Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 955 999 940
Rank change year-on-year +44 -59 +58
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 149 187 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 115 170 230
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +21.05%

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 58,619 67,590 68,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 40.23% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48,536 56,745 60,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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
South East +56 54 £50,000 +11.11% 10
London +22 39 £70,000 - 12
East of England +25 26 £75,000 +50.00%
Midlands +37 19 £42,500 -5.56% 4
West Midlands +34 19 £42,500 -20.93% 4
North of England +15 11 £40,000 -23.81% 4
North East - 6 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +39 3 £50,000 +3.63% 2
North West +9 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (51.01%) Spring
3 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (36.91%) TDD
5 52 (34.90%) SOA
6 50 (33.56%) Linux
7 47 (31.54%) Multithreading
8 46 (30.87%) Oracle
8 46 (30.87%) Eclipse
9 45 (30.20%) OO
9 45 (30.20%) Java 8
10 42 (28.19%) Unix
11 40 (26.85%) Java EE
12 38 (25.50%) Software Engineering
13 37 (24.83%) Java ME
14 35 (23.49%) Android
15 33 (22.15%) JMS
16 32 (21.48%) Maven
17 31 (20.81%) NetBeans
17 31 (20.81%) Python
17 31 (20.81%) Web Services
17 31 (20.81%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (20.13%) Relational Database
18 30 (20.13%) Finance
19 29 (19.46%) Degree
20 28 (18.79%) JBoss
20 28 (18.79%) SQL
21 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
21 27 (18.12%) RDBMS
22 26 (17.45%) JSP

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 28 (18.79%) JBoss
2 24 (16.11%) WebLogic
3 22 (14.77%) WebSphere
4 20 (13.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (12.75%) GlassFish
6 16 (10.74%) Tomcat
7 15 (10.07%) CMS
8 14 (9.40%) MQSeries
9 13 (8.72%) OpenStack
10 8 (5.37%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (4.03%) Confluence
12 3 (2.01%) GeoServer
12 3 (2.01%) Liferay
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (1.34%) Jetty
13 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.67%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.07%) IaaS
2 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (8.05%) PaaS
4 12 (8.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) Internet
2 14 (9.40%) SAN
2 14 (9.40%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.72%) DNS
3 13 (8.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (8.72%) VPN
4 11 (7.38%) Firewall
5 9 (6.04%) HTTP
6 7 (4.70%) FTP
7 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.12%) RDBMS
2 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
3 24 (16.11%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (10.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (10.74%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.71%) MySQL
6 4 (2.68%) Big Data
6 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.01%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (30.87%) Eclipse
2 32 (21.48%) Maven
3 31 (20.81%) NetBeans
4 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
5 20 (13.42%) Jenkins
6 17 (11.41%) Subversion
7 12 (8.05%) Gradle
8 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.04%) JUnit
9 7 (4.70%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.70%) JIRA
10 4 (2.68%) Toad
11 3 (2.01%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.67%) GitLab
12 1 (0.67%) GoCD
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.67%) Selenium
12 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Advertising
2 12 (8.05%) Marketing
3 11 (7.38%) French Language
3 11 (7.38%) German Language
3 11 (7.38%) Swedish Language
4 6 (4.03%) Games
5 5 (3.36%) Automotive
6 4 (2.68%) Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (81.21%) Developer
2 117 (78.52%) Java Developer
3 62 (41.61%) Senior Developer
4 61 (40.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (10.74%) AWS Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Linux Developer
6 15 (10.07%) NoSQL Developer
7 14 (9.40%) Architect
8 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (7.38%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Java Software Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Lead Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (51.01%) Spring
2 40 (26.85%) Java EE
3 37 (24.83%) Java ME
4 33 (22.15%) JMS
5 31 (20.81%) Web Services
6 26 (17.45%) JSP
7 25 (16.78%) Hibernate
8 24 (16.11%) Servlets
9 21 (14.09%) AWT
9 21 (14.09%) XML
10 20 (13.42%) Spring Boot
11 19 (12.75%) REST
12 15 (10.07%) EJB
12 15 (10.07%) J2EE
12 15 (10.07%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (9.40%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (9.40%) EJB 3.0
13 14 (9.40%) HornetQ
13 14 (9.40%) Spring MVC
14 13 (8.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (8.72%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (8.72%) Replication
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.68%) Robotics
7 3 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.34%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.56%) Linux
2 42 (28.19%) Unix
3 35 (23.49%) Android
4 13 (8.72%) Windows
5 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.91%) TDD
3 52 (34.90%) SOA
4 47 (31.54%) Multithreading
5 45 (30.20%) OO
6 38 (25.50%) Software Engineering
7 25 (16.78%) BDD
8 22 (14.77%) MVC
9 21 (14.09%) OOD
10 20 (13.42%) OOA/OOD
10 20 (13.42%) Scrum
11 19 (12.75%) Security Architecture
12 15 (10.07%) Web Development
13 14 (9.40%) Computer Science
13 14 (9.40%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (9.40%) Migration
14 12 (8.05%) Content Management
14 12 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (7.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (30.20%) Java 8
3 31 (20.81%) Python
4 28 (18.79%) SQL
5 15 (10.07%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.07%) Shell Script
6 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.40%) Scala
7 12 (8.05%) AWK
8 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.03%) C#
9 6 (4.03%) C++
10 4 (2.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Degree
2 13 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.04%) Master's Degree
4 8 (5.37%) AWS Certification
5 6 (4.03%) PhD
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.34%) OCP
7 2 (1.34%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.67%) OCA
8 1 (0.67%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Hyper-V
1 11 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (10.07%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) IBM
3 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.38%) VMware
5 7 (4.70%) BEA
5 7 (4.70%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.01%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.34%) VocaLink
7 2 (1.34%) Zend
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat