The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java CAPS
Rank 892 886 898
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing JCAPS 3 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.013% 0.083% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 1
Average salary £45,000 £63,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +77.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £63,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +77.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22555 24109 22891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.58% 21.03% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18800 19701 19338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK.

JCAPS Salary Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -27 3 £45,000 -29.41%
South East -10 2 £45,000 -29.41%
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
London - 1 £55,000 -

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Sun
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Big Data
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) HP
5 6 (54.55%) EMC
5 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
6 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
6 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
6 5 (45.45%) GlassFish
6 5 (45.45%) JSF
6 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (45.45%) Informatica
6 5 (45.45%) Middleware
6 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) C

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) GlassFish
1 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Mule
2 4 (36.36%) Liferay
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Ant
1 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Hudson
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 4 (36.36%) Java EE
3 4 (36.36%) XML Messaging
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) Struts
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) JMS
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) AppManager
1 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Sun
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) InterSystems
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix