The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 824 825 778
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -47
Permanent jobs citing J2ME 54 68 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.066% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54 60 91
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+69.11% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2ME
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK.

J2ME Salary Trend in the UK

J2ME
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2ME over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

J2ME Salary Histogram in the UK

J2ME
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -18 54 £55,000 +10.00% 7
London -13 35 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Leeds - 12 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 12 £57,500 -
South East -25 4 £48,750 +39.28% 2
North West -15 3 £31,500 -8.69% 1
Manchester -17 3 £31,500 -8.69% 1
City of London -10 2 £48,750 -39.06%
Hampshire -18 2 £42,500 +23.18%
Portsmouth - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire -13 1 £52,500 -
Slough - 1 £52,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £55,000 - 1

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing J2ME 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 J2ME.

1 95 (87.96%) Android
2 84 (77.78%) Apple iOS
3 76 (70.37%) Mobile App
4 74 (68.52%) Java
5 70 (64.81%) Android Development
6 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (43.52%) OO
8 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
10 42 (38.89%) Blackberry
10 42 (38.89%) Subversion
11 40 (37.04%) HTML
12 39 (36.11%) User Experience
13 38 (35.19%) Windows
14 37 (34.26%) jQuery
15 34 (31.48%) iOS Development
15 34 (31.48%) PHP
15 34 (31.48%) J2EE
16 33 (30.56%) Web Services
17 32 (29.63%) HTML5
18 30 (27.78%) Android SDK
19 27 (25.00%) Multithreading
19 27 (25.00%) Ext JS
20 25 (23.15%) MySQL
20 25 (23.15%) Objective-C
21 24 (22.22%) OpenGL
22 22 (20.37%) Data Modelling
22 22 (20.37%) 3D Graphics
22 22 (20.37%) TDD
22 22 (20.37%) Memory Management

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing J2ME 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 J2ME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) RTCP
1 1 (0.93%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) MySQL
2 13 (12.04%) SQLite
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
2 42 (38.89%) Subversion
3 13 (12.04%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.11%) JIRA
5 10 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (9.26%) TeamCity
5 10 (9.26%) Xcode
5 10 (9.26%) CruiseControl
6 8 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.56%) Ant
8 5 (4.63%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.63%) Maven
8 5 (4.63%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.78%) Selenium
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.85%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.85%) Bazaar
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (85.19%) Developer
2 49 (45.37%) Mobile Developer
3 48 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 30 (27.78%) Android Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.56%) iPhone Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) HTML
2 37 (34.26%) jQuery
3 34 (31.48%) J2EE
4 33 (30.56%) Web Services
5 32 (29.63%) HTML5
6 30 (27.78%) Android SDK
7 27 (25.00%) Ext JS
8 24 (22.22%) OpenGL
9 22 (20.37%) iOS SDK
9 22 (20.37%) PhoneGap
9 22 (20.37%) Sencha Touch
10 20 (18.52%) JSON
11 17 (15.74%) .NET
11 17 (15.74%) XML
12 16 (14.81%) REST
13 15 (13.89%) Ajax
14 14 (12.96%) CSS
15 13 (12.04%) RESTful
15 13 (12.04%) SOAP
16 11 (10.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (70.37%) Mobile App
2 42 (38.89%) Blackberry
3 39 (36.11%) User Experience
4 22 (20.37%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (15.74%) iPhone
6 11 (10.19%) Open Source
7 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
8 8 (7.41%) Social Media
9 7 (6.48%) Kindle
10 6 (5.56%) iPad
11 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (4.63%) IPTV
12 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.85%) Social Network
14 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 95 (87.96%) Android
2 84 (77.78%) Apple iOS
3 38 (35.19%) Windows
4 17 (15.74%) Linux
5 14 (12.96%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (10.19%) Windows Phone
7 10 (9.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.81%) Android Development
2 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (43.52%) OO
4 34 (31.48%) iOS Development
5 27 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 22 (20.37%) Data Modelling
6 22 (20.37%) TDD
6 22 (20.37%) Memory Management
7 15 (13.89%) UML
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.19%) Web Development
9 11 (10.19%) MVC
9 11 (10.19%) Use Case
10 10 (9.26%) OOD
11 7 (6.48%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (5.56%) OOP
12 6 (5.56%) BDD
13 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (68.52%) Java
2 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (31.48%) PHP
4 25 (23.15%) Objective-C
5 13 (12.04%) C#
6 9 (8.33%) SQL
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 3 (2.78%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) C
8 3 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
1 3 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
1 7 (6.48%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) yum
1 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Sencha
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle
3 13 (12.04%) Google
4 11 (10.19%) Symbian
5 10 (9.26%) Sybase
6 7 (6.48%) Facebook
7 6 (5.56%) Zend
8 5 (4.63%) Perforce
9 2 (1.85%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.93%) ESRI
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
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