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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 634 654 755
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +101
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 245 312 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.77% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 221 267 197
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
35610 40712 42399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.21% 38.33% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 34923 36449
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,459 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +29 242 £67,500 +8.00% 40
London +53 192 £67,500 -3.57% 36
City of London +48 49 £85,000 +30.76% 9
Cambridgeshire +19 18 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +8 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridge +24 14 £60,000 -25.00% 1
South East +26 12 £55,000 +6.28% 1
Hampshire -3 10 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Farnborough -11 9 £55,000 +57.14%
South West +19 8 £70,000 - 1
North West -5 8 £40,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 8 £70,000 - 1
Dorset - 8 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon 0 4 £50,000 -
Scotland +14 3 £72,500 +38.09%
Glasgow +11 3 £72,500 +38.09%
West Sussex +20 2 - -
West Midlands -16 2 £57,500 +17.34%
Worthing - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £49,250 -
Yorkshire +16 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Coventry -2 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Telford -7 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Shropshire -9 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Canary Wharf -13 1 £67,500 +3.84%
York - 1 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 450 (100.00%) Java
2 278 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (59.78%) Finance
4 196 (43.56%) Multithreading
5 187 (41.56%) SQL
6 162 (36.00%) Software Engineering
7 147 (32.67%) Low Latency
8 133 (29.56%) J2EE
9 132 (29.33%) OO
10 128 (28.44%) Linux
11 124 (27.56%) Spring
12 122 (27.11%) Degree
13 117 (26.00%) Banking
14 114 (25.33%) Concurrent Programming
15 100 (22.22%) JUnit
16 89 (19.78%) JMS
16 89 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 84 (18.67%) Maven
18 81 (18.00%) Unix
19 79 (17.56%) TDD
20 77 (17.11%) HTML
21 76 (16.89%) XML
22 74 (16.44%) OOD
23 73 (16.22%) Relational Database
24 68 (15.11%) TIBCO
25 67 (14.89%) RDBMS
25 67 (14.89%) Java SE
25 67 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
26 66 (14.67%) Hibernate
27 64 (14.22%) Oracle

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 54 (12.00%) Apache
2 52 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.67%) WebLogic
4 31 (6.89%) WebSphere
5 29 (6.44%) JBoss
6 17 (3.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (2.89%) Jetty
8 9 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.00%) CMS
8 9 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.56%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) Liferay
11 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.89%) GitHub
5 3 (0.67%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.67%) Multicast
2 23 (5.11%) Internet
3 7 (1.56%) SMTP
4 5 (1.11%) HTTP
4 5 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 67 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 39 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (4.44%) MySQL
7 17 (3.78%) DB2
8 15 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 15 (3.33%) Redis
9 13 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.67%) Couchbase
10 12 (2.67%) Hazelcast
10 12 (2.67%) Riak
10 12 (2.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (1.78%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.56%) SQLite
13 5 (1.11%) Big Data
13 5 (1.11%) Jackrabbit
14 4 (0.89%) HBase
14 4 (0.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 100 (22.22%) JUnit
2 84 (18.67%) Maven
3 60 (13.33%) JIRA
4 47 (10.44%) Gradle
5 46 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 38 (8.44%) Git (software)
7 25 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 22 (4.89%) Selenium
9 18 (4.00%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (3.56%) Subversion
12 15 (3.33%) GitLab
12 15 (3.33%) Hudson
12 15 (3.33%) Jasmine
12 15 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (3.33%) PhantomJS
13 13 (2.89%) Ant
14 12 (2.67%) Cucumber
15 11 (2.44%) IntelliJ
16 10 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 269 (59.78%) Finance
2 117 (26.00%) Banking
3 63 (14.00%) Front Office
4 30 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.33%) Marketing
6 15 (3.33%) Games
7 13 (2.89%) Retail
8 11 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.78%) Advertising
11 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.11%) Publishing
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Legal
14 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 378 (84.00%) Developer
2 347 (77.11%) Java Developer
3 87 (19.33%) Senior Developer
3 87 (19.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 48 (10.67%) Java Engineer
5 44 (9.78%) Architect
6 40 (8.89%) Core Java Developer
7 35 (7.78%) Front Office Developer
7 35 (7.78%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 26 (5.78%) Agile Developer
8 26 (5.78%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 19 (4.22%) Java Architect
11 18 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
13 15 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.33%) Technical Architect
14 14 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (29.56%) J2EE
2 124 (27.56%) Spring
3 89 (19.78%) JMS
4 77 (17.11%) HTML
5 76 (16.89%) XML
6 67 (14.89%) Java SE
7 66 (14.67%) Hibernate
8 60 (13.33%) JDBC
9 57 (12.67%) Swing
10 55 (12.22%) JSP
11 47 (10.44%) CSS
12 40 (8.89%) HTML5
13 32 (7.11%) Servlets
14 28 (6.22%) AngularJS
15 24 (5.33%) XSLT
16 23 (5.11%) JSF
17 21 (4.67%) CSS3
17 21 (4.67%) JSON
17 21 (4.67%) REST
18 20 (4.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (11.78%) Fintech
3 47 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 32 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.44%) Clustering
7 17 (3.78%) Algorithms
8 16 (3.56%) Hedge funds
9 15 (3.33%) Mobile App
10 14 (3.11%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.11%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.44%) Applied Mathematics
12 8 (1.78%) Equities
12 8 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.78%) Online Games
13 7 (1.56%) Bitcoin
13 7 (1.56%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.56%) Cryptocurrency
14 5 (1.11%) User Experience
15 4 (0.89%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 128 (28.44%) Linux
2 81 (18.00%) Unix
3 21 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
3 21 (4.67%) Solaris
4 18 (4.00%) Android
5 11 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.22%) Windows
7 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (43.56%) Multithreading
3 162 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 147 (32.67%) Low Latency
5 132 (29.33%) OO
6 114 (25.33%) Concurrent Programming
7 79 (17.56%) TDD
8 74 (16.44%) OOD
9 67 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
11 47 (10.44%) Electronic Trading
12 45 (10.00%) SDLC
13 44 (9.78%) Scrum
14 39 (8.67%) OOP
15 38 (8.44%) Open Source
16 35 (7.78%) Analytics
17 32 (7.11%) UML
18 26 (5.78%) Algorithmic Trading
19 23 (5.11%) OOA/OOD
20 21 (4.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 450 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (41.56%) SQL
3 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.78%) Python
5 28 (6.22%) Go
6 24 (5.33%) Scala
7 23 (5.11%) C++
8 22 (4.89%) C#
9 21 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.67%) Perl
13 11 (2.44%) C
14 9 (2.00%) Groovy
14 9 (2.00%) Korn
15 8 (1.78%) ECMAScript
16 6 (1.33%) Ruby
17 5 (1.11%) Clojure
18 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (27.11%) Degree
2 19 (4.22%) PhD
3 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Brainbench
4 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (6.89%) Docker
2 8 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.67%) Puppet
2 3 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 68 (15.11%) TIBCO
2 64 (14.22%) Oracle
3 40 (8.89%) Sybase
4 32 (7.11%) Adobe
5 22 (4.89%) Sun
6 11 (2.44%) webMethods
7 10 (2.22%) Google
7 10 (2.22%) Solace
8 8 (1.78%) Currenex
9 7 (1.56%) StreamBase
10 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.89%) VMware
12 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + shares
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago