Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 575 564
Rank change year-on-year +48 -11 +30
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 28 13 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.037% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.097% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 89
South East median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £57,500 £64,350
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12977 13442 16394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.15% 38.30% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11281 11831 14196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the South East 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
Thames Valley +46 18 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £80,500 - 1
West Sussex +4 6 £70,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £85,000 -
Hampshire +5 1 £32,500 -40.91% 3
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 South East region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Spring
4 13 (46.43%) C++
4 13 (46.43%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (42.86%) Machine Learning
5 12 (42.86%) Microservices
6 10 (35.71%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Scala
8 7 (25.00%) SDLC
8 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) EJB
9 6 (21.43%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) webMethods
9 6 (21.43%) Maven
9 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (21.43%) Groovy
9 6 (21.43%) JSON
9 6 (21.43%) Grails
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
9 6 (21.43%) REST

J2SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Geronimo
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Lead Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Lead Software Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Lead Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (53.57%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
4 6 (21.43%) EJB
4 6 (21.43%) Grails
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) JSON
4 6 (21.43%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) XSLT
5 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.29%) Play Framework
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) J2ME
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 12 (42.86%) Microservices
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Low Latency
6 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Open Source
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Neural Network
9 2 (7.14%) CQRS
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Service Design
9 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) Scala
4 6 (21.43%) Groovy
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) webMethods