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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 690 543 644
Rank change year-on-year
-147 +101
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 217 444 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 189 407 209
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%

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
41216 46880 43943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.74% 39.10% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 40112 38247
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 2015 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 2 July 2015. 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 -143 198 £52,500 - 60
London -121 120 £59,000 +2.60% 29
South East +2 39 £50,000 -4.76% 12
East of England +18 19 £48,750 +10.79% 5
Scotland +22 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
City of London +32 14 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Cambridgeshire +24 13 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Oxfordshire +25 12 £51,250 +24.24% 6
Glasgow +10 11 £75,000 +57.89%
Cambridge +23 10 £80,000 +45.45% 4
Hampshire +9 10 £50,000 +73.91% 3
Farnborough - 10 £50,000 - 2
Oxford - 8 £52,500 - 3
North West -19 7 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire +2 6 £33,000 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Sheffield -4 6 £33,000 +29.41% 2
Dundee - 6 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire -2 5 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey -15 5 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South West -34 5 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Crawley - 5 £40,000 -
Guildford -3 4 £53,750 -12.24% 1
Bristol -30 4 £41,250 -8.33%
Huntingdon +6 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire +2 3 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Banbury - 3 £37,500 - 3

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 452 (97.41%) Java
2 231 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (48.92%) J2EE
4 195 (42.03%) Spring
5 180 (38.79%) Finance
6 179 (38.58%) SQL
7 163 (35.13%) Degree
8 151 (32.54%) JavaScript
9 130 (28.02%) Oracle
10 125 (26.94%) Linux
11 119 (25.65%) Software Engineering
12 114 (24.57%) TDD
13 110 (23.71%) Hibernate
14 108 (23.28%) Multithreading
15 106 (22.84%) Computer Science
16 104 (22.41%) OO
17 101 (21.77%) XML
18 97 (20.91%) HTML
19 93 (20.04%) UNIX
20 91 (19.61%) JUnit
20 91 (19.61%) Scrum
21 89 (19.18%) Maven
22 87 (18.75%) Java EE
23 86 (18.53%) JSP
24 80 (17.24%) SDLC
25 73 (15.73%) Relational Database
26 71 (15.30%) UML
27 70 (15.09%) JDBC
28 66 (14.22%) CSS
28 66 (14.22%) Windows

