The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 520 639 441
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -198
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 427 244 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 0.57% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 395 217 502
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44926 43169 48566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.01% 39.68% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38208 37489 43042
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +110 421 £52,500 -4.54% 48
London +93 305 £57,500 -11.53% 36
South East +17 38 £52,500 +40.00% 2
City of London -22 36 £57,500 -8.00% 9
North West +3 31 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Surrey +30 26 £55,000 +42.39% 2
Manchester +2 26 £42,500 +21.42% 4
South West - 20 £45,000 - 2
Guildford - 16 £66,250 - 2
Salford - 15 £42,500 - 2
East of England -3 14 £44,000 -4.86% 3
Bristol - 12 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 11 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire -29 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire -44 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Leeds - 9 £50,000 -
Street - 8 £45,000 -
Somerset - 8 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 7 - -
Dunstable - 7 £37,500 -
Berkshire +10 5 £62,500 +66.66%
Teddington +2 5 £27,500 +4.76%
Glasgow -14 5 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -21 5 £47,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 5 £27,500 -
Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
New Malden - 5 £27,500 -
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Staines - 5 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £42,500 +25.00%

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 782 (100.00%) Java
2 300 (38.36%) Software Engineering
3 294 (37.60%) Finance
4 287 (36.70%) J2EE
5 245 (31.33%) SQL
5 245 (31.33%) Degree
6 234 (29.92%) Spring
7 212 (27.11%) Multithreading
8 211 (26.98%) OO
9 189 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
10 187 (23.91%) Linux
11 161 (20.59%) Hibernate
12 156 (19.95%) Oracle
13 149 (19.05%) Computer Science
14 140 (17.90%) JavaScript
14 140 (17.90%) XML
14 140 (17.90%) Banking
15 138 (17.65%) UNIX
16 136 (17.39%) Low Latency
17 135 (17.26%) Maven
18 121 (15.47%) TDD
19 115 (14.71%) HTML
20 112 (14.32%) Android
21 110 (14.07%) Scrum
22 107 (13.68%) Tomcat
23 106 (13.55%) Web Services
23 106 (13.55%) JUnit
24 104 (13.30%) JSP
24 104 (13.30%) CSS
25 99 (12.66%) Relational Database

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 107 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 54 (6.91%) WebSphere
3 45 (5.75%) Apache
4 26 (3.32%) Confluence
4 26 (3.32%) Adobe CQ
5 17 (2.17%) Jetty
6 15 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
8 10 (1.28%) Node.js
9 8 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.90%) CMS
11 6 (0.77%) Mule
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.26%) FileNet
14 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.57%) HTTP
2 32 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.69%) Internet
4 17 (2.17%) SMTP
5 14 (1.79%) SSL
6 11 (1.41%) GSM
6 11 (1.41%) VoIP
7 8 (1.02%) SAN
7 8 (1.02%) SSH
8 6 (0.77%) X.509
8 6 (0.77%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.77%) STUN
9 4 (0.51%) MPLS
9 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.51%) SDH
9 4 (0.51%) NAS
10 3 (0.38%) DSL
10 3 (0.38%) Intranet
11 2 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 96 (12.28%) Big Data
3 86 (11.00%) RDBMS
4 78 (9.97%) SQL Server
5 63 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 53 (6.78%) Hadoop
7 52 (6.65%) MySQL
8 40 (5.12%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.32%) DB2
9 26 (3.32%) Hazelcast
10 23 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
14 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.53%) OLTP
15 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.53%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.41%) Impala
Development Applications
1 135 (17.26%) Maven
2 106 (13.55%) JUnit
3 79 (10.10%) Subversion
4 63 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 61 (7.80%) Git (software)
6 44 (5.63%) Eclipse
7 40 (5.12%) Ant
8 28 (3.58%) JIRA
9 25 (3.20%) Hudson
10 23 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.17%) Log4j
12 15 (1.92%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.66%) JBehave
13 13 (1.66%) Selenium
14 12 (1.53%) CruiseControl
15 11 (1.41%) VisualVM
15 11 (1.41%) Jasmine
15 11 (1.41%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.28%) Robotium
