The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank - 873 874
Permanent jobs citing JSR 168 0 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.048% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 10
Average salary - £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.47%
UK excluding London average salary - £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.61%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSR 168
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK.

JSR 168 Salary Trend in the UK

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JSR 168 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 JSR 168.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) JSR 286
2 2 (50.00%) Liferay
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JSR 168 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 JSR 168. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (50.00%) Liferay
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) JSR 286
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (25.00%) Zend