The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 657 601 667
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +66
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 238 313 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 207 283 200
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,250 £94,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%

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
40373 45366 43957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 40.52% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 37889 38371
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -58 222 £50,000 -9.09% 31
London -38 130 £57,500 -4.16% 17
South East +2 40 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Yorkshire +11 24 £47,500 +13.09% 2
City of London -10 14 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Scotland +24 13 £62,500 +47.05% 5
Glasgow +23 13 £62,500 +50.60% 4
Oxfordshire - 13 £47,500 - 4
North Yorkshire +26 12 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Berkshire +9 12 £47,125 +3.57%
East of England +5 12 £45,000 +11.80%
Middlesbrough - 12 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +12 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Yorkshire +2 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Oxford - 10 £47,500 - 2
South West -18 9 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Bracknell -1 8 - -
Dorset -19 8 £55,000 -18.51%
Bournemouth - 8 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £40,000 - 1
North West +10 7 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Cambridge +8 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Manchester +12 6 £38,750 +4.72% 1
Hampshire +1 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Horsham - 5 £47,500 -
Basingstoke +16 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Essex - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey -5 3 £42,500 +6.25%

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 436 (97.10%) Java
2 207 (46.10%) J2EE
3 201 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (39.42%) Spring
5 160 (35.63%) JavaScript
6 150 (33.41%) SQL
6 150 (33.41%) Finance
7 143 (31.85%) Oracle
8 138 (30.73%) Degree
9 131 (29.18%) Software Engineering
10 127 (28.29%) Linux
11 121 (26.95%) OO
12 113 (25.17%) HTML
13 105 (23.39%) XML
14 103 (22.94%) Multithreading
15 100 (22.27%) Computer Science
16 94 (20.94%) JDBC
17 93 (20.71%) JUnit
18 90 (20.04%) Maven
19 89 (19.82%) Tomcat
20 88 (19.60%) JSP
21 87 (19.38%) JMS
22 83 (18.49%) CSS
23 82 (18.26%) TDD
24 73 (16.26%) Servlets
25 70 (15.59%) Scrum
26 69 (15.37%) Hibernate
27 68 (15.14%) UML
27 68 (15.14%) UNIX
28 62 (13.81%) Web Services

