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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 693 762 593
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -169
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 231 210 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.50% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 211 187 416
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
38220 41666 47579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 38.08% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33229 35645 40744
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +71 224 £75,000 +36.36% 34
London +87 179 £77,500 +31.35% 25
City of London +94 50 £82,500 +37.50% 5
East of England +41 22 £68,750 +44.73%
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £80,000 +23.07%
Cambridge +13 15 £80,000 -
South East +15 8 £48,500 -3.00% 2
West Midlands -8 6 £50,000 +4.16%
Scotland -7 5 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Glasgow -12 5 £70,000 -6.66% 1
North West +14 4 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Berkshire +12 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Coventry +12 4 £50,000 +4.16%
Manchester +5 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Farnborough -3 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Hertfordshire +20 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Reading +17 3 £57,500 +22.34%
Huntingdon -7 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Hitchin - 3 £55,000 -
South West +11 2 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £25,000 -24.24%
Bristol +12 1 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Exeter - 1 £37,500 -
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
York - 1 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £100,000 -
Bedford - 1 £47,500 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 588 (99.49%) Java
2 342 (57.87%) Finance
3 242 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (39.93%) Software Engineering
5 230 (38.92%) SQL
6 201 (34.01%) Degree
7 192 (32.49%) Multithreading
8 189 (31.98%) Spring
9 177 (29.95%) OO
10 160 (27.07%) J2EE
11 155 (26.23%) Low Latency
12 143 (24.20%) Concurrent Programming
13 136 (23.01%) Linux
14 129 (21.83%) JUnit
15 122 (20.64%) Maven
16 117 (19.80%) Front Office
17 108 (18.27%) JMS
18 107 (18.10%) JavaScript
19 106 (17.94%) Computer Science
20 104 (17.60%) Banking
21 103 (17.43%) Oracle
22 98 (16.58%) JDBC
23 96 (16.24%) XML
24 95 (16.07%) Unix
25 89 (15.06%) TDD
26 87 (14.72%) HTML
27 85 (14.38%) Hibernate
28 84 (14.21%) Mathematics
29 83 (14.04%) OOD
30 79 (13.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 68 (11.51%) Apache
2 57 (9.64%) WebLogic
3 53 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 47 (7.95%) JBoss
5 34 (5.75%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.38%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (1.35%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.02%) CMS
10 6 (1.02%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.68%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.68%) GemFire
11 4 (0.68%) Liferay
11 4 (0.68%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.51%) IIS
13 1 (0.17%) Mule
13 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.68%) SaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.31%) Multicast
2 22 (3.72%) Internet
3 4 (0.68%) ATM
3 4 (0.68%) HTTP
4 3 (0.51%) SSH
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.92%) MongoDB
1 35 (5.92%) NoSQL
2 33 (5.58%) Hadoop
3 31 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.06%) DB2
4 24 (4.06%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 21 (3.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 21 (3.55%) SQL Server
6 20 (3.38%) Big Data
7 17 (2.88%) MySQL
7 17 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 11 (1.86%) HBase
11 10 (1.69%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.69%) Hazelcast
11 10 (1.69%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.35%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 129 (21.83%) JUnit
2 122 (20.64%) Maven
3 60 (10.15%) Gradle
4 54 (9.14%) Eclipse
5 53 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 53 (8.97%) JIRA
6 30 (5.08%) Selenium
7 25 (4.23%) IntelliJ
8 22 (3.72%) Subversion
9 14 (2.37%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.20%) Ant
11 11 (1.86%) Mockito
12 9 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.02%) NetBeans
16 5 (0.85%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.68%) git-flow
17 4 (0.68%) TeamCity
18 3 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 342 (57.87%) Finance
2 117 (19.80%) Front Office
