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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 400 425 418
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 44 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 30
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,125 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +25.00%
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
7838 9073 8618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.86% 38.54% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6770 7848 7643
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 £29,500 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +27 16 £48,750 -2.50% 2
West Sussex - 10 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +11 9 £55,000 +17.64%
Berkshire -1 9 £47,125 -15.09% 1
Surrey +8 1 £52,500 +10.52%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 71 (92.21%) Java
2 64 (83.12%) J2EE
3 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
4 45 (58.44%) Spring
5 42 (54.55%) UML
6 41 (53.25%) Eclipse
7 40 (51.95%) Windows
8 39 (50.65%) HTML
9 38 (49.35%) SQL
9 38 (49.35%) Linux
10 36 (46.75%) XML
10 36 (46.75%) JBoss
11 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (44.16%) Maven
12 34 (44.16%) Oracle
13 33 (42.86%) UNIX
14 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
15 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
15 31 (40.26%) JSP
16 29 (37.66%) C++
16 29 (37.66%) Hibernate
17 28 (36.36%) JDBC
18 27 (35.06%) Apache
18 27 (35.06%) Tomcat
18 27 (35.06%) JSON
19 26 (33.77%) Degree
20 24 (31.17%) Servlets
21 23 (29.87%) CSS
22 22 (28.57%) Java EE
22 22 (28.57%) JPA

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (46.75%) JBoss
2 27 (35.06%) Apache
2 27 (35.06%) Tomcat
3 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
4 14 (18.18%) Node.js
5 13 (16.88%) GlassFish
5 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) NAS
3 4 (5.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (11.69%) OLAP
4 9 (11.69%) OLTP
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) Eclipse
2 34 (44.16%) Maven
3 18 (23.38%) JUnit
4 16 (20.78%) NetBeans
5 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.88%) Subversion
6 9 (11.69%) StarTeam
6 9 (11.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (5.19%) Ant
9 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) Java Developer
3 24 (31.17%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) Java Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Graduate
13 2 (2.60%) Junior
13 2 (2.60%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (83.12%) J2EE
2 45 (58.44%) Spring
3 39 (50.65%) HTML
4 36 (46.75%) XML
5 31 (40.26%) JSP
6 29 (37.66%) Hibernate
7 28 (36.36%) JDBC
8 27 (35.06%) JSON
9 24 (31.17%) Servlets
10 23 (29.87%) CSS
11 22 (28.57%) Java EE
11 22 (28.57%) JPA
12 21 (27.27%) JMS
13 19 (24.68%) JSF
14 18 (23.38%) jQuery
15 16 (20.78%) Ajax
16 15 (19.48%) J2ME
16 15 (19.48%) SOAP
16 15 (19.48%) Struts
16 15 (19.48%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.88%) Clustering
3 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Linux
3 33 (42.86%) UNIX
4 14 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) UML
2 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
4 18 (23.38%) OOD
5 17 (22.08%) OO
5 17 (22.08%) AOP
6 15 (19.48%) DevOps
6 15 (19.48%) MVC
7 14 (18.18%) Web Design
8 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
9 12 (15.58%) Workflow
10 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
11 9 (11.69%) Data Mapping
12 8 (10.39%) Scrum
13 6 (7.79%) ETL
13 6 (7.79%) Benchmarking
13 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) Java
2 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
3 38 (49.35%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) C++
5 16 (20.78%) Scala
6 14 (18.18%) Objective-C
7 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.88%) PL/SQL
8 10 (12.99%) C
9 4 (5.19%) C#
9 4 (5.19%) Korn
10 3 (3.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) OCPJP
2 13 (16.88%) OCMJD
3 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Google
3 13 (16.88%) Sun
4 4 (5.19%) hybris
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