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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 735 730 813
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +83
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 157 201 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.44% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 147 158 59
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 141 £47,500 -5.00% 11
London +12 90 £50,000 -18.36% 5
City of London +5 28 £60,000 -14.28% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East of England -4 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Essex -10 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South East +1 11 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Scotland +5 10 £32,000 -24.70% 4
North West -13 10 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh +9 8 £32,000 - 4
Manchester +3 7 £50,000 - 1
Chelmsford -1 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Derbyshire -7 6 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Nottingham - 6 £43,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £43,750 -
Leeds +16 5 £35,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire +7 5 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex +7 5 £35,000 - 1
Worthing +2 5 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Wales +3 4 £37,139 - 1
South Wales -3 4 £37,139 - 1
Teddington -5 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Newport -6 4 £37,139 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £65,000 -
Reading - 4 £65,000 -
New Malden +3 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Wimbledon -5 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Derby - 3 £47,500 -
Exeter - 3 £45,000 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 296 (98.67%) Java
2 178 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (50.00%) Java EE
4 130 (43.33%) Spring
5 105 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 105 (35.00%) SQL
6 103 (34.33%) JPA
7 91 (30.33%) Scrum
8 90 (30.00%) HTML
8 90 (30.00%) Web Services
9 86 (28.67%) Finance
10 84 (28.00%) Software Engineering
11 83 (27.67%) XML
12 82 (27.33%) Degree
13 76 (25.33%) Hibernate
14 74 (24.67%) J2EE
15 72 (24.00%) Oracle
16 70 (23.33%) TDD
17 64 (21.33%) OO
18 60 (20.00%) Eclipse
18 60 (20.00%) HTML5
19 58 (19.33%) Computer Science
20 57 (19.00%) Windows
21 54 (18.00%) Linux
21 54 (18.00%) UNIX
22 53 (17.67%) Multithreading
23 51 (17.00%) Unit Testing
24 48 (16.00%) Android
24 48 (16.00%) JUnit
24 48 (16.00%) Relational Database

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (15.67%) JBoss
2 38 (12.67%) Apache
3 35 (11.67%) WebSphere
4 33 (11.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 30 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 17 (5.67%) Node.js
7 16 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (3.67%) LiveCycle
10 10 (3.33%) Apache Solr
11 9 (3.00%) WebLogic
12 7 (2.33%) CMS
13 6 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (1.67%) ArcGIS
15 4 (1.33%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
16 2 (0.67%) Confluence
16 2 (0.67%) Liferay
16 2 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.33%) SaaS
2 21 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.67%) ATM
1 2 (0.67%) HTTP
1 2 (0.67%) 3G
1 2 (0.67%) 4G
2 1 (0.33%) DSL
2 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 45 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 42 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 40 (13.33%) MySQL
5 28 (9.33%) RDBMS
6 22 (7.33%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
8 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.00%) Big Data
10 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.00%) Redis
12 2 (0.67%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 60 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 48 (16.00%) JUnit
3 45 (15.00%) Maven
4 43 (14.33%) Git (software)
5 26 (8.67%) Subversion
5 26 (8.67%) Jenkins
6 25 (8.33%) Redmine
7 11 (3.67%) Ant
8 9 (3.00%) NetBeans
8 9 (3.00%) JIRA
9 7 (2.33%) Mockito
10 5 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.67%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.33%) Gradle
12 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.00%) Selenium
13 2 (0.67%) jMock
13 2 (0.67%) TestNG
13 2 (0.67%) Log4j
General
1 86 (28.67%) Finance
2 7 (2.33%) Games
3 5 (1.67%) Legal
4 4 (1.33%) Advertising
4 4 (1.33%) Back Office
4 4 (1.33%) Banking
4 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.00%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 256 (85.33%) Developer
2 235 (78.33%) Java Developer
3 57 (19.00%) Senior Developer
4 54 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (11.00%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.33%) Lead Developer
7 20 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 19 (6.33%) Lead Java Developer
9 17 (5.67%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Junior
10 13 (4.33%) Junior Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Mid-Level Java Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Junior Java Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Graduate
14 7 (2.33%) Architect
14 7 (2.33%) Programmer
14 7 (2.33%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (50.00%) Java EE
2 130 (43.33%) Spring
3 103 (34.33%) JPA
4 90 (30.00%) HTML
4 90 (30.00%) Web Services
5 83 (27.67%) XML
6 76 (25.33%) Hibernate
7 74 (24.67%) J2EE
8 60 (20.00%) HTML5
9 47 (15.67%) RESTful
9 47 (15.67%) CSS
10 41 (13.67%) Spring MVC
10 41 (13.67%) AngularJS
11 40 (13.33%) REST
11 40 (13.33%) SOAP
12 38 (12.67%) jQuery
13 37 (12.33%) JAX-RS
14 36 (12.00%) EJB
15 32 (10.67%) .NET
15 32 (10.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.33%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.67%) GIS
4 16 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.33%) User Experience
6 9 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.67%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.33%) PMI
8 4 (1.33%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.00%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.67%) Informatics
10 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.67%) Physics
10 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.00%) Windows
2 54 (18.00%) UNIX
2 54 (18.00%) Linux
3 48 (16.00%) Android
4 34 (11.33%) Apple iOS
5 18 (6.00%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (30.33%) Scrum
3 84 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 70 (23.33%) TDD
5 64 (21.33%) OO
6 53 (17.67%) Multithreading
7 51 (17.00%) Unit Testing
8 46 (15.33%) MVC
9 41 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (13.67%) Open Source
10 32 (10.67%) OOP
11 30 (10.00%) SDLC
12 24 (8.00%) Time Management
12 24 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.33%) UML
14 18 (6.00%) Mobile Development
15 17 (5.67%) Android Development
16 16 (5.33%) Concurrent Programming
16 16 (5.33%) Web Development
17 14 (4.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 296 (98.67%) Java
2 105 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 105 (35.00%) SQL
3 31 (10.33%) Scala
4 26 (8.67%) C#
5 22 (7.33%) C++
5 22 (7.33%) Python
6 17 (5.67%) Ruby
7 13 (4.33%) C
8 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.00%) PHP
9 6 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.00%) Perl
12 2 (0.67%) R
12 2 (0.67%) Go
12 2 (0.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (27.33%) Degree
2 27 (9.00%) Sun Certification
3 22 (7.33%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (5.00%) OCP
5 5 (1.67%) PhD
5 5 (1.67%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.00%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.00%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.67%) OCMJEA
9 1 (0.33%) OCA
9 1 (0.33%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 72 (24.00%) Oracle
2 32 (10.67%) Adobe
3 23 (7.67%) Sun
4 15 (5.00%) IBM
5 7 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.33%) Sencha
7 3 (1.00%) Solace
8 2 (0.67%) BEA
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.67%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Zend
9 1 (0.33%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago