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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 604 754 684
Rank change year-on-year
+150 -70
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 344 201 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 301 172 239
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%

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
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +145 340 £62,500 +25.00% 56
London +170 264 £65,000 +18.18% 43
South East +13 48 £52,500 +10.52% 4
City of London +89 39 £65,000 +15.55% 6
Oxfordshire +4 13 £55,000 +15.78% 2
East of England +7 9 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Berkshire +5 9 £52,000 +15.55% 1
West Midlands -14 9 £50,000 +4.16% 1
Hampshire +25 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey +15 8 £52,500 +23.52% 1
West Sussex -8 8 £35,250 -25.78%
Farnborough - 8 £60,000 -
North West +19 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Oxford -3 7 - -
Coventry -4 7 £50,000 +4.16%
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Cambridge +2 6 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Woking - 6 £52,500 - 1
Cheshire +27 5 £50,000 +29.03%
Horsham 0 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Warrington - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland -3 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Glasgow -20 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Chelmsford +12 2 £33,000 +10.00%
Manchester +9 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Essex +2 2 £33,000 +10.00%
Guildford 0 2 £52,500 +2.94%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Maidenhead -4 2 £63,750 +41.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 672 (99.56%) Java
2 317 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (43.70%) Finance
4 249 (36.89%) Spring
5 248 (36.74%) Software Engineering
6 239 (35.41%) SQL
7 227 (33.63%) J2EE
8 177 (26.22%) Multithreading
9 175 (25.93%) XML
10 167 (24.74%) Degree
11 161 (23.85%) OO
12 154 (22.81%) JUnit
13 152 (22.52%) JavaScript
14 148 (21.93%) Computer Science
15 144 (21.33%) Hibernate
16 141 (20.89%) Maven
17 135 (20.00%) Linux
18 133 (19.70%) Low Latency
19 129 (19.11%) Web Services
20 123 (18.22%) HTML
21 120 (17.78%) Front Office
22 118 (17.48%) JSON
23 114 (16.89%) Banking
24 107 (15.85%) TDD
25 106 (15.70%) Scala
25 106 (15.70%) Concurrent Programming
26 105 (15.56%) JSP
27 104 (15.41%) Eclipse
28 102 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
29 101 (14.96%) Scrum

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 78 (11.56%) Apache
2 76 (11.26%) JBoss
3 56 (8.30%) Tomcat
4 47 (6.96%) WebLogic
5 38 (5.63%) Node.js
6 29 (4.30%) Apache Spark
6 29 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.81%) Apache Pig
8 18 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.22%) Alfresco
10 15 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (2.07%) CMS
11 14 (2.07%) Liferay
11 14 (2.07%) Magnolia
12 8 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.89%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.59%) GemFire
14 4 (0.59%) IIS
15 2 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (1.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (1.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.19%) Heroku
5 7 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.04%) Force.com
6 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.89%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.59%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.26%) Multicast
2 21 (3.11%) Internet
3 15 (2.22%) HTTP
4 9 (1.33%) ATM
5 8 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.59%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 57 (8.44%) Big Data
3 56 (8.30%) Hadoop
4 51 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 45 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.15%) DB2
7 27 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 26 (3.85%) Neo4j
9 25 (3.70%) MySQL
9 25 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 23 (3.41%) SQL Server
11 19 (2.81%) Apache Hive
12 18 (2.67%) Jackrabbit
13 16 (2.37%) Hazelcast
14 15 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (2.07%) HBase
15 14 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
16 13 (1.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 12 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 154 (22.81%) JUnit
2 141 (20.89%) Maven
3 104 (15.41%) Eclipse
4 98 (14.52%) Git (software)
5 51 (7.56%) Subversion
6 41 (6.07%) IntelliJ
7 40 (5.93%) Selenium
8 39 (5.78%) Gradle
9 35 (5.19%) JIRA
10 30 (4.44%) Jenkins
11 24 (3.56%) Mockito
12 17 (2.52%) Ant
13 14 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.63%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.19%) Hudson
15 8 (1.19%) TestNG
15 8 (1.19%) WebDriver
16 7 (1.04%) NetBeans
17 6 (0.89%) FitNesse
17 6 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 295 (43.70%) Finance
