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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 419 429 432
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 21 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 37
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -1.05%
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
7134 7650 8914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.18% 37.01% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6354 6645 7819
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 10 £57,500 +22.01%
Hampshire +8 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Sussex -6 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Surrey +11 1 £52,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 74 (96.10%) Java
2 53 (68.83%) Spring
3 49 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 46 (59.74%) J2EE
5 39 (50.65%) Oracle
6 35 (45.45%) SQL
7 33 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 31 (40.26%) Maven
9 29 (37.66%) JSF
9 29 (37.66%) JSP
9 29 (37.66%) UML
10 28 (36.36%) Linux
10 28 (36.36%) HTML
11 27 (35.06%) Unit Testing
12 26 (33.77%) jQuery
12 26 (33.77%) Node.js
13 25 (32.47%) JSON
14 24 (31.17%) JUnit
15 23 (29.87%) XML
15 23 (29.87%) Eclipse
16 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (28.57%) Scala
17 21 (27.27%) Ajax
17 21 (27.27%) JMS
18 20 (25.97%) J2ME
18 20 (25.97%) Web Services
18 20 (25.97%) EJB
19 19 (24.68%) JDBC
19 19 (24.68%) GWT
19 19 (24.68%) Enterprise Software

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (33.77%) Node.js
2 18 (23.38%) WebSphere
3 17 (22.08%) Apache
3 17 (22.08%) JBoss
4 13 (16.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (6.49%) GlassFish
6 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Big Data
1 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.39%) HBase
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Maven
2 24 (31.17%) JUnit
3 23 (29.87%) Eclipse
4 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
5 11 (14.29%) Ant
6 7 (9.09%) Mockito
6 7 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (7.79%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.90%) Grunt
9 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.30%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.30%) Selenium
10 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
10 1 (1.30%) Subversion
10 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Publishing
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (92.21%) Developer
2 61 (79.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Market Data Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Development Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (68.83%) Spring
2 46 (59.74%) J2EE
3 33 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 29 (37.66%) JSF
4 29 (37.66%) JSP
5 28 (36.36%) HTML
6 26 (33.77%) jQuery
7 25 (32.47%) JSON
8 23 (29.87%) XML
9 21 (27.27%) Ajax
9 21 (27.27%) JMS
10 20 (25.97%) EJB
10 20 (25.97%) J2ME
10 20 (25.97%) Web Services
11 19 (24.68%) GWT
11 19 (24.68%) JDBC
12 17 (22.08%) Java EE
12 17 (22.08%) Middleware
13 16 (20.78%) Grails
13 16 (20.78%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Semantic Web
4 5 (6.49%) Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) iPad
5 4 (5.19%) Replication
6 3 (3.90%) Informatics
6 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) Apple iOS
3 12 (15.58%) Unix
4 8 (10.39%) Windows
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) UML
2 27 (35.06%) Unit Testing
3 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.38%) DevOps
5 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
5 17 (22.08%) MVC
5 17 (22.08%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (20.78%) Software Delivery
6 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.78%) Web Design
7 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.88%) OO
8 11 (14.29%) Scrum
8 11 (14.29%) System Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.69%) SDLC
10 8 (10.39%) Process Improvement
11 7 (9.09%) OOP
12 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (96.10%) Java
2 49 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
4 22 (28.57%) Scala
5 16 (20.78%) Objective-C
6 14 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (9.09%) C
8 6 (7.79%) Korn
8 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.19%) Perl
10 4 (5.19%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Ansible
1 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Oracle
2 16 (20.78%) Google
3 7 (9.09%) Hortonworks
3 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.60%) webMethods
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter