Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 912 816
Rank change year-on-year +66 -96 +17
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 295 258 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.38% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 282 233 409
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £130,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £78,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% +12.14% +21.74%

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 63,160 67,143 72,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.49% 40.42% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52,692 55,944 63,365
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,538 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +41 213 £87,500 +9.38% 22
South East +29 56 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Midlands +22 12 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands +33 8 £42,500 - 1
East of England +18 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North of England +25 6 £37,500 -22.68% 1
North West +18 5 £37,500 -22.68% 1
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
J2SE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 294 (99.66%) Java
2 219 (74.24%) Software Engineering
3 218 (73.90%) J2EE
4 192 (65.08%) Finance
5 170 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
6 169 (57.29%) Web Services
6 169 (57.29%) Amazon AWS
7 137 (46.44%) Microservices
8 124 (42.03%) Docker
9 120 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
9 120 (40.68%) Python
10 115 (38.98%) Front Office
11 113 (38.31%) DevOps
12 106 (35.93%) Asset Management
13 96 (32.54%) Multithreading
14 85 (28.81%) React
15 80 (27.12%) Spring
16 76 (25.76%) Concurrent Programming
17 75 (25.42%) Jenkins
18 74 (25.08%) Terraform
19 68 (23.05%) Fintech
19 68 (23.05%) SDLC
20 65 (22.03%) Vagrant
20 65 (22.03%) Scrum
21 64 (21.69%) Hedge funds
22 62 (21.02%) Pair Programming
23 61 (20.68%) AngularJS
24 55 (18.64%) Mathematics
25 50 (16.95%) Deployment Automation
26 49 (16.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 46 (15.59%) Ethereum
2 16 (5.42%) JBoss
2 16 (5.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (3.39%) Apache
4 8 (2.71%) CMS
5 7 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (9.49%) Ripple
2 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 169 (57.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.69%) GitHub
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.36%) SaaS
6 3 (1.02%) Force.com
6 3 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.68%) Slack
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) IPv6
2 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) Modbus
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.59%) Blockchain
2 26 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.14%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.76%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.76%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.36%) MySQL
8 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.34%) Big Data
10 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 75 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 65 (22.03%) Vagrant
3 42 (14.24%) Maven
4 38 (12.88%) Selenium
5 26 (8.81%) Gradle
6 25 (8.47%) JUnit
7 21 (7.12%) Eclipse
8 19 (6.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (5.76%) Git (software)
10 13 (4.41%) IntelliJ
11 11 (3.73%) Hudson
12 10 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.05%) Subversion
13 9 (3.05%) TeamCity
13 9 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (2.71%) SpecFlow
15 7 (2.37%) Ant
16 4 (1.36%) JIRA
17 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
18 2 (0.68%) Android Studio
General
1 192 (65.08%) Finance
2 115 (38.98%) Front Office
3 24 (8.14%) Back Office
4 11 (3.73%) Marketing
5 5 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (79.66%) Developer
2 232 (78.64%) Java Developer
3 95 (32.20%) AWS Developer
4 72 (24.41%) Software Engineer
5 56 (18.98%) Java Engineer
6 54 (18.31%) Java Software Engineer
7 53 (17.97%) Java Software Developer
8 52 (17.63%) J2EE Developer
8 52 (17.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 50 (16.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 46 (15.59%) Python Developer
11 40 (13.56%) Senior Developer
11 40 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 37 (12.54%) Lead Developer
12 37 (12.54%) Lead Java Developer
13 29 (9.83%) AWS Engineer
13 29 (9.83%) AWS Software Engineer
13 29 (9.83%) Python Engineer
13 29 (9.83%) Python Software Engineer
14 25 (8.47%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (73.90%) J2EE
2 169 (57.29%) Web Services
3 85 (28.81%) React
4 80 (27.12%) Spring
5 61 (20.68%) AngularJS
6 48 (16.27%) RESTful
7 32 (10.85%) HTML
8 28 (9.49%) FIX Protocol
9 26 (8.81%) HTML5
9 26 (8.81%) REST
10 22 (7.46%) CSS
10 22 (7.46%) Hibernate
11 20 (6.78%) Spring Boot
12 18 (6.10%) Redux
13 14 (4.75%) D3.js
13 14 (4.75%) Java SE
13 14 (4.75%) JMS
13 14 (4.75%) XML
14 13 (4.41%) JSP
14 13 (4.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.05%) Fintech
2 64 (21.69%) Hedge funds
3 49 (16.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 45 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (12.88%) Computer Science
5 38 (12.88%) Fixed Income
6 33 (11.19%) Digital Currency
7 28 (9.49%) Bitcoin
8 24 (8.14%) Equities
9 19 (6.44%) Derivative
9 19 (6.44%) Mobile App
10 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (4.41%) Litecoin
12 4 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.02%) Blog
13 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (0.68%) Market Risk
15 1 (0.34%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.25%) Linux
2 14 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.05%) Unix
4 7 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.36%) Windows
6 2 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (74.24%) Software Engineering
2 170 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (46.44%) Microservices
4 120 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
5 113 (38.31%) DevOps
6 106 (35.93%) Asset Management
7 96 (32.54%) Multithreading
8 76 (25.76%) Concurrent Programming
9 68 (23.05%) SDLC
10 65 (22.03%) Scrum
11 62 (21.02%) Pair Programming
12 55 (18.64%) Mathematics
13 50 (16.95%) Deployment Automation
14 48 (16.27%) Portfolio Management
15 47 (15.93%) Cryptocurrency
16 46 (15.59%) Mentoring
17 45 (15.25%) Configuration Management
18 38 (12.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (12.20%) Open Source
19 36 (12.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 294 (99.66%) Java
2 120 (40.68%) Python
3 48 (16.27%) Java 8
4 42 (14.24%) Scala
5 37 (12.54%) SQL
6 35 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 28 (9.49%) C#
8 25 (8.47%) C
9 23 (7.80%) C++
10 22 (7.46%) R
11 19 (6.44%) Clojure
11 19 (6.44%) Kotlin
12 18 (6.10%) Groovy
13 13 (4.41%) Go
14 9 (3.05%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.71%) Solidity
16 3 (1.02%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.02%) Perl
16 3 (1.02%) SOQL
16 3 (1.02%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 46 (15.59%) Degree
2 29 (9.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (9.15%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.02%) PhD
5 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.34%) JTAG
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
2 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (42.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 74 (25.08%) Terraform
2 18 (6.10%) Kubernetes
2 18 (6.10%) Prometheus
3 11 (3.73%) Puppet
4 4 (1.36%) Ansible
4 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (10.85%) Google
2 30 (10.17%) Oracle
3 23 (7.80%) StreamBase
3 23 (7.80%) TIBCO
4 22 (7.46%) Sun
5 14 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.37%) webMethods
7 3 (1.02%) Pardot
7 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.68%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.68%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.34%) Adyen
9 1 (0.34%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.34%) PayPal
9 1 (0.34%) Sybase