2 120 (17.78%) Front Office
3 114 (16.89%) Banking
4 43 (6.37%) Games
5 28 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.85%) Publishing
7 18 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.63%) Retail
9 6 (0.89%) Back Office
9 6 (0.89%) Marketing
10 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 571 (84.59%) Developer
2 522 (77.33%) Java Developer
3 91 (13.48%) Senior Developer
4 79 (11.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 59 (8.74%) Architect
6 49 (7.26%) Agile Developer
6 49 (7.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 45 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
7 45 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 42 (6.22%) Software Developer
9 36 (5.33%) Lead Developer
10 34 (5.04%) Core Java Developer
10 34 (5.04%) Front Office Developer
11 32 (4.74%) Graduate
11 32 (4.74%) Graduate Developer
11 32 (4.74%) Graduate Java Developer
11 32 (4.74%) J2EE Developer
11 32 (4.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 29 (4.30%) Software Architect
13 26 (3.85%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (36.89%) Spring
2 227 (33.63%) J2EE
3 175 (25.93%) XML
4 144 (21.33%) Hibernate
5 129 (19.11%) Web Services
6 123 (18.22%) HTML
7 118 (17.48%) JSON
8 105 (15.56%) JSP
9 94 (13.93%) JDBC
10 87 (12.89%) JMS
11 79 (11.70%) EJB
12 78 (11.56%) SOAP
13 75 (11.11%) CSS
14 68 (10.07%) REST
15 58 (8.59%) Struts
16 54 (8.00%) HTML5
17 53 (7.85%) Java EE
18 51 (7.56%) jQuery
19 49 (7.26%) JSF
20 46 (6.81%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 148 (21.93%) Computer Science
2 84 (12.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (11.70%) Mathematics
4 50 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 43 (6.37%) Hedge funds
6 42 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (5.93%) Equities
8 34 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (5.04%) N-Tier
9 30 (4.44%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.96%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.67%) Clustering
12 16 (2.37%) Online Games
13 13 (1.93%) Applied Mathematics
14 12 (1.78%) Fixed Income
15 11 (1.63%) Data Integration
16 10 (1.48%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.48%) Derivative
16 10 (1.48%) Fintech
16 10 (1.48%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 135 (20.00%) Linux
2 99 (14.67%) Unix
3 47 (6.96%) Android
3 47 (6.96%) Apple iOS
4 39 (5.78%) Windows
5 13 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (1.33%) Solaris
8 8 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.74%) zOS
10 1 (0.15%) SUSE
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (36.74%) Software Engineering
3 177 (26.22%) Multithreading
4 161 (23.85%) OO
5 133 (19.70%) Low Latency
6 107 (15.85%) TDD
7 106 (15.70%) Concurrent Programming
8 102 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (14.96%) Scrum
10 77 (11.41%) UML
11 74 (10.96%) Unit Testing
12 72 (10.67%) OOP
13 63 (9.33%) Open Source
14 58 (8.59%) OOD
15 51 (7.56%) E-Commerce
15 51 (7.56%) MVC
16 49 (7.26%) Mentoring
16 49 (7.26%) SDLC
17 36 (5.33%) High Availability
18 34 (5.04%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 672 (99.56%) Java
2 239 (35.41%) SQL
3 152 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 106 (15.70%) Scala
5 53 (7.85%) C++
6 29 (4.30%) C#
7 28 (4.15%) Objective-C
7 28 (4.15%) XPath
8 27 (4.00%) Python
9 15 (2.22%) Groovy
10 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.78%) Ruby
12 11 (1.63%) C
12 11 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.48%) Perl
14 7 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.04%) Lua
15 6 (0.89%) Korn
16 5 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (24.74%) Degree
2 32 (4.74%) SC Cleared
2 32 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.37%) PhD
4 15 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 13 (1.93%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (4.00%) Docker
2 11 (1.63%) HDFS
3 6 (0.89%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 41 (6.07%) Puppet
2 7 (1.04%) Ansible
2 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.89%) Ambari
3 6 (0.89%) Oozie
4 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 95 (14.07%) Oracle
2 45 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 38 (5.63%) Google
4 35 (5.19%) webMethods
5 27 (4.00%) Sybase
6 23 (3.41%) Sun
7 18 (2.67%) StreamBase
8 17 (2.52%) Hortonworks
9 14 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.63%) IBM
11 9 (1.33%) PTC
12 8 (1.19%) Microsoft
13 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.89%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.89%) Talend
15 4 (0.59%) Adobe
15 4 (0.59%) DataSynapse
15 4 (0.59%) InterSystems
16 3 (0.44%) LabVantage
16 3 (0.44%) Northgate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + equity + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 100% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Posted: 25 days ago