The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 788 803
Rank change year-on-year +109 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 175 162 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 142 151 132
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.46% +11.11%  

Java SE 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 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the UK

Java SE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java SE in the UK

Java SE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java SE in the UK

Java SE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +57 139 £55,000 -2.43% 15
London +53 73 £70,000 +16.66% 9
City of London +31 32 £72,500 +18.36% 5
Wales - 31 £45,269 -
South Wales - 27 £45,269 -
South East +64 24 £50,000 -
East of England +36 19 £50,000 - 2
South West +27 16 £45,269 -17.69%
Essex +28 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Newport - 13 £45,269 -
Gloucestershire +3 12 £45,269 -17.69%
Berkshire +41 11 - -
Reading +36 11 - -
Cheltenham +18 9 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £67,500 - 1
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
Hampshire +19 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands +3 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Farnborough +1 4 £50,000 -
Brighton - 4 £39,500 -
Watford - 4 £70,000 - 1
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
Cardiff - 4 £45,269 -
East Sussex - 4 £39,500 -
Swansea - 4 £45,269 -
Surrey +44 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Bristol -2 3 £45,269 -
Gloucester -2 3 £45,269 -
North West -15 3 £45,250 +27.46% 1
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 294 (98.66%) Java
2 204 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (53.02%) Spring
4 131 (43.96%) Finance
5 127 (42.62%) Tomcat
6 116 (38.93%) Web Services
7 111 (37.25%) Maven
7 111 (37.25%) Degree
8 109 (36.58%) Software Engineering
9 102 (34.23%) REST
10 100 (33.56%) WebSphere
11 99 (33.22%) Oracle
12 98 (32.89%) Hibernate
13 97 (32.55%) Eclipse
14 90 (30.20%) SQL
15 89 (29.87%) Multithreading
16 88 (29.53%) SOAP
17 86 (28.86%) XML
18 83 (27.85%) J2EE
18 83 (27.85%) IBM
18 83 (27.85%) TDD
19 80 (26.85%) Java EE
19 80 (26.85%) J2SE
20 78 (26.17%) JMS
21 71 (23.83%) JavaScript
21 71 (23.83%) HTML
21 71 (23.83%) Concurrent Programming
22 70 (23.49%) JBoss
23 67 (22.48%) RESTful
24 65 (21.81%) JIRA

