Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 992 948 976
Rank change year-on-year -44 +28 +49
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 140 207 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 111 180 209
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% +11.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,875 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +15.79%

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 63,321 67,088 70,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.52% 40.49% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52,836 55,859 62,078
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 September 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 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 -20 54 £65,000 -10.34% 8
South East +17 35 £45,000 -30.77% 5
East of England +34 30 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Midlands +14 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
West Midlands +27 11 £42,500 -22.73% 2
North of England +6 7 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North West -2 4 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Yorkshire +24 3 £50,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands +7 3 £37,500 -14.29% 1
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (55.71%) Spring
3 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (41.43%) TDD
5 56 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 56 (40.00%) Java EE
6 48 (34.29%) Degree
6 48 (34.29%) Oracle
6 48 (34.29%) SOA
7 46 (32.86%) Eclipse
7 46 (32.86%) OO
8 43 (30.71%) Web Services
8 43 (30.71%) Maven
9 42 (30.00%) JMS
10 39 (27.86%) JBoss
11 37 (26.43%) Java 8
12 36 (25.71%) Linux
12 36 (25.71%) Unix
13 35 (25.00%) NetBeans
14 34 (24.29%) XML
15 33 (23.57%) Tomcat
15 33 (23.57%) WebSphere
16 32 (22.86%) Finance
17 31 (22.14%) Hibernate
17 31 (22.14%) Internet
17 31 (22.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 30 (21.43%) SQL
19 28 (20.00%) REST
20 27 (19.29%) Multithreading
20 27 (19.29%) Git (software)

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 39 (27.86%) JBoss
2 33 (23.57%) Tomcat
2 33 (23.57%) WebSphere
3 31 (22.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (15.71%) WebLogic
5 16 (11.43%) GlassFish
6 13 (9.29%) MQSeries
7 12 (8.57%) OpenStack
8 11 (7.86%) CMS
8 11 (7.86%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.14%) Apache
9 3 (2.14%) Confluence
9 3 (2.14%) IIS
10 2 (1.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.71%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.71%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.00%) IaaS
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (7.14%) PaaS
4 10 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.14%) Internet
2 22 (15.71%) HTTP
3 19 (13.57%) FTP
4 13 (9.29%) SAN
4 13 (9.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.57%) DNS
5 12 (8.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (8.57%) VPN
6 10 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 21 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.14%) MySQL
6 8 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.29%) GIS
9 4 (2.86%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (32.86%) Eclipse
2 43 (30.71%) Maven
3 35 (25.00%) NetBeans
4 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
5 19 (13.57%) IntelliJ
6 14 (10.00%) Subversion
7 12 (8.57%) Gradle
7 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
8 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
9 8 (5.71%) JUnit
10 6 (4.29%) Selenium
11 5 (3.57%) JMeter
11 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.57%) Robot Framework
11 5 (3.57%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.86%) JIRA
13 2 (1.43%) Toad
14 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Advertising
2 10 (7.14%) French Language
2 10 (7.14%) German Language
2 10 (7.14%) Swedish Language
3 8 (5.71%) Games
3 8 (5.71%) Marketing
4 7 (5.00%) Automotive
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (71.43%) Developer
2 93 (66.43%) Java Developer
3 42 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 41 (29.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (13.57%) Integration Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) Senior Support Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) Support Engineer
6 16 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (10.00%) Architect
9 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.43%) Lead Architect
10 9 (6.43%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (5.71%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Junior
11 8 (5.71%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.71%) Junior Java Developer
12 7 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (55.71%) Spring
2 56 (40.00%) Java EE
3 43 (30.71%) Web Services
4 42 (30.00%) JMS
5 34 (24.29%) XML
6 31 (22.14%) Hibernate
7 28 (20.00%) REST
8 26 (18.57%) Java ME
9 23 (16.43%) J2EE
9 23 (16.43%) Servlets
9 23 (16.43%) SOAP
10 17 (12.14%) AWT
11 16 (11.43%) EJB
12 15 (10.71%) CSS
13 14 (10.00%) HTML
13 14 (10.00%) J2SE
13 14 (10.00%) JSP
13 14 (10.00%) Spring MVC
13 14 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (9.29%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (9.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (8.57%) Replication
6 8 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (4.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.14%) User Experience
9 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.43%) Fintech
9 2 (1.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.71%) Linux
1 36 (25.71%) Unix
2 20 (14.29%) Android
3 15 (10.71%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.43%) TDD
3 56 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 48 (34.29%) SOA
5 46 (32.86%) OO
6 27 (19.29%) Multithreading
6 27 (19.29%) Scrum
7 23 (16.43%) BDD
8 21 (15.00%) MVC
8 21 (15.00%) Open Source
9 20 (14.29%) OOD
10 19 (13.57%) API Integration
10 19 (13.57%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (9.29%) Migration
12 13 (9.29%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.86%) Security Architecture
15 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) Java 8
3 30 (21.43%) SQL
4 20 (14.29%) Python
5 14 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.29%) Scala
7 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.86%) AWK
9 9 (6.43%) C#
9 9 (6.43%) C++
10 4 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (34.29%) Degree
2 19 (13.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 9 (6.43%) PhD
5 8 (5.71%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.43%) OCP
7 2 (1.43%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.71%) OCA
8 1 (0.71%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 8 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (34.29%) Oracle
2 27 (19.29%) IBM
3 19 (13.57%) BEA
3 19 (13.57%) TIBCO
4 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.71%) VMware
5 3 (2.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.43%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.43%) Zend
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat