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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 662 627 513
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -114
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 227 267 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 203 245 391
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
39233 42493 45298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.74% 41.11% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33893 36722 40291
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -17 144 £57,500 -4.16% 13
South East +25 41 £45,000 +53.84% 11
North West -20 23 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East of England -5 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -30 5 £40,000 +11.11% 1
South West -23 4 £46,500 +3.33% 3
East Midlands +11 1 £57,500 +21.05%
West Midlands -10 1 £48,000 -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 602 (98.85%) Java
2 258 (42.36%) Software Engineering
3 233 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (35.47%) Degree
5 208 (34.15%) J2EE
6 204 (33.50%) OO
7 202 (33.17%) Spring
8 192 (31.53%) Finance
9 172 (28.24%) Computer Science
10 166 (27.26%) SQL
11 156 (25.62%) Multithreading
12 142 (23.32%) Maven
13 136 (22.33%) XML
14 128 (21.02%) TDD
15 123 (20.20%) Linux
16 122 (20.03%) JavaScript
17 119 (19.54%) Android
18 114 (18.72%) Oracle
19 112 (18.39%) JUnit
20 104 (17.08%) HTML
21 102 (16.75%) Servlets
22 101 (16.58%) OOP
23 98 (16.09%) JSP
24 97 (15.93%) C++
24 97 (15.93%) Tomcat
25 96 (15.76%) JMS
26 94 (15.44%) Scrum
26 94 (15.44%) Banking
27 87 (14.29%) CSS
28 86 (14.12%) Hibernate

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 97 (15.93%) Tomcat
2 62 (10.18%) WebSphere
3 36 (5.91%) JBoss
4 31 (5.09%) Apache
5 23 (3.78%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
7 15 (2.46%) Confluence
8 11 (1.81%) GlassFish
8 11 (1.81%) Jetty
8 11 (1.81%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (1.31%) Node.js
10 8 (1.31%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.82%) Magnolia
13 4 (0.66%) GemFire
14 3 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) Force.com
3 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.16%) Heroku
3 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 77 (12.64%) HTTP
2 20 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.63%) Internet
4 15 (2.46%) SMTP
5 10 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.66%) GSM
6 4 (0.66%) VoIP
6 4 (0.66%) Multicast
6 4 (0.66%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.66%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.49%) AMQP
7 3 (0.49%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SDH
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.81%) Big Data
2 63 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 62 (10.18%) NoSQL
4 53 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 45 (7.39%) Relational Database
6 44 (7.22%) Hazelcast
7 42 (6.90%) Hadoop
8 39 (6.40%) RDBMS
9 38 (6.24%) MySQL
10 22 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.46%) Jackrabbit
13 14 (2.30%) Neo4j
14 13 (2.13%) DB2
15 12 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.64%) QlikView
16 10 (1.64%) Impala
16 10 (1.64%) HBase
17 8 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 142 (23.32%) Maven
2 112 (18.39%) JUnit
3 49 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 45 (7.39%) Subversion
5 39 (6.40%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.60%) Cucumber
7 25 (4.11%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.45%) Selenium
9 20 (3.28%) JIRA
10 19 (3.12%) Log4j
11 17 (2.79%) Ant
12 14 (2.30%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.30%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.13%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.81%) JBehave
15 10 (1.64%) TestNG
16 9 (1.48%) NetBeans
17 6 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 6 (0.99%) StarTeam
17 6 (0.99%) Mockito
General
1 192 (31.53%) Finance
2 94 (15.44%) Banking
3 51 (8.37%) Games
3 51 (8.37%) Front Office
4 39 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.61%) Publishing
6 22 (3.61%) Retail
7 16 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.15%) Marketing
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) Back Office
10 4 (0.66%) Billing
11 3 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 547 (89.82%) Developer
2 504 (82.76%) Java Developer
