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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 707 736 771
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +35
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 191 145 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 153 124 101
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,602 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%

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
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
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 £29,000 £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 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 October 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 October 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 +33 182 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London +72 115 £55,000 +10.00% 7
City of London +25 35 £52,500 -10.63% 2
East of England +5 24 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South East -8 24 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Essex - 23 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -2 8 £55,000 -4.34%
Surrey - 7 £44,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Sussex - 5 £24,500 - 2
Kent - 5 - -
Stirling - 5 £62,500 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Crawley - 5 £24,500 -
Berkshire -9 4 £70,000 +47.36% 3
South West -27 4 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Teddington - 4 £50,000 -
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -
Newbury - 4 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Bath - 3 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Somerset - 3 £52,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 - 1
North East - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
East Midlands -6 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Derbyshire -6 2 £45,000 +28.57%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 393 (97.52%) Java
2 179 (44.42%) Spring
3 143 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (34.49%) SQL
5 124 (30.77%) Java EE
6 119 (29.53%) Maven
7 114 (28.29%) JavaScript
8 104 (25.81%) J2EE
9 103 (25.56%) HTML
10 100 (24.81%) XML
11 97 (24.07%) Linux
12 93 (23.08%) Web Services
13 88 (21.84%) Hibernate
14 86 (21.34%) TDD
15 85 (21.09%) CSS
15 85 (21.09%) OO
16 81 (20.10%) Finance
17 76 (18.86%) Software Engineering
17 76 (18.86%) Degree
18 75 (18.61%) UNIX
19 72 (17.87%) Scrum
20 71 (17.62%) Oracle
21 69 (17.12%) Relational Database
22 66 (16.38%) Multithreading
23 63 (15.63%) SOAP
24 60 (14.89%) JBoss
24 60 (14.89%) Eclipse
25 58 (14.39%) Mentoring
26 57 (14.14%) MySQL
27 55 (13.65%) JUnit

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 60 (14.89%) JBoss
2 50 (12.41%) Tomcat
3 44 (10.92%) Apache
4 34 (8.44%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.71%) Jetty
5 19 (4.71%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.47%) GlassFish
7 16 (3.97%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 16 (3.97%) TIBCO EMS
8 12 (2.98%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (2.48%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (1.74%) CMS
11 6 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.74%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.50%) GemFire
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (3.97%) BusinessWorks
1 16 (3.97%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 16 (3.97%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.98%) SaaS
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.96%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) SSL
3 12 (2.98%) SSH
4 11 (2.73%) Internet
5 9 (2.23%) LDAP
6 5 (1.24%) RTP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.12%) Relational Database
2 57 (14.14%) MySQL
3 48 (11.91%) NoSQL
4 42 (10.42%) Big Data
5 34 (8.44%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.70%) SQL Server
7 23 (5.71%) MongoDB
8 21 (5.21%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.97%) MarkLogic
10 15 (3.72%) Hadoop
11 12 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.48%) Redis
13 8 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.74%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.50%) DB2
16 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
17 1 (0.25%) KDB
17 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
17 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 119 (29.53%) Maven
2 60 (14.89%) Eclipse
3 55 (13.65%) JUnit
4 46 (11.41%) Git (software)
5 42 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 42 (10.42%) Subversion
6 41 (10.17%) Ant
7 32 (7.94%) Mockito
8 21 (5.21%) Hudson
9 18 (4.47%) Selenium
10 12 (2.98%) Gradle
11 11 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.23%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.23%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.23%) JIRA
13 8 (1.99%) JProfiler
13 8 (1.99%) YourKit
14 7 (1.74%) Rational Rose
15 6 (1.49%) Introscope
15 6 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 81 (20.10%) Finance
2 51 (12.66%) Banking
3 28 (6.95%) Automotive
4 23 (5.71%) Games
5 17 (4.22%) Retail
6 14 (3.47%) Publishing
7 13 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.73%) Front Office
9 9 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.99%) International Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 274 (67.99%) Developer
2 249 (61.79%) Java Developer
3 50 (12.41%) Senior Developer
4 43 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (9.18%) Architect
6 28 (6.95%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.70%) Consultant
8 26 (6.45%) Trainer
9 20 (4.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 18 (4.47%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.47%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.72%) Analyst
12 14 (3.47%) Java Software Developer
13 13 (3.23%) Java Programmer
13 13 (3.23%) Programmer
14 12 (2.98%) Java Web Developer
15 11 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
16 10 (2.48%) Team Leader
16 10 (2.48%) Security Consultant
16 10 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (44.42%) Spring
2 124 (30.77%) Java EE
3 104 (25.81%) J2EE
4 103 (25.56%) HTML
5 100 (24.81%) XML
6 93 (23.08%) Web Services
7 88 (21.84%) Hibernate
8 85 (21.09%) CSS
9 63 (15.63%) SOAP
10 53 (13.15%) JMS
11 47 (11.66%) JPA
12 43 (10.67%) Struts
13 39 (9.68%) EJB
14 38 (9.43%) Spring MVC
14 38 (9.43%) REST
15 37 (9.18%) jQuery
16 36 (8.93%) HTML5
17 33 (8.19%) Swing
18 30 (7.44%) J2SE
18 30 (7.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.15%) Computer Science
2 43 (10.67%) Open Source
3 38 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.46%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.96%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.99%) Statistics
8 8 (1.99%) GIS
9 7 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.49%) Social Media
10 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.49%) Mobile Games
11 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.24%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.99%) Derivative
12 4 (0.99%) iPad
12 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.99%) User Experience
13 3 (0.74%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.07%) Linux
2 75 (18.61%) UNIX
3 36 (8.93%) Windows
4 16 (3.97%) Android
5 8 (1.99%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (21.34%) TDD
3 85 (21.09%) OO
4 76 (18.86%) Software Engineering
5 72 (17.87%) Scrum
6 66 (16.38%) Multithreading
7 58 (14.39%) Mentoring
8 49 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (12.16%) MVC
8 49 (12.16%) SOA
9 36 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.20%) Coaching
11 27 (6.70%) OOP
12 22 (5.46%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (4.71%) UML
13 19 (4.71%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.47%) BDD
15 17 (4.22%) Web Development
15 17 (4.22%) OOD
16 16 (3.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (97.52%) Java
2 139 (34.49%) SQL
3 114 (28.29%) JavaScript
4 44 (10.92%) C++
5 32 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 31 (7.69%) C#
7 27 (6.70%) C
8 24 (5.96%) Scala
9 23 (5.71%) XPath
10 21 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 18 (4.47%) Python
12 16 (3.97%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.72%) Perl
14 13 (3.23%) PHP
15 10 (2.48%) Ruby
16 9 (2.23%) Erlang
17 7 (1.74%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.74%) ActionScript
18 6 (1.49%) Groovy
18 6 (1.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 76 (18.86%) Degree
2 17 (4.22%) PhD
3 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.71%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
3 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.24%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 71 (17.62%) Oracle
2 24 (5.96%) Google
3 17 (4.22%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.48%) Adobe
5 9 (2.23%) Sybase
6 8 (1.99%) Perforce
6 8 (1.99%) VMware
7 6 (1.49%) Zend
7 6 (1.49%) Splunk
8 5 (1.24%) Percona
9 4 (0.99%) Facebook
9 4 (0.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (0.99%) Cerillion
9 4 (0.99%) Nokia
9 4 (0.99%) Siemens
10 2 (0.50%) IBM
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.25%) Pega
11 1 (0.25%) BEA
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