The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 383 407 409
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 60 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 31 36
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
Java Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region.

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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
Oxfordshire +26 17 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +9 14 £45,000 -21.73%
Berkshire -8 10 £80,000 +68.42% 2
West Sussex -12 10 £38,750 -32.60%
Hampshire -2 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Java Software Engineer
England

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 126 (96.92%) Software Engineering
3 92 (70.77%) Spring
4 56 (43.08%) SQL
5 55 (42.31%) HTML
6 53 (40.77%) XML
7 52 (40.00%) J2EE
8 51 (39.23%) Hibernate
9 49 (37.69%) Oracle
10 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 40 (30.77%) Web Services
12 33 (25.38%) TDD
12 33 (25.38%) Scrum
13 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
13 23 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (17.69%) MVC
13 23 (17.69%) JSP
13 23 (17.69%) Tomcat
14 22 (16.92%) Finance
15 21 (16.15%) Computer Science
15 21 (16.15%) Big Data
16 20 (15.38%) Open Source
17 19 (14.62%) CSS
18 17 (13.08%) Servlets
18 17 (13.08%) .NET
18 17 (13.08%) C#
19 16 (12.31%) JDBC
19 16 (12.31%) Integration Testing
19 16 (12.31%) QA

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (17.69%) Tomcat
1 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (6.15%) Node.js
4 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.54%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) SaaS
2 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) LDAP
2 7 (5.38%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) SAN
5 1 (0.77%) MPLS
5 1 (0.77%) SDH
5 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) Big Data
2 15 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.15%) MySQL
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Subversion
1 8 (6.15%) Maven
2 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.08%) Ant
4 3 (2.31%) JUnit
4 3 (2.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) Selenium
5 2 (1.54%) jMock
5 2 (1.54%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.54%) Mockito
5 2 (1.54%) QUnit
6 1 (0.77%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.77%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.77%) ProC
General
1 22 (16.92%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (0.77%) Electronics
3 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.77%) Publishing
3 1 (0.77%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (70.77%) Spring
2 55 (42.31%) HTML
3 53 (40.77%) XML
4 52 (40.00%) J2EE
5 51 (39.23%) Hibernate
6 40 (30.77%) Web Services
7 23 (17.69%) JSP
8 19 (14.62%) CSS
9 17 (13.08%) Servlets
9 17 (13.08%) .NET
10 16 (12.31%) JDBC
11 15 (11.54%) Middleware
12 14 (10.77%) Dojo
12 14 (10.77%) Spring MVC
12 14 (10.77%) RESTful
13 13 (10.00%) Ajax
13 13 (10.00%) Struts
14 11 (8.46%) JSON
15 9 (6.92%) jQuery
15 9 (6.92%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.38%) Open Source
3 14 (10.77%) Mathematics
4 13 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (8.46%) Physics
5 11 (8.46%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) RIA
8 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) UNIX
3 6 (4.62%) Windows
4 5 (3.85%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (96.92%) Software Engineering
2 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.38%) TDD
3 33 (25.38%) Scrum
4 23 (17.69%) MVC
4 23 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.31%) Integration Testing
5 16 (12.31%) BDD
6 15 (11.54%) User Stories
6 15 (11.54%) Information Security
7 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.00%) OO
8 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.62%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (4.62%) Web Design
10 5 (3.85%) Software Architecture
10 5 (3.85%) DevOps
11 4 (3.08%) Service Management
12 3 (2.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (43.08%) SQL
3 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.08%) C#
5 11 (8.46%) C
6 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.85%) Python
7 5 (3.85%) AspectJ
8 4 (3.08%) Perl
9 3 (2.31%) C++
9 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.54%) XQuery
10 2 (1.54%) XPath
10 2 (1.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.77%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) PhD
3 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (37.69%) Oracle
2 5 (3.85%) JBoss
2 5 (3.85%) IBM
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.77%) Cramer
4 1 (0.77%) Google
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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