3 104 (17.60%) Banking
4 28 (4.74%) Games
5 27 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.54%) Retail
9 11 (1.86%) Back Office
10 10 (1.69%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (87.82%) Developer
2 490 (82.91%) Java Developer
3 112 (18.95%) Senior Developer
4 107 (18.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (10.66%) Architect
6 50 (8.46%) Core Java Developer
6 50 (8.46%) Front Office Developer
7 40 (6.77%) Java Software Developer
8 32 (5.41%) Graduate
8 32 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
8 32 (5.41%) Graduate Java Developer
9 31 (5.25%) Technical Architect
10 27 (4.57%) Agile Developer
10 27 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
11 25 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.89%) Java Engineer
13 21 (3.55%) Junior
13 21 (3.55%) Junior Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Junior Java Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (31.98%) Spring
2 160 (27.07%) J2EE
3 108 (18.27%) JMS
4 98 (16.58%) JDBC
5 96 (16.24%) XML
6 87 (14.72%) HTML
7 85 (14.38%) Hibernate
8 69 (11.68%) JSP
9 59 (9.98%) CSS
9 59 (9.98%) Web Services
10 57 (9.64%) EJB
11 50 (8.46%) SOAP
12 47 (7.95%) JSON
13 46 (7.78%) Java SE
14 44 (7.45%) REST
15 38 (6.43%) Akka
16 36 (6.09%) Servlets
17 35 (5.92%) Struts
17 35 (5.92%) Swing
18 31 (5.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (17.94%) Computer Science
2 84 (14.21%) Mathematics
3 79 (13.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (10.83%) Hedge funds
5 45 (7.61%) Algorithms
6 41 (6.94%) Fintech
7 36 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (5.08%) Clustering
9 28 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (4.57%) Equities
11 22 (3.72%) Data Structures
12 21 (3.55%) Applied Mathematics
13 18 (3.05%) N-Tier
14 12 (2.03%) iPad
15 11 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.86%) Spread Betting
16 10 (1.69%) User Experience
17 8 (1.35%) Online Games
18 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
18 5 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.01%) Linux
2 95 (16.07%) Unix
3 29 (4.91%) Android
3 29 (4.91%) Oracle Linux
4 26 (4.40%) Windows
5 22 (3.72%) Solaris
6 21 (3.55%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (39.93%) Software Engineering
3 192 (32.49%) Multithreading
4 177 (29.95%) OO
5 155 (26.23%) Low Latency
6 143 (24.20%) Concurrent Programming
7 89 (15.06%) TDD
8 83 (14.04%) OOD
9 66 (11.17%) UML
10 59 (9.98%) OOP
10 59 (9.98%) Open Source
11 56 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (9.31%) Performance Tuning
13 52 (8.80%) Scrum
14 50 (8.46%) Unit Testing
15 39 (6.60%) Mentoring
16 38 (6.43%) SDLC
17 27 (4.57%) Algorithmic Trading
18 26 (4.40%) Asset Management
19 25 (4.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 588 (99.49%) Java
2 230 (38.92%) SQL
3 107 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 65 (11.00%) C++
5 64 (10.83%) Scala
6 30 (5.08%) C#
7 27 (4.57%) Python
8 17 (2.88%) XPath
9 15 (2.54%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.86%) C
10 11 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.69%) Perl
12 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.35%) Ruby
13 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.85%) Korn
14 5 (0.85%) PHP
15 4 (0.68%) Groovy
16 3 (0.51%) VB
17 2 (0.34%) Lua
Qualifications
1 201 (34.01%) Degree
2 33 (5.58%) PhD
3 13 (2.20%) Brainbench
3 13 (2.20%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 19 (3.21%) Docker
2 12 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.18%) HDFS
4 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (4.57%) Puppet
2 5 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.68%) Ansible
3 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.51%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 103 (17.43%) Oracle
2 71 (12.01%) TIBCO
3 37 (6.26%) StreamBase
4 35 (5.92%) Sun
5 28 (4.74%) Sybase
6 20 (3.38%) webMethods
7 15 (2.54%) Google
8 7 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.02%) IBM
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe
10 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.68%) Currenex
10 4 (0.68%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.68%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.51%) InterSystems
11 3 (0.51%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.34%) Twitter
13 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.17%) Talend
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £66,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benifits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benifits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago