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

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 816 840
Rank change year-on-year +53 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 111 117 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 135
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  

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 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% -  

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 26 June 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 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 +27 105 £65,000 +18.18% 10
London +20 58 £72,500 +20.83% 6
South East +65 20 £65,000 +18.18% 1
City of London +10 18 £72,500 +20.83% 1
East of England +5 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +24 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Reading +21 9 £65,000 +13.04%
Hertfordshire - 9 £80,000 - 1
Watford - 8 £70,000 -
Yorkshire -10 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +14 5 £55,000 -15.38%
West Yorkshire +10 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
Leeds +11 4 £50,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland - 4 £40,000 -
Essex -2 3 £45,000 +87.50%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Milton Keynes -10 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Birmingham - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands +19 2 £48,750 -22.00% 1
Nottingham -1 2 £48,750 -22.00%
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £48,750 -22.00%
Coventry -6 2 - -
North West -35 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
Brighton +16 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Cheltenham +11 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex +10 1 £35,000 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 281 (99.29%) Java
2 194 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (63.96%) Spring
4 136 (48.06%) Maven
5 135 (47.70%) Web Services
6 118 (41.70%) Degree
7 115 (40.64%) SOAP
8 110 (38.87%) Tomcat
9 106 (37.46%) REST
10 104 (36.75%) Finance
11 103 (36.40%) Software Engineering
12 102 (36.04%) Hibernate
13 97 (34.28%) Eclipse
14 94 (33.22%) XML
14 94 (33.22%) Java EE
14 94 (33.22%) WebSphere
15 93 (32.86%) TDD
16 86 (30.39%) SQL
17 84 (29.68%) Oracle
18 83 (29.33%) IBM
19 78 (27.56%) RESTful
20 73 (25.80%) Multithreading
21 68 (24.03%) JMS
22 65 (22.97%) Unit Testing
23 63 (22.26%) HTML
24 62 (21.91%) JBoss
25 60 (21.20%) JavaScript
26 59 (20.85%) Subversion
26 59 (20.85%) JIRA
27 56 (19.79%) Concurrent Programming

