Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 913 970
Rank change year-on-year -111 +57 +30
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 137 240 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 126 193 248
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 66,198 66,245 73,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 40.83% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55,681 56,458 64,704
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -74 66 £65,000 -8.77% 6
South East -4 39 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England -11 22 £53,750 +7.50% 4
North of England +16 6 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire +16 4 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Midlands -4 4 £37,500 -31.82% 6
East Midlands +15 3 £37,500 -31.82% 3
North West -7 2 £33,750 -25.41% 2
West Midlands +16 1 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (70.80%) Spring
3 83 (60.58%) Java EE
4 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
5 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (45.26%) TDD
6 62 (45.26%) Web Services
7 61 (44.53%) Degree
8 53 (38.69%) Eclipse
9 52 (37.96%) Oracle
9 52 (37.96%) Maven
10 49 (35.77%) Tomcat
11 47 (34.31%) XML
12 46 (33.58%) JMS
13 44 (32.12%) REST
14 42 (30.66%) OO
15 39 (28.47%) JBoss
15 39 (28.47%) Enterprise Software
16 38 (27.74%) HTML
16 38 (27.74%) WebSphere
17 37 (27.01%) SOAP
17 37 (27.01%) IBM
18 36 (26.28%) Internet
18 36 (26.28%) SOA
18 36 (26.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 36 (26.28%) Open Source
19 35 (25.55%) HTTP
19 35 (25.55%) CSS
19 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
19 35 (25.55%) NetBeans

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 49 (35.77%) Tomcat
2 39 (28.47%) JBoss
3 38 (27.74%) WebSphere
4 36 (26.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (8.03%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.57%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.92%) Apache
8 3 (2.19%) IIS
9 2 (1.46%) CMS
9 2 (1.46%) Confluence
9 2 (1.46%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Chatbot
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) SaaS
2 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) IaaS
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.28%) Internet
2 35 (25.55%) HTTP
3 34 (24.82%) FTP
4 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.46%) DNS
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
5 2 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.46%) SAN
5 2 (1.46%) Skype
5 2 (1.46%) SSH
5 2 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.76%) MySQL
2 12 (8.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.84%) Blockchain
4 6 (4.38%) GIS
5 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (38.69%) Eclipse
2 52 (37.96%) Maven
3 35 (25.55%) NetBeans
4 34 (24.82%) IntelliJ
5 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
6 12 (8.76%) JUnit
7 7 (5.11%) Gradle
8 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.38%) Selenium
8 6 (4.38%) Subversion
9 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.65%) JIRA
9 5 (3.65%) JMeter
9 5 (3.65%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.65%) Mockito
9 5 (3.65%) Robot Framework
9 5 (3.65%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.19%) Ant
10 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.19%) TestNG
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Advertising
3 9 (6.57%) Games
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.92%) Automotive
6 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.46%) French Language
7 2 (1.46%) Front Office
7 2 (1.46%) German Language
7 2 (1.46%) Swedish Language
7 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (65.69%) Developer
2 84 (61.31%) Java Developer
3 34 (24.82%) Integration Engineer
3 34 (24.82%) Support Engineer
4 29 (21.17%) Senior Developer
4 29 (21.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (15.33%) Technical Engineer
5 21 (15.33%) Technical Support
5 21 (15.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 19 (13.87%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 19 (13.87%) Senior Support Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Software Developer
8 12 (8.76%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Agile Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) C++ Software Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Technical Support
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (70.80%) Spring
2 83 (60.58%) Java EE
3 62 (45.26%) Web Services
4 47 (34.31%) XML
5 46 (33.58%) JMS
6 44 (32.12%) REST
7 38 (27.74%) HTML
8 37 (27.01%) SOAP
9 35 (25.55%) CSS
10 32 (23.36%) Hibernate
11 25 (18.25%) J2EE
12 23 (16.79%) Ajax
12 23 (16.79%) Servlets
13 22 (16.06%) AWT
14 21 (15.33%) JSON
15 18 (13.14%) Java ME
16 17 (12.41%) Struts
17 15 (10.95%) JPA
18 12 (8.76%) Spring MVC
19 11 (8.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.47%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (15.33%) Computer Science
3 20 (14.60%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.57%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.38%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.46%) Derivative
9 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.46%) Replication
10 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.73%) Equities
10 1 (0.73%) Fintech
10 1 (0.73%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) Unix
3 6 (4.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.73%) Solaris
4 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
2 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (45.26%) TDD
4 42 (30.66%) OO
5 36 (26.28%) Open Source
5 36 (26.28%) SOA
6 26 (18.98%) Scrum
7 25 (18.25%) Customer Engagement
8 23 (16.79%) OOD
9 16 (11.68%) MVC
10 13 (9.49%) API Integration
11 12 (8.76%) BDD
11 12 (8.76%) SDLC
12 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.03%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.57%) Web Development
14 8 (5.84%) Change Management
14 8 (5.84%) Mathematics
14 8 (5.84%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.09%) SQL
4 29 (21.17%) Java 8
5 10 (7.30%) C#
5 10 (7.30%) C++
5 10 (7.30%) PHP
6 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.46%) AWK
8 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.46%) R
8 2 (1.46%) Scala
9 1 (0.73%) Clojure
9 1 (0.73%) Erlang
9 1 (0.73%) Groovy
9 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (44.53%) Degree
2 16 (11.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.30%) PhD
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.92%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.19%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.46%) OCP
8 1 (0.73%) OCA
8 1 (0.73%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.73%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.19%) Ansible
2 3 (2.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (2.19%) MOM
3 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Oracle
2 37 (27.01%) IBM
3 34 (24.82%) BEA
3 34 (24.82%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.73%) Solace
6 1 (0.73%) Splunk
6 1 (0.73%) Zend