The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 577 572 595
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 54 90 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.46% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 75 22
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +26.15%
Java SE
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
16517 19677 18380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.96% 40.16% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14053 16649 16006
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £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%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java SE
Salary Trend in London

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

Java SE Salary Trend in London

Java SE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram in London

Java SE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +20 22 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Teddington - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 124 (96.12%) Java
2 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (40.31%) Scrum
3 52 (40.31%) Maven
4 48 (37.21%) XML
5 47 (36.43%) TDD
6 43 (33.33%) OO
7 41 (31.78%) SQL
7 41 (31.78%) Spring
7 41 (31.78%) Java EE
8 39 (30.23%) Degree
9 38 (29.46%) Web Services
10 36 (27.91%) Multithreading
11 35 (27.13%) Finance
12 34 (26.36%) SOAP
13 33 (25.58%) Relational Database
14 31 (24.03%) JavaScript
14 31 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (23.26%) Computer Science
15 30 (23.26%) REST
15 30 (23.26%) HTML
15 30 (23.26%) Eclipse
15 30 (23.26%) RDBMS
16 29 (22.48%) JBoss
17 27 (20.93%) UNIX
17 27 (20.93%) C++
17 27 (20.93%) J2EE
18 25 (19.38%) MySQL
18 25 (19.38%) Ant
18 25 (19.38%) Linux

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 29 (22.48%) JBoss
2 15 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (10.85%) Apache
4 13 (10.08%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.88%) LiveCycle
8 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
8 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.33%) Jetty
10 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) SSH
2 4 (3.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 30 (23.26%) RDBMS
3 25 (19.38%) MySQL
4 23 (17.83%) SQL Server
5 19 (14.73%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.20%) Big Data
7 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.88%) Redis
8 5 (3.88%) MarkLogic
8 5 (3.88%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.55%) DB2
12 1 (0.78%) Adabas
12 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (40.31%) Maven
2 30 (23.26%) Eclipse
3 25 (19.38%) Ant
4 23 (17.83%) Subversion
5 20 (15.50%) Jenkins
6 17 (13.18%) JUnit
7 12 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
9 10 (7.75%) Selenium
9 10 (7.75%) Emacs
10 6 (4.65%) Mercurial
10 6 (4.65%) Mockito
11 5 (3.88%) JIRA
11 5 (3.88%) Gradle
12 4 (3.10%) Hudson
13 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.55%) TestNG
14 2 (1.55%) Log4j
14 2 (1.55%) Zephyr
14 2 (1.55%) Spock
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Games
3 10 (7.75%) iGaming
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Back Office
5 4 (3.10%) Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Front Office
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (80.62%) Developer
2 84 (65.12%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.16%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Junior Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Junior
7 8 (6.20%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (3.10%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (2.33%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.33%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.21%) XML
2 41 (31.78%) Spring
2 41 (31.78%) Java EE
3 38 (29.46%) Web Services
4 34 (26.36%) SOAP
5 30 (23.26%) HTML
5 30 (23.26%) REST
6 27 (20.93%) J2EE
7 22 (17.05%) Hibernate
8 21 (16.28%) Ajax
9 19 (14.73%) JSP
10 17 (13.18%) Swing
10 17 (13.18%) JMS
11 16 (12.40%) CSS
12 15 (11.63%) RESTful
12 15 (11.63%) JSTL
13 14 (10.85%) jQuery
13 14 (10.85%) Servlets
14 13 (10.08%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (9.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.85%) GIS
2 14 (10.85%) Web 2.0
3 10 (7.75%) Mobile Games
4 9 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.43%) Open Source
5 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.10%) Physics
6 4 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.10%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.33%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 2 (1.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.78%) Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) UNIX
2 25 (19.38%) Linux
3 19 (14.73%) Windows
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (3.88%) Android
4 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.31%) Scrum
3 47 (36.43%) TDD
4 43 (33.33%) OO
5 36 (27.91%) Multithreading
6 31 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (18.60%) Software Engineering
8 22 (17.05%) Mentoring
9 15 (11.63%) Time Management
9 15 (11.63%) SOA
10 13 (10.08%) BDD
11 11 (8.53%) OOD
12 10 (7.75%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.75%) Concurrent Programming
13 9 (6.98%) Web Application Development
13 9 (6.98%) User Stories
13 9 (6.98%) Web Development
14 8 (6.20%) MVC
15 7 (5.43%) OOP
15 7 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 124 (96.12%) Java
2 41 (31.78%) SQL
3 31 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.93%) C++
5 21 (16.28%) C#
6 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.75%) C
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
8 9 (6.98%) Scala
9 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.65%) XPath
11 5 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.10%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.55%) XQuery
13 2 (1.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.78%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.78%) Python
14 1 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (30.23%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) PhD
3 2 (1.55%) OCP
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Oracle
1 14 (10.85%) Adobe
2 5 (3.88%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.10%) Google
4 3 (2.33%) Cerillion
4 3 (2.33%) IBM
4 3 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (2.33%) Nokia
4 3 (2.33%) Siemens
4 3 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) BEA
5 2 (1.55%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.78%) MarketAxess
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