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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 707 723 638
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -85
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 192 255 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 171 211 356
Median salary £70,000 £59,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% +12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%

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
37367 41054 44673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 37.53% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32553 35063 37550
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 185 £70,000 +16.66% 49
London +35 144 £70,000 +3.70% 42
East of England +17 24 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £75,000 +50.00%
City of London +42 17 £70,000 - 7
Cambridge +10 14 £77,500 +63.15%
Scotland +9 7 - - 1
North West +15 6 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Glasgow +4 6 - - 1
West Midlands +1 6 £50,000 -
Huntingdon -1 5 £47,000 -6.00%
Mayfair - 5 £80,000 -
Coventry +4 4 £50,000 -
Manchester -3 4 £49,250 +15.88% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
South West +7 3 £47,500 - 2
Stockport - 3 £50,000 -
Hitchin - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire +30 2 - -
Bristol +10 2 £46,250 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +27 1 £70,000 +112.12% 1
Reading +7 1 £57,500 +16.75%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Berkshire -6 1 £57,500 -
South East -14 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £48,500 - 1
Bedford - 1 £47,500 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 476 (100.00%) Java
2 271 (56.93%) Finance
3 227 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (43.28%) SQL
5 190 (39.92%) Multithreading
6 185 (38.87%) Software Engineering
7 184 (38.66%) OO
8 178 (37.39%) Degree
9 141 (29.62%) Low Latency
10 137 (28.78%) Spring
11 133 (27.94%) Concurrent Programming
12 126 (26.47%) J2EE
13 112 (23.53%) JMS
14 108 (22.69%) Linux
15 95 (19.96%) JUnit
16 94 (19.75%) Unix
17 88 (18.49%) TIBCO
17 88 (18.49%) Banking
18 85 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 81 (17.02%) TDD
20 77 (16.18%) Front Office
21 76 (15.97%) OOD
21 76 (15.97%) Maven
22 73 (15.34%) XML
23 72 (15.13%) Oracle
23 72 (15.13%) Computer Science
24 70 (14.71%) Mathematics
25 68 (14.29%) Multicast
26 67 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
26 67 (14.08%) JDBC

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 66 (13.87%) Apache
2 65 (13.66%) WebLogic
3 52 (10.92%) Tomcat
4 41 (8.61%) JBoss
5 31 (6.51%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.20%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.05%) Jetty
8 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.84%) CMS
8 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.29%) Multicast
2 23 (4.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) SSH
4 1 (0.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) SMTP
4 1 (0.21%) SNMP
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.24%) Relational Database
2 36 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.51%) RDBMS
4 24 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.83%) DB2
6 21 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.15%) MySQL
8 13 (2.73%) Couchbase
8 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (2.52%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (2.31%) SQL Server
11 9 (1.89%) Hazelcast
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.47%) Redis
13 6 (1.26%) Big Data
13 6 (1.26%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.05%) Riak
15 4 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 95 (19.96%) JUnit
2 76 (15.97%) Maven
3 52 (10.92%) JIRA
4 44 (9.24%) Gradle
5 42 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 36 (7.56%) Eclipse
7 25 (5.25%) Selenium
8 20 (4.20%) IntelliJ
9 11 (2.31%) Ant
10 10 (2.10%) Subversion
11 7 (1.47%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.84%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.84%) git-flow
15 2 (0.42%) Android Studio
15 2 (0.42%) Mockito
15 2 (0.42%) NetBeans
15 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 271 (56.93%) Finance
2 88 (18.49%) Banking
3 77 (16.18%) Front Office
4 35 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.78%) Games
5 18 (3.78%) Retail
6 16 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.68%) Back Office
8 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 407 (85.50%) Developer
2 392 (82.35%) Java Developer
3 100 (21.01%) Senior Developer
4 99 (20.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (13.03%) Architect
6 52 (10.92%) Core Java Developer
7 40 (8.40%) Front Office Developer
8 29 (6.09%) Agile Developer
8 29 (6.09%) Agile Java Developer
9 26 (5.46%) Java Engineer
10 25 (5.25%) Java Software Developer
10 25 (5.25%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 25 (5.25%) Technical Architect
11 22 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.20%) Java Architect
13 19 (3.99%) Graduate
13 19 (3.99%) Graduate Developer
13 19 (3.99%) Graduate Java Developer
13 19 (3.99%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.78%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (28.78%) Spring
2 126 (26.47%) J2EE
3 112 (23.53%) JMS
4 73 (15.34%) XML
5 67 (14.08%) JDBC
6 62 (13.03%) Hibernate
7 57 (11.97%) HTML
8 56 (11.76%) Swing
9 45 (9.45%) Java SE
10 44 (9.24%) JSP
11 35 (7.35%) Akka
12 34 (7.14%) EJB
12 34 (7.14%) SOAP
13 33 (6.93%) CSS
14 29 (6.09%) JSON
14 29 (6.09%) Web Services
15 27 (5.67%) REST
16 26 (5.46%) Esper
16 26 (5.46%) Servlets
17 25 (5.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 85 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 72 (15.13%) Computer Science
3 70 (14.71%) Mathematics
4 52 (10.92%) Hedge funds
5 51 (10.71%) Fintech
6 37 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (5.88%) Clustering
8 23 (4.83%) Algorithms
9 16 (3.36%) Applied Mathematics
10 15 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.31%) Equities
12 10 (2.10%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.89%) iPad
13 9 (1.89%) Spread Betting
14 8 (1.68%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.68%) User Experience
15 7 (1.47%) Online Games
16 5 (1.05%) Fixed Income
16 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 108 (22.69%) Linux
2 94 (19.75%) Unix
3 29 (6.09%) Oracle Linux
4 27 (5.67%) Solaris
5 19 (3.99%) Android
6 13 (2.73%) Windows
7 7 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (39.92%) Multithreading
3 185 (38.87%) Software Engineering
4 184 (38.66%) OO
5 141 (29.62%) Low Latency
6 133 (27.94%) Concurrent Programming
7 81 (17.02%) TDD
8 76 (15.97%) OOD
9 67 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
10 51 (10.71%) OOP
11 50 (10.50%) Open Source
12 49 (10.29%) Scrum
13 43 (9.03%) UML
14 35 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (6.30%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.09%) Algorithmic Trading
16 29 (6.09%) OOA/OOD
16 29 (6.09%) SDLC
17 26 (5.46%) Load Balancing
17 26 (5.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 476 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (43.28%) SQL
3 52 (10.92%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.29%) Scala
5 40 (8.40%) C++
6 26 (5.46%) Python
7 24 (5.04%) C#
8 15 (3.15%) Perl
9 12 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.10%) C
11 8 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.68%) Ruby
12 7 (1.47%) XPath
13 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.05%) Clojure
14 5 (1.05%) Go
14 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.84%) Groovy
15 4 (0.84%) Korn
16 2 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 178 (37.39%) Degree
2 32 (6.72%) PhD
3 7 (1.47%) Brainbench
3 7 (1.47%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.05%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (3.99%) Docker
2 16 (3.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.84%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.20%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.42%) Control-M
2 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.21%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 88 (18.49%) TIBCO
2 72 (15.13%) Oracle
3 36 (7.56%) Sybase
4 34 (7.14%) Sun
5 30 (6.30%) StreamBase
6 20 (4.20%) webMethods
7 7 (1.47%) Solace
8 4 (0.84%) Adobe
8 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.84%) Google
9 3 (0.63%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.42%) Currenex
11 1 (0.21%) Informatica
11 1 (0.21%) PTC
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.21%) Talend
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 + £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
JWResource
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits, flexi time,
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (15%) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: Unspecified Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago