Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 917 791 789
Rank change year-on-year -126 -2 -54
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 257 425 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.61% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 226 388 462
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,125 £42,275 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% +14.29%

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 68271 69674 78142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.26% 39.08% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57217 60999 67388
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -97 197 £75,000 +11.11% 18
South East +62 30 £75,000 +36.36% 3
East of England -19 16 £80,000 +23.08% 1
North of England +3 9 £60,000 +21.83% 2
North West -5 9 £60,000 +23.71% 2
Midlands +36 5 - - 1
West Midlands +14 5 - -
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE 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 England region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 256 (99.61%) Java
2 159 (61.87%) J2EE
3 155 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (47.47%) Finance
5 112 (43.58%) Spring
6 86 (33.46%) SQL
7 80 (31.13%) Microservices
8 78 (30.35%) Fintech
8 78 (30.35%) Software Engineering
9 76 (29.57%) Multithreading
10 62 (24.12%) Low Latency
11 61 (23.74%) SDLC
12 57 (22.18%) Maven
13 56 (21.79%) Hibernate
14 50 (19.46%) Concurrent Programming
15 48 (18.68%) Linux
16 47 (18.29%) SOA
16 47 (18.29%) Banking
16 47 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
17 44 (17.12%) Tomcat
18 42 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (15.95%) Open Source
20 40 (15.56%) DevOps
20 40 (15.56%) Oracle
20 40 (15.56%) Web Services
21 39 (15.18%) HTML
21 39 (15.18%) Greenfield Project
22 38 (14.79%) Enterprise Software
22 38 (14.79%) XML
23 37 (14.40%) JavaScript

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 44 (17.12%) Tomcat
2 34 (13.23%) WebLogic
3 27 (10.51%) WebSphere
4 26 (10.12%) JBoss
5 19 (7.39%) Apache Geronimo
5 19 (7.39%) WildFly
6 16 (6.23%) CMS
7 15 (5.84%) Apache
8 8 (3.11%) Ethereum
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.17%) Jetty
10 3 (1.17%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
12 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) Internet
2 6 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.78%) Blockchain
3 19 (7.39%) Big Data
4 12 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.89%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (3.50%) DB2
6 9 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.56%) MySQL
8 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.17%) KNIME
10 2 (0.78%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.78%) OLAP
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 57 (22.18%) Maven
2 34 (13.23%) JIRA
3 29 (11.28%) JUnit
4 28 (10.89%) Jenkins
5 25 (9.73%) Git (software)
6 21 (8.17%) Eclipse
7 19 (7.39%) Gradle
8 14 (5.45%) Hudson
9 12 (4.67%) TeamCity
10 9 (3.50%) IntelliJ
11 8 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.11%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (2.72%) Mockito
12 7 (2.72%) PhantomJS
12 7 (2.72%) Subversion
13 6 (2.33%) Grunt
13 6 (2.33%) gulp
13 6 (2.33%) Selenium
14 4 (1.56%) jMock
General
1 122 (47.47%) Finance
2 47 (18.29%) Banking
3 21 (8.17%) Front Office
4 16 (6.23%) Games
5 14 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.11%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (2.72%) Retail
9 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (61.87%) Developer
2 156 (60.70%) Java Developer
3 67 (26.07%) Architect
4 35 (13.62%) Java Architect
5 25 (9.73%) Core Java Developer
5 25 (9.73%) Lead Architect
5 25 (9.73%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (8.95%) J2EE Developer
6 23 (8.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 22 (8.56%) J2EE Architect
7 22 (8.56%) Software Engineer
8 21 (8.17%) Senior Architect
9 20 (7.78%) Java Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 18 (7.00%) Java Software Developer
11 17 (6.61%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (6.23%) Blockchain Developer
13 14 (5.45%) Senior Developer
13 14 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (5.06%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (61.87%) J2EE
2 112 (43.58%) Spring
3 56 (21.79%) Hibernate
4 40 (15.56%) Web Services
5 39 (15.18%) HTML
6 38 (14.79%) XML
7 33 (12.84%) RESTful
8 31 (12.06%) Java SE
9 30 (11.67%) CSS
10 28 (10.89%) JSON
11 18 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 15 (5.84%) Ajax
12 15 (5.84%) REST
12 15 (5.84%) Servlets
13 14 (5.45%) Java EE
13 14 (5.45%) JMS
14 13 (5.06%) XSLT
15 12 (4.67%) HTML5
15 12 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (4.28%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (30.35%) Fintech
2 39 (15.18%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (14.79%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (7.78%) Digital Currency
4 20 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.84%) Mobile App
7 14 (5.45%) Equities
8 13 (5.06%) Bitcoin
9 12 (4.67%) Hedge funds
10 10 (3.89%) Clustering
10 10 (3.89%) Fixed Income
10 10 (3.89%) User Experience
11 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.56%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.56%) Life Science
12 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.17%) Contract for Difference
12 3 (1.17%) Derivative
12 3 (1.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.68%) Linux
2 33 (12.84%) Unix
3 9 (3.50%) Windows
4 8 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (3.11%) Solaris
5 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Android
6 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.13%) Microservices
3 78 (30.35%) Software Engineering
4 76 (29.57%) Multithreading
5 62 (24.12%) Low Latency
6 61 (23.74%) SDLC
7 50 (19.46%) Concurrent Programming
8 47 (18.29%) SOA
9 42 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (15.95%) Open Source
11 40 (15.56%) DevOps
12 37 (14.40%) TDD
13 34 (13.23%) UML
14 28 (10.89%) OOP
15 25 (9.73%) Scrum
16 23 (8.95%) Analytics
16 23 (8.95%) Validation
17 22 (8.56%) Cryptocurrency
17 22 (8.56%) Data Modelling
17 22 (8.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 256 (99.61%) Java
2 86 (33.46%) SQL
3 37 (14.40%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.61%) Python
5 14 (5.45%) Scala
6 13 (5.06%) C++
7 8 (3.11%) Groovy
8 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.33%) XPath
9 4 (1.56%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.17%) C#
10 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) R
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.39%) Clojure
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.17%) Postgraduate
2 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (15.56%) Oracle
2 20 (7.78%) Google
2 20 (7.78%) StreamBase
3 18 (7.00%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.11%) F5
4 8 (3.11%) Sun
5 7 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.72%) webMethods
6 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.56%) Misys
7 4 (1.56%) Sybase
8 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.78%) Caplin
8 2 (0.78%) Tableau
8 2 (0.78%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.39%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.39%) Reuters
9 1 (0.39%) Solace
9 1 (0.39%) Splunk