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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 392 417 431
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 44 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.17% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,250 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,750 £49,125
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
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
7504 8604 8243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.26% 38.24% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6504 7468 7331
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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 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 4 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
Oxfordshire +21 14 £48,750 +50.00% 3
Berkshire +17 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Hampshire +14 7 £50,000 +73.91%
West Sussex -3 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey -16 5 £52,500 -4.54%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 77 (88.51%) Java
2 76 (87.36%) J2EE
3 50 (57.47%) JavaScript
3 50 (57.47%) UML
3 50 (57.47%) Eclipse
4 46 (52.87%) Spring
5 41 (47.13%) SQL
6 40 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (44.83%) Software Engineering
7 39 (44.83%) HTML
8 37 (42.53%) UNIX
8 37 (42.53%) Hibernate
9 36 (41.38%) Windows
9 36 (41.38%) XML
9 36 (41.38%) JSP
10 35 (40.23%) JBoss
11 32 (36.78%) jQuery
12 31 (35.63%) Degree
12 31 (35.63%) Maven
12 31 (35.63%) Linux
12 31 (35.63%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (34.48%) Java EE
14 28 (32.18%) MVC
14 28 (32.18%) Apache
15 27 (31.03%) JSF
15 27 (31.03%) JSON
16 26 (29.89%) Relational Database
16 26 (29.89%) Scala
16 26 (29.89%) Apple iOS
16 26 (29.89%) Node.js

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 35 (40.23%) JBoss
2 28 (32.18%) Apache
3 26 (29.89%) Node.js
4 18 (20.69%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.34%) WebSphere
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (5.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.60%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.64%) HTTP
3 7 (8.05%) SAN
4 5 (5.75%) NAS
5 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.05%) OLAP
4 7 (8.05%) OLTP
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle OLAP
4 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.60%) Big Data
6 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (57.47%) Eclipse
2 31 (35.63%) Maven
3 14 (16.09%) JUnit
4 13 (14.94%) Subversion
4 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 8 (9.20%) NetBeans
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (4.60%) Ant
9 4 (4.60%) DbUnit
9 4 (4.60%) EasyMock
9 4 (4.60%) StarTeam
9 4 (4.60%) Selenium
10 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.30%) YourKit
11 1 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Electronics
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 42 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Software Engineer
4 18 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 16 (18.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Consultant
7 10 (11.49%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Lead Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (5.75%) Java Consultant
12 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Junior
13 4 (4.60%) Designer
14 3 (3.45%) Junior Technical Consultant
14 3 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (87.36%) J2EE
2 46 (52.87%) Spring
3 39 (44.83%) HTML
4 37 (42.53%) Hibernate
5 36 (41.38%) XML
5 36 (41.38%) JSP
6 32 (36.78%) jQuery
7 30 (34.48%) Java EE
8 27 (31.03%) JSON
8 27 (31.03%) JSF
9 23 (26.44%) CSS
10 22 (25.29%) EJB
10 22 (25.29%) Struts
10 22 (25.29%) J2ME
10 22 (25.29%) JavaBeans
10 22 (25.29%) Grails
10 22 (25.29%) GWT
11 18 (20.69%) JDBC
12 14 (16.09%) Servlets
12 14 (16.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.63%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.60%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) UNIX
2 36 (41.38%) Windows
3 31 (35.63%) Linux
4 26 (29.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) UML
2 40 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (44.83%) Software Engineering
4 28 (32.18%) MVC
5 25 (28.74%) OO
5 25 (28.74%) SDLC
6 23 (26.44%) OOD
7 22 (25.29%) Web Design
7 22 (25.29%) DevOps
8 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.64%) Multithreading
10 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Scrum
12 9 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (8.05%) Workflow
13 7 (8.05%) SOA
13 7 (8.05%) Performance Management
13 7 (8.05%) Data Mapping
13 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 77 (88.51%) Java
2 50 (57.47%) JavaScript
3 41 (47.13%) SQL
4 26 (29.89%) Scala
5 22 (25.29%) Objective-C
6 20 (22.99%) C++
7 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 12 (13.79%) PL/SQL
8 11 (12.64%) C
9 5 (5.75%) Korn
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.60%) OCPJP
3 4 (4.60%) OCMJD
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Google
2 20 (22.99%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Sun
3 4 (4.60%) hybris
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