The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 747 753 741
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 133 126 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 114 110 131
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £38,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -18.42%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 125 £48,750 +13.37% 20
London +5 67 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +2 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South East -12 19 £47,500 +8.57% 8
Essex +3 18 £40,000 +3.22% 2
City of London +4 16 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Teddington - 8 £50,000 - 1
South West -9 7 £52,500 +41.89% 1
Newbury +6 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Chelmsford +5 6 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +5 6 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Somerset - 6 £46,250 -
Bath - 6 £46,250 -
Scotland - 6 £48,750 - 1
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Chessington - 5 £55,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £47,500 -
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey - 5 £44,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £60,000 +71.42%
North West -23 4 £39,000 -23.52% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands +13 3 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Cambridge +3 3 - -
Cheshire -3 3 £38,000 -25.49%
Runcorn - 3 £38,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
Derbyshire +15 2 £40,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -21 2 £37,500 -11.76%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 325 (96.15%) Java
2 142 (42.01%) Spring
3 137 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (36.09%) Maven
5 113 (33.43%) SQL
6 96 (28.40%) Scrum
7 93 (27.51%) Java EE
8 92 (27.22%) JavaScript
9 91 (26.92%) XML
10 89 (26.33%) OO
11 88 (26.04%) HTML
11 88 (26.04%) Web Services
12 85 (25.15%) J2EE
13 82 (24.26%) CSS
14 79 (23.37%) TDD
15 70 (20.71%) Hibernate
16 69 (20.41%) Degree
17 67 (19.82%) MySQL
17 67 (19.82%) SOAP
18 65 (19.23%) Relational Database
19 64 (18.93%) JBoss
20 62 (18.34%) JUnit
21 61 (18.05%) Oracle
21 61 (18.05%) Software Engineering
22 57 (16.86%) Linux
23 56 (16.57%) Eclipse
24 55 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (16.27%) Mentoring
25 54 (15.98%) JMS
26 52 (15.38%) MVC

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (18.93%) JBoss
2 46 (13.61%) Tomcat
3 39 (11.54%) Apache
4 32 (9.47%) WebSphere
5 24 (7.10%) WebLogic
6 19 (5.62%) Jetty
7 16 (4.73%) GlassFish
8 8 (2.37%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.89%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.89%) CMS
11 3 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.59%) GemFire
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) MS Office
1 5 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.96%) SaaS
2 6 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.78%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.73%) SSH
2 15 (4.44%) SSL
3 14 (4.14%) HTTP
4 10 (2.96%) LDAP
5 8 (2.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.82%) MySQL
2 65 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 35 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 31 (9.17%) Big Data
5 30 (8.88%) SQL Server
5 30 (8.88%) RDBMS
6 24 (7.10%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.33%) MarkLogic
8 12 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.48%) DB2
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.59%) Redis
14 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.30%) KDB
14 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.30%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 122 (36.09%) Maven
2 62 (18.34%) JUnit
3 56 (16.57%) Eclipse
4 48 (14.20%) Jenkins
5 41 (12.13%) Ant
5 41 (12.13%) Subversion
6 39 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 27 (7.99%) Mockito
8 25 (7.40%) Selenium
9 22 (6.51%) Hudson
10 21 (6.21%) Cucumber
11 16 (4.73%) Gradle
12 12 (3.55%) TeamCity
12 12 (3.55%) JIRA
13 10 (2.96%) Emacs
13 10 (2.96%) Mercurial
14 8 (2.37%) JProfiler
14 8 (2.37%) YourKit
15 6 (1.78%) NUnit
16 4 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (15.38%) Finance
2 31 (9.17%) Banking
3 24 (7.10%) Automotive
4 22 (6.51%) Games
5 16 (4.73%) Publishing
6 12 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.25%) Retail
8 7 (2.07%) Advertising
9 6 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.78%) Front Office
9 6 (1.78%) iGaming
10 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.18%) International Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Military
11 3 (0.89%) Electronics
11 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (72.78%) Developer
2 220 (65.09%) Java Developer
3 43 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 36 (10.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.10%) Architect
7 21 (6.21%) Trainer
7 21 (6.21%) Consultant
8 20 (5.92%) Junior
8 20 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 17 (5.03%) Junior Java Developer
10 17 (5.03%) Junior Developer
11 14 (4.14%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.85%) Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.55%) Java Consultant
14 11 (3.25%) Java Team Leader
14 11 (3.25%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (42.01%) Spring
2 93 (27.51%) Java EE
3 91 (26.92%) XML
4 88 (26.04%) HTML
4 88 (26.04%) Web Services
5 85 (25.15%) J2EE
6 82 (24.26%) CSS
7 70 (20.71%) Hibernate
8 67 (19.82%) SOAP
9 54 (15.98%) JMS
10 47 (13.91%) REST
11 42 (12.43%) Struts
12 39 (11.54%) EJB
12 39 (11.54%) Spring MVC
13 38 (11.24%) Swing
14 33 (9.76%) JPA
15 30 (8.88%) jQuery
16 27 (7.99%) EJB 3.0
16 27 (7.99%) Servlets
17 25 (7.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.69%) Open Source
4 18 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.73%) GIS
6 13 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.96%) Mobile Games
7 10 (2.96%) Statistics
8 7 (2.07%) iPad
9 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.48%) Web 2.0
10 5 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.18%) User Experience
11 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.89%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.89%) Derivative
12 3 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.86%) Linux
2 51 (15.09%) UNIX
3 25 (7.40%) Windows
4 6 (1.78%) Android
5 5 (1.48%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.59%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (28.40%) Scrum
3 89 (26.33%) OO
4 79 (23.37%) TDD
5 61 (18.05%) Software Engineering
6 55 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (16.27%) Mentoring
7 52 (15.38%) MVC
8 50 (14.79%) Multithreading
9 36 (10.65%) Unit Testing
9 36 (10.65%) SOA
10 26 (7.69%) BDD
10 26 (7.69%) Coaching
11 24 (7.10%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (6.51%) OOP
13 19 (5.62%) OOD
14 18 (5.33%) UML
14 18 (5.33%) Project Management
14 18 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (4.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 325 (96.15%) Java
2 113 (33.43%) SQL
3 92 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 46 (13.61%) C++
5 37 (10.95%) C#
6 28 (8.28%) XPath
7 22 (6.51%) C
8 20 (5.92%) Shell Script
9 19 (5.62%) PHP
10 18 (5.33%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.73%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.14%) Scala
13 7 (2.07%) Ruby
13 7 (2.07%) Perl
14 6 (1.78%) PHP5
15 5 (1.48%) Python
16 4 (1.18%) R
17 3 (0.89%) Clojure
18 2 (0.59%) XQuery
18 2 (0.59%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 69 (20.41%) Degree
2 20 (5.92%) PhD
3 10 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) OCP
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.37%) SLA
2 6 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.48%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (18.05%) Oracle
2 23 (6.80%) Google
3 10 (2.96%) Nokia
4 8 (2.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.37%) VMware
5 7 (2.07%) Zend
5 7 (2.07%) Cerillion
5 7 (2.07%) Siemens
5 7 (2.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (1.78%) Adobe
7 5 (1.48%) Percona
8 4 (1.18%) Facebook
9 3 (0.89%) Sybase
10 2 (0.59%) Perforce
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.30%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.30%) MarketAxess
11 1 (0.30%) IBM
11 1 (0.30%) Sun
11 1 (0.30%) CA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley
Bridge Noble
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago