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advice on working in UK

 
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I am 3+ yr experienced professional in java/j2ee with moderate knowledge on webservice[axis]
currently drawing around 5 lakhs/annum working in india.
I want to work in UK through HSMP.. only for saving money... but stuck up with couple of
questions...
1.How are the job oppurtunities over there!
2.Is working in UK advisable ?
2.What is the average salary for my profile
4.What is the cost of living .....

Any body you have knowledge or idea about my concern please help me...
 
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I think this would help about salary in UK : http://certcities.com/editorial/salary_surveys/

by the way ,I heard a author say 'there is good demand of .Net in UK'.

best regards,
omi
[ May 05, 2008: Message edited by: omi sharma ]
 
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Hi Aruna, Please share if you have any information regarding current j2EE openings in UK
 
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Hi All,

Please share with me too. I am also looking for something similar.
 
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Hi Sagar,
Currently where are you?
 
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@Pune
 
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Market is badly dead...
impossible to start moving till mid next year..
 
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Hi Ram,
would like to know what are the hot technologies related to Java currently in UK?
 
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Hi Ram,
1. My plan is to apply VISA by March and want to come to UK during july.
2. Mean time what technologies i need to be prepared? I am currently having 3.5 years experience in Java/J2EE.
3. Also i came to know that at the beginning of the year there will be lot of openings. If i come during july will i be able to get job?

Please suggest.
 
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I don't think so. Lot of lay off has already happened.
In Mar/ Apr, you will be in better state to know market trend again.
So apply visa and be prepared.
UK/US already declared recession so fingers cross.
 
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I too am planning for UK. Can anybody comment on which are the TOP Companies (for J2EE) in UK worth applying. Also is it worth moving UK next year considering the current job mkt sluggishness.
 
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Do your research by searching through online UK Job sites to see what technologies/frameworks, soft-skills, attributes, etc the prospective employers are looking for.
 
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What about the recession and layoffs that happend world wide..??
Heard that it is Bad in Uk too....
 
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hi skiran,

Are you still planning to move to Uk..?
 
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"skiran ch" please read the important administrative private message which I have just sent you.
 
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No, Bobby123 is no better.
 
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