The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 437 430 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 11 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.041% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 22
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -34.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8569 8218 9392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.09% 37.50% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7445 7315 8459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java SE
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Hampshire - 4 £28,750 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 26 (89.66%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) Java EE
3 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
5 16 (55.17%) CSS
5 16 (55.17%) XML
5 16 (55.17%) Degree
6 15 (51.72%) Spring
6 15 (51.72%) OO
6 15 (51.72%) Subversion
7 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
8 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
9 12 (41.38%) XHTML
9 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
10 10 (34.48%) Maven
11 9 (31.03%) jQuery
11 9 (31.03%) MySQL
11 9 (31.03%) Ant
12 8 (27.59%) SOA
12 8 (27.59%) Process Management
12 8 (27.59%) Pega
13 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
13 7 (24.14%) Linux
14 6 (20.69%) Apache
14 6 (20.69%) EJB
15 5 (17.24%) Struts
16 4 (13.79%) Web Services
16 4 (13.79%) JBoss
16 4 (13.79%) Swing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) GlassFish
4 3 (10.34%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Subversion
2 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (34.48%) Maven
4 9 (31.03%) Ant
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
5 4 (13.79%) JMeter
5 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 4 (13.79%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) NetBeans
6 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Trainer
3 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Trainer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) JRules Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Java EE
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) XML
4 15 (51.72%) Spring
5 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
6 12 (41.38%) XHTML
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery
8 6 (20.69%) EJB
9 5 (17.24%) Struts
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) Swing
10 4 (13.79%) HTML5
10 4 (13.79%) CSS3
10 4 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
10 4 (13.79%) JSON
11 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (10.34%) JRules
11 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 3 (10.34%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) OO
2 8 (27.59%) SOA
2 8 (27.59%) Process Management
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) WFM
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) V-Model
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Pega
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Zend
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) ILOG
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft