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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 420 423 422
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 23 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.073% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 23
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
8349 8235 9361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.49% 37.66% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7165 7330 8397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Surrey +8 14 £53,750 +88.59% 3
Hampshire -4 3 £27,500 -37.14%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire -11 2 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) J2EE
3 30 (44.78%) SQL
4 25 (37.31%) Spring
5 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
5 21 (31.34%) Finance
5 21 (31.34%) JSP
6 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (28.36%) XML
8 18 (26.87%) HTML
9 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
9 17 (25.37%) Unit Testing
10 16 (23.88%) PL/SQL
10 16 (23.88%) Oracle
10 16 (23.88%) CSS
10 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
11 15 (22.39%) Swing
11 15 (22.39%) Scrum
11 15 (22.39%) Hadoop
12 14 (20.90%) Ant
12 14 (20.90%) UNIX
13 13 (19.40%) Linux
13 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
13 13 (19.40%) Maven
14 12 (17.91%) JDBC
15 11 (16.42%) Web Services
15 11 (16.42%) JBoss
15 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.42%) Degree
16 10 (14.93%) Telecoms

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) FileNet
5 2 (2.99%) Mule
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) MPLS
2 4 (5.97%) SDH
2 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.48%) DSL
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.94%) Big Data
3 7 (10.45%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.46%) Apache Accumulo
5 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) OLTP
8 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Ant
2 13 (19.40%) Maven
3 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.43%) Hudson
4 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.96%) JUnit
5 6 (8.96%) Subversion
6 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.48%) YourKit
7 3 (4.48%) jMock
8 2 (2.99%) Gradle
8 2 (2.99%) Mockito
9 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.49%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.97%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 37 (55.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Build Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Build Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Software Build Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Junior
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) J2EE
2 25 (37.31%) Spring
3 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
3 21 (31.34%) JSP
4 19 (28.36%) XML
5 18 (26.87%) HTML
6 16 (23.88%) CSS
7 15 (22.39%) Swing
8 12 (17.91%) JDBC
9 11 (16.42%) Web Services
10 10 (14.93%) Servlets
11 8 (11.94%) jQuery
12 7 (10.45%) JSF
13 6 (8.96%) JAX-WS
13 6 (8.96%) JavaFX
13 6 (8.96%) XSD
13 6 (8.96%) Velocity
14 5 (7.46%) MyBatis
14 5 (7.46%) Struts
14 5 (7.46%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.96%) Physics
2 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) UNIX
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 8 (11.94%) Windows
4 5 (7.46%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
1 17 (25.37%) Unit Testing
2 15 (22.39%) Scrum
3 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
4 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) UML
6 8 (11.94%) OO
6 8 (11.94%) Code Coverage
6 8 (11.94%) Change Management
6 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Build Automation
7 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) OOP
7 5 (7.46%) OOD
8 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) PL/SQL
5 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.45%) Scala
7 6 (8.96%) C#
8 5 (7.46%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) C++
10 2 (2.99%) Perl
10 2 (2.99%) VB
10 2 (2.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) Ambari
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) JBoss
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Apple
3 6 (8.96%) Sony
3 6 (8.96%) Google
4 4 (5.97%) Cramer
5 2 (2.99%) Kofax
5 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
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