The first table below looks at the demand for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 704 804 690
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -114
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 203 65 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.060% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 160 59 194
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45345 42986 48272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 39.54% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38527 37281 42694
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 £28,500
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% -

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java SE
Salary Trend

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

Java SE Salary Trend in the UK

Java SE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Java SE Salary Histogram in the UK

Java SE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +73 182 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London +47 108 £64,000 +42.22% 10
City of London +26 49 £70,000 +60.00% 3
East of England +16 21 £40,000 - 1
North West +11 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Essex - 21 £40,000 -
Scotland - 19 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +11 11 £50,000 +11.11%
South East +2 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Stirling - 11 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 10 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -29 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire -35 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Warrington - 8 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 8 - - 2
North East - 8 - - 2
Glasgow - 7 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 6 £50,000 -
Teddington 0 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Witham - 4 £27,500 -
Worthing - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £28,750 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 4 £41,250 -
Colchester - 4 £41,250 -
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Wakefield -1 3 £36,500 +12.30%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 373 (98.68%) Java
2 153 (40.48%) Spring
2 153 (40.48%) Java EE
3 124 (32.80%) SQL
4 108 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 108 (28.57%) Linux
5 105 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 103 (27.25%) UNIX
6 103 (27.25%) J2EE
7 101 (26.72%) Finance
8 90 (23.81%) XML
9 89 (23.54%) Maven
10 83 (21.96%) HTML
11 72 (19.05%) TDD
12 66 (17.46%) OO
12 66 (17.46%) Eclipse
13 64 (16.93%) Multithreading
14 62 (16.40%) Ant
14 62 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
15 61 (16.14%) Degree
16 60 (15.87%) Software Engineering
16 60 (15.87%) Web Services
17 59 (15.61%) SOA
17 59 (15.61%) Relational Database
18 57 (15.08%) CSS
19 56 (14.81%) JPA
20 55 (14.55%) Oracle
21 53 (14.02%) JBoss
22 51 (13.49%) Tomcat
23 47 (12.43%) EJB

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (13.49%) Tomcat
2 26 (6.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 26 (6.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 24 (6.35%) Apache
4 15 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.65%) GlassFish
7 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.85%) Jetty
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.06%) IIS
10 4 (1.06%) CMS
10 4 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.79%) PegaRULES
11 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (6.88%) BusinessWorks
1 26 (6.88%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 26 (6.88%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.76%) HTTP
2 9 (2.38%) SSH
3 5 (1.32%) SSL
3 5 (1.32%) LDAP
4 4 (1.06%) Internet
4 4 (1.06%) RTP
5 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.26%) Multicast
5 1 (0.26%) GSM
5 1 (0.26%) VoIP
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.61%) Relational Database
2 45 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 41 (10.85%) MySQL
4 36 (9.52%) Big Data
5 33 (8.73%) MongoDB
6 28 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 24 (6.35%) RDBMS
7 24 (6.35%) Oracle Database
8 22 (5.82%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.70%) Redis
10 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.85%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.06%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.53%) HBase
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.26%) DB2
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 89 (23.54%) Maven
2 66 (17.46%) Eclipse
3 62 (16.40%) Ant
4 43 (11.38%) JUnit
5 40 (10.58%) Subversion
6 36 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 23 (6.08%) Mockito
8 15 (3.97%) Hudson
8 15 (3.97%) Jenkins
9 14 (3.70%) Mercurial
10 12 (3.17%) PhoneGap
10 12 (3.17%) NetBeans
11 10 (2.65%) Introscope
11 10 (2.65%) Xcode
11 10 (2.65%) MyEclipse
12 9 (2.38%) Emacs
13 8 (2.12%) Gradle
13 8 (2.12%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.85%) JIRA
14 7 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 101 (26.72%) Finance
2 33 (8.73%) Banking
3 26 (6.88%) Games
4 23 (6.08%) Automotive
5 21 (5.56%) Retail
6 17 (4.50%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.97%) Front Office
8 11 (2.91%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.06%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 260 (68.78%) Developer
2 239 (63.23%) Java Developer
3 50 (13.23%) Senior Developer
4 43 (11.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 39 (10.32%) Architect
6 38 (10.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 28 (7.41%) Consultant
8 27 (7.14%) Trainer
9 23 (6.08%) J2EE Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Senior Architect
11 15 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.44%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.44%) TIBCO Specialist
13 12 (3.17%) TIBCO Consultant
13 12 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.91%) Analyst
14 11 (2.91%) Programmer
14 11 (2.91%) Java Web Developer
14 11 (2.91%) Java Programmer
15 10 (2.65%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (40.48%) Spring
1 153 (40.48%) Java EE
2 105 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 103 (27.25%) J2EE
4 90 (23.81%) XML
5 83 (21.96%) HTML
6 60 (15.87%) Web Services
7 57 (15.08%) CSS
8 56 (14.81%) JPA
9 47 (12.43%) EJB
10 41 (10.85%) Struts
11 39 (10.32%) SOAP
12 37 (9.79%) JMS
12 37 (9.79%) jQuery
13 34 (8.99%) HTML5
14 33 (8.73%) JSON
14 33 (8.73%) Spring MVC
15 32 (8.47%) Servlets
16 29 (7.67%) Swing
16 29 (7.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 38 (10.05%) Open Source
3 28 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.65%) Social Media
5 10 (2.65%) Web 2.0
6 9 (2.38%) Mobile Games
7 6 (1.59%) Grid Computing
7 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.06%) Physics
8 4 (1.06%) GIS
9 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.79%) Derivative
9 3 (0.79%) Statistics
9 3 (0.79%) CUDA
9 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 108 (28.57%) Linux
2 103 (27.25%) UNIX
3 29 (7.67%) Windows
4 20 (5.29%) Android
5 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.65%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.05%) TDD
2 66 (17.46%) OO
3 64 (16.93%) Multithreading
4 62 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (15.87%) Software Engineering
6 59 (15.61%) SOA
7 46 (12.17%) Scrum
8 38 (10.05%) Unit Testing
9 36 (9.52%) MVC
10 24 (6.35%) OOP
11 23 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 13 (3.44%) UML
15 11 (2.91%) Knowledge Management
16 10 (2.65%) Validation
16 10 (2.65%) OOD
16 10 (2.65%) EAI
16 10 (2.65%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 373 (98.68%) Java
2 124 (32.80%) SQL
3 108 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 46 (12.17%) Shell Script
5 33 (8.73%) Scala
6 30 (7.94%) C++
7 27 (7.14%) C
8 25 (6.61%) C#
9 16 (4.23%) Python
10 15 (3.97%) Perl
11 13 (3.44%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.44%) Groovy
12 11 (2.91%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.38%) Erlang
15 7 (1.85%) Ruby
16 5 (1.32%) XPath
17 4 (1.06%) PHP
18 3 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (16.14%) Degree
2 15 (3.97%) PhD
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.88%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.26%) KVM
2 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (14.55%) Oracle
2 53 (14.02%) JBoss
3 33 (8.73%) TIBCO
4 17 (4.50%) Google
5 12 (3.17%) IBM
6 10 (2.65%) Splunk
6 10 (2.65%) Perforce
7 9 (2.38%) Pega
8 8 (2.12%) Sybase
8 8 (2.12%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.85%) BEA
10 4 (1.06%) Informatica
10 4 (1.06%) Adobe
10 4 (1.06%) Dell
10 4 (1.06%) VMware
11 3 (0.79%) Zend
11 3 (0.79%) ILOG
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.26%) Facebook
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