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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 733 727 807
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +80
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 121 163 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 145 49
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
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
37999 44097 41446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.13% 40.21% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32733 37877 36385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +8 49 £50,000 -16.66% 6
East Midlands +20 22 £47,500 +35.71% 3
East of England +21 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East +4 15 £42,500 +8.97%
North West -12 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 254 (97.32%) Java
2 125 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (45.98%) Java EE
4 107 (41.00%) Spring
5 101 (38.70%) SQL
6 89 (34.10%) Web Services
7 86 (32.95%) XML
7 86 (32.95%) JPA
8 83 (31.80%) Software Engineering
9 77 (29.50%) Finance
10 76 (29.12%) J2EE
11 70 (26.82%) JavaScript
11 70 (26.82%) Degree
11 70 (26.82%) Scrum
12 68 (26.05%) SOAP
12 68 (26.05%) UNIX
13 67 (25.67%) Oracle
14 66 (25.29%) HTML
15 62 (23.75%) Maven
16 61 (23.37%) OO
17 59 (22.61%) Unit Testing
18 58 (22.22%) Eclipse
19 56 (21.46%) TDD
20 54 (20.69%) Hibernate
21 52 (19.92%) JBoss
22 50 (19.16%) Multithreading
23 49 (18.77%) Computer Science
24 48 (18.39%) MVC
24 48 (18.39%) EJB
25 47 (18.01%) JUnit

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (19.92%) JBoss
2 26 (9.96%) WebSphere
3 25 (9.58%) Tomcat
4 23 (8.81%) Apache
5 21 (8.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (4.98%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.68%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.30%) LiveCycle
8 6 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.30%) Node.js
9 5 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.15%) CMS
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.68%) SSH
2 6 (2.30%) HTTP
3 3 (1.15%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
4 2 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) DSL
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.01%) Relational Database
2 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (12.64%) NoSQL
4 32 (12.26%) RDBMS
5 31 (11.88%) MySQL
6 10 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.07%) Jackrabbit
8 6 (2.30%) DB2
9 5 (1.92%) Redis
10 4 (1.53%) Big Data
11 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.77%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (23.75%) Maven
2 58 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 47 (18.01%) JUnit
4 28 (10.73%) Jenkins
4 28 (10.73%) Redmine
4 28 (10.73%) Git (software)
5 27 (10.34%) Subversion
6 26 (9.96%) Ant
7 12 (4.60%) Mercurial
8 10 (3.83%) Mockito
9 7 (2.68%) Emacs
9 7 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.68%) Hudson
10 6 (2.30%) ClearQuest
10 6 (2.30%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.92%) Concordion
11 5 (1.92%) Selenium
12 4 (1.53%) Gradle
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 77 (29.50%) Finance
2 11 (4.21%) Games
3 7 (2.68%) iGaming
4 4 (1.53%) Banking
4 4 (1.53%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Front Office
6 2 (0.77%) Automotive
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (86.21%) Developer
2 201 (77.01%) Java Developer
3 49 (18.77%) Senior Developer
4 47 (18.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (10.73%) Software Developer
6 26 (9.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 19 (7.28%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Architect
8 13 (4.98%) Junior
8 13 (4.98%) Junior Developer
9 12 (4.60%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (4.60%) Software Architect
10 11 (4.21%) Lead Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (3.45%) Mid-Level Java Developer
12 9 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
13 7 (2.68%) Java Software Developer
14 6 (2.30%) Java Architect
15 5 (1.92%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (45.98%) Java EE
2 107 (41.00%) Spring
3 89 (34.10%) Web Services
4 86 (32.95%) XML
4 86 (32.95%) JPA
5 76 (29.12%) J2EE
6 68 (26.05%) SOAP
7 66 (25.29%) HTML
8 54 (20.69%) Hibernate
9 48 (18.39%) EJB
10 47 (18.01%) REST
11 46 (17.62%) RESTful
12 44 (16.86%) JSP
13 43 (16.48%) Spring MVC
14 36 (13.79%) Struts
15 34 (13.03%) CSS
16 33 (12.64%) Servlets
16 33 (12.64%) JAX-RS
17 31 (11.88%) EJB 3.0
18 29 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.77%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (7.66%) Open Source
4 14 (5.36%) Web 2.0
5 12 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.21%) GIS
7 9 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.68%) Mobile Games
9 6 (2.30%) User Experience
10 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.53%) PMI
11 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.15%) Physics
11 3 (1.15%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.77%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.05%) UNIX
2 46 (17.62%) Linux
3 44 (16.86%) Windows
4 23 (8.81%) Android
5 18 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 15 (5.75%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.80%) Software Engineering
3 70 (26.82%) Scrum
4 61 (23.37%) OO
5 59 (22.61%) Unit Testing
6 56 (21.46%) TDD
7 50 (19.16%) Multithreading
8 48 (18.39%) MVC
9 37 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.81%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.51%) OOP
11 17 (6.51%) Time Management
11 17 (6.51%) Web Development
12 15 (5.75%) Software Architecture
13 11 (4.21%) OOD
13 11 (4.21%) SOA
14 10 (3.83%) BDD
14 10 (3.83%) Web Application Development
14 10 (3.83%) Mobile Development
14 10 (3.83%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 254 (97.32%) Java
2 101 (38.70%) SQL
3 70 (26.82%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.73%) C++
5 27 (10.34%) C#
6 21 (8.05%) C
7 17 (6.51%) Scala
8 16 (6.13%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.21%) PHP
10 7 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.68%) Ruby
11 6 (2.30%) Python
11 6 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.92%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.77%) Groovy
13 2 (0.77%) XQuery
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) R
14 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (26.82%) Degree
2 30 (11.49%) Sun Certification
3 14 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (2.30%) OCP
4 6 (2.30%) PhD
5 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.15%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (1.15%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.15%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.77%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.77%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) QA
Vendors
1 67 (25.67%) Oracle
2 22 (8.43%) Sun
3 20 (7.66%) Adobe
4 13 (4.98%) IBM
5 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.30%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.53%) Sencha
7 3 (1.15%) BEA
7 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.77%) Google
8 2 (0.77%) Zend
8 2 (0.77%) Sybase
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.38%) Nokia
9 1 (0.38%) Siemens
9 1 (0.38%) Cerillion
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