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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 418 406 425
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 22 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.100% 0.095% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 21
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
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
7933 8012 8907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.05% 37.93% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6725 7114 7909
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 9 £42,500 +49.12% 3
Berkshire +6 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Middlesex -3 3 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire -12 1 £25,000 -47.36%
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (95.59%) Java
2 43 (63.24%) J2EE
3 29 (42.65%) SQL
4 24 (35.29%) JSP
4 24 (35.29%) Spring
5 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
8 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
9 19 (27.94%) XML
9 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (26.47%) Finance
10 18 (26.47%) HTML
10 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
11 17 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 17 (25.00%) Oracle
11 17 (25.00%) Swing
12 16 (23.53%) CSS
13 15 (22.06%) JDBC
13 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
14 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
14 14 (20.59%) UNIX
14 14 (20.59%) Linux
15 13 (19.12%) JBoss
15 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
15 13 (19.12%) Scrum
16 12 (17.65%) Maven
16 12 (17.65%) HTTP
16 12 (17.65%) UML
17 11 (16.18%) Servlets

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
3 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
4 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) Mule
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) FileNet
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) MPLS
2 4 (5.88%) SDH
2 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.41%) DSL
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.76%) Big Data
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Maven
2 10 (14.71%) Ant
3 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.29%) Hudson
3 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.41%) YourKit
8 2 (2.94%) Gradle
8 2 (2.94%) Mockito
8 2 (2.94%) jMock
9 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.88%) Games
5 3 (4.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 36 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 7 (10.29%) Build Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Build Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Build Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Junior
6 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (63.24%) J2EE
2 24 (35.29%) JSP
2 24 (35.29%) Spring
3 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
4 19 (27.94%) XML
5 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 17 (25.00%) Swing
7 16 (23.53%) CSS
8 15 (22.06%) JDBC
9 11 (16.18%) Servlets
10 10 (14.71%) JSF
11 9 (13.24%) JAX-WS
11 9 (13.24%) JavaFX
11 9 (13.24%) Velocity
12 8 (11.76%) iBATIS
12 8 (11.76%) SonicMQ
12 8 (11.76%) Struts
12 8 (11.76%) Web Services
12 8 (11.76%) MyBatis
13 6 (8.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.88%) Physics
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) UNIX
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Scrum
5 12 (17.65%) UML
6 11 (16.18%) Cyber Security
7 10 (14.71%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) Code Coverage
8 7 (10.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.29%) Build Automation
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) OOD
10 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.88%) Migration
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (95.59%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) SQL
3 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (13.24%) Scala
6 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Ambari
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) JBoss
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Apple
4 4 (5.88%) Sony
4 4 (5.88%) Cramer
4 4 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Kofax
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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