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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 395 391 422
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 41 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 12
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
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
7697 8131 8392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.11% 39.28% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6715 6735 7645
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 10 £47,250 -3.57%
West Sussex - 10 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £47,500 - 8
Hampshire -12 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey -16 3 £42,500 +6.25%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (86.75%) Java
2 63 (75.90%) J2EE
3 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
4 45 (54.22%) Oracle
5 43 (51.81%) XML
6 42 (50.60%) Tomcat
6 42 (50.60%) Spring
7 37 (44.58%) JDBC
7 37 (44.58%) HTML
8 36 (43.37%) Linux
8 36 (43.37%) UML
8 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
9 35 (42.17%) SQL
9 35 (42.17%) JBoss
10 34 (40.96%) Servlets
11 33 (39.76%) JSP
11 33 (39.76%) Windows
11 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (38.55%) CSS
13 31 (37.35%) Degree
14 30 (36.14%) Eclipse
15 28 (33.73%) Maven
16 26 (31.33%) WebLogic
16 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
17 24 (28.92%) C++
17 24 (28.92%) UNIX
18 22 (26.51%) JSON
18 22 (26.51%) Apache
18 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (25.30%) JAX-WS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (50.60%) Tomcat
2 35 (42.17%) JBoss
3 26 (31.33%) WebLogic
4 22 (26.51%) Apache
5 20 (24.10%) WebSphere
6 15 (18.07%) GlassFish
7 7 (8.43%) Node.js
8 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) HTTP
2 7 (8.43%) SAN
3 4 (4.82%) NAS
4 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.43%) MySQL
5 7 (8.43%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (8.43%) OLAP
5 7 (8.43%) OLTP
5 7 (8.43%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Eclipse
2 28 (33.73%) Maven
3 20 (24.10%) JUnit
4 18 (21.69%) NetBeans
5 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
6 14 (16.87%) Subversion
7 11 (13.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (13.25%) StarTeam
8 3 (3.61%) YourKit
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.61%) Ant
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 40 (48.19%) Java Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Senior Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Integration Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Graduate
13 2 (2.41%) Architect
13 2 (2.41%) Junior
13 2 (2.41%) Lead Developer
13 2 (2.41%) Technical Architect
13 2 (2.41%) Java Technical Architect
13 2 (2.41%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.90%) J2EE
2 43 (51.81%) XML
3 42 (50.60%) Spring
4 37 (44.58%) JDBC
4 37 (44.58%) HTML
5 34 (40.96%) Servlets
6 33 (39.76%) JSP
7 32 (38.55%) CSS
8 22 (26.51%) JSON
9 21 (25.30%) Hibernate
9 21 (25.30%) JAX-WS
10 20 (24.10%) JPA
11 19 (22.89%) SOAP
11 19 (22.89%) JMS
12 17 (20.48%) Swing
13 15 (18.07%) Dojo
14 14 (16.87%) Ajax
14 14 (16.87%) Struts
14 14 (16.87%) jQuery
15 13 (15.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
3 15 (18.07%) Clustering
4 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.43%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Linux
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 24 (28.92%) UNIX
4 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.02%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) UML
1 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.89%) AOP
4 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
5 12 (14.46%) TDD
5 12 (14.46%) OO
6 10 (12.05%) MVC
6 10 (12.05%) Workflow
7 8 (9.64%) OOD
7 8 (9.64%) DevOps
8 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.43%) Scrum
8 7 (8.43%) Web Design
8 7 (8.43%) Data Mapping
8 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.23%) Cyber Security
9 6 (7.23%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 72 (86.75%) Java
2 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
3 35 (42.17%) SQL
4 24 (28.92%) C++
5 18 (21.69%) PL/SQL
6 15 (18.07%) Scala
7 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.43%) Objective-C
8 6 (7.23%) C
9 4 (4.82%) C#
10 3 (3.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Degree
2 15 (18.07%) OCPJP
2 15 (18.07%) OCMJD
3 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) Sun
3 7 (8.43%) Google
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) hybris
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