Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 902 825
Rank change year-on-year -2 -77 -23
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 233 256 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 222 225 375
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £41,450
90th Percentile £130,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +12.50%

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 60,163 68,064 70,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.93% 40.27% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50,067 56,987 61,427
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,000 £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 November 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 17 November 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 +15 161 £90,000 +16.13% 15
South East +36 43 £52,500 -30.00% 7
Midlands +29 13 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands +41 12 £42,500 - 1
East of England +22 10 £47,500 -40.63% 3
North of England +25 6 £37,500 -37.50% 1
North West +13 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 - 1
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (71.67%) J2EE
3 161 (69.10%) Software Engineering
4 140 (60.09%) Finance
5 125 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (52.36%) Web Services
7 115 (49.36%) Amazon AWS
8 98 (42.06%) Microservices
9 87 (37.34%) Docker
10 85 (36.48%) Python
10 85 (36.48%) Front Office
11 76 (32.62%) Multithreading
12 74 (31.76%) DevOps
13 73 (31.33%) Asset Management
14 72 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (28.76%) Spring
16 66 (28.33%) Concurrent Programming
17 63 (27.04%) SDLC
18 61 (26.18%) Jenkins
18 61 (26.18%) Fintech
19 53 (22.75%) Mathematics
20 52 (22.32%) React
21 48 (20.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 47 (20.17%) Scrum
23 44 (18.88%) Degree
24 42 (18.03%) Mentoring
24 42 (18.03%) Terraform
25 40 (17.17%) Cryptocurrency
25 40 (17.17%) Scala
26 39 (16.74%) Maven

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 (16.74%) Ethereum
2 13 (5.58%) JBoss
3 12 (5.15%) CMS
4 10 (4.29%) Apache
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 21 (9.01%) Ripple
2 3 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 115 (49.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.15%) SaaS
5 3 (1.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Apple Pay
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Serverless
6 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) IPv6
2 4 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.74%) Blockchain
2 17 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.87%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (26.18%) Jenkins
2 39 (16.74%) Maven
3 32 (13.73%) Vagrant
4 26 (11.16%) Selenium
5 25 (10.73%) Gradle
6 19 (8.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (7.73%) Eclipse
8 15 (6.44%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.01%) JUnit
10 13 (5.58%) IntelliJ
11 10 (4.29%) Hudson
11 10 (4.29%) Subversion
12 9 (3.86%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.86%) Android Studio
14 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.43%) Ant
15 1 (0.43%) JIRA
15 1 (0.43%) NetBeans
General
1 140 (60.09%) Finance
2 85 (36.48%) Front Office
3 20 (8.58%) Back Office
4 12 (5.15%) Marketing
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (80.69%) Developer
2 187 (80.26%) Java Developer
3 65 (27.90%) AWS Developer
4 46 (19.74%) Software Engineer
5 44 (18.88%) Senior Developer
5 44 (18.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 35 (15.02%) J2EE Developer
6 35 (15.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 31 (13.30%) Java Engineer
7 31 (13.30%) Java Software Engineer
8 30 (12.88%) Python Developer
9 28 (12.02%) Java Software Developer
10 26 (11.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 25 (10.73%) Agile Developer
11 25 (10.73%) Agile Java Developer
12 24 (10.30%) Lead Developer
12 24 (10.30%) Lead Java Developer
13 23 (9.87%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 22 (9.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 22 (9.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (71.67%) J2EE
2 122 (52.36%) Web Services
3 67 (28.76%) Spring
4 52 (22.32%) React
5 33 (14.16%) RESTful
6 30 (12.88%) AngularJS
7 28 (12.02%) FIX Protocol
8 21 (9.01%) REST
9 20 (8.58%) HTML
10 19 (8.15%) Hibernate
11 18 (7.73%) Spring Boot
12 17 (7.30%) HTML5
13 16 (6.87%) Redux
14 14 (6.01%) Java SE
15 11 (4.72%) JMS
15 11 (4.72%) JSP
15 11 (4.72%) SOAP
15 11 (4.72%) XML
16 10 (4.29%) CSS
16 10 (4.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.18%) Fintech
2 48 (20.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (15.88%) Fixed Income
4 36 (15.45%) Computer Science
4 36 (15.45%) Hedge funds
5 33 (14.16%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (11.16%) Digital Currency
7 22 (9.44%) Equities
8 21 (9.01%) Bitcoin
9 18 (7.73%) Mobile App
10 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (6.87%) Derivative
12 13 (5.58%) Litecoin
13 4 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.29%) Blog
14 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.88%) Linux
2 14 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.43%) Unix
4 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.72%) Windows
6 2 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (69.10%) Software Engineering
2 125 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (42.06%) Microservices
4 76 (32.62%) Multithreading
5 74 (31.76%) DevOps
6 73 (31.33%) Asset Management
7 72 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (28.33%) Concurrent Programming
9 63 (27.04%) SDLC
10 53 (22.75%) Mathematics
11 47 (20.17%) Scrum
12 42 (18.03%) Mentoring
13 40 (17.17%) Cryptocurrency
14 31 (13.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (13.30%) Pair Programming
14 31 (13.30%) TDD
15 30 (12.88%) Low Latency
16 29 (12.45%) Open Source
17 26 (11.16%) OOP
18 25 (10.73%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 233 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (36.48%) Python
3 40 (17.17%) Scala
4 36 (15.45%) Java 8
5 29 (12.45%) SQL
6 24 (10.30%) C#
7 21 (9.01%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.30%) C
8 17 (7.30%) C++
8 17 (7.30%) Clojure
8 17 (7.30%) Kotlin
9 16 (6.87%) Groovy
10 13 (5.58%) Go
11 10 (4.29%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.43%) Solidity
13 6 (2.58%) R
14 2 (0.86%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (18.88%) Degree
2 29 (12.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (11.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (37.34%) Docker
2 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (18.03%) Terraform
2 17 (7.30%) Puppet
3 16 (6.87%) Prometheus
4 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
5 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (13.73%) Google
2 24 (10.30%) Sun
3 23 (9.87%) StreamBase
3 23 (9.87%) TIBCO
4 18 (7.73%) Oracle
5 14 (6.01%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.29%) SaltStack
7 7 (3.00%) webMethods
8 2 (0.86%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.43%) Adyen
9 1 (0.43%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.43%) PayPal
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase