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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 597 596 462
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -134
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 320 294 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.69% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 298 276 473
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.56%

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
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 £29,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +31 319 £52,500 -4.54% 36
London +12 223 £57,500 -8.00% 28
North West -12 42 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Manchester -6 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London -27 32 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South East -3 25 £42,500 -10.52% 7
South West -22 11 £48,500 +2.10% 1
Salford - 10 £41,250 - 1
East of England +5 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey -3 9 £42,500 +49.12% 5
Berkshire +3 7 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Bristol -9 7 £48,500 +2.10%
Guildford +11 6 £42,500 -34.61% 3
Dunstable - 5 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Middlesex +1 4 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £54,750 +15.26%
Teddington -6 4 £27,500 +4.76%
East Midlands -8 4 £54,750 +15.26%
Yorkshire - 4 £48,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham 0 3 £56,000 +17.89%
New Malden -7 3 £27,500 -
Wimbledon -8 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 3 - - 1
Crawley - 3 £42,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £39,000 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Woking +5 2 £41,250 +44.73% 1

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 765 (99.48%) Java
2 321 (41.74%) Software Engineering
3 319 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 287 (37.32%) J2EE
5 270 (35.11%) Finance
6 256 (33.29%) Degree
7 241 (31.34%) Spring
8 227 (29.52%) OO
9 205 (26.66%) SQL
10 200 (26.01%) Multithreading
11 175 (22.76%) Computer Science
12 156 (20.29%) Maven
13 155 (20.16%) XML
14 151 (19.64%) Linux
14 151 (19.64%) Hibernate
15 144 (18.73%) Oracle
16 142 (18.47%) JavaScript
17 138 (17.95%) TDD
18 137 (17.82%) Banking
19 135 (17.56%) Android
20 127 (16.51%) Low Latency
21 126 (16.38%) HTML
22 117 (15.21%) JUnit
23 115 (14.95%) CSS
24 113 (14.69%) Scrum
25 112 (14.56%) Servlets
26 110 (14.30%) JSP
27 108 (14.04%) Tomcat
28 106 (13.78%) C++
29 102 (13.26%) Web Services

