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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 718 742 592
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -150
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 200 219 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.53% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 182 181 396
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.79% +8.88%

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
38052 41668 45678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 37.79% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33084 35529 38870
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +43 194 £72,500 +31.81% 44
London +71 152 £75,000 +25.00% 32
City of London +83 40 £82,500 +26.92% 4
East of England +32 23 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Cambridge +9 15 £80,000 +68.42% 1
West Midlands +1 6 £50,000 +2.04%
North West +19 5 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Coventry +7 4 £50,000 +2.04%
Huntingdon -2 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland -9 4 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Glasgow -10 4 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Manchester +2 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East -8 3 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Hitchin - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire +31 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +30 2 £47,500 +43.93% 1
South West +17 2 £48,000 - 3
Reading +14 2 £57,500 +16.75%
Berkshire -1 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Mayfair - 2 £90,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £75,000 -
Bristol +18 1 £47,500 -
Farnborough -1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -2 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £48,500 - 3
Bedford - 1 £47,500 -
York - 1 £25,000 -
Bath - 1 £48,500 - 2

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 533 (99.63%) Java
2 302 (56.45%) Finance
3 226 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (38.88%) SQL
5 203 (37.94%) Software Engineering
6 194 (36.26%) Degree
7 193 (36.07%) Multithreading
8 185 (34.58%) OO
9 163 (30.47%) Spring
10 152 (28.41%) J2EE
11 148 (27.66%) Low Latency
12 138 (25.79%) Concurrent Programming
13 119 (22.24%) Linux
14 113 (21.12%) JMS
15 104 (19.44%) JUnit
16 101 (18.88%) Maven
17 93 (17.38%) Banking
17 93 (17.38%) Computer Science
17 93 (17.38%) Front Office
18 92 (17.20%) Unix
19 91 (17.01%) Oracle
20 85 (15.89%) JavaScript
21 82 (15.33%) TDD
22 81 (15.14%) TIBCO
23 79 (14.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 79 (14.77%) JDBC
24 78 (14.58%) XML
25 77 (14.39%) Hibernate
26 74 (13.83%) Apache
26 74 (13.83%) OOD

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 74 (13.83%) Apache
2 62 (11.59%) WebLogic
3 49 (9.16%) JBoss
4 48 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 33 (6.17%) WebSphere
6 23 (4.30%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.93%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) GemFire
10 2 (0.37%) Jetty
11 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.15%) Multicast
2 23 (4.30%) Internet
3 3 (0.56%) SSH
4 2 (0.37%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
5 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.92%) Relational Database
2 32 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 29 (5.42%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.23%) Hadoop
5 24 (4.49%) DB2
6 22 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.74%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (3.55%) Oracle9i Database
9 18 (3.36%) SQL Server
10 17 (3.18%) MySQL
11 12 (2.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 10 (1.87%) Big Data
12 10 (1.87%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.68%) Hazelcast
14 8 (1.50%) HBase
15 6 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 104 (19.44%) JUnit
2 101 (18.88%) Maven
3 51 (9.53%) JIRA
4 49 (9.16%) Eclipse
4 49 (9.16%) Gradle
5 43 (8.04%) Git (software)
6 29 (5.42%) Selenium
7 21 (3.93%) IntelliJ
8 15 (2.80%) Subversion
9 10 (1.87%) Ant
10 8 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.75%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.75%) git-flow
15 3 (0.56%) EasyMock
15 3 (0.56%) Mockito
15 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 302 (56.45%) Finance
2 93 (17.38%) Banking
2 93 (17.38%) Front Office
3 33 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.30%) Games
5 18 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.80%) Retail
7 10 (1.87%) Back Office
8 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 466 (87.10%) Developer
2 443 (82.80%) Java Developer
3 100 (18.69%) Senior Developer
4 98 (18.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 60 (11.21%) Architect
6 53 (9.91%) Core Java Developer
7 41 (7.66%) Front Office Developer
8 31 (5.79%) Java Software Developer
9 27 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (4.67%) Graduate
10 25 (4.67%) Graduate Developer
10 25 (4.67%) Graduate Java Developer
11 23 (4.30%) Agile Developer
11 23 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
11 23 (4.30%) Technical Architect
12 20 (3.74%) Java Engineer
12 20 (3.74%) Junior
12 20 (3.74%) Junior Developer
12 20 (3.74%) Junior Java Developer
13 19 (3.55%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (30.47%) Spring
2 152 (28.41%) J2EE
3 113 (21.12%) JMS
4 79 (14.77%) JDBC
5 78 (14.58%) XML
6 77 (14.39%) Hibernate
7 67 (12.52%) HTML
8 62 (11.59%) JSP
9 54 (10.09%) EJB
10 47 (8.79%) Swing
11 46 (8.60%) Java SE
12 43 (8.04%) Web Services
13 42 (7.85%) Akka
14 41 (7.66%) SOAP
15 40 (7.48%) CSS
15 40 (7.48%) JSON
16 32 (5.98%) REST
16 32 (5.98%) Servlets
17 31 (5.79%) Struts
18 28 (5.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.38%) Computer Science
2 79 (14.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 72 (13.46%) Mathematics
4 60 (11.21%) Hedge funds
5 51 (9.53%) Fintech
6 37 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (6.17%) Algorithms
8 29 (5.42%) Clustering
8 29 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (3.36%) Applied Mathematics
10 15 (2.80%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.80%) Equities
11 14 (2.62%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.24%) iPad
13 9 (1.68%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.50%) Spread Betting
14 8 (1.50%) User Experience
15 7 (1.31%) Online Games
16 5 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
16 5 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.24%) Linux
2 92 (17.20%) Unix
3 32 (5.98%) Oracle Linux
4 26 (4.86%) Android
4 26 (4.86%) Solaris
5 21 (3.93%) Windows
6 19 (3.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (37.94%) Software Engineering
3 193 (36.07%) Multithreading
4 185 (34.58%) OO
5 148 (27.66%) Low Latency
6 138 (25.79%) Concurrent Programming
7 82 (15.33%) TDD
8 74 (13.83%) OOD
9 66 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
10 65 (12.15%) UML
11 53 (9.91%) OOP
11 53 (9.91%) Open Source
12 48 (8.97%) Scrum
13 38 (7.10%) Unit Testing
14 36 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.98%) Mentoring
16 30 (5.61%) SDLC
17 29 (5.42%) OOA/OOD
18 27 (5.05%) Algorithmic Trading
19 26 (4.86%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 533 (99.63%) Java
2 208 (38.88%) SQL
3 85 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 63 (11.78%) Scala
5 54 (10.09%) C++
6 27 (5.05%) C#
7 26 (4.86%) Python
8 15 (2.80%) Objective-C
9 12 (2.24%) XPath
10 11 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.87%) C
11 10 (1.87%) Perl
11 10 (1.87%) Ruby
12 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.75%) Clojure
13 4 (0.75%) Korn
13 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.56%) Groovy
14 3 (0.56%) PHP
15 2 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 194 (36.26%) Degree
2 34 (6.36%) PhD
3 12 (2.24%) Brainbench
3 12 (2.24%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 19 (3.55%) Docker
2 16 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.12%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (4.11%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.56%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.56%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 91 (17.01%) Oracle
2 81 (15.14%) TIBCO
3 38 (7.10%) Sun
4 31 (5.79%) StreamBase
4 31 (5.79%) Sybase
5 20 (3.74%) webMethods
6 15 (2.80%) Google
7 4 (0.75%) Adobe
7 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.75%) IBM
8 3 (0.56%) Currenex
8 3 (0.56%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.37%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.37%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.37%) Solace
9 2 (0.37%) Twitter
10 1 (0.19%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.19%) PTC
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £90,000 (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago