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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 428 450 465
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 29 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 14
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
7417 8055 9107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.38% 37.15% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6613 6948 7853
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 +23 13 £65,000 +37.56% 1
Hampshire +15 11 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey -1 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Oxfordshire - 1 £39,200 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (94.74%) Java
2 34 (89.47%) HTML
3 30 (78.95%) Oracle
4 28 (73.68%) Linux
5 27 (71.05%) Relational Database
6 26 (68.42%) RDBMS
7 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
8 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (57.89%) Spring
8 22 (57.89%) Unix
9 19 (50.00%) MySQL
10 18 (47.37%) JMS
10 18 (47.37%) Hibernate
10 18 (47.37%) Java EE
10 18 (47.37%) JPA
11 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (44.74%) Degree
11 17 (44.74%) QA
11 17 (44.74%) Scrum
11 17 (44.74%) Finance
11 17 (44.74%) JSF
11 17 (44.74%) Apache Camel
11 17 (44.74%) REST
12 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
12 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
12 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
12 16 (42.11%) WebSphere
12 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
12 16 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (42.11%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 16 (42.11%) WebSphere
1 16 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Boomi
3 1 (2.63%) Force.com
3 1 (2.63%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Relational Database
2 26 (68.42%) RDBMS
3 19 (50.00%) MySQL
4 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
6 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
7 11 (28.95%) Apache Hive
7 11 (28.95%) HBase
8 7 (18.42%) Data Mining
9 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
11 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
12 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
3 11 (28.95%) NetBeans
4 4 (10.53%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.63%) Flyway
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 27 (71.05%) Java Developer
3 18 (47.37%) Senior Developer
3 18 (47.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) NoSQL Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Integration Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
2 22 (57.89%) Spring
3 18 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 18 (47.37%) Java EE
3 18 (47.37%) JMS
3 18 (47.37%) JPA
4 17 (44.74%) Apache Camel
4 17 (44.74%) JSF
4 17 (44.74%) REST
5 16 (42.11%) CSS
5 16 (42.11%) JSP
6 15 (39.47%) Ajax
6 15 (39.47%) PrimeFaces
6 15 (39.47%) Spring Integration
6 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 15 (39.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (28.95%) JDBC
8 10 (26.32%) JSON
9 7 (18.42%) ODBC
9 7 (18.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) BBC
5 1 (2.63%) Informatics
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) System Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Multithreading
6 11 (28.95%) Concurrent Programming
6 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (18.42%) Machine Learning
8 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) MVC
11 3 (7.89%) OO
11 3 (7.89%) SOA
12 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Shell Script
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) OCP
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) OCA
3 1 (2.63%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PA-DSS
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) HDFS
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) BT
3 3 (7.89%) Terracotta
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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