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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 395 431 407
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 43 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.099% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
7721 8279 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.05% 37.19% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6680 7079 7101
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +22 13 £57,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £46,250 -
Hampshire +14 10 £46,250 +68.18%
Surrey -5 5 £42,500 -20.93%
West Sussex -5 2 £45,750 +7.64%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (89.47%) Java
2 65 (85.53%) J2EE
3 45 (59.21%) UML
4 40 (52.63%) Spring
4 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
7 35 (46.05%) HTML
8 34 (44.74%) SQL
9 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
10 31 (40.79%) XML
11 30 (39.47%) JSP
12 28 (36.84%) Windows
13 27 (35.53%) UNIX
13 27 (35.53%) Degree
14 26 (34.21%) Java EE
14 26 (34.21%) JSF
14 26 (34.21%) Linux
15 25 (32.89%) JBoss
15 25 (32.89%) jQuery
16 24 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (31.58%) OO
16 24 (31.58%) Maven
16 24 (31.58%) JSON
16 24 (31.58%) MVC
17 22 (28.95%) Apple iOS
17 22 (28.95%) Node.js
17 22 (28.95%) Scala
18 21 (27.63%) Relational Database

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (32.89%) JBoss
2 22 (28.95%) Node.js
3 21 (27.63%) Apache
4 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
4 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
5 9 (11.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.84%) HTTP
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.21%) Big Data
4 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 4 (5.26%) OLTP
5 4 (5.26%) OLAP
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) HBase
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 24 (31.58%) Maven
3 13 (17.11%) JUnit
4 10 (13.16%) Subversion
4 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
5 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.58%) DbUnit
6 5 (6.58%) EasyMock
6 5 (6.58%) Selenium
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (5.26%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
9 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.63%) YourKit
10 1 (1.32%) Ant
10 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) Senior Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Consultant
7 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Lead Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Java Consultant
10 5 (6.58%) Designer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Junior
12 3 (3.95%) Graduate
12 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (85.53%) J2EE
2 40 (52.63%) Spring
3 35 (46.05%) HTML
4 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
5 31 (40.79%) XML
6 30 (39.47%) JSP
7 26 (34.21%) Java EE
7 26 (34.21%) JSF
8 25 (32.89%) jQuery
9 24 (31.58%) JSON
10 19 (25.00%) CSS
11 17 (22.37%) JDBC
11 17 (22.37%) EJB
11 17 (22.37%) Struts
11 17 (22.37%) J2ME
11 17 (22.37%) Grails
11 17 (22.37%) GWT
11 17 (22.37%) Ajax
11 17 (22.37%) JavaBeans
12 11 (14.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) UNIX
3 26 (34.21%) Linux
4 22 (28.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) UML
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
4 24 (31.58%) MVC
4 24 (31.58%) OO
5 19 (25.00%) SDLC
6 18 (23.68%) OOD
7 17 (22.37%) Web Design
7 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (22.37%) DevOps
8 16 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.84%) System Testing
9 9 (11.84%) SOA
10 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.53%) Low Latency
11 7 (9.21%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (7.89%) Scrum
13 5 (6.58%) Workflow
13 5 (6.58%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 34 (44.74%) SQL
4 22 (28.95%) Scala
5 17 (22.37%) Objective-C
6 15 (19.74%) C++
7 9 (11.84%) C
7 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
7 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.58%) Korn
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.63%) OCPJP
3 2 (2.63%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 17 (22.37%) Google
3 4 (5.26%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) webMethods
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
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