The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK
Rank 739 767 815
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +48
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 112 151 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 103 143 112
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%

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
33290 37705 39310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.48% 38.12% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28768 32467 33904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 109 £60,000 +20.00% 16
London +60 79 £65,000 +8.33% 9
City of London -2 18 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South East +68 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West +15 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucestershire -12 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Cheltenham - 10 £55,000 -
East of England +22 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Surrey +51 5 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands +4 4 £55,000 -4.34%
Shropshire - 4 £55,000 -
Telford - 4 £55,000 -
Woking - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland +21 2 £40,750 +25.38%
Essex +21 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £40,750 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £34,000 - 1
Brighton - 2 £34,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £75,000 -
Reading - 2 - - 2
Hampshire +12 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Farnborough -12 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £52,500 -
Newport - 1 £32,904 -
Wales - 1 £32,904 -
South Wales - 1 £32,904 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Java SE.

1 251 (99.21%) Java
2 169 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (50.20%) Finance
4 93 (36.76%) Multithreading
5 89 (35.18%) Spring
6 88 (34.78%) SQL
7 85 (33.60%) Linux
8 83 (32.81%) Software Engineering
9 81 (32.02%) Degree
10 80 (31.62%) HTML
11 78 (30.83%) Oracle
11 78 (30.83%) JavaScript
12 76 (30.04%) J2EE
13 75 (29.64%) XML
14 73 (28.85%) J2SE
15 70 (27.67%) JMS
15 70 (27.67%) Java EE
15 70 (27.67%) Concurrent Programming
16 68 (26.88%) Tomcat
17 64 (25.30%) Relational Database
18 63 (24.90%) Maven
19 61 (24.11%) NoSQL
20 60 (23.72%) Web Services
21 59 (23.32%) JBoss
22 58 (22.92%) JUnit
22 58 (22.92%) Jenkins
23 57 (22.53%) MySQL
24 55 (21.74%) JIRA
25 54 (21.34%) Low Latency
26 50 (19.76%) REST

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (26.88%) Tomcat
2 59 (23.32%) JBoss
3 45 (17.79%) WebSphere
4 33 (13.04%) WebLogic
5 26 (10.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (9.49%) Apache
7 22 (8.70%) Jetty
8 14 (5.53%) nginx
9 10 (3.95%) GlassFish
10 9 (3.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (3.56%) CMS
11 7 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.58%) Mule
12 4 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.79%) IIS
14 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.40%) Liferay
14 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) SaaS
2 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) Boomi
3 2 (0.79%) Apcera
3 2 (0.79%) iPaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.56%) HTTP
2 8 (3.16%) VoIP
3 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) AMQP
4 2 (0.79%) FTP
4 2 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.30%) Relational Database
2 61 (24.11%) NoSQL
3 57 (22.53%) MySQL
4 46 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 26 (10.28%) RDBMS
6 18 (7.11%) Big Data
6 18 (7.11%) Oracle Database
6 18 (7.11%) OrientDB
7 17 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (5.53%) InterSystems Cache
8 14 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.56%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.58%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.79%) Squirro
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.40%) KDB
13 1 (0.40%) Kdb+
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.40%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 63 (24.90%) Maven
2 58 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 58 (22.92%) JUnit
3 55 (21.74%) JIRA
4 44 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 37 (14.62%) IntelliJ
6 32 (12.65%) Ant
7 29 (11.46%) NetBeans
8 28 (11.07%) Git (software)
9 21 (8.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (7.51%) Hudson
11 17 (6.72%) Subversion
12 16 (6.32%) Mockito
13 14 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (5.53%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (3.95%) Selenium
15 7 (2.77%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
17 4 (1.58%) SoapUI
17 4 (1.58%) Vagrant
General
1 127 (50.20%) Finance
2 32 (12.65%) Banking
3 21 (8.30%) Marketing
4 14 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.35%) Advertising
6 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.16%) Publishing
8 7 (2.77%) Front Office
8 7 (2.77%) Games
9 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.19%) Retail
10 2 (0.79%) Electronics
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (71.54%) Developer
2 151 (59.68%) Java Developer
3 58 (22.92%) Java Engineer
4 34 (13.44%) Software Engineer
5 32 (12.65%) Java Software Engineer
6 30 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 30 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (7.51%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.11%) Architect
9 14 (5.53%) Consultant
9 14 (5.53%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.74%) Senior Java Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
13 10 (3.95%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.56%) Big Data Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (3.56%) JSP Developer
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (35.18%) Spring
2 80 (31.62%) HTML
3 76 (30.04%) J2EE
4 75 (29.64%) XML
5 73 (28.85%) J2SE
6 70 (27.67%) Java EE
6 70 (27.67%) JMS
7 60 (23.72%) Web Services
8 50 (19.76%) CSS
8 50 (19.76%) REST
9 49 (19.37%) Hibernate
10 42 (16.60%) HTML5
11 38 (15.02%) Swing
12 36 (14.23%) SOAP
13 34 (13.44%) JSP
14 31 (12.25%) JPA
15 23 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
16 21 (8.30%) JSF
17 20 (7.91%) Ajax
17 20 (7.91%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.42%) Fintech
2 38 (15.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (9.88%) Computer Science
5 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (6.72%) Cyber Defence
7 11 (4.35%) Equities
8 9 (3.56%) User Experience
9 5 (1.98%) Online Games
10 4 (1.58%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.58%) Derivative
10 4 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.19%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 85 (33.60%) Linux
2 50 (19.76%) Unix
3 17 (6.72%) AIX
4 15 (5.93%) Windows
5 5 (1.98%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.76%) Multithreading
3 83 (32.81%) Software Engineering
4 70 (27.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 54 (21.34%) Low Latency
6 41 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (16.21%) Scrum
7 39 (15.42%) Open Source
8 38 (15.02%) TDD
9 31 (12.25%) SOA
10 26 (10.28%) Algorithmic Trading
10 26 (10.28%) Mentoring
10 26 (10.28%) OO
11 24 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (8.70%) Microservices
12 22 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
13 20 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (7.51%) ETL
15 18 (7.11%) UML
16 15 (5.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 251 (99.21%) Java
2 88 (34.78%) SQL
3 78 (30.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.86%) Scala
4 30 (11.86%) Shell Script
5 27 (10.67%) Python
6 18 (7.11%) C++
7 17 (6.72%) Ruby
8 12 (4.74%) Groovy
9 11 (4.35%) XPath
10 8 (3.16%) C#
10 8 (3.16%) Perl
10 8 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.58%) AWK
12 4 (1.58%) Go
12 4 (1.58%) sed
13 3 (1.19%) Clojure
13 3 (1.19%) Erlang
13 3 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (32.02%) Degree
2 23 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.56%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.58%) OCP
7 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.35%) QA
2 8 (3.16%) PA-DSS
2 8 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) Docker
2 5 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Puppet
2 4 (1.58%) Ansible
3 2 (0.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 78 (30.83%) Oracle
2 25 (9.88%) IBM
3 21 (8.30%) TIBCO
4 16 (6.32%) BEA
4 16 (6.32%) Splunk
5 14 (5.53%) Fiorano
5 14 (5.53%) Google
5 14 (5.53%) ILOG
5 14 (5.53%) Talend
5 14 (5.53%) WSO2
6 10 (3.95%) Informatica
6 10 (3.95%) MuleSoft
7 9 (3.56%) Adobe
8 7 (2.77%) Altova
8 7 (2.77%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.77%) SAP
9 6 (2.37%) Twitter
10 5 (1.98%) Dell
10 5 (1.98%) Pega
10 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
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