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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 645 714 652
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -62
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 320 252 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 294 227 313
Median salary £66,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,750 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +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
39368 41783 47955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34022 35490 40541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +101 317 £66,250 +26.19% 35
London +81 233 £75,000 +25.00% 26
South East +21 43 £52,000 +4.00% 1
City of London +74 38 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Berkshire +36 23 £57,500 +22.01%
East of England +22 20 £80,000 +68.42%
Cambridgeshire +4 18 £80,000 +14.28%
Cambridge +12 17 £80,000 +14.28%
North West +32 11 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Manchester +12 9 £45,000 +25.00% 2
West Sussex -3 9 £33,000 -17.50%
Reading +8 7 £57,500 +22.01%
Hampshire +5 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -15 6 £50,000 +4.16%
Farnborough -18 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Gatwick - 5 £33,000 -
Horsham +10 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Coventry +9 4 £50,000 +4.16%
Oxfordshire -14 3 £40,000 -17.94%
Maidenhead - 3 £63,750 -
Cheshire +28 2 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West -7 2 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Surrey -7 2 £52,500 -
Woking - 2 £52,500 -
Luton - 2 £62,500 -
Warrington - 2 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -
Bournemouth +11 1 £75,000 +27.65%
Dorset +4 1 £75,000 +27.65%

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 658 (99.55%) Java
2 351 (53.10%) Finance
3 275 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (39.49%) Software Engineering
5 253 (38.28%) SQL
6 216 (32.68%) Spring
7 206 (31.16%) Degree
8 204 (30.86%) J2EE
9 192 (29.05%) Multithreading
10 174 (26.32%) OO
11 149 (22.54%) Computer Science
12 148 (22.39%) Low Latency
13 146 (22.09%) Linux
14 143 (21.63%) JavaScript
15 142 (21.48%) JUnit
16 140 (21.18%) Maven
17 132 (19.97%) XML
18 123 (18.61%) Concurrent Programming
19 118 (17.85%) Banking
20 117 (17.70%) Hibernate
21 116 (17.55%) Front Office
22 114 (17.25%) Oracle
23 108 (16.34%) HTML
24 103 (15.58%) Unix
25 101 (15.28%) TDD
26 98 (14.83%) JDBC
27 92 (13.92%) JSP
27 92 (13.92%) JMS
28 89 (13.46%) Web Services
29 87 (13.16%) Mathematics

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 79 (11.95%) Apache
2 61 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 59 (8.93%) JBoss
4 58 (8.77%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.99%) Node.js
5 33 (4.99%) WebSphere
6 22 (3.33%) Apache Spark
7 16 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.82%) CMS
11 11 (1.66%) Apache Pig
12 10 (1.51%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.51%) Liferay
12 10 (1.51%) Magnolia
13 6 (0.91%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.61%) GemFire
15 4 (0.61%) IIS
16 2 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.57%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (0.91%) Force.com
4 6 (0.91%) Heroku
5 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.61%) SaaS
6 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.30%) Multicast
2 19 (2.87%) Internet
3 8 (1.21%) ATM
4 6 (0.91%) HTTP
5 3 (0.45%) SMTP
5 3 (0.45%) SSH
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.72%) MongoDB
2 44 (6.66%) Hadoop
3 42 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 39 (5.90%) Big Data
5 33 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.63%) DB2
7 24 (3.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 24 (3.63%) Oracle9i Database
8 23 (3.48%) SQL Server
9 17 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.57%) MySQL
9 17 (2.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 15 (2.27%) Neo4j
11 14 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.97%) HBase
12 13 (1.97%) Jackrabbit
13 11 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.66%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 142 (21.48%) JUnit
2 140 (21.18%) Maven
3 73 (11.04%) Eclipse
3 73 (11.04%) Git (software)
4 56 (8.47%) Gradle
5 47 (7.11%) JIRA
6 38 (5.75%) IntelliJ
7 37 (5.60%) Selenium
8 34 (5.14%) Subversion
9 22 (3.33%) Jenkins
10 20 (3.03%) Mockito
11 15 (2.27%) Ant
12 13 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.51%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (0.76%) Gerrit
15 5 (0.76%) NetBeans
16 4 (0.61%) git-flow
16 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 351 (53.10%) Finance
2 118 (17.85%) Banking
