The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 655 718 631
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -87
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 284 231 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.57% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 264 208 356
Median salary £75,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.15%

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
37881 40482 47575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 37.96% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32783 34546 40646
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2SE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK.

J2SE Salary Trend in the UK

J2SE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing J2SE over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the UK

J2SE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +109 279 £75,000 +39.53% 38
London +107 218 £77,500 +29.16% 27
City of London +95 58 £82,500 +22.22% 7
South East +13 22 £52,000 +9.76% 4
East of England +34 21 £80,000 +68.42%
Cambridgeshire +13 19 £80,000 -
Cambridge +14 17 £80,000 -
Berkshire +15 11 £57,500 +22.01%
North West +26 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester +7 8 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Reading +16 7 £57,500 +22.34%
West Midlands -9 6 £50,000 +4.16%
Hampshire +5 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Sussex -16 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Coventry +4 4 £50,000 +4.16%
Farnborough -8 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Horsham +12 3 £30,000 -
Scotland -23 2 - - 1
Glasgow -30 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Huntingdon - 2 £55,000 -
Luton - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £33,000 -
Maidenhead +9 1 - -
South West +4 1 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Surrey +4 1 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire +3 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Yorkshire +1 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Exeter - 1 £37,500 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for J2SE.

1 643 (99.54%) Java
2 364 (56.35%) Finance
3 272 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (39.63%) SQL
5 252 (39.01%) Software Engineering
6 216 (33.44%) Spring
7 201 (31.11%) Degree
8 195 (30.19%) Multithreading
9 185 (28.64%) J2EE
10 174 (26.93%) OO
11 160 (24.77%) Low Latency
12 148 (22.91%) JUnit
13 146 (22.60%) Linux
13 146 (22.60%) Maven
14 144 (22.29%) Concurrent Programming
15 128 (19.81%) Front Office
16 127 (19.66%) JavaScript
17 126 (19.50%) Computer Science
18 124 (19.20%) Banking
19 118 (18.27%) XML
20 111 (17.18%) Oracle
21 110 (17.03%) JDBC
22 103 (15.94%) Unix
23 101 (15.63%) JMS
23 101 (15.63%) Hibernate
24 100 (15.48%) HTML
25 97 (15.02%) TDD
26 92 (14.24%) Mathematics
27 86 (13.31%) OOD
28 80 (12.38%) Continuous Integration