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 89 (19.82%) Tomcat
2 53 (11.80%) Apache
3 50 (11.14%) JBoss
4 36 (8.02%) WebSphere
4 36 (8.02%) Node.js
5 32 (7.13%) WebLogic
6 24 (5.35%) GlassFish
7 13 (2.90%) MQSeries
8 10 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.89%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.67%) Liferay
13 2 (0.45%) GemFire
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.22%) Confluence
14 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.89%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.79%) SaaS
2 12 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.24%) HTTP
2 14 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.12%) Internet
3 9 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 9 (2.00%) SAN
4 8 (1.78%) SMTP
5 6 (1.34%) NAS
6 4 (0.89%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.89%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.45%) SNMP
8 1 (0.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.25%) Relational Database
3 47 (10.47%) Oracle Database
4 36 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 34 (7.57%) RDBMS
6 32 (7.13%) NoSQL
7 31 (6.90%) Big Data
8 23 (5.12%) MySQL
9 15 (3.34%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.90%) Hazelcast
11 12 (2.67%) Neo4j
12 10 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.00%) OLTP
13 9 (2.00%) OLAP
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (1.78%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 93 (20.71%) JUnit
2 90 (20.04%) Maven
3 60 (13.36%) Eclipse
4 55 (12.25%) Subversion
5 47 (10.47%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.12%) NetBeans
7 20 (4.45%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.79%) Selenium
9 16 (3.56%) StarTeam
9 16 (3.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (3.34%) Ant
11 13 (2.90%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.67%) Log4j
12 12 (2.67%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.45%) TestNG
14 10 (2.23%) Liquibase
15 9 (2.00%) Jenkins
16 8 (1.78%) jMock
16 8 (1.78%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.34%) FitNesse
General
1 150 (33.41%) Finance
2 36 (8.02%) Front Office
3 31 (6.90%) Banking
4 30 (6.68%) Retail
5 25 (5.57%) Financial Institution
6 24 (5.35%) Games
7 11 (2.45%) Publishing
8 8 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.89%) Electronics
11 3 (0.67%) Marketing
12 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 365 (81.29%) Developer
2 336 (74.83%) Java Developer
3 65 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 55 (12.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 49 (10.91%) Java Programmer
5 49 (10.91%) Programmer
6 45 (10.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 44 (9.80%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.35%) Analyst
9 26 (5.79%) Developer Analyst
10 22 (4.90%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
10 22 (4.90%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 22 (4.90%) Analyst Programmer
11 19 (4.23%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (3.34%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (2.67%) Tester
13 12 (2.67%) Applications Developer
13 12 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
14 11 (2.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (46.10%) J2EE
2 177 (39.42%) Spring
3 113 (25.17%) HTML
4 105 (23.39%) XML
5 94 (20.94%) JDBC
6 88 (19.60%) JSP
7 87 (19.38%) JMS
8 83 (18.49%) CSS
9 73 (16.26%) Servlets
10 69 (15.37%) Hibernate
11 62 (13.81%) Java EE
11 62 (13.81%) Web Services
12 53 (11.80%) SOAP
13 49 (10.91%) JSON
14 48 (10.69%) Struts
15 40 (8.91%) Ajax
16 39 (8.69%) jQuery
17 38 (8.46%) RESTful
18 35 (7.80%) Swing
19 32 (7.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 100 (22.27%) Computer Science
2 57 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.01%) Clustering
5 23 (5.12%) Equities
6 21 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (4.23%) Hedge funds
9 18 (4.01%) Mathematics
10 17 (3.79%) Data Structures
11 15 (3.34%) Fixed Income
12 14 (3.12%) N-Tier
13 13 (2.90%) Open Source
14 12 (2.67%) Mobile App
14 12 (2.67%) Client/Server
14 12 (2.67%) Derivative
15 10 (2.23%) Graphic Design
15 10 (2.23%) Online Games
16 7 (1.56%) User Experience
17 6 (1.34%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 127 (28.29%) Linux
2 68 (15.14%) UNIX
3 57 (12.69%) Windows
4 49 (10.91%) Android
5 43 (9.58%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (1.56%) Solaris
8 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.18%) Software Engineering
3 121 (26.95%) OO
4 103 (22.94%) Multithreading
5 82 (18.26%) TDD
6 70 (15.59%) Scrum
7 68 (15.14%) UML
8 51 (11.36%) OOP
9 47 (10.47%) Low Latency
10 40 (8.91%) OOD
11 36 (8.02%) MVC
11 36 (8.02%) Web Development
12 35 (7.80%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 28 (6.24%) Load Balancing
15 26 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (5.35%) AOP
16 24 (5.35%) Android Development
17 21 (4.68%) E-Commerce
18 17 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 436 (97.10%) Java
2 160 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 150 (33.41%) SQL
4 54 (12.03%) C++
5 49 (10.91%) PL/SQL
6 26 (5.79%) Scala
7 20 (4.45%) C
8 19 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 16 (3.56%) C#
10 11 (2.45%) Perl
10 11 (2.45%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.45%) Ruby
10 11 (2.45%) XPath
11 10 (2.23%) Lua
11 10 (2.23%) ActionScript
12 9 (2.00%) VBA
12 9 (2.00%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.78%) ECMAScript
14 7 (1.56%) Python
15 4 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 138 (30.73%) Degree
2 20 (4.45%) OCPJP
2 20 (4.45%) OCMJD
3 19 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) Brainbench
6 5 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.56%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.78%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) HDFS
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Ambari
Vendors
1 143 (31.85%) Oracle
2 34 (7.57%) Sun
3 23 (5.12%) Google
4 20 (4.45%) TIBCO
5 17 (3.79%) IBM
6 16 (3.56%) Terracotta
7 9 (2.00%) Sybase
8 8 (1.78%) Adobe
8 8 (1.78%) VMware
8 8 (1.78%) hybris
9 7 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.34%) SAP
11 5 (1.11%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.11%) BMC
11 5 (1.11%) StreamBase
12 4 (0.89%) Percussion
12 4 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.89%) Endeca
12 4 (0.89%) ATG
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