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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 507 583 514
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -69
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 121 34 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.075% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 33 107
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £81,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
17809 17716 21116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.05% 39.33% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15240 15211 18763
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% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 +34 56 £65,000 +46.06% 2
Teddington +1 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Chessington - 1 £47,500 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (38.94%) Spring
3 70 (33.65%) Maven
3 70 (33.65%) Finance
4 69 (33.17%) Multithreading
5 68 (32.69%) Linux
6 63 (30.29%) TDD
7 57 (27.40%) SQL
8 56 (26.92%) UNIX
9 52 (25.00%) XML
10 51 (24.52%) Hibernate
11 50 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (22.12%) Java EE
12 46 (22.12%) Scrum
12 46 (22.12%) JavaScript
12 46 (22.12%) OO
13 42 (20.19%) Eclipse
14 41 (19.71%) HTML
14 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
15 40 (19.23%) NoSQL
16 39 (18.75%) Degree
17 38 (18.27%) Ant
18 37 (17.79%) Web Services
18 37 (17.79%) Relational Database
19 36 (17.31%) Big Data
19 36 (17.31%) SOA
20 34 (16.35%) J2EE
21 33 (15.87%) SOAP
21 33 (15.87%) Scala
22 32 (15.38%) CSS

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (9.62%) Apache
2 17 (8.17%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.77%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (3.85%) Jetty
5 6 (2.88%) CMS
5 6 (2.88%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) HTTP
2 9 (4.33%) SSH
3 7 (3.37%) LDAP
4 6 (2.88%) SSL
4 6 (2.88%) Internet
5 4 (1.92%) RTP
6 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) GSM
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.48%) DHCP
6 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.48%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 37 (17.79%) Relational Database
3 36 (17.31%) Big Data
4 30 (14.42%) MongoDB
5 24 (11.54%) Hadoop
6 21 (10.10%) MySQL
7 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
8 14 (6.73%) RDBMS
8 14 (6.73%) Redis
9 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.88%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.96%) HBase
14 1 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (33.65%) Maven
2 42 (20.19%) Eclipse
3 38 (18.27%) Ant
4 30 (14.42%) JUnit
5 20 (9.62%) Mockito
6 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
7 16 (7.69%) Mercurial
7 16 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.29%) Subversion
9 9 (4.33%) Emacs
10 7 (3.37%) Introscope
10 7 (3.37%) Xcode
11 6 (2.88%) NetBeans
11 6 (2.88%) Rational Rose
11 6 (2.88%) YourKit
11 6 (2.88%) Gradle
11 6 (2.88%) JProfiler
11 6 (2.88%) Hudson
12 5 (2.40%) Selenium
13 4 (1.92%) Robotium
General
1 70 (33.65%) Finance
2 28 (13.46%) Banking
3 26 (12.50%) Games
4 13 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.85%) Front Office
6 5 (2.40%) Retail
7 4 (1.92%) Publishing
7 4 (1.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (72.12%) Developer
2 135 (64.90%) Java Developer
3 34 (16.35%) Architect
4 28 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.25%) Programmer
7 13 (6.25%) Java Programmer
7 13 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 12 (5.77%) Consultant
8 12 (5.77%) Trainer
9 10 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.33%) J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Security Architect
11 8 (3.85%) Security Consultant
12 7 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.88%) Front Office Developer
13 6 (2.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (38.94%) Spring
2 52 (25.00%) XML
3 51 (24.52%) Hibernate
4 46 (22.12%) Java EE
5 41 (19.71%) HTML
6 37 (17.79%) Web Services
7 34 (16.35%) J2EE
8 33 (15.87%) SOAP
9 32 (15.38%) CSS
10 28 (13.46%) Swing
11 20 (9.62%) Guice
11 20 (9.62%) HTML5
12 18 (8.65%) RESTful
12 18 (8.65%) JMS
13 15 (7.21%) JDBC
13 15 (7.21%) Apache CXF
13 15 (7.21%) jQuery
14 14 (6.73%) .NET
14 14 (6.73%) XHTML
15 13 (6.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.02%) Mathematics
2 25 (12.02%) Open Source
3 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.33%) Mobile Games
5 7 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.37%) Social Media
6 6 (2.88%) GIS
7 5 (2.40%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.92%) Statistics
8 4 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.92%) Physics
9 3 (1.44%) CUDA
9 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) Handset
11 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 68 (32.69%) Linux
2 56 (26.92%) UNIX
3 19 (9.13%) Windows
4 16 (7.69%) Android
5 8 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.40%) Solaris
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.17%) Multithreading
2 63 (30.29%) TDD
3 50 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (22.12%) Scrum
4 46 (22.12%) OO
5 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
6 36 (17.31%) SOA
7 20 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (8.65%) OOP
9 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.77%) OOD
11 10 (4.81%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.81%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (4.81%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (4.33%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (4.33%) Time Management
12 9 (4.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 9 (4.33%) High Availability
12 9 (4.33%) Android Development
13 8 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (27.40%) SQL
3 46 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.87%) Scala
5 23 (11.06%) C++
5 23 (11.06%) Shell Script
6 18 (8.65%) C#
7 14 (6.73%) Python
8 13 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.81%) C
9 10 (4.81%) Perl
10 9 (4.33%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.33%) Erlang
11 8 (3.85%) ActionScript
12 7 (3.37%) XPath
13 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.92%) R
14 2 (0.96%) XQuery
15 1 (0.48%) Haskell
15 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (18.75%) Degree
2 19 (9.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Varnish
2 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
1 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (7.69%) Oracle
2 12 (5.77%) JBoss
3 9 (4.33%) Google
4 7 (3.37%) Splunk
4 7 (3.37%) Perforce
5 6 (2.88%) VMware
5 6 (2.88%) Adobe
6 4 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.44%) BEA
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (0.96%) Facebook
9 1 (0.48%) Sybase
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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