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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 562 583 457
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -126
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 335 281 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.71% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 315 260 470
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £84,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
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
40415 39778 45505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.92% 39.99% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34276 34705 40270
Average salary £42,500 £42,128 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% +5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +18 241 £57,500 -6.50% 28
North West -13 42 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East -20 22 £42,500 -10.52% 6
East of England -16 11 £44,000 +25.71%
South West -15 10 £48,500 +2.10% 1
East Midlands -16 4 £54,750 +15.26%
Yorkshire - 4 £48,500 -
West Midlands -12 2 £36,500 -29.12% 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 771 (99.61%) Java
2 327 (42.25%) Software Engineering
3 319 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (36.95%) J2EE
5 269 (34.75%) Finance
6 265 (34.24%) Degree
7 235 (30.36%) Spring
8 227 (29.33%) OO
9 211 (27.26%) SQL
10 200 (25.84%) Multithreading
11 179 (23.13%) Computer Science
12 157 (20.28%) Maven
13 155 (20.03%) Linux
14 151 (19.51%) XML
15 150 (19.38%) Hibernate
16 149 (19.25%) Oracle
17 147 (18.99%) JavaScript
18 140 (18.09%) TDD
19 136 (17.57%) Banking
20 135 (17.44%) Android
21 130 (16.80%) HTML
22 122 (15.76%) Low Latency
23 117 (15.12%) CSS
24 116 (14.99%) JUnit
25 113 (14.60%) Servlets
25 113 (14.60%) Scrum
26 109 (14.08%) Tomcat
27 108 (13.95%) C++
28 106 (13.70%) JSP
29 103 (13.31%) OOP

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 109 (14.08%) Tomcat
2 70 (9.04%) WebSphere
3 50 (6.46%) Apache
4 33 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
5 23 (2.97%) Confluence
6 15 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
6 15 (1.94%) Jetty
7 12 (1.55%) MQSeries
7 12 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.29%) Node.js
9 8 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.90%) Mule
11 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.65%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.52%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (1.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Heroku
3 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.82%) HTTP
2 24 (3.10%) SMTP
3 23 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.71%) Internet
5 11 (1.42%) VoIP
5 11 (1.42%) GSM
6 8 (1.03%) SSL
7 7 (0.90%) SSH
8 6 (0.78%) SAN
9 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.52%) SDH
9 4 (0.52%) MPLS
9 4 (0.52%) Multicast
10 3 (0.39%) DSL
10 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.26%) NAS
11 2 (0.26%) AMQP
12 1 (0.13%) STUN
12 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.66%) Big Data
2 82 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 78 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 75 (9.69%) RDBMS
5 71 (9.17%) NoSQL
6 54 (6.98%) MySQL
7 50 (6.46%) Hadoop
8 47 (6.07%) MongoDB
9 41 (5.30%) Hazelcast
10 24 (3.10%) Jackrabbit
11 21 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (2.20%) Oracle Database
13 17 (2.20%) DB2
14 13 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.42%) Apache Hive
17 10 (1.29%) Impala
17 10 (1.29%) QlikView
18 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 157 (20.28%) Maven
2 116 (14.99%) JUnit
3 64 (8.27%) Subversion
4 60 (7.75%) Git (software)
5 55 (7.11%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.91%) Eclipse
7 32 (4.13%) Ant
8 28 (3.62%) JIRA
9 26 (3.36%) Cucumber
10 24 (3.10%) Log4j
11 17 (2.20%) Selenium
12 14 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.81%) JBehave
12 14 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.42%) Hudson
15 10 (1.29%) VisualVM
15 10 (1.29%) Robotium
16 9 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
17 8 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 269 (34.75%) Finance
2 136 (17.57%) Banking
3 63 (8.14%) Games
