The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
London / City of London
Rank 160 232 308
Rank change year-on-year +72 +76  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 59 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 0.54% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 1.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 11
Median salary £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.47%  

J2SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1889 2700 3391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.35% 38.05% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 2389 2948
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing J2SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the City of London

J2SE
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE in the City of London.

Salary trend for J2SE in the City of London

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
1 115 (100.00%) Finance
2 67 (58.26%) Maven
3 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (56.52%) Front Office
5 63 (54.78%) Multithreading
5 63 (54.78%) Gradle
6 62 (53.91%) Low Latency
6 62 (53.91%) Concurrent Programming
7 60 (52.17%) Fintech
8 57 (49.57%) Banking
9 53 (46.09%) JUnit
10 52 (45.22%) Spring
11 51 (44.35%) SQL
11 51 (44.35%) OOD
12 48 (41.74%) Degree
13 47 (40.87%) JDBC
14 46 (40.00%) Linux
15 45 (39.13%) JIRA
15 45 (39.13%) Java SE
16 44 (38.26%) Electronic Trading
17 29 (25.22%) FIX Protocol
18 22 (19.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (15.65%) StreamBase
21 15 (13.04%) TIBCO
22 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
22 14 (12.17%) TDD
22 14 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
22 14 (12.17%) DevOps

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) KDB
2 3 (2.61%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.87%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 67 (58.26%) Maven
2 63 (54.78%) Gradle
3 53 (46.09%) JUnit
4 45 (39.13%) JIRA
5 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.74%) jMock
7 2 (1.74%) Mockito
8 1 (0.87%) Ant
General
1 115 (100.00%) Finance
2 65 (56.52%) Front Office
3 57 (49.57%) Banking
4 13 (11.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 112 (97.39%) Developer
1 112 (97.39%) Java Developer
2 49 (42.61%) Front Office Developer
3 48 (41.74%) Senior Developer
3 48 (41.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 45 (39.13%) Java Pricing Developer
5 11 (9.57%) Core Java Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Scala Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (2.61%) KDB Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Java Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.87%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) Spring
2 47 (40.87%) JDBC
3 45 (39.13%) Java SE
4 29 (25.22%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (8.70%) REST
6 8 (6.96%) React
7 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.74%) HTML
8 2 (1.74%) HTML5
9 1 (0.87%) Akka
9 1 (0.87%) Java Concurrency
9 1 (0.87%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.87%) Redux
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (52.17%) Fintech
2 22 (19.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.35%) Equities
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (54.78%) Multithreading
3 62 (53.91%) Concurrent Programming
3 62 (53.91%) Low Latency
4 51 (44.35%) OOD
5 44 (38.26%) Electronic Trading
6 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (12.17%) DevOps
7 14 (12.17%) Microservices
7 14 (12.17%) TDD
8 6 (5.22%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (3.48%) Code Optimisation
9 4 (3.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.61%) Market Making
10 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (44.35%) SQL
3 8 (6.96%) Scala
4 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (41.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) StreamBase
2 15 (13.04%) TIBCO
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