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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 657 626 528
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -98
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 215 244 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 190 209 361
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
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
38447 41918 46081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.88% 41.19% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35668 41288
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -48 125 £55,750 -7.08% 11
South East +20 41 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West -4 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -24 9 £40,000 - 1
East of England -19 5 £50,000 +40.84%
West Midlands -21 2 £48,000 -
South West -24 2 £46,500 +3.33% 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 513 (97.34%) Java
2 222 (42.13%) Software Engineering
3 209 (39.66%) J2EE
4 204 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (33.40%) Spring
6 173 (32.83%) Degree
7 170 (32.26%) OO
8 157 (29.79%) Finance
9 146 (27.70%) Computer Science
10 145 (27.51%) SQL
11 131 (24.86%) JavaScript
12 128 (24.29%) XML
13 126 (23.91%) Multithreading
14 125 (23.72%) Maven
15 117 (22.20%) Linux
16 116 (22.01%) HTML
17 113 (21.44%) Oracle
18 109 (20.68%) TDD
19 104 (19.73%) Servlets
20 102 (19.35%) JUnit
21 99 (18.79%) Tomcat
22 96 (18.22%) CSS
23 95 (18.03%) JMS
24 94 (17.84%) JSP
25 89 (16.89%) Android
26 84 (15.94%) C++
27 79 (14.99%) JDBC
27 79 (14.99%) OOP
28 77 (14.61%) Scrum
29 70 (13.28%) Windows

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 99 (18.79%) Tomcat
2 64 (12.14%) WebSphere
3 36 (6.83%) JBoss
4 34 (6.45%) Apache
5 31 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 20 (3.80%) GlassFish
7 12 (2.28%) Confluence
8 11 (2.09%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (1.90%) Node.js
10 8 (1.52%) Jetty
10 8 (1.52%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.95%) Magnolia
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.76%) GemFire
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.57%) Liferay
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
1 4 (0.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.47%) SaaS
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) Force.com
3 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Heroku
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.76%) HTTP
2 20 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.47%) Internet
4 11 (2.09%) SMTP
5 10 (1.90%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.76%) Multicast
6 4 (0.76%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.76%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.57%) VoIP
7 3 (0.57%) AMQP
7 3 (0.57%) SAN
7 3 (0.57%) GSM
8 1 (0.19%) SDH
8 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.87%) Big Data
3 49 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 37 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.31%) Hazelcast
7 27 (5.12%) RDBMS
8 26 (4.93%) MySQL
9 22 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 20 (3.80%) Oracle Database
11 18 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.09%) Jackrabbit
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.90%) DB2
13 10 (1.90%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.71%) HBase
15 8 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (1.33%) Redis
17 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 125 (23.72%) Maven
2 102 (19.35%) JUnit
3 52 (9.87%) Git (software)
4 48 (9.11%) Subversion
5 47 (8.92%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.42%) NetBeans
6 18 (3.42%) Cucumber
7 17 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.23%) JIRA
8 15 (2.85%) StarTeam
8 15 (2.85%) Log4j
8 15 (2.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (2.66%) Selenium
10 13 (2.47%) Ant
11 11 (2.09%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.71%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.33%) JBehave
14 6 (1.14%) Mockito
14 6 (1.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 157 (29.79%) Finance
2 65 (12.33%) Banking
3 43 (8.16%) Front Office
4 36 (6.83%) Games
5 31 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 25 (4.74%) Telecoms
7 24 (4.55%) Retail
8 14 (2.66%) Publishing
9 13 (2.47%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.14%) Marketing
11 5 (0.95%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 465 (88.24%) Developer
2 432 (81.97%) Java Developer
3 76 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 67 (12.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 50 (9.49%) Software Engineer
6 36 (6.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 28 (5.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (4.74%) Software Developer
9 21 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (3.98%) Programmer
9 21 (3.98%) Java Programmer
10 20 (3.80%) Junior Developer
10 20 (3.80%) Junior
11 17 (3.23%) Analyst
12 15 (2.85%) Junior Java Developer
13 14 (2.66%) Java Software Developer
14 12 (2.28%) Java Team Leader
14 12 (2.28%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (2.28%) Graduate
14 12 (2.28%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (39.66%) J2EE
2 176 (33.40%) Spring
3 128 (24.29%) XML
4 116 (22.01%) HTML
5 104 (19.73%) Servlets
6 96 (18.22%) CSS
7 95 (18.03%) JMS
8 94 (17.84%) JSP
9 79 (14.99%) JDBC
10 69 (13.09%) Hibernate
11 56 (10.63%) Web Services
12 55 (10.44%) Ajax
13 48 (9.11%) Java EE
14 45 (8.54%) Swing
15 44 (8.35%) XSLT
15 44 (8.35%) SOAP
16 40 (7.59%) DOM
17 37 (7.02%) SAX
18 36 (6.83%) Struts
19 33 (6.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 146 (27.70%) Computer Science
2 60 (11.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 50 (9.49%) Algorithms
4 47 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (6.83%) Equities
6 24 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.98%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.98%) Clustering
8 20 (3.80%) Derivative
9 19 (3.61%) Client/Server
9 19 (3.61%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.42%) Open Source
10 18 (3.42%) Hedge funds
11 16 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (2.66%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.90%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.71%) Physics
16 7 (1.33%) Online Games
16 7 (1.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.20%) Linux
2 89 (16.89%) Android
3 70 (13.28%) Windows
4 54 (10.25%) UNIX
5 41 (7.78%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.95%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.57%) Debian
8 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (42.13%) Software Engineering
2 204 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (32.26%) OO
4 126 (23.91%) Multithreading
5 109 (20.68%) TDD
6 79 (14.99%) OOP
7 77 (14.61%) Scrum
8 64 (12.14%) Low Latency
9 55 (10.44%) UML
10 40 (7.59%) Android Development
11 39 (7.40%) OOD
12 34 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 30 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.50%) Web Development
15 28 (5.31%) Algorithmic Trading
15 28 (5.31%) Unit Testing
16 23 (4.36%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.17%) MVC
18 21 (3.98%) BDD
19 19 (3.61%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 513 (97.34%) Java
2 145 (27.51%) SQL
3 131 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 84 (15.94%) C++
5 38 (7.21%) PL/SQL
6 32 (6.07%) XPath
7 31 (5.88%) C#
8 29 (5.50%) Scala
9 28 (5.31%) C
10 15 (2.85%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.28%) Python
12 11 (2.09%) ECMAScript
13 9 (1.71%) VBA
14 8 (1.52%) Perl
14 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.52%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.52%) Lua
15 7 (1.33%) PHP
16 6 (1.14%) Clojure
17 5 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 173 (32.83%) Degree
2 17 (3.23%) PhD
2 17 (3.23%) OCPJP
2 17 (3.23%) OCMJD
3 15 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.76%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.76%) Brainbench
6 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.52%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.95%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.19%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (1.33%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.19%) yum
4 1 (0.19%) Ambari
Vendors
1 113 (21.44%) Oracle
2 31 (5.88%) Sun
3 29 (5.50%) TIBCO
4 22 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.80%) Google
6 13 (2.47%) Microsoft
7 11 (2.09%) Adobe
7 11 (2.09%) IBM
7 11 (2.09%) Terracotta
8 8 (1.52%) 29West
9 6 (1.14%) Perforce
9 6 (1.14%) SAP
9 6 (1.14%) Sybase
9 6 (1.14%) Endeca
10 4 (0.76%) Percussion
10 4 (0.76%) VMware
10 4 (0.76%) hybris
10 4 (0.76%) ATG
11 3 (0.57%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.57%) Dell
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