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (10.99%) Apache
2 57 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 55 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 49 (7.59%) JBoss
5 35 (5.42%) WebSphere
6 28 (4.33%) Node.js
7 19 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.55%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.55%) CMS
11 8 (1.24%) Alfresco
11 8 (1.24%) Liferay
11 8 (1.24%) Magnolia
12 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.62%) GemFire
14 4 (0.62%) IIS
15 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (0.93%) Force.com
5 5 (0.77%) Heroku
6 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.66%) Multicast
2 21 (3.25%) Internet
3 7 (1.08%) ATM
4 6 (0.93%) HTTP
5 3 (0.46%) SSH
5 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.12%) MongoDB
1 46 (7.12%) NoSQL
2 38 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 31 (4.80%) Big Data
4 28 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.25%) DB2
6 21 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (3.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 20 (3.10%) SQL Server
8 18 (2.79%) MySQL
9 16 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.17%) Neo4j
10 14 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.01%) HBase
11 13 (2.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 11 (1.70%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.70%) Hazelcast
13 10 (1.55%) Jackrabbit
14 8 (1.24%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 148 (22.91%) JUnit
2 146 (22.60%) Maven
3 71 (10.99%) Gradle
4 64 (9.91%) Eclipse
4 64 (9.91%) Git (software)
5 57 (8.82%) JIRA
6 35 (5.42%) Selenium
7 33 (5.11%) IntelliJ
8 26 (4.02%) Subversion
9 19 (2.94%) Jenkins
10 18 (2.79%) Mockito
11 15 (2.32%) Ant
12 11 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.93%) NetBeans
16 5 (0.77%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
17 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 364 (56.35%) Finance
2 128 (19.81%) Front Office
3 124 (19.20%) Banking
4 30 (4.64%) Games
4 30 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.48%) Publishing
8 15 (2.32%) Retail
9 11 (1.70%) Back Office
10 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 565 (87.46%) Developer
2 524 (81.11%) Java Developer
3 120 (18.58%) Senior Developer
4 111 (17.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 68 (10.53%) Architect
6 58 (8.98%) Front Office Developer
7 49 (7.59%) Core Java Developer
8 43 (6.66%) Java Software Developer
9 42 (6.50%) Graduate
9 42 (6.50%) Graduate Developer
9 42 (6.50%) Graduate Java Developer
10 38 (5.88%) Technical Architect
11 33 (5.11%) Agile Developer
11 33 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
12 30 (4.64%) Software Developer
13 26 (4.02%) Software Architect
14 24 (3.72%) Junior
14 24 (3.72%) Junior Developer
14 24 (3.72%) Junior Java Developer
14 24 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (33.44%) Spring
2 185 (28.64%) J2EE
3 118 (18.27%) XML
4 110 (17.03%) JDBC
5 101 (15.63%) Hibernate
5 101 (15.63%) JMS
6 100 (15.48%) HTML
7 79 (12.23%) JSP
8 77 (11.92%) Web Services
9 64 (9.91%) CSS
9 64 (9.91%) SOAP
10 62 (9.60%) EJB
11 61 (9.44%) JSON
12 54 (8.36%) REST
13 47 (7.28%) Java SE
14 38 (5.88%) HTML5
14 38 (5.88%) Struts
15 37 (5.73%) Servlets
16 36 (5.57%) Esper
16 36 (5.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 126 (19.50%) Computer Science
2 92 (14.24%) Mathematics
3 74 (11.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 58 (8.98%) Hedge funds
5 48 (7.43%) Algorithms
6 39 (6.04%) Fintech
7 35 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (4.64%) Clustering
8 30 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (4.49%) Equities
10 28 (4.33%) Data Structures
11 21 (3.25%) N-Tier
12 19 (2.94%) Applied Mathematics
13 13 (2.01%) Spread Betting
14 12 (1.86%) iPad
15 10 (1.55%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.55%) Online Games
15 10 (1.55%) User Experience
16 7 (1.08%) Physics
16 7 (1.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 146 (22.60%) Linux
2 103 (15.94%) Unix
3 34 (5.26%) Android
4 29 (4.49%) Windows
5 27 (4.18%) Oracle Linux
6 26 (4.02%) Apple iOS
7 20 (3.10%) Solaris
8 11 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (39.01%) Software Engineering
3 195 (30.19%) Multithreading
4 174 (26.93%) OO
5 160 (24.77%) Low Latency
6 144 (22.29%) Concurrent Programming
7 97 (15.02%) TDD
8 86 (13.31%) OOD
9 80 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (10.68%) UML
11 64 (9.91%) OOP
12 61 (9.44%) Open Source
12 61 (9.44%) Unit Testing
13 59 (9.13%) Scrum
14 42 (6.50%) Mentoring
15 41 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
15 41 (6.35%) SDLC
16 33 (5.11%) MVC
17 29 (4.49%) E-Commerce
18 27 (4.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (99.54%) Java
2 256 (39.63%) SQL
3 127 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 68 (10.53%) Scala
5 66 (10.22%) C++
6 34 (5.26%) C#
7 28 (4.33%) Python
8 21 (3.25%) XPath
9 16 (2.48%) Objective-C
10 12 (1.86%) C
11 11 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.39%) Perl
12 9 (1.39%) Ruby
13 8 (1.24%) Groovy
14 7 (1.08%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.93%) Korn
16 5 (0.77%) PHP
17 4 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (31.11%) Degree
2 29 (4.49%) PhD
3 15 (2.32%) Sun Certification
4 13 (2.01%) Brainbench
5 9 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (3.41%) Docker
2 9 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (5.26%) Puppet
2 7 (1.08%) Ansible
2 7 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.46%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.46%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 111 (17.18%) Oracle
2 60 (9.29%) TIBCO
3 42 (6.50%) StreamBase
4 34 (5.26%) Sun
5 28 (4.33%) Sybase
6 24 (3.72%) webMethods
7 16 (2.48%) Google
8 11 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.08%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.08%) IBM
9 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.08%) Talend
10 5 (0.77%) Adobe
11 4 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.62%) Currenex
11 4 (0.62%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.62%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.62%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.46%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.31%) Informatica
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (15%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £28,000 - £37,000 and terrific package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39,000 - £49,000 and stunning benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £70,000 +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £70k - 75k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago