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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 782 791 769
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 129 173 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 153 154
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.58%

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
36555 41395 43498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 37.74% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31669 35523 36569
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +32 127 £55,000 +15.78% 18
London +33 80 £62,500 +31.57% 11
City of London +70 32 £60,000 - 5
East of England +17 13 £50,000 - 1
South West +8 12 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South East +44 11 £50,000 +32.45% 3
Surrey - 11 £50,000 - 2
Guildford - 11 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -4 7 £55,000 +15.78%
Wimbledon -7 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £50,000 -
North West +7 5 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £67,500 -
Huntingdon - 4 £50,000 -
Merseyside -15 3 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 -
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
Scotland +11 2 £27,500 -14.06%
East Midlands +2 2 £47,500 - 1
Gloucester +2 2 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -9 2 £41,000 -25.45%
Manchester -11 2 £45,000 -
Leeds - 2 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Aberdeen - 2 £27,500 -
Derbyshire +22 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Derby +13 1 £45,000 -22.41%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 243 (98.78%) Java
2 149 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (48.37%) Finance
4 106 (43.09%) Multithreading
5 96 (39.02%) SQL
6 95 (38.62%) HTML
7 93 (37.80%) Linux
8 91 (36.99%) MySQL
8 91 (36.99%) Java EE
9 86 (34.96%) JavaScript
10 85 (34.55%) Web Services
11 81 (32.93%) Relational Database
12 80 (32.52%) Spring
13 79 (32.11%) XML
14 74 (30.08%) Maven
14 74 (30.08%) Degree
15 73 (29.67%) Oracle
16 72 (29.27%) JMS
17 71 (28.86%) Jenkins
18 68 (27.64%) NoSQL
18 68 (27.64%) Concurrent Programming
19 63 (25.61%) Software Engineering
20 62 (25.20%) JUnit
21 60 (24.39%) Hibernate
22 59 (23.98%) Git (software)
23 58 (23.58%) REST
23 58 (23.58%) CSS
24 56 (22.76%) OO
25 54 (21.95%) JIRA
26 53 (21.54%) 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 42 (17.07%) JBoss
1 42 (17.07%) Tomcat
2 33 (13.41%) WebSphere
3 23 (9.35%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.32%) Jetty
5 12 (4.88%) Apache
5 12 (4.88%) nginx
6 6 (2.44%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.22%) Mule
9 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.50%) SaaS
3 3 (1.22%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Apcera
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) HTTP
1 7 (2.85%) VoIP
2 4 (1.63%) Multicast
2 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (36.99%) MySQL
2 81 (32.93%) Relational Database
3 68 (27.64%) NoSQL
4 51 (20.73%) RDBMS
5 42 (17.07%) MongoDB
6 19 (7.72%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (5.28%) Big Data
9 12 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 12 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.66%) OrientDB
11 9 (3.66%) SQL Server
12 8 (3.25%) Couchbase
13 7 (2.85%) Apache Hive
14 6 (2.44%) HBase
14 6 (2.44%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 74 (30.08%) Maven
2 71 (28.86%) Jenkins
3 62 (25.20%) JUnit
4 59 (23.98%) Git (software)
5 54 (21.95%) JIRA
6 46 (18.70%) Ant
7 41 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 35 (14.23%) Mockito
8 35 (14.23%) Subversion
9 25 (10.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (8.94%) Hudson
11 20 (8.13%) IntelliJ
12 18 (7.32%) Gradle
12 18 (7.32%) NetBeans
13 13 (5.28%) Cucumber
14 12 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (4.47%) RSpec
15 11 (4.47%) Vagrant
16 9 (3.66%) MyEclipse
General
1 119 (48.37%) Finance
2 50 (20.33%) Banking
3 20 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.10%) Retail
5 12 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.66%) Marketing
7 8 (3.25%) Front Office
8 6 (2.44%) Publishing
9 5 (2.03%) Electronics
9 5 (2.03%) Games
9 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 195 (79.27%) Developer
2 177 (71.95%) Java Developer
3 47 (19.11%) Senior Developer
3 47 (19.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 31 (12.60%) Java Engineer
5 29 (11.79%) Software Engineer
6 28 (11.38%) Lead Developer
7 27 (10.98%) Lead Java Developer
8 23 (9.35%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.69%) Core Java Developer
11 13 (5.28%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (5.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (4.47%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (4.07%) Architect
13 10 (4.07%) Consultant
14 9 (3.66%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 9 (3.66%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 8 (3.25%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 8 (3.25%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (38.62%) HTML
2 91 (36.99%) Java EE
3 85 (34.55%) Web Services
4 80 (32.52%) Spring
5 79 (32.11%) XML
6 72 (29.27%) JMS
7 60 (24.39%) Hibernate
8 58 (23.58%) CSS
8 58 (23.58%) REST
9 53 (21.54%) J2SE
10 52 (21.14%) SOAP
11 50 (20.33%) J2EE
11 50 (20.33%) JPA
12 44 (17.89%) JSP
13 40 (16.26%) Ajax
14 39 (15.85%) Swing
15 36 (14.63%) JSF
16 35 (14.23%) HTML5
17 34 (13.82%) JSON
18 32 (13.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.23%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (13.82%) Fintech
3 28 (11.38%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.66%) Web 2.0
7 8 (3.25%) User Experience
8 7 (2.85%) Equities
9 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.22%) Home Automation
10 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.22%) Telematics
11 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.81%) BBC
11 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.41%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 93 (37.80%) Linux
2 53 (21.54%) Unix
3 21 (8.54%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) AIX
4 9 (3.66%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.44%) Android
5 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.81%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (43.09%) Multithreading
3 68 (27.64%) Concurrent Programming
4 63 (25.61%) Software Engineering
5 56 (22.76%) OO
6 51 (20.73%) Low Latency
7 49 (19.92%) UML
8 42 (17.07%) Mentoring
8 42 (17.07%) TDD
9 39 (15.85%) Unit Testing
10 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (11.38%) MVC
12 24 (9.76%) Scrum
13 23 (9.35%) Microservices
14 21 (8.54%) SOA
15 20 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (7.72%) Open Source
17 17 (6.91%) Asset Management
18 13 (5.28%) BDD
19 12 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (98.78%) Java
2 96 (39.02%) SQL
3 86 (34.96%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.23%) Scala
4 35 (14.23%) Shell Script
5 23 (9.35%) C++
5 23 (9.35%) Python
6 21 (8.54%) Groovy
7 18 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 15 (6.10%) C#
9 14 (5.69%) C
10 12 (4.88%) Ruby
11 11 (4.47%) Go
12 9 (3.66%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.25%) Perl
13 8 (3.25%) XPath
14 4 (1.63%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.41%) Erlang
15 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (30.08%) Degree
2 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.88%) OCP
3 12 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.41%) OCA
6 1 (0.41%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.13%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) PA-DSS
2 7 (2.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (6.10%) Docker
2 7 (2.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) Ansible
1 11 (4.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Mesos
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (29.67%) Oracle
2 14 (5.69%) Splunk
3 12 (4.88%) Fiorano
3 12 (4.88%) Google
3 12 (4.88%) ILOG
3 12 (4.88%) Talend
3 12 (4.88%) WSO2
4 8 (3.25%) IBM
4 8 (3.25%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.85%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.44%) Altova
6 6 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.03%) SAP
8 4 (1.63%) BEA
8 4 (1.63%) BT
8 4 (1.63%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.81%) Aquila
9 2 (0.81%) Linedata
10 1 (0.41%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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