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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
Rank 684 603 713
Rank change year-on-year -81 +110  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 180 360 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.91% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 177 326 208
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.47%  

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 33955 39662 40709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.35% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28984 34153 34569
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for J2SE in the UK

J2SE
Top 27 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 27 March 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 -74 179 £67,500 +3.84% 37
London -43 134 £72,500 -3.33% 28
City of London +72 59 £85,000 +30.76% 9
East of England +29 15 £50,000 -37.50% 1
North West -12 12 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -18 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South East +20 9 £87,500 +68.26% 5
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands +29 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Coventry +17 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £80,000 -
Cambridge -1 5 £80,000 -
West Sussex -4 5 £87,500 +165.15% 1
South West +25 2 £41,250 -45.00%
Oxfordshire -2 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Bristol - 2 £41,250 -
Surrey +38 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford +20 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire +19 1 £80,000 +39.13% 3
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 - 1

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 420 (99.76%) Java
2 309 (73.40%) Finance
3 233 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (46.79%) Multithreading
5 159 (37.77%) SQL
6 154 (36.58%) Low Latency
7 125 (29.69%) Spring
8 122 (28.98%) Maven
9 120 (28.50%) Software Engineering
10 119 (28.27%) Concurrent Programming
11 117 (27.79%) J2EE
12 105 (24.94%) Linux
12 105 (24.94%) Banking
13 94 (22.33%) Fintech
14 91 (21.62%) Degree
15 90 (21.38%) OOD
16 85 (20.19%) JUnit
17 80 (19.00%) Java SE
18 75 (17.81%) Front Office
19 70 (16.63%) Gradle
19 70 (16.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 68 (16.15%) JDBC
21 67 (15.91%) OO
22 66 (15.68%) HTML
23 65 (15.44%) JIRA
24 63 (14.96%) TDD
24 63 (14.96%) XML
25 59 (14.01%) JSP
25 59 (14.01%) Electronic Trading
26 57 (13.54%) Continuous Integration

J2SE
Top Related 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 41 (9.74%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.41%) Apache
3 23 (5.46%) WebLogic
3 23 (5.46%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.51%) JBoss
5 12 (2.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (2.14%) CMS
6 9 (2.14%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.66%) Jetty
8 6 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.19%) Liferay
10 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.09%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.95%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.71%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.61%) Multicast
2 10 (2.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.19%) HTTP
4 3 (0.71%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.21%) Relational Database
2 39 (9.26%) RDBMS
3 25 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 24 (5.70%) Blockchain
4 24 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.23%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.33%) MySQL
7 13 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.38%) Hazelcast
9 8 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.90%) Redis
10 7 (1.66%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.43%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.43%) Riak
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.95%) KDB
13 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.71%) Kdb+
14 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 122 (28.98%) Maven
2 85 (20.19%) JUnit
3 70 (16.63%) Gradle
4 65 (15.44%) JIRA
5 30 (7.13%) Jenkins
6 27 (6.41%) Git (software)
7 21 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (4.99%) Eclipse
8 19 (4.51%) Ant
9 16 (3.80%) Selenium
10 13 (3.09%) GitLab
10 13 (3.09%) Jasmine
10 13 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (3.09%) PhantomJS
11 11 (2.61%) IntelliJ
11 11 (2.61%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.38%) Hudson
13 8 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.66%) Mockito
15 6 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 309 (73.40%) Finance
2 105 (24.94%) Banking
3 75 (17.81%) Front Office
4 27 (6.41%) Marketing
5 13 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.09%) Retail
6 12 (2.85%) Advertising
7 11 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.66%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Electronics
10 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 369 (87.65%) Developer
2 353 (83.85%) Java Developer
3 75 (17.81%) Senior Developer
4 74 (17.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (16.86%) Java Engineer
6 55 (13.06%) Core Java Developer
7 51 (12.11%) Front Office Developer
8 50 (11.88%) Java Pricing Developer
9 37 (8.79%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 26 (6.18%) Agile Developer
10 26 (6.18%) Agile Java Developer
11 21 (4.99%) Architect
12 19 (4.51%) Software Engineer
13 18 (4.28%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (3.80%) Java Software Developer
15 14 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.33%) Linux Developer
16 13 (3.09%) JSP Developer
16 13 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (29.69%) Spring
2 117 (27.79%) J2EE
3 80 (19.00%) Java SE
4 68 (16.15%) JDBC
5 66 (15.68%) HTML
6 63 (14.96%) XML
7 59 (14.01%) JSP
8 52 (12.35%) Hibernate
9 43 (10.21%) Swing
10 38 (9.03%) CSS
11 37 (8.79%) JMS
12 36 (8.55%) FIX Protocol
12 36 (8.55%) Servlets
13 30 (7.13%) HTML5
13 30 (7.13%) REST
14 28 (6.65%) XSLT
15 24 (5.70%) AngularJS
16 19 (4.51%) JSF
17 17 (4.04%) CSS3
18 16 (3.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (22.33%) Fintech
2 70 (16.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (12.35%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.41%) Bitcoin
5 18 (4.28%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.61%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.66%) Clustering
8 7 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.66%) Online Games
9 6 (1.43%) Equities
10 5 (1.19%) User Experience
11 3 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.48%) Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
12 2 (0.48%) LIMS
12 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.94%) Linux
2 42 (9.98%) Unix
3 12 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (1.66%) Solaris
5 5 (1.19%) Windows
6 4 (0.95%) Android
7 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (46.79%) Multithreading
3 154 (36.58%) Low Latency
4 120 (28.50%) Software Engineering
5 119 (28.27%) Concurrent Programming
6 90 (21.38%) OOD
7 67 (15.91%) OO
8 63 (14.96%) TDD
9 59 (14.01%) Electronic Trading
10 57 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (9.74%) Scrum
11 41 (9.74%) SDLC
12 40 (9.50%) OOP
13 29 (6.89%) DevOps
14 28 (6.65%) Algorithmic Trading
15 24 (5.70%) Analytics
15 24 (5.70%) Cryptocurrency
16 23 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (4.99%) Microservices
18 20 (4.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 420 (99.76%) Java
2 159 (37.77%) SQL
3 47 (11.16%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.94%) Python
5 24 (5.70%) Go
6 21 (4.99%) Scala
7 17 (4.04%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.61%) C++
9 9 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.90%) Groovy
11 7 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.43%) C#
12 6 (1.43%) Korn
13 3 (0.71%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.71%) Erlang
13 3 (0.71%) Haskell
13 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.71%) Perl
13 3 (0.71%) VBA
14 2 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (21.62%) Degree
2 4 (0.95%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 25 (5.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 44 (10.45%) Oracle
2 41 (9.74%) TIBCO
3 25 (5.94%) Adobe
4 21 (4.99%) StreamBase
5 17 (4.04%) Sybase
6 14 (3.33%) Google
7 12 (2.85%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.14%) VMware
9 8 (1.90%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.90%) Solace
9 8 (1.90%) webMethods
10 7 (1.66%) Sun
11 4 (0.95%) SAP
12 3 (0.71%) Currenex
13 1 (0.24%) HP
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum GPB 45 - 50K +Many Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 50k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago