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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 427 440 415
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 15 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.049% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,628
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +38.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
7862 8369 8016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.11% 37.09% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6818 7157 7117
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 7 £57,500 -
West Sussex -8 6 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -20 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (88.89%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Spring
4 17 (62.96%) Java EE
5 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
6 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
7 13 (48.15%) OO
7 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
8 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
8 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
9 10 (37.04%) User Experience
9 10 (37.04%) Degree
10 9 (33.33%) Scrum
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) J2EE
10 9 (33.33%) XML
10 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
11 8 (29.63%) JPA
11 8 (29.63%) Android
11 8 (29.63%) REST
12 7 (25.93%) SaaS
12 7 (25.93%) JSON
12 7 (25.93%) Finance
13 6 (22.22%) V-Model
13 6 (22.22%) RUP
13 6 (22.22%) Linux
13 6 (22.22%) OOP
13 6 (22.22%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
2 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (14.81%) Apache
5 3 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Android Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Spring
2 17 (62.96%) Java EE
3 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 9 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) JPA
5 8 (29.63%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) JSON
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (11.11%) J2SE
10 3 (11.11%) LAMP
10 3 (11.11%) SOAP
10 3 (11.11%) RESTful
10 3 (11.11%) HTML5
10 3 (11.11%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) OO
3 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
6 6 (22.22%) V-Model
6 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (22.22%) RUP
6 6 (22.22%) OOP
7 5 (18.52%) Android Development
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) UX Design
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) OOD
9 3 (11.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Sencha
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Zend