Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 965 958 994
Rank change year-on-year -7 +36 -29
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 198 251 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 177 223 284
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,250 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.39% +21.05% -5.00%

Java SE 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 67849 69868 78664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 39.13% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56867 61123 67881
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £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%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in England

Java SE
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java SE in England.

Salary trend for Java SE in England

Java SE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java SE in England

Java SE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -64 87 £70,000 +14.29% 11
East of England +19 36 £50,000 - 2
North of England +25 22 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Midlands +43 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +52 19 £63,750 +27.50% 1
North West -6 19 £52,500 +23.53% 2
West Midlands +27 13 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +31 7 £43,750 -12.50%
Yorkshire +21 3 £48,250 +20.63%
South West +1 3 £42,500 -22.73%
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (64.65%) Spring
3 121 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (46.46%) Java EE
5 75 (37.88%) Web Services
6 71 (35.86%) SQL
7 57 (28.79%) TDD
7 57 (28.79%) Maven
8 55 (27.78%) JPA
9 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 53 (26.77%) Finance
11 50 (25.25%) Degree
12 47 (23.74%) HTML
13 46 (23.23%) JavaScript
13 46 (23.23%) CSS
14 44 (22.22%) REST
15 43 (21.72%) Servlets
16 42 (21.21%) XML
16 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
17 41 (20.71%) Hibernate
17 41 (20.71%) Oracle
18 40 (20.20%) Multithreading
19 39 (19.70%) Struts
20 36 (18.18%) J2EE
21 35 (17.68%) Tomcat
22 34 (17.17%) JIRA
22 34 (17.17%) Microservices
23 31 (15.66%) Scrum
23 31 (15.66%) Windows
23 31 (15.66%) JMS

Java SE
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 35 (17.68%) Tomcat
2 30 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 12 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (5.05%) Apache
4 10 (5.05%) JBoss
5 8 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.01%) CMS
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) Drupal
8 2 (1.01%) Mule
8 2 (1.01%) WildFly
9 1 (0.51%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.51%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) GitHub
2 8 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.04%) SaaS
3 7 (3.54%) Serverless
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.01%) Boomi
5 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) Firebase
6 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.59%) HTTP
2 7 (3.54%) Internet
3 4 (2.02%) FTP
3 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.52%) BGP
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) Firewall
4 3 (1.52%) Skype
4 3 (1.52%) SNMP
4 3 (1.52%) VLAN
5 2 (1.01%) AMQP
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) SSH
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) MySQL
2 18 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.59%) DTS
4 14 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.54%) DB2
7 7 (3.54%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.53%) OrientDB
8 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
10 2 (1.01%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.01%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.51%) KDB
11 1 (0.51%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (28.79%) Maven
2 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.17%) JIRA
4 29 (14.65%) Eclipse
5 16 (8.08%) JUnit
6 15 (7.58%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.06%) Mockito
8 8 (4.04%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.54%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.54%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.53%) Subversion
11 4 (2.02%) Ant
11 4 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.52%) git-flow
12 3 (1.52%) Hudson
13 2 (1.01%) Grunt
13 2 (1.01%) gulp
13 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.01%) WebStorm
General
1 53 (26.77%) Finance
2 16 (8.08%) Automotive
2 16 (8.08%) Legal
3 13 (6.57%) Banking
4 9 (4.55%) Advertising
5 8 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.03%) Retail
7 5 (2.53%) Music Industry
8 4 (2.02%) Games
9 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.01%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 154 (77.78%) Developer
2 150 (75.76%) Java Developer
3 51 (25.76%) Senior Developer
4 50 (25.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (12.12%) Java Engineer
5 24 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
5 24 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 21 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (10.61%) Software Engineer
7 17 (8.59%) Agile Developer
7 17 (8.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (7.58%) Lead Developer
9 14 (7.07%) Lead Java Developer
10 13 (6.57%) Senior Agile Developer
10 13 (6.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 11 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Consultant
12 10 (5.05%) Java Consultant
12 10 (5.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (64.65%) Spring
2 92 (46.46%) Java EE
3 75 (37.88%) Web Services
4 55 (27.78%) JPA
5 47 (23.74%) HTML
6 46 (23.23%) CSS
7 44 (22.22%) REST
8 43 (21.72%) Servlets
9 42 (21.21%) XML
10 41 (20.71%) Hibernate
11 39 (19.70%) Struts
12 36 (18.18%) J2EE
13 31 (15.66%) JMS
14 30 (15.15%) J2SE
15 28 (14.14%) OSGi
15 28 (14.14%) Spring Boot
16 27 (13.64%) Ajax
16 27 (13.64%) HTML5
16 27 (13.64%) JSP
17 26 (13.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.62%) Fintech
3 18 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.58%) NHS
5 11 (5.56%) User Experience
6 10 (5.05%) Hedge funds
7 8 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.52%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) Contract for Difference
9 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.52%) Derivative
9 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.52%) Equities
9 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.52%) Replication
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.01%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 24 (12.12%) Linux
3 14 (7.07%) Unix
4 7 (3.54%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.79%) TDD
3 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 40 (20.20%) Multithreading
5 34 (17.17%) Microservices
6 31 (15.66%) Scrum
7 30 (15.15%) MVC
8 28 (14.14%) Concurrent Programming
8 28 (14.14%) Open Source
9 26 (13.13%) Low Latency
9 26 (13.13%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.62%) OO
11 22 (11.11%) SDLC
12 21 (10.61%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (9.60%) Analytical Thinking
13 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
14 17 (8.59%) Mentoring
15 16 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (7.07%) DevOps
16 14 (7.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (35.86%) SQL
3 46 (23.23%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.61%) C
5 18 (9.09%) PHP
6 8 (4.04%) Perl
7 7 (3.54%) C++
8 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.01%) C#
9 2 (1.01%) R
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby
9 2 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) C-shell
10 1 (0.51%) HQL
10 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (25.25%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (6.06%) OCMJD
3 12 (6.06%) OCPJP
3 12 (6.06%) OCPJWCD
3 12 (6.06%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) ISO 22301
1 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.12%) Docker
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.52%) Opsview
1 3 (1.52%) vMotion
1 3 (1.52%) WMI
1 3 (1.52%) WSUS
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Kibana
2 1 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (20.71%) Oracle
2 12 (6.06%) Sun
3 11 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.55%) IBM
5 6 (3.03%) BEA
6 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.53%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.02%) SAP
7 4 (2.02%) Workday
8 3 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.52%) Google
8 3 (1.52%) Informatica
8 3 (1.52%) Juniper
8 3 (1.52%) VMware
9 2 (1.01%) Adobe
9 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.01%) Dell
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.01%) Software AG