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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
Rank 618 631 759
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +128
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 239 326 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 231 284 162
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +20.93%

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
32797 38272 39058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.51% 38.13% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28327 32955 33682
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

J2SE Salary Histogram in the UK

J2SE
Top 26 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +21 239 £65,000 +4.00% 38
London +13 192 £65,000 - 34
City of London +62 51 £85,000 +17.24% 13
South West +35 15 £70,000 -
East of England +23 12 £55,000 +12.82%
Bournemouth - 12 £70,000 -
Dorset - 12 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -3 8 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £40,000 - 1
South East +27 7 £55,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridge +11 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Hampshire +16 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Farnborough -6 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Huntingdon - 4 £50,000 -
Coventry +8 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol +5 3 £37,500 -
West Sussex -1 2 £90,000 +140.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
York - 1 £52,500 -
Telford - 1 £70,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 456 (99.78%) Java
2 291 (63.68%) Finance
3 278 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (42.45%) SQL
5 193 (42.23%) Multithreading
6 150 (32.82%) Software Engineering
7 145 (31.73%) Low Latency
8 133 (29.10%) Spring
8 133 (29.10%) J2EE
9 132 (28.88%) Linux
10 120 (26.26%) Banking
11 110 (24.07%) Concurrent Programming
12 106 (23.19%) Maven
12 106 (23.19%) JUnit
13 102 (22.32%) Degree
14 100 (21.88%) OO
15 85 (18.60%) OOD
16 81 (17.72%) TDD
17 80 (17.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 78 (17.07%) XML
19 77 (16.85%) HTML
20 75 (16.41%) Relational Database
21 73 (15.97%) Java SE
22 72 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
22 72 (15.75%) RDBMS
23 71 (15.54%) Front Office
24 69 (15.10%) Oracle
25 67 (14.66%) JIRA
26 66 (14.44%) JDBC
27 65 (14.22%) Unix

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 49 (10.72%) Tomcat
2 43 (9.41%) Apache
3 38 (8.32%) WebLogic
4 29 (6.35%) WebSphere
5 26 (5.69%) JBoss
6 18 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (2.84%) Jetty
8 11 (2.41%) CMS
9 9 (1.97%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.22%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.88%) GitHub
5 3 (0.66%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.94%) Internet
1 18 (3.94%) Multicast
2 6 (1.31%) SMTP
3 5 (1.09%) HTTP
3 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.41%) Relational Database
2 72 (15.75%) RDBMS
3 33 (7.22%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (3.72%) MySQL
6 15 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (3.28%) Redis
7 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.63%) Couchbase
8 12 (2.63%) DB2
8 12 (2.63%) Riak
9 11 (2.41%) Hazelcast
10 8 (1.75%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.53%) SQLite
12 6 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.09%) Big Data
13 5 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (1.09%) KDB
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 106 (23.19%) JUnit
1 106 (23.19%) Maven
2 67 (14.66%) JIRA
3 61 (13.35%) Gradle
4 48 (10.50%) Jenkins
5 36 (7.88%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.03%) Eclipse
7 21 (4.60%) Selenium
8 19 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (3.94%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.72%) Hudson
11 16 (3.50%) Ant
12 15 (3.28%) GitLab
12 15 (3.28%) Jasmine
12 15 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (3.28%) PhantomJS
12 15 (3.28%) Subversion
13 12 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 10 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.97%) IntelliJ
General
1 291 (63.68%) Finance
2 120 (26.26%) Banking
3 71 (15.54%) Front Office
4 26 (5.69%) Marketing
5 21 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.28%) Retail
7 12 (2.63%) Games
8 10 (2.19%) Advertising
9 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.09%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 390 (85.34%) Developer
2 360 (78.77%) Java Developer
3 97 (21.23%) Senior Developer
4 96 (21.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (14.44%) Java Engineer
6 44 (9.63%) Front Office Developer
7 39 (8.53%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 37 (8.10%) Core Java Developer
9 35 (7.66%) Architect
10 32 (7.00%) Agile Developer
10 32 (7.00%) Agile Java Developer
11 21 (4.60%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.38%) Java Architect
13 19 (4.16%) J2EE Developer
13 19 (4.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 16 (3.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 16 (3.50%) Java Software Developer
15 14 (3.06%) HTML Developer
15 14 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
16 12 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (29.10%) J2EE
1 133 (29.10%) Spring
2 78 (17.07%) XML
3 77 (16.85%) HTML
4 73 (15.97%) Java SE
5 66 (14.44%) JDBC
6 63 (13.79%) JMS
6 63 (13.79%) JSP
7 62 (13.57%) Hibernate
8 50 (10.94%) Swing
9 48 (10.50%) CSS
10 38 (8.32%) HTML5
11 37 (8.10%) Servlets
12 30 (6.56%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.56%) XSLT
13 27 (5.91%) REST
14 24 (5.25%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (5.25%) JSF
15 22 (4.81%) CSS3
16 21 (4.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 61 (13.35%) Fintech
3 53 (11.60%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.13%) Mathematics
5 22 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.72%) Bitcoin
7 16 (3.50%) Blockchain
7 16 (3.50%) Clustering
7 16 (3.50%) Cryptocurrency
7 16 (3.50%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.06%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.84%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.41%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.41%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.97%) Equities
12 8 (1.75%) Online Games
13 7 (1.53%) Applied Mathematics
13 7 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (1.31%) Physics
15 5 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.88%) Linux
2 65 (14.22%) Unix
3 16 (3.50%) Oracle Linux
3 16 (3.50%) Solaris
4 15 (3.28%) Android
5 10 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.97%) Windows
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (42.23%) Multithreading
3 150 (32.82%) Software Engineering
4 145 (31.73%) Low Latency
5 110 (24.07%) Concurrent Programming
6 100 (21.88%) OO
7 85 (18.60%) OOD
8 81 (17.72%) TDD
9 72 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (13.35%) Electronic Trading
11 54 (11.82%) SDLC
12 46 (10.07%) Scrum
13 45 (9.85%) OOP
14 41 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (6.78%) Analytics
16 30 (6.56%) Open Source
17 29 (6.35%) Algorithmic Trading
18 24 (5.25%) UML
19 22 (4.81%) DevOps
19 22 (4.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 456 (99.78%) Java
2 194 (42.45%) SQL
3 63 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 33 (7.22%) Python
5 30 (6.56%) Go
6 26 (5.69%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.16%) C#
9 17 (3.72%) C++
10 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.63%) Scala
12 9 (1.97%) C
12 9 (1.97%) Korn
12 9 (1.97%) Perl
13 8 (1.75%) Groovy
14 7 (1.53%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.66%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (22.32%) Degree
2 9 (1.97%) PhD
3 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 27 (5.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.97%) Puppet
2 3 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 69 (15.10%) Oracle
2 56 (12.25%) TIBCO
3 43 (9.41%) Sybase
4 33 (7.22%) Adobe
5 16 (3.50%) Solace
5 16 (3.50%) Sun
6 14 (3.06%) StreamBase
7 12 (2.63%) Google
8 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.75%) Currenex
9 8 (1.75%) webMethods
10 7 (1.53%) VMware
11 3 (0.66%) Microsoft
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + shares, equity
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + shares
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago