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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 415 395 379
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 28 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 66
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +10.42%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +16 11 £22,500 -62.50%
Surrey -3 11 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex +26 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Java Programmer
England

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) Apache
3 27 (62.79%) Tomcat
3 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
4 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
5 22 (51.16%) Linux
5 22 (51.16%) Red Hat
5 22 (51.16%) MySQL
5 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (51.16%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) XML
7 15 (34.88%) Web Services
8 10 (23.26%) J2EE
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) JRules
10 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
10 7 (16.28%) EJB
10 7 (16.28%) XSLT
10 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
10 7 (16.28%) XML Schema
10 7 (16.28%) UML
10 7 (16.28%) OO
10 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
10 7 (16.28%) Resin
11 6 (13.95%) JPA
11 6 (13.95%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) Apache
2 27 (62.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (16.28%) Resin
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) jMock
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (37.21%) XML
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 10 (23.26%) J2EE
5 7 (16.28%) XSLT
5 7 (16.28%) EJB
5 7 (16.28%) XML Schema
5 7 (16.28%) JRules
6 6 (13.95%) JPA
7 5 (11.63%) REST
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) Struts
8 4 (9.30%) Spring
8 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.30%) RESTful
9 3 (6.98%) jQuery
10 1 (2.33%) HTML5
10 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) Social Media
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
1 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
3 7 (16.28%) UML
3 7 (16.28%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.30%) OOP
4 4 (9.30%) TDD
4 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Kanban
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
5 3 (6.98%) OOD
6 1 (2.33%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian