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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 370 371 380
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 60 39 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 59
Average salary £39,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
West Sussex +16 21 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Berkshire -1 16 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Surrey -8 16 £32,000 -39.04% 1
Hampshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
1 103 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 60 (58.25%) Spring
3 54 (52.43%) J2EE
4 43 (41.75%) XML
5 35 (33.98%) Servlets
6 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (30.10%) Ajax
7 31 (30.10%) Degree
7 31 (30.10%) HTML
8 30 (29.13%) SQL
8 30 (29.13%) Web Services
9 29 (28.16%) JSP
9 29 (28.16%) MySQL
9 29 (28.16%) MVC
10 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.21%) UML
12 25 (24.27%) Linux
13 22 (21.36%) Tomcat
13 22 (21.36%) Open Source
14 21 (20.39%) RESTful
14 21 (20.39%) Web Development
14 21 (20.39%) Spring MVC
15 19 (18.45%) JSON
15 19 (18.45%) TDD
15 19 (18.45%) jQuery
16 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
16 18 (17.48%) OO
17 17 (16.50%) Apache
17 17 (16.50%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 22 (21.36%) Tomcat
2 17 (16.50%) Apache
3 11 (10.68%) Node.js
3 11 (10.68%) JBoss
4 9 (8.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) Confluence
6 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) LDAP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) MySQL
2 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.85%) Big Data
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.91%) SQLite
6 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.74%) SoapUI
3 8 (7.77%) Maven
4 7 (6.80%) JIRA
5 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.88%) Subversion
7 3 (2.91%) Redmine
7 3 (2.91%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.91%) JUnit
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Selenium
8 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.97%) Hudson
9 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) French Language
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.25%) Spring
2 54 (52.43%) J2EE
3 43 (41.75%) XML
4 35 (33.98%) Servlets
5 31 (30.10%) HTML
5 31 (30.10%) Ajax
6 30 (29.13%) Web Services
7 29 (28.16%) JSP
8 21 (20.39%) Spring MVC
8 21 (20.39%) RESTful
9 19 (18.45%) JSON
9 19 (18.45%) jQuery
10 13 (12.62%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (12.62%) SOAP
10 13 (12.62%) CSS
10 13 (12.62%) JDBC
10 13 (12.62%) JMS
11 12 (11.65%) WSDL
11 12 (11.65%) Java EE
12 11 (10.68%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Open Source
2 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (9.71%) GIS
5 6 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) DTV
7 1 (0.97%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.16%) MVC
4 27 (26.21%) UML
5 21 (20.39%) Web Development
6 19 (18.45%) TDD
7 18 (17.48%) OO
8 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.65%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.68%) Software Architecture
10 11 (10.68%) BDD
11 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
11 9 (8.74%) Refactoring
12 8 (7.77%) OOP
12 8 (7.77%) Scrum
13 6 (5.83%) SOA
14 4 (3.88%) User Stories
15 2 (1.94%) DevOps
15 2 (1.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (29.13%) SQL
3 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.74%) XPath
5 7 (6.80%) C++
6 6 (5.83%) AspectJ
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) Golang
9 1 (0.97%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
9 1 (0.97%) XQuery
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.83%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.94%) VMware
3 2 (1.94%) CA
4 1 (0.97%) Informatica
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
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