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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 689 776 765
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 208 105 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 153 90 117
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%

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
42566 42412 47480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.79% 39.73% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35787 36806 41709
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 September 2014 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 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +60 194 £50,000 +17.64% 22
London +80 131 £52,500 +16.02% 12
City of London +31 45 £60,000 +32.59% 4
East of England +6 24 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 23 £40,000 -
Scotland +3 13 £50,000 -13.04%
South East -4 13 £42,500 +25.90% 1
North East - 9 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 9 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 - - 2
Teddington 0 7 £50,000 +25.00%
North West -20 7 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
New Malden - 7 £50,000 -
Stirling - 6 £62,500 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Kent - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £24,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 4 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Glasgow -13 4 - -
West Yorkshire -27 4 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Yorkshire -28 4 £48,750 +14.70% 2
Warrington - 4 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £40,000 -
Leeds - 4 £48,750 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £47,500 -
Manchester -6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 389 (97.49%) Java
2 174 (43.61%) Spring
3 146 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (33.83%) Java EE
5 126 (31.58%) SQL
5 126 (31.58%) Maven
6 114 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 105 (26.32%) J2EE
8 99 (24.81%) Linux
9 95 (23.81%) Hibernate
10 92 (23.06%) Finance
11 91 (22.81%) HTML
11 91 (22.81%) XML
12 90 (22.56%) TDD
13 86 (21.55%) UNIX
14 84 (21.05%) Web Services
15 78 (19.55%) Software Engineering
16 76 (19.05%) Degree
17 74 (18.55%) Multithreading
18 73 (18.30%) OO
19 72 (18.05%) CSS
20 70 (17.54%) Eclipse
21 69 (17.29%) Scrum
22 66 (16.54%) Oracle
23 63 (15.79%) Relational Database
24 60 (15.04%) Mentoring
25 58 (14.54%) Ant
26 57 (14.29%) JBoss
27 56 (14.04%) Tomcat
28 54 (13.53%) NoSQL

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 56 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 39 (9.77%) Apache
3 33 (8.27%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 21 (5.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 15 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.51%) GlassFish
6 14 (3.51%) Jetty
7 12 (3.01%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (2.26%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (1.75%) CMS
11 6 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.50%) PegaRULES
14 2 (0.50%) GemFire
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.50%) LiveCycle
15 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 3 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
1 21 (5.26%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 21 (5.26%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.02%) HTTP
2 13 (3.26%) SSL
3 10 (2.51%) Internet
4 9 (2.26%) LDAP
5 7 (1.75%) SSH
6 5 (1.25%) RTP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 54 (13.53%) NoSQL
3 49 (12.28%) MySQL
4 46 (11.53%) Big Data
5 33 (8.27%) Oracle Database
6 31 (7.77%) MongoDB
7 26 (6.52%) SQL Server
8 22 (5.51%) RDBMS
9 20 (5.01%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.51%) Redis
11 12 (3.01%) MarkLogic
12 11 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.50%) DB2
15 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.50%) HBase
16 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 126 (31.58%) Maven
2 70 (17.54%) Eclipse
3 58 (14.54%) Ant
4 48 (12.03%) JUnit
5 45 (11.28%) Git (software)
6 44 (11.03%) Subversion
7 35 (8.77%) Jenkins
8 32 (8.02%) Mockito
9 20 (5.01%) Hudson
10 16 (4.01%) Mercurial
11 15 (3.76%) Selenium
12 11 (2.76%) Gradle
13 8 (2.01%) YourKit
13 8 (2.01%) JProfiler
14 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.75%) Emacs
14 7 (1.75%) MyEclipse
14 7 (1.75%) Rational Rose
14 7 (1.75%) NetBeans
15 6 (1.50%) Introscope
General
1 92 (23.06%) Finance
2 52 (13.03%) Banking
3 28 (7.02%) Automotive
4 25 (6.27%) Games
5 14 (3.51%) Retail
6 11 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.51%) Publishing
7 10 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.51%) Front Office
8 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) International Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (67.17%) Developer
2 245 (61.40%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 38 (9.52%) Architect
5 34 (8.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (7.27%) Consultant
7 26 (6.52%) Trainer
8 25 (6.27%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (4.01%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.76%) Analyst
12 14 (3.51%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.51%) Programmer
12 14 (3.51%) Java Programmer
13 13 (3.26%) Java Web Developer
14 11 (2.76%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (2.51%) Security Consultant
15 10 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.51%) TIBCO Support
15 10 (2.51%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (43.61%) Spring
2 135 (33.83%) Java EE
3 105 (26.32%) J2EE
4 95 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 91 (22.81%) HTML
5 91 (22.81%) XML
6 84 (21.05%) Web Services
7 72 (18.05%) CSS
8 52 (13.03%) SOAP
8 52 (13.03%) JMS
9 47 (11.78%) JPA
10 37 (9.27%) Swing
11 36 (9.02%) Struts
11 36 (9.02%) Spring MVC
12 35 (8.77%) EJB
13 34 (8.52%) jQuery
14 32 (8.02%) JSP
14 32 (8.02%) J2SE
15 31 (7.77%) Servlets
15 31 (7.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.03%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.28%) Open Source
3 34 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.51%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.75%) Web 2.0
6 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.75%) GIS
6 7 (1.75%) Mobile Games
7 6 (1.50%) Social Media
8 5 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.00%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.00%) Statistics
9 4 (1.00%) User Experience
10 3 (0.75%) CUDA
10 3 (0.75%) Derivative
10 3 (0.75%) Physics
10 3 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.81%) Linux
2 86 (21.55%) UNIX
3 32 (8.02%) Windows
4 17 (4.26%) Android
5 12 (3.01%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.26%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.25%) Solaris
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (22.56%) TDD
3 78 (19.55%) Software Engineering
4 74 (18.55%) Multithreading
5 73 (18.30%) OO
6 69 (17.29%) Scrum
7 60 (15.04%) Mentoring
8 53 (13.28%) SOA
9 44 (11.03%) MVC
10 43 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (8.27%) Unit Testing
12 30 (7.52%) Coaching
13 26 (6.52%) OOP
14 20 (5.01%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.76%) UML
16 17 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
16 17 (4.26%) OOD
17 13 (3.26%) BDD
18 12 (3.01%) Dependency Injection
18 12 (3.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 389 (97.49%) Java
2 126 (31.58%) SQL
3 114 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (11.78%) C++
5 41 (10.28%) Shell Script
6 31 (7.77%) Scala
7 27 (6.77%) C
8 23 (5.76%) C#
9 17 (4.26%) Python
10 16 (4.01%) XPath
11 15 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.76%) Perl
12 12 (3.01%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.51%) Groovy
14 9 (2.26%) Erlang
15 8 (2.01%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.01%) Ruby
16 7 (1.75%) ActionScript
17 5 (1.25%) PHP
18 4 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (19.05%) Degree
2 20 (5.01%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.51%) QA
2 8 (2.01%) SLA
3 5 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
3 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.25%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 66 (16.54%) Oracle
2 57 (14.29%) JBoss
3 25 (6.27%) Google
4 24 (6.02%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.26%) Sybase
5 9 (2.26%) Adobe
6 8 (2.01%) Perforce
6 8 (2.01%) VMware
7 6 (1.50%) IBM
7 6 (1.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.50%) Splunk
8 5 (1.25%) Percona
9 4 (1.00%) Facebook
9 4 (1.00%) Zend
10 3 (0.75%) BEA
10 3 (0.75%) Pega
11 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.50%) ILOG
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.25%) Cerillion
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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