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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 556 618 451
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -167
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 371 259 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 353 235 505
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 +51 370 £52,500 -4.54% 48
London +63 263 £57,500 -11.53% 36
North West -7 43 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Manchester -5 39 £42,500 +21.42% 5
City of London -22 28 £55,000 -8.33% 15
South East -17 23 £42,500 -2.85% 2
South West -6 16 £47,500 - 3
Surrey +6 15 £52,500 +84.21% 2
East of England -1 14 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Salford - 13 £42,500 - 2
Guildford +18 10 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Dunstable - 10 £39,500 -
Bedfordshire - 10 £39,500 -
Bristol +1 9 £48,000 +1.05%
Teddington -6 6 £27,500 +4.76%
Yorkshire - 6 £41,500 - 1
New Malden -1 5 £27,500 -
Wimbledon -6 5 £27,500 -
Street - 5 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Somerset - 5 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £54,750 +15.26%
East Midlands -17 4 £54,750 +15.26%
West Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £40,000 -
Leeds - 4 £47,500 -
Nottingham -1 3 £56,000 +17.89%
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Crawley - 3 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 788 (100.00%) Java
2 327 (41.50%) Software Engineering
3 292 (37.06%) J2EE
4 279 (35.41%) Finance
5 264 (33.50%) Degree
6 237 (30.08%) Spring
7 230 (29.19%) OO
8 212 (26.90%) Multithreading
9 211 (26.78%) SQL
10 191 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
11 173 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 164 (20.81%) Linux
13 156 (19.80%) Maven
14 152 (19.29%) Hibernate
14 152 (19.29%) Oracle
15 149 (18.91%) XML
16 146 (18.53%) JavaScript
17 145 (18.40%) Banking
18 137 (17.39%) TDD
18 137 (17.39%) Android
19 128 (16.24%) Low Latency
20 125 (15.86%) HTML
21 117 (14.85%) Scrum
22 116 (14.72%) JUnit
23 114 (14.47%) CSS
24 110 (13.96%) Servlets
25 108 (13.71%) C++
26 107 (13.58%) JSP
27 105 (13.32%) UNIX
28 103 (13.07%) Web Services

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 103 (13.07%) Tomcat
2 65 (8.25%) WebSphere
3 52 (6.60%) Apache
4 33 (4.19%) Adobe CQ
5 26 (3.30%) Confluence
6 16 (2.03%) Jetty
7 15 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
8 12 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.27%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.27%) Node.js
10 7 (0.89%) Mule
11 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.63%) CMS
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Force.com
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.64%) HTTP
2 27 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.05%) SMTP
4 22 (2.79%) Internet
5 12 (1.52%) GSM
5 12 (1.52%) VoIP
6 9 (1.14%) SSL
7 8 (1.02%) SSH
8 6 (0.76%) SAN
9 5 (0.63%) Multicast
10 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.51%) SDH
10 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.51%) MPLS
11 3 (0.38%) DSL
12 2 (0.25%) NAS
12 2 (0.25%) AMQP
13 1 (0.13%) STUN
13 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.69%) Big Data
2 90 (11.42%) Relational Database
3 82 (10.41%) SQL Server
4 78 (9.90%) RDBMS
5 66 (8.38%) NoSQL
6 55 (6.98%) MySQL
7 50 (6.35%) Hadoop
8 43 (5.46%) MongoDB
9 38 (4.82%) Hazelcast
10 24 (3.05%) Jackrabbit
11 20 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.54%) DB2
12 19 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (1.40%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.27%) Impala
16 10 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 156 (19.80%) Maven
2 116 (14.72%) JUnit
3 68 (8.63%) Subversion
4 62 (7.87%) Git (software)
5 61 (7.74%) Jenkins
6 39 (4.95%) Eclipse
7 36 (4.57%) Ant
8 30 (3.81%) JIRA
9 25 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 24 (3.05%) Log4j
11 15 (1.90%) Selenium
11 15 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.78%) Hudson
12 14 (1.78%) JBehave
13 13 (1.65%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.65%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.40%) Robotium
14 11 (1.40%) VisualVM
15 9 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.02%) CruiseControl
General
1 279 (35.41%) Finance
2 145 (18.40%) Banking
3 62 (7.87%) Games
4 57 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 56 (7.11%) Front Office
6 40 (5.08%) Telecoms
7 35 (4.44%) Publishing
8 21 (2.66%) Retail
9 17 (2.16%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.65%) Marketing
11 9 (1.14%) Billing
12 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Automotive
13 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 695 (88.20%) Developer
2 632 (80.20%) Java Developer
3 111 (14.09%) Senior Developer
4 106 (13.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (7.99%) Software Engineer
6 45 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (4.95%) Junior
7 39 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 38 (4.82%) Android Developer
9 33 (4.19%) Junior Developer
10 32 (4.06%) Software Developer
11 27 (3.43%) Team Leader
11 27 (3.43%) Java Team Leader
12 25 (3.17%) Java Programmer
12 25 (3.17%) Programmer
13 23 (2.92%) Consultant
13 23 (2.92%) Junior Java Developer
13 23 (2.92%) Java Software Developer
14 18 (2.28%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (2.28%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (37.06%) J2EE
2 237 (30.08%) Spring
3 152 (19.29%) Hibernate
4 149 (18.91%) XML
5 125 (15.86%) HTML
6 114 (14.47%) CSS
7 110 (13.96%) Servlets
8 107 (13.58%) JSP
9 103 (13.07%) Web Services
10 94 (11.93%) JMS
11 71 (9.01%) DOM
12 57 (7.23%) SAX
13 56 (7.11%) XSLT
14 53 (6.73%) Swing
15 51 (6.47%) JSF
16 50 (6.35%) Ajax
17 42 (5.33%) Java EE
18 39 (4.95%) JPA
18 39 (4.95%) XSL
18 39 (4.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 173 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 79 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 40 (5.08%) Mathematics
6 38 (4.82%) Equities
7 33 (4.19%) Mobile App
8 26 (3.30%) Open Source
9 24 (3.05%) Derivative
9 24 (3.05%) Fixed Income
10 20 (2.54%) Spread Betting
11 16 (2.03%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.78%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.78%) Physics
12 14 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (1.52%) Handset
14 9 (1.14%) Social Network
15 7 (0.89%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 6 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 164 (20.81%) Linux
2 137 (17.39%) Android
3 105 (13.32%) UNIX
4 89 (11.29%) Windows
5 47 (5.96%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.76%) Solaris
9 5 (0.63%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (41.50%) Software Engineering
2 230 (29.19%) OO
3 212 (26.90%) Multithreading
4 191 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (17.39%) TDD
6 128 (16.24%) Low Latency
7 117 (14.85%) Scrum
8 97 (12.31%) OOP
9 79 (10.03%) Android Development
10 64 (8.12%) OOD
11 55 (6.98%) Unit Testing
12 53 (6.73%) Algorithmic Trading
13 49 (6.22%) UML
14 44 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (5.20%) Web Development
16 38 (4.82%) Use Case
17 34 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (4.31%) iOS Development
18 31 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
18 31 (3.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 788 (100.00%) Java
2 211 (26.78%) SQL
3 146 (18.53%) JavaScript
4 108 (13.71%) C++
5 46 (5.84%) Perl
5 46 (5.84%) Scala
6 45 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 45 (5.71%) Python
7 39 (4.95%) C
7 39 (4.95%) XPath
8 36 (4.57%) C#
9 29 (3.68%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.30%) PHP
11 24 (3.05%) ECMAScript
12 19 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.28%) Lua
14 16 (2.03%) Ruby
15 12 (1.52%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.02%) Tcl
17 7 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 264 (33.50%) Degree
2 22 (2.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.25%) HDFS
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Ambari
3 1 (0.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 152 (19.29%) Oracle
2 61 (7.74%) TIBCO
3 33 (4.19%) Google
4 32 (4.06%) JBoss
4 32 (4.06%) Adobe
5 26 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.17%) Sybase
7 16 (2.03%) Microsoft
8 12 (1.52%) IBM
9 10 (1.27%) Informatica
9 10 (1.27%) Tableau
10 8 (1.02%) 29West
10 8 (1.02%) Sun
11 6 (0.76%) Birst
11 6 (0.76%) Facebook
11 6 (0.76%) Terracotta
12 5 (0.63%) Northgate
12 5 (0.63%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.63%) Apple
12 5 (0.63%) Sony
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + share option scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £46000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago