Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 973 912 957
Rank change year-on-year -61 +45 +28
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 163 242 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 151 210 302
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,125 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -

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 66,671 65,254 76,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.91% 39.63% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 56,759 56,552 66,570
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 -112 54 £60,000 -7.69% 9
East of England +14 40 £50,000 - 11
South East +13 38 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North of England +26 14 £52,500 +5.00% 18
North West +11 11 £52,500 - 9
Midlands +7 5 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Yorkshire +20 3 £37,500 -25.00% 5
West Midlands +4 3 £47,500 -13.64% 5
South West -10 3 £42,500 -22.73% 4
East Midlands +5 2 £45,000 -9.09% 4
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (70.55%) Java EE
3 108 (66.26%) Spring
4 79 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (47.24%) Web Services
6 64 (39.26%) HTML
7 62 (38.04%) CSS
8 59 (36.20%) SQL
9 58 (35.58%) JavaScript
9 58 (35.58%) TDD
10 53 (32.52%) Software Engineering
11 49 (30.06%) Oracle
12 48 (29.45%) Servlets
13 47 (28.83%) Eclipse
13 47 (28.83%) Hibernate
14 45 (27.61%) Tomcat
14 45 (27.61%) JPA
15 43 (26.38%) Struts
16 42 (25.77%) XML
16 42 (25.77%) REST
17 41 (25.15%) Maven
18 38 (23.31%) JMS
19 37 (22.70%) OO
19 37 (22.70%) WebSphere
20 36 (22.09%) Degree
21 35 (21.47%) Ajax
21 35 (21.47%) Finance
22 33 (20.25%) JSP
23 32 (19.63%) J2EE
24 27 (16.56%) Mentoring

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 45 (27.61%) Tomcat
2 37 (22.70%) WebSphere
3 20 (12.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (11.04%) JBoss
5 10 (6.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (5.52%) MQSeries
7 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.07%) Apache
9 3 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.23%) Confluence
10 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.61%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) SaaS
2 4 (2.45%) GitHub
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Boomi
3 2 (1.23%) Serverless
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) HTTP
2 17 (10.43%) Internet
3 16 (9.82%) FTP
4 4 (2.45%) Skype
5 2 (1.23%) AMQP
5 2 (1.23%) SSH
5 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.61%) SMS
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) MySQL
2 14 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) OrientDB
7 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
8 2 (1.23%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.23%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (28.83%) Eclipse
2 41 (25.15%) Maven
3 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.27%) IntelliJ
4 19 (11.66%) NetBeans
5 18 (11.04%) JIRA
6 16 (9.82%) JUnit
7 14 (8.59%) Jenkins
8 12 (7.36%) Mockito
9 8 (4.91%) Subversion
10 6 (3.68%) Ant
11 5 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.84%) Hudson
14 2 (1.23%) git-flow
14 2 (1.23%) JMeter
14 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.23%) Selenium
14 2 (1.23%) TestNG
14 2 (1.23%) WebStorm
General
1 35 (21.47%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Advertising
3 11 (6.75%) Legal
4 10 (6.13%) Automotive
4 10 (6.13%) Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Marketing
6 3 (1.84%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (75.46%) Developer
2 121 (74.23%) Java Developer
3 46 (28.22%) Senior Developer
4 45 (27.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Software Developer
6 16 (9.82%) Integration Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Technical Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Technical Support
6 16 (9.82%) Technical Support Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Agile Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Lead Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Lead Java Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Senior Agile Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (70.55%) Java EE
2 108 (66.26%) Spring
3 77 (47.24%) Web Services
4 64 (39.26%) HTML
5 62 (38.04%) CSS
6 48 (29.45%) Servlets
7 47 (28.83%) Hibernate
8 45 (27.61%) JPA
9 43 (26.38%) Struts
10 42 (25.77%) REST
10 42 (25.77%) XML
11 38 (23.31%) JMS
12 35 (21.47%) Ajax
13 33 (20.25%) JSP
14 32 (19.63%) J2EE
15 24 (14.72%) JSON
15 24 (14.72%) SOAP
16 20 (12.27%) EJB
17 19 (11.66%) AWT
18 18 (11.04%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (11.66%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.29%) Fintech
6 5 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.23%) Derivative
8 2 (1.23%) Equities
8 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.61%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Linux
2 7 (4.29%) Windows
3 5 (3.07%) Unix
4 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.58%) TDD
3 53 (32.52%) Software Engineering
4 37 (22.70%) OO
5 27 (16.56%) Mentoring
6 26 (15.95%) Open Source
6 26 (15.95%) Scrum
7 22 (13.50%) MVC
8 21 (12.88%) SOA
9 20 (12.27%) Multithreading
10 19 (11.66%) Web Development
11 18 (11.04%) OOD
11 18 (11.04%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.82%) DevOps
12 16 (9.82%) E-Commerce
12 16 (9.82%) SDLC
13 12 (7.36%) Coaching
13 12 (7.36%) Customer Engagement
14 11 (6.75%) Analytical Thinking
15 10 (6.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (36.20%) SQL
3 58 (35.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.72%) PHP
5 14 (8.59%) C
6 4 (2.45%) Perl
6 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.45%) R
7 2 (1.23%) C++
7 2 (1.23%) Python
7 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.61%) C-shell
8 1 (0.61%) Erlang
8 1 (0.61%) Groovy
8 1 (0.61%) HQL
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (22.09%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (5.52%) OCMJD
3 9 (5.52%) OCPJP
3 9 (5.52%) OCPJWCD
3 9 (5.52%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (2.45%) MOM
2 3 (1.84%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 49 (30.06%) Oracle
2 25 (15.34%) IBM
3 22 (13.50%) TIBCO
4 18 (11.04%) BEA
5 9 (5.52%) Sun
6 5 (3.07%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.45%) SAP
7 4 (2.45%) Workday
8 3 (1.84%) Informatica
8 3 (1.84%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.23%) Apigee
9 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.23%) Dell
9 2 (1.23%) Facebook
9 2 (1.23%) Software AG
9 2 (1.23%) Twitter
10 1 (0.61%) Solace
10 1 (0.61%) Splunk
10 1 (0.61%) StreamBase