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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java CAPS
Rank 883 893 887
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing JCAPS 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.030% 0.035% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £34,550 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £68,250 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £65,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.21%

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
23625 22568 23323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.98% 20.78% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19429 19102 20060
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCAPS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

JCAPS Salary Histogram in the UK

JCAPS
Top 7 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 22 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 7 £50,000 -9.09%
South East -11 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Hampshire - 5 £48,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £40,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £49,250 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Surrey -7 1 £50,000 +11.11%

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 20 (90.91%) Middleware
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle
4 15 (68.18%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) Solaris
6 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
6 9 (40.91%) Java EE
7 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) EJB
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) Ant
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
9 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) RESTful
9 6 (27.27%) Maven
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) EAI
11 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
11 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) TIBCO
11 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 3 (13.64%) Data Management
12 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Applications Support
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) Middleware
2 9 (40.91%) Java EE
3 7 (31.82%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) EJB
4 6 (27.27%) SOAP
4 6 (27.27%) RESTful
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
7 1 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 12 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) EAI
1 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Data Management
2 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.55%) AppManager
1 1 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.64%) Sybase
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) InterSystems
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) BEA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Websense