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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 732 743 745
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 134 132 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 114 123 118
Average salary £51,250 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.18% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,600 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -14.89%

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
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015 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 28 January 2015. 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 +15 127 £50,000 +16.27% 31
London +12 72 £52,500 -4.54% 12
East of England +10 25 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Essex -11 15 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South East -20 12 £55,000 +27.16% 9
Teddington - 12 £51,250 - 1
Chelmsford -2 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £60,000 - 2
City of London -11 9 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Wimbledon - 9 £52,500 -
North West -5 7 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Chessington - 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands +8 6 £41,250 +14.58% 3
Scotland - 6 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £52,500 -
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 - 3
Manchester -5 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Berkshire -13 4 £70,000 +75.00% 6
South West -19 4 £45,000 +30.43%
Derbyshire +12 3 £40,000 +11.11%
Somerset +11 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -2 3 £38,000 -24.00%
Runcorn - 3 £38,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 -
New Malden - 3 £50,000 -
Bath - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 2
Chesterfield +22 2 £37,500 +4.16%

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 310 (95.09%) Java
2 137 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (38.65%) Spring
4 119 (36.50%) Maven
5 112 (34.36%) SQL
6 99 (30.37%) Web Services
6 99 (30.37%) Scrum
7 89 (27.30%) XML
8 86 (26.38%) Java EE
9 84 (25.77%) HTML
10 81 (24.85%) JavaScript
11 79 (24.23%) OO
12 78 (23.93%) SOAP
13 77 (23.62%) J2EE
14 74 (22.70%) Degree
14 74 (22.70%) TDD
15 72 (22.09%) CSS
16 67 (20.55%) JUnit
17 66 (20.25%) Software Engineering
18 63 (19.33%) JBoss
19 62 (19.02%) MySQL
19 62 (19.02%) Eclipse
20 60 (18.40%) Finance
21 58 (17.79%) Oracle
22 56 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (17.18%) REST
23 54 (16.56%) Relational Database
23 54 (16.56%) Linux
23 54 (16.56%) Hibernate
24 53 (16.26%) C++

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 63 (19.33%) JBoss
2 44 (13.50%) Tomcat
3 36 (11.04%) WebSphere
4 35 (10.74%) Apache
5 22 (6.75%) WebLogic
6 16 (4.91%) Jetty
7 14 (4.29%) GlassFish
8 9 (2.76%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.23%) LiveCycle
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.92%) CMS
11 2 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.31%) GemFire
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Office
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.84%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.60%) SSH
2 13 (3.99%) HTTP
3 11 (3.37%) SSL
4 10 (3.07%) Internet
5 6 (1.84%) LDAP
6 2 (0.61%) Wireless
6 2 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.31%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.02%) MySQL
2 54 (16.56%) Relational Database
3 38 (11.66%) NoSQL
4 35 (10.74%) SQL Server
5 31 (9.51%) RDBMS
6 25 (7.67%) Big Data
7 17 (5.21%) MarkLogic
7 17 (5.21%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.76%) DB2
9 9 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.23%) Redis
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.31%) KDB
13 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.31%) Adabas
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 119 (36.50%) Maven
2 67 (20.55%) JUnit
3 62 (19.02%) Eclipse
4 52 (15.95%) Jenkins
5 41 (12.58%) Ant
6 40 (12.27%) Subversion
7 38 (11.66%) Git (software)
8 27 (8.28%) Mockito
9 24 (7.36%) Hudson
9 24 (7.36%) Selenium
10 22 (6.75%) Cucumber
11 16 (4.91%) Mercurial
12 12 (3.68%) TeamCity
13 11 (3.37%) JIRA
14 10 (3.07%) Gradle
15 9 (2.76%) Emacs
16 6 (1.84%) Redmine
16 6 (1.84%) NUnit
17 5 (1.53%) Concordion
18 4 (1.23%) YourKit
General
1 60 (18.40%) Finance
2 30 (9.20%) Banking
3 19 (5.83%) Automotive
4 18 (5.52%) Games
5 15 (4.60%) Publishing
6 11 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.37%) Retail
7 9 (2.76%) iGaming
8 7 (2.15%) Advertising
9 5 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.53%) Front Office
10 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.23%) International Banking
11 3 (0.92%) Military
11 3 (0.92%) Electronics
11 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (73.62%) Developer
2 212 (65.03%) Java Developer
3 54 (16.56%) Senior Developer
4 47 (14.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (12.88%) Software Developer
6 22 (6.75%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.44%) Architect
8 20 (6.13%) Junior
9 18 (5.52%) Consultant
10 17 (5.21%) Junior Developer
10 17 (5.21%) Junior Java Developer
10 17 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 14 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (4.29%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.99%) Trainer
13 12 (3.68%) Java Consultant
14 11 (3.37%) Java Team Leader
14 11 (3.37%) Web Team Leader
14 11 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (38.65%) Spring
2 99 (30.37%) Web Services
3 89 (27.30%) XML
4 86 (26.38%) Java EE
5 84 (25.77%) HTML
6 78 (23.93%) SOAP
7 77 (23.62%) J2EE
8 72 (22.09%) CSS
9 56 (17.18%) REST
10 54 (16.56%) Hibernate
11 51 (15.64%) JMS
12 42 (12.88%) EJB
12 42 (12.88%) Struts
13 39 (11.96%) Swing
14 37 (11.35%) JPA
15 36 (11.04%) JSP
16 35 (10.74%) Spring MVC
17 30 (9.20%) jQuery
18 29 (8.90%) EJB 3.0
19 27 (8.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.13%) Open Source
3 20 (6.13%) GIS
4 14 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.68%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.07%) Web 2.0
8 9 (2.76%) Mobile Games
8 9 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.15%) iPad
9 7 (2.15%) Statistics
10 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.23%) Physics
11 4 (1.23%) User Experience
12 3 (0.92%) Chemistry
12 3 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.61%) Derivative
13 2 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.56%) Linux
2 49 (15.03%) UNIX
3 30 (9.20%) Windows
4 11 (3.37%) Android
5 9 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.37%) Scrum
3 79 (24.23%) OO
4 74 (22.70%) TDD
5 66 (20.25%) Software Engineering
6 56 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (15.03%) Multithreading
8 48 (14.72%) MVC
9 42 (12.88%) Unit Testing
9 42 (12.88%) Mentoring
10 32 (9.82%) SOA
11 26 (7.98%) BDD
12 22 (6.75%) OOA/OOD
13 20 (6.13%) Coaching
14 19 (5.83%) OOP
15 18 (5.52%) Project Management
16 16 (4.91%) OOD
16 16 (4.91%) Web Development
17 15 (4.60%) UML
17 15 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 310 (95.09%) Java
2 112 (34.36%) SQL
3 81 (24.85%) JavaScript
4 53 (16.26%) C++
5 40 (12.27%) C#
6 30 (9.20%) C
7 25 (7.67%) XPath
8 21 (6.44%) Shell Script
8 21 (6.44%) PHP
9 17 (5.21%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.68%) Scala
12 6 (1.84%) Ruby
12 6 (1.84%) PHP5
13 5 (1.53%) Perl
14 4 (1.23%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.92%) Python
16 2 (0.61%) XQuery
16 2 (0.61%) Groovy
17 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (22.70%) Degree
2 17 (5.21%) PhD
3 10 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.84%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.31%) OCP
8 1 (0.31%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) SLA
1 4 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.53%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 58 (17.79%) Oracle
2 18 (5.52%) Google
3 10 (3.07%) Nokia
4 9 (2.76%) Adobe
5 8 (2.45%) IBM
6 7 (2.15%) Siemens
6 7 (2.15%) Cerillion
6 7 (2.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (1.84%) Zend
7 6 (1.84%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.53%) Percona
9 4 (1.23%) Sun
9 4 (1.23%) VMware
9 4 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.92%) Sybase
10 3 (0.92%) Facebook
11 2 (0.61%) BEA
11 2 (0.61%) Perforce
11 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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