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

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 682 616 740
Rank change year-on-year -66 +124  
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 176 358 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.90% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 173 324 208
Median salary £67,500 £64,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.24% +29.50%  
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 34276 39857 40737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.22% 38.33% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29253 34347 34594
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 28 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 28 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 -66 175 £67,500 +4.24% 35
London -40 132 £72,500 -3.33% 29
City of London +59 60 £85,000 +30.76% 9
East of England +21 15 £50,000 -37.50% 2
North West -14 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -20 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South East +3 9 £87,500 +68.26% 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands +38 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Coventry +23 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £80,000 -
West Sussex 0 5 £87,500 +165.15%
Cambridge -1 5 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Surrey +48 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +30 1 £47,500 +5.55%
South West +29 1 £37,500 -50.00%
Guildford +28 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire +18 1 £80,000 +39.13% 2
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 417 (99.76%) Java
2 310 (74.16%) Finance
3 231 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (46.89%) Multithreading
5 159 (38.04%) SQL
6 155 (37.08%) Low Latency
7 125 (29.90%) Spring
8 120 (28.71%) Maven
9 119 (28.47%) Concurrent Programming
10 118 (28.23%) Software Engineering
11 116 (27.75%) J2EE
12 105 (25.12%) Banking
13 102 (24.40%) Linux
14 94 (22.49%) Fintech
15 91 (21.77%) OOD
16 90 (21.53%) Degree
17 86 (20.57%) JUnit
18 80 (19.14%) Java SE
19 76 (18.18%) Front Office
20 70 (16.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 70 (16.75%) Gradle
21 67 (16.03%) JDBC
21 67 (16.03%) OO
22 66 (15.79%) HTML
23 64 (15.31%) JIRA
24 61 (14.59%) TDD
25 60 (14.35%) XML
26 59 (14.11%) Electronic Trading
27 58 (13.88%) JSP
28 56 (13.40%) Continuous Integration

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 39 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.46%) Apache
3 22 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 18 (4.31%) JBoss
6 12 (2.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (2.15%) CMS
7 9 (2.15%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.44%) Jetty
8 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.20%) Liferay
10 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.96%) GitHub
4 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.72%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.63%) Multicast
2 10 (2.39%) Internet
3 4 (0.96%) HTTP
4 3 (0.72%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.05%) Relational Database
2 38 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 24 (5.74%) Blockchain
4 23 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.50%) SQL Server
5 22 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.35%) MySQL
7 13 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.15%) Hazelcast
9 7 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.67%) Redis
10 6 (1.44%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.20%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.20%) Riak
12 4 (0.96%) KDB
12 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.72%) Kdb+
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 120 (28.71%) Maven
2 86 (20.57%) JUnit
3 70 (16.75%) Gradle
4 64 (15.31%) JIRA
5 30 (7.18%) Jenkins
6 26 (6.22%) Git (software)
7 21 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (4.78%) Eclipse
9 19 (4.55%) Ant
10 16 (3.83%) Selenium
11 13 (3.11%) GitLab
11 13 (3.11%) Jasmine
11 13 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (3.11%) PhantomJS
12 11 (2.63%) IntelliJ
12 11 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.39%) Hudson
14 8 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.67%) Mockito
16 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 310 (74.16%) Finance
2 105 (25.12%) Banking
3 76 (18.18%) Front Office
4 27 (6.46%) Marketing
5 13 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.11%) Retail
6 12 (2.87%) Advertising
7 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.44%) Games
10 4 (0.96%) Electronics
10 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 368 (88.04%) Developer
2 352 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 76 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 75 (17.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (16.75%) Java Engineer
6 56 (13.40%) Core Java Developer
7 52 (12.44%) Front Office Developer
8 51 (12.20%) Java Pricing Developer
9 37 (8.85%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 25 (5.98%) Agile Developer
10 25 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
11 20 (4.78%) Architect
12 18 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (3.59%) Java Software Developer
15 14 (3.35%) J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 13 (3.11%) HTML Developer
16 13 (3.11%) JSP Developer
16 13 (3.11%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (29.90%) Spring
2 116 (27.75%) J2EE
3 80 (19.14%) Java SE
4 67 (16.03%) JDBC
5 66 (15.79%) HTML
6 60 (14.35%) XML
7 58 (13.88%) JSP
8 53 (12.68%) Hibernate
9 43 (10.29%) Swing
10 38 (9.09%) CSS
11 37 (8.85%) JMS
12 36 (8.61%) FIX Protocol
13 35 (8.37%) Servlets
14 30 (7.18%) HTML5
14 30 (7.18%) REST
15 26 (6.22%) XSLT
16 24 (5.74%) AngularJS
17 19 (4.55%) JSF
18 17 (4.07%) CSS3
19 16 (3.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (22.49%) Fintech
2 70 (16.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (12.44%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.46%) Bitcoin
5 18 (4.31%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.67%) Clustering
10 6 (1.44%) Equities
10 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.44%) Online Games
11 5 (1.20%) User Experience
12 3 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.72%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.48%) Derivative
13 2 (0.48%) LIMS
13 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.24%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.40%) Linux
2 42 (10.05%) Unix
3 11 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (1.67%) Solaris
5 4 (0.96%) Windows
6 3 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (46.89%) Multithreading
3 155 (37.08%) Low Latency
4 119 (28.47%) Concurrent Programming
5 118 (28.23%) Software Engineering
6 91 (21.77%) OOD
7 67 (16.03%) OO
8 61 (14.59%) TDD
9 59 (14.11%) Electronic Trading
10 56 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (9.57%) Scrum
11 40 (9.57%) SDLC
12 39 (9.33%) OOP
13 28 (6.70%) Algorithmic Trading
13 28 (6.70%) DevOps
14 24 (5.74%) Analytics
14 24 (5.74%) Cryptocurrency
15 23 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (5.02%) Microservices
17 20 (4.78%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 417 (99.76%) Java
2 159 (38.04%) SQL
3 47 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.50%) Go
4 23 (5.50%) Python
5 21 (5.02%) Scala
6 17 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 11 (2.63%) C++
8 8 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.67%) Groovy
9 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.44%) Korn
11 5 (1.20%) C#
12 3 (0.72%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.72%) Erlang
12 3 (0.72%) Haskell
12 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.72%) Perl
12 3 (0.72%) VBA
13 2 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (21.53%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 24 (5.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 43 (10.29%) Oracle
2 41 (9.81%) TIBCO
3 25 (5.98%) Adobe
4 22 (5.26%) StreamBase
5 16 (3.83%) Sybase
6 14 (3.35%) Google
7 11 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.91%) Microsoft
8 8 (1.91%) Solace
8 8 (1.91%) VMware
8 8 (1.91%) webMethods
9 7 (1.67%) Sun
10 4 (0.96%) SAP
11 3 (0.72%) Currenex
12 1 (0.24%) HP
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Healthcare, 27 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £5,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 50k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago