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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 800 830 823
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 148 141 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 134 130 157
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +11.11%

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
39624 41814 48288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.79% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34224 35518 40795
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average 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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 +24 144 £57,500 +21.05% 7
London +42 87 £62,500 +21.95% 3
City of London +62 41 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +36 29 £55,000 +34.14% 2
Berkshire +22 13 £65,000 +37.56% 1
Reading +21 12 £65,000 +37.93% 1
Yorkshire +26 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +6 11 £50,000 +100.00% 1
West Yorkshire +18 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 10 £55,000 -
Leeds +14 9 £61,250 +22.50%
Farnborough -4 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £55,000 -
North West +27 6 £35,500 -11.25%
Manchester +4 6 £35,500 +5.18%
Bolton - 4 £35,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 - -
Milton Keynes +22 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey +11 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Bristol - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £48,750 -
East of England -6 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex -13 1 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £39,200 -
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 299 (99.34%) Java
2 166 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (51.16%) Oracle
4 143 (47.51%) Java EE
5 125 (41.53%) Spring
6 118 (39.20%) Finance
7 107 (35.55%) Degree
8 102 (33.89%) JMS
9 101 (33.55%) SQL
10 97 (32.23%) MySQL
11 96 (31.89%) Tomcat
12 93 (30.90%) HTML
13 92 (30.56%) Web Services
14 90 (29.90%) Eclipse
15 87 (28.90%) JavaScript
16 80 (26.58%) XML
17 75 (24.92%) Multithreading
18 74 (24.58%) J2EE
18 74 (24.58%) Unix
19 72 (23.92%) JPA
20 69 (22.92%) Relational Database
21 66 (21.93%) REST
21 66 (21.93%) TDD
22 63 (20.93%) Hibernate
22 63 (20.93%) CSS
23 62 (20.60%) Linux
23 62 (20.60%) NetBeans
24 61 (20.27%) RDBMS
25 58 (19.27%) WebSphere
26 56 (18.60%) IBM

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 96 (31.89%) Tomcat
2 58 (19.27%) WebSphere
3 43 (14.29%) JBoss
4 32 (10.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (10.30%) Apache
6 26 (8.64%) WebLogic
7 18 (5.98%) IIS
7 18 (5.98%) Node.js
8 12 (3.99%) Apache Spark
9 9 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (2.33%) Jetty
10 7 (2.33%) nginx
11 6 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.00%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.33%) Mule
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.61%) SaaS
2 20 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.31%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.66%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) Boomi
5 1 (0.33%) Force.com
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.23%) MySQL
2 69 (22.92%) Relational Database
3 61 (20.27%) RDBMS
4 51 (16.94%) NoSQL
5 41 (13.62%) MongoDB
6 39 (12.96%) Oracle Database
7 25 (8.31%) SQL Server
8 24 (7.97%) Data Mining
9 18 (5.98%) Big Data
9 18 (5.98%) OrientDB
10 13 (4.32%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.99%) Apache Hive
11 12 (3.99%) HBase
12 10 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
13 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (29.90%) Eclipse
2 62 (20.60%) NetBeans
3 48 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 48 (15.95%) Maven
4 47 (15.61%) IntelliJ
5 46 (15.28%) JIRA
5 46 (15.28%) Subversion
6 32 (10.63%) Git (software)
7 31 (10.30%) JUnit
8 24 (7.97%) Ant
9 20 (6.64%) Hudson
10 12 (3.99%) MyEclipse
10 12 (3.99%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.32%) Mockito
12 7 (2.33%) Selenium
12 7 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.66%) TestNG
General
1 118 (39.20%) Finance
