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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 705 768
Rank change year-on-year -45 +63  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 124 228 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.60% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 116 208 193
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 £41,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.78%  

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 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the UK

J2SE
Top 17 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 26 June 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 -59 123 £72,500 -3.33% 35
London -43 105 £80,000 +3.22% 27
City of London +25 49 £92,500 +12.12% 5
South East +64 10 £45,000 -7.21% 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
East of England -15 5 £45,000 -34.54% 2
Cambridge -23 4 £42,500 -46.87% 1
Cambridgeshire -30 4 £42,500 -46.87% 2
Reading +19 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire +19 2 £47,500 -17.39%
West Midlands +10 2 - -
Coventry -6 2 - -
Hampshire +17 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Manchester -37 1 £48,500 +10.85% 1
North West -39 1 £48,500 +10.85% 2
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 301 (99.67%) Java
2 222 (73.51%) Finance
3 157 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (48.01%) Multithreading
5 137 (45.36%) Low Latency
6 111 (36.75%) Fintech
7 103 (34.11%) J2EE
8 98 (32.45%) Concurrent Programming
9 97 (32.12%) SQL
10 88 (29.14%) Spring
11 85 (28.15%) Maven
12 73 (24.17%) Software Engineering
13 69 (22.85%) Degree
14 62 (20.53%) Front Office
15 60 (19.87%) OOD
16 57 (18.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 55 (18.21%) Linux
17 55 (18.21%) Java SE
18 51 (16.89%) JUnit
19 50 (16.56%) XML
19 50 (16.56%) JIRA
20 47 (15.56%) OOP
21 45 (14.90%) Hibernate
22 44 (14.57%) Gradle
23 43 (14.24%) OO
23 43 (14.24%) Banking
24 42 (13.91%) HTML
25 40 (13.25%) Oracle
25 40 (13.25%) StreamBase
26 39 (12.91%) Computer Science

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 27 (8.94%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.30%) Apache
3 12 (3.97%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.64%) JBoss
5 10 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.32%) Liferay
8 3 (0.99%) Jetty
8 3 (0.99%) MediaWiki
8 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.66%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Internet
1 6 (1.99%) Multicast
2 3 (0.99%) BIG-IP
2 3 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.26%) Blockchain
3 15 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.32%) DB2
7 7 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.99%) MySQL
9 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.99%) KDB
10 3 (0.99%) Kdb+
10 3 (0.99%) KNIME
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.33%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 85 (28.15%) Maven
2 51 (16.89%) JUnit
3 50 (16.56%) JIRA
4 44 (14.57%) Gradle
5 22 (7.28%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.97%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.64%) Git (software)
8 13 (4.30%) Ant
9 12 (3.97%) Mockito
10 11 (3.64%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.99%) Selenium
12 4 (1.32%) JBehave
12 4 (1.32%) jMock
13 3 (0.99%) Buildbot
13 3 (0.99%) FindBugs
13 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.99%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.99%) SCons
13 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 222 (73.51%) Finance
2 62 (20.53%) Front Office
3 43 (14.24%) Banking
4 22 (7.28%) Financial Institution
5 20 (6.62%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.64%) Retail
7 6 (1.99%) Marketing
8 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.32%) Electronics
9 4 (1.32%) Games
9 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 262 (86.75%) Developer
2 261 (86.42%) Java Developer
3 57 (18.87%) Core Java Developer
4 51 (16.89%) Senior Developer
5 50 (16.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (13.25%) Java Engineer
7 34 (11.26%) Java Pricing Developer
8 32 (10.60%) Front Office Developer
9 22 (7.28%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 16 (5.30%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.97%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.64%) Architect
13 12 (3.97%) Agile Developer
13 12 (3.97%) Agile Java Developer
14 11 (3.64%) Java Scala Developer
14 11 (3.64%) Scala Developer
15 10 (3.31%) J2EE Developer
15 10 (3.31%) Java Software Developer
15 10 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 9 (2.98%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (34.11%) J2EE
2 88 (29.14%) Spring
3 55 (18.21%) Java SE
4 50 (16.56%) XML
5 45 (14.90%) Hibernate
6 42 (13.91%) HTML
7 31 (10.26%) JDBC
8 26 (8.61%) FIX Protocol
8 26 (8.61%) JSP
9 25 (8.28%) JMS
9 25 (8.28%) Servlets
10 22 (7.28%) CSS
10 22 (7.28%) Swing
10 22 (7.28%) XSLT
11 21 (6.95%) Web Services
12 18 (5.96%) REST
13 17 (5.63%) Java EE
14 14 (4.64%) Grails
15 13 (4.30%) JSF
16 12 (3.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 111 (36.75%) Fintech
2 57 (18.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (12.91%) Computer Science
4 36 (11.92%) Bitcoin
4 36 (11.92%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (8.61%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.98%) Equities
7 7 (2.32%) Clustering
8 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.66%) Derivative
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.99%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.99%) Life Science
9 3 (0.99%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) LIMS
10 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.21%) Linux
2 24 (7.95%) Unix
3 8 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (1.66%) Solaris
5 4 (1.32%) Android
5 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (48.01%) Multithreading
3 137 (45.36%) Low Latency
4 98 (32.45%) Concurrent Programming
5 73 (24.17%) Software Engineering
6 60 (19.87%) OOD
7 47 (15.56%) OOP
8 43 (14.24%) OO
9 37 (12.25%) TDD
10 35 (11.59%) Microservices
10 35 (11.59%) SDLC
11 34 (11.26%) Cryptocurrency
12 33 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (10.26%) Automated Trading
13 31 (10.26%) Scrum
14 27 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.28%) DevOps
16 24 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (7.95%) Electronic Trading
17 16 (5.30%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 301 (99.67%) Java
2 97 (32.12%) SQL
3 28 (9.27%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.28%) Scala
5 12 (3.97%) Groovy
5 12 (3.97%) Kotlin
6 10 (3.31%) Erlang
6 10 (3.31%) Haskell
7 9 (2.98%) Python
8 6 (1.99%) C++
9 5 (1.66%) XPath
10 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.99%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.66%) Perl
12 2 (0.66%) PHP
12 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.66%) VBA
13 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (22.85%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.99%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Puppet
2 3 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Control-M
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (13.25%) Oracle
1 40 (13.25%) StreamBase
2 38 (12.58%) TIBCO
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.65%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.99%) Sun
4 6 (1.99%) Sybase
5 5 (1.66%) Solace
5 5 (1.66%) VMware
5 5 (1.66%) webMethods
6 4 (1.32%) SAP
7 3 (0.99%) BEA
7 3 (0.99%) IBM
7 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.33%) HP
9 1 (0.33%) Reuters
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £85k - £100k per annum + big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Huntingdon
Pearson Frank
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Pearson Frank
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago