Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 882 842 861
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19 -145
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 182 334 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 150 316 296
England median annual salary £72,500 £63,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.73% -12.07% +9.43%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £43,125
90th Percentile £105,000 £116,250 £98,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £63,750 £72,500
% change year-on-year +13.73% -12.07% +8.41%

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 50,771 65,632 66,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.19% 40.74% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42,004 55,259 56,273
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -21 129 £80,000 +14.29% 23
East of England +93 33 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Midlands +62 20 £42,500 -22.73%
West Midlands - 20 £42,500 -
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 171 (93.96%) Java
2 140 (76.92%) J2EE
3 136 (74.73%) Finance
4 122 (67.03%) Software Engineering
5 79 (43.41%) Asset Management
6 69 (37.91%) AngularJS
7 68 (37.36%) React
8 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (32.42%) Front Office
9 53 (29.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (29.12%) Derivative
10 52 (28.57%) Equities
11 49 (26.92%) Microservices
12 48 (26.37%) Banking
12 48 (26.37%) SQL
13 47 (25.82%) C#
14 45 (24.73%) Hedge funds
14 45 (24.73%) Fixed Income
15 44 (24.18%) Oracle
16 43 (23.63%) Web Services
16 43 (23.63%) XML
16 43 (23.63%) Python
17 40 (21.98%) Mathematics
17 40 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
17 40 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
17 40 (21.98%) AWS Lambda
17 40 (21.98%) Terraform
17 40 (21.98%) Serverless
18 39 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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 39 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) Liferay
4 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 30 (16.48%) Summit
2 2 (1.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (21.98%) AWS Lambda
1 40 (21.98%) Serverless
2 39 (21.43%) Amazon S3
2 39 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 30 (16.48%) GitHub
4 23 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (9.34%) Amazon SQS
6 16 (8.79%) OpenShift
7 11 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (3.30%) Power Platform
9 5 (2.75%) Apigee
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
1 39 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.04%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.30%) MySQL
6 6 (3.30%) Power BI
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.75%) KDB
7 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.20%) DB2
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 24 (13.19%) Artifactory
2 20 (10.99%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.34%) GitLab
4 12 (6.59%) Subversion
5 11 (6.04%) Selenium
6 8 (4.40%) Maven
7 7 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.85%) Hudson
8 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.10%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.55%) Mockito
General
1 136 (74.73%) Finance
2 59 (32.42%) Front Office
3 48 (26.37%) Banking
4 20 (10.99%) Marketing
5 7 (3.85%) Back Office
5 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (74.73%) Developer
2 88 (48.35%) Java Developer
3 50 (27.47%) J2EE Developer
3 50 (27.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 47 (25.82%) Java Engineer
5 43 (23.63%) SQL Developer
6 36 (19.78%) AWS Developer
7 33 (18.13%) Lead Developer
7 33 (18.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 29 (15.93%) Software Engineer
9 25 (13.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 25 (13.74%) Java Software Developer
10 24 (13.19%) Architect
11 23 (12.64%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (12.64%) Java Architect
12 19 (10.44%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 19 (10.44%) Machine Learning Developer
13 17 (9.34%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (8.79%) Angular Developer
14 16 (8.79%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (76.92%) J2EE
2 69 (37.91%) AngularJS
3 68 (37.36%) React
4 43 (23.63%) Web Services
4 43 (23.63%) XML
5 30 (16.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 27 (14.84%) Spring
7 21 (11.54%) Java SE
8 19 (10.44%) Node.js
9 17 (9.34%) J2ME
10 15 (8.24%) Vue.js
11 12 (6.59%) .NET
11 12 (6.59%) Spring MVC
12 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
12 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (4.95%) JSP
14 7 (3.85%) NumPy
14 7 (3.85%) SciPy
15 6 (3.30%) HTML
16 5 (2.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.12%) Derivative
1 53 (29.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (28.57%) Equities
3 45 (24.73%) Fixed Income
3 45 (24.73%) Hedge funds
4 35 (19.23%) Algorithms
5 13 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (6.59%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.30%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (67.03%) Software Engineering
2 79 (43.41%) Asset Management
3 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (26.92%) Microservices
5 40 (21.98%) Mathematics
6 39 (21.43%) Investment Management
6 39 (21.43%) Workflow
7 37 (20.33%) DevOps
7 37 (20.33%) Market Making
8 30 (16.48%) Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (16.48%) Automated Trading
8 30 (16.48%) Fintech
8 30 (16.48%) High-Frequency Trading
8 30 (16.48%) Machine Learning
8 30 (16.48%) Predictive Modelling
9 28 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (11.54%) TDD
11 20 (10.99%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 171 (93.96%) Java
2 48 (26.37%) SQL
3 47 (25.82%) C#
4 43 (23.63%) Python
5 38 (20.88%) C++
6 32 (17.58%) MATLAB
6 32 (17.58%) R
7 31 (17.03%) PHP
7 31 (17.03%) Ruby
8 30 (16.48%) Bash Shell
8 30 (16.48%) Bourne shell
8 30 (16.48%) JavaScript
8 30 (16.48%) Korn
9 22 (12.09%) PL/SQL
10 12 (6.59%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.10%) Java 8
11 2 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.55%) Dart
12 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (18.13%) Degree
2 30 (16.48%) PhD
3 7 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (9.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (21.98%) Terraform
2 17 (9.34%) Kubernetes
3 16 (8.79%) Ansible
4 12 (6.59%) Puppet
5 11 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (24.18%) Oracle
2 21 (11.54%) WorldPay
3 11 (6.04%) Google
3 11 (6.04%) SaltStack
4 5 (2.75%) Adobe
5 4 (2.20%) Sybase