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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 766 815 808
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 143 129 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 129 117 142
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
37326 39860 45253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.60% 38.08% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32559 34168 38449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +45 86 £62,500 +25.00% 3
South East +22 29 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire +23 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 10 £55,000 -
North West +27 6 £35,500 -11.25%
East of England -5 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 293 (99.32%) Java
2 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (51.53%) Oracle
4 137 (46.44%) Java EE
5 119 (40.34%) Spring
5 119 (40.34%) Finance
6 105 (35.59%) Degree
7 100 (33.90%) JMS
8 97 (32.88%) MySQL
9 95 (32.20%) Tomcat
10 94 (31.86%) SQL
11 89 (30.17%) Eclipse
12 88 (29.83%) HTML
13 86 (29.15%) Web Services
14 82 (27.80%) JavaScript
15 78 (26.44%) XML
16 77 (26.10%) Multithreading
17 73 (24.75%) Unix
18 72 (24.41%) JPA
19 70 (23.73%) J2EE
20 68 (23.05%) Relational Database
21 66 (22.37%) REST
21 66 (22.37%) TDD
22 62 (21.02%) NetBeans
22 62 (21.02%) CSS
22 62 (21.02%) Linux
23 61 (20.68%) Hibernate
24 60 (20.34%) RDBMS
25 57 (19.32%) WebSphere
26 55 (18.64%) IBM

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 95 (32.20%) Tomcat
2 57 (19.32%) WebSphere
3 42 (14.24%) JBoss
4 32 (10.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (10.17%) Apache
6 25 (8.47%) WebLogic
7 18 (6.10%) Node.js
8 17 (5.76%) IIS
9 12 (4.07%) Apache Spark
10 9 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (2.37%) Jetty
11 7 (2.37%) nginx
12 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.02%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.34%) Mule
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.34%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.95%) SaaS
2 20 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.44%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Boomi
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.88%) MySQL
2 68 (23.05%) Relational Database
3 60 (20.34%) RDBMS
4 51 (17.29%) NoSQL
5 41 (13.90%) MongoDB
6 39 (13.22%) Oracle Database
7 24 (8.14%) Data Mining
7 24 (8.14%) SQL Server
8 18 (6.10%) Big Data
8 18 (6.10%) OrientDB
9 13 (4.41%) Hadoop
10 12 (4.07%) Apache Hive
10 12 (4.07%) HBase
11 10 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.37%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (30.17%) Eclipse
2 62 (21.02%) NetBeans
3 48 (16.27%) Jenkins
3 48 (16.27%) JIRA
3 48 (16.27%) Maven
4 47 (15.93%) IntelliJ
5 46 (15.59%) Subversion
6 32 (10.85%) Git (software)
7 27 (9.15%) JUnit
8 24 (8.14%) Ant
9 20 (6.78%) Hudson
10 12 (4.07%) MyEclipse
10 12 (4.07%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.39%) Mockito
12 7 (2.37%) Selenium
12 7 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 119 (40.34%) Finance
2 41 (13.90%) Banking
3 28 (9.49%) Marketing
4 15 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.73%) Games
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 224 (75.93%) Developer
2 206 (69.83%) Java Developer
3 57 (19.32%) Senior Developer
3 57 (19.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 30 (10.17%) Architect
5 27 (9.15%) Lead Developer
5 27 (9.15%) Lead Java Developer
6 26 (8.81%) Java Engineer
7 25 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.80%) Integration Architect
9 19 (6.44%) Consultant
10 17 (5.76%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.41%) Java Architect
12 12 (4.07%) Java Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.73%) Java Consultant
13 11 (3.73%) Middleware Architect
13 11 (3.73%) SaaS Architect
14 9 (3.05%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.05%) Java Applications Developer
14 9 (3.05%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (46.44%) Java EE
2 119 (40.34%) Spring
3 100 (33.90%) JMS
4 88 (29.83%) HTML
5 86 (29.15%) Web Services
6 78 (26.44%) XML
7 72 (24.41%) JPA
8 70 (23.73%) J2EE
9 66 (22.37%) REST
10 62 (21.02%) CSS
11 61 (20.68%) Hibernate
12 44 (14.92%) JSP
13 40 (13.56%) JSON
14 38 (12.88%) Ajax
14 38 (12.88%) JSF
15 37 (12.54%) J2SE
16 36 (12.20%) HTML5
17 34 (11.53%) RESTful
18 33 (11.19%) SOAP
19 30 (10.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.46%) Fintech
4 13 (4.41%) User Experience
5 12 (4.07%) Web 2.0
6 11 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.73%) Telematics
7 9 (3.05%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.71%) Streaming Video
8 8 (2.71%) Video on Demand
9 7 (2.37%) Derivative
9 7 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.36%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.68%) BBC
12 1 (0.34%) Informatics
12 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.75%) Unix
2 62 (21.02%) Linux
3 54 (18.31%) Windows
4 13 (4.41%) AIX
5 12 (4.07%) Mac OS
6 10 (3.39%) Android
7 9 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.03%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.02%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.10%) Multithreading
3 66 (22.37%) TDD
4 52 (17.63%) Software Engineering
5 51 (17.29%) Concurrent Programming
6 50 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 49 (16.61%) Scrum
8 48 (16.27%) Unit Testing
9 47 (15.93%) SOA
10 46 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (15.59%) Open Source
11 44 (14.92%) UML
12 39 (13.22%) OO
13 35 (11.86%) Low Latency
14 28 (9.49%) Presales
15 24 (8.14%) MVC
16 21 (7.12%) SDLC
17 17 (5.76%) Translating Business Requirements
18 15 (5.08%) EAI
18 15 (5.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (99.32%) Java
2 94 (31.86%) SQL
3 82 (27.80%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.88%) Groovy
5 29 (9.83%) C++
6 21 (7.12%) C#
6 21 (7.12%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.42%) Go
8 15 (5.08%) C
9 13 (4.41%) Scala
10 9 (3.05%) Python
11 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.36%) Ruby
13 3 (1.02%) PHP
14 2 (0.68%) Perl
15 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) OCaml
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (35.59%) Degree
2 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.10%) OCP
3 18 (6.10%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (4.75%) Sun Certification
5 13 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) OCA
7 1 (0.34%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.07%) HDFS
2 5 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Ansible
1 4 (1.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 152 (51.53%) Oracle
2 55 (18.64%) IBM
3 39 (13.22%) TIBCO
4 34 (11.53%) BEA
5 18 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (5.42%) Facebook
6 16 (5.42%) NetSuite
7 13 (4.41%) Google
8 11 (3.73%) BT
9 9 (3.05%) Adobe
10 7 (2.37%) Altova
10 7 (2.37%) Fiorano
10 7 (2.37%) ILOG
10 7 (2.37%) Splunk
10 7 (2.37%) Talend
10 7 (2.37%) WSO2
11 6 (2.03%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.69%) SAP
12 5 (1.69%) Software AG
12 5 (1.69%) webMethods
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