Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 282 360
Rank change year-on-year +26 +78 +67
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 64 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 1.32% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 53
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% +15.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £55,000 £41,800
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +27.27%

J2SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4104 4768 6215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.21% 41.35% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3696 4402 5387
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,275 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (78.13%) Finance
4 41 (64.06%) Multithreading
4 41 (64.06%) Low Latency
4 41 (64.06%) Fintech
5 38 (59.38%) Concurrent Programming
6 32 (50.00%) Spring
7 27 (42.19%) Microservices
8 26 (40.63%) Maven
9 24 (37.50%) JIRA
10 23 (35.94%) Hibernate
11 22 (34.38%) Java SE
11 22 (34.38%) Degree
12 21 (32.81%) StreamBase
13 19 (29.69%) Front Office
13 19 (29.69%) J2EE
13 19 (29.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (28.13%) TIBCO
15 17 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (26.56%) DevOps
15 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (26.56%) Gradle
16 16 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (23.44%) TDD
18 10 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
18 10 (15.63%) Financial Modelling
18 10 (15.63%) Hedge funds
18 10 (15.63%) Validation

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 3 (4.69%) CMS
1 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Geronimo
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) WildFly
3 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Big Data
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (1.56%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Maven
2 24 (37.50%) JIRA
3 17 (26.56%) Gradle
4 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.38%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.56%) gulp
6 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.56%) jMock
6 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.56%) Mockito
6 1 (1.56%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (78.13%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Front Office
3 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 39 (60.94%) Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Core Java Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Java Architect
5 8 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Java Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) TIBCO Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Pricing Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Quantitative Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Pricing Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) Spring
2 23 (35.94%) Hibernate
3 22 (34.38%) Java SE
4 19 (29.69%) J2EE
5 10 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) JSON
6 2 (3.13%) MDX
6 2 (3.13%) OpenFin
6 2 (3.13%) React
7 1 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.56%) GWT
7 1 (1.56%) JPA
7 1 (1.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Swing
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (64.06%) Fintech
2 19 (29.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (15.63%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.69%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.13%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Equities
7 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) Low Latency
2 41 (64.06%) Multithreading
3 38 (59.38%) Concurrent Programming
4 27 (42.19%) Microservices
5 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (26.56%) DevOps
7 16 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (23.44%) TDD
9 10 (15.63%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (15.63%) SOA
9 10 (15.63%) Validation
10 9 (14.06%) BPEL
10 9 (14.06%) SDLC
10 9 (14.06%) UML
11 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Analytics
12 4 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (6.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Clojure
4 1 (1.56%) Groovy
4 1 (1.56%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) StreamBase
2 18 (28.13%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.69%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) F5