The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 413 351 426
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 29 81 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 28
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +15.38%
Java Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20662 20915 22115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16527 17028 19157
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the South East region.

Java Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the South East

Java Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +12 12 £21,000 -20.00%
Surrey -17 9 £50,000 +8.10%
Hampshire -8 5 £40,000 +18.51%
Berkshire -6 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Middlesex - 1 £52,000 -
Java Programmer
England

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Programmer in their job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) Spring
4 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
5 22 (34.38%) Linux
6 18 (28.13%) Finance
6 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) Apache
8 16 (25.00%) Web Services
8 16 (25.00%) J2EE
8 16 (25.00%) MySQL
9 15 (23.44%) Swing
10 14 (21.88%) Oracle
10 14 (21.88%) jQuery
11 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
11 13 (20.31%) XML
12 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
12 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (17.19%) OO
14 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.63%) SOA
14 10 (15.63%) GWT
14 10 (15.63%) Java EE
15 9 (14.06%) Degree
15 9 (14.06%) TDD
15 9 (14.06%) Ant
15 9 (14.06%) EJB
15 9 (14.06%) OOA/OOD

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (26.56%) Apache
2 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) MySQL
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Ant
2 7 (10.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) TestNG
6 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Spring
2 16 (25.00%) J2EE
2 16 (25.00%) Web Services
3 15 (23.44%) Swing
4 14 (21.88%) jQuery
5 13 (20.31%) XML
6 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (15.63%) Java EE
7 10 (15.63%) GWT
8 9 (14.06%) EJB
9 8 (12.50%) JDBC
9 8 (12.50%) JRules
10 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.94%) JMS
11 6 (9.38%) Ajax
11 6 (9.38%) SOAP
11 6 (9.38%) JSON
11 6 (9.38%) REST
12 5 (7.81%) HTML
12 5 (7.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Open Source
4 2 (3.13%) RIA
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) OO
4 10 (15.63%) SOA
5 9 (14.06%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
6 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) MVC
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Web Development
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.69%) OOP
10 2 (3.13%) OOD
10 2 (3.13%) Information Security
10 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Change Management
11 1 (1.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 8 (12.50%) C
4 5 (7.81%) C++
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Red Hat