3 96 (15.76%) Senior Developer
4 89 (14.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (7.39%) Software Engineer
6 36 (5.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 27 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 26 (4.27%) Junior
9 25 (4.11%) Junior Developer
10 21 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 18 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (2.96%) Android Developer
12 17 (2.79%) Junior Java Developer
13 16 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
13 16 (2.63%) Graduate
14 14 (2.30%) Programmer
14 14 (2.30%) Java Programmer
14 14 (2.30%) Graduate Java Developer
15 13 (2.13%) Java Team Leader
15 13 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (34.15%) J2EE
2 202 (33.17%) Spring
3 136 (22.33%) XML
4 104 (17.08%) HTML
5 102 (16.75%) Servlets
6 98 (16.09%) JSP
7 96 (15.76%) JMS
8 87 (14.29%) CSS
9 86 (14.12%) Hibernate
10 69 (11.33%) JDBC
11 64 (10.51%) Web Services
12 53 (8.70%) DOM
13 52 (8.54%) XSLT
13 52 (8.54%) Swing
14 50 (8.21%) Java EE
15 47 (7.72%) SAX
16 44 (7.22%) Ajax
17 39 (6.40%) Grails
18 38 (6.24%) XML Schema
18 38 (6.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 172 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 66 (10.84%) Algorithms
3 65 (10.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (6.90%) Equities
4 42 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.09%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.78%) Data Structures
7 22 (3.61%) Client/Server
8 21 (3.45%) Derivative
8 21 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.96%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.96%) Hedge funds
10 17 (2.79%) Open Source
11 16 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (2.46%) Visualisation
13 13 (2.13%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.97%) Clustering
15 11 (1.81%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.64%) Spread Betting
16 10 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 123 (20.20%) Linux
2 119 (19.54%) Android
3 84 (13.79%) Windows
4 63 (10.34%) UNIX
5 49 (8.05%) Apple iOS
6 23 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.15%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.82%) Solaris
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Debian
11 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (42.36%) Software Engineering
2 233 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (33.50%) OO
4 156 (25.62%) Multithreading
5 128 (21.02%) TDD
6 101 (16.58%) OOP
7 94 (15.44%) Scrum
8 86 (14.12%) Low Latency
9 54 (8.87%) Android Development
10 53 (8.70%) UML
11 45 (7.39%) OOD
12 32 (5.25%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.25%) Algorithmic Trading
13 31 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 29 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (4.60%) BDD
15 28 (4.60%) Web Development
16 27 (4.43%) E-Commerce
17 25 (4.11%) iOS Development
18 22 (3.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 602 (98.85%) Java
2 166 (27.26%) SQL
3 122 (20.03%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.93%) C++
5 38 (6.24%) PL/SQL
5 38 (6.24%) XPath
6 34 (5.58%) C#
7 33 (5.42%) C
8 30 (4.93%) Scala
9 25 (4.11%) Python
10 19 (3.12%) Objective-C
11 17 (2.79%) Perl
12 15 (2.46%) ECMAScript
13 14 (2.30%) Lua
14 10 (1.64%) Ruby
15 9 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.48%) VBA
16 8 (1.31%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.31%) PHP
16 8 (1.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 216 (35.47%) Degree
2 21 (3.45%) PhD
3 8 (1.31%) OCPJP
3 8 (1.31%) OCMJD
4 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.66%) Brainbench
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.31%) Docker
2 5 (0.82%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.16%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (1.31%) Puppet
2 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.33%) Ambari
6 1 (0.16%) YUM
Vendors
1 114 (18.72%) Oracle
2 36 (5.91%) TIBCO
3 26 (4.27%) Red Hat
4 23 (3.78%) Sun
5 18 (2.96%) Google
6 17 (2.79%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.63%) Adobe
8 14 (2.30%) Terracotta
9 12 (1.97%) Sybase
10 10 (1.64%) Tableau
11 8 (1.31%) 29West
12 7 (1.15%) IBM
13 6 (0.99%) Birst
13 6 (0.99%) SAP
13 6 (0.99%) Perforce
14 5 (0.82%) Alteryx
15 4 (0.66%) Facebook
15 4 (0.66%) hybris
15 4 (0.66%) ATG
15 4 (0.66%) Percussion
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