3 116 (17.55%) Front Office
4 32 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.54%) Games
6 25 (3.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 24 (3.63%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.72%) Publishing
9 13 (1.97%) Back Office
9 13 (1.97%) Retail
10 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 576 (87.14%) Developer
2 531 (80.33%) Java Developer
3 110 (16.64%) Senior Developer
4 99 (14.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (10.59%) Architect
6 51 (7.72%) Java Software Developer
7 48 (7.26%) Core Java Developer
8 42 (6.35%) Graduate
8 42 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
8 42 (6.35%) Graduate Java Developer
9 41 (6.20%) Front Office Developer
9 41 (6.20%) Technical Architect
10 40 (6.05%) Software Developer
11 36 (5.45%) Agile Developer
11 36 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
12 27 (4.08%) Software Architect
13 25 (3.78%) Java Architect
13 25 (3.78%) Junior
13 25 (3.78%) Junior Developer
13 25 (3.78%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (32.68%) Spring
2 204 (30.86%) J2EE
3 132 (19.97%) XML
4 117 (17.70%) Hibernate
5 108 (16.34%) HTML
6 98 (14.83%) JDBC
7 92 (13.92%) JMS
7 92 (13.92%) JSP
8 89 (13.46%) Web Services
9 74 (11.20%) EJB
9 74 (11.20%) SOAP
10 73 (11.04%) JSON
11 68 (10.29%) CSS
12 58 (8.77%) REST
13 45 (6.81%) Struts
14 44 (6.66%) HTML5
14 44 (6.66%) jQuery
15 43 (6.51%) Java EE
16 41 (6.20%) JSF
16 41 (6.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 149 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 87 (13.16%) Mathematics
3 79 (11.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (9.23%) Hedge funds
5 53 (8.02%) Algorithms
6 37 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (5.45%) Fintech
8 34 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (4.84%) Data Structures
10 31 (4.69%) Equities
11 29 (4.39%) Clustering
12 25 (3.78%) N-Tier
13 20 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
14 13 (1.97%) Spread Betting
15 10 (1.51%) iPad
15 10 (1.51%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.51%) Online Games
15 10 (1.51%) User Experience
16 9 (1.36%) Management Information System
17 7 (1.06%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 146 (22.09%) Linux
2 103 (15.58%) Unix
3 38 (5.75%) Android
4 35 (5.30%) Windows
5 33 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.93%) Oracle Linux
7 19 (2.87%) Solaris
8 11 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (39.49%) Software Engineering
3 192 (29.05%) Multithreading
4 174 (26.32%) OO
5 148 (22.39%) Low Latency
6 123 (18.61%) Concurrent Programming
7 101 (15.28%) TDD
8 81 (12.25%) UML
9 79 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 69 (10.44%) OOD
12 67 (10.14%) Open Source
13 66 (9.98%) OOP
14 62 (9.38%) Scrum
15 48 (7.26%) Mentoring
16 46 (6.96%) SDLC
17 40 (6.05%) MVC
18 36 (5.45%) E-Commerce
18 36 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
19 34 (5.14%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 658 (99.55%) Java
2 253 (38.28%) SQL
3 143 (21.63%) JavaScript
4 80 (12.10%) Scala
5 67 (10.14%) C++
6 37 (5.60%) C#
7 31 (4.69%) Python
8 28 (4.24%) XPath
9 21 (3.18%) Objective-C
10 12 (1.82%) C
11 11 (1.66%) Groovy
11 11 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.36%) Perl
12 9 (1.36%) Ruby
13 8 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.06%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.91%) Korn
16 5 (0.76%) PHP
17 4 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (31.16%) Degree
2 31 (4.69%) PhD
3 19 (2.87%) Sun Certification
4 17 (2.57%) Brainbench
5 13 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (3.78%) Docker
2 12 (1.82%) HDFS
3 9 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (5.60%) Puppet
2 7 (1.06%) Ansible
2 7 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.45%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.45%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 114 (17.25%) Oracle
2 55 (8.32%) TIBCO
3 37 (5.60%) Sun
4 35 (5.30%) StreamBase
5 31 (4.69%) Sybase
6 27 (4.08%) webMethods
7 21 (3.18%) Google
8 11 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.21%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.06%) IBM
10 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.06%) Talend
11 6 (0.91%) Adobe
12 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.76%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.61%) Currenex
13 4 (0.61%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.61%) InterSystems
14 3 (0.45%) Microsoft
15 2 (0.30%) Informatica
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £70k - 75k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £110,000 + equity + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago