The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 744 710 777
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +67
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 140 179 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 125 143 66
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £77,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Java SE
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
38421 41313 39919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.58% 38.56% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33157 35020 34727
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java SE
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the England region.

Java SE Salary Trend in England

Java SE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram in England

Java SE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 -22 87 £51,250 -10.86% 7
South East +19 15 £35,000 -17.64%
North West +4 11 £50,000 +17.64% 2
East of England -11 11 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +7 10 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South West - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 258 (98.47%) Java
2 154 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (54.20%) Java EE
4 127 (48.47%) Spring
5 101 (38.55%) JavaScript
6 99 (37.79%) JPA
7 90 (34.35%) HTML
8 85 (32.44%) SQL
9 77 (29.39%) Finance
10 74 (28.24%) Hibernate
11 73 (27.86%) Web Services
12 71 (27.10%) Oracle
13 68 (25.95%) TDD
14 66 (25.19%) Degree
14 66 (25.19%) Scrum
15 64 (24.43%) HTML5
16 62 (23.66%) Software Engineering
16 62 (23.66%) XML
17 61 (23.28%) OO
18 55 (20.99%) J2EE
19 51 (19.47%) CSS
19 51 (19.47%) MVC
19 51 (19.47%) Relational Database
20 50 (19.08%) Open Source
20 50 (19.08%) Unit Testing
21 49 (18.70%) Eclipse
22 48 (18.32%) Windows
23 46 (17.56%) Linux
23 46 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (17.18%) Multithreading

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Java SE 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 Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (13.36%) Apache
1 35 (13.36%) WebSphere
2 32 (12.21%) JBoss
3 31 (11.83%) Tomcat
4 28 (10.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 21 (8.02%) Node.js
6 17 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (4.20%) Apache ServiceMix
9 9 (3.44%) LiveCycle
9 9 (3.44%) Apache Solr
10 8 (3.05%) CMS
11 5 (1.91%) IIS
12 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.76%) Confluence
13 2 (0.76%) Liferay
13 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.76%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.54%) SaaS
2 19 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.29%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) ATM
3 1 (0.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.47%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.79%) MySQL
3 39 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.16%) MongoDB
6 23 (8.78%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.58%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.44%) Jackrabbit
9 8 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.53%) Big Data
11 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.76%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.38%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.38%) HBase
13 1 (0.38%) Redis
13 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.38%) QlikView
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (18.70%) Eclipse
2 41 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.60%) Maven
4 32 (12.21%) JUnit
5 23 (8.78%) Jenkins
6 22 (8.40%) Subversion
7 16 (6.11%) Redmine
8 15 (5.73%) JIRA
9 11 (4.20%) NetBeans
10 7 (2.67%) Ant
11 6 (2.29%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (2.29%) Gradle
11 6 (2.29%) Mockito
12 5 (1.91%) Selenium
13 2 (0.76%) jMock
13 2 (0.76%) TestNG
13 2 (0.76%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.76%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.76%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 77 (29.39%) Finance
2 7 (2.67%) Automotive
3 5 (1.91%) Legal
3 5 (1.91%) Games
4 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.53%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 231 (88.17%) Developer
2 220 (83.97%) Java Developer
3 65 (24.81%) Senior Developer
4 64 (24.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (8.02%) Lead Developer
6 20 (7.63%) Lead Java Developer
7 14 (5.34%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.34%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (4.96%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (4.96%) Junior
8 13 (4.96%) Junior Developer
9 9 (3.44%) Core Java Developer
10 8 (3.05%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 8 (3.05%) Junior Java Developer
10 8 (3.05%) Architect
11 7 (2.67%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.67%) Programmer
11 7 (2.67%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.67%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (54.20%) Java EE
2 127 (48.47%) Spring
3 99 (37.79%) JPA
4 90 (34.35%) HTML
5 74 (28.24%) Hibernate
6 73 (27.86%) Web Services
7 64 (24.43%) HTML5
8 62 (23.66%) XML
9 55 (20.99%) J2EE
10 51 (19.47%) CSS
11 40 (15.27%) REST
11 40 (15.27%) jQuery
11 40 (15.27%) AngularJS
12 38 (14.50%) Spring MVC
13 36 (13.74%) RESTful
14 32 (12.21%) SOAP
15 31 (11.83%) JSP
16 30 (11.45%) Servlets
16 30 (11.45%) EJB
17 28 (10.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.02%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.34%) User Experience
5 10 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.67%) GIS
6 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.76%) Informatics
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) Blog
9 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Physics
10 1 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.32%) Windows
2 46 (17.56%) Linux
3 35 (13.36%) UNIX
4 29 (11.07%) Android
5 24 (9.16%) Apple iOS
6 17 (6.49%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.15%) Solaris
8 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.95%) TDD
3 66 (25.19%) Scrum
4 62 (23.66%) Software Engineering
5 61 (23.28%) OO
6 51 (19.47%) MVC
7 50 (19.08%) Unit Testing
7 50 (19.08%) Open Source
8 46 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (17.18%) Multithreading
10 31 (11.83%) OOP
11 30 (11.45%) SDLC
12 23 (8.78%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.02%) UML
14 19 (7.25%) OOD
15 18 (6.87%) Concurrent Programming
16 17 (6.49%) Mobile Development
16 17 (6.49%) Time Management
17 15 (5.73%) Waterfall
18 14 (5.34%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 258 (98.47%) Java
2 101 (38.55%) JavaScript
3 85 (32.44%) SQL
4 28 (10.69%) C#
4 28 (10.69%) Scala
5 19 (7.25%) Ruby
6 16 (6.11%) Python
7 12 (4.58%) C++
8 9 (3.44%) C
9 6 (2.29%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.91%) PHP
11 4 (1.53%) Groovy
11 4 (1.53%) Go
12 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) R
14 1 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.38%) VB6
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (25.19%) Degree
2 21 (8.02%) Sun Certification
3 20 (7.63%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (6.49%) OCP
5 7 (2.67%) PhD
6 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (1.15%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.15%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.82%) QA
Vendors
1 71 (27.10%) Oracle
2 28 (10.69%) Adobe
3 17 (6.49%) IBM
4 14 (5.34%) Sun
5 4 (1.53%) Solace
5 4 (1.53%) Sencha
6 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) BEA
7 2 (0.76%) Sybase
8 1 (0.38%) Zend
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bens - exceptional bonus + more
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago