Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 873 766
Rank change year-on-year +61 -107 +107
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 352 290 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 339 275 499
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +33.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £98,750 £94,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +33.33%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 66,600 68,085 75,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.84% 40.75% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55,821 57,538 65,641
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in England

J2SE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for J2SE in England

J2SE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for J2SE in England

J2SE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 252 £80,000 +3.23% 36
South East +57 83 £50,000 +8.11% 6
East of England +4 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands +2 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +4 4 £55,000 +10.00%
North of England +8 3 £36,250 -19.44% 1
West Midlands +17 2 £37,500 -16.67% 2
North West +2 2 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 351 (99.72%) Java
2 264 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 252 (71.59%) J2EE
4 230 (65.34%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (65.06%) Web Services
6 224 (63.64%) Finance
7 220 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
8 170 (48.30%) Microservices
9 161 (45.74%) Continuous Integration
10 155 (44.03%) DevOps
11 150 (42.61%) Docker
12 131 (37.22%) Asset Management
12 131 (37.22%) Python
13 122 (34.66%) React
14 117 (33.24%) AngularJS
14 117 (33.24%) Front Office
15 108 (30.68%) Multithreading
16 106 (30.11%) Terraform
17 98 (27.84%) Spring
18 83 (23.58%) Jenkins
18 83 (23.58%) Deployment Automation
19 80 (22.73%) Vagrant
20 79 (22.44%) Concurrent Programming
21 77 (21.88%) Pair Programming
22 73 (20.74%) Hedge funds
23 69 (19.60%) Scrum
24 66 (18.75%) Configuration Management
24 66 (18.75%) Linux
24 66 (18.75%) Java 8
25 65 (18.47%) SDLC

J2SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 38 (10.80%) Ethereum
2 29 (8.24%) JBoss
3 25 (7.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (7.39%) Ripple
2 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Ripple XRP
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 220 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (4.83%) SaaS
5 14 (3.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 13 (3.69%) Force.com
7 12 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.41%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (2.27%) PaaS
9 5 (1.42%) GitHub
10 3 (0.85%) Slack
11 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) IPv6
2 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) Modbus
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 38 (10.80%) Blockchain
3 33 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 28 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 28 (7.95%) SQL Server
5 26 (7.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 25 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.42%) MySQL
8 4 (1.14%) GIS
8 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.57%) Big Data
11 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 83 (23.58%) Jenkins
2 80 (22.73%) Vagrant
3 54 (15.34%) Maven
4 44 (12.50%) Selenium
5 33 (9.38%) Gradle
6 25 (7.10%) JUnit
7 21 (5.97%) Ant
8 17 (4.83%) Eclipse
9 15 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.69%) SpecFlow
11 11 (3.13%) Git (software)
12 10 (2.84%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.56%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (1.42%) JIRA
15 5 (1.42%) Subversion
16 4 (1.14%) PhantomJS
16 4 (1.14%) SoapUI
17 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 224 (63.64%) Finance
2 117 (33.24%) Front Office
3 17 (4.83%) Banking
4 16 (4.55%) Marketing
5 13 (3.69%) Back Office
5 13 (3.69%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (73.58%) Developer
2 247 (70.17%) Java Developer
3 121 (34.38%) AWS Developer
4 99 (28.13%) Software Engineer
5 82 (23.30%) Java Engineer
6 80 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 72 (20.45%) Java Software Developer
8 70 (19.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 61 (17.33%) J2EE Developer
9 61 (17.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 47 (13.35%) Python Developer
11 40 (11.36%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 40 (11.36%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
11 40 (11.36%) Lead Developer
11 40 (11.36%) Lead Java Developer
12 36 (10.23%) Python Engineer
12 36 (10.23%) Python Software Engineer
12 36 (10.23%) Software Developer
13 35 (9.94%) AWS Engineer
13 35 (9.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (71.59%) J2EE
2 229 (65.06%) Web Services
3 122 (34.66%) React
4 117 (33.24%) AngularJS
5 98 (27.84%) Spring
6 63 (17.90%) RESTful
7 57 (16.19%) HTML
8 47 (13.35%) CSS
9 44 (12.50%) REST
10 34 (9.66%) HTML5
11 33 (9.38%) SOAP
12 26 (7.39%) Hibernate
13 25 (7.10%) XML
14 24 (6.82%) D3.js
15 23 (6.53%) JMS
15 23 (6.53%) JSP
16 21 (5.97%) Apache Flex
17 20 (5.68%) Java EE
17 20 (5.68%) Redux
17 20 (5.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.74%) Hedge funds
2 60 (17.05%) Fintech
3 55 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (8.52%) Digital Currency
6 29 (8.24%) Computer Science
7 26 (7.39%) Bitcoin
8 25 (7.10%) Fixed Income
9 19 (5.40%) Derivative
9 19 (5.40%) Mobile App
10 15 (4.26%) Equities
11 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.56%) User Experience
13 8 (2.27%) Contactless
13 8 (2.27%) EMV
13 8 (2.27%) Litecoin
14 4 (1.14%) Cybercrime
14 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.75%) Linux
2 19 (5.40%) Windows
3 18 (5.11%) Solaris
4 8 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 230 (65.34%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (48.30%) Microservices
4 161 (45.74%) Continuous Integration
5 155 (44.03%) DevOps
6 131 (37.22%) Asset Management
7 108 (30.68%) Multithreading
8 83 (23.58%) Deployment Automation
9 79 (22.44%) Concurrent Programming
10 77 (21.88%) Pair Programming
11 69 (19.60%) Scrum
12 66 (18.75%) Configuration Management
13 65 (18.47%) SDLC
14 60 (17.05%) Portfolio Management
15 49 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
16 47 (13.35%) TDD
17 41 (11.65%) Mentoring
18 40 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 38 (10.80%) Cryptocurrency
19 38 (10.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 351 (99.72%) Java
2 131 (37.22%) Python
3 66 (18.75%) Java 8
4 63 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 41 (11.65%) SQL
6 32 (9.09%) R
7 30 (8.52%) C
7 30 (8.52%) Scala
8 27 (7.67%) C++
9 23 (6.53%) C#
10 19 (5.40%) Clojure
10 19 (5.40%) Kotlin
11 15 (4.26%) Groovy
12 14 (3.98%) Apex Code
12 14 (3.98%) SOQL
12 14 (3.98%) SOSL
13 9 (2.56%) XPath
14 8 (2.27%) Korn
14 8 (2.27%) Ruby
14 8 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (12.22%) Degree
2 18 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 8 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.42%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.14%) PhD
7 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) PSD2
2 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) JTAG
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 150 (42.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 106 (30.11%) Terraform
2 20 (5.68%) Kubernetes
3 19 (5.40%) Prometheus
4 11 (3.13%) Ansible
5 3 (0.85%) Puppet
5 3 (0.85%) SCOM
6 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Kibana
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (16.48%) Oracle
2 37 (10.51%) Google
3 22 (6.25%) StreamBase
3 22 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 14 (3.98%) Pardot
4 14 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.13%) Sun
6 8 (2.27%) Apple
6 8 (2.27%) PayPal
6 8 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.42%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) Perforce
9 1 (0.28%) Talend
9 1 (0.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) webMethods
9 1 (0.28%) WorldPay