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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 798 823 798
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 125 138 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 151
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%

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
37735 40698 47177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 38.00% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32651 34732 40326
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +24 123 £60,000 +27.65% 11
London +47 75 £62,500 +25.00% 5
City of London +80 39 £60,000 - 2
South East +32 23 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Yorkshire +16 11 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Yorkshire +8 11 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Berkshire +20 10 £60,000 +26.98%
Reading +21 9 £58,750 +24.66%
Hampshire +13 9 £55,000 +120.00%
Farnborough +7 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Wimbledon - 7 - -
Leeds +10 6 £62,500 +78.57%
Cheltenham - 5 £55,000 -
Wakefield - 5 £40,000 - 1
South West - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands -12 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Coventry +4 3 £65,000 +26.82%
Milton Keynes +29 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England +10 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottingham +1 2 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £62,500 +56.25% 1
East Midlands -10 2 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +11 1 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Lancashire +5 1 £47,500 +18.75%
North West +4 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 287 (99.31%) Java
2 175 (60.55%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (46.71%) Oracle
4 133 (46.02%) Java EE
5 124 (42.91%) Spring
6 120 (41.52%) Finance
7 108 (37.37%) Degree
8 103 (35.64%) HTML
9 101 (34.95%) JMS
10 98 (33.91%) Web Services
11 96 (33.22%) JavaScript
11 96 (33.22%) MySQL
12 95 (32.87%) SQL
13 89 (30.80%) Tomcat
14 86 (29.76%) Multithreading
15 85 (29.41%) XML
16 81 (28.03%) Eclipse
17 74 (25.61%) REST
18 71 (24.57%) Relational Database
18 71 (24.57%) Unix
19 69 (23.88%) JPA
20 68 (23.53%) CSS
20 68 (23.53%) Hibernate
21 67 (23.18%) Linux
22 62 (21.45%) J2EE
23 61 (21.11%) TDD
24 60 (20.76%) RDBMS
24 60 (20.76%) Concurrent Programming
25 59 (20.42%) JIRA
26 58 (20.07%) Jenkins

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 89 (30.80%) Tomcat
2 56 (19.38%) WebSphere
3 41 (14.19%) JBoss
4 29 (10.03%) WebLogic
5 26 (9.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (7.27%) Apache
7 13 (4.50%) Apache Spark
7 13 (4.50%) Node.js
8 10 (3.46%) IIS
8 10 (3.46%) Jetty
8 10 (3.46%) nginx
9 7 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.35%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.35%) Mule
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.88%) SaaS
2 21 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.92%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Boomi
5 1 (0.35%) Force.com
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (33.22%) MySQL
2 71 (24.57%) Relational Database
3 60 (20.76%) RDBMS
4 49 (16.96%) NoSQL
5 38 (13.15%) MongoDB
6 37 (12.80%) Oracle Database
7 22 (7.61%) SQL Server
8 21 (7.27%) Data Mining
9 16 (5.54%) Big Data
9 16 (5.54%) Hadoop
10 13 (4.50%) Apache Hive
10 13 (4.50%) HBase
10 13 (4.50%) OrientDB
10 13 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.46%) InterSystems Cache
11 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (2.77%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 81 (28.03%) Eclipse
2 59 (20.42%) JIRA
3 58 (20.07%) Jenkins
4 55 (19.03%) NetBeans
5 53 (18.34%) Maven
6 44 (15.22%) IntelliJ
6 44 (15.22%) Subversion
7 39 (13.49%) JUnit
8 36 (12.46%) Git (software)
9 30 (10.38%) Ant
10 23 (7.96%) Hudson
11 14 (4.84%) Mockito
12 12 (4.15%) MyEclipse
12 12 (4.15%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (3.46%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (2.77%) Gradle
16 7 (2.42%) Selenium
17 5 (1.73%) Cucumber
General
1 120 (41.52%) Finance
2 42 (14.53%) Banking
3 28 (9.69%) Marketing
4 13 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.81%) Games
6 8 (2.77%) Retail
7 4 (1.38%) Publishing
7 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.04%) Electronics
8 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 216 (74.74%) Developer
2 191 (66.09%) Java Developer
3 58 (20.07%) Senior Developer
3 58 (20.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 32 (11.07%) Architect
5 27 (9.34%) Lead Developer
5 27 (9.34%) Lead Java Developer
6 24 (8.30%) Integration Architect
6 24 (8.30%) Java Engineer
6 24 (8.30%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.57%) Software Developer
8 18 (6.23%) Consultant
9 16 (5.54%) Java Architect
10 13 (4.50%) Java Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.15%) SaaS Architect
12 11 (3.81%) Middleware Architect
13 10 (3.46%) Applications Developer
13 10 (3.46%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.11%) Java Applications Developer
14 9 (3.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (46.02%) Java EE
2 124 (42.91%) Spring
3 103 (35.64%) HTML
4 101 (34.95%) JMS
5 98 (33.91%) Web Services
6 85 (29.41%) XML
7 74 (25.61%) REST
8 69 (23.88%) JPA
9 68 (23.53%) CSS
9 68 (23.53%) Hibernate
10 62 (21.45%) J2EE
11 50 (17.30%) JSP
12 47 (16.26%) J2SE
13 45 (15.57%) JSF
14 44 (15.22%) SOAP
15 43 (14.88%) JSON
16 41 (14.19%) Ajax
17 37 (12.80%) RESTful
18 36 (12.46%) HTML5
19 31 (10.73%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.88%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.65%) Fintech
4 15 (5.19%) User Experience
5 12 (4.15%) Telematics
5 12 (4.15%) Web 2.0
6 9 (3.11%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.77%) Streaming Video
7 8 (2.77%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.73%) Informatics
9 5 (1.73%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.38%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.38%) LIMS
10 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.04%) Derivative
11 3 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.69%) BBC
13 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.57%) Unix
2 67 (23.18%) Linux
3 45 (15.57%) Windows
4 13 (4.50%) AIX
4 13 (4.50%) Android
5 12 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.15%) Mac OS
6 9 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.35%) Fedora
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (60.55%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.76%) Multithreading
3 61 (21.11%) TDD
4 60 (20.76%) Concurrent Programming
5 57 (19.72%) Mentoring
6 52 (17.99%) Unit Testing
7 51 (17.65%) Scrum
8 50 (17.30%) Software Engineering
9 47 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (15.92%) UML
11 45 (15.57%) Low Latency
12 44 (15.22%) Open Source
12 44 (15.22%) SOA
13 42 (14.53%) OO
14 30 (10.38%) Presales
15 27 (9.34%) MVC
16 23 (7.96%) SDLC
17 16 (5.54%) Microservices
18 15 (5.19%) System Testing
19 13 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 287 (99.31%) Java
2 96 (33.22%) JavaScript
3 95 (32.87%) SQL
4 32 (11.07%) Groovy
5 28 (9.69%) C++
6 24 (8.30%) Shell Script
7 22 (7.61%) C#
8 15 (5.19%) C
9 12 (4.15%) Go
9 12 (4.15%) Scala
10 10 (3.46%) Python
11 8 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.73%) Ruby
13 3 (1.04%) PHP
14 2 (0.69%) Perl
15 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.35%) OCaml
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (37.37%) Degree
2 18 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.84%) OCP
3 14 (4.84%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (3.11%) Sun Certification
5 8 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) OCA
7 1 (0.35%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.92%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.50%) HDFS
2 5 (1.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Ansible
1 4 (1.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 135 (46.71%) Oracle
2 50 (17.30%) IBM
3 37 (12.80%) TIBCO
4 31 (10.73%) BEA
5 14 (4.84%) Google
5 14 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (4.15%) Facebook
6 12 (4.15%) NetSuite
7 11 (3.81%) BT
8 10 (3.46%) Altova
8 10 (3.46%) Fiorano
8 10 (3.46%) ILOG
8 10 (3.46%) Splunk
8 10 (3.46%) Talend
8 10 (3.46%) WSO2
9 7 (2.42%) Adobe
9 7 (2.42%) MuleSoft
10 6 (2.08%) Software AG
10 6 (2.08%) webMethods
11 4 (1.38%) SAP
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