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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 738 710 796
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +86
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 161 201 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 143 149 70
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,250
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
41418 44528 42429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.32% 38.25% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35449 37455 36678
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -20 141 £50,000 - 9
London -34 88 £52,500 -8.69% 5
City of London +1 23 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South East +13 15 £35,000 -17.64%
Scotland +3 13 £32,000 -36.00% 7
North West +4 12 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Edinburgh +4 11 £32,000 -36.00% 6
East Midlands +15 10 £48,750 +8.33% 1
East of England -9 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Essex -14 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester +5 7 £50,000 -
Teddington -2 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Chelmsford - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £57,500 -
New Malden +4 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Worthing 0 6 £35,000 -
Wales -1 6 £37,139 - 1
Wimbledon -4 6 £47,500 -5.00%
South Wales -6 6 £37,139 - 1
West Sussex -8 6 £35,000 -
Newport -8 6 £37,139 - 1
Derbyshire -8 6 £54,000 +20.00%
Birkenhead - 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
South West - 5 £45,000 -
Devon - 4 £40,000 -
Exeter - 4 £40,000 -
Reading - 4 £65,000 -
Derby - 3 £58,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 - 1

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 293 (98.99%) Java
2 182 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (50.68%) Java EE
4 135 (45.61%) Spring
5 107 (36.15%) JavaScript
5 107 (36.15%) SQL
6 104 (35.14%) JPA
7 98 (33.11%) HTML
8 91 (30.74%) Web Services
9 85 (28.72%) Scrum
10 81 (27.36%) Hibernate
11 80 (27.03%) Degree
12 78 (26.35%) Finance
13 75 (25.34%) Oracle
14 74 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 73 (24.66%) TDD
16 67 (22.64%) XML
17 66 (22.30%) HTML5
18 62 (20.95%) J2EE
19 60 (20.27%) OO
20 57 (19.26%) CSS
20 57 (19.26%) MVC
21 54 (18.24%) Open Source
21 54 (18.24%) Relational Database
22 53 (17.91%) Eclipse
22 53 (17.91%) Computer Science
23 52 (17.57%) Unit Testing
23 52 (17.57%) Windows
24 51 (17.23%) Android
25 47 (15.88%) Continuous Integration

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (12.84%) JBoss
2 37 (12.50%) Apache
3 36 (12.16%) Tomcat
3 36 (12.16%) WebSphere
4 29 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 22 (7.43%) Node.js
6 18 (6.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (3.72%) Apache ServiceMix
9 9 (3.04%) LiveCycle
10 8 (2.70%) CMS
10 8 (2.70%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.03%) IIS
11 6 (2.03%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.35%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.68%) Confluence
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.68%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.45%) SaaS
2 20 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) 3G
2 2 (0.68%) ATM
2 2 (0.68%) 4G
3 1 (0.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.24%) Relational Database
2 44 (14.86%) MySQL
3 43 (14.53%) NoSQL
4 39 (13.18%) SQL Server
5 27 (9.12%) RDBMS
6 26 (8.78%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.39%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.04%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.35%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.34%) QlikView
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.34%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (17.91%) Eclipse
2 47 (15.88%) JUnit
3 41 (13.85%) Git (software)
4 34 (11.49%) Maven
5 25 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 23 (7.77%) Subversion
7 16 (5.41%) Redmine
8 15 (5.07%) JIRA
9 12 (4.05%) NetBeans
10 9 (3.04%) Ant
11 8 (2.70%) Gradle
12 7 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.03%) Mockito
13 6 (2.03%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (1.69%) Selenium
15 2 (0.68%) TestNG
15 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
15 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
15 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 78 (26.35%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Automotive
3 5 (1.69%) Games
3 5 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
5 3 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 248 (83.78%) Developer
2 233 (78.72%) Java Developer
3 67 (22.64%) Senior Developer
4 64 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (9.46%) Lead Developer
6 26 (8.78%) Software Engineer
7 25 (8.45%) Lead Java Developer
8 15 (5.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 14 (4.73%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Junior
10 13 (4.39%) Junior Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
11 9 (3.04%) Android Developer
11 9 (3.04%) Core Java Developer
12 8 (2.70%) Mid-Level Java Developer
12 8 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (2.70%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.70%) Java Team Leader
12 8 (2.70%) Junior Java Developer
12 8 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (50.68%) Java EE
2 135 (45.61%) Spring
3 104 (35.14%) JPA
4 98 (33.11%) HTML
5 91 (30.74%) Web Services
6 81 (27.36%) Hibernate
7 67 (22.64%) XML
8 66 (22.30%) HTML5
9 62 (20.95%) J2EE
10 57 (19.26%) CSS
11 45 (15.20%) Spring MVC
12 42 (14.19%) REST
13 40 (13.51%) AngularJS
13 40 (13.51%) jQuery
14 37 (12.50%) RESTful
15 32 (10.81%) EJB
15 32 (10.81%) SOAP
16 31 (10.47%) JSP
17 30 (10.14%) Servlets
18 29 (9.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.91%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.09%) GIS
5 14 (4.73%) User Experience
6 10 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.68%) Informatics
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.57%) Windows
2 51 (17.23%) Android
3 46 (15.54%) Linux
4 37 (12.50%) UNIX
5 28 (9.46%) Apple iOS
6 18 (6.08%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.01%) Solaris
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.72%) Scrum
3 74 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 73 (24.66%) TDD
5 60 (20.27%) OO
6 57 (19.26%) MVC
7 54 (18.24%) Open Source
8 52 (17.57%) Unit Testing
9 47 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (14.86%) Multithreading
11 32 (10.81%) OOP
12 31 (10.47%) SDLC
13 26 (8.78%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.09%) UML
15 20 (6.76%) Time Management
16 18 (6.08%) Mobile Development
16 18 (6.08%) Android Development
16 18 (6.08%) OOD
17 17 (5.74%) Concurrent Programming
18 16 (5.41%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (98.99%) Java
2 107 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 107 (36.15%) SQL
3 33 (11.15%) Python
4 29 (9.80%) Scala
5 28 (9.46%) C++
6 27 (9.12%) C#
7 19 (6.42%) Ruby
8 9 (3.04%) C
9 6 (2.03%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.35%) Go
11 4 (1.35%) Groovy
11 4 (1.35%) PHP
12 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.68%) Perl
13 2 (0.68%) R
14 1 (0.34%) VB
14 1 (0.34%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (27.03%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (7.43%) Sun Certification
3 17 (5.74%) OCP
4 7 (2.36%) PhD
5 5 (1.69%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (1.01%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.01%) OCMJD
6 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 75 (25.34%) Oracle
2 29 (9.80%) Adobe
3 18 (6.08%) IBM
4 16 (5.41%) Sun
5 4 (1.35%) Sencha
5 4 (1.35%) Solace
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.68%) Google
7 2 (0.68%) Sybase
7 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.68%) BEA
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.34%) Zend
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bens - exceptional bonus + more
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary to 65k
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 20 days ago
Birkenhead
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Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago