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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 403 405 418
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 39 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 18
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,750 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
7565 8904 8463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.10% 38.19% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6524 7840 7541
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +25 12 £51,250 +24.24% 6
Hampshire +9 10 £50,000 +73.91% 3
West Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire -2 5 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey -15 5 £52,500 -4.54% 2
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 73 (87.95%) Java
2 72 (86.75%) J2EE
3 46 (55.42%) Spring
4 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
5 44 (53.01%) UML
5 44 (53.01%) Eclipse
6 43 (51.81%) SQL
7 40 (48.19%) UNIX
8 37 (44.58%) Hibernate
8 37 (44.58%) Windows
9 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
10 35 (42.17%) JSP
10 35 (42.17%) XML
10 35 (42.17%) HTML
11 34 (40.96%) JBoss
12 32 (38.55%) Linux
12 32 (38.55%) Degree
13 30 (36.14%) Maven
14 29 (34.94%) Java EE
15 26 (31.33%) jQuery
15 26 (31.33%) JSF
15 26 (31.33%) MVC
15 26 (31.33%) Apache
15 26 (31.33%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (30.12%) Scala
16 25 (30.12%) Oracle
17 24 (28.92%) JSON
17 24 (28.92%) SDLC
18 23 (27.71%) JDBC

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (40.96%) JBoss
2 26 (31.33%) Apache
3 21 (25.30%) Tomcat
4 20 (24.10%) Node.js
5 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (8.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.64%) SAN
2 8 (9.64%) HTTP
3 6 (7.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) Relational Database
2 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.05%) OLAP
3 10 (12.05%) OLTP
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle OLAP
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.43%) MySQL
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.82%) Big Data
6 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (53.01%) Eclipse
2 30 (36.14%) Maven
3 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
3 9 (10.84%) JUnit
3 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (7.23%) NetBeans
6 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.82%) Ant
8 3 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.61%) StarTeam
9 2 (2.41%) YourKit
9 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Developer
2 38 (45.78%) Java Developer
3 21 (25.30%) Software Engineer
4 17 (20.48%) Senior Developer
5 16 (19.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Consultant
7 10 (12.05%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (7.23%) Graduate
11 5 (6.02%) Junior
11 5 (6.02%) Java Consultant
11 5 (6.02%) Lead Java Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Junior Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.61%) Junior Consultant
13 2 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) J2EE
2 46 (55.42%) Spring
3 37 (44.58%) Hibernate
4 35 (42.17%) HTML
4 35 (42.17%) JSP
4 35 (42.17%) XML
5 29 (34.94%) Java EE
6 26 (31.33%) JSF
6 26 (31.33%) jQuery
7 24 (28.92%) JSON
8 23 (27.71%) JDBC
9 21 (25.30%) EJB
9 21 (25.30%) CSS
9 21 (25.30%) Struts
9 21 (25.30%) J2ME
10 20 (24.10%) JavaBeans
10 20 (24.10%) Grails
10 20 (24.10%) GWT
11 16 (19.28%) Servlets
12 11 (13.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) UNIX
2 37 (44.58%) Windows
3 32 (38.55%) Linux
4 20 (24.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) UML
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
3 26 (31.33%) MVC
4 24 (28.92%) SDLC
5 22 (26.51%) OOD
5 22 (26.51%) OO
6 21 (25.30%) DevOps
7 20 (24.10%) Web Design
8 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
8 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.05%) Workflow
9 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.05%) Performance Management
9 10 (12.05%) Data Mapping
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
11 7 (8.43%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Low Latency
12 6 (7.23%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (87.95%) Java
2 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (51.81%) SQL
4 25 (30.12%) Scala
5 21 (25.30%) C++
6 20 (24.10%) Objective-C
7 15 (18.07%) Shell Script
7 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
8 10 (12.05%) C
9 5 (6.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (4.82%) OCPJP
2 4 (4.82%) OCMJD
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Oracle
2 20 (24.10%) Google
3 4 (4.82%) hybris
3 4 (4.82%) Sun
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