The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 131 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £65,000 - £26,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.32%
Java SE
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
638 570 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.74% 23.17% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 551 492 617
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Java SE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Java SE Salary Trend in Reading

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) J2SE
5 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
5 2 (28.57%) ATM

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM