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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 715 704 803
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +99
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 137 159 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 118 142 55
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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
37765 42495 41611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.64% 40.78% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32451 35748 36673
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +37 76 £52,500 -12.50% 4
East of England +17 21 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South East -9 17 £47,250 +7.38% 4
East Midlands +31 16 £42,500 +18.05% 1
North West +1 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire -12 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -29 1 £45,000 -5.75%
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 253 (96.20%) Java
2 120 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (36.88%) Spring
3 97 (36.88%) SQL
4 89 (33.84%) Java EE
5 85 (32.32%) Web Services
6 84 (31.94%) XML
7 74 (28.14%) Maven
7 74 (28.14%) Scrum
8 72 (27.38%) J2EE
9 70 (26.62%) SOAP
10 67 (25.48%) OO
11 64 (24.33%) Degree
12 61 (23.19%) Software Engineering
13 59 (22.43%) Oracle
14 58 (22.05%) HTML
15 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
15 57 (21.67%) JUnit
16 56 (21.29%) UNIX
16 56 (21.29%) Finance
17 55 (20.91%) TDD
18 54 (20.53%) JBoss
19 50 (19.01%) Relational Database
20 49 (18.63%) Eclipse
21 48 (18.25%) JPA
22 46 (17.49%) Hibernate
22 46 (17.49%) Unit Testing
23 45 (17.11%) REST
24 44 (16.73%) Linux
24 44 (16.73%) MySQL

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (20.53%) JBoss
2 27 (10.27%) Apache
3 26 (9.89%) Tomcat
4 25 (9.51%) WebSphere
5 18 (6.84%) WebLogic
6 15 (5.70%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.28%) Jetty
8 5 (1.90%) LiveCycle
9 4 (1.52%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.52%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.38%) Node.js
12 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MS Office
1 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) SSH
2 6 (2.28%) HTTP
3 4 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) SSL
4 2 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.76%) LDAP
4 2 (0.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.01%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.73%) MySQL
3 39 (14.83%) SQL Server
4 30 (11.41%) RDBMS
5 28 (10.65%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.18%) Big Data
7 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.04%) MarkLogic
8 8 (3.04%) DB2
9 7 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.66%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.90%) Redis
10 5 (1.90%) Jackrabbit
11 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.38%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 74 (28.14%) Maven
2 57 (21.67%) JUnit
3 49 (18.63%) Eclipse
4 34 (12.93%) Jenkins
5 32 (12.17%) Subversion
6 31 (11.79%) Ant
7 25 (9.51%) Git (software)
8 16 (6.08%) Mockito
8 16 (6.08%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.08%) Hudson
8 16 (6.08%) Redmine
9 14 (5.32%) Selenium
10 12 (4.56%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.80%) Emacs
12 7 (2.66%) Gradle
13 6 (2.28%) JIRA
13 6 (2.28%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.28%) NUnit
14 5 (1.90%) ClearCase
14 5 (1.90%) ClearQuest
General
1 56 (21.29%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Games
3 10 (3.80%) iGaming
4 9 (3.42%) Retail
5 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.04%) Automotive
6 7 (2.66%) Advertising
7 6 (2.28%) Publishing
7 6 (2.28%) Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Back Office
9 3 (1.14%) Electronics
9 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.14%) Military
10 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (79.85%) Developer
2 181 (68.82%) Java Developer
3 45 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 39 (14.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (11.79%) Software Developer
6 26 (9.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 19 (7.22%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.46%) Junior
9 14 (5.32%) Architect
9 14 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
9 14 (5.32%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.18%) Junior Java Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Software Architect
12 8 (3.04%) Consultant
12 8 (3.04%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.66%) Lead Developer
14 6 (2.28%) Trainer
14 6 (2.28%) Team Leader
14 6 (2.28%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (36.88%) Spring
2 89 (33.84%) Java EE
3 85 (32.32%) Web Services
4 84 (31.94%) XML
5 72 (27.38%) J2EE
6 70 (26.62%) SOAP
7 58 (22.05%) HTML
8 48 (18.25%) JPA
9 46 (17.49%) Hibernate
10 45 (17.11%) REST
11 39 (14.83%) EJB
11 39 (14.83%) CSS
12 33 (12.55%) RESTful
13 32 (12.17%) Struts
14 31 (11.79%) JMS
15 30 (11.41%) JSP
16 29 (11.03%) Spring MVC
17 28 (10.65%) jQuery
17 28 (10.65%) EJB 3.0
18 25 (9.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.35%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.70%) Open Source
4 15 (5.70%) GIS
5 13 (4.94%) Web 2.0
6 11 (4.18%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.80%) Mobile Games
8 9 (3.42%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.28%) iPad
9 6 (2.28%) Statistics
10 4 (1.52%) Physics
10 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.52%) PMI
10 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.14%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.14%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.29%) UNIX
2 44 (16.73%) Linux
3 32 (12.17%) Windows
4 15 (5.70%) Android
5 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.14%) Scrum
3 67 (25.48%) OO
4 61 (23.19%) Software Engineering
5 55 (20.91%) TDD
6 46 (17.49%) Unit Testing
7 41 (15.59%) Multithreading
8 37 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (14.07%) MVC
9 29 (11.03%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.22%) SOA
11 18 (6.84%) OOP
11 18 (6.84%) BDD
12 15 (5.70%) Time Management
13 13 (4.94%) Web Development
14 12 (4.56%) Software Architecture
14 12 (4.56%) Project Management
15 11 (4.18%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (4.18%) OOD
15 11 (4.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (96.20%) Java
2 97 (36.88%) SQL
3 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.17%) C#
4 32 (12.17%) C++
5 21 (7.98%) PHP
6 20 (7.60%) C
7 19 (7.22%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.56%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.56%) XPath
9 11 (4.18%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.04%) Scala
11 7 (2.66%) Ruby
12 4 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.52%) PHP5
13 2 (0.76%) Groovy
13 2 (0.76%) Python
13 2 (0.76%) XQuery
14 1 (0.38%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (24.33%) Degree
2 16 (6.08%) Sun Certification
3 12 (4.56%) PhD
4 8 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.76%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 59 (22.43%) Oracle
2 14 (5.32%) Adobe
3 12 (4.56%) Sun
4 9 (3.42%) IBM
5 8 (3.04%) Nokia
6 7 (2.66%) Google
7 5 (1.90%) Zend
7 5 (1.90%) Cerillion
7 5 (1.90%) Siemens
7 5 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.14%) Sencha
8 3 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase
9 2 (0.76%) BEA
10 1 (0.38%) CA
10 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.38%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.38%) MarketAxess
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent salary on offer and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago