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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 759 759 834
Rank change year-on-year
0 +75
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 137 175 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 130 154 48
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%

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
40400 47286 43640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.81% 40.03% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34531 40439 37916
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 May 2015 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 26 May 2015. 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 +16 124 £47,125 -5.75% 14
London -3 51 £50,000 -16.66% 4
City of London +45 26 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +21 23 £47,500 +35.71% 4
East of England +31 21 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Essex +16 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South East +13 15 £42,500 +27.81%
Chelmsford +13 14 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Scotland +30 10 £32,000 -24.70% 1
North West -9 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Edinburgh - 8 £32,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Nottingham +5 7 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Leeds +22 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Derbyshire +13 6 £47,500 +35.71%
West Yorkshire +12 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Hampshire +4 6 £25,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire -7 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Derby - 6 £47,500 -
Leicester - 5 £47,500 -
Southampton - 5 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £47,250 -
Leicestershire - 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £47,125 -
Warrington +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire -1 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £35,000 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 282 (97.24%) Java
2 147 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (43.45%) Java EE
4 114 (39.31%) Spring
5 110 (37.93%) SQL
6 100 (34.48%) Web Services
7 92 (31.72%) Software Engineering
8 91 (31.38%) XML
9 90 (31.03%) JPA
10 89 (30.69%) Scrum
11 84 (28.97%) Degree
12 80 (27.59%) J2EE
13 79 (27.24%) Finance
14 76 (26.21%) JavaScript
15 72 (24.83%) HTML
15 72 (24.83%) UNIX
16 71 (24.48%) SOAP
17 70 (24.14%) Oracle
18 63 (21.72%) Unit Testing
18 63 (21.72%) Maven
19 61 (21.03%) TDD
19 61 (21.03%) OO
20 60 (20.69%) Eclipse
20 60 (20.69%) Hibernate
20 60 (20.69%) Computer Science
21 59 (20.34%) JBoss
22 52 (17.93%) Windows
22 52 (17.93%) JUnit
23 51 (17.59%) MVC
23 51 (17.59%) REST

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 59 (20.34%) JBoss
2 29 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.97%) Apache
3 26 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 22 (7.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.41%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.41%) Node.js
8 6 (2.07%) LiveCycle
8 6 (2.07%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.72%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.38%) CMS
10 4 (1.38%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.34%) WildFly
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.41%) SSH
2 5 (1.72%) HTTP
3 3 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) 3G
4 1 (0.34%) DSL
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.34%) 4G
4 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 46 (15.86%) SQL Server
3 36 (12.41%) NoSQL
4 35 (12.07%) RDBMS
5 33 (11.38%) MySQL
6 11 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.10%) Jackrabbit
9 6 (2.07%) DB2
10 5 (1.72%) Redis
11 4 (1.38%) Big Data
11 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.69%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.34%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (21.72%) Maven
2 60 (20.69%) Eclipse
3 52 (17.93%) JUnit
4 30 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 29 (10.00%) Redmine
5 29 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 27 (9.31%) Subversion
7 26 (8.97%) Ant
8 12 (4.14%) Mercurial
9 10 (3.45%) Mockito
10 7 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.41%) Hudson
10 7 (2.41%) Emacs
11 6 (2.07%) ClearQuest
11 6 (2.07%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.72%) Selenium
12 5 (1.72%) Concordion
13 4 (1.38%) NetBeans
14 3 (1.03%) JIRA
14 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 79 (27.24%) Finance
2 11 (3.79%) Games
3 7 (2.41%) iGaming
4 4 (1.38%) Banking
4 4 (1.38%) Back Office
5 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.03%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Automotive
6 2 (0.69%) Front Office
6 2 (0.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 244 (84.14%) Developer
2 216 (74.48%) Java Developer
3 55 (18.97%) Senior Developer
4 50 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (11.03%) Software Developer
6 29 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 27 (9.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (5.17%) Junior
8 15 (5.17%) Junior Developer
9 14 (4.83%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (4.48%) Architect
11 12 (4.14%) Software Architect
11 12 (4.14%) Lead Developer
11 12 (4.14%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (3.79%) Junior Java Developer
12 11 (3.79%) Lead Java Developer
13 9 (3.10%) Mid-Level Java Developer
13 9 (3.10%) Core Java Developer
14 8 (2.76%) Graduate
15 7 (2.41%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (43.45%) Java EE
2 114 (39.31%) Spring
3 100 (34.48%) Web Services
4 91 (31.38%) XML
5 90 (31.03%) JPA
6 80 (27.59%) J2EE
7 72 (24.83%) HTML
8 71 (24.48%) SOAP
9 60 (20.69%) Hibernate
10 51 (17.59%) REST
11 50 (17.24%) EJB
12 47 (16.21%) RESTful
13 46 (15.86%) Spring MVC
14 44 (15.17%) JSP
15 37 (12.76%) CSS
15 37 (12.76%) Struts
16 34 (11.72%) JAX-RS
17 33 (11.38%) Servlets
17 33 (11.38%) EJB 3.0
18 32 (11.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.62%) GIS
4 20 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.83%) Web 2.0
6 10 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.41%) Mobile Games
8 6 (2.07%) User Experience
9 5 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.38%) PMI
10 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.03%) Physics
11 3 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.03%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.69%) Informatics
12 2 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.83%) UNIX
2 52 (17.93%) Windows
3 48 (16.55%) Linux
4 39 (13.45%) Android
5 29 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 16 (5.52%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (2.41%) Windows Phone
7 7 (2.41%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.72%) Software Engineering
3 89 (30.69%) Scrum
4 63 (21.72%) Unit Testing
5 61 (21.03%) TDD
5 61 (21.03%) OO
6 51 (17.59%) MVC
7 50 (17.24%) Multithreading
8 45 (15.52%) SDLC
9 42 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.93%) Time Management
10 23 (7.93%) Mentoring
11 22 (7.59%) Open Source
12 18 (6.21%) Web Development
12 18 (6.21%) OOP
13 15 (5.17%) Software Architecture
14 12 (4.14%) SOA
15 11 (3.79%) OOD
15 11 (3.79%) BDD
15 11 (3.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (97.24%) Java
2 110 (37.93%) SQL
3 76 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 34 (11.72%) C++
5 30 (10.34%) C#
6 21 (7.24%) C
7 19 (6.55%) Scala
8 16 (5.52%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.79%) Python
9 11 (3.79%) PHP
10 8 (2.76%) Ruby
10 8 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.72%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.03%) Perl
14 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.69%) XQuery
14 2 (0.69%) R
14 2 (0.69%) Groovy
15 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (28.97%) Degree
2 31 (10.69%) Sun Certification
3 16 (5.52%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.41%) OCP
5 6 (2.07%) PhD
6 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.38%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.03%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.69%) OCA
8 2 (0.69%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 70 (24.14%) Oracle
2 24 (8.28%) Sun
3 21 (7.24%) Adobe
4 13 (4.48%) IBM
5 7 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.07%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.38%) Sencha
8 3 (1.03%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.03%) BEA
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase
9 2 (0.69%) Google
9 2 (0.69%) Zend
10 1 (0.34%) Cerillion
10 1 (0.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.34%) Facebook
10 1 (0.34%) Nokia
10 1 (0.34%) Siemens
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