The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 587 652 409
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -243
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 349 224 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.50% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 311 201 621
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £88,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48694 44602 52105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 40.11% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40968 38825 46487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +81 340 £55,000 +10.00% 53
London +44 245 £60,000 - 32
South East -2 38 £43,750 +6.06% 8
City of London -18 32 £60,000 - 8
East Midlands -1 18 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Surrey -1 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -33 14 £41,000 +15.49% 3
Nottingham +11 12 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 12 £60,000 +100.00% 2
East of England -11 12 £38,000 -27.61% 7
Cambridgeshire - 10 £38,000 - 5
Cambridge - 10 £38,000 - 5
Kent - 9 £35,000 -
Berkshire +2 7 £46,000 +31.42%
Guildford - 7 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -34 6 £41,000 +13.88% 3
Chiswick - 6 £40,500 -
Leeds -24 5 £45,500 +26.38% 3
Scotland -26 5 £43,000 +5.52% 1
South West - 5 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -10 4 £44,000 +31.34%
North West -14 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Sheffield -16 4 £24,750 -29.28%
South Yorkshire -19 4 £24,750 -29.28%
Glasgow -21 4 £51,500 +26.38% 1
Northallerton - 4 £42,000 -
Staines - 4 £40,000 -
Leicester - 4 £24,750 -
Folkestone - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 £45,000 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 604 (100.00%) Java
2 259 (42.88%) Finance
3 223 (36.92%) SQL
4 210 (34.77%) J2EE
5 209 (34.60%) Spring
6 181 (29.97%) Multithreading
7 156 (25.83%) Software Engineering
8 149 (24.67%) Oracle
9 140 (23.18%) Degree
10 137 (22.68%) OO
11 134 (22.19%) Hibernate
12 132 (21.85%) UNIX
13 126 (20.86%) Linux
14 121 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
15 117 (19.37%) TDD
16 103 (17.05%) HTML
17 102 (16.89%) JavaScript
17 102 (16.89%) Low Latency
18 99 (16.39%) CSS
19 94 (15.56%) Tomcat
20 93 (15.40%) Computer Science
21 90 (14.90%) Banking
22 82 (13.58%) XML
23 81 (13.41%) SQL Server
24 79 (13.08%) Maven
25 78 (12.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 77 (12.75%) JSP
26 77 (12.75%) Relational Database
27 76 (12.58%) Scrum
28 75 (12.42%) Swing

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 30 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.30%) Apache
4 21 (3.48%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.82%) Confluence
6 10 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.66%) MQSeries
6 10 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (1.49%) CMS
7 9 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (1.32%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.99%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.83%) Jetty
10 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.66%) Drupal
11 4 (0.66%) FileNet
12 3 (0.50%) Mule
13 1 (0.17%) Node.js
13 1 (0.17%) GemFire
Applications
1 20 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.83%) SaaS
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 29 (4.80%) HTTP
3 14 (2.32%) SSL
3 14 (2.32%) Internet
4 8 (1.32%) X.509
4 8 (1.32%) STUN
5 6 (0.99%) SSH
5 6 (0.99%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.83%) SMTP
7 4 (0.66%) GSM
7 4 (0.66%) VoIP
7 4 (0.66%) NAS
7 4 (0.66%) Multicast
7 4 (0.66%) SAN
8 3 (0.50%) Intranet
9 1 (0.17%) MPLS
9 1 (0.17%) DSL
9 1 (0.17%) SDH
9 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 77 (12.75%) Relational Database
3 58 (9.60%) Big Data
4 49 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 39 (6.46%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.13%) MySQL
7 22 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.32%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.99%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.82%) DB2
12 10 (1.66%) OLTP
13 9 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
14 8 (1.32%) KDB
14 8 (1.32%) HBase
14 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.99%) Informix
15 6 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (13.08%) Maven
2 62 (10.26%) Subversion
3 58 (9.60%) JUnit
4 55 (9.11%) Eclipse
5 32 (5.30%) Hudson
6 31 (5.13%) Git (software)
7 29 (4.80%) Jenkins
8 27 (4.47%) Ant
9 15 (2.48%) TestNG
10 10 (1.66%) CruiseControl
11 8 (1.32%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.32%) JIRA
12 7 (1.16%) jMock
13 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.83%) Log4j
14 4 (0.66%) EasyMock
14 4 (0.66%) VisualVM
14 4 (0.66%) FishEye
14 4 (0.66%) Robotium
15 3 (0.50%) Mockito
General
1 259 (42.88%) Finance
2 90 (14.90%) Banking
3 44 (7.28%) Front Office
4 34 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.14%) Games
6 24 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.48%) Marketing
8 11 (1.82%) Back Office
9 9 (1.49%) Publishing
10 8 (1.32%) Retail
11 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.83%) Law
13 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.66%) Billing
14 3 (0.50%) Legal
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 508 (84.11%) Developer
2 467 (77.32%) Java Developer
3 80 (13.25%) Senior Developer
4 78 (12.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (7.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 41 (6.79%) Java Programmer
6 41 (6.79%) Programmer
6 41 (6.79%) Software Engineer
7 32 (5.30%) Junior
7 32 (5.30%) Junior Developer
8 28 (4.64%) Architect
9 25 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (3.97%) Junior Java Developer
11 18 (2.98%) Consultant
12 16 (2.65%) Team Leader
12 16 (2.65%) Java Team Leader
13 14 (2.32%) Android Developer
14 13 (2.15%) Senior Architect
14 13 (2.15%) Software Developer
15 12 (1.99%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (34.77%) J2EE
2 209 (34.60%) Spring
3 134 (22.19%) Hibernate
4 103 (17.05%) HTML
5 99 (16.39%) CSS
6 82 (13.58%) XML
7 77 (12.75%) JSP
8 75 (12.42%) Swing
9 68 (11.26%) Web Services
10 66 (10.93%) JMS
11 59 (9.77%) jQuery
12 57 (9.44%) Ajax
13 40 (6.62%) Servlets
14 33 (5.46%) Struts
14 33 (5.46%) JSON
15 27 (4.47%) REST
16 26 (4.30%) Spring Integration
17 24 (3.97%) GWT
17 24 (3.97%) JSF
18 23 (3.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.40%) Computer Science
2 78 (12.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (9.93%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (5.96%) Derivative
5 34 (5.63%) Open Source
6 29 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 27 (4.47%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.81%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.65%) Equities
10 15 (2.48%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.48%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.82%) Spread Betting
12 11 (1.82%) Physics
13 10 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (1.49%) Statistics
15 8 (1.32%) Social Network
16 7 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (1.16%) Social Media
16 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (21.85%) UNIX
2 126 (20.86%) Linux
3 32 (5.30%) Android
4 31 (5.13%) Windows
5 15 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
7 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (29.97%) Multithreading
2 156 (25.83%) Software Engineering
3 137 (22.68%) OO
4 121 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (19.37%) TDD
6 102 (16.89%) Low Latency
7 76 (12.58%) Scrum
8 48 (7.95%) Unit Testing
9 41 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (5.96%) UML
12 35 (5.79%) OOD
13 34 (5.63%) Pair Programming
13 34 (5.63%) Algorithmic Trading
14 32 (5.30%) OOP
15 28 (4.64%) E-Commerce
16 26 (4.30%) BDD
17 25 (4.14%) SOA
18 23 (3.81%) Data Modelling
18 23 (3.81%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 604 (100.00%) Java
2 223 (36.92%) SQL
3 102 (16.89%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.60%) Perl
5 52 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 36 (5.96%) C++
7 35 (5.79%) C#
8 34 (5.63%) Scala
9 28 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.97%) C
11 22 (3.64%) Python
12 18 (2.98%) PHP
13 14 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.82%) Ruby
15 7 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.99%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.99%) Tcl
17 5 (0.83%) ECMAScript
18 4 (0.66%) VB
19 3 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (23.18%) Degree
2 11 (1.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.50%) OCP
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.17%) MCSD
4 1 (0.17%) PhD
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.17%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (24.67%) Oracle
2 61 (10.10%) JBoss
3 60 (9.93%) TIBCO
4 29 (4.80%) Google
5 24 (3.97%) Sybase
6 17 (2.81%) IBM
7 15 (2.48%) F5
8 12 (1.99%) Adobe
9 10 (1.66%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.16%) Symantec
11 5 (0.83%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.83%) Endeca
11 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.83%) hybris
12 4 (0.66%) Apple
12 4 (0.66%) Sony
12 4 (0.66%) Kofax
12 4 (0.66%) FatWire
13 3 (0.50%) Sun
13 3 (0.50%) Twitter
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago