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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 616 597 479
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -118
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 288 303 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.70% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 268 289 434
Average salary £53,500 £53,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.94% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%

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
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -15 287 £53,500 +0.94% 42
London -10 190 £57,500 -4.95% 25
South East +15 35 £43,750 +9.37% 5
North West -23 34 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Manchester -20 31 £40,000 - 5
City of London -25 29 £60,000 - 6
Surrey +7 15 £45,000 +57.89% 4
Berkshire +15 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Guildford +8 11 £52,500 +12.29% 3
East of England - 11 £50,000 - 1
South West -21 10 £48,500 -0.51% 4
Salford - 9 £42,500 - 1
Bristol +7 8 £48,500 +2.10% 2
Bracknell - 6 £60,000 -
Newbury - 5 - -
Middlesex - 5 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £51,750 - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £56,000 +17.89%
Nottingham -3 3 £56,000 +17.89%
East Midlands -5 3 £56,000 +17.89%
Teddington -8 3 £27,500 -
Cheshire -18 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £42,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £54,500 -
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £50,000 -
Northwich +10 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Woking +10 2 £41,250 +44.73% 1

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 715 (99.31%) Java
2 310 (43.06%) Software Engineering
3 294 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (35.42%) J2EE
5 254 (35.28%) Degree
6 250 (34.72%) Finance
7 231 (32.08%) Spring
7 231 (32.08%) OO
8 202 (28.06%) SQL
9 189 (26.25%) Computer Science
10 186 (25.83%) Multithreading
11 155 (21.53%) Maven
12 150 (20.83%) XML
13 148 (20.56%) Linux
14 138 (19.17%) TDD
15 133 (18.47%) JavaScript
16 129 (17.92%) Android
17 128 (17.78%) Banking
18 126 (17.50%) Oracle
19 124 (17.22%) Hibernate
20 113 (15.69%) HTML
20 113 (15.69%) Low Latency
21 112 (15.56%) JUnit
22 108 (15.00%) Scrum
22 108 (15.00%) Servlets
22 108 (15.00%) Tomcat
23 105 (14.58%) CSS
23 105 (14.58%) JSP
24 103 (14.31%) OOP
25 102 (14.17%) C++

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 68 (9.44%) WebSphere
3 37 (5.14%) Apache
4 35 (4.86%) JBoss
5 22 (3.06%) Adobe CQ
6 21 (2.92%) Confluence
6 21 (2.92%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.08%) Jetty
8 11 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (1.53%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.39%) Node.js
9 10 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.11%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.69%) CMS
11 5 (0.69%) Mule
11 5 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.56%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (2.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (11.53%) HTTP
2 18 (2.50%) SMTP
3 17 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.36%) Internet
4 7 (0.97%) VoIP
4 7 (0.97%) GSM
5 6 (0.83%) SAN
6 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.56%) Multicast
8 3 (0.42%) MPLS
8 3 (0.42%) SDH
8 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.28%) SSL
9 2 (0.28%) DSL
9 2 (0.28%) SSH
9 2 (0.28%) AMQP
10 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.78%) Big Data
2 72 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 67 (9.31%) SQL Server
4 63 (8.75%) Relational Database
5 53 (7.36%) RDBMS
6 51 (7.08%) MongoDB
7 50 (6.94%) Hadoop
8 46 (6.39%) Hazelcast
9 44 (6.11%) MySQL
10 21 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
12 16 (2.22%) DB2
13 15 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (2.08%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.81%) Neo4j
15 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.39%) QlikView
16 10 (1.39%) Impala
17 9 (1.25%) HBase
17 9 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 155 (21.53%) Maven
2 112 (15.56%) JUnit
3 58 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 51 (7.08%) Subversion
5 43 (5.97%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.86%) Eclipse
7 30 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 27 (3.75%) JIRA
9 25 (3.47%) Ant
10 20 (2.78%) Selenium
11 19 (2.64%) Log4j
12 16 (2.22%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.22%) Jasmine
13 14 (1.94%) JBehave
14 10 (1.39%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.25%) TestNG
15 9 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.25%) VisualVM
16 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 250 (34.72%) Finance
2 128 (17.78%) Banking
3 61 (8.47%) Games
4 60 (8.33%) Front Office
5 53 (7.36%) Investment Banking
6 40 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.75%) Publishing
8 21 (2.92%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.78%) Retail
10 9 (1.25%) Marketing
11 5 (0.69%) Billing
11 5 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 641 (89.03%) Developer
2 591 (82.08%) Java Developer
3 110 (15.28%) Senior Developer
4 105 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 57 (7.92%) Software Engineer
6 35 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 35 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 34 (4.72%) Junior
8 28 (3.89%) Junior Developer
9 26 (3.61%) Android Developer
10 25 (3.47%) Software Developer
11 23 (3.19%) Team Leader
11 23 (3.19%) Java Team Leader
12 19 (2.64%) Junior Java Developer
13 18 (2.50%) Java Programmer
13 18 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (2.50%) Programmer
14 16 (2.22%) Graduate
14 16 (2.22%) Graduate Developer
14 16 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (35.42%) J2EE
2 231 (32.08%) Spring
3 150 (20.83%) XML
4 124 (17.22%) Hibernate
5 113 (15.69%) HTML
6 108 (15.00%) Servlets
7 105 (14.58%) CSS
7 105 (14.58%) JSP
8 102 (14.17%) JMS
9 93 (12.92%) Web Services
10 61 (8.47%) DOM
11 60 (8.33%) JDBC
12 59 (8.19%) Swing
13 55 (7.64%) Java EE
14 54 (7.50%) XSLT
15 52 (7.22%) SAX
16 45 (6.25%) JSF
17 42 (5.83%) Ajax
18 41 (5.69%) Grails
19 40 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 189 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 79 (10.97%) Algorithms
3 76 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (6.11%) Equities
5 39 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 36 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (4.58%) Mathematics
8 31 (4.31%) Client/Server
8 31 (4.31%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.78%) Derivative
10 19 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
11 17 (2.36%) Spread Betting
11 17 (2.36%) Hedge funds
11 17 (2.36%) Open Source
12 16 (2.22%) Visualisation
13 15 (2.08%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.53%) Physics
15 10 (1.39%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 148 (20.56%) Linux
2 129 (17.92%) Android
3 91 (12.64%) Windows
4 83 (11.53%) UNIX
5 47 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.39%) Windows CE
8 7 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.56%) Solaris
10 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (43.06%) Software Engineering
2 294 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (32.08%) OO
4 186 (25.83%) Multithreading
5 138 (19.17%) TDD
6 113 (15.69%) Low Latency
7 108 (15.00%) Scrum
8 103 (14.31%) OOP
9 66 (9.17%) Android Development
10 56 (7.78%) OOD
11 47 (6.53%) UML
12 45 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
13 43 (5.97%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (4.31%) Web Development
16 30 (4.17%) iOS Development
16 30 (4.17%) Mentoring
17 28 (3.89%) BDD
18 27 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 715 (99.31%) Java
2 202 (28.06%) SQL
3 133 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 102 (14.17%) C++
5 52 (7.22%) PL/SQL
6 41 (5.69%) XPath
6 41 (5.69%) Scala
7 37 (5.14%) C#
8 36 (5.00%) Python
9 34 (4.72%) C
10 32 (4.44%) Perl
11 21 (2.92%) Objective-C
12 18 (2.50%) Lua
12 18 (2.50%) ECMAScript
13 17 (2.36%) Ruby
14 15 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.08%) PHP
15 9 (1.25%) ActionScript
16 7 (0.97%) R
17 6 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 254 (35.28%) Degree
2 24 (3.33%) PhD
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.28%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) HDFS
2 4 (0.56%) Docker
3 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.25%) Puppet
3 5 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.28%) Ambari
5 1 (0.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 126 (17.50%) Oracle
2 50 (6.94%) TIBCO
3 27 (3.75%) Red Hat
4 26 (3.61%) Google
5 22 (3.06%) Adobe
6 20 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 18 (2.50%) Sybase
8 12 (1.67%) Terracotta
9 11 (1.53%) Sun
10 10 (1.39%) Tableau
11 8 (1.11%) 29West
11 8 (1.11%) Informatica
12 7 (0.97%) IBM
13 6 (0.83%) Facebook
13 6 (0.83%) Birst
13 6 (0.83%) Perforce
14 5 (0.69%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.69%) Calypso
15 4 (0.56%) Northgate
16 3 (0.42%) Dell
Northwich, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: £ Salary based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-£40K + full bens, training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago