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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank 889 864 866
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing JSR 168 15 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.016% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 32
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 - £50,000

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JSR 168 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

JSR 168 Salary Histogram in the UK

JSR 168
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 -7 15 £75,000 +25.00%
London -3 9 £72,500 +20.83%
South East - 7 £77,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £77,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £80,000 -
Slough - 3 £72,500 -
City of London -6 1 £77,500 +3.33%
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 41 (95.35%) HTML
1 41 (95.35%) Spring
2 37 (86.05%) XML
3 36 (83.72%) Java
3 36 (83.72%) J2EE
4 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
5 34 (79.07%) Servlets
6 33 (76.74%) XHTML
7 29 (67.44%) Open Source
8 25 (58.14%) XSLT
8 25 (58.14%) Apache
8 25 (58.14%) Eclipse
9 24 (55.81%) MVC
9 24 (55.81%) Struts
9 24 (55.81%) GitHub
9 24 (55.81%) Subversion
10 23 (53.49%) JIRA
10 23 (53.49%) GigaSpaces
10 23 (53.49%) Velocity
10 23 (53.49%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (53.49%) Alfresco
10 23 (53.49%) Groovy
10 23 (53.49%) Functional Testing
10 23 (53.49%) Gradle
10 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
10 23 (53.49%) Scala
10 23 (53.49%) Liferay
10 23 (53.49%) MongoDB
10 23 (53.49%) Tomcat
10 23 (53.49%) Solaris

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (58.14%) Apache
2 23 (53.49%) Alfresco
2 23 (53.49%) Liferay
2 23 (53.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.93%) CMS
3 9 (20.93%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (13.95%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Portal
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Eclipse
2 24 (55.81%) Subversion
3 23 (53.49%) JIRA
3 23 (53.49%) Gradle
3 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
3 23 (53.49%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) NWDS
4 2 (4.65%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Web Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) HTML
1 41 (95.35%) Spring
2 37 (86.05%) XML
3 36 (83.72%) J2EE
4 34 (79.07%) Servlets
5 33 (76.74%) XHTML
6 25 (58.14%) XSLT
7 24 (55.81%) Struts
8 23 (53.49%) Velocity
9 16 (37.21%) JSR 286
10 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
10 12 (27.91%) Web Services
10 12 (27.91%) jQuery
10 12 (27.91%) Java EE
11 11 (25.58%) HTML5
12 9 (20.93%) JSP
12 9 (20.93%) JSTL
12 9 (20.93%) JSR 170
12 9 (20.93%) RESTful
12 9 (20.93%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) Open Source
2 9 (20.93%) Client/Server
2 9 (20.93%) Social Media
3 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Solaris
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) MVC
2 23 (53.49%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (53.49%) Functional Testing
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
2 23 (53.49%) Pair Programming
3 22 (51.16%) Extreme Programming
3 22 (51.16%) Web Application Development
4 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce
5 13 (30.23%) Quality Management
6 10 (23.26%) Content Management
7 9 (20.93%) Workflow
7 9 (20.93%) Workflow Management
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) OO
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) DevOps
9 2 (4.65%) OOD
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) Java
2 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
3 23 (53.49%) Groovy
3 23 (53.49%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) GigaSpaces
2 9 (20.93%) Adobe
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Cognizant
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Zend