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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 710 783 724
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -59
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 198 91 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 145 76 149
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,250 £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
43909 42375 47512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 39.47% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36901 36766 41779
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 2 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 2 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
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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 +67 181 £50,000 +17.64% 23
London +80 123 £55,000 +22.22% 14
City of London +38 49 £60,000 +32.59% 3
East of England -4 21 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 20 £40,000 -
Scotland -1 16 £56,250 -2.17% 1
South East -25 11 £42,500 +25.90% 2
North East - 10 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 10 - - 2
North West -25 9 £40,000 - 3
Stirling - 9 £62,500 - 1
Teddington +1 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Glasgow -6 5 - -
Brentwood - 5 £45,000 -
Colchester - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Manchester -13 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Leeds - 4 £48,750 -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £48,750 -
Yorkshire - 4 £48,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Canterbury - 3 - - 1

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 371 (97.89%) Java
2 159 (41.95%) Spring
3 128 (33.77%) Java EE
4 126 (33.25%) SQL
5 116 (30.61%) Maven
6 105 (27.70%) JavaScript
7 104 (27.44%) J2EE
8 101 (26.65%) Linux
9 98 (25.86%) Hibernate
10 93 (24.54%) Finance
11 92 (24.27%) UNIX
12 85 (22.43%) XML
13 82 (21.64%) HTML
14 80 (21.11%) TDD
15 75 (19.79%) Multithreading
16 73 (19.26%) Web Services
17 72 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
18 71 (18.73%) Degree
19 69 (18.21%) Software Engineering
20 67 (17.68%) OO
21 66 (17.41%) Eclipse
22 64 (16.89%) Ant
23 63 (16.62%) CSS
24 61 (16.09%) Oracle
24 61 (16.09%) Relational Database
25 60 (15.83%) Mentoring
26 57 (15.04%) Scrum
27 54 (14.25%) JBoss
28 51 (13.46%) Tomcat
28 51 (13.46%) NoSQL

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 51 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.18%) Apache
3 27 (7.12%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.54%) TIBCO EMS
4 21 (5.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 12 (3.17%) Apache Solr
5 12 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.90%) GlassFish
7 10 (2.64%) Jetty
8 8 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (1.58%) CMS
9 6 (1.58%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.79%) PegaRULES
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.54%) BusinessWorks
1 21 (5.54%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 21 (5.54%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.54%) HTTP
2 11 (2.90%) SSL
3 9 (2.37%) LDAP
3 9 (2.37%) SSH
4 6 (1.58%) Internet
5 4 (1.06%) RTP
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) GSM
6 1 (0.26%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.09%) Relational Database
2 51 (13.46%) NoSQL
3 45 (11.87%) MySQL
4 40 (10.55%) Big Data
5 31 (8.18%) Oracle Database
5 31 (8.18%) MongoDB
6 28 (7.39%) SQL Server
7 22 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.54%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.69%) Redis
10 11 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.11%) MarkLogic
12 7 (1.85%) Data Mining
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
1 116 (30.61%) Maven
2 66 (17.41%) Eclipse
3 64 (16.89%) Ant
4 43 (11.35%) JUnit
5 40 (10.55%) Subversion
6 39 (10.29%) Git (software)
7 29 (7.65%) Mockito
8 27 (7.12%) Jenkins
9 19 (5.01%) Mercurial
10 16 (4.22%) Hudson
11 10 (2.64%) Gradle
11 10 (2.64%) Selenium
12 9 (2.37%) Emacs
13 8 (2.11%) YourKit
13 8 (2.11%) JProfiler
13 8 (2.11%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.85%) MyEclipse
15 6 (1.58%) Rational Rose
15 6 (1.58%) Introscope
15 6 (1.58%) Xcode
General
1 93 (24.54%) Finance
2 48 (12.66%) Banking
3 27 (7.12%) Games
3 27 (7.12%) Automotive
4 15 (3.96%) Retail
5 12 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.17%) Front Office
6 10 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.58%) Publishing
9 4 (1.06%) Legal
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 253 (66.75%) Developer
2 230 (60.69%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 35 (9.23%) Architect
5 29 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (7.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 27 (7.12%) Trainer
7 25 (6.60%) Consultant
8 21 (5.54%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.96%) Analyst
9 15 (3.96%) J2EE Developer
10 14 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.43%) Programmer
11 13 (3.43%) Java Programmer
12 12 (3.17%) Web Developer
13 11 (2.90%) Java Web Developer
13 11 (2.90%) Senior Architect
14 10 (2.64%) TIBCO Support
14 10 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (41.95%) Spring
2 128 (33.77%) Java EE
3 104 (27.44%) J2EE
4 98 (25.86%) Hibernate
5 85 (22.43%) XML
6 82 (21.64%) HTML
7 73 (19.26%) Web Services
8 63 (16.62%) CSS
9 47 (12.40%) SOAP
10 43 (11.35%) JPA
11 41 (10.82%) JMS
12 37 (9.76%) Swing
13 35 (9.23%) EJB
14 34 (8.97%) Servlets
14 34 (8.97%) Spring MVC
15 32 (8.44%) jQuery
16 29 (7.65%) JDBC
16 29 (7.65%) Struts
16 29 (7.65%) XHTML
17 28 (7.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 38 (10.03%) Open Source
3 23 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.37%) Mobile Games
4 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.85%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.58%) GIS
6 6 (1.58%) 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
1 101 (26.65%) Linux
2 92 (24.27%) UNIX
3 29 (7.65%) Windows
4 16 (4.22%) Android
5 10 (2.64%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.11%) TDD
2 75 (19.79%) Multithreading
3 72 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (18.21%) Software Engineering
5 67 (17.68%) OO
6 60 (15.83%) Mentoring
7 57 (15.04%) Scrum
8 48 (12.66%) SOA
9 39 (10.29%) MVC
10 34 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (8.71%) Unit Testing
12 29 (7.65%) Coaching
13 22 (5.80%) OOP
14 20 (5.28%) Problem Management
15 17 (4.49%) UML
16 15 (3.96%) OOD
17 12 (3.17%) OOA/OOD
18 11 (2.90%) Regression Testing
18 11 (2.90%) Product Management
19 10 (2.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 371 (97.89%) Java
2 126 (33.25%) SQL
3 105 (27.70%) JavaScript
4 45 (11.87%) Shell Script
5 38 (10.03%) C++
6 36 (9.50%) Scala
7 22 (5.80%) C#
8 20 (5.28%) C
9 16 (4.22%) Python
10 14 (3.69%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.43%) Perl
12 10 (2.64%) Groovy
13 9 (2.37%) Erlang
13 9 (2.37%) XPath
14 8 (2.11%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.11%) Ruby
15 7 (1.85%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.32%) PHP
17 4 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (18.73%) Degree
2 19 (5.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.07%) QA
2 8 (2.11%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.11%) 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 61 (16.09%) Oracle
2 54 (14.25%) JBoss
3 24 (6.33%) TIBCO
4 20 (5.28%) Google
5 8 (2.11%) Perforce
5 8 (2.11%) VMware
5 8 (2.11%) Sybase
6 7 (1.85%) IBM
7 6 (1.58%) Adobe
7 6 (1.58%) Splunk
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%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
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North West London
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Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
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