Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 927 909 735
Rank change year-on-year -18 -174 -47
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 152 259 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.39% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 148 229 433
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £44,400
90th Percentile £98,250 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year +10.20% -9.26% +8.00%

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 55,117 66,760 65,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.67% 40.73% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45,525 56,741 56,783
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +2 108 £72,500 +7.41% 20
East of England +32 17 £62,500 -30.56% 2
South East -5 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 2
Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 4
North of England +43 2 £37,500 -37.50% 2
North West +31 2 £37,500 -37.50% 2
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 142 (93.42%) Java
2 109 (71.71%) J2EE
3 108 (71.05%) Software Engineering
4 106 (69.74%) Finance
5 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (46.05%) Asset Management
7 61 (40.13%) Web Services
8 60 (39.47%) Front Office
9 54 (35.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 50 (32.89%) XML
11 48 (31.58%) Microservices
12 47 (30.92%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (30.92%) AngularJS
13 45 (29.61%) DevOps
14 44 (28.95%) SQL
15 43 (28.29%) React
16 42 (27.63%) Oracle
17 41 (26.97%) Banking
18 39 (25.66%) Hedge funds
19 37 (24.34%) Investment Management
19 37 (24.34%) Fixed Income
19 37 (24.34%) Equities
19 37 (24.34%) Workflow
19 37 (24.34%) Oracle Workflow
19 37 (24.34%) Derivative
20 36 (23.68%) Mentoring
21 33 (21.71%) Docker
21 33 (21.71%) Jenkins
22 32 (21.05%) Scrum
23 30 (19.74%) Selenium

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 37 (24.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (9.21%) Ethereum
3 9 (5.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (5.26%) CMS
5 6 (3.95%) JBoss
6 4 (2.63%) Apache
7 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.66%) Liferay
9 1 (0.66%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Summit
2 3 (1.97%) Ripple
3 2 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.92%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 27 (17.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 27 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (13.16%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (13.16%) Serverless
5 19 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 19 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 8 (5.26%) Apigee
6 8 (5.26%) GitHub
7 4 (2.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.66%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 14 (9.21%) Blockchain
3 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (21.71%) Jenkins
2 30 (19.74%) Selenium
3 22 (14.47%) Maven
4 16 (10.53%) Gradle
5 8 (5.26%) Subversion
6 6 (3.95%) JUnit
7 4 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.63%) Hudson
8 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.97%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.66%) Mockito
10 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (69.74%) Finance
2 60 (39.47%) Front Office
3 41 (26.97%) Banking
4 11 (7.24%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (90.13%) Developer
2 114 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 57 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
3 57 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 43 (28.29%) Java Engineer
5 37 (24.34%) SQL Developer
6 31 (20.39%) Software Engineer
7 26 (17.11%) AWS Developer
8 21 (13.82%) Senior Developer
8 21 (13.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (13.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 20 (13.16%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 20 (13.16%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (12.50%) Agile Developer
10 19 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
10 19 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
11 18 (11.84%) Lead Developer
11 18 (11.84%) Lead Java Developer
12 17 (11.18%) DevOps Developer
13 16 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (71.71%) J2EE
2 61 (40.13%) Web Services
3 50 (32.89%) XML
4 47 (30.92%) AngularJS
5 43 (28.29%) React
6 29 (19.08%) Spring
7 17 (11.18%) J2ME
8 13 (8.55%) .NET
8 13 (8.55%) HTML
9 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.89%) Spring MVC
10 11 (7.24%) Java SE
10 11 (7.24%) RESTful
10 11 (7.24%) SOAP
11 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.26%) JSP
12 8 (5.26%) REST
12 8 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (4.61%) JSON
14 6 (3.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (35.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (25.66%) Hedge funds
3 37 (24.34%) Derivative
3 37 (24.34%) Equities
3 37 (24.34%) Fixed Income
4 29 (19.08%) Mobile App
5 28 (18.42%) Fintech
6 16 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (9.21%) Digital Currency
8 8 (5.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.97%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.24%) Linux
2 5 (3.29%) Windows
3 3 (1.97%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (46.05%) Asset Management
4 48 (31.58%) Microservices
5 45 (29.61%) DevOps
6 37 (24.34%) Investment Management
6 37 (24.34%) Workflow
7 36 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 32 (21.05%) Scrum
9 28 (18.42%) SDLC
10 20 (13.16%) Multithreading
11 19 (12.50%) Mathematics
12 18 (11.84%) Concurrent Programming
13 17 (11.18%) Low Latency
14 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (10.53%) TDD
15 15 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (9.87%) Cryptocurrency
15 15 (9.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 142 (93.42%) Java
2 44 (28.95%) SQL
3 27 (17.76%) TypeScript
4 24 (15.79%) C#
5 21 (13.82%) Python
6 20 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 17 (11.18%) Java 8
8 14 (9.21%) C++
8 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.58%) MATLAB
9 10 (6.58%) R
10 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.26%) Bourne shell
10 8 (5.26%) Korn
10 8 (5.26%) PHP
10 8 (5.26%) Ruby
11 5 (3.29%) Scala
11 5 (3.29%) Solidity
12 4 (2.63%) XPath
13 3 (1.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (21.71%) Docker
2 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (19.74%) Terraform
2 29 (19.08%) Puppet
3 27 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (27.63%) Oracle
2 27 (17.76%) Google
2 27 (17.76%) SaltStack
3 15 (9.87%) StreamBase
3 15 (9.87%) TIBCO
4 10 (6.58%) Sun
5 8 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (1.32%) webMethods
7 1 (0.66%) Adyen
7 1 (0.66%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.66%) PayPal
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.66%) Sybase
7 1 (0.66%) WorldPay