The table below looks at the statistics for Java ME skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java ME over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME)
Rank 902 841 889
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +48
Permanent jobs citing Java ME 2 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.028% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.004% 0.070% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 9
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £25,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -44.44%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
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 £28,500 £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% -

Java ME
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java ME within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java ME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java ME
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java ME within the UK.

Java ME Salary Trend in the UK

Java ME
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java ME within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 -42 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -

Java ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java ME 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 Java ME.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) XML
3 21 (91.30%) Android
4 20 (86.96%) Blackberry
5 19 (82.61%) NFC
6 18 (78.26%) MVC
6 18 (78.26%) Multithreading
7 17 (73.91%) Apple iOS
7 17 (73.91%) Windows Phone
7 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
7 17 (73.91%) .NET
7 17 (73.91%) C#
8 16 (69.57%) Scrum
8 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (65.22%) XAML
9 15 (65.22%) WCF
9 15 (65.22%) LINQ
9 15 (65.22%) XSLT
9 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (60.87%) MSTest
10 14 (60.87%) SMS
10 14 (60.87%) NUnit
11 13 (56.52%) Banking
11 13 (56.52%) TDD
11 13 (56.52%) WPF
11 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
11 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (52.17%) SMPP
12 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework

Java ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java ME 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 Java ME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) NFC
2 14 (60.87%) SMS
3 12 (52.17%) SMPP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQLite
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (60.87%) MSTest
1 14 (60.87%) NUnit
2 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
2 11 (47.83%) WiX
2 11 (47.83%) MSBuild
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Ant
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (56.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SOA Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) WCF
3 15 (65.22%) LINQ
3 15 (65.22%) XSLT
4 13 (56.52%) WPF
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) Google Maps API
6 3 (13.04%) WML
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) XHTML
6 3 (13.04%) J2SE
6 3 (13.04%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) J2ME
7 2 (8.70%) WSDL
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.04%) Java Card
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Android
2 17 (73.91%) Apple iOS
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Phone
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
1 18 (78.26%) Multithreading
2 16 (69.57%) Scrum
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) Android Development
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) BPEL
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) XAML
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Telerik
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle