The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
London / City of London
Rank 186 223 300
Rank change year-on-year +37 +77  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 32 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.65% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.71% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 18
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.46% +11.11%  

Java SE 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 1888 2694 3311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.21% 38.10% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 2385 2870
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 £75,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the City of London

Java SE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Java SE in the City of London

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java SE in the City of London

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (90.74%) Multithreading
4 47 (87.04%) Finance
5 46 (85.19%) J2SE
5 46 (85.19%) Degree
5 46 (85.19%) JIRA
5 46 (85.19%) Concurrent Programming
5 46 (85.19%) Fintech
6 43 (79.63%) Low Latency
7 29 (53.70%) FIX Protocol
8 17 (31.48%) TDD
9 14 (25.93%) REST
10 13 (24.07%) Investment Banking
10 13 (24.07%) Banking
11 9 (16.67%) Hedge funds
12 7 (12.96%) React
12 7 (12.96%) Scala
12 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.96%) Maven
13 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
14 5 (9.26%) Financial Modelling
15 4 (7.41%) Linux
15 4 (7.41%) SOA
15 4 (7.41%) DevOps
16 3 (5.56%) Market Making
16 3 (5.56%) Kdb+
16 3 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
16 3 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading

Java SE
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 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) AMQP
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) KDB
1 3 (5.56%) Kdb+
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 46 (85.19%) JIRA
2 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) Maven
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 2 (3.70%) Mockito
4 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.70%) RSpec
4 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 47 (87.04%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
2 13 (24.07%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (96.30%) Developer
1 52 (96.30%) Java Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Java Scala Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Scala Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Core Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.56%) KDB Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Development Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Graduate
7 1 (1.85%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Graduate Java Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (85.19%) J2SE
2 29 (53.70%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (25.93%) REST
4 7 (12.96%) React
5 2 (3.70%) Java EE
5 2 (3.70%) JDBC
5 2 (3.70%) JMS
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) RAML
5 2 (3.70%) RESTful
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 46 (85.19%) Fintech
2 9 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Equities
4 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (90.74%) Multithreading
3 46 (85.19%) Concurrent Programming
4 43 (79.63%) Low Latency
5 17 (31.48%) TDD
6 5 (9.26%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (5.56%) Market Making
8 3 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
9 2 (3.70%) BDD
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Microservices
9 2 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) Scala
3 2 (3.70%) Clojure
3 2 (3.70%) Go
3 2 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (85.19%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) OCP
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £125000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago