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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 439 457 439
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 10 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.056% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 11
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
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
7670 8905 8481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.11% 38.04% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6603 7837 7561
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 June 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 June 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 - 4 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +11 2 £26,250 -8.69%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £38,750 -11.42%
West Sussex 0 2 £35,000 - 1
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (89.29%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) Java EE
4 16 (57.14%) OO
5 15 (53.57%) Spring
5 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
6 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 14 (50.00%) Scrum
7 13 (46.43%) Degree
7 13 (46.43%) J2EE
8 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
9 11 (39.29%) JPA
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) Finance
10 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
10 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (32.14%) V-Model
11 9 (32.14%) RUP
12 8 (28.57%) UNIX
12 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 8 (28.57%) Android
12 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (25.00%) JSON
14 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
14 6 (21.43%) Maven
14 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 6 (21.43%) MySQL
14 6 (21.43%) Linux
14 6 (21.43%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) ClearCase
1 6 (21.43%) ClearQuest
1 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Android Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior
6 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Java EE
2 15 (53.57%) Spring
3 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (46.43%) J2EE
5 11 (39.29%) JPA
6 7 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) XML
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 4 (14.29%) J2SE
9 4 (14.29%) RESTful
9 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) LAMP
11 2 (7.14%) Swing
11 2 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
1 8 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) OO
3 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
4 14 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 9 (32.14%) RUP
7 9 (32.14%) V-Model
8 6 (21.43%) OOP
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Android Development
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) UX Design
10 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
11 3 (10.71%) WFM
11 3 (10.71%) Open Source
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Sencha
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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