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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 208 301
Rank change year-on-year +22 +93  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 49 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.79% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 1.90% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 11
Median salary £92,500 £82,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.78%  

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 1994 2629 3643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.31% 41.41% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2370 3186
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (97.25%) Finance
3 89 (81.65%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (74.31%) Low Latency
5 71 (65.14%) Multithreading
6 69 (63.30%) Fintech
7 68 (62.39%) Concurrent Programming
8 58 (53.21%) Front Office
9 48 (44.04%) Degree
10 47 (43.12%) Maven
11 46 (42.20%) JIRA
11 46 (42.20%) Java SE
12 40 (36.70%) Gradle
13 39 (35.78%) Spring
14 37 (33.94%) StreamBase
15 35 (32.11%) Banking
16 33 (30.28%) JUnit
17 32 (29.36%) SQL
18 31 (28.44%) OOD
19 29 (26.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 26 (23.85%) FIX Protocol
21 23 (21.10%) TIBCO
22 22 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (20.18%) DevOps
22 22 (20.18%) Microservices
22 22 (20.18%) Continuous Delivery
22 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
23 19 (17.43%) TDD
24 18 (16.51%) Investment Banking

J2SE
Co-occurring 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 (0.92%) Alfresco
1 1 (0.92%) CMS
1 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.75%) KDB
4 3 (2.75%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.92%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.92%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 47 (43.12%) Maven
2 46 (42.20%) JIRA
3 40 (36.70%) Gradle
4 33 (30.28%) JUnit
5 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.67%) Ant
7 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.83%) jMock
8 2 (1.83%) Mockito
General
1 106 (97.25%) Finance
2 58 (53.21%) Front Office
3 35 (32.11%) Banking
4 18 (16.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (96.33%) Developer
1 105 (96.33%) Java Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Senior Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Senior Java Developer
3 31 (28.44%) Front Office Developer
3 31 (28.44%) Java Pricing Developer
4 26 (23.85%) Core Java Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Scala Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Java Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) KDB Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.83%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (1.83%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.20%) Java SE
2 39 (35.78%) Spring
3 26 (23.85%) FIX Protocol
4 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
5 16 (14.68%) JDBC
6 8 (7.34%) React
7 4 (3.67%) REST
8 2 (1.83%) HTML
9 1 (0.92%) Akka
9 1 (0.92%) CSS
9 1 (0.92%) J2EE
9 1 (0.92%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.92%) Redux
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (63.30%) Fintech
2 29 (26.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (16.51%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.67%) Equities
5 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.92%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (81.65%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (74.31%) Low Latency
3 71 (65.14%) Multithreading
4 68 (62.39%) Concurrent Programming
5 31 (28.44%) OOD
6 22 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (20.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (20.18%) DevOps
6 22 (20.18%) Microservices
7 19 (17.43%) TDD
8 16 (14.68%) Electronic Trading
9 15 (13.76%) Code Optimisation
9 15 (13.76%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (3.67%) Software Engineering
11 1 (0.92%) Content Management
11 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.92%) OOP
11 1 (0.92%) SOLID
11 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (29.36%) SQL
3 9 (8.26%) Scala
4 4 (3.67%) Python
5 1 (0.92%) Clojure
5 1 (0.92%) Groovy
5 1 (0.92%) Korn
5 1 (0.92%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (44.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) StreamBase
2 23 (21.10%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) Reuters
3 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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