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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 745 721 799
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +78
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 133 180 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 125 161 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,250 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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
39212 43484 41190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.99% 39.40% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33880 37477 36127
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -16 64 £50,000 -23.07% 9
East of England +12 22 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +13 18 £47,500 +35.71%
North West -17 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South East +12 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -3 5 £35,000 -5.40%
West Midlands -7 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 263 (97.77%) Java
2 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (50.93%) Java EE
4 116 (43.12%) Spring
5 101 (37.55%) SQL
6 97 (36.06%) JPA
7 90 (33.46%) Finance
8 85 (31.60%) JavaScript
9 84 (31.23%) XML
10 82 (30.48%) Software Engineering
11 79 (29.37%) Web Services
11 79 (29.37%) J2EE
12 76 (28.25%) HTML
13 75 (27.88%) Oracle
14 72 (26.77%) Degree
15 68 (25.28%) Scrum
16 65 (24.16%) UNIX
17 61 (22.68%) Eclipse
17 61 (22.68%) Hibernate
18 59 (21.93%) OO
19 57 (21.19%) TDD
19 57 (21.19%) Multithreading
20 54 (20.07%) SOAP
21 52 (19.33%) Linux
21 52 (19.33%) Unit Testing
21 52 (19.33%) Maven
22 51 (18.96%) Computer Science
22 51 (18.96%) Windows
23 48 (17.84%) Relational Database
24 46 (17.10%) JUnit

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (15.99%) JBoss
2 34 (12.64%) WebSphere
3 29 (10.78%) Apache
3 29 (10.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 20 (7.43%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.46%) Node.js
7 9 (3.35%) LiveCycle
8 8 (2.97%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.60%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.60%) CMS
10 6 (2.23%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (1.49%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (6.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) HTTP
1 4 (1.49%) SSH
2 2 (0.74%) ATM
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.84%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.36%) NoSQL
3 40 (14.87%) SQL Server
4 35 (13.01%) MySQL
5 30 (11.15%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.95%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.20%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.46%) Jackrabbit
9 5 (1.86%) Redis
9 5 (1.86%) Big Data
10 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.49%) DB2
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (22.68%) Eclipse
2 52 (19.33%) Maven
3 46 (17.10%) JUnit
4 36 (13.38%) Git (software)
5 30 (11.15%) Subversion
5 30 (11.15%) Redmine
6 26 (9.67%) Jenkins
7 17 (6.32%) Ant
8 10 (3.72%) Mercurial
8 10 (3.72%) Mockito
9 9 (3.35%) NetBeans
10 6 (2.23%) ClearCase
10 6 (2.23%) ClearQuest
11 5 (1.86%) Hudson
12 4 (1.49%) Emacs
12 4 (1.49%) JIRA
13 3 (1.12%) Concordion
14 2 (0.74%) TestNG
14 2 (0.74%) Zephyr
14 2 (0.74%) Spock
General
1 90 (33.46%) Finance
2 8 (2.97%) Games
3 5 (1.86%) Banking
4 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.49%) Back Office
4 4 (1.49%) Legal
4 4 (1.49%) iGaming
5 3 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 235 (87.36%) Developer
2 211 (78.44%) Java Developer
3 53 (19.70%) Senior Developer
4 51 (18.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (8.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.43%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.58%) Lead Developer
9 14 (5.20%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Junior Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Architect
10 12 (4.46%) Junior
11 11 (4.09%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (3.72%) Software Architect
13 9 (3.35%) Mid-Level Java Developer
14 8 (2.97%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (2.97%) J2EE Developer
15 7 (2.60%) Junior Java Developer
16 6 (2.23%) Java Programmer
16 6 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (50.93%) Java EE
2 116 (43.12%) Spring
3 97 (36.06%) JPA
4 84 (31.23%) XML
5 79 (29.37%) Web Services
5 79 (29.37%) J2EE
6 76 (28.25%) HTML
7 61 (22.68%) Hibernate
8 54 (20.07%) SOAP
9 46 (17.10%) HTML5
10 45 (16.73%) RESTful
11 44 (16.36%) EJB
12 40 (14.87%) JAX-RS
13 39 (14.50%) REST
14 38 (14.13%) JSP
15 37 (13.75%) Spring MVC
16 35 (13.01%) CSS
17 31 (11.52%) jQuery
18 30 (11.15%) EJB 3.0
18 30 (11.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.96%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.18%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.35%) User Experience
5 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.35%) Web 2.0
6 6 (2.23%) GIS
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.86%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.49%) PMI
8 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.12%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.74%) Physics
10 2 (0.74%) Informatics
10 2 (0.74%) Life Science
10 2 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.16%) UNIX
2 52 (19.33%) Linux
3 51 (18.96%) Windows
4 29 (10.78%) Android
5 24 (8.92%) Apple iOS
6 18 (6.69%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.48%) Software Engineering
3 68 (25.28%) Scrum
4 59 (21.93%) OO
5 57 (21.19%) TDD
5 57 (21.19%) Multithreading
6 52 (19.33%) Unit Testing
7 41 (15.24%) MVC
8 38 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (13.38%) SDLC
10 32 (11.90%) Open Source
11 22 (8.18%) OOP
12 19 (7.06%) Time Management
13 18 (6.69%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.69%) Web Development
14 16 (5.95%) UML
15 15 (5.58%) Mobile Development
16 14 (5.20%) Android Development
16 14 (5.20%) Waterfall
17 13 (4.83%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 263 (97.77%) Java
2 101 (37.55%) SQL
3 85 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.41%) Scala
5 25 (9.29%) C#
6 19 (7.06%) C++
7 18 (6.69%) C
8 13 (4.83%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.46%) Ruby
10 11 (4.09%) Python
11 8 (2.97%) PHP
12 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.60%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
15 2 (0.74%) XQuery
15 2 (0.74%) Perl
15 2 (0.74%) R
16 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 72 (26.77%) Degree
2 32 (11.90%) Sun Certification
3 21 (7.81%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (4.83%) OCP
5 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.12%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (1.12%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.12%) OCMJD
6 3 (1.12%) PhD
7 2 (0.74%) OCA
7 2 (0.74%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) QA
Vendors
1 75 (27.88%) Oracle
2 28 (10.41%) Adobe
3 24 (8.92%) Sun
4 20 (7.43%) IBM
5 5 (1.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.49%) Sencha
7 3 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.12%) BEA
8 2 (0.74%) Sybase
8 2 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Zend
9 1 (0.37%) Facebook
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