Java SE
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
1 127 (42.62%) Tomcat
2 100 (33.56%) WebSphere
3 70 (23.49%) JBoss
4 40 (13.42%) IIS
4 40 (13.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 34 (11.41%) WebLogic
6 17 (5.70%) Jetty
7 15 (5.03%) Apache
8 14 (4.70%) nginx
8 14 (4.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (3.02%) CMS
9 9 (3.02%) GlassFish
9 9 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.01%) WildFly
11 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.34%) Liferay
11 1 (0.34%) Mule
11 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.67%) MS Office
1 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.04%) SaaS
2 8 (2.68%) Boomi
3 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.71%) HTTP
2 15 (5.03%) FTP
2 15 (5.03%) Internet
3 9 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) LAN
4 2 (0.67%) SSH
4 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.67%) VPN
4 2 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.11%) Relational Database
2 47 (15.77%) SQL Server
3 42 (14.09%) MySQL
3 42 (14.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (8.72%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.72%) Oracle Database
5 25 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.72%) RDBMS
7 22 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (6.04%) OrientDB
9 16 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (5.03%) InterSystems Cache
11 11 (3.69%) Big Data
12 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.01%) KDB
13 3 (1.01%) Kdb+
13 3 (1.01%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.67%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.34%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 111 (37.25%) Maven
2 97 (32.55%) Eclipse
3 65 (21.81%) JIRA
3 65 (21.81%) Subversion
4 44 (14.77%) Jenkins
5 43 (14.43%) IntelliJ
5 43 (14.43%) JUnit
6 40 (13.42%) Visual Studio
7 37 (12.42%) NetBeans
8 28 (9.40%) Ant
9 25 (8.39%) Git (software)
10 20 (6.71%) Hudson
11 19 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (4.70%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (4.03%) Selenium
14 11 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (2.35%) Artifactory
15 7 (2.35%) Cucumber
15 7 (2.35%) Mockito
16 4 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 131 (43.96%) Finance
2 37 (12.42%) Banking
3 19 (6.38%) Marketing
4 13 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.03%) Advertising
6 8 (2.68%) Games
7 5 (1.68%) Retail
8 4 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (60.74%) Developer
2 151 (50.67%) Java Developer
3 67 (22.48%) Java Engineer
4 61 (20.47%) Software Engineer
5 42 (14.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 30 (10.07%) Senior Developer
6 30 (10.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (6.38%) Consultant
8 18 (6.04%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (6.04%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (5.70%) Architect
10 15 (5.03%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Senior Support Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Senior Technical Support
10 15 (5.03%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.03%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Technical Engineer
10 15 (5.03%) Technical Support
10 15 (5.03%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (53.02%) Spring
2 116 (38.93%) Web Services
3 102 (34.23%) REST
4 98 (32.89%) Hibernate
5 88 (29.53%) SOAP
6 86 (28.86%) XML
7 83 (27.85%) J2EE
8 80 (26.85%) J2SE
8 80 (26.85%) Java EE
9 78 (26.17%) JMS
10 71 (23.83%) HTML
11 67 (22.48%) RESTful
12 56 (18.79%) CSS
13 53 (17.79%) EJB
14 47 (15.77%) JSP
15 45 (15.10%) Middleware
16 41 (13.76%) .NET
17 40 (13.42%) .NET Framework
17 40 (13.42%) ASP.NET
17 40 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.79%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (17.11%) Fintech
3 47 (15.77%) User Experience
4 34 (11.41%) Mainframe
5 29 (9.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.70%) Cyber Defence
8 10 (3.36%) Equities
8 10 (3.36%) Fixed Income
9 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.02%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.68%) Credit Risk
10 8 (2.68%) Derivative
11 5 (1.68%) Online Games
12 4 (1.34%) PMI
12 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.67%) Handset
14 2 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.81%) Linux
2 46 (15.44%) Unix
3 21 (7.05%) Windows
4 17 (5.70%) AIX
5 6 (2.01%) Android
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (36.58%) Software Engineering
3 89 (29.87%) Multithreading
4 83 (27.85%) TDD
5 71 (23.83%) Concurrent Programming
6 65 (21.81%) Unit Testing
7 58 (19.46%) Low Latency
8 49 (16.44%) MVC
9 47 (15.77%) BDD
10 45 (15.10%) Open Source
11 41 (13.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 41 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (13.42%) Performance Optimisation
12 40 (13.42%) SOA
13 39 (13.09%) Customer Insight
14 34 (11.41%) Scrum
15 26 (8.72%) OO
16 25 (8.39%) Translating Business Requirements
17 23 (7.72%) Microservices
18 22 (7.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 294 (98.66%) Java
2 90 (30.20%) SQL
3 71 (23.83%) JavaScript
4 44 (14.77%) C#
5 29 (9.73%) Shell Script
6 18 (6.04%) Groovy
7 16 (5.37%) Scala
8 12 (4.03%) C++
8 12 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.69%) Python
10 9 (3.02%) Ruby
11 4 (1.34%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.34%) AWK
11 4 (1.34%) sed
12 3 (1.01%) PHP
12 3 (1.01%) XPath
13 2 (0.67%) Clojure
13 2 (0.67%) Erlang
13 2 (0.67%) Go
13 2 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 111 (37.25%) Degree
2 19 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.34%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.67%) OCP
7 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 38 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.69%) QA
3 4 (1.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Ansible
2 2 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.67%) MOM
3 1 (0.34%) Kibana
3 1 (0.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 99 (33.22%) Oracle
2 83 (27.85%) IBM
3 38 (12.75%) TIBCO
4 29 (9.73%) BEA
5 15 (5.03%) Altova
5 15 (5.03%) Google
6 14 (4.70%) Fiorano
6 14 (4.70%) ILOG
6 14 (4.70%) Splunk
6 14 (4.70%) Talend
6 14 (4.70%) WSO2
7 12 (4.03%) Informatica
7 12 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.69%) Adobe
9 9 (3.02%) BT
10 8 (2.68%) Apigee
10 8 (2.68%) Dell
10 8 (2.68%) Facebook
10 8 (2.68%) SAP
10 8 (2.68%) Software AG
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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