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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java CAPS
Rank 888 868 895
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Permanent jobs citing JCAPS 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.059% 0.037% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,900 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £68,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%

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
23785 21566 23787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.21% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19364 18338 20342
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

JCAPS Salary Histogram in the UK

JCAPS
Top 11 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 19 September 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 -13 14 £40,000 -11.11%
South East -6 12 £40,000 -39.62%
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £40,000 -
East of England -25 2 £30,500 -11.59%
Farnborough - 2 £49,250 -
Norwich - 2 £30,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £30,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Berkshire +3 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (92.00%) UNIX
2 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 20 (80.00%) Middleware
3 16 (64.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Solaris
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (36.00%) Java EE
6 9 (36.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (28.00%) XML
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 6 (24.00%) EJB
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) Ant
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (24.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (20.00%) EAI
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Linux

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Ant
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Products Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) Middleware
2 9 (36.00%) Java EE
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) EJB
4 6 (24.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) EAI
1 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (20.00%) ITSM
1 5 (20.00%) Validation
1 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
2 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Data Management
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 5 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
3 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) BEA
5 1 (4.00%) InterSystems