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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 699 795 723
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -72
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 196 85 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 145 71 155
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
43595 42672 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.03% 39.47% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36643 36966 42269
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +45 178 £50,000 +17.64% 19
London +72 120 £55,000 +22.22% 12
City of London +47 53 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East of England +9 21 £40,000 -
Essex - 20 £40,000 -
Scotland +7 17 £50,000 -13.04%
South East -29 11 £42,500 +38.76% 2
North West -8 10 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Tyne and Wear - 10 - - 2
North East - 10 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 - - 2
Stirling - 9 £62,500 -
Teddington 0 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Glasgow -4 6 £42,500 -26.08%
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Manchester -9 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Brentwood - 5 £45,000 -
Colchester - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 - - 1
Canterbury - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 £55,000 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 370 (97.88%) Java
2 160 (42.33%) Spring
3 130 (34.39%) Java EE
4 127 (33.60%) SQL
5 109 (28.84%) Maven
6 105 (27.78%) J2EE
7 104 (27.51%) JavaScript
8 102 (26.98%) Linux
8 102 (26.98%) Hibernate
9 94 (24.87%) UNIX
10 93 (24.60%) Finance
11 81 (21.43%) HTML
11 81 (21.43%) XML
12 79 (20.90%) TDD
13 74 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (19.58%) Multithreading
14 70 (18.52%) Degree
15 69 (18.25%) Web Services
15 69 (18.25%) OO
16 66 (17.46%) Software Engineering
17 64 (16.93%) Ant
17 64 (16.93%) Oracle
17 64 (16.93%) Eclipse
18 61 (16.14%) CSS
19 60 (15.87%) Scrum
20 59 (15.61%) Relational Database
21 53 (14.02%) Tomcat
22 51 (13.49%) JBoss
22 51 (13.49%) NoSQL
23 48 (12.70%) SOA

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (14.02%) Tomcat
2 30 (7.94%) Apache
3 22 (5.82%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 21 (5.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 12 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.38%) Jetty
7 8 (2.12%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (2.12%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.59%) CMS
8 6 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.79%) PegaRULES
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Confluence
12 1 (0.26%) GemFire
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
1 21 (5.56%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 21 (5.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.56%) HTTP
2 10 (2.65%) SSL
3 9 (2.38%) SSH
4 8 (2.12%) LDAP
5 6 (1.59%) Internet
6 4 (1.06%) RTP
7 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) GSM
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.61%) Relational Database
2 51 (13.49%) NoSQL
3 44 (11.64%) MySQL
4 39 (10.32%) Big Data
5 32 (8.47%) MongoDB
6 31 (8.20%) Oracle Database
7 28 (7.41%) SQL Server
8 23 (6.08%) Hadoop
9 21 (5.56%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.70%) Redis
11 11 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.85%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.85%) MarkLogic
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.53%) HBase
15 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
15 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 109 (28.84%) Maven
2 64 (16.93%) Ant
2 64 (16.93%) Eclipse
3 42 (11.11%) JUnit
4 40 (10.58%) Subversion
5 37 (9.79%) Git (software)
6 28 (7.41%) Mockito
7 23 (6.08%) Jenkins
8 19 (5.03%) Mercurial
9 15 (3.97%) Hudson
10 10 (2.65%) Gradle
10 10 (2.65%) Selenium
11 9 (2.38%) Emacs
12 8 (2.12%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.85%) MyEclipse
13 7 (1.85%) YourKit
13 7 (1.85%) JProfiler
14 6 (1.59%) Rational Rose
14 6 (1.59%) Introscope
14 6 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 93 (24.60%) Finance
2 46 (12.17%) Banking
3 26 (6.88%) Games
3 26 (6.88%) Automotive
4 17 (4.50%) Retail
5 14 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.17%) Front Office
7 10 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.32%) Publishing
10 4 (1.06%) Legal
11 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 256 (67.72%) Developer
2 233 (61.64%) Java Developer
3 40 (10.58%) Senior Developer
4 34 (8.99%) Architect
5 32 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 27 (7.14%) Trainer
7 24 (6.35%) Consultant
8 21 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.97%) Analyst
9 15 (3.97%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (3.44%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Programmer
10 13 (3.44%) Java Programmer
11 12 (3.17%) Web Developer
11 12 (3.17%) Senior Architect
12 11 (2.91%) Java Web Developer
13 10 (2.65%) TIBCO Support
13 10 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (42.33%) Spring
2 130 (34.39%) Java EE
3 105 (27.78%) J2EE
4 102 (26.98%) Hibernate
5 81 (21.43%) HTML
5 81 (21.43%) XML
6 69 (18.25%) Web Services
7 61 (16.14%) CSS
8 47 (12.43%) JPA
9 44 (11.64%) SOAP
10 39 (10.32%) JMS
11 37 (9.79%) Swing
11 37 (9.79%) EJB
12 36 (9.52%) Spring MVC
13 33 (8.73%) Struts
14 32 (8.47%) Servlets
14 32 (8.47%) jQuery
15 30 (7.94%) JDBC
15 30 (7.94%) JSP
15 30 (7.94%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 37 (9.79%) Open Source
3 26 (6.88%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.38%) Mobile Games
4 9 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.85%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.59%) GIS
6 6 (1.59%) Social Media
7 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.06%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.06%) Physics
8 4 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.06%) Statistics
9 3 (0.79%) Derivative
9 3 (0.79%) CUDA
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 102 (26.98%) Linux
2 94 (24.87%) UNIX
3 29 (7.67%) Windows
4 16 (4.23%) Android
5 10 (2.65%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.90%) TDD
2 74 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.58%) Multithreading
3 69 (18.25%) OO
4 66 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 60 (15.87%) Scrum
6 48 (12.70%) SOA
7 40 (10.58%) MVC
8 33 (8.73%) Unit Testing
9 32 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.08%) OOP
11 20 (5.29%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.97%) UML
13 13 (3.44%) OOD
14 12 (3.17%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (2.91%) Regression Testing
16 10 (2.65%) E-Commerce
16 10 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
16 10 (2.65%) Test Automation
16 10 (2.65%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (97.88%) Java
2 127 (33.60%) SQL
3 104 (27.51%) JavaScript
4 45 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 37 (9.79%) C++
6 36 (9.52%) Scala
7 22 (5.82%) C
7 22 (5.82%) C#
8 16 (4.23%) Python
9 14 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.70%) Perl
9 14 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.65%) Groovy
11 9 (2.38%) Erlang
12 8 (2.12%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.12%) Ruby
12 8 (2.12%) XPath
13 7 (1.85%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.32%) PHP
15 4 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (18.52%) Degree
2 19 (5.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.26%) KVM
2 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.79%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 64 (16.93%) Oracle
2 51 (13.49%) JBoss
3 24 (6.35%) TIBCO
4 19 (5.03%) Google
5 8 (2.12%) Perforce
5 8 (2.12%) Sybase
6 7 (1.85%) IBM
6 7 (1.85%) VMware
7 6 (1.59%) Splunk
7 6 (1.59%) Adobe
8 5 (1.32%) Pega
9 4 (1.06%) Zend
9 4 (1.06%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.79%) BEA
10 3 (0.79%) ILOG
10 3 (0.79%) Percona
10 3 (0.79%) Facebook
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours 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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London
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London
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
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North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Shares
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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