4 54 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 53 (6.85%) Front Office
6 41 (5.30%) Telecoms
7 36 (4.65%) Publishing
8 20 (2.58%) Retail
9 17 (2.20%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.81%) Marketing
11 9 (1.16%) Billing
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 680 (87.86%) Developer
2 622 (80.36%) Java Developer
3 105 (13.57%) Senior Developer
4 100 (12.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 43 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (5.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 37 (4.78%) Junior
9 35 (4.52%) Android Developer
10 31 (4.01%) Junior Developer
11 30 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.10%) Team Leader
12 24 (3.10%) Java Team Leader
13 23 (2.97%) Consultant
13 23 (2.97%) Junior Java Developer
14 22 (2.84%) Java Software Developer
15 21 (2.71%) Java Programmer
15 21 (2.71%) Programmer
16 16 (2.07%) Graduate
16 16 (2.07%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (36.95%) J2EE
2 235 (30.36%) Spring
3 151 (19.51%) XML
4 150 (19.38%) Hibernate
5 130 (16.80%) HTML
6 117 (15.12%) CSS
7 113 (14.60%) Servlets
8 106 (13.70%) JSP
9 100 (12.92%) Web Services
10 94 (12.14%) JMS
11 72 (9.30%) DOM
12 58 (7.49%) SAX
13 55 (7.11%) XSLT
13 55 (7.11%) JSF
14 51 (6.59%) Swing
15 48 (6.20%) Ajax
16 46 (5.94%) JDBC
17 45 (5.81%) Java EE
18 40 (5.17%) XSL
18 40 (5.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 179 (23.13%) Computer Science
2 74 (9.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 40 (5.17%) Equities
6 38 (4.91%) Mathematics
7 35 (4.52%) Mobile App
8 29 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (3.49%) Open Source
10 23 (2.97%) Derivative
11 21 (2.71%) Fixed Income
11 21 (2.71%) Spread Betting
12 16 (2.07%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.81%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (1.81%) Physics
14 11 (1.42%) Handset
15 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.90%) Social Network
17 6 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 155 (20.03%) Linux
2 135 (17.44%) Android
3 96 (12.40%) UNIX
4 91 (11.76%) Windows
5 49 (6.33%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.03%) Windows CE
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.78%) Solaris
10 5 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (42.25%) Software Engineering
2 319 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (29.33%) OO
4 200 (25.84%) Multithreading
5 140 (18.09%) TDD
6 122 (15.76%) Low Latency
7 113 (14.60%) Scrum
8 103 (13.31%) OOP
9 76 (9.82%) Android Development
10 59 (7.62%) OOD
11 52 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 51 (6.59%) UML
13 48 (6.20%) Algorithmic Trading
14 42 (5.43%) Web Development
15 40 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (4.91%) Use Case
16 38 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 35 (4.52%) iOS Development
18 32 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (4.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 771 (99.61%) Java
2 211 (27.26%) SQL
3 147 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 108 (13.95%) C++
5 46 (5.94%) PL/SQL
6 44 (5.68%) Scala
7 43 (5.56%) Python
8 41 (5.30%) Perl
9 40 (5.17%) XPath
10 37 (4.78%) C
10 37 (4.78%) C#
11 25 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 25 (3.23%) PHP
12 24 (3.10%) ECMAScript
13 20 (2.58%) Objective-C
14 19 (2.45%) Lua
15 16 (2.07%) Ruby
16 12 (1.55%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.90%) R
17 7 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 265 (34.24%) Degree
2 23 (2.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Docker
1 2 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Ambari
3 1 (0.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 149 (19.25%) Oracle
2 58 (7.49%) TIBCO
3 35 (4.52%) JBoss
4 33 (4.26%) Google
5 32 (4.13%) Adobe
6 26 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.71%) Sybase
8 16 (2.07%) Microsoft
9 14 (1.81%) IBM
10 10 (1.29%) Informatica
10 10 (1.29%) Tableau
11 9 (1.16%) Sun
12 8 (1.03%) 29West
12 8 (1.03%) Terracotta
13 6 (0.78%) Facebook
13 6 (0.78%) Birst
14 5 (0.65%) Northgate
14 5 (0.65%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.65%) Calypso
15 4 (0.52%) Apple
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago