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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 698 742 771
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +29
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 197 144 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 156 124 95
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,602 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
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 £29,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 +37 188 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +68 121 £52,500 +10.52% 5
City of London +17 37 £52,500 -8.69% 2
East of England 0 25 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Essex - 24 £40,000 - 4
South East 0 22 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Scotland 0 9 £55,000 -4.34%
Surrey - 7 £44,000 - 1
West Midlands -24 6 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Wimbledon - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £24,500 -
Kent - 5 - -
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Stirling - 5 £62,500 -
Teddington - 5 £50,000 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Crawley - 5 £24,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Newbury +8 3 £70,000 +55.55%
Berkshire +1 3 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Leeds -21 3 £42,500 +13.33%
West Yorkshire -22 3 £42,500 -
South West -26 3 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Yorkshire -38 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -6 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Derbyshire -9 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -13 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 392 (97.51%) Java
2 178 (44.28%) Spring
3 141 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (34.08%) SQL
5 128 (31.84%) Java EE
6 118 (29.35%) Maven
7 116 (28.86%) JavaScript
8 105 (26.12%) J2EE
9 102 (25.37%) HTML
10 100 (24.88%) XML
11 99 (24.63%) Linux
12 93 (23.13%) Web Services
13 90 (22.39%) Hibernate
14 85 (21.14%) TDD
14 85 (21.14%) OO
15 84 (20.90%) CSS
16 82 (20.40%) Finance
17 79 (19.65%) UNIX
18 77 (19.15%) Software Engineering
19 76 (18.91%) Degree
20 71 (17.66%) Scrum
20 71 (17.66%) Relational Database
21 70 (17.41%) Oracle
22 64 (15.92%) Multithreading
23 63 (15.67%) SOAP
24 61 (15.17%) Eclipse
25 60 (14.93%) JBoss
26 58 (14.43%) Mentoring
27 55 (13.68%) MySQL
28 52 (12.94%) JUnit

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (14.93%) JBoss
2 52 (12.94%) Tomcat
3 42 (10.45%) Apache
4 34 (8.46%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.73%) TIBCO EMS
5 19 (4.73%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 18 (4.48%) Jetty
6 18 (4.48%) WebLogic
7 17 (4.23%) GlassFish
8 12 (2.99%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (2.49%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (1.74%) CMS
11 6 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.75%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.50%) GemFire
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.73%) BusinessWorks
1 19 (4.73%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 19 (4.73%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.99%) SaaS
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.97%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) SSL
3 12 (2.99%) SSH
4 11 (2.74%) Internet
5 9 (2.24%) LDAP
6 5 (1.24%) 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 71 (17.66%) Relational Database
2 55 (13.68%) MySQL
3 47 (11.69%) NoSQL
4 41 (10.20%) Big Data
5 34 (8.46%) Oracle Database
6 26 (6.47%) SQL Server
7 23 (5.72%) MongoDB
8 22 (5.47%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.73%) MarkLogic
9 15 (3.73%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.49%) Redis
12 8 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.74%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.50%) DB2
15 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.25%) KDB
16 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
16 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 118 (29.35%) Maven
2 61 (15.17%) Eclipse
3 52 (12.94%) JUnit
4 46 (11.44%) Git (software)
5 43 (10.70%) Ant
5 43 (10.70%) Subversion
6 39 (9.70%) Jenkins
7 31 (7.71%) Mockito
8 20 (4.98%) Hudson
9 17 (4.23%) Selenium
10 12 (2.99%) Gradle
11 10 (2.49%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.24%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.24%) JIRA
13 8 (1.99%) JProfiler
13 8 (1.99%) YourKit
14 7 (1.74%) Rational Rose
15 6 (1.49%) Introscope
15 6 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 82 (20.40%) Finance
2 50 (12.44%) Banking
3 28 (6.97%) Automotive
4 23 (5.72%) Games
5 17 (4.23%) Retail
6 13 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.23%) Publishing
7 11 (2.74%) Front Office
8 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.00%) International Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 271 (67.41%) Developer
2 246 (61.19%) Java Developer
3 49 (12.19%) Senior Developer
4 42 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (8.96%) Architect
6 29 (7.21%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.97%) Consultant
8 26 (6.47%) Trainer
9 20 (4.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (4.73%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.73%) Analyst
13 14 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
14 13 (3.23%) Java Programmer
14 13 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
14 13 (3.23%) Programmer
15 11 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
16 10 (2.49%) Security Consultant
16 10 (2.49%) Security Architect
16 10 (2.49%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (44.28%) Spring
2 128 (31.84%) Java EE
3 105 (26.12%) J2EE
4 102 (25.37%) HTML
5 100 (24.88%) XML
6 93 (23.13%) Web Services
7 90 (22.39%) Hibernate
8 84 (20.90%) CSS
9 63 (15.67%) SOAP
10 52 (12.94%) JMS
11 49 (12.19%) JPA
12 43 (10.70%) Struts
13 38 (9.45%) EJB
13 38 (9.45%) Spring MVC
13 38 (9.45%) REST
14 37 (9.20%) jQuery
15 36 (8.96%) HTML5
16 33 (8.21%) Swing
17 31 (7.71%) JSON
18 30 (7.46%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.45%) Open Source
3 39 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.72%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.98%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.49%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.99%) GIS
8 7 (1.74%) Statistics
8 7 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.49%) Social Media
9 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.49%) Mobile Games
10 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.24%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.00%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.00%) Derivative
11 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.00%) User Experience
12 3 (0.75%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.63%) Linux
2 79 (19.65%) UNIX
3 36 (8.96%) Windows
4 16 (3.98%) Android
5 9 (2.24%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (21.14%) TDD
2 85 (21.14%) OO
3 77 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 71 (17.66%) Scrum
5 64 (15.92%) Multithreading
6 58 (14.43%) Mentoring
7 49 (12.19%) SOA
7 49 (12.19%) MVC
8 48 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (8.96%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.21%) Coaching
11 26 (6.47%) OOP
12 22 (5.47%) OOA/OOD
13 20 (4.98%) Problem Management
14 19 (4.73%) UML
15 17 (4.23%) OOD
15 17 (4.23%) Web Development
15 17 (4.23%) BDD
16 15 (3.73%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 392 (97.51%) Java
2 137 (34.08%) SQL
3 116 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 46 (11.44%) C++
5 35 (8.71%) Shell Script
6 29 (7.21%) C#
7 28 (6.97%) C
8 24 (5.97%) Scala
9 22 (5.47%) XPath
10 21 (5.22%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.23%) Python
12 15 (3.73%) Perl
12 15 (3.73%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.99%) PHP
14 9 (2.24%) Erlang
14 9 (2.24%) Ruby
15 7 (1.74%) Groovy
15 7 (1.74%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.74%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 76 (18.91%) Degree
2 18 (4.48%) PhD
3 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.98%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.99%) 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 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.24%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 70 (17.41%) Oracle
2 24 (5.97%) Google
3 20 (4.98%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.49%) Adobe
5 9 (2.24%) Sybase
6 8 (1.99%) Perforce
6 8 (1.99%) VMware
7 6 (1.49%) Splunk
8 5 (1.24%) Percona
8 5 (1.24%) Zend
9 4 (1.00%) Cerillion
9 4 (1.00%) Facebook
9 4 (1.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (1.00%) Nokia
9 4 (1.00%) Siemens
10 2 (0.50%) IBM
10 2 (0.50%) Pega
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.25%) BEA
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Essex
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