2 40 (13.29%) Banking
3 28 (9.30%) Marketing
4 14 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.65%) Games
6 6 (1.99%) Publishing
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
7 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 230 (76.41%) Developer
2 208 (69.10%) Java Developer
3 58 (19.27%) Senior Developer
3 58 (19.27%) Senior Java Developer
4 30 (9.97%) Architect
5 27 (8.97%) Lead Developer
5 27 (8.97%) Lead Java Developer
6 26 (8.64%) Java Engineer
7 25 (8.31%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.64%) Integration Architect
9 21 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 19 (6.31%) Consultant
11 13 (4.32%) Java Architect
12 12 (3.99%) Java Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.65%) Java Consultant
13 11 (3.65%) Middleware Architect
13 11 (3.65%) SaaS Architect
14 9 (2.99%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.99%) Java Applications Developer
14 9 (2.99%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (47.51%) Java EE
2 125 (41.53%) Spring
3 102 (33.89%) JMS
4 93 (30.90%) HTML
5 92 (30.56%) Web Services
6 80 (26.58%) XML
7 74 (24.58%) J2EE
8 72 (23.92%) JPA
9 66 (21.93%) REST
10 63 (20.93%) CSS
10 63 (20.93%) Hibernate
11 44 (14.62%) JSP
12 40 (13.29%) JSON
13 38 (12.62%) Ajax
13 38 (12.62%) JSF
14 36 (11.96%) HTML5
14 36 (11.96%) SOAP
15 35 (11.63%) J2SE
15 35 (11.63%) RESTful
16 31 (10.30%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.64%) Fintech
4 13 (4.32%) User Experience
5 12 (3.99%) Web 2.0
6 11 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.65%) Telematics
7 9 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.66%) Streaming Video
8 8 (2.66%) Video on Demand
9 7 (2.33%) Derivative
9 7 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.66%) Informatics
10 5 (1.66%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.33%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.33%) LIMS
12 2 (0.66%) BBC
13 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.58%) Unix
2 62 (20.60%) Linux
3 55 (18.27%) Windows
4 13 (4.32%) AIX
5 12 (3.99%) Mac OS
6 10 (3.32%) Android
7 9 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.00%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.92%) Multithreading
3 66 (21.93%) TDD
4 54 (17.94%) Scrum
5 53 (17.61%) Software Engineering
6 50 (16.61%) Mentoring
7 49 (16.28%) Concurrent Programming
7 49 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 47 (15.61%) SOA
9 46 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (15.28%) Open Source
10 44 (14.62%) UML
11 40 (13.29%) OO
12 33 (10.96%) Low Latency
13 28 (9.30%) Presales
14 26 (8.64%) SDLC
15 24 (7.97%) MVC
16 17 (5.65%) Translating Business Requirements
17 15 (4.98%) EAI
17 15 (4.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 299 (99.34%) Java
2 101 (33.55%) SQL
3 87 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.62%) Groovy
5 29 (9.63%) C++
6 21 (6.98%) C#
6 21 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.32%) Go
8 15 (4.98%) C
9 13 (4.32%) Scala
10 9 (2.99%) Python
11 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.33%) Ruby
13 3 (1.00%) PHP
14 2 (0.66%) Perl
15 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (35.55%) Degree
2 23 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.98%) OCP
3 18 (5.98%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (4.98%) Sun Certification
5 13 (4.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) OCA
7 1 (0.33%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.98%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.99%) HDFS
2 5 (1.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) Ansible
1 4 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 154 (51.16%) Oracle
2 56 (18.60%) IBM
3 40 (13.29%) TIBCO
4 34 (11.30%) BEA
5 18 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (5.32%) Facebook
6 16 (5.32%) NetSuite
7 13 (4.32%) Google
8 11 (3.65%) BT
9 9 (2.99%) Adobe
10 7 (2.33%) Altova
10 7 (2.33%) Fiorano
10 7 (2.33%) ILOG
10 7 (2.33%) MuleSoft
10 7 (2.33%) Splunk
10 7 (2.33%) Talend
10 7 (2.33%) WSO2
11 6 (1.99%) Software AG
11 6 (1.99%) webMethods
12 5 (1.66%) SAP
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