The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 638 744
Rank change year-on-year -95 +106  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 125 284 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 264 207
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +17.02%  

J2SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35119 38594 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.32% 38.71% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29644 33437 35123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing J2SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the UK

J2SE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for J2SE in the UK

J2SE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the UK

J2SE
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -82 124 £72,500 -3.33% 29
London -51 115 £73,750 -4.83% 23
City of London +26 52 £86,250 +4.54% 4
South East +54 7 £45,000 -7.21% 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +27 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Reading +18 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Hampshire +20 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East of England -18 1 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for J2SE.

1 332 (99.70%) Java
2 251 (75.38%) Finance
3 166 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (48.05%) Multithreading
5 143 (42.94%) Low Latency
6 111 (33.33%) Fintech
6 111 (33.33%) SQL
7 106 (31.83%) J2EE
8 104 (31.23%) Spring
8 104 (31.23%) Concurrent Programming
9 97 (29.13%) Maven
10 83 (24.92%) Software Engineering
11 71 (21.32%) Degree
11 71 (21.32%) OOD
12 69 (20.72%) Front Office
13 63 (18.92%) Linux
14 62 (18.62%) JUnit
14 62 (18.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 62 (18.62%) Java SE
15 59 (17.72%) Banking
16 55 (16.52%) JIRA
17 53 (15.92%) Gradle
18 50 (15.02%) OOP
19 48 (14.41%) Hibernate
19 48 (14.41%) Computer Science
20 46 (13.81%) HTML
21 45 (13.51%) XML
22 44 (13.21%) OO
23 43 (12.91%) TDD
24 42 (12.61%) Greenfield Project

J2SE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (8.41%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.80%) Apache
3 12 (3.60%) JBoss
3 12 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.20%) CMS
5 4 (1.20%) Liferay
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.60%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.80%) Internet
1 6 (1.80%) Multicast
2 3 (0.90%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.81%) Blockchain
2 35 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.80%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.00%) MySQL
7 5 (1.50%) DB2
8 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.90%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.90%) KDB
9 3 (0.90%) Kdb+
9 3 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.60%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.30%) Big Data
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 97 (29.13%) Maven
2 62 (18.62%) JUnit
3 55 (16.52%) JIRA
4 53 (15.92%) Gradle
5 18 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.11%) Git (software)
7 16 (4.80%) Ant
8 14 (4.20%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.60%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.70%) Mockito
10 9 (2.70%) Selenium
11 4 (1.20%) Hudson
11 4 (1.20%) JBehave
11 4 (1.20%) jMock
12 3 (0.90%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 251 (75.38%) Finance
2 69 (20.72%) Front Office
3 59 (17.72%) Banking
4 21 (6.31%) Financial Institution
5 19 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.30%) Retail
7 9 (2.70%) Marketing
8 5 (1.50%) Advertising
8 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.20%) Electronics
9 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.20%) Publishing
10 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 3 (0.90%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 290 (87.09%) Developer
2 289 (86.79%) Java Developer
3 62 (18.62%) Senior Developer
4 61 (18.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 56 (16.82%) Core Java Developer
6 55 (16.52%) Java Engineer
7 44 (13.21%) Java Pricing Developer
8 41 (12.31%) Front Office Developer
9 28 (8.41%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 17 (5.11%) Agile Developer
10 17 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
11 16 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.50%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (4.20%) Architect
13 14 (4.20%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (4.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Java Scala Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Java Software Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Scala Developer
15 9 (2.70%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.83%) J2EE
2 104 (31.23%) Spring
3 62 (18.62%) Java SE
4 48 (14.41%) Hibernate
5 46 (13.81%) HTML
6 45 (13.51%) XML
7 41 (12.31%) JDBC
8 36 (10.81%) JSP
9 28 (8.41%) FIX Protocol
9 28 (8.41%) Servlets
9 28 (8.41%) Swing
10 27 (8.11%) CSS
11 25 (7.51%) JMS
11 25 (7.51%) REST
12 21 (6.31%) Web Services
12 21 (6.31%) XSLT
13 17 (5.11%) Java EE
14 16 (4.80%) HTML5
15 14 (4.20%) SOAP
16 13 (3.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (33.33%) Fintech
2 62 (18.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (14.41%) Computer Science
4 42 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (11.71%) Bitcoin
6 25 (7.51%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.70%) Equities
8 5 (1.50%) Clustering
9 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.20%) Derivative
9 4 (1.20%) User Experience
10 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.90%) Online Games
11 2 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.60%) LIMS
11 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.30%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.92%) Linux
2 25 (7.51%) Unix
3 8 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.20%) Solaris
5 3 (0.90%) Android
5 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.05%) Multithreading
3 143 (42.94%) Low Latency
4 104 (31.23%) Concurrent Programming
5 83 (24.92%) Software Engineering
6 71 (21.32%) OOD
7 50 (15.02%) OOP
8 44 (13.21%) OO
9 43 (12.91%) TDD
10 37 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
11 36 (10.81%) Cryptocurrency
12 34 (10.21%) Automated Trading
12 34 (10.21%) Scrum
13 33 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (9.61%) SDLC
15 30 (9.01%) Microservices
16 27 (8.11%) DevOps
17 25 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 332 (99.70%) Java
2 111 (33.33%) SQL
3 34 (10.21%) JavaScript
4 25 (7.51%) Scala
5 10 (3.00%) Erlang
5 10 (3.00%) Haskell
5 10 (3.00%) Python
6 9 (2.70%) Kotlin
7 8 (2.40%) C++
8 7 (2.10%) Groovy
9 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.90%) ECMAScript
10 3 (0.90%) Go
10 3 (0.90%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.90%) Perl
10 3 (0.90%) VBA
10 3 (0.90%) XPath
11 2 (0.60%) PHP
11 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (21.32%) Degree
2 11 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Control-M
2 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (12.31%) TIBCO
2 38 (11.41%) StreamBase
3 36 (10.81%) Oracle
4 9 (2.70%) Sybase
5 8 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.40%) Solace
6 6 (1.80%) webMethods
7 5 (1.50%) Google
7 5 (1.50%) Sun
7 5 (1.50%) VMware
8 4 (1.20%) Adobe
8 4 (1.20%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) BEA
9 3 (0.90%) IBM
9 3 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.30%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) Reuters
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + shares, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago