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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 788 823 774
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -49
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 126 157 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 110 141 146
Median salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
37884 41185 44114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 37.58% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32984 35208 37085
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,264 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +20 124 £55,000 +15.78% 8
London +1 70 £60,000 +17.07% 5
City of London +57 26 £60,000 - 2
East of England +25 17 £50,000 - 1
South West +2 11 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 10 £50,000 -
South East +19 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Wimbledon -9 9 - -
Guildford - 7 £50,000 -
Surrey - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
North West +3 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucestershire -1 5 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands +8 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £55,000 -
Nottingham +11 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Merseyside -17 3 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £42,500 -
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
Scotland +8 2 £27,500 -14.06%
Reading +5 2 £53,750 -17.30%
Manchester +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire +2 2 £53,750 -6.52%
Essex -2 2 £37,000 -26.00%
West Midlands -11 2 £46,000 -8.00%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 243 (98.78%) Java
2 142 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (46.75%) Finance
4 106 (43.09%) Multithreading
5 101 (41.06%) SQL
6 97 (39.43%) HTML
7 96 (39.02%) Java EE
8 95 (38.62%) MySQL
9 92 (37.40%) Linux
10 91 (36.99%) JavaScript
11 90 (36.59%) Web Services
12 89 (36.18%) Spring
13 85 (34.55%) Relational Database
14 83 (33.74%) Oracle
15 80 (32.52%) XML
16 76 (30.89%) Degree
17 75 (30.49%) JMS
17 75 (30.49%) Jenkins
18 71 (28.86%) Maven
19 68 (27.64%) Hibernate
20 66 (26.83%) REST
21 63 (25.61%) CSS
22 62 (25.20%) Concurrent Programming
23 61 (24.80%) NoSQL
24 60 (24.39%) OO
25 59 (23.98%) JUnit
25 59 (23.98%) RDBMS
26 57 (23.17%) Software Engineering
26 57 (23.17%) Git (software)
27 55 (22.36%) JPA

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 49 (19.92%) Tomcat
2 41 (16.67%) JBoss
3 36 (14.63%) WebSphere
4 23 (9.35%) WebLogic
5 17 (6.91%) Jetty
6 13 (5.28%) nginx
7 10 (4.07%) Apache
8 9 (3.66%) Apache Spark
9 7 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.22%) Mule
11 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.41%) IIS
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.41%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.13%) SaaS
3 4 (1.63%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Apcera
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.44%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) Multicast
3 4 (1.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.62%) MySQL
2 85 (34.55%) Relational Database
3 61 (24.80%) NoSQL
4 59 (23.98%) RDBMS
5 36 (14.63%) MongoDB
6 23 (9.35%) Oracle Database
7 15 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (5.69%) Big Data
9 13 (5.28%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.28%) InterSystems Cache
9 13 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (4.88%) SQL Server
11 10 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (4.07%) Apache Hive
12 9 (3.66%) HBase
12 9 (3.66%) OrientDB
13 8 (3.25%) Couchbase
14 7 (2.85%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.63%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 75 (30.49%) Jenkins
2 71 (28.86%) Maven
3 59 (23.98%) JUnit
4 57 (23.17%) Git (software)
5 51 (20.73%) JIRA
6 47 (19.11%) Ant
7 44 (17.89%) Eclipse
8 39 (15.85%) Subversion
9 33 (13.41%) Mockito
10 23 (9.35%) Hudson
11 22 (8.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (8.13%) IntelliJ
12 20 (8.13%) NetBeans
13 18 (7.32%) Gradle
14 13 (5.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (5.28%) Talend Open Studio
15 12 (4.88%) Cucumber
16 10 (4.07%) RSpec
16 10 (4.07%) Vagrant
17 9 (3.66%) MyEclipse
General
1 115 (46.75%) Finance
2 54 (21.95%) Banking
3 18 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.10%) Retail
5 10 (4.07%) Marketing
6 8 (3.25%) Games
6 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.85%) Front Office
8 4 (1.63%) Electronics
8 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.63%) Publishing
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 195 (79.27%) Developer
2 180 (73.17%) Java Developer
3 53 (21.54%) Senior Developer
3 53 (21.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 30 (12.20%) Lead Developer
4 30 (12.20%) Lead Java Developer
5 26 (10.57%) Java Engineer
6 24 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (6.10%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.28%) Consultant
10 12 (4.88%) Architect
10 12 (4.88%) Core Java Developer
10 12 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (4.47%) Java Software Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Senior Java Engineer
12 8 (3.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (2.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (39.43%) HTML
2 96 (39.02%) Java EE
3 90 (36.59%) Web Services
4 89 (36.18%) Spring
5 80 (32.52%) XML
6 75 (30.49%) JMS
7 68 (27.64%) Hibernate
8 66 (26.83%) REST
9 63 (25.61%) CSS
10 55 (22.36%) JPA
11 51 (20.73%) JSP
12 50 (20.33%) J2EE
12 50 (20.33%) SOAP
13 48 (19.51%) J2SE
14 42 (17.07%) Ajax
15 39 (15.85%) JSF
15 39 (15.85%) JSON
16 32 (13.01%) Swing
17 31 (12.60%) jQuery
18 30 (12.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (13.01%) Fintech
3 23 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.66%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.85%) User Experience
7 6 (2.44%) Telematics
8 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.03%) Equities
8 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.63%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.63%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.81%) BBC
12 1 (0.41%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.41%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.40%) Linux
2 55 (22.36%) Unix
3 25 (10.16%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) AIX
4 9 (3.66%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.85%) Android
5 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.81%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (43.09%) Multithreading
3 62 (25.20%) Concurrent Programming
4 60 (24.39%) OO
5 57 (23.17%) Software Engineering
6 53 (21.54%) UML
7 46 (18.70%) Low Latency
7 46 (18.70%) TDD
8 45 (18.29%) Mentoring
9 44 (17.89%) Unit Testing
10 40 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (13.82%) MVC
12 29 (11.79%) Scrum
13 24 (9.76%) Microservices
14 22 (8.94%) SOA
15 19 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (7.32%) Open Source
17 17 (6.91%) Asset Management
18 13 (5.28%) AOP
18 13 (5.28%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 243 (98.78%) Java
2 101 (41.06%) SQL
3 91 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.82%) Shell Script
5 31 (12.60%) Scala
6 26 (10.57%) C++
7 23 (9.35%) Groovy
8 19 (7.72%) Python
9 18 (7.32%) PL/SQL
10 16 (6.50%) C
10 16 (6.50%) C#
11 12 (4.88%) Go
12 9 (3.66%) Ruby
13 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.85%) Perl
14 6 (2.44%) XPath
15 4 (1.63%) PHP
16 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.41%) OCaml
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (30.89%) Degree
2 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.28%) OCP
3 13 (5.28%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.41%) OCA
6 1 (0.41%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.35%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) PA-DSS
2 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.69%) Docker
2 9 (3.66%) HDFS
3 7 (2.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) Ansible
1 11 (4.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Mesos
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (33.74%) Oracle
2 15 (6.10%) Splunk
3 13 (5.28%) Fiorano
3 13 (5.28%) ILOG
3 13 (5.28%) Talend
3 13 (5.28%) WSO2
4 12 (4.88%) Google
5 10 (4.07%) Altova
5 10 (4.07%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.66%) IBM
7 6 (2.44%) BEA
8 5 (2.03%) SAP
9 4 (1.63%) BT
9 4 (1.63%) Terracotta
10 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.22%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.81%) Aquila
11 2 (0.81%) Linedata
11 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
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