MVC
15 22 (4.85%) Load Balancing
16 20 (4.41%) AOP
17 16 (3.52%) Algorithmic Trading
17 16 (3.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 440 (96.92%) Java
2 135 (29.74%) JavaScript
3 132 (29.07%) SQL
4 53 (11.67%) C++
5 39 (8.59%) PL/SQL
6 27 (5.95%) Scala
7 21 (4.63%) XPath
8 17 (3.74%) C#
9 14 (3.08%) C
10 13 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.98%) ECMAScript
12 8 (1.76%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.76%) VBA
12 8 (1.76%) Python
13 7 (1.54%) Lua
14 6 (1.32%) Clojure
14 6 (1.32%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.32%) Ruby
15 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (30.62%) Degree
2 18 (3.96%) OCPJP
2 18 (3.96%) OCMJD
3 16 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.08%) PhD
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.88%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.88%) Brainbench
6 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.88%) SLA
1 4 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.88%) Puppet
3 3 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Ambari
5 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 119 (26.21%) Oracle
2 31 (6.83%) Sun
3 25 (5.51%) TIBCO
4 16 (3.52%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.30%) Google
6 12 (2.64%) Terracotta
7 11 (2.42%) IBM
7 11 (2.42%) Microsoft
8 9 (1.98%) Adobe
9 7 (1.54%) VMware
10 6 (1.32%) Endeca
10 6 (1.32%) Sybase
11 5 (1.10%) SAP
11 5 (1.10%) BMC
12 4 (0.88%) Percussion
12 4 (0.88%) ATG
12 4 (0.88%) hybris
12 4 (0.88%) 29West
13 3 (0.66%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.66%) Business Objects
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