Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 823 925 920
Rank change year-on-year +102 -5 -171
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 173 165 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 144 158 213
England median annual salary £112,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £81,250 £38,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £105,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £112,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +60.71% +3.70% -

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 45,171 55,622 65,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.73% 39.57% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37,381 45,902 55,472
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 +118 162 £115,000 +48.39% 5
Midlands +33 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 1
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 153 (88.44%) J2EE
3 139 (80.35%) Finance
4 135 (78.03%) Web Services
5 129 (74.57%) Software Engineering
6 124 (71.68%) Asset Management
6 124 (71.68%) AWS
7 112 (64.74%) Microservices
8 107 (61.85%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (56.65%) SQL
10 85 (49.13%) Relational Database
11 71 (41.04%) Oracle
12 68 (39.31%) Python
12 68 (39.31%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (39.31%) Front Office
13 66 (38.15%) Fixed Income
14 65 (37.57%) Data Management
14 65 (37.57%) RDBMS
14 65 (37.57%) Sybase
15 62 (35.84%) SQL Server
15 62 (35.84%) MySQL
15 62 (35.84%) Docker
15 62 (35.84%) R
15 62 (35.84%) Enterprise Data Management
15 62 (35.84%) Pricing Data
15 62 (35.84%) Dropwizard
15 62 (35.84%) gRPC
15 62 (35.84%) Amazon Aurora
16 46 (26.59%) Amazon EC2
16 46 (26.59%) Amazon S3

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) PolarLake
2 2 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 124 (71.68%) AWS
2 46 (26.59%) Amazon EC2
2 46 (26.59%) Amazon ECS
2 46 (26.59%) Amazon S3
2 46 (26.59%) Amazon SQS
3 35 (20.23%) OpenShift
4 27 (15.61%) AWS Fargate
5 19 (10.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (10.98%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (10.98%) Serverless
6 11 (6.36%) Slack
7 3 (1.73%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (49.13%) Relational Database
2 68 (39.31%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (37.57%) RDBMS
4 62 (35.84%) Amazon Aurora
4 62 (35.84%) MySQL
4 62 (35.84%) SQL Server
5 27 (15.61%) Big Data
6 19 (10.98%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (9.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.73%) DB2
8 3 (1.73%) Power BI
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (20.23%) Artifactory
2 32 (18.50%) Jenkins
3 27 (15.61%) GitLab
4 23 (13.29%) RStudio
5 11 (6.36%) Ant
5 11 (6.36%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.36%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.36%) Gradle
5 11 (6.36%) JIRA
5 11 (6.36%) Subversion
General
1 139 (80.35%) Finance
2 68 (39.31%) Front Office
3 42 (24.28%) Banking
4 11 (6.36%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.47%) Back Office
5 6 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (77.46%) Developer
1 134 (77.46%) Java Developer
2 106 (61.27%) Java Software Developer
3 99 (57.23%) AWS Developer
4 89 (51.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 89 (51.45%) Java Engineer
4 89 (51.45%) Java Software Engineer
4 89 (51.45%) Software Engineer
5 83 (47.98%) AWS Engineer
5 83 (47.98%) AWS Software Engineer
6 55 (31.79%) J2EE Developer
6 55 (31.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 36 (20.81%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 36 (20.81%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 20 (11.56%) Architect
8 20 (11.56%) Java Architect
8 20 (11.56%) Senior Developer
8 20 (11.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (10.98%) Development Manager
9 19 (10.98%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (88.44%) J2EE
2 135 (78.03%) Web Services
3 62 (35.84%) Dropwizard
3 62 (35.84%) gRPC
4 35 (20.23%) Spring
5 27 (15.61%) Lambda Expressions
6 21 (12.14%) Swagger
7 17 (9.83%) JMS
8 12 (6.94%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (6.36%) Apache Camel
9 11 (6.36%) GWT
9 11 (6.36%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.47%) CSS
10 6 (3.47%) JDBC
10 6 (3.47%) JSP
11 1 (0.58%) Java SE
11 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.58%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (38.15%) Fixed Income
2 62 (35.84%) Pricing Data
3 38 (21.97%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (20.81%) Equities
4 36 (20.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (15.61%) Reference Data
6 21 (12.14%) Derivative
7 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.73%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.16%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.47%) Android
1 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
1 6 (3.47%) CentOS
1 6 (3.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (74.57%) Software Engineering
2 124 (71.68%) Asset Management
3 112 (64.74%) Microservices
4 107 (61.85%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (37.57%) Data Management
6 62 (35.84%) Enterprise Data Management
7 30 (17.34%) Analytics
8 27 (15.61%) Data Analytics
8 27 (15.61%) ETL
9 25 (14.45%) DevOps
10 23 (13.29%) Mentoring
11 20 (11.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (10.98%) Performance Management
13 16 (9.25%) Decision-Making
14 11 (6.36%) Scrum
15 8 (4.62%) Test Automation
16 6 (3.47%) Android Development
16 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
16 6 (3.47%) iOS Development
16 6 (3.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (56.65%) SQL
3 68 (39.31%) Python
4 62 (35.84%) R
5 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) DBS Check
System Software
1 62 (35.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (20.23%) Kubernetes
1 35 (20.23%) Terraform
2 6 (3.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 71 (41.04%) Oracle
2 65 (37.57%) Sybase
3 23 (13.29%) Google
4 20 (11.56%) WorldPay
5 6 (3.47%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.89%) FIS
7 3 (1.73%) NEC
7 3 (1.73%) Northgate
8 1 (0.58%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.58%) TIBCO