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 61 (13.15%) Tomcat
2 55 (11.85%) JBoss
3 52 (11.21%) Apache
4 35 (7.54%) Node.js
5 19 (4.09%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.59%) MQSeries
8 10 (2.16%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.72%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.43%) Mule
13 2 (0.43%) Liferay
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.65%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (2.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.45%) HTTP
2 14 (3.02%) Internet
3 11 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.72%) SAN
5 7 (1.51%) SMTP
6 6 (1.29%) NAS
7 3 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.65%) SNMP
8 1 (0.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.73%) Relational Database
2 48 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 41 (8.84%) MongoDB
4 39 (8.41%) SQL Server
5 37 (7.97%) RDBMS
6 36 (7.76%) Big Data
7 35 (7.54%) MySQL
8 28 (6.03%) NoSQL
9 21 (4.53%) Hazelcast
10 18 (3.88%) Neo4j
11 15 (3.23%) DB2
12 13 (2.80%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.16%) OLAP
13 10 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (2.16%) OLTP
13 10 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 8 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 91 (19.61%) JUnit
2 89 (19.18%) Maven
3 62 (13.36%) Eclipse
4 43 (9.27%) Subversion
5 38 (8.19%) Selenium
6 35 (7.54%) Git (software)
7 33 (7.11%) Cucumber
8 29 (6.25%) TestNG
9 25 (5.39%) WebDriver
10 18 (3.88%) Jasmine
11 17 (3.66%) Liquibase
11 17 (3.66%) Jenkins
11 17 (3.66%) Ant
12 14 (3.02%) jMock
13 13 (2.80%) FitNesse
14 12 (2.59%) JSUnit
15 9 (1.94%) Log4j
15 9 (1.94%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.94%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.94%) Calabash
General
1 180 (38.79%) Finance
2 49 (10.56%) Banking
3 37 (7.97%) Financial Institution
4 34 (7.33%) Front Office
5 33 (7.11%) Games
6 19 (4.09%) Retail
7 10 (2.16%) Publishing
8 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.51%) Back Office
9 7 (1.51%) Electronics
10 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Marketing
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 357 (76.94%) Developer
2 316 (68.10%) Java Developer
3 75 (16.16%) Senior Developer
4 63 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (8.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 36 (7.76%) Java Programmer
6 36 (7.76%) Software Engineer
6 36 (7.76%) Programmer
7 25 (5.39%) Core Java Developer
8 20 (4.31%) Consultant
8 20 (4.31%) Analyst
9 19 (4.09%) Tester
9 19 (4.09%) Developer Analyst
10 18 (3.88%) Architect
11 16 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (2.80%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.59%) Analyst Programmer
13 12 (2.59%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
13 12 (2.59%) Java Analyst Programmer
13 12 (2.59%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (48.92%) J2EE
2 195 (42.03%) Spring
3 110 (23.71%) Hibernate
4 101 (21.77%) XML
5 97 (20.91%) HTML
6 87 (18.75%) Java EE
7 86 (18.53%) JSP
8 70 (15.09%) JDBC
9 66 (14.22%) CSS
10 64 (13.79%) JMS
11 63 (13.58%) Web Services
12 55 (11.85%) Servlets
12 55 (11.85%) JSON
13 51 (10.99%) Struts
14 49 (10.56%) jQuery
15 37 (7.97%) SOAP
16 36 (7.76%) Apache Camel
17 35 (7.54%) JSF
18 31 (6.68%) ActiveMQ
18 31 (6.68%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.84%) Computer Science
2 61 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (4.96%) Mathematics
6 22 (4.74%) N-Tier
7 21 (4.53%) Data Structures
8 19 (4.09%) Equities
9 17 (3.66%) Public Cloud
10 15 (3.23%) User Experience
10 15 (3.23%) Client/Server
11 14 (3.02%) Clustering
12 13 (2.80%) Online Games
12 13 (2.80%) Hedge funds
13 12 (2.59%) Fixed Income
14 11 (2.37%) Derivative
14 11 (2.37%) Mobile App
15 10 (2.16%) Algorithms
16 8 (1.72%) Social Network
17 7 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 125 (26.94%) Linux
2 93 (20.04%) UNIX
3 66 (14.22%) Windows
4 51 (10.99%) Android
5 49 (10.56%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (2.16%) Solaris
8 9 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (25.65%) Software Engineering
3 114 (24.57%) TDD
4 108 (23.28%) Multithreading
5 104 (22.41%) OO
6 91 (19.61%) Scrum
7 80 (17.24%) SDLC
8 71 (15.30%) UML
9 56 (12.07%) Low Latency
10 50 (10.78%) MVC
11 46 (9.91%) Unit Testing
12 44 (9.48%) OOD
13 40 (8.62%) Concurrent Programming
14 36 (7.76%) OOP
14 36 (7.76%) Web Development
15 30 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (6.25%) Android Development
17 26 (5.60%) Test Automation
18 22 (4.74%) Performance Analysis
18 22 (4.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 452 (97.41%) Java
2 179 (38.58%) SQL
3 151 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 47 (10.13%) PL/SQL
4 47 (10.13%) Scala
5 36 (7.76%) C++
6 27 (5.82%) C#
7 23 (4.96%) C
8 22 (4.74%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.53%) Ruby
10 20 (4.31%) Python
10 20 (4.31%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.88%) Perl
12 17 (3.66%) ActionScript
12 17 (3.66%) Lua
13 11 (2.37%) XPath
14 7 (1.51%) ECMAScript
15 5 (1.08%) Korn
16 3 (0.65%) Groovy
17 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 163 (35.13%) Degree
2 12 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.72%) Sun Certification
5 7 (1.51%) Brainbench
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.86%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.86%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) EMIR
2 5 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (28.02%) Oracle
2 32 (6.90%) Google
3 21 (4.53%) Terracotta
4 20 (4.31%) Sun
5 16 (3.45%) Sybase
6 14 (3.02%) TIBCO
7 13 (2.80%) IBM
8 8 (1.72%) Adobe
8 8 (1.72%) StreamBase
9 7 (1.51%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.51%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.29%) WorldPay
11 5 (1.08%) VMware
12 4 (0.86%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.86%) hybris
13 3 (0.65%) Microsoft
14 2 (0.43%) BMC
14 2 (0.43%) Informatica
14 2 (0.43%) SAP
West Midlands
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hudson - Lucy Electric
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits package + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago