Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 646 527 568
Rank change year-on-year -119 +41 -34
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 194 335 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.10% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 173 309 321
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +21.74%
10th Percentile £37,750 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £99,500 £95,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%

J2SE 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29292 30564 33375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.99% 40.20% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23887 26919 28611
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in London

J2SE
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE in London.

Salary trend for J2SE in London

J2SE
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in London

J2SE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +7 68 £85,000 +21.43% 9
East London +11 17 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West London -17 4 £51,250 -22.64%
North London +10 3 £70,000 +47.37%
South London +5 1 £62,500 -7.41%
J2SE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing J2SE 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 London region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 193 (99.48%) Java
2 118 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (59.28%) J2EE
4 106 (54.64%) Finance
5 84 (43.30%) Spring
6 72 (37.11%) Fintech
7 68 (35.05%) Microservices
8 63 (32.47%) Multithreading
9 60 (30.93%) SQL
10 54 (27.84%) Software Engineering
10 54 (27.84%) Low Latency
11 50 (25.77%) Hibernate
12 47 (24.23%) Concurrent Programming
13 46 (23.71%) SOA
13 46 (23.71%) Maven
14 45 (23.20%) Banking
14 45 (23.20%) SDLC
15 41 (21.13%) DevOps
16 40 (20.62%) Web Services
17 37 (19.07%) Open Source
17 37 (19.07%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (18.56%) Greenfield Project
18 36 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (18.04%) TDD
20 33 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (16.49%) RESTful
21 32 (16.49%) JavaScript
21 32 (16.49%) Tomcat
22 31 (15.98%) JIRA
23 27 (13.92%) HTML

J2SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 32 (16.49%) Tomcat
2 21 (10.82%) JBoss
2 21 (10.82%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.79%) WebLogic
4 18 (9.28%) Apache Geronimo
4 18 (9.28%) WildFly
5 15 (7.73%) CMS
6 8 (4.12%) Ethereum
7 5 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Apache
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) BIG-IP
1 2 (1.03%) HTTP
1 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.28%) Big Data
2 18 (9.28%) Blockchain
3 10 (5.15%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.03%) DB2
7 2 (1.03%) MySQL
7 2 (1.03%) OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (23.71%) Maven
2 31 (15.98%) JIRA
3 22 (11.34%) JUnit
4 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
4 19 (9.79%) Gradle
5 13 (6.70%) Hudson
5 13 (6.70%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.19%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.64%) Travis CI
8 7 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (3.61%) PhantomJS
9 6 (3.09%) Grunt
9 6 (3.09%) gulp
9 6 (3.09%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.58%) Subversion
11 4 (2.06%) jMock
11 4 (2.06%) Mockito
12 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 106 (54.64%) Finance
2 45 (23.20%) Banking
3 21 (10.82%) Front Office
4 16 (8.25%) Games
5 13 (6.70%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (3.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (68.56%) Developer
2 130 (67.01%) Java Developer
3 49 (25.26%) Architect
4 32 (16.49%) Java Architect
5 24 (12.37%) J2EE Developer
5 24 (12.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (11.86%) Core Java Developer
7 21 (10.82%) J2EE Architect
8 20 (10.31%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 20 (10.31%) Senior Architect
9 19 (9.79%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (9.28%) Lead Architect
11 15 (7.73%) Blockchain Developer
11 15 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (6.70%) Java Engineer
12 13 (6.70%) Senior Java Architect
12 13 (6.70%) Software Engineer
13 12 (6.19%) Senior Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (5.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (59.28%) J2EE
2 84 (43.30%) Spring
3 50 (25.77%) Hibernate
4 40 (20.62%) Web Services
5 32 (16.49%) RESTful
6 27 (13.92%) HTML
7 23 (11.86%) CSS
7 23 (11.86%) Java SE
8 20 (10.31%) JSON
9 17 (8.76%) AngularJS
10 15 (7.73%) XML
11 13 (6.70%) Ajax
12 11 (5.67%) Java EE
12 11 (5.67%) JAX-RS
13 10 (5.15%) .NET
13 10 (5.15%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (4.64%) JMS
14 9 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (4.12%) GWT
15 8 (4.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (37.11%) Fintech
2 37 (19.07%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (18.56%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (10.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (9.28%) Digital Currency
6 16 (8.25%) Computer Science
7 15 (7.73%) Mobile App
8 14 (7.22%) Equities
9 12 (6.19%) Hedge funds
10 11 (5.67%) Bitcoin
11 10 (5.15%) Fixed Income
11 10 (5.15%) User Experience
12 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.06%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.55%) Contract for Difference
13 3 (1.55%) Derivative
14 2 (1.03%) Clustering
14 2 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.03%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.31%) Unix
2 18 (9.28%) Linux
3 4 (2.06%) Android
3 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.05%) Microservices
3 63 (32.47%) Multithreading
4 54 (27.84%) Low Latency
4 54 (27.84%) Software Engineering
5 47 (24.23%) Concurrent Programming
6 46 (23.71%) SOA
7 45 (23.20%) SDLC
8 41 (21.13%) DevOps
9 37 (19.07%) Open Source
10 35 (18.04%) TDD
11 33 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (13.40%) UML
13 23 (11.86%) Analytics
13 23 (11.86%) Validation
14 22 (11.34%) BPEL
14 22 (11.34%) Data Modelling
15 20 (10.31%) Cryptocurrency
15 20 (10.31%) OOP
16 19 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (99.48%) Java
2 60 (30.93%) SQL
3 32 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.58%) Scala
5 4 (2.06%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.06%) Python
6 3 (1.55%) Kotlin
6 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.55%) XPath
7 2 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) R
8 1 (0.52%) Clojure
8 1 (0.52%) Groovy
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) Google
2 20 (10.31%) StreamBase
3 18 (9.28%) TIBCO
4 15 (7.73%) Oracle
5 8 (4.12%) F5
6 7 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.06%) Misys
7 4 (2.06%) Sybase
8 2 (1.03%) Caplin
8 2 (1.03%) Tableau
9 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.52%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.52%) Reuters
9 1 (0.52%) Solace
9 1 (0.52%) Splunk
9 1 (0.52%) webMethods