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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
Rank 618 611 751
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +140
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 229 354 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.92% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 225 315 181
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%

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
33337 38504 39770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.35% 38.19% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28688 33190 34111
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the UK

J2SE
Top 28 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -15 228 £67,500 +8.00% 50
London -32 172 £72,500 +7.40% 38
City of London +66 68 £87,500 +34.61% 13
East of England +38 18 £60,000 -25.00% 1
North West -10 12 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Manchester -21 12 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £60,000 -25.00%
South West +31 9 £70,000 -
West Midlands +33 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +13 8 £87,500 +66.66% 5
Cambridge +7 8 £60,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Coventry +16 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 6 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 6 £70,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 6 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +2 5 £87,500 +165.15% 1
Bristol +3 3 £37,500 -
Huntingdon - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +41 1 £52,500 - 1
Guildford +19 1 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hampshire +11 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Shropshire - 1 £70,000 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Telford - 1 £70,000 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 464 (99.78%) Java
2 315 (67.74%) Finance
3 282 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (43.66%) Multithreading
5 189 (40.65%) SQL
6 161 (34.62%) Low Latency
7 144 (30.97%) Spring
8 141 (30.32%) Software Engineering
9 130 (27.96%) J2EE
10 129 (27.74%) Linux
11 126 (27.10%) Maven
11 126 (27.10%) Concurrent Programming
12 124 (26.67%) Banking
13 114 (24.52%) JUnit
14 100 (21.51%) Degree
15 95 (20.43%) OOD
16 85 (18.28%) OO
17 84 (18.06%) Java SE
18 83 (17.85%) HTML
18 83 (17.85%) Front Office
19 81 (17.42%) XML
20 80 (17.20%) TDD
21 79 (16.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 78 (16.77%) JDBC
23 77 (16.56%) Fintech
24 73 (15.70%) Gradle
24 73 (15.70%) JIRA
25 71 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
26 69 (14.84%) Electronic Trading
27 67 (14.41%) JSP

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 45 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 35 (7.53%) Apache
3 31 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 29 (6.24%) WebSphere
5 25 (5.38%) JBoss
6 15 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (1.94%) CMS
7 9 (1.94%) GlassFish
7 9 (1.94%) Jetty
7 9 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.08%) Liferay
9 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.86%) GitHub
5 3 (0.65%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.44%) Multicast
2 13 (2.80%) Internet
3 6 (1.29%) SMTP
4 5 (1.08%) HTTP
4 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 58 (12.47%) RDBMS
3 29 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.59%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.66%) Blockchain
6 17 (3.66%) MySQL
7 15 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.37%) Redis
9 10 (2.15%) Hazelcast
10 8 (1.72%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.72%) Riak
11 7 (1.51%) KDB
11 7 (1.51%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.29%) SQLite
13 5 (1.08%) Big Data
13 5 (1.08%) DB2
13 5 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (27.10%) Maven
2 114 (24.52%) JUnit
3 73 (15.70%) Gradle
3 73 (15.70%) JIRA
4 45 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 37 (7.96%) Git (software)
6 27 (5.81%) Eclipse
7 23 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (4.73%) Selenium
9 17 (3.66%) Ant
9 17 (3.66%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.44%) Hudson
11 15 (3.23%) GitLab
11 15 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 15 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
11 15 (3.23%) PhantomJS
12 14 (3.01%) Subversion
13 11 (2.37%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.37%) IntelliJ
14 10 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 315 (67.74%) Finance
2 124 (26.67%) Banking
3 83 (17.85%) Front Office
4 30 (6.45%) Marketing
5 18 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.23%) Retail
7 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.15%) Advertising
9 9 (1.94%) Games
10 6 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.08%) Publishing
12 4 (0.86%) Electronics
12 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 400 (86.02%) Developer
2 373 (80.22%) Java Developer
3 96 (20.65%) Senior Developer
4 95 (20.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (15.05%) Java Engineer
6 56 (12.04%) Front Office Developer
7 50 (10.75%) Java Pricing Developer
8 48 (10.32%) Core Java Developer
9 38 (8.17%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 32 (6.88%) Agile Developer
10 32 (6.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 28 (6.02%) Architect
12 24 (5.16%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
14 18 (3.87%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (3.66%) J2EE Developer
15 17 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 15 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 14 (3.01%) Linux Developer
17 14 (3.01%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (30.97%) Spring
2 130 (27.96%) J2EE
3 84 (18.06%) Java SE
4 83 (17.85%) HTML
5 81 (17.42%) XML
6 78 (16.77%) JDBC
7 67 (14.41%) JSP
8 63 (13.55%) Hibernate
9 57 (12.26%) JMS
10 50 (10.75%) Swing
11 49 (10.54%) CSS
12 42 (9.03%) Servlets
13 40 (8.60%) HTML5
14 34 (7.31%) FIX Protocol
14 34 (7.31%) REST
15 31 (6.67%) XSLT
16 28 (6.02%) AngularJS
17 26 (5.59%) JSF
18 22 (4.73%) CSS3
19 20 (4.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 77 (16.56%) Fintech
3 53 (11.40%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.30%) Bitcoin
5 14 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.58%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.37%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.15%) Clustering
10 8 (1.72%) Equities
11 7 (1.51%) Online Games
12 5 (1.08%) User Experience
13 4 (0.86%) Animation
13 4 (0.86%) Derivative
14 3 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (0.65%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 129 (27.74%) Linux
2 55 (11.83%) Unix
3 14 (3.01%) Android
4 12 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (2.15%) Solaris
6 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.72%) Windows
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (43.66%) Multithreading
3 161 (34.62%) Low Latency
4 141 (30.32%) Software Engineering
5 126 (27.10%) Concurrent Programming
6 95 (20.43%) OOD
7 85 (18.28%) OO
8 80 (17.20%) TDD
9 71 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (14.84%) Electronic Trading
11 54 (11.61%) SDLC
12 50 (10.75%) Scrum
13 41 (8.82%) OOP
14 34 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (6.88%) Algorithmic Trading
16 30 (6.45%) Analytics
17 27 (5.81%) Open Source
18 26 (5.59%) DevOps
19 24 (5.16%) Mathematics
20 23 (4.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 464 (99.78%) Java
2 189 (40.65%) SQL
3 61 (13.12%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.02%) Python
5 26 (5.59%) Go
6 25 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.44%) Scala
8 15 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.01%) C++
10 13 (2.80%) C#
11 10 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.94%) Groovy
12 9 (1.94%) Korn
13 6 (1.29%) C
13 6 (1.29%) ECMAScript
14 5 (1.08%) Perl
15 3 (0.65%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.65%) VBA
16 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (21.51%) Degree
2 6 (1.29%) PhD
3 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 29 (6.24%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.37%) Puppet
2 3 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 58 (12.47%) Oracle
2 53 (11.40%) TIBCO
3 30 (6.45%) Adobe
3 30 (6.45%) Sybase
4 19 (4.09%) StreamBase
5 13 (2.80%) Google
5 13 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.80%) Solace
6 10 (2.15%) Sun
6 10 (2.15%) webMethods
7 9 (1.94%) VMware
8 7 (1.51%) Currenex
8 7 (1.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.86%) SAP
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + shares
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Package (60,000 OTE)
Posted: 3 days ago