The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 439 428 344
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -84
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 188 211 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.15% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 181 202 304
Average salary £57,500 £60,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +4.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
J2SE
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16767 18289 19298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.99% 40.27% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14404 15848 16961
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2SE
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the London region.

J2SE Salary Trend in London

J2SE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

J2SE Salary Histogram in London

J2SE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
City of London -15 28 £60,000 - 1
Teddington -7 3 £27,500 -
Wimbledon -12 2 £27,500 -
New Malden -13 2 £27,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 495 (100.00%) Java
2 233 (47.07%) Software Engineering
3 221 (44.65%) Degree
4 220 (44.44%) Finance
5 207 (41.82%) OO
6 198 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 169 (34.14%) Multithreading
8 155 (31.31%) J2EE
9 149 (30.10%) SQL
10 140 (28.28%) Computer Science
11 124 (25.05%) Spring
12 108 (21.82%) TDD
12 108 (21.82%) Banking
13 107 (21.62%) Low Latency
14 94 (18.99%) Maven
14 94 (18.99%) Linux
15 89 (17.98%) JUnit
16 88 (17.78%) OOP
17 87 (17.58%) Android
18 83 (16.77%) Oracle
18 83 (16.77%) JavaScript
18 83 (16.77%) C++
19 79 (15.96%) Algorithms
20 77 (15.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 77 (15.56%) Hibernate
21 68 (13.74%) NoSQL
22 67 (13.54%) Big Data
23 65 (13.13%) HTML
24 64 (12.93%) UNIX
25 63 (12.73%) XML

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (6.46%) Tomcat
2 30 (6.06%) Apache
3 22 (4.44%) Adobe CQ
4 20 (4.04%) Confluence
5 15 (3.03%) Jetty
6 13 (2.63%) JBoss
7 12 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (2.22%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.62%) Node.js
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.41%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.01%) Mule
13 4 (0.81%) GemFire
13 4 (0.81%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.81%) CMS
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.40%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Force.com
1 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
1 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.64%) SMTP
2 12 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.42%) Internet
3 10 (2.02%) HTTP
4 7 (1.41%) GSM
4 7 (1.41%) VoIP
5 4 (0.81%) Multicast
6 2 (0.40%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.40%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.40%) AMQP
6 2 (0.40%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.74%) NoSQL
2 67 (13.54%) Big Data
3 54 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 51 (10.30%) MongoDB
5 48 (9.70%) RDBMS
6 46 (9.29%) SQL Server
7 31 (6.26%) MySQL
8 30 (6.06%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (3.64%) Jackrabbit
11 15 (3.03%) DB2
12 14 (2.83%) Neo4j
13 13 (2.63%) Hazelcast
14 10 (2.02%) Impala
14 10 (2.02%) QlikView
15 9 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.82%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.82%) HBase
16 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (1.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 94 (18.99%) Maven
2 89 (17.98%) JUnit
3 39 (7.88%) Git (software)
4 35 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.07%) Subversion
5 30 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 26 (5.25%) JIRA
7 21 (4.24%) Selenium
8 20 (4.04%) Log4j
9 17 (3.43%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.23%) WebDriver
10 16 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 13 (2.63%) JBehave
11 13 (2.63%) Ant
12 10 (2.02%) TestNG
12 10 (2.02%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.82%) VisualVM
14 8 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.21%) Robolectric
15 6 (1.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 220 (44.44%) Finance
2 108 (21.82%) Banking
3 58 (11.72%) Front Office
4 53 (10.71%) Games
5 51 (10.30%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.24%) Publishing
6 21 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.01%) Billing
9 4 (0.81%) Marketing
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 455 (91.92%) Developer
2 410 (82.83%) Java Developer
3 61 (12.32%) Senior Developer
4 56 (11.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (5.25%) Junior
5 26 (5.25%) Android Developer
6 24 (4.85%) Junior Developer
7 18 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 17 (3.43%) Junior Java Developer
9 16 (3.23%) Java Programmer
9 16 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
9 16 (3.23%) Graduate
9 16 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (3.23%) Programmer
10 14 (2.83%) Graduate Java Developer
11 13 (2.63%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.22%) Java Team Leader
12 11 (2.22%) Team Leader
12 11 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.31%) J2EE
2 124 (25.05%) Spring
3 77 (15.56%) Hibernate
4 65 (13.13%) HTML
5 63 (12.73%) XML
6 61 (12.32%) Web Services
7 57 (11.52%) JMS
8 55 (11.11%) CSS
9 50 (10.10%) JSP
10 44 (8.89%) Servlets
11 35 (7.07%) JDBC
11 35 (7.07%) Java EE
12 31 (6.26%) Swing
13 29 (5.86%) XSL
14 27 (5.45%) Ajax
15 26 (5.25%) DOM
16 25 (5.05%) JPA
17 24 (4.85%) JSF
18 23 (4.65%) WPF
19 22 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 140 (28.28%) Computer Science
2 79 (15.96%) Algorithms
3 77 (15.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (9.49%) Equities
5 35 (7.07%) Data Structures
6 30 (6.06%) Client/Server
7 29 (5.86%) Mathematics
8 23 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (4.24%) Derivative
10 19 (3.84%) Mobile App
11 18 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (3.43%) Fixed Income
13 16 (3.23%) Spread Betting
13 16 (3.23%) Hedge funds
13 16 (3.23%) Visualisation
14 14 (2.83%) Open Source
15 12 (2.42%) N-Tier
16 9 (1.82%) Physics
16 9 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (1.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.99%) Linux
2 87 (17.58%) Android
3 64 (12.93%) UNIX
4 49 (9.90%) Windows
5 43 (8.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.81%) Solaris
8 3 (0.61%) Debian
8 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (47.07%) Software Engineering
2 207 (41.82%) OO
3 198 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (34.14%) Multithreading
5 108 (21.82%) TDD
6 107 (21.62%) Low Latency
7 88 (17.78%) OOP
8 63 (12.73%) Android Development
9 61 (12.32%) Scrum
10 44 (8.89%) Algorithmic Trading
11 38 (7.68%) OOD
12 30 (6.06%) iOS Development
13 28 (5.66%) Web Development
14 25 (5.05%) BDD
14 25 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (4.85%) UML
16 22 (4.44%) Use Case
17 21 (4.24%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 495 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (30.10%) SQL
3 83 (16.77%) JavaScript
3 83 (16.77%) C++
4 34 (6.87%) C#
4 34 (6.87%) Python
5 28 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 28 (5.66%) Perl
6 27 (5.45%) C
6 27 (5.45%) Scala
7 21 (4.24%) Objective-C
8 18 (3.64%) Lua
8 18 (3.64%) ECMAScript
9 16 (3.23%) Ruby
10 13 (2.63%) PHP
11 10 (2.02%) ActionScript
12 9 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.41%) R
14 6 (1.21%) XPath
15 5 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 221 (44.65%) Degree
2 24 (4.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) HDFS
2 4 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.21%) Puppet
3 5 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.20%) YUM
Vendors
1 83 (16.77%) Oracle
2 43 (8.69%) TIBCO
3 24 (4.85%) Google
4 22 (4.44%) Adobe
5 15 (3.03%) Sybase
6 13 (2.63%) Terracotta
7 10 (2.02%) Tableau
8 9 (1.82%) Sun
9 8 (1.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.62%) 29West
10 7 (1.41%) Informatica
11 6 (1.21%) Facebook
11 6 (1.21%) Perforce
11 6 (1.21%) Birst
12 5 (1.01%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.01%) IBM
12 5 (1.01%) Calypso
13 3 (0.61%) Dell
13 3 (0.61%) BMC
14 2 (0.40%) SAP
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