The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 397 416 422
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 43 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 23
Average salary £47,375 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.43% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,375 £40,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7833 8955 8406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.95% 39.33% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6827 7558 7521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

J2SE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

J2SE Salary Trend in the South East

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the South East

J2SE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Oxfordshire - 14 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +11 13 £47,000 +3.29%
West Sussex - 9 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -5 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Surrey -14 3 £42,500 +6.25%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 75 (92.59%) Java
2 62 (76.54%) J2EE
3 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 45 (55.56%) Spring
5 42 (51.85%) Linux
6 38 (46.91%) XML
6 38 (46.91%) Eclipse
7 37 (45.68%) SQL
7 37 (45.68%) HTML
7 37 (45.68%) Oracle
8 36 (44.44%) UML
8 36 (44.44%) Windows
8 36 (44.44%) JBoss
8 36 (44.44%) Software Engineering
9 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (41.98%) Maven
11 31 (38.27%) Tomcat
12 30 (37.04%) JDBC
12 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
13 29 (35.80%) UNIX
14 28 (34.57%) Servlets
14 28 (34.57%) C++
15 27 (33.33%) CSS
15 27 (33.33%) Degree
16 26 (32.10%) JSON
16 26 (32.10%) JSP
16 26 (32.10%) Apache
17 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
18 24 (29.63%) JPA
19 20 (24.69%) JUnit

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (44.44%) JBoss
2 31 (38.27%) Tomcat
3 26 (32.10%) Apache
4 17 (20.99%) WebLogic
5 15 (18.52%) WebSphere
5 15 (18.52%) GlassFish
6 11 (13.58%) Node.js
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) HTTP
1 9 (11.11%) SAN
2 6 (7.41%) NAS
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.11%) OLAP
4 9 (11.11%) OLTP
4 9 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
5 8 (9.88%) MySQL
6 7 (8.64%) Big Data
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 38 (46.91%) Eclipse
2 34 (41.98%) Maven
3 20 (24.69%) JUnit
4 18 (22.22%) NetBeans
5 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
6 15 (18.52%) Subversion
7 11 (13.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (13.58%) StarTeam
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.94%) Ant
10 3 (3.70%) YourKit
11 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
11 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 39 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 24 (29.63%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.17%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Graduate
12 3 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
13 2 (2.47%) Java Architect
13 2 (2.47%) Hybris Developer
13 2 (2.47%) Architect
13 2 (2.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (76.54%) J2EE
2 45 (55.56%) Spring
3 38 (46.91%) XML
4 37 (45.68%) HTML
5 30 (37.04%) JDBC
6 28 (34.57%) Servlets
7 27 (33.33%) CSS
8 26 (32.10%) JSP
8 26 (32.10%) JSON
9 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
10 24 (29.63%) JPA
11 19 (23.46%) JMS
11 19 (23.46%) SOAP
12 18 (22.22%) jQuery
13 16 (19.75%) Java EE
14 15 (18.52%) Dojo
15 14 (17.28%) Ajax
16 13 (16.05%) Struts
17 12 (14.81%) EJB
17 12 (14.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.52%) Clustering
3 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Linux
2 36 (44.44%) Windows
3 29 (35.80%) UNIX
4 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) UML
1 36 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) AOP
4 16 (19.75%) OO
5 15 (18.52%) OOD
5 15 (18.52%) MVC
5 15 (18.52%) Load Balancing
6 12 (14.81%) Workflow
6 12 (14.81%) DevOps
7 11 (13.58%) Web Design
8 10 (12.35%) Scrum
8 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 9 (11.11%) Data Mapping
10 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.41%) Cyber Security
11 6 (7.41%) ETL
11 6 (7.41%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) Java
2 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 37 (45.68%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) C++
5 16 (19.75%) Scala
6 11 (13.58%) Objective-C
6 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
7 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) C
9 4 (4.94%) C#
10 3 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Degree
2 15 (18.52%) OCPJP
2 15 (18.52%) OCMJD
3 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Ambari
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) Sun
3 11 (13.58%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) hybris
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