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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 815 817 793
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 118 141 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 168
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

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
38217 41703 46794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 38.09% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33221 35688 40069
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 June 2016 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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 117 £55,000 +15.78% 4
London +18 63 £61,250 +22.50% 2
City of London +65 34 £60,000 - 1
South East +45 17 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Yorkshire +35 12 £40,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +18 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Wimbledon - 11 - -
East of England +20 9 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 9 £40,000 -
Reading +19 8 £57,500 -11.53%
Berkshire +13 8 £57,500 +2.22%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 8 £50,000 -
Hampshire +10 5 £55,000 +120.00%
Nottingham +7 5 £62,500 +35.13%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £62,500 +35.13%
West Midlands -8 5 £65,000 +44.44%
East Midlands -13 5 £62,500 +31.57%
South West - 5 £55,000 - 1
Coventry +12 4 £65,000 +13.04%
Gloucestershire - 4 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £55,000 -
Leeds +17 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Milton Keynes +27 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire +25 2 £45,000 +5.88%
North West +9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Lancashire +9 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Chelmsford -1 1 £24,000 -36.00%
Essex -8 1 £24,000 -52.00%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 277 (99.28%) Java
2 166 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (44.09%) Oracle
4 122 (43.73%) Java EE
5 118 (42.29%) Spring
6 117 (41.94%) Finance
7 112 (40.14%) HTML
8 108 (38.71%) Web Services
9 107 (38.35%) Degree
10 106 (37.99%) JavaScript
11 104 (37.28%) MySQL
12 99 (35.48%) SQL
13 97 (34.77%) JMS
14 91 (32.62%) XML
15 84 (30.11%) Multithreading
16 77 (27.60%) CSS
16 77 (27.60%) REST
17 75 (26.88%) Relational Database
17 75 (26.88%) Tomcat
18 74 (26.52%) Hibernate
19 73 (26.16%) Linux
19 73 (26.16%) Eclipse
20 68 (24.37%) JPA
21 67 (24.01%) Unix
22 65 (23.30%) Jenkins
23 64 (22.94%) Mentoring
23 64 (22.94%) RDBMS
24 61 (21.86%) Maven
25 58 (20.79%) Concurrent Programming
26 56 (20.07%) Unit Testing

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 75 (26.88%) Tomcat
2 49 (17.56%) WebSphere
3 44 (15.77%) JBoss
4 30 (10.75%) WebLogic
5 17 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (5.02%) Apache Spark
7 13 (4.66%) Apache
8 10 (3.58%) Jetty
8 10 (3.58%) nginx
9 7 (2.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.72%) IIS
11 2 (0.72%) WildFly
12 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.36%) Mule
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.36%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.70%) SaaS
2 23 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.45%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Boomi
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Multicast
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (37.28%) MySQL
2 75 (26.88%) Relational Database
3 64 (22.94%) RDBMS
4 46 (16.49%) NoSQL
5 36 (12.90%) MongoDB
6 30 (10.75%) Oracle Database
7 22 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 20 (7.17%) Data Mining
9 19 (6.81%) Hadoop
10 16 (5.73%) Big Data
11 14 (5.02%) Apache Hive
11 14 (5.02%) HBase
11 14 (5.02%) OrientDB
12 13 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (3.58%) InterSystems Cache
13 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (2.87%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (26.16%) Eclipse
2 65 (23.30%) Jenkins
3 61 (21.86%) Maven
4 56 (20.07%) JIRA
5 48 (17.20%) Git (software)
6 46 (16.49%) NetBeans
7 44 (15.77%) JUnit
8 43 (15.41%) Subversion
9 40 (14.34%) IntelliJ
10 36 (12.90%) Ant
11 24 (8.60%) Hudson
12 21 (7.53%) Mockito
13 13 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (4.66%) MyEclipse
14 12 (4.30%) Gradle
14 12 (4.30%) TeamCity
15 10 (3.58%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (3.58%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (2.87%) Cucumber
17 6 (2.15%) RSpec
General
1 117 (41.94%) Finance
2 44 (15.77%) Banking
3 25 (8.96%) Marketing
4 13 (4.66%) Retail
5 12 (4.30%) Games
6 11 (3.94%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.08%) Electronics
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Publishing
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 206 (73.84%) Developer
2 179 (64.16%) Java Developer
3 59 (21.15%) Senior Developer
3 59 (21.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 30 (10.75%) Architect
5 27 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 27 (9.68%) Lead Java Developer
6 26 (9.32%) Java Engineer
7 21 (7.53%) Integration Architect
7 21 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 21 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (6.09%) Consultant
9 15 (5.38%) Java Architect
10 14 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Java Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.94%) SaaS Architect
13 10 (3.58%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.23%) Java Applications Developer
14 9 (3.23%) Java Consultant
14 9 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (43.73%) Java EE
2 118 (42.29%) Spring
3 112 (40.14%) HTML
4 108 (38.71%) Web Services
5 97 (34.77%) JMS
6 91 (32.62%) XML
7 77 (27.60%) CSS
7 77 (27.60%) REST
8 74 (26.52%) Hibernate
9 68 (24.37%) JPA
10 55 (19.71%) JSP
11 54 (19.35%) J2EE
12 50 (17.92%) JSON
12 50 (17.92%) SOAP
13 46 (16.49%) J2SE
14 44 (15.77%) JSF
15 41 (14.70%) Ajax
16 39 (13.98%) HTML5
17 37 (13.26%) RESTful
18 33 (11.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.85%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.32%) Fintech
3 15 (5.38%) User Experience
4 13 (4.66%) Web 2.0
5 12 (4.30%) Telematics
6 10 (3.58%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.87%) Streaming Video
7 8 (2.87%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.79%) Informatics
9 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.43%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.43%) LIMS
11 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.72%) BBC
13 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 73 (26.16%) Linux
2 67 (24.01%) Unix
3 38 (13.62%) Windows
4 14 (5.02%) AIX
4 14 (5.02%) Android
5 13 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.66%) Mac OS
6 10 (3.58%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.11%) Multithreading
3 64 (22.94%) Mentoring
4 58 (20.79%) Concurrent Programming
5 56 (20.07%) Unit Testing
6 55 (19.71%) TDD
7 52 (18.64%) OO
7 52 (18.64%) UML
8 50 (17.92%) Software Engineering
9 46 (16.49%) Scrum
10 45 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (15.41%) Low Latency
11 43 (15.41%) SOA
12 40 (14.34%) Open Source
13 34 (12.19%) MVC
14 28 (10.04%) Presales
15 22 (7.89%) SDLC
16 19 (6.81%) Microservices
17 16 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (5.02%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 277 (99.28%) Java
2 106 (37.99%) JavaScript
3 99 (35.48%) SQL
4 33 (11.83%) Groovy
5 30 (10.75%) C++
6 25 (8.96%) C#
6 25 (8.96%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.73%) C
8 14 (5.02%) Scala
9 13 (4.66%) Go
10 12 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.94%) Python
12 5 (1.79%) Ruby
13 3 (1.08%) PHP
14 2 (0.72%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) OCaml
15 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (38.35%) Degree
2 20 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.38%) OCP
3 15 (5.38%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) OCA
7 1 (0.36%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.24%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.02%) HDFS
2 8 (2.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) Ansible
1 7 (2.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (44.09%) Oracle
2 41 (14.70%) IBM
3 35 (12.54%) TIBCO
4 27 (9.68%) BEA
5 16 (5.73%) Google
6 12 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.58%) Altova
7 10 (3.58%) Facebook
7 10 (3.58%) Fiorano
7 10 (3.58%) ILOG
7 10 (3.58%) NetSuite
7 10 (3.58%) Splunk
7 10 (3.58%) Talend
7 10 (3.58%) WSO2
8 8 (2.87%) BT
9 7 (2.51%) Adobe
9 7 (2.51%) MuleSoft
10 6 (2.15%) Software AG
10 6 (2.15%) webMethods
11 4 (1.43%) SAP
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