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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 688 766 778
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 204 123 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 155 104 101
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +8.38%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
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 1 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 1 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 +54 194 £50,000 +17.64% 19
London +79 132 £52,500 +10.52% 11
City of London +25 42 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East of England +12 24 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 23 £40,000 -
South East +1 15 £24,500 -41.66% 3
Scotland +1 10 £50,000 -13.04%
Tyne and Wear - 7 - -
North East - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 - -
Teddington -2 6 £50,000 +25.00%
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £24,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
North West -14 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -22 5 £43,750 - 4
Kent - 5 - -
Stirling - 5 £62,500 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Crawley - 5 £24,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -24 4 £48,750 +14.70%
Yorkshire -38 4 £48,750 +14.70%
Brentwood - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds - 4 £48,750 -
Glasgow -7 3 - -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -9 2 £42,500 -2.85%
Redditch -16 2 £42,500 -2.85%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 392 (97.51%) Java
2 173 (43.03%) Spring
3 146 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (34.83%) Java EE
5 127 (31.59%) Maven
6 124 (30.85%) SQL
7 119 (29.60%) JavaScript
8 106 (26.37%) J2EE
9 101 (25.12%) Linux
10 97 (24.13%) XML
10 97 (24.13%) HTML
11 93 (23.13%) Hibernate
12 91 (22.64%) Finance
12 91 (22.64%) TDD
13 87 (21.64%) Web Services
14 84 (20.90%) UNIX
14 84 (20.90%) OO
15 80 (19.90%) CSS
16 77 (19.15%) Software Engineering
17 76 (18.91%) Degree
18 72 (17.91%) Scrum
19 70 (17.41%) Multithreading
20 69 (17.16%) Eclipse
21 65 (16.17%) Oracle
21 65 (16.17%) Relational Database
22 60 (14.93%) Mentoring
22 60 (14.93%) JBoss
23 58 (14.43%) SOAP
24 54 (13.43%) JMS
25 53 (13.18%) Tomcat

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (13.18%) Tomcat
2 39 (9.70%) Apache
3 35 (8.71%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 21 (5.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 17 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.98%) GlassFish
6 16 (3.98%) Jetty
7 12 (2.99%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.49%) Adobe CQ
8 10 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.74%) CMS
10 6 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.75%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.50%) GemFire
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.25%) FileNet
14 1 (0.25%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 3 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 21 (5.22%) TIBCO iProcess
1 21 (5.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.97%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) SSL
3 10 (2.49%) Internet
4 9 (2.24%) LDAP
5 8 (1.99%) SSH
6 5 (1.24%) RTP
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.17%) Relational Database
2 50 (12.44%) NoSQL
3 48 (11.94%) MySQL
4 42 (10.45%) Big Data
5 33 (8.21%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.72%) MongoDB
7 25 (6.22%) SQL Server
8 23 (5.72%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.23%) Hadoop
10 13 (3.23%) MarkLogic
11 12 (2.99%) Redis
12 11 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.74%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.50%) HBase
15 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.50%) DB2
15 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
16 1 (0.25%) KDB
Development Applications
1 127 (31.59%) Maven
2 69 (17.16%) Eclipse
3 53 (13.18%) Ant
4 48 (11.94%) JUnit
5 47 (11.69%) Git (software)
6 46 (11.44%) Subversion
7 36 (8.96%) Jenkins
8 32 (7.96%) Mockito
9 20 (4.98%) Hudson
10 18 (4.48%) Selenium
11 12 (2.99%) Mercurial
12 11 (2.74%) Gradle
13 10 (2.49%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.49%) JIRA
14 9 (2.24%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.99%) JProfiler
15 8 (1.99%) YourKit
16 7 (1.74%) Rational Rose
17 6 (1.49%) MyEclipse
17 6 (1.49%) Emacs
General
1 91 (22.64%) Finance
2 53 (13.18%) Banking
3 28 (6.97%) Automotive
4 24 (5.97%) Games
5 14 (3.48%) Retail
6 13 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.99%) Front Office
8 11 (2.74%) Publishing
9 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.24%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.00%) International Banking
12 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 268 (66.67%) Developer
2 243 (60.45%) Java Developer
3 45 (11.19%) Senior Developer
4 37 (9.20%) Architect
4 37 (9.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (7.21%) Consultant
6 28 (6.97%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.72%) Trainer
8 19 (4.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 16 (3.98%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.73%) Analyst
11 15 (3.73%) Programmer
11 15 (3.73%) Java Web Developer
11 15 (3.73%) Java Programmer
12 12 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
13 11 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (2.49%) Security Consultant
14 10 (2.49%) TIBCO Support
14 10 (2.49%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (43.03%) Spring
2 140 (34.83%) Java EE
3 106 (26.37%) J2EE
4 97 (24.13%) XML
4 97 (24.13%) HTML
5 93 (23.13%) Hibernate
6 87 (21.64%) Web Services
7 80 (19.90%) CSS
8 58 (14.43%) SOAP
9 54 (13.43%) JMS
10 48 (11.94%) JPA
11 39 (9.70%) Struts
12 36 (8.96%) EJB
13 35 (8.71%) REST
13 35 (8.71%) Swing
14 34 (8.46%) Spring MVC
14 34 (8.46%) jQuery
15 33 (8.21%) HTML5
16 31 (7.71%) J2SE
16 31 (7.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.70%) Open Source
3 35 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.22%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.47%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.74%) GIS
8 7 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.49%) Social Media
9 6 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.49%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.49%) Mobile Games
9 6 (1.49%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.00%) User Experience
11 4 (1.00%) Derivative
11 4 (1.00%) Statistics
12 3 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 101 (25.12%) Linux
2 84 (20.90%) UNIX
3 34 (8.46%) Windows
4 17 (4.23%) Android
5 11 (2.74%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.64%) TDD
3 84 (20.90%) OO
4 77 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 72 (17.91%) Scrum
6 70 (17.41%) Multithreading
7 60 (14.93%) Mentoring
8 52 (12.94%) SOA
9 46 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (11.19%) MVC
11 34 (8.46%) Unit Testing
12 31 (7.71%) Coaching
13 27 (6.72%) OOP
14 23 (5.72%) OOA/OOD
15 20 (4.98%) UML
15 20 (4.98%) Problem Management
16 18 (4.48%) BDD
17 17 (4.23%) OOD
18 14 (3.48%) Project Management
19 13 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 392 (97.51%) Java
2 124 (30.85%) SQL
3 119 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.94%) C++
5 39 (9.70%) Shell Script
6 30 (7.46%) C
7 28 (6.97%) Scala
8 27 (6.72%) C#
9 20 (4.98%) XPath
10 17 (4.23%) Python
11 15 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.73%) Perl
12 13 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.24%) Groovy
13 9 (2.24%) Erlang
14 8 (1.99%) Ruby
14 8 (1.99%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.74%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.74%) PHP
16 4 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 76 (18.91%) Degree
2 20 (4.98%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) Samba
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.24%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (16.17%) Oracle
2 60 (14.93%) JBoss
3 25 (6.22%) Google
4 23 (5.72%) TIBCO
5 10 (2.49%) Adobe
6 9 (2.24%) Sybase
7 8 (1.99%) Perforce
7 8 (1.99%) VMware
8 7 (1.74%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.49%) Splunk
10 5 (1.24%) Percona
11 4 (1.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (1.00%) Facebook
11 4 (1.00%) Cerillion
11 4 (1.00%) IBM
11 4 (1.00%) Nokia
11 4 (1.00%) Siemens
11 4 (1.00%) Zend
12 3 (0.75%) Pega
13 2 (0.50%) BEA
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