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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 507 382 470
Rank change year-on-year
-125 +88
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 122 305 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 106 287 131
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
16448 18753 17702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.07% 38.77% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14134 16137 15102
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015.

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 29 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
(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 21 £67,500 +14.89% 3
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 269 (99.26%) Java
2 139 (51.29%) Finance
3 138 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (50.18%) Degree
5 104 (38.38%) Spring
6 94 (34.69%) Multithreading
7 89 (32.84%) Software Engineering
8 86 (31.73%) SQL
9 85 (31.37%) Computer Science
10 78 (28.78%) J2EE
11 76 (28.04%) TDD
12 63 (23.25%) JUnit
13 58 (21.40%) OO
14 54 (19.93%) Oracle
14 54 (19.93%) JavaScript
14 54 (19.93%) Scrum
15 52 (19.19%) Low Latency
16 46 (16.97%) Java EE
17 44 (16.24%) Hibernate
17 44 (16.24%) JDBC
18 41 (15.13%) Linux
18 41 (15.13%) Concurrent Programming
19 39 (14.39%) Financial Institution
19 39 (14.39%) Android
20 37 (13.65%) Selenium
20 37 (13.65%) MongoDB
21 36 (13.28%) Maven
22 35 (12.92%) JMS
23 34 (12.55%) XML
23 34 (12.55%) Games

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (4.06%) Apache
1 11 (4.06%) MQSeries
2 8 (2.95%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.58%) JBoss
4 5 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.74%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.37%) Mule
8 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.06%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) SMTP
1 5 (1.85%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.74%) Multicast
3 2 (0.74%) SNMP
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.65%) MongoDB
2 34 (12.55%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.44%) Big Data
4 23 (8.49%) Oracle Database
5 22 (8.12%) RDBMS
6 20 (7.38%) Hazelcast
6 20 (7.38%) Neo4j
7 18 (6.64%) NoSQL
7 18 (6.64%) MySQL
8 16 (5.90%) SQL Server
9 11 (4.06%) DB2
9 11 (4.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (4.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 11 (4.06%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
13 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (23.25%) JUnit
2 37 (13.65%) Selenium
3 36 (13.28%) Maven
4 34 (12.55%) Cucumber
5 31 (11.44%) Subversion
6 30 (11.07%) TestNG
7 26 (9.59%) WebDriver
8 18 (6.64%) Jasmine
8 18 (6.64%) Liquibase
9 14 (5.17%) Git (software)
10 13 (4.80%) jMock
11 12 (4.43%) JSUnit
11 12 (4.43%) FitNesse
12 11 (4.06%) JIRA
12 11 (4.06%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.32%) Calabash
14 7 (2.58%) Gradle
14 7 (2.58%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.58%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.58%) NUnit
General
1 139 (51.29%) Finance
2 39 (14.39%) Financial Institution
3 34 (12.55%) Games
4 30 (11.07%) Front Office
5 25 (9.23%) Banking
6 8 (2.95%) Publishing
6 8 (2.95%) Back Office
7 5 (1.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (86.72%) Developer
2 209 (77.12%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.13%) Senior Developer
4 29 (10.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (8.86%) Core Java Developer
6 18 (6.64%) Tester
7 14 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (4.43%) Android Developer
8 12 (4.43%) Programmer
8 12 (4.43%) Consultant
8 12 (4.43%) Java Programmer
9 10 (3.69%) Technology Consultant
10 9 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (2.95%) Analyst
11 8 (2.95%) Automation Tester
11 8 (2.95%) Developer Analyst
12 7 (2.58%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.21%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (38.38%) Spring
2 78 (28.78%) J2EE
3 46 (16.97%) Java EE
4 44 (16.24%) JDBC
4 44 (16.24%) Hibernate
5 35 (12.92%) JMS
6 34 (12.55%) XML
7 33 (12.18%) ActiveMQ
7 33 (12.18%) Apache Camel
8 26 (9.59%) Web Services
9 24 (8.86%) HTML
10 23 (8.49%) CSS
11 22 (8.12%) JSP
11 22 (8.12%) REST
12 20 (7.38%) Servlets
12 20 (7.38%) CORBA
13 19 (7.01%) XSL
13 19 (7.01%) JSON
14 18 (6.64%) DOM
15 17 (6.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 85 (31.37%) Computer Science
2 34 (12.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (10.70%) Mathematics
4 25 (9.23%) N-Tier
5 23 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.64%) Public Cloud
7 17 (6.27%) Equities
8 16 (5.90%) Client/Server
9 15 (5.54%) Fixed Income
9 15 (5.54%) Hedge funds
10 14 (5.17%) Data Structures
11 13 (4.80%) User Experience
11 13 (4.80%) Online Games
12 12 (4.43%) Algorithms
13 11 (4.06%) Derivative
14 8 (2.95%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (2.95%) Physics
14 8 (2.95%) Social Network
14 8 (2.95%) Credit Risk
14 8 (2.95%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.13%) Linux
2 39 (14.39%) Android
3 24 (8.86%) Apple iOS
4 22 (8.12%) Windows
5 18 (6.64%) Windows Mobile
6 16 (5.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (34.69%) Multithreading
3 89 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 76 (28.04%) TDD
5 58 (21.40%) OO
6 54 (19.93%) Scrum
7 52 (19.19%) Low Latency
8 41 (15.13%) Concurrent Programming
9 33 (12.18%) OOP
10 27 (9.96%) Test Automation
11 24 (8.86%) SDLC
11 24 (8.86%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.38%) Algorithmic Trading
12 20 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 20 (7.38%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.64%) Android Development
14 16 (5.90%) Open Source
14 16 (5.90%) UML
15 14 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (5.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 269 (99.26%) Java
2 86 (31.73%) SQL
3 54 (19.93%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.59%) C#
4 26 (9.59%) Scala
5 20 (7.38%) PL/SQL
6 19 (7.01%) Ruby
7 18 (6.64%) ActionScript
7 18 (6.64%) Python
7 18 (6.64%) Lua
8 13 (4.80%) C
9 11 (4.06%) C++
9 11 (4.06%) XPath
10 5 (1.85%) ECMAScript
10 5 (1.85%) Perl
11 3 (1.11%) Groovy
12 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) XQuery
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 136 (50.18%) Degree
2 11 (4.06%) Sun Certification
3 10 (3.69%) Brainbench
4 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) QA
2 8 (2.95%) EMIR
2 8 (2.95%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (19.93%) Oracle
2 22 (8.12%) Terracotta
3 12 (4.43%) TIBCO
4 11 (4.06%) Sybase
4 11 (4.06%) IBM
5 10 (3.69%) Sun
5 10 (3.69%) Google
6 8 (2.95%) StreamBase
7 6 (2.21%) Adobe
8 4 (1.48%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.74%) VMware
9 2 (0.74%) Tableau
9 2 (0.74%) Informatica
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.74%) Cognos
9 2 (0.74%) Birst
10 1 (0.37%) webMethods
10 1 (0.37%) Facebook
10 1 (0.37%) Twitter
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago