The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 705 804 681
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -123
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 212 65 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.060% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.15% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 170 59 206
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45840 43158 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.96% 39.64% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38992 37419 42809
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +98 191 £50,000 +14.94% 14
London +47 112 £65,000 +33.33% 6
City of London +27 48 £70,000 +55.55% 3
North West +13 24 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +8 21 £40,000 - 2
Essex - 21 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 19 £42,500 -
Manchester +11 13 £50,000 +11.11%
South East -27 12 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cheshire - 11 £45,000 -
Stirling - 11 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -19 9 £50,000 +53.84%
West Yorkshire -34 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Warrington - 8 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 - - 3
Glasgow - 7 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 - - 3
North East - 7 - - 3
Leeds - 6 £50,000 -
Chesterfield - 5 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Derbyshire - 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Teddington +1 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -
Witham - 4 £27,500 - 1
Worthing - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £28,750 -
Colchester - 4 £41,250 -
Brentwood - 4 £41,250 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 381 (98.70%) Java
2 158 (40.93%) Java EE
3 155 (40.16%) Spring
4 128 (33.16%) SQL
5 111 (28.76%) JavaScript
6 110 (28.50%) Linux
7 108 (27.98%) Hibernate
8 105 (27.20%) Finance
8 105 (27.20%) UNIX
9 104 (26.94%) J2EE
10 92 (23.83%) XML
11 88 (22.80%) Maven
12 87 (22.54%) HTML
13 75 (19.43%) TDD
14 67 (17.36%) OO
14 67 (17.36%) Eclipse
15 63 (16.32%) Web Services
15 63 (16.32%) Multithreading
16 62 (16.06%) Ant
16 62 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (15.80%) Degree
17 61 (15.80%) CSS
18 59 (15.28%) SOA
18 59 (15.28%) Software Engineering
19 58 (15.03%) Relational Database
20 57 (14.77%) JPA
21 54 (13.99%) JBoss
21 54 (13.99%) Oracle
22 52 (13.47%) Tomcat
23 50 (12.95%) EJB

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (13.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (7.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 28 (7.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 25 (6.48%) Apache
4 15 (3.89%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.11%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.85%) GlassFish
7 8 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.81%) Jetty
9 6 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.30%) IIS
11 4 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (1.04%) CMS
11 4 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.78%) PegaRULES
12 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.52%) Confluence
14 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (7.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 28 (7.25%) TIBCO iProcess
1 28 (7.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.66%) HTTP
2 9 (2.33%) SSH
3 5 (1.30%) LDAP
4 4 (1.04%) SSL
4 4 (1.04%) Internet
4 4 (1.04%) RTP
5 2 (0.52%) Multicast
5 2 (0.52%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) DHCP
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
6 1 (0.26%) GSM
6 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.03%) Relational Database
2 46 (11.92%) NoSQL
3 41 (10.62%) MySQL
4 36 (9.33%) Big Data
5 34 (8.81%) MongoDB
6 29 (7.51%) Hadoop
7 24 (6.22%) RDBMS
8 23 (5.96%) Oracle Database
9 22 (5.70%) SQL Server
10 14 (3.63%) Redis
11 10 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.81%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.04%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.52%) HBase
15 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.26%) DB2
16 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 88 (22.80%) Maven
2 67 (17.36%) Eclipse
3 62 (16.06%) Ant
4 44 (11.40%) JUnit
5 42 (10.88%) Subversion
6 39 (10.10%) Git (software)
7 23 (5.96%) Mockito
8 16 (4.15%) Jenkins
9 15 (3.89%) Hudson
10 14 (3.63%) Mercurial
11 12 (3.11%) PhoneGap
11 12 (3.11%) NetBeans
12 10 (2.59%) MyEclipse
12 10 (2.59%) Xcode
12 10 (2.59%) Introscope
13 9 (2.33%) Emacs
14 8 (2.07%) Gradle
14 8 (2.07%) Eclipse RCP
14 8 (2.07%) JIRA
14 8 (2.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 105 (27.20%) Finance
2 33 (8.55%) Banking
3 26 (6.74%) Games
4 22 (5.70%) Retail
4 22 (5.70%) Automotive
5 18 (4.66%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.89%) Front Office
7 11 (2.85%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 266 (68.91%) Developer
2 243 (62.95%) Java Developer
3 53 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 46 (11.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (10.36%) Architect
5 40 (10.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 29 (7.51%) Consultant
7 27 (6.99%) Trainer
8 25 (6.48%) J2EE Developer
9 18 (4.66%) Senior Architect
10 16 (4.15%) Software Developer
11 15 (3.89%) TIBCO Specialist
12 13 (3.37%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.37%) TIBCO Consultant
13 12 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.85%) Programmer
14 11 (2.85%) Java Programmer
14 11 (2.85%) Java Web Developer
15 10 (2.59%) TIBCO Support
15 10 (2.59%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (40.93%) Java EE
2 155 (40.16%) Spring
3 108 (27.98%) Hibernate
4 104 (26.94%) J2EE
5 92 (23.83%) XML
6 87 (22.54%) HTML
7 63 (16.32%) Web Services
8 61 (15.80%) CSS
9 57 (14.77%) JPA
10 50 (12.95%) EJB
11 43 (11.14%) Struts
12 40 (10.36%) SOAP
13 39 (10.10%) jQuery
14 38 (9.84%) JMS
15 36 (9.33%) HTML5
16 35 (9.07%) JSON
17 33 (8.55%) Servlets
17 33 (8.55%) Spring MVC
18 32 (8.29%) Swing
19 29 (7.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 38 (9.84%) Open Source
3 28 (7.25%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.59%) Social Media
5 10 (2.59%) Web 2.0
6 9 (2.33%) Mobile Games
7 7 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.55%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.04%) Physics
10 4 (1.04%) GIS
11 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.78%) Derivative
11 3 (0.78%) CUDA
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (28.50%) Linux
2 105 (27.20%) UNIX
3 29 (7.51%) Windows
4 20 (5.18%) Android
5 10 (2.59%) Mac OS
5 10 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.30%) Solaris
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Fedora
8 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.43%) TDD
2 67 (17.36%) OO
3 63 (16.32%) Multithreading
4 62 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (15.28%) SOA
5 59 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 47 (12.18%) Scrum
7 40 (10.36%) Unit Testing
8 37 (9.59%) MVC
9 26 (6.74%) OOP
10 24 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.40%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.89%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.37%) UML
14 11 (2.85%) Knowledge Management
15 10 (2.59%) Test Automation
15 10 (2.59%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (2.59%) Validation
15 10 (2.59%) OOD
15 10 (2.59%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 381 (98.70%) Java
2 128 (33.16%) SQL
3 111 (28.76%) JavaScript
4 48 (12.44%) Shell Script
5 34 (8.81%) Scala
6 30 (7.77%) C++
7 27 (6.99%) C
8 25 (6.48%) C#
9 17 (4.40%) Python
10 16 (4.15%) Perl
11 13 (3.37%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.37%) Groovy
11 13 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.85%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.59%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.33%) Ruby
14 9 (2.33%) Erlang
15 5 (1.30%) PHP
15 5 (1.30%) XPath
16 3 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (15.80%) Degree
2 15 (3.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.25%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) KVM
2 2 (0.52%) Varnish
3 1 (0.26%) Samba
3 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (13.99%) JBoss
1 54 (13.99%) Oracle
2 35 (9.07%) TIBCO
3 17 (4.40%) Google
4 12 (3.11%) IBM
5 10 (2.59%) Splunk
5 10 (2.59%) Perforce
6 9 (2.33%) Pega
7 8 (2.07%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.07%) Sybase
8 7 (1.81%) BEA
9 4 (1.04%) Dell
9 4 (1.04%) Informatica
9 4 (1.04%) Adobe
10 3 (0.78%) ILOG
10 3 (0.78%) VMware
10 3 (0.78%) Zend
11 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.26%) Facebook
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Witham, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, pioneering professional environment an
Posted: 16 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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London
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
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