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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 423 398 401
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 12 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.060% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 34
Average salary £55,000 £43,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.16% -9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £35,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,700 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
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
7656 7877 8814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.91% 39.57% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6736 6577 8133
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 - 3
Berkshire -18 4 £70,000 +75.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (83.33%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) HTML
3 23 (63.89%) CSS
4 18 (50.00%) MySQL
4 18 (50.00%) OO
5 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (47.22%) Degree
6 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
7 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
7 13 (36.11%) jQuery
8 12 (33.33%) PHP
9 11 (30.56%) C++
9 11 (30.56%) OOP
9 11 (30.56%) Apache
9 11 (30.56%) Subversion
9 11 (30.56%) REST
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) C
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) Retail
12 8 (22.22%) Spring
13 7 (19.44%) C#
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle
13 7 (19.44%) SOAP
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
14 6 (16.67%) XML
14 6 (16.67%) JUnit
14 6 (16.67%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SSH
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Subversion
2 6 (16.67%) JUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Maven
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Trainer
5 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Software Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Java Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Java Web Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Java Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Java Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior
7 3 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) HTML
1 23 (63.89%) CSS
2 13 (36.11%) jQuery
3 11 (30.56%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
5 7 (19.44%) SOAP
5 7 (19.44%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (16.67%) Struts
6 6 (16.67%) J2EE
6 6 (16.67%) XHTML
6 6 (16.67%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) JSF
7 5 (13.89%) CGI
8 4 (11.11%) Swing
8 4 (11.11%) Java EE
9 3 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Statistics
2 6 (16.67%) iPad
3 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Mac OS
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) OO
3 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
4 11 (30.56%) OOP
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.78%) V-Model
10 1 (2.78%) Product Management
10 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.78%) Coaching
10 1 (2.78%) RUP
10 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 11 (30.56%) C++
5 10 (27.78%) C
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) PHP5
8 6 (16.67%) Ruby
8 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 5 (13.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Capistrano
1 5 (13.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Zend
3 5 (13.89%) Percona
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