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
1 110 (38.87%) Tomcat
2 94 (33.22%) WebSphere
3 62 (21.91%) JBoss
4 42 (14.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 39 (13.78%) IIS
6 29 (10.25%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.59%) Jetty
8 12 (4.24%) nginx
8 12 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (3.53%) WildFly
10 5 (1.77%) Apache
10 5 (1.77%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.41%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.41%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
12 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
1 2 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.42%) SaaS
2 13 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.77%) Boomi
4 4 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.41%) IaaS
4 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Firebase
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.31%) HTTP
2 31 (10.95%) Internet
3 25 (8.83%) FTP
4 9 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.47%) SSH
6 6 (2.12%) VPN
7 4 (1.41%) DNS
7 4 (1.41%) Firewall
7 4 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.41%) SAN
8 3 (1.06%) AMQP
9 2 (0.71%) LAN
9 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.84%) Relational Database
3 41 (14.49%) MySQL
3 41 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (8.83%) Oracle Database
5 20 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (6.36%) RDBMS
7 15 (5.30%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.95%) NoSQL
8 14 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (4.59%) InterSystems Cache
10 11 (3.89%) DTS
11 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (2.12%) OrientDB
13 4 (1.41%) Big Data
13 4 (1.41%) KDB
13 4 (1.41%) Kdb+
14 3 (1.06%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.71%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 136 (48.06%) Maven
2 97 (34.28%) Eclipse
3 59 (20.85%) JIRA
3 59 (20.85%) Subversion
4 45 (15.90%) Git (software)
5 43 (15.19%) IntelliJ
6 39 (13.78%) Visual Studio
7 38 (13.43%) NetBeans
8 27 (9.54%) JUnit
9 26 (9.19%) Jenkins
10 21 (7.42%) Ant
11 20 (7.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (4.59%) Hudson
13 12 (4.24%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (3.53%) Mockito
15 8 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (2.47%) Cucumber
16 7 (2.47%) Emacs
16 7 (2.47%) git-flow
17 6 (2.12%) Artifactory
General
1 104 (36.75%) Finance
2 31 (10.95%) Banking
3 18 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.47%) Games
4 7 (2.47%) Retail
5 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.41%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 172 (60.78%) Developer
2 163 (57.60%) Java Developer
3 60 (21.20%) Software Engineer
4 47 (16.61%) Java Engineer
4 47 (16.61%) Senior Developer
4 47 (16.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (13.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Integration Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Senior Support Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Senior Technical Support
6 25 (8.83%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Support Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Technical Engineer
6 25 (8.83%) Technical Support
6 25 (8.83%) Technical Support Engineer
7 18 (6.36%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (6.36%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (4.24%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (63.96%) Spring
2 135 (47.70%) Web Services
3 115 (40.64%) SOAP
4 106 (37.46%) REST
5 102 (36.04%) Hibernate
6 94 (33.22%) Java EE
6 94 (33.22%) XML
7 78 (27.56%) RESTful
8 68 (24.03%) JMS
9 63 (22.26%) HTML
10 55 (19.43%) J2EE
10 55 (19.43%) J2SE
11 52 (18.37%) EJB
12 49 (17.31%) CSS
13 47 (16.61%) Middleware
14 44 (15.55%) .NET
15 42 (14.84%) JPA
16 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
16 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.73%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (18.02%) Fintech
3 47 (16.61%) User Experience
4 34 (12.01%) Mainframe
5 16 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.30%) Hedge funds
7 13 (4.59%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (3.53%) Equities
9 10 (3.53%) NHS
10 9 (3.18%) Fixed Income
11 8 (2.83%) PMI
12 7 (2.47%) Derivative
13 6 (2.12%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (2.12%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.77%) Credit Risk
15 4 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.25%) Linux
2 39 (13.78%) Unix
3 34 (12.01%) Windows
4 11 (3.89%) Android
5 6 (2.12%) AIX
5 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (36.40%) Software Engineering
3 93 (32.86%) TDD
4 73 (25.80%) Multithreading
5 65 (22.97%) Unit Testing
6 56 (19.79%) Concurrent Programming
7 52 (18.37%) MVC
8 50 (17.67%) Low Latency
9 49 (17.31%) BDD
10 45 (15.90%) Open Source
11 43 (15.19%) OO
11 43 (15.19%) SOA
11 43 (15.19%) Test Automation
12 40 (14.13%) Continuous Deployment
13 39 (13.78%) Customer Insight
13 39 (13.78%) Microservices
13 39 (13.78%) Performance Optimisation
14 35 (12.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 26 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (8.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 281 (99.29%) Java
2 86 (30.39%) SQL
3 60 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 44 (15.55%) C#
5 31 (10.95%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.59%) Groovy
7 12 (4.24%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.89%) C++
9 9 (3.18%) PHP
9 9 (3.18%) Scala
10 8 (2.83%) Apex Code
11 7 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.47%) Python
12 4 (1.41%) AWK
12 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.41%) Ruby
13 3 (1.06%) Perl
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) Clojure
14 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 118 (41.70%) Degree
2 8 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.41%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.41%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.71%) OCP
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 38 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.12%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) Puppet
2 5 (1.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (1.77%) MOM
3 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
5 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 84 (29.68%) Oracle
2 83 (29.33%) IBM
3 37 (13.07%) TIBCO
4 31 (10.95%) BEA
5 14 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.59%) Altova
7 12 (4.24%) Fiorano
7 12 (4.24%) ILOG
7 12 (4.24%) Splunk
7 12 (4.24%) Talend
7 12 (4.24%) WSO2
8 5 (1.77%) Apigee
8 5 (1.77%) Dell
8 5 (1.77%) Facebook
8 5 (1.77%) Informatica
8 5 (1.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.77%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.77%) Software AG
8 5 (1.77%) Twitter
8 5 (1.77%) Workday
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