The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 750 800 822
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +22
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 132 164 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 121 150 135
Median salary £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +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
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 130 £60,000 +20.00% 11
London +35 85 £60,000 +4.34% 10
City of London +11 24 £60,000 - 1
South East +73 15 £50,000 +40.84%
South West +22 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucestershire -12 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Cheltenham - 12 £55,000 -
East of England +23 9 £65,000 +111.38%
Surrey - 8 £47,500 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire +9 4 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -11 4 £55,000 -4.34%
Farnborough -12 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Guildford - 4 £50,000 -
Woking - 4 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £55,000 -
Telford - 3 £55,000 -
Gloucester -9 2 £50,000 -
Nottingham -10 2 £44,000 -2.22%
Nottinghamshire -14 2 £44,000 -2.22%
East Midlands -18 2 £44,000 -2.22%
East Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Brighton - 2 £27,500 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Scotland +24 1 £42,500 +40.49% 1
Edinburgh +14 1 £42,500 +51.78% 1
South Wales -5 1 £32,904 -22.37%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Java SE.

1 253 (98.83%) Java
2 156 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (47.66%) Finance
4 92 (35.94%) SQL
5 89 (34.77%) Multithreading
6 86 (33.59%) Linux
7 81 (31.64%) Spring
8 80 (31.25%) HTML
9 78 (30.47%) Oracle
9 78 (30.47%) JavaScript
10 75 (29.30%) XML
10 75 (29.30%) Software Engineering
10 75 (29.30%) Java EE
10 75 (29.30%) Degree
11 72 (28.13%) JMS
12 70 (27.34%) J2EE
13 68 (26.56%) NoSQL
13 68 (26.56%) Relational Database
14 66 (25.78%) MySQL
14 66 (25.78%) J2SE
15 65 (25.39%) Concurrent Programming
16 63 (24.61%) Jenkins
17 62 (24.22%) Maven
18 61 (23.83%) JUnit
19 60 (23.44%) Web Services
20 58 (22.66%) Tomcat
21 51 (19.92%) Low Latency
22 50 (19.53%) MongoDB
22 50 (19.53%) JBoss
22 50 (19.53%) Unix

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (22.66%) Tomcat
2 50 (19.53%) JBoss
3 39 (15.23%) WebSphere
4 26 (10.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (10.16%) WebLogic
5 23 (8.98%) Apache
6 17 (6.64%) Jetty
7 9 (3.52%) nginx
8 8 (3.13%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.73%) CMS
10 4 (1.56%) Mule
10 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.03%) SaaS
2 11 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.17%) Boomi
3 3 (1.17%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Apcera
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) VoIP
2 6 (2.34%) HTTP
3 4 (1.56%) Multicast
3 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) AMQP
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.56%) NoSQL
1 68 (26.56%) Relational Database
2 66 (25.78%) MySQL
3 50 (19.53%) MongoDB
4 37 (14.45%) RDBMS
5 17 (6.64%) Big Data
6 16 (6.25%) OrientDB
7 14 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.52%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (3.52%) MarkLogic
9 9 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.78%) Squirro
12 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.39%) HBase
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (24.61%) Jenkins
2 62 (24.22%) Maven
3 61 (23.83%) JUnit
4 48 (18.75%) JIRA
5 38 (14.84%) Git (software)
6 37 (14.45%) Eclipse
7 34 (13.28%) Ant
8 32 (12.50%) IntelliJ
9 25 (9.77%) Mockito
10 24 (9.38%) NetBeans
11 23 (8.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (6.25%) Hudson
12 16 (6.25%) Subversion
13 10 (3.91%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.52%) RSpec
14 9 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (3.52%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (3.52%) Vagrant
15 8 (3.13%) Gradle
16 7 (2.73%) Mercurial
General
1 122 (47.66%) Finance
2 39 (15.23%) Banking
3 21 (8.20%) Marketing
4 16 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.52%) Advertising
6 9 (3.52%) Front Office
6 9 (3.52%) Retail
7 8 (3.13%) Publishing
8 7 (2.73%) Games
9 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (74.22%) Developer
2 161 (62.89%) Java Developer
3 47 (18.36%) Java Engineer
4 39 (15.23%) Senior Developer
4 39 (15.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (11.72%) Software Engineer
6 28 (10.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.42%) Architect
9 15 (5.86%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Core Java Developer
10 14 (5.47%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.69%) Consultant
13 11 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 8 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
15 8 (3.13%) Data Engineer
15 8 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (31.64%) Spring
2 80 (31.25%) HTML
3 75 (29.30%) Java EE
3 75 (29.30%) XML
4 72 (28.13%) JMS
5 70 (27.34%) J2EE
6 66 (25.78%) J2SE
7 60 (23.44%) Web Services
8 47 (18.36%) Hibernate
9 46 (17.97%) REST
9 46 (17.97%) Swing
10 45 (17.58%) CSS
11 41 (16.02%) HTML5
12 35 (13.67%) SOAP
13 34 (13.28%) JSP
14 33 (12.89%) JPA
15 26 (10.16%) Ajax
16 23 (8.98%) EJB
16 23 (8.98%) Struts
17 21 (8.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.45%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (14.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (13.28%) Fintech
4 26 (10.16%) Computer Science
5 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.52%) Equities
7 7 (2.73%) User Experience
8 5 (1.95%) Online Games
9 3 (1.17%) Home Automation
10 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.78%) Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.59%) Linux
2 50 (19.53%) Unix
3 15 (5.86%) AIX
4 12 (4.69%) Windows
5 4 (1.56%) Android
6 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.78%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.77%) Multithreading
3 75 (29.30%) Software Engineering
4 65 (25.39%) Concurrent Programming
5 51 (19.92%) Low Latency
6 41 (16.02%) TDD
7 37 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (14.45%) Scrum
8 34 (13.28%) Open Source
9 33 (12.89%) OO
10 32 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 32 (12.50%) SOA
11 25 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (9.38%) UML
13 22 (8.59%) Microservices
14 20 (7.81%) Algorithmic Trading
15 19 (7.42%) Unit Testing
16 18 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (7.03%) DevOps
16 18 (7.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 253 (98.83%) Java
2 92 (35.94%) SQL
3 78 (30.47%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.45%) Scala
5 29 (11.33%) Shell Script
6 27 (10.55%) Python
7 18 (7.03%) C++
8 16 (6.25%) Ruby
9 14 (5.47%) Groovy
10 12 (4.69%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.30%) XPath
12 9 (3.52%) Go
12 9 (3.52%) Perl
13 8 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.13%) C
13 8 (3.13%) C#
14 4 (1.56%) AWK
14 4 (1.56%) sed
15 3 (1.17%) Clojure
15 3 (1.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (29.30%) Degree
2 21 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.47%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.52%) OCP
5 5 (1.95%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) QA
2 8 (3.13%) PA-DSS
2 8 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.64%) Docker
2 7 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.91%) Puppet
2 9 (3.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 78 (30.47%) Oracle
2 20 (7.81%) IBM
2 20 (7.81%) TIBCO
3 13 (5.08%) BEA
3 13 (5.08%) Google
4 11 (4.30%) Splunk
5 10 (3.91%) MuleSoft
6 9 (3.52%) Fiorano
6 9 (3.52%) ILOG
6 9 (3.52%) Talend
6 9 (3.52%) WSO2
7 8 (3.13%) Informatica
8 7 (2.73%) Adobe
8 7 (2.73%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.73%) SAP
9 5 (1.95%) Pega
10 4 (1.56%) BT
10 4 (1.56%) Terracotta
10 4 (1.56%) Twitter
11 3 (1.17%) Facebook
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