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 108 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 72 (9.36%) WebSphere
3 49 (6.37%) Apache
4 32 (4.16%) Adobe CQ
5 22 (2.86%) Confluence
6 17 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.95%) TIBCO EMS
8 14 (1.82%) Jetty
9 12 (1.56%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.30%) Node.js
11 9 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.91%) Mule
13 5 (0.65%) CMS
13 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.52%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.26%) Liferay
16 2 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Heroku
3 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 77 (10.01%) HTTP
2 24 (3.12%) SMTP
3 20 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.47%) Internet
5 10 (1.30%) GSM
5 10 (1.30%) VoIP
6 6 (0.78%) SSL
7 5 (0.65%) SAN
7 5 (0.65%) SSH
8 4 (0.52%) Multicast
8 4 (0.52%) MPLS
8 4 (0.52%) SDH
8 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.39%) DSL
10 2 (0.26%) AMQP
11 1 (0.13%) X.509
11 1 (0.13%) STUN
11 1 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.09%) Big Data
2 84 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 77 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 73 (9.49%) RDBMS
5 69 (8.97%) NoSQL
6 52 (6.76%) MySQL
7 48 (6.24%) Hadoop
8 47 (6.11%) MongoDB
9 42 (5.46%) Hazelcast
10 24 (3.12%) Jackrabbit
11 20 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.34%) DB2
14 17 (2.21%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (1.30%) Impala
17 10 (1.30%) QlikView
18 9 (1.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 156 (20.29%) Maven
2 117 (15.21%) JUnit
3 62 (8.06%) Subversion
4 60 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 50 (6.50%) Jenkins
6 37 (4.81%) Eclipse
7 31 (4.03%) Ant
8 28 (3.64%) JIRA
9 26 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 24 (3.12%) Log4j
11 17 (2.21%) Selenium
12 14 (1.82%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.82%) JBehave
12 14 (1.82%) WebDriver
13 12 (1.56%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.30%) Hudson
15 9 (1.17%) VisualVM
15 9 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.17%) Robotium
16 8 (1.04%) Mockito
General
1 270 (35.11%) Finance
2 137 (17.82%) Banking
3 63 (8.19%) Games
4 55 (7.15%) Front Office
5 53 (6.89%) Investment Banking
6 43 (5.59%) Telecoms
7 35 (4.55%) Publishing
8 20 (2.60%) Retail
9 16 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.95%) Marketing
11 8 (1.04%) Billing
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Automotive
14 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 677 (88.04%) Developer
2 620 (80.62%) Java Developer
3 107 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 102 (13.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (8.19%) Software Engineer
6 42 (5.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (5.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 37 (4.81%) Junior
9 33 (4.29%) Android Developer
10 31 (4.03%) Junior Developer
11 29 (3.77%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.12%) Team Leader
12 24 (3.12%) Java Team Leader
13 23 (2.99%) Junior Java Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
15 20 (2.60%) Java Programmer
15 20 (2.60%) Consultant
15 20 (2.60%) Programmer
16 16 (2.08%) Technical Leader
16 16 (2.08%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (37.32%) J2EE
2 241 (31.34%) Spring
3 155 (20.16%) XML
4 151 (19.64%) Hibernate
5 126 (16.38%) HTML
6 115 (14.95%) CSS
7 112 (14.56%) Servlets
8 110 (14.30%) JSP
9 102 (13.26%) Web Services
9 102 (13.26%) JMS
10 71 (9.23%) DOM
11 58 (7.54%) SAX
12 56 (7.28%) Swing
12 56 (7.28%) JSF
13 55 (7.15%) XSLT
14 49 (6.37%) Ajax
14 49 (6.37%) JDBC
15 48 (6.24%) Java EE
16 41 (5.33%) XSL
17 39 (5.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 175 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 73 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 50 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (5.33%) Client/Server
5 40 (5.20%) Equities
6 37 (4.81%) Mathematics
7 35 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 33 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (3.25%) Open Source
10 21 (2.73%) Spread Betting
10 21 (2.73%) Derivative
11 19 (2.47%) Fixed Income
12 16 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
12 16 (2.08%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.82%) Physics
13 14 (1.82%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.30%) Handset
15 8 (1.04%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.78%) Social Network
16 6 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 151 (19.64%) Linux
2 135 (17.56%) Android
3 91 (11.83%) Windows
4 90 (11.70%) UNIX
5 49 (6.37%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.17%) Windows CE
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.65%) Solaris
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (41.74%) Software Engineering
2 319 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (29.52%) OO
4 200 (26.01%) Multithreading
5 138 (17.95%) TDD
6 127 (16.51%) Low Latency
7 113 (14.69%) Scrum
8 101 (13.13%) OOP
9 76 (9.88%) Android Development
10 62 (8.06%) OOD
11 53 (6.89%) UML
11 53 (6.89%) Unit Testing
12 47 (6.11%) Algorithmic Trading
13 42 (5.46%) Web Development
14 37 (4.81%) Use Case
15 36 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (4.68%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.55%) iOS Development
17 31 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (3.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 765 (99.48%) Java
2 205 (26.66%) SQL
3 142 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 106 (13.78%) C++
5 48 (6.24%) PL/SQL
6 44 (5.72%) Scala
7 40 (5.20%) Python
7 40 (5.20%) Perl
7 40 (5.20%) XPath
8 37 (4.81%) C#
9 36 (4.68%) C
10 24 (3.12%) ECMAScript
11 23 (2.99%) PHP
12 22 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.60%) Objective-C
14 18 (2.34%) Lua
15 16 (2.08%) Ruby
16 10 (1.30%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.91%) R
18 5 (0.65%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 256 (33.29%) Degree
2 23 (2.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Docker
1 2 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) YUM
3 1 (0.13%) Ambari
Vendors
1 144 (18.73%) Oracle
2 60 (7.80%) TIBCO
3 34 (4.42%) JBoss
4 32 (4.16%) Google
5 31 (4.03%) Adobe
6 26 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.73%) Sybase
8 18 (2.34%) Microsoft
9 14 (1.82%) IBM
10 10 (1.30%) Tableau
10 10 (1.30%) Informatica
11 9 (1.17%) Terracotta
12 8 (1.04%) 29West
12 8 (1.04%) Sun
13 6 (0.78%) Birst
13 6 (0.78%) Facebook
14 5 (0.65%) Calypso
14 5 (0.65%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.65%) Northgate
15 4 (0.52%) Sony
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago