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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 416 420 417
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 48 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 22
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,000 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +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
7498 7597 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.74% 37.09% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6661 6689 6697
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +2 14 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Hampshire +15 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +9 8 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Berkshire +4 8 £52,000 +15.55% 3
West Sussex -4 8 £35,250 -19.42%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 92 (96.84%) Java
2 72 (75.79%) Spring
3 68 (71.58%) J2EE
4 55 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 54 (56.84%) Hibernate
6 46 (48.42%) UML
7 44 (46.32%) JSP
7 44 (46.32%) JSF
8 41 (43.16%) JSON
9 39 (41.05%) Maven
10 38 (40.00%) Scala
11 36 (37.89%) Computer Science
11 36 (37.89%) Software Engineering
12 35 (36.84%) Oracle
13 34 (35.79%) Eclipse
13 34 (35.79%) jQuery
13 34 (35.79%) Node.js
14 33 (34.74%) SQL
15 32 (33.68%) RESTful
16 31 (32.63%) XML
17 30 (31.58%) EJB
17 30 (31.58%) J2ME
18 29 (30.53%) JBoss
18 29 (30.53%) HTML
19 28 (29.47%) Apache
19 28 (29.47%) MVC
19 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (29.47%) GWT
20 27 (28.42%) Apple iOS
20 27 (28.42%) Enterprise Software

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (35.79%) Node.js
2 29 (30.53%) JBoss
3 28 (29.47%) Apache
4 24 (25.26%) WebSphere
5 18 (18.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.32%) GlassFish
7 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.21%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) ATM
2 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) Big Data
2 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.63%) Hadoop
3 12 (12.63%) HBase
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (41.05%) Maven
2 34 (35.79%) Eclipse
3 22 (23.16%) JUnit
4 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.58%) Ant
5 11 (11.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (7.37%) Mockito
6 7 (7.37%) NetBeans
7 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.16%) StarTeam
7 3 (3.16%) Subversion
7 3 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.05%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.05%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Publishing
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Developer
2 82 (86.32%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.58%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java Scala Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java Technologist
9 6 (6.32%) Scala Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Technologist
10 5 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (75.79%) Spring
2 68 (71.58%) J2EE
3 54 (56.84%) Hibernate
4 44 (46.32%) JSF
4 44 (46.32%) JSP
5 41 (43.16%) JSON
6 34 (35.79%) jQuery
7 32 (33.68%) RESTful
8 31 (32.63%) XML
9 30 (31.58%) EJB
9 30 (31.58%) J2ME
10 29 (30.53%) HTML
11 28 (29.47%) GWT
12 27 (28.42%) Java EE
12 27 (28.42%) JMS
13 26 (27.37%) Ajax
13 26 (27.37%) Grails
13 26 (27.37%) JavaBeans
13 26 (27.37%) Struts
14 25 (26.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Computer Science
2 27 (28.42%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.37%) Semantic Web
4 6 (6.32%) Clustering
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
6 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.11%) Informatics
8 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Apple iOS
2 24 (25.26%) Linux
3 12 (12.63%) Unix
3 12 (12.63%) Windows
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) UML
2 36 (37.89%) Software Engineering
3 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.47%) MVC
4 27 (28.42%) E-Commerce
5 26 (27.37%) DevOps
5 26 (27.37%) Web Design
6 24 (25.26%) OO
6 24 (25.26%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (25.26%) Software Delivery
6 24 (25.26%) Unit Testing
7 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (16.84%) Scrum
8 16 (16.84%) System Testing
9 12 (12.63%) Low Latency
9 12 (12.63%) OOP
10 11 (11.58%) SOA
11 10 (10.53%) TDD
12 9 (9.47%) Process Improvement
13 8 (8.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (96.84%) Java
2 55 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 38 (40.00%) Scala
4 33 (34.74%) SQL
5 26 (27.37%) Objective-C
6 15 (15.79%) C++
7 6 (6.32%) C
7 6 (6.32%) Korn
7 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) C#
9 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Ansible
1 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle
2 26 (27.37%) Google
3 12 (12.63%) Hortonworks
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.21%) InterSystems
5 4 (4.21%) webMethods
6 1 (1.05%) BT
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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