17 8 (1.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 294 (37.60%) Finance
2 140 (17.90%) Banking
3 64 (8.18%) Front Office
4 61 (7.80%) Games
5 54 (6.91%) Investment Banking
6 40 (5.12%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.71%) Publishing
8 18 (2.30%) Marketing
9 15 (1.92%) Retail
10 14 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.15%) Billing
12 8 (1.02%) Back Office
13 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.64%) Advertising
14 3 (0.38%) Automotive
14 3 (0.38%) Law
15 2 (0.26%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 679 (86.83%) Developer
2 616 (78.77%) Java Developer
3 102 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 98 (12.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 68 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 48 (6.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 43 (5.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 36 (4.60%) Android Developer
9 34 (4.35%) Junior
10 31 (3.96%) Software Developer
11 28 (3.58%) Junior Developer
12 27 (3.45%) Java Programmer
12 27 (3.45%) Programmer
13 25 (3.20%) Java Team Leader
13 25 (3.20%) Team Leader
14 21 (2.69%) Java Software Developer
15 19 (2.43%) Consultant
16 18 (2.30%) Junior Java Developer
17 16 (2.05%) Technical Leader
18 15 (1.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (36.70%) J2EE
2 234 (29.92%) Spring
3 161 (20.59%) Hibernate
4 140 (17.90%) XML
5 115 (14.71%) HTML
6 106 (13.55%) Web Services
7 104 (13.30%) JSP
7 104 (13.30%) CSS
8 93 (11.89%) JMS
9 87 (11.13%) Servlets
10 63 (8.06%) Swing
11 51 (6.52%) DOM
12 47 (6.01%) XSLT
13 44 (5.63%) JSF
14 40 (5.12%) Struts
14 40 (5.12%) JPA
14 40 (5.12%) Ajax
15 38 (4.86%) jQuery
15 38 (4.86%) SAX
16 37 (4.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 149 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 74 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 58 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (5.50%) Mathematics
5 38 (4.86%) Client/Server
6 37 (4.73%) Mobile App
7 36 (4.60%) Equities
8 27 (3.45%) Derivative
9 26 (3.32%) Fixed Income
10 22 (2.81%) Spread Betting
11 21 (2.69%) Open Source
12 17 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (2.05%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.79%) Physics
14 14 (1.79%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (1.41%) Social Network
16 11 (1.41%) Handset
17 9 (1.15%) Statistics
18 7 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.91%) Linux
2 138 (17.65%) UNIX
3 112 (14.32%) Android
4 86 (11.00%) Windows
5 40 (5.12%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.02%) Windows CE
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.77%) Solaris
9 6 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (38.36%) Software Engineering
2 212 (27.11%) Multithreading
3 211 (26.98%) OO
4 189 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (17.39%) Low Latency
6 121 (15.47%) TDD
7 110 (14.07%) Scrum
8 86 (11.00%) OOP
9 66 (8.44%) OOD
10 63 (8.06%) Android Development
11 62 (7.93%) Unit Testing
12 47 (6.01%) Algorithmic Trading
12 47 (6.01%) UML
13 43 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (4.22%) Web Development
17 30 (3.84%) SOA
17 30 (3.84%) Use Case
18 28 (3.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 782 (100.00%) Java
2 245 (31.33%) SQL
3 140 (17.90%) JavaScript
4 98 (12.53%) C++
5 64 (8.18%) Perl
6 55 (7.03%) PL/SQL
7 48 (6.14%) Scala
8 46 (5.88%) Python
9 44 (5.63%) C#
10 41 (5.24%) C
11 38 (4.86%) Shell Script
12 27 (3.45%) XPath
12 27 (3.45%) PHP
13 20 (2.56%) Ruby
14 18 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 17 (2.17%) ECMAScript
16 16 (2.05%) Lua
17 11 (1.41%) ActionScript
18 8 (1.02%) Tcl
18 8 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 245 (31.33%) Degree
2 13 (1.66%) PhD
3 4 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.13%) OCP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Ambari
Vendors
1 156 (19.95%) Oracle
2 76 (9.72%) TIBCO
3 45 (5.75%) JBoss
4 34 (4.35%) Google
5 32 (4.09%) Sybase
6 27 (3.45%) Adobe
7 19 (2.43%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.53%) IBM
10 10 (1.28%) Informatica
10 10 (1.28%) Tableau
11 7 (0.90%) Facebook
12 6 (0.77%) Apple
12 6 (0.77%) Sony
13 5 (0.64%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.64%) Northgate
13 5 (0.64%) Sun
14 4 (0.51%) Calypso
14 4 (0.51%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.51%) Cramer
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + share options + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago