The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 423 405 406
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 13 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 25
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% -8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £34,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,050 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £42,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -9.67%
Java SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7697 8131 8392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.11% 39.28% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6715 6735 7645
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java SE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Java SE Salary Trend in the South East

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram in the South East

Java SE
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 SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Berkshire +2 6 £53,625 +30.00% 3
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £42,500 -
Surrey -15 1 £52,500 +19.31%
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 35 (94.59%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) HTML
3 21 (56.76%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) OO
4 17 (45.95%) Degree
5 15 (40.54%) MySQL
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 13 (35.14%) Linux
6 13 (35.14%) jQuery
7 12 (32.43%) Spring
8 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
8 11 (29.73%) PHP
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
9 10 (27.03%) J2EE
9 10 (27.03%) OOP
10 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
10 9 (24.32%) REST
11 8 (21.62%) Retail
11 8 (21.62%) Java EE
11 8 (21.62%) Web Services
11 8 (21.62%) C++
11 8 (21.62%) SOAP
12 7 (18.92%) MVC
12 7 (18.92%) C
12 7 (18.92%) XML
12 7 (18.92%) Apache
12 7 (18.92%) Subversion
12 7 (18.92%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) JUnit
3 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Web Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Trainer
6 6 (16.22%) Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Java Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Software Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Software Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Java Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Junior
7 5 (13.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) HTML
1 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 13 (35.14%) jQuery
3 12 (32.43%) Spring
4 10 (27.03%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) REST
6 8 (21.62%) Java EE
6 8 (21.62%) SOAP
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) Struts
8 6 (16.22%) XHTML
8 6 (16.22%) JSON
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) CSS3
9 5 (13.51%) JPA
9 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (13.51%) JSF
10 4 (10.81%) Swing
10 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) iPad
2 6 (16.22%) Statistics
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
6 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) OO
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) OOP
5 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) MVC
6 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
7 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.81%) RUP
9 4 (10.81%) V-Model
10 3 (8.11%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) TDD
11 2 (5.41%) Web Development
11 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.41%) Kanban
12 1 (2.70%) Coaching
12 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
12 1 (2.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) PHP
5 8 (21.62%) C++
6 7 (18.92%) C
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) PHP5
7 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.51%) Ruby
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Zend
3 2